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George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

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All artifiacts are listed in alphabetical order and, with the exception of Ira Gershwin's medals, can be viewed in the George and Ira Gershwin exhibit room in the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Caviar tin of IG
Congressional gold medals of GG and IG (2), 1988
Desk of GG, 1933
Electric pencil sharpener of IG
Fountain pen of IG, circa 1935
Medals of IG (1 Gold; 25 Silver)
Metronome of GG, circa 1910
Piano of GG, circa 1925
Steinway Model B, Serial # 235494
Piano chair of GG, circa 1925
Typewriter of IG, circa 1930
Typing table of IG, circa 1930
BOX 131, 133, 137, 139, 142 Miscellany
The miscellaneous materials in the Gershwin collection are organized alphabetically by subject matter.
BOX-FOLDER 131/1 Arnold Shaw re: "Curtain call!"
BOX 142 Congressional bronze medals (2)
BOX-FOLDER 131/2 Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition of the George Gershwin collection of modern paintings, The Arts club of Chicago, 1933 November 10 - 25
George Gershwin memorial exhibition, The Arts club of Chicago, 1938 March 15 - 28
George Gershwin, painter, 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
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.
The museum of the city of New York, 1968 May 6 - September 2
BOX-FOLDER 131/5 A catalogue of the exhibition
2 copies
BOX-FOLDER 131/6 Invitation to a reception and preview, 1968 May 5
BOX-FOLDER 131/7 Henry Botkin autobiographical essays (4), 1972-73
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
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
BOX-FOLDER 139/20 Strike Up the Band research materials
BOX-FOLDER 131/13 Works lists
Published songs (Remick)
Porgy and Bess publications
Published songs (Harms)
Published songs (Music Publishers Holding Corp.)
Published songs, photocopied

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