Found 74 collections related to Sheet music

Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... more
Connor, Edric, 1913-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 260
3.8 linear feet
Trinidadian actor and singer. Connor was instrumental in introducing Afro-American and Caribbean music and theater to British audiences. Pearl Connor is an actress and manager of the Pearl Connor Agency, a talent agency which represented African,... more
Coleman, Edward D., 1891-1939
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 96
.4 linear feet
Edward D. Coleman was a musical arranger and composer. He was a member of the trio known as Day, Dawn, and Dusk. Coleman was Dawn; the other members of the trio included, at different times, Robert Carver, Augustus Dewey Simons, and Mack Smith.... more
Neilson, Kenneth P.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 218
1.4 linear feet
Kenneth P. Neilson is an educator, artist, composer and author. For nearly thirty years he worked for the New York City public school system as a teacher and supervisor. In 1977 he founded All Seasons Art, a multimedia production center which... more
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 341
18.6 linear feet
Singer, song sylist, nightclub entertainer. Papers consist of personal papers including naturalization and immigration documents, correspondence with her husband, Kelsey Pharr, family papers and fan mail. Professional papers include contracts,... more
Snyder, Bert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-008
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bert Snyder was a vaudeville actor, comedian, and master of ceremonies. Snyder toured the United States with various vaudeville and burlesque troupes throughout the 1930s. The Bert Snyder scrapbook dates from the 1930s to the 1950s and contains... more
Sullivan, Maxine, 1911-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 473
10.4 linear feet
African-American jazz soloist Maxine Sullivan was known for her cool and arresting "whispering voice," soothing style, gentle rhythmic phrasing, and intricate swing delivery. She became well known in the late 1930s for her swing performance of the... more
Benjamin, Bennie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 604
1.42 linear feet (5 boxes)
Claude A. "Bennie" Benjamin was was a well-known lyricist of popular songs from 1941 until his death in 1989. This collection comprises biographical information, correspondence, sheet music, printed material, and four scrapbooks. The scrapbooks... more
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2474
5.2 linear feet; l0 microfilm reels
Musical scores, compositions, and librettos, including White's opera "Ouanga," and an earlier version entitled "Cocomacaque;" and correspondence, biographical information, writings, contracts, financial records, programs, sheet music, press... more
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Music Division | JPB 13-37
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Zero Mostel (1915-1977) was an American artist and actor of stage and screen, well known for his portrayal of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. The Zero Mostel scores contain Mostel's personal copies of published sheet music... more
Jeffrey Richards Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-011
11.76 linear feet (28 boxes)
Jeffrey Richards Associates is a New York City-based theatrical press agency and production office founded in 1977 by press agent and producer Jeffrey Richards. The records contain press materials for the Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that the... more
Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3597
4.5 linear feet; l0 microfilm reels
Composer, pianist, arranger. Brown worked as Paul Robeson's accompanist for thirty-eight years. The Lawrence Brown papers encompass correspondence reflecting Brown's wide-ranging travels, and his friendships (mostly letters written by his friends... more
Effrat, John, approximately 1908-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-124
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
John Effrat (1908-1965) was a stage and production manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway and special events. The scripts, dated 1950s to 1960s, are from his theatrical and other stage productions. The remaining material relates to the Broadway Show... more
Sanders, Felicia
Music Division | JPB 97-3
.41 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. The collection contains 2 items of sheet music with cover pictures of... more
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Kosloff, Alexis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 342
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexis Kosloff (circa 1888-1983) was a dancer, instructor, writer, and choreographer. The Alexis Kosloff papers (1905-1951) hold sheet music, photographs, programs, publications, promotional materials, writings, clippings, and correspondence... more
Ames, Jerry
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 404
1.72 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jerry Ames (1930-2011) was an American tap dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The papers document Ames' career as a dancer and teacher, and consist of correspondence, photographs, programs, scores, and scrapbooks.
Nash, Mary, 1885-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-003
8.32 linear feet (15 boxes, 16 volumes)
Mary Nash (1884-1976) was an American stage and film actress most famous for playing Katharine Hepburn's mother in The Philadelphia Story (1940). Her sister Florence Nash (1888-1950) was an American actress, comedienne, and writer. The Mary and... more
Mallen, Dave
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-020
1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Dave Mallen was a musical and comedic performer active in the first half of the 20th century. The Dave Mallen papers, dating from 1928 to 1945, document his career through scrapbooks, scripts, and sheet music.
Besoyan, Rick
Music Division | JPB 15-71
5.56 linear feet (19 boxes)
The Rick Besoyan papers (1942-1979) document Besoyan's songwriting career and are primarily comprised of scripts, sheet music, and sound recordings.
Soho Rep. (Theater company)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-016
6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
Soho Repertory Theatre is an Off-Broadway theater company in New York City. The Soho Repertory Theatre prompt books date from 1975 to 1989, and document the development process for theatrical productions from their first fourteen seasons.
Nichols, Anne, 1891-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-012
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
Anne Nichols (1891-1966) was an American playwright. The Anne Nichols papers, Additions date from 1925 to 1955 and predominantly document the resurgence of her play Abie's Irish Rose through clippings, photographs, and a few programs. The... more
Tracy, Arthur, 1899-1997
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-002
35.03 linear feet (24 boxes)
This collection contains materials related to Arthur Tracy’s radio, stage, and film career as the Street Singer. Materials include correspondence, manuscript and sheet music, photographs, and posters. There is little personal material.
Burton, Carrie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-031
.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Sisters Carrie and Lizzie Burton were comic opera singers who performed predominantly throughout New York and New England in the late 1800s. The collection documents the professional lives of the Burton sisters through photographs, correspondence,... more
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-107
8.64 linear feet (23 boxes)
Betty Comden was an American lyricist, playwright, screenwriter and actress working on stage and screen productions from the late 1930s through the 1990s. This collection is the personal and professional papers of Betty Comden. It consists mainly... more
Horst, Louis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 286
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Louis Horst (1884-1964) was a composer, choreographer and pianist who pioneered the use of contemporary music for dance scores. The Louis Horst Course Materials and Research collection consists of copied sheet music and notes used by Horst in... more
Jarvis, Jane
Music Division | JPB 07-7
11.55 linear feet (36 boxes)
Jane Jarvis (1915-2010) was a jazz pianist, also known for her work as the organist for the New York Mets, and as a programming executive for Muzak. The Jane Jarvis papers (1896-2004) contain correspondence, scores, photographs, contracts, notes,... more