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04. Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts

Identifier: 04
This directory lists manuscript and archival collections related to the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Belknap Cinema Posters Collection

Identifier: ufcinema-posters

The collection contains cinema posters and lobby cards. The majority of the posters are for individual films, with a small portion of the collection devoted to film festivals. The posters span the history of the film industry, from a newspaper insert for the 1916 D.W. Griffith silent epic "Intolerance," to a mini-poster for the 2017 blockbuster hit "Wonder Woman."

Dates: 1916-2017

Belknap Cinema Programs and Promotional Materials Collection

Identifier: ufcinema-programs

The collection contains cinema programs and promotional material including handbills, postcards, press kits, souvenir books, press releases, and various other material. The majority of the programs and material is for individual films. The programs and promotional material spans the history of the film industry, from The Great Train Robbery in 1903 to Frozen 2 in 2019.

Dates: 1903 - 2019

Belknap Playbills and Programs Collection

Identifier: ufplaybills

Theatre playbills and programs from the late 18th century to the present.

Dates: 1787-2011

Belknap Theatre Broadside Collection

Identifier: ufbroadsides

Theatre broadsides for performances in the United States and Great Britain.

Dates: 1813-1911

Bernard S. Parker World War I Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: UFWWI

Collection of 753 pieces of American (U.S.A.) sheet music pertaining to the First World War (1914-18), the 12-volume compact disk set of WORLD WAR ONE SONGS (produced by Old Time Victrola Music), and a copy of the two-volume 2007 McFarland publication WORLD WAR I SHEET MUSIC by Bernard Parker.

Dates: Circa 1914-1919

Bob Hope Collection

Identifier: MSS 0519

The Bob Hope Collection documents, through collected ephemera and artifacts, the life and career of the legendary performer throughout the 20th Century and his 100 years (1903-2003).

Dates: 1890 - 2020

Cal Yeomans Collection

Identifier: MS Group 261
Abstract Lee Calvin "Cal" Yeomans (1938-2001) was a playwright, poet, actor, artist, educator, lecturer, photographer, real estate investor, land developer and philanthropist who is considered a key contributor to the gay theatre movement of the 1970s and 1980s. The collection is comprised of play and multi-media scripts (in various rewrite stages), poetry, prose, notes, personal and professional correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, family papers, personal and exhibit photographs, ephemera,...
Dates: 1938-2001

Denishawn Dance Collection

Identifier: MS Group 035

Collection of letters, photographs, programs, posters, monographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, etc. pertaining to the professional and private lives of modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn and associates.

Dates: Circa 1900-2013; Majority of material found within 1900-1972

Dick Summer Audio Collection

Identifier: MS Group 287

Collection of audio compact discs (CDs) featuring the spoken word readings and narrations ("personal audios") of legendary radio personality, voice artist, poet, writer and "story teller" Dick Summer.

Dates: 2003-2010

Edith K. Wolk Playbill Collection

Identifier: ufwolk
Abstract Edith K. Wolk, reverently preserved a lifetime of theatre (New York, London, Los Angeles, etc.) in this chronologically-filed collection of Playbills and programs dating from 1937 through 2004 (a year before her death). The collection represents both professional and amateur productions and is a time capsule of most of the major Broadway stage landmarks of the mid-to-late 20th Century. Through her devotion to theatre and collecting, Edith K. Wolk has preserved a Golden Age of modern theatre...
Dates: 1937-2004