Papers, [ca. 1933-ca. 1942].

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Wachsman, Robert A. Papers, [ca. 1933-ca. 1942].

Papers, [ca. 1933-ca. 1942].

Photographs, programs, reviews, clippings and miscellaneous materials, chiefly of the original production of Porgy and Bess which opened in Boston in 1935 and toured for several years in the U.S. Also contains various materials related to John Henry, Boy meets girl, Home town boy and other productions in which Wachsman was involved. Includes programs and clippings on composer George Gershwin; holograph manuscript of a musical composition by Harold Arlen (Last night when we were young) with signed notation; copies of scores by Harold Arlen (Stormy weather, Let's fall in love excerpt); souvenir program signed by producer Merle Armitage; autographed copy of John Henry blues by composer W.C. Handy; menu signed by Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and others; portrait print of Jerome Kern with signed inscription.

ca. 4 linear ft.

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