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Carolyn Leigh papers

Title
Carolyn Leigh papers, 1944-1985.
Author
Leigh, Carolyn, 1926-1983.
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Box 48Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 48Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 47Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 47Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 46Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 46Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 45Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 45Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 44Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 44Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 43Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 43Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 42Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 42Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 41Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 41Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 40Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 40Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 39Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 39Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 38Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 38Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 37Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 37Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 36Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 36Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 35Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 35Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 34Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 34Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 33Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 33Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 32Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 32Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 31Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 31Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 30Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 30Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 29Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1987-001 Box 29Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

Details

Found In
p1bc Leigh Papers and Sound Recordings (CStRlIN)NYPW92-A97.
Description
13 lin. ft., (25 boxes, 22 scrapbooks).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Scripts.
  • Outlines.
  • Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Box 22 requires prior permission from the donor for access.
Source (note)
  • June Silver (sister)
Biography (note)
  • Carolyn Leigh, lyricist, was born 21 August 1926 in New York.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Carolyn Leigh Papers and Sound Recordings.
Processing Action (note)
  • Described
  • Entered in RLIN
Call Number
*T-Mss 1987-001
OCLC
NYPW88-A37
Author
Leigh, Carolyn, 1926-1983.
Title
Carolyn Leigh papers, 1944-1985.
Access
Box 22 requires prior permission from the donor for access.
Summary
The Carolyn Leigh Papers include notes, drafts of lyrics and scripts, outlines, clippings, production records, financial records and business and personal correspondence. The materials document Carolyn Leigh's private and professional life and her artistic approach. All of her Broadway shows are included as well as many unproduced musicals. There are also lecture notes that discuss the art of lyric writing and a draft of a lyric primer.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Carolyn Leigh Papers and Sound Recordings.
Biography
Carolyn Leigh, lyricist, was born 21 August 1926 in New York. She wrote lyrics for the Broadway shows PETER PAN, WILDCAT, HOW NOW DOW JONES, and LITTLE ME and for a tribute to labor commissioned by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, SOMETHING TO DO. She also wrote for television and numerous popular songs including "Young at Heart" and "Firefly". Ms. Leigh died in New York in 1983 and was inducted posthumously into the Song Writers' Hall of Fame in 1985. Among her principal collaborators were Cy Coleman, Mark 'Moose' Charlap, John Richards, Philip Springer, Elmer Bernstein, Morton Gould, and Lee Pockriss.
Indexes
Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
Connect to:
Finding Aid
Occupation
Lyricists.
Found In:
p1bc Leigh Papers and Sound Recordings (CStRlIN)NYPW92-A97.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1987-001
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