Scope and Contents
The Marni Nixon papers contain scores, recordings, and documents related to her lengthy career as a singer and actress. Scores include nearly 200 manuscript and Ozalid copies of popular songs arranged specifically for Nixon, many with corresponding part sets; printed scores annotated by Nixon; and some manuscripts. Recordings include reel-to-reel tapes, audiocassettes, and VHS videocassettes of Nixon in performance, including many guest appearances for Arthur Godfrey's radio programs. Other materials include concert programs, clippings, photographs, subject files, and other documents from her professional and personal life.