Found 7 collections related to Women singers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-053
14 linear feet (18 boxes)
Vivian Blaine was a singer in concerts and nightclubs and an actress in film, television and theater from the late 1930s through the mid 1980s. She is best remembered for having originated the role of Miss Adelaide in Guys and... more
Dragonette, Jessica, 1900-1980
Music Division | JPB 13-02
5.61 linear feet (17 boxes)
Jessica Dragonette (c. 1905-1980) was a soprano who achieved popularity through her twenty two year career performing on radio and for her efforts to support troops during World War II. The Jessica Dragonette papers document Dragonette's long and... more
Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-056
4.67 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Edward Fielding (1875-1945) was an actor in theater and film. Fielding's wife, Elizabeth Sherman Clark (1883-1959) was an opera singer. The Edward Fielding and Elizabeth Sherman Clark papers date from 1876 to 1975 and document their careers... more
Roley, Ida
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 723
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ida Roley was a coloratura soprano and actress whose performances include a role in the 1923 edition of Jimmie Cooper's Revue, a burlesque show comprised of approximately seventy cast members, both African American and white. The white owner,... more
Baker, Belle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-062
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Belle Baker (circa 1893-1957) was an American actress and singer. Her niece, Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009), was an actress. The Belle Baker and Marilyn Cooper collection (1912-1970) contains photographs, scores, clippings, sound recordings, and other... more
Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-009
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Flagstad-Cornell project files date from 1936 to 1985 and document Nancy Hamilton's project to preserve a collaboration between opera singer Kirsten Flagstad and actress Katharine Cornell.
Jarboro, Caterina
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 208
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
Caterina Jarboro (1898-1986) was the first Black female opera singer to perform with a major company. The Caterina Jarboro papers consist of letters, programs, news clippings, and other items relating to Jarboro's career.