Found 63 collections related to Ephemera

Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Schnitzer, Robert C.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-028
19.25 linear feet (43 boxes)
The papers document the careers of Robert C. Schnitzer and Marcella Cisney, actors, producers, administrators, and educators. The American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA), The University of Michigan, The Theatre Guild American Repertory... more
Byrnes, Robert Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 448
15.06 linear feet (37 boxes, 3 volumes)
The collection contains a portion of the records of two companies: Horn & Hardart Baking Co. of Philadelphia, the parent company, and its subsidiary, Horn & Hardart Co. of New York. The bulk of the collection pertains to the Horn & Hardart Company... more
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... more
Schechter, Scott, 1961-2009
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-108
10.1 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Scott Schechter was a Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli historian. He was an author and producer, devoting many years to researching the careers of Judy Garland and her daughter Liza Minnelli and in the process became an authority on their lives.
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
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
McCracken, Joan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-010
Joan McCracken was a dancer and a star of stage and screen. Her ephemera consists of scrapbooks, clippings, programs, sheet music and some personal items.
Fraser, Sybille
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17778
2.03 linear feet (5 boxes)
This collection contains printed material and ephemera documenting the political activities of youth groups, churches, women's groups, peace organization, leftist associations, and other organized political parties in East Germany and... more
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.
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Sonnabend, Joseph A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6223
9.4 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joseph A. Sonnabend is a physician, laboratory scientist, clinical researcher, and community activist who contributed immeasurably to the fight against AIDS. As a pioneer in community-based research, he co-founded the AIDS Medical Foundation... more
Fisher, Mark Lowe, d.1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1011
2.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Mark Lowe Fisher was a member of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an activist organization formed in 1987 in New York City. ACT UP utilizes mass demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience to focus public and governmental attention on... more
Isaacs, Lewis Montefiore, 1877-1944
Music Division | JPB 04-7
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Lewis m. Isaacs (ca. 1877-1944) was born and raised in New York City. Although better known as a lawyer and for his friendship with the poet E.A. Robinson, Isaacs was also composer. This collection highlights Isaacs's less well known musical ability.
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
Villard, Katharine Tomkins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18133
2.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
Katharine Tomkins Villard (1904-2000) was a member of the socially prominent Tomkins and Villard families of New York City. The collection consists chiefly of family photograph albums, documenting her life from childhood through the early years of... more
Lachmund, Carl, 1853-1928
Music Division | JPB 92-1
The Carl V. Lachmund Collection represents the musical career of Carl Lachmund, a student of Franz Liszt, and Lachmund's subsequent devotion to the remembrance of Liszt's personality and the advancement of his music.
Kalich, Bertha, 1874-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-005
8 linear feet (23 boxes)
This collection comprises the papers of the Polish singer and actress Bertha Kalich who immigrated to the United States in 1895. Once in the United States, she became a celebrated star of the Yiddish theater, with active roles in theater as well... more
Stevenson, Charlotte
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-017
2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Charlotte Stevenson created numerous Judy Garland scrapbooks. This collection contains 13 scrapbooks referencing periods of Judy Garland's life and career. The scrapbooks hold original and reproduced press clippings, postcards, pamphlets,... more
Davis, Tony
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5987
13 linear feet (29 boxes)
The Tony Davis ACT UP records contain files collected and maintained by Tony Davis, an active member of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) from 1989 to 1996. Davis had a leading role in ACT UP's Treatment and Data Committee, attended... more
Typophiles (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3628
67.14 linear feet (157 boxes); 67.19 mb (9 computer files)
The Typophiles is a not-for-profit educational association that encourages the appreciation and production of fine typography and bookmaking through lectures, meetings, and the production of fine examples of the printing arts. The collection,... more
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item)
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the... more
McKean, Aldyn
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5986
3.4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aldyn McKean (1948-1994), a gay rights and AIDS activist, was a founding member, spokesman, and grassroots organizer for ACT UP. He represented that organization, among others, at international AIDS conferences and demonstrations. His papers... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
6.7 linear feet (13 boxes, 2 tubes); 8.09 mb (131 computer files)
John Edward Heys is an actor, writer, and director who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam,... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4205
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay, Sr. (1777-1852) was a lawyer and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Collection consists predominantly of letters from Clay, or written on Clay's behalf, to various associates and... more
Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4207
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, newsletters, articles, and ephemera relating to the Mark Twain Memorial Association, the International Mark Twain Society, the Mark Twain Journal, and Mark Twain Quarterly, and their management and operation by Cyril Clemens, a... more
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
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