Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Language English
Subjects African American Music
American Musical Theater
Bailey, Pearl
Bellson, Louis
Calloway, Cab
Dance
Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira
Hayes, Edgar
Jazz
Redman, Don
Sissle, Noble
Williams, Cootie
Women in the Performing Arts
Title
Pearl Bailey Collection
Description
African American entertainer, Pearl Bailey, gained fame for her work in Broadway, cabaret, and Hollywood as vocalist, dancer and actress. Bailey's humorous, sultry, slurred delivery livened up many a standard, including "Baby It's Cold Outside" and her only hit, "Takes Two to Tango." Although there is no sheet music included with the Bailey deposit, arrangements of some of her performance pieces are included with the Louis Bellson materials, Mr. Bellson being the donor of the Bailey materials. Bailey's life and career is chronicled in sound recordings, newsclippings, and photographs and memorabilia. collection | 62 boxes | Sound recordings (misc. cassettes), photos (loose and bound in photo albums), scrapbooks, memorabilia, honors & awards, books, realia. (Contents). Transfer of recorded sound formats expected. No (Microfilm Available). Pearl Bailey Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation). Bailey, Pearl (Sort). Papers, photos and recordings of the unique entertainer and singer. (Browse Display). Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions). Collection (Form).
Subject Headings
-  African American Music
-  American Musical Theater
-  Dance
-  Jazz
-  Women in the Performing Arts
-  Bailey, Pearl
-  Bellson, Louis
-  Calloway, Cab
-  Gershwin, George
-  Gershwin, Ira
-  Hayes, Edgar
-  Redman, Don
-  Sissle, Noble
-  Williams, Cootie
Notes
-  Sound recordings (misc. cassettes), photos (loose and bound in photo albums), scrapbooks, memorabilia, honors & awards, books, realia. (contents)
-  Transfer of recorded sound formats expected.
-  No (microfilm available)
-  Pearl Bailey Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation)
-  Bailey, Pearl (sort)
-  Papers, photos and recordings of the unique entertainer and singer. (browse display)
-  Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions)
Form
collection
Extent
62 boxes
Respository
Music Division, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.scdb.200033687/mets.xml


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