Found 85 collections related to Letters (correspondence)

Piccirilli family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23355
.55 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Piccirilli Brothers were a family of stone carvers and sculptors whose marble sculptures included the lions in front of the New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The Piccirilli family papers include photographs of the... more
Ashley, Merrill
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 495
14.37 linear feet (39 boxes)
Merrill Ashley (1950 - ) is an American ballerina who danced for 31 years with the New York City Ballet, most of them under George Balanchine. Her papers, dating from 1950 to 2017, document her career through ballet class and choreography... more
Pasta, Giuditta Maria Costanza, 1797-1865
Music Division | JOB 16-01
3.14 linear feet (15 boxes)
The collection includes letters from many composers, some of whom wrote roles for her, including from Vincenzo Bellini. Also includes letters and poems from acquaintances, as well as various ephemera such as receipts and ticket stubs.
Fennelly, Parker
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-011
6.2 linear feet (13 boxes, 6 volumes)
Parker Fennelly (1891-1988) was an actor and playwright who performed on stage, radio, film, and television. The Parker Fennelly papers, dating from 1911 to 1997, document his career through project files, photographs, letters, programs,... more
Simon, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-046
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Bernard Simon was a theatrical press representative and provider of theatrical management services. The Bernard Simon papers, dating from 1964 to 1974, document Simon's promotional and/or management work on behalf of 29 touring or original... more
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23197
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Hudson Maxim (1853-1927) was an inventor who developed explosives that were used in the First World War. The collection contains seven short letters he wrote to William Conant Church, and a brief note accepting an invitation from Colonel and Mrs.... more
Wolfe, Tom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23191
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of sixteen letters written by Tom Wolfe to Carol LeVarn McCabe. McCabe was a Sweet Briar student who later worked in publicity and as a writer. Thirteen of the letters were written between 1952 and 1954, while Wolfe was... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Music Division | JPB 18-10
13.37 linear feet (35 containers)
Christian Wolff (born 1934) is an American composer and literary scholar closely associated with John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, Earle Brown, Frederic Rzewski, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Cardew, and other mid- to late-20th century modernists.... more
Callas, Maria, 1923-1977
Music Division | JPB 09-2
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence between Maria Callas and Dorle Soria consists of the personal and business correspondence of Angel Records co-founder Dorle Soria and soprano Maria Callas, as well as letters written by Dario Soria, John Coveney, Henry Sell, and... more
Acting Company (Theatrical group)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2018-011
49.87 linear feet (63 boxes, 144 volumes)
The Acting Company is a New York City-based repertory theater company founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley in 1972. The Acting Company records, dating from 1968 to 2017, offer extensive documentation of the Company's history. They contain... more
Joyce, James, 1882-1941
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll 28384
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, playwright, poet, and literary critic. Richard William Wallace (1872-1927) was an American commercial artist and advertising executive who resided in Paris for a number of years. The... more
Button, Jeanne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-012
14 linear feet (48 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Jeanne Button (1930-2017) designed costumes for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, as well as for dance, opera, film, and television. Her second husband, MacDonald Eaton (1929-2013), was a set and production designer for television and stage,... more
Plimpton, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24586
120.56 linear feet (292 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
George Plimpton was a journalist, author, and editor who is best known as the founding editor-in-chief of the Paris Review, and for his participatory sports writing. Plimpton's papers date from 1902 to 2008, and document... more
Schell, Jonathan, 1943-2014
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24254
65 linear feet (138 boxes); 287.8 megabytes (1,821 computer files)
Jonathan Schell, best known for his book, The Fate of the Earth, was a writer and educator who devoted his professional life to writing in opposition to nuclear weapons and war. His papers date from 1948 to 2014, and... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 898
73.43 linear feet (144 boxes, 18 volumes, 18 tubes, 7 oversized folders); 37.13 gigabytes (969 computer files)
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His papers, dating from the 1910s to 2015 (the bulk dates from the 1950s onward), document the musical, personal, and career development of one of... more
Horton, Anthony, 1968-2012
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 878
.3 linear feet (1 print box)
Anthony Horton was an African-American man who for a period of his life was homeless and lived in the tunnels beneath the subway trains. Together with author/artist Youme Landowne, Horton wrote and illustrated "Pitch Black: Don't be Skerd" (2008)... more
Condon, Eddie, 1905-1973
Music Division | JPB 18-07
3.71 linear feet (13 containers)
The Eddie Condon papers document the multi-faceted career and life of the guitarist, bandleader, and impresario through photographs, letters, writings, professional files, and art. Dating from the late 1800s to 2010, the collection mainly... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24619
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Timothy Leary and Joanna Harcourt-Smith were partners in a common law marriage. The Timothy Leary letters to Joanna Harcourt-Smith consist of correspondence sent by Leary to Harcourt-Smith while he was in Folsom prison. Dating from 1973 to 1976,... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 126
52 folders in 4 document size boxes + 1 typescript in 2 document size boxes
Photocopies of correspondence between Ted Shawn and Barton Mumaw, primarily during the years 1942-1945, when Mumaw was in military service.
Grandjany, Marcel, 1891-1975
Music Division | JPB 93-107
10 items
Testimonial letters (ALS) from Ch. M. Widor, H. Renié, Camille Chevillard (1922 Oct. 3), Albert Wolff, Jacques Pillois, and Gabriel Pierné (1926 May 21). Other papers include 2 brochures (1 of which incorporates excerpts from these letters in... more
Barnes, Harold
Music Division | JPB 95-4
0.94 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Harold Barnes was a record collector. Walter Schmucker was a collector.
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947
Music Division | JPB 97-45
13 items
Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. Includes letters informing... more
Tooley, Howard, 1897-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3006
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection dates from 1932 to 1953 and contains correspondence and account books of Howard Tooley. Material in the collection concerns Tooley's planning of programs for theatres, conventions, clubs, schools, and chautauqua, through Howard... more
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 87
1 document box 29 items in 9 folders
Eleanor King (1906-1991) writes to her longtime friend about her travels and professional activities.
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
Watson, Lucile, 1879-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3238
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Lucile Watson papers contain correspondence, radio and television scripts, and writings of the actress, dating from 1909 to 1954. Correspondence in the collection includes letters to Watson as well as letters from Arthur Wing Pinero to Louis... more
Edmunds, John, 1913-1986
Music Division | JPB 96-24
.5 cu. ft.
More than 350 letters between John Edmunds and many important compossers and other musicians of the day, with the bulk of the letters dated 1960. A very few other papers include programs, minutes of organizations, and brochures. Besides Peter... more
Scholz, János
Music Division | JOB 94-5
1 item
Asks for a catalogue from Wittenborn and Co.; has heard a recently finished organ in a private home.
Iturbi, José, 1895-1980
Music Division | JOB 94-9
1 item
Jose Iturbi was a Spanish pianist and conductor. TL with emendations in pencil. "Night letter via Western Union." Concerns Iturbi's requirements for orchestra and rehearsals during his second concert tour in Mexico. On verso stationery printed:... more
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