Found 58 collections related to Sheet music

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
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
Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987
Music Division | JPB 03-23
15 linear feet (13 boxes)
Michael Stewart (nee Rubin), librettist, lyricist, playwright, and novelist, was born in New York City, where he attended Queens College. He received a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Yale in 1953. Prior to his work on Broadway, Stewart wrote... more
Dickerson, Nathaniel, 1914-1999
Music Division | JPB 12-17
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Nathaniel Dickerson, singer, actor and teacher, was born June 17, 1914 in Waycross, Georgia. He died on May 10, 1999 in Stamford, Connecticut. The collection contains material from his career with The Mariners and as a soloist.
McCorkle, Susannah
Music Division | JPB 06-3
30 linear feet (63 boxes)
Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001) was an important American jazz / pop singer as well as a talented writer. Her papers consist of her writings, correspondence, business and personal papers, scores, concert programs, clippings, publicity material,... more
Trueblood, Paul
Music Division | JPB 07-5
1.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
Paul Trueblood is a pianist and musical director based in New York whose work has focused on cabaret, Broadway, popular songs, and standards. This collection consists primarily of score manuscripts and published sheet music representing a range of... more
Price, Sammy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 465
10.21 linear feet (11 boxes)
Sammy Price was a recording artist, house pianist, recording supervisor, and band leader at Decca Records in New York. Additionally, he was the Executive Director of Neighborhood Board no. 2. The Sammy Price Papers, 1929-1992, consist of materials... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-012
37.8 linear feet (75 boxes)
Beatrice Lillie, comedienne, actress, singer and author, was born May 29, 1894 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Beatrice Lillie papers consist of 37.8 linear feet spanning the 1910s to the 1990s. The collection consists of correspondence,... 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
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
Kremer, Brainerd
Music Division | JPB 06-44
3.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
Brainerd Kremer was a prolific arranger and composer. He published several music books for piano and organ. Included in the collection are lead sheets, sketches and piano/vocal scores. There is some published sheet music.
Connor, Edric, 1913-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 260
1.96 linear feet (6 boxes)
Trinidadian actor and singer Edric Connor was instrumental in introducing Afro-American and Caribbean music and theater to British audiences. Pearl Connor was an actress and manager of the Pearl Connor Agency, a talent agency which represented... more
Berger, Arthur, 1912-2003
Music Division | JPB 04-38
16.78 linear feet (45 boxes)
The Arthur Berger Papers contain primarily his analytical documentation of 20th century music, and his compositions from the 1940s-1990s.
Hornberger, G. O.
Music Division | JPB 06-37
9.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
This collection contains materials related to concert cellist and music professor Gustave Otto Hornberger. The materials primarily consist of scores created by Hornberger. There is a small amount of material documenting Hornberger's concert schedule.
Ruby, Harry
Music Division | JPB 11-18
1.8 linear feet (6 boxes)
Harry Ruby was an American composer, songwriter, librettist and screenwriter. This collection documents Ruby's personal and professional life through scrapbooks, press clippings, musical scores, songbooks and sheet music, publishing and copyright... 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
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
Isaacs, Lewis Montefiore, 1877-1944
Music Division | JPB 04-7
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Lewis m. Isaacs (ca. 1877-1944) was born and raised in New York City. Although better known as a lawyer and for his friendship with the poet E.A. Robinson, Isaacs was also composer. This collection highlights Isaacs's less well known musical ability.
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
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Lawrence, Vera Brodsky
Music Division | JPB 03-11
19.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The Vera Brodsky Lawrence Papers document her second career as a music historian and book editor, and include select items from her early years as a pianist.
Sherwood, Vincent M
Music Division | JPB 06-60
0.5 linear feet (1 flat box)
Vincent Sherwood was a composer. The collection primarily contains papers and scores relating to Sherwood's work.
Weston, George A. and Maudelle
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 188
.3 linear feet
George Weston papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and clippings concerning his career, theology, and politics. One folder pertains to the Pro-Lad Paint company (Africa's Shadow Type Progressive Ladder Paint, Ltd.) and a... more
Brown, Thomas P. (Thomas Pollok), 1879-
Music Division | JPB 04-41
26.37 linear feet (38 boxes)
Thomas Philip Brown was a saxophonist with his own orchestra in the late 1930s and early 1940s. He became a music copyist for Broadway musicals, copied music on order for the Samuel French Company, and produced a series of translated opera records... more
Kramer, Catherine
Music Division | JPB 06-42
2.79 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Catherine Kramer Scores primarily consist of original music composed by Kramer, as well as her arrangements of works by other composers. Catherine (or Catharine) Kramer completed a three-year course in piano, piano pedagogy, and composition at... more
Des Verney, Bertha
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 449
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Bertha Des Verney was a pianist, composer, arranger, writer, singer, playwright, concert promoter, and music teacher. The Bertha Des Verney papers include programs and flyers for musical events that she was involved in, annotated musical texts,... more
Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-003
Correspondence, scripts, songs, articles, programs and clippings document the life and career of Edward Harrigan. Includes extensive correspondence with his wife when he was touring with Tony Hart in the 1870s, photocopies of typescripts of a few... 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
Dewey, Ken
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-010
32 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
Ken Dewey (1934-1972) was a performance artist, playwright, director, and arts administrator who was active in the Happenings movement of the 1960s. The Ken Dewey Collection contains project files, photographs and slides, and writings that... 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
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