22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Entertainers.

  1. Ralph Edwards Productions radio and television scripts, 1940-1975

    7,900 items ; 251 containers ; 100.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio and television production company. Scripts from Ralph Edwards Productions' radio and television shows, primarily This Is Your Life and Truth or Consequences.

  2. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items ; 12 containers ; 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

  3. 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).

  4. Clifton Fadiman papers, 1952-1964

    400 items ; 21 containers ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Drafts and proofs of books and articles by Fadiman and correspondence with his publishers and brother, Edwin Fadiman, also an author.

  5. 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.

  6. Marshall P. Wilder papers, 1880-1914

    2,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist and entertainer. Correspondence, diaries, humor notes and clippings supplying the raw material for Wilder's performances, notebooks containing lists of theatrical agents and performers, scrapbooks of playbills and theatrical broadsides, and photographs.

  7. Jim Walsh papers, 1867-1987, and undated

    23.58 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 12,860 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.

  8. Rena Robbins collection, 1942-1945 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    9 photographs.. 40 letters (158 pages). -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection includes photographs and correspondence written by Rena Robbins to her parents about her experiences as a United Service Organizations (USO) performer during World War II.

  9. Art Buchwald papers, 1885-2007

    83,000 items ; 236 containers plus 22 oversize ; 99 linear feet ; 4,084 digital files (42.27 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist, political commentator, and playwright. Correspondence, columns, book manuscripts, speeches, plays, screenplays, biographical material, photographs, audiovisual material, digital files, posters, memorabilia, drawings, appointment calendars, address books, artifacts, copyright registration and renewals, legal documents, financial records, and clippings documenting Buchwald's career as a...

  10. Look Magazine Picture Research File (Library of Congress)

    ca. 53,000 photographic prints (chiefly b&w, a few color) ; ca. 1,800 safety and nitrate film negatives (chiefly copy negatives) ; ca. 1,300 color transparencies. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of chiefly photographic prints used as reference material on personalities and a variety of subjects for the publication of stories in Look Magazine. Material focuses on popular activists, entertainers, politicians, locales, major conflicts, and movements of the mid-twentieth century.