47 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Musicals.

  1. Playbills, research materials, and other papers from the David G. Hummel American musical theatre collection, 1905-2005

    approximately 14,000 items. 101 containers. 42 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The papers consist of approximately 2,800 original playbills, plus extensive research materials and data sheets covering the historical breadth of American musical theatre.

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  2. George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    23 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.

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  3. Truman Capote papers, 1947-1965

    70 items. 8 containers. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and dramatist. Chiefly literary manuscripts, including notebooks, journals, drafts, and manuscripts of prose fiction, dramas and screenplays, and other writings.

  4. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items. 39 containers. 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  5. Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968

    around 17,500 items. 146 boxes. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vernon Duke (born Vladimir Dukelsky) was an American composer and songwriter. He rose to success in the 1930s with hit songs such as "April in Paris" and "Autumn in New York" and later collaborated with many leading composers and lyricists of the period, including George and Ira Gershwin, Serge Prokofiev, and Serge Koussevitzky. The collection contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, subject files, photographs, and other materials related to his career.

  6. 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 Rhapsody In Blue, and both brothers produced many distinguished songs working with other collaborators. The George and Ira Gershwin Collection contains music manuscripts, handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, printed music, correspondence, photographs, programs and publicity materials, legal and financial documents, and thirty-one scrapbooks, which present nearly a complete record of the Gershwins' lives and work as they were chronicled in the contemporary press.

  7. Howard Ashman papers, 1973-2010

    2,250 items. 31 containers. 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Howard Ashman (1950-1991) was a lyricist, librettist, playwright and director. The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little Shop of Horrors and the Disney animated musicals The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Materials include scripts, piano-conductor scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, clippings, notes, research materials, programs, promotional materials, writings, drawings, sketches, storyboards, address and date books, and memorial tributes.

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  8. Harold Prince papers, 1935-2010

    2,000 items. 22 containers. 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Prince is a theater producer and director. The papers chiefly consist of personal correspondence and Prince’s annotated copies of the scripts for the shows he directed.

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  9. Alan Jay Lerner papers, 1880-1997

    2500 items. 38 containers. 19.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist, librettist, playwright and screenwriter. The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics.

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  10. Alfred Drake papers, 1892-2004

    approximately 2,700 items. 42 containers. 19.9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alfred Drake was an American actor, singer, director, and author. The collection primarily documents Drake's theatrical career, and includes scripts, music scores, photographs, programs, writings, production materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.