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- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 41
- Manuscripts and Archives 4
- Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections 4
- Gilmore Music Library 1
- Crawford, Jack Randall, 1878- 3
- Fontanne, Lynn, 1887-1983 3
- Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 3
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 3
- Albee, Edward, 1928-2016 2
- Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 2
- Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 2
- Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 2
- Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974 2
- Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 2
- Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986 2
- Garrick, David, 1717-1779 2
- Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 2
- Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003 2
- Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 2
- Levy, Edward G., 1898-1990 2
- Lunt, Alfred, 1892-1977 2
- Marshall, Armina 2
- Page, Geraldine 2
- Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 2 ∧ less
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Call Number: GEN MSS 215
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include Harley Granville-Barker, William Poel, and Kate Santley. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 611
Overview: The Eve Arnold Papers contains her photographs, contact sheets, negatives, slides, transparencies, diaries, film production files, correspondence, writings by and about Arnold, printed materials, and ephemera that document her career as a member of the Magnum Photos cooperative. In addition, the collection contains audiovisual materials including motion picture film, videocassettes, sound recordings, and computer media.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 759
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Spencer Berger, stemming from his avocational interest in film, theater, and music, and from his particular research and collecting activities focused on actors John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, and Ethel Barrymore and musicians Ted Lewis and Leopold Stokowski. Material includes correspondence; photographs, including movie stills and autographed photographs of John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, and others; playbills,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 749
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, including letters from Kay Boyle, Donald Gallup, Robert Haas, Marcel Marceau and the artist Henry Miller; photographs; clippings; printed material; sound recordings; and manuscripts relating to the production of Nancy Cole's one-woman show, Gertrude Stein's Gertrude Stein, and other projects, including One of Each.
Call Number: DRA 10
Overview: Photographic prints and clippings relating to English and American Drama as collected by Jack Randall Crawford, the staff of the Drama Library, and others.
Call Number: MS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of playbills and programs, photographs in a variety of formats, engravings, posters, clippings, and other printed material which document the performing arts in the United States and throughout the world from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. Material relating to dramatic performance forms the nucleus of the collection, but dance, opera, motion picture, circus, radio, and television performances are also represented.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Call Number: GEN MSS 1520
Content Description: The R. G. Davis papers relating to Dario Fo contain correspondence, writings, printed material, contracts, programs, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document Davis’s productions of plays by Fo, including The Accidental Death of an Anarchist, We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, and Female Parts, in 1979 and through the early 1980s.
Dates: 1950-2017 (bulk 1979-1986)
Call Number: DRA 5
Overview: The collection consists of plates, scrapbooks, and dress pattern catalogs, depicting European and American fashion, costume, and national dress primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 847
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence with and topical and production files relating to plays of Edward Albee, Kenward Elmslie, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, James Purdy, Tennessee Williams, and others. Also included are scripts of works submitted to her for her review and/or plays and screenplays in which she acted including plays by Martin Crowley, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Tennessee Williams; stage and film production stills and candid and portrait photographs; and printed invitations to...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 621
Overview: The collection contains material relating to Ireland's research and writings on American theater and personal papers. Forty-nine volumes in the collection contain clippings, printed ephemera, such as playbills, autograph manuscript material, letters, and other material, as well as lists of theatrical performances and lists and profiles of stage performers. The collection features drafts, proofs, and an extra-illustrated version of Ireland's major publication, Records of the New York Stage from...
Call Number: JWJ MSS 2
Overview: The Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker Collection consists of letters, biographical materials, clippings, and photographs collected by Mr. Janes documenting Josephine Baker's life, principally after 1943.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 789
Overview: The Michael Kahn papers contains correspondence, business and production files, scripts, notes, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual media documenting Michael Kahn's career as a theater and opera director, theater administrator, and teacher of theatrical arts. Kahn's administrative and directorial work at the American Shakespeare Theatre, the McCarter Theatre, the Shakespeare Theatre, and the Juilliard School are particularly well documented.
Dates: 1927-2019, bulk 1960-2019
Call Number: YCAL MSS 814
Overview: The papers contain personal and business correspondence, writings, personal papers, and financial records documenting the life and work of the American actress and author Mary Kennedy. Correspondents include her husband American composer Deems Taylor, authors Laura Bene?t, Pearl S. Buck, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, composer Samuel Barber, fashion designer Valentina, and colleagues from the theater world including Katharine Cornell, Lynn Fontanne, Margalo Gillmore, Helen Hayes, Clare Kummer,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 766
Overview: The Isabel Leighton Papers contain writings, correspondence, personal papers, audiovisual material, photographs, and printed material that document her career as an actress, playwright, journalist, screenwriter, and civic activist, promoting public measures to improve mental health. Writings include typescript drafts, many with minor revisions, for works including "The Sapphire Ring," "Katja," and "Mercenary Mary." Correspondence, while not extensive, includes files on theatrical projects such...
Dates: 1890-1984, bulk 1922-1984
Call Number: OSB MSS 135
Overview: Collection of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, and autographed notes and letters by British notables, mostly from the nineteenth century. The collection is particularly strong in members of the British royal family; members of the nobility and gentry; politicians; churchmen, including missionaries and members of the Anglican hierarchy; and artists, actors, authors and journalists.
Call Number: OSB MSS 137
Overview: Consists of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, autographed photographs and printed cards and slips, and autograph notes and letters.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 706
Overview: The Elizabeth Hacker Valentine Louden Papers consist of diaries, photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, clippings, playbills, a portrait painting of Louden, and other printed material, regarding the personal and professional life of American actress Elizabeth Hacker Valentine Louden.
Dates: 1836-1967, bulk 1887-1967
Call Number: YCAL MSS 139
Overview: Two scrapbooks, with loose pages and items, containing clippings, original photographic prints (by Lynes and others, including PAJAMA and Brassai), postcards, and reproductions of artworks. These volumes document Lynes's focus on photographic design elements and his developing aesthetic in his early years. Among the subjects represented are: Royal families; athletes; popular musical and film performers (with numerous images of Johnny Weismuller and Marlene Dietrich); nude models; Pavel...
Dates: circa 1900-1955
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1211
Scope and Contents: The Maureen Stapleton Papers, which span from 1935 to 2006, contain extensive correspondence with actors, directors and authors including Elizabeth Taylor and Tennessee Williams. Also contains printed material, photographs of Stapleton and other actors, annotated scripts, and other papers by or relating to Maureen Stapleton's life and work.