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Ray Bolger sheet music collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2283

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to American actor, singer, dancer, vaudevillian, and stage performer Ray Bolger (1904-1987). Materials primarily consist of music compositions of songs performed by Bolger in various projects. Also present are a small amount of scripts, clippings, photographs, and letters.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within circa 1930s-1970s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Ray Bolger (1904-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, vaudevillian, and stage performer best known for his portrayal of the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (1939).

Extent

69.5 Linear Feet (61 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Ray Bolger sheet music collection contains materials related to American actor, singer, dancer, vaudevillian, and stage performer Ray Bolger (1904-1987).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ray Bolger, July 31, 1986.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocesed.

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Ray Bolger sheet music collection
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Sarah Jardini & Brandon Werts for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

Contact:
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Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States