8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Acting.

  1. Sam Jaffe papers, 1915-1991

    1,175 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor. Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, sketches, photographs, and other papers relating to Jaffe’s career as an actor and his personal life including his experience as a blacklisted actor in the 1950s.

  2. Arnold Moss papers, 1935-1987

    2,100 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, theatrical producer, and crossword puzzle maker. Correspondence, contracts, scripts, playbills and programs, financial records, speeches, writings, drafts of crossword puzzles, and printed matter documenting Moss's career primarily as a stage actor, producer, and director.

  3. Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    10,000 items. 21 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.

  4. 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 Annotated typescripts and mimeographed copies of Adams's unpublished autobiography, writings relating to the study of acting, a commencement address, notes for a proposed radio program, a religious play, and the corrected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.

  5. 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 Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, documenting her theatrical career and life and his work as theater critic and manager, playwright, director, and producer of plays for the American stage.

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  6. 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.

  7. Lee Strasberg papers, 1780-2006

    100,000 items. 290 containers plus 19 oversize. 123 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, and acting teacher. Correspondence, memoranda, production files, lectures, writings, scripts, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career, Method acting, the Actors Studio, and theater history.

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  8. Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    22,525 items. 80 containers. 41 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, there are significant materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer and choreographer, Helen Tamiris.