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Robert Boyer Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 012
  • Collection
  • 1937 - 1995

Photos, recordings, posters, letters, and publicity material documenting the careers of The Andrews Sisters, Georgia Gibbs, and Rose Murphy. Includes 78s, 45s, LPs, CDs, photographs, posters, lobby cards, magazines, and miscellaneous research mate...

Boyer, Robert

Andre Kostelanetz Collection

  • US.INSON A2011-014
  • Collection
  • 1965

1 abstract still life painting, 24" x 28", signed by the artist, Harold Arlen, composer for the classic film The Wizard of Oz. Yellow background, green vase, multicolored flowers; oil on canvas.

Arlen, Harold, 1905 - 1986

Book Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 004
  • Collection
  • 1890-present

This is an artificial collection that is comprised of all donations of books. Subjects include: analysis and criticism of the Great American Songbook; biographies and autobiographies of the Songbook's composers, lyricists, and performers; the...

Robert Grimes Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 008
  • Collection
  • 1895 - 2011

34,000 pieces of sheet music, 14,000 recordings, 3,300 books, 200 publicity photographs, newsclippings and correspondence.

Meredith Willson Papers

  • US.INSON Mss 049
  • Collection
  • 1902 - 2006

The personal and business papers of Meredith Willson, author and composer of "The Music Man" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," along with photographs, sheet music and arrangements, sound recordings, and audiovisual recordings f...

Willson, Meredith

William Wilcox Theatrical Ephemera Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 017
  • Collection
  • 1910 - 1966

Theatrical ephemera for a London-based run of "Funny Face," including a framed lobby card, accounting sheet, and playbill, as well as other miscellaneous programs and sheet music.

Wilcox, William

Phil Harris – Alice Faye Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 003
  • Collection
  • 1946 - 1954

Approximately 140 musical arrangements for the weekly NBC radio show The Phil Harris – Alice Faye Show. The arrangements were created by Walter Scharf.

Harris, Phil

Didier Deutsch LP Collection

  • US.INSON A2011-020
  • Collection
  • 1950 - 2010

Foreign language and cast recordings from the personal collection of record producer Didier Deutsch.

Bob Kennedy Printed Music Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 011
  • Collection
  • 1900 - 1967

Approximately 1,600 pieces of sheet music, orchestral arrangements, and other documents related to the performances and career of Bob Kennedy.

Kennedy, Bob

Bing Crosby Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 057
  • Collection
  • ca. 1970s

The collection consists of 10 band arrangements used by Bing Crosby in the early 1970s near the end of his career, and one photo of the singer.

Bill McAnany 78 Collection

  • US.INSON A2012-024
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 1949

78rpm recordings in original albums, includes Tommy Dorsey, Nelson Eddy, Glenn Miller, etc.

McAnany, Bill

Audio/Visual Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 022
  • Collection
  • 1980s-present

This is an artificial collection that is comprised of all donations of CDs and DVDs.Sound recordings include: original cast recordings of Broadway musicals and Hollywood movie musicals, including foreign language albums; albums recorded by Songboo...

Andre Kostelanetz Radio Broadcast Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 015
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1946

Approximately 30 compact disc recordings of Andre Kostelanetz's CBS radio broadcasts from 1932 to 1949.

Kostelanetz, Andre

Frankie Randall Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 045
  • Collection
  • 1930 - 1960

Approximately 600 arrangements originally belonging to singer Frankie Randall.

Randall, Frankie

Waterwell Theater Company Blueprint Specials

  • US.INSON A2018-006
  • Collection
  • 1940s

The collection contains scanned pages from several shows known as "blueprint specials," which were musicals-in-a-box created for the US Army during WWII.

Donald Kahn Papers

  • US.INSON Mss 044
  • Collection
  • 1930 - 2007

The collection consists of sheet music, manuscripts, correspondence, and other material documenting the career of Donald Kahn.

Kahn, Donald

Gus Kahn Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 001
  • Collection
  • 1909 - 2007

The collection consists of scrapbooks, photos, sheet music, manuscripts, and other material documenting the personal and professional life of popular music lyricist Gus Kahn who collaboratedon many of the most enduring hits of the 20th-century inc...

Kahn, Gus

Graduate Student Papers

  • US.INSON Mss 055
  • Collection
  • 2014-present

This collection contains papers written by graduate students on topics related to the Great American Songbook.

Hy Zaret Papers

  • US.INSON Mss 009
  • Collection
  • 1936 - 2007

Papers and sound recordings spanning the career of lyricist Hy Zaret (Hyman Harry Zaritsky). Includes research, notes, handwritten musical notes and lyrics on staff paper, mock-ups and drafts of sheet music, printed sheet music, orchestrations, ar...

Zaret, Hy

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