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American literature sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6154
Overview This small collection of sheet music consists of music published between 1872 and 1940 (with the bulk published 1900s-1930s). The bulk of the music consists of lyrics written by significant American writers, including Booth Tarkington, Ring Lardner, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bill Nye, O. Henry, and Owen Wister, to name a few. The musical compositions were written by equally well known composers, including Jerome Kern, Efrem Zimbalist, Carrie Jacobs-Bond,and Doc White, among others.
Dates: 1872 - 1940; Majority of material found in 1900s-1930s

Charles Leland Bagley papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0016
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Charles Leland Bagley, along with records pertaining to the American Federation of Musicians. Bagley was a musician and lawyer who lived in Los Angeles and who was active in the AFM Local 47 until his retirement in 1959. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, union publications, and ephemera.
Dates: 1865 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1962

Cleve family papers

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Identifier: 6164
Overview A collection of family papers concerning a Jewish family who fled Austria and sought exile in the United States during the rise of Nazi power. Felix Merori Cleve, his wife Melitta Cleve, their son George Wolfgang Cleve, and Felix's sister Fanny Suhrkamp-Cleve, were Austrian-Jewish emigres who fled to the United States after the Nazi Anschluss of Austria. This collection contains professional and personal correspondence and papers prior to their departure, correspondence and papers related to...
Dates: 1910s-1980s

Armond Fields American Theatre collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0337
Overview This collection documents the history of the American stage before talking cinema, reflecting the birth and death of vaudeville and the advent of the modern Broadway musical. The collection includes books, posters, theater programs, sheet-music covers, souvenirs, rare film footage of vaudevillians, including Weber & Fields, and manuscripts and research notes for Armond Fields' own books.
Dates: 1856 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1925

Shawn Daniel Foreman and Joseph Michael Reed papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-084
Abstract Sheet music, notebooks, poetry, photographs, correspondence, flyers, advertisements, and personal papers of Shawn Daniel Foreman, 1966-1985. The collection documents Foreman's work with Tommy Powers Presents (erotic photograph mail order), Now Tapes (erotic video mail order), Now Talk (erotic phone service), and TI-OHM Music; his music career; and his personal life. The collection includes the poetry and personal papers of Joseph Michael Reed, 1949-1984.
Dates: 1949-1985

Arthur Freed papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2151
Overview Arthur Freed was an American lyricist and producer, best known for his MGM musical productions of such films as "An American in Paris", "Singin' in the Rain", "Meet Me in St. Louis", and "Gigi". This collection comprises primarly film files (produced and unproduced), considered projects, playscripts and screenplays, phonograph albums, and artwork and stills. It also contains personal papers, correspondence and letters, awards, certificates and ephemera, and books and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1919 - 1975

General Music Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6005
Abstract This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.
Dates: 1866-1955, undated

Mary Wood Hinman collection of English folk songs

 Collection
Identifier: 0035
Overview The Mary Wood Hinman Collection consists of teaching materials for folk dancing, piano forte and some violin music books, programs for plays, photographs, sheet music, newspaper clippings as well as presidential and American history related items that have been collected by Mary Wood Hinman. The items document Hinman's long career as a folk dance teacher, choreographer, musician, lyricist and more. Mary Wood Hinman is regarded as an American scholar who helped to lead in the expansion and...
Dates: 1823-1917

Gale Hunt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-113
Abstract Sheet music, writings, corrspondence, personal papers, subject files, photographs and sound recordings, circa 1915-1999, from composer Gale Hunt (also known as Gary Borden Hall). The bulk of the collection pertains to Hunt's original musical, A San Francisco Sunday (1994), for which he wrote the book, music, and lyrics. The collection also includes papers and photographs documenting Hunt's personal life and extended family.
Dates: 1915 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1997

Marvin C. Johnson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-036
Overview Scripts, sheet music, copyright information, and notes, 1955-1975, from writer Marvin C. Johnson. The bulk of the collection is comprised of scripts and sheet music from the musical, "How to Make a Dumb Blonde," (1969-1973) written by Johnson, with music by James Anderson.
Dates: 1955-1975

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Correspondence 8
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Scores 4
Film stills 3
Motion pictures -- Archival resources 3
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Memorandums 2
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Motion pictures--Production and direction -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Music -- Study and teaching -- Archival resources 2
Musical theater -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Phonograph records 2
Popular music -- United States -- Archival resources 2
Postcards 2
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Realia 2
Screenplays 2
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Academy Awards (Motion pictures) -- Archival resources 1
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Aeronautics -- History -- Archival resources 1
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Cross dressing 1
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Dolls (figurines) 1
Female impersonators 1
Folk dancing -- Archival resources 1
Folk music -- Archival resources 1
Gay composers 1
Gay dramatists 1
Gay erotica 1
Gay men 1
Gay men and musicals 1
Gay men's writings 1
Gay musicians 1
Guatemala -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
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Language
English 23
German 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
University of Southern California 3
Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946 2
Wesson, Al 2
Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 1
Adams, Maude 1
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Ade, George, 1866-1944 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
American Federation of Musicians 1
American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. Musicians' Union, Local 47 (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Andrews, Julie 1
Astaire, Fred 1
Bagley, Charles Leland 1
Batten, Jean 1
Beech, Olive Ann 1
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 1
Bliss, Arthur 1
Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919 1
Bowen, Pansy 1
Brady, James Buchanan 1
Capa, Robert, 1913-1954 1
Caron, Leslie 1
Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich 1
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997 1
Christy Minstrels 1
Cleve, Fanny 1
Cleve, Felix M. 1
Cleve, George, 1936-2015 1
Cleve, Melitta 1
Comden, Betty 1
Corbett, James J. 1
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 1
Eltinge, Julian 1
Engel, Carl, 1883-1944 1
Fields, Armond 1
Fields, Lew 1
Fordin, Hugh, 1935- 1
Foreman, Shawn Daniel 1
Foy, Eddie 1
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973 1
Garland, Judy 1
Gidding, Nelson 1
Green, Adolph 1
Gro, Josephine 1
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 1
Hay-Drummond-Hay, Grace Marguerite, Lady 1
Henry, O., 1862-1910 1
Hunt, Gale 1
Jani, Robert F., 1934-1989 1
Johnson, Marvin C. 1
Judd, Ralph 1
Kaplan, Mike, 1918- 1
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 1
Kern, Jerome 1
Kibbee, Martin 1
Klemperer, O. (Otto) 1
La Mont, Grant 1
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 1
Lawrence, Gertrude 1
Leipzig, Adam 1
Linn, Robert 1
Liszt, Franz 1
Loraine, William, 1869- 1
Los Angeles City School District. Division of Instruction and Curriculum. Music Section 1
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 1
Luders, Gustav, 1865-1913 1
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 1
Mayer, Louis B. (Louis Burt), 1885-1957 1
McCormick, Katharine Dexter 1
McQueen, Elizabeth L. 1
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 1
Minnelli, Vincente 1
Montgomery, David Craig 1
Museum of the City of New York 1
Myrow, Fredric 1
National League of Musicians of the United States 1
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) 1
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 1
New York Public Library 1
Norman, Karyl 1
Nye, Bill, 1850-1896 1
Pastor, Tony 1
Pierce, Charles 1
Quimby, Harriet 1
Rasche, Thea 1
Reed, Joseph Michael 1
Robbins, Jerome 1
Roddenberry, Gene 1
Russell, Lillian 1
Ryland, Gladys, 1900-1980 1
Sainton-Dolby, Charlotte Helen, 1821-1885 1
Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin), 1872-1926 1
Stevens, Halsey, 1908-1989 1
Stone, Fred 1
Stuart, Leslie, 1864-1928 1
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 1
Thaden, Louise McPhetridge 1
Tilley, Vesta 1
Trout, Evelyn 1
Tucker, Sophie 1
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