Found 42 collections related to Speeches

Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-002
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist created the lyrics for the Academy Award winning film The Wizard of Oz, as well as the Broadway shows Finian's Rainbow, more
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1234
1 linear foot; 2 microfilm reels
Prominent author. Wright wrote several novels, short stories, and essays dealing with the oppression of black people in the United States and their struggle for freedom. Corrected manuscripts of Wright's works NATIVE SON, THE LONG DREAM, SAVAGE... more
Black Consciousness Movement of South Africa
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 440
0.4 linear feet (One box)
The Black Consciousness Movement emerged as a political trend in South Africa in the late 1960s, in the decade after the banning of the African National Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress by the South African regime. The collection documents... more
Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4650
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Official letters and documents signed Daniel D. Tompkins (1774-1825), governor of New York (1807–1817) and vice president of the United States (1817–1825), dating mostly from the period of his governorship. These consist of civil and state militia... more
Gay Officers Action League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23914
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Officers Action League was established in 1982 as an activist organization on behalf of gay and lesbian law enforcement personnel in New York City.
Branch, Louise, 1901-1959
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 319
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Louise Branch (1901-1959) was a photographer and film producer who organized the 1937 Dance International 1900-1937 exhibition at Rockefeller Center. The Louise Branch papers include correspondence and planning materials for the exhibition, files... more
Maxcy, Virgil, 1785-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4541
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virgil Maxcy (1785-1844) was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, graduated from Brown University in 1804, and became an attorney and politician in Maryland. The papers consist of a journal, correspondence, and an undated July Fourth oration. The... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4197
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952) was an archivist, librarian, and New York State Historian who served as Keeper of Manuscripts for the New York Public Library from 1914 to 1941. Collection consists of correspondence of both a professional and... more
Janes, Edward Houghton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4466
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Material relating to Edward Houghton James (1820-1893), a New York City physician and assistant superintendent of the New York City Health Department. Includes a notebook of medical recipes; letters to his daughter relating to family matters;... more
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18803
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript of a speech given on April 23, 1982, by Senator Edward M. Kennedy for the Fifth Annual Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles (MECLA) award dinner in Los Angeles. Topics include Kenndy's opposition to discrimination based on... more
Carson, Margaret, 1911-2007
Music Division | JPB 06-26
50 linear feet (112 boxes)
The Margaret Carson Papers document the work of one of New York City’s leading classical music publicists of the 20th century. They consist of clippings, correspondence, promotional material, press kits, photographs, concert programs and itineraries.
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-004
.01 linear feet. (1 portfolio)
Joseph Jefferson, actor. Holograph copy of the speech which Joseph Jefferson intended to give at the dedication of the Actors' Fund Home but which he misplaced before the dedication. Accompaning the manuscript is a letter from Daniel Frohman to... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3867
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This item is an incomplete draft of New York Governor Silas Wright's first annual message to the state legislature (January 7, 1845). Along with the draft is a letter written by Congressman Ransom Hooker Gillet (1873).
Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-2017
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 298
18.2 linear feet
The Jewel Plummer Cobb Papers document Cobb's career as a cancer researcher, professor at several colleges and a college administrator. The collection consists of biographical material including news articles, in addition to correspondence with... more
Smith, J. Alfred (James Alfred)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 366
11.2 linear feet (28 archival boxes)
The J. Alfred Smith, Sr. Papers primarily document Smith's roles as author, pastor of the Allen Baptist Temple Church (ATBC) and his activities with the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc (PNBC) as well as other church organizations.... more
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-966
Papers covering Smythe's professional career centering upon research, writing, and university teaching in the fields of sociology and anthropology, with special emphasis on East Asian and African studies. Correspondence including that written... more
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-026
29 linear feet (42 boxes)
The Helen Hayes papers span the years 1817–1963 and consist of correspondence, the majority from friends and colleagues; speeches and writings, including drafts and handwritten index cards of speeches; clippings from her earliest days in theater... more
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Music Division | JPB 95-6
99.5 linear feet (166 boxes)
Jan Peerce (1904-1984) was an American tenor whose career as an opera star and concert performer extended more than fifty years. The Jan Peerce Papers are a record of his life and career, documented through correspondence, scripts, writings,... more
Gordon, Edmund W.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 316
36.69 linear feet (86 boxes, 1 volume); 3.2 kb (1 computer files)
Edmund W. Gordon (born 1921) is an African-American psychologist and an expert in child development who has worked throughout his career on the issues and challenges of underprivileged and minority students in American education. The Edmund W.... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4953
Records of Edward Geier Freehafer, Director of The New York Public Library from 1954-1971. Records pertain to financial matters, library space, preservation of older library materials, acquisitions of new collections of art, manuscripts and rare... more
Fenner, Frances
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18273
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frances Fenner and Merwyn Fenner were married supporters of the world government cause, active primarily in Afton, New York in the 1950s. The Frances Fenner and Merwyn Fenner papers contain records of the Fenners' world government activism,... more
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-020
The collection contains correspondence, speeches, accounts, clippings, scripts and other papers reflecting the personal and professional life of Francis Wilson. Wilson carried on an active correspondence with many contemporaries prominent in the... more
Crosswaith, Frank Rudolph, 1892-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 100
The Frank R. Crosswaith Papers document aspects of his involvement as a labor leader and socialist and consist primarily of Crosswaith's speeches; scrapbooks containing papers regarding his activities, particularly the Socialist Party and the... more
Schindler, Kurt, 1882-1935
Music Division | JPB 93-1
The Kurt Schindler Papers represent the life and career of Kurt Schindler, a conductor, composer, music editor and folksong musicologist. The material covers his early musical interests and compositions, his career in the United States as an... more
Browne, Robert S., 1924-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 239
9.6 linear feet
Browne has been a prolific writer within his areas of expertise, i.e. American involvement in the Vietnam conflict, especially its impact on African-Americans, economics as it pertains to African Americans and to a lesser extent, to Africans.... more
Lee, Canada
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6764
9.5 linear feet
The Canada Lee Papers document two of the careers of this multi-talented man: his profession as an actor and his career as a boxer. The papers consist principally of personal and professional correspondence; speeches; and contracts, correspondence... more
Bearden, Bessye B., 1891-1943
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 73
The papers mainly reflect Bearden's membership in and activities with several civic and political organizations, and consists of letters, speeches and printed material.
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4463
Collection primarily relates to Pickens' work as NAACP Field Secretary and Director of Branches, and contains a great deal of correspondence with NAACP officials. Of interest is material chronicling Pickens' and the NAACP's involvement in the... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Music Division | JPB 87-33
50 linear feet (195 boxes)
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters;... more
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