The collection is divided into eight series.
Series 1, Early Broadway
Series 2, Stage Musicals, Post World War II
Series 3, Motion Pictures
Series 4, Television
Series 5, Big Band
Series 6, Silent Film Cue Sheets
Series 7, British Movies
Series 8, Miscellaneous.
A lifelong film and theater fan, Donald J. Stubblebine began collecting sheet music from stage and film musicals in about 1970. He was an often sought expert in stage and film sheet music and wrote guidebooks on early Broadway sheet music, Broadway sheet music, and cinema sheet music.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated by Joseph Regis Hauber in memory of Donald J. Stubblebine, to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, in 2010.
Preferred Citation note
Donald J. Stubblebine Collection of Musical Theater and Motion Picture Sheet Music and Reference Material, 1943-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use note
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.
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