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

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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 3: Barnard and Morris Young Music Company Periodicals and Publications, 1928-1966Add to your cart.
Consists of music periodicals, publications, and printing plates produced by companies either owned or operated by Barnard and Morris Young between 1928 and 1966.  Unarranged.  Printing plates have been placed at the end of this series.
Box 49: Cavanaugh Entertainment Publication Materials, ca. 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 3-D Entertainment World Booklets, glasses, photographs, and proofs, ca. 1953Add to your cart.
Box 50: Denton and Haskins, Gem Music, and Intercollegiate Music Pre-Press Materials, 1939-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Denton and Haskins: "Archie's Music Man" Printing paste-ups, 1966Add to your cart.
Music by Gloria Parker
Folder 2: Gem Music: "Sam the Vegetable Man" Instrumental scores (copyist), ca. 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Gem Music: "Sam the Vegetable Man" Printing paste-ups and manuscript materials, lyric sheet, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Gem Music: "Three Foot Skipper Jones" Published sheet music and instrumental parts, orchestral manuscript, 1939Add to your cart.
By George Whiting and Ken Byron
Folder 5: Gem Music: "Archie's Paradise" Printing paste-ups, 1961Add to your cart.
By Archibald Palmer and Gloria Parker
Folder 6: Gem Music: "The Magic of Love" Music manuscripts and printing materials, UndatedAdd to your cart.
By Harry Blackstone and Thomas-Ken Byron
Folder 7: Gem Music: "Sam the Vegetable Man" Artwork, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Intercollegiate Syndicate: "Yellow Rose of Texas Merengue" Printing paste-ups and instrumental parts, 1955Add to your cart.
Box 51: Song Fan Magazine Publication Materials, Other Young PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Published Sheet Music, 1936-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Valentino Song Contest Entries, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Valentino Song Contest Entries, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Valentino Song Contest Entries, January-May 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Valentino Song Contest Entries, June-December 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Valentino Song Contest Entries, 1957, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Valentino Song Contest Entry- Oversized, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Valentino Song Contest Entry- Oversized, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Valentino Song Contest Entry- Oversized, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Valentino Song Contest Prizes, selections, rules, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Song & Words Magazine, September 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Song Fan Magazine, March 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Song Fan Magazine, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Song Fan Magazine, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Song of the Month, May 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Song of the Month, July 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Top Hits, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Top Hits, 1942Add to your cart.
Box 52: Music Printing Materials and Published Music, 1928-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Denton and Haskins- Published Music, 1928, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Denton and Haskins and Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1955Add to your cart.
Songs composed by Edgar Battle and Jean Preston, Titles N-Y
Folder 3: Denton and Haskins and Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Songs Composed by Rita Rose; Titles A-I
Folder 4: Denton and Haskins and Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Songs composed by Rita Rose; Titles L-R
Folder 5: Denton and Haskins and Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Songs composed by Rita Rose; Titles S-Y
Folder 6: Gem Music Corp. Published Sheet Music, 1954, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Gem Music "Up and Down Mambo" Printing paste-up, 1955Add to your cart.
Song composed by Edgar Battle and Rita Rose
Folder 8: Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1955Add to your cart.
Songs composed by Edgar Battle; Titles B-M
Folder 9: Gem Music Printing paste-ups, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Godell Music Printing paste-ups, 1952Add to your cart.
Songs composed by Gloria Parker and Barney Young; One title by Una Mae Carlisle
Folder 11: Intercollegiate Music and Life Music Printing paste-ups, 1938-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Life Music Printing paste-ups, 1953Add to your cart.
Give in to me- Gloria Parker; The Lord Heard My Prayer- Gloria Parker and Barney Young
Folder 13: National Juke Box Music Printing paste-ups, 1932-1955Add to your cart.
My Love- Ross Columbo; A Stairway to the Moon- Ginger Gaye and Pat Raymond; "The Golden Eggs" and "Story of NJBM"
Folder 14: National Juke Box Music and Life Music- Published Sheet Music, 1932, 1949, 1950Add to your cart.
Box 53: Printing PlatesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Angel's Prayer- 2 platesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: What God Made Mothers For- 1 plateAdd to your cart.
Box 54: Printing PlatesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Somebody Stole My Gal- 3 platesAdd to your cart.
Box 55: Printing PlatesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: That Big Rock Candy Mountain- 2 platesAdd to your cart.
Box 56: Printing PlatesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Who Am I- 2 platesAdd to your cart.
Box 57: Printing PlatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Somebody Stole My Gal- 3Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Somebody Stole My Gal- 4Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Somebody Stole My Gal- 5Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Somebody Stole My Gal- 6Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Who Am I- 2Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Who Am I- 3Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Who Am I- 4Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Who Am I- 5Add to your cart.
Folder 9: That Big Rock Candy Mountain- 2Add to your cart.
Folder 10: That Big Rock Candy Mountain- 3Add to your cart.
Folder 11: That Big Rock Candy Mountain- 4Add to your cart.
Folder 12: That Big Rock Candy Mountain- 5Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Angel's Prayer- 1Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Angel's Prayer- 2Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Angel's Prayer- 3Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Angel's Prayer- 4Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Angel's Prayer- 5Add to your cart.

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]

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