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 of Oregon
Leo Karczag was a Hungarian composer and concert pianist who settled in the United States in 1938 and moved to Klamath Falls, Or. in 1964. There he composed the musical Oregon, My Oregon! which premiered in 1968. Collection comprises music manuscripts of musicals (including Oregon, My Oregon!), songs, instrumentals, scripts, and lyrics, some written under the pseudonyms Leo de la Silva or Luis Oscar de la Silva; composition and lyric notebooks, 1948-1983; programs and publicity; and two 78 r.p.m. records.
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Personal papers consisting of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning the writing and production of "The March Sisters of Concord" musical play about Louisa May Alcott and its productions in New Jersey, New York, and England in 1978-1979; materials concerning the development of an Andrew Jackson day in Florida and a stage play concerning Jackson's life, with transcript, director's notes, and music with lyrics; and research materials concerning President Theodore Roosevelt and the Roosevelt family
Columbia University
Collection contains watercolor renderings, sketches, technical drawings (ground plans, elevations and details), photographs, glass plate and acetate negatives, scrapbooks, set models and some related papers covering Urban's career in Vienna and New York as an architect, set designer, decorator and illustrator. There is a thorough representation of his New York career including his set designs for Florenz Ziegfeld (1915-1932) and the Metropolitan Opera (1917-1933). The collection also contains information on Urban's work for William Randolph Hearst as art director for Cosmopolitan Studios, his exhibitions including his 1921 Wiener Werksta╠łtte store, and his many architectural projects. Biographical information and research gathered by Richard Cole and Randolph Carter including contributions from his daughter, Gretl Urban, and biographical notes and some letters from his widow, Mary Urban, are also present
Columbia University
Theatrical memorabilia such as programs, playbills, photographs, engravings, and prints. Although there are some playbills as early as 1770, most of the material is from the 19th and 20th centuries. In addition to plays there is some material relating to concerts, operettas, musical comedies, musical revues, and movies. The majority of the collection centers around Shakespeare. Included with an unbound copy of each play (The Edinburgh Shakespeare Folio Edition) there are portraits, engravings, and photographs of actors in their roles; playbills; programs; cast lists; other types of illustrative material; reviews of various productions; and other printed material. Such well known names as George Arliss, Sarah Bernhardt, the Booths, John Drew, the Barrymores, and William Gillette are included in this collection
Columbia University
Career as a songwriter in New York and Hollywood; collaboration with Howard Dietz; writing for camp shows, commercials, musical shows, radio, movies; evolution of the musical theater; producing "Cover Girl" and "Thank Your Lucky Stars" at Warner Brothers
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains correspondence (1940-1969); sheet music; newspaper clippings; 2 scrapbooks; telegrams; royalty receipts; scripts; and miscellaneous other materials
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains the score and conductor's copy for the musical play "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and a piano copy of the commercial jingle "See the U.S.A. in Your Chevrolet.".
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains Irwin Kostal's musical scores (originals and copies) for television shows and television musicals, including those for "Your Show of Shows", "The Jerry Lewis Show", "Babes in Toyland", and "The Chocolate Soldier". Collection also contains Kostal's musical scores (originals and copies) for the movie "West Side Story". Collection also holds Kostal's scores (originals and copies) for several Broadway plays, including "Fiorello!", "Tenderloin," and "Sail Away." Scores (originals and copies) of Kostal's work with several individual artists (including Julie Andrews), scores of television commercials (including Scott and Lentheric) and several miscellaneous scores arranged by Kostal