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- Gilmore Music Library 10
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 5
- Manuscripts and Archives 1
- Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections 1
- German 2
- Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 3
- Hart, Moss, 1904-1961 3
- Logan, Joshua, 1936-1987 3
- Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 3
- Rose, Billy, 1899-1966 3
- Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973 2
- Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 2
- Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986 2
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 2
- Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 2
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 2
- Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961 2
- Lane, Burton, 1912-1997 2
- Lazar, Irving, 1907-1993 2
- Lieberson, Goddard, 1911-1977 2
- Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979 2
- Poitier, Sidney, 1927- 2
- Prince, Harold, 1928- 2
- Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967 2
- Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 2 ∧ less
Margaret Bonds papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 151
Overview: Vocal music, most 1960s or undated, consisting of autograph manuscript drafts and arrangements, transparencies, and diazo reproductions, some accompanied by copies of published music; and a small amount of other papers. Autograph manuscript music includes spirituals arranged for solo voice or chorus; The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Songs of the Seasons, Three Dream Portraits, and other songs on texts by Langston Hughes; songs on texts by Edna St. Vincent Millay and other poets; and musicals and...
Dates: 1928-1983, bulk 1960-1969
Jack Randall Crawford Modern Drama Collection
Call Number: DRA 10
Overview: Photographic prints and clippings relating to English and American Drama as collected by Jack Randall Crawford, the staff of the Drama Library, and others.
Jonathan Dodd collection of Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, and Tennessee Williams
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1411
Overview: The collection contains drafts and print editions of scripts, scores, and other writings by American playwrights Edward Albee and Tennessee Williams, and musical theater writer and composer Stephen Sondheim. Also included is correspondence, contracts, and other materials related to the publication of Sondheim’s and Williams’s works; photographs; printed materials, such as playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and clippings; and notes and inventories related to the collection.
Dates: 1928-2015, (bulk 1954-2015)
Sylvia Fine and Danny Kaye Musical Comedy Library
Call Number: MSS 108
Overview: Scores, sheet music, lyrics, and librettos belonging to Sylvia Fine and Danny Kaye
Dates: ca. 1913-ca. 1977
John Hays Hammond, Jr. papers
Call Number: MS 863
Overview: Printed patents, reports and related material on his system for the radio control of torpedoes, inventions for musical instruments and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and congressional publications about Hammond and his work. Half the collection is made up of clippings.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
The E.Y. Harburg Collection
Call Number: MSS 83
Overview: Writings and other papers by and about the American lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") Harburg
Dates: 1929-1968 (inclusive)
Hugo Benioff Recordings Collection
Call Number: MSS 150
Summary: Recordings of concerts given at Hugo Benioff's home on electronic instruments he designed, by prominent musicians.
The J. Rosamond Johnson Papers
Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the African-American musician, writer, actor, and educator J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954).
Dates: 1879-1975 (inclusive)
Leon Katz papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1409
Overview: The Leon Katz Papers contains research files, writings, personal papers, professional papers, correspondence, subject files, photographs, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual materials by or relating to Leon Katz.
Dates: 1914-2016 and undated
The Music Vale Seminary Papers
Call Number: Misc. Ms. 218
Overview: Correspondence, music, and other materials relating to Music Vale Seminary, a 19th-century music school for girls in Salem, Connecticut
Philip Rose papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 438
Overview: The Philip Rose Papers consist of correspondence, notes, contracts, photographs, drawings, printed material, and audiovisual recordings documenting the work of theatre producer Philip Rose. Rose's production files comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting the shows he produced in varying degrees of detail; the productions Purlie Victorious, Purlie, A Raisin in the Sun, Shenandoah, and Split Second are particularly well documented. Files for most productions include legal and financial...
Thomas Z. Shepard Papers
Call Number: MSS 112
Overview: Thomas Z. Shepard is a 12-time Grammy Award winner, producing both Classical and Broadway projects. The collection contains a wide variety of material relating to Shepard's work at Columbia and RCA Victor from approximately 1960-1990, along with some personal materials dating from the early 2000s. The largest part of the collection comprises production materials, such as text, music, and correspondence related to specific projects, and photographs taken during recording sessions.
Kurt Stone papers
Call Number: MSS 71
Overview: The Kurt Stone Papers highlight Stone's interest in contemporary music. His work on twentieth-century musical notation is well documented, including notes, lectures and published articles. The collection contains substantial professional and personal correspondence with Elliott Carter and Paul Hindemith. A significant portion of the Carter correspondence details the publication of Carter's Double Concerto. Also notable is a full score of the fourth movement of Charles Ives' Fourth Symphony,...
Dates: Circa 1930-1986
The Kay Swift Papers
Call Number: MSS 65
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Kay Swift (1897-1993)
Dates: 1894-1993 (inclusive)
The Music Records of United Church
Call Number: Misc. Ms. 339
Overview: Correspondence, receipts, and other documents concerning musical activities at the United Church on the Green of New Haven, Connecticut between 1794 and 1910
Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German-American composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and the German-American actress and singer Lotte Lenya (1898-1981)
Dates: 1890-1984, inclusive
David Wolf Collection of American Musical Theater
Call Number: YCAL MSS 867
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of stage and film scripts and musical theater librettos, including early versions of Stephen Sondheim’s unproduced Saturday Night (circa 1954) through Assassins (1990), as well as early versions of Harold Prince shows beginning with Cabaret (1966); audio recordings of musical theater and film productions, performances by individual singers, and interviews and presentations by directors,...