4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977.

  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. Fred Allen radio scripts, 1934-1949

    400 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio comedian and humorist. Copyright deposits of radio scripts of Allen’s radio programs.

  3. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1941-1946

    approximately 10,000 items. 45 boxes. 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army Hit Kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.

  4. Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969

    29,400 items. 87 containers. 34.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, memoranda, scouting and other reports, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers, chiefly from 1936 to 1965, documenting Branch Rickey's career as a major league baseball manager and executive.