Anna Sosenko collection

Anna Sosenko collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Sosenko, Anna
Title: Anna Sosenko collection
Dates: 1928-1988
Quantity: 8.0 Linear feet 11 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms3182

Biographical/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 Note

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).


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11 The Acting Company, 1975, 1986, 1987
 
2 American Ballet Theatre, 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976
 
3 American Shakespeare Festival Theatre, 1971
 
4 Arena Stage, 1958-1961
 
5Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1975
 
6 Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1969
 
7 The Center Theatre, 1934, 1939, 1950
 
8 Cherry Lane Theater, 1964
 
9 Chicago Stagebill, 1942, 1953
 
10 Comedy Theatre, 1930
 
11 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 1979
 
12 Evergreen Showcard, 1968, 1969
 
13 Ford's Theatre, 1937
 
14Goulet, Robert
 
15 Metropolitan Opera House, 1946
 
16 Metropolitan Opera House, 1967
 
17 Metropolitan Opera House, 1967
 
18 Metropolitan Opera House, 1967
 
BoxFolder
21 Metropolitan Opera House, 1967
 
2 Metropolitan Opera House, 1967
 
3 Metropolitan Opera House, 1968, 1969
 
4 Metropolitan Opera House, 1970-1973
 
5 Moscow Art Theatre, 1965
 
6 National Symphony Orchestra, 1953
 
7 National Theatre, 1928, 1945, 1954, 1955
 
8 National Theatre, 1956-1960
 
BoxFolder
31 New York City Ballet, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976
 
2 The New York City Center Theatre Company, 1954, 1955
 
3 New York State Theater, 1964-1965
 
4 On Stage, 1976-1978
 
5 Performing Arts, 1971-1980
 
6 Philharmonic Hall, 1968-1969
 
7 The Playbill, 1935-1939
 
8 The Playbill, 1940, 1942-1946
 
9 The Playbill, 1947-1948
 
10 The Playbill, 1949-1950
 
BoxFolder
41 The Playbill, 1951-1954
 
2 The Playbill, 1956-1957
 
3 The Playbill, 1958-1959
 
4 Playbill, 1960-1962
 
5 Playbill, 1963-1965
 
6 Playbill, 1966
 
BoxFolder
51 Playbill, 1967-1968 February
 
2 Playbill, 1968 March-1969
 
3 Playbill, 1970
 
4 Playbill, 1971
 
5 Playbill, 1972
 
BoxFolder
61 Playbill, 1973
 
2 Playbill, 1974
 
3 Playbill, 1975 January-August
 
4 Playbill, 1975 September-December
 
5 Playbill, 1976-1977
 
6 Playbill, 1978
 
BoxFolder
71 Playbill, 1979
 
2 Playbill, 1980
 
3 Playbill, 1981
 
4 Playbill, 1982
 
5 Playbill, 1983
 
BoxFolder
81 Playbill, 1984
 
2 Playbill, 1985
 
3 Playbill, 1986 January-May
 
4 Playbill, 1986 June-November
 
5 Playbill, 1987 April-August
 
6 Playbill, 1987 September-November 1988
 
7 Playbill-fragments
 
BoxFolder
91 Play Fair, 1962
 
2 Playfare, 1970-1972
 
3 Playgoer, 1948, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1966
 
4 Radio City Music Hall, 1945-1968
 
5Robeson, Paul, 1961
 
6 Royal Ballet, 1957-1958, 1974
 
7 Saint Louis MunicipalOpera, 1963-1964
 
8 Sam S. Shubert Theatre, 1952-1956
 
9 Shaftesbury Theatre, 1964
 
10 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1960
 
11 Showbill, 1978-1985
 
12 Stagebill, 1967-1987
 
13 Summer at the State Theater, 1979
 
14 Totem Pole Playhouse, 1958
 
15 Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1967-1968
 
16 Westbury Music Fair, 1980-1989
 
BoxFolder
101Programs A
 
2Programs B
 
3Programs C
 
4Programs D-E
 
5Programs F
 
6Programs G
 
7Programs H
 
8Programs I-J
 
BoxFolder
111Programs K
 
2Programs L
 
3Programs M
 
4Programs N
 
5Programs O
 
6Programs P
 
7Programs R
 
8Programs S
 
9Programs T
 
10Programs V-Y
 
BoxFolder
121Handbills A-D
 
2Handbills E-L
 
3Handbills M-O
 
4Handbills P-W
 
5Tickets-Antoinette Perry Awards (Tony Awards), 1973
 
6Photographs
 
7Negatives-Edwin Booth
 
Box
13Posters-Salute to the Shuberts (2), 1976
 
Posters- A View From the Bridge-Ambassador Theatre
 
Posters- Nine-46 th Street Theatre
 
Posters- Evita-Broadway Theatre
 
Posters-Ethel Merman at Carnegie Hall
 
Posters- Brothers-Music Box Theatre
 
Posters- Stages-Belasco Theatre
 
Posters- Who Cares-George Cares, New York City Ballet
 
Records-Music from the 1973 exhibition Ziegfeld
 
Records- A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan, Imperial Theater, 1975
 
Records- A Celebration of Richard Rodgers, Imperial Theatre, 1972
 
Magazine- Theater Week - article on Anna Sosenko, 1987 November