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  • Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967

    This collection consists principally of theater production materials related to the life and activities of producer and theater owner Gilbert Miller (1884-1969). It includes correspondence, speeches, scripts, photographs, programs and clippings that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.

    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998

    This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.

    • Contributor: Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1822
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Nagrin's life and career, in addition to a significant amount of materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and theater director Helen Tamiris (1905-1966). The Helen Tamiris Materials series is arranged in the following subseries: Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts; Publicity Materials; Correspondence; Autobiography; Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes; Writings By or About Tamiris; New ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944

    The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the form of greeting cards, including one from the publisher Gustave Schirmer, a ...

    • Contributor: Jacobs Bond, Carrie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1896
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    Gerry Mulligan collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. There are arrangements by Mulligan and many others, including Tom Boras, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, John Dankworth, ...

    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956-1964

    Little is known about Mrs. Cameron (Harriet) Winslow or how she became acquainted with the influential French composer, conductor, and teacher, Nadia Boulanger. This collection consists of photographs, concert programs, and clippings related to Boulanger's career that Mrs. Winslow received from 1956 to 1964. Most of the items are signed, dated and contain simple messages from Boulanger.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Harriet - Boulanger, Nadia - Blitzstein, Marc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, 1856-1980

    Dorothea Dix Lawrence was a successful opera singer in the 1930s and 1940s who later became a recitalist and folklorist. The materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, clippings and other items that document her career as a singer and interpreter of American folk music. In addition, the collection includes her articles on American folklore that were published in various journals, and two copies ...

    • Contributor: Lawrence, Dorothea DIX
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • 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
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    Artur Schnabel collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of music manuscript scores of Schnabel's compositions. The manuscripts are all, with the exception of a single copyist's score, in Schnabel's hand, and represent his compositional essays in a variety of genres, from solo song (voice and piano) to symphonic works. The collection also contains an early published edition of Ludwig van Beethoven's sonatas for solo piano, containing copious annotations ...

    • Contributor: Schnabel, Artur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
  • Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    Lauro Ayestarán collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits ...

    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
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    Samuel P. Warren collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of correspondence, concert and recital programs, church service programs, and related materials that were either collected by Warren himself or given to him by his students, colleagues and others in the New York City and throughout the United States. The letters in the collection, all addressed to Warren, are from a variety of sources, including Warren's pupils who later received some ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Samuel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
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    Marge Champion collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection documents Marge Champion's life and career, and also includes a significant amount of material related to Champion's former husband, dancer, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer Ernest Belcher, who worked as a trainer and coach for Hollywood actors. The Musical Theater and Plays, Films, and Television series contains materials, including correspondence, programs, promotional materials, articles and scripts, ...

    • Contributor: Champion, Marge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008

    Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives and professional careers, including correspondence with many notable musical and artistic figures of the 20th century, concert programs, photographs, scrapbooks, subject files, and other miscellaneous materials.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Louis - Kaufman, Annette
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
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    Amateur hour collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily over 7000 applications from contestants who appeared on the Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour radio program between 1934 and 1948. A small percentage of the administrative papers dating from the late 1940s and 1950s, as well as materials relating to the Mexican version of the program, La hora internacional del aficionado, are also included. Filed with the contestant applications are letters of introduction, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1934
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    Anita O'Day papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. Many prominent arrangers are represented, including Buddy Bregman, Joe Castro, Russell Garcia, Bill Holman, Quincy Jones, Norman "Tiny" Kahn, Billy May, Roger Neumann, and Marty Paich. In addition, the collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors ...

    • Contributor: O'Day, Anita
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1937
  • Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948

    Ethel Lillian Voynich (1864-1960) was a social activist, novelist, translator, and composer. Voynich's musical compositions, based principally on sacred or poetic texts, are represented by holograph manuscript scores, sketches, lyric sheets, printed music, and notes. The remaining materials consist of subject files on musicological topics, research materials, and a handful of programs.

    • Contributor: Voynich, E. L. (Ethel Lillian) - Voynich, E. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1828
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    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of both personal and professional papers of Harry Von Tilzer and of his brother H. Harold Gumm, and the records of the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC). The records of the HVTMPC are inextricably combined not only with Harry Von Tilzer's papers but also with Gumm's papers and those of his firm Goldie & Gumm. Von Tilzer's personal papers ...

    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1878
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998

    Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.

    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • Harriet Hoctor collection, 1917-1972

    Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) was a dancer in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains materials that document her professional life in all of these venues. It also contains items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and the founding of the Harriet Hoctor Ballet School ...

    • Contributor: Hoctor, Harriet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1917
  • Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957

    Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.

    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
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    Jacobo Ficher collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection comprises practically all the composer's works, mainly holograph manuscript scores in all major categories of composition. It also includes documents, correspondence (to and from Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Chávez, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Vivian Fine, Alberto Ginastera, Paul Kletzki, Nicolai Malko, Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Rubinstein, Nicolas Slonimsky, Leopold Stokowski, and others), writings, programs, and scrapbooks.

    • Contributor: Ficher, Jacobo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864