13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Entertainers--United States.

  1. Alanna Nash archive, 1924-2008

    approximately 2,573 items. 9 containers. 3.36 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alanna Nash is an American journalist and biographer. Articles, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs in this collection document Nash’s research of John Dillinger, D.W. Griffith, and Jean Muir.

  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

    1,920 items. 25 containers. 9.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.

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  6. 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.

  7. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1918-1992

    approximately 86,950 items. 790 containers. 253 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Danny Kaye (1911-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and humanitarian. His wife, Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer, and producer. The collection, which documents their lives and careers, contains printed and manuscript music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, posters, honors, and realia.

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  8. Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    21 items. 15 containers. 6.5 linear feet. 35 sound cassettes. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

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  9. Milton Berle papers, 1906-2002

    approxiamtely 33,000 items . 287 containers. 128 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Milton Berle (1908-2002) was an American vaudevillian, comic, actor, lyricist, producer, and author. Nicknamed "Mr. Television," Berle transitioned from a successful career in radio to become host of NBC's Texaco Star Theatre. The collection contains comedic writings, scripts, correspondence, business papers, photographs, music, and other materials that document his life and career in entertainment.

  10. Vaudeville and minstrel photograph collection, circa 1910s-1940

    31 items. 1 container. .25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Vaudeville and Minstrel Photograph Collection contains 31 photographs of prominent vaudeville and minstrel acts and performers from the early 1900s through the mid-1930s. Some of these images depict performers in blackface.