Found 27 collections related to Albums (books)

Actors' Fund of America
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1943-004
9.8 linear feet (11 volumes)
The Actors Fund of America (renamed the Entertainment Community Fund) was founded in 1882 by Albert Marshman Palmer (1838-1905), an American theatrical manager. The scrapbooks, dated 1897 to 1933, document the early years of the Fund to support... more
Cheney, Arthur, 1837-1878
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-005
3.82 linear feet (6 volumes)
Arthur Cheney (1837-1878) was a theatre manager and proprietor. The Arthur Cheney scrapbooks, dated 1867 to 1875, hold playbills generated for theatrical entertainment at the Selwyn Theatre and the Globe Theatre located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Lee, Mrs. Harry A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-004
7.22 linear feet (6 volumes)
Mrs. Harry Lee (née Fay Elma Waterman, 1862-1916) was a theatre enthusiast. These scrapbooks contain theatre ephemera from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lee assembled these scrapbooks while traveling with her husband Harry A. Lee (1845-1919)... more
Meriney, Ernest A., 1873-1938
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-008
7.83 linear feet (9 volumes)
The Ernest A. Meriney scrapbooks, dated 1885 to 1907, were created by Edward A. Meriney (1873-1938), a salesman and theatre enthusiast, who wanted to retain a record of the productions that were performed in New Orleans' theatres. As a major... more
Lagowitz, Harriet L., 1864-1931
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-007
8.61 linear feet (8 volumes)
The Harriet L. Lagowitz scrapbooks, dated 1879 to 1891, were created by Harriet L. Lagowitz (1864-1931), a theatre enthusiast who documented New York City's theatrical productions during the latter part of the 19th century. The scrapbook holds... 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
Koesun, Ruth Ann
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 562
8.13 linear feet (30 boxes). 12.1 gigabytes (770 computer files)
Ruth Ann Koesun (1928-2018) was a ballerina with the Ballet Theatre, later the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), and was one of the first Asian-American dancers to reach the rank of principal dancer in the company. The collection holds files related... more
Ryerson, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-102
4.42 linear feet (7 boxes, 6 volumes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) and Colin Clements (1894-1948) were a married American writing team who created plays, novels, and short stories. The Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements papers date from 1909 to 1965 and contain scrapbooks,... more
Channing, Carol
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2021-011
63.49 linear feet (191 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 2 tubes)
Carol Channing (1921-2019) was an American actress, singer, and comedian best known for her leading roles in the Broadway musicals Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly! The Carol Channing... more
Cangelosi, Nonny Gardner, 1914-1998
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 566
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Dartington Hall School was a progressive coeducational boarding school located in Totnes, England, which included an arts center and a dance school. Nonny Gardner (1914-1998) was a Dartington Hall School student who, following her graduation,... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
56.72 linear feet (149 boxes, 6 oversize folders, 1 tube). 1.7 gigabytes (148 computer files). 2225 audio_files. 64 video_files
George Mesrop Avakian (1919-2017) was an American music producer, recording executive, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith... 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
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
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
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 933
40.87 linear feet (113 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes); 7.9 megabytes (124 computer files)
Harry Belafonte is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His collection contains project files,... more
Baum, Joan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0016
7.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
Joan Baum was a librarian and amateur photographer. Baum's work was focused on creating and collecting a visual index of contemporary Western ballet and opera of the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes her original photographs, slides, and... 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
TACT, The Actors Company Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2017-048
24.17 linear feet (48 boxes); 44.45 gigabytes (17,019 computer files)
The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) was an Off-Broadway theatre company. Founded by a group of stage veterans, TACT focused on the production of lesser-known and underperformed plays of literary merit. The collection consists of production and... more
American Tap Dance Foundation
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 513
27.61 linear feet (74 boxes, 8 volumes, 3 tubes, 3 oversize folders); 9.42 terabytes (13,772 computer files)
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a non-profit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing tap as a vital component of American dance through creation, presentation, education, and preservation. The ATDF records, dating from... 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
Shelley, Carole
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2021-010
15.75 linear feet (42 boxes, 3 tubes)
The Carole Shelley papers, dated 1940s to 2016, document the career of character actor Carole Shelley (1939-2018). Her collection contains correspondence, production scripts, notes, photographs, posters, costume sketches, scrapbooks, animation... 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
Cornell, Grace
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 549
2.75 linear feet (10 boxes)
Grace Cornell and Kurt Graff were a professional dance duo based in Chicago, Illinois, who founded the Little Concert House, Graff Ballet, and Meadow Hearth Theatre Art Center. Their papers date from the 1910s to 1992 and chronicle the Graffs'... more
Mumaw, Barton, 1912-2001
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0019
0.96 linear feet (4 boxes)
Barton Mumaw (1912-2001) was an American dancer and choreographer known for his work in modern dance, musical theatre, and his collaboration with Ted Shawn. The collection contains photographs of dancers and dance performances, as well as a... more
Oleaga, Milton
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0020
18.17 linear feet (48 boxes)
Milton Oleaga (1929-2012) was a New York City-based photographer, extensively photographing dance and theater. This collection includes Oleaga's original documentation of live theatre, dance and jazz dance classes at the Luigi Studio.
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
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