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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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Telegram from Ragheb Moftah to Ernest Newlandsmith, March 21, 1940

    Correspondence. 6 1⁄2 x 10 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940-03-21
  • Transcript of talk addressed to Martha Graham by the German radio

    manuscript | 4p., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. | Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Nbc Shortwave Monitoring Service
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-06-05

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  • Dolly Parton and the roots of country music Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of photos, discography, and audio clips. The Web site features an overview of the country music tradition. The collection included here is a listing of her extensive discography and a timeline of her career, as well as writings on the history of country music.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1946
  • 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 - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • David Lewin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers primarily relate to Lewin's career as a teacher and theorist, and to his work as a composer. They span the years 1945-2011 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 2003. The collection is the result of Lewin's career as a teacher, writer and scholar of music theory; and of his activities as an adviser, composer and musician. The Writings ...

    • Contributor: Lewin, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
  • Edward Jablonski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes drafts, chapter notes, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to Jablonski's literary projects. The project files chiefly consist of materials used in the preparation and publication of Jablonski's books on such American composers and songwriters as Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Alan Jay Lerner. There are also project files related to Jablonski's books ...

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • Billy Taylor papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers contain materials related to Billy Taylor's life and career, including music manuscripts; correspondence; writings by and about Taylor; business, financial and legal papers; programs; scripts; promotional and publicity materials; photographs; clippings; scrapbooks; and awards, citations, plaques, and certificates. The Music series chiefly consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, and parts, by Taylor and other jazz composers and arrangers. In addition to Taylor's ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Dexter Gordon collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials documenting Dexter Gordon's life and work. The Biographical series includes Gordon's unfinished autobiography entitled "The saga of Society Red," which Gordon began in 1983. The Music series contains works composed by Gordon and by others and includes scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. It contains manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and photocopies. Many of the items are annotated. ...

    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • 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
  • Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1941-1946

    The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army Hit Kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.

    • Contributor: United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub Committee on Music - Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • Robert Di Domenica collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes music manuscripts and printed music by the composer, programs of his performances, lesson plans, papers by his students and evaluations. The bulk of the collection presents his musical works from 1948 to 1998, most of them with annotations. There is also a small amount of correspondence, biographical material on Di Domenica and his relatives, his writings, and photographs. There are also ...

    • Contributor: DI Domenica, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1948
  • Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994

    Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. 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. In addition, the collection includes ...

    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army hit kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.

    • Contributor: United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub Committee on Music
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • Ruth Page correspondence on Billy Sunday, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection consists primarily of the correspondence between American dancer-choreographer and company director Ruth Page and her first husband attorney Thomas Hart Fisher and composer Remi Gassmann, who was contracted to create the music score for Page's ballet Billy Sunday (1948). Other letters to Gassmann from this period and a small number of programs and press clippings related to Page's and Gassmann's careers round ...

    • Contributor: Page, Ruth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • Robert Di Domenica collection, 1948-1998

    American composer, flutist and music educator. Music manuscripts and printed music by the composer, performance programs, materials relating to his teaching career, a small amount of correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs and six paintings by the composer.

    • Contributor: DI Domenica, Robert - DI Domenica, Leona - Bender, Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Letter from Pablo Casals to Boaz Piller, 6 May 1940

    • Contributor: Piller, Boaz - Hitler, Adolph - Casals, Pablo [Pau]
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940-00-00
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Finney, Ross Lee - American Composers Forum - Herman, Jerry - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (William) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (John W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (William Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (Frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (Humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (Grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1840
  • Edward Jablonski papers, 1942-2003

    Edward Jablonski (1922-2004) was an author and biographer of American songwriters Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Alan Jay Lerner. The collection includes drafts, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to his literary projects.

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Letter from Ernest Newlandsmith to Mrs. [Farida] Fahmy [Ragheb Moftah's sister], December 2, 1940

    Correspondence. 10 x 8 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940-12-02
  • Robert Whitehead papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers contain materials related to Robert Whitehead's life and career. The Production Files series chiefly consists of scripts and business papers related to plays Whitehead produced and directed. It also includes programs, photographs, costume and set renderings, correspondence with playwrights, actors, and investors, limited partnership agreements, and actor and production contracts. Correspondence in the collection includes business and personal letters sent and received ...

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1947