4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.

  1. George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    60,415 items ; 143 containers ; 64 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet DuBose Heyward, they created the great American opera Porgy and Bess. Additionally, George Gershwin composed several singularly American concert works, including An American in Paris and...

  2. MacDowell Colony records, 1869-1970

    35,000 items ; 81 containers plus 3 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in 1907 by Marian MacDowell who dedicated it as a memorial to her husband, American composer Edward MacDowell. The bulk of the records reflects the operational and administrative functions of the colony and its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of...

  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,...

  4. Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969

    2000 items ; 10 containers ; 3.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, clippings and other printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Marian MacDowell's activities with the MacDowell Colony, the artist colony in Peterborough, N.H., established to honor her husband, Edward MacDowell.