7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Advertisements.

  1. Les Paul papers, 1904-2000

    5,900 items ; 42 containers ; 21 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Les Paul was a Grammy-winning musician and inventor known for his virtuosic guitar playing, pioneering of multitrack recording, and invention of the solid-body electric guitar. His inventions left an indelible impact on the music industry. In addition to live concerts he performed on the radio and on television, notably with his second wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford. The Les Paul Papers contain music arranged for Les Paul's ensembles by himself or others and printed sheet music of popular songs. The collection also contains publicity materials, business papers, schematics, scripts, brochures, photographs, and correspondence.

  2. Burl Ives collection, 1919-1965

    1600 items ; 16 containers ; 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Burl Ives was a singer, author, and a film, television and theater actor. The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television and on the concert stage. It includes articles by and about Ives, press and publicity materials relating to various radio and television shows, and to concerts and tours, correspondence, scripts, contracts, fan mail, financial materials, rehearsal schedules, photographs, and clippings.

  3. Charles Mingus collection, 1925-2015

    approximately 15,000 items. 76 boxes. 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles Mingus was a jazz double bassist, band leader, and composer. A prolific recording artist and pioneer in double bass technique, Mingus composed works that often incorporated elements of hard bop and gospel music and featured collective improvisation. The collection includes manuscript and printed music by Mingus; writings; correspondence; business papers; clippings; programs; publicity materials; photographs of Mingus, his family, and colleagues, such as Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, and Miles Davis; artwork and artifacts; and sound recordings.

  4. Jascha Heifetz papers, 1786-1991

    approximately 17, 500 items. 280 boxes. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Russian-American musician Jascha Heifetz was a virtuosic violinist who became a dedicated teacher. The collection includes his personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks span the violinist's entire life. The correspondence contains letters from significant twentieth-century musical figures such as Leopold Auer, Benjamin Britten, Sergei Prokofiev, George Bernard Shaw, and Sir William Walton.

  5. Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    52 linear feet (159 boxes, approximately 55,650 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.

  6. Jim Walsh papers, 1867-1987, and undated

    23.58 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 12,860 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.

  7. Patent medicine labels and advertisements (Library of Congress)

    ca. 420 prints : engravings, etchings, lithographs, b&w and color ; 33 x 43 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    These patent medicine labels and advertisements depict various subjects while advertising nineteenth century medicines.