Scope and Content
Title: Irving Bibo papers
Date (inclusive): 1920-1964
Collection number: 869
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
and 3 oversize boxes.
Abstract: Irving Bibo (1889-1962) wrote tunes for the Ziegfield Follies, Greenwich Village Follies and other theatricals in the 1920s,
composed scores for more than 300 motion pictures, and composed college songs including "Sing UCLA." The collection consists
of letters, photographs, clippings, scrapbook, song books, and sheet music related to Bibo's career as a songwriter and composer.
Language: Finding aid is written in
Language of the Material:
Materials are in 869.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections
for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library
Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the
creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright
owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Bibo, 1964.
Transferred from the UCLA Oral History Program in 1965.
[Identification of item], Irving Bibo papers (Collection Number 869). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Irving Bibo was born in San Francisco, California, August 22, 1889; he wrote tunes for the Ziegfield Follies, Greenwich Village
Follies, and other theatricals in the 1920s; came to Los Angeles in the 1930s where he composed scores for more than 300 motion
pictures; he also composed college songs including “Sing UCLA,” the “Stanford scalp song,” and the “Michigan State college
marching song”; died May 2, 1962.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of letters, photographs, clippings, scrapbook, song books, and sheet music related to Bibo's career as
songwriter and composer.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Composers--United States--Archival resources.
Motion picture music--Scores.
Genres and Forms of Material