19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ephemera.

  1. Firesign Theatre Collection, 1918-2015

    approximately 38,950 items. 120 containers. 50.4 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Counterculture comedy group. Press clippings, scripts, photos, and flyers illustrating the career of Firesign Theatre. Included are personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to individual members and their lives outside the group.

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  2. Isabelle Sayers papers, circa 1886-1980

    3.7 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 map case folders, approximately 3,250 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paper and photographic materials created and gathered by Isabelle S. Sayers as she assembled her collection of early recordings and audio equipment.

  3. Earl Crabb collection, circa 1960-2015

    approximately 5076 items. 55 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 4 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. approximately 2000 photographs : film, negatives, black and white, color and color transparencies; various sizes.. 636 contact sheets : black and white.. 11 binders of photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. approximately 600 photographic prints, some matted : black and white, color ; 4 in. x 5 in. to 20 in. x 24 in.. approximately 25 posters, drawings, and brush and ink artworks.. 1 mini data cartridge (3M 2120). 1752 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of photographs, audio recordings, ephemera, flyers, and programs which document the east and west coast folk and rock music scenes during the 1960s and 1970s including the Sky River Rock Festival, the Indian Neck Folk Festival, and various concerts. Photographs represent Earl Crabb's documentation of music events and his studio work. Earl Crabb photographed weight-lifting, fashion, album and magazine covers, circus performers, theater events, as well as people, markets, cities, and events in countries around the world. Ephemera includes flyers from folk clubs such as Cafe Yana in Boston, Massachusetts; Club 47 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the Freight and Salvage coffeehouse in Berkeley, California. Collection includes editions of Broadside magazine, Hootenanny, and the Philadelphia Folksong Society's Tune Up, which advertised these events. Of special interest are photographs from the Sky River Rock Festival, 1968-1970, in Washington State, and early editions of "Humbead's Revised Map of the World" produced in Berkeley, California. Sixty-two audio recordings in the collection, made during the 1960s and 1970s, include concert and coffeehouse performances by the Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Wayne Smith and Ry Cooder, Tom Danaher, Dave and Megan Marash, Styx River Ferry, Hank Bradley, Ace Martel, Erik Frandsen, Jim and Jesse McReynolds; a recording of author Joseph Campbell, and others; some recordings are unidentified.

  4. Izzy Young collection, 1942-2016

    5,972 items.. 133 containers.. 53 linear feet.. 88 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 and 10 in.. 583 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 130 containers.. 8 items.. 28 sound and video discs (CD-R and DVD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, including correspondence, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, artwork, and ephemera; photographic prints; and audio recordings comprising the archive of Israel (Izzy) Goodman Young, who was proprietor of the Folklore Center, New York, N.Y. (beginning in 1957), and then, beginning in 1973, of the Folklore Centrum, Stockholm, Sweden. The collection documents the late 1950s and 1960s folk music revival, and Izzy Young's contribution to the scene. Includes documentation about prominent musicians, poets, and dancers, and about concerts, music festivals, and music camps around the United States and in Sweden. Includes articles and writings about Bob Dylan and his musical career, and correspondence with significant figures in the folk music scene, such as Pete Seeger, Mark Moss, and Dick Waterman. Scrapbooks document concerts and other events, including the 1961 Washington Square Park Protest, which followed the New York Police Department's attempt to stop singing in the park. Audio recordings are of radio programs, and concerts that Young promoted, such as those with Hedy West, David Bromberg, Jean Ritchie, Elizabeth Cotten, and many others.

  5. Larry Warren collection on Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton, 1903-2007

    approximately 4,550 items. 15 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection documents the research conducted by dancer, choreographer, and educator Larry Warren (1932-2009) while writing his biographies Lester Horton: Modern Dance Pioneer (1977) and Anna Sokolow: The Rebellious Spirit (1991). The clippings, correspondence, dance notation, interviews, notes, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, and writings collected or created by Warren reveal his process in capturing the lives of two major figures in twentieth-century modern dance and have the potential to shed new light on the lives and careers of these artists. The bulk of the collection is devoted to Warren's research on Sokolow, but there is also significant documentation on the movement technique Horton created and taught.

  6. Harvey Granat collection of George and Ira Gershwin materials, 1926-1973

    25 items. 2 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harvey Granat is a businessman and singer specializing in music of the Great American Songbook. His collection consists of original materials of composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his brother, lyricist Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), who wrote some of the most significant popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. The highlight of Granat's collection is the original manuscript for "They Can't Take That Away From Me," written for the film Shall We Dance (1937).

  7. Brill family collection of programs, 1921-1941

    approximately 150 items. 2 boxes. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Brill Family Collection of Programs contains ephemera from performances of concerts, motion pictures, musicals, plays, revues, and variety programs attended by Richard S. Brill, his parents Maurice and Rhona, and his brother Robert between 1921 and 1941.

  8. Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992

    31 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 30 feet. Approximate number of items: 10,000. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.

  9. Theater programs, playbills and miscellany from the Rouben Mamoulian Collection, 1942-1982

    4 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 30 feet. Approximate number of items: 340. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of theater, film and concert programs for performances in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, London, England and other locations, many annotated by Armenian American film and theater director Rouben Mamoulian. Arranged alphabetically by title in three separate groupings: Programs and Playbills, Miscellany and Movie Miscellany.

  10. John Davis Batchelder ephemera and special collections, 2200 BCE-1948

    480 items. 14 containers. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theater programs, playbills, newspapers, incunabula leaves, prints, official documents, bookplates, inaugural souvenirs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts and politics primarily in the US, but also Europe. Persons represented in the collection include Albrecht Durer, Peter Schoeffer, Wynkyn de Worde, Napoleon Bonaparte, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allen Poe, Edwin Booth, and several US Presidents.