University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
The Ainsworth Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Memorabilia (1942-1965) consists of fliers, programs, and receipts from Las Vegas, Nevada events and gatherings. The material pertains to the Helldorado, Boulder Roundup, and Little Britches rodeos as well as local plays and musicals. Also contains a number of miniature Helldorado parade and rodeo photographs from the 1940s and a 1942 World War II ration book
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
By-laws, contracts, correspondence; lists of members, officers, and productions. Files on individual productions including programs, musical scores, scripts, and publicity. Record albums (1957-1962) and tape recordings (1973-1982) of shows
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Millersville University - McNairy Library
Photographs, sheet music, playbills, prints, publications, sound recordings, programs, souvenir books, correspondence, drawings, broadsides, articles, ephemera, manuscripts, and journal issues relating to the theater, music, dance, and literature. Although not limited to materials related to African American artists and their works, the collection includes a large number of materials documenting African American artistic endeavors during the early and mid-twentieth century. The collection was assembled by Bruce Kellner and donated to Ganser Library in honor of Carl Van Vechten -- The photographic portion of the collection consists primarily of Carl Van Vechten's portraits of influential actors, writers, and artists of the New York stage. Amongst the photographic prints are rare portraits of notable African American authors, entertainers, and a few athletes. The collection also includes drawings, prints, and published works illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias. The sheet music series ... Read More
Millersville University - McNairy Library
Sheet music and musical scores -- The collection includes over 10,000 pieces of sheet music from popular artists, plays, and movies. The bulk of the collection is comprised of sheet music and scores from Broadway musicals produced between the 1890's and the 1940's
Cornell University Libraries
Scrapbooks; photograph album; photographs of Marie Powers in starring roles, autographed photographs of co-stars, personal photographs, and some negatives; bronze medallion; books, including one autographed by Helen Hayes; broadsides; playbills; programs; correspondence; clippings; and articles
Cornell University Libraries
This collection contains articles and reviews (primarily photocopies), as well as eight scrapbooks with clippings documenting the history and publicity of "Pins and Needles." The collection is composed of two sections, records and newspaper reviews, as well as eight bound scrapbooks that document the ILGWU musical "Pins and Needles." The first section primarily contains photocopies of reviews, articles, and stories from various newspapers. Also included are playbills and some copies of programs and playbills from theaters across the country where "Pins and Needles" appeared. There is some information on cast members, a few interviews, and of particular interest, the complete vocal score to the musical. The material, and especially the articles and reviews, help to chronicle the success and popularity of the show. Additionally there are eight bound scrapbooks that illustrate the history and publicity of the musical through clippings and articles. The newspaper clippings are glued to ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Recordings of "Joan of Arkansas," 1951 and "Speak of the Devil," 1952. Also the program and sheet music for the show Time Out, music by John Hastings, directed by Eleanor Segal. This was the first show of the Octagon Club from 1945. Also sheet music for Shoot if You Must, 1949
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Recorded music arranged by David Peterson, and related background information for two productions: "Hodag" (1964) and "Badger Ballads" (1965), a "historical hootenanny" of Wisconsin folksongs and legends. Source material for "Hodag" was gathered by Robert E. Gard and L.G. Sorden
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library