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Mary Miller Audio Collection

  • US.INSON A2012-026
  • Collection
  • 1950 - 1959

Audio recordings: 11 by Art Tatum, 1 Fats Waller and 1 Showboat recording. 7-12", 2-10" and 3-7" recordings

Miller, Mary

Gerry LaFollette 78 Collection

  • US.INSON A2011-024
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 1955

100's of popular recordings in 78 format, many in original albums, some loose.

Jolson, Al, 1886 - 1950

Dr. Donald Wilson 78 Collection

  • US.INSON A2012-027
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1959

Collection of 78 recordings in paper sleeves and 4 albums of classical recordings

Wilson, Donald

Irving Berlin Sheet Music Dedication Copy

  • US.INSON A2011-015
  • Collection
  • 1907 - 1966

The collection contains one red binder of Irving Berlin sheet music dedicated to Jimmy Van Heusen. The binder was a gift from Berlin to Van Heusen.

Rudy Vallee Collection of Aluminum Disc Radio Show Recordings

  • US.INSON Mss 007
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1939

3 boxes containing 74 aluminum disc recordings of Rudy Vallee radio shows from 1932-1939. Guest stars included Tallulah Bankhead, Alice Faye,Sophie Tucker, Ethel Barrymore, Dick Powell, Betty Boop, Gloria Swanson, Bob Hope, Rudolph Friml, Jr., Milton Berle, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Edgar Bergen and many others.

Vallee, Rudy

John Miller Collection

  • US.INSON A2012-002
  • Collection
  • 1960 - 1990

The collection contains books, newsclippings, notebooks, and test pressings.

Miller, John

Oral History Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 005
  • Collection
  • 1990-02-16 - ?

This artificial collection contains collected oral histories.

Sandler & Young Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 006
  • Collection
  • 1966 - 1983

Approximately 200 original arrangements created by various arrangers for the singing duo Sandler & Young, who performed internationally from 1963-1982. Most arrangements include a master score, vocal parts, and various instrument parts. The collection also includes a few news clippings.

Young, Ralph

Jan August Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 023
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1985

The collection consists of menus, press clippings, photos and recordings from the career of arranger and composer Jan August.

August, Jan

Albert Vincent Glenn Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 038
  • Collection
  • 1911 - 1941

The collection consists of approximately 85 commercial and original arrangements used by the Hotel Van Ness Orchestra, led by Albert “Al Getchie” Glenn, as well as some miscellaneous sheet music and a photograph of the orchestra.

Glenn, Albert "Al" Vincent

Libi Staiger Musical Theater Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 051
  • Collection
  • 1923 - 2009

Scripts, sheet music, souvenir books, programs, newsclippings, arrangements, photographs, playbills, and showbills from Libi Staiger's professional career and that of her husband, Jerome Eskow.

Staiger, Libi

Peter Brunelli Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 053
  • Collection
  • 1970-02-08 - ?

The collection consists of six arrangements written by composer Peter Brunelli and one wooden box containing rubber stamps for arrangements and compositions, custom-made for Peter Brunelli.

Brunelli, Peter

Niela Goodelle Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 054
  • Collection
  • 1911 - 1988

The collection contains newsclippings, photos, address book, lacquers discs, 78s, contracts, telegrams belonging to 1930's actress and singer Niela Goodelle.

Goodelle, Niela

Marguerite Piazza Arrangements

  • US.INSON Mss 056
  • Collection
  • c. 1950s-1990s

The majority of the collection is made up of arrangements written for Ms. Piazza, mostly undated, along with some published music and miscellaneous items like playbills and program lists.

Piazza, Marguerite

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.

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

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.

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

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 Songbook-era performers; and albums including Songbook-era pieces sung by later performers.
Video recordings include: recorded Broadway musical performances; Hollywood movie musicals; documentaries; and movies with Songbook-era music in the soundtrack.

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.

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