Tom Whaley Collection
Papers documenting Whaley's association with Duke Ellington and his career as a copyist, pianist, composer and arranger. The collection includes letters, photographs, music manuscripts, business records, writings, and printed materials including magazine and newspapers articles, concert programs, and catalogs.
Rutgers University Collection of Radio Interviews about Duke Ellington
Collection consists of twenty-five (25) 7-inch reel-to-reel audiotapes of nine (9) radio interviews documenting the career of Duke Ellington as composer and musician.
W. C. Handy Collection
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
1948 - 1948
A photograph, letters written, and pieces of music by African American composer William Christopher "W.C." Handy (1873-1958) sometimes called the "Father of the Blues".
Irving Berlin Collection
Irving Berlin was a 20th century American composer and songwriter. This collection has sheet music for over 200 songs composed by Irving Berlin, as well as a sheet music by other composers. In addition to sheet music, there is correspondence, awards, photographs, and posters pertaining to Irving Berlin.
Harry Warren Papers
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
bulk 1926-1980, undated
The papers of popular songwriter Harry Warren, three time Academy Award winner and prolific contributer to the American songbook.
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various …
Mack Gordon Papers
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Mack Gordon (1904-1959) was a prolific and successful songwriter, lyricist, and composer. He composed songs for stage and screen. He and Harry Warren won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1943.
Maceo Jefferson Papers
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter, and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. It includes biographical documents such as birth and marriaige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed, including photographs of …
William Russo Music and Personal Papers
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
Papers and audiovisual materials documenting Russo's career in music.
Ralph Burns Papers
This collection contains sheet music and presentation scores of songs written and arranged by composer Ralph Burns.