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  • Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009

    Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.

    • Contributor: Glendenin, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elgin) - Glendenin, Lawrence E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1935
  • Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1943
  • Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • National Broadcasting Company history files, 1922-1986

    The National Broadcasting Company History files document the activities of the first national broadcasting network in the United States. The collection includes memoranda, correspondence, speeches, reports, policy statements, and pamphlets covering the creation of the network, its growth in the field of radio, and its subsequent expansion into television broadcasting.

    • Contributor: National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
  • Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay's life and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968

    The collection is in two series, Music and Non-music. The former includes his stage, vocal, and instrumental music, sketchbooks, lyric sheets, and music not by Duke, including the holograph of Signature for the High-low concerts by Aaron Copland. The latter consists of: correspondence with, among others, George Balanchine, Martin Charnin, Peter De Vries, Howard Dietz, Dean Dixon, Neshui Ertegun, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Hermann, George ...

    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • Robert Di Domenica collection, 1948-1998

    American composer, flutist and music educator. Music manuscripts and printed music by the composer, performance programs, materials relating to his teaching career, a small amount of correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs and six paintings by the composer.

    • Contributor: DI Domenica, Robert - DI Domenica, Leona - Bender, Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988

    The collection documents the life and career of violinist Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) who was also known as a teacher, patron of the arts and cultural ambassador. The collection contains printed and holograph manuscript scores, writings, teaching materials, correspondence, personal and business papers, performance files and programs, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, awards, and books.

    • Contributor: Szeryng, Henryk
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1933
  • Paul Gray papers, 1924-2002

    Psychoanalyst and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, and miscellaneous papers related to Paul's career as a psychoanalyst.

    • Contributor: Gray, Paul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Agnes Bellinger Tlingit collection, 1985

    Collection comprises two videocassettes and a pamphlet on traditional music, dance, and other customs of the Tlingit nation of southeast Alaska.

    • Contributor: Bellinger, Agnes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1985
  • Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Philip Roth papers, 1938-2001

    Author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, notes, interviews, play scripts, clippings, and photographs documenting Roth's literary career.

    • Contributor: Roth, Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • Pola Nirenska collection, 1910-1992

    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, personal papers, biographical materials, including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials, such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, including costume designs, photographic material, memorabilia, books, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes ...

    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988

    Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.

    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1986
  • Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004

    Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Singer, Maxine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1950
  • Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1934
  • Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

    Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. The collection contains materials documenting his life and work, including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings, business papers, scripts, awards, and honors. The collection also contains music composed by Gordon and others, including manuscript, holograph manuscript, printed, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. Many of the items are annotated.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • John W. Backus papers, 1951-2001

    Computer scientist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, writings, speeches, notes, slides, photographs, and other papers relating to his work on programming languages, particularly FORTRAN.

    • Contributor: Backus, John W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
  • Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946
  • Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.

    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Don Walker collection, 1932-1984

    Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.

    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992

    The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1913
  • Howard Ashman papers, 1973-2010

    Howard Ashman (1950-1991) was a lyricist, librettist, playwright and director. The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little Shop of Horrors and the Disney animated musicals The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Materials include scripts, piano-conductor scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, clippings, notes, research materials, programs, promotional materials, ...

    • Contributor: Ashman, Howard - Menken, Alan - Hamlisch, Marvin - Mann, Barry - Sheffer, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1973