5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984.

  1. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

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


    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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  2. Warner/Chappell collection, 1880-1987

    approximately 56,200 items. 415 containers. 173.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Warner/Chappell Music is an American music publishing company that traces its establishment to Chappell & Co. in London in 1810. Warner/Chappell grew in part due to its acquisition of other music publishers, many of which played prominent roles in New York City's Tin Pan Alley and in the production of shows on Broadway and elsewhere. The Warner/Chappell Collection primarily consists of scores for musicals, most intended for Broadway, but some for film, television, and other venues. The majority of the scores are manuscripts in the hands of arrangers, songwriters, and copyists, and includes combinations of full scores, piano-vocal scores, parts, and lyric sheets. The collection also contains manuscripts for popular songs and works for orchestra, band, and chamber ensembles, as well as a small number of business papers, programs, and cancelled checks.

  3. Howard E. Reinheimer papers, 1924-1973

    approximately 2,800 items. 8 containers. 4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Howard Reinheimer (1899–1970) was a lawyer specializing in copyright law who represented prominent playwrights, composers, directors, and producers. These papers consist of Reinheimer’s business files, which focus on legal issues related to theatrical works that his clients wrote or produced. A substantial amount of correspondence documents his associations with Moss Hart, George Kaufman, Alan J. Lerner, Frederick Loewe, and others whom he represented. Additional materials include contracts and rights agreements, as well as a small number of scripts, financial statements, and clippings. This collection is the small percentage known to exist of what we know was once an extensive archive.

  4. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

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


    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.

  5. John McGlinn collection, 1890s-2010

    approximately 27,450 items. 376 containers. 145 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    John McGlinn (1953-2009) was an American conductor and musical historian best known for his reconstructions, performances, and recordings of original Broadway orchestrations, including Show Boat and Anything Goes. The collection largely consists of scores and parts for music by Victor Herbert, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Arthur Schwartz, Harry Warren, and other notable Broadway composers. It also contains librettos, programs, writings, and other materials related to McGlinn's life and career.