Leonard Bernstein collection,
The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The age of anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the waterfront; Prelude, fugue and...
Bernstein, Leonard - Coates, Helen - Gottlieb, Jack - Harmon, Charlie
Ernest Bloch collection,
The collection includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence (including letters from Ernst Bacon, Harold Bauer, Albert Carré, Elizabeth S. Coolidge, Olin Downes, Carl Engel, the Flonzaley Quartet, Abe Fortas, Sidney Griller, Willem Mengelberg, Yehudi Menuhin, André Messager, Eduard Mörike, Pierre Monteux, Gabriel Pierné, Carlos Salzedo, Max Schillings, Leopold Stokowski, and Stefan Zweig), business papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal...
Martha Graham collection,
The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document Graham's career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. The materials include holograph scores, orchestral parts, and piano rehearsal scores by composers...
Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna ...
Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter-Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold - Martha Graham Dance Company - Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance - Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance - Graham (Martha) Collection (Library of Congress)
Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection,
The collection includes manuscript and printed music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs and iconography, programs, posters, clippings, honors, and realia. Music, in the form of scores, parts, orchestral arrangements, and sheet music, comprises the bulk of the collection. Most of this material was used in Kaye's performance tours, movies, stage productions, television specials, and...
Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia - Halsman, Philippe - McDowall, Roddy - Dena Pictures, Inc - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
Serge Koussevitzky archive,
The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and...
Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress) - Music Division, Library of Congress
Gerry Mulligan collection,
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,...
Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949
Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges...
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.
National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
Papers from the Jim Walsh collection, 1867-1987, and undated
The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.
Jack Kapp collection, circa 1900-1949
Collection of mostly original cartoon drawings, one framed album cover, and some correspondence assembled by American Decca Records founder and president Jack Kapp. The drawings provide historical commentary on the issues of the phonograph industry, particularly the American Federation of Musicians recording ban of 1942-1944, and the place of the phonograph in American life.
Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated
Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events, and featured places and products.
McBride, Mary Margaret
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.
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.
Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939
The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.
Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) ...
Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) - Vincent, G. Robert - Valentino, Thomas J. - Connolly, James (James Brendan) - Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden) - Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther) - Boyd, Louise Arner - Murphy, William L. (William Lawrence)
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...
Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965
Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner...