Theater and Film

Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw, [ca. 1810]-1990.   52.2 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4617
Manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, broadsides, microfilms, videocassettes, audio cassettes, posters, and other materials by and about Shaw, covering all aspects of his varied literary, critical, personal, and political activities.

Brothers, Joyce papers,1955-2006.   228.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4254
Papers of Dr. Joyce Brothers include correspondence, subject files, letters received, scripts, clippings, contracts, awards, photographs, cartoons, slides, and articles and books by Dr. Brothers. Audiovisual Archives of Dr. Joyce Brothers include 463 motion picture films, ca. 796 video tapes, and 184 audio recordings.

Bryant, Laura papers, [ca. 1891]-1961.   28.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2112
Papers include professional correspondence with colleagues, publishers, and others concerning textbooks; also, her teaching career in general.

Cookson, Peter papers,1966-1987   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4470
Scripts and contracts.

Cornell artists and local video programs   16 cubic ft

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3867
A 3/4" video-cassette of the work of Cornell University artists. Included on the tape are Archie R. Ammons, John A. Hartell, Peter H. Kahn, Stephen F. Poleskie, and Jason L. Seley; interviews by Johnnie Parrish.

Cornell University Department of Theatre Arts records   50.1 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-24-2114
Records of the Department of Theatre Arts (fomerly the Department of Public Speaking and then the Department of Speech and Drama) as well as the Cornell Dramatic Club and the Cornell University Theatre.

Cornell University songs and sheet music   1.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 47-6-2124
Cornell song books and sheet music.

Drummond, Alexander M. papers, 1917-1956   19.2 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-24-435
Correspondence, news clippings, scripts, programs, playbills, lecture notes, theater notes, photographs, recordings and other memorabilia relating to various aspects of the field of Speech and Drama.

Herrey, Hermann papers, ca. 1939-1971   16.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3476
Drawings, paintings, plans and photographs (including glass plate negatives) of architectural work, planning projects, stage designs, industrial designs, furniture and inventions. Also includes correspondence, biographical material, lecture notes, talks and reports; writings in city and regional planning, economic development, architecture, theater and related fields. Also, manuscript of a novel written by Herrey in the 1930s; and a play written under the pseudonym of Gilbert Tanner, ca.1960.

June, Ray papers   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2588
Photographs of movie scenes, crews, casts, and directors of the many motion pictures June filmed for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and other companies.

Loewy, Benno photographs, [ca. 1850-1870]   14 cubic ft., 56 volumes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3013
Albums of photographs of famous personages in the arts. Some photographs are formal head and shoulder type, others are full length. Many are of actors portrayed in the roles they played in well known plays. One volume is an alphabetical index to the photograph albums.

Lyman, Elizabeth, collector, theater and concert programs, 1898-1954.   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2239
Programs mainly for productions presented on the Cornell University campus and Ithaca Conservatory, Ithaca College, churches, public schools, movie theaters, and elsewhere in the city of Ithaca, N.Y.; also scattered items from New York City, Salt Lake City, Watkins Glen [N.Y.] Summer Theatre, and Hollywood.

McIntosh, David Patrick papers,1965-1989.   3.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 7562
Correspondence, journals, poetry, songs, fiction, and plays by David McIntosh. Includes audio tapes of his short opera, Can.

Nathan, George Jean collection, 1913-1958   14.7 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4615
Manuscripts, correspondence, printed newspaper articles, clippings, and photographs by, to, or about Nathan, documenting his career as theater critic, author, and editor of the literary newspaper The American Spectator. Includes manuscripts for books and articles by Nathan; extensive correspondence concerning dealings with publishers, authors, and producers; letters from readers and fellow writers commenting on Nathan's work, including letters on the American Mercury and the American Spectator; and manuscripts of plays by other writers, including 18 plays by William Saroyan and 10 by Sean O'Casey. Also included are manuscripts and galley proofs for Nathan's annual Theatre Book of the Year (9 vols., 1942-1951).

New York State Council on the Arts Electronic Media and Film Program records   19 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8230
Records from the Electronic Media and Film Program (EMF) and the Individual Artists Program (IND) include media field reports and surveys, files on organizations and individual artists, support for production, distributions, and organization, special projects files, film festival catalogs, Set in Motion records, books, reports, and other publications. Also includes media materials such as video, film, tape recordings, photographs, as well as digital files.

Sarnoff, Dorothy Papers, 1920-1998   28.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3147
Material relating to Dorothy Sarnoff's personal life and careers as a Singer and Speech Consultant.

Stainton, Walter papers, 1914-1983   14.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-24-573
Professional papers, and records of the Cornell Dramatic Club; also student scrapbook.

Straight, Beatrice papers, [ca. 1925]-1990   c. 16 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4496
Reviews, playbills, letters, scripts, press releases, various photographs, and scrapbooks relating to her life and her acting career.

Wharton Releasing Corporation records, ca. 1916-1923   1.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3924
Contains film scenarios and other records of the Wharton Releasing Corporation, an early motion picture company based in Ithaca, New York.

WVBR - live audio   .5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 35-9-3768
Collection includes 35 CDs of WVBR recordings from the 1950s and 1960s.

Young, John M. papers, 1937-1965.   21 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2851
Mostly radio scripts for "The Right to Happiness." Also, radio and television scripts for "Doctor Eve," "Days of Our Lives," "Attorney at Law," "Road of Life," "From These Roots," "Date with Life," "The Verdict is Yours," "Golden Windows," "The Second Mrs. Burton," "Woman in White," "Zenith," "There Was a Woman," "The Wheels of Time," "The Rising Tides," "Return of Constance Curtis," "Four Corners, U.S.A.," and the "Doris Blake Show." Also correspondence, plot synopses, notes, research for some of the scripts, and some fan mail.


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