Found 30 collections related to Photographs

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Dodge, Pryor
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 558
5.25 linear feet (11 boxes)
Pryor Dodge (1949-) is an author and collector and the son of Lyena Barjansky and Roger Pryor Dodge. Roger Pryor Dodge (1898-1974) was an American dancer. Roger Pryor Dodge's work was focused on the intersection of ballet, vaudeville, jazz, and... more
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
80.41 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
Anderson, Donna K.
Music Division | JPB 21-01
31.58 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 tube); 655.2 megabytes (478 computer files)
Donna K. Anderson (1935-2018) was an American musicologist who dedicated her career to researching the life and music of Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920). The Donna K. Anderson research files on Charles Tomlinson Griffes hold scores, research... more
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0003
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Louis Horst was a composer, teacher, and writer who was music director for both the Denishawn and Martha Graham companies. Horst's collection holds photographs of him, as well as the dancers, dance performances, and dance companies with whom he... more
Morgan, Marion, 1881-1971
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 22-0005
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Marion Morgan was a dance instructor, choreographer, and founder of the Marion Morgan Dancers. Her collection consists entirely of photographs, most of which depict the films on which she worked as a choreographer. There are also some personal... more
Karnilova, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 516
5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maria Karnilova (1920-2001) was an American dancer and actress whose career spanned seven decades in ballet, opera, and Broadway. The Maria Karnilova papers contain materials from 1840 to 2003 (bulk 1938-1993) that document her career, including... more
Hubbard, W. L. (William Lines), 1867-1951
Music Division | JPB 82-78
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
William Lines Hubbard (1867-1951) was a music and theater critic in Chicago and San Diego. His collection primarily consists of diaries and personal papers written by himself and his parents, as well as photographs and miscellaneous published... more
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0017
5.88 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Agnes de Mille photographs, dating from the 1860s to the 1980s, chronicle her professional career as a dancer, choreographer, director, writer, and arts advocate. The photographs also recount de Mille's personal life and the members of the de... more
Denishawn Dancers
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0007
1.58 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Denishawn photographs and scrapbooks, dating from 1875 to the 1960s, consist mainly of prints of the Denishawn company and school, as well as professional and candid prints of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis. The collection also contains some... more
Mischakoff, Mischa, 1895-1981
Music Division | JPB 21-137
4.96 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 tube)
Mischa Mischakoff (1895-1981), a Ukrainian American, was a renowned violinist and concertmaster for several symphony orchestras including the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. The collection, dated from 1895 to 2011, mostly focuses on... more
Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-008
11.30 linear feet (28 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Barnard Hughes (1915-2006) and Helen Stenborg (1925-2011) were prolific stage and screen actors. Hughes was best known for his award-winning turn as the titular character in Da, and Stenborg performed extensively with... more
Hershfield, Harry, 1885-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-004
7.13 linear feet (20 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harry Hershfield (1885-1974) was an American cartoonist, humorist, and radio personality. The Harry Hershfield collection, dating from 1896 to 1979, documents his career and contains photographs, writings, letters, programs, scrapbooks, clippings,... more
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 186048
7.17 linear feet (19 boxes)
Susan Jaffe Tane is a philanthropist and collector of Walt Whitman manuscripts, photographs, books, periodicals, and ephemera. The collection chronicles Whitman's legacy through manuscripts, photographs, music scores, sound and video recordings,... more
Gore, Lesley, 1946-2015
Music Division | JPB 22-6
20.38 linear feet (70 boxes); 6.9 gigabytes (743 computer files)
Lesley Gore (1946-2015) was an American popular singer and songwriter who had major hit singles in the early to mid-1960s, including the songs "It's My Party," "You Don't Own Me," "Judy's Turn To Cry," "Maybe I Know," and "She's A Fool," among... more
Humphrey-Weidman Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0031
1.08 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Humphrey-Weidman Company was founded by the choreographers, dancers, and teachers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. The Humphrey-Weidman photographs contain prints of performances by both the company and the founders, as well as images of... more
Weidman, Charles
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 539
1.92 linear feet (6 boxes)
Charles Weidman (1901-1975) was a modern dancer, choreographer, and educator. He founded several dance companies and was seminal to the modern dance movement in the United States. He continued to teach and perform until he died in New York City in... more
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0004
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The La Meri photographs consist of photographic material collected by La Meri throughout her career as a dancer, teacher, writer, and student of dance from India and other cultures. Spanning 1898 to the 1980s, the photographs reveal La Meri's... more
Martha Graham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 532
67.56 linear feet (138 boxes, 58 oversize folders, 1 tube)
The Martha Graham Dance Company collection, dating from 1900 to 2017, is comprised of materials that document the career of modern dance pioneer Martha Graham and trace the history of the development of her company and school. The collection is a... more
Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186090
1.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
Bill Gunn (1934-1989) was a Black writer, actor, and director. The Bill Gunn photographs collection primarily contains pictures of his family, from the 1880s through 1989, as well as some photos related to his career. Bill Gunn's mother, Louise... more
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 351
141.69 linear feet (316 boxes, 41 tubes); 116 gigabytes (11663 computer files)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The Cunningham Dance Foundation (CDF) was established in 1964 to support the company and advance Cunningham's work. The Merce Cunningham... more
Schwarz, Josephine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0036
0.38 linear feet (2 boxes)
Josephine Schwarz was a dancer, dance instructor, and co-founder of the Dayton Ballet School. Her collection of photographs contains images of Ballet Caravan, Theodore Bekefi, and various portraits from the 1890s to 1930s.
Cumbo, Clarissa W.
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186088
1.79 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marion and Clarissa Cumbo were a Black married couple based in New York City who worked as musicians and arts fundraisers. The collection, dated from the 1890s to the 1980s, contains photographs depicting the Cumbos' music careers, their work with... more
Amacher, Maryanne
Music Division | JPB 22-9
92.51 linear feet (204 boxes, 25 tubes, 21 oversize folders). 22.3 gigabytes (378 computer files)
Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009) was an experimental sound artist, musician, and composer best known for her site-specific sound installation work and audio research. Amacher's collection dates from the 1890s to 2009 (bulk dates 1960s-2009), and... more
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1621
80.83 linear feet (189 boxes, 20 tubes, 1 item). 2.9 gigabytes (490 computer files)
Jonathan Ned Katz (1938 - ) is an independent historian, author, LGBTQ rights advocate, teacher, and textile designer. His father, Bernard Katz (1901-1970), an artist and designer who worked in advertising, was an independent historian of... more
Schanberg, Sydney H. (Sydney Hillel), 1934-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24889
118.82 linear feet (275 boxes, 10 tubes, 13 oversize folders). 1.8 gigabytes (940 computer files)
Sydney H. Schanberg (1934-2016) was an American journalist and war correspondent who spent fifty years writing extensively on international affairs, politics, New York City, corporate excess, and the mass media. He was awarded the 1976 Pulitzer... more
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits Collection
6.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Melville J. Herskovits, anthropologist and Africanist, was the founder of the first African Studies Program in the United States established at Northwestern University in 1948. Frances S. Herskovits, who taught African Literature, was also a close... more
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 532782
5.04 linear feet (13 boxes)
Lawrence Dunbar Reddick (March 3, 1910 – August 2, 1995) was a professor, historian, biographer of Martin Luther King, Jr., and former curator of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Collection. Reddick was a scholar in the field of African... more
Charlip, Remy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 536
54.44 linear feet (125 boxes, 32 oversize folders, 5 tubes)
Remy Charlip (1929-2012) was an American dancer, choreographer, theater director, costume and set designer, educator, visual artist, and children's book author and illustrator. The Remy Charlip papers, dating from the 1900s to 2016 (bulk dates... more
Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Jean Blackwell Hutson Collection
3.0 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Jean Blackwell Hutson photographs, dated 1890s to 1990s, were compiled by Jean Blackwell Hutson (1914-1998), a librarian who served as curator of the Schomburg Collection from 1948 to 1972, then chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in... more
Clampitt, Amy
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS 30736
52.92 linear feet (134 boxes). 309 kilobytes (8 computer files). 53 audio_recordings. 5 video_recordings
Amy Clampitt (1920-1994) was an American poet who started seriously writing poetry in her forties. The Amy Clampitt papers include drafts of her work in various stages of completion, related correspondence, and material from her times as... more
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