7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

  1. Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968

    around 17,500 items ; 146 boxes ; 52 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vernon Duke (born Vladimir Dukelsky) was an American composer and songwriter. He rose to success in the 1930s with hit songs such as "April in Paris" and "Autumn in New York" and later collaborated with many leading composers and lyricists of the period, including George and Ira Gershwin, Serge Prokofiev, and Serge Koussevitzky. The collection contains manuscript and printed music,...

  2. Record industry publicity collection, 1937-1979

    21.75 linear feet (41 boxes and 8 oversize folders, approximately 17,900 items) -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Press releases, record catalogs, radio program scripts, promotional posters, monthly publications about new record releases, and other materials advertising sound recordings.

  3. Ira Gershwin files from the law office of Leonard Saxe, 1935-1967

    8,250 items ; 34 containers ; 14.25 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists primarily of correspondence and contracts related to the personal legal affairs of Ira Gershwin and the activities of the Rose Gershwin Testamentary Trust from 1935-1967. It includes royalty and copyright materials for well-known Gershwin shows and films, most notably Porgy and Bess. In addition, this collection contains financial documents related to the Rose Gershwin...

  4. Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    750,000 items ; 915 containers ; 400 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials,...

  5. Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939

    3200 items ; 199 containers ; 96 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Victor Herbert was a composer, conductor, cellist, and co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The music materials include mostly manuscript scores, parts and sketches for Herbert's stage, screen and orchestral works, and arrangements. The collection also contains Victor Herbert Orchestra encore part books and music by other composers. Additional...

  6. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    approximately 7,500 items ; 53 containers ; 24.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

  7. Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

    17,668 items ; 89 containers ; 68.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. The Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive contains material related to his life and career after he and his family left Russia in 1917 to establish themselves in the United States. The archive contains Rachmaninoff's holograph music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, biographical articles and clippings, awards and honors, concert...