The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

Contact UsHelpSearch All Finding Aids
« Previous Page | Next Page »ProgramsNavigate Contents List
ContainerContents
BOX 110-111, 135-137, 139 Programs
The programs in the Gershwin collection are organized alphabetically by subject matter and then chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 110/1 An American in Paris [film]
New York: Radio City Music Hall, 1951 November
4 copies
BOX-FOLDER 110/2 Eva Gauthier recital
New York: Aeolian Hall, 1923 November 1
BOX-FOLDER 110/3 An Experiment in Modern Music
New York: Aeolian Hall, 1924 February 12
Premiere performance of A Rhapsody in Blue
BOX-FOLDER 137/23 Funny Face
New York: Alvin Theatre, 1928 February 6
George Gershwin Memorial Concert
BOX-FOLDER 110/4 Hollywood Bowl, CA, 1937 September 8
3 copies
Laid in: Review (Hollywood Reporter, 1937 September 9)
BOX-FOLDER 110/5 Los Angeles: Wilshire-Ebell Theatre, 1938 November 14
BOX-FOLDER 110/6 Gershwin Concert-Omaha Junior League, 1934
BOX-FOLDER 110/7 The Gershwin Years
New York: Lincoln Center, 1971 November 14
BOX-FOLDER 110/8 Head Over Heels
Boston: Tremont Theatre, 1918 July
BOX-FOLDER 110/9 Konzert der Wiener Symphoniker
Stadtheater Wiener Neustadt, 1952 November 30
BOX-FOLDER 110/10 La-la Lucille!
Colonial Theatre, 1919 May 12-18
Laid in: Note from H. Botkin to George Gershwin
BOX-FOLDER 110/11 Let 'em eat cake
Washington, DC: National Theatre, 1934 January
1 program + fragments of 1 program
BOX-FOLDER 110/12 Lewisohn Stadium Memorial Concert
New York, 1937 August 9
Laid in: Review
BOX-FOLDER 110/13 Of thee I sing
1932 February 29
from first production
Porgy and Bess
BOX-FOLDER 136/4 Boston: Colonial Theatre, 1935 September 30
BOX-FOLDER 110/14 Merle Armitage production, 1938
Note: Inscribed by Ira Gershwin
BOX-FOLDER 135/10 Merle Armitage production, 1938
Note: Owned by J. Rosamond Johnson; inscribed to him by members of the cast and crew
BOX-FOLDER 110/15 New York, 1942 March 22
BOX-FOLDER 137/29 Columbus: Davidson Theatre, 1943 February 15
BOX-FOLDER 137/30 Seattle: Moore Theatre, 1943 May 31
BOX-FOLDER 110/16 Paris, 1952 February-March?
BOX-FOLDER 110/17 Vienna, 1952 September 7-11
BOX-FOLDER 110/18 Vienna, 1952 September
BOX-FOLDER 110/19 1952
BOX-FOLDER 110/20 Davis-Breen production: London?, 1952?
2 copies, slight variations
BOX-FOLDER 137/31 Philadelphia: Forrest Theatre, 1953 November 30
BOX-FOLDER 137/32 Washington, DC: National Theatre, 1953 December 21
BOX-FOLDER 110/21 German, 1953?
BOX-FOLDER 135/20 Davis-Breen production, 1953-1954?
BOX-FOLDER 137/33 Richmond: Mosque Theatre, 1954? January 18
BOX-FOLDER 110/22 Tel Aviv: Habinah, 1955 January 26-30
5 copies
BOX-FOLDER 110/23 Barcelona: Gran Teatro del Liceo, 1955 February
BOX-FOLDER 110/24 Paris: Théatre de l'Empire, 1955 February 16-March 1
BOX-FOLDER 111/1 Florence, Italy, 1955 March 9-13
BOX-FOLDER 111/2 Turino: Teatro Alfieri, 1955 April 9-19
BOX-FOLDER 111/3 Rome: Teatro Nuovo Quattro Fontane, 1955 April
BOX-FOLDER 111/4 São Paulo: Teatro Santano, 1955 July
BOX-FOLDER 111/5 Montevideo, Uruguay: Teatro Solis, 1955 July 26-31
BOX-FOLDER 111/6 Rio de Janeiro: Teatro Municipal, 1955 July?
BOX-FOLDER 111/7 Bogota: Teatro Columbia, 1955 September 15-18
2 copies
BOX-FOLDER 111/8 Cali, Columbia: Teatro Municipal, 1955 September 21-23
2 copies
BOX-FOLDER 111/9 Lima, Peru: Teatro Municipal, 1955 September
BOX-FOLDER 111/10 Moscow, 1955-56
BOX-FOLDER 111/11 Moscow, 1956
2 copies
BOX-FOLDER 111/12 Munich, 1960 April 1
BOX-FOLDER 137/34 German, undated
Rhapsody in Blue
First performance-general program
BOX-FOLDER 111/13 1924 February 12
BOX-FOLDER 111/14 New York: Aeolian Hall, 1924 February 12
BOX-FOLDER 111/15 First performance-souvenir program, 1924 February 12
Laid in: Ira Gershwin TLS to Benjamin Botkin, 1969 May 15
BOX-FOLDER 111/16 Biopic souvenir program
BOX-FOLDER 111/17 New Jersey: Newark Symphony Hall, 1980 March 30
BOX-FOLDER 111/18 Second Rhapsody
Boston: Symphony Hall, 1932 January 29-30
first performances
BOX-FOLDER 139/19 Strike Up the Band (5), 1927-1988
BOX-FOLDER 111/19 Tip Toes
Washington, DC: National Theatre, 1925 November 24
BOX 112-121, 137 Financial Documents
The financial documents in the Gershwin collection are divided into five subseries. The first and second subseries, "Royalty statements" and "Box office statements for Porgy and Bess," are organized chronologically. The third, fourth and fifth subseries, "George Gershwin," "George Gershwin Estate," and "Rose Gershwin," are organized alphabetically by subject matter and then chronologically.
Royalty statements
BOX-FOLDER 112/1 1919
BOX-FOLDER 112/2 1920
BOX-FOLDER 112/3 1921
BOX-FOLDER 112/4 1922
BOX-FOLDER 112/5 1923
BOX-FOLDER 113/1 1924
BOX-FOLDER 113/2 1925
BOX-FOLDER 113/3 1926
BOX-FOLDER 113/4 1927
BOX-FOLDER 113/5 1928
BOX-FOLDER 113/6 1929
BOX-FOLDER 113/7 1930
BOX-FOLDER 113/8 1931
BOX-FOLDER 113/9 1932
BOX-FOLDER 113/10 1933
BOX-FOLDER 114/1 1935-37
BOX-FOLDER 114/2 1937
BOX-FOLDER 114/3 1938-40
BOX-FOLDER 114/4 1941-42
BOX-FOLDER 114/5 1943-49
BOX-FOLDER 114/6 1949-52
BOX-FOLDER 114/7 1953-54
BOX-FOLDER 114/8 1955
BOX-FOLDER 114/9 1956
BOX-FOLDER 114/10 1957
BOX-FOLDER 115/1 1958
BOX-FOLDER 115/2 1959
BOX-FOLDER 115/3 1960-63
BOX-FOLDER 115/4 1964
BOX-FOLDER 115/5 1965
BOX-FOLDER 115/6 1966
BOX-FOLDER 115/7 1967
Next Page »

Contents List