Robert Benney research materials

Collection Data

Description
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of photographs, and clippings of Benney's work depicting New York stage performers in their roles. Many photographs and clippings depict entire stage scenes, and, in addition to stage actors, there are photographs and clippings of musicians, dancers, comics, and radio personalities, and a small number of items relating to films of the period.
Names
Benney, Robert L., b. 1904 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1926 - 1978
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1984-005
Topics
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Actors
Actresses
Genres
Photographs
Ephemera
Physical Description
Extent: 5.2 linear feet (19 boxes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15425509
MSS Unit ID: 21610
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0bc4220-c6ce-012f-13d5-58d385a7bc34
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