Found 44 collections related to Speeches

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
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.
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
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
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).
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
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 109
.2 linear feet
The W.E.B Du Bois collection consists of a small body of speeches, articles, correspondence and related material primarily authored by Du Bois. Of special interest is a typescript, with editorial comments, of the first two chapters of Du Bois'... more
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-050
The papers of Walter Abel consist primarily of correspondence, contracts, speeches, and clippings documenting his work as an actor. The professional correspondence is not extensive: the bulk is single letters received from a wide variety of... more
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
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
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17797
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Journalist John B. Oakes (1913-2001) was an editorial writer and editor who worked for The New York Times from 1946 to 1993, and who is credited with developing the modern op-ed page. This collection contains some of... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17796
8.4 linear feet (20 boxes)
Journalist and author Tom Wicker (1926-2011) was a longtime editor and columnist for The New York Times. The Tom Wicker papers document Wicker's tenure at The Times as Washington Bureau chief... more
Gaynor, William Jay, -1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4402
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters relating to political and professional matters from New York City Mayor and New York Supreme Court Justice William Jay Gaynor, and a typescript draft of his speech, "The Arrest and Trial of Jesus from a Legal Standpoint."
New York Singing Teachers' Association
Music Division | JPB 04-19
7.25 linear feet linear feet (14 boxes)
The New York Singing Teachers' Association (NYSTA), first named the National Association of Teachers of Singing, strives to provide teachers with the tools and inspiration needed for an informed and creative pedagogy. NYSTA's Officers and Board,... more
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 42
.4 linear feet
"Negro Week" was a program on the contributions of blacks to American culture held at the New York World's Fair in July 1940, and consisted of festivals, exhibitions, song and dance recitals, choral and symphonic music, concerts, religious... more
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008
Music Division | JPB 00-5
33.55 linear feet (66 boxes)
Norman Dello Joio is a pianist, organist, educator and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer. The collection contains materials related to his work; including business related correspondence (from individuals and institutes), personal papers... more
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Seat Endowment Committee
Music Division | JPB 94-11
25 items
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an arts complex comprising more than a dozen institutions between 62nd St. and 66th St. on Broadway in New York City. Philharmonic Hall (later named Avery Fisher Hall) opened Sept. 24, 1962. Clippings,... 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
Verrett, Shirley
Music Division | JPB 97-48
1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm; 1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm
Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto.
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