Found 94 collections related to Sketches

King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 96
27 linear feet (49 boxes)
Eleanor King was a pioneer in the field of modern dance. She was an an original dancer of the Humphrey-Weidman group, a choreographer, and a teacher. Miss King became one of the first dance instructors in the United States, she was a professor in... more
Tracy, Albert, 1818-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3020
.5 linear feet (2 boxes); 1 microfilm reel
Papers contain letters received by Tracy, 1843-1888; an 1876 transcript of his diaries, 1858-1862; sketches; military papers including commissions, an annotated promotions and brevet book, 1847-1848, and copies of his annual reports as Adjutant... more
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 902
46 linear feet (52 boxes, 47 v.)
Edward F. Caldwell & Co. of New York City, founded in 1894, designed and manufactured lighting fixtures and ornamental bronze and ironworks. In 1957 the company re-emerged after tax liquidation as the E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company. The president... more
Howell, W. T. (William Thompson), 1810-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1447
.56 linear feet (2 volumes)
Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1873, William Thompson Howell was a hiker and explorer widely recognized for his advocacy of state parks and wilderness protection.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of personal papers, personal and professional correspondence, production materials, office and financial files, writings, professional appearance... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Jo Mielziner.
Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 739
16.5 linear feet (34 boxes)
Robert Hobart Davis (1869-1942) was an American journalist, editor, dramatist, and photographer. He was editor of Munsey's Magazine from 1904 to 1925, columnist for the New York Sun from 1925 to 1942, and honorary president of the Stevenson... more
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1719
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Notebook was kept by Lee when he was an army engineer stationed at Fort... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18137
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize portfolio)
Writings, drawings and publications on or by Robert Fulton collected by civil engineer William Barclay Parsons for his book Robert Fulton and the Submarine, published in 1922.
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-307
3.6 linear feet (5 boxes, 36 oversized folders)
The Jules Fisher collection of Jo Mielziner designs includes original drawings and renderings for theater, opera, and ballet productions from the 1920s through the 1960s, primarily in New York City.
Mendelssohn, Eleonora von
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1963
Eleonora von Mendelssohn was a German stage actress who emigrated to America at the time of Hitler's rise to power. She was actively involved in aiding other emigres and had much contact with the German acting community in Hollywood and New York.... more
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18136
.4 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder)
The Gilbert H. Montague Collection of Robert Fulton Manuscripts contains correspondence, writings and drawings by the famed American civil engineer and inventor.
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22909
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook of British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), containing notes and drawings for his historical novel The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., and for lectures, with drawings of Lord North, Charles James Fox, the Duke of Cumberland,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-208
1 box (64 drawings), some col, 73 x 44 cm. or smaller; 1 box (64 drawings), some col, 73 x 44 cm. or smaller
Comedian and author Joe Laurie Jr. (ca. 1894-1954) was born on the Lower East Side of New York City. He entered vaudeville in his teens, later performing in a number of shows on Broadway and across the U.S. Laurie and his first wife, Aleen... more
Dabo, Leon, 1868-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19058
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Pocket address and notebook kept in London, 1905 by French-born American landscape artist Leon Dabo. Contains also a few pencil sketches of landscapes with color notes
Maloney, Margaret Sarah McKim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1853
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of prominent members of the interrelated McKim and Garrison families collected by Margaret McKim Maloney and others. Included are papers of architect Charles Follen McKim, abolitionists... more
Pressler, Glenn
Music Division | JPB 14-02
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Glenn Pressler (1915-1990), a bass-baritone vocalist, performed as a soloist or in choruses in New York City in the 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked at Herbert Barrett Management, where he managed the careers of the... more
Cambria, Frank, 1883-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-180
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes original drawings and renderings for costume designs for various theatrical productions created by Vincente Minnelli for the Balaban Katz and Paramount-Publix theatre companies, under the art direction of Frank Cambria.... more
Wharton, Thomas Kelah, 1814-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3306
1 linear foot (8 v.)
Thomas Kelah Wharton (1814-1862), architect, was superintendent of construction of the Customs House in New Orleans, La. Collection consists of seven volumes of diaries describing Wharton's activities in the social, educational, literary, and... more
Kennan, George, 1845-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1630
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist, lecturer, and author, is best-known for his writings on Russia. He traveled extensively in Siberia from 1865-1867 with a Western Union telegraph surveying party, and again in 1885-1886 to research... more
Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1545
The Maryam Jameelah Papers include the correspondence, fiction, and academic writings of Maryam Jameelah, (nee Margaret Marcus), an American Jew who, after her conversion to Islam, emigrated to Pakistan and resides there still. Her correspondence... more
Guimard, Adeline Oppenheim, b. 1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1264
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Adeline Oppenheim Guimard (1872- ) was an American artist noted for her portraits in gouache and colored crayons. Her works were exhibited in Paris, New York and other cities in the U.S. She was married to Hector Guimard, a French architect and... more
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... more
Bonner, Robert, 1824-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 335
7.8 linear feet (19 boxes)
Robert Bonner (1824-1899) was a newspaper publisher and trotting horse breeder. He owned and published the New York Ledger. Collection consists of general correspondence, trotting horse papers, financial documents, writings, photographs, and... more
Kovich, Robert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 206
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Kovich was a dancer and choreographer, originally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In the 1980s, Kovich performed, choreographed, and taught dance, mainly in New York and France. The collection includes choreography notes, scripts,... more
Javitz, Romana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6197
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, diaries and other personal papers of Romana Javitz, Curator of The New York Public Library Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4557
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an... more
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