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    Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Date: 1947
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    Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.

    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Date: 1923
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    Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. The archives ...

    • Contributor: League of Composers (u.s.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin ... League of Composers (u.s.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin - Heinsich, Richard - Kirstein, Lincoln - Picasso, Pablo - Piston, Walter - Rosenfeld, Paul - Shapero, Harold - Smirnoff, Boris - Thomson, Virgil
    • Date: 1909
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    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
    • Date: 1920
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    Record industry publicity collection, 1937-1979

    Press releases, record catalogs, radio program scripts, promotional posters, monthly publications about new record releases, and other materials advertising sound recordings.

    • Date: 1937
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    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
    • Date: 1918
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003

    Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.

    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000

    Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the ...

    • Contributor: Frank, John P. (john Paul) - Frank, John P.
    • Date: 1936
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    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995

    Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (john Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...

    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Date: 1904
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    Cord Meyer papers, 1922-2000

    Internationalist, intelligence officer, and writer. Correspondence, academic papers, newspaper columns, articles, speeches, lectures, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Meyer's activities promoting one-world government after World War II and to his writing career.

    • Contributor: Meyer, Cord
    • Date: 1922
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    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
    • Date: 1912
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    Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
    • Date: 1908
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    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...

    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Date: 1900
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    USIA Artistic Ambassador Program musical commissions, 1973-1988

    This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization’s Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.

    • Contributor: United States Information Agency. Artistic Ambassador Program - Bacon, Ernst - Dello Joio, Norman - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Gould, Morton - Hoiby, Lee - Lees, Benjamin - Mayer, William - Muczynski, Robert - Perle, George - Rochberg, George - Siegmeister, Elie - Smit, Leo - Robilette, John
    • Date: 1973
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    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
    • Date: 1940
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    George E. Agree papers, 1961-2001

    Author and political scientist. Correspondence, minutes, press material, reports, and writings relating to Agree’s work as president of the American Political Foundation, executive director of the National Committee for an Effective Congress, and involvement in other political groups.

    • Contributor: Agree, George E.
    • Date: 1961
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    Papers from the H. Vose Greenough Jr. collection, 1937-1972

    Personal papers of H. Vose Greenough Jr., founder and owner of Technichord Records, a small recording company in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as materials from Technichord Records.

    • Contributor: Greenough, H. V. (h. Vose) - Greenough, H. V.
    • Date: 1937
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.

    • Contributor: Cosby, Camille O. (camille Olivia) - Poussaint, Renee
    • Date: 1997
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    Anita O'Day papers, 1937-2004

    Anita O'Day was an American jazz vocalist. 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. In addition, it contains a small amount of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors and awards, posters, and publicity materials.

    • Contributor: O'day, Anita - Bregman, Buddy - Castro, Joe - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Jones, Quincy - Kahn, Tiny - May, Billy - Paich, Marty
    • Date: 1937
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    Allen Prescott collection, 1930-1968

    The Allen Prescott Collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Prescott’s career as a radio personality during the early 1930s to 1970.

    • Contributor: Prescott, Allen
    • Date: 1930
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...

    • Contributor: Cooper, Martha - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Pascrell, Bill - Taylor, David Alan
    • Date: 1993
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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.

    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932