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Marvin Hamlisch Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 013
  • Folder
  • 2012-05-16

The collection includes one 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper listing the concert song lineup and 4 sticky notes of performance notes in Hamlisch's writing.

Hamlisch, Marvin

Robert Grimes Collection, Preliminary Inventory

  • 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.

Grimes, Robert

Will Friedwald Sound Recording Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 010
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 2010

The collection consists of 3,500+ LP recordings, 78 rpm recordings, video discs and radio transcription discs. The LP collection includes Broadway cast recordings, jazz, blue, swing, Western swing, and novelty albums.

Friedwald, Will

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.

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

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, arrangements, and folios. It also includes copyright registrations, requests for use, letters of praise, scrapbooks, and correspondence. Collection also contains plaques and certificates presented to Zaret for milestones related to “Unchained Melody” and in appreciation for his work with Lou Singer on children’s educational music, and audio recordings featuring unpublished and commercial reel-to-reel tapes, 78s, LPs, and lacquers of Zaret’s songs, his Little Songs, and research-related materials.

Zaret, Hy

Gus Kahn Papers

  • US.INSON Mss 001
  • Folder
  • 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 collaborated on many of the most enduring hits of the 20th-century including “Yes, Sir, That’s My Baby,” “Carolina in the Morning,” and “It Had to Be You.”

Kahn, Gus

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

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 from his personal collection.

Willson, Meredith

Joyce Maurer Saxon Collection

  • US.INSON Mss 021
  • Collection
  • 1945-1995

The collections consists of news clippings, photos, a promotional leaflet, and magazines pertaining to the musical career of Joyce Mauer Saxon who lived and performed in and around Chicago, Illinois.

Saxon, Joyce Mauer

Robert Boyer Collection of Andrews Sisters Materials

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

Photos, recordings, posters, letters, and publicity material documenting the careers of The Andrews Sisters including 78s, 45s, LPs, CDs, photographs, posters, lobby cards, magazines, and miscellaneous research materials. to a lesser extent similar material pertaining to Georgia Gibbs and Rose Murphy.

Boyer, Robert

John Miller Collection

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

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

Miller, John

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

Niela Goodelle Papers

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

The collection contains newsclippings, photos, an address book, lacquer discs, one 78rpm recording, contracts and telegrams belonging to 1930's actress and singer Niela Goodelle.

Goodelle, Niela

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

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

Ella Fitzgerald Costumes, Preliminary Inventory

  • US.INSON Mss 064
  • Collection
  • 1965-1975

The collection includes two costumes created for Ella Fitzgerald for concert performances. The first, a grey silk evening gown with a black silk and velvet floral overlay, was worn by the singer on stage in the 1960s. The second, mint green silk jumpsuit heavily adorned with rhinestones, faux pearls and fringe on the sleeves and waistline, was worn by the singer on stage in the early 1970s. An inside label reads "Elizabeth Courtney/Costumes Hollywood."

Courtney, Elizabeth, 1905-1974

Bebe Landis Collection, Preliminary Inventory

  • US.INSON Mss 065
  • Item
  • 1963-1975

The collection consists of one script of The Student Gypsy dated March 1971, one script of Christy, and several music arrangements from the shows acquired by Bebe Landis during performances.

Landis, Bebe

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.

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

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