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Chase, Ilka, 1905-1978
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-002
13 linear feet (20 boxes, 20 scrapbooks)
The Ilka Chase Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scripts, scrapbooks and other material related to the career of Ilka Chase. There is also considerable material related to the career of her mother, Edna Woolman... 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
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
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... 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
Stage Women's War Relief
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2856
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... 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.
Fischer, Alice, 1869-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1004
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Alice Fischer (1869-1947) was an American actress. Collection contains correspondence, telegrams, clippings, and other papers relating to Fischer's career and that of her husband, William Harcourt King. Also, letters, four pocket diaries and other... more
Mudd, Aloysius I. (Aloysius Ignatius), 1844-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-001
The Mudd Collection consists of correspondence, writings, reviews, clippings, programs, theatrical portraits and one scrapbook documenting all forms of performance and popular entertainment in Washington, D.C.
Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1241
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. Collection consists of papers reflecting Greet's career in the theater. Includes correspondence, 1881-1936, concerning his American productions of Shakespeare's plays; notes on... more
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.
Boucicault family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 346
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) was one of the most popular playwrights of his day. Although born in Ireland, he spent many years in the U.S. (from 1853 to 1869 and from 1870 to 1890). He also was a well-known actor and theatrical manager and a key... more
Russell, Annie, 1869-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2646
Collection consists of letters to the noted American actress, 1874-1940, from theatrical and literary figures, family and friends, as well as writings and personal papers.
Pearl, Jack
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-001
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Jack Pearl Papers consist of correspondence, contracts, scripts, programs and photographs and are primarily of his professional life and career.
Barton, James, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-028
15.75 linear feet (47 boxes)
James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film and television. The James Barton papers document the career and personal life of James Barton through production files, scripts, sheet music,... more
Jones, George, d. 1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1589
.3 linear feet (1 box)
George Jones (d. 1878), an American actor and lecturer, was known as "Count Joannes.". Collection consists of Jones's correspondence with family members and others. Topics include his career as lecturer and orator, business matters and lawsuits.
A'Becket family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-002
The A'Becket Family Diaries and Prompt Books include handwritten memoirs and daily notations regarding the life and career of Thomas A'Becket, Sr. from 1844 to 1890. The diaries show the extent of A'Becket's theatrical activities. The diaries of... more
Langtry, Lillie, 1853-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18078
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lillie Langtry (1853-1929), an English actress, organized her own company and toured in Europe and the U.S. Collection consists of letters from Lillie Langtry to Clement Scott, drama critic, from London, Paris, the provinces of France, and... more
Malone, John, -1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1852
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
John Malone (d. 1906) was an American actor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings and legal and family papers. Includes letters of theatrical people, mostly American, collected by Malone, together with some of Malone's personal... more
Howson, John J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1448
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Two pocket diaries kept by John J. Howson, actor and musician, of New York. Diaries document his work in New York, and while on tour in San Francisco, Sacramento, Virginia City, Reno, and elsewhere. Diaries contain notes on rehearsals, plays,... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... more
Lytton, L. Rogers, 1867-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1823
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Legare Rogers Lytton (1867-1924) was an actor, director and architect of New York City. His real name was Oscar Legare Rogers. Collection consists of Lytton's diaries and notebooks containing architectural notes and drawings. Other topics include... 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
Whiteside, Walker, 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3315
1 box
Actor. Chiefly letters to Whiteside from other theatrical figures and admirers relating to his Shakespearian and other roles in New York and on tour. Also the original manuscript of his play, We Are King.
Smyth, Clifford, 1866-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2798
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Clifford Smyth was a literary critic and editor of the New York Times Book Review. The nature of Smyth's relationship to American actress, dramatist, and poet Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie is unknown. Smyth's papers consist of letters from... 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
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-020
The collection contains correspondence, speeches, accounts, clippings, scripts and other papers reflecting the personal and professional life of Francis Wilson. Wilson carried on an active correspondence with many contemporaries prominent in the... 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.