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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
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Motley, pseud
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-003
2 boxes (93 drawings)
Motley is the corporate name of sisters Margaret Harris (1904-2000) and Sophie Harris (1900-1966), and Elizabeth Montgomery Wilmot (1902-1993), who designed sets and costumes for theatre, opera, ballet and motion pictures from 1932 to 1976 in... 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
Cashin, Bonnie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1966-003
13 boxes (ca. 211 drawings); 20 photographs
Bonnie Cashin was born on Sept. 28, 1908 (published dates vary) in Fresno, California. While still a teenager, she received her first professional assignment for the producers of the Fanchon and Marco dance troupe. Moving with the troupe to New... 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.
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
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-022
5.81 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 12 tubes)
Desmond Heeley (1931-2016) was a British-born costume and set designer for theater, ballet, and opera who worked internationally. Through original sketches, prints, production bibles, reference files, photographs, and correspondence, the Desmond... more
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