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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1863-1966
Size:
9.54 Cubic Feet (consisting of 19.5 boxes, 4 folders, 26 oversize folders, 8 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Theater
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Theater forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Simonson, Frank
See, Wayne
Dates:
1911-1913, undated
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1318
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Theater plat book used at the Philadelphia Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing stage plats for various productions.

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Creators:
Hauber, Joseph R.
Stubblebine, Donald J., 1925-
Dates:
1843-2010
Size:
152 Cubic Feet (484 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of sheet music written specifically for or included in stage and screen musicals, television programs, Big Bands, and radio. The collection may also include ephemeral items related to each specific production or personality such as theater programs, reviews and posters; and a small number of costume design drawings. All ser...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates, Young Associates Program, Discovery Theater
Dates:
1981-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Smithsonian Associates, Discovery Theater, which document the administrative activities of the office. Materials consist of committee minutes, brochures, playbills, monthly reports, teacher evaluations, and yearly close out statistics.

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Creators:
Belasco Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Columbia Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Belasco Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Herald Square Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
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Dates:
1893-1948, undated
bulk 1897-1918
Size:
2 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These scrapbooks were created to record programs from various theaters in Washington, D.C. and New York. They contain playbills, advertisements, and cast lists.

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Creators:
Sardino, Robert C.
Dates:
1953-1981
Size:
2 Cubic Feet (8 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1471
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials saved by Sardino during his years working in movie theaters in Syracuse, New York.

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Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 Cubic Feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...

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Creators:
St. Felix Sisters
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1880-1904
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0294
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This scrapbook contains newspaper reviews & theatre programs in which the St. Felix Sisters are named, and which covers the period from April, 1880 to November, 1898. The scrapbook also contains a newspaper article on the death of President Garfield, and article about Greenwood Cemetery where many "stage artists" were buried in the public lots, an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1993-03 - 1993-06
Size:
1.42 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
bulk 1976-2001
Size:
4 Cubic Feet ((19 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the cd and tape copies of this project. Please note that the original recordings are NOT part of this collection; the originals were returned to their original tape series and accession. The collection also contains the background documentation on this project, including grant information, and tape summaries.

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