Name and location of repository
Level of description
Richard Himber Arrangements Collection
- 1930 - 1950 (Creation)
53 linear feet (67 boxes)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The collection consists of approximately 1500 unpublished musical arrangements used by Richard Himber with his bands and orchestras. In most cases the arranger is not known.
System of arrangement
The musical arrangements are organized in a single series and are alphabetical by title. Scores have been separated from the parts to store them flat. When score and parts have been separated that is noted in the inventory. The inventory is listed alphabetically with scores and parts noted next to each other.
Conditions of access and use elements
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.
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 and Archives.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
English lyrics. Musical notation.
Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
The collection was in the possession of Casey Bork whose father performed with Richard Himber.
Immediate source of acquisition
Presented by Casey Bork, March 11, 2022, Carmel Indiana.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Description control element
Rules or conventions
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Himber, Richard, 1907-1966 (Subject)
- Glover, Joe, 1903-1969 (Subject)
- Graft, Gilbert C. (Subject)
- Klages, Ted, 1911- (Subject)
- Koff, Charles, 1909-1977 (Subject)
- Leahy, Joe (Arranger) (Subject)
- Rhodes, Dick (Subject)
- Ross, Joseph (Subject)
- Schutt, Arthur, 1902-1965 (Subject)
- Thompson, Stanley (Subject)