Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection consists of correspondence and other material related to the publication of the book My Life in Russian Theatre (Little, Brown and and Co., 1937) by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858 - 1943), who was known for being an innovative theatre director, writer, teacher, playwright, and producer. Nemirovich-Danchenko co-founded the Moscow Art Theatre with Konstantin Stanislavsky and helped usher in the new genre of naturalism in theatrical performance and...
Dates: 1925 - 1937
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Scope and Contents Letter from Silvanus Dauncey dated October 30, 1903 to Dublin newspaper editor W. F. Dennehy. The letter is on bespoke stationery for Dauncey and M. V. Leveaux's play "Whitewashing Julia," which was to be staged at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre on November 2, 1903. Dauncey encloses a newspaper clipping from the "Sheffield Independent" about the play's recent performance at the Lyceum Theatre in that city. In the letter, he notes that "is has been the aim of Mr. Leveaux and myself to keep the...
Dates: October 30, 1903
Overview This collection includes newspaper clippings, photographs, various theater materials, and correspondence relating to the career of actor, director and stage designer Fritz Halbers (1894 - 1987).
Dates: 1894 - 1975
Overview This collection consists of 12 studio portrait cabinet card photographs of actor and theater director Berthold Held in costume and 1 studio portrait of Held. All measure 6 1/2 inches by 4 1/4 inches. Studio information is printed on the backs of the cards. Three of the photographs are signed by Held on the reverse. The collection also includes an 1896 letter to Emil Rameau in German script on a single sheet of stationery.
Dates: 1880 - 1900
Overview This collection contains letters received, photographs, and drafts of reviews belonging to and written by Stanley H. Hill (1908 - 1972), a newspaper critic actively engaged in his local community of Binghamton, NY. A spreadsheet listing nearly 1,200 newspaper articles and reviews written by Hill is also included.
Dates: 1949 - 1971
Overview Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (née Losch; 1903–1975), known professionally as Tilly Losch, was an Austrian dancer, choreographer, actress and painter. A graduate of the Vienna Opera Ballet School, Losch worked with Max Reinhardt for productions such as of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1927) and The Miracle (1932). The Tilly Losch collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence as well as legal documents, banking...
Dates: 1907 - 1991; Majority of material found in 1930-1975
Overview The Meyer collection consists of concert and theater programs and newspaper clippings primarily from German and Polish (Wrocław, then Breslau) theaters, operas, and symphonies, although there are also some from France, Austria, Switzerland, and Hungary. The majority of the material in this collection dates from 1911 to 1932, with some earlier and later pieces.
Dates: 1862 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1932
Overview James Loften Mitchell (1919–2001) was an American playwright and theatre historian who was part of the black American theatre movement of the 1960s. He was a Professor in the Department of Theater and the Department of African-American Studies, at the State University of New York at Binghamton, from 1971-1985. The Loften Mitchell papers includes playscripts, reviews, production notes, lecture notes, personal correspondence, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1938 - 1985
Overview Gottfried Reinhardt (1913 - 1994) was a German-born American film director and producer and son of acclaimed Austro-German theatre director Max Reinhardt (1873 - 1943). This collection mainly consists of drafts and draft pages for his books Der Liebhaber:Erinnerungen seines Sohnes Gottfried Reinhardt an Max Reinhardt and The Genius: a Memoir of Max Reinhardt. Also included are his research notes and materials as well as correspondence. Much of the...
Dates: 1940 - 1994, bulk 1960 - 1979
Overview The Max Reinhardt Library and Archives at Binghamton University is one of several notable collections worldwide of books and manuscripts dealing with the work of the Austro-German theatre director Max Reinhardt (1873-1943). It contains approximately 15,000 books from Reinhardt’s personal library and over 10,000 manuscripts, items of correspondence, photographs, programs, critical reviews, directorial promptbooks, writings, and related supporting materials totaling approximately 100 cubic feet.
Dates: 1880 - 1984; Majority of material found in 1894-1973