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Finding Aid for the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection of Musical Works and Papers 1853-1994, bulk 1939-1972
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Box 46, Folder 42

If anything happened to you 1938, 1942

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Jimmy Van Heusen also wrote lyrics.
Box 46, Folder 43

If I be your best chance 1965, 1966

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies; 1 copy without cover
Box 46, Folder 44

If Spring were only here to stay 1946

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 45

If that doesn't do it! 1951

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "; 1 song sheet, size: letter

Scope and Content Note

5 copies; 3 copies without cover
Box 46, Folder 46

If you please 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 47

If you stub your toe on the moon 1948

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "; and smaller

Scope and Content Note

5 copies; 5 "professional" copies; 1 smaller edition
Box 46, Folder 48

If you're ever in my arms again 1937

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "; and smaller

Scope and Content Note

5 copies; 1 "professional" copy; 1 copy without cover
Box 46, Folder 49

I'll make a man of the man 1964, 1966

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with covers; 5 copies without covers
Box 46, Folder 50

I'll never waltz again, without you 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 51

I'll only miss her when I think of her 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 52

I'll take the blame 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 53

I'm one of your admirers 1953

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".
Box 46, Folder 54

Imagination 1940

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies Standard edition, 4 copies Music Sales edition
Box 46, Folder 55

The impatient years 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 1 copy without cover
Box 46, Folder 56

Incurably romantic 1959, 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 8 x 11 ".

Scope and Content Note

6 copies of Artist Copy
Box 46, Folder 57

Indiscreet 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover; 5 copies without cover
Box 46, Folder 58

Isn't that just like love 1940

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 59

It could happen to you 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies, 2 copies in another edition, 1 copy in a third edition
Box 46, Folder 60

It gets lonely early 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 61

It hasn't been chilly in Chile 1946

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies
Box 46, Folder 62

It's a darn good thing 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 46, Folder 63

It's a fine, old institution 1952, 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 64

It's always you 1941

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies
Box 46, Folder 65

It's anybody's Spring 1945

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 66

It's better in the dark 1956

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 68

It's nice to go trav'ling 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 69

It's the only way to travel 1962, 1963

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 70

It's the dreamer in me 1938

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Jimmy Van Heusen is lyricist; music composed by Jimmy Dorsey.
Box 46, Folder 71

It's 1200 miles from Palm Springs to Texas 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 72

It's your life 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 73

I've got to fall in love again 1951

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 74

I've got to get somewhere with you 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 75

I've just got to get out of the habit 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 76

Joanne 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. For the wedding of Joanne Toor to Nathan Cummings.
Box 46, Folder 77

Joey 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Theme for the Joey Bishop Show.
Box 46, Folder 78

Just my luck 1945

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

In three editions: 5 copies without cover, 2 featuring Bing Crosby, 1 featuring Les Brown.
Box 46, Folder 79

Just plain lonesome 1942

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 80

Keep a prayer in your heart 1947

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 81

Kind'a Peculiar Brown 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 84

Knockin' on your own front door 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

6 copies
Box 46, Folder 85

The last dance 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 86

Laughing Tony 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 87

Let's all meet at my house 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 88

Let's make love 1959, 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 8 x 11 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies of Artist Copy
Box 46, Folder 89

Let's not be sensible 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

2 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 46, Folder 90

Let's sit this one out 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 91

Life is for livin' 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 92

Life is so peculiar 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 93

Like someone in love 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 95

The look of love 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 96

Look to your heart 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies with covers, 2 copies without covers
Box 46, Folder 97

Looking for yesterday 1940

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

6 copies
Box 46, Folder 98

Love and marriage 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies with cover, 2 copies without cover
Box 46, Folder 99

Love in the air (Canto hatuey) 1937

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

1 copy with cover, 5 copies without cover. Jimmy Van Heusen is lyricist; music composed by Armando Valdespi and Horace Gerlach.
Box 46, Folder 100

Love is a bore 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 101

Love is a four letter word 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 102

Love is the darndest thing 1946

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 103

Love will find a way--they say 1965, 1966

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 104

Love won't let you get away 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 46, Folder 105

Lovin' is livin' 1964, 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 1

The magic window 1953

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 2

Make with the kisses 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 3

Make believe you're here 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 4

A man and his music 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 5

The man with the golden arm 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 6

May the best man win 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 7

Me 'n' you 'n' the moon 1956

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 8

The merry-go-runaround 1952

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 9

Milady 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 10

Miss Jemima walks by 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 11

Mississippi moon 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 12

Mister booze 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 13

Mister Music 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 14

The moon came up with a great idea 1952

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 15

Moonflowers 1952

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 16

Moonland 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies
Box 47, Folder 17

Moonlight becomes you 1942

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies, 1 copy in different edition
Box 47, Folder 18

More than likely 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 19

More than one way 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 20

Mr. and Mrs. Nobody 1951

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 21

My baby loves to swing 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 22

My dream sonata 1956

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 23

My English into French dictionary 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 24

My heart goes crazy 1946

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

3 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 25

My heart is a hobo 1947

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 26

My heart's wrapped up in gingham 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 27

My kind of town 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with covers, 5 copies without covers
Box 47, Folder 28

My love is like a red, red rose 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 29

My six loves 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies in another edition
Box 47, Folder 30

Name it, and it's yours 1961

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 31

Nancy (With the laughing face) 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

1 copy with photo cover, 5 copies with plain cover
Box 47, Folder 32

Nellie Bly 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 33

Next time 1964, 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 34

The night of the quarter moon 1958, 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

1 copy
Box 47, Folder 35

The night that rock and roll died 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 36

No news today 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 37

Not as a stranger 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies
Box 47, Folder 38

Nothing in common 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with covers, 5 copies without covers
Box 47, Folder 39

Now and again 1963

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 41

Now we're getting somewhere 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 42

An occasional flight of fancy 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 43

Oh! You crazy moon 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 47, Folder 44

An old-fashioned Christmas 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 45

Once and for always 1948

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 2 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 46

Once more the blue and white 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 47

Only the lonely 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 48

Opposites 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 49

Our town 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 50

Out with somebody else 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies
Box 47, Folder 51

Pakistan 1954

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Composed by Jimmy Van Heusen under the pseudonym "Arthur Williams".
Box 47, Folder 52

Pardners 1956

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

1 copy with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 53

Paris holiday 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 54

Peace, brother! 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

4 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 55

A perfect married life 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 56

Personality 1945

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 57

The pleasure seekers 1964, 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 "artist" copies
Box 47, Folder 58

Pocketful of miracles 1961

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 59

Polka dots and moonbeams 1939, 1940

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 60

Poppa Santa Claus 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 61

The possibility's there 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 62

Put it there, pal 1945

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 63

Rhythmitis 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 64

Ring the bell 1952

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 65

Ring-a ding ding! 1961

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 66

The road to Bali 1952

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 67

The road to Hong Kong 1962

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 68

The road to Morocco 1942

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 69

Rolling in rainbows 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 70

Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones 1941

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 71

Run for your life! 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 72

Sad-eyed baby 1963

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 73

The same old song and dance 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 2 without cover
Box 47, Folder 74

Say one for me 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 75

The 2nd best secret agent in the whole wide world 1966

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 76

A second-hand turban and a crystal ball 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 77

The second time around 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 78

The secret of Christmas 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

3 copies
Box 47, Folder 79

The September of my years 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 80

Seven nights a week 1957

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies of "artist copy"
Box 47, Folder 81

Sha-sha 1938

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: letter.

Scope and Content Note

2 copies. Original version by Adolf King; English version by Manny Kurtz and Jimmy Van Heusen.
Box 47, Folder 82

Shake down the stars 1940, 1968

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies of 1968 arrangement, 5 copies of 1968 arrangement without cover, 1 copy of original edition
Box 47, Folder 83

She's from Missouri 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 84

Sky high 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 85

Sleighride in July 1944

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 86

Small things 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 87

Smile right back at the sun 1947

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

3 copies, 1 copy in smaller edition
Box 47, Folder 88

The snowman 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

1 copy (loose pages), 2 photocopies of same
Box 47, Folder 89

So help me (If I don't love you) 1938, 1966

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of original, 5 copies of 1966 arrangement
Box 47, Folder 90

So would I 1946

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

2 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 91

Sold to the man with the broken heart 1956, 1957

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 92

Some came running 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

2 copies. Called "Song from 'Some came running' (To love and be loved)".
Box 47, Folder 93

Someone to tell it to 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

4 copies
Box 47, Folder 95

Someplace on Anywhere Road 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 96

Something in common 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 97

Something to think about 1964, 1965

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

4 copies
Box 47, Folder 99

Somewhere in a corner of your heart 1959

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 100

The songs I love 1963

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 101

Speaking of Heaven 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

3 copies, 1 "advanced artist copy"
Box 47, Folder 102

Specialization 1959, 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: letter.

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 103

Spring song 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

6 copies
Box 47, Folder 104

Star! 1968

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 105

Straight down the middle 1957

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

6 copies
Box 47, Folder 106

The stronger sex 1953, 1958

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 107

Style 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 108

The sudden thrill 1953

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 109

Suddenly it's Spring 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

1 copy with cover, 4 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 110

Summertime promises 1964

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 111

Sunday, Monday or always 1943

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

10 copies in three editions
Box 47, Folder 112

Sunshine cake 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 113

(We've got a) Sure thing 1950

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies
Box 47, Folder 114

Suzie Wong (The cloud song) 1960

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

5 copies with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 115

Swingin' a dream 1939

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

1 with cover, 5 copies without cover
Box 47, Folder 116

Swinging on a star 1944, 1945

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

5 copies of original, 1 copy smaller edition, 5 copies piano arrangement by Jimmy Van Heusen
Box 47, Folder 117

Sympathy 1940

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

4 copies (ozalids)
Box 47, Folder 118

Wasn't it a wonderful wedding? 1955

Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

1 copy
Box 123, Folder 13

Photocopies of sheet music covers and title pages n.d.

Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Jimmy Van Heusen titles; removed from his business files.
Box 153, Folder 20

Sheet music by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, bound in spiral notebook n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items; size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

"Burke & Van Heusen Co., Affiliate of Bourne Co." label on cover. Copyright on sheet music dates to 1940s. 2 copies.
Box 165, Folder 6

Songbook: A Selection of Songs by Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen [1955]

Physical Description: Bound sheet music; size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 165, Folder 7

Songbook: Great Songs by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen 1957

Physical Description: Bound sheet music; size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

Famous Songwriters Series; published by Famous Music Corp.
 

Subseries 6. Music by Other Composers 1892-1979

Physical Description: 11 boxes

Arrangement

Arranged by type (unpublished, published) and follows physical order of container

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript music and published song sheets by other composers in addition to Classical sheet music collections and piano exercise books.
Box 9, Folder 7

I'm whisp'ring sweet nothings (in nobody's ear) n.d.

Composer: Dee Lamont
Lyricist: Paul Logan
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 9 x 12 ". Manuscript (Sketch).

Scope and Content Note

Two-page sketch; handwritten: Simon House, Inc.
Box 42, Folder 1

Beautiful in the rain n.d.

Creator/Collector: Unnamed composer
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 9. x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Photocopy).

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of two-page score
Box 42, Folder 2

"Somewhere along the way" and "Weak for the girl(boy)" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Adams, Kurt
Physical Description: 9 leaves;size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

1 three-leaf ozalid of "Somewhere along the way" and 2 ozalids of "Weak for the girl (boy)". The first is two leaves and the second is also two leaves with two leaves of additional music placed in the inside fold. Jimmy Van Heusen claims copyright on this composer--pseudonym?
Box 42, Folder 3

Fire and Wine 1976

Creator/Collector: Agnew, Spiro
Physical Description: 18 leaves; size: 9. x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Sketch, Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

The untitled sketch is six leaves. The 4 three-leaf ozalids are of "Fire and wine".
Box 42, Folder 4

Multiple songs 1954

Creator/Collector: Arlen, Harold
Physical Description: 27 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

1 three-leaf ozalid of "Dark song", 1 three-leaf ozalid of "Dissertation on the state of bliss, or, love and learn", 1 six-leaf ozalid of "Jump de broom", 1 three-leaf ozalid of "The land around us", 1 four-leaf ozalid of "Madame Tango's particular tango", 1 two-leaf ozalid of "Walk to de grave", and 1 six-leaf ozalid of "Wife never understan'".
Box 42, Folder 5

Saturday Sunshine n.d.

Creator/Collector: Bacharach, Burt
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter. Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 42, Folder 6

Intro-Shakespeare lied n.d.

Creator/Collector: Bernstein, Elmer
Physical Description: 6 leaves; 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).
Box 42, Folder 7

Menina flor 1968

Creator/Collector: Bonfa, Luiz
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

One-leaf lead sheet without lyrics.
Box 42, Folder 8

Multiple songs, related notes ca. 1968

Creator/Collector: Brel, Jacques; and others
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: legal and smaller. Published Score (Original, Copies).

Scope and Content Note

Several songs that appear on Frank Sinatra's "My Way" LP (Reprise 1029): 2 copies of Brel's 2-leaf "If you go away" (original and copy), and 2 copies of Lennon-McCartney's "Yesterday" (copies); and, previously stapled together, 1 four-leaf photocopy of Ray Charles' song "Hallelujah I love him so" (copy), 1 three-leaf song sheet of Paul Simon's "Mrs. Robinson" (original), and several handwritten and typed notes, including altered lyrics of "Mrs. Robinson". Also, 1 one-leaf photocopy of "A day in the life of a fool".
Box 42, Folder 9

The nearest thing to love 1968

Creator/Collector: Brock, Bobbe
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 9 x 12 ". Manuscript (Sketch), Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

Three-page sketch with copy of first page, and five copies of the published sheet music.
Box 42, Folder 10

Quatro filhas (Four Daughters) 1968

Creator/Collector: Bushkin, Joe
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12 ". Manuscript (Sketch, Autograph, Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

The autograph is six leaves and contains many corrections. The first sketch is two leaves and has only the title and key signature. The second sketch is written in pen and is a lead sheet and is also two leaves. The three copies are reproductions of the lead sheet sketch.
Box 42, Folder 11

Just a feelin' 1970

Creator/Collector: Clarke, Ken
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

Dedication reads, "To Jimy, one of the finest composers I know, Ken Clarke".
Box 42, Folder 12

The golden key n.d.

Creator/Collector: David, Mack
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

3 copies, three leaves each.
Box 42, Folder 13

If I could live my life in one long day n.d.

Creator/Collector: Gaetano, Giovanni
Physical Description: 18 leaves; size: 9,5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Onion skin, Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

One onion skin and five ozalids of three-leaf score.
Box 42, Folder 14

Quiet love 1979

Creator/Collector: Grouya, Ted
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter. Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

One copy of 4-leaf manuscript.
Box 42, Folder 15

The truth hurts but once 1956

Creator/Collector: Hague, Albert
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

One-leaf, clean copy. Some notes on reverse.
Box 42, Folder 16

"Lazy day" and "Living in our dreams" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Hatch, Tony
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter: Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

Each copy is a two-leaf reproduction of a lead sheet. The songs are "Lazy day", and two copies of "Living in our dreams".
Box 42, Folder 17

Multiple songs 1968

Creator/Collector: Herman, Jerry
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and legal. Manuscript (Ozalid, Copy).

Scope and Content Note

All represented songs are lead sheets. "And I was beautiful", "Dear world", "The garbage", and "Tomorrow morning" are all one-leaf ozalids. The songs "I like me", "I've never said I love you", and "One person" are all two-leaf ozalids. There are two copies of the one-leaf lead sheet for "Kiss her now".
Box 42, Folder 18

"Lady day" and "Michael and Peter" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Holmes, Jake
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid, Copy).

Scope and Content Note

One of the ozalids is the song "Lady day" and is four leaves. The second ozalid is six leaves and is the song "Michael and Peter". The one-leaf, very dark copy is a reproduction of the first leaf of an ozalid or onion skin of the song "Michael and Peter".
Box 42, Folder 19

Multiple songs n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jobim, Antonio Carlos
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid, Copy).

Scope and Content Note

The song "Don't every go away" is represented by a two-leaf lead sheet ozalid. "Off key" is a six-leaf ozalid, "Sabia" is a four-leaf ozalid with lyrics added in red ink. "Someone to light up my life" is a two-leaf lead sheet ozalid and "This happy madness" is also a two-leaf lead sheet ozalid and a copy of a similar ozalid without the corrections written onto the one in the collection. There are two copies of the two-leaf lead sheet ozalid of "Triste" and a copy of the printed sheet. "Wave" is a four-leaf ozalid. The name "Frank Sinatra" is stamped on the front page of a couple of these manuscripts.
Box 42, Folder 20

Multiple songs n.d.

Creator/Collector: Johnson, Ted
Physical Description: 44 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

There are four copies of the three-leaf ozalid "Ev'rything I know I learned from you", and five copies of the two-leaf ozalid "Go, if you're going". "If I were Santa Claus" is a three-leaf ozalid, and there are four copies of the three-leaf ozalid "It must have been two other people". There is one four-leaf ozalid for "She said" and one three-leaf ozalid for "You've got yourself a sweetheart".
Box 42, Folder 21

"I don't care what the old folks say" and "Small talk" 1952

Creator/Collector: Lamont, Dee
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: 9 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

The song "I don't care what the old folks say" is represented by a three-leaf ozalid and "Small talk" by a four-leaf ozalid.
Box 42, Folder 22

Somewhere n.d.

Creator/Collector: McGregor, Chummy
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 6 x 9.5 ". Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

The copy appears to be a mimeograph of a five-line lead sheet on a piece of paper that was torn in half. The name "Glenn Miller" appears above McGregor's. A short list of song titles is on the reverse.
Box 42, Folder 23

Multiple songs n.d.

Creator/Collector: Parente, John
Physical Description: About 30 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Autograph, Onion skin, Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

The song "Happenings (just don't happen)" is represented by a three-leaf autograph, a three-leaf onion skin and a four-leaf onion skin. Three of the ozalids were reproduced from the first onion skin and one from the second. "Polly wants a cracker" has a four-leaf onion skin and five ozalids were reproduced from it. "Ski bum" has a three-leaf onion skin and one ozalid reproduced from it. "Whippoorwill half note" has a four-leaf autograph, a four-leaf onion skin and a three-leaf onion skin. There are three ozalids reproduced from the first onion skin and two from the second.
Box 42, Folder 24

Forget to remember n.d.

Creator/Collector: Randazzo, Teddy
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

One-leaf ozalid
Box 42, Folder 25

Hold on n.d.

Creator/Collector: Rizzo, Pat
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: legal. Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

Two-leaf score
Box 42, Folder 26

Lonely office day blues n.d.

Creator/Collector: Robison, Willard
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Autograph).

Scope and Content Note

Four-leaf score
Box 42, Folder 27

Pray for me! pray for me! (I'm in love) 1960

Creator/Collector: Sanford, William
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

Two-leaf score, co-composed with Del Serino.
Box 42, Folder 28

Angela 1976

Creator/Collector: Sardella, Ed
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

Two-leaf score
Box 42, Folder 29

The ride is over (here's where I get off) n.d.

Creator/Collector: Stept, Sammy
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and letter. Manuscript (Ozalid), Lyric sheet.

Scope and Content Note

Two-leaf score and lyric sheet.
Box 42, Folder 30

Multiple songs n.d.

Creator/Collector: Thomas, Edward
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

The song "How young you were tonight" is a one-leaf lead sheet ozalid, "Maman" is a three-leaf lead sheet ozalid. "No more than a moment" is a two-leaf lead sheet ozalid and "The choice is yours" is a three-leaf lead sheet ozalid.
Box 42, Folder 31

Not you, not I 1955

Creator/Collector: Vitale, Carmen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 12.5 ". Manuscript (Copy).

Scope and Content Note

One-leaf mimeographed copy of score
Box 42, Folder 32

Didn't we 1966

Creator/Collector: Webb, James
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

One-leaf score
Box 43, Folder 1

First year Bach 1914

Creator/Collector: Bach, J. S.
Physical Description: 26 leaves; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is twenty-six leaves and lacks a cover. There are notations in pencil for dynamics and dates.
Box 43, Folder 2

Czerny, Op. 740, The art of finger dexterity for the piano 1939 (c. 1893)

Creator/Collector: Czerny, Carl
Physical Description: 177 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

Exercises on 177 two-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 3

Hanon, The virtuoso pianist in sixty exercises for piano 1939 (c. 1900)

Creator/Collector: Hanon, C. L.
Physical Description: 116 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

Exercises on 116 two-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 4

Master series for the young: Compositions for piano in their original versions, vol. 11, Edvard Grieg After 1919

Creator/Collector: Hughes, Edwin
Physical Description: 32 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is thrity two-sided pages and contains some practice notations.
Box 43, Folder 5

Standard graded course of studies for the piano forte in ten grades 1892

Creator/Collector: Mathews, W. S. B.
Physical Description: 32 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This score is grade I of the series. It has 32 double sided pages and practice notes; one note dated for 9/20/18.
Box 43, Folder 6

A music box of 22 student pieces in early grades 1953

Creator/Collector: Mirovitch, Alfred
Physical Description: 34 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The collection is thirty-four double sided pages and contains works by Russian composers.
Box 43, Folder 7

Waltz melodies, a sparkling collection of tuneful melodies 1951

Creator/Collector: Scholl, Cliff
Physical Description: 32 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection, for the accordion, is thirty-two double sided pages and has notations in blue ink and red pencil.
Box 43, Folder 8

The new Shefte rapid course in modern piano playing 1951 (1927)

Creator/Collector: Shefte, Art
Physical Description: 80 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is the second book in the method series and is eighty double sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 9

Modern and 20th century piano pieces 1965

Creator/Collector: Raphling, Sam
Physical Description: 112 pages; Published Score

Scope and Content Note

This collection is 112 double-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 10

The most popular vocal duets 1914

Creator/Collector: Biedermann, E. J.
Physical Description: 130 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is 130 double-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 11

U.S.A. Vol. 1: Compositions for piano by contemporary American composers 1946

Physical Description: 28 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is twenty-eight double-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 12

Ten easy piece for piano 1950

Creator/Collector: Bartok, Bela
Physical Description: 16 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is sixteen double-sided pages.
Box 43, Folder 13

La Femme piano solos 1958

Creator/Collector: Baxter, Les
Physical Description: 32 pages; Published Score

Scope and Content Note

This collection is thirty-two double sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 1

Complete works for the pianoforte, vol. 34, book nine preludes 1915

Creator/Collector: Chopin, Frederic
Physical Description: 54 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is fifty-four double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 2

E. Robert Schmitz' edition of the Chopin etudes 1938

Creator/Collector: Chopin, Frederic
Physical Description: 176 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is 176 double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 3

El amor brujo 1921

Creator/Collector: de Falla, Manuel
Physical Description: 40 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This is a piano/vocal score of the opera in forty double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 4

Grand Canyon Suite n.d. (c. 1932)

Creator/Collector: Grofe, Ferde
Physical Description: 44 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The suite was arranged for piano and the score is forty-four double sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 5

Sonatina in C major op. 13, no. 1 1945

Creator/Collector: Kabalevky, Dmitri
Physical Description: 14 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is fourteen double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 6

Concerto for piano and orchestra 1945

Creator/Collector: Khachaturian, Aram
Physical Description: 108 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The piece was reduced for two pianos and the score is 108 double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 7

Toccata for piano 1945

Creator/Collector: Khachaturian, Aram
Physical Description: 14 leaves; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is fourteen leaves.
Box 44, Folder 8

Sonata for violoncello and piano, op. 119 1953

Creator/Collector: Prokofieff, Serge
Physical Description: 70 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is fifty-two double-sided pages and an eighteen page cello part is included.
Box 44, Folder 9

Will Rogers, American 1946

Creator/Collector: Robison, Willard
Physical Description: 18 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The piece is "A biographical tone poem for voice and piano". The score is eighteen double-sided pages and there is no separate vocal part. Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 44, Folder 10

Concerto for piano and orchestra, op., 35 1945

Creator/Collector: Shostakovich, Dmitri
Physical Description: 64 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is a reduced version for two pianos and is sixty-four double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 11

24 preludes and fugues for piano, op. 87 1955

Creator/Collector: Shostakovich, Dmitri
Physical Description: 118 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

This score is the first of two volumes and is 118 double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 12

Three fantastic dances, op. 1 1945

Creator/Collector: Shostakovich, Dmitri
Physical Description: 8 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is eight double-sided pages.
Box 44, Folder 13

Children at play, thirteen easy pieces for piano 1946

Creator/Collector: Tansman, Alexandre
Physical Description: 18 pages; Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

The score is eighteen pages, double-sided.
Box 45, Folder 19

Any town is Paris when you're young 1951

Composer: John Scott Trotter
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. 5 copies.
Box 45, Folder 27

At least it was good for a laugh 1953

Composer: Kevin Burke
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. 5 copies.
Box 45, Folder 34

Bitter and Sweet 1959

Composer: Harold Hastings
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Published by Burke and Van Heusen, Inc. 5 copies.
Box 45, Folder 79

The emperor waltz 1947

Composer: Johann Strauss
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Lyrics by Johnny Burke; published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 45, Folder 93

Friendly mountains 1947

Arranger: Joseph J. Lilley
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Lyrics by Johnny Burke; published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 46, Folder 33

I go to Sicily 1963

Composer: Art Wagner
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies; lyrics by Johnny Burke; published by Burke & Van Heusen
Box 46, Folder 36

I want a love 1955

Composer: Morty Jacobs
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Lyrics by Buddy Simon; published by Burke & Van Heusen.
Box 46, Folder 37

I wish I were a Gypsy 1962

Composer: Jack Arant
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Published by Van Heusen Music Corp.
Box 46, Folder 67

It's over because we're through 1932, 1959

Composer: Willie Bryant and Leonard Reed
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 46, Folder 82

Kings go forth (Monique) 1958

Composer: Elmer Bernstein
Lyricist: Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

6 copies
Box 46, Folder 83

The kiss in your eyes 1908, 1947

Composer: R. Heuberger
Lyricist: Johnny Burke
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 46, Folder 94

Lock, Stock and Barrel 1950

Composer: Sammy Fain
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Published by Burke and Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 47, Folder 40

Now that I'm in love 1953

Composer: K. C. Rogan
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

5 copies. Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. K.C. Rogan is the pseudonym of Johnny Burke.
Box 47, Folder 94

Someone turned the moon upside down 1953

Composer: K. C. Rogan
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

2 editions, 1 copy each. Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. K.C. Rogan is the pseudonym of Johnny Burke.
Box 47, Folder 98

Somewhere along the way 1952

Composer: Kurt Adams
Physical Description: 1 song sheet, size: 9 x 12 "

Scope and Content Note

3 copies. Jimmy Van Heusen claims copyright on this composer--pseudonym?
Box 107, Folder 1

The in and the out of it 1959

Composer: Barnes, Billy
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript (Ozalid).

Scope and Content Note

Melody and lyrics.

Note

Removed from reel-to-reel 132 in Box 66.
Box 110, Folder 90

"O son of man, who walked each day" and "No distant Lord have I" 1941 or later

Composer: Wittenberg Gesangbuch
Composer: Edward Shippen Barnes
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 8.5 x 14 "

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of page from hymn book of two Presbyterian hymns. The text of "No distant Lord have I" was written by Maltbie D. Babcock (1858 - 1901).
Box 153, Folder 18

Bitter and Sweet 1959

Creator/Collector: Harold Hastings
Physical Description: 2 items; size: 9 x 12 ". Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. 2 copies.
Box 165, Folder 9

Untitled composition [by Robert Mellin] 1957

Physical Description: 4 leaves (folded); size: 9.5 x 13 ". Manuscript.

Scope and Content Note

Authorship not verified. Reads "Copyright 1957 by Robert Mellin, Inc.". Scored in ink for piano and voice.
Box 165, Folder 20

Please Say Yes or it's Goodbye 1948

Composer: G. David Schine
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter. Published Score.

Scope and Content Note

Published by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. Reduced; original size: 9 x 12 ".

Note

Photocopy; mold-damaged original discarded.
 

Series 2. Sound and Audiovisual Recordings 1932-1988

Physical Description: 29 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes Van Heusen's personal LP collection of classical, jazz, pop, soundtrack, world, and language recordings, many of which include renditions of Van Heusen songs. Also includes reel-to-reel home recordings, studio outtakes, and LP dubs. Film material includes television programs, motion picture prints, and home movies.
 

Subseries 1. Commercial Sound Recordings 1949-1988

Physical Description: 17 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement may reflect original order; arranged by format (LPs, 45 RPMs), genre (jazz, classical, etc.), and whether or not the recording includes Van Heusen material

Scope and Content Note

Sound discs (primarily LPs and singles) from Van Heusen's personal collection. Recordings with Van Heusen songs are listed at the item level by song title.
Box 48, Folder 1

Prestige Moodsville, Volume 3: Red Alone 1960

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Prestige Records, performed by Red Garland. Includes song "Nancy with the Laughing Face".
Box 48, Folder 2

Capitol's songs without words contest ca. 1961

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol Records T1601. Includes untitled Van Heusen melody.
Box 48, Folder 3

Eddie Duran: Jazz Guitarist [1956]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Fantasy 3247, performed by Eddie Duran. Includes song "It could happen to you".
Box 48, Folder 4

Music for swinging moderns [1956]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

EmArcy MG36081, performed by the Dick Johnson quartet. Includes song "Like someone in love".
Box 48, Folder 5

The kid from Salt Lake City [1959]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Coral CRL57205, performed by Deno Kannes. Includes songs "Imagination", "But beautiful", and "Oh! You crazy moon".
Box 48, Folder 6

Lush life [1957]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Prestige 7188, performed by John Coltrane. Includes "Like someone in love".
Box 48, Folder 7

The hit songs from the Broadway musical "Skyscraper" 1965

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, performed by the Hollyridge singers. containing the Van Heusen song titles: -"An occasional flight of fancy" -"Run for your life" -"Local 403" -"Opposites" -"Don't worry" -"Just the crust" -"Everybody has the right to be wrong" -"The gaiety" -'More than one way" -"I'll only miss her when I think of her" -"Spare that building"

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap
Box 48, Folder 8

The Dave Pell octet plays Burke and Van Heusen 1956

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Kapp records KL1034, with Lucy Ann Polk. Includes the following song titles: -"My heart is a hobo" -"Like someone in love" -"It could happen to you" -"Suddenly it's spring" -"It's always you" -'What does it take" -"Aren't you glad you're you" -"All this and heaven too" -"Just my luck" -"When is sometime" -"Humpty dumpty heart"
Box 48, Folder 9

The Tony Bennett and Bill Evans Album 1975

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Fantasy records F-9489, performed by Tony Bennett and Bill Evans. Includes song title "But beautiful" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 10

Salutations F. S. 1977

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

PBR International records PB7-7, performed by Al Viola. Includes song title "Nancy with the laughing face" and "Fly me to the moon" by Van Heusen.

Note

Includes dedication to Van Heusen by Viola on reverse.
Box 48, Folder 11

Songs by Burke and Van Heusen 1959

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

RCA Victor records LPM-1895, performed by Lena Horne. Includes the following song titles: -"You don't have to know the language" -"Like someone in love" -"It's anybody's spring" -"But beautiful" -"Just my luck" -"Get rid of Monday" -"A friend of yours" -"It could happen to you" -"Sleigh ride in July" -"My heart is a hobo" -"Polka dots and moon beams" -"Ring the bell"
Box 48, Folder 12

But Beautiful 1976

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Catalyst records CAT-7609, performed by Sam Most. Includes song title "But beautiful" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 13

Journey back to Oz 1980

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size:12 ".

Scope and Content Note

MortonNorwich, with the voices of Liza Minelli, Milton Berle, et. al. Includes the following Van Heusen song titles: -"Overture" -"Far away land" -"Sign post song" -"Keep a happy thought" -"Horse on the carousel" -"B-R-A-N-E" -"An elephant never forgets" -"H-E-A-R-T" -"N-E-R-V-E" -"You only have you" -"If you're gonna be a witch" -"Return to Oz march" -"That feeling for home" -"Entre act overture"

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap
Box 48, Folder 14

Strictly U.S.A. 1963

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

London records LL3307, performed by Caterina Valente. Includes song title "Come fly with me" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 15

Night sounds - San Francisco [1966]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca records DL74731, performed by Joe Bushkin. Includes song titles "The second time around" and "I'll only miss her when I think of her" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 18

The only recorded performance of Paul Desmond with the Modern Jazz quartet 1981

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Finesse records FW37487, performed by Paul Desmond with the Modern Jazz Quartet. Includes song title "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 19

Robert Farnon and his orchestra play the hits of Sinatra 1965

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Philips records PHS 600-179, performed by Robert Farnon. Includes song titles "Second time around," "All the way," "Come fly with me," "Only the lonely," "Call me irresponsible," "The tender trap," "Nancy (with the laughing face)," and "My kind of town" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 20

For someone in love 1977

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Stanyan Records, SR 10138, performed by Lena Horne. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"You don't have to know the language" -"Like someone in love" -"It's anybody's spring" -"But beautiful" -"Just my luck" -"Get rid of Monday" -"A friend of yours" -"It could happen to you" -"Sleigh ride in July" -"My heart is a hobo" -"Polka dots and moon beams" -"Ring the bell"

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap
Box 48, Folder 21

Spring is here [1955]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

MGM E3162, performed by the Ray Charles singers. Includes "Suddenly it's spring" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 22

Songs from "Thoroughly modern Millie" [1967]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca DL 74864, performed by the Dukes of Dixieland. Includes the songs "Thoroughly modern Millie" and "The tapioca" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 23

Skyscraper 1965

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records SVAS2422, performed by the original Broadway cast. All song titles by Van Heusen.

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap
Box 48, Folder 24

Syms by Sinatra 1982

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".; 2 copies

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records 1-23724, performed by Sylvia Syms (vocal) and Frank Sinatra (as conductor). Includes song titles "All my tomorrows" and "I thought about you" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 25

Very Sinatra 1982

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Finesse records FW37988, performed by Rudy Braff. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"All the way' -"Nancy" -"Come fly with me" -"The second time around" -"My kind of town" Also includes note from Sharon Williams of Columbia Records to Van Heusen, May 17, 1982.
Box 48, Folder 26

No one cares 1959

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records ST-1221, performed by Frank Sinatra. Includes song titles "When no one cares" and "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 27

Portrait of Sinatra 1977

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: Two 33 1/3 RPM record set; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records K64039, performed by Frank Sinatra. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Star" -"Empty tables" -"My kind of town" -"Call me irresponsible" -"All the way" -"Come fly with me" -"Second time around"
Box 48, Folder 28

Debut [1958]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size:12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca Records DL 8557, performed by Marcy Lutes. Includes song title "Aren't you glad you're you" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 30

American songs sung in French [1957]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12".

Scope and Content Note

ABC-Paramount records ABC185, performed by Suzanne Bernard. Includes song title "Love and Marriage" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 31

Don't go to strangers [1960]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Prestige records 7186, performed by Etta Jones. Includes song title "All the way" by Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 32

Sweetenings [1959]

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Roulette Records SR 52023, performed by Harry "Sweets" Edison. Includes song title "Imagination" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 1

Bing 1954

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: Five 33 1/3 RPM discs; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca records DL8072, performed by Bing Crosby. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Sunshine cake" -"Love thy neighbor" -"Moonlight becomes you" -"Road to Morocco" -"Sunday, Monday, or always" -"Swinging on a star" -"Yah-ta-ta yah-ta-ta" -"The bells of St. Mary's" -"Put it there, pal"
Box 49, Folder 2

Say one for me 1959

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Buena Vista records BV-1302, performed by Rex Allen, Roberta Shore, and Tony Paris. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Say one for me" -"The girl most likely to succeed" -"The secret of Christmas" -"The night rock 'n' roll died" -"I couldn't care less" -"Hello doll, you can't love them all" -"Chico's choo-choo"
Box 49, Folder 3

That man (love letter to Frank Sinatra) 1961

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Kapp Records KL-1236, performed by Sylvia Syms. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"That man" -"The tender trap" -"Like someone in love" -"I thought about you" -"Come fly with me" -"All the way" -"Only the lonely" -"The last dance"
Box 49, Folder 4

The road to Hong Kong [1961]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".; 2 copies

Scope and Content Note

Liberty records 17002, performed by the original cast. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Overture" -"Let's not be sensible" -"Team work" -"The only way to travel" -"Road to Hong Kong" -"Let's not be sensible blues" -"Warmer than a whisper"
Box 49, Folder 5

That Christmas feeling [1968]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 in.

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, ST 2978, performed by Glen Campbell. Includes the Song titles "Christmas is for children" and "It must be getting close to Christmas" by Van Heusen.

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap.
Box 49, Folder 6

Moonlight Sinatra [1966]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records 1018, performed by Frank Sinatra. Includes "Oh! You crazy moon" and "Moonlight becomes you" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 7

Let's make love [1960]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records CL1527, containing the Van Heusen song titles: -"Let's make love" -"Incurably romantic" -"Specialization" -"Hey you with the crazy eyes"
Box 49, Folder 8

Johnny Smith plays the songbook of Jimmy Van Heusen n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Roost records LP2250, performed by Johnny Smith. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"But beautiful" -"Swinging on a star" -"I could have told you" -"It could happen to you" -"Oh you crazy moon" -"I thought about you" -"Deep in a dream" -"So help me" -"Nancy" -"Polka dots and moon beams" -"Darn that dream" -"Imagination"
Box 49, Folder 9

Robin and the seven hoods [1964]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records FS-2021, containing the Van Heusen song titles: -"Robin and the seven hoods" -"My kind of town" -"All for one and one for all" -"Don't be a do-badder" -"Any man who loves his mother" -"Style" -"Mister booze" -"I like to lead when I dance" -"Bong! Bong!" -"Charlotte couldn't charleston" -"Give praise! Give praise! Give praise!"

Note

LP sealed in original shrink wrap
Box 49, Folder 10

The academy award songs 1966

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

RCA Victor, LSP6013, performed by Henry Mancini. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Swingin' on a star" -"All the way" -"High hopes" -"Call me irresponsible" Dedicated and signed by Jimmy Van Heusen to Artie Soral.
Box 49, Folder 11

The Hollywood musicals 1986

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".; 2 copies

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records FC40372, performed by Johnny Mathis and Henry Mancini. Includes the song titles "Moonlight becomes you", "It could happen to you", and "But beautiful" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 12

Rosemary Clooney sings the music of Jimmy Van Heusen 1986

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Concord records CJ-308, performed by Rosemary Clooney. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Love won't let you get away" -"I thought about you" -"My heart is a hobo" -"The second time around" -"It could happen to you" -"Imagination" -"Like someone in love" -"Call me irresponsible" -"Walking happy" -"The last dance"
Box 49, Folder 13

Coltrane time [1959]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

United Artists records UAJ 14001, performed by John Coltrane. Includes song title "Like someone in love" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 14

Star! 1968

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

20th Century Fox,DTCS 5102. Includes song title "Star!" by Van Heusen.

Note

LP sealed in original shrink-wrap
Box 49, Folder 15

What kind of fool am I? 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Epic records 24044, performed by Adam Wade. Includes song title "Second time around" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 16

Anything goes [1956]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca records DL 8318, includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Ya gotta give the people hoke" -"A second hand turban and a crystal ball" -"You can bounce right back"
Box 49, Folder 17

Swingin' on the moon [1960]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Verve records MG V-2144, performed by Mel Torme. Includes song title "Oh! You crazy moon" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 18

An evening with Johnny Mercer 1977

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Laureate records LL-601, performed by Johnny Mercer. Includes song title "I thought about you" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 19

American Popular Song: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1984

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: Six 33 1/3 RPM discs; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Smithsonian Institution Press. Includes song title "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 20

Dedicated to you [1960]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

ABC-Paramount,ABCS-355, performed by Ray Charles. Includes song title "Nancy" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 21

More (mondo cane) n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

20th century-Fox, SXG 5012, performed by Ricky Alan and his orchestra. Includes song title "Polka dots and moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 49, Folder 22

Don Shirley with 2 basses n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Cadence records CLP 3008, performed by Don Shirley. Includes song title "Polka dots and moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 50, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of jazz, soundtracks, and other popular recordings n.d.

Physical Description: Sixty-four 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Non-Van Heusen related commercial recordings from his collection. Individual and box set releases; a few remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 51, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of jazz, soundtracks, and other popular recordings n.d.

Physical Description: Seventy-two 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 ". One cassette collection.

Scope and Content Note

Non-Van Heusen related commercial recordings from his collection. Individual and box set releases; many remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles, although many are soundtrack recordings from the 1980s. A few album jackets bear handwritten dedications: The Arthur Schwartz LP is signed by Schwartz with a dedication to Jimmy Van Heusen; the Harold Arlen LP is signed by Arlen with a dedication to Jimmy Van Heusen (water damaged); and the Jonathan Schwartz LP is signed by Schwartz with a dedication to Jimmy Van Heusen.
Box 52, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music, jazz, soundtracks, and other popular recordings ca. 1940s and 1950s

Physical Description: Fifty 33 1/3 RPM discs; size: 10 " and fifty 78 RPM discs; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Non-Van Heusen related commercial recordings from his collection. No discernible order or arrangement of titles. A few album jackets bear handwritten dedications: The Dorothy Carless LP is signed by Harold Arlen with a dedication to Jimmy Van Heusen; a second copy of the Dorothy Carless LP is signed by Arlen with a dedication to William Perlberg; the Tony Martin LP is signed by Arlen with a dedication to William and Bobbe Perlberg; and the "St. Louis Woman" LP (jacket only) is signed by Arlen with a dedication (and musical sketches) to William Perlberg. Three jackets do not contain discs.
Box 53, Folder 0

Commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Seventy-four 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection arranged alphabetically by composer (A-Z), followed by titles featuring multiple works or particular performers. Several recordings remain unopened in their original shrink wrap.
Box 54, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Thirty-six 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size 12 "; one 78 RPM disc recording, size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Individual and box set releases; many remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 55, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Eighty-eight 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Individual and box set releases; many remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 56, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Eighty-five 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 "

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Individual and box set releases; many remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 57, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Seventy-four 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Individual and box set releases; many remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 58, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Twenty 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 "

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Mostly box set releases; several remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 59, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of classical music n.d.

Physical Description: Twenty-three 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: 12 "

Scope and Content Note

Recordings from Van Heusen's collection. Box set releases; several remain unopened in original shrink wrap. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 60, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of foreign language instruction, spoken word, interviews, plays, ethnic music, and sound effects n.d.

Physical Description: Thirty-two 33 1/3 RPM disc recordings; size: most 12", one set 10"; one 78 RPM disc recording; size: 7".

Scope and Content Note

Individual and box set releases. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 154, Folder 5

Famous barber shop ballads, vol. 2 [1949]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Decca, DL 5051, performed by The Mills Brothers. Does not include Van Heusen material.
Box 155, Folder 1

Our town [1955]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 "

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records EAP 1-673, performed by Frank Sinatra. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Our town" -"The impatient years" -"Love and Marriage". 2 copies
Box 155, Folder 3

Walking happy n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, 5758, performed by Peggy Lee.
Box 155, Folder 4

Teamwork n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, R-20-100, performed by the High Hopes children's chorus.
Box 155, Folder 5

The second time around n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 45 RPM disc; size: 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

RCA Victor, 47-7791, performed by Henry Mancini.
Box 155, Folder 6

I wouldn't trade Christmas ca. 1969

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, L6757, performed by the Sinatra family.
Box 155, Folder 7

Imagination 1953

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 in.; 2 album set

Scope and Content Note

Decca records, ED512, performed by Victor Young. Includes the Van Heusen song titles: -"Imagination" -"Moonlight becomes you" -"But beautiful" -"Like someone in love". 2 Disc set.
Box 155, Folder 9

Tornado swing (The girl with the bells) n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca, D45-4129, performed by Klaus Ogermann.
Box 155, Folder 10

"Tina" and "The second time around" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise, R-20001, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 11

Come blow your horn 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, R-20184, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 12

"But beautiful" and "Like someone in love" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

"But beautiful" performed by Doris Day and "Like someone in love" performed by Steve Lawrence. Columbia/Coral.
Box 155, Folder 13

All the way ca. 1957

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, F3793, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 14

"I like to lead when I dance" and "My kind of town" ca. 1964

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, 8279, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 16

Road to Hong Kong n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Mohawk records, no. 130, performed by Marlene Verplanck.
Box 155, Folder 17

"Sunday, Monday or always" and "Sleighride in July" ca. 1960

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

"Sunday, Monday or always" performed by Roger Williams and "Sleighride in July" performed by Julie London. Kapp/Liberty.
Box 155, Folder 19

"The secret of Christmas" and "Just what I wanted for Christmas" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records, 4-41496, performed by Bing Crosby.
Box 155, Folder 20

The boy's night out [The boys' night out] ca. 1962

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Mercury records, 72013, performed by Patti Page.
Box 155, Folder 21

Warmer than a whisper n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Liberty records, LB-1451, performed by Gene McDaniels.
Box 155, Folder 22

Cathy ca. 1962

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, 45-37713, performed by Vic Damone. 2 copies.
Box 155, Folder 23

"Straight down the middle" and "Tomorrow's my lucky day" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records, 4-41104, performed by Bing Crosby. 2 copies.
Box 155, Folder 24

"I thought about you" and "Like someone in love" ca. 1956

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

From Verve LP, promotional copy, BVH-6, performed by Ella Fitzgerald.
Box 155, Folder 26

"Name it and it's yours" and "Pocketful of miracles" ca. 1961

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, R20040, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 27

My six loves ca. 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Dot records, 45-16465, performed by Debbie Reynolds.
Box 155, Folder 29

Some came running ca. 1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, F4103, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 30

"You never had it so good" and "Early American" ca. 1964

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, PRO-164, performed by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Fred Waring.
Box 155, Folder 31

It's nice to go trav'ling ca. 1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, 45-C1, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 32

The look of love ca. 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, R-20,107, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 155, Folder 33

Warmer than a whisper n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, 4773, performed by Gordon MacRae.
Box 155, Folder 34

Indiscreet n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records, 4-41181, performed by Percy Faith.
Box 155, Folder 35

One man's love song is another man's blues n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records, 4-41327, performed by Johnnie Ray.
Box 155, Folder 36

"How are ya' fixed for love?" and "Nothing in common" ca. 1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol records, F3952, performed by Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith.
Box 155, Folder 37

What makes it happen n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia records, 4-43954, performed by Tony Bennett.
Box 155, Folder 38

Come blow your horn ca. 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, R-20169, performed by Nelson Riddle.
Box 155, Folder 39

More than one way n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Lyric records, R-1331, performed by Jack La Forge.
Box 155, Folder 41

Far away n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Kapp records, K-589, performed by Jack Jones.
Box 155, Folder 42

Far away n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Kapp records K-964, performed by Jack Jones.

Note

Folded copy of sheet music of same removed.
Box 155, Folder 43

Empty tables 1976

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Reprise records, RPS 1343, performed by Frank Sinatra.
Box 156, Folder 0

Assorted commercial recordings of jazz, soundtracks, and other popular recordings n.d.

Physical Description: Twenty-nine 45 RPM discs; size: 7 "; one 16 2/3 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Non-Van Heusen related commercial recordings from his collection. Many of these discs appear to have once belonged to William Perlberg and feature music from films he produced. No discernible order or arrangement of titles.
Box 157, Folder 1

Skin and bones [1956]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Mercury, MG 20365, performed by Carl Stevens. Includes "Imagination" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 2

Chet Baker in New York 1958

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Riverside, RLP 12-281, performed by Chet Baker. Includes "Polka dots and moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 3

Chet Baker: Quartet-Sextet-Ensemble 1955

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Pacific Jazz, PJ-1206, performed by Chet Baker. Includes "Imagination" and "Moonlight becomes you" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 4

Songs for rainy day lovers [1967]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia, CS 9491, performed by Clare Fischer. Includes "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 5

The high and the mighty n.d.

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Verve, MGV-8228, performed by the Lionel Hampton Quintet. Includes "But Beautiful" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 6

Pacific standard (swingin'!) time n.d.

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca, DL 4031, performed by the Buddy Defranco Tommy Gumina Quartet. Includes "Darn that dream" and "Polka dots and moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 7

Lonely guitar n.d.

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Imperial, LP 9089, performed by Jimmie Dodd. Includes "I thought about you" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 8

Piano witchcraft of Cy Coleman [1963]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, T 1952, performed by Cy Coleman. Includes "I thought about you" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 9

Max Bennett plays [1956]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Bethlehem Records, BCP-50, performed by Max Bennett. Includes "Do you know why" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 10

Jay Jay Johnson, volume 2 ca. 1955

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Blue Note, 1506, performed by Jay Jay Johnson. Includes "It could happen to you" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 11

The clarinet artistry of John La Porta n.d.

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Fantasy, 3248, performed by John La Porta. Includes "Darn that dream" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 12

The kingdom of swing 1960

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

RCA Victor, LPM-2247, performed by Benny Goodman. Includes "It's the dreamer in me" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 13

House of horn [1957]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Dot, DLP 3091, performed by Paul Horn. Includes "Sunday, Monday, or always" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 14

Love is a game of poker [1962]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, T 1817, performed by Nelson Riddle. Includes "Indiscreet" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 15

Last chorus 1950s

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Riverside, RLP 12-266, performed by Ernie Henry. Includes "Like someone in love" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 16

Too much piano [1954]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Brunswick, BL 54006, performed by Dick Marx and John Frigo. Includes "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 17

Only the lonely 1958

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, ST 1053, performed by Frank Sinatra. Includes "Only for the lonely" by Van Heusen. 2 copies, both in original shrink-wrap.
Box 157, Folder 18

Trombone and voices 1960

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia, CS 8347, performed by J. J. Johnson. Includes "Only the lonely" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 19

Count Basie at Newport [1957]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Verve, MGV-8243, performed by Count Basie. Includes "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 20

Terry Gibbs 1955

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

EmArcy, MG 36047, performed by Terry Gibbs. Includes "Imagination" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 21

Dream dancing medley [1961]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol, ST 1608, performed by Ray Anthony. Includes "Heaven can wait" and "Oh! You crazy moon" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 22

The Briarcliff Orchestra plays hits made famous by Frank Sinatra [1967]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Columbia,HS 11213, performed by the Briarcliff Orchestra. Includes "All the Way", "Nancy", "Come fly with me", "Love and marriage", and "(Love is) the tender trap" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 23

Flirtation walk [1954]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

London, LL 1053, performed by Robert Farnon. Includes "It's always you" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 24

I love a piano [1958]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Roulette Birdland, SR 52043, performed by Phineas Newborn. Includes "Love and marriage" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 25

A certain smile, a certain sadness [1966]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Verve, V-8673, performed by Astrud Gilberto and Walter Wanderley. Includes "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 26

Look to your heart 1968

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

RCA Victor, LSP-4052, performed by Perry Como. Includes "Look to your heart" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 27

Another time, another space 1988

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Muse, MR 5339, performed by Morgana King. Includes "Like someone in love" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 28

A night in mambo-jazzland [1956]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Tico, 1023, performed by Pete Terrace. Includes "Imagination" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 29

The many sides of Toshiko [1957]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Verve, MGV 8273, performed by Toshiko Akiyoshi. Includes "Imagination" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 30

On the rocks n.d.

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca, DL 8468, performed by Joe Mooney. Includes "Nancy" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 31

Easy jazz 1955

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

London, LL 1488, performed by Ralph Sharon. Includes "Darn that dream" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 32

Let's face the music [1961]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Roulette Birdland, SR 52055, performed by Maynard Ferguson. Includes "It could happen to you" by Van Heusen. 2 copies, one stereo, one mono.
Box 157, Folder 33

Joe Newman with woodwinds [1958]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Roulette Birdland, SR-52014, performed by Joe Newman. Includes "Nancy" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 34

More Joe Harnell, more bossa nova pops 1963

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Kapp, KL-1325, performed by Joe Harnell. Includes "Darn that dream" by Van Heusen.
Box 157, Folder 35

Like someone in love [1966]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca, DL 74707, performed by Peter Duchin. Includes "I'll only miss her when I think of her", "like someone in love" and "Here's that rainy day" by Van Heusen.

Note

LP unopened in original shrink-wrap.
Box 157, Folder 36

Charlie Mariano [1955]

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Bethlehem, BCP 25, performed by Charlie Mariano. Includes "Darn that dream" by Van Heusen.
 

Subseries 2. Non-commercial Sound Recordings 1934-1983

Physical Description: 11 boxes

Arrangement

Arranged by recording format (type, size, speed); physical order of container may reflect original order in some cases; original numbering system maintained for magnetic tape recordings and arranged in order

Scope and Content Note

Reel-to-reel tapes of alternative takes or demos, private recordings, radio broadcasts, and compilations of commercially-recorded Jimmy Van Heusen songs by various performers. Sound discs include test pressings, radio recordings, and private pressings of live performances or events. Recordings in Boxes 154 and 156 appear to have belonged to William Perlberg, movie producer and former husband of Bobbe Van Heusen.
Box 48, Folder 16

Cue Magazine's Salute to ASCAP 5/1/1966

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: Six 33 1/3 RPM discs in boxed set; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Published privately. Includes live performances by Jimmy Van Heusen (with Sammy Cahn), Hoagy Carmichael, Dinah Shore, Tony Bennett, Jule Styne, Harold Arlen, and others at Philharmonic Hall, New York.
Box 48, Folder 17

The Music Makers: Jimmy Van Heusen, part 2 10/31/1983

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Narwood Productions, recording of radio program. Interview with Van Heusen by host Skitch Henderson. For broadcast the week of Oct.31, 1983.

Note

Removed from original packing sleeve
Box 48, Folder 29

Boomtown party-1959-Share, Inc. 1959

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Privately published and sold to benefit Share, Inc., an organization for children with mental disabilities. Recording of live performance, featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Tony Curtis, and others. Some music by Jimmy Van Heusen.
Box 61, Folder 0

7" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings n.d.

Physical Description: Twenty 7" reels

Scope and Content Note

Reels missing original boxes. Information derived from information on reel itself: 1. "Van. H. Songs, Pop"; 2. "The week that was."; 3. "Star" [Star!]; 4. "CK [or CR] Music"; 5. "Sinatra Family Christmas Album"; 6. "Mom...Eleanor...Linda...Patty"; 7. "Oz" [Journey Back to Oz]; 8. "Oz # 2" [Journey Back to Oz]; 9. "Oz pt. 2" [Journey Back to Oz]; 10. "Part one"; 11. "Ella Fitzgerald Sings George and Ira Gershwin Song Book" [commercial release, Verve]; 12. "Bruch, Vieuxtemps" [commercial release, RCA Victor]; 13. [no label]; 14. [no label]; 15. [no label]; 16. [no label]; 17. [no label, 2 reels]; 18. "Blank"; 19. "Blank"; 20. "Blank".
Box 62, Folder 0

7" and 10" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings ca. 1959

Physical Description: Fourteen 7" tapes and five 10" tapes

Scope and Content Note

Appear to be compilations of commercially-recorded Jimmy Van Heusen songs by various performers. Performers include Steve Allen, Chet Baker, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Miles Davis, Sammy Davis, Jr., Judy Garland, Stan Getz, Jackie Gleason, Lionel Hampton, Jack Lemmon, Johnny Mercer, Dean Martin, Artie Shaw, Frank Sinatra, Annette Warren, Teddy Wilson and others. Reel 45 may contain unreleased material. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in most cases. Content description based on spine using original numbering system: 7" tapes: 1. Van H. songs(pop) 2. Van H. songs (pop & jazz) 3. Van H. songs(pop) Feb. '59 4. Van H. songs (pop) 5. Van H. songs (pop) Feb. '59 6. Van H. songs (pop) Feb. '59 8.Van H. songs(pop & jazz) 9. Van H. songs 1959 11. Van H. songs- "This earth is mine", "Say one for me", Mar. '59 12. Van H. songs 1959 42. Van H. songs- pop records 43. Van H. songs-Martin + Lewis, Steve Allen, Kay Brown, Peggy King 44. Van H. songs(old records) 45. soundtracks-JVH songs 10" tapes: 49. Van H. Records-All by Sinatra 50. Van H. songs-Victor Young 51. Van H. songs(pop & jazz) 60. Van H. songs 61. Van H. songs
Box 63, Folder 0

7" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings ca. 1959

Physical Description: Thirty-seven 7" tapes

Scope and Content Note

Appear to be compilations of commercially-recorded Jimmy Van Heusen songs by various performers. Performers include Chet Baker, Mildred Bailey, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck, Sammy Cahn, Ray Charles, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis, Jr., Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Jackie Gleason, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Billie Holiday, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Liberace, Dean Martin, Johnny Mathis, Glenn Miller, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Jimmy Van Heusen, Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington, and others. Demos, alternative takes, rehearsals, or jam sessions appear on Tapes 16, 18, 28, 32, 33, 64, and 67. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in most cases. Content description based on spine using original numbering system: 7. Van H. songs (pop) 10. Van H. songs (pop) 13. Van H. songs 1959 14. Van H. songs (pop) 1959 15. Van H. songs (pop) 1959 16. Van H songs 1959 17. Van H. songs (pop and jazz) 18. Van H. songs (pop) 19. sound tracks 20. Van H. songs (pop) 21. Van H. songs (Haynes) 22. Van H. songs (jazz) 23. Van H. songs (jazz) 24.Van H. songs (jazz) 25. Van H. songs 26. Van H. songs (pop) 27. Van H. songs(pop and jazz) 28. Van H. songs(pop) 29. Van H. songs(pop) 30. Van H. songs(pop) 31. Van H. Records 32. Van H. songs (pop) 33. Sammy Cahn 34. Van H. songs (jazz) 35. soundtrack "All the way" Van H. songs (pop) 36. Van H. songs(pop and jazz) 37. Van H. songs(jazz) 38. Van H. songs 40. Van H. Records 41. Van H. songs 46. Van H. songs (old records) 63. Van H. songs(old records) 64. jazz records (Van H. songs) 65. Van H. records (jazz) 66.Van H. songs(pop and jazz) 67. Van H. songs(pop and jazz) 68. Johnny Smith plays Van H.
Box 64, Folder 0

5" and 10" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings, 1 piano roll ca. 1950s

Physical Description: Five 5" tapes, Four 10" tapes, one reel box cover, and one piano roll

Scope and Content Note

Various commercial compilations with possible outtakes, radio recordings, language instruction tapes, and unlabeled reels. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in some cases. Content description based on spine or reverse of reel box, or the reel itself: 10" tapes: 1. Contains "Dedicated to you" by Ray Charles, "Genius of Ray Charles" by Ray Charles, "Sweet songs for sweet singers" by Ella Fitzgerald, Al Hirt, and "Love is the thing" by Nat Cole, 1953; 2. Dinah Shore Program: Dinah Shore and Jack Smith, Nat Cole "For a moment of your love", 1951 to 1953; 3. Kenny Higgins (not in original box); 4. Empty Reel, metal; 5" Tapes: 5. 5" reel box, bottom only, with label: "Instrumental 'Desert inn', 2 versions-demo"; 6. Ampex Series 2000 Demonstration Tape; 7. Dormiphone Cartridge, "verbs"; 8. Orrtronic Tapette Cartridge, "Spanish"; 9. No Label; 10. No Label; 11. Piano roll: "If you're ever in my arms again", played by Rudy Martin.
Box 65, Folder 0

3", 4", 5", 7" and 10" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings ca. 1959 to 1965

Physical Description: Thirty-four 7" tapes; thirteen 5" tapes; one 4" tape; three 3" tapes

Scope and Content Note

Various recordings from radio shows, private events, performances, demos, and compilations of commercial recordings. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in most cases. Content description based on spine using original numbering system: 7" TAPES: 84. piano and Nat Cole demonstration; 89. Lucy Ann Polk-Van Heusen album; 91. My fairfax lady; 92. Interview with Dennis Crosby, Feb. 1959; 93. Bill Weaver Show; 94. Mrs. Dean Martin birthday party; 95. Van H. interviews(radio) 1959; 96. Frank Sinatra birthday party Dec. 1958; 97. Flop parade songs-Bing Crosby Show (radio); 98. Railroad hour (Gordon MacRae); 99. Van H. as disc jockey, Feb. 1959 Pt.1 (KDAY); 100. Van H. as dj, Feb, 1959 Pt. 2 (KDAY); 101. Van H. as dj, Feb. 1959 Pt. 3 (KDAY); 105. Van H. songs (Sammy Cahn, Sarah Vaughan, and others); 106. Bing Crosby and Al Jolson; 107. David Rose orch.; 108. Van H. songs 1959 (by various); 109. Roger Williams "Faraway"; 111. Van H. songs (pop) 1960 (by Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, others); 112. Van H. songs (pop) 1960 (various); 113. Van H. songs (pop) 1959 (Dean Martin and others); 114. Carl McIntyre show 3/16/60 (Interview with JVH); 115. Roger Williams "Faraway" 1959; 116. Troubleshooters music 7/30/59; 146. Van H. songs (pop) April 1961 (John Coltrane and other jazz musicians); 147. Van H. songs 1961 (Frank Sinatra and others); 148. Van H. songs (Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, and others); 190. 50th birthday program Pt. 1; 191. score to "Johnny Cool", Reel 1; 192. score to "Johnny Cool", Reel 2; 206. Have the time of your life 7/12/1965; 216. Les Poupees de Paris Pt. 1, 4/15/1964; 217. Les Poupees de Paris Pt. 2; 221. AAAA luncheon 10/24/63. 5" TAPES: 102. Van H. songs (Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, and others); 103. Sinatra-"Some came running" (Demo); 149. main title "Boys night out" (Patti Page); 150. Sands Hotel Commercial (Sammy Cahn); 182. Let's go see the Jets- Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen; 183. Williams, "The tender trap"; Jones, "The last dance"; 208. "Love is a bore" Barbra Streisand; 209. "I only miss her" and "Second time around"-Joe Bushkin; 210. Jack Jones "Faraway"; 211. Hollywood Bowl Army Present to Van Heusen; 212. The army aviation song; 213. Sammy Cahn-Sylvia (demo); 215."Voice and piano tracks", performed by Van Heusen, Rise Stevens, Liza Minelli, and Jack Leonard, containing non-Van Heusen songs: "You have only you", "That feeling for home", and "The sign song". 4" TAPE: 126. Paris holiday show (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Joe Lilley). 3" TAPE: 162. Half past April and a quarter to May; 163. How the west was won; 225. Have the time of your life.
Box 66, Folder 0

7" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings 1959 to 1961

Physical Description: Forty-four 7" tapes

Scope and Content Note

Most tapes appear to be compilations of commercially-recorded Jimmy Van Heusen songs by various performers. Some—particularly 88, 134, 136—include alternative takes or demos. Other tapes may include private recordings—tapes 76 to 80, and 134—while others are of radio or television broadcasts, particularly Frank Sinatra's show. Performers include Mildred Bailey, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Eroll Garner, Benny Goodman, Bob Hope, Lena Horne, Dorothy Lamour, Peggy Lee, Henry Mancini, Dean Martin, Glenn Miller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Van Heusen, Sarah Vaughn, Fats Waller, and others. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in most cases. Content description based on spine using original numbering system: 69. Van H. songs (old records) 70. Van H. songs (old records) 71. Van H. songs (old records) 72. Van H. songs (old records) 73. Van H. songs (old records) 74. Van H. songs (old records) 75. Van H. songs (old records) 76. Errol Garner and Sinatra (Sinatra party) 78. Sinatra Birthday, Hole in the Head 79. Errol Garner and Sinatra (Sinatra Party) 80. Errol Garner and Sinatra (Sinatra Party) 81. Speak-o-phone Records 82. Speak-o-phone Records 83. Speak-o-phone Records 85. Van H. songs (old records) 86. Van H. songs pop & jazz (demo record) 87. Van H. songs (old records) 88. Demonstrations 117. Frank Sinatra Album #1221 118. Frank Sinatra "No on cares" album #1221, side one 119. Frank Sinatra "No on cares" album #1221, side two 120. Frank Sinatra show 10/19/59 Reel #1 121. Frank Sinatra show 10/19/59 Reel #2 122. Frank Sinatra show 12/13/59 Reel #1 123. Frank Sinatra show 12/13/59 Reel #2 124. Frank Sinatra show 2/10/60 Reel #1 125. Frank Sinatra show 2/10/60 Reel #2 127. Van H. songs (pop) 128. Bill Stewart show Feb. 1961 reel #1 129. Bill Stewart show Feb. 1961 reel #2 130. Van H. songs pop 131. Van H. songs pop 132. Billy Barnes Revue, "In and Out" 133. Let's make love album 134. From N.Y. apartment 135. Van H. songs (pop) 136. Van H. songs (pop) 137. Van H. songs (pop) 140. Van H. songs 141. Van H. songs 1961 142. Van H. songs- Steve Laureance & Edie Gorme 143. Van H. songs Apr. 1961 144. Van H. songs (pop) Apr. 1961 145. Van H. songs (pop)
Box 67, Folder 0

10" reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings n.d.

Physical Description: Sixteen 10" tapes

Scope and Content Note

Most tapes appear to be compilations of commercially-recorded Jimmy Van Heusen songs by various performers, although a few are recordings of radio shows. Some—particularly 52, 53, 57, 255, and 256—include alternative takes or demos. Performers include Steve Allen, Chet Baker, Pearl Bailey, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck, Sammy Cahn, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Sam Cooke, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis, Jr., Doris Day, Jackie Gleason, Lionel Hampton, Billie Holiday, Etta James, Liberace, Henry Mancini, Glenn Miller, Mitch Miller, Pattie Page, Artie Shaw, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Teddy Wilson and others. Songs and performers listed on the back of the reel boxes in most cases. Content description based on spine using original numbering system with the exception of tapes 256-258, to which numbered labels were added: 47. Van H. songs (pop); 48. Van H. songs (jazz); 52. Van H. songs- demos & songs; 53. Van H. songs (pop); 54. Van H. songs (pop); 55. Van H. songs; 56. Van H. songs (jazz); 57. Dave Pell octet plays Burke and Van Heusen; 58. Van H. songs (pop & jazz), Feb. 1958; 59. Van H. songs (pop & jazz); 253. Van H. songs 1964; 254. Van H. songs pop; 255. Mitch Miller show, 9/22/58; 256. Radio programs (Hobby Lobby) (Tommy Dorsey) etc; 257. 78 rpm Old Records; 258. Kraft Music Hall Mitch Miller program.
Box 154, Folder 1

"Happening" ["Happenings (just don't happen)"] and "Whippoorwill" ["Whippoorwill half note"] n.d.

Composer: John T. Parente
Physical Description: One 45 RPM test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

O-D-O Recording Co., Inc.
Box 154, Folder 2

"What a little moonlight can do" and "Down by the riverside" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Gary Crosby. Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 3

"You've got what it takes" and "radio commercial" ca. 1954

Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby from the production "The Country Girl". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 4

"I wish I was back in the army" and "Love you didn't do right by me" ca. 1954

Composer: Irving Berlin
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Danny Kaye from the production "White Christmas".
Box 154, Folder 6

A propos de rien ca. 1953

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

From the production "Little boy lost". Also includes "Darktown strutters' ball" (by Shelton Brooks). Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 7

"Why should I believe in love" and "Chores, chores, chores" ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Dinah Shore from the production "Higher Accompaniment" ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 8

"Why should I believe in love" (Packing version) ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by "Dinah [Shore] and Minerva [Urecal]" a production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 9

There's a marshmellow moon [Marshmallow moon] ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performer not indicated [Dinah Shore]; from a Paramount production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 10

My beloved ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing; size: 10 "

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Robert Merrill (one side) and Dinah Shore (other side); from a production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 11

"Rat race theme", "New York theme", and "Love theme" ca. 1960

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The rat race".
Box 154, Folder 12

"Toddling the todalo" and "Somebody loves me" ca. 1952

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Unknown performer [Betty Hutton from the recording "Somebody loves me"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 13

"Love him" and "Jealous" ca. 1952

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Unknown performer [Betty Hutton from the recording "Somebody loves me"]. Playback speed not indicated. Handwritten on sleeve: "W. Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 14

White Christmas (Finale) ca. 1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".
Box 154, Folder 15

Life is a beautiful thing

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Evelyn Knight. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 16

Veo [V.E.O] n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

"VEO" handwritten on label. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 17

"Jimmy Valentine" and "Wrap your troubles in dreams" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 18

Buddy De Sylva [DeSylva] memorial ca. 1950

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the NBC variety radio show "Fitch Bandwagon".
Box 154, Folder 19

"Marshmellow moon" ["Marshmallow moon"] and "Saturday night" ["Saturday night in Punkin Crick"] ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performer not indicated [Dinah Shore]; from a production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 20

Production #40, M2 - Take 1 "Forgive Me" 11/21/1955

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Label brand is "Radio Recorders". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 21

"The nearness of you" and "Out of nowhere" ca. 1960

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The rat race".
Box 154, Folder 22

Jealous ca. 1952

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Unknown performer [Betty Hutton from the recording "Somebody loves me"]. Playback speed not indicated. Handwritten on sleeve: "W. Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 23

"30 Intercut without counts" Ukano group and Gig Young's bongo routine ca. 1958

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "Teacher's pet".
Box 154, Folder 24

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Blank Presto label; grooved on both sides. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 25

"White Christmas" and "The best things happen while dancing" ca. 1954

Composer: Irving Berlin
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby from the production "White Christmas".
Box 154, Folder 26

Teacher's pet mambo ca. 1958

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Joel Lubin from the production "Teacher's pet".
Box 154, Folder 27

Pakistan n.d.

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Written as "Arthur Williams". Playback speed not indicated. 2 copies.
Box 154, Folder 28

Lullaby in blue ca. 1961

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The pleasure of his company". Handwritten on sleeve: "Mr. Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 29

The pleasure of his company ca. 1961

Composer: Alfred Newman
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the film "The pleasure of his company".
Box 154, Folder 30

Love and learn ca. 1954

Composer: Harold Arlen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

[Dissertation on the state of bliss (Love and learn blues)]. Performed by Bing Crosby and Jacqueline Fontaine from the production "The country girl".
Box 154, Folder 31

"Abraham" and "Santa Claus" ca. 1954

Composer: Irving Berlin
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye from the production "White Christmas". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 32

"Jule Styne - James Van Heusen; Dinner" and "Steve Lawrence - James Van Heusen; Dinner" 4/28/1968

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Private recording
Box 154, Folder 33

The rainbow rider ca. 1969

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The great bank robbery". Title handwritten on disc. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 34

Sweet Rosie O'Grady ca. 1943

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Robert Young from the production "Sweet Rosie O'Grady". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 35

"Karen Wyman" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

Decca label. Only performer's name listed. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 36

It could happen to you ca. 1960

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The rat race". Also includes "Stella by starlight".
Box 154, Folder 37

Personality ca. 1960

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The rat race". Also includes "The rat race"; handwritten: "Easy living...Ralph Ranger - Leo Robin".
Box 154, Folder 38

Hot lips n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Playback speed not indicated, although sleeve suggests that it is 33 1/3.
Box 154, Folder 39

Teacher's pet ca. 1958

Composer: Joe Lubin
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Doris Day from the production "Teacher's Pet".
Box 154, Folder 40

"Sorry" and "You've" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Shorthand, handwritten titles for unknown song titles. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 41

"Teacher's pet" and "Teacher's pet mambo" ca. 1958

Composer: Joe Lubin
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Doris Day for the production "Teacher's pet".
Box 154, Folder 42

"Down by the river" and "Soon" ca. 1954

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The bridges at Toko-Ri". Handwritten on sleeve: "Bill Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 43

"Wang wang blues" and "Somebody loves me (Betty's flower version)" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 44

Love him (Betty's cafe version) ca. 1952

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Unknown performer [Betty Hutton from the recording "Somebody loves me"]. Label has fallen off, now attached to sleeve. Label has also fallen off of reverse side, which now reads "SLM" ["Somebody loves me"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 45

June n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 46

Marek Windheim on A. C. Spark Plug program 6/13/1934

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

WJZ radio program [sponsored by] AC Spark Plug featuring Marek Windheim.
Box 154, Folder 47

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Unlabeled Presto label with grooves on both sides. Loose label found next to disc in box included in folder: "The girl who invented Rock & Roll" (Daywin Music Co.) from the production "Teacher's pet". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 48

Bing Crosby and Gary Crosby 4/6/1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Includes song titles "Somebody bad stole 'Bell", "Let's harmonize" (twice), "You tell me your dream", "That's where my money goes", "Tell me why", and "Mary Jane". Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division.
Box 154, Folder 49

If it's all the same to you 12/10/1952

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Information from sleeve.

Note

See also Box 154, Folder 175 (ss 2.2)
Box 154, Folder 50

Born in a trunk (Parts 2 through 7) ca. 1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Judy Garland from the production "A star is born". Label has fallen off one side (loose in folder).
Box 154, Folder 51

Night of a hundred stars ca. 1950s

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Noel Coward at the London Palladium. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 52

"Gershwin Album; Ella Fitzgerald" ca. 1959

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Most likely pressing of "Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Books" on Verve Records. Playback speed not indicated. Some handwritten notes on label and sleeve.
Box 154, Folder 53

"The spider and the fly" and "Still water" ca. 1952

Composer: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Dinah Shore and Robert Merrill from a production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 54

Saturday night in Punkin Creek ca. 1952

Creator/Collector: Jay Livingston
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

From a production ["Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick"]. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 55

Bing Crosby Show #9 12/4/1952

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Sides 3 and 4. Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 56

The magic window n.d.

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 57

The magic window ca. 1953

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby from the production "Little boy lost". Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 58

Walking Happy ca. 1966

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Music from the musical. Includes the songs "Walking happy", "I'll make a man of the man", How d'ya talk to a girl", "If I be your best chance", "Love will find a way-they say", "(He is) Very close to wonderful", "Circle this day on the calendar", "I don't think I'm in love" (twice), and "Use your noggin'" (twice).
Box 154, Folder 59

Skyscraper 6/22/1965

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Music from the musical. Includes the songs "Theme from Skyscraper" (in Pop and Concerto versions), "Occasional flight", Everybody has the right to be wrong", "Run for your life", "I'll only miss her when I think of her", "Opposites", "It - that", and "I'll only miss him".
Box 154, Folder 60

The land around us ca. 1954

Composer: Harold Arlen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby from the production "The country girl". Playback speed not indicated. Handwritten on sleeve: "Mr. Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 61

"...Somebody" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Title from partially legible handwriting on label. Both sides grooved. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 62

The pitchman ca. 1954

Composer: Harold Arlen
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

From the production "The country girl".
Box 154, Folder 63

"Harmony House" radio program 4/10/1951

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Featuring Pat Morgan.
Box 154, Folder 64

"Debbie" n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Debbie Reynolds recording on Dot Records. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 65

"That's what I want for Christmas" and "I'd like to hitch a ride with Santa Claus" 2/22/1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby and Lindsay Crosby. Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division.
Box 154, Folder 66

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Some information handwritten on disc; grooved on one side. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 67

Cooking up a show [ca. 1945]

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

"Prod. Rout." Parts 1 and 2. Possibly recording of Musical carrying this title.
Box 154, Folder 68

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Grooved on one side. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 69

Bing Crosby, Gary Crosby, and Lindsay Crosby radio show 4/11/1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Side 3. Includes the songs "They say", "Let's harmonize", and closing dialogue. Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division.
Box 154, Folder 70

A propos de rien (humming - underground version) 11/24/1952

Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

From "Little boy lost". Information from sleeve; handwritten: "William Perlberg".
Box 154, Folder 71

Bing Crosby, Gary Crosby, and Lindsay Crosby radio program 4/16/1954

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Side one includes dialogue and the song "Dime and a dollar"; side two includes "Let's harmonize", "Doodle doo", and "Down in jungle town". Broadcast date 4/11/1954. Instantaneous recording by the NBC Radio-Recording Division.
Box 154, Folder 72

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

No label or markings. Grooved on both sides. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 73

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

No label; narrow grooved area on one side. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 74

Unlabeled n.d.

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

No label; some handwritten non-title coding. Grooved on one side. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 154, Folder 75

If it's all the same to you 12/10/1952

Physical Description: One 78 RPM test pressing; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Bing Crosby. Information derived from sleeve and disc markings.
Box 155, Folder 2

"Wake me when it's over" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM test pressing; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Cadence Records, KB-183, performed by Andy Williams. Disc jockey pressing of Van Heusen song.
Box 155, Folder 8

It's 1200 miles from Texas to Palm Springs 1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

White label pressing of "Palm Springs salutes Texas Desert Circus Week, April 16-20, 1958", HB-2160, performed by Dean Martin.
Box 155, Folder 15

High hopes n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performance featuring James Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn, Bing Crosby, Suzanne Agnew Elliott, Rhea Eckel, and the Cazenovia college choir. 3 copies.
Box 155, Folder 18

All the way n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM test pressing; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

White label pressing on Fine Recording, Inc., performed by Jane Morgan.
Box 155, Folder 25

The laughing eyes of San Marino (march and bossa nova) 1/16/1969

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performance recorded by Van Heusen Music corp., VHM-102, for the San Marino Charities Foundation. 2 copies.
Box 155, Folder 28

The army aviation song 1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Performed by Mitch Miller with the Sing Along Gang. Lyrics printed on sleeve. Recording to benefit the Army Aviation Association of America Scholarship Foundation.
Box 155, Folder 40

The second time around ca. 1961

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One 45 RPM test pressing; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Test pressing of forthcoming Kapp release, performed by Jane Morgan.
Box 162, Folder 1

God bless America n.d.

Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Title typed on white label (Associated Recording Studios). Grooved on one side.

Note

Moved from discs in Box 156.
Box 162, Folder 2

"Meet Danny Wilson" Invitation n.d.

Physical Description: One 78 RPM disc; size: 7 ".

Scope and Content Note

Title typed on white label (now detached, loose in folder); grooved on one side. Disc color is red.

Note

Moved from discs in Box 156.
Box 162, Folder 3

SHARE benefit recording 5/25/1965

Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Featuring "Too marvelous [for words]" performed by Jimmy Van Heusen. Grooved on one side; playback speed not indicated. Includes personally-designed sleeve: "SHARE Thanks Chester Babcock, 1965".
Box 162, Folder 4

I knew it then, I know it now 1963

Physical Description: One 45 RPM disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

White label demo from MGM. Theme from "Twilight of honor"; music by John Green; performed by Bob Grabeau and Girls Duo. Grooved on one side only.
Box 162, Folder 5

To love and be loved 10/16/1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol Records test pressing with handwritten label, performed by Frank Sinatra. Short version and long version. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 162, Folder 6

It could happen to you 4/5/1956

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol Records test pressing with handwritten label, performed by Frank Sinatra. Reverse is "The end of a love affair" (composed by Edward Redding), also performed by Sinatra. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 162, Folder 7

There's a flaw in my flue 4/5/1956

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol Records test pressing with handwritten label, performed by Frank Sinatra. Reverse is "(I think of you) with every breath" (composed by Rainger-Robin), also performed by Sinatra. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 162, Folder 8

It's 1200 miles from Texas to Palm Springs 3/21/1958

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: One test pressing disc; size: 8 ".

Scope and Content Note

Capitol Records test pressing with handwritten label, performed by Dean Martin. Label reads "Palm Springs to Texas". Reverse is blank. Playback speed not indicated.
Box 162, Folder 9

Sky Harbor: John and Dorothy Haskell 16th wedding anniversary 1960s

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 10 ".

Scope and Content Note

Live recording of event (private pressing); Yucca Valley, CA. Sung and played by Jimmy Van Heusen. Words and music by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. Grooved on one side only. 6 copies.
Box 162, Folder 10

David Tebet presents Muriel's surprise birthday bash! 10/24/1968

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Live recording of Muriel Slatkin event; Beverly Hills, CA. Special lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Peter Daniels, piano. Track listing: 1.1 Thoroughly modern Millie, Lady is a tramp (Cahn); 1.2 It's magic (Joni James Aquaviva); 1.3 Cheek to cheek (Cahn); 1.4 Love and marriage (Cahn); 1.5 Pretty baby (Joey Bishop); 1.6 Tit-willow (Cahn); 2.1 The girl that I marry (Burton Slatkin); 2.2 It's been a long long time (Cahn); 2.3 California here I come, April showers, I'm just wild about Harry (Charles Richard Kahn); 2.4 Gift presentation a la Mother Fletcher (Crane and Rackin); 2.5 Saturday night is the loveliest night of the year, Call me irresponsible, Happy birthday to you (Cahn).
Box 162, Folder 11

Lizette and David Sarnoff fiftieth wedding anniversary 7/4/1967

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Live recording of event, The St. Regis Roof, New York City. Performers and specific content unknown. Pressed for private release by RCA Victor.

Note

Was unopened in original shrink-wrap (opened during processing)
Box 162, Folder 12

Sammy Cahn testimonial dinner 4/28/1968

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

Live recording of event (private pressing); New York City. Thirtieth anniversary, Henry Oldtimers Alumni of the Henry Street Settlement. Performers include Jimmy Van Heusen, Jack Benny, Paul Anka, Senator Jacob Javits, Steve Lawrence, Robert Sarnoff, Warren Beatty, Jule Styne, Johnny Carson, Red Buttons, Sammy Cahn, and others.
Box 162, Folder 13

Mata Hari 1/1968

Physical Description: One 33 1/3 RPM disc; size: 12 ".

Scope and Content Note

White label private pressing of Broadway production by Martin Charnin and Edward Thomas. Grooved on one side only. Published by Edwin H. Morris & Co. Some notes on original sleeve.
Box 162, Folder 14

The bartered bride (Radio broadcast recording) 3/10/1935

Physical Description: Six 78 RPM discs; size: 12 "

Scope and Content Note

In 12 parts; each disc grooved on both sides. Opera by Bedrich Smetana; Marck Windheim. Station: WEAF; Broadcast Producers of N.Y., Inc.
Box 162, Folder 15

La rondine (Radio broadcast recording) 3/21/1936

Physical Description: Six 78 RPM discs; size: 12 "

Scope and Content Note

In 12 parts; each disc grooved on both sides. Opera by Giacomo Puccini. Station: WEAF; Broadcast Producers of N.Y., Inc. Client listed on sleeve: Paul Louis.
 

Subseries 3. Films 1932-1968

Physical Description: 1 box

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title (for titles in UCLA-FTA) and by order of tracks on DVD access copy (for 8mm home movies)

Scope and Content Note

16mm television films and kinescopes, 16mm motion picture prints, and 8mm regular and super 8mm home movies. Includes television programs featuring Van Heusen or from his personal collection, film prints, and home movies depicting his travels and life in the southern California desert. Most materials are housed in the UCLA Film &amp; Television Archive (links to catalog included below).
Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Academy Awards, 30th (Television program) 3/26/1958

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt. Includes Dean Martin singing "All the way", Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen receiving the Oscar for "All the way", and Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas do a skit that includes the song "It's great not to be nominated" written by Cahn and Van Heusen.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Academy Awards, 31st (Television program) [4/6/1959]

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Excerpts. Doris Day announces and presents the Oscar for Best Song, "High hopes", written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen.

Note

Date and title based on UCLA-FTA catalog record; however, this content more likely comes from the 32nd annual Academy Awards show in 1960.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Academy Awards, 36th (Television program) 4/8/1963

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt. Shirley Jones announces and presents the Academy Award for Best Song. The winners are Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen for "Call me irresponsible". Accepting the Oscar are Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn's daughter.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Coke time with Eddie Fisher 1/14/1955

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Recording of musical variety TV program from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Darn that dream (Soundie) 1940

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print.

Scope and Content Note

Musical film short featuring Jimmy Van Heusen song performed by the Lorraine Page Orchestra, Martha Mears, and Bill Roberts.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Headin' for the Rio Grande (Feature film) 1936

Physical Description: 2 Film reels, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Copy of film from Jimmy Van Heusen's collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Hound for hire (Television cartoon) [1961]

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, color, safety print.

Scope and Content Note

3 episodes. Recording of television show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jack and the beanstalk (Television special) 2/26/1967

Producer: Hanna-Barbera
Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, color, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Animation and live action special featuring music by Jimmy Van Heusen.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen reception at Cazenovia College, New York State (Television special) [1970s]

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, color, safety print.

Scope and Content Note

Footage of the reception filmed by WYSR-TV, Syracuse, commemorating the donation of memorabilia to Cazenovia College by Jimmy Van Heusen, a Cazenovia College graduate. Van Heusen speaks, sings, and plays piano.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen: Home movies (Alaska trip) n.d.

Physical Description: 16mm film print

Scope and Content Note

UCLA-FTA catalog number M202327

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen: Miscellaneous short subjects n.d.

Physical Description: 16mm film print

Scope and Content Note

UCLA-FTA catalog number M202326

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen: Miscellaneous home movies n.d.

Physical Description: 16mm film print

Scope and Content Note

UCLA-FTA catalog number M202329

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen: Miscellaneous home movies n.d.

Physical Description: 16mm film print

Scope and Content Note

UCLA-FTA catalog number M202328

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Jimmy Van Heusen: Miscellaneous outs and clips n.d.

Physical Description: 16mm film print

Scope and Content Note

UCLA-FTA catalog number M202330

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Language and linguistics: Part 6 (Television program) 1958

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Recording of television show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Law of the west (Feature film) 1932

Physical Description: 2 Film reels, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Copy of film from Jimmy Van Heusen's collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Meet the masters: Andres Segovia, Jan Peerce, Nadine Conner (Television program, NBC) 1952

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Recording of Classical music television program from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Meet the masters: Artur Rubinstein (Television program, NBC) 1952

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Recording of Classical music television program from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Meet the masters: Jascha Heifetz (Television program, NBC) 1952

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Recording of Classical music television program from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Meet the masters: Trio (Television program, NBC) 1952

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Recording of Classical music television program from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Playboy's penthouse (Television program) 4/1960

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Variety show; excerpt with Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Producers' showcase: Our town (Television musical) 1955

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

From Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection. Music by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen.

Note

Videocassette copy available for on-site viewing only

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Tex rides with the Boy Scouts (Feature film) 1937

Physical Description: 2 Film reels, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Copy of film from Jimmy Van Heusen's collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Christophers program, What one person can do: Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen (Television program) 1950s

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Recording from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection. Television program featuring host Father James Keller.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Dean Martin show (Christmas show, television) 12/21/1967

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, color, safety print.

Scope and Content Note

Recording of television show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection. Cast includes Dean Martin, Jeanne Martin, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Tina Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Gail Martin, Dean Martin Jr., Claudia Martin, Ricci Martin, Gina Martin, Deana Martin, and Craig Martin.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The desert music maker (Television program) [1961]

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

A visit with songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen at his Palm Springs home.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Frank Sinatra Timex show (Television program) 2/5/1960

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, executive producers. Cast includes Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lena Horne, Mary Costa, Barbara Heller, and Juliet Prowse. Sinatra's performance includes Van Heusen composition "Come dance with me" and discussion of "High hopes".

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Frank Sinatra Timex show (Television program) 12/13/1959

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, executive producers. Cast includes Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, Hermione Gingold, Ella Fitzgerald, the Hi-Lo's, Red Norvo's jazz combo, and Juliet Prowse. Includes Van Heusen song "Here's that rainy day".

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Frank Sinatra Timex show (Television program) 5/12/1960

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Cast includes Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford, and Nancy Sinatra.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

The Perry Como show (Television program) 9/13/1958

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Recording of television show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection. With guests Maureen O'Hara and Robert Preston.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Today (Television program, NBC) 1/26/1959

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt featuring Sammy Cahn (interview). Recording of television show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Today: "Today salutes Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen" (Television program, NBC) 3/20/1964

Physical Description: 2 Film reels, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Guests include Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen, Marilyn Lovell, Jack Haskell, and the Stan Freeman Quartet.

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Tombstone Canyon (Feature film) 1932

Physical Description: 2 Film reels, 16 mm, B & W, safety print

Scope and Content Note

Copy of film from Jimmy Van Heusen's collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Where are you from? (Television game show, NBC) 10/1/1953

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Recording of television game show from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

You can change the world (Television special) [1951]

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety film

Scope and Content Note

Recording from Jimmy Van Heusen's film collection. Features Jack Benny, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Ann Blyth, Bing Crosby, Paul Douglas, Irene Dunne, William Holden, Bob Hope, Loretta Young, and Father James Keller.

Note

Videocassette copy available for on-site viewing only

Note

Box UCLA-FTA, Folder N/A

Your hit parade (Television program, NBC) 1957

Physical Description: Film reel, 16 mm, B & W, safety kinescope

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt. Alan Copeland sings Jimmy Van Heusen song "All the way".

Note

Box 83, Folder 1

DVD access copy of fourteen 8mm home movies ca. mid to late 1960s

Physical Description: One DVD-R disc; size: 4.74 ".

Scope and Content Note

Digital transfers of regular and super 8mm home movies shot by Jimmy Van Heusen, his friends, or associates during the mid to late 1960s. The visual quality varies and the transfer sound is poor in most cases. The contents of the DVD (by track number) are as follows: 1) Horses on ranch/Millionairess Josephine 12 hours old--(06:09); 2) Clog dance from "Walking Happy"/Other scenes from "Walking happy"--(06:43); 3) Horses--(00:18); 4) Horses on ranch--(06:07); 5) Two women by pool, horses--(05:34); 6) Two men and a woman in discussion--(05:22); 7) People interacting with horses, ponies--(05:22); 8) Millionairess Josephine (foal)--(12:28); 9) Jimmy's parents, others, in discussion and at Thanksgiving dinner--(25:46); 10) People on ranch, helicopter/Horses on ranch/Helicopters, in flight and aerial shots--(20:31); 11) Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen with others in Brazil--(32:15).

Note

Access copy DVD-R created 5/2009. Content divided between UCLA Film and Television Archive call numbers M141566 and M141567.
Box 83, Folder 1a

Home movies: "Horses on ranch" and "Millionairess Josephine 12 hours old" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, No Sound; duration 6:09

Scope and Content Note

Track 1 on access DVD. Two films depicting Bobbe Perlberg feeding horses on their Yucca Vally ranch home and Millionairess Josephine, the foal of Jimmy Van Heusen's mare.

Note

UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1b

Home movies: "Clog dance" and "Other scenes" from "Walking Happy" ca. 1967

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, B & W, No Sound; duration 6:43

Scope and Content Note

Track 2 on access DVD. Two films depicting men's ensemble dances and some dialogue from "Walking happy" on stage and in full costume.

Note

UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1c

Home movie: "Horses" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, No Sound; duration 0:18

Scope and Content Note

Track 3 on access DVD. Brief film of horses on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley.

Note

Original 8mm not fully transferred; needs repair. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1d

Home movie: "Horses on ranch" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 6:07

Scope and Content Note

Track 4 on access DVD. Film of horses, including foal, on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Also includes landscape shots and Bobbe Perlberg and unidentified woman speaking Spanish.

Note

No sound until end, then poor quality. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1e

Home movie: "Two women by pool, horses" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 5:34

Scope and Content Note

Track 5 on access DVD. Film of two women conversing by pool on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Also includes shots of landscape and horses.

Note

Sound is poor and cuts in and out. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1f

Home movie: "Two men and a woman in discussion" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 5:22

Scope and Content Note

Track 6 on access DVD. Film of two men and a woman conversing on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Information from reel flange: "Peggy, Slim Dave".

Note

Sound is poor and cuts in and out, color-faded. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1g

Home movie: "People interacting with horses, ponies" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 5:22

Scope and Content Note

Track 7 on access DVD. Film of men and women feeding and discussing horses and ponies on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley.

Note

Color-faded. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1h

Home movie: "Millionairess Josephine (foal)" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 12:28

Scope and Content Note

Track 8 on access DVD. Film of foal Millionairess Josephine ("Josie") on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Includes shots of Bobbe Perlberg and Jimmy Van Heusen.

Note

Color-faded. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141567
Box 83, Folder 1i

Home movie: "Jimmy's parents, others, in discussion and at Thanksgiving dinner" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, Color, Sound; duration 25:46

Scope and Content Note

Track 9 on access DVD. Film of Jimmy Van Heusen's mother and father and an unidentified woman on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Van Heusen interviews these people from behind the camera. Also shots of the same group at Thanksgiving dinner and playing with a dog.

Note

Sound is poor and cuts out in places, color-faded. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141566
Box 83, Folder 1j

Home movies: "People on ranch, helicopter", "Horses on ranch", and "Helicopters, in flight and aerial shots" ca. 1966

Physical Description: Transfer of Regular 8mm film, B & W/Color, Sound; duration 20:31

Scope and Content Note

Track 10 on access DVD. Three films of people conversing, a helicopter landing, and a woman playing with a camera (joking with Jimmy Van Heusen off-camera) on Van Heusen's ranch, Yucca Valley. Also shots of horses (Mare and foal) running, and various helicopters in flight, including aerial shots from a helicopter.

Note

Sound is poor, color-faded. UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141566
Box 83, Folder 1k

Home movie: "Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen with others in Brazil" 1968

Physical Description: Transfer of Super 8mm film, Color, No Sound; duration 32:15

Scope and Content Note

Track 11 on access DVD. Film of Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen with friends and entourage [including Sammy Cahn] in and around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Numerous shots on boats, in hotel rooms, and on the streets. Information from reel flange: "Brazil 1968".

Note

UCLA Film and Television Archive call number M141566
 

Series 3. Written Material 1942-1970

Physical Description: 11 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes research materials and stage notes for performances, preparatory materials for productions, and scripts (by others).
 

Subseries 1. Performance Related 1963-1969

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement follows physical order by container

Scope and Content Note

Research materials and correspondence related to performances, particularly special events at which Van Heusen performed. Also includes stage scripts, notes, song lists, etc. used at such performances.
Box 75, Folder 1

Performance of number one songs ca. 1964

Author: Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Script with song introductions (with titles) for a performance in Syracuse featuring Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. Typed with corrections/updates.

Note

Relates to Box 77, Folder 3 (ss 3.1) and Box 75, Folders 28, 29, and 46 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 2

Peace Officer's Meeting 6/28/1968

Author: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Typed performance script for performance with song titles and some altered lyrics. Includes handwritten changes.
Box 75, Folder 3

Mayor Dolores Hope event 1969

Author: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: 5 x 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Performance notes for Palm Desert party, honoring Mayor Dolores Hope. Typed with handwritten changes.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 8 and 30
Box 75, Folder 4

Brant Lake performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: 4 x 6

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with song titles and altered lyrics for solo performance of hit songs, most likely in Brant Lake, N.Y. Some cards missing.

Note

Missing first card may be in Box 75, Folder 39 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 5

Yucca Valley speech/performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script introducing Keith Lee as the Principal of Yucca Valley High School and Harry Logan as the president of the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce. Includes autobiographical information about Van Heusen and the lyrics to "My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes". Typed with handwritten changes.

Note

See also Box 75, Folder 45
Box 75, Folder 6

Cazenovia College performance 10/20/1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with autobiographical information and alternate lyrics: "Cazenovia is Thoroughly Modern". Most likely for "An Evening with Jimmy Van Heusen".

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 31, 33, 41, 43, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 7

Yucca Valley performance as mayor 12/2/1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script for appearance upon become mayor of Yucca Valley. Includes altered lyrics for songs about John Haskell, Dorothy Haskell, and Bobbe Perlberg.
Box 75, Folder 8

Performance for Palm Desert Mayor Dolores Hope 1969

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script and altered lyrics.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 3 and 30
Box 75, Folder 9

Cazenovia College performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; 5 x 7

Scope and Content Note

Scripted intro for "The Tender Trap" with altered lyrics.
Box 75, Folder 10

Cazenovia College speech n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 5 x 7

Scope and Content Note

Note cards titled "Casanova Jr. college speech". Script introducing Sammy Cahn. Typed with handwritten corrections.
Box 75, Folder 11

Swing into Spring ASCAP performance [1968]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script for Muscular Dystrophy Association of America benefit, an ASCAP event. Featured Academy Award winning songs. Typed with handwritten corrections.
Box 75, Folder 12

Cazenovia College performance ca. 1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 17 leaves; legal or smaller

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes for "Father-Daughter Weekend speech" (An Evening with Jimmy Van Heusen). Also 16 photocopies of "Hello Jimmy", an altered lyric introduction for Van Heusen. Notes for speech.
Box 75, Folder 13

Mayor Bogert event n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten speech
Box 75, Folder 14

Brant Lake (N.Y.) performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script withe song titles and some altered lyrics.
Box 75, Folder 15

Jack Shannon event, Syracuse, N.Y. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Speech honoring Shannon; includes autobiographical info on Van Heusen's early radio work. 2 copies.

Note

See also Box 75.24 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 16

Speech in Syracuse n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: 3 x 5

Scope and Content Note

Speech given to Mayor Walsh and others in Syracuse.
Box 75, Folder 17

Unknown performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with song titles, key signatures, and notes about jokes. Typed with handwritten corrections.
Box 75, Folder 18

Cazenovia College performance (accepting diploma) n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: 3 x 5

Scope and Content Note

Performance script, including altered lyrics and song list with key signatures.
Box 75, Folder 19

Unknown performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Stock performance script

Note

See similar items in Box 75, Folders 2 and 4 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 20

Unknown performance/stock script n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; 9 x 12

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten performance script written on music manuscript paper. Some material is on the reverse, including 2 songs, notated with bawdy lyrics.

Note

Similar speech to that in Box 75, Folder 4 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 21

Unknown performance, fragment n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Note card for introduction to song "All the way".
Box 75, Folder 22

Performance in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [1967]

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 5 x 7 "

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with altered lyrics and handwritten additions. Most likely for the 2nd Annual International Popular Song Festival.
Box 75, Folder 23

Cazenovia College performance 10/21/1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: 5 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Father-Daughter Weekend performance. Includes performance script and altered lyrics ("My Kind of Town" and "Walking Happy").
Box 75, Folder 24

"Notes for talk at dinner for Msgr. Shannon" n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Typed performance script.

Note

See also Box 75, Folder 15 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 25

Brant Lake performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with some altered lyrics of award-winning songs ("The Tender Trap" and "High Hopes")
Box 75, Folder 26

"James Van Heusen Ground-Breaking Ceremony--Yucca Valley" 7/21/1963

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Performance script, including altered lyrics to "All the Way"
Box 75, Folder 27

"Suggested Dinner Speech" for Cazenovia College performance 1967

Author: Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Suggested remarks in speech form for "Father-Daughter Weekend" performance
Box 75, Folder 28

Syracuse, N.Y. performance ca. 1964

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with dialogue, also includes altered lyrics ("Call Me Irresponsible"). Starts with page 3 (the second act). Mostly written in first person for Sammy Cahn.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 1, 29, and 46 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 29

Syracuse performance, fragment ca. 1964

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 1 item; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Dialogue with handwritten additions

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 1, 28, and 46 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 30

Speech in honor of Palm Desert Mayor Dolores Hope 1969

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Typed with corrections and handwritten additions

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 3 and 8
Box 75, Folder 31

Cazenovia College performance 1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen, Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Typed performance script with handwritten changes labeled "Friday Nite"; suggested remarks for "An Evening with Jimmy Van Heusen"; and lyrics for "Cazenovia is Thoroughly Modern". Lyrics to "Cazenovia is thoroughly modern".

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 33, 41, 43, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 32

"Syracuse Date" 9/1964

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Notes for speech about Syracuse and politics
Box 75, Folder 33

Cazenovia College performance 1967

Creator/Collector: Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 1 item; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

"An evening with Jimmy Van Heusen" script.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 31, 41, 43, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 34

Syracuse and Cazenovia College performances

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Performance scripts for "Syracuse,1964" and Cazenovia College; includes material found in other speeches (see note)

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 1, 16, and 18
Box 75, Folder 35

Jimmy Van Heusen's speech as Mayor of Yucca Valley n.d.

Creator/Collector: [Sammy Cahn]
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Speech by ghost writer (Sammy Cahn?)

Note

See also Box 35, Folder 7 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 36

Performance by Sammy Cahn for Jimmy Van Heusen's birthday n.d.

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: 4 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes--author undetermined. A biographical sketch of Jimmy Van Heusen's life with cues to Sammy Cahn to perform particular songs.
Box 75, Folder 37

"Phil Silvers Bit" n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Dialogue between "Cue" and "Kern" with stage directions
Box 75, Folder 38

Cazenovia College performance 1967

Physical Description: 1 item; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Insert to "Suggested Dinner Speech" (by Winnie Coleman) for Jimmy Van Heusen's appearance at Father-Daughter Weekend
Box 75, Folder 39

Unknown speech, fragment n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; size: 4 x 6

Scope and Content Note

Note card with words "Good evening..... and fellow music lovers" printed on one side

Note

Probably first card for speech in Box 75, Folder 4 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 40

Unknown performance n.d.

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 item; size: 7.25 x 10.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes for speech or performance.
Box 75, Folder 41

Cazenovia College performance, dinner speech 1967

Creator/Collector: Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

"Father-Daughter Weekend- Dinner Speech". Typed with some corrections/changes.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 31, 33, 42, 43, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 42

Cazenovia College performance, dinner speech 1967

Creator/Collector: Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of speech entitled "Suggested dinner speech" for Father- Daughter Weekend; minor handwritten additions.

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 31, 33, 41, 43, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 43

Background info on Cazenovia College Auxiliary Gathering 10/20/1967

Creator/Collector: Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Relates to Jimmy Van Heusen's appearance at Father-Daughter Weekend

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 31, 33, 41, 42, and 44 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 44

Cazenovia College performance, dinner speech 1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen and Winnie Coleman
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

"Father- Daughter Weekend- Dinner Speech" with handwritten changes

Note

See also Box 75, Folders 6, 31, 33, 41, 42, and 43 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 45

Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce event ca. 1968

Creator/Collector: J.W.
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Typed program, speech for Jimmy Van Heusen (with notes by "J.W."), and excerpt of newsletter listing 1967-68 board of directors and articles about Dorothy (Manners) Haskell and John Haskell's 20th wedding anniversary.

Note

See also Box 75, Folder 5
Box 75, Folder 46

War Memorial Benefit, Syracuse 9/23/1964

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: 4 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Performance script with lyrics and key signatures

Note

See also Box 77, Folder 3 and Box 75, Folders 1, 28, and 29 (ss 3.1)
Box 75, Folder 47

Song list for Cazenovia College performance ca. 1967

Creator/Collector: Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 3.5 x 8.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten list/notes regarding song titles

Note

Removed from Cazenovia College brochure found in Box 116, Folder 21 (ss 8.1)
Box 77, Folder 1

Data on Dolores (Mrs. Bob) Hope ca. 1969

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Research material for event honoring Mrs. Hope at which Jimmy Van Heusen performed
Box 77, Folder 2

Notes on Church for Wed. Night n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Hand-written notes for event at Community Methodist Church, Chestertown, N.Y.
Box 77, Folder 3

Performance of number one songs n.d.

Author: Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter; copies

Scope and Content Note

Script and song introductions (with titles) of a performance featuring Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn, and Nat King Cole

Note

Relates to Box 75, Folders 1, 28, 29, and 46 (ss 3.1)
Box 77, Folder 4

Dorothy Haskell, bio data n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Biographical notes for Dorothy Haskell. Probably used as research material/performance notes for her birthday/anniversary at which Jimmy Van Heusen performed.
Box 77, Folder 5

Auxiliary Gathering, background information 10/20/1967

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Background information on the Auxiliary of Cazenovia College for Jimmy Van Heusen to use as research material for his appearance at "An Evening with Jimmy Van Heusen" 10/20/1967.
Box 77, Folder 6

Song List n.d.

Physical Description: 1 index card; size: 5 x 7 "

Scope and Content Note

Song list to use as cue during concert of number one songs by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. Includes key signatures.

Note

See also Box 75, Folder 1 and Box 77, Folder 3 (ss 3.1)
Box 77, Folder 7

Note on Cazenovia College n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 3 x 5 " note paper

Scope and Content Note

Hand-written note regarding Cazenovia College school colors.
Box 84, Folder 6

Song list with key signatures n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Non-Van Heusen songs
Box 165, Folder 5

Song lists for two performances n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 4.25 x 5 "; 1 leaf; size: 7.25 x 10.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Song titles, key signatures, and handwritten notes. One song list for Cue Magazine's Salute to ASCAP (5/1966); the other for Bob and Dolores Hope.

Note

See article regarding ASCAP concert in Cue magazine in Box 165, Folder 10 (ss 8.2) and playbill in Box 80, Folder 8 (ss 6.2)
Box 165, Folder 12

Research material for "An Evening with Jimmy Van Heusen" at Cazenovia College 1967

Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter; 2 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence from Dean Winnie Coleman with ideas for song parodies (9/10); cover letter and "suggested dinner speech" for Jimmy Van Heusen by Coleman (9/15); two press releases by Cazenovia College, including a biographical sketch of Van Heusen; other correspondence from Coleman's staff (10/01 and 10/11); 3 copies of the schedule of events for "Father-Daughter Weekend (10/20-21); more "suggested remarks" [by Coleman]; more suggestions for parodies; and 2 copies of sheet music for hymn "Be Strong!" by Maltbie D. Babcock, 1901, and Carl F. Price, 1921.

Note

Removed from folder labeled "Personal Appearances, James Van Heusen"
 

Subseries 2. Production Related 1942-1967

Physical Description: 5 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement follows physical order by container; entry is production title in most cases

Scope and Content Note

Song lists, notes, and sketches related to film, television, and stage productions, including cue sheets (lists of songs played in a production with timings--often for rights purposes).
Box 78, Folder 3

"Hobson's Choice" and "Return to the Land of Oz" ca. early 1960s

Creator/Collector: Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size letter; one 4 x 6 index card

Scope and Content Note

Lyrics, notes, and partial librettos from "Hobson's Choice": "I'll Make a Man of the Man!", "Far From Through", and "Mr. Moon's"; and from "Return to the Land of Oz": "I Go Off in All Directions" and "Return to the Land of Oz March".
Box 78, Folder 4

Hobson's Choice: Musical Numbers ca. early 1960s

Creator/Collector: Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

List of musical numbers with hand-written notes.
Box 78, Folder 5

Hobson's Choice: Outline 1962

Creator/Collector: Lester Linsk
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter; 1 leaf; size: 8.5 x 5.5

Scope and Content Note

Outline of musical with action and song titles. Includes cover letter by Linsk dated 2/8/1962.
Box 78, Folder 6

Hobson's Choice: Song breakdown ca. early 1960s

Creator/Collector: Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song list with some action; some hand-written notes.
Box 78, Folder 7

Hobson's Choice: Detailed outline 10/26/1962

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes some hand-written notes.
Box 78, Folder 8

Hobson's Choice, Notes 10/27/1962

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Stage action and some script notes. Hand-written notes on the reverse of some sheets.
Box 78, Folder 9

Hobson's Choice, Notes 10/28/1962

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Act notes with some hand-written changes.
Box 78, Folder 10

Wildcat n.d.

Physical Description: one leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song list with names of performing characters and other short notes.
Box 78, Folder 11

Hobson's Choice, Notes ca. early 1960s

Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Annotative notes with page references to the libretto.
Box 78, Folder 12

Hobson's Choice, Notes ca. early 1960s

Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Earlier draft of notes in box-folder 78.11. Includes brief introduction addressed to "Ketti"; also some hand-written changes.
Box 78, Folder 15

Cue sheets: Multiple 1943 to 1944

Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

For "Going My Way" (11/?/1944) and "Dixie" (7/23/1943).
Box 78, Folder 16

Cue sheets: Little Boy Lost 1953

Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

7/29/1953 and 8/7/1953.
Box 78, Folder 17

Cue sheets: A Connecticut Yankee 1949

Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

1/27/1949 and 2/11/1949. Includes description of music used in teaser trailer.
Box 78, Folder 18

Cue sheets: The Emperor Waltz 1948

Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

4/9/1948 and 5/26/1948.
Box 78, Folder 19

Cue sheets: The Road to Rio 11/7/1947

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 20

Cue sheets: Welcome Stranger 11/29/1946

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 21

Cue sheets: Dixie 6/28/1943

Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 22

Cue sheets: The Road to Utopia 12/29/1944

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 23

Cue sheets: Belle of the Yukon 3/21/1947

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 24

Cue sheets: My Favorite Spy 5/22/1942

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 25

Cue sheets: London Town 1/23/1947

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter
Box 78, Folder 26

Cue sheets: Top 'O the Morning 1949

Physical Description: 14 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

7/28/1949 and 8/5/1949
Box 78, Folder 27

Cue sheets: The Great John L. 2/21/1947

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter
Box 81, Folder 14

Various song lists 1960s

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Various song lists with headings, including "Songs Written", "Unpublished Songs not Taken to New York", "Once Around the Park", "Witch of Rhymes", and others.
Box 83, Folder 46

Suggested ideas for songs for "Robin Hood!" ca. 1967

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Lyric sketches and ideas for songs for "The legend of Robin Hood". Typed with handwritten changes.
Box 83, Folder 49

Song vitae for Mack David n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

His contact info, list of Academy Award nominations, and other songs
Box 84, Folder 5

Various projects n.d.

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Includes a Capitol Records reel-to-reel label list with Brazil-themed titles; Suggested titles for "Hole in the Head"; Sinatra Projects; and "Robertson Crusoe, a contemporized musical version".
Box 84, Folder 10

Jimmy's Tape (song list) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Typed on the stationary of Jonathan Schwartz; includes Side One (all Sinatra) and Side Two (performers listed).
Box 84, Folder 11

Various production notes ca. early 1960s

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes for "Franklin D'Amore--a spot for Gary Moore Show"; two pages of notes for "Robin and the 7 Hoods"; and one page from Jimmy Van Heusen's song and publisher list.
Box 84, Folder 28

Materials related to "My Kind of Town" from "Robin and the 7 Hoods" 1966

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes Label Copy and Notice of Coupling for Capitol Records recording "A Wonderful Year" by Guy Lombardo; performance outline for "My Kind of Town" for Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carter, and others; and press release for "Robin and the 7 Hoods".
Box 110, Folder 10

It's "My N.Y." (F.S.) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

List of New York-related songs in alphabetical order; most likely for Frank Sinatra production.
Box 110, Folder 91

October Island n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

"Tentative breakdown of music" scene by scene (song list)
 

Subseries 3. Scripts by Others 1962-1970

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement follows physical order by container; entry is script title

Scope and Content Note

Full or partial scripts in Van Heusen's possession by various authors. Some were produced, others not.
Box 77, Folder 8

O'Malley's Nuns n.d.

Author: Stan Dreban
Physical Description: 101 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Bound script of musical comedy. Also includes inserted photocopy of page with noted changes to Acts 1 and 2.
Box 77, Folder 11

Sweet Lunacy ca. 1969

Author: Fred E. and George B. Maisel
Physical Description: 123 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

A three act farce comedy. Alternative title: "There was a Mad Warden." Includes cover letters by George Maisel and Wendy Walton dated 9/8/1969 and 8/11/1969.

Note

Removed from original binder
Box 77, Folder 12

Laughing Eyes (of San Marino) n.d.

Author: Giovanni (John) G. Parente
Physical Description: 103 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Written in novel form, based on the song "Laughing Eyes (of San Marino)" by Giovanni G. Parente and Jimmy Van Heusen. Some forward material is hand-written.

Note

Removed from original binding, which included a hand-written dedication: "For Bobbie and Jimmy".
Box 78, Folder 13

The Laughing Eyes of San Marino n.d.

Creator/Collector: John T. Parente
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

"An Original Novel by Dr. John T. Parente". Typed; chapters one and two only.
Box 78, Folder 14

Return to the Land of Oz: Script and correspondence 1962

Creator/Collector: Norman Prescott
Physical Description: 38 leaves; size: letter; one leaf; size: 7.25 x 10.5 "; and one leaf; size: 5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Script with one-page of introductory notes by Norman Prescott; also correspondence regarding contract with Jimmy van Heusen and Sammy Cahn from Prescott (1/15/1962 and 1/25/1962), Edward Traubner (3/16/1962), and George Schiffer (3/7/1962).
Box 78, Folder 37

The Witch of the Rhymes 1970

Creator/Collector: Avery Corman
Physical Description: 65 leaves; size: letter; one leaf; size: 7.25 x 10.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Corman is credited with "story and script"; Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen are credited with "songs". Also includes correspondence between Walter Evans Miriam Stern dated 3/24/1970.
 

Series 4. Photographic Material 1932-1984

Physical Description: 20 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes black &amp; white (the majority) and color prints, slides, and negatives. Professional publicity photographs (identified as "press") include portraits of Van Heusen and images of his associates, collaborators, and friends. Personal photographs (identified as "personal") include images of Van Heusen, his friends, family, associated collaborators and performers, and southern California residences. Includes images of Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Johnny Burke, Sammy Cahn, Josephine Van Heusen, and others.
 

Subseries 1. Prints-Press 1932-1984

Physical Description: 8 boxes

Arrangement

Arranged by print size.

Scope and Content Note

Professional press and publicity photographs, including head shots, staged photos, performance photos, and photos from events. Subject is Van Heusen, often with friends, collaborators, and performers.
Box 68, Folder 1

Jimmy Van Heusen holding music manuscripts n.d.

Photographer: Higgins, Don Patrick
Physical Description: 4 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10;

Scope and Content Note

4 copies
Box 68, Folder 2

Nikki Hornsby in various poses 1984

Physical Description: 5 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

One photo signed to Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen, 1984.
Box 68, Folder 3

Jimmy Van Heusen, smiling (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 3 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

3 copies
Box 68, Folder 4

Jimmy Van Heusen, slight smile (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 68, Folder 5

Jimmy Van Heusen, as a young man holding cigarette n.d.

Photographer: Fabian Bachrach
Physical Description: 2 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 68, Folder 6

Jimmy Van Heusen, holding book and eyeglasses n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 7

Jimmy Van Heusen composing at the piano n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 8

Jimmy Van Heusen, with hat (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 9

Jimmy Van Heusen, smiling [photo of painting] n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Either a photo of a painted portrait of Van Heusen or a photo print of a painted photograph. Artist's signature is visible, but illegible.
Box 68, Folder 10

Jimmy Van Heusen, not smiling (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 11

Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 12

Jimmy Van Heusen as a young man (photo of painting) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; color; size: 8.5 x 11 "

Scope and Content Note

Mounted on white cardboard
Box 68, Folder 13

Jimmy Van Heusen, big smile (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 14

Jimmy Van Heusen, as a young man at piano n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 15

Jimmy Van Heusen at electric piano with sheet music of award-winning songs n.d.

Photographer: Pillsbury, Garth
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size:11 x 14
Box 68, Folder 16

Jimmy Van Heusen at electric piano with sheet music of award-winning songs (profile) n.d.

Photographer: Pillsbury, Garth
Physical Description: 3 items; 2 black and white prints; size: 11 x 14; 1 black and white negative; size: 4 x 5 "

Scope and Content Note

2 copies. Includes negative.
Box 68, Folder 17

Pat Brown's inauguration n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 18

Cast of "The Legend of Robin Hood" 1968

Composer: NBC Television Network
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 7 x 9

Scope and Content Note

From L to R: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lee Beery and David Watson in costume; production notes taped on the back.
Box 68, Folder 19

Jimmy Van Heusen with Sidney Poitier and others at the Academy Awards 1963

Photographer: Davis, Jules
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "L - R: Jimmy Van Heusen, Ketti Fringes, Sidney Poitier, Ed Begley, Oscar night"
Box 68, Folder 20

Jimmy Van Heusen with Eleanor Roosevelt [2/5/1960]

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "Recited the lyrics of 'High hopes' to Mrs. Roosevelt". Most likely during the filming of The Frank Sinatra Timex Show (television program).
Box 68, Folder 21

Jimmy Van Heusen seated with Oscars and Emmy n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Songs awarded listed on reverse
Box 68, Folder 24

Jimmy Van Heusen, smile (head shot) n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 68, Folder 25

Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen n.d.

Photographer: Morris, Ralph F.
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

In profile with framed caricatures on the wall
Box 68, Folder 26

Jimmy Van Heusen at the piano 1980

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 7 x 9

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "Jimmy Van Heusen, 1980"
Box 68, Folder 27

Jimmy Van Heusen and Lena Horne n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "Jimmy Van Heusen with Lena Horne - at Timex Special".
Box 68, Folder 28

Cab Calloway and Jimmy Van Heusen [1932]

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 7 x 9

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "Cab Calloway and Jimmy Van Heusen, 1932, Loews State Theater when Cab was appearing".
Box 68, Folder 30

Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items; black and white print; size: 8 x 10; and black and white negative; size: 4 x 5 "

Scope and Content Note

Caption taped to reverse side: "Van Heusen and Johnny Burke at Paramount Studios". Includes negative.
Box 68, Folder 31

A young Jimmy Van Heusen holding cup of tea while composing n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Retouched for publication
Box 68, Folder 32

Van Heusen and Johnny Burke sitting at the piano 1945 or later

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Caption taped on reverse side: "Van Heusen and Burke at the opening of their publishing offices in New York." Handwritten: "1944".
Box 68, Folder 33

Jimmy Van Heusen and Eleanor Roosevelt [2/5/1960]

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: James Van Heusen and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt at Frank Sinatra Timex Show; Mrs. Roosevelt recited lyrics to 'High hopes'".
Box 68, Folder 34

Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke, and Mary Martin ca. 1940

Photographer: McAlpin, Hal A.
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Caption taped to reverse side: "Van Heusen and Burke with Mary Martin during the making of their first movie collaboration 'Love thy Neighbor' (in which she starred)."
Box 68, Folder 37

Jimmy Van Heusen, Shirley MacLaine, and Steve Allen at the premiere of "Can-Can" 1960

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Caption taped to reverse side: "Van Heusen, Shirley MacLaine, and Steve Allen at the premiere of 'Can-Can' in Hollywood." Written: "Van Heusen escorted MacLaine to premiere".
Box 68, Folder 38

From L to R: Charles Winneger, Jimmy Van Heusen, Dinah Shore, and Johnny Burke ca. 1944

Creator/Collector: Ken Lobben
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Caption taped to reverse side: "On the set of 'Belle of the Yukon'. Charles Winneger, Van Heusen, Dinah Shore, and Johnny Burke".
Box 68, Folder 39

From L to R: Jimmy Van Heusen, Barney Dean, and Johnny Burke n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "L - R: Jimmy Van Heusen, Barney Dean, and Johnny Burke in the new offices".
Box 68, Folder 40

Jimmy Van Heusen sitting at piano with awards [1984]

Creator/Collector: Robert A. Keeran
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "'Tribute to James Van Heusen by Desert Symphony', Palm Springs, CA, 1984, Riviera Hilton Hotel."
Box 69, Folder 57

Frank Sinatra standing over unidentified man and woman at piano n.d.

Photographer: Paul Bailey
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

NBC Photo

Note

Removed from frame
Box 83, Folder 58

"The Legend of Robin Hood": Two promotional cast photographs 2/18/1968

Physical Description: 2 color negatives; size: 4 x 5 " and original NBC sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Color negatives of two cast photographs; one depicts Robin Hood, the other depicts Hood with three other characters.

Note

Removed from correspondence in Box 123, Folder 16 (ss 5.1)
Box 89, Folder 1

Group of musicians and performers n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 14 x 16.5

Scope and Content Note

Framed and matted; group includes Henry Mancini, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Brown. Written on back: "Salute to Rosie [Rosemary] Clooney".
Box 89, Folder 2

Cab Calloway and James Van Heusen; and sheet music cover of "Harlem Hospitality" from "Cotton Club parade". n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 16 x 19 ", including 8 x 10 " B & W print and 9 x 12 " cover

Scope and Content Note

Two items arranged in single mat and frame
Box 90, Folder 4

Richard Rogers and [Oscar Hammerstein], with the inscription on mat n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 16 x 19 "

Scope and Content Note

Framed and matted. Inscription reads: "To Jimmy Van Heusen," followed by the first 3 measures of "Carousel Waltz," signed, "Richard Rogers," all written in composers hand.

Note

See also Autograph collection materials (ss 5.2)
Box 91, Folder 1

Sammy Davis, Jr. and Van Heusen performing before a large group n.d.

Physical Description: B & W mounted print; size: 14 x 20 "

Scope and Content Note

Audience includes Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Edward G. Robinson, [Bing Crosby], and Thelma Ritter.

Note

Removed from frame
Box 106, Folder 14

Negative: Portrait of Jimmy Van Heusen smoking cigarette n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white negative; size: 8 x 10

Note

Removed from original envelope from Duplicate Photo Service, Inc. (Hollywood, CA) with handwritten note: "Original being sent under separate care...8/22/54".
Box 107, Folder 3

Jimmy Van Heusen at piano with orchestra in background ca. 1966

Photographer: Mottke Weissman
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white, size: 8 x 10

Note

Removed from sleeve of privately published "Salute to ASCAP" LP (sent to Van Heusen by Cue Magazine). See Box 48, Folder 16 (ss 2.2).
Box 107, Folder 4

Jimmy Van Heusen performing with Sammy Cahn [5/1/1966]

Photographer: Mottke Weissman
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white, size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Most likely performing for Cue Magazine's "A Salute to ASCAP" in Philharmonic Hall (N.Y.).

Note

Removed from sleeve of privately published "Salute to ASCAP" LP (sent to Van Heusen by Cue Magazine). See Box 48, Folder 16 (ss 2.2).
 

Subseries 2. Prints-Personal ca.1935-1993

Physical Description: 9 boxes

Arrangement

Arranged by print size or type.

Scope and Content Note

Candid photographs from Van Heusen's personal collection, including prints, negatives, and color polaroids. Subject is Van Heusen, his friends, family, and associates, and his various homes and properties in southern California and upstate New York.
Box 68, Folder 22

Jimmy Van Heusen with three men in academic regalia 5/11/1975

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 8

Scope and Content Note

On the occasion of receiving doctorate letters from Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
Box 68, Folder 23

Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen flanked by two unidentified persons [5/11/1975]

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 8

Scope and Content Note

Written on note on back: "At Gonzaga when getting degree".
Box 68, Folder 29

Bobbe Van Heusen, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Father Coughlin at Gonzaga University 5/11/1975

Creator/Collector: Don Evavold
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

On the occasion of Van Heusen's honorary degree from Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
Box 68, Folder 35

Bobbe Van Heusen, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Father Coughlin at Gonzaga University 5/11/1975

Photographer: Evagold, Don
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

On the occasion of Van Heusen's honorary degree from Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
Box 68, Folder 36

Jimmy Van Heusen and Father Coughlin 5/11/1975

Photographer: Evagold, Don
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Written on back: "With Father Coughlin, president of Gonzaga University. Bing's Alma Mater". On the occasion of receiving his honorary degree.
Box 69, Folder 1

From L to R: Frank Sinatra, unidentified person, and Jimmy Van Heusen by the piano in Van Heusen's home 1977 or before

Physical Description: 3 items; 1 color; 8 x 10; 1 black and white; 8 x 10; 1 color; 5 x 5

Scope and Content Note

8 x 10 Color photo is a photo of a color print
Box 69, Folder 2

Jimmy Van Heusen and unidentified person at piano in Van Heusen's home 1977 or before

Physical Description: 2 items; color; size: 8 x 10; color; size: 5 x 5

Scope and Content Note

8 x 10 Photo of a color print. Date of printing on reverse is 3/1977.
Box 69, Folder 3

Bobbe Van Heusen reclining n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; color; size: 3.5 x 4

Scope and Content Note

Notes on back: " John Frew House San Remo St. Cardillo in Country Club Estates Spanish House".
Box 69, Folder 4

Unidentified man, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Frank Sinatra n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 5

Frank Sinatra, unidentified woman, Sammy Cahn, and Jimmy Van Heusen at rehearsal or recording session n.d.

Creator/Collector: Bill Mark
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Performing "Frank and Elvis Duet"
Box 69, Folder 6

Jimmy Van Heusen posing by small airplane After 1962

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles County Sheriff emblem on side of plane
Box 69, Folder 7

Jimmy Van Heusen seated at piano n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 8

Jimmy Van Heusen reclining in a boat on a lake n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 9

Jimmy Van Heusen seated in airplane n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 10

Jimmy Van Heusen outdoors by water n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 11

Jimmy Van Heusen seated in jeep with unidentified man n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 4.5 x 6.5
Box 69, Folder 12

Jimmy Van Heusen standing by bus n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 13

Jimmy Van Heusen standing on street corner n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 14

Jimmy Van Heusen sitting street-side n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 15

Jimmy Van Heusen seated n.d.

Creator/Collector: Frank Larkin
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 9.5 x 6 "

Scope and Content Note

Example of his autograph collection on wall behind him
Box 69, Folder 16

Jimmy Van Heusen with autograph collection n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 69, Folder 17

Jimmy Van Heusen on horse n.d.

Creator/Collector: Downie and associates
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Typed on reverse: "Jimmy Van Heusen with one horse power at Yucca Valley"
Box 69, Folder 18

Jimmy Van Heusen holding eyeglasses n.d.

Creator/Collector: Frank Larkin
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 6.5 x 9 "
Box 69, Folder 19

Jimmy Van Heusen seated [1955]

Creator/Collector: Sammy Davis, Jr.
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten note on back: "1955; taken by Sammy Davis, Jr.; Las Vegas, playing for Judy Garland".
Box 69, Folder 20

Blurred head shot of Jimmy Van Heusen n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; black and white; size: 8 x 10
Box 69, Folder 21

Jimmy Van Heusen in desert n.d.

Creator/Collector: Leonard R. Ashmore
Physical Description: 1 item; black and white;