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Popular music -- United States.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Darlington-Pontius Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: MS 066

This collection contains sheet music of popular favorites, Broadway hits, and songs from motion pictures, spanning a period from 1917 to 1974. The majority of the collection consists of songs from popular motion picture musicals from the golden age of Hollywood ca. 1930-1950. Composers represented include: Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Hoagy Carmichael, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, and Jerome Kern.

Dates: 1917-1974,; Majority of material found within 1930-1950

Paul Leventhal Memorial Archive, Gloria and Warren Leventhal Collection

Identifier: MS 061

This collection consists of autographs of various famous and/or prominent individuals in the field of politics, entertainment, and the military. Most autographs represented in the collection are of late 20th century persons, dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Additional material consists of over 100 pieces of sheet music of popular songs dating from 1885-1923; miscellaneous newspapers and periodicals from the nineteenth century and theater playbills dating from ca. 1920 to 2007.

Dates: 1820 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930-2000