Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the New-York Historical Society
Theatrical Portrait Collection
circa 1800-1985 (bulk, 1850-1920)

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Rick Hunter, March 2003; migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta, May 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 30, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series II. Groups, circa 1852-1942, undated


Portraits are filed alphabetically by name of the group.

Subseries II.A. Groups (medium format), 1875-1942, undated

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Medium Music (medium)

Scope and Contents

Henry E. Abbey and Maurice Grau opera artists, 1889
Hearons Sisters Concert Co., undated
Mendelsohn Glee Club, 1942
Montauk Ladies' Quartet, undated
New York Edison & Consolidated Gas Choral Society, 1926
Oratorio Society of New York, undated

1889-1942, undated
Drawer: Medium Theatre (medium)

Scope and Contents

American Gilbert and Sullivan Association dinner (2 images), 1936
Bronx Opera Club, (separate folder; 7 images)
"The Gondoliers," 1931
"HMS Pinafore," 1929
"The Mascot," 1933
"The Mikado," 1928
"Olivette," 1932
"Patience," 1929
"The Sorcerer," 1932
Callender Minstrel Festival, 1883
Augustin Daly's company, including John Drew, Ada Rehan, 1884
Empire Theatre Stock Company, 1903
Daniel Frohman's Company, 1900
Harrigan and Hart's Theatre Comique Company, 1875
John E. Kellerd repertory productions cast (separate folder; 12 images), 1906–1911
"Merchant of Venice"
Weber and Fields Company, including Lillian Russell (3 images), undated

1875-1936, undated

Subseries II.B. Groups (large format), circa 1852, 1917, 1930

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Large Music (large)

Scope and Contents

American Bandmasters Association, 1930
Germania Musical Society, circa 1852

circa 1852, 1930
Drawer: Large Theatre (large)

Scope and Contents

"Lest We Forget" poster with portraits of deceased actors, 1917


Return to Top »