11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.

  1. Richard Rodgers collection, 1917-1980

    around 2,700 items. 45 boxes. 20 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection primarily consists of Rodgers' music holographs--sketches, vocal scores (many with lyric sheets) and short scores. In addition, the collection includes full scores for eight of the Rodgers and Hammerstein shows. The collection also includes a small number of programs, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and other items.

  2. Lars Schmidt papers, 1910-2010

    7,320 items. 57 containers. 29 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lars Schmidt was a Swedish theater producer and director whose company held the Scandinavian rights to numerous English-language plays. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, photographs, business papers, scrapbooks, and other materials related to his life and work, and that of his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman.

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  3. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

    35,051 items. 160 containers. 72.65 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oscar Hammerstein II was an American librettist, lyricist, theatrical producer and director, and grandson of the impresario Oscar Hammerstein I. The collection, which contains materials relating to Hammerstein's life and career, includes correspondence, lyric sheets and sketches, music, scripts and screenplays, production materials, speeches and writings, photographs, programs, promotional materials, printed matter, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, business and financial papers, awards, and realia.

  4. Harold Rome papers, 1936-1967

    approximately 850 items. 16 containers. 7.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Rome (1908-1993) was an American composer and lyricist best known for his work in musical theater. Rome first made his mark by writing and composing musical revues, most notably his 1937 hit debut Pins and Needles. He later established himself as a writer of shows that were considered to be socially conscious for the time, including I Can Get It For You Wholesale (1962) and The Zulu and the Zayda (1965). The collection contains piano-vocal scores, music and lyric sketches, scripts, correspondence, and miscellaneous items related to his most well-known shows and projects, especially Fanny, Pins and Needles, I Can Get It For You Wholesale, and Sing Out the News.

  5. John Raitt papers, 1930-2009

    approximately 10,000 items. 88 containers. 37 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Emmet Raitt (1917-2005) was a singer and actor, performing as a leading man during Broadway's Golden Age. Though he is best remembered for originating the role of Billy Bigelow in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel (1945), he sustained a six-decade career in various stage roles along with a prolific concert calendar. The collection documents Raitt's theatrical and concert career and includes scripts, programs, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks. It also includes full scores and parts for the arrangements made for Raitt's album recordings and concert appearances.

  6. Don Christlieb photographs, 1940s-1980s

    32 items. 1 box. 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Don Christlieb (1912-2001) was an orchestral bassoonist, chamber musician, and innovative reed maker. He performed on more than 700 movie scores during the "Golden Age of Hollywood" as an employee of movie studios, namely 20th Century Fox. Christlieb was also an artist and photographer who frequently depicted his colleagues in his work. The collection consists of 32 prints made from his original photographs.

  7. James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992

    55,300 items. 202 containers plus 6 oversize. 82.6 linear feet. 177 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.

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  8. Joshua Logan papers, 1723-1992

    44,650 items. 184 containers plus 37 oversize. 88 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theatrical producer and director and playwright. Correspondence, family papers, business and financial papers, production files, writings, publicity material, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Logan's career as producer, director, and author of theatrical, musical, and motion picture productions, chiefly from 1940 to 1980.

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  9. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1920-1950

    approximately 9,800 items. 30 boxes. 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music was established in 1942 to attend to the morale of military personnel through the provision of music materials and the support of bands at various levels – camp, fort, field unit, and individual performer. Library of Congress Music Division chief Harold Spivacke served as the Sub-Committee chairman. These files document his role and that of his staff in this war effort through correspondence, photographs, memoranda, notated music and lead sheets, reports, songbooks, and technical and training manuals.

  10. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    approximately 7,650 items. 58 containers. 27.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

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