3 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. 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.

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

    approximately 16,000 items. 185 containers. 93.5 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 The collection also highlights several unpublished, unproduced works by female playwrights, such as Harriet Ford and Margery Benton Cooke.