11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961.

  1. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    approximately 7,650 items. 58 containers. 27.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

  2. George S. Kaufman and Anne Kaufman Schneider papers, circa 1892-1998

    approximately 1,500 items. 10 containers. 6.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George S. Kaufman was an American playwright, producer, director, drama critic, and humorist. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scripts, and other materials related to his career. His daughter, Anne Kaufman Schneider (b. 1925), remained active in preserving Kaufman's legacy well into the 1990s. Her correspondence related to these efforts and family photographs are also included in the collection.

  3. Rosamond Pinchot papers, 1918-1955

    100 items. 2 containers plus 3 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Address book, correspondence, diary, photographs, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the life and acting career of Rosamond Pinchot.

  4. George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    23 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.

  5. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    114,000 items. 324 containers plus 1 classified. 130.5 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart Alsop's business partnership in the “Matter of Fact” column, Joseph Alsop's memoirs, Stewart Alsop's travels, and the Alsop family.

  6. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items. 141 containers plus 13 oversize. 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  7. George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    60,415 items. 143 containers. 64 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet DuBose Heyward, they created the great American opera Porgy and Bess. Additionally, George Gershwin composed several singularly American concert works, including An American in Paris and Rhapsody In Blue, and both brothers produced many distinguished songs working with other collaborators. The George and Ira Gershwin Collection contains music manuscripts, handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, printed music, correspondence, photographs, programs and publicity materials, legal and financial documents, and thirty-one scrapbooks, which present nearly a complete record of the Gershwins' lives and work as they were chronicled in the contemporary press.

  8. American / Century Play Company scripts and business papers, 1894-2006

    approximately 16,000 items. 185 containers. 93.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Play Company / Century Play Company was a conglomerate publishing house that represented many of the most prominent American playwrights and dramatists of the 20th century. The scripts and business papers in the collection document numerous aspects of American theater production history, including author representation, show production, publishing, and licensing for television, film, radio, and stock productions. The script library notably includes five working copies of The Glass Menagerie (1944) by Tennessee Williams and early performance drafts of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie (1921), Mourning Becomes Electra (1931), and Strange Interlude (1923). The collection also highlights several unpublished, unproduced works by female playwrights, such as Harriet Ford and Margery Benton Cooke.

  9. George Middleton papers, 1872-1970

    15,000 items. 85 containers plus 8 oversize. 36.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, and research material and documenting Middleton's career as a playwright, author, and copyright specialist at the Department of Justice. Also includes correspondence relating to the La Follette and Middleton families.

  10. Gilbert Miller papers, 1916-1981

    approximately 4,350 items. 11 containers. 4.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gilbert Miller (1884-1969) was an American producer and theater owner. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scenic renderings, contracts, and other materials that document Miller’s theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.