Found 43 collections related to Portraits -- 1940-1969

Muschenheim, Frederick A
Music Division | JPB 91-155
.6 linear feet
The collection includes some memorabilia of Artur Bodanzky: 2 batons, portrait drawings by Emil Orlik and Albert Sterner, a tiny photograph of Bodanzky swimming with the child Linda Muschenheim, 2 commemorative items including a poem by Brenda... more
People's Municipal League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2381
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the League's executive minutes during Francis M. Scott's campaign for New York City Mayor (July 10 to November 17, 1890). At this time, the League's secretary was lawyer and reformer Richard Ward Greene Welling. The volume... more
Schumer, Harry G
Music Division | JPB 92-70
14 boxes
Harry G. Schumer was the librarian of the Metropolitan Opera from 1938-1968. The collection includes color photographic transparencies, color slides, and black and white negatives taken by Schumer of Metropolitan Opera cast and crew during his... more
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962
Music Division | JPB 99-12
17 items, music; 17 items, music
Photocopied items from The Gustav Mahler-Alfred Rosé Collection, The Music Library, The University of Western Ontario Library System, London, Ontario, Canada. Included are a typescript of a document by Arthur Schnitzler "An Bruno Walter"; a... more
Müller, C. A. (Conrad A.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1983-008
Watercolor portraits of actors by C. A. Muller, signed by many of the actors and dedicated to John W. Albaugh.
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.
Sanders, Felicia
Music Division | JPB 97-3
.41 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. The collection contains 2 items of sheet music with cover pictures of... more
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Schmole, Marie
Music Division | JOB 91-35
14 items
5 exercise books and 6 ALS from Marie Schmole, Dresden, to Mary Burrell, London, giving reminiscences of Richard Wagner from 1842 to 1849, at the request of Mrs. Burrell. The exercise books include: Richard Wagner in Dresden ; Von Rienzi zum... more
Yates, Marjorie, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 01-71
Dame Myra Hess (1890-1965) was an English pianist. During the Second World War she organized and performed in hundreds of lunch time concerts at the National Gallery which had been emptied because of the threat of air raids. Marjorie Yates, a... more
Berne, Mildred
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-021
1 linear foot. (1 box)
Pencil and ink sketches of stars of film and screen created by Mildred Berne for various New York City newspapers.
Freund, Marya, 1876-1966
Music Division | JOB 91-30
1.66 linear feet (6 boxes)
60 items of correspondence from Arnold and Gertrud Schoenberg to Marya Freund ; 121 items of correspondence from other musicians concerning performances of Schoenberg's works ; 31 programs and brochures, all with works of Schoenberg and all... more
Paskman, Dailey
Music Division | JPB 91-141
.3 cu. ft.
Dailey Paskman was a playwright and lyricist of the forties, associated with Rudolf Friml. Vocal score for Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, written for a children's phonograph record; full score, 3 vocal scores and other material for Halloween, a... more
Morrell, T. H. (Thomas H.), active 19th century
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2061
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Original autograph letters of the presidents of the United States, from Washington to Johnson, including an engraved portrait of each except Lincoln, collected by T.H. Morrell in New York, ca. 1865. Letters of Lincoln and Johnson and the engraving... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1984-005
The Robert Benney drawings are black and white sketches in graphite and ink primarily of actors and actresses in costume for New York City theater productions. The drawings also include sketches of entire scenes and portraits of musicians, radio... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Valdivia, Rafael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2011-261
2 boxes (ca. 142 drawings)
Artist Rafael Valdivia was born in Rosario, Argentina. Before joining the staff of the New York Sun, ca. 1926, he worked for magazines in Buenos Aires, Paris and Madrid. Valdivia's work for the New York Sun was published under the name "Rafael."... more
Wolf, Alfred, 1889-1930
Music Division | JOB 92-68
.1 linear feet
27 letters (22 ALS and 5 TLS) and 14 postcards from Wilhelm Furtwängler, 1920-1928 and undated, including note at end of article ; 1 letter each from Arthur Nikisch, Hans Pfitzner, and Richard Strauss ; Wiener Philharmonischer "Partitur"... more
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-48
1 item
Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.
Berger, Adam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2001-059
52 portraits (in 1 box), color, 48 x 64 cm; 52 portraits (in 1 box), color, 48 x 64 cm
Adam Berger, artist. Consists of 52 portraits, in various medium including crayon, pastel, ink and wash, all identified on the back, most signed. The subjects, who were connected to avant garde theater in New York City in the main, are: Anthony... more
Appleton, William W., 1915-2014
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-065
The William Appleton collection consists of letters, handwritten manuscripts, "penny plains" and "two-pence coloured" materials, which were small portraits of actors created for the toy theater trade, a once-popular form of home entertainment. The... more
Bibbs, Hart Leroy
Music Division | JPB 87-44
5 items, 21 x 26 cm; 5 items, 21 x 26 cm
Photographs of Dexter Gordon, Sarah Vaughn, Arthur Jones, Brian Smith, and Sam Woodyard in performance of jazz music.
Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959
Music Division | JPB 91-95
ca. 7.5 cubic ft. (11 boxes)
Known chiefly as an arranger of popular songs and as a composer of music for films, American musician Arthur Lange was also a pianist, a conductor, and a composer of concert works. He wrote the books: Arranging for the Modern Dance Orchestra, and... more
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958
Music Division | JOB 88-4
6 cubic ft. (17 boxes)
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more... more
Lashanska, Hulda
Music Division | JPB 93-2
The Hulda Lashanska Papers represent the life and career of Hulda Lashanska, a soprano concert recitalist.
Baum, Heddy
Music Division | JPB 91-112
1 linear foot
Heddy Baum's late husband Morton Baum (1905-1968) was a performing arts administrator involved with New York's City Center for Music and Drama from its beginnings in 1943 until his death. Her friend Hans Werner Henze (b. 1926) is a German... more
Henry Clay (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1383
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the merchant ship Henry Clay was kept by its captain, Ezra Nye, on the ship's maiden voyage as well as subsequent voyages between New York, Liverpool and Cork. Entries include notes on the weather. Inserted in the volume is a... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
New York Public Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2179
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of autograph letters of state and federal judges of New York State. The bulk of the letters are dated between 1854 and 1911, except for the letters of Judges Esek Cowen and J.R. Whiting, which are dated 1828 and 1838... 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
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