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Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1987-012
134.5 linear feet (153 boxes, 24 set models, 24 items)
Boris Aronson was primarily a set designer, remowned for his work in American theatre. He is best known for his work on The Diary of Anne Frank (1955), Bus Stop (1957), more
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1976-007
4.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Donald Oenslager Collection of Edward Gordon Craig is an artificial collection containing correspondence and artwork created by the noted theatrical designer and graphic artist, Edward Gordon Craig. Although born and raised in England, Craig... more
Bay, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1986-007
53 linear feet (43 flat boxes)
Howard Bay, set and lighting designer, theater architect, teacher and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Howard Bay.
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.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of personal papers, personal and professional correspondence, production materials, office and financial files, writings, professional appearance... more
Roth, Wolfgang, 1910-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-013
9.29 linear feet (30 boxes)
Wolfgang Roth (1910-1988) was a set designer, costume designer, and artist. Roth began his career in Germany in the 1920s, and immigrated to the United States in 1938. He designed for Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, operas, and... more
Leve, Sam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-097
6 linear feet (11 boxes, 13 oversized folders, 5 tubes)
Samuel Leve (1910-1999) was a New York-based scenic designer. The Samuel Leve design files date from the 1930s to 1994 and contain designs, photographs and slides, scenic and rigging plots, course materials, correspondence, clippings, programs,... more
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-011
1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.; 1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of 26 original set design drawings by Jo Mielziner. Seventeen are for a 1965 revival of DANTON'S DEATH translated and directed by Herbert Blau and performed by the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center at... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-055
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original set design, ink and brown wash on board, for the play Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Partington, J. A. (John Allan), 1890-1944
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-006
2 linear feet
J. A. Partington was a producer, inventor and stage manager. Born on the Isle of Man in 1890, he and his family migrated to California when he was five. Partington produced stage shows which were performed before featured films at the Granada and... more
Jenkins, George, 1908-2007
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1976-002
76.5 linear feet (79 boxes)
George Jenkins was a set designer, lighting designer and architect. He designed for both theater and film. His most famous theatrical designs are Sly Fox (1976), Wait Until Dark (1966), 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.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-004
1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.; 1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of thirteen blueprints by Jo Mielziner for the original Broadway production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Also includes one photograph of the final scene.
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
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-040
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one set design, pen and ink with watercolor on board, with artist's signature and date, for an unidentified production.
Knorr, Arthur, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-001
60 linear feet (125 boxes)
The majority of the Knorr papers is comprised of set designs and production materials. The collection illustrates Knorr’s multiple talents and his unifying role as a producer. The designs and plans include Knorr’s early work for the Capitol and... 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
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
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-005
10.68 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Radio City Music Hall Collection of the Designs of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck contain color set designs, including renderings, elevations and details, of productions primarily from the Radio City Music Hall as well as other... more
Fox, Frederick B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-027
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Frederick Fox (1910-1991) was a scenic designer for theater, opera, and television. The Frederick Fox design files date from 1880 to 1959 and consist of designs, scale drawings, paint elevations, blueprints, photographs, and slides that document... more
Kook, Edward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-013
4.9 linear feet (11 boxes, 2 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 4 tubes)
Edward Kook (circa 1903-1990) was an American theatrical lighting specialist and co-founder of Century Lighting Company. The collection dates from 1918 to 1987 and contains designs, photographs, artwork, posters, and professional files.
Foy, Kenneth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-019
19.47 linear feet (50 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 10 tubes); 229.5 gb (9,789 computer files)
The Kenneth Foy papers date from 1947 to 2014 (bulk dates 1990-2008) and consist of design files, drawings and sketches, paintings, photographs, and research files spanning the career of scenic designer, Kenneth Foy. The materials pertain... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... 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
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Jo Mielziner.
Watson, Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-028
25.99 linear feet (39 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 40 tubes)
The Lee Watson papers date from 1941 to 1989 and document his career as a lighting educator and designer for theater, opera, and other live events. The collection holds lighting and scenic designs, photographs, slides, and production files that... more
Ayers, Lemuel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-040
1 box (21 drawings) : col ; 53 x 86 cm. or smaller. 50 x 92 cm. or smaller, 33 blueprints (50 x 92 cm. or smaller). 15 technical drawings : pencil and ink ; 43 x 59 cm. or smaller
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers (1915-1955) 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... 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
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