Found 51 collections related to Theater -- United States -- 20th century

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
Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-040
The papers of A. J. Antoon contain scripts, photographs, correspondence, writings, contracts and financial papers. Annotated scripts and items from productions Antoon directed make up the bulk of the collection. The collection also contains... more
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.
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.
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
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
Weiner, Robert, 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-173
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Robert Weiner (circa 1935-1989) was a theatrical, film, and television producer, as well as a theatrical funder. The Robert Weiner papers, dating from 1951 to 1975, consist of his files for theatrical, film, and television projects. They contain... more
O' Brien, Gerald, -2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-042
.94 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Gerald O'Brien (d. 2000) was a stage manager who worked on Broadway productions, Off-Broadway productions, and touring productions. He worked frequently with producers Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder. His production papers document his work on... more
Pendleton, Wyman, 1916-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-018
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Wyman Pendleton (1916-1995) was a stage and film actor whose roles included parts in Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder productions and Edward Albee plays on and off Broadway. In 1979, he acted in the international tour of Albee... 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
Solters & Roskin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-014
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Solters & Roskin press materials contain clippings, press releases, other publicity materials, program copy, biographies, guest lists, press lists, some correspondence, handbills, and several photographs. The papers span from 1969 to 1980.
Greyson, Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-027
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Ann Greyson scrapbook contains programs, photographs, clippings, fliers, and financial receipts documenting some theater productions of producer and stage manager Ann Greyson.
Israel, Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-017
3.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Lee Israel research files on Vanessa Redgrave, dating from 1982 to 1987, consist of documentation compiled by Israel while researching Redgrave’s life and career.
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
Klotz, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-028
2.35 linear feet (1 box, 10 volumes)
Florence Klotz (1920-2006) was an American theatrical costume designer. A winner of seven Tony Awards, Klotz is best known for designing costumes for productions directed by Harold Prince, including Follies, A Little Night Music, and On the... 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
Lauterer, M.R.
Billy Rose Theatre Division
7.8 linear feet (9 volumes)
The M.R. Lauterer collection of general reference theater scrapbooks date from 1876 to 1915 and contain nine volumes of clippings and programs.
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-017
4.6 linear feet (14 boxes, 2 volumes)
Richard Harrison Senie (1916-1986) was an artist and scenic designer. The Richard Harrison Senie papers, dating from the 1920s to 1964, document his life and career through stage and set designs, visual art, photographs, programs, letters,... more
Kaye, Paula, d. 2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-002
1.1 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 volumes)
Paula Kaye (d. 2005), born Paula Lucille Kleinman, was a dancer in theater and revues. Her husband, Al Goldin, was a theater producer and general manager. They had a son, Joseph Goldin. The Paula Kaye and Al Goldin papers (1935-1980) primarily... more
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