Robert Boyer Collection of Andrews Sisters Materials

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Robert Boyer Collection of Andrews Sisters Materials


  • 1937 - 1995 (Production)

Importance matérielle

40 linear feet; 23 binders, 6 banker’s boxes, 5 document boxes, 2- 7” record boxes, 2 CD boxes, 1- 16” transcription disc box, and 1 long rectangular box of materials.

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Notice biographique

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Portée et contenu

The collection consists of 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. It also includes to a lesser extent similar materials pertaining to Georgia Gibbs and Rose Murphy.

Mode de classement

This collection is divided into four series:
I) Biographical information: includes books, newspapers, and magazine articles that trace the Andrew Sisters’ lives and careers from before they were discovered to obituaries, plus candid, publicity, and family photographs covering that same time span. Two of the binders relate information specific to Georgia Gibbs and Rose Murphy.
II) Audio and video recordings: recordings in a wide variety of formats. Some of Georgia Gibb’s and Rose Murphy’s commercial records are also included.
III) Print publications: sheet music, programs from live performances or shows featuring the music they popularized, and lyric, music, and news magazines containing their song lyrics or articles about their work. Some of the articles relate to Georgia Gibbs.
IV) Miscellaneous: assorted memorabilia and ephemera, including movie posters, a record cleaner, a beach towel, and other items.

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Conditions d’accès

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.

Accès physique

Accès technique

Some of the audiovisual materials in the collection are on obsolete media. Access copies of these materials must be created prior to use. Consult the Library and Archives staff in advance of your visit to ensure access to these materials is available.

Conditions de 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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Source immédiate d'acquisition

Received from Robert Boyer on May 5, 2010.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


A2012-011 (received March 13, 2012)
A2013-007 (received March 6, 2013)

Sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Sources complémentaires

Maxene Andrews Oral History, OHC 39, Southern Methodist University, part of the Ronald Davis Oral History Collection

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Notes spécialisées

  • Information en traitement: Processed by Elizabeth Ungemach. Completed March 2013.
  • Citation: Robert Boyer Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
  • Information en traitement: Separated materials: Commercial recordings and books have been cataloged into our library database and are discoverable via Libraryworld.

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Finding aid created by Elizabeth Ungemach, March 2013.
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.


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