Set designers -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Frank Poole Bevan Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 537
Overview: The Frank Poole Bevan Papers consist of theater costume designs, set designs, photographs, and other material documenting the work of Frank Poole Bevan. The papers provide evidence of Bevan's career as a designer and faculty member in the Yale School of Drama. The papers illuminate Bevan's creative life and are useful for studying the history of American costume design in the mid twentieth century.
Edward Gordon Craig collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 433
Scope and Contents: This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Edward Gordon Craig, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Series I, Hamill and Barker Purchase (1912-1958), contains letters from a variety of correspondents to Craig's friend Ewald Junge, who also collected Craig...
Donald Oenslager collection of Adolphe Appia
Call Number: GEN MSS 81
Overview: The papers contian correspondence, manuscripts, articles, and miscellaneous papers, documenting the life and career of Adolphe Appia. The papers were collected by Donald Oenslager, professor at the Yale School of Drama.
Dates: 1892-1971, bulk 1920-1926
Donald Oenslager collection of Edward Gordon Craig
Call Number: GEN MSS 424
Overview: Collection contains materials collected by Donald Oenslager documenting the life and career of Edward Gordon Craig, including correspondence, writings, artwork and materials related to theater design, photographs and subject files. Correspondence includes letters between Craig, Isadora Duncan and Paris Singer, letters between Oenslager and various individuals concerning his collection and interest in Craig, and third party letters. Writings include holographs, typescripts, clippings and reviews...
Donald Oenslager papers
Call Number: MS 1416
Overview: The papers include clippings, albums, photographs, glass slides, and set designs documenting the career of Donald Oenslager as educator and set designer.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Donald Oenslager papers
Vincent Peranio Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1346
Overview: The Vincent Peranio Papers consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, scripts, photographs, props, miniature set models, concept art, architectural plans, ephemera, computer media, one audiocassette, and other materials documenting the career of production designer and art director Vincent Peranio. Peranio had a close working relationship with American director John Waters, and included are materials related to the production of Waters movies such as ...
Rollo Peters Costume and Set Designs
Call Number: DRA 3
Overview: The materials in the collection document the varied theatrical and non-theatrical artistic activities of Rollo Peters from his youth until his later years.
Stephen O. Saxe set designs, costume designs, and papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1217
Overview: This collection consists of set and costume designs by Stephen O. Saxe, photographs of theatrical set designs and performances, photographs of the Saxe family, and other papers including printed materials, and writings. Also includes a set design by Robert Edmond Jones.
Austin Strong papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 619
Overview: The Austin Strong Papers contain correspondence, theater scripts, artwork, notebooks, diaries, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed material, and professional and personal papers. The papers primarily document Strong's professional work as a playwright, stage designer, theater producer, author, artist, and landscape architect. A small amount of material documents his work as a volunteer air raid warden in the 1940s.
Pavel Tchelitchew collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 318
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, writings, photographs and printed material that document the life and work of Russian-born painter and set designer Pavel Tchelitchew. Correspondence includes letters between Tchelitchew and Edith Sitwell. Writings include the memoir of Tchelitchew's sister Alexandra Zaousailloff.
Dates: 1907-1971, bulk 1928-1957
Theatre Guild archive
Call Number: YCAL MSS 436
Overview: The Theatre Guild Archive consists of a variety of materials that document the history of the Theatre Guild from its earliest productions in 1919 through theatre and film projects in the 1980s and 1990s. Material includes correspondence and subject files relating to individuals, organizations, productions, and projects with which the company was involved; administrative and financial records; scripts and records of stage, radio, television, and film projects; scrapbooks, press books and...
Dates: 1896-1996, bulk 1930-1965
James Tiroff notebooks and art works
Call Number: YCAL MSS 358
Overview: The James Tiroff notebooks and art works document Tiroff’s experiences touring Europe as an actor and designer with the avant-garde theatre company the Living Theatre between 1964 and 1966.
Walther Volbach Collection on Adolphe Appia
Call Number: GEN MSS 1014
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, newspaper and journal articles, photographs, and publications relating to Walther Volbach's research and writings on Adolphe Appia. Included are over sixty typescript essays, articles, and scenarios by Adolphe Appia, many bearing the stamp of the Fondation Adolphe Appia, Geneve. A typescript of Volbach's translation of many of these writings which was published as Adolphe Appia: Essays, Articles, and Scenarios in...