Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials dated from approximately 1943-1981. The bulk of the collection is dated from 1949-1959 and is mostly comprised of original handwritten and published arrangements, as well as song lyrics created by Lee Erwin. Arrangements Lee Erwin co-authored to accompany Norman Brooks's songs and photocopies of arrangements by other composers are also included in this collection. Printed materials include promotional fliers, press releases, and articles written...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the manuscripts of theatre organ arranger Charles Evans. While there are some arrangements of hymns and sacred songs, most of the collection contains copies of secular, popular songs. There is one folder of biographical materials, including photographs, plus a complete alphabetical inventory of the arrangements. According to Stan Guy, heir to the Charles Evans estate, "These manuscripts represent [Charles Evans'] life's work and love of music and the...
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials dated from approximately 1938-2008. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1938-1980 and is comprised of performance and souvenir programs from Fox's recitals and concerts at churches and concert halls across the U.S. and internationally. Several of these programs include Virgil Fox's handwritten performance notes. Other printed materials include program proposals, promotional materials, biographies, calendars, newsletters, Virgil Fox's Master Organ...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Betty Gould from approximately 1910-1985. The collection documents Betty's career as a theatre organist across the country, from her earliest headshots, to her time working with Priscilla "Jean" Holbrook on the twin-console Wurlitzer on Staten Island as "Betty and Jean," to her radio career, and her many concerts at Organ Stop Pizza in Mesa, Arizona. The papers include photographs, printed material, correspondence, and ephemera. The bulk of the...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials collected by Stu Green from the mid to late twentieth century. The materials themselves date from as early as 1913 to as late as 1994. The bulk of the collection originated in the mid-century era and consists of printed informational and promotional materials and photographs associated with noteworthy organists, or the "personalities," of that period as Mr. Green indicated on his folders. These materials were collected by Mr. Green as resources for articles...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of David Junchen’s Papers and Photographs from 1908-2005. Much of the collection documents Junchen’s career as a theatre pipe organ builder, businessman, and author. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, blueprints, and photographs relevant to Junchen’s pipe organ business. However, the collection also includes drafts of the third volume of his Encylopedia of the American Theatre Organ and The...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of A. Gordon Kibbee from 1940-1998 and reflects his rich and varied involvement with the pipe organ. The collection boasts many documents that shed light on his career as an organ designer as well as his years as a representative for the Wicks Organ Company. Nine photo albums showcasing church and theatre visits nationwide during the 1960s-1970s illustrate his enthusiasm and knowledge of the pipe organ. As an founding member of the ATOS, there are...
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of photographs of theatre organs, the theatres that housed those organs, and photographs about several theatre organists specific to The Kilgen Organ Company. The collection of photographs and memorabilia was originally compiled by Charles G. Crook.
Scope and Contents The Melvin Doner Papers include correspondence with notable theatre organ performers and contributors to the American Theatre Organ Society, as well as photographs of Melvin Doner and theatre organ personalities, programs, biographical sketches, song listings, vinyl, newspaper clippings and periodicals.