Found 79 collections related to Dramatists

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Molnár, Ferenc, 1878-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1947-002
18.4 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Ferenc Molnár papers contain a selection of scripts, correspondence and articles written by Molnár between 1927 and 1952.
Molnár, Ferenc, 1878-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2031
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of outlines, notes and first versions of the plays "Esküvő" (Wedding Day), "A Cukrászné" (Delicate Story), "Szivdobogás" (Pit-A-Pat), and "A Csásár" (The Emperor).
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1416
2 boxes
English dramatist. Typescript, galley and plate proofs.
Mosel, Tad
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-006
7.92 linear feet (19 boxes)
The papers document the career of Tad Mosel, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, performer, biographer, and writer for television and film.
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-040 [Text]
129.4 linear feet (287 boxes); 32 reels microfilm
Primarily documenting the career of playwright and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky, this collection consists of correspondence, material relating to production of his works, draft and development material for unproduced works and other writings,... more
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... more
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1043
Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was a historian, novelist and playwright. The bulk of the collection consists of general and family correspondence and manuscripts and typescripts of Ford's writings.
Goetz, Ruth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1166
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ruth Goodman Goetz (1912- ) and Augustus Goetz (1889-1957) collaborated on writing plays for the theatre and movies. Her father, Philip Goodman (1885-1940), was a producer of Broadway plays and musicals. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Goetz, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-003
The Papers of Ruth and Augustus Goetz contain documentation of their lives and collaboration as playwrights.
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... more
Besoyan, Rick
Music Division | JPB 03-18
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rick Besoyan was a California-born librettist, composer, director and lyricist. He is best known for his musicals Little Mary Sunshine, (1959), The Student Gypsy or “The Prince of Liederkranz”,... more
Patrick, Robert, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-006
22 linear feet (42 boxes)
Robert Patrick was a founding father of the off-off Broadway scene; it's most produced and most prolific playwright. He was also a contributor to the growth of gay theater. Patrick is now best known for his play Kennedy's... more
Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-002
This collection of correspondence, production files, scripts, and ephemera documents the career of director and theater educator, Alan Schneider, famed for his productions of the works of Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee and Harold Pinter.
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
Easton, Sidney
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
1.6 linear feet linear feet (3 Archival Boxes)
Sidney Easton (1886-1971) was an actor, playwright and songwriter. Collection contains personal and professional papers including letters, writings by Easton, legal documents regarding his suit against 20th Century-Fox Corporation, and research... more
Grünwald, Alfred
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-030
15 linear feet (30 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, librettos, scores, correspondence, professional papers, programs and reviews belonging to librettist, writer and theater critic Alfred Grunwald.
Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2974
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Albert Ellsworth Thomas papers date from 1901 to 1943. The collection contains letters to Thomas from prominent individuals in theatre, including Henry Miller, Walter Hampden, Daniel Frohman, Ruth Chatterton, and Patricia Collinge. These... more
Case, Bertha
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-029
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
As a literary agent, Bertha Case worked with a variety of authors, playwrights, and performers, including María Irene Fornés, Anthony Quinn, and Ira Wallach. Case also served as the literary representative of the estates of German playwright... more
Slesin, Aviva
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-110
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection documents the creation of the film The Ten Year Lunch. Slesin acquired significant materials from numerous sources about the core group of the Round Table including Marc Connelly, Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Harold Ross,... more
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.
Boucicault family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 346
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key... more
Darmor, Christine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-031
1 portfolio
Playwright Christine Darmor (pen name for Faunchette Weir), was born in France but came to the United States as the wife of World War I pilot, John B. Weir, and lived and wrote in New York City. Collection consists of four letters to Darmor and... more
Charash, Jacob, ca. 1880-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 520
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Jacob (Jack) Charash (ca. 1880-1949) was a press agent, theatrical manager, dramatist, and translator of plays from Yiddish and German. He was co-founder and co-director of the Anglo-Jewish Theatre, a unit of the WPA Federal Theatre Project.... more
Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... more
Ford, Harriet, 1868-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1041
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Harriet Ford (1868-1949) was an American playwright in New York City. Collection consists of letters to Ford from people prominent in the theatre and in literature, letters by Ford to others, autographs, poems, Christmas cards, a play entitled... more
Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *ZC-264 (1-4)
4 microfilm reels
Microfilm copy of the papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-director, George S. Kaufman, consisting primarily of correspondence, scripts, and biographical scrapbooks. The correspondence contains letters from Fred Allen, Winthrop Ames, George... more
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... more
Gabriel, Gilbert W. (Gilbert Wolf), 1890-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1098
Collection consists of drama critic and novelist Gilbert Gabriel's writings, correspondence, photographs, and printed matter. Writings include annotated typescripts of his novels; synopses of plays; reviews; drafts of articles, short stories,... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2022
5.25 linear feet (6 boxes)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935), American poet and playwright, used the pseudonym John Philip Varley. His best-known plays were Becky Sharp (1899) and The New York Idea (1906). He taught playwriting at the University of Pennsylvania from 1928... more