Morris and Barnard Young Music Business Records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Business Records and Personal Papers

Litigation Files

Barnard and Morris Young Music Company Periodicals and Publications

Non-Young Company Periodicals and Publications

Merle Kendrick Papers and Music

George Whiting Papers

E.M. Wickes papers



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Finding Aid for Morris and Barnard Young Music Business Records, 1832-1988 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Lindy Smith and Mark Puente

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Collection Overview

Title: Morris and Barnard Young Music Business Records, 1832-1988Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/108

Primary Creator: Young, Morris N. (1909)

Extent: 50.25 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in seven series.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1995

Subjects: Music business, Music Publishers

Formats/Genres: Broadsides, Financial Records, Sheet music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Morris and Barnard Young Business Records consists of financial records, correspondence, royalty statements, songsters and broadsides, radio logs, legal documents, periodicals, music manuscripts, and memorabilia (fliers, brochures, playbills, etc.) that were compiled by Morris N. Young, as part owner of several music publishing, marketing, producing, and artist representation enterprises owned and operated by the brothers between ca. 1934 and 1972. The collection contains legal reports and supporting documentation from key litigation cases that were filed by Barney Young in the 1950s and 1960s against Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) et. al., and the Walt Disney Corporation. The collection also includes periodicals and publications both generated by companies owned by one or both of the Young brothers and those that they collected. The final three series are publications and manuscripts, both musical and prose, created by associates of the Youngs.

See also record series number 35/3/68.

Biographical Note

Morris N. Young -- opthalmologist, author, and collector of books and artifacts on magic, mnemonics, and old sheet music -- was born July 20, 1909 in Lawrence, Massachusetts and died November 13, 2002 in Norwich, Connecticut at the aged of ninety-three.  In addition to his vocational and avocational involvements, Young served as president of or was heavily involved with many music publishing companies and performer organizations such as Bomart Music Company, Ferris Records, National Juke Box Records, Godell Music, International Songwriters Association, and the Denton & Haskins Music Corporation which he and his brother, Bernard Young, purchased.

Subject/Index Terms

Music business
Music Publishers

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Method:

The UIUC Music Library purchased a related collection, the Morris Young Music Library of Early American Popular Music, in 1986 from rare book broker, J. Lubrano in New York. The business records were acquired in a subsequent gift from the collector's estate ca. 1995.

Box 127 transferred from MPAL: 4/12/2017


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Business Records and Personal Papers, 1936-1986],
[Series 2: Litigation Files, 1936-1973],
[Series 3: Barnard and Morris Young Music Company Periodicals and Publications, 1928-1966],
[Series 4: Non-Young Company Periodicals and Publications, 1832-1988],
[Series 5: Merle Kendrick Papers and Music, 1936-1956],
[Series 6: George Whiting Papers, 1934-1941],
[Series 7: E.M. Wickes papers, 1948-1951],
[All]

Series 1: Business Records and Personal Papers, 1936-1986Add to your cart.
Consists of business and personal correspondence, royalty statements, ledgers, and artist photographs and press releasesl from all major company affiliations.  These include Cavanaugh Radio & Television Productions, Denton & Haskins, Inc., Fargo Music, Ferris Records, Gem Music, Inc.,  Gloro Records, Intercollegiate Music League and Intercollegiate Syndicate, Life Music, Inc., National Juke Box Music, Operator's Music, Inc., Savannah Music, Inc., S.I.A.S., Song and Words Magazine, Song Fan Magazine, Song of the Month, Song Gems, Inc., and Song Greetings, Inc.
Sub-Series 1: Business Records, 1926-1985Add to your cart.

Records arranged by type and then alphabetical by company name (i.e., general records and account ledgers).

Of particular interest are the Intercollegiate Music League National Anthem materials found in boxes 4 and 5, a collection of correspondence and sheet music received by Barney Young in and around 1938 in response to his inquiries sent to countries all over the world.

Box 1: Cavanaugh Radio & Television Productions and Denton & Haskins Business Records and Correspondence, 1936-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Cavanaugh Cancelled check- Barry Valentino, Jan. 25, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Denton & Haskins Business records and correspondence, 1936-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Denton & Haskins Business records and correspondence, 1940-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Denton & Haskins Business records and correspondence, 1943-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Denton & Haskins Financial records, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Denton & Haskins Financial records, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Denton & Haskins Financial records, 1946-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Denton & Haskins Financial records, 1949-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Denton & Haskins Financial records, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Denton & Haskins Royalty statements, 1956-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Denton & Haskins Song lyric and music submissions, ca. 1926-1948Add to your cart.
Box 2: Fargo Music, Ferris Records, Gem Music Corp. Business Records and Correspondence, 1936-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fargo Music Phonograph Record Labor Agreement, 1964Add to your cart.
Publisher: American Federation of Musicians
Folder 2: Fargo Music Correspondence, 1950-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Fargo Music "Popular records by year: 1900-1936", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Fargo Music Royalty statements, 1951-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Fargo Music Royalty statements, 1955-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Ferris Records, Inc. Business records, 1956-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Gem Music Correspondence, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Gem Music Correspondence, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Gem Music Correspondence, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Gem Music Correspondence, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Gem Music Correspondence, 1943-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Gem Music Financial records, 1938-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Gem Music Royalty statements, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Gem Music Royalty statements, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Gem Music Royalty statements, 1952-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Gem Music Royalty statements, 1961-1966Add to your cart.
Box 3: Gem Music Corp., Gloro Records, Godell Music, Inc., Intercollegiate Music League, and Intercollegiate Syndicate Business Records and Correspondence, 1932-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Gloro Records Business records, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Godell Music, Inc. Broadcast surveys, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Godell Music, Inc. Broadcast surveys, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Godell Music, Inc. Business correspondence, 1947-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Godell Music, Inc. Business correspondence, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1953-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Godell Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Intercollegiate Music League Correspondence, 1932-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. Financial records, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gem Music Corp. Radio date log, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Box 4: Intercollegiate Music League National Anthem Materials, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lists of countriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: AlbaniaAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 3: AustraliaAdd to your cart.
"Australian Anthem" sheet music
Folder 4: AustriaAdd to your cart.
"Oesterreichische Bundeshymne" and "Volkslied" (sheet music), "Volkische Musik Erziehung" (book), and correspondence
Folder 5: BelgiumAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 6: BoliviaAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 7: BulgariaAdd to your cart.
"Schumi Maritza (transliteration)" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 8: ChinaAdd to your cart.
"San Min Chu I" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 9: ColombiaAdd to your cart.
"Himno Nacional de la Republica de Colombia" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 10: Costa RicaAdd to your cart.
"Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 11: CzechoslovakiaAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 12: DenmarkAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 13: Dominican RepublicAdd to your cart.
"La Patria en la Canción" (book) and correspondence
Folder 14: EcuadorAdd to your cart.
"Salve, Oh Patria" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 15: EgyptAdd to your cart.
"Egyptian Royal Hymn" (band parts) and correspondence
Folder 16: El SalvadorAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 17: EstoniaAdd to your cart.
"Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõem!" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 18: FinlandAdd to your cart.
"Maamme" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 19: Great BritainAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Item 1: Zira Cigarette National Flag "Silks", undatedAdd to your cart.
See also material in Series 1, Sub-Series 1, Oversize Portfolio Case 1.
Box 5: Intercollegiate Music League National Anthem Materials, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 1: GreeceAdd to your cart.
"Hymn to Liberty" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 2: GuatemalaAdd to your cart.
"Himno Nacional (Guatemala Feliz!)" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 3: HaitiAdd to your cart.
"Port-au-Prince et Autre Villes d'Haiti" (book) and correspondence
Folder 4: HungaryAdd to your cart.
"Hymnusz" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 5: IrelandAdd to your cart.
"The Soldier's Song" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 6: ItalyAdd to your cart.
"Inni e canzoni della patria fascista" (songbook- includes "La Giovinezza") and correspondence
Folder 7: JapanAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 8: LatviaAdd to your cart.
"Dievs, sveti Latviju" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 9: LithuaniaAdd to your cart.
"Lietuva Tevyne Musu" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 10: Luxemburg [sic]Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 11: MexicoAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 12: The NetherlandsAdd to your cart.
"Wilhelmus van Nassauwe" and "Mein Lipperland" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 13: NorwayAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 14: ParaguayAdd to your cart.
"Paraguayos, República o Muerte!" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 15: PeruAdd to your cart.
"Somos libres!" (sheet music), Palacio torre tagle pamphlet, and correspondence
Folder 16: The PhilippinesAdd to your cart.
"Pangbansang Imno Pilipino" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 17: PolandAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 18: PortugalAdd to your cart.
"A Portuguesa" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 19: RomaniaAdd to your cart.
"Traiasca Regele" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 20: San MarinoAdd to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 21: SwedenAdd to your cart.
"Du Gamla, Du Fria" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 22: SwitzerlandAdd to your cart.
"Soldaten Liederbuch für die Schweiserische Armee" (1914 songbook) and correspondence
Folder 23: TurkeyAdd to your cart.
"Istikal Marsi" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 24: U.S.A.Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 25: U.S.S.R.Add to your cart.
"The Internationale" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 26: VenezuelaAdd to your cart.
"Gloria al bravo pueblo" (sheet music) and correspondence
Folder 27: YugoslaviaAdd to your cart.
"Boze pravde" (sheet music)
Folder 28: ZanzibarAdd to your cart.
"Zanzibar National March" (band parts) and correspondence
Box 6: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. and Life Music Business Records and Correspondence, 1948-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. Financial records, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. Royalty statements, 1961-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Life Music, Inc. Broadcast log surveys, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Life Music, Inc. Broadcast log surveys-mailing list (sample cards)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Life Music, Inc. Broadcast log surveys, May-June 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Life Music, Inc. Broadcast log surveys, August-September 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Life Music, Inc. Phonograph Record Labor Agreement- American Federation of Musicians, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Life Music, Inc. Post card correspondence, 1950-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Life Music, Inc. Record of Meter Register Readings, 1958-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Life Music, Inc. Record requests, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1948-April 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Life Music, Inc. Records, May-September 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Life Music, Inc. Records, 1955-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Life Music, Inc. Royalty statements, 1954-1963Add to your cart.
Box 7: Life Music, Inc. Performance Records, 1950-1952Add to your cart.
Box 8: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Radio Station Licenses, 1995Add to your cart.
Box 9: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Business Records and Correspondence, 1950-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 1: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Advertising materials (ephemeral stickers)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Correspondence, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 3: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Correspondence, January-May 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 4: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Correspondence, May-November 1956, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Correspondence, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Ephemeral materials, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 7: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Financial Records, May-October 1952-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 8: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Radio scripts, 1955-1956, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Royalties statements, 1955-1964Add to your cart.
Box 10: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Business Records and Correspondence, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 1: National Jukebox Music Radio Stations and Mailing Addresses, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Million Dollar Records (National Jukebox Music, Inc.) Correspondence, 1955-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Million Dollar Records (National Jukebox Music, Inc.) Correspondence, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Firm Mailing Book, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Firm Mailing Book, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Item 3: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Firm Mailing Book, 1958Add to your cart.
Box 11: Operator's Music and Savannah Music, Inc. Business Records and Correspondence, 1956-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Operator's Music Banking Statements, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Operator's Music Accounts receivable schedule and accounts payable, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Operator's Music Payroll Taxes, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Operator's Music Request Letters, Mya-June 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Operator's Music Royalties, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Savannah Music, Inc. Business Records, 1956-1962Add to your cart.
Box 12: Song and Words Magazine, Song Fan Magazine, and Song of the Month Business Records and Correspondence, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Song and Words Magazine Publication proofs (text)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Song and Words Magazine Publication proofs (photographs, half-tones)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Song Fan Magazine (Life Music) Logging system records, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Song Fan Magazine (Life Music) Logging system records, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Song Fan Magazine Business records, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Song Fan Magazine Paste up mastersAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Song Fan Magazine Pre-press materials, song lyricsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Song Fan Magazine Pre-press materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Song Fan Magazine Shipping galley, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Song Fan Magazine Pre-press materials, song lyrics, May 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Song Fan Magazine Pre-press materials, song lyricsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Song Fan Magazine Printing/publication bidAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Song Fan Magazine Song text sheetsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Song Fan Magazine Song text sheetsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Song of the Month Business records and correspondence, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Song of the Month Pre-press materials, paste-ups and proofs, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Song of the Month Pre-press materials, paste-ups and proofs, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Song of the Month Pre-press materials, paste-ups and proofs, July 1954Add to your cart.
Box 13: Song Gems, Inc. and Song Greetings, Inc. Business Records and Correspondence, 1953-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Song Gems, Inc. Correspondence (Nathan Katz), 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Song Greetings, Inc. Business records, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Song Greetings, Inc. Business records, March 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Song Greetings, Inc. Business records, April-June 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Song Greetings, Inc. Business records, July 1959- June 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Song Greetings, Inc. Photographs and ephemeraAdd to your cart.
Box 14: Various Companies, Oversized Materials, 1951, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Denton & Haskins "Somebody Stole My Gal" Paste-upsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Life Music, Inc. Song greetings display art, ca. 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Life Music, Inc. Song greetings display artAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: National Jukebox Music, Inc. $1,000,000 Record ContestAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Sheet Music Cover Art- Young, MitchellAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Song Fan Magazine Cover art and paste-upsAdd to your cart.
Box 15: Cavanaugh Radio and Television Corp. and Denton & Haskins Corp. Ledgers, 1952-1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cavanaugh Radio and Television Corp. Cash Book, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Item 2: Cavanaugh Radio and Television Corp. General Ledger, 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Item 3: Cavanaugh Radio and Television Corp. Journal, 1953-1955Add to your cart.
Item 4: Denton & Haskins Corp. Cash Book, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Item 5: Denton & Haskins Corp. General Ledger, 1955-1957Add to your cart.
Item 6: Denton & Haskins Corp. Journal, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Item 7: Denton & Haskins Corp. Paid Royalties, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Item 8: Denton & Haskins Corp. Untitled Ledger, 1959Add to your cart.
Box 16: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. and Life Music, Inc. Ledgers, 1949-1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. General Ledger, 1954-1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: Intercollegiate Syndicate, Inc. General Ledger, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Item 3: Life Music, Inc. Cash Book, January 1949-March 1951Add to your cart.
Item 4: Life Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Item 5: Life Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 6: Life Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 7: Life Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Item 8: Life Music, Inc. General Journal, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Stamped as evidence
Item 9: Life Music, Inc. Unidentified Ledger, 1951-1954Add to your cart.
Box 17: National Jukebox Music, Inc. and Song of the Month, Inc. Ledgers, 1954-1958Add to your cart.
Item 1: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Cash Book, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Item 2: National Jukebox Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 3: National Jukebox Music, Inc. General Ledger, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Item 4: National Jukebox, Inc. General Ledger, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 5: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Journal, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Item 6: National Jukebox Music, Inc.? Unidentified Ledger, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 7: National Jukebox Music, Inc. Financial Records, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Item 8: Song of the Month, Inc. Cash Book, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 9: Song of the Month, Inc. General Ledger, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 10: Song of the Month, Inc. Journal, 1954Add to your cart.
Box 18: S.I.A.S., Inc. and Song Gems, Inc. Ledgers, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Item 1: S.I.A.S., Inc.? Cash Ledger, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Item 2: S.I.A.S., Inc. General Ledger, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 3: S.I.A.S., Inc. General Ledger, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 4: S.I.A.S., Inc. General Ledger, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 5: S.I.A.S., Inc. General Journal, 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Item 6: S.I.A.S., Inc Royalty Accounts, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Item 7: S.I.A.S., Inc. Social Security Time Book, 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Item 8: Song Gems, Inc. Cash Book, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 9: Song Gems, Inc. General Ledger, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 10: Song Gems, Inc. Journal, 1954Add to your cart.
Box 19: Life Music, Inc. Oversized Ledgers, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Life Music, Inc. Cash Book, April 1951-August 1953Add to your cart.
Item 2: Life Music, Inc. Cash Receipts and Cash Disbursements, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
Stamped as evidence
Oversize Portfolio Case 1: Zira Cigarette National Flag "Silks", undatedAdd to your cart.

Banner consisting of multiple silks patched together.

See also Series 1, Subseries 1, Box 4, Item 1.

Sub-Series 2: Promotional Materials and Photographs, 1944-1957Add to your cart.
Consists of publicity photographs and press releases issued by CBS and NBC in the 1940s to promote their stars.  The photographs and releases are organized in four groups: individuals, films, unidentified people or groups, and ephemeral.  Within each group the materials are arranged alphabetically by either performer's last name or production title.
Box 20: CBS and NBC Promotional and Printing Materials, 1946-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 1: CBS Pix, April 16, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 2: CBS Pix, June 24, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 3: CBS Pix, July 15, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 4: CBS Pix, March 22, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 5: CBS Pix, May 10 and 17, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 6: CBS Pix, May 24, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 7: CBS Pix, June 21, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: CBS Pix, July 5, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 9: CBS Pix, July 14 and 19, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 10: CBS Pix, July 26, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 11: CBS Pix, August 9, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 12: CBS Woman's Page, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 13: NBC News Features and Advance Program Service, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Box 21: Promotional Photographs and Press Releases A-GAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Publicity Materials Adams-AutryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Publicity Materials Baird-CabotAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Publicity Materials Camp-CurtisAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Publicity Materials Una Mae CarlisleAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Publicity Materials Xavier CugatAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Publicity Materials Dakota-DunneAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Publicity Materials Eddy-FromanAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Publicity Materials Gable-GregorAdd to your cart.
Box 22: Promotional Photographs and Press Releases H-OAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Publicity Materials Hackett-HuttonAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Publicity Materials Ingle-KyserAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Publicity Materials LaNier-LukeAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Publicity Materials Vincent LopezAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Publicity Materials MacDonald-MurphyAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Publicity Materials Nelson-NordAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Publicity Materials Oakie-OwenAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Publicity Materials Merle Oberon from "The Dark Angel"Add to your cart.
Box 23: Promotional Photographs and Press Releases P-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Publicity Materials Page-PrevinAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Publicity Materials Quine-RussellAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Publicity Materials Shaw-TaylorAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Publicity Materials Frank SinatraAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Publicity Materials Pat Glenn SmithAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Publicity Materials Taylor-TylerAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Publicity Materials Valentino-WynAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Publicity Materials Young-YoungerAdd to your cart.
Box 24: Press Release and Promotional Photographs (films) B-R, ca. 1946-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Production Releases, 1946-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Big JackAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Brewster's MillionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Cheatin' Woman BluesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: The Eddie Cantor StoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: "Escape Me Never" Elizabeth BergnerAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: From Here to Eternity, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Fireside Theater- Gene RaymondAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Garden of EvilAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: The Ghost Goes WestAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Guiding LightAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: "Hondo" John WayneAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Knock on WoodAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: "Let em have it"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Little Lord FauntleroyAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Little WomenAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Lucky MeAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Modern TimesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Night and DayAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Pretty in PinkAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: River of No ReturnAdd to your cart.
Box 25: Press Releases and Promotional Photographs (films), Single Biographies, and Group Biographies, ca. 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Press Releases A-BAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Press Releases C-GAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Press Releases H-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Seven Brides for Seven BrothersAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: So This is LoveAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Student PrinceAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Take Me Out to the BallgameAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Single Biographies A-RAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Single Biographies S-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Group Biographies, 1957Add to your cart.
Box 26: Group Photographs, Unidentified Photographs, News Clippings about ArtistsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Group Promotional Pictures and Press ReleasesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Unidentified Promotional PicturesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Unidentified Promotional PicturesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings and PressAdd to your cart.
Box 126: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Item 4: CBS Television Notebook, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 5: CBS Television Notebook, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 8: Edythe Wood Scrapbook, ca. 1944Add to your cart.
Item 9: CBS LightbulbAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Radio Logs, 1950-1954Add to your cart.
Consists of radio logs documenting all programs broadcast by WNBC and WLS Chicago between 1950 and 1954.
Box 27: Radio Logs WNBC, 1951Add to your cart.
Box 28: Radio Logs WNBC, April 22, 1950- May 25, 1953Add to your cart.
Box 29: Radio Logs WNBC, March 1950-August 1954Add to your cart.
Box 30: Radio Logs WNBC, May 26, 1953- July 6, 1953Add to your cart.
Box 31: Radio Logs WLS, March 1952-September 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, March 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, April 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, May 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, June 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, July 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, August 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Radio Checking Service-WLS Chicago, September 1952Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Barnard Young Papers and Correspondence, 1936-1964Add to your cart.
Consists of general and personal correspondence, newsclippings, and advertisements that were compiled by Barnard Young.  The materials document Barnard's management of his and his brother's publication business.
Box 32: Barnard Young Papers and Correspondence, 1936-41Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes and Correspondence, ca. 1937-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Lease, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, January 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Transcription Company Lists, February 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence and Documents, August 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, September 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, October 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence and News Clippings, November 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence and Receipt, December 1938Add to your cart.
Box 33: Barnard Young Papers and Correspondence, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Papers and Correspondence, January 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Papers and Correspondence, February 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Papers and Correspondence, March 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Papers and Correspondence, April 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Papers and Correspondence, May 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Papers and Correspondence, June 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Papers and Correspondence, July 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Papers and Correspondence, August 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Papers and Correspondence, September 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Papers and Correspondence, October 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Papers and Correspondence, November 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Papers and Correspondence, December 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Manuscript of Book on SongwritingAdd to your cart.
Box 34: Barnard Young Papers and Correspondence, 1939-1941, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, January-February 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, March-April 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, May-June 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, July-August 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, September-October 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, November-Decemeber 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Unsolicited Advertisements, 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Unsolicited Advertisements, 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Financial Records, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Check, Correspondence, and Thomas Electro-Autography Sample, 1954-1964Add to your cart.
Box 126: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Item 1: RIAA Fact Book, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: RIAA Year Book 1953Add to your cart.
Item 3: Personal Directory of MusiciansAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Warner's Calendar of Medical History, 1947Add to your cart.
Item 7: Song Title DirectoryAdd to your cart.
Box 127Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Papers and Correspondence, 1949-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mutually Owned Society for Songwriters - Papers about Teresa Brewer, circa 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Associated Amusement Machine Operators Annual Banquet Papers, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Directory of Discount Centers, Proofs, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Undated Correspondence and Advertisements, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Una Mae Carlisle Sampler and Terry Waldo Cassette, circa 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 7: KEWB 91 - Fabulous Forty Survey, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: KFMB 540 - Playlists, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: WRUM 790 - Top 40, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Unsolicited Advertisements, 1958-1965Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Morris Young Papers and Correspondence, 1889-1984Add to your cart.
Consists of personal correspondence, photographs, playbills, postcards, and ephemera documenting Morris' connection to his brother's publication companies while an ophthalmologist.
Box 35: Morris Young Papers and Correspondence, 1889-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Alan C. Gershwin Correspondence, ca. 1978Add to your cart.
Contains Alan C. Gershwin photograph autographed and addressed to Morris Young, undated
Folder 2: American Musician Supplement (fragment), 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Annie June Johnson EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: A Bibliography of 19th Century Clown SongstersAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: The Black Christ and Verse by Malchus M. Swuell, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Bookroom- Book Dealer Catalog, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Catalog of Copyrights- Popular MusicAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Duke Ellington Holiday PosterAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Fire Insurance PolicyAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Five Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Five Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Five Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Five Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Five Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: French and Polyclinic Medical School DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Modern Accompaniment Guide for Spanish Guitar by Nick Manoloff, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Markowitz, Joel Sheet Music Catalogs, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Music CopyistsAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Otto A. Harbach and Salvatore T. Chiantia EulogiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Phonograph Record Trust AgreementAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: The Playbill- Oklahoma!, March 31, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 22: The Playbill-Carousel, April 14, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 23: The Playbill- The Day Before Spring, November 2, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Six Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Six Composer PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Sophie Tucker CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Stan Tucker Correspondence, ca. 1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Thurgood Marshall LuncheonAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Thurmond-Wright CampaignAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Unidentified Graduation Portrait, June 1940Add to your cart.
Box 126: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Benny Goodman Pen, 1984Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Published Music and Manuscript Submissions, ca. 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Consists of unpublished original sheet music and correspondence submitted by amateur composers and lyricists to Barnard Young for publication by one of his companies.  Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 36: Sheet Music Contributions and Correspondence A-EAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: "Aching" to "Aunt Matilda Told Me So"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Available" to "Birdie Birdie"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Bless the Lord, Oh My Soul" to "But for You"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Buy a Bond" to "Christmas"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Christmas in Upstate New York" to "Dance, Dance, Dance"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "The Dancing Star" to "Down Boston Way"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Dreaming" to "Everything's Beautiful"Add to your cart.
Box 37: Sheet Music Contributions and Correspondence F-KAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: "Falling for You" to "Golden Day"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Gone With the Wind" to "How Do I Know I Love You"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "How Lovely You Are" to "I Regret that I Opened the Door"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "I Take These Vows with a Heart True" to "If It's On My Mind It's You"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "If the Fairies Could Only Sing" to "I'm Rip van Winkle"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "I'm Smiling Through My Tears" to "I've Always Hated Sargents"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "I've Got Ya Where I Want Ya Now" to "Keep Smiling"Add to your cart.
Box 38: Sheet Music Contributions and Correspondence L-RAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: "The Last Straw Has Been Broken" to "Lyin' in the Sun"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Mama Told Me" to "Miracle of Spring"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "The Moon Will Remember" to "My Heart Was Aching When You Said Good-Bye"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "My Indian Maid" to "Nobody Knows"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Nobody Loves a Christmas Tree" to "Once Too Often"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "One in a Million" to "Picknicking at the Beach"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Please Give Me the Key to Your Heart" to "Rosabel"Add to your cart.
Box 39: Sheet Music Contributions and Correspondence S-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: "Santa's Helpers" to "Shoes"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Silhouettes" to "Song of My Heart"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Staying in Tonight" to "Then I Hum an Old Song"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "There Is a Sweet Someone It's You!" to "What a Shame"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "What Am I Goin' to Do with You?" to "You Are the One I Love"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "You Don't Quite Love Me Yet!" to "You Gotta Have Umph"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "You Know Why" to "You've Got Me Down"Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Lyrics and Correspondence, 1939-1941Add to your cart.

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[Series 5: Merle Kendrick Papers and Music, 1936-1956],
[Series 6: George Whiting Papers, 1934-1941],
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