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

  1. 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...

  2. 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).

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

  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...

  6. Bob Hope collection, circa 1900-2009

    557,000 items ; 770 linear feet (1958 boxes). 71,300 items ; 91 linear feet (187 boxes). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & 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.

  7. Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    11,331 items. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographic prints from the Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection cover national and some international news stories featuring prominent people and events from 1960 to the early 1990s.

  8. Sheet music cover collection (Library of Congress)

    ca. 1,700 prints : chiefly lithographs, b&w and color, 36 x 28 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    These illustrated sheet music covers reflect varied aspects of American history, culture, and politics in the nineteenth century.