Name and location of repository
Robert Boyer Collection of Andrews Sisters Materials
- 1937 - 1995 (Vervaardig)
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.
Naam van de archiefvormer
Content and structure elements
Bereik en inhoud
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.
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.
Conditions of access and use elements
Voorwaarden voor raadpleging
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.
Voorwaarden voor reproductie
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.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Taal en schrift aantekeningen
Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Directe bron van verwerving
Received from Robert Boyer on May 5, 2010.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
A2012-011 (received March 13, 2012)
A2013-007 (received March 6, 2013)
Related materials elements
Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen
Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën
Related archival materials
Maxene Andrews Oral History, OHC 39, Southern Methodist University, part of the Ronald Davis Oral History Collection https://www.smu.edu/libraries/degolyer/Collections/Oral-History
- Processing information: Processed by Elizabeth Ungemach. Completed March 2013.
- Citation: Robert Boyer Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
- Processing information: Separated materials: Commercial recordings and books can be accessed via Libraryworld.
Description control element
Regels of conventies
Aantekeningen van de archivaris
Finding aid created by Elizabeth Ungemach, March 2013.
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.