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Lester S. Levy was a music historian and sheet music collector. His music papers contain correspondence, speeches, printed material, and bills related to his collecting activities.
The collection was amassed by Marian Walton Anderson, a pianist and teacher. It is particularly strong in song compilations, musical magazines, popular songs, and works published in Pennsylvania.
Volume of popular American sheet music owned by H. L. Mencken. Approximately 20 individual compositions.
Patti Chapin (later Patti Steincrohn) was a CBS radio singer and pianist from approximately 1934-1943. The collection, approximately 1900-1970, primarily contains annotated and unannotated performance (artist) copies of popular songs, but also includes correspondence, images, song catalogs, unverified original compositions, and various collected popular songs.
Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.
Popular sheet music, 1910-1950.
Sam Carner is a musical theater composer and librettist who collected sheet music along with his father (Frank Carner) and grandfather (Al Rose). The Sam Carner sheet music collection contains 19th and 20th century popular sheet music, musical magazines, and song compilations.
Sheet music composed or published by songwriter William Henry Kennedy, better known as Harry Kennedy.
Manuscript sheet music depicting an arrangement of the Thomas Moore poem "Calm in His Mother's Eyes," 1832. The name of the creator cannot be read.