5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.).

  1. August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999

    23,000 items. 64 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Writer, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Heckscher's work as arts consultant to President John F. Kennedy, editorial writer at the New York Herald Tribune, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, parks commissioner and Administrator of Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the city of New York, and his work with various educational and cultural institutions.

  2. Ina Ginsburg papers, 1941-2015

    24,000 items. 58 containers plus 1 oversize; 1 artifact. 23 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arts patron, journalist, and socialite in Washington, D.C. Correspondence and invitations, biographical material, memoirs, transcripts of interviews, travel files, meeting minutes, membership lists, guest lists, memorabilia, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to Ginsburg's contributions as a Washington, D.C., arts patron and hostess, Washington editor of Andy Warhol's Interview magazine, and her work with the American Film Institute, the Fine Arts Advisory Panel of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Washington National Opera, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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  3. Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    around 150,000 items. 350 containers. 137.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz composers and arrangers.

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  4. Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman collection, 1933-1997

    37,400 items . 192 containers . 83 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan M. "Mike" Kriegsman, chief dance critic of the Washington Post, was the first dance writer to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Sali Ann Kriegsman, a distinguished dance historian, directed the Dance Program at the National Endowment for the Arts and contributed to many initiatives advancing the dance field and preserving dance legacies in the United States. The Alan M. and Sali Ann Kriegsman Collection consists of press kits, newspaper clippings, performance and conference programs, research notes and drafts, records of their service to nonprofit boards, and audiovisual materials. Note: the 192 boxes of processed materials described in this finding aid represent only about a third of the materials in the collection.

  5. Roger L. Stevens papers, 1863-2002

    approximately 192,000 items. 431 containers and 30 map case folders. 229 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Roger Lacey Stevens (1910-1998) was an American theatrical producer and financial backer with more than 200 shows to his credit; an arts administrator who served as the founding chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the first chair of both the National Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts; and founder, executive officer, and shareholder of numerous commercial and residential real estate businesses that owned iconic buildings including the Empire State Building and Belleview Biltmore Hotel and pioneered the development of several shopping malls. The collection, which documents all aspects of Stevens's life and career, contains awards and certificates; clippings; correspondence; daily calendars, schedules and telephone logs; financial records; invitations; photographs; realia; scrapbooks; and speeches and writings. Materials specific to his arts administration and theatrical careers include actor and crew contracts; audition and casting materials; box office reports, posters, production stills, programs, and publicity material; rehearsal schedules; reviews; and scripts. Materials specific to his real estate work include construction plans, purchase contracts and agreements, incorporation and dissolution papers, and leases.