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Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-018
Michael Stewart (nee Rubin), librettist, lyricist, playwright, and novelist, was born in New York City, where he attended Queens College. He received a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Yale in 1953. Prior to his work on Broadway, Stewart wrote... more
Clift, Montgomery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-006
6 linear feet (5 boxes, 4 volumes)
Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was an American stage and Academy Award-winning film actor. The additions to the Montgomery Clift papers include production files, correspondence, photographs and personal ephemera.
Moesel, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-008
16.12 linear feet (40 boxes)
Ruth Chatterton (1893-1961) was an American actress, novelist, aviatrix, director and translator. Ruth Moesel was an American teacher who began collecting items on Chatterton as a hobby and later compiled information on Chatterton for a biography... 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
Gilford, Madeline
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-034
21.33 linear feet (53 boxes)
The Jack and Madeline Gilford papers contain materials from 1938 though 2005 that document the Gilfords' professional lives as actors and producers. Jack Gilford was a veteran vaudeville and revue comedian who played comic character roles in many... more
Hutchison, Muriel, 1915-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-299
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Muriel Hutchison (1915-1975) was an American stage actor active in the 1930s and 1940s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1937 to 1938. The scrapbook contains clippings, letters, congratulatory telegrams, programs, contracts, excerpts of... more
Martin, Fredric
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-048
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Fredric Martin (b. 1923) was active as a stage actor and producer between the 1940s and the 1960s. He was co-founder of the Down East Theatre Club. In 1958, he toured with Cyril Ritchard in productions of Visit to a Small... more
Jacobson, Sol, 1912-2010
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-152
16.41 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 volume)
Sol Jacobson was an American press agent, noted for his work on early productions of the director and producer Harold Prince, including Fiddler on the Roof. The Sol Jacobson papers contain publicity files on productions, organizations, and... more
Cooper, Marilyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-013
7.3 linear feet (19 boxes)
Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009) was a Tony Award winning American actress working primarily in theatre and television from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. The Marilyn Cooper papers document Cooper's professional life with scripts, photographs,... more
Stahl, Irwin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-017
10.71 linear feet (16 boxes, 6 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Irwin Stahl was a theatrical director, playwright, actor, and educator. The Irwin Stahl theater files date from 1893 to 1988 and contain scripts, sheet music, programs, clippings, sketches, notes, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Barney, Jay B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-012
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jay Barney (1913-1985) was an actor, writer, and active Actor's Equity member. The Jay Barney papers hold correspondence, diaries, programs, and files relating to his military service and involvement with performers unions.
Brodenov, Boris, 1896 or 1897-1960
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-030
4.38 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Boris Brodenov (1895-1960) was an actor and radio announcer. The Boris Brodenov papers hold clippings, correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts, and scrapbooks documenting his career.
Strong, Michael, 1918-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-011
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Michael Strong (1918-1980) was an American film, theatre, and television actor. Strong was an originating company member of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center and appeared in the films Point Blank and more
Fennelly, Parker
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-011
6.2 linear feet (13 boxes, 6 volumes)
Parker Fennelly (1891-1988) was an actor and playwright who performed on stage, radio, film, and television. The Parker Fennelly papers, dating from 1911 to 1997, document his career through project files, photographs, letters, programs,... more
Miner, Jan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-015
2.23 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 volume)
Jan Miner (1917-2004) was an American actor who worked in theater, radio, television, and film. She appeared in the American Shakespeare Festival from 1966 to 1972 and was known for portraying the character of Madge in Palmolive dish soap... more
Bryant, Mary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-005
43.51 linear feet (104 boxes)
Mary Bryant (1932-2004) was a theatrical press agent and representative, working primarily on Broadway. She was known for representing productions of the prominent director and producer Harold Prince. The Mary Bryant Papers document her career as... more
Lang, Harold, -1985
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 339
3.56 linear feet (11 boxes)
Harold Lang (1920-1985) was an American dancer in ballet and on Broadway. The Harold Lang papers date from 1917 to 1986 and document his personal life as well as his career in ballet companies, in Broadway musicals, and as a professor of dance at... more
Sosenko, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-017
2.93 linear feet (3 boxes, 8 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a producer, artist manager, collector, and composer. She was best known for launching and managing the career of the cabaret artist Hildegarde, as well as for producing tribute shows to actors and other theatrical... more
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
Mandelstam, Abraham, 1886-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-068
17.12 linear feet (7 boxes, 18 volumes)
Abraham Mandelstam (1886-1969) was a New York-based theater producer and photographer, and director of Camp Wigwam and Camp Hiawatha in Maine. The Abraham Mandelstam papers date from 1911 to 1969 and contain certificates, correspondence,... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 1880-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-001
4.9 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume)
Edmond Pauker (circa 1880-1962) was a literary agent for playwrights. The additions to the Edmond Pauker papers document Pauker's career through correspondence, photographs, programs, handbills, and publicity materials.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-019
3.06 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Harry Davenport (1866-1949) was a stage and film actor who appeared in films of the silent and sound eras. His second wife, Phyllis Rankin (1874-1934), was a stage and film actress who appeared in silent films. The Harry Davenport and Phyllis... more
Dunning, Phillip, 1890-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-075
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Philip Dunning (1890-1968) was a playwright and a theatrical producer and director. The Philip Dunning papers, dating from 1912 to 1968, document Dunning's life and career through production files, scrapbooks, and letters. Half of the collection... more
Aarons Family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-021
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Aarons Family papers (circa 1870-1979) mainly document the career of the producer Alfred E. Aarons, as well as his family life with the vocalist Leila Hughes and their children. A small amount of papers pertains to Alfred's children: Ruth... more
Woods, Richard, 1923-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-045
5.7 linear feet (5 boxes, 18 volumes)
Richard Woods (1923-2001) was an actor who had a long career on stage, screen, and television. The Richard Woods papers, dating from 1948 to 1999, document his career through scrapbooks, datebooks, and annotated scripts. Eighteen scrapbooks... more
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
Mallen, Dave
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-020
1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Dave Mallen was a musical and comedic performer active in the first half of the 20th century. The Dave Mallen papers, dating from 1928 to 1945, document his career through scrapbooks, scripts, and sheet music.
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-003
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Louise Allbritton (1920-1979) was an actress who appeared on stage, screen, and television. Her husband, Charles Collingwood (1917-1985), was an American broadcast journalist. The Louise Allbritton and Charles Collingwood papers (circa 1917-1960)... more
Draper, Stephen, approximately 1906-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-008
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Stephen Draper (circa 1906-1985) was a theatrical agent best known for his long-term representation of Geraldine Page and Richard Kiley. The Stephen Draper papers (1948-1985) document Draper's work on behalf of his clients, mainly Page. They hold... more
Moore, Victor, 1876-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-003
8.1 linear feet (10 boxes, 21 volumes)
The Victor Moore papers, dating from 1864 to 1958, offer comprehensive coverage of the actor's stage and film career from 1894 onward, primarily through scrapbooks and photographs. They also hold letters, contracts, writings, awards, diaries,... more
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