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Music Division | JPB 11-23
251 linear feet (254 boxes)
The CBS Collection represents music obtained and used by the organization and stored at CBS headquarters at 485 Madison Avenue, NY. Dance band music used by orchestras broadcast over the Columbia Broadcasting System (i.e. CBS Inc.). Arrangements... more
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Surinach, Carlos
Music Division | JOB 13-02
13.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The BMI Surinach collection holds the papers of the composer and conductor Carlos Surinach (1915-1997). It includes correspondence, scores, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, clippings, posters, flyers, datebooks, awards,... more

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Howe, Mary, 1882-1964
Music Division | JPB 04-39
36.3 linear feet (72 boxes)
The papers of the American composer and patron of music Mary Howe consist primarily of scores, correspondence, biographical material, concert programs and business papers. They also include scrapbooks, photographs and books.
Strilko, Anthony
Music Division | JPB 06-63
20 linear feet. (43 boxes)
Anthony Strilko was a noted American composer who worked primarily in song cycles and sacred music. His collection contains correspondence, programs, clippings, and primarily scores, both final and rough drafts.
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Litz, Katherine, -1978
Music Division | JPB 86-15
The Katherine Litz Collection contains manuscript music and photostats which were used in some of her choreographed dances.
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
Music Division | JPB 90-77
111 linear feet (206 boxes)
Vincent Persichetti, American composer, educator and author, studied the piano with Olga Samaroff and composition with Paul Nordoff at the Philadelphia Conservatory, and conducting with Fritz Reiner at the Curtis Institute. In 1941 he was... more
Briece, Jack, 1945-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-25
22 linear feet (43 boxes)
Born in 1945, Jack Briece was an American composer, organist and pianist, video artist, educator, and author, whose creative output was original and inventive. Most of this collection contains Briece’s diary, written on index cards and documenting... more
Town Hall
Music Division | JPB 88-26
ca. 35 cu. ft.
Town Hall is a recital hall on West 43rd Street, New York City, with a seating capacity of 1500. It opened Jan. 12, 1921. Material pertaining to the individuals and organizations that utilized the facility from 1921 to 1978. Audio tapes and... more
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Music Division | JPB 18-10
13.37 linear feet (35 containers)
Christian Wolff (born 1934) is an American composer and literary scholar closely associated with John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, Earle Brown, Frederic Rzewski, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Cardew, and other mid- to late-20th century modernists.... 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.
Simons, Netty
Music Division | JPB 92-73
7 cu. ft. (19 boxes)
Netty Simons (née Rothenberg) was an American composer as well as pianist and teacher. She was born in New York City on October 26, 1913 and received her early musical training from the Third Street Music School where she taught from 1928-1933.... more
Watts, John, 1930-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-67
11 linear feet (16 boxes, 2 oversized)
The John Watts Papers span the years 1947-1982 and contain scores, correspondence, teaching materials, writings and photographs pertaining to the career of this noted composer.
Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000
Music Division | JPB 14-16
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000) was an American composer and pianist. The Vivian Fine papers, dating from 1929 to 1973, contain score manuscripts and concert programs.
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 04-27
24.25 linear feet (61 boxes)
John J. Becker was the only Midwestern member of a group of ultramodernist American composers known as the “American Five”. He was known for his use of difficult techniques of counterpoint and harmony. Becker’s most important works include more
National Association for American Composers and Conductors
Music Division | JPB 03-15
27.7 linear feet (65 boxes)
The National Association for American Composers and Conductors, Inc. (NAACC) was founded by Henry K. Hadley in 1933. It was an organization dedicated to the task of fostering American Music. The collection contains correspondence, legal and... more
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008
Music Division | JPB 00-5
33.55 linear feet (66 boxes)
Norman Dello Joio is a pianist, organist, educator and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer. The collection contains materials related to his work; including business related correspondence (from individuals and institutes), personal papers... more
Kohs, Ellis B., 1916-2000
Music Division | JPB 04-25
18 linear feet. (45 boxes)
Ellis Kohs was a composer of classical music. He is well known for his opera Amerika based upon the Franz Kafka novel by the same name. Kohs began his teaching career in 1946 with posts at the Kansas City Conservatory,... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... more
Gohman, Don
Music Division | JPB 06-34
24 linear feet (48 boxes)
The Don Gohman Papers primarily consist of scores, mostly for the Broadway musical Ambassador (1972), but also for 19 other stage, television and film productions, some never produced. The collection also contains... more
Selinsky, Wladimir, 1910-
Music Division | JPB 06-59
14.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Wladimir Selinsky Papers consist primarily of scripts and scores for the radio and television productions for which Selinsky wrote music. They also contain Selinsky’s arrangements of popular songs.
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997
Music Division | JPB 04-15
25 linear feet (34 boxes)
The American composer Ross Lee Finney enjoyed a long, prolific and illustrious career. His papers document his life and career and consist of correspondence, professional writings and lectures, press clippings, concert programs, photographs, and... more
Kalmanoff, Martin, 1920-2007
Music Division | JPB 07-10
59.6 linear feet (126 boxes)
The Martin Kalmanoff Papers document the career of an American composer of operas, musicals, choral works, religious services and popular song. The papers consist of scores, correspondence, financial and business papers, writings, notes, concert... more
Lambs (Theatrical club : New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 06-1
183 linear feet (257 boxes)
Established in New York City in 1874, the Lambs Club is the oldest professional theater club in the United States. The Lambs Club scores consists of the organization's library of published and manuscript music, representing a range of popular... more
Davis, Buster
Music Division | JPB 03-12
6.60 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Buster Davis Scores document his career as a composer, lyricist, vocal arranger, musical director, teacher, and writer. The collection dates from 1929 through 1987, and consists primarily of scores and lecture notes.
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984
Music Division | JPB 95-6
99.5 linear feet (166 boxes)
Jan Peerce (1904-1984) was an American tenor whose career as an opera star and concert performer extended more than fifty years. The Jan Peerce Papers are a record of his life and career, documented through correspondence, scripts, writings,... more
Music Division | JPB 92-72
This collection contains music intended to accompany silent films.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.