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Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Campbell, Patton
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-037
20.75 linear feet (31 oversized boxes)
Patton Campbell studied design at Yale University under Donald Oenslager, then designed costumes for opera and the Broadway stage. His Yale projects and several opera productions are represented here.
Morrison, Paul, 1906-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1981-010
5.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
Paul Morrison (1906-1980), whose prolific theatrical career began in New York with the Theatre Guild and Group Theatre, designed sets, lighting and costumes for more than 60 Broadway productions, often working in multiple capacities. This... more
Morley, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-024
38 linear feet (70 boxes)
The Ruth Morley Papers document the career of Ruth Morley, costume designer for theater, opera, motion pictures and television. The materials date from 1940-1990 (bulk years 1925-2005) and include production materials such as costume plots and... more
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-026
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aline Bernstein (1882-1955), New York City designer for theater, opera and dance performances from 1920s to 1950s, began her career designing for productions at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and later on for Broadway, operas and dance productions.... more
Colt, Alvin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-020
3.75 linear feet (14 boxes)
Alvin Colt is an award-winning costume and scenic designer that has worked in film, television and theater. The collection consists mainly of costume designs for television productions from the 1970s and 1980s, but also includes scenic designs for... more
Bilinsky, Boris Konstantinovitch, 1900-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-045
.1 linear feet (10 slides in 1 portfolio)
Consists of ten slides with accompanying documentation: a detailed listing in English and an article about the fate of Bilinsky's designs by René Clémenti Bilinsky in French from CinemAction (no. 97, 2000). Slides consist of a set design for the... more
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-026
29 linear feet (42 boxes)
The Helen Hayes papers span the years 1817–1963 and consist of correspondence, the majority from friends and colleagues; speeches and writings, including drafts and handwritten index cards of speeches; clippings from her earliest days in theater... more
Boyt, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-024
2 lnear feet (4 boxes)
Designer, producer and writer, John Boyt (1921-1983) was born in Newark, New Jersey. From the 1940s to the early 1980s, Boyt designed costumes, sets, and occasionally lighting, for theater, dance, opera, television, and film. His credits include... more
Urban, Joseph, 1872-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1937-001
Designs used in the 1914 production of The Garden of Paradise based on The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson.
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-026
24 drawings in 1 portfolio
Richard Rychtarik, costume and set designer. Consists of 24 watercolor drawings, mostly costume designs, for a 1922 production of ANNE PEDERSDOTTER at The Play House in Cleveland, Ohio. Some of the drawings have notes in pencil on character, actor... more
Mann, Theodore
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-005
457.73 linear feet (754 boxes)
Documenting the history of the Off-Broadway theater company Circle in the Square and two of its founders, Paul Libin and Theodore Mann, this collection consists of material relating to Circle in the Square's produced works, development material... more
Burnside, R. H. (Robert Hubberthorne), 1873-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-002
34.4 linear feet (76 boxes)
Showman R.H. Burnside (1870-1952) was born in Glasgow to a theatrical family. His career began at London's Savoy Theatre in the 1880's where he worked backstage for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on its original productions of Gilbert and Sullivan... more
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2017-044
63.76 linear feet (165 boxes, 10 tubes)
Willa Kim was a Korean-American costume designer. She began working in film and theater in the 1940s. Early in her career, she worked as an assistant to set and costume designer Raoul Pène du Bois. This collection includes Willa Kim's sketches,... more
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
189.75 linear feet (396 boxes)
The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-001
85 linear feet (126 boxes)
Patricia Zipprodt won three Tony Awards throughout her long career as a costume designer (and was nominated for eleven). She is best remembered for her most famous productions: Fiddler on the Roof (1964), more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-020
32 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Ellis Rabb Papers document the life and career of actor, director, producer, and author Ellis Rabb and the repertory company he founded in 1960, the Association of Producing Artists (APA).
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-058
9 designs (in 1 box) : color ; 32 x 42 cm
Charles Le Maire, costume designer for theater and film, began his career in the 1920s designing for revues such as the Ziegfeld Follies. Consists of nine drawings in watercolor and pencil some with fabric swatches attached. Most are for women's... more
Ffolkes, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-027
4 boxes (ca. 110 drawings) : some col ; 59 x 39 cm. or smaller
Costume and set designer David Ffolkes (1912-1966) was born in West Hagley, England and designed costumes and sets for numerous theatre productions and films. He served in the Royal Artillery during World War II and was a prisoner of war in Siam... more
Armstrong, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-021
117 drawings (in 1 box) : color ; 28 cm. x 34 cm
John Armstrong, costume designer. Costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the female characters in the London Film Productions movie, Rembrandt, directed by Alexander Korda with Charles Laughton and Gertrude Lawrence. The film opened on... more
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-002
1 box (11 drawings) : col ; 40 x 30 cm
Ballet, theater and opera designer, and artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was born in Grodno, Russia and studied art in St. Petersburg and in Paris. Some of Bakst's best-known works were for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He died at his home in... more
Ayers, Lemuel, 1915-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-022
2 boxes (18 paintings) : col ; 60 x 88 cm
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including HIGH BUTTON SHOES and OKLAHOMA! He was born in New York City and received a degree in... more
Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-047
2 boxes (92 drawings) : col ; 65 x 85 cm. or smaller
Architect, stage designer, and writer Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) worked as an architect in Rochester, New York City, and Buffalo, before moving to New York City in 1923, where he worked primarily as stage designer. Bragdon designed for... more
Sobotka, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-005
2 boxes (ca. 71 drawings) : col ; 50 x 38 cm. or smaller
Designer, dancer and actress, Ruth A. Sobotka, was born in Vienna in 1925. She emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 14. Sobotka attended the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Institute of Technology. She also studied... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-211
1 box (29 drawings) : some col ; 55 x 37 cm. or smaller
Original costume designs (mostly color); 5 are signed by Vincente Minnelli, 1 by Homer Conant and 1 by Le Comte. Two of the Vincente Minnelli designs are for Earl Carroll vanities (1931); a number of the other unsigned designs are also possibly... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-056
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 boxes) : approximately 101 drawingsapproximately 101 drawings ; 39 x 50 cm. or smaller.39 x 50 cm. or smaller.
Alice Lewisohn Crowley was born in New York City in 1883, a daughter of Leonard Lewisohn. With her sister Irene Lewisohn, she established the Neighborhood Playhouse on Grand Street in 1915, a theater and teaching facility for dance and drama. By... more
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1997-040
17 drawings (in 1 box) : color ; 35 x 50 cm
Costume designer for theater and film, Le Maire was the executive director of wardrobe at 20th Century Fox Studios from 1943-1960. He was known for the glitter and extravagance of his costumes and won three Oscars for his movie designs. The... more
Rumbold, Hugo
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-023
36 drawings (1 box); : color ; 28 x 32 cm
Hugo Rumbold, Percy Anderson and Viola Tree, costume designers. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil, unsigned, were for the production of The Tempest which opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London on January 28, 1921 with Henry Ainley,... more
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