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Robert Benney research materials

Collection Data

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.
Benney, Robert L., b. 1904 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1926 - 1978
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1984-005
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Physical Description
Extent: 5.2 linear feet (19 boxes)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15425509
MSS Unit ID: 21610
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0bc4220-c6ce-012f-13d5-58d385a7bc34
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