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George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

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Legal Documents, 1898-1975 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 128/37 Music Publishers Holding Corporation, 1937-1942, 1949-1953
BOX-FOLDER 128/38 Music Sales Corporation, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 128/39 Nast, Condé, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 128/40 New World Music Corporation, 1937, 1954-1970
BOX-FOLDER 128/41 New York Public Library, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 128/42 O'Brien, Driscoll & Raftery, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 128/43 Oliver Cromwell Hotel, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 128/44 O'Melveny, Tuller & Myers, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 128/45 Palestine Lighthouse, 1938, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 128/46 Philharmonic-Symphony Society of NY, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 128/47 Planned Publicity Society, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 128/48 Pohul, Robert, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 128/49 Pollack, Mrs. Sidney E., 1937
BOX-FOLDER 129/1 Pollock, Hugo, 1949-1971
BOX-FOLDER 129/2 R.C.A. Manufacturing Company, Inc., 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/3 Radio Corporation of America, 1952-1956
BOX-FOLDER 129/4 Revue, 1957
BOX-FOLDER 129/5 Roeder, Martin A., 1953-1956
BOX-FOLDER 129/6 Romanelli, Leo, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 129/7 Rosenberg, Sonia, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/8 Rosenthal, Abraham, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/9 Ryskind, Morrie, 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 129/10 S.H. Riesner Co., Inc., 1937
BOX-FOLDER 129/11 Sam H. Harris Theatrical Enterprises, Inc., 1937-1942
BOX-FOLDER 129/12 Saxe, Leonard S., 1949-1967
BOX-FOLDER 129/13 Schware, Harold, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/14 Scott, Isabel R., 1937
BOX-FOLDER 129/15 Scrapbooks Guild, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 129/16 Select Theatres Corporation, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 129/17 Shubert Theatre, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/18 Sirmay, Albert, 1932, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 129/19 Social Security Board, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/20 Société des Auteurs & Compositeurs Dramatiques, 1953-1958
BOX-FOLDER 129/21 Stadium Concerts Inc., 1937-1939
BOX-FOLDER 129/22 Stage and Arena Guild of America, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 129/23 Steinway & Sons, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/24 Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 1958, 1964-1975
BOX-FOLDER 129/25 Theatre Guild, Inc., 1933, 1942-1947, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 129/26 U.S.A. Office of War Information, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 129/27 Ulmer, Berne and Gordon, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 129/28 United Jewish Appeal, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 129/29 Van Slyke, Marie Louise, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/30 Van Vechten, Carl, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 129/31 War Department, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 129/32 Warner Bros. Music, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 129/33 Wattenberg & Wattenberg, 1937-1938, 1949-1955, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 129/34 Weissberger, L. Arnold, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 129/35 Wildberg, John J., 1942-1943
BOX-FOLDER 129/36 Unidentified, 1938 and undated
George Gershwin Estate
BOX-FOLDER 130/1 Administrative documents, 1937 July
BOX-FOLDER 130/2 Albert Sirmay deposition regarding George Gershwin residency, 1938 May 25
BOX-FOLDER 130/3 Emanuel Alexandre notes re: H. Botkin visit to California, 1937 May - June
BOX-FOLDER 130/4 George Gershwin certificate of death, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 130/5 Memoranda and notes, 1937-1938, 1949-1953, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 130/6 Miscellaneous papers, undated
BOX-FOLDER 130/7 Receipts and disbursements, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 130/8 Emanuel Alexandre record of activities, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 130/9 Rose Gershwin depositions, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 130/10 Safe deposit box contents inventory, 1937 July 26
BOX-FOLDER 130/11 T. Berheim deposition regarding George Gershwin residency, 1937 September 13
Rose Gershwin Estate
BOX-FOLDER 130/12 Account of proceedings, 1950 July
BOX-FOLDER 130/13 ASCAP residuary membership, 1950 June
BOX-FOLDER 130/14 Attorney's affidavit of services, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 130/15 Court papers regarding music taxes, 1955-1957
BOX-FOLDER 130/16 Legatees' attorneys, 1950, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 130/17 Miscellaneous papers, 1943-1970 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 130/18 Papers relating to R. Gershwin's will, 1948-1950, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 130/19 Personal claim of Emanuel Alexandre, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 130/20 Petition by executors, 1953 June 24
BOX-FOLDER 137/40 Will, 1942 January 29
BOX-FOLDER 130/21 Will, 1948 November 21
BOX-FOLDER 130/22 Will ammendment documents, 1950 July-August
BOX-FOLDER 130/23 Will ammendment documents, 1952-1953
BOX 142-143 Artifacts, 1910-1988
All artifiacts are listed in alphabetical order.
Gershwin Gallery Caviar tin of IG
BOX 142 Congressional bronze medals of GG and IG (2), 1988
Gershwin Gallery Congressional gold medals of GG and IG (2), 1988
Gershwin Gallery Desk of GG, 1933
Gershwin Gallery Electric pencil sharpener of IG
Gershwin Gallery Fountain pen of IG, circa 1935
BOX 143 Letter opener of GG, Tiffany
SSF Medals of IG (1 Gold; 25 Silver)
Gershwin Gallery Metronome of GG, circa 1910
Gershwin Gallery Piano of GG, circa 1925
Note: Steinway Model B, Serial # 235494
Gershwin Gallery Piano chair of GG, circa 1925
Gershwin Gallery Typewriter of IG, circa 1930
Gershwin Gallery Typing table of IG, circa 1930
BOX 131, 133, 137, 139, 141 MAPCASE 5 Miscellany, 1923-1973
The miscellaneous materials are organized alphabetically by subject matter.
BOX-FOLDER 131/1 Arnold Shaw re: "Curtain call!"
BOX-FOLDER 135/26 Brown, Anne: correspondence with Leopold Godowsky III
Four letters and three photographs
Exhibition catalogs
BOX-FOLDER 131/2 "Exhibition of the George Gershwin Collection of Modern Paintings," The Arts Club of Chicago, 1933 November 10-25
BOX-FOLDER 131/2 "George Gershwin, Painter (1898-1937): Memorial Exhibition," The Arts Club of Chicago, 1938 March 15-28
BOX-FOLDER 131/2 "George Gershwin, Painter (1898-1937): Memorial Exhibition," Marie Harriman Gallery, NY, 1937 December 18 - 1938 January 4
BOX-FOLDER 137/37 Fisk University Library: Selected Items from the George Gershwin Memorial Collection of Music and Literature, undated
BOX-FOLDER 131/3 2 Flexocol record labels from "Music by Gershwin" radio show, 1934
Note: Labeled in the hand of Ira Gershwin
BOX-FOLDER 133/5 "From Bach to Gershwin," 1944 May
BOX-FOLDER 131/4 George Gershwin lodge newsletter, undated
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/1 George Gershwin mausoleum blue prints
BOX-FOLDER 133/4 George Gershwin personalized music manuscript paper
1 blank leaf
Gershwin: George, the Music/Ira, the Words, 1968 May 6 - September 2
The Museum of the City of New York
BOX-FOLDER 131/5 A catalogue of the exhibition
Two copies
BOX-FOLDER 131/6 Invitation to a reception and preview, 1968 May 5
BOX-FOLDER 141/41 Godowsky, Frances Gershwin: memorial materials 1999 January
Includes: program; eulogy by Manya "Fifi" Starr Nowak; eulogy and cover letter to Leopold Godowsky III by Lawrence Stewart; press release; obituary
BOX-FOLDER 131/7 Henry Botkin autobiographical essays (4), 1972-1973
Typescript photocopies
BOX-FOLDER 131/8 Logbook of orchestral parts
Laid in: IG typescript note
BOX-FOLDER 131/9 Merle Armitage collection auction catalog, 1965 May 10
BOX-FOLDER 131/10 News release re: Edward Kilenyi, Sr., 1966 May 23
BOX-FOLDER 131/11 Songs of Adieu [book of poetry], 1923
Note: Inscribed by Ira Gershwin to Benjamin Botkin
BOX-FOLDER 131/12 Sound recordings from George Gershwin's library (lists)
Laid in: IG holograph and typescript notes
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