Found 181 collections related to Sound recordings

Esfandiary, F. M.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4846
24.5 linear feet (59 boxes)
The F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers document the professional career and personal life of the author, philosopher, designer, long-range planner, and lecturer. FM-2030 was born Fereidoun Esfandiary in Belgium in 1930. The dates of the papers span... more
Norske informasjonstjeneste i Amerika
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-02
312 sound tape reels, analog; 312 sound tape reels, analog
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings of various Bergen Festival music performances from 1955 to 1966. These orchestral, choral, and chamber music concerts primarily feature Norwegian composers and performers. Edvard Grieg's music is... more
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-026
31.09 linear feet (61 boxes)
The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre company formed in 1971 in New York City by Eve Adamson that staged productions of both classic and contemporary plays, with a core of permanent, resident actors. The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre Records contain... more
Manford, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1857
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, is best known as co-founder of the first support group for parents of gay children. Known as Parents of Gays (POG), the group was the predecessor to PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Gays... more
Reisman, Joe
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 07-41
31 sound recordings; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 10 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 10 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 8 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 8 in.; 4, analog, 10 in.; 4, analog, 10 in.; 17
Collection consists of non-commercial sound recordings separated from the Joe Reisman collection of scores (located in the NYPL Music Division). Recordings include demo tapes compiled by Reisman, orchestral session tapes (primarily of Reisman's... more
Allison, John, 1893-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 96-25
226 sound recordings; 4, analog, 7 in.; 4, analog, 7 in.; 17, analog, 8 in.; 17, analog, 8 in.; 97, analog, 10 in.; 97, analog, 10 in.; 74, analog, 11 in.; 74, analog, 11 in.; 23, analog, 12 in.; 23, analog, 12 in.; 13, analog, 16 in.; 13, analog, 16 in.
The collection consists of recordings of folk songs collected and, in some cases, recorded by Allison.
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
Highwater, Jamake
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1395
54.2 linear feet (97 boxes, 2 folders)
Jamake Highwater (born circa. 1930) was the director and choreographer for the San Francisco Contemporary Dancers from 1954 to 1967, and a rock music journalist and travel writer from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. From 1975 on, he was been... more
Barton, James, 1902-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 97-05
270 sound recordings, analog; 270 sound recordings, analog; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 9, analog acetate, 9 in.; 9,
James Barton was a character actor and veteran of burlesque and Broadway. Collection includes sound recordings of many radio and television programs that Barton performed in, as well as private recordings of interviews, songs, and theatrical... more
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition to... more
Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley), 1923-2007
Music Division | JPB 09-5
29 linear feet (71 boxes)
H. Wiley Hitchcock, an American musicologist, was influential in advancing the study of American music in the United States. He was a noted scholar of Charles Ives and Henry Cowell, and the founder and longtime director of the Institute for the... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
HB Studio
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-105
8.27 linear feet (22 boxes, 2 other items)
This collection contains the records of HB Studio, an acting school founded by actor Herbert Berghof in New York City in 1945, and the personal and professional papers of Berghof and his wife, actress Uta Hagen. Material includes correspondence,... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-33
These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by... more
Stambolian, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3612
5.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
George Stambolian (1938-1991), writer, editor, and college professor was an important figure in the gay literary world of the 1980s. The papers (1955-1992) contain correspondence, essays, lectures, interviews and clippings documenting Stambolian's... more
Frank, Gerold, 1907-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1067
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 58 sound recordings)
Collection consists of materials relating to Frank's biographies (both published and unpublished). Papers include correspondence, typescripts, galley proofs, drafts, notes, source materials, and phonodiscs and tapes of interviews. Also, press... more
Chapman, Gilbert W.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-36
17 sound discs, analog; 17 sound discs, analog; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.
Gilbert W. Chapman was a business executive in New York City who served as Director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The collection consists of noncommercial sound... more
Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1126
169.68 linear feet (408 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 tube); 916 video files; 221 audio files; 14.18 megabytes (2,671 computer files)
The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), America's oldest AIDS organization, formed in 1982, serves to educate the public about HIV/AIDS, provide care services for People with AIDS (PWAs), and advocate at all levels of government for fair AIDS... more
Feist, Gene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-010
28.29 linear feet (72 boxes)
Gene Feist (1923-) is an American artistic director, playwright, producer, director and teacher. In 1965 he co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company, of which he served as Artistic Director until 1988. The Gene Feist Papers document the personal... more
Ross, Lanny, 1906-1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-34
325 sound discs, analog; 325 sound discs, analog; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.
Lanny Ross was a composer and singer of popular songs, known in particular for his performances on radio. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on Jan. 19, 1906. His career on radio began in 1928 and continued for more than thirty years. Collection... more
Mass, Lawrence, 1946-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1893
38 linear feet (91 boxes)
Lawrence David Mass, a co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis, is a physician and writer living in New York City. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, 1966-1995, notes, drafts, outlines, and published copies of his... more
Tracy, Lee, 1898-1968
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-37
These recordings were collected by Lee Tracy and primarily consist of his performances in radio plays. Radio programs most prominently represented are Hall of Fame, Hollywood Hotel, Kraft Music Hall, Lux Radio Theater, The Rudy Vallee Hour, Shell... more
Gregg, John Robert, 1867-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1242
128 linear feet (263 boxes, 1 map tube)
Collection reflects Gregg's career as an inventor, educator and publisher of Gregg Shorthand and related commercial education material. Collection is composed of Gregg Publishing Company records, Light-Line Phonography Company records and John... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-16
These noncommercial acetate disc recordings were collected by Schillinger, and in many instances recorded by him as well. Works by Schillinger in the collection include many of his piano compositions and improvisations. Other composers prominently... more
Gutman, Judith Mara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5982
15.8 linear feet (38 boxes)
Judith Mara Gutman is a New York-based author of books on popular and academic topics, and a specialist in the field of the social history of photography. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence; typescript drafts and... more
Jay, Karla
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1554
27.68 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 tube); 82 audio files, 49 cassettes
Karla Jay is a lesbian feminist activist, author, and former professor of English at Pace University (New York). The collection contains correspondence, typescripts, and other items chiefly documenting Jay's work as a professor of English and as... more
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-32
75 sound tape reels, analog; 75 sound tape reels, analog; 73; 2
These tapes constitute a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Recordings originating from Norway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12, 1953, and fourteen tapes... more
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