University of Iowa
The bulk of the papers relate to Shirley Rich's casting career in theater including playbills, newspaper clippings, flyers, and correspondence. There is also material about her childhood and education in Iowa and her activities at Smith college. In many cases, Rich has identified the date and sometimes the context of an item
Ball State University - Bracken Library
The collection contains over seventy miscellaneous television production scripts from the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s that featured Tex Terry. Several are unknown, but most have titles which include "Son of Zorro", "Sioux City Sue", and "Colorado Sundown". Episodes from Gunsmoke and the Gene Autry Show are also included, as are a few episodes sponsored by Wells Fargo
New York Public Library
Dora Weissman (d. 1974) was an actor in American Yiddish theater and English-language theater, radio, television, and film. The Dora Weissman papers document her acting career; her work as a talent agent and as an acting coach; her relationships with friends, family, and colleagues; and her activities in the Jewish theatrical community. The collection dates from the 1880s to 1973, with the bulk of material dating from the 1930s to the 1960s. Materials include photographs, scripts, correspondence, event and theater programs, scrapbooks, and Weissman's notes. Materials are chiefly in English but also in Yiddish. The collection holds scripts by Weissman's father, Yiddish playwright and translator Reuben Weissman, dating between the 1880s and 1912
New York Public Library
Diana Hunt worked in the theater from the 1920s through the 1990s, first as a performer, and later as a production assistant to the Shubert family, as a talent agent, and sometimes as a director. Her papers date from 1926 to 1995, and include biographical information, business correspondence, photographs, and contracts. The collection contains her letters to, from, and regarding her clients, and photographs of clients such as Paul Roebling, Billy Dee Williams, Cherry Hardy, and Hunt's friend Beverly Sills. There are contracts for Maria Karnilova and Theodore Ward. The bulk of the correspondence is short letters. The collection includes a copy of a three-page letter from David O. Selznick, dated 1956, in which he critiques Hunt's proposed contract for Roebling. There are also memoranda to and from John Shubert, dating from 1944 to 1950, when Hunt was his assistant. The collection includes some production photographs, notably of The Corn is Green (1948), which Hunt co-directed. There is ... Read More
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Recording of interviews with Dwight Butcher (1911- ), Anglo- American country singer and songwriter, originally from Oakdale, Tenn. The interviews include biographical material about Butcher's musical, radio, and songwriting career, and his work with other musicians such as Jimmie Rodgers, Riley Puckett, the Pine Ridge Boys, Ernest Tubb, the Chuck Wagon Gang, and recording talent scout Ralph Peer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Interview with Art Satherly, talent scout and recording executive for hillbilly and race record labels in the 1920s and 1930s, one of the most prominent talent scouts in the early country music recording industry, about his career, including record distribution and marketing strategies, criteria for selection of performers, and stories about his work with both African-American and Anglo-American performers, most notably Gene Autry. Also included are interviews with Wilber Ball and Cliff Carlisle, early country musicians from Kentucky, about the early days of radio in Louisville, Ky., the Hawaiian guitar, their work with Jimmie Rodgers, and New York recording sessions
Center for Jewish History
The papers include playscripts by Shor and by others, sheet music, personal documents, materials relating to Weissman's activities in various charities, texts of her radio programs, materials from her agency, photographs
New York Public Library
Typescript, dated Oct. 2006 -- Heavily marked with colored ink by the videographer. Used by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on Jan. 31, 2007, when videotaping the stage production at the Cort Theatre. The production opened on Nov. 13, 2006, and was directed by Scott Ellis. It starred Julie White
New York Public Library
Typescript, dated Dec. 27, 2005 -- Heavily marked with colored ink and highlighter by the videographer. Used by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on Feb. 23, 2006, when videotaping the stage production at the Second Stage Theate, New York, N.Y. The production opened on December 13, 2005, and was directed by Scott Ellis. It starred Julie White
New York Public Library
Papers include writings, radio, theatrical, and movie scripts, manuscript sheet music, correspondence, contracts, minutes, programs, broadsides, personnel files and financial records which document Edric Connor's career, the Pearl Connor Agency, and a number of Caribbean immigrant organizations with which they were involved


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