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Anna Sosenko collection

Anna Sosenko collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Anna Sosenko collection
Creator: Sosenko, Anna
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1988
Language: English
Extent: 8 Linear Feet 11 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms3182
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Anna Sosenko (1909-2000) was a songwriter, theater historian and archivist, personal manager for cabaret singer Hildegarde, producer, and autograph dealer. She owned Seven Arts Collectors Gallery in New York.

Scope and Content

The collection, compiled by Anna Sosenko, consists of printed theater material that includes programs, posters, magazines, and handbills for performances in various theaters. The bulk of the material pertains to theater in the United States, mainly New York. Numerous issues of Playbill are included (1935-1988).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Anna Sosenko collection, ms3182, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 November 13.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Advertising fliers.
Handbills.
Magazines (periodicals).
Playbill (New York, N.Y. : 1884)
Playbills -- New York (State) -- New York.
Posters.
Programs (documents)
Sosenko, Anna
Theater -- New York (State).
Theater programs -- New York (State) -- New York.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11 The Acting Company , 1975, 1986, 1987
 
12 American Ballet Theatre , 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
 
13 American Shakespeare Festival Theatre , 1971
 
14 Arena Stage , 1958-1961
 
15Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1975
 
16 Brooklyn Academy of Music , 1969
 
17 The Center Theatre , 1934, 1939, 1950
 
18 Cherry Lane Theater , 1964
 
19 Chicago Stagebill , 1942, 1953
 
110 Comedy Theatre , 1930
 
111 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , 1979
 
112 Evergreen Showcard , 1968, 1969
 
113 Ford's Theatre , 1937
 
114Goulet, Robert
 
115 Metropolitan Opera House , 1946
 
116 Metropolitan Opera House , 1967
 
117 Metropolitan Opera House , 1967
 
118 Metropolitan Opera House , 1967
 
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21 Metropolitan Opera House , 1967
 
22 Metropolitan Opera House , 1967
 
23 Metropolitan Opera House , 1968, 1969
 
24 Metropolitan Opera House , 1970-1973
 
25 Moscow Art Theatre , 1965
 
26 National Symphony Orchestra , 1953
 
27 National Theatre , 1928, 1945, 1954, 1955
 
28 National Theatre , 1956-1960
 
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31 New York City Ballet , 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976
 
32 The New York City Center Theatre Company , 1954, 1955
 
33 New York State Theater , 1964-1965
 
34 On Stage , 1976-1978
 
35 Performing Arts , 1971-1980
 
36 Philharmonic Hall , 1968-1969
 
37 The Playbill , 1935-1939
 
38 The Playbill , 1940, 1942-1946
 
39 The Playbill , 1947-1948
 
310 The Playbill , 1949-1950
 
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41 The Playbill , 1951-1954
 
42 The Playbill , 1956-1957
 
43 The Playbill , 1958-1959
 
44 Playbill , 1960-1962
 
45 Playbill , 1963-1965
 
46 Playbill , 1966
 
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51 Playbill , 1967-1968 February
 
52 Playbill , 1968 March-1969
 
53 Playbill , 1970
 
54 Playbill , 1971
 
55 Playbill , 1972
 
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61 Playbill , 1973
 
62 Playbill , 1974
 
63 Playbill , 1975 January-August
 
64 Playbill , 1975 September-December
 
65 Playbill , 1976-1977
 
66 Playbill , 1978
 
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71 Playbill , 1979
 
72 Playbill , 1980
 
73 Playbill , 1981
 
74 Playbill , 1982
 
75 Playbill , 1983
 
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81 Playbill , 1984
 
82 Playbill , 1985
 
83 Playbill , 1986 January-May
 
84 Playbill , 1986 June-November
 
85 Playbill , 1987 April-August
 
86 Playbill , 1987 September-November 1988
 
87Playbill-fragments
 
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91 Play Fair , 1962
 
92 Playfare , 1970-1972
 
93 Playgoer , 1948, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1966
 
94 Radio City Music Hall , 1945-1968
 
95Robeson, Paul, 1961
 
96 Royal Ballet , 1957-1958, 1974
 
97 Saint Louis MunicipalOpera , 1963-1964
 
98 Sam S. Shubert Theatre , 1952-1956
 
99 Shaftesbury Theatre , 1964
 
910 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre , 1960
 
911 Showbill , 1978-1985
 
912 Stagebill , 1967-1987
 
913 Summer at the State Theater , 1979
 
914 Totem Pole Playhouse , 1958
 
915 Vivian Beaumont Theater , 1967-1968
 
916 Westbury Music Fair , 1980-1989
 
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101Programs A
 
102Programs B
 
103Programs C
 
104Programs D-E
 
105Programs F
 
106Programs G
 
107Programs H
 
108Programs I-J
 
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111Programs K
 
112Programs L
 
113Programs M
 
114Programs N
 
115Programs O
 
116Programs P
 
117Programs R
 
118Programs S
 
119Programs T
 
1110Programs V-Y
 
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121Handbills A-D
 
122Handbills E-L
 
123Handbills M-O
 
124Handbills P-W
 
125Tickets-Antoinette Perry Awards (Tony Awards), 1973
 
126Photographs
 
127Negatives-Edwin Booth
 
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13Posters-Salute to the Shuberts (2), 1976
 
13Posters-A View From the Bridge-Ambassador Theatre
 
13Posters-Nine-46th Street Theatre
 
13Posters-Evita-Broadway Theatre
 
13Posters-Ethel Merman at Carnegie Hall
 
13Posters-Brothers-Music Box Theatre
 
13Posters-Stages-Belasco Theatre
 
13Posters-Who Cares-George Cares, New York City Ballet
 
13Records-Music from the 1973 exhibition Ziegfeld
 
13Records-A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan, Imperial Theater, 1975
 
13Records-A Celebration of Richard Rodgers, Imperial Theatre, 1972
 
13Magazine-Theater Week - article on Anna Sosenko, 1987 November