10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Performing arts--United States.

  1. Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush Eye on the Arts archive, 1994-2009

    12,546 items ; 54 containers ; 28 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of programs, clippings, and press materials that cover New York City performances of music, dance, theater, as well as film and video.

  2. Alfred Drake papers, 1892-2004

    approximately 2,700 items ; 42 containers ; 19.9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alfred Drake was an American actor, singer, director, and author. The collection primarily documents Drake's theatrical career, and includes scripts, music scores, photographs, programs, writings, production materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.

  3. Grace McCrea papers relating to Denishawn, 1913-1969

    249 items ; 6 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Grace McCrea (b. 1899) was a member of the Denishawn dance company led by modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Along with her older sister, Betty McCrea, she performed across the United States in Denishawn's vaudeville and concert tours from 1916-1919. The photographs, performance programs, and printed materials in this collection document the professional activities of Denishawn...

  4. Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

    approximately 9,600 items ; 66 containers ; 52.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also holds materials related to Champion's...

  5. Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    approximately 22,500 items ; 75 containers ; 38.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.

  6. 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).

  7. Lee Strasberg papers, 1780-2006

    100,000 items ; 290 containers plus 19 oversize ; 123 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, and acting teacher. Correspondence, memoranda, production files, lectures, writings, scripts, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career, Method acting, the Actors Studio, and theater history.

  8. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  9. 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...

  10. Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    64,240 items . 473 containers. 291.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.