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    Eric Dolphy collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection is comprised of approximately 250 lead sheets, scores, sketches, and exercises for works composed by Dolphy and others. The collection includes holograph scores, sketches, and parts for Outward bound, Out there, and Out to lunch, the latter widely considered to be Dolphy's magnum opus. There are also three sketchbooks in Dolphy's hand filled with lead sheets, sketches, and studies. The collection also ...
    • Contributor: Dolphy, Eric
    • Date: 1939
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    Federal Theatre Project collection, 1932-1943 The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, ...
    • Contributor: Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 1932
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    Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002 African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.
    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
    • Date: 1928
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    William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.
    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Date: 1926
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    Franziska Boas collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas.
    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Date: 1920
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    Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts ...
    • Contributor: Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan ... Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley - Kubose, Minnie Somi - Libonati, Roland V. (Roland Victor) - Lund, Jens - March, Richard - Mathias, Elizabeth - Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Moloney, Mick - Robinson, Beverly J. - Swenson, Greta E. - Dovydenas, Jonas - Fleischhauer, Carl - González, José Gamaliel - Trbuhovic-Grasa, Gordana - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Illinois Arts Council - Chicago Ethnic Arts Project
    • Date: 1976
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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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    Vivian Fine music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection chiefly consists of Fine's holograph scores, sketches, and parts for various works. Fine's compositions spanned a variety of musical genres: solo instrumental, chamber, orchestral, as well as accompanied vocal and choral pieces. A small quantity of correspondence, including with her teacher Ruth Crawford Seeger; programs; and clippings supplement the music manuscripts.
    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian - Vivian Fine Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1927
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    Arden A. Rowley collection Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of a videocassette with home movies of Arden Rowley returning home after 33 months as a prisoner of war (POW), a television report about a Korean War memorial, and a ceremony commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the Korean War. There is a video cassette of a speech and two video cassettes of interviews with Rowley about his experiences ...
    • Contributor: Rowley, Arden A.
    • Date: 1953
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    Suitōbo (shōreihi) : Shōwa 21-nendo /
    出納簿 (奬勵費) : 昭和二十一年度 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Cover title. Only p. 1-2 filled; the rest left blank. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "[WDC?] Shipping advice # 10103, Sack # 1, Item # 59" stamped and written.
    • Date: 1946
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    Papers from the John Secrist Jr. collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available These papers comprise a small part of the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic recordings acquired by John Secrist and donated to the Library of Congress in 1963. Strengths of the recorded sound collection include large runs of Enrico Caruso and Rosa Ponselle recordings; the collection is further distinguished by being in near-mint condition. Portions of the papers describe and index the ...
    • Contributor: Secrist, John
    • Date: 1919
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    Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection includes correspondence, writings, music manuscripts, printed music, scripts, production material, research material, casting files, contracts, press reviews, programs, posters, handbills, artwork, photographs, and other papers.
    • Contributor: Fosse, Bob
    • Date: 1920
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    Jack Kapp collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of mostly original cartoon drawings by various magazine and newspaper cartoonists, such as Rube Goldberg, H. T. Webster, Gluyas Williams, L. M. Glackens, Burt Thomas, Fred Packer, Clifford Berryman, James Berryman, Jack Markow, and David Breger. A framed album cover and some correspondence are also included. The drawings provide historical commentary on the issues of the recording industry, particularly the American ...
    • Contributor: Kapp, Jack
    • Date: 1900
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    American Studies Association records, 1946-2005 Academic organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. Correspondence, minutes, and printed matter relating to the organization and its publication, the American Quarterly.
    • Contributor: American Studies Association
    • Date: 1946
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    [Bunshorui sōfushō tsuzuri].
    [文書類送付證綴]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Printed forms filled-in by hand, original or carbon copies. Title supplied by cataloger. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. File of sending notices and receipts of official documents (1940-1945), many with "小倉陸軍造兵廠会計課".
    • Date: 1940
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    Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003 Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings, realia, and other materials related to his career.
    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther - Fleagle, Brick - Ellington, Duke - Burr, Charles - Citron, Stephen
    • Date: 1930
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    Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988 The collection documents the life and career of violinist Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) who was also known as a teacher, patron of the arts and cultural ambassador. The collection contains printed and holograph manuscript scores, writings, teaching materials, correspondence, personal and business papers, performance files and programs, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, awards, and books.
    • Contributor: Szeryng, Henryk
    • Date: 1933
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    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 (bulk 1880-1920), identified by Herbert Oliver Brayer in his survey of sources pertinent to American economic history in various American and European repositories. Includes incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas of western United States. Companies represented include the ...
    • Contributor: Brayer, Herbert Oliver - State Historical Society of Colorado
    • Date: 1956
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    Sankō tsuzuri : Shōwa 19-nendo : toriatsukaisha Shomugakari, hozon kigen yōzumi haiki /
    參考綴 : 昭和十九年度 : 取扱者・庶務掛・保存期限・用済廃棄 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Cover title (handwritten). File of documents, including many carbon copies of handwritten items. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "RS no 65958, Cincpac-Cincpoa no B-2974, Guam" stamped and written. File includes: 大宮島々民對策 / マ集團司令部 -- 陣地構築要綱 -- 對米島嶼戰ノ參考 -- 糧食支給量制限ニ関スル件指示 -- 受領證 ... 野砲第一聯隊第三大隊第七中隊 ... 高瀬幸殿 -- 輸送船遭難時ニ於ケル軍隊行動ノ參考 -- 海洋作戰參考事項 -- 彈藥糧秣被服格納野戰建築要領 -- 直接照準ニ依ル射撃 -- ...
    • Date: 1944
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    Suiro kokuji tsuzuri : Shōwa 20-nen.
    水路告示綴 : 昭和二十年. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Binder's title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "Army Map Service Map Library" and "Cancelled" stamped and "Unristricted notices to mariners, 1945" written on cover. Issues of 水路告示 also cataloged as serial in WMLC 2003/02301.
    • Contributor: Japan. Kaigunshō. Suirobu
    • Date: 1945
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    [Memo-chō].
    [メモ帳]. | Memochō Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. (handwritten with pencil). Title supplied by cataloger. Manufacture of this notebook "Szenasy Bela papiraruhaza, Budapest, IV ..." printed. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website.
    • Date: 1944
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    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
    • Date: 1942
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    Harold Spivacke collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection contains materials relating to Spivacke's life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers. The Correspondence series contains both personal and business correspondence with composers, musicians, musicologists, and librarians, including Richard Angell, Higini Anglès, Leonard Bernstein, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Luigi Dallapiccola, Olin Downes, Carl ...
    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1923
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    Katherine Dunham collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection contains correspondence, awards and honors, writings by and about Dunham, business papers, photographs, clippings, reviews, programs, promotional materials, and materials related to the Library of Congress Katherine Dunham Legacy Project.
    • Contributor: Dunham, Katherine
    • Date: 1925
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    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1854