Emeline Clark Roche collection,

Title
Emeline Clark Roche collection, 1815-1988.
Author
Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995.
Electronic Resource
Finding Aid
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Description
33 lf. (52 boxes)
Subject
Note
  • The Emeline Clark Roche collection is held by the Billy Rose Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. The collection is divided into 2 sub-groups consisting of the Emeline Roche Papers and the Jane Cowl Papers. Each portion of the collection is described at length in separate records: (NYPW98-A1 & NYPW98-A2).
Biography (note)
  • Emeline Clark Roche was a set and costume designer who at various stages in her career was involved in other aspects of theatrical production including lighting design and stock company management.
  • Jane Cowl, actress and author, made her professional debut in David Belasco's Company in 1903 and quickly rose to become a star of the American theater.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Collection guide available in the repository and on the Internet.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1996-016
Author
Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995.
Title
Emeline Clark Roche collection, 1815-1988.
Biography
Emeline Clark Roche was a set and costume designer who at various stages in her career was involved in other aspects of theatrical production including lighting design and stock company management. Ms. Roche also worked as a technical designer for New York City stage, television and stock productions as well as a designer of commercial productions.
Jane Cowl, actress and author, made her professional debut in David Belasco's Company in 1903 and quickly rose to become a star of the American theater. She also wrote her own plays, formed her own production company, was active in war relief, had her own radio show and, at the end of her 47 year theatrical career, moved to Hollywood and appeared in two films.
Indexes
Collection guide available in the repository and on the Internet.
Connect to:
Occupation
Costume designers.
Set designers.
Actresses.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1996-016
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