6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Playbills.

  1. Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007

    115,400 items. 411 containers plus 68 oversize. 180 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, producer, and director Hume Cronyn and actress Jessica Tandy. Family papers, correspondence, annual file, productions and projects file, and scrapbooks documenting Cronyn and Tandy's stage, screen, and television performances and Cronyn's activities as a director, producer, and writer.

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  2. Playbills, research materials, and other papers from the David G. Hummel American musical theatre collection, 1905-2005

    approximately 14,000 items. 101 containers. 42 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The papers consist of approximately 2,800 original playbills, plus extensive research materials and data sheets covering the historical breadth of American musical theatre.

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  3. Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957

    2,700 items. 28 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.

  4. 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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. John Davis Batchelder ephemera and special collections, 2200 BCE-1948

    480 items. 14 containers. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theater programs, playbills, newspapers, incunabula leaves, prints, official documents, bookplates, inaugural souvenirs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts and politics primarily in the US, but also Europe. Persons represented in the collection include Albrecht Durer, Peter Schoeffer, Wynkyn de Worde, Napoleon Bonaparte, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allen Poe, Edwin Booth, and several US Presidents.