12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Actors--United States.

  1. Alfred Drake papers, 1892-2004

    approximately 2,700 items. 42 containers. 19.9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alfred Drake was an American actor, singer, director, and author. The collection primarily documents Drake's theatrical career, and includes scripts, music scores, photographs, programs, writings, production materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.

  2. Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

    approximately 9,600 items. 66 containers. 52.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also holds materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Ernest Belcher.

  3. Bob Hope collection, circa 1900-2009

    557,000 items ; 770 linear feet (1958 boxes). 71,300 items ; 91 linear feet (187 boxes). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Bob Hope Collection consists of scripts, jokes, monologues, correspondence, manuscripts, promotional materials, photographs, and clippings documenting Hope's work as an entertainer, actor, comedian, and philanthropist, across multiple mediums and disciplines including radio, television, film, and live performance.

  4. John Raitt papers, 1930-2009

    approximately 10,000 items. 88 containers. 37 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Emmet Raitt (1917-2005) was a singer and actor, performing as a leading man during Broadway's Golden Age. Though he is best remembered for originating the role of Billy Bigelow in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel (1945), he sustained a six-decade career in various stage roles along with a prolific concert calendar. The collection documents Raitt's theatrical and concert career and includes scripts, programs, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks. It also includes full scores and parts for the arrangements made for Raitt's album recordings and concert appearances.

  5. Bob Hope moving image collection, 1925-2003

    Approximately 7,900 items. A total of approximately 3,396 containers; including 3,359 individually-cataloged objects and 37 box-level catalog records.. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Bob Hope moving image collection is comprised of material spanning Bob Hope's career as a stage, film, and television entertainer. Objects in the collection associated with Hope's professional works range from aired and unaired television specials, feature films, and short theatrical releases to camera isolations, production elements, rehearsal footage, promotional material, and outtakes. The collection also includes footage of golfing events, amateur home movies featuring Hope, his family, and friends, and recordings of a wide variety of Hope's personal appearances.

  6. Jerry Lewis papers, 1951-2011

    approximately 45,650 items. 220 containers. 66 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jerry Lewis Papers consist of scripts and sketch material; memos and other correspondence; itineraries; business and legal papers; photographic prints, proof sheets, and negatives; press clippings and publicity; and other materials related to the film and television career of comedian, actor, and filmmaker Jerry Lewis, primarily from the period following the breakup of the act he formed with singer and comedian Dean Martin. Also included are papers related to Lewis's work with the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual telethon, and his teaching work at the University of Southern California.

  7. Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    90.5 linear feet (230 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 76,345 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

  8. Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    20,134 photographs (includes 8,803 slides and 8,239 photographic prints; 3,092 negatives). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs cover national and some international news stories featuring prominent people and events from 1960 to the early 1990s, including prominent people from a variety of occupations: academics, actors, architects, artists, authors, business leaders, cartoonists, civic leaders, composers, designers, government officials (including United Nations representatives), journalists, lawyers, musicians, news anchors, poets, playwrights, politicians; presidents and their families; religious leaders, scientists; film, television, opera and theater directors and producers; and prominent persons in the labor rights, civil rights and women's rights movements. Subjects include art, art exhibits, civic, cultural and social activities; entertainment, health, music, political campaigns, presidential elections, popular culture, and television programs. Gotfryd captures his subjects in formal portraits, at events, or in activities associated with their careers. Coverage of news stories is broad with a focus on cultural and social events in the United States, particularly in New York City. Examples of prominent subjects include Vietnam War demonstrations, drug addiction, labor strikes, politics, theater and fashion among many others. Views of New York City street scenes, people, nightlife, buildings and bridges are also heavily represented. In addition to these subjects, many of the color slides also show United Nations meetings, views of Israel and the West Bank, and the Pope travelling to the U.S. and Poland.

  9. Ralstin/Murphy collection relating to Vera-Ellen and the Hessler Dance Studio, 1929-2010

    610 items. 4 containers. 2.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Two scrapbooks document the activities of the Hessler Dance Studio of Cincinnati, Ohio, during the 1930s and also the performance career of one of the studio's pupils, Vera-Ellen Rohe. Vera-Ellen (1921-1981), who performed under her first name, acted and danced in Hollywood films in the 1940s and 1950s. Scrapbooks were compiled by Violet and Catherine Ralstin and Catherine's husband, Paul Murphy, friends from growing up together in Ohio. Correspondence in the collection is between them and their families and Vera-Ellen and her mother, Alma Rohe. Additional items such as recital programs, ticket stubs, and handwritten dance routines document the dance activities and training at the Hessler Dance Studio. The career of Vera-Ellen and several other notables trained by the Hessler studio are documented in magazine and newspaper articles.

  10. Thomas H. Ince papers, 1913-1964

    13,000 items. 45 containers plus 3 oversize. 19.5 linear feet . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Motion picture producer, director, actor, and screenwriter. Business and production files documenting Ince's career as a producer and director of silent films.