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    Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection contains drafts, galleys and page proofs for Boyar's books Yes I can: the story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: an autobiography (2000). It also includes taped interviews with Davis and his wife Altovise conducted by Boyar and his wife Jane for their book Why me?: the Sammy Davis, Jr. story (1989). In addition, there are digital media and text files ...
    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt
    • Date: 1954
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    Burl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (Burl) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Otto Klemperer archive, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The archive consists of Otto Klemperer's papers which document his life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, including holograph scores and sketches, copyists' printed scores and parts, and musical arrangements; correspondence; family papers; writings by and about Klemperer; interviews with Klemperer and others; legal and financial documents; clippings; programs, including many from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; photographic materials; materials related to ...
    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Date: 1792
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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
    • Date: 1920
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    Max Roach papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection is not only a comprehensive representation of Roach's music and performing career, but also a dynamic portrayal of the personalities and cultural forces behind jazz in the United States and abroad in the latter half of the twentieth century. It includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. The collection also contains ...
    • Contributor: Roach, Max - Lincoln, Abbey - Hasaan - Bridgewater, Cecil - Brown, Clifford - Cowell, Stanley - Harper, Billy - Heath, Jimmy - Jordan, Clifford - Tillis, Frederick - Weston, Randy - Baraka, Amiri - Sanchez, Sonia - Simone, Nina - Sowande, Fela
    • Date: 1880
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    Claudio Spies papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection, which documents Spies' professional career, includes music manuscripts, correspondence, musical notations, song texts, transcribed interviews, program notes, interview notes, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, and writings. Spies is known for his close, multi-decade affiliation with Igor Stravinsky. The Music series contains manuscript scores by Spies and photocopies of scores by Stravinsky with Spies' annotations. Spies' pieces include his first twelve-tone ...
    • Contributor: Spies, Claudio - Stravinsky, Igor
    • Date: 1939
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    George Zoritch collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The bulk of the George Zoritch collection consists of photographs (most of them reprints), augmented by several periodicals, programs, clippings, and articles documenting his life and career. The Photographs series includes his performances in ballets such as Afternoon of a Faun, Le Spectre de la rose, among many others, with a number of the century's greatest dancers, including Alexandra Danilova, Alicia Markova, Mia Slavenska, ...
    • Contributor: Zoritch, George
    • Date: 1914
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    Otto Klemperer archive, 1792-1988 Conductor and composer. The archive documents Otto Klemperer's life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, family papers, writings by and about Klemperer, interviews, legal and financial documents, clippings, programs, photographic materials, materials related to the Kroll Opera, and books annotated by Klemperer and his daughter Lotte. The archive also contains production and resource materials, including scripts, interviews, background materials, and photographs, ...
    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto - Bregstein, Philo - Klemperer, Lotte
    • Date: 1792
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    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
    • Date: 1893
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    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
    • Date: 1942
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    Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000 Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).
    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Date: 1954
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006 Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...
    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Date: 1920