Found 65 collections related to Manuscripts

Riding, Laura, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Friedman, Bruce Jay, 1930-2020
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Friedman 1953
49 manuscript boxes
The collection heading provides a starting date of 1953, which represents the earliest document located in the archive. The collection documents Friedman's later plays, novels, short stories and is particularly strong in his later works of... more
Skipper, William
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 185
17 linear feet (38 boxes)
William "Billy" Skipper was a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. Skipper danced with all the greats of Broadway in the 1940s and 1950s. He choreographed for musical theater throughout the United States. Skipper produced two films, one about the... more
Kallen, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-026
21.44 linear feet (45 boxes)
Lucille Kallen was a published author as well as a prolific writer for radio, television, and stage. In the 1950s, she was the only female writer on the staff of Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows . Today she is best known... more
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 136
19 linear feet
Papers documenting the professional life of dancer, teacher, and choreographer Hanya Holm. Bulk dates, 1931-1980, cover her teaching at the New York Wigman School of the Dance, the Hanya Holm Studio, and Colorado College and her choreography for... more
Michel, Artur
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 181
8.36 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Artur Michel Papers primarily document the professional concerns of the German-born dance critic and scholar, who immigrated to the United States after the Nazi rise to power. Michel settled in New York, where he became a reviewer for the... more
Comden, Betty
Music Division | JPB 03-22
2 linear feet. linear feet (8 boxes)
Betty Comden, lyricist and part of the creative team of Comden and Green, wrote lyrics for many Broadway shows from 1940 until 1990. The collections consists of vocal scores, parts and sketches for musicals of which Comden and Green were part of... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1233
2.56 linear feet (1 reel, 6 boxes)
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. Correspondence and manuscripts of McKay's works, both published and unpublished, including "Banjo," "Banana Bottom," "Harlem Glory," and "Romance in Marseilles." Included are letters with Max Eastman, from Louise... more
Shurr, Gertrude
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 76
11.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
The professional papers of modern dance performer, teacher, and writer Gertrude Shurr.
Koner, Pauline
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 138
28.5 linear feet (48 boxes)
Pauline Koner, one of America’s foremost modern dance choreographers and performers, trained with Michel Fokine, Michio Ito and Yeichi Nimura. She created works for stage shows at New York City's Roxy Theater, for ice shows, and for television... more
Stone, Robert, 1937-2015
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2894
23.39 linear feet (57 boxes); 10.77 mb (455 computer files)
Robert Stone was an award-winning American novelist and screen writer. His works include A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, more
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1854 to 1892 with some material still undated. Strengths of the collection include nearly 30 poems or poem fragments and Whitman's autograph revision of the "Analysis of Poems" by Dr. R. Bucke.... more
Donaldson, Stephen, 1946-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 824
The Stephen Donaldson Papers document the varied career and tumultuous personal history of the writer and activist. The date span of the papers is 1965-1998. They include manuscripts, typescripts, and publication tearsheets of Donaldson's... more
Terry, Wallace, 1938-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 921
41.2 linear feet (109 boxes); 16.31 mb (3 computer files)
Wallace Terry, Jr. (1938-2003) was an African-American journalist, author, documentarian, oral historian, and educator best known for his reporting on the experiences of black soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Wallace Terry papers consists of files... more
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1234
1 linear foot; 2 microfilm reels
Prominent author. Wright wrote several novels, short stories, and essays dealing with the oppression of black people in the United States and their struggle for freedom. Corrected manuscripts of Wright's works NATIVE SON, THE LONG DREAM, SAVAGE... more
Levy, Richard John -- collector
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4809
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet Collection contains letters and documents signed by prominent political figures, military leaders, authors and scientists. The date span of the collection is from 1766-1935. Notable individuals include... more
Fax, Elton C.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 40
Writings consisting of manuscripts for his book, GARVEY: THE STORY OF A PIONEER BLACK NATIONALIST; miscellaneous typescript essays and printed articles, 1946-1974; numerous examples of Fax's art such as magazine illustrations and book jackets,... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-966
Papers covering Smythe's professional career centering upon research, writing, and university teaching in the fields of sociology and anthropology, with special emphasis on East Asian and African studies. Correspondence including that written... more
Gordon, Edmund W.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 316
36.69 linear feet (86 boxes, 1 volume); 3.2 kb (1 computer files)
Edmund W. Gordon (born 1921) is an African-American psychologist and an expert in child development who has worked throughout his career on the issues and challenges of underprivileged and minority students in American education. The Edmund W.... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-003
12.4 linear feet (29 boxes, 1 volume)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935) was an American playwright, poet and professor of playwriting. The Langdon Mitchell papers consist of drafts of Mitchell's plays, journals and diaries and notes and texts for his lectures.
Bang, Herman, 1857-1912
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-004
1 manuscript (14 leaves), 28 cm; 1 manuscript (14 leaves), 28 cm
Herman Bang, author. Biographical manuscript, undated, in Danish, on stage actress Betty Nansen (1873-1943) of Copenhagen.
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 121
.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Chiefly comprised of two notebooks (ms., ink). The first is entitled "Lecture on radium" by Loie Fuller (59 leaves); also includes a draft letter to a friend (20 p. at end of vol.), signed and dated Jan. 24, 1911, including mention of the success... more
Lampkin, Lucy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 208
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Lucy Phelps Lampkin Papers contains newspaper articles, programs, letters, journals, photographs and a scrapbook relating to her career as a teacher in Athens, Georgia, where she directed the Lucy Lampkin School of the Dance and Related Arts,... more
Kardoss, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-041
.21 linear feet (1 box)
During the 1950s and 1960s, John Kardoss, an author and journalist affiliated with The Sun of Sydney, Australia, wrote about world theater. The John Kardoss papers consist primarily of his undated manuscript draft of A Short History of Korean... more
Wolfe, Katharine
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 188
7.71 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Katharine Wolfe Papers primarily document the work of the Seattle Public Schools dance teacher and administrator on an unpublished dance history book, The Concert Dance, begun during the summer of 1942 and completed... more
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Koch [Text]
112.98 linear feet (269 boxes)
Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. The Kenneth Koch papers document the personal and professional activities of the writer, Kenneth Koch. Holograph and typescript drafts... more
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 207
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
La Meri was a dancer of ethnic dances, a teacher of ethnic dance and a writer of poetry. She taught Mexican and Spanish and East Indean dance. She established small companies that both toured and performed at festivals. La Meri's school during the... more
Starr, S. Frederick
Music Division | JPB 06-61
15 linear feet (30 boxes)
The S. Frederick Starr Papers are the materials for the S. Frederick Starr book Bamboula! The Life and Times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (Oxford University Press, 1995) and include chapters of the book, photographs of... more
Smith, Joe, 1884-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-015
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were partners in one of vaudeville’s most famous and successful comedy acts, later translating many of their most popular sketches to other media, including radio, motion pictures and television. The Smith and Dale... more
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