Found 31 collections related to Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Abarbanell, Lina, 1880-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1963-001
.8 linear feet
The Lina Abarbanell Papers consist of production files, correspondence, manuscripts and outlines of plays and other writings of her husband, Edward Goldbeck and her daughter, Eva. The papers span the years 1886 to 1963. However, the materials are... more
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-028
ca. 34 linocuts; 15 boxes (ca. 530 drawings)
Caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator, Alfred Frueh, was born in Lima, Ohio in 1880. In his early career, he worked at the St. Louis post-dispatch and the New York world. From 1908 to 1909, Frueh studied art in Europe. In 1925, Frueh joined the... more
Steinert, Alexander, 1900-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-62
2.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alexander Lang Steinert (1900-1982) was a composer, conductor, and pianist who worked in television, film, and radio, as well as concert settings. The Alexander Steinert Papers consists primarily of the composer’s collection of published scores,... more
Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998
Music Division | JPB 00-9
17.2 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Charles Schwartz Papers document the career of the composer, author and concert impresario. They include correspondence, business and financial papers, manuscripts, notes, clippings, concert programs, publicity material, photographs and scores.
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Music Division | JPB 86-8
17.6 linear feet (37 boxes)
The Joseph Schillinger Papers contain the composer/theorist's writings, composition lesson texts, student notebooks, scores, charts, personal papers, clippings and promotional material.
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-16
These noncommercial acetate disc recordings were collected by Schillinger, and in many instances recorded by him as well. Works by Schillinger in the collection include many of his piano compositions and improvisations. Other composers prominently... more
Ellis, Mary, 1900-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-017
13.625 linear feet (19 boxes
During her long life, Mary Ellis (1897-2003) was a successful singer and actress in opera, theatre, film, radio, and television. Working first in her native United States, then from the 1930s in her adopted home of England, she played dozens of... more
Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-024
Morrie Ryskind, poet, playwright, and columnist. Awarded the 1932 Pultizer Prize for drama for Of Thee I Sing co-written with George Kaufman, Ira Gershwin, and George Gershwin. Testified before the House Un-American... more
Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1985-004
Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Color slides of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
Ronell, Ann
Music Division | JPB 02-1
8.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Ann Ronell was a songwriter and lyricist who had an extensive career working on film scores and in musical theater in numerous capacities. The Papers include material pertaining to her professional activities along with some personal... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
Riemer, Walter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 454
.17 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
The Porgy and Bess collection documents the 1954-1956 touring company of the opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, produced by Robert Breen and Blevins Davis, and directed by Breen.
Burke, Billie, 1885-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-010
The collection consists mainly of materials from Billie Burke's career, which include her play, radio, and film scripts, and a relatively small amount of clippings, photographs, and business papers. Materials relating to her career predominate,... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-002
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist created the lyrics for the Academy Award winning film The Wizard of Oz, as well as the Broadway shows Finian's Rainbow, more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... more
Sanderson, Julia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T Mss 1962-001
The Julia Sanderson papers consist of correspondence, ephemera and scrapbooks of clippings and photographs documenting the careers of Julia Sanderson and her husband, Frank Crumit. The papers span the years 1913-1935 and contain materials... more
National Orchestral Association (U.S.)
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-10
26 linear feet sound discs; 322 sound tape reels, analog 7 1/2 ips, 10 in.; 322 sound tape reels, analog 7 1/2 ips, 10 in.; analog 33 rpm, 16 in.; analog 33 rpm, 16 in.; analog 33 rpm, 12 in.; analog 33 rpm, 12 in.
The collection consists of recordings of concerts and rehearsals of the National Ochestral Association between the years 1938 and 1968. The collection also includes intermission features with various soloists.
Railroad Hour Radio Program
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-03
490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 490 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.; 42 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 2 track mono, 7 in.
The Railroad hour was a program which presented excerpts of famous musical comedies, as well as original stories, for radio audiences. Each half-hour episode of the program presented the highlights of one musical. Gordon MacRae was the host and... more
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 91-11
555, sound recordings; 555, sound recordings
This collection contains non-commercial recordings of Irving Berlin and his music. The recordings are from radio broadcasts, live performances, and private recordings. The performers on the recordings include Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Eddie... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-33
1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.; 1579 sound discs, analog acetate 33 rpm, 16 in.
Weekly 30-minute NBC radio broadcasts, featuring classical and light classical music, which began on Apr. 29, 1940 and continued until 1958. In September, 1959, the Bell Telephone Hour made its television debut as a monthly musical special. It... more
Little Orchestra Society
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-30
The collection consists of concert recordings, made for Mr. Scherman, from late 1947 to late 1957.

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Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-12
This collection contains recordings of the complete runs of both "The Abe Burrows Show" and "Breakfast with Burrows." There are also recordings of many of the numerous guest appearances Burrows made on other radio and television programs such as... more
Let's Go to the Opera (Radio program).
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-31
Let's Go to the Opera was a 1946 radio series that featured Metropolitan Opera principals and other well known singers of the time in selections from popular operas and operettas. All selections are sung in English.
Reisman, Leo, 1897-1961
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-52
The Leo Reisman collection contains primarily private acetate disc recordings of Reisman's radio performances of the 1930's, as well as Reisman's personal collection of commercial 78 rpm discs. Included among the noncommercial recordings are... more
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-38
The collection contains acetate and radio transcription disc recordings primarily of Taylor's spoken word radio programs dating from 1935 to 1954. Included are samples of his work on shows such as Information Please, Coronet, Swift's Studio Party,... more
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 95-03
The collection contains non-commercial recordings of live and recorded performances and interviews of Jan Peerce spanning the years 1938-1983. The collection also features performers such as: singers Zinka Milanov, Roberta Peters, Leonard Warren,... more
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-28
American composer and pianist.