Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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...
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
Collection — Box 1
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.
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
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...
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1. ; Series Series 5.
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
Collection — Box 1
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.