Found 7 collections related to African Americans in the performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York

Holt, Stella
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 226
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Stella Holt was the director and producer of the Greenwich Mews Theatre, an Off Broadway theater in New York, New York. A friend of Langston Hughes, she was one of the first producers to use integrated casts. Prior to her career in theater, Holt... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Van Scott, Glory
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 707
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Glory Van Scott collection is comprised primarily of programs of performances that Van Scott either produced, directed, or wrote (including those dedicated to Katherine Dunham) at various venues in New York City. There are also a few reviews... more
Haynes, Hilda, 1912-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 626
2.79 linear feet (8 boxes)
Hilda Haynes (1912-1986) was a stage, screen, and television actress whose career spanned almost forty years. The Hilda Haynes papers consist of biographical material, speeches and other writings, scripts and reviews, and scrapbooks.
Marshall, Charles L.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 148
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
African-American impresario and director of the Manhattan Concert Bureau, previously called the Manhattan Artist Bureau, a management firm for Black performers in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence, financial records, miscellaneous writings and... more
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Photo Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.) Collection
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes/517 items). 12 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 35 x 26 cm. and smaller. 8 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 35 cm. and smaller. 118 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 217 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 12 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 12 x 9 cm. and smaller. 5 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 9 x 12 cm. and smaller. 4 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 21 photographic prints : col ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 2 contact sheets : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 28 cm. and smaller. 81 contact sheets : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 and smaller. 32 negatives : b&w : ; 20 x 19 cm. or smaller. 4 slides : col ; 7 x 7 cm. 1 portrait drawing : pencil, b&w ; 16 x 11 cm
The Urban Arts Corps (UAC) Photograph Collection depicts the Corps' activities as well as documents aspects of the professional career of its founder/director, Vinnette Carroll. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Carroll,... more
Negro Ensemble Company
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Negro Ensemble Company Collection
919 items (3.0 linear feet, 3 boxes). 1 photographic print : silver gelatin, b&w ; 28 x 36 cm. 260 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 136 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 2 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 24 photographic prints : col ; 13 x 9 cm. and smaller. 10 photographic prints : col ; 9 x 13 cm. and smaller. 45 contact sheets : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 371 slides : col ; 7 x7 cm. 41 negatives : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm. 1 photomechanical print : halftone, b&w ; 32 x 28 cm
The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) Photograph Collection depicts some of the Company's activities from 1967 through 1992. The collection consists of production scenes; individual and group portraits of actors, playwrights, and other theatrical... more