Vera Zorina papers


Vera Zorina papers

1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk)

Papers of ballet dancer, actress, choreographer and opera director Vera Zorina

73.4 linear feet (158 boxes)

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SNAC Resource ID: 6385367

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Westlake, Lionel. (person)

Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986 (person)

Producer/director Cheryl Crawford (1902-1986) was a founding member of the Group Theatre in 1931, and of the Actors Studio in 1947. Born in Akron, Ohio, Crawford became involved with the Theatre Guild in the 1920s, first as secretary, later as actress and stage manager, and ultimately as casting director. With Lee Strasberg she co-directed the Group Theatre's first production, THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, in 1931, and went on to direct and/or produce many plays in the decades ...

Standard, Samuel (person)

Roswell Symphony Orchestra. (corporateBody)

Ashead, Larry. (person)

Rodman, Clifford (person)

Gaddes, Richard (person)

Pile, Eleanor Jackson. (person)

Crutchley, Rosalie, 1921-1997 (person)

Schwartz, Paula (person)

James Fassett (person)

Nijinsky, ... (person)

United National Clothing Collection. (corporateBody)

Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) (corporateBody)

WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Radio station WNYC is the oldest municipally owned and operated non-commercial radio station in the United States. WNYC was credated in the early 1920's by the City government with the expectation that it would provide instruction, enlightenment, entertainment, and recreation to the residents of New York City. The station has played a unique and active role in the interaction between government and citizen, presenting a wide range of programming, with a special emphasis ...

Weatherly, Tom (person)

Kendall, Kay (person)

Bannan, Peter. (person)

Beck, Johanna (person)

Rothenberg, Marry. (corporateBody)

Basten, Fred E. (person)

Puma, Vincent E., Rev. Msgr. (person)

Olsen, Ralph H. (person)

Harvard Theatre Collection (corporateBody)

Tourtellot, Betty. (person)

Israel Orphan Asylum. (corporateBody)

Noon, David, 1946- (person)

Georgii Balanchivadze (person)

Gordon, Albert, 1918- (person)

Hodson, Millicent (person)

RKO Virginia Theatre (corporateBody)

Child Study Association of America (corporateBody)

CSAA promoted understanding of child development and better parent-child relationships by introducing and interpreting the findings of psychiatry, psychology, and sociology in a form that is useful for parents and others who work with children. From the description of Child Study Association of America records, supplement 2, [microform] 1890-1930, (bulk 1890-1900; 1920-1930). (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63285787 From the description of Child S...

Kostelanetz, Boris. (person)

Terry, David Alexander. (person)

Trigg, Louise. (person)

Moynihan, Elizabeth B., 1929–2023 (person)

Elizabeth Moynihan was an architectural historian and author, specializing in the study of Mughal gardens in India. In 1973, while living in India, Ms. Moynihan authored a survey of surviving Mughal gardens, which she published in 1979 titled "Paradise as a Garden in Persia and Moghul India." Ms. Moynihan served on the Indo-U.S. Sub-Commission on Education and Culture. During this tenure, she continued her research on Babur, the founder of the Moghul dynasty, locating and documenting four previo...

Hambro, Edvard, 1949- (person)

Glancy, Maida (person)

Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990 (person)

Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British author of popular children's literature and short stories, a poet, and wartime fighter ace. Dahl was born in Wales to affluent Norwegian immigrant parents, and spent most of his life in England. He served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. He became a fighter pilot and, subsequently, an intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works ...

Cohen, Sylvan M., 1914- (person)

Academy of Music (Philadelphia, Pa.) (corporateBody)

Morrie Ryskind (person)

McCarron, James. (person)

Roy, Klaus George (person)

Sonja, Queen, Consort of King Harald V, King of Norway. (person)

Harold H. Stern (person)

Peck, Edgar. (corporateBody)

Thomassen, Anton. (person)

John Francis Dearden (person)

Mother Rose Theresa (person)

Roland Muller. (person)

Gottlieb, Robert, 1931-.... (person)

Porter, Thea. (person)

Filharmonisk selskaps orkester (Oslo, Norway) (corporateBody)

Eyne, Peter. (person)

92nd Street Y (corporateBody)

Franck, Peggy Miller (person)

Jeannette Powell. (person)

Hestenes, Arne, 1920- (person)

British Actors' Equity Association (corporateBody)

Girard, Alexander (person)

Dockery, James E. (person)

Thompson, Paul F. L. M. (person)

Colorado College (corporateBody)

John Gruen. (person)

Bræin, Edvard Fliflet (person)

Kenneth Archer. (person)

Imperial Theatre (corporateBody)

Strauss, Richard (person)

Shurr, Louis. (person)

Lucas, Emile (person)

Dispeker, Thea. (person)

American Red Cross (corporateBody)

On December 2, 1905, Mrs. Tunis G. Bergen brought together a group of Brooklyn residents at the Barnard Club House on Remsen Street to form New York City's first borough-based Red Cross organization. With an initial membership roster of 300, the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Red Cross embarked on its first major campaign to aid victims of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, collecting over $100,000 and thousands of articles of clothing to contribute to the relief effort. From this point on, th...

Yiddish Theatrical Alliance (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

92nd Street Y (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Yorkville Neighborhood Club, Inc., established 1950; dissolved 1965, with assets and programs absorbed by Y as Senior Citizens Club; known after 1978 as Senior Adult Club. From the description of Senior adult programs records, 1950-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155528287 ...

Forest, Jim, 1941-2022 (person)

James H. "Jim" Forest was born on November 2, 1941. His parents were both atheist communists, and Forest converted to Catholicism as an adult. He discovered the work of Dorothy Day while serving in the Navy, and it inspired him to leave the Navy in 1961 as a conscientious objector, and become involved with Day's Catholic Worker community, working as managing editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper. It was also during this time that he became acquainted with Thomas Merton. Dorothy Day encouraged ...

Nashville symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Rousselot, Louis M. (person)

Theatre Library Association (corporateBody)

Fritchey, Polly. (person)

Lescher, Robert. (person)

Symphony Space (Firm) (corporateBody)

Vernon, William H. (William Henry) (person)

Trans world airlines (corporateBody)

Trans World Airlines, formerly Transcontinental & Western Air, was founded in 1930 by a merger of Pittsburgh Aviation Industries, Western Express, and T.A.T.- Maddox Airlines (founded in 1929 by Charles Lindbergh). Trans World Airlines began all-air coast to coast commercial service in 1930-1931 and was built into an aviation giant by Howard Hughes. TWA merged with American Airlines in 2001. From the description of Trans World Airlines records, 1929-1982 (bulk 1944-1970). (Univer...

Ansteensen, Einai. (person)

Bregstein, Sonya Mintz. (person)

Georg Richter. (person)

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982 (person)

Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Moynagh, Joan Marie (person)

Howland, Alice G. (person)

Bye, Erik (person)

Nordemalm, Richard. (person)

Ward, John M. (John Milton), 1917-2011 (person)

John Milton Ward is the Harvard University William Powell Professor of Music, Emeritus, and Honorary Curator of Dance and Music for the Theatre in the Harvard College Library. From the description of John Milton Ward research materials concerning the theatre, 1985. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612755147 From the guide to the John M. Ward research materials concerning the theatre, 1985., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Epi...

Shea, Nora. (person)

English Theatre Company of Norway Ltd. (corporateBody)

American kennel club (corporateBody)

Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-1991 (person)

British-born actress, director, and producer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westport, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1967 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864535 Eva Le Gallienne (1899-1991) was an actress, producer, director, translator, teacher and writer. From the description of Eva Le Gallienne, prop letters from Camille, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517244 From the guide to the Eva Le Gallienne, ...

Cumming, Richard (person)

DeSylva, Buddy G. (person)

Beacon Press (corporateBody)

The Beacon Press, a department of the Unitarian Universalist Association, traces its beginnings to 1854 when the American Unitarian Association raised $50,000 for a Book Fund Project. The AUA "issued an urgent call for liberal works that would meet the spiritual needs of the age." Until 1950, the strength of the Press was in history, biography, and a locus in religious thought and religious freedom. Melvin Arnold became the director of the Press in the late 1940s, and he transformed it into a wi...

Hiroko Onoyama. (person)

Manzano, Rancho. (person)

Balanchine, George (person)

Ballet dancer and ballet and theater choreographer; the major ballet figure in the twentieth century. From the description of Correspondence and contracts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533853 George Balanchine (1904-1983) was a Russian-American dancer and choreographer. In 1921 he graduated from the Theatre School in Petrograd. He left Russia in 1924, and the same year he was engaged by Serge Diaghilev as a choreographer for his company Ballet...

Danilova, Alexandra (person)

Koren, Gerd Wenche. (person)

Monday Evening Concerts of Los Angeles (corporateBody)

The Monday Evening Concerts, first known as Evenings on the Roof, began in 1939 under the direction of Peter Yates; concerts featured his wife Frances Mullen, among others, playing chamber music and other experimental works; Yates retired from the series, but the concerts continued under the direction of Lawrence Morton (1954-71) and Dorrance Stalvey (1971- ). From the description of Programs, 1971- (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41578115 ...

Berinstein, J. (person)

Glixon, S. Arthur. (person)

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Burton Rowe & Viner, Ltd. (corporateBody)

Wittkin, Gail. (person)

Winter Garden Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Kyle Vernon. (person)

Army Service Forces. (corporateBody)

Lord, James (person)

James Lord was an American writer and art critic who lived in France from 1945 until his death. He authored several works on the artist Alberto Giacometti, including A Giacometti Portrait (1965), Alberto Giacometti Drawings (1971), Giacometti: A Biography (1985), and Mythic Giacometti (2004). His memoirs and portraits of the artistic and literary world include Picasso and Dora: A Personal Memoir (1993), Six Exceptional Women: Further Memoirs (1994), Some Remarkable Men: Further Memoirs (1996), a...

ATV Network Limited. (corporateBody)

Headquarters Army Service Forces. (corporateBody)

English-speaking union of the United States (corporateBody)

Bernstein, Sidney, 1899- (person)

Rignano, Guido. (person)

Weston, Daphnie. (person)

Read, Piers Paul, 1941-.... (person)

Sverre Haakon Christophersen (person)

Hugh Binkie Beaumont (person)

Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. (person)

Lillian Fernandez. (person)

Norheim, Thoralf. (person)

Orlov, Michael (person)

McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969 (person)

Songwriter. From the description of Reminiscences of James Francis McHugh : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158322 ...

Reeve, F. D. (Franklin D.), 1928-2013 (person)

Dalton School (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Holland Festival (corporateBody)

N V Zorina Corp. (corporateBody)

Paramount pictures corporation (corporateBody)

The Ten commandments (1956) was Cecil B. De Mille's last film and is best known for its Academy Award winning special effects; based on the story of Moses and the Jewish Exodus from Egypt (previously filmed, 1923), the cast featured among others, Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Yul Brynner, Edward G. Robinson, and Yvonne De Carlo; produced and directed by De Mille with assoc. producer Henry Wilcoxon; written by Dorothy Clare Wilson (from Prince of Egypt), Rev. J.H. Ingraham (Pillar of fire), and R...

Anatole De Grunwald (person)

Chujoy, Anatole, 1894-1969 (person)

Gordon, Eric (person)

Magdalena Stevens. (person)

Barthel, Joan (person)

University of Nebraska (corporateBody)

The first edition of the Arrowhead was published in December 1899 and came out monthly until 1902. The editorial in this first volume stated that its purpose was "to cheer you in your weary way." The Arrowhead included poetry, columns, editorials and opinions, and a wealth of drawings, cartoons, and caricatures. Contributions were solicited from readers and students but all remained unsigned. Editors explained the publication included local, state, and national items rather than bei...

Crouse, Anna Erskine (person)

Canada-Russia Society. (corporateBody)

United States. Department of the Treasury (corporateBody)

The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

St. John Art International, inc. (corporateBody)

Nordheim, Arne (person)

Memorial Center for Cancer and Allied Deceases (New York, N.Y.). (corporateBody)

Leoncavallo, Ruggero (person)

Italian composer. From the description of Roland 2d. acte / [musical quotation] / R. Leoncavallo / Berlin 17. XII. 1904., 1904 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975715 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Leoncavallo to "Paolo, " Brissago, 1901 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595413 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, [ca. 22 June 1896], to M. [Max] Abraham, 1896 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Hirschfeld, Al, 1903-2003 (person)

Albert Hirschfeld was born on June 21, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri, the youngest of the three sons of Isaac Hirschfeld and his Russian-born wife Rebecca. Al Hirschfeld studied art in St. Louis and moved with his family to New York City in 1915. He studied at the National Academy of Art and Design and at the Art Students League, but due to financial difficulties in 1919, he took a job at Selznick Pictures where he was given his first art assignments designing advertisemen...

National Association of Women Artists (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Association for professional women artists founded in 1889. Sponsors of foreign and national traveling shows. Formerly called the Association of Women Painters and Sculptors and the Women's Art Club of the City of New York. From the description of National Association of Women Artists records, 1926-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132997 ...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 (person)

Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Marie Julianne, Sister. (person)

Niefeld, Sam. (person)

Venezia, Donald. (person)

Liturgical Arts Society (corporateBody)

The Liturgical Arts Society was organized in New York in 1928 as a national effort to promote the arts that support Roman Catholic liturgy and culture. It was formed by lay people but also included members of the American hierarchy, foreign prelates, clergy, and women religious. Gerard L. Carroll was its president. In 1931 it began publication of the journal Liturgical Arts with the secretary of the society, Maurice Lavanoux, serving as editor. In 1972 Liturgical Arts ce...

Madison Civic Music Association (corporateBody)

Mary Whitney. (person)

St. John, Bruce, 1923- (person)

Donna Conkling. (person)

Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (person)

Choral and orchestra conductor. From the description of Interviews conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 25, Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861473 ...

Deutsch, Alvin (person)

Ostier, Inc. (corporateBody)

Rockford Symphony Orchestras. (corporateBody)

Wolf, Kurt (person)

Sommerville, Randolph. (person)

Langlade, Françoise de. (person)

Soria, Dario. (person)

Epithet: recording executive British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0000a9 ...

Russel, Diane. (person)

Heinz, Henry John, 1908-1987 (person)

Augur, Gladys. (person)

Tigher, Benedcit. (person)

Craft, Robert (person)

Epithet: conductor and writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0001e6 ...

Colin, Ralph F. (person)

Epithet: of CBS Records British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0002d2 ...

Buffalo Philharmonic orchestra (corporateBody)

Team, Virginia. (person)

Forty-sixth Street Theatre (corporateBody)

McHugh, John (John J.) (person)

Lawrenson, Helen (person)

Dartmouth College (corporateBody)

The celebration of the 150th anniversary of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dartmouth College Case was held on April 9, 1969, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C.; the celebration also commemorated the career of Daniel Webster, the advocate who defended the case before the Supreme Court. During the ceremony Justice Earl Warren, Senator Thomas J. MacIntyre, and Dartmouth College President John Sloan Dickey spoke before an audience of legislators, jurists, historians, and alumni....

Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958 (person)

Epithet: of the River Club New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00016e Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (Amer...

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

WNET began broadcasting in 1948 in New York as WATV. It become WNET in 1970 and focused on educational and public television, working with PBS until 2003, when it merged with WLIW on Long Island. From the guide to the WNET transcripts for James Stewart : A Wonderful Life, 1986, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) THIRTEEN WNET is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) parent network, WNET.ORG, the public media provider for New York City. Covering the t...

New York City Opera (corporateBody)

Ford, Charles Henri (person)

Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the guide to the Charles Henri Ford Papers Addition, 1928-1947, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Poet, artist, filmmaker, and editor, Charles Henri Ford was regarded as America's first surrealist poet. Charles Henri Ford was born on February 10, ...

McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997 (person)

Editor in chief, Doubleday & Company. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122594971 Editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Dale McCormick : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736212 Biographical Note ...

Nature Conservancy (U.S.). Virginia Chapter (corporateBody)

Negro Actors Guild of America (corporateBody)

The Negro Actors Guild was established in 1936 in New York City as a welfare and benevolent organization for black performers. The Guild was composed of six committees: finance, administrative, membership, entertainment, sick and welfare, with an executive board to oversee the activities of the committees. The finance committee kept records of all expenditures accrued; the administrative committee's duties were to oversee all office procedures; the membership committee s...

Lerman, Leo, 1914-1994. (person)

Leo Lerman was a major figure in post-war New York City arts and letters who wrote and edited for publications such as Mademoiselle, Vogue, Playbill, and Vanity Fair. He loved the theater, opera, and dance, and this interest in the arts led him to have friends across the performing and fine arts. His famous parties were dotted with major literary figures, publishers, actors, opera singers, ballet dancers, and artists. The collection contains the personal and Professional papers of writer and mag...

Drogheda, Garrett Moore, Earl of, 1910- (person)

Görög, László. (person)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary (Santa Fe, New Mexico). (corporateBody)

Hollywood Victory Committee. (corporateBody)

Schwartz, Stephen (person)

Brigitta Hartwig. (person)

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. (corporateBody)

There was only one individual to hold an exhibition design related curatorship at the Museum. This was D. Craig Craven. Craven joined the Museum staff in March 1964 as the exhibitions designer. The following year the position title was changed to assistant curator of exhibitions. In 1970 Craven was promoted to curator of exhibitions. He left the Museum in 1973, after a short stint as the adjunct curator of exhibitions. From the description of Curator of Exhibitions records, 1967-1972...

Meltsner, Paul (person)

Grieg, Edvard (person)

Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. From the description of Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364004 From the guide to the Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer. Johannes Wolf was a musical historian and specialist in the ...

Imperial Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Robert Giroux. (person)

Ledwon, Jacob (person)

John Crosby. (person)

American-Scandinavian Foundation. (person)

Streisand, Barbra (person)

Zimbler Sinfonietta (corporateBody)

Joan M. Tietjen (person)

Rogers, Dorothy, 1914- (person)

Chapin, Gary Eugene. (person)

Foss, Wenche (person)

Wood, Sam, 1883-1949 (person)

Samuel Grosvenor Wood was born in Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 1883; started his motion picture career acting (1908) under the name Chad Applegate and in 1915 became an asst. director to Cecile B. De Mille; he directed a number of Gloria Swanson films at Paramount in the early 1920s and moved to MGM in the 1930s; he directed films such as The Marx Brother's A night at the opera, Goodbye Mr. Chips, For whom the bell tolls, and Pride of the Yankees; he was president of the Motion Picture Alliance fo...

Baronova, Irina (person)

Irina Baronova, born in Petrograd, was one of the three legendary 'baby ballerinas' engaged by George Balanchine for the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. She continued to dance with the de Basil Ballets Russes companies until 1939, coming to Australia on tour with the Covent Garden Russian Ballet in 1938-1939. Baronova left de Basil in 1939 and soon after began a new stage of her career in the United States. Baronova lived the last eight years of her life in Australia, in the hinterland of Byron B...

Banfield, Raffaello ˜deœ 1922-2008 (person)

Shouse, Jouett (person)

Loreto, Mable (person)

Farrelly, Catherine. (person)

Ivan Clustine. (person)

Rogers, Bernard F. (person)

Bille Hartwig (person)

Trilley, Diane. (person)

Llewelyn-Davies, Richard, Baron, 1912- (person)

Slezak, Walter (person)

Walter Slezak was born to Leo and Elsa (Wertheim) Slezak on May 3, 1902, in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Slezak was known as an actor, singer, and writer. He made his New York City stage debut in 1930. He made his film debut in 1942. Mr. Slezak married Johanna Van Rijn on October 10, 1943. Mr. Slezak died on April 22, 1983. From the description of Walter Slekak papers, 1905-1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580327 Walter Sl...

Schirmer, Gus. (corporateBody)

Kenneth Leslie (person)

Bloom, Claire, 1931-.... (person)

English actress. From the description of Typed letter signed : Music Box Theatre, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1959 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868012 Actress; b. Patricia Claire Bloom. From the description of Claire Bloom collection, 1954-1995 (bulk 1950s-1970s). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70954215 ...

Sequoio, Ron (person)

Pierstorff, Erick. (person)

Reporter. (corporateBody)

Whitelaw, Arthur (person)

Weithorn, Rochelle (person)

Selmer, Odd (person)

Inge, William (person)

William Motter Inge (1913-1973) was born in Independence, Kansas. He studied speech and drama at the University of Kansas and graduated in 1935. He received his Master's degree from George Peabody College at Nashville, Tennessee in 1938. He worked as a teacher, laborer, and theater critic. He is best-known as a playwright and novelist. In his lifetime he earned both a Pulitzer Prize for Picnic and an Academy Award for the screenplay to the motion picture Splendor in the Grass. His later works di...

Salberg, Elsie. (person)

Philharmonic Hall (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Felicia Bernstein. (person)

Terry, Walter. (person)

Walter Terry (b. 1913 – d. 1982) was a prolific writer and dance critic. His interest in the performing arts began during his college years at the University of North Carolina, where he majored in drama and minored in music. In 1936, he was hired as a dance critic at the Boston Herald. His first assignment was to cover the activities at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, located in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. There he met and shared a friendship with the founder and artistic director Ted Sh...

Nancy Schoenberger. (person)

National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (U.S.) (corporateBody)

James, Edward (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 38251 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000012 Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0002c6 ...

American Society of University Composers (corporateBody)

Cathedral Choral Society (corporateBody)

Capricorn Gallery. (person)

Madina Arrivabene. (person)

Forretningsbankenes konjunkturinstitutt (Norway) (corporateBody)

Goldberg, Philip, 1944- (person)

Washington Cathedral (corporateBody)

Esterhazy, Andrew. (person)

Silber, John R. (person)

Schein, Harvey L. (person)

Baron, Stanley. (person)

Martin, George, 1949- (person)

Epithet: Admiral of the Fleet; GCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x00020d Epithet: Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x00020c Epithet: of Hornsey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0003d6 Epithet: Reverend; Chancel...

Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. (corporateBody)

Schlesinger, Andrew Bancroft. (person)

British Broadcasting Company (corporateBody)

The two part documentary ‘No Plan, No Peace: The inside story of Iraq’s descent into chaos’ was produced by BBC Current Affairs and broadcast on the 28th and 29th October 2007. From the guide to the BBC Documentary: ‘No Plan, No Peace’ Collection, 2007, (Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony's College, Oxford) In December 1981, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 13 controversial programmes by its Religious Affairs Correspondent, Gerald Priestland, under the title Priestland's...

Barnett, Marylin. (person)

Emmaus House (corporateBody)

Mildred R. Hall. (person)

Wanda Toscanini Horowitz. (person)

Roswell Symphony (corporateBody)

Komische Oper Berlin (corporateBody)

Louisville Orchestra. (corporateBody)

Manhattan School of Music (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Helen Anne McMahon. (person)

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973 (person)

English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979 (person)

Jennings, Lucile (person)

Lucile Jennings (1930-2008) was a well-known performer and teacher of the harp, and an involved member of the American Harp Society. Lucile Jennings (1930-2008) was well-known for her performance and instruction on the harp as well as her involvement with the American Harp Society. She also founded the Harp Repository for the American Harp Society and was a professor of the harp for thirty years at Ohio University. She earned degrees from the University of Alabama and th...

Smith, Ralph J. (person)

Berkshire Music Festival (corporateBody)

Meyer, Kerstin, 1966-.... (person)

Epithet: Swedish singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0003c9 ...

Teatro dell'opera (Rome, Italy) (corporateBody)

Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978 (person)

Boyer was born Aug. 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during WWII in cementing Franco-American relations and headi...

Cato, Bob (person)

Vancouver symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Saint Paul's Friary. (corporateBody)

Winnipeg Auditorium (corporateBody)

Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 (person)

Rilke wrote to Werfel in 1913 after reading Werfel's first 2 books of poems, Der Weltfreund and Wir sind. They met for the first time in the same year. Ruth Siebe-Rilke was the daughter of Rilke and Clara Westhoff; here she signs her name Ruth Fritzsche-Rilke. She was at that time the administrator of the Rilke family archive, located in Fischerhude, near Bremen, Germany. (More recently the archive has been located in Gernsbach.) From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werf...

Roosevelt, Sara Delano, 1954-1941 (person)

Catholic Major Markets Newspaper Association, Inc. (corporateBody)

Royal Norwegian Consulate General. (corporateBody)

Samuel, Harold E. (person)

Prokofiev, Sergei (person)

Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Letters : to Fatima Hanoum Samoilenko and Boris Nikolaevich Samoilenko, 1919-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612846006 Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Russian composer. From the description of Letters to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477994 Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. From the description of Postcard ...

Rambert, Marie (person)

Frances Goldwyn. (person)

Avedon, Evelyn (Evie). (person)

Hall, Edward T. (Edward Twitchell), 1914-2009 (person)

Anthropologist, educator, author and consultant. From the description of Papers, 1930-1979. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28249094 From the guide to the Papers of Edward Twitchell Hall, 1930-1979, (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections) ...

Miller, James (person)

Epithet: Muggletonian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000377 Epithet: of the I of Man British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0000dd Epithet: Reverend; dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0000de Epithet: of the Ordnan...

Zambello, Francesca (person)

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (corporateBody)

Christenson, Ingeborg. (person)

Simonsen, Dag (person)

Syria Mosque (corporateBody)

American society of composers, authors and publishers (corporateBody)

Taylor and Adams were each president of the ASCAP at the time of their writing; Nissim was in the Serious Music Department; Cunningham signed the television rights agreement on behalf of the ASCAP. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1944-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862820 ...

Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward, 1920-1997 (person)

Diplomat and political activist. From the description of Papers of Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132776 ...

William Plomer (person)

Orchestra of Santa Fe (corporateBody)

Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973 (person)

American author of works for the stage and screen also noted for his biographical essays and memoirs. S. N. Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1893. He was educated at Clark College, Harvard College (B.A. 1916) and Columbia University (M.A. 1918). During the late 1910s Behrman's short stories and book reviews appeared in magazines and newspapers including The Smart Set and The New York Times. During the 1920s he collaborated on stories and plays with Kenyon ...

Lovell, John (person)

Benny, Jack, 1894-1974. (person)

Jack Benny (1894-1974) was an American vaudeville, radio, television and film actor. Born Benjamin Kubelsky in Waukegan, Illinois, Benny first honed his talents as a comedian on the vaudeville stage, then found that his style was uniquely adapted to the new medium of radio, where he became a national celebrity with his Jack Benny Show (1943-1958). His wife, Mary Livingstone, often starred on the Jack Benny Show. Benny took his show to television and continued to appear in his own show, in specia...

Muller, Hank (person)

Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967 (person)

In 1955 Waxman was musical director of the Los Angeles Music Festival; in his letter he mentions that it was his 9th season. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1955, 1957, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864758 FRANZ WAXMAN 1906-1967 A Biographical Memoir by John W. Waxman [Photo at right: Last portrait of Franz Waxman, taken by Boris Goldenberg in 1965, for the premiere of The Song o...

Hull, Howard. (person)

Snyder, Clarence (person)

Vreeland, Diana (person)

John Edward Heys was born in New Jersey on April 24, 1944. He moved to New York in 1967. Heys is an actor/performer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light, the Cockettes, and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. Heys knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam, Ethyl Eichelberger, Jackie Curtis, Cookie Mueller, Bill Vehr, Tomata du Plenty, and Gary Indiana Heys began his career as an usher then stage man...

Butler, John K., 1908-1964 (person)

Wallnut Hill School (corporateBody)

Campbell, Anne (person)

Epithet: 2nd wife of Archibald, 9th Earl of Argyll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000755.0x0003da Epithet: wife of R Campbell hymnographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0000e3 ...

Nicholas Nabokov (person)

Kiki Kosinski. (person)

John Herron Art Institute (corporateBody)

The John Herron Art Institute became the Indianapolis Museum of Art ca. 1969-1970. Peat was director 1929-1965. From the description of Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502723 From the description of Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476906 ...

International Confederation of Authors' and Composers' Societies (corporateBody)

Eastman school of music (corporateBody)

Coyle, Finbarr, Father. (person)

Paul Wolfe. (person)

Hartwig, Wolfgang. (person)

Daniel Berrigan (person)

McIntosh, David (David R.) (person)

Paul Lincoln Cornell, Jr. (corporateBody)

Palatsky, Gene. (person)

Al Melnick. (person)

Hyatt Regency Atlanta. (corporateBody)

Recanatesi, Roberto. (person)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society (corporateBody)

Nikolai Kopeikine (person)

American Academy of Arts and Letters (corporateBody)

Organized 1904, incorporated 1914; New York, N.Y. The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established "to afford recognition to distinguished achievement in literature and the fine arts ..." [The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters merged on Dec. 30, 1976]. From the description of American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565401 The National Institute of Arts and Letters was...

United States. Embassy (El Salvador) (corporateBody)

Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry. (corporateBody)

Herbert Barrett Management, inc. (corporateBody)

Muthesius, Eckart (person)

Scandinavian Airlines System (corporateBody)

Mrs. George A. Murch (person)

British Colonial Playhouse (corporateBody)

Eakins press foundation (corporateBody)

Verdak, George (person)

George Verdak (1923-1993) was a ballet dancer who became director of the Butler Ballet. George Verdak was born in Chicago, where he attended the Art Institute. He then chose dance as a career and joined the Chicago Ballet Repertory Company, where he performed original works by Massine and Nijinska. After a period in Hollywood films, Verdak joined the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and remained with the company until 1952. After a stint of private teaching and work with the ...

Museum of modern art New York, N.Y. (corporateBody)

Died 1989. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Titus, Roy V. : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83119924 Art museum; New York, N.Y. From the description of Museum of Modern Art first loan exhibition : November 8th to December 7, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557713 d. 2001. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Matisse, Maria-Gaetana : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unk...

Peter Lieberson (person)

Riley, Orrin H. (person)

Towey, Augustine (person)

Stanbrook Abbey. (corporateBody)

The Stanbrook Abbey is a cloistered order of Benedictine nuns located in Callow End, near Worcester, England. It was founded in the early 17th century in Cambrais, France, by a group of Englishwomen. During the French Revolution, their property was seized by Revolutionary Forces. In 1795, the nuns returned to England, and in 1838 they purchased Stanbrook Hall, which became the community's permanent home. The Abbey started its printing operation in 1876 with the help of F...

CBS/Broadcast Group (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Meyers, Jeffrey (person)

Scofield, Paul, 1922-2008 (person)

Paul Scofield (1922-2008) was educated at Varndean School for boys, Croydon Repertory School and the London Mask Theatre School. He started his stage career in the 1940s, unable to sign up due to medical reasons. He's career which soon became synonymous with Classical theatre began first with the Eileen Thorndike and Herbert Scott Group and secondly the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Further on in his career Scofield worked closely with the Royal Shakespeare Company for a number of years as well ...

Shabelevsky, Yurek (person)

Harmna, Winifred. (person)

Taylor, Bernard, 1931- (person)

Hands Across the Sea, Inc. (corporateBody)

Gruson, Marit Gentele (person)

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (person)

Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

McClure, John (person)

John McClure was an Oregon pioneer who owned a land claim that, together with the adjacent claim of John Shively, became the center of Astoria, Oregon. Herbert Leonard and John Green went on to found the company Northwest Natural, one of the major natural gas distributors in the pacific northwest. (Source: From the guide to the John McClure land sale agreement, October 27, 1853-May 1, 18...

Hocks, Paula (person)

Paula Hocks is a photographer and book artist, formerly based in Santa Fe, and currently living in Albuquerque, N.M. Hocks has pursued stone and wood sculpture, modernist painting and large collage works. She began to create artists' books in 1977. Her books integrate collage, photomontage, xerography, and prose. From the description of Papers, 1981-2001. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 43319557 Paula Hocks (Box 1, Folder 1). ...

Everett, Marjorie L. (person)

Kraft, Ethel. (person)

Fredriksen, Konrad. (person)

Hartwig, Bille (person)

Penick, Douglas J., 1944-.... (person)

Akron Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Actors' Equity Association (corporateBody)

The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. From the description of Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123489015 Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the union of professional legitimate stage actors and stage managers. AEA negotiates contracts and agreements that often affect...

Haug, Charlotte (person)

Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979 (person)

Born in London, Kahn is known particularly as an author of political exposés. He is also a performing arts photographer. His book, JOYS AND SORROWS, REFLECTIONS BY PABLO CASALS (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970) contains some of his photographs in this collection. He is currently living in Glen Ellen, California. From the description of Photographs of Pablo Casals, ca. 1960-68. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122540876 Photographer, social activist, and author...

Guerlain, Jean Jacques 1906-1997 (person)

Hôtel des trois couronnes (Vevey, Switzerland) (corporateBody)

Shrum, Brenda. (person)

Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980 (person)

Louis Kronenberger was an American critic, novelist, and biographer. From 1938-1961 he served as the drama critic for Time magazine. From the description of Louis Kronenberger Papers, 1940-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 739404623 ...

Bressler, Charles (person)

Kashner, Sam. (person)

Stafford, Doreen M. (person)

Thomas Merton (person)

Scott, Ellie. (person)

Annunzio, Gabriele d', active 1881-1941, poet (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0000e3 ...

Wiman, Dwight Deere, 1895-1951 (person)

Theatrical producer, Dwight Deere Wiman produced 56 plays and musicals in 26 years on Broadway making his most distinctive imprint in the musical comedy and revue fields. He was born on August 8, 1895 in Moline, IL, a direct descendant of John Deere, inventor of the steel plow and founder of what became Deere and Co., the farm equipment company and family business in Moline. After World War I service, graduation from Yale, and two years in the family business, Wiman and friends organized an inde...

Rosenman & Colin (corporateBody)

Morris, Pat, 1943- (person)

Rogers, Robert (Robert M.) (person)

Epithet: Major; of Add MS 38206 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x0000f3 ...

Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-.... (person)

Guy, Charles. (person)

Nabokov, Peter. (person)

Peter Francis Nabokov was born on October 11, 1940, in Auburn, N.Y. He received his B.S. from Columbia University in 1965, and his M.S. from Goddard College in 1973. Nabokov worked on the Navajo, Sioux, and Crow reservations in 1962. He was a reporter for the Santa Fe New Mexican from 1967-1968. Nabokov has held many teaching positions, including instructor in American Indian Studies at Peninsula College, Monterey, Ca. in the 1970s, instructor at University of California, Berkeley from 1979-1982...

George Abbott (person)

Hartford Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Arbon, Paul. (person)

Zorina, Vera, 1917-2003 (person)

Vera Zorina (1917-2003) was a ballet dancer, a movie and musical theater actress, a choreographer, and an opera director. She was born Eva Brigitta Hartwig in Berlin on January 2, 1917 to a German father, Frederick Hartwig, and Norwegian mother, Bille Hartwig (née Abigael Johanne Wimpelmann). In 1933 she joined Col. W. de Basil's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo where her stage name was changed to Vera Zorina. She was married to George Balanchine from 1938 to 1946. After divorcing him she married com...

CBS Television Network (corporateBody)

From 1953 to 1956 CBS Television, in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History, produced a series of television programs. Museum staff was involved with most programs. From the description of "Adventure," 1953-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155485092 ...

Joy Harvey. (person)

Liebermann, Rolf, 1910-1988 (person)

Lifar (person)

Oslo nye teater (corporateBody)

Reynolds, Nancy, 1938- (person)

Russel Crouse. (person)

Branscomb, Anne W. (person)

Altschuler, Deborah (person)

Cardinal's Committee of the Laity. (corporateBody)

Columbia Records Masterworks. (corporateBody)

Pope, Amanda C. (person)

Hostmark, Beth. (person)

Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972 (person)

American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Derbas, Frank. (person)

Kain, Milton J. (person)

Alajalov, Constantin, 1900-1987 (person)

Illustrator, painter. Born in Rostov, Russia, Alajalov emigrated to the United States in 1923, and became a citizen in 1928. From the guide to the Constantin Alajalov Papers, 1929-1960, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. From the description of Constantin Alajalov papers, [ca. 1940-1979]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389280 Painter, illustrator, and cartoonist; b. in Russia; perm...

The New Yorker (corporateBody)

Norge-Marika Foreningen. (corporateBody)

Seattle Symphony Orchestra. (corporateBody)

Graves, Morris, 1910-2001 (person)

Painter; Washington. From the description of Morris Graves papers, 1932-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502493 Painter; Seattle, Wash. From the description of Morris Graves letters to Derwent and Emma Conlee, [ca. 1950]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566282 ...

Smith, Rex (person)

Budny, Lorraine G. (person)

Biow Company. (corporateBody)

San Francisco Opera. (corporateBody)

Laderman, Ezra (person)

Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Composed 1980. First performance Los Angeles, 15 September 1981, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carlo Maria Giulini conductor. Dedicated to Carlo Maria Giulini.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. IV : symphony for brass and orchestra / by Ezra Laderman. [1983] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52688584 Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony. Composed 1989. First performance Detroit, Detro...

Yale University. Music Library (corporateBody)

Columbia Records, Inc. (corporateBody)

Since the founding of the Columbia Graphophone Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the late 1880s, Columbia Records has pioneered major developments in all areas of the recording industry. Columbia Graphophone's most successful subsidiary, the Columbia Phonograph Company, distributed cylinder recordings and Edison phonographs in the Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C., region. In 1902 Columbia began issuing recorded discs as well as cylinders, and in 1904 it introduced the double-sided d...

Khedroo, Florence F. (person)

Tempelsman, Maurice. (person)

Oslo Nye Teater (Theater company) (corporateBody)

Blechman, Marcus (person)

Hoffman, Paul J. (person)

Norwegian Embassy (corporateBody)

Nelson, Charles A., III (Charles Alexander) (person)

Dispenza, Joseph, 1942- (person)

Former Brother of Holy Cross who graduated from St. Edward's University in 1968. While a student, he wrote and produced a play, The death and trial of Pope Formosus. His first book, The house of Alarcon, was published in 1978. He became director of the Parcell Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico and has written 10 book, most recently Live better longer. From the description of Joseph Dispenza collection, 1966-1997. (St. Edward's University Library). WorldCat record id: 53876344 ...

Sons of Norway (corporateBody)

Russel, Clara La Roche. (person)

Lieberson, Elizabeth (person)

Boettcher, Robert B. (person)

New School for Social Research. (corporateBody)

Kann, Henry Robert. (person)

CBS Grammofon A/S (corporateBody)

Sears, Eleonora Randolph, 1881-1968 (person)

Pantucci, Gabriele. (person)

Lee Ephraim Company. (corporateBody)

Logan, Nedda Harrigan (person)

Daily Income Fund (corporateBody)

Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil (corporateBody)

New York philharmonic (corporateBody)

The Philharmonic Society of New York is one of the predecessors of the New York Philharmonic. From the description of Scores, [ca. 1842-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513361 Orchestra based in New York, NY. From the description of Collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1934-1955. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687015 From the guide to the New York Philharmonic collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1...

Hospital for Special Surgery (corporateBody)

Robert Nathan (person)

Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (person)

Lucia Hosmer Chase Ewing was born March 24, 1897 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Irving Hall Chase, President of Waterbury Clock Company, and Elizabeth Hosmer Kellogg Chase. Lucia was the middle child of five sisters: Marjorie, Eleanor (Mrs. Charles P. Taft), Elizabeth I. (Mrs. John Griffith Davies), and Dorothy (Mrs. Edward Carmody). Lucia was educated at St. Margaret's School and Bryn Mawr College. She then moved to New York City to study theatre at the Theatre Guild Scho...

Trinity Square Repertory Company (corporateBody)

Erno Laszlo Institute. (corporateBody)

Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation (corporateBody)

Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation was established in New York in the 1950s by dance scholar and writer Parmenia Migel, known in the dance world as Mrs. Parmenia Ekstrom. The foundation collected material related to careers of Igor Stravinsky and Serge Diaghilev, and Ballets Russes, organized exhibitions on dance, and promoted dance research. From the description of Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612795122 ...

Carl Miller. (person)

UFA (Film). (corporateBody)

Vera Stravinsky. (person)

Hassard, Donald (person)

New York public library for the performing arts (corporateBody)

Ostrow, Stephen A. (person)

Broadcast Music, Inc. (corporateBody)

Geiringer was vice-president at BMI. From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, 1956. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863014 "The American Story," was created by Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Society of American Historians. Designed to bring authoritative American history before wide audiences, "The American Story" was inaugurated in July 1954. From the guide to the "The American Story" Papers, 1954., (C...

Crouse, Lindsay (person)

Lindsay Ann Crouse, born May 12, 1948 in New York to playwright Russell Crouse and Anna Erskine Crouse, is an American actress, dancer and teacher. After graduating with honors from Radcliffe College in 1970, Crouse formed her own dance-theatre company in Cambridge before returning to New York to study under Uta Hagen and Sanford Meisner. Her acting career has spanned all mediums including performances off and on Broadway in modern and classic works, television and film. In 1977 she married play...

Linda Eder Storrow (person)

Ulfung, Ragnat, 1927- (person)

Gates, Ann. (person)

Wolfe, Paul, 1929- (person)

Jones, Neville, 1880-1954 (person)

Shubert Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Shubert Theatre Organization has been at the forefront of the American theatre since the start of the 20th century. The Organization currently owns or operates seventeen Broadway theatres, one Off-Broadway theatre and three theatres outside of New York City. Under the leadership of Philip J. Smith, Chairman and Co-CEO; and Robert E. Wankel, President and Co-CEO, the firm continues to be involved in the presentation of distinguished theatrical presentations. ...

NARM (Firm) (corporateBody)

Kaasi Slezak. (person)

Gero, George. (person)

Father James (person)

Rittman, Trude (person)

The ballet Charade was composed by Trude Rittman based on American songs and social dances popular in the epoch of 1895-1910 incl. melodies of Stephen Foster & Louis Moreau Gottschalk. It was written for the American Ballet Caravan and was first performed in New York at the St. James Theater on December 26, 1939 with choreography by Lew Christensen. From the description of Adagio / [Trude Rittman]. [1939]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 227108254 ...

Spencer, T. (person)

Pittsburgh Symphony Society (corporateBody)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Society emanated from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to support, encourage, and promote further interest in the arts. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra was originally formed in 1895 and disbanded due to financial difficulties in 1910. It was 1926 before the orchestra was reestablished with its members rehearsing for no fee and each musician contributing money to make a new season in 1927 possible. The Pittsburgh Symphony Society was formed in 1927 to administer the dai...

Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of New York. (corporateBody)

Lichine, David (person)

David Lichine (1910-1972) was a noted choreographer, teacher, and dancer. He was born in Rostov-on-Don, in Russia. His family left Russia during the revolution and settled in Constantinople. He was later sent to Paris for his education, studying dance in Paris with Lubov Egorova and Bronislava Nijinska. He made his debut with Ida Rubinstein's Company in 1928 and with Anna Pavlova's company in 1930. Lichine danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1932 to 1945, wh...

Muller, John Ch. (person)

Mayer, Martin (person)

Epithet: of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00028d ...

La Farge, Grand. (person)

Hood museum of art (corporateBody)

Nono, Luigi, 1924-1990 (person)

City Auditorium (corporateBody)

Clark, James D., reverend. (person)

Cerza, Patrick. (person)

Tcherepnin, Alexander, 1899-1977 (person)

Composed 1938. First performance Paris, 17 April 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite géorgienne / Alexandre Tcherepnine. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54314154 Commissioned by John Sebastian. Composed 1953. First performance Venice, 11 September 1956, Orchestra di Teatro Fenice, Fabien Sevitzky conductor, John Sebastian soloist. Dedicated to John Sebastian.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description o...

Lieberson, Jonathan (person)

Ullmann, Liv (person)

Jacobson, Robert (person)

Ninety-Two Theater (Middletown CT) (corporateBody)

Smalley, I. M. (person)

Royal Festival Hall (London, England) (corporateBody)

Gray Foy. (person)

Goodman, Norman (person)

Le Clercq, Tannaquil. (person)

Straight, Daphne. (person)

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00020d I Rantzau, with a libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, based on a play by Émile Erckmann, was first performed in Florence in 1893. A vocal score was published by Sonzogno (Milan, 1892). From the description of Sol che il sole risplenda. 1894 Nov 1-2. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092344 Italia...

Nationaltheatret (Oslo, Norway) (corporateBody)

Harrison, G. B. (Grahame Broadley) (person)

American Airlines. (person)

Holmes, W. M. (person)

Lieberman, Ralf (person)

Wallmann, Margarethe, 1904-1992 (person)

United States Postal Service (corporateBody)

Fuller was born in Mass. on Aug. 13, 1787. He moved to N.Y. (State) where he served as a member of the N.Y. Assembly and Senate. In 1837 he moved to Adrian (Mich.), where he served as a Representative from Lenawee County and Speaker of the House, 1841. Fuller also served as Assist. Postmaster under Pres. Harrison. He later returned to N.Y. (State). From the description of Correspondence, 1842,1867. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 43624422 Lonnie Busch illust...

Brown, Pamela (person)

Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York (corporateBody)

Morgenstierne, Wilhelm, b. 1887 (person)

Palacio de Bellas Artes (corporateBody)

Arthur Honegger. (person)

Shaw, Irwin (person)

Author Irwin Shaw was born in New York and educated at Brooklyn College; after graduation he wrote for radio serials to help support his destitute family. He became a successful playwright, which led to work on various movies, including both original screenplays and adaptations. He gradually shifted his emphasis to short stories, and produced a series of acclaimed stories for New Yorker and other periodicals. He was a non-combatant in World War II but, traveling with a filmmaking unit, he witnes...

Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978 (person)

Italian-born American political scientist, editor and publisher of The Reporter, and author. From the description of Max Ascoli collection, 1934-1970. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925340 Max Ascoli (1898-1978), an Italian Jewish intellectual and author, held the chair of Philosophy of Law at the University of Rome until he left Fascist Italy in 1932 to come to the United States on a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship. He was active in the Mazzini Society, an an...

Randi Wimpelmann. (person)

Cummings, Joanne. (person)

Dorati, Antal (person)

Neely, Gisele. (person)

Museum of the city of New York (corporateBody)

The Works Progress Administration sponsored seven photographers for the Federal Art Project for specific projects in New York City. From the description of Works Progress Administration photographic negative collection, 1937-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155487078 Incorporated in 1923 to collect objects which illustrate the growth and progress of New York City and to educate the public about the city's history. From the description of Records, 1927-1985. (...

Kessels, Rudi. (person)

Kelly, Fred (person)

Dunhill, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederick), 1877-1946 (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000270 ...

Mid-West Music Foundation. (corporateBody)

Dartmouth Community Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 (person)

American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Wohlgemuth, Karl (person)

Zilboorg, Gregory (person)

Gregory Zilboorg was a psychoanalyst and historian of psychiatry. His many writings and lectures situated psychiatry within a broad sociological and humanistic context at a time when psychoanalysis was gaining importance in literary culture. Zilboorg was born in Kiev on December 25, 1890 and studied medicine in Petrograd (St. Petersburg). In 1917 he served in the Ministry of Labor for two presidents (Aleksandr Kerenskii and Georgii L'vov). In 1919 he emigrated to the Uni...

McClatchy, J.D., 1945- (person)

J. D. McClatchy (1945-) is an American poet, literary critic, and opera librettist. He teaches in the English department at Yale University and serves as editor of the Yale Review. From the description of J. D. McClatchy papers, 1940-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702158116 J. D. McClatchy was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1945. He was educated at Georgetown and Yale, from which he received his Ph.D. in 1974. He has published several books of poetry, including Ha...

Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid, Spain) (corporateBody)

Christophersen, Sverre Haakon. (person)

Wilson, Philip D., Jr. (person)

Random House (Firm) (corporateBody)

Chapin, Schuyler (person)

Music administrator. From the description of Reminiscences of Schuyler Garrison Chapin : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731332 Chapin was general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Feb. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861173 ...

Lucia Ruotolo. (person)

Goldner, Nancy (person)

Klein Memorial Auditorium. (corporateBody)

Puccini, Giacomo (person)

An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Powell, Edward (person)

Epithet: Parson of Chiddingstone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x00009e Epithet: Secretary, Maidstone Liberal Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x00009f ...

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011 (person)

Actor, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Sidney Lumet : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619795 ...

Davis, Ronald L., 1948- (person)

Adrienne McClure. (person)

Berg, John (person)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1931-47 (corporateBody)

McGee, Vincent F. (person)

John McClure (person)

Sommerfelt, Søren Chr. (Søren Christian), 1916- (person)

Hurley, Denis E. (person)

Garafola, Lynn (person)

Colin, Ralph F., 1900-1985 (person)

Art collector; New York, N.Y. From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1969 Aug. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 245522763 From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1965 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220192497 From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1969 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185289 Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) was an art collector from New York, N.Y. From the descripti...

Miss America Pageant (corporateBody)

Atlantic City held the first Miss America Pageant on September 8, 1921; the annual pageant has been held there ever since. From the description of Miss America Pageant programs, 1957-1985. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 57193903 ...

New York (State). Dept. of Labor. (corporateBody)

New York State's official involvement in labor issues began in 1883 when the Bureau of Labor Statistics was created (Chapter 356) to gather information and prepare an annual statistical report on the State's labor force. The State began regulatory activity in labor and industrial affairs in 1886 (Chapter 409) with the establishment of the Office of Factory Inspector (expanded to the Department of Factory Inspection in 1887) to enforce laws regulating the employment of children in fa...

Gordon K. Greenfield. (person)

Vronsky, Vitya (person)

Hamburgische Staatsoper. (corporateBody)

Kron, William H. (person)

Gottschalk, Per, 1916-1989 (person)

Dyer, Richard (person)

Epithet: of Sloane MS 3340 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00022c Epithet: of Add MS 36028 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00022a ...

Laurence Witten (Firm) (corporateBody)

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 (person)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Putnam, Dorothy. (person)

Columbus Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Eckels, George. (person)

London Coliseum (Organization : London, England) (corporateBody)

Bergen International Festival. (corporateBody)

Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986 (person)

Waller, John V. (person)

Minescaut, Constant (person)

Siena Heights College (corporateBody)

Ohga, Norio, 1930-2011 (person)

Schola Cantorum (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Shubert Theatre (Organization : Boston, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Stevens, J. Wright (John Wright) (person)

Sayre, Nora. (person)

Nora Sayre (1932-2001) was a journalist, author, and critic whose work focused on American culture, politics and society during the Cold War era. Her parents, Joel G. Sayre and Gertrude Lynahan Sayre, were professional writers whose circle of friends included Edmund Wilson and Walker Evans. Sayre worked as a journalist in Paris and London for several years following graduation from Radcliffe College. She wrote articles and reviews for many publications, including New Sta...

Walsh, Evelyn (person)

Raplh F. Colin (person)

Santa Fe Abstract, Limited. (corporateBody)

Schwartz, Nita (person)

Fishman, Katharine Davis (person)

Barbara Sinatra. (person)

Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe (corporateBody)

Haggerty, Arthur J. (person)

Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955 (person)

French diplomat, poet and dramatist. From the description of L'homme et son désir, 1917. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80272306 The ballet L'homme et son desir, based on a text by Paul Claudel, was created for Nijinsky, with music by Darius Milhaud, choreography by Claudel, and sets and costumes by Audrey Parr. The ballet was composed in 1917 while Claudel was French minister to Brazil and Darius Milhaud served as his secretary. From the descri...

Victor Babin. (person)

Ellis, Christine (person)

Zabel, ... (person)

Kraft, James (person)

Fulton, Richard, 1927- (person)

Rouben Ter-Arutunian. (person)

National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Founded in 1943, the National Council and its various branches promoted educational activities, peace programs and cultural exchanges between American and Soviet citizens, involving peace coalitions from both countries. The Council's purpose was to overcome politicized separations during the period which became known as the Cold War. The Council successfully fought a court case, overcoming assertions that the group was composed of Communist sympathizers. From the description of Colle...

Myklebostad, Ole. (person)

Fernández, John 1963- (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x000014 ...

Riksteatret (Norway) (corporateBody)

Warner, Lucille. (person)

Myers, Mark (person)

Seawell, Donald Ray, 1912- (person)

Southern California Chamber Music Society. (corporateBody)

Pavel Tchelitchew. (person)

Skolmen, Ada. (person)

Burton, Clifford C. (person)

Popper, Eva (person)

Fairbanks, Douglas (person)

Ivanović, Vane, 1913- (person)

Mankiewicz, Joseph. (person)

Bornstein, Charles Zachary, 1951- (person)

Conductor, music director, composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 29, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861760 ...

Gerassy, Christiane. (person)

Cassel, Emma. (person)

Crosby, John O. (person)

Meyer, Michael (person)

Marian Shaw. (person)

St. John's College Annapolis, Md (corporateBody)

RKO Radio Pictures (corporateBody)

RKO can be traced to a Milwaukee nickelodeon (1909); after a series of mergers it became the nucleus of Mutual Film Corp.; in 1928, it emerged as Radio-Keith-Orpheum and was involved in production, distribution, and exhibition; the studio employed many of the top creative talents of the 1930s and 40s and was responsible for film classics such as Citizen Kane, Bringing up baby, Suspicion, Gay divorcee, and The magnificent Ambersons; additionally RKO was the distributor of many of Samuel Goldwyn, ...

Jones, Everett H. (person)

Mendelson, Edward (person)

Maynard, Olga (person)

Falk, Jannike. (person)

Ojai Festivals. (corporateBody)

London Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Gallaher, Art, 1925- (person)

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (corporateBody)

Collegiate Chorale. (corporateBody)

The Collegiate Chorale was named after the space in which it held its first rehearsals: the Marble Collegiate Church. It was founded in 1941 by Robert Shaw, and has since had performances with many notable conductors including Toscanini, Beecham, Bernstein, Koussevitzky, Maazel, Mehta, and Mitropoulos. From the guide to the Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings, 1944-1974, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.) ...

Marconiphone Company, Ltd. (corporateBody)

Everson Museum of Art (corporateBody)

Rogers, Peter (person)

W. H. Auden (person)

Barclay, Charlotte (person)

Moe, Ole-Henrik 1966- (person)

Hayes, Evelyn. (person)

Husa, Karel, 1921- (person)

Originally composed for piano 4-hands as part of the Czech Duets, 1955. First performance of duets Ithaca, New York, at the Cornell University Contemporary Arts Festival; 1956, Bruce Archibald and Charles McClain pianists. This transcription 1958. First performance Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1959, University of Michigan August 1959, University of Michigan Band, Henry Romersa conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento for brass and percussion / Karel Hu...

Corrigan, E. H. (person)

Thomas Merton Studies Center (corporateBody)

United Nations Week. (corporateBody)

American Friends of Norway. (corporateBody)

Christensen, Catherine Ann. (person)

Hellmer, Raoul. (person)

MacBone, Tom. (person)

Schneider, John A. (person)

Dom James Fox (person)

Civic Auditorium (corporateBody)

Clinton, Chelsea (person)

Hartke, Gilbert V., 1907-1986 (person)

American film institute (corporateBody)

Johnsen, Fanny. (person)

Spoken Arts (corporateBody)

Pittsburgh symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Wimpelmann, Jan. (person)

Warren, Gretchen Osgood. (person)

Philadelphia orchestra (corporateBody)

Flynn, Timothy J. (person)

B.F. Goodrich Company (corporateBody)

Akron, OH. From the description of Trade catalogs, ca.1915. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122579155 The B.F. Goodrich Company began in 1870. Originally called Goodrich, Tew and Company, the organization was founded by Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, Harvey W. Tew, Henry S. Sanderson, Robert Newland, and David N. Marvin. Their partnership was intended to make rubber and because of their choice of location in Akron, Goodrich, Tew and Company (GTC) be...

Shalett, Benjamin. (person)

Omaha Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Lyric Theatre of Chicago (corporateBody)

Columbia pictures (corporateBody)

Harry Cohn, who ran the company until his death in 1958, founded Columbia Pictures in 1924. Cohn was responsible for developing such stars as Rita Hayworth and the Three Stooges and for hiring director Frank Capra. In 1968 Columbia Pictures was reorganized as Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. with Columbia Pictures as a major division. From the description of Columbia Pictures records, 1934-1974. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 46542525 ...

Radziwill, Lee, 1933-2019 (person)

Caroline Lee Radziwill (b. March 3, 1933, New York, NY-d. February 15, 2019, New York, NY), nee Bouvier, formerly Canfield and Ross usually known as Princess Lee Radziwill, was an American socialite, public-relations executive, and interior decorator. She was the younger sister of First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and sister-in-law of President John F. Kennedy....

National Citizens Political Action Committee (corporateBody)

John Collins (person)

Cassard, Minna. (person)

Paul Shur Möbeltransport. (corporateBody)

Jungmann-Bradt, Tutti, 1916- (person)

French Hospital (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

In 1809, a group of French people living in New York City founded La Société Française de Bienfaisance (The French Benevolent Society), a charitable organization devoted to assisting members of the local French community in need. The Society was formally incorporated in 1819 and over the next several decades formalized its constitution and by-laws to allow for an expansion of activities. In 1881, the first French Hospital, with the capacity to treat 25 patients, opened at 131 West 14th Street...

Purrington, Edward. (person)

Alfred Newman (person)

Whiting, Beth. (person)

Parrish, JoAnn. (person)

British Unity Pictures. (corporateBody)

Walter M. Mayer. (person)

Tracy, Robert (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 32817 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x000335 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 4319 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x000331 ...

Turkin, Marshall W. (person)

Colin, Ralph F., 1900-1985 (person)

Art collector; New York, N.Y. From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1969 Aug. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 245522763 From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1965 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220192497 From the description of Ralph F. Colin interview, 1969 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185289 Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) was an art collector from New York, N.Y. From the descripti...

Morgan guaranty trust company of New York (corporateBody)

Armstrong, Gail (person)

Smith, Peter (person)

Epithet: CB, of the Colonial Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000317 ...

Damon, Virgil G. (person)

Thomson, Virgil (person)

The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Tom Mayer. (person)

James W. Westaway (person)

Bullett, Susy. (person)

McCormick, Anne (person)

Laurence, Frank M. (person)

New Haven symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Thomsen, Julius, 1826-1909 (person)

Broadmoor (Hotel : Colorado Springs, Colo.) (corporateBody)

Shirley Hazzard. (person)

War Activities Committee. (corporateBody)

Court Square Theatre. (corporateBody)

English national opera (corporateBody)

Reis, Claire E. (person)

Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998 (person)

Walker Kirtland Hancock (1901-1998) was a sculptor from Gloucester, Mass. Hancock was born in 1901 in St. Louis, Mo. He studied at Washington University for one year before moving on to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he studied under Charles Grafly. He taught at PAFA from 1929 to 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with Walker Hancock, 1977 July 22-Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80335389 Sculpt...

Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 (person)

< Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, Parafianove, Minsk 1916 1919 Studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory 1920 Fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople ...

San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum (corporateBody)

Herring, John D. (person)

Sergei Soudeikine (person)

Ayer Wells, Dee. (person)

McKenna, Rosalie Thorne (person)

Professional Children's School (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Paul Horgan (person)

Colbert, Claudette (person)

Nelson, Jack L. (person)

Scwartz, Douglas Wright, 1929- (person)

O'Grady, John (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000357.0x0001a1 ...

Carlsen, Svein (person)

Anna Pavlova (person)

Danceloftets Gruppe (corporateBody)

Jenny B. (person)

Donaldson, Scott (person)

CBS Masterworks (corporateBody)

Hellman, Doris (person)

Barron, Rice and Rockmore. (corporateBody)

Carpenter, Louise (person)

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (corporateBody)

Doris Wiener Gallery (corporateBody)

Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (corporateBody)

Kimberg, Judy. (person)

Clarke, Gertrude. (person)

Barbara Elrington Arbuthnott. (person)

Johnson, Norman (person)

Foster Parents Plan (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Covent Garden Theatre (corporateBody)

Thomas Harris, John Philip Kemble and others proprietors of the New Theatre Royal called Covent Garden Theatre. From the description of Grant for 85 years from Covent Garden Theatre to George Raikes of Cornhill, Esq. [manuscript], 1809 September 18. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643481 The Covent Garden Theatre was built by John Rich in London in 1732. Also known as the Royal Opera House. From the description of Documents concerning finance...

Lauer, Elizabeth (person)

Liturgy in Santa Fe. (corporateBody)

Baker, Ken (person)

Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990 (person)

American theatrical producer, photographer, and writer; daughter of Louis B. Mayer; married David O. Selznick. From the description of Irene Mayer Selznick collection, 1930-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968716 ...

Untermyer, Elsie S. (person)

Scholder, Romona. (person)

Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra (corporateBody)

Delattre, Edwin J. (person)

Allen, Mary E. (Mary Electa), 1858-1941 (person)

American University (Washington, D.C.) (corporateBody)

Santa Fe Opera (corporateBody)

Established in the summer of 1957 through the efforts of John Crosby, a New Yorker who had come west for his health. Opera located on a site seven miles north of Santa Fe. From the description of Collection, 1964-1986. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25191884 ...

Earle of England. (corporateBody)

Porter, Aline. (person)

Charlotte Cushman Club, Boston. (corporateBody)

Musicians Emergency Fund (corporateBody)

Raskin, Judith (person)

Judith Raskin was born June 21, 1928, daughter of Harry Raskin and Lillian Mendelsohn Raskin. Both her parents were public school teachers and instilled in their only child a love of music, the subject Judith Raskin majored in when she came to Smith College in 1945. She graduated from Smith in 1949 and received an honorary degree in 1963. While at Smith, Raskin studied with Anna Hamlin, continuing her lessons with Hamlin even after graduation as she began pursuing her career in oper...

Teatro alla Scala, 1961 (corporateBody)

The Teatro alla Scala was founded under the auspices of the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, to replace the Royal Ducal Theatre which was destroyed by fire on 26 February 1776 and had, until then, been the home of opera in Milan. La Scala, the more common name, opened on 3 August 1778 with Antonio Salieri's opera L'Europa riconosciuta, to a libretto by Mattia Verazi. La Scala today continues as one of the world's most famous opera houses. Source: From ...

Di Donato, Pietro, 1911-1992 (person)

Glyndebourne festival opera (corporateBody)

Cincinnati Musical Festival Association (corporateBody)

Einar Tangen. (person)

Caldwell, Zoe (person)

Roccasalvo, Michael P. (person)

Anthony Hecht (person)

Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee. (corporateBody)

Godlstein, Gena. (person)

Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978 (person)

Beginning in 1934, Lincoln Kirstein put efforts towards producing a ballet entitled Tom, inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's cabin. Kirstein first commisioned a libretto from poet E.E. Cummings and music from Virgil Thompson. These initial efforts, however, were rejected by choreographer George Balanchine. The following year, Kirstein comissioned set and costume designs from Ben Shahn and a new score from Nicolas Nabokov, working with both artists, as well as Balan...

Conkling, James B. (James Brewster), 1915-1998 (person)

James Conkling was a California music industry executive employed by Capitol Records, Warner Brothers, and Columbia Records. Donna Conkling was a member of the musical quartet, The King Sisters. From the description of James B. and Donna King Conkling papers, circa 1930-circa 1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367598829 Donna Conkling was a member of the musical quartet, The King Sisters. James Conkling was a California mus...

Wunderman, Lester (person)

Lester Wunderman is an advertising executive primarily in the direct marketing industry, founder of an agency in his name now a subsidiary of Young &amp; Rubicam, and a noted collector of Dogon (Mali) art works. From the description of Lester Wunderman Papers, 1946-2010 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 698113998 1920 June 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Kristina Lieberson. (person)

Said, Mark (person)

Bergreen, Laurence (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00019b ...

Sidsel Sellæg. (person)

Ustinov, Peter (person)

Bronder, Chris (person)

Maas, Joan. (person)

Osceola, 1885-1962 (person)

Gilhooley, James, Father (person)

City-wide Citizen's Committee on Harlem. (corporateBody)

Murrow, Janet. (person)

Municipal Auditorium (corporateBody)

Irving Trust Company (corporateBody)

Yoshiko Morita. (person)

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (corporateBody)

Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...

Tom Filsher. (person)

Gramm, Donald (person)

Wadsworth, Stephen (person)

Poulenc, Francis (person)

Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Weston, Grainger. (person)

Murray Breese Associates. (corporateBody)

Gotlieb, Howard B. (person)

Epithet: of Boston University Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000ab ...

Colonial Theatre (Organization : Boston, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Burkat, Leonard. (person)

Town Hall, Inc. (corporateBody)

The Town Hall, Inc. sponsored a full series of lectures, adult education courses, and musical performances in its auditorium in New York City. It also presented the popular weekly radio program, "America's Town Meeting of the Air." From the description of Mental health lecture series sound recordings, 1949. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144651938 In the 1890's a group of suffragists (The League for Political Education) raised the money to build their own mee...

James R. Lincoln (person)

Norwegian Information Service (corporateBody)


Loughran, Leonard. (person)

German Embassy (corporateBody)

Cullum, Grove (person)

Dick Morris. (person)

Clara Svendsen. (person)

Guentner, Francis J. (person)

Dorothea Stephens Weeman. (person)

Elsa Schiaparelli (person)

Lieberson, Jonathan, subject. (person)

Eastman Theatre (Rochester, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Manchester Civic Music Association (corporateBody)

Alley, James B., Jr. (person)

Bishop's Lodge. (corporateBody)

Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Speculum Musicae (Musical group : United States) (corporateBody)

Kourbatoff, V. (person)

Middendorf, Patricia. (person)

Larkey, Joan (person)

Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Brann, Helen (person)

Dallas symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Rasponi, Lanfranco (person)

Huffer, John (person)

Sam Wood. (person)

Kubie, Lawrence S. (person)

Hauge, Eiliv Odde (person)

Simon and Schuster Inc (corporateBody)

Simon and Schuster had been a publisher of English translations of Werfel's works in the 1920s and 1930s (by the time of this correspondence, those rights had been transferred to Viking Press). Richard Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster were the founders and heads of the company, which was based in New York City; they maintained a personal friendship with Werfel and Alma Mahler. Howe was an editor at Simon and Schuster. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Wer...

Kusumi, Tomi. (person)

G. Heywood Hill, Ltd. (corporateBody)

Zonghetti, Paul. (person)

Christian Committee for the Relief of Jewish Refugees. (corporateBody)

Misrahi, Jean (person)

Browning School. (corporateBody)

Buckle, Richard (person)

Epithet: ballet critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001ca ...

Belasco Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Walsh, Stephen (Stephen A.) (person)

Fosser, Per (person)

West, John, 1939- (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 61346 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000014 Epithet: Secretary to the Commissioners for examining German demands British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000016 Epithet: of Add Ch 74255 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000010...

Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, 1945, 1950 (corporateBody)

American Federation of Televison and Radio Artists. (corporateBody)

Philharmonic Society of New York. (corporateBody)

The Philharmonic Society of New York was founded in 1842. It merged in 1928 with the Symphony Society of New York to form the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York. From the description of Miscellaneous records, [ca. 1842-1928] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513248 ...

Philippe Entremont (person)

Dana, Olga H. (person)

Strand Theatre (Stamford, Conn.) (corporateBody)

Walton, William, 1902-1983 (person)

William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

Horgan, Paul, 1903-1995 (person)

Horgan (1903-1995) was born in Buffalo, N.Y. and spent his youth in New Mexico. He attended the Eastman School of Music, 1923-26, where he studied voice and participated in operatic productions. After leaving the Eastman School he turned to a career in writing, publishing many fiction and non-fiction works, for which he won two Pulitzer prizes and a Bancroft Prize. From the description of Paul Horgan collection, 1923-1994, bulk 1931-1942. (University of Rochester, Eastman School of M...

Nationaltheater München (corporateBody)

Berliner Festwochen (corporateBody)

Mary Halliday. (person)

Paul H. Epstein. (person)

Charness, Casey, 1949- (person)

United Artists Corporation (corporateBody)

Mastbaum Theatre (corporateBody)

Ellison, Robert (person)

Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990 (person)

Bayerische Staatsoper München (corporateBody)

BBC symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Crosby, John O. (person)

Col. W. de Basel's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (corporateBody)

Nielsen, Edvin. (person)

Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (person)

Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. Born in Riga, he received his early training at the Vaganova Academy in Leningrad. He joined the Kirov ballet in 1967. Recognizing his talent, Soviet choreographers soon began creating works for him. In 1974 while on tour with the Bolshoi ballet, Baryshnikov moved to Canada and joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. After appearing as a guest artist with several companies, he began dancing with the New Yo...

Lazar, Irving, 1907-1993 (person)

American talent agent. From the description of An oral history interview with Irving Paul ("Swifty") Lazar / conducted by David Farneth and Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1991 November 12 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton &amp; Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122364658 ...

Marin Symphony Association. (corporateBody)

ANTA Washington Square Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Bach, Steven (person)

Fitzgerald, Frances (1940- ). (person)

American journalist, author, and visiting professor at various universities. From the description of Frances FitzGerald collection, 1968-2000. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70963173 ...

Anton Dolin (person)

Valentina. (corporateBody)

Academy Theatre (corporateBody)

Cantilena Chamber Players (corporateBody)

The Stravinsky festival (corporateBody)

BBC Henry Wood Promenade Concerts (corporateBody)

Cleveland orchestra (corporateBody)

Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989 (person)

Salvador Dalí (b. May 11, 1904, Figueres, Spain–d. January 23, 1989, Figueres Spain) was a prominent Spanish surrealist artist. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range ...

Thea Porter (person)

Woolbright, Brad. (person)

Manuel J. Rodrigues (person)

Lieblung, Jean. (person)

Hansen, Ingrid (person)

New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925) (corporateBody)

Hawkins, Charlotte (person)

Mason, Francis, 1921-2009 (person)

Piening, Peter F. (person)

Horowitz, Vladimir (person)

Russian-born pianist. From the description of The papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, 1784-1991 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702150358 Vladimir Horowitz (in Russian, Gorowitz) was born in Berdichev, near Kiev, on October 1, 1903. His father, Simeon, was an electrical engineer, and his mother, Sophie, a pianist. It was Sophie who gave Volodya (as he was affectionately called), his sister, Regina, and brothers Jacob and George, ...

Irvington House, Irvington N.Y. (corporateBody)

Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani (Trappist, Ky.) (corporateBody)

Bugge, Nina. (person)

San Francisco symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Founded 1911 as San Francisco Orchestra; name changed after 1913. From the description of Records, 1911-[ongoing]. (Museum of Performance &amp; Design). WorldCat record id: 430368596 ...

University of Michigan. University Musical Society. (corporateBody)

[See the history in the finding aid for University Musical Society (University of Michigan) Records.] From the guide to the University Musical Society (University of Michigan) publications, 1874-2010, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The University Musical Society was organized in 1879 by members of the university faculty called together by University President Henry S. Frieze. In 1881 it was incorporated as a nonprofit educational corporatio...

Goddard Liebrson. (person)

Santa Fe Festival Ballet. (corporateBody)

Smoldon, William L. (William Lawrence) (person)

Epithet: Dr musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x00021f Smoldon was born at Forest Gate and trained as a teacher. His training included a period at Trinity College of Music: he was also a pupil of C H Kitson and took the University of London BMus and PhD. He held senior music posts at Stratford Grammar School (1934-47) and Cheshire Training College, Alsager (1948-62). He was an authority on med...

Lenya, Lotte (person)

Born in Austria, Lenya became an actress in Zürich, then moved to Berlin where she met and married Kurt Weill. They emigrated to the U.S. in 1935, where Lenya lived until her death a few months after this interview was recorded. From the description of An oral history interview with Lotte Lenya / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Alan Rich, New City, N.Y., 1981 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton &amp; Garrison). WorldCat record id: 12258368...

Weller, Janine. (person)

Gran, John W., 1920-2008 (person)

De Buono, Frank. (person)

Drue Heinz. (person)

Ams, Evelyn. (person)

Philharmonic Auditorium (corporateBody)

Bécaud, Gilbert, 1927-2001 (person)

Capella, Ingeborg. (person)

Mayor, Virginia S. (person)

Toumanova,Tamara 1919-1996 (person)

Who's Who in Theatre. (corporateBody)

Polly Gordon. (person)

Colton, Edward (person)

Maurstad, Toralv (person)

Lieberson, Peter (person)

Muller-Van Den Steenhoven, Isa. (person)

Hart, Howard (person)

Bernstein, Philip S. (Philip Sydney), 1901- (person)

President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. From the description of Philip S. Bernstein interview, 1961?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711874930 From the description of Philip S. Bernstein correspondence, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711872712 President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis; member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board (CANRA). F...

McCall Publishing Company (corporateBody)

Susan Girard. (person)

Monroe, Henry (person)

Kent, Charles S. (person)

Dartmouth Film Society. (corporateBody)

Office artistique international. (corporateBody)

U.S. representative of the Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques. From the description of Letter : to Georges Arnaud, 1954 Sept. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122481706 ...

Siedman, Sally. (person)

Spanish Refugee Appeal. (corporateBody)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. (corporateBody)

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was formed on 2 November 1936 consisting of two radio networks: Trans-Canada (English) and the French network. In 1952 two television stations began broadcasting in Toronto and Montreal. From the description of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection. 1929-[195-]. (McMaster University). WorldCat record id: 181806794 ...

U.S. Naval Training Center (corporateBody)

Salgo, Sandor (person)

Tobias, Cynthia. (person)

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (person)

Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

Weissenstein, Herbert. (person)

Camp, Edith. (person)

Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968 (person)

Brown class of 1931. Poet, essayist, literary editor of Providence lJournal, instructor of English at Brown. From the description of Papers, 1921-1966. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 145430023 Brown class of 1931. From the description of New verse anthology : typescript, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122418633 Poet; essayist; Literary Editor of the Providence Journal; Instructor of English; Brown Class of 1931. From the descri...

Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 (person)

Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...

Central Presbyterian Church (Rochester, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Schweiger, Gustav F. (person)

Lessard, Raymond W. (person)

World Theatre ( New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001. (person)

Concert violinist. From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, January 27, 1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896054 Epithet: American violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0000f9 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to stu...

Caroline Shaw. (person)

United States. White House Office (corporateBody)

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963 (person)

Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...

Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974 (person)

Dorothy Fields, lyricist and librettist, was born in Allenhurst, New Jersey, July 15, 1905. She was the daughter of Lew Fields, comedian and producer, and Rose (Harris) Shoenfeld. Her first well known song was "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," which she wrote with James McHugh in 1928. She collaborated extensively with her brother Herbert Fields, who also was a librettist. Their most famous production was "Annie Get Your Gun," produced in 1946. Her other brother Joseph Fields was a dramatic ...

Stone, Naomi. (person)

Mills, Arthur (person)

Epithet: Secretary, Grillion's Club British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001a2 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 35801 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x00019f Epithet: MP; of Add MS 39113 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Thompson, Thomas (person)

Epithet: Captain RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x00012d Epithet: of Add MS 28234 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000133 Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000137 Epithet: formerly Chaplain to the ...

Barillet, Pierre (person)

Louis, Father (person)

Maxine Elliott's Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972 (person)

Graphic artist, painter, and designer; d. 1972. From the description of Eugene Berman papers, 1930-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83211971 From the description of Eugene Berman papers, 1930-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646393580 Graphic artist, painter, designer; New York, N.Y. From the description of Eugene Berman interviews, 1972 June 3-1972 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220184646 Eugene Berman (1899-1972) was a graphic...

Choate School (corporateBody)

Philadelphia Orchestra Association (corporateBody)

Durlagher Brothers. (corporateBody)

Perlis, Vivian. (person)

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) ranks among the most widely respected of all American composers. Born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish family, Copland studied with Rubin Goldmark in New York and Nadia Boulanger in France. His music, which drew upon sources as disparate as jazz, neoclassicism, folk music, and serialism, helped establish an American musical vocabulary, and his most popular works, such as Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man, have reached audiences far beyond the...

Mary Rogers. (person)

David Bennahum. (person)

Karetsky, Kim Heather. (person)

Dormand, Helen Wright. (person)

Shubert Theatre (Organization : New Haven, Conn.) (corporateBody)

Foltz, David (person)

Anderson, Jack, 1935-.... (person)

Briggs, Jim. (person)

Shannon, Ruth (person)

Falk, Vibeke. (person)

A La Vieille Russie (Firm) (corporateBody)

Barclay, Dorothy, 1918- (person)

Saeverud, Harald (person)

New York Supreme Court. (corporateBody)


Saddler, Donald (person)

Donald Saddler is a choreographer, director, and dancer in the disciplines of film, stage, ballet, and opera. He was born in 1920 in Van Nuys, California and took up dancing in order to recover his strength after a bout of scarlet fever. He spent his high school vacations dancing in the chorus of MGM musicals such as the 1937 production, Rosalie. Saddler was an original member of Ballet Theatre, and danced with the company from 1940-1943 before heading to Alaska for serv...

Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Designed to be America's foremost center for classical music, Carnegie Hall has extended its 3 stages not only to different types of music, but also to lecturers, staged productions, and one stage even served for a time (early 1960s to 1997) as a cinema until it was reclaimed for live performances. Known for its wonderful acoustics, Carnegie Hall is known as the premier location for music of all sorts. From the description of Belknap Collection, Theatre and theatre groups 1895- : Car...

Musicians Foundation. (corporateBody)

Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986 (person)

Robert Abercrombie Lovett was born in Huntsville, Texas, on September 14, 1895. After receiving a B.A. from Yale in 1918 and attending Harvard Law School and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Lovett became a partner in Brown Brothers, Harriman &amp; Co. Aside from his periods of government service, Lovett was associated with Brown Brothers, Harriman &amp; Co. for the remainder of his life. From 1941-1945, Lovett served as assistant secretary of war for air. During the Truma...

Fred Jordan. (person)

U.S.O. - Camp Shows. (corporateBody)

Middelthon, Bernt Chr. (person)

Guggenheim Foundation. (corporateBody)

Gérôme, Raymond. (person)

Diaghilev (person)

Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1966. (corporateBody)

Sæverud, Harald (person)

Gaxon, Billie (person)

Kendall, W. (person)

Lisa Opanashuk. (person)

Plymouth Theatre Corporation (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Collinson, Kenneth. (person)

Santa Fe International Scandinavian Film Festival. (corporateBody)

Caraman, Philip, 1911-1988 (person)

Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection (corporateBody)

Witter Bynner Foundation (corporateBody)

McCormick Barnes, Katrina. (person)

Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007 (person)

Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

Zirato, Bruno (person)

Mariani, Fiorella (person)

Sieger, Barbara D. (person)

Tooley, John (person)

Walker, Kathryn Taylor. (person)

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (corporateBody)

The publishing company Farrar, Straus &amp; Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus &amp; Company by John Farrar and Roger Straus. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as Farrar, Straus &amp; Giroux, Inc. (FSG) in 1964 when Robert Giroux became editor-in-chief. The company firmly established itself as a quality publisher in the 1960s and '70s. FSG remained staunchly independent of conglomerate publish...

Gielgud, John, 1904-2000 (person)

English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

New York Botanical Garden (corporateBody)

Gesensway, Louis, 1906-1976 (person)

Composed 1948-1951. First performance Philadelphia, 25 February 1955, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy conductor, Oscar Treadwell narrator. The text of William Penn's Prayer for Philadelphia, 1684, and some authentic Colonial street calls are used in the narrative part.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Four squares of Philadelphia : for narrator, criers, and large orchestra / by Louis Gesensway. c1972. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 5198...

Heany, N. Sproat. (person)

Hawkins, Mark (person)

Norske Teatret (Oslo, Norway) (corporateBody)

Norsk rikskringkasting (corporateBody)

Birdwell, Russel (person)

Silvers, Robert B. (person)

Vancouver Theatre (corporateBody)

Spanier, Ginette. (person)

Epithet: writer, secretary to pianist H Cohen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000125 ...

Kristiansand symfoniorkester (corporateBody)

Mary Lee Fairbanks. (person)

Thrane, Zerda. (person)

First National Bank of Litchfield (corporateBody)

First National Bank of Litchfield was originally the Phoenix Bank. It underwent a name change in 1860. From the description of First National Bank of Litchfield depositor signatures, 1816-1902. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 753693472 First National Bank of Litchfield, Litchfield, Conn., was originally the Phoenix Bank. It underwent a name change in 1860. From the description of First National Bank of Litchfield publications and photograph, ...

Rychtarik, Richard. (person)

Miller, Olga (person)

Maurstad, Eva. (person)

Dolin, Anton (person)

Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921 (person)

Thomas B. Catron, lawyer and politician, was born on October 6, 1840 in Lafayette County, Missouri. He arrived in New Mexico, 1866 and began a controversial career as lawyer, land speculator, and politician. Catron served in the New Mexico Legislative Assembly seven times between 1868-1910, in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1894-1896 and the U. S. Senate, 1912-1918. He died on May 15, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. From the guide to the Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1692-1934, (Univer...

Browning, John, 1933-2003 (person)

American concert pianist. B. May 23, 1933 Denver, Colo. From the description of Scrapbook, 1958. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 14347351 ...

Russian War Relief, Inc. (corporateBody)

WNCN (New York City) (corporateBody)

WNCN was a classical music station in New York City known for the vigorous support of its Listeners Guild in the face of format changes. Its call letters reflect its membership in the Concert Network in the mid-1950s with other stations including WBCN in Boston, and WXCN in Providence. ...

Powell, Christopher, 1903-1989 (person)

Souvaine, Henry (person)

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979 (person)

American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Bernt Chr. Middelthon (person)

Tree, Ronald, 1897-1976 (person)

Winawer, Sidney J. (person)

American Guild of Musical Artists (corporateBody)

The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) was founded in 1936 in New York City to protect the interests of solo musical artists in the field of opera and later expanded to include dancers, choreographers and some categories of stage managers. The union became affiliated with the Associated Actors and Artistes of America (known as the 4A's) and established regional offices throughout the United States in addition to the main New York office. The records of two predecessor organizations, the Gr...

Horgan, Barbara (person)

Loney, Glenn Meredith, 1928- (person)

Professor of Theatre at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and Brooklyn College School of Performing Arts. From the description of Papers, 1800-[ongoing]. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30106889 ...

Washer, Ben. (person)

Bermudiana Theatre (corporateBody)

Crawford, Joan (person)

United States Trust Company of Texas, N.A. (corporateBody)

Kelleher, Stephen Joseph, 1915- (person)

Jonathan Lieberson. (person)

Katims, Milton, 1909-2006 (person)

American violist and conductor. From the description of Interview conducted by Ben Grauer, Dec. 31, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861594 Milton Katims (1909-2006) was a violist and orchstra conductor who led the Seattle Symphony Orchestra from 1954-1976. From the description of Milton Katims collection of musical scores, circa 1913-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 244963442 ...

Massine, Léonide, 1896-1979 (person)

Leonide Feodorovitch Miassin (Massine) was born in Moscow in 1896. His mother, Eugenia, was a soprano in the Bolshoi Theatre chorus, and his father, Feodor, played French horn in the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra. Massine's parents had a daughter, Raissa, and three other sons. Although all of his brothers were engineers, Massine entered the Imperial Theatre School at age 8, studying both drama and ballet. Massine intended a career as an actor, and, in fact, was later noted for his drama...

Pendleton, Ralph. (person)

McGowan, Jack (person)

Morita, Akio, 1921-1999 (person)

Alexander, Robert H. (person)

Ostroff, Ruth. (person)

Social Welfare Commit tee for Norwegian Seamen in America. (corporateBody)

American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (corporateBody)

The National Institute of Arts and Letters (founded 1898) and the American Academy of Arts and Letters (founded 1904) merged in 1976 to form the present organization. Members are elected annually from the fields of art, literature, and music and include painters, sculptors, print-makers, composers, novelists, poets, historians, biographers, critics, playwrights, architects, and essayists. Honorary members include artists from foreign countries as well as American dancers, photographers, publishe...

Friends of Chamber Music. (corporateBody)

Parsons, Jack, 1920- (person)

Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts Sciences and Professions. (corporateBody)

Anderson, Jove. (person)

Peter Altschuler. (person)

Haugen, Per Theodor (person)

Robin, Martin (person)

Hale Matthews Foundation. (corporateBody)

Grant, Pauline, 1915-1986 (person)

Cartier, Jacques (person)

Smith, John Saumarez (person)

Klopper, Donald E. (person)

Ellinger, Robert H. (person)

George Balanchine Foundation (corporateBody)

Popular Balanchine was designed to document the works choreographed by George Balanchine for the popular stage and the movie screen. From 1927-1931, Balanchine staged dances and musical numbers for reviews, variety shows, and operettas in London and Paris as well as creating choreography for Dark red roses, among the first feature-length talking motion pictures made in England. In the United States, from 1936-1954, he worked with Vernon Duke, John Murray Anderson, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, G...

Moore, Marianne (person)

From the guide to the Marianne Moore papers, 1929-1973, 1973, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

WRC (Radio station : Washington, D.C.) (corporateBody)

New York City Ballet (corporateBody)

The New York City Ballet is the brainchild of Lincoln Kirstein, who envisioned an American Ballet of young native dancers, trained and schooled to perform new, modern repertory. The company now performs 23 weeks of the year under the direction of Peter Martins. For further information see From the guide to the New York City Ballet records, 1934-1976, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) The New York City Ballet ...

Morey, Randy. (person)

Barbara Pijoan. (person)

Taubman, Martin H. (person)

Saldere, Maria. (person)

Pieper, Josef, 1904-1997 (person)

Joseph Pieper, visiting professor of philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1950. From the description of Papers, 1950. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23706772 ...

Charlotte Hawkins. (person)

Wood, Laura (person)

Metropolitan Midtown Corp. (corporateBody)

Mildy. (person)

Anderson, Victor E. (Victor Emmanuel), 1902-1962 (person)

Our Little Brothers (Organization) (corporateBody)

Messer, Thomas M. (person)

Thomas M. Messer (1919- ) is a museum director from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1970 Sept. 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595067 Thomas M. Messer is a museum director in New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79081984 Director of the Guggenheim. Fro...

Aspen Meadows. (corporateBody)

Riess, Curt, 1902-1993. (corporateBody)

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00020d I Rantzau, with a libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, based on a play by Émile Erckmann, was first performed in Florence in 1893. A vocal score was published by Sonzogno (Milan, 1892). From the description of Sol che il sole risplenda. 1894 Nov 1-2. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092344 Italia...

Mount Saviour Monastery (Pine City, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Savoy Theatre (London, England) (corporateBody)

Chemical Bank and Trust Company (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Alma Cohen. (person)

Norske opera (corporateBody)

Kungliga Teatern (Stockholm, Sweden) (corporateBody)

Save the Children (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet (corporateBody)

Pettersen, Elsa Prahl. (person)

Bourgin, Simon E. (person)

Haug, Bjørn. (person)

Roayl Oak Foundation. (corporateBody)

J. Peterman Company. (corporateBody)

Kuttner, F. G. (person)

First Interstate Bank of Santa Fe, N.A. (corporateBody)

Anerbach, Aline B. (person)

Jordan, Henry H., 1897- (person)

Lieberson, Ray (person)

Basil, W. de (person)

Tangen, Ragnhild (person)

Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 (person)

George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...

Mayer, Peach. (person)

Gruen, John. (person)

John Jonas Gruen born Sept. 12, 1926 in Paris, France. Educated in Europe and the United States. Mr. Gruen is a portrait photographer; art, dance and music critic. He has written countless articles, reviews, interviews, monograhs and essays for many national and international periodicals. He has lectured extensively at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York among other museums, schools and universities and hosted a dance-interview radio program--The Sound of Dance--over WNCN. Fro...

McGregor, Anne (person)

Sarofim, Louisa. (person)

Bugge, Stein, 1896-1961 (person)

Paul Epstein. (person)

Gurholt, Vibeke (person)

Bedenkapp, John. (person)

Warren, Ilse. (person)

Citizen's Committee for the Army and Navy. (corporateBody)

Carmel of Santa Fe. (corporateBody)

Kendy, Arthur. (person)

Kennedy, Dick. (person)

Dilillo, Anita. (person)

Betty Chapin. (person)

Emperatori, Arthur. (person)

Universal Pictures Company. (corporateBody)

Bruce, Evangeline (person)

Billy Gould News. (corporateBody)

Auditorium Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) (corporateBody)

Hofmann, Marion S. (person)

Petit, Patrick (person)

Harold H. Stern (person)

Frederick Rolf. (person)

Music Hall (corporateBody)

Riverdale Children's Association. (corporateBody)

Hurok, Sol (person)

The Haagensen Research Foundation. (corporateBody)

Teatro Auditorium (corporateBody)

MacAlister, Martha. (person)

Wardwell, Allen. (corporateBody)

Hart, Don (person)

Nolan, Sidney, 1917-1922 (person)

Moseley, Carlos (person)

Stanton, Frank (person)

Frank C. Stanton is a retired business executive in Savannah, Georgia. He is active in the community and served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Savannah Olympic Support Council for the 1996 Olympics and was the chairman for the 1996 Rolex Golden Spinnaker Ball, a benefit gala for the United States sailing team. The Savannah Olympic Support Council (SOSCO) was formed in 1991 to help support the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in organizing the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georg...

Pinewood Studios (corporateBody)

King, Bruce, 1924-2009 (person)

Nadia Nerina (person)

Warner bros (corporateBody)

In 1954, Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc. premiered their movie, His Majesty O'Keefe, in Savannah, Georgia. The movie is based on the life of Daniel Dean O'Keefe (1832-1901). Born in Middletown, Ireland, O'Keefe moved to Savannah in 1856. In 1869, he married Catherine M. Masters (d. ca. 1928). He left Savannah in 1872 as a mate on a ship bound for China. The ship was wrecked in a typhoon, but O'Keefe survived, washing ashore Yap Island in Micronesia. He established himself as a business man on the...

Reed, Joseph W., 1932- (person)

Joseph W. Reed is a graduate of Yale University (B.A., 1954; M.A. 1958; PhD. 1961). Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Wesleyan University, Reed is a published author and artist working in a variety of genres, including painting, drawing, book arts, and medal design. He is particularly noted for his illustrated alphabets and his Piratical Primrose press publications. From the description of Joseph W. Reed designs and art work collection, 1948-2002. (Unknown). World...

Group for Contemporary Music. (corporateBody)

WXHR. (corporateBody)

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. (corporateBody)

Lieberson, Peter (person)

Goldblatt, Burt (person)

Pollock, Gordon, d. 1956 (person)

Forty-sixth Street Theatre (Organization: New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Baum, Heddy. (person)

American Youth for Democracy (corporateBody)

Guild of the Infant Saviour. (corporateBody)

Tree, Lady Anne Evelyn Beatrice (nee Cavendish), 1927-2010 (person)

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

Yardney, Susanne. (person)

Pijoan, Oliver (person)

George Furth (person)

Boosey & Hawkes (corporateBody)

Theatre Guild (corporateBody)

Established in New York City in 1918, and initially administered by a board of managers, the Theatre Guild was for the greater part of its history co-directed by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn, with Langner’s wife, Armina Marshall Langner, serving several administrative roles. Throughout the twentieth century the Theatre Guild was instrumental in improving the quality of American theatre, introducing audiences to new playwrights and forms of dramatic writing, stagecraft, and musical theatr...

Haug, Bjorn (person)

Ullmann, Janna. (person)

Stanton, Joan. (person)

Rubin, David W. (person)

Women's News. (corporateBody)

Wimpelmann, Christian Fredrik (person)

Fritz Schwiefert (person)

Gunther, John, 1901-1970 (person)

John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited. From the description of John Gunther papers, 1935-1967 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 613714359 ...

Broadbridge, George. (person)

National Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Fukuhara, Mayuki (person)

Celasanti, Veniere. (person)

Vedder, Alan C, 1912- (person)

Mannes College of Music (corporateBody)

The school was founded in 1916 by violin and piano duo David Mannes and Clara Damrosch Mannes. What started out as a community music school named The David Mannes School of Music has grown into a world-class conservatory of music. In 1989 Mannes College joins The New School for Social Research which later becomes New School University. From the description of Administrative Documents. (New School University Library). WorldCat record id: 475429929 ...

Young Audiences, Inc. (corporateBody)

Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011 (person)

Composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, N.J., to Mr. [James] Fuld, [1983 Dec. 30?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911546 American composer. From the description of Autogrpaph letters signed (6), dated Princeton, N.J., [ca. 1977, 1987, and n.d.], to Joan Peyser, [ca. 1977, 1987, and n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991916 ...

City and Country School (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Migel, Parmenia (person)

Parmenia Migel Ekstrom (1908-1989) was a ballet historian and author, and founder and president of the Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation. Although she started her career as a writer under her maiden name, Parmenia Migel, in her subsequent career as a dance scholar and collector, she used her married name, Mrs. Parmenia Ekstrom, sometimes abbreviated PME in this finding aid. In the late 1930s she founded and headed the executive committee of the Ballet Guild (New York, N.Y.). From 1946 to 1955, she...

Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994 (person)

Francis Steegmuller was a biographer of French literary figures such as Cocteau, Apollinaire and Flaubert. He also translated French literature. From the description of Letters from Douglas Cooper, 1966-1997. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78011580 Alfred Kazin was an American essayist, literary critic, and historian. From the guide to the Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A...

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992 (person)

Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...

Gray, Francine du Plessix. (person)

American Catholic author; b. 1930. From the description of Francine du Plessix Gray collection, 1947-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958556 ...

Toronto Symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Tobin, Robert L. B. (person)

Virginia Katims. (person)

Sigler, Gerald J. (person)

Rosenfield, John (person)

Halliday, Richard (person)

Dai, Aihan. (person)

Composers Ensemble (corporateBody)

Dutton, Denis (person)

New York Ballet Club. (corporateBody)

Peabody Conservatory of Music (corporateBody)

Who's Who in America (corporateBody)

Friends of the Libraries of Boston University (corporateBody)

Moss, Arnold, 1910-1989 (person)

Actor, director, theatrical producer, and crossword puzzle maker. Died 1989. From the description of Arnold Moss papers, 1935-1987 (bulk 1953-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979870 Biographical Note 1910, Jan. 28 Born, Brooklyn, N. Y. 1928 A.B., College of the City of New York (later City Colleg...

Syracuse university (corporateBody)

Syracuse University was involved with the Chautauqua Institution in providing a program of continuing education during the summer in undergraduate as well as graduate fields. From the description of University College, Chautauqua Center records, 1953-1969. 1953-1969. (Syracuse University). WorldCat record id: 122528964 [pending] From the guide to the New York State Publishing and Printing Collection, circa 1800-1950, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse...

Memorial Hall (corporateBody)

Lent, David (person)

Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962 (person)

Elsa Walter (née Wirthschaft, previous married name Korneck) was an opera singer and Bruno's wife; they were married from around 1900 until Elsa's death, which was apparently in 1945. Delia Reinhardt, an opera singer whom Walter had mentored, was a close friend of Walter. McLane was a friend of Alma Mahler who communicated with Alma upon Walter's death; she lived in Calif. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, and Franz Werfel, 1911-1960. (Universit...

Jordan, Flora. (person)

Arts club of Chicago (corporateBody)

The Arts Club of Chicago was incorporated in 1916. Its objectives, according to the mission drafted at its inaugural meeting, are "to encourage higher standards of art, maintain galleries for that purpose; and to promote the mutual acquaintance of art lovers and art workers." Since its inception the Arts Club has been a pioneering force in modern and avant-garde art exhibitions, performances, lectures, and events in Chicago. From the description of Arts Club records, 1892-1995. (Newb...

Haagensen, C. D. (Cushman Davis), 1900-1990 (person)

Maurice Feldman Associates. (corporateBody)

Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs (corporateBody)

Central Presbyterian Church. (corporateBody)

Epstein, Paul H. (person)

Seidman, Sally. (person)

Herter, Susan. (person)

Robinson, Francis. (person)

Epithet: farmer, of Frampton, county Lincolnshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000160 ...

Waldrop, Gideon, 1919-2000 (person)

Composed 1940. First performance, with Movements 2 and 3 of the Suite (callno.: 3371), Rochester, New York, 1945-46, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor. Old Double Mountain is an actual pair of twin mountains in the heart of the West Texas ranch country.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra : Movement I "From Old Double Mountain" / Gideon Waldrop. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56819010 Composed ...

Tritter, Dan. (person)

Tree, Michael L. (person)

Bergler, Edmund, 1899-1962 (person)

Psychiatrist. From the description of Edmund Bergler papers, 1943-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983095 ...

David McIntosh. (person)

Bijur, Hilda (person)

Appleton, William Worthen, 1915-2014 (person)

William Appleton, collector, was born in New York on December 31, 1915. He graduated with a BA from Harvard University in 1938 and continued his education in New York City, receiving his Masters from Columbia University in 1939 and a Ph.D in 1949. He taught at Columbia from the 1940s until the late 1970s and was appointed Professor Emeritus in 1976. William Appleton is a theater scholar. He has both written and edited works on theater, primarily English theater of the ...

Spriggs, Norma. (person)

Angel Records. (corporateBody)

Penick, Douglas J., 1944-.... (person)

Yale university, School of music (corporateBody)

In 1854, Joseph Battell donated money to Yale for the purpose of supporting instruction in music. The Yale Corporation approved the appointment of Gustave Jacob Stoeckel as an instructor in church music and other musical activities at Yale College in April of 1855. The Department of Music was established in 1889 and by 1890 Yale was offering its first credited courses in music. In 1894 Yale awarded its first Bachelor of Music degrees to a graduating class of four students. The graduate division ...

American theatre wing (corporateBody)

Duquesne Univesrity (corporateBody)

Burr, Helen (person)

Levine, Emanuel. (person)

Rodzinski, Haline. (person)

Goldwyn, Samuel, 1882-1974 (person)

Epithet: film producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a8 ...

Sears, Eleonora Randolph, 1881-1968. (corporateBody)

Hyatt Corporation (corporateBody)

St. Vincent Priory and School (New York, N.Y.). (corporateBody)

Dunn, Phyllis K. (person)

Meck, Jean. (person)

University of Kansas. (corporateBody)

The University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, Douglas County was established in 1864 under constitutional provision. KU is a major comprehensive research and teaching university that serves as a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. The university is committed to offering the highest quality undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs and offers a broad array of advanced graduate study programs. It fulfills its mission through faculty, academic, and research programs of in...

Stephens, Roderick, 1909-1995 (person)

Beach, Scott, 1931- (person)

Actor; television and radio announcer; announcer for the San Francisco Opera. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 4, 1976 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862495 ...

Olaf Biernath. (person)

United States Information Agency (corporateBody)

Chapin, Ted (person)

Marsh Hospital for Animals. (corporateBody)

Lieberson, Ellen. (person)

Paley, William S. (person)

Concert Society of New York. (corporateBody)

P. N. Foster. (person)

Banff Centre (corporateBody)

Aspinwall, Richard C. (person)

Martin, Mary, 1942- (person)

Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000269 ...

United Nations Flag Day Benefit. (corporateBody)

Poulenc, Francis (person)

Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Carlebach Gallery. (corporateBody)

Bos, Coenraad Valentyn, 1875-1955 (person)

Elizabeth Lowell. (person)

Côrte-Real, Roberto, G. (person)

Zeckendorf, Nancy. (person)

D'Arcy, Martin Cyril, 1888-1976 (person)

Epithet: SJ British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x000375 English Jesuit, philosopher, and author. D'Arcy was born in Bath. He attended Oxford and the Pontifical Gregorian University; was ordained a priest in 1921. In 1927 he joined the faculty at Oxford and during this time received into the church a stream of famous converts, most notably, Evelyn Waugh. Between 1945 and 1950 he serv...

Musker, Frank (person)

Levin, Mona (person)

Oppenheim, David, 1922-2007 (person)

Chandler (person)

CBS International. (corporateBody)

Langendorff, Margot C. (person)

Carvajal, Cecilia Blanca . (person)

Erskine, Pauline. (person)

Schroders Plc (corporateBody)

Linden Press. (corporateBody)

Ravinia Festival Association (corporateBody)

Summer music festival in Highland Park, Illinois. Ravinia first opened on August 15, 1904, as an amusement park, which included a pavilion, a baseball diamond and grandstand, an electric fountain, a theater, and a refectory building with dining rooms and dance floor. Due to insufficient revenue, however, Ravinia Park slipped into receivership in 1910. The next year, a group of North Shore residents purchased the park and founded The Ravinia Company in 1911. Ravinia becam...

Cummings, Richard (person)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987 (person)

Born in England; novelist and playwright. From the description of Hugh Wheeler collection, 1931-1980s. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71055464 American novelist and playwright; b. (in England) Hugh Callingham Wheeler; d. 1987; also wrote under several pseudonyms. From the description of Hugh Wheeler collection, 1931-1987. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923042 ...

Kearney, Mildred. (person)

Hamilton, Nancy (person)

Helen Keller, undated Nancy Hamilton, Broadway actress, lyricist, author, scriptwriter, producer, and playwright was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, July 27, 1908, daughter of Charles Lee Hamilton and Margaret Miller Marshall. She was educated at Miss Dickinson's School in Sewickley, at the Sorbonne, and received a B.A. from Smith College in 1930. Hamilton began writings songs and sketches while at Smith, acting in and directing The Chocolate Soldier in her senior year...

Deerfield Academy (corporateBody)

Doubleday (corporateBody)

Jackson & Perkins Co. (corporateBody)

Damon. Harriet. (person)

Rogers and Hammerstein Foundation (corporateBody)

Our Hospital Ministry. (corporateBody)

Steinberg, William, 1899-1978 (person)

Steinberg had been in the U.S. since 1938. He apparently developed a friendly relationship with Alma Mahler over the course of this period, with her attending some performances and inviting him to her home. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1948-1954. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864539 ...

Lachina, Armando. (person)

Lyons, Sylvia (person)

Saint Peter's College (Jersey City, N.J.) (corporateBody)

Atlee, Howard. (person)

Los Angeles Music Festival. (corporateBody)

Jones, Alfred Winslow, 1900-1989 (person)

Alfred Winslow Jones was an investor, hedge fund manager, and sociologist. He is credited with forming the first modern hedge fund and is widely regarded as the "father of the hedge fund industry."...

Mildred Barish (person)

Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994 (person)

Ter-Arutunian, Rouben (person)

Hartman, Daniel L. (person)

Benjamin Britten (person)

Tucson Symphony Orchestra (corporateBody)

McKinney, Robert M. (Robert Moody), 1910-2001 (person)

Albert B. Ashforth, Inc. (corporateBody)

Taylor, Arthur R. (person)

Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 (person)

English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph postal card signed : Petersfield, to Denys Blakelock, 1958 Dec. 10 and [1959] Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870929 Access to the archive was provided to Piers Paul Read who wrote the authorised biography of Alec Guinness. Therefore the archive, to some extent, has been arranged and information has been collected and added by Read. The impact of his use of the archive is most noticeable...

Pettis, Ashley B. (person)

Bisett, Ed W. (person)

Cincinnati Music Festival Assocaition (corporateBody)

Storrow, Linda Eder Jamieson. (person)

Berg, Scott. (person)

Sibley, Louellen. (person)

Coulson, Geneva. (person)

Barnes, Courtland D. (person)

Napora Institute. (corporateBody)

Glotz, Michel (person)

Ostrow, Elizabeth. (person)

Whitney, Marguerite. (person)

Milstein, Nathan, 1903-1992 (person)

Heine, Clara. (person)

Mayfair Travel Services, Inc. (corporateBody)

Michael Loreto. (person)

Phoenix Theatre (Project) (corporateBody)

Katherine Lieberson (person)

Husby, Kjellaug E. (person)

Marielle McKinney. (person)

Sinatra, Frank (person)

The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...

Day, Richard (person)

Novikoff, Laurent (person)

Prince, Harold, 1928- (person)

Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway director and producer George Abbott. During his early years with Abbott, he made valuable connections with Robert E. Griffith, who would later become his producing partner and Ruth Mitchell, who would be his longtime assistant and production supervisor. G...

Actors' Fund of America (corporateBody)

The Actors’ Fund of America was founded in 1882 largely through the efforts of Harrison Grey Fiske, the owner of a theater trade publication, the New York Dramatic Mirror. The Fund got off to a rousing start, fueled by Fiske’s enthusiasm; by the “instinctive generosity of show people” (Simon, p. 3); and – most important – by the backing of the nineteenth-century theatrical elite, the actor-managers who owned and operated the theaters and from whose ranks the Fund’s officers and trus...

Houston Ballet (corporateBody)

Davis, James Peter (person)

Wolferman, Barbara. (person)

Tastykake. (corporateBody)

Page, Ruth (person)

Ruth Page, American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballet companies, was born in 1899, the daughter of a physician in Indiana. Her dance studies began with local teachers in Indianapolis. Like many a young girl, she was inspired by seeing Anna Pavlova perform, and actually did perform with the legendary dancer's troupe during a tour to South America in 1918. Her training continued in Chicago with Adolph Bolm who created The Birthday of the Infanta for her, dancing the role with Bolm's Ba...

Monastery of Christ in the Desert (Abiquiu, N. M.). (person)

New York Hospital (corporateBody)

The Office of Superintendent kept these records in the 1860s. The current department is Nutrition and Food Services. From the description of Diet books, 1862-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609158 The current New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center building was built 1927-1932. From the description of Heating and ventilation records, 1927-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565825 In 1799 New York Hospital entered into a contract with the U....

Vedder, Ann. (person)

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 (person)

The interview took place at Wells College, New York. From the description of Audio interviews with poet Denise Levertov by Clive Scott Chisholm : sound recordings, 1973 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864806 Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Denise Levertov and her husband, Mitchell Goodman. From the description of Letters, 1965-1976, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871475 ...

Wyethe, Henriette, 1907- (person)

Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1876-1970 (person)

Mary Louise Curtis Bok was a music patron, philanthropist, founder of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Wife of Edward Bok (d. 1930); married violinist Efrem Zimbalist in 1943. From the description of Letter, 1950 February 11, New Hartford, Conn. [to] John Bitter, Florence, Italy / Mary Zimbalist. (Curtis Institute of Music). WorldCat record id: 37323801 Mary Louise Curtis was born 6 Aug. 1876 in Boston, Mass. She was the daughter of the wealthy Cyrus Hermann Ko...

Bogart, Beverly. (person)

Bergman, Doris. (person)

Wolff, Sidney A. (person)

New York Pro Musica Antiqua (corporateBody)

Russel B. Kingman (person)

McCue, George. (person)

Baton Rouge Civic Symphony Association. (corporateBody)

Vroom, Lodewick. (person)

Boston College. University Chorale (corporateBody)

The earliest student musical ensemble at Boston College was the St. Cecilia Society, formed in 1869 by James A. McHugh, SJ to provide liturgical music and dedicated to the patron saint of music. The first Glee Club was founded in 1887 as a secular counterpart to the St. Cecilia Society, and performed a variety of concerts and operettas. The director, Charles E. McLaughlin, formed an orchestra to accompany the 1892 operetta, and the ensemble continued after that performance. The Musical Clubs lap...

Protestant. (corporateBody)

Harris, Laurence S. (person)

Fosburgh, James. (person)

Newlin, Jeanne (person)

Clarke, W. Norris (William Norris), 1915- (person)

Robert Craft (person)

Wolfe, Paul (person)

WHAS-TV (Television station : Louisville, Ky.) (corporateBody)

Biernath, Hans W. (person)

Acocella, Joan Ross (person)

Podell, Faye. (person)

Barber, Harris W. (person)

Musical Arts Society of La Jolla (Calif.). Orchestra (corporateBody)

Fosser, Per E. (person)

Cecchi, Dario (person)

Crosby, Aileen. (person)

Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973 (person)

Hamilton Fish Armstrong was born April 8, 1893, in the house on West 10th Street in New York City where he lived all his life. Following his Princeton graudation in 1916, he worked for the New Republic until he entered the army during World War I. At war's end, he served as a military attache to Serbia which kindled his lifelong interest in foreign affairs. After leaving the army, Armstrong became a foreign correspondence for the New York Evening Post. In 1922 Armstrong ...

Sobel, Ronald B. (person)

Victor Elmaleh. (person)

Gurholt, Anders. (person)

Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 (person)

American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

Cassidy, Claudia (person)

Chicago performing arts critic. From the description of Claudia Cassidy, papers ca. 1880-1996, bulk 1930-1985. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 183193911 ...

Bregman, Buddy (person)

Craig Lucas. (person)

Benton, William, 1900-1973 (person)

Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...

Latouche, John, 1914-1956 (person)

Wolfe, Tom, 1931- (person)

Tom Wolfe (b. March 2, 1931, Richmond, VA) is an American author and journalist, best known for his association with and influence in stimulating the New Journalism literary movement, in which literary techniques are used extensively. He began his career as a regional newspaper reporter in the 1950s, but achieved national prominence in the 1960s following the publication of such best-selling books as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (a highly experimental account of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranks...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 (person)

English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Broder, I. Robert. (person)

DeeDee (person)

Schafler, Pam B. (person)

Makarova, Natalia, 1940-.... (person)

Committee for the Celebration of the President's Birthday. (corporateBody)

Yahn, Naomi S. (person)

English Theatre (Indianapolis, Ind.) (corporateBody)

English's Opera House was constructed by William H. English for his son, William E., on the Circle in Indianapolis in 1880. A new theater building was erected in the same vicinity of the Circle in 1897. It was used for plays, operas, movies, and civic functions. By 1930 the name had changed to the English Theatre. The structure was demolished in 1948. From the description of English Theatre performers collection, ca. 1903-1948. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id...

Hughes, Ruth. (person)

Armstrong, Ronald, 1940- (person)

Hudson, H. Lewis. (person)

Ken Glancy. (person)

Brunvoll, Gunnar (person)

Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (person)

Anton Dolin (1904-1983) was an English ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He started his career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921 and became one of the principal dancers for the company. Later, together with another Ballets Russes dancer Alicia Markova, he established Markova-Dolin Ballet. Dolin was instrumental in establishing London Festival Ballet (later English National Ballet). He also ocassionally appeared on stage as an actor. From the guide to the Anton Dol...

Wyngaard, M. (person)

Marian Schlesinger. (person)

Anderson, Joan (person)

Respighi, Elsa, 1894-1996 (person)

Rieti was a student of Respighi in Rome. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155865038 ...

Volunteer of America. (corporateBody)

Page, Tim, 1954-.... (person)

Pierre de Ronsard (person)

Isa Muller. (person)

Lynn Goldberg Communications. (corporateBody)

Illich, Ivan, 1926-2002 (person)

Dr. Ivan Illich spent fall semesters in residence as a visiting faculty for Penn State's Science, Technology and Society Program from 1986 to 1996. He published a series of books treating a range of topics from gender to water to literacy during his Penn State years. From the description of Ivan Illich audiotapes, 1970-1977. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 298819636 ...

Wintergarten (Theatre) (corporateBody)

Espinar, Rosalia. (person)

Smith, Jean (person)

Berg, Hilda. (person)

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1982 (person)