Collection Mss 051 - Libi Staiger Musical Theater Collection

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US.INSON Mss 051

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Libi Staiger Musical Theater Collection


  • 1923 - 2009 (Publication)


4 linear feet; 4 banker's boxes

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(1928-01-10 - 2019-09-25)

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Scope and content

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.

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The collection is in its original order.

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Conditions governing access

All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.

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Received from Libi Staiger in Carmel, Indiana on February 16, 2012.

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  • Citation: Libi Staiger Musical Theater Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
  • Processing information: Minimally processed by Mike Cook. Completed June 2013.

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Archivist's note

Finding aid created by Mike Cook, June 2013.
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.

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