26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Actresses.

  1. May Robson papers, 1849-1950

    150 items ; 14 containers plus 4 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress and author. Correspondence, books, play scripts, and other material autographed or created by prominent actors and producers of stage and screen from the late nineteenth-century until Robson’s death; also scrapbooks, playbills, and other material documenting her life and stage and film career.

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  2. Lillian Gish papers, 1829-1978

    9,750 items ; 25 containers plus 1 artifact ; 10.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Chiefly synopses of silent films and scripts of plays, films, and television productions in which Gish did not appear; scripts, some annotated, for productions in which she did perform; letters received by Gish; and legal files.

  3. Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    7,000 items ; 28 containers ; 11 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

  4. Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 1818-1955

    18,000 items ; 114 containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact ; 50 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress (Minnie Maddern Fiske) and theater manager (Harrison Grey Fiske). Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern...

  5. Rosamond Pinchot papers, 1918-1955

    100 items ; 2 containers plus 3 oversize ; 2.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Address book, correspondence, diary, photographs, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the life and acting career of Rosamond Pinchot.

  6. Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969

    6,000 items ; 26 containers ; 10.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress and playwright. General correspondence, production material, business records, and other papers concerning Gordon's career in movies and the theater.

  7. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items ; 12 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence,...

  8. Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956

    19 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American stage actress, writer, educator. Annotated typescripts and mimeographed copies of Adams's unpublished autobiography, writings relating to the study of acting, a commencement address, notes for a proposed radio program, a religious play, and the corrected typescript of Phyllis Robbins's biography, Maude Adams, An Intimate Portrait.

  9. Natacha Rambova papers, circa 1955-1965

    210 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress, cinematic designer, and spiritualist. Typewritten monographs and notes, together with prints and photographs reflecting Rambova's research in Egyptology and cosmology under the auspices of the Bollingen Foundation.

  10. Jennie Lorenz collection relating to Charlotte Cushman, 1830-1960

    1,750 items ; 5 containers ; 2.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, research notes, reproductions of correspondence and portraits, and printed materials relating to Lorenz's research on the life of actress Charlotte Cushman.