04. Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts
This directory lists manuscript and archival collections related to the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection contains 397 cinema posters. 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."
Abstract Theatre playbills and programs from the late 18th century to the present.
Abstract Theatre broadsides for performances in the United States and Great Britain.
Abstract 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
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,...
Identifier: MS Group 035
Abstract 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
Identifier: MS Group 287
Abstract 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.
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 in...
Abstract Dr. Ramón A. Figueroa, Associate Professor of Spanish at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi (2002 - Present) began collecting Mexican film posters in 1994 as a hobby. The collection grew to one of the great private Spanish Language poster collections in the world, (including a secondary collecting interest in Cuban film posters). Dr. Figueroa credits his former teacher, Dr. Efrain Barradas (Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Florida Center for Latin...
Identifier: MSS 0409
Abstract Publications, correspondence, contracts, concert posters, tour itineraries, lyrics, albums, photographs, awards, instruments, clothes, and artifacts belonging to American R&B singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer, Bo Diddley (Ellas McDaniel), who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.
Dates: 1957 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2007