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Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-008
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Bronson Howard Papers consist primarily of correspondence, but also include financial and legal documents. Bronson Howard corresponded with a wide circle of family, friends and professional associates. The family correspondence documents Mr.... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28410
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
The Schindler papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pencil drawings, programmes, production schedules, and other material related to the career of Ewald Schindler. The collection includes extensive correspondence... more
Ward, Fannie, d. 1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-033
1 linear foot (6 volumes)
American actress on stage and film, Fannie Ward was probably most famous for her apparently successful efforts to appear forever young. Born circa 1868, she made her stage debut in 1890, was in Hollywood films 1915-1919, and called the perennial... more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-016
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George... more
Schnitzer, Robert C.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-028
19.25 linear feet (43 boxes)
The papers document the careers of Robert C. Schnitzer and Marcella Cisney, actors, producers, administrators, and educators. The American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA), The University of Michigan, The Theatre Guild American Repertory... more
Bayfield, St. Clair, 1875-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-004
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 6 scrapbooks)
St. Clair Bayfield (John St. Clair Roberts), a character actor known for his many Shakespearean roles, was born August 2, 1875 in Cheltenham, England. After Mr. Bayfield died on May 19, 1967, his widow, Kathleen Bayfield, helped to establish an... more
Held, Anna, 1877?-1918
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-010
The Anna Held Museum Papers consist of correspondence, photographs and manuscripts, which document the careers and personal lives of Anna Held, Florenz Ziegfeld, Billie Burke and Liane Carrera. Drafts of Anna Held's biography are among the papers.
Reinold, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-070
(1 portfolio)
Bernard Adolph Reinold (1860-1940) was an actor and a soldier, a member of several theatrical social organizations, and an administrator of the Actors' Fund of America. The career of Bernard A. Reinhold, whose stage name was Adolph Bernard,... more
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-251
9 v, 28 cm; 9 v, 28 cm
Thompson, Hallett
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-004
(1 portfolio)
Hallett Thompson (1871?-1938) was an actor and playwright, active from the late nineteenth century until well into the twentieth. While based in his hometown of Gloucester, Mass., during 1898-1900, Thompson was touring the Eastern United States... 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
Hazelton, George Cochrane, 1868-1921
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-003
19 linear feet (36 boxes; 14 scrapbooks)
The George Cochrane Hazelton Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, ledgers, promptbooks, scripts, photographs, clippings and programs from 1848-1941, documenting Hazelton's private and professional life. After his death, his wife, as... more
Milliken, J. F., (James Foster), 1847-1917
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-010
J. F. Milliken was an agent for vaudeville entertainers. His papers contain letters documenting vaudeville in the late 1800s.
Abarbanell, Lina, 1880-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1963-001
.8 linear feet
The Lina Abarbanell Papers consist of production files, correspondence, manuscripts and outlines of plays and other writings of her husband, Edward Goldbeck and her daughter, Eva. The papers span the years 1886 to 1963. However, the materials are... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-001
24 letters (52 leaves, in 1 portfolio)
Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George... more
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-050
The papers of Walter Abel consist primarily of correspondence, contracts, speeches, and clippings documenting his work as an actor. The professional correspondence is not extensive: the bulk is single letters received from a wide variety of... more
Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-001
Ward Morehouse, journalist and playwright. The papers include correspondence, interviews, writings articles and ephemera documenting his career in the theater world.
Walsh, Townsend
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-045
6 items, 36 x 51 cm and smaller; 6 items, 36 x 51 cm and smaller
Townsend Walsh (1872-1941), American theater press agent, business manager, drama critic, playwright and actor, was a collector of theatrical and circus memorabilia. Consists of two pencil portraits of Townsend Walsh; one portrait in watercolor... more
Dean, Tunis F., b. 1870
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1939-002
1.75 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, account books, clippings, scrapbooks and other papers documenting the career of theatrical manager and press agent, Tunis Dean, who had a long association with both the David Belasco organization... more
Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-004
2.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Child actress, best known for playing the title roles in the original LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1888-1889) and THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, Elsie Leslie returned to the stage as a young adult to star in THE RIVALS (1898) and other plays. Born Elsie... more
Darling family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-005
The papers give a brief and sporadic look at the careers of Edward and Alfred Darling.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-019
5 letters (1 portfolio)
Edwin Booth was an American actor-manager in New York and with touring companies. He maintained a long-term personal and professional relationship with Lawrence Barrett, also an actor-manager. The material consists of five letters from Edwin Booth... more
Hapgood, Elizabeth Reynolds
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-010
Renowned Russian translator and Soviet culture lecturer Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood (1894-1974) is best known as the English translator for Konstantin Stanislavsky, the actor, director, and dramatics coach for the Moscow Art Theatre. The collection... more
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-016
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Francis Wilson (1854-1935), actor and author, was a member of the legitimate comedy group at the Chestnut Street Theatre, 1887-1888, in Philadelphia, and became involved in comic opera as the leading actor of McCaull Opera Company, 1885-1889. He... more
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-015
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Francis Wilson (1854-1935), actor and author, was a member of the legitimate comedy group at the Chestnut Street Theatre, 1887-1888, in Philadelphia, and became involved in comic opera as the leading actor of McCaull Opera Company, 1885-1889. He... more
Fawcett, George, 1860-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-055
6.27 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 volume)
The collection dates from 1857 to 1939 and contains photographs, scrapbooks, programs, articles, correspondence, writings, and other materials pertaining to American actors George Fawcett and Percy Haswell Fawcett.
Markey, Enid, 1890-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-001
4.51 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Enid Markey (1890-1981) was an American actress in film, theater, and television. The Enid Markey papers date from 1895 to 1971 and contain correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, scripts, and articles.
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-014
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
Bell, Gaston, 1877-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-117
2.8 linear feet (1 box, 3 volumes)
Gaston Bell (1877-1963) was an American stage and film actor. The Gaston Bell papers date from 1886 to 1964 and contain scrapbooks and photographs.