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Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
Vail, Lester
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-056
(1 portfolio)
Lester Vail was a stage and screen actor, most active during the 1920s and 1930s. Vail's stage appearances included CAUGHT (1925), George S. Kaufman & Herman J. Mankiewicz' THE GOOD FELLOWS (1926), Maxwell Anderson's GYPSY (1929), and Sophie... more
Walsh, Townsend
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ +nc 4543
1 volume; 1 microfilm reel
Townsend Walsh (1872-1941) worked as a press agent for various theatrical companies beginning in 1898. He was also a drama critic, playwright, collector, theater and circus historian, and sometime actor. Scrapbook, predominately clippings, also... more
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Stebbins, Rowland, 1882-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2867
4.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Rowland Stebbins (1882-1948) was a New York theatrical producer who worked under the name Laurence Rivers, Inc. He began his professional life as a stockbroker, started producing plays during the 1920s, and in 1929 became a full-time theatrical... more
Carle, Richard, 1871-1941
Billy Rose Theatre Division | -Mss 1998-010
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, contracts and scripts document Carle's work in the theater.
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1863
13.8 linear feet (32 boxes, 8 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, legal documents, drawings, photographs, printed matter, and other Mansfield family papers. Papers are largely personal in nature with the bulk being Beatrice Cameron's papers. Other members of the... more
Seff, Richard, 1927-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-021
5.85 linear feet (3 boxes and 5 scrapbooks)
In the course of his career, Richard Seff worked as an actor, agent, and playwright. The correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings in this collection document his professional career and his friendship with many notable names of show... more
Baral, Robert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-001
Robert Baral was a free-lance writer and sometime publicist. The collection consists of photographs, clippings, programs, and correspondence relating to Ziegfeld, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the revue era. With its roots... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1984-005
The Robert Benney drawings are black and white sketches in graphite and ink primarily of actors and actresses in costume for New York City theater productions. The drawings also include sketches of entire scenes and portraits of musicians, radio... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-005
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio of letters)
Robert Edmond Jones (1887-1954), stage scenic designer, director, author, and motion picture production designer, collaborated on several stage productions with puppet designer and puppeteer Remo Bufano (d. 1948). After collaborating on a... more
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-028
The Roman Bohnen papers consist of family, personal and professional correspondence as well as scrapbooks of clippings, reviews, programs, and photographs. The collection documents Bohnen's career including early theatrical experiences, his life... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Stage Women's War Relief
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2856
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan... more
Greenspan, Sara, 1894-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Sara Greenspan Theatre Guild Files chiefly contain correspondence relating to activities of the Theatre Guild during some of its most significant years of operation. Sara Greenspan, who began as secretary with the Guild in 1925, served as the... more
De Me, Shirley
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-018
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Shirley De Me was an actress whose appearances included the role of "Mary" in the silent film BONDWOMEN (1915). Jeanne De Me was an actress whose stage appearances included LOOSE ANKLES (1926) and DIVIDED HONORS (1929). The Shirley De Me ephemera... more
Mayer, Jérôme
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-028
(1 portfolio)
Jerome "Jerry" Mayer (1910?-1965) was a director, producer, playwright and stage manager, who, though born in Kansas City and based primarly in New York, also served as Managing Director of the Honolulu Community Theatre of Honolulu, Hawaii, from... more
McCracken, Joan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-010
Joan McCracken was a dancer and a star of stage and screen. Her ephemera consists of scrapbooks, clippings, programs, sheet music and some personal items.
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Bromberg, J. Edward, 1903-1951
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-017
1.18 linear feet (4 boxes)
J. Edward Bromberg, actor, director, and producer, was part of the Civic Repertory Theatre, the Group Theatre, and the Actors' Laboratory Theatre as well as a leading character actor in motion pictures. His papers contain scripts, correspondence,... more
Condell, H. A. (Heinz A.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-001
2.5 linear feet(5 boxes)
H. A. Condell was a stage and costume designer in Germany and in the United States. He received his early training under the notable Max Reinhardt and his early work was under the auspices of the Berlin Civic Opera and the non-Aryan theater (also... more
Buchman, Herman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-046
Herman Buchman was a makeup artist for stage and screen, as well as an educator. His papers document his career in these two fields as well as his two books on makeup.
Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... more
Richards, Helen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-033
6.51 linear feet (16 boxes)
Helen Stern Richards was a Broadway publicity agent and company manager. Documenting her professional life, the Helen Richards papers contain scripts of musicals and plays, and management files about shows, theaters and actors.
Gelb, James, 1906-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-007
The collection consists primarily of correspondence to James Gelb. Most of the correspondence is from Harold Clurman.
Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1471
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Hyde. Includes correspondence with French actors and dramatists, and correspondence while Hyde was in Paris acting as foreign agent for the New Theatre in New York City. Topics include the... more
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... more
Malvern, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-029
(1 portfolio)
Gladys Malvern was an author who wrote articles and several books about the theater, including biographies of performers Joseph Jefferson, Katharine Cornell, and Harry Lauder, as well as dancer Anna Pavlova. The majority of the Gladys Malvern... more
Brisson, Frederick, 1912-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-006
Papers of the producer Frederick Brisson, known for such productions as Coco . Also includes some papers of his wife, Rosalind Russell.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.