Found 6 collections related to Popular music -- United States -- 20th century

Jackson, Willis
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 332
2.21 linear feet (3 boxes)
Willis "Gator Tail" Jackson was a composer, arranger, and saxophonist. The Willis Jackson papers consist principally of holograph musical compositions, mainly instrumental parts, composed and arranged by Jackson and others.
Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-001
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Dorothy Fields (1905-1974) was an American lyricist and librettist, writing films, musicals and pop songs. The Dorothy Fields scripts contain scripts for plays and films written by Fields and her brother Herbert Fields.
Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 695
28.75 linear feet (134 boxes)
This collection consists of personal and professional material of Nat King Cole, such as correspondence, programs, and advertisements. Additionally, there is printed matter, such as clippings and articles; scrapbooks; and scores, which is the... more
CBS Inc.
Music Division | JPB 92-21
664.5 linear feet (768 boxes)
The CBS Collection consists of music that was created or arranged as a part of the station's broadcast activity and which was stored in its New York headquarters.
Waller, Fats, 1904-1943
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 781
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Nationally and internationally renowned jazz pianist and composer Thomas "Fats" Wright Waller, "Fats" was regarded as a musical genius. The Fats Waller collection is comprised of materials generated and kept by Philip L. Ponce, Inc., Waller's... 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.