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    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.
    • Date: 1943
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    Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988 Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, business papers, writings, and ...
    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick - Lerner, Alan Jay
    • Date: 1923
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    Ira Gershwin files from the law office of Leonard Saxe, 1935-1967 This collection consists primarily of correspondence and contracts related to the personal legal affairs of Ira Gershwin and the activities of the Rose Gershwin Testamentary Trust from 1935-1967. It includes royalty and copyright materials for well-known Gershwin shows and films, most notably Porgy and Bess. In addition, this collection contains financial documents related to the Rose Gershwin Estate, litigation materials, programs, and press clippings.
    • Contributor: Saxe, Leonard Spier
    • Date: 1935
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    Charles Mingus collection, 1939-1979 This is the collected archive of world renowned African American jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The Charles Mingus Collection includes music (manuscript and printed of Mingus and others), writings by and about Mingus by Mingus and others, business papers, printed matter (such as articles and clippings, books and pamphlets, organizations and affiliations, programs, and promotional material), iconography (photographs of Mingus, his family, and ...
    • Contributor: Mingus, Charles
    • Date: 1939
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    George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940 George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.
    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Date: 1921
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    Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.
    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Date: 2010-07-22
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    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
    • Date: 1919
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    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
    • Date: 1924
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    Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005 Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Sara L. M. (Sara Leila Margaret)
    • Date: 1997
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    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
    • Date: 1912
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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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    George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931 George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.
    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Hart, Stanley
    • Date: 1919
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    Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001 The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of ...
    • Contributor: Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid ... Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid - Clark, J. Bunker - Cockrell, Dale - Cooke, Nym - Crawford, Richard - Davidson, Mary Wallace - Eiland, Dianna - Epstein, Dena J. - Geil, Wilma Jean - Graziano, John Michael - Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley) - Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams) - Johnson, H. Earle (Harold Earle) - Kearns, William - Keck, George Russell - Keller, Kate Van Winkle - Kirk, Elise K. (Elise Kuhl) - Kroeger, Karl - Krummel, Donald William - Leavitt, Donald L. - Lichtenwanger, William - Lowens, Irving - Lowens, Margery Morgan - Machlin, Paul S. - McCulloh, Judith - McLucas, Anne Dhu - Parker, Craig Burwell - Pen, Ronald - Perlis, Vivian - Porter, Susan L. - Preston, Katherine K. - Rabson, Carolyn - Root, Deane L. - Schrader, Arthur F. - Shirley, Wayne D. - Tawa, Nicholas E. - Temperley, Nicholas - Towery, Margie - Wells, Paul F. - Whitesitt, Linda - Wright, Josephine
    • Date: 1971
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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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    Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996 Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...
    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Date: 1978
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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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    Tom Raymond collection Collection of photographs taken by Tom Raymond documenting storytellers and audiences at the annual National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, Tennessee, from circa 1984 to 2003. Most are 35 mm color slides and negatives. The collection documents the major storytellers and performers at the festival with more than 1,500 photographs of storyteller Ray Hicks taken at the festival over the years and at his home in ...
    • Contributor: Raymond, Tom
    • Date: 1984
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    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.
    • Date: 1913
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard - Coates, Helen - Gottlieb, Jack - Harmon, Charlie
    • Date: 1900
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    The Hannah Arendt Papers This page links to the papers of author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt, which have become one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life
    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
    • Date: 1906
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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, 1936-1991 Music teacher Mildred Spiegel Zucker was a childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein's, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship. The collection mostly consists of correspondence that Bernstein sent to Zucker dating from his time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York.
    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Date: 1936
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    Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009 United States cabinet officer, United States representative from New York, and football player. Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, printed matter, clippings, and photographs documenting Kemp's career as a professional athlete and as a public official.
    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
    • Date: 1924
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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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    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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    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
    • Date: 1921