4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942.

  1. George H. Moss collection of sheet music, 1885-1935

    approximately 1,400 items. 16 containers. 6 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George H. Moss (1923-2009) was a local historian in Monmouth County, New Jersey, who also had an interest in early American theater. The collection consists of printed sheet music dating between 1885 and 1935, the majority of which is for American popular songs dating from 1900 to 1925. The composers and music publishers represented in the collection include Irving Berlin, Fred Fisher, George Gershwin, Charles K. Harris, Victor Herbert, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Sigmund Romberg, Arthur Sullivan, and many others.

  2. Henry Donch performance library, 1811-1928

    approximately 5,400 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Henry Donch was a musician, conductor, arranger, composer, and educator who lived in Washington, D.C. He led ensembles such as Donch's Band and Donch's Orchestra and taught violin, flute, clarinet, cornet, guitar, and banjo at Georgetown University. The collection is primarily comprised of printed and mansucript sets of parts for society orchestra and band that Donch used with his professional ensembles as they performed at events in the Washington, D.C., area and at summer resorts in the nearby mountains. There are also works for chamber ensembles, method books, and a small amount of miscellanous papers. Please note that the collection contains works with demeaning titles.

  3. Harry and Sara Lepman collection, 1890-1945

    800 items. 7 containers. 2.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dentist Harry Lepman and his wife Sara collected American political memorabilia and artifacts. The collection consists of sheet music, mostly songs, the majority of which were composed to rally public support for military efforts in the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. The patriotic titles are enhanced by colorful cover art depicting American patriotic themes and images. Many notable songwriters of the day are represented, including Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and Albert and Harry von Tilzer.

  4. American / Century Play Company scripts and business papers, 1894-2006

    approximately 16,000 items. 187 containers. 94.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Play Company / Century Play Company was a conglomerate publishing house that represented many of the most prominent American playwrights and dramatists of the 20th century. The scripts and business papers in the collection document numerous aspects of American theater production history, including author representation, show production, publishing, and licensing for television, film, radio, and stock productions. The script library notably includes five working copies of The Glass Menagerie (1944) by Tennessee Williams and early performance drafts of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie (1921), Mourning Becomes Electra (1931), and Strange Interlude (1923). The collection also highlights several unpublished, unproduced works by female playwrights, such as Harriet Ford and Margery Benton Cooke.