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Actors -- United States -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Nancy Cole Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1947-1986

Collection of materials relating to Liberace

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1528
Overview: Contains photographs, printed material, scripts, posters, phonograph records, and ephemera relating to Liberace.
Dates: circa 1940s-1990s

Mary Kennedy papers

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1894-1988

Isabel Leighton papers

 Collection
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

Richard Pryor collection

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 179
Scope and Contents: The collection contains film scripts, promotional photographs taken on film sets, press kits, and a storyboard relating to the acting career of Richard Pryor. The collection spans 1971 to 1991.
Dates: 1971-1991

Jason Robards papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1393
Overview: This collection consists of papers documenting the life and work or American actor Jason Robards. Scripts, many of which are annotated, document many of Robard's roles on stage, film, and television. Playscripts contain several by Eugene O'Neill, including Hughie, Ah, Wilderness!, and A Moon for the Misbegotten. Correspondence consists of letters and other papers relating to a variety of...
Dates: 1856-2002, bulk 1908-2002

Goldie Russler and Abraham Burstein papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1117
Overview: The Goldie Russler and Abraham Burstein Papers consist of personal and professional records of American Yiddish theater actress Goldie Russler (1904-1997) and her husband Abraham Burstein (1900-1992) from circa 1900-1992.
Dates: 1900-1992

Bert Stimmel papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 733
Overview: The collection contains research material, writings, printed material, photographs and audiovisual material, including sound and video recordings, scrapbooks, and other personal papers documenting the life and professional career of American-born performer and artistic director Bert Stimmel. Stimmel spent the bulk of his professional life in the U.S., from the late 1950s to early 1970s, and in Lebanon, from 1972 onward, and the collection features material accumulated around his professional...
Dates: 1785-2005, bulk 1950-2005