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BOX 414-415 Programs, 1924-1930
This series consists of programs and playbills, primarily for musical theater productions and variety shows, from performances on Broadway and in Brooklyn, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, New Jersey, London, and Australia. Many of the playbills contain annotations, and several have corresponding music located in the Show Music series.
Arranged alphabetically by show title.
BOX-FOLDER 414/1 A la Carte, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/2 Allez-Oop, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/3 Americana, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/4 Annie, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/5 Performances at B. F. Keith's Palace Theatre, 1927
Note: Variety show featuring Five de Cardos, Four Chocolate Dandies, Trixi Friganza, Three Giersdorf Sisters, Reck and Rector, and Elsie Janis
BOX-FOLDER 414/6 Balieft's Chauve-Souris, 1927
Alternate title: The Bat Theatre of Moscow
BOX-FOLDER 414/7 Big Boy, circa 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/8 Bitter Sweet, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/9 Bubbling Over, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/10 Bunk of 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/11 By Request, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/12 Bye Bye Bonnie, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/13 Cape Cod Follies, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/14 Criss Cross, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/15 Cross My Heart, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/16 Dear Enemy, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/17 Dearest Enemy, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/18 The Desert Song, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/19 Earl Carroll Vanities, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/20 Gay Paree, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/21 George White's Scandals, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/22 Ginger Snaps, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/23 The Grab Bag, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/24 The Grand Street Follies of 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/25 Greenwich Village Follies, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/26 Harry Carroll's Review, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/27 Hello Lola, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/28 Hit the Deck, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/29 Innocent Eyes, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/30 Judy, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/31 June Days, 1925
New York
BOX-FOLDER 414/32 June Days, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/33 Katja, the Dancer, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/34 Keep Shufflin', 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/35 Kiss Me, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/36 Kosher Kitty Kelly, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/37 The Lace Petticoat, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/38 Listen Dearie, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/39 The Love Song, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/40 The Love Song, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/41 Lovely Lady, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/42 The Maid of the Mountains, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/43 Me for You, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/44 Music in May, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/45 A Night in Paris, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/46 A Night in Paris, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/47 The Nightingale, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/48 Nine Fifteen Revue 1930
BOX-FOLDER 414/49 Oh, Ernest!, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/50 The Passing Show, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/51 Puppets, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/52 Queen High, 1926
Includes: Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 414/53 Queen High, undated
New York
BOX-FOLDER 414/54 Rain or Shine, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/55 Rainbow Rose, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/56 Red Kisses, undated
BOX-FOLDER 415/1 The Red Robe, 1928
Hartford, Connecticut
BOX-FOLDER 415/2 The Red Robe, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 415/3 Rose-Marie, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/4 Rose Marie, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 414/5 School Belles, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 414/19 The School Maid, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/6 She's My Baby, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/7 Show Boat, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/8 Simple Simon, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 414/9 Sky High, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/10 The Street Singer, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 414/11 The Street Singer, undated
BOX-FOLDER 414/12 Strike Up the Band, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 414/13 Sweet Daddy, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 414/14 Tales of Rigo, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/15 Talk About Girls, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/16 Yes, Yes, Yvette, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 414/17 Ziegfeld Follies, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 414/18 Ziegfeld Follies, 1927
BOX 384-391 Business Papers, 1920-1975
This series consists of papers and cancelled checks that somewhat illuminate the daily operations of a music publishing business. The papers include rights and royalties agreements, lists of works, correspondence, contracts, and licenses. These materials primarily concern composers Cole Porter and Kurt Weill.
The cancelled checks are from firms including T. B. Harms; Francis, Day, and Hunter; Jerome H. Remick and Co.; George and Arthur Piantadosi, Inc.; Schubert Music Publishing Corp.; Chappell-Harms; Music Sales Corporation; De Sylva, Brown, and Henderson, Inc.; Famous Music Corporation; Atlas Music Corp; and New World Music Corporation. There are also checks drawn on banks, including several in Canada. Checks are made out to and signed by composers, lyricists, arrangers, and copyists such as Harry Akst, Harold Arlen, Robert Russell Bennett, Gene Buck, Max and Louis Dreyfus, Rudolf Friml, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Edwin Franko Goldman, Ferde Grofe, Arthur Hammerstein, Oscar Hammerstein, Otto Harbach, E. Y. Harburg, Lorenz Hart, Victor Herbert, Herman Hupfeld, Jerome Kern, Ted Koehler, Cole Porter, Ernö Rapée, Richard Rodgers, Sigmund Romberg, Frank Saddler, Albert Sirmay, John Philip Sousa, Dana Suesse, Paul Van Loan, and Vincent Youmans. Other checks are made out to businesses and people involved in daily operations, including music publishers, utility companies, the United States Internal Revenue Service, the post office, shippers, printers, engravers, advertisers, equipment suppliers, studios, paper companies, photographers, and so forth. There are no cancelled checks for 1927.
Arranged alpabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 384/1 Ahlert and Turk, 1929 December 20
Rights and royalties agreement
Includes: Agreement between Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson
Cancelled checks
BOX 385 1920-1923
BOX 386 1924-1926
BOX 387 1926, 1928-1929
BOX 388 1929-1930
BOX 389 1930
BOX 390 1930-1931
BOX 391 1931-1932
BOX-FOLDER 384/4 Notes on proofreading, 1948 June 28
BOX-FOLDER 384/2 Porter, Cole, 1966 and undated
Lists of unpublished and unregistered works
BOX-FOLDER 384/3 Porter, Cole, 1966-1967
Correspondence and lists of works
Weill, Kurt
BOX-FOLDER 384/5-7 Lost in the Stars, 1950-1974
Correspondence, memoranda, notes, articles, contracts, licenses, and certificates of merger
BOX-FOLDER 384/8-9 Lost in the Stars, Knickerbocker Holiday, and Street Scene, 1945-1975
Correspondence, contracts, lists, notes, articles, copyright renewal notices, royalty statements, licenses, and a motion picture rights agreement
BOX-FOLDER 384/10 Street Scene, 1959-1975
Correspondence, licenses, contracts, and notes

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