By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Vaughn Monroe Collection, 1933-1993|
|Primary Creator:||Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThe collection consists of one box of various materials, primarily related to Vaughn Monroe and his band, including several manuscript music arrangements from the band.
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|Acquisition Source:||Mrs. Joan B. Miller|
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Box and Folder Listing
Folder 1: Letter from Mrs. Joan B. Miller, donating materials and explaining provenance, 1993 November 14Original and photocopy.
Songs, lead sheets, and sketches by Creed and O'Hara, correspondence naming Helene Creed and Creed Fischer, and supplements from the Philadelphia Inquirer featuring photo prints of St. John Neumann, and the 1977-1978 Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers.
Vocal ensemble score, piano/conductor "copied by Wedo's Music Writing Service - Local 802 M2487, 218 W. 49th Street, Suite 200." Vocal ensemble, piano/conductor (also guitar and vocal, 3 copies), condensed conductor score, ozalid master and copy piano/conductor (taped to fourth copy of prior piano-conductor part), 2 alto saxophones (both double on clarinet), tenor saxophone (double on clarinet), baritone saxophone (double on clarinet), 3 trumpets, trombone, piano, bass, additional parts for bari, 2 trumpets, trombone. Second set begins with piano/conductor/accordion part (2 copies), violins A, B, C, D, and viola.
Big band score, arranged by Irwin Kostal.
Big band score and ozalid master of vocal part. Arranged by Jack Hansen.
Not apparently included with original donation. Includes letter from Tinker (Cunningham) Rautenberg to Morris Martin, with publicity materials and photocopies of newspaper clippings.