Found 812 collections related to Photographs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Schulson, Hyman A., 1912-1997
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4820
The collection consists of general correspondence of Hyman A. Schulson, an attorney, Zionist, and activist in Jewish community affairs; and papers relating to his employment as director of the Washington, D.C. office of the American Zionist... more
Farrah, Ibrahim
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 159
8.34 linear feet (21 boxes)
Ibrahim Farrah (1939-1998) was a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar of Middle Eastern dance, who also became the founder and publisher of Arabesqué, a notable journal of international and ethnic dance. The... more
Mellen, Ida M., 1877-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1958
8.5 linear feet (7 boxes, 8 v., 1 package)
Ida May Mellen (1877-1970) was an aquarist at the New York Aquarium, 1916-1929. She wrote books and articles in the fields of marine biology and felinology. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, family and personal papers, photographs,... more
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 303
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Igor Youskevitch (1912-1994), a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was known for his mastery of classical style. The collection documents forty-four years of Youskevitch's professional life through... more
Brainard, Ingrid
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 144
29 linear feet (86 boxes)
The Dr. Ingrid Brainard Papers contain documents from the 1890s to 2000, and cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dance historian and author. It contains letters, writings, research and conference materials, and teaching... more
Gollobin, Ira, 1911-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6133
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ira Gollobin (1911-) is a New York City attorney and author noted for his practice in immigration and civil rights law. His papers consist of client files containing correspondence and related material concerning Maud Russell; Chinese warlord Feng... more
Baronova, Irina
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 276
6.79 linear feet (19 boxes)
Irina Baronova (1919 -2008) was a Russian born ballerina who rose to fame with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and enjoyed a successful career as a dancer, movie star, educator, and writer. The Irina Baronova papers contain correspondence,... more
Goldberg, Isaac, 1887-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1167
6 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 folder)
Isaac Goldberg (1887-1938) was an American author, critic and editor. He was literary editor at the American Freeman from 1923 to 1932 and music reviewer for American Mercury from 1930 to 1932. He also was a founder and editor of Panorama and an... more
Harvey, Francis Joseph, b. 1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1341
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary and commonplace book in German entitled Erlebter und Erdachtes ein Vermächtnis von Dr. Franz Herz, dated at Wein, 1938. Included are autobiographical details, philosophical reflections, a list of his publications, and numerous family... more
Ebb, Fred
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-001
86 linear feet (109 boxes)
Fred Ebb was a lyricist and librettist for Broadway musicals and motion picture and television projects. With composer John Kander, Ebb wrote scores for many acclaimed successful musicals. This collection contains scripts, scores and production... more
Block, Frederick, 1899-1945
Music Division | JPB 06-21
14.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Frederick Block Papers consist primarily of the scores for his music. They also include clippings, programs, correspondence, scripts and photographs.
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.
Schreiber, Frederick C.
Music Division | JPB 02-8
7.71 linear feet (31 boxes)
Frederick Schreiber was a prolific 20th century composer, choir director, and organist. The collection primarily consists of Schreiber’s original compositions, supplemented by arrangements he produced of other composers’ works, and a small amount... more
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... more
Kesslère, G. Maillard (George Maillard)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1952-001
38 linear feet (44 boxes)
The collection contains portraits in photographs, drawings and reproductions of drawings of individuals involved in the entertainment arts. The portraits were created by G. Maillard Kesslère from 1925 through 1952, with the bulk of them amassed... more
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1367
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. Collection... more
Banat, Gabriel
Music Division | JPB 12-16
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gabriel Banat is an American violinist who played for many years with the New York Philarmonic. He was born in Transylvania, Romania in 1926, eventually moving to Hungary. At the age of eight, he was discovered by Béla Bartók, who enabled him to... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... 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
Healey, Horace Grant, 1867-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1366
8.5 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v., 2 oversize folders)
Horace Grant Healey (1867-1938) was a practitioner of the art of penmanship. His career included teaching in New York City schools and affliation with the Penman's Art Journal and its successor, Business Journal. Collection consists of scrapbooks,... more
People's Institute (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2380
38 linear feet (80 boxes, 35 volumes, 1 map folder)
The People's Institute was founded in 1897 by Charles Sprague Smith to teach the theory and practice of government and social philosophy to workers and recent immigrants in New York City. The People's Institute records consist of minutes,... more
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Captain Percival Drayton (1812-1865) of Charleston, South Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a distinguished U.S. Navy officer who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War. The Percival Drayton family papers, 1827-1967, chiefly... more
Philadelphia Grand Opera Company
Music Division | JPB 06-15
.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection of records from the Philadelphia Grand Opera Company mainly covers the period from 1931 to 1932. Included are correspondence, press clippings, photographs and programs.
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-026
0.84 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Philip Sterling Research Materials on Bert Williams primarily contain clippings, correspondence, notes, and other research materials compiled by Philip Sterling, a writer and public relations executive for CBS, mainly between the years,... more
Hayward, Brooke, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-021
12.7 linear feet (13 boxes)
Brooke Hayward is the oldest child born to stage and screen actress Margaret Sullavan and super-agent and producer, Leland Hayward. She is a writer, having authored the book Haywire in1977. Her early career choices were actress and model. Hayward... more
Raeburn, Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-025
.5 linear feet (2 vols.)
An entertainer born in Buffalo, N.Y., Bruce Raeburn began his career in vaudeville, but was primarily a pianist singer. He toured in the operettas BLOSSOM TIME and MY MARYLAND, served in the Navy, acquired a 15-minute daily radio program and, in... more
Bryant family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 421
2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Members of the Bryant family were descended from Peter Bryant (1767-1820) and Sarah Snell Bryant (1766-1847) of Cummington, Mass., and included the poet William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) and his brothers, who settled in or around Princeton, Ill.... more
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-001
25 linear feet (49 boxes)
Burl Ives was a singer, an author and a film, television and theater actor from the late 1930s through the 1980s. This collection contains material from 1913 through 1975, but the majority of the materials are from the 1950s and 1960s. The... more
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
Campaign for World Government (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6328
14.25 linear feet (34 boxes)
The Campaign for World Government, founded by Rosika Schwimmer and Lola Maverick Lloyd in December 1937, was among the first organizations to advocate a democratic federal world government. The Campaign was divided between two offices in separate... more
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