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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 122, Folder 30

Correspondence from Jay E. Robinson (accountant) to Bobbe Perlberg 1966 to 1967

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 8.5 x 8 "; and envelopes

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Bobbe's tax preparations.
Box 122, Folder 31

Various custom envelopes and note cards n.d.

Physical Description: 11 items; size: 7 x 4 " or smaller

Scope and Content Note

For Bobbe and Jimmy Van Heusen. Empty and blank.
Box 122, Folder 32

Empty envelopes received from others ca. 1970

Physical Description: 5 items; size: 10 x 13 " or smaller

Scope and Content Note

Contain address labels and notes
Box 123, Folder 11

Document legalizing the name "Jimmie Van Heusen" 1/8/1942

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Notarized statement of Joseph Enders explaining that Jimmy Van Heusen is Edward Chester Babcock and that no name change was filed, January 8, 1942.

Note

See also Box 152, Folder 14 (ss 7.1)
Box 143, Folder 10

Various receipts and correspondence 1945 to 1968

Physical Description: 23 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes Burke & Van Heusen stock certificate, hardware receipts for Sammy Cahn, airplane and related receipts for Jimmy Van Heusen, and correspondence regarding Van Heusen's appointment as Honorary Mayor of Yucca Valley.
Box 146, Folder 3

Cazenovia College committee report 1969

Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copies of minutes from faculty and student committees from the Two-Year College for Women.
Box 152, Folder 1

Black, goatskin wallet ca. 1957

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 4.25 x 7.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Includes visitor's driving license for Great Britain, an international driving permit containing photo of Jimmy Van Heusen, and a photo of Jimmy Van Heusen with Hollywood address written on back.
Box 152, Folder 2

Materials related to Simmons Lawsuit 1967 to 1969

Physical Description: 101 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Documents, correspondence regarding lawsuit by Richard Simmons against John Winder and Jimmy Van Heusen for a helicopter accident that took place at Van Heusen's house on 10/7/1967.

Note

See also Box 119, Folder 6 (ss 5.1); and Box 152, Folders 3 and 4 (ss 7.1)
Box 152, Folder 3

Simmons Lawsuit: Deposition interview ca. 1968

Physical Description: 1 90-minute cassette

Scope and Content Note

"Simmons suit deposition interview 2 and 3" written on cassette case; "Simmons lawsuit...Dobbins--Van H.--Price" written on cassette label.

Note

See also Box 119, Folder 6 (ss 5.1); and Box 152, Folders 2 and 4 (ss 7.1)
Box 152, Folder 4

Simmons Lawsuit: Photographs of scene 3/25/1969

Physical Description: 18 color slides

Scope and Content Note

Slides of Jimmy Van Heusen's property taken of and from a helicopter. Concerns the Simmons lawsuit.

Note

See also Box 119, Folder 6 (ss 5.1); and Box 152, Folders 2 and 3 (ss 7.1)
Box 152, Folder 6

Radiotelephone permit, correspondence, and key 6/24/1947

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 7 x 10 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Restricted radiotelephone permit licensed to Edward Chester Babcock, June 24, 1947; small key; and letter from Jack Burke and others to Jimmy Van Heusen, thanking him for use of the hall.

Note

3 items in plastic folder
Box 152, Folder 7

Deed of land in San Bernardino Meridian, Riverside, California 4/6/1964

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Claimant is Edward Chester Babcock
Box 152, Folder 8

International driving license 10/9/1967

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 4 x 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Includes small photograph of Jimmy Van Heusen
Box 152, Folder 10

Medical information 9/1/1966

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes a handwritten appointment reminder from Dr. John T. Parente for Jimmy Van Heusen, and a typed explanation of bromsulfalein (BSP) excretion test.
Box 152, Folder 11

New York State Disability Benefits Law 1950

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes explanatory tables and cover letter
Box 152, Folder 14

Document legalizing the name "Jimmie Van Heusen" 1/8/1942

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Notarized statement of Joseph Enders explaining that Jimmy Van Heusen is Edward Chester Babcock and that no name change was filed, January 8, 1942.

Note

See also Box 123, Folder 11 (ss 7.1)
Box 152, Folder 16

Floor plan and inventory list for North Hollywood house n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter; 1 leaf; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Hand-drawn floor plan (2 copies) and handwritten list of furniture
Box 153, Folder 1

Electronics receipt [for "Rhythm Maker"] 9/2/1971

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Purchase for Brant Lake house
Box 153, Folder 2

Medical bill statement for Bobbe Van Heusen 1971

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 153, Folder 4

Hotel receipt 2/17/1970

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 6.25 x 7.5 "

Scope and Content Note

For Van Heusen at the Garden City Hotel, Long Island, NY
Box 153, Folder 6

Brant Lake house (N.Y.) expenses 1970

Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: various, mostly smaller than letter

Scope and Content Note

Various receipts and expense inventories; mostly related to services rendered by Jack Higgins

Note

Materials removed from 8.25 x 11.5 " envelope (included)
Box 153, Folder 13

Documents regarding moving violation and accident reports 1975 and 1977

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Traffic Collision Report, n.d.; note regarding police report, 3/22/1975; and Arrest Investigation Report (photocopy), 4/5/1977.
Box 153, Folder 14

Documents regarding New York apartment 1959 to 1967

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, receipts, and inventories
Box 165, Folder 2

"Celebrity Passenger List" for chartered flight 5/19/1972

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Continental Airlines Chartered Flight LAX/Baltimore. Numbered list of names. Handwritten note: "For Agnew"; also some calculations and doodles on back.
Box 165, Folder 17

Binder Agreement for deposit on Brant Lake (N.Y.) house 9/1/1969

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: legal
 

Subseries 2. Weekly Planners and Contact Lists 1958-1993

Physical Description: 7 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement by item size or original order; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Weekly planners, contact books, and notes regarding scheduling or contacts.
Box 83, Folder 45

Note with several contacts listed n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 4 x 5.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Names and addresses with the surname "King"

Note

Found loose in Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. file box (now Box 127)
Box 83, Folder 48

Note about magazine, John Bryson n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 5.5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Note on scrap paper with contact info
Box 95, Folder 4

Notepad: Daily notes and contact info ca. 1981

Physical Description: notepad; size: 6 x 9 "

Scope and Content Note

Includes hand-written notes, reminders, contact information, etc.
Box 96, Folder 3

Notebook: Notes and contact info 1984

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 8 x 10.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes, addresses; some notes on Tony Rose. Most pages blank.
Box 96, Folder 7

Notebook: Notes and contact info 1969

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 8 x 10.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten daily notes, contact information, etc.
Box 97, Folder 5

Sketchpad: Drawings and notes ca. 1975

Physical Description: Sketchpad; size: 8 x 10 "; 1 leaf; size: 8.5 x 11 "

Scope and Content Note

A few notes, a drawing of a person collecting budding branches (titled "A Day in Banging--with Les Artists"), and a floor plan. Most pages blank.
Box 97, Folder 6

Notebook: Daily notes and reminders ca. 1993

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 7 x 8.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten daily notes, reminders, and inventories [by Bobbe Van Heusen]. Note on cover reads "Notes...Involuntary paralysis". Many pages blank.
Box 97, Folder 7

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1958-59 1958 to 1959

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.25 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a few receipts. Planner published by SHARE Inc.
Box 97, Folder 8

Notebook: Year Book 1959 (weekly planner) 1959 and 1960

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.5 x 8 "
Box 97, Folder 9

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1959-60 1959 and 1960

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.25 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Includes a few inserted receipts and notes. Planner published by SHARE Inc.
Box 98, Folder 1

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1960-61 1960 and 1961

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.25 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Also includes inserted receipts and notes. Planner published by SHARE Inc.
Box 98, Folder 2

Notebook: Daily Reminder, 1962 (planner) 1962

Physical Description: Bound notebook; size: 4.5 x 7 "

Scope and Content Note

A few inserted notes.
Box 98, Folder 3

Notebook filler: Weekly planner, 1963 1963

Physical Description: Unbound notebook pages; size 5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Numerous receipts and notes inserted.
Box 98, Folder 4

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1963 1963

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Labeled "James Van Heusen" on cover.
Box 98, Folder 5

Notebook: Appointments (planner), 1963 1963

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.75 x 8.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Some receipts inserted.
Box 98, Folder 6

Notebook: Address book ca. 1969

Physical Description: Notebook; size: 4.5 x 7 "
Box 99, Folder 1

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1961-62 1961 and 1962

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.25 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Weekly planner published by SHARE Inc.
Box 99, Folder 2

Notebook: Appointments (planner), 1965 1965

Physical Description: Bound notebook; size: 6 x 9 "
Box 99, Folder 3

Notebook: Year book (planner), 1965 1965

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 5.5 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Labeled "James Van Heusen" on first page.
Box 99, Folder 4

Notebook: Weekly planner, 1966 1966

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 8 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

October to December.
Box 99, Folder 5

Notebook: National Diary [planner] for 1966 1966

Physical Description: Bound notebook; size: 5.25 x 8 "
Box 99, Folder 6

Notebook: Planner, Nov. 1971 November, 1971

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 99, Folder 7

Notebook: Planner, Jan. 1972 January, 1972

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 99, Folder 8

Notebook: Planner, Feb, 1972 February, 1972

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 99, Folder 9

Notebook: Planner, March, 1972 March, 1972

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 99, Folder 10

Notebook: Planner, April, 1972 April, 1972

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 99, Folder 11

Notebook: Planner, June, 1972 June, 1972

Physical Description: Spiral notebook; size: 3.5 x 6.5 "
Box 111, Folder 1

Filler pages for telephone number list book; blank n.d.

Physical Description: Packet of 50 sheets; size: 5.5 x 8.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Notes and doodles on cover sleeve
 

Subseries 3. Architectural Plans 1957-1964

Physical Description: 1 box

Arrangement

Arrangement follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Professionally rendered designs and floor plans for various dwellings either planned or constructed for Jimmy Van Heusen in southern California and upstate New York.
Box 86, Folder 1

Pool for Burnt Mountain house 5/28/1964

Creator/Collector: Frank Hamerschlag
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 18 x 23 "

Scope and Content Note

Ordinance no. 804 attached
Box 86, Folder 2

Fireplace 1/21/1959

Creator/Collector: Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 17 x 22 "
Box 86, Folder 3

Sketch of Burnt Mountain house n.d.

Creator/Collector: Nordstrom
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 18 x 29 "
Box 86, Folder 4

Floor plan for Burnt Mountain house n.d.

Creator/Collector: C.N. Drafting Service Building Designers
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 24 x 36 "
Box 86, Folder 5

Plat of Survey of Yucca Valley area 2/1957

Creator/Collector: John Botsford
Physical Description: 1 leaf; letter

Scope and Content Note

"Survey requested by Pete Pettito for Bing Crosby". Shows Jimmy Van Heusen's property in relation to Crosby's.
Box 86, Folder 6

Desert Home n.d.

Creator/Collector: D. Vancamp and J. P. Moyer
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: 18 x 24 "

Scope and Content Note

"Thunder Bird Ranch Estates"
Box 86, Folder 7

Interior cutaway of Silver Spur Ranch residence n.d.

Creator/Collector: Howard Apham
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size:18 x 42 "
Box 86, Folder 8

Silver Spur Ranch residence n.d.

Creator/Collector: Howard Apham Design
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 24 x 36 "

Scope and Content Note

Side view and floor plan. Some hand-written notes on reverse.
Box 86, Folder 9

Palm Springs residence floor plan 1957

Creator/Collector: John P. Moyer Designs
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 18 x 30 "
Box 86, Folder 10

Sketch of two pool houses n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 30 x 56 "
Box 86, Folder 11

Survey of Brant Lake (N.Y.) property 1/10/1962

Creator/Collector: Glenn B. Coulter
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: 21.5 x 21.5 "

Scope and Content Note

"Map of Lands of James A. Holton". Plus one copy.
Box 86, Folder 12

Floor plan for Mrs. (Bobbe) William Pearlerg 1/22/1964

Creator/Collector: Cliff May Associates
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: 36 x 30 "

Scope and Content Note

Yucca Valley, CA
 

Series 8. Published Material 1906-1988

Physical Description: 19 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes pamphlets, magazines, books, catalogs, manuals, and other published items from Jimmy and Bobbe Van Heusen's collection. Most material is not about Van Heusen, but provides biographical information by virtue of its possession.
 

Subseries 1. Pamphlets 1937-1971

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement is by theme; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, maps, and brochures regarding travel, Cazenovia College, property purchases, and aviation.
Box 111, Folder 9

Italian language verb wheel 1937

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 7 x 7 "

Scope and Content Note

The Cuthbertson Verb Wheels: Italian
Box 115, Folder 6

Enjoy flying over Baja California/Mexico 1959

Creator/Collector: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Physical Description: size: 18.5 cm x 17.5 cm
Box 115, Folder 7

Baja California map n.d.

Creator/Collector: Automobile Club - Southern California (AAA)
Physical Description: size: 10 cm x 22 cm
Box 115, Folder 8

Mexico's cuisine 1963

Creator/Collector: Pemex travel club
Physical Description: size: 11 cm x 21.7 cm
Box 115, Folder 9

Log of Baja California 1966

Creator/Collector: Automobile Club - Southern California (AAA)
Physical Description: size: 13.7 cm x 21.2 cm

Scope and Content Note

Travel guide
Box 115, Folder 10

Harian's (travel catalog) n.d.

Physical Description: size: 13.7 cm x 21 cm
Box 115, Folder 11

Map of Guerrero/Acapulco 1967

Physical Description: 18 x 26 "
Box 115, Folder 12

Pilot's Guide to Mexico (map and charts) 1956 (copyright)

Physical Description: 26 x 32 " (unfolded)
Box 115, Folder 13

Mexico and Central America 1966

Physical Description: 5.5 x 9 "; 360 pp.

Scope and Content Note

AAA travel guide
Box 115, Folder 14

Log of Baja California, Mexico 1962

Physical Description: 6 x 9 "; 62 pp

Scope and Content Note

Guide book
Box 115, Folder 15

Answers to your travel questions about Mexico ca. 1965

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 115, Folder 16

Fiesta Brava or Bullfight 1964

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 24 pp
Box 115, Folder 17

Mexico's Costumes and Dances 1964

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 22 pp
Box 115, Folder 18

Colonial Art (Mexico) 1964

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 24 pp
Box 115, Folder 19

Mexico's Music: It's past and present 1963

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 22 pp
Box 115, Folder 20

Nogales Mazatlan Route (Mexico) 1963

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 16 pp
Box 115, Folder 21

Mexico Guadalajara Mazatlan 1964

Physical Description: 4 x 9 "; 16 pp
Box 115, Folder 22

Mexico (photo book) n.d.

Physical Description: 6.5 x 9 "; 50 pp
Box 115, Folder 23

City of Olives (Mexico) n.d.

Physical Description: 7.5 x 11 "; 10 pp

Scope and Content Note

Loose magazine pages with travel writing on Mexico
Box 115, Folder 24

San Marino n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 8.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure in German and English
Box 115, Folder 25

Repubblica di S. Marino n.d.

Physical Description: 16 x 23 "

Scope and Content Note

Illustration of San Marino with key to sites and attractions; multilingual. 2 copies.
Box 115, Folder 26

The Republic of San Marino After 1964

Author: Giuseppe Rossi
Physical Description: 8 x 10.5 "; 64 pp

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated guidebook
Box 116, Folder 1

Rio: Marvelous City (Brazil) n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 2

Visit Brazil n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 3

The Island of Curacao in the Caribbean ca 1968

Physical Description: 4 x 8.5 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 4

Curacao (3 brochures) ca. 1969

Physical Description: 4 x 8.5 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

3 different foldout brochures on Curacao (Caribbean)
Box 116, Folder 5

Discover the Gems: Central America Mid 1960s

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 6

Guatemala, Central America 1968

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded); 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Folded brochure and form letter from the Guatemala Tourist Information Office
Box 116, Folder 7

Discover the Gems: Central America: guide to hotels, etc. 1968

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 8

Sea of Cortez, Mexico: Fishing Information 1968

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)
Box 116, Folder 9

Surinam (2 brochures) n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

2 foldout brochures about Surinam, South America
Box 116, Folder 10

Archaeological Map of Middle America (Central America) 1968

Physical Description: 19 x 25 "

Scope and Content Note

Produced by National Geographic
Box 116, Folder 11

Brazil: Invitation to Voyage n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 8 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure
Box 116, Folder 12

Ivy, Inc.: International villas & yachts n.d.

Physical Description: 8 x 8 "; 27 pp

Scope and Content Note

Booking guide
Box 116, Folder 13

Stella Maris Inn (Bahamas) 1968

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded); 1 leaf; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure, form letter from Stella Maris Inn, and envelope
Box 116, Folder 14

The Peninsula Hong Kong 1970

Physical Description: 8.5 x 9 "; 44 pp

Scope and Content Note

House magazine of the Peninsula Hotel
Box 116, Folder 17

The California Golden Empire Mid 1960s

Physical Description: 9 x 12 "; 10 pp

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet about property development near Yucca Valley. Mentions Jimmy Van Heusen as famous area resident.
Box 116, Folder 18

Yucca Valley n.d.

Physical Description: 4 x 9 " (folded)

Scope and Content Note

Foldout brochure. Location of Sky Harbor marked on map (handwritten addition).
Box 116, Folder 19

Cazenovia College Bulletin: Alumni Directory 1970

Physical Description: 6 x 9 "; 107 pp

Scope and Content Note

Includes James Van Heusen in listings
Box 116, Folder 20

To Extend a Great Legacy...(Cazenovia College) 1971

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 12 pp

Scope and Content Note

Fund raising brochure produced by Cazenovia College (N.Y.)
Box 116, Folder 21

Cazenovia 1960

Physical Description: 6.5 x 9 "; 48 pp

Scope and Content Note

Brochure about Cazenovia College, N.Y.
Box 116, Folder 22

Hughes 300 (helicopter brochure) ca. 1964

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 2 pp
Box 116, Folder 23

Robertson STOL (airplane brochure) 1969

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 32 pp
Box 123, Folder 4

Promotional material for Tripper (short travel vehicle) 1969

Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter; bound in notebook
 

Subseries 2. Magazines/Serials 1963-1988

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement may reflect original order; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Magazines, serial items, and digests regarding music (including biographical information on Jimmy Van Heusen), gardening, literature, astrology, horses, and aviation.
Box 117, Folder 1

Syracuse University Magazine 3/1988

Physical Description: 8 x 11 "; 48 pp

Scope and Content Note

SU & NYC
Box 117, Folder 2

Success with House Plants, packet 4: Gladiolus 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 3

Success with House Plants, packet 5: Jade Plant 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 4

Success with House Plants, packet 6: Queen of the Night 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 5

Success with House Plants, packet 19: Canna 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 6

Success with House Plants, packet 20: Midday Flower 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 7

Success with House Plants, packet 21: Pomegranate 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages; unopened
Box 117, Folder 8

Success with House Plants, packet 23: Cattleya 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 9

Success with House Plants, packet 24: Lantana 1985

Physical Description: 6 x 8 "

Scope and Content Note

Shrink-wrapped pages, unopened
Box 117, Folder 10

Reader's Digest 12/1987

Physical Description: 5.5 x 7.5 "; 248 pp
Box 117, Folder 11

Reader's Digest 2/1988

Physical Description: 5.5 x 7.5 "; 238 pp
Box 117, Folder 12

Your 1970 Daily Astrology Guide: Sagittarius 1969

Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 144 pp

Scope and Content Note

Sammy Davis, Jr., Julie Harris, and Frank Sinatra pictured on back
Box 117, Folder 13

Your 1971 Daily Astrological Guide: Sagittarius 1970

Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 144 pp
Box 117, Folder 14

Your 1971 Daily Astrological Guide: Aquarius 1970

Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 144 pp
Box 117, Folder 15

My Fortune Horoscope: Aquarius, 1970 1969

Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 128 pp
Box 118, Folder 1

Billboard magazine 4/18/1970

Physical Description: 11 x 15 "; 82 pp

Scope and Content Note

Includes reference to Jimmy Van Heusen production "Thoroughly Modern Millie" on p. 24.
Box 118, Folder 2

SHOW magazine 7/1963

Physical Description: 10 x 13 "; 102 pp

Scope and Content Note

Article about Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn on p. 76. Two copies.
Box 118, Folder 7

The Piggin String 4/1969

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 56 pp

Scope and Content Note

Horse riding magazine
Box 118, Folder 8

The AOPA Pilot 5/1966

Physical Description: 8 x 11 "; 138 pp

Scope and Content Note

Official magazine of the Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association. Article about Jimmy Van Heusen appears on p. 92.
Box 165, Folder 10

Cue Magazine 5/21/1966

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 8.25 x 11 "

Scope and Content Note

Contains article on "Salute to ASCAP" concert, which featured Jimmy Van Heusen

Note

See also Box 80, Folder 8 (ss 6.2) and Box 165, Folder 5 (ss 3.1)
Box 165, Folder 11

Life Magazine 2/4/1966

Physical Description: 1 item; size: 10.5 x 13.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Includes article on "Skyscraper"
Box 165, Folder 21

Westways (magazine) 12/1969

Physical Description: 52 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Vol. 61, no. 12 (part 1)

Note

Photocopy of full magazine; mold-damaged original discarded
 

Subseries 3. Books 1906-1987

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement may reflect original order; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Hardback and softback books regarding music (including biographical information on Jimmy Van Heusen), fiction, religion, nature guides, and reference.
Box 93, Folder 1

The Complete Sayings of Jesus 1955

Physical Description: 3.5 x 6 "; 280 pp
Box 93, Folder 2

Church Manual of the First Church of Christ, Scientist 1930

Author: Mary Baker Eddy
Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 149 pp
Box 93, Folder 3

An Evening with Burns 1907

Author: Sherwin Cody
Physical Description: 4 x 5.5 "; 128 pp

Scope and Content Note

Poetry
Box 93, Folder 4

Langenscheidt's Portuguese/English Dictionary 1960

Physical Description: 3 x 4 "; 380 pp
Box 93, Folder 5

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 1906

Author: Mary Baker Eddy
Physical Description: 3 x 4 "; 700 pp
Box 93, Folder 6

The Orchestrator's Handbook 1948

Author: Maurice Gardner
Physical Description: 6 x 9 "; 53 pp
Box 93, Folder 7

English Silver from Charles II to the Regency n.d.

Author: Charles Oman
Physical Description: 4.5 x 7 "; 46 pp
Box 93, Folder 8

French's Musical Library: "Skyscraper" (libretto) 1967

Author: Peter Stone
Lyricist: Sammy Cahn
Physical Description: 6 x 9 "; 144 pp

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 93, Folder 9

The Great Songwriters of Hollywood 1980

Author: Warren Craig
Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 287 pp

Scope and Content Note

Signed by author. Includes entry on Jimmy Van Heusen.
Box 94, Folder 1

Bing Crosby: A Lifetime of Music 1978

Author: Laurence J. Zwisohn
Physical Description: 8 x 11 "; 48 pp

Scope and Content Note

Forward written by Jimmy Van Heusen
Box 94, Folder 2

The Timing of Biological Clocks 1987

Author: Arthur T. Winfree
Physical Description: 9 x 9.5 "; 199 pp
Box 94, Folder 3

A Gentle Awakening 1987

Author: Betty Neels
Physical Description: 4 x 7 "; 189 pp

Scope and Content Note

Harlequin Romance
Box 94, Folder 4

New Testament Psalms Proverbs 1941

Physical Description: 3 x 4.5 "; 672 pp

Scope and Content Note

Includes inspirational pocket cards
Box 94, Folder 5

A Clearing in the Woods 1960

Author: Arthur Laurents
Physical Description: 5 x 7.5 "; 64 pp

Scope and Content Note

A play in two acts
Box 94, Folder 6

Webster's Vest Pocket Word Guide 1953

Physical Description: 3 x 5.5 "; 188 pp
Box 94, Folder 7

Vest Pocket Shakespearean Manual 1955

Physical Description: 3 x 5.5 "; 223 pp
Box 94, Folder 8

Rhyming Dictionary 1955

Author: Langford Reed
Physical Description: 3 x 5.5 "; 174 pp
Box 94, Folder 9

Great Tasting Health Foods 1981

Author: Robert Rodale
Physical Description: 5.5 x 8.5 "; 77 pp
Box 94, Folder 10

Captive City 1969

Author: Ovid Demaris
Physical Description: 4.5 x 7 "; 382 pp
Box 118, Folder 3

3 Dennison Nature Guides 1963

Physical Description: 2.5 x 5.5 "; 92 pp

Scope and Content Note

"Insects", "Mammals", and "Wild Flowers"
Box 118, Folder 4

A Golden Guide to Flowers 1950

Physical Description: 4 x 6 "; 157 pp

Scope and Content Note

2 editions; one with handwritten dedication to the Van Heusens from the Brant Lake Campers
Box 118, Folder 5

Trees, a Golden Nature Guide [1950]

Physical Description: 4 x 6 "; 160 pp

Scope and Content Note

Includes dedication to the Van Heusens from Brant Lake Campers
Box 118, Folder 6

Non-Flowering Plants, a Golden Nature Guide [1950]

Physical Description: 4 x 6 "; 160 pp

Scope and Content Note

Includes dedication to the Van Heusens from the Brant Lake Campers
 

Subseries 4. Catalogs 1950-1986

Physical Description: 7 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement may reflect original order; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Purchase catalogs for sheet music, recordings, gifts, clothing, art, and hobbies.
Box 81, Folder 3

Van Heusen Music Corporation: Popular and Production Song Favorites n.d.

Physical Description: 48 leaves; size: letter; folder

Scope and Content Note

Song list; multiple copies of two-sided catalog sheet. Also includes Van Heusen Music Corp. folder.
Box 85, Folder 1

Complete Catalgue of Famous Music Corporation, Paramount Music Corporation, and Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp. 1950

Physical Description: 9 x 12 "; 10 pp
Box 85, Folder 2

Leeds Music Corporation, Rental Library Catalog 1955

Physical Description: 7 x 10 "; 40 pp

Scope and Content Note

Classical sheet music catalog
Box 85, Folder 4

Leeds Catalog of Imported Editions, no. 2 n.d.

Physical Description: 8 x 11 "; 32 pp

Scope and Content Note

Classical sheet music catalog
Box 85, Folder 5

Leeds Catalog of Imported Editions 1951

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 36 pp

Scope and Content Note

Classical sheet music catalog
Box 85, Folder 6

Chappell Trade Catalogue 1962

Physical Description: 9 x 12 "; 38 pp

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music, various
Box 100, Folder 3

Harrison Tape Catalog 1969

Physical Description: 5.5 x 8.5 "; 135 pp

Scope and Content Note

Audio tape catalog
Box 100, Folder 4

2 Sunset House gift catalogs 1968

Physical Description: 5 x 7.5 "; 117 pp; and 8.5 x 11 "; 55 pp
Box 100, Folder 5

3 Downs gift catalogs 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 39 pp and 63 pp
Box 100, Folder 6

2 "Here's How Bazaar" gift catalogs 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 47 pp
Box 100, Folder 7

Houston's gourmet food catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 23 pp
Box 100, Folder 8

The Tog Shop clothing catalog 1968

Physical Description: 6.5 x 9.5 "; 63 pp
Box 100, Folder 9

P & S Sales gift catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 39 pp
Box 100, Folder 10

Alexander Sales Corp. men's catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 64 pp
Box 100, Folder 11

Hammacher Schlemmer home gift catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8 x 10 "; 63 pp
Box 100, Folder 12

Yield House/Friendly Pine home gift catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 ";
Box 100, Folder 24

National Tape cartridge catalog 1968

Physical Description: 8.5 x 11 "; 21 pp
Box 115, Folder 1

Larry Shayne Music Catalog 1968

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: 14 cm x 21 cm

Scope and Content Note

Fall & Winter 1968-69. Includes Burke & Van Heusen and Van Heusen Music Corp. titles.
Box 115, Folder 2

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Catalog 1986

Creator/Collector: Pub.: New York : MMA
Physical Description: 150 pages; size: 15.5 cm x 21.5 cm
Box 115, Folder 3

The Premiere Portfolio of Celebrity Art 1973

Creator/Collector: Pub.: Pennsylvania : The Franklin Mint Gallery of Art
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: 21 cm x 21 cm

Scope and Content Note

Includes form letter to collectors
Box 115, Folder 4

Ring's Comedy Song Guide 1950

Creator/Collector: Pub.: Hollywood, CA : Ring Publication
Physical Description: 44 pages; size: 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Box 115, Folder 5

Choral catalog [1968]

Creator/Collector: Pub.: Delaware Water Gap, PA : Shawnee Press inc.
Physical Description: 39 pages; size: 17.5 cm x 26.7 cm

Scope and Content Note

Shawnee Press, Inc.
Box 152, Folder 5

Ship model catalog 1966

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Published by Nautical Engineers.
Box 153, Folder 19

Standard and Production Songs (Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.) n.d.

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

Scope and Content Note

2 copies
Box 165, Folder 3

Musician's Handbook, Standard Dance Music Guide 1958

Physical Description: Booklet; size: 8.5 x 11"

Scope and Content Note

Compiled by A. Ray De Vita
 

Subseries 5. Appliance/Equipment Manuals 1968-1970

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement may reflect original order; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Manuals and advertisements for a range of products, appliances, and equipment for both personal and professional use.
Box 100, Folder 1

Xerox copier, materials 1969

Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Information, service agreements, notes, and brochure related to photocopier
Box 100, Folder 2

Home security file ca. 1968

Physical Description: 14 leaves/items; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Brochures and notes regarding home security devices; also includes architectural plans for Van Heusen residence showing electrical outlets.
Box 100, Folder 13

Appliance manuals and notes ca. 1970

Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Manuals for air conditioner, tape recorder, and blood pressure reader; also includes OX5 Club of America membership card and insurance payment reminder card.
Box 100, Folder 14

Electronics manuals ca. 1969

Physical Description: 7 items; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Includes CB Transceiver, sump pump, typewriter, and portable radio
Box 100, Folder 15

Various electronics and appliance manuals ca. 1969

Physical Description: 7 items; size: various
Box 100, Folder 16

Photocopy of ad for Infinity Transmitter, audio surveillance device n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter
Box 100, Folder 17

Price list and menu n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Monomatic Sanitation System, price list; and The Patio Cafe, menu.
Box 100, Folder 18

Deck mount installation instructions, and catalog 1968 and 1969

Physical Description: 4 items; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Deck Mount Installation instructions, uniform bill of landing (receipt), and catalog from Spencer Gifts
Box 100, Folder 19

Wits Air Cargo Service, etc. 1968

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Shipping rates, warranty info, and notes
Box 100, Folder 20

De'Ans Infra-Ray electro therapy n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item; size: letter
Box 100, Folder 21

Electronics catalogs and manuals ca. 1969

Physical Description: 7 leaves/items; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Niagara massage equipment, Nu-Craft storage products, special effects generator, Echoplex wiring schematic, and stereo mic mixer
Box 100, Folder 22

Refrigerator n.d.

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Instructions and warranty in original envelope
Box 100, Folder 23

Steelmaster file drawer assembly instructions n.d.

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter
Box 107, Folder 10

Brochures and instructions for several items, including a walk-in freezer, a ceiling fixture, a purse collection, and a pet kennel ca. mid 1960s

Physical Description: 4 items; size: 8.5 x 14 "
 

Series 9. Legal and Financial Documents 1933-1994

Physical Description: 55 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Includes original and photocopied documents related to Jimmy Van Heusen's music career and publishing companies, particularly Burke &amp; Van Heusen, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corporation. Documents include songwriters contracts, licensing records and other agreements, copyright records, publishing records, royalty statements, production records, correspondence, receipts, inventories, and other materials. Business correspondence and related records are also located in Series 5 (Correspondence). Although the subseries divide material by contracts, copyright, production records, and business affairs, material from each category (especially copyright) is found readily in any subseries category.
 

Subseries 1. Song Contracts and Agreements 1934-1994

Physical Description: 18 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement reflects original filing order in most cases. Song files are alphabetical by title. Boxes identified by publishing company in origination field derive from that company and typically follow original file order.

Scope and Content Note

Files include original materials and copies (thermofax, photocopy, and other means) regarding songwriters contracts, publishing records, copyright records, agreements, licensing, and royalty statements, often contextualized by correspondence. Some files include manuscript music and published song sheets.
Box 102, Folder 1

Absent Minded Moon 1971

Publisher: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

On original folder: "1/2 Van H. Music".
Box 102, Folder 2

All That I Am 1964, 1973

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: mostly letter
Box 102, Folder 3

And Your Mother Said 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 6 leaves; 12.5 x 9.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music only
Box 102, Folder 4

Anthem of the Clams 1960

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 75 leaves; size: mixed

Scope and Content Note

Lyrics by Bing Crosby. Includes original cover art for sheet music, 17 copies of commercial sheet music, and original music manuscripts.
Box 102, Folder 5

Any Time at All 1938, 1961, 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Also concerns "I Love You in Technicolor".
Box 102, Folder 6

Best Wishes 1972-1973

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: mostly letter
Box 102, Folder 7

Big Trouble 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: mostly letter
Box 102, Folder 8

Blue Rain 1939 to 1977

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 30 leaves; size: letter and legal

Note

Original folder: Blue Rain; Renewal
Box 102, Folder 9

California Highway Patrol March 1963

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 32 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Mostly correspondence; also includes lyrics. Also includes James Van Heusen's Motion Picture Industry Pension Plan Information Card.
Box 102, Folder 10

Carry me back to Laramie 1959

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 32 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, manuscript draft of music, ozalid of score, and five copies of published song sheet.
Box 102, Folder 11

A cigarette and a silhouette 1938 to 1976

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and two copies of published song sheet.
Box 102, Folder 12

The circus, the circus 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, song contract, and ozalid of score.
Box 102, Folder 13

The coke! The cat! The coook! 1959

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, song contract, and four ozalid copies of score.
Box 102, Folder 14

Come dream with me 1971, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, copyright records, song contract, onion skin copy of score.
Box 102, Folder 15

Come spring 1959, 1970

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and ozalid of score.
Box 102, Folder 16

Come summer 1961 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and ozalid of score.
Box 102, Folder 17

Deck the halls 1962 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and ozalid of score.
Box 102, Folder 18

The desert inn 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and ozalid of score.
Box 102, Folder 19

Does Santa Claus believe in you? 1958 to 1973

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and two photocopies of score.
Box 102, Folder 20

Don't say Paris, say Paree 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and ozalid copy of score
Box 102, Folder 21

Don't talk...just sing 1964 to 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 42 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and three ozalid copies of score.
Box 102, Folder 22

Duke the spook 1970, 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and correspondence
Box 102, Folder 23

Barbara 1977

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and song contract.
Box 102, Folder 24

That feeling in the moonlight 1944

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters contract (non-Van Heusen)

Note

Item was loose, between folders
Box 102, Folder 25

Eleanor, I adore you 1967 to 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 33 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 102, Folder 26

Empty tables 1976

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and correspondence

Note

Materials were originally loose, between folders
Box 102, Folder 27

Ever so lightly 1959

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, four ozalids and one onion skin copy of score, and five copies of published song sheet.
Box 102, Folder 28

Ev'ry stand-up act is sitting down today 1963 to 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, song contract, and ozalid of score.
Box 103, Folder 1

Faithfully 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Ozalid copy of score, copyright certificate, and note

Note

This and other items in Box 103 remain in their original folders
Box 103, Folder 2

Faith is a song 1969, 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Ozalid copy of score, song contract, copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 3

Four for Texas 1963

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 4

Give me a trio ev'rytime 1960

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

2 ozalid copies of score, and copyright and publication records
Box 103, Folder 5

Have the time of your life (with NBC) 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 38 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

2 ozalid copies of score, song contract, copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 6

Hobson's choice (Walking happy) 1964 to 1969

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records, correspondence, and agreements on songs from this production
Box 103, Folder 7

How are ya' fixed for love? 1958, 1968

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 25 leaves; size letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of published score, copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 8

I am never alone 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 25 leaves; size 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Onion skin copy of score, song contract, copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 9

I can't wait to take you home to mother 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

2 ozalid copies of score and copyright records
Box 103, Folder 10

I couldn't care less 1958 to 1973

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 62 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Ozalid copy of score, song contract, copyright and publication records, and correspondence
Box 103, Folder 11

If anything happened to you 1965, 1969

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 103, Folder 12

If I look like I feel 1937, 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song contract
Box 103, Folder 13

If that doesn't do it 1951 to 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 34 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, agreements, correspondence, and published song sheet
Box 103, Folder 14

I like being alone 1971, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, agreements, correspondence, and ozalid music manuscript
Box 103, Folder 15

I love you in technicolor 1938, 1965, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 43 leaves; size letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, agreements, correspondence, and published song sheet
Box 103, Folder 16

I'm a Texas boy 1971, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and photocopy of manuscript
Box 103, Folder 17

Immaturity 1961 to 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, and 2 ozalid copies of music manuscript
Box 103, Folder 18

In more ways than one 1937, 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, and ozalid copy of music manuscript
Box 103, Folder 19

(That's how) I remember Rome 1963, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter and langer

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song contract
Box 103, Folder 20

I saw the light of day last night 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 103, Folder 21

Is that good? 1967 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and ozalid copy of manuscript
Box 103, Folder 22

It's a living 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and 2 ozalid copies of manuscript
Box 103, Folder 23

It's been nice 1966

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and 2 ozalid copies of manuscript
Box 103, Folder 24

It - That ca. 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 "

Scope and Content Note

Ozalid copy of music manuscript
Box 103, Folder 25

I've got charm 1960

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and 4 ozalid copies of music manuscript
Box 103, Folder 26

I want the South to win the war for Christmas 1959 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, agreements, correspondence, and ozalid copy of music manuscript
Box 104, Folder 1

I wish I were a Gypsy 1962

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller.

Scope and Content Note

Includes five copies of published song sheet, a manuscript sketch, and manuscript draft. Words and music by Jack Arant.
Box 104, Folder 2

I wouldn't dream of it 1971

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 18 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, song contract, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 3

Joanne 1959 to 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 30 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, manuscript music, published song sheet (5 copies), and song sheet proof.
Box 104, Folder 4

Joey (Title theme of Joey Bishop Show) 1962

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 33 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes copyright and publication records, manuscript music, and 6 copies of printed song sheet.
Box 104, Folder 5

Just what I wanted for Christmas! 1959 to 1973

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 23 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 6

Kate the great 1963

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes copyright and publication records, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 7

The laughing eyes of San Marino 1969

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 35 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, song contract, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 8

Legs 1963

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes copyright and publication records, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 9

Les poupees de Paris n.d

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: None

Scope and Content Note

Empty folder
Box 104, Folder 10

Let's be frank Mr. Frankenstein 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes copyright and publication records, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 11

Let's go see the Jets! 1964

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 12

Lizette 1968 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 26 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, song contract, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 13

Looking for yesterday 1940 to 1968

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: legal and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, and 3 copies of published song sheet.
Box 104, Folder 14

Love being what it is 1978

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 15

Love in the air 1937 to 1968

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: legal and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, song contract, and copy of published sheet music.
Box 104, Folder 16

Love is a bore 1964 to 1976

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 72 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, 5 copies of published song sheet, and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 17

Lost in a sigh 1962, 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 30 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and lyric sheet
Box 104, Folder 18

Love's a riddle 1966 to 1968

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and copyright and publication records
Box 104, Folder 19

Love will find a way, they say 1965 to 1972

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: 9.5 x 12.5 " and smaller.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and manuscript music.
Box 104, Folder 20

Lovin' is livin' 1964, 1965

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 57 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, copyright and publication records, printing proofs, 5 copies of published song sheet, and manuscript music.
Box 112, Folder 2

Blank songwriters contracts 1950

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: 8.5 x 33 "

Scope and Content Note

Uniform Popular Songwriters Renewal Contract; all blank
Box 123, Folder 15

Correspondence and records regarding various agreements 1959 to 1971

Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: mostly letter; 2 envelopes

Scope and Content Note

Agreements include Wolper Productions, Inc. (regarding rights to music for program "The story of a songwriter") February 2, 1963; Letter from Paramount Pictures to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "My Six Loves", May 23, 1963; Correspondence between L.J. Silverling (Famous Music Corp.) and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding agreement with Jay Gee record company, 1959; Correspondence regarding income tax reports and employer identification number applications; and employer identification number documents concerning Brock Enterprises, Inc. and Chassah Music Corp., 1971.
Box 124, Folder 1

Van Heusen Music Corp.: Three contracts 1962, 1964

Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: legal and larger

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters contract (photocopy), between Van Heusen Music Corp. and Jack and Mable Arant, concerning "I wish I were a gypsy", 6/20/1962. Songwriters contract (photocopy), between Van Heusen Music Corp. and Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, concerning "Every stand up act is sitting down today-a step that'll stop the show we're getting too old for this jazz", Jan. 10, 1964. Songwriters contract (photocopy), between Van Heusen Music Corp. and Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, concerning ten songs from "Les poupees de Paris".
Box 124, Folder 2

List of filed song contracts, etc. ca. 1960s

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: legal and smaller.

Scope and Content Note

Listing of locations of original song contracts (typed sheet and photocopy), filed under "The circus, the circus", "The dodgers", and "Every stand up act is sitting down today". Printing invoice for Burke & Van Heusen Music, Inc; 1/1/1968. Photocopy of three-page song sheet of "The 86th! The 86th!" by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen; 1955.
Box 124, Folder 3

Agreements with motion picture studios 1954 to 1964

Physical Description: 154 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Film contract letter agreements, between Jimmy Van Heusen and Paramount Pictures, concerning the films "The joker is wild", "Papa's delicate condition", "Where men are men", and "Where has love gone"; 1954 to 1957. Film contract composer's agreement, between Sammy Cahn, Van Heusen and Bing Crosby Productions, concerning the film "Road to Hong Kong", 11/16/1960. Film contract agreements, between Van Heusen and Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, concerning the film "His and his", later renamed "Honeymoon Hotel", June/December, 1963. Film contract agreements, between Van Heusen and 20th Century-Fox, concerning the films "The pleasure seekers", "Journey to the center of the earth", and "Holiday for lovers", 1959 and 1964.
Box 124, Folder 4

Correspondence, motion picture contracts, dramatico-musical contracts, and song assignments 1940 to 1968

Physical Description: 141 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Mostly related to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.; a few relate to collaborations with Sammy Cahn. Includes originals and photocopies. Correspondence includes George Simon (Simon House), Edward Traubner, and EMCEE Music Company. Productions include "Star!", "The adventures of Robin Hood", "The great bank robbery", "Psychological moment", "Mystery in music", "Best wishes", "Command performance", The Perry Como show, "Nellie Bly", "Mr. Music", "The 86th! The 86th!", and a jingle for Minute Maid.
Box 124, Folder 5

Agent Contracts 1952, 1954

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Contracts and correspondence, between Van Heusen and Paul Small Artists Ltd., Inc., concerning employment of agent, 11/23/1954. Contracts, between Van Heusen and Louis Shurr Agency, concerning employment of agent, August, 1952.
Box 124, Folder 6

Correspondence, publishing agreements, royalty agreement, list of copyrights, and songwriters contracts mostly related to Music Publishers Holding Corp. and Eddie De Lange 1939 to 1968

Physical Description: 65 leaves; size: legal and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Originals and photocopies. Correspondence includes Ben Starr, Mike Maitland, Howard Richmond, and others. Related songs/productions include "It's the dreamer in me", "All I remember is you", "Swingin' the dream", and other songs related to Edgar (Eddie) De Lange.
Box 124, Folder 7

Reassignment contract: "If that doesn't do it" 11/14/1951

Creator/Collector: Re: Henry Spitzer Music Publishing Co.
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: legal; dark colored paper

Scope and Content Note

Between Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, and Henry Spitzer Music Publishing Co. Inc..
Box 124, Folder 8

Contracts: "Someone to tell it to" 1959, 1960

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: various

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, between Miriam Stern and Sammy Cahn, concerning two contracts for "Someone to tell it to", April 7, 1960. Contract, between Dolores Fuller/Sammy Cahn/Van Heusen and Summit Music Corp, concerning "Someone to tell it to", August 31, 1959.
Box 124, Folder 9

Contract: "Afraid to say hello since you said goodbye" 10/20/1960

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement of publishing rights (photocopy) between Jerry Arien and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 124, Folder 10

Reassignment contract: "Come Spring" 1959, 1960

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Cover letter (photocopy), between Van Heusen and Jake Spina, concerning reassignment of rights of "Come Spring" to writer, 4/12/1960. Songwriter contract (photocopy), between Spoone Music Corp. and Van Heusen/Sammy Cahn, concerning "Come Spring", 12/8/1959. Reassignment of publishing rights (photocopy), between Spoone Music Corp. and Van Heusen/Sammy Cahn, concerning "Come Spring". Includes cover letter (photocopy).
Box 124, Folder 11

Songs from "Skyscraper" 1965 to 1967

Physical Description: 37 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Cover letter (photocopy), betwe Contract (original and photocopy), between Harms, Inc. and Laursteed Music, Inc./Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning compositions used in the musical "Skyscraper", August 10, 1965. Various correspondence (originals and photocopies), between Harms, Inc., Laursteed Music, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning musical "Skyscraper", 1966-67.
Box 125, Folder 1

Materials related to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. contract with George Simon 1944 to 1955

Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Original file folder with label and notes. Agreement (negative photocopy), between Lawrence Crosby, Edwin H. Morris, John Burke, Van Heusen, and Henry Spitzer, concerning formation of Emcee Music Company, February 10, 1944. Assignments, by Emcee Music Company to Burke & Van Heusen, concerning February 10, 1944 agreement, February 14th, 1944. Certificate for transaction of business under fictitious name, for Lawrence Crosby, Edwin H. Morris, John Burke, Van Heusen, and Henry Spitzer, concerning their formation of Emcee Music Company, November, 1944. Correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and Edwin H. Morris & Company, Inc., concerning aforementioned agreement, August 7, 1948. Correspondence, between Bing Crosby and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning designation of B & VH as publisher, August 7, 1948. Itinerary, Emcee Music Company, Jan. 25 - Feb. 3, 19??. Press release, concerning merger of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. with George Simon, Inc., January 8, 1952. Contract and correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and George Simon, concerning termination of agreement, December 31, 1952. Correspondence (typing paper and letterhead), between Burke & Van Heusen and George Simon, concerning royalty payment for "Wild horses", January 8, 1953. Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen and George Simon, concerning purchase of B & VH stock, January 11, 1952. Balance sheet, of George Simon, Inc., October 31, 1951. Notice, of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., to George Simon, concerning termination of agreement, November 28, 1955.
Box 125, Folder 2

Materials related to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. dealings with George Simon, etc. 1952 to 1960

Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Notice, of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., to George Simon, concerning termination of agreement, November 28, 1955. Contract and correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and George Simon, concerning termination of agreement, December 31, 1952. Correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and George Simon, concerning royalty payment for "Wild horses", January 8, 1953. Telegram, from Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., to George Simon, concerning termination of agreement, November 29, 1955. Correspondence, from Carol Bridgman to Cahn Music Corporation and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "Too neat to be a beatnik, too round to be a square", January 6, 1960. Correspondence, from Carol Bridgman to Cahn Music Corporation and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "You're starting to get to me", July 19, 1960. Original file folder.
Box 125, Folder 3

Materials related to copyright lawsuit over "It's us again". 1961 to 1962

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Joseph Diamond/Mansdorf, Diamond & Fischman, concerning suit for copyright infringement, 1961-1962. Newspaper article (photocopy), Billboard Music Week, concerning cheap price of Silvikrin Shampoo albums, July 28, 1962. Correspondence, to Van Heusen (writer unknown), concerning copyright lawsuit, November 20, 1961. Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Beekham Products, Inc., Eljay Corp., and General Harmonics & Video Corp., concerning copyright licence, November 22, 1961.
Box 125, Folder 4

Various correspondence, contracts, and agreements related to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. 1941 to 1966

Physical Description: 225 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Simon House, Inc., concerning modification of previous agreements, July 27, 1954. List of Burke & Van Heusen songs (3 photocopies), concerning renewals and royalties. Correspondence (photocopy), between Benjamin Starr and Van Heusen, concerning deals for the sale of 50% of the Estate's stock, October 24, 1966. List of record releases (photocopy), concerning "Here's that rainy day". Correspondence (photocopy), between Rubin, Baum & Levin and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning three requested files, October 27, 1965. Songwriters contracts (photocopies), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, March, 1944 - May, 1945. (Note: 5 photocopies of July 25, 1944 contract.) Songwriters contract (photocopy), between Mayfair Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "I've got the moon in my pocket", February 11, 1942. New York City General Business Tax Returns (photocopies), 1961-1967. New York State Corporation Franchise Tax Reports (photocopies), 1966-1967. Agreement, between Eagle Lion Films, Inc., and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning photoplay "London Town", February, 1945. Notice of intent (photocopies), from Southern Music Publishing Company, Inc. to American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers, concerning the issuing of performing rights licences to broadcasting stations, October 4, 1941. (Includes 15-page list of stations.) Agreement (photocopy), between RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. and Burke and Van Heusen, concerning film "Playmates", June 1, 1941. Agreement (photocopy), between RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. and Southern Music Publishing Company, Inc., concerning film "Playmates", October 3, 1941. License (photocopy), from Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc. and Burke and Van Heusen to broadcasting stations, concerning right to broadcast listed songs, October 5, 1941. Correspondence (photocopy), between Burke and Van Heusen, Inc. and A.S.C.A.P., concerning "Going my way", "Swinging on a star", and "The day after forever", July 18th, 1944. Agreements and correspondence, between Paramount Pictures and Burke and Van Heusen, concerning films "London town" and "Riding high", 1944/1950. Agreement (photocopy), between Bing Crosby Enterprises, Inc. and Hope Enterprises, Inc. and Burke and Van Heusen and Burke and Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs in film "Road to Rio", September 8, 1947. 5 Notary Public certificates (photocopies), 1947/1954. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Corp. and Burke and Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs from film "Little Boy Lost", August 31, 1953. Song assignment (photocopy), to Moulin Prod., Inc., concerning "Belle of the Yukon", April 24, 1953. Correspondence (photocopies), between International Pictures, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning dissolvement of International Pictures, April, 1946. Correspondence and agreements, between International Pictures Corporation and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning film "Belle of the Yukon", 1944-1945.
Box 125, Folder 5

Various copyright and songwriters contracts 1942 to 1963

Physical Description: 84 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters Contract, between Barton Music Corp. and Van Heusen and Phil Silvers, concerning "Nancy (with the laughing face)", April 4, 1942. Assignment, from Van Heusen to Nancy Sandra Sinatra, concerning transfer of rights of "Nancy (with the laughing face)". (Not signed or dated.) Request for fee, from Library of Congress Copyright Office, concerning register of copyrights, October 29, 1963. Songwriters contracts between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Van Heusen & Burke, March 9, 1944, July 25, 1944 (5 copies), February 26, 1945 (2 copies), March 15, 1945 (4 copies), and May 29, 1945 (2 copies). 2 Applications and Certificates for Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright, (both certificates blank, only 1 application filled), between Maraville Music Corp. and Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, concerning "All the way", (no date). Correspondence, between Barton Music Corp. and ASCAP, concerning "All the way", (no date). 4 Certificates of Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright (photocopies), for Van Heusen, concerning "Just plain Lonesome", "It's always you" (2 copies), and "Got the moon in my pocket", (no date). Songwriters contract, between Mayfair Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "I've got the moon in my pocket", February 11, 1942.
Box 125, Folder 6

Various copyright renewals and song contracts 1945 to 1964

Physical Description: 46 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

4 Songwriters contracts, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Van Heusen and Burke, 1 made on February 26, 1945, 3 made on July 25, 1945. Songwriters contract, between Van Heusen Music Corp. and Van Heusen and Bing Crosby, concerning "Anthem of the clams", January 10, 1964. (4 copies) 6 Certificates of Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright (photocopies), for Van Heusen, concerning "Ain't got a dime to my name", "Birds of a feather", "Moonlight becomes you" (2 copies), and "Road to Morocco" (2 copies). Songwriters contract, between Van Heusen Music Corp. and Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, concerning "Ever so lightly", February 16, 1959.
Box 125, Folder 7

Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. songwriters contracts 1942 to 1945

Physical Description: 34 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters contracts, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Van Heusen & Burke, March 9, 1944 - May 29, 1945. Songwriter contract, between Mayfair Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "I've got the moon in my pocket", February 11, 1942.
Box 125, Folder 8

Letter agreements between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Paramount Pictures, Inc. 1947, 1948

Creator/Collector: Paramount Pictures
Physical Description: 28 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Get yourself a phonograph", September 8, 1947. (2 copies) Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning "A Connecticut Yankee", November 26, 1948. (2 copies)
Box 125, Folder 9

Various agreements and contracts 1934 to 1965

Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and Lou Udell of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning writer's royalties on copies, July 2, 1956. Agreement (original and mimeographs), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Simon House, Inc., concerning modification of previous agreements, July 27, 1954. Songwriters contract, between Santly Bros., Inc. and Van Heusen and Jerry Arlen, concerning "There's a house in Harlem (for sale)", May 15, 1934. Confirmation letter (draft and complete), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and International Pictures, Inc., regarding "Sleigh ride in July", "Like someone in love", and "Every girl is different", March 8, 1945. Indication of receipt of listed documents, from I.H. Prinzmetal, August 24, 1945. Correspondence, between Burke & Van Heusen and Bing Crosby Productions, Inc., concerning "He was a perfect gentleman", "A friend of yours", and "Why do I like you", August 16, 1944. 4 Agreements (2 formal - mimeographs, 2 in letter form - 1 original, 1 copy), between Jerry Allen and Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Unforgettable", "Harlem hospitality", and "There's a house in Harlem for sale", January 12, 1965. Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and B. G. De Sylva Productions, Inc., concerning "Doctor, lawyer, Indian chief" in the film "Stork Club", March 30, 1945. Agreement, between Eagle Lion Films, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning film "London town", December, 1944. Agreement (2 photocopies), between Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning addition of four songs to June 25, 1959 agreement, October 20, 1960. Agreement, between the Burke family, the Van Heusen family, and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning renewal rights of "Oh you crazy moon", "When I get time" and "Absent minded moon", June 15, 1964. Agreement (mimeograph), between Jerry Arlen and Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Unforgettable", "Harlem hospitality", and "There's a house in Harlem for sale", January 12, 1955? Correspondence (copy), to Van Heusen, concerning Paramount score contracts, September 18, 1959.
Box 125, Folder 11

Correspondence and agreements between Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp. and Famous Music Corp. 1948 to 1952

Physical Description: 107 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 126, Folder 1

Assorted correspondence, agreements, and song contracts 1934 to 1994

Physical Description: 120 leaves; size: letter, legal, and larger

Scope and Content Note

Cover letter and License File Report of Unverified Titles, from Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Limited to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning share he controls for Canada, 1993-1994. Songwriters contracts and correspondence, concerning Van Heusen with various artists, 1934-1974. Royalty agreement, between Eddie De Lange and Van Heusen and Harms (?) Inc., concerning "Deep in a dream", October 3, 1938. Royalty agreement, between Eddie De Lange and Van Heusen and M. Witmark & Sons, concerning "Good for nothing (but love)", December 14, 1938.
Box 126, Folder 2

Materials related to "Our town", Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. ownership transfers 1955 to 1966

Physical Description: 31 leaves; size: mostly letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters contract (photocopy), between Barton Music Corp. and Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, concerning "Our town", August 3, 1955. Songwriters contract, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Estate of Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, concerning selling/transfer of compositions, March 31, 1966. List of songs, concerning contents of Epic L.P. "Of men and gold", (no date). 3 Unfilled form letters (photocopy), concerning "Our town", January 30, 1957. Correspondence (photocopy), between Margaret Thiele and Edward Traubner, concerning "Our town", October, 1955. Correspondence (photocopy), between Miriam Stern and Edward Traubner, concerning "Our town", 1955-1957. Correspondence (photocopy), between Miriam Stern and A. Halsey Cowan, concerning "Our town", June, 1956. Correspondence (photocopy), between Edward M. Rose and Miriam Stern, concerning "Our town", January 17, 1957.
Box 126, Folder 8

You never had it so good 1964

Physical Description: 27 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, contracts, and copyright records related to above title.
Box 126, Folder 9

You're just as pretty in person 1968

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and contract
Box 126, Folder 20

Photocopies of contracts, correspondence, certificates for publication, and certificates for renewal copyrights 1962 to 1968

Physical Description: 122 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Particularly with the American Guild of Authors and Composers regarding co-published songs.
Box 127, Folder 1

Afraid to say hello 1960, 1970

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 14 leaves; size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 2

Ain't got a dime to my name 10/20/1969

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 3

Alladin's daughter 1944 to 1946, 1958

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 4

All around the world 1945, 1946

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 5

Any town is Paris when you're young 1951

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter, legal, and larger

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 6

The 'Ampstead way 1946, 1948

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 7

And I love you 10/5/1961

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

1 license agreement.
Box 127, Folder 8

Any way the wind blows 1945, 1946

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 9

Apalachicola, Fla. 1946, 1947

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 35 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 10

April wants to dance again 1944, 1958

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 11

A propos de rien 1953

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 127, Folder 12

Aren't you glad you're you 1945 to 1969

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 81 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

13 licenses, contracts, correspondence.
Box 127, Folder 13

As long as I'm dreaming 1946 to 1967

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 42 leaves; size letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

1 license, contracts, correspondence
Box 127, Folder 14

At least it was good for a laugh 1953

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Contract, lyrics
Box 127, Folder 15

At the psychological moment 1949, 1958

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright, publishing documents
Box 127, Folder 16

The ballad of Millicent de Vere 1944

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 17

Barnum & Bailey ball 1952

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Contract, records, etc.
Box 127, Folder 18

A barrel of monkeys 1959

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright documents, lyrics
Box 127, Folder 19

Battle song 1953

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 20

Belle of the Yukon 1944

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 21

Birds of a feather 1941

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate, original
Box 127, Folder 22

Bitter and sweet 1959

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate
Box 127, Folder 23

Bluebirds on a blackboard 1945, 1947

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 24

Blue rain 1939 to 1963

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Various contracts, agreements, and records
Box 127, Folder 25

Busy doing nothing 1948, 1949

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 18 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 26

But beautiful 1948 to 1969

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 173 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

45 licenses.
Box 127, Folder 27

California 1963

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter and larger
Box 127, Folder 28

Can-can 1945 to 1963

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 29

Carnival in Flanders 1953

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 30

Catalog day 1959

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Also includes empty folder for song "Cathy"
Box 127, Folder 31

Cela m'est egal (If it's all the same to you) 1953 to 1959

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 32

Herman Chittison piano solos 1968

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 33

Clear light of dawn 1953

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 34

The company she keeps 1945, 1968

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 35

Constantly 1942, 1969

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter
Box 127, Folder 36

Country style 1946 to 1967

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 84 leaves; size: letter and larger
Box 127, Folder 37

Coleman Hall Publications 1963

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding various titles
Box 127, Folder 38

The day after forever 1944

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter and larger
Box 127, Folder 39

Dedicated to you 1959

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 40

Discouraged over you 1958

Creator/Collector: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate
Box 127, Folder 41

Do You Wanna Jump, Children? 1958, 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 44 leaves; size: legal, letter

Scope and Content Note

Published score, c.1938. Copyright agreements (originals and copies), October 15, 1958, October 26, 1938, and October 26, 1965. Copyright renewal agreements, September 26, 1958, with Library of Congress certification, June 22, 1966. Copyright contract renewal, September 12, 1958 with certification from Library of Congress, October 22, 1958. Correspondence regarding copyright renewal between Jimmy van Heusen and Harry Smith, September 30, 1958 and December 29, 1958. Correspondence between Mike Selsman and Harry Smith, n.d. Correspondence between Harry Smith and Willie Bryant, also regarding copyright renewal of "It's Over Because We're Through," February 16, 1959. Hand-written correspondence between Willie Bryant and Harry Smith, also regarding "It's Over Because We're Through," February 8, 1959. Correspondence between Al Donohue and Harry Smith, October 13, 1959. Correspondence between Jimmy van Heusen and Harry Smith, October 8, 1958. Correspondence between Harry Smith and Willie Bryant, December 1, 1958.
Box 127, Folder 42

Don't Give Me a Ring on the Telephone (Until You Give Me a Ring on My Hand) 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate (photocopy), August 21, 1958. From "The Flop Parade".
Box 127, Folder 43

Duke the Spook 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate (orginal), September 3, 1970.
Box 127, Folder 44

Early American 1945 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter, 1 legal

Scope and Content Note

Originals and photocopies. Royalty agreement, involves The Christophers, August 13, 1951. Songwriters contract, also for "Why Do I Like You," March 15, 1945. Correspondence regarding royalties between James Keller and Jimmy van Heusen, February 16, 1965. Royalty agreement, involves Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, December 29, 1964. Correspondence regarding permission between BVH and James Keller, September 4, 1952. Correspondence regarding licenses between BVH and Decca Records, April 9, 1945. License agreements, March 20, 1945, May 29, 1951, and June 12, 1951. Rights release, also for "Why Do I Like You," May 3, 1945. Agreement, n.d. Copyright certificate, June 30, 1950. Registry of title, May 19, 1950. License agreement, January 19, 1968. Index card (copy).

Note

From the film "You Can Change the World"
Box 127, Folder 45

The Emperor waltz 1947, 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 29 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Various contracts and copyright documents
Box 127, Folder 46

Ev'ry girl is different 1944

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence, contracts, and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 47

Experience 1947, 1955

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Various contracts, correspondence, and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 48

Fascination 1950, 1961

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Various contracts, correspondence, and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 49

The Dodgers 1963, 1965

Publisher: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, contracts, and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 50

The fifth Marine 1945, 1966

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, contracts, and copyright records. Also called "The fifth Marines".
Box 127, Folder 51

Fogarty and mandolin girls 1/29/1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 52

Fogarty and Nellie Bly parade 1945, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contract and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 53

Fogarty the great 1946, 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 54

The flop parade 1949

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Includes registry of titles for songs "Grace", "Rhythmitis", "Flaw in my flue", "Tears in my ears", "I wish I were Irish", "Discouraged over you", "And I love you", and "Don't give me a ring".
Box 127, Folder 55

For a moment of your love 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 56

For what 1947

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication records
Box 127, Folder 57

A friend of yours 1944 to 1967

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 27 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, agreements, and contracts
Box 127, Folder 58

Friendly mountains 1947, 1948

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 59

The gentleman in the next apartment 1954, 1955

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, song contracts, and copyright records. Alternative title: "The lady in the next apartment".
Box 127, Folder 60

Get rid of Monday 1955, 1961

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, copyright records, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 61

Get yourself a phonograph 1946, 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 62

Gonzaga men 1949, 1951

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 63

Good time Charlie 1944 to 1954

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 14 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 64

Going my way 1944 to 1967

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 31 leaves; size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts, copyright records, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 65

Got the moon in my pocket 1942 to 1945

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 28 leaves; size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 66

Grace 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 67

The greatest song I ever heard 1950, 1951

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 68

A green love for walter 1945, 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 69

Hadacol 1959, 1960

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records, lyric sheet
Box 127, Folder 70

Hannibal the mouse 1952

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 71

Harlem hospitality 1955 to 1966

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, song contract, and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 72

Harmony 1947 to 1965

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 26 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts, copyright records, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 73

He cha cha'd in 1958, 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, agreement, invoices, and newspaper clipping (all photocopies)
Box 127, Folder 74

Hector, the humble bumble bee 1944, 1945

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts and copyright records. Alternative title: "Harvey the humble bumble bee".
Box 127, Folder 75

Helpless 1949 to 1966

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts, copyright records, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 76

Here's that rainy day 1953 to 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 197 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Song contracts, copyright records, correspondence, and licensing agreements
Box 127, Folder 77

Hesitation 1950

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Song contract and publishing records
Box 127, Folder 78

He was a perfect gentleman 1944, 1945

Patron: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publishing and copyright records, contract, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 79

A horse that knows the way (Back home) 1943, 1944, 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: mostly letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records, contract, and agreement
Box 127, Folder 80

The horse told me 1949

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 81

How about a date 1945 to 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Contract, publication and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 82

How far can a lady go? 1953 to 1966

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records, and license revenue statement
Box 127, Folder 83

Hyde Park on a Sunday 1944, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and song contract
Box 127, Folder 84

Ichabod (The legend of Sleepy Hollow) 5/6/1963

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Permission for mechanical reproduction (agreement) from the Compo Company Limited
Box 127, Folder 85

I could get along without you 1942 to 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 86

I did it for the missus 1946, 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 87

I feel like they feel in Castile 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 88

If spring were only here to stay 1945, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and song contract
Box 127, Folder 89

If that doesn't do it 1946, 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 90

If you please 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal (original)
Box 127, Folder 91

If you're ever in my arms again 1937 to 1962

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records, song contract, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 92

If you stub your toe on the moon 1948, 1949

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 19 leaves; size: letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 93

Imagination 1966

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 94

I'm one of your admirers 1952, 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: mostly letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song lyrics
Box 127, Folder 95

In the clear light of dawn 1952

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 96

I thought about you 1939 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 69 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, licensing records, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 97

It's a fine, old institution 1952 to 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 98

It's a gentleman's world 1945, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contract and publication records
Box 127, Folder 99

It's a matter of military tactics 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title
Box 127, Folder 100

It's always you 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 101

It's an old Spanish custom 1952, 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 102

It's over because we're through 1959, 1960

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 33 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records, agreements, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 103

It's anybody's spring 1944 to 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 104

It's your life 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 105

I've got to get somewhere with you 1945 to 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Song contract and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 106

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

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records and agreement
Box 127, Folder 107

I want a love 1955

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Publication records, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 108

I wish I were Irish 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 109

(I) wish I were somebody else 1954, 1955

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding licensing agreements
Box 127, Folder 110

Just my luck 1945 to 1956

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, agreements, and song contract.
Box 127, Folder 111

Just plain lonesome 1942 to 1969

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 35 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, license agreements, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 112

Keep a prayer in your heart 1945 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 113

Kind'a peculiar Brown 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 114

The kiss in your eyes 1947 to 1969

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 68 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 115

Laughing Tony 1970

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 116

Less than eighty days 1945, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 117

Let's all meet at my house 1942 to 1958

Patron: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and agreement
Box 127, Folder 118

Like someone in love 1944 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 156 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 119

Regarding George A. Little 1954

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Mr. Little and copyright renewals
Box 127, Folder 120

Lock, stock and barrel 1950

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Publication records, agreement, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 121

Little boy lost 1953, 1960

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records and agreements
Box 127, Folder 122

Make with the kisses 1939 to 1945

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 40 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, correspondence, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 123

May the best man win 1945 to 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 124

Minute Maid 1950

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records
Box 127, Folder 125

Mississippi moon 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 126

Miss Jemina walks by 1943 to 1971

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 18 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, cue sheets, and correspondence
Box 127, Folder 127

The moon came up with a great idea 1952

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, agreements, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 128

Moonlight becomes you 1969

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal
Box 127, Folder 129

My English into French dictionary 1953, 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, and agreement
Box 127, Folder 130

My heart goes crazy 1945 to 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 47 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 130

My heart is a hobo 1946 to 1956

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 25 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 132

Nellie Bly 1946 to 1959

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 133

A nickle's worth of sunshine 1945, 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 134

No news today 1945, 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Publication and copyright records, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 135

No sooner said than done 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: larger

Scope and Content Note

Song contract
Box 127, Folder 136

Now that I'm in love 1952, 1953

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 27 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 137

Now we're getting somewhere 1958

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records
Box 127, Folder 138

Once and for always 1947 to 1957

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 24 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 139

Only for men 1945, 1946

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, and song contract
Box 127, Folder 140

Out with the old 1950

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Registry of title and song contract
Box 127, Folder 141

Pakistan 1953 to 1956

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and agreements
Box 127, Folder 142

Personality 1945 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen
Physical Description: 69 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright and publication records, song contract, correspondence, and agreements
Box 128, Folder 0

Song Contract Files Bulk 1960 to 1972

Publisher: Van Heusen Music Corporation
Physical Description: 147 folders; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Song files by title in original folders. Contents of each folder vary, but most contain copyright and publication records, song contracts, some correspondence, and in some cases copies of manuscript music or the published song sheet. Paper sizes include letter, legal, and larger and most documents are photocopies. Folders average five to ten leaves. Folders at the rear of the box include photocopies of songwriters contracts alphabetized by first letter of the title. Contents:Van Heusen Music Corp.; A cigarette and a silhouette; All I remember is you; A man and his music; All this and heaven too; Anthem of the clams; An old fashioned Christmas; Any man who loves his mother; A policeman's whistle; Argentina skies; A step that will stop the show; Blue rain; Call me irresponsible; Can I help it; Carry me back to Laramie; Come waltz with me; Darn that dream; Deep in a dream; Don't talk...just sing; Don't say Paris, say Paree; Ever so lightly; Every stand up act is sitting down today; For the sake of the children; Four for Texas; Give me a trio every time; Good for nothing but love; Have the time of your life; Heaven can wait; He is very close to wonderful; Helpless; Hobson's choice; How are ya fixed for love; How do you talk to a girl; I am Mrs. Stanhope Van Hepworth and...; I can't wait to take you home to mother; I don't think I'm in love; If anything happened to you; If I be your best chance; If I look like I feel; If me no if – but me no but; I'll make a man of the man; I'll never waltz again without you; Immaturity; In more ways than one; I saw the light of day last night; I sure hate love; I thought about you; It gets lonely early; It's a living; It's been nice; I've got charm; Joanne; Joey (Theme for Joey Bishop Show); Just what I wanted for Christmas; Kate the Great; Legs; Les poupees de Paris; Let's go see the Jets; Let's be Frank, Mr. Frankenstein; Lizette; Looking for yesterday; Love in the air; Love is a bore; Love's a riddle; Lovin' is livin'; Love will find a way, they say; make with the kisses; Marriage on the rocks; Moonland; My baby loves to swing; My kind of town; Miscellaneous; Oh! You crazy moon; One starry moment; On the wings of romance; Peace, brother; Playing politics; Razzle dazzle; Robin and the 7 hoods; Rose loved roses; Sadie Fats; Sands Hotel song; Say something sentimental; Shadow sweetheart; Shake down the stars; Skyscraper; So help me if I don't love you; Spring song; Stiffen up that upper lip; Stuck for an answer; Summertime promises; Speaking of heaven; Sympathy; Television, USA; That man!; The circus, the circus; The coke! The Cat! The Coook!; The public is always right; There's gotta be a weddin'; There's love and there's love and there's love; There's gold in them thar hills; The September of my years; They ought to write a book about you; This is a song; This is madness to love like this; Tomboy; Turn it into a musical; Unforgettable; Walking happy (Hobson's choice); We like working with each other; We're getting too old for this jazz; We're l-losing our little girl; What makes it happen; When a prince of a fella meets Cinderella; When no one cares; Where else (But the USA); Where was I?; Multiple titles (photocopies of songwriters contracts); Song contracts A; Song contracts B; Song contracts C; Song contracts D; Song contracts E; Song contracts F; Song contracts H; Song contracts I; Song contracts J; Song contracts K; Song contracts L; Song contracts M; Song contracts N; Song contracts O; Song contracts R; Song contracts S; Song contracts T; Song contracts W; Song contracts Y.

Note

Original boxes VH55 & VH62
Box 129, Folder 1

Canadian Licenses 1953 to 1964

Physical Description: 92 leaves; size: mostly legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (photocopy), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Limited, concerning right to print, publish, sell and import pianoforte copies of compositions throughout Canada, February 6, 1953. Correspondence (photocopies), between Jack Gale (of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.) and various representatives of Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd., concerning list of copyrights under the control of Edwin H. Morris & Co., Ltd., 1964. 86 Copyright License Agreements (photocopies), between Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Limited / Capitol Records Distributors of Canada, Ltd. (the Canadian representatives for Burke and Van Heusen, Inc.) and various artists, 1954-1958.
Box 129, Folder 2

Correspondence and agreement reports n.d.

Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

5 License agreement reports, by Harry Fox. Correspondence, from George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Simon House, Inc., to Harry Fox, concerning Canadian licenses, August, 19?? Corrsepondence and publishers listings, by American Guild of Authors & Composers, concerning payment due, (no date).
Box 129, Folder 3

Licensing agreements and related materials 1943 to 1968

Physical Description: 110 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

License agreement with attached list of songs (photocopy), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris & Co., Ltd., concerning Britian, South Africa, Australasia, etc., March 17, 1959. License agreement (photocopy), between Chas. H. Hansen Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Going my way", "Sunday, Monday or always", "Arn't [sic] you glad you're you", "Like someone in love", and "Swinging on a star", March 27, 1943. Memo (photocopy), concerning contracts for "Dixie" from 1942-1945. Assignment (photocopy), from Mayfair Music Corp. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., approved by Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning December 22, 1942 publishing agreement for "Dixie", April 3, 1945. Correspondence with related attachments termed "Schedule A", "Exhibit B", etc. (photocopy), from Benjamin Starr to Alan J. Stein or Van Heusen, concerning the Dorsey stock shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1968. Outline (photocopy), concerning the Dorsey stock shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., April 16, 1968. Agreement (photocopy), between Famous Music Corporation, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc., and the Estate of Johnny Burke, concerning the Dorsey stock shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., November 8, 1967. Agreement with attached Schedule (photocopy), between Famous Music Corporation, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc., and the Estate of Johnny Burke, concerning the Dorsey stock shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., August 14, 1967. Correspondence and agreements (photocopies), concerning need for Crosby and Hope Enterprises to okay songs in order for Dorsey deal to go through, 1967-1968. Correspondence (photocopy), from Benjamin Starr to Alan J. Stein or Van Heusen, concerning both the Dorsey deal and ambiguity in files for listed songs (list included), March, 1968. (Top half of) Agreement (photocopy), between Hillside Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "What does it take" and "I wish I were somebody else", November 1, 1953. Seal of Office (photocopy), from the Library of Congress Copyright Office to Van Heusen, (concerning "What does it take" and "I wish I were somebody else"?), March 26, 1958. (Note: this is copied on same paper as previous item.) Unsigned agreement (including relevant attachments termed "Exhibit B", "Schedule A", etc.), and Seal of Office (photocopies), between Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning the Dorsey stock shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 3, 1968 (informal date). Letter (photocopy), from Rudolf Nissim of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Chappell GmbH Suisse, June 10, 1966.
Box 129, Folder 4

Notice of use forms 6/18/1968

Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

17 Acknowledgment of Receipt of a Notice of Use forms, for Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Box 129, Folder 5

Licensing agreement reports and correspondence 1965, 1966

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: 11 x 14.5 " and letter

Scope and Content Note

5 License Agreement Reports (originals), from Harry Fox, concerning Van Heusen Music Corp., (no dates). Memorandum, from Arthur Boucher to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Playtape, Inc.'s need to reduce statutory rate for "Sunday, Monday and always", 11/1/1966. Memorandum, from Arthur Boucher to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Prestige Records, Inc.'s need to reduce statutory rate for "Like someone in love", "But beautiful" (three versions), and "I thought about you", 1116/1965. Letter, from Music Publishers' Protective Association to Famous Music Corporation, cc to: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "The brothers", 10/29/1965. Letter, from Harry Fox to all publishers, concerning machine system for licensing and royalty control, 4/20/1965.
Box 129, Folder 6

Requests for licenses 1968, 1969

Physical Description: 28 leaves; size: mostly letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

Memo, from Ben Starr to Van Heusen, concerning inability to license songs for Hansen Publications, Inc. due to Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. agreement, 6/10/1969. Letter, from Ben Starr to Trans-Radio Productions, concerning inability to license "Personality" due to Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. agreement, 9/3/1968. Letter, from Ben Starr to Herbert Wise, of Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., concerning "Aren't you glad you're you" and "Swinging on a star", 2/13/1969. Letter, from Ben Starr to Herbert Wise, of Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., concerning "Here's that rainy day", 2/13/1969. Request for license (copy), from Greentree Electronics to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Welcome to my dream", 6/10/1968. Cover letter, from Peggy Price to Herbert Shapiro, c/o Harry Fox, concerning request for license form for "Welcome to my dream", 6/27/1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Steven Kanych, concerning use of songs restricted by Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. agreement, 5/1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr, Alan J. Stein, Steven Kanych, and Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. concerning "Country Style" (restricted by Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. agreement), 5/1968. Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen and Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., and Shawnee Press, Inc., concerning "Country style" and "Swinging on a star", 6/14/1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr, Richard L. Stevens, of Campbell, Mithun, Inc., and Van Heusen, concerning "Sunday, Monday or always", 5/1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr and John L. Haag, of West Coast Productions, concerning "Like someone in love" and "Here's that rainy day", 6/1968.
Box 129, Folder 7

Requests for licenses 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, from WAC Major Dolores H. Hubnik, Al Sirat Music Publsihers, University of Colorado Bands, and Peripole, Inc., to Van Heusen or representatives of Van Heusen, concerning requests for use of "Swingin on a star", 1967-1968. Correspondence, from Malar Productions to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning requests for use of "Personality", 12/26/1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr, Herb Shapiro, c/o Harry Fox, and Peggy Price, concerning requests for use of "Here's that rainy day", September-November, 1968. License, between Warner Bros. Records, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Welcome to my dream", 2/23/1968. Correspondence, between United Feature Syndicate and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "I'll buy that dream", July/August, 1968.
Box 129, Folder 8

Licensing agreements: "Walking Happy" 1964 to 1969

Physical Description: 60 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

License agreements, with various companies and various artists, concerning "Walking Happy", 1966-1969. List of songs, concerning "The legend of Robin Hood". Letter, from Carol Bridgeman, of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, and Laursteep Misc, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corporation, concerning "Walking Happy", 2/9/967. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Copyright (photocopy), for Van Heusen, concerning "Walking Happy", 11/27/1964. Blue pamphlet, Capitol Records, concerning description of the stereo tape "Invitation to Broadway" (includes "Walking Happy"), released 1/2/1968. Yellow pamphlet, Capitol Records, concerning description of the stereo tape "Invitation to Broadway" (includes "Walking Happy"), released 10/30/1967. Blue pamphlet, Capitol Records, concerning description of the stereo tape "Feuer & Martin present Walking Happy", released 1/16/1967. Blue pamphlet, Capitol Records, concerning description of the 8 track stereo tape "Feuer & Martin present Walking Happy", released 1/23/1967. Yellow pamphlet, Capitol Records, concerning description of the album "Extra special!" (includes "Walking Happy"), released 4/3/1967. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Copyright (photocopy), for Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, concerning "Use your noodle", 11/27/1964.
Box 129, Folder 9

Foreign Licenses 1968

Physical Description: 13 leaves; size: mostly letter, legal

Scope and Content Note

2 Memos (photocopy), from John Hancocks to Ben Starr, concerning Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd., May/July 1968. 2 Memos (photocopy), from Ben Starr to Alan J. Stein, concerning previous memo, 1968. (Note: one is copied on same paper as previous item.) Letter (photocopy), from B. Starr to Van Heusen, concerning letter from Mr. Low of Canada, 5/10/1968. Letter (photocopy), from T. St. Clair Low to Benjamin Starr, concerning six compositions mentioned in Starr's May 2nd letter, 5/7/1968. 6 letters (photocopy), from B. Starr to Alan J. Stein and/or Joseph Taubman, concerning Dorsey Brothers' agreement, May, 1968.
Box 129, Folder 10

Cancellation of agreement with Roslyn Publications, Inc. 1964, 1969

Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

License agreement (3 photocopies), between Roslyn Publications, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen Music, concerning "But beautiful", "Swinging on a star", "Sunday Monday or always" and "Personality", 10/9/1964. Letter (6 photocopies), from Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Dorsey Borthers Music, Inc. to Roslyn Publications, Inc., concerning October 9th license agreement, 8/25/1969. Letter (3 photocopies), from Edward Harley of Roslyn Publications, Inc. to Mr. Abels of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning cancellation of license agreement, 9/6/1969. Letter (4 photocopies) from Gordon Williams to Dick Abels of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning cancellation of license agreement, 8/18/1969.
Box 129, Folder 11

Agreement with American Dance Machine 1979 to 1983

Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, between Miriam Stern (for Van Heusen) and Whitney Trilling (for The American Dance Machine), concerning "The Clog Dance".
Box 130, Folder 1

Harms, Inc., Laursteed Music, Inc., Van Heusen Music Corp. 1965

Physical Description: 26 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (2 photocopies), between Harms, Inc. and Laursteed Music, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning publication of "Skyscraper", August 10, 1965. Letter (photocopy), from Edward Traubner to Van Heusen, concerning contracts between Harms, Inc., Laursteed Music, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., October 22, 1965. Letter (photocopy), from Edward Traubner to Victor Blau of Music Publishers Holding Corporation, concerning contracts between Harms, Inc., Laursteed Music, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., October 22, 1965. Amendment to Minimum Basic Production Contract (photocopy), between Feuer & Martin Productions, Inc. and Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, concerning April 27, 1965 contract, September, 1965.
Box 130, Folder 2

Concerning Murry H. Wolfe 1958 to 1968

Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter (2 copies), from Peggy Price to Van Heusen, concerning Murry Wolfe's death, October 23, 1964. Letter (mimeograph), from Irving L. Leonard to Arlene Kaufman, concerning Murry Wolfe's death, December 4, 1964. Letter, from Irving L. Leonard to Mary Wolfe, concerning Murry Wolfe's death, October 29, 1964. Miscellaneous notes, written presumably by Van Heusen, concerning Murry Wolfe's death, (no date). Letter, from B. Starr to Van Heusen, concerning 1958/1959 agreements made by Tamarisk Music, Inc. with Barton Music Corp., November 8, 1968. 2 Agreements, between Tamarisk Music, Inc. and Barton Music Co. Ltd., concerning "How are you fixed for love" and "When no one cares", October 9, 1959. Agreement (photocopy), between Tamarisk Music, Inc. and Barton Music Corp., concerning "How are ya fixed for love", March 6, 1958. Agreement (photocopy), between Tamarisk Music, Inc. and Barton Music Corp., concerning "When no one cares", July 8, 1958.
Box 130, Folder 3

Concerning Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1955

Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, between Loew's Incorporated of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, concerning "The tender trap", July 16, 1955. Letter/agreement, from Loew's Incorporated of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures to Barton Music Corp., Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, confirming aspects of agreement, July 16, 1955.
Box 130, Folder 4

"I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all" 1961 to 1966

Physical Description: 22 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from B. Starr to Carol Bridgman of ASCAP and Al Berman c/o Harry Fox, concerning "At any time at all", August 24, 1966. Index card, concerning "Any time at all". Letter, from Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., to Ben Starr, concerning "At any time at all", August 23, 1966. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright (photocopy), for Van Heusen, concerning "Any time at all", June 16, 1965. Assignment (photocopy), from Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton to St. James Music Corporation, concerning "Any time at all" and "I love you in Technicolor", October 26, 1965. Seal of Office (photocopy), by Copyright Office of the Library of Congress, (concerning "Any time at all" and/or "I love you in Technicolor"), Oct 29, 1965. (Note: this is copied on same paper as previous item.) Letter, from B. Starr to Al Berman c/o Harry Fox, concerning "I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all", June 16, 1966. Letter, from St. James Music Corp. to Register of Copyrights, concerning assignment on "I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all", October 27, 1965. (Original assignment included.) Notice, from Register of Copyrights to St. James Music Corporation, concerning fee and recording of "enclosed document", December 1, 1965. Agreement (original and mimeograph), between Van Heusen, the owners of the renewal rights of the late Jimmy Dorsey, and St. James Music Corp., concerning "I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all", January 15, 1961. Letter, from Mildred O'Rourke of the Copyright Dept. of American Guild of Authors and Composers to Van Heusen, concerning "Any time at all", August 17, 1965. Agreement (mimeograph), between Jimmy Dorsey and Van Heusen and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., concerning "Any time at all", May 4, 1938. Copyright Renewal Notice, from Mildred O'Rourke of the Copyright Dept. of American Guild of Authors and Composers, concerning "Any time at all", April 30, 1965. Manuscript (mimeograph), of "Any time at all", 3 pages.
Box 130, Folder 6

"I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all" 1961, 1965

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (photocopy), between Van Heusen, the owners of the renewal rights of the late Jimmy Dorsey, and St. James Music Corp., concerning "I love you in Technicolor" and "Anytime at all", January 15, 1961. Notice, from Register of Copyrights to St. James Music Corporation, concerning fee and recording of "enclosed document", December 1, 1965.
Box 130, Folder 11

Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp. 1950, 1951

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Amendatory agreement, between Famous Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., H. L. (Bing) Crosby, Jr., Laurence Crosby, Van Heusen, and Johnny Burke, amending January 23, 1950 agreement, concerning the organization and operation of Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., September 20, 1951. 2 Agreements, between Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp. and Famous Music Corp., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., H. L. (Bing) Crosby, Jr., Laurence Crosby, Van Heusen, and Johnny Burke, concerning January 23, 1950 agreement, March 2, 1950.
Box 131, Folder 1

Contracts and agreements between Burke & Van Heusen and various movie studios 1947 to 1950

Physical Description: 52 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Songwriters Contract, between Burke and Van Heusen, Inc. and Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, concerning "The emperor waltz", October 16, 1947. Agreement (with index card), between Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, Burke and Van Heusen, Inc., and Paramount Pictures, Inc., concerning "The emperor waltz", September 8, 1947. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures, Inc., Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, and Burke and Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Mr. Music", April 27, 1950. 2 Notary Public certificates, for Paramount Pictures Corp. and for Burke-Van Heusen Music Corp., granted by Marguerite B. Francis on October 6, 1950 and Edgar H. Fay on October 18, 1950, respectively. 2 Notary Public certificates, for Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, both granted by Eleanor Drozd on October 5, 1950. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures, Inc., Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, and Burke and Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs from "Welcome Stranger", November 20, 1946. Agreement, between Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, Burke and Van Heusen, Inc., and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning "A Connecticut Yankee", November 26, 1948.
Box 131, Folder 2

Purchase of 50% of B & VH, Inc. 1966

Creator/Collector: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc.
Physical Description: 25 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (letter size: 6 pages; legal size: 10 pages), between Van Heusen and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., concerning purchase of 50% of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. belonging to the late Johnny Burke, undated. Extra cover page to aforementioned agreement. Memo, from Ben Starr to Van Heusen, requesting replacment of pages 10 and 11 with new pages 10, 11, and 12 of aforementioned agreement. New pages 10, 11, and 12 of aforementioned agreement.
Box 131, Folder 3

Authorization to grant licenses 1970

Creator/Collector: Harry Fox Agency, Inc.
Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Authorization to grant licenses (2 letter and 2 legal), given to The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. (ASCAP), concerning all compositions of which B & VH, Inc. is copyright proprietor, May 1, 1970. Authorization to grant licenses (1 letter and 2 legal), given to The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. by Van Heusen Music Corp. (ASCAP), concerning all compositions of which VHM Corp. is copyright proprietor, May 1, 1970. Authorization to grant licenses (2 letter and 1 legal), given to The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. by St. James Music Corp. (ASCAP), concerning all compositions of which SJM Corp. is copyright proprietor, May 1, 1970. Authorization to grant licenses, given to The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. (ASCAP), concerning all compositions of which B & VH, Inc. is copyright proprietor, May 1, 1970.
Box 131, Folder 4

Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., various correspondence 1953 to 1960

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter (photocopy), from Paramount Pictures Corp. to Burke and Van Heusen, concerning return of "My English into French dictionary", September 14, 1953. Memo (photocopy), from Gertrude Rosenstein to Nelle, concerning "file" (see last item), January 18, 1960. Letter (photocopy), from Gertrude Rosenstein to Van Heusen, concerning return of "file" (see below), January 25, 1960. Letter (photocopy), from ASCAP to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning letter from Famous Music Corporation, July 31, 1959.
Box 131, Folder 5

Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., various contracts and correspondence 1944 to 1969

Physical Description: 148 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Becker & London Law Offices to Van Heusen, concerning Burke-Van Heusen, March 20, 1964. Agreement (photocopy), between Emcee Music Company and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning assignment of B/VH compositions, February 14, 1944. Agreement (photocopy), between Lawrence Crosby, Edwin H. Morris, John Burke, Van Heusen, and Henry Spitzer, concerning formation of Emcee Music Company, February 10, 1944. Blank Songwriters Contract. Memos and correspondence (c. 20 letters), from secretaries Lou Udell, Peggy O'Brien, and Miriam Emmon to Van Heusen and various corporations, concerning various function of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1967-1969. Transcription of telegram (photocopy), from Sammy Cahn to Van Heusen, concerning the firing Peggy O'Brien, July 2, 1969. Correspondence (photocopy) (2 letters), between Kelly Shugart and Van Heusen, concerning Herman Kenin, 1964. 2 Letters, from Benjamin Starr to Van Heusen, concerning agreement with MCA, Inc., November 23/25, 1966. Unsigned agreement (brown mimeograph), between Van Heusen and MCA Inc., concerning shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, April 28, 1966. (Last page: blank Public Notary certificates.) Agreement (brown mimeograph), between Van Heusen and Bernard Stebel and Don Hughes, concerning VH's purchase of the late Burke's shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., April, 1966. (Last page: blank Notary Public certificates.) Assignment of All Rights (brown mimeograph), by Van Heusen to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. of all songs listed in Exhibit D, (undated). Agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Jack Gale, concerning Gale's management of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., May 20, 1963. Estimated income statement, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., January 31, 1967. Cash Disbursement statements, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., January & February, 1967, December, 1966, and August & July, 1964 Correspondence (3 letters), between Peggy O'Brien, Lou Udell, John Hassett Advertising Agency, and Van Heusen, concerning "Sunday, Monday and always" for Herald-Examiner promotion, March-April, 1967. Letter, from B. Starr to Joseph Taubman, concerning dividend to the Estate of Burke and to Van Heusen, March 31, 1967. Table of Gross Earnings, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1956-1966. Letter, from Benjamin Starr to Van Heusen, concerning "Aren't you glad you're you", Paramount agreements, etc., December 9, 1966. List of Licenses Signed 1962-1964 (7 pages). Receipt, by Dictaphone Corp. for Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning purchase of combination transcribing & dictating machine, protable dictating machine, and two carrying cases, January 8, 1964. Minutes (2 photocopies - one w/signatures), of special joint meeting of stockholders and directors of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning date of annual meeting, elections, and resolutions, December 3, 1969. Letter, from Benjamin Starr to Van Heusen, concerning Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., November 23, 1966. Letter, from ? to Van Heusen, listing balances in Van Heusen Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., January 19, 1966. List of Gross Earnings, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1965. Letter, from Rubin, Baum & Levin law offices to Van Heusen, concerning interest of Schroeder Music Publishing Companies in purchasing Burke shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, January 24, 1966. Notice, from Bernard Stebel and Ronald Greenberg to the Directors of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., of special meeting of Board of Directors, January 20, 1966. Catalogue of songs (33 pages), Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., as of January 1, 1966. Letter of Resignation (photocopy), by Louis Udell, secretary, to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., December 15, 1969.
Box 131, Folder 6

Various contracts, records, and correspondence 1939 to 1966

Physical Description: 49 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (7 letters) and Notary of Public certificate (photocopies), concerning "Speaking of heaven", "Can I help it", "Blue rain", "I thought about you", and/or "Make with the kisses", September/November, 1966. 2 Copyright Release forms (photocopies), by Song Writers' Protective Agency to Irving Berlin Inc., one for "Imagination", one for "Polka dots and moonbeams", Jan. 22, 1940. Songwriters Contract and Assignment of Canadian Copyright (photocopies), between Irving Berlin Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "You danced with dynamite", September 18, 1940. Cue sheets, specific information on Burke songs (photocopies), 1953-1958. Letter (photocopy), from Copyright Dept. of Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. to Jack Gale, concerning September 17, 1952 agreement, December 5, 1963. List of Burke & Van Heusen songs (photocopy), of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., available for British Empire & Europe, January 23, 195(?). 2 Agreements (photocopies), between Irving Berlin, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, one concerning "Polka dots and moonbeams", one concerning "Imagination", December 11, 1939. Notes & index cards (photocopy), concerning addresses of Ruth Van Alstyne, Al Goering, and Milton Samuels and information on specific songs, (no date). Letter (photocopy), from A. Gale to Ted Livingston c/o AGAC, concerning need for duplicate contracts on listed songs, March 29, 1966. Agreement, between George Simon, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Bedford Music Corp., concerning publishing songs outside of U.S. or Canada, September 17, 1952. Agreement (photocopy), between Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd. and George Simon, Inc., Simon House Inc., and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publishing songs outside of U.S., December 31, 1956. Letter (photocopy), from George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Simon House, Inc. to Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd., requesting Morris Co. to be licensing and collection agents for musical compositions listed on Schedule A, March 17, 1959.
Box 131, Folder 7

Separation agreement 1968

Creator/Collector: Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc.
Physical Description: 41 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Separation agreement (photocopy), between Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning 50 Class A shares and 50 Class B shares of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. One manilla envelope.
Box 131, Folder 8

Contracts and agreements between Burke & Van Heusen and various movie studios 1940 to 1959

Physical Description: 197 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter (photocopy), from Bernard Goodwin to Arnold M. Grant, concerning duplicates of February 13, 1950 agreement, May 11, 1950. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Corp., Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, and Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., concerning "Riding high", February 13, 1950. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Eagle Lion Films, Inc., concerning "London town", February, 1945. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Eagle Lion Films, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "London town", December, 1944. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Bing Crosby Productions, Inc., concerning "He was a perfect gentleman" and "A friend of yours", written for the film "The great John L.", January 31, 1945. (last pages missing) Agreement (photocopy), between RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "Got the moon in my pocket" for the film "My favorite spy", February 4, 1942. Agreement (photocopy), between International Pictures, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Sleigh ride in July", "Like someone in love", and "Every girl is different", for the film "Belle of the Yukon", May 15, 1944. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and International Pictures, Inc., concerning "Sleigh ride in July", "Like someone in love", and "Every girl is different", for the film "Belle of the Yukon", February, 1945. Index cards (photocopy), concerning information on the songs "Belle of the Yukon", "Sleigh ride in July", "Like someone in love", and "Every girl is different", for the film "Belle of the Yukon". Letter (photocopy), from International Pictures to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning dissolution of Int'l Pictures to William Goetz and Leo Spitz, April 19, 1946. Supplementary letter agreement (photocopy), from International Pictures to Burke & Van Heusen, concerning May 15, 1944 agreement, June 21, 1944. Unsigned letter agreement (photocopy), between RKO Radio Pictures and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning October 14, 1943 agreement, February, 1945. Agreement (mimeograph), between Paramount Pictures Corp., Burke & Van Heusen, and Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Musid Corp., concerning music from "Mr. Music", April 27, 1950. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning "Mr. Music", April 27, 1949. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Little boy lost", August 31, 1953. Agreement (photocopy), between Bing Crosby Enterprises, Inc. and Hope Enterprises, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Road to Rio", September 8, 1947. Note (photocopy), concerning "Songs: 'Going my way', 'The day after forever', and 'Swinging on a star'". Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "The padre" (later retitled "Going my way"), June 1, 1943. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from production "Going my way", March 15, 1944. Note (photocopy), concerning "Dixie". Employment agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Dixie", August 31, 1942. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures, Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning publication of songs from production "Dixie", December 22, 1942. Letter (photocopy), from Elinore Dolnick of Paramount Pictures Corporation to Van Heusen, concerning the signing of papers, June 16, 1959. Agreement (photocopy), between RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "Got the moon in my pocket" for the film "My favorite spy", February 4, 1942. Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures, Inc. and Van Heusen, concerning "Love thy neighbor", June 28, 1940. Note (photocopy), concerning "Do you know why", "Dearest, darest I", and "Isn't that just love" from "Love thy neighbor". Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Van Heusen, concerning "Love thy neighbor", June 28, 1940.
Box 131, Folder 9

Correspondence (Ben Starr) 1968, 1969

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter (photocopy), from Natalie P. Kissel of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, concerning "He Cha Cha'd in", May 21, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from B. Starr to Dr. Rudolf Nissim of ASCAP, concerning assignment to CAPAC of "Swinging on a star", April 28, 1969.
Box 131, Folder 10

Correspondence with songwriter's associations 1947 to 1975

Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter (photocopy), from Stanley Adams, President of ASCAP, to "All Members Who Have Signed Their 1966-1975 Extension Agreements", concerning return of signed extension agreement, December 20, 1965. Extension agreement (photocopy), between Comet Music Corp. and ASCAP, concerning licensing rights, August 30, 1965. (Incl. chart for foriegn agreements.) Letter (photocopy), from Paul Cunningham, President of ASCAP, to "All Publisher Members", concerning "Television Extension Agreement; Kinescope Letters", January 9, 1958. Letter extension agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and ASCAP, concerning extension of Television Performing Rights Agreement, December 31, 1957. Blank Synchronization schedule (photocopy). Memo (photocopy), from E. H. Fay of Paramount Pictures to L. J. Silberling, concerning return of Sept. 1, 1948 Basic Agreement between SPA and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 28, 1950. Basic Agreement (photocopy), between Songwriters' Protective Association and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning use of 1947 Revised Uniform Popular Songwriters' Contract, September 1, 1948.
Box 131, Folder 11

Agreements with Paramount Pictures Inc. 1946 to 1953

Physical Description: 76 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Index card, concerning songs from "Welcome Stranger". Certificate of Employment and Authorship, by Paramount Pictures Inc., for Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs from "Welcome Stranger", November 19, 1946. Letter agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen and Paramount Pictures, Inc., concerning "Mr. Music", April 27, 1949. Agreement, between Bing Crosby Enterprises, Inc. and Hope Enterprises, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Road to Rio", September 8, 1947. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from "Little boy lost", August 31, 1953. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning publication of songs from "Dixie", December 22, 1942. Index card, concerning songs from "Dixie". Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning the motion picture photoplay, "Dixie", August 31, 1942. Index card, concerning "Road to Utopia". Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from "Road to Utopia", September 13, 1945. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from production "Going my way", March 15, 1944.
Box 131, Folder 12

Agreement between the Burkes and the Van Heusens 1964

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, between the Burkes, the Van Heusens, and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Oh you crazy moon", "When I get time", and "Absent minded moon", June 15, 1964. Agreement, between the Burkes, the Van Heusens, and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Imagination", "Polka dots and moonbeams", and "They ought to write a book about you", (not dated).
Box 132, Folder 1

Agreements with Paramount Pictures Inc. 1942 to 1948

Physical Description: 140 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Employment agreement (conformed copy), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning employment for 6 motion picture photoplays within a 5-year term, February 8, 1946. (29 pages of agreement, plus 10 pages of "Schedule A", plus 2 blank Notary Public certificates.) Agreement (part photocopy, part mimeograph), between Burke & Van Heusen, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning compositions for "A Connecticut Yankee", November 26, 1948. (Cover and index card - photocopies; agreement and Notary Public certificates - mimeographs.) Agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning compositions for "The Emperor Waltz", September 8, 1947. Index card (photocopy), concerning "Road to Rio". Certificate of Employment and Authorship, by Paramount Pictures Inc., for Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs from "Welcome Stranger", November 19, 1946. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning songs from "Welcome Stranger", November 20, 1946. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning publication of songs from "Dixie", December 22, 1942. Index card (photocopy), concerning songs from "Dixie". Employment agreement (mimeograph), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Dixie", August 31, 1942. Index card (photocopy), concerning "Road to Utopia". Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from "Road to Utopia", September 13, 1945. Letter (photocopy), from Edgar H. Fay of Paramount Pictures Inc. to Harry Gerson of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "agreement covering the publication of the songs from 'Road to Utopia'", January 16, 1946. Letter (photocopy), from Bernard Goodwin of Paramount Pictures Inc. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning payment of royalties on songs from "Road to Utopia", January 3, 1946. Letter (photocopy), from Harry Gerson to Ed Fay of Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning four copies of "Road to Utopia" agreement, December 24, 1945. Agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning publication of songs from production "Going my way", March 15, 1944.
Box 132, Folder 2

Agreements between Burke & Van Heusen and Paramount Pictures 1942 to 1959

Physical Description: 47 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Note, concerning "Songs: 'Going my way', 'The day after forever', 'Swinging on a star'". Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "The padre" (later retitled "Going my way"), June 1, 1943. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning publication of songs from "Going my way", March 15, 1944. Note, concerning "Dixie". Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning "Dixie", August 31, 1942. Agreement, between Paramount Pictures Inc. and Mayfair Music Corp. concerning publication of songs from "Dixie", December 22, 1942. Letter, from Elinore Dolnick of Paramount Pictures Corp. to Van Heusen, concerning signing papers, June 16, 1959.
Box 132, Folder 3

Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., various agreements 1940 to 1946

Physical Description: 54 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

2 Index cards, concerning "Belle of the Yukon". Correspondence and agreements (6 items), concerning agreement dated May 15, 1944 between International Pictures and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1944-1946. Agreement, between RKO Radio Pictures and Burke & Van Heusen, concerning October 14, 1943 employment agreement, February, 1945. Agreement, between RKO Radio Pictures and Mayfair Music Corp., concerning "Just plain lonesome" and "Got the moon in my pocket", February 4, 1942. Letter agreement, between Burke & Van Heusen and Bing Crosby Productions, Inc., concerning "He was a perfect gentleman" and "A friend of yours", January 31, 1945. Employment agreement, between Paramount Pictures, Inc. and Van Heusen, concerning "Love thy neighbor", June 26, 1940.
Box 132, Folder 4

Burke & Van Heusen, notice of assignments 1951

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

3 Notices of Assignment, from Burke & Van Heusen to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning assignment of rights to "Early American" to "The Christophers", August 14, 1951. 3 Assignments, from Burke & Van Heusen to "The Christophers", concerning "Early American", August 13, 1951.
Box 132, Folder 5

Burke & Van Heusen, various agreements and correspondence 1964 to 1968

Physical Description: 72 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, between Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, June 3, 1968. (Schedule A-H and Exhibit B, C, D, & F are photocopies.) Letter, from Herbert H. Wise to Van Heusen, concerning bid on "catalogue", May 28, 1964. Correspondence (3 letters, plus copies), between Gordon E. Williams, Van Heusen, and Carol Bridgeman of ASCAP, concerning Burke's renewal interest in said compositions, June/August, 1968.
Box 132, Folder 6

Burke & Van Heusen, various records, agreements, and correspondence 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 81 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Stock Power form (photocopy), from Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning 50 shares of Class A Capitol Stock of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Incomplete Stock Power form (photocopy), from Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. to (-), concerning 50 shares of Class A Capitol Stock of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., April 2, 1968. Certificate (photocopy), by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. for Dorsey Brothers' Music Inc., concerning 50 shares of Class A stock, December 31, 1967. Stock Power form (photocopy), from Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning 50 shares of Class B Capitol Stock of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Incomplete Stock Power form (photocopy), from Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. to (-), concerning 50 shares of Class B Capitol Stock of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., April 2, 1968. Certificate (photocopy), by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. for Dorsey Brothers' Music Inc., concerning 50 shares of Class A stock, December 31, 1967. Escrow Agreement (mimeograph), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Dorsey Brothers' Inc., June 6, 1968. Letter agreement (photocopy), between Estate of Johnny Burke and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., concerning B & VH stock, June 5, 1968. Resignation letter (photocopy), from Paul Gerwirtz and Herbert Wise to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Directors posts, June 6, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from Rubin, Baum, Wachtel & Levin to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning legal matters, June 6, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from Van Heusen, Herb Reis, and Louis Udell to Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., concerning legal matters, June 6, 1968. Minutes (photocopy), of Meeting of Board of Directors of Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., June 5, 1968. Minutes (photocopy), of Meeting of Board of Directors of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from Zissu, Marcus & Stein to Joseph Taubman, concerning redemption agreement, June 6, 1968. Mortgage of Copyrights and Renewal Copyrights (photocopy), given by Dorsey to Estate of Johnny Burke, June 6, 1968. Agreement (photocopy), between Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, June 6, 1968. (40 pages.) 3 Letter Agreements (photocopies), between Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Letter Agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Harry Fox, concerning Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Letter Agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and ASCAP, concerning catalog of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 6, 1968. Assignment of copyrights (photocopy), by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. to Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., concerning June 6, 1868 agreement, June 6, 1968. Release (photocopy), of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. by Dorsey Brothers' Music, Inc., June 6, 1968. Notary Public certificate (photocopy), by Rose Marie Tinschert for Herbert Wise, June 6, 1968.
Box 132, Folder 7

Foreign Licenses 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Notice, from Morgan Guaranty Trust Company to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning order of Edwin H. Morris and Co. Ltd., June 13, 1967. Letter, from B. Starr to Van Heusen, concerning foreign licenses, May 10, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from T. St. Clair Low to B. Starr, concerning Canadian music sales, May 7, 1968. 6 letters (photocopies), from B. Starr to Alan J. Stein and/or Joseph Taubman, May, 1968. Memos (originals and photocopies) (4 pages), from John Hancocks to Ben Starr and from B. Starr to Alan J. Stein, concerning foreign licensing, May/July, 1968.
Box 132, Folder 8

Burke & Van Heusen, various agreements and correspondence 1966 to 1968

Physical Description: 109 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from B. Starr to Alan J. Stein, given to Van Heusen for review, concerning the "for hire" pictures listed, March 20, 1968. Correspondence (2 letters), between B. Starr and Van Heusen, concerning "The belle of the Yukon", "The great John L.", and "London town" (includes "London town" analysis), March, 1968. Letter (1 original, 3 copies), from Herndon Hughes to Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, concerning Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc. share of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, November 7, 1967. Letter agreement (2 copies), between Bing Crosby Enterprises, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc., concerning Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, 1967. Correspondence and outlines (10 items total - originals and copies), concerning proposed outline of terms for Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., 1967. Correspondence and outline (c. 40 items - some original, some photocopy), primarily between B. Starr, Alan Stein, Joseph Taubman, and Van Heusen, concerning Dorsey agreement, Paramount agreement, royalties, etc., 1966-1967.
Box 132, Folder 9

Correspondence and agreements concerning matters after Burke's death 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 105 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 133, Folder 1

Correspondence and agreements concerning matters after Burke's death 1968

Physical Description: 111 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 133, Folder 2

Correspondence and agreements between Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. and Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc. 1968

Physical Description: 123 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and agreement drafts and revisions, concerning redemption agreement between Dorsey Brothers' Music Inc. and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., March - May, 1968.
Box 133, Folder 3

Notice of assignments 1951

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: legal; faded/light colored ink: 100%

Scope and Content Note

Notice of Assignments, Assignments, and Notary Public certificates (photocopies), by Burke & Van Heusen, concerning assigning "Early American" to "The Christophers", August 13/14, 1951.
Box 133, Folder 4

Correspondence and agreements concerning matters after Burke's death 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 109 leaves; size: letter ad legal
Box 133, Folder 5

Correspondence and agreements concerning matters after Burke's death 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 68 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 133, Folder 6

Correspondence and agreements concerning matters after Burke's death 1968

Physical Description: 111 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

April - June, 1968.
Box 133, Folder 7

Correspondence and agreements concerning Dorsey agreement 1968

Physical Description: 122 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies, May - June, 1968.
Box 133, Folder 8

Agreement between Famous Music Corp. and Burke & Van Heusen, others 1/23/1950

Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement between Famous Music Corporation and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen, Laurence Crosby, and H. L. (Bing) Crosby, Jr.
Box 141, Folder 1

Song lists regarding Johnny Burke's Estate n.d.

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: 10.5 x 14 "

Scope and Content Note

Song titles listed under "Babcock" and then the names of Burke's children.
Box 141, Folder 2

Correspondence and records mostly concerning royalties for "Walking Happy" 1964 to 1968

Physical Description: 36 leaves; size: letter and smaller
Box 141, Folder 3

Correspondence and records regarding royalty payments received 1969

Physical Description: 152 leaves; size: letter and smaller
Box 141, Folder 4

Records regarding royalty payments received 1971

Physical Description: approx. 150 leaves; size: letter and larger
Box 141, Folder 5

Records regarding royalty payments received 1978

Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Statements ending 6/30/1978
Box 141, Folder 6

Records of payments from ASCAP 1969, 1970

Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: legal and smaller
Box 141, Folder 7

Records of royalty payments received 1970

Physical Description: Approx. 40 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 141, Folder 8

Records of royalty payments received 1956, 1969

Physical Description: Approx. 30 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 141, Folder 9

Correspondence, contracts, and agreements regarding various song and film titles 1942 to 1966

Physical Description: about 40 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box 141, Folder 10

Agreement between James Van Heusen and Nancy Sinatra 8/12/1968

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

3 photocopies of document concerning "Nancy with the laughing face".
Box 142, Folder 1

Royalty statements 1952 to 1969

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: Approximately 120 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Originals.
Box 142, Folder 2

Royalty statement 6/30/1952

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Statement of Royalties, from Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. to Paul Francis Webster, concerning "Lock, Stock & Barrel," six months ending 6/30/52.
Box 142, Folder 3

Royalty statements 1952 to 1969

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: Approximately 120 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Originals. Also includes list of songs by Jimmy Van Heusen.
Box 142, Folder 4

Licensing and royalty records, correspondence 1956 to 1967

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: 29 leaves; size:letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies.
Box 142, Folder 5

Royalty statements and broadcasting fees/clearances 1956 to 1969

Patron: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: Approximately 175 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies; most documents originating from the office of Harry Fox.
Box 142, Folder 6

Royalty assignments regarding Johnny Burke estate 1955 to 1968

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: 30 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Records and correspondence; some originals, some photocopies.
Box 165, Folder 18

Agreements and correspondence related to "Aren't You Glad You're You?" 1945 to 1969

Physical Description: 67 leaves; size: letter; 6 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Mostly photocopies

Note

Removed from folder titled "Aren't You Glad You're You (Bells of St. Mary) BVH
 

Subseries 2. Copyright Records 1933-1982

Physical Description: 15 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement reflects original filing order in most cases. Song files are alphabetical by title. Boxes identified by publishing company in origination field derive from that company and typically follow original file order.

Scope and Content Note

Files include original materials and copies (thermofax, photocopy, and other means) primarily regarding copyright records, applications, and renewals, but may also include song contracts and other associated materials. Documents are in song files or contextualized by correspondence.
Box 81, Folder 16

Correspondence and records 1959, 1962, 1965, 1970

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Related to multiple song titles; also includes photocopy of Van Heusen Music Corp. stock certificate in the name of Harry Smith.
Box 84, Folder 26

Copyright certificate: "Quatro Filhas (Bossa Nova)" by Joe Bushkin 5/5/1969

Physical Description: 1 leaf; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright claimed by Burke & Van Heusen Inc.
Box 84, Folder 29

Songs with lyrics by Eddie De Lange 1939, 1966

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter; 4 index cards

Scope and Content Note

Includes songs "All This and Heaven Too", "Heaven Can Wait", Good for Nothin' but Love", and "Deep in a Dream". Concerns renewal with Van Heusen Music Corp.
Box 112, Folder 3

Blank copyright contracts n.d.

Physical Description: Pad; 30 leaves; size: 8.25 x 11 "

Scope and Content Note

Assignment of Copyright; all blank
Box 123, Folder 8

2 copyright search reports with cover letters 1963 and 1966

Physical Description: 87leaves; size: letter and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Richard MacCarteney(Copyright office-Library of Congress) to Joseph T. Hornsby (representing Van Heusen), regarding search report, 1963. Letter from James Boxley(Copyright office) to Benjamin Starr, regarding search report, 1966. 2 copies Receipt for payment made by Hornsby.
Box 125, Folder 10

Assignments of copyrights 1944, 1945

Creator/Collector: Mayfair Music Corp., Paramount Music Corp.
Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: legal and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Seal of Office (photocopy), from the Library of Congress Copyright Office, May 19, 1945. Assignment of copyright (photocopy), from Mayfair Music Corp. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "She's from Missouri", "Miss Jemima walks by", "Sunday, Monday, or always", and "A horse that knows the way (back home)", April 3, 1945. Seal of Office (photocopy), from the Library of Congress Copyright Office, July 10, 1944. Assignment of copyright (photocopy), from Paramount Music Corp. to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning "Going my way", "Swinging on a star", and "The day after forever", March 15, 1944.
Box 126, Folder 3

"All I remember is you" 1966, 1967

Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, between American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and Remick Music Corp. and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "All I remember is you", November 14, 1967. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright (photocopy), by Van Heusen, concerning "All I remember is you", May 17, 1966. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Renewal Copyright (photocopy), by Van Heusen, concerning "All I remember is you" (revised edition), June 16, 1966. Transfer of rights to renewal copyright (original and photocopy), from Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "All I remember is you" (revised edition), August 12, 1966. Seal of Office (photocopy), by the Library of Congress Copyright Office for Van Heusen, (concerning "All I remember is you" (revised edition)), August 19, 1966. (Note: this is copied on same paper as previous item.) Transfer of rights to renewal copyright (original and photocopy), from Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "All I remember is you", June 27, 1966. Seal of Office (photocopy), by the Library of Congress Copyright Office for Van Heusen, (concerning "All I remember is you"), June 30, 1966. (Note: this is copied on same paper as previous item.) Index card, concerning copyright renewal of "All I remember is you". Correspondence, between Register of Copyrights and Benjamin Starr, concerning fee for copyright renewal of "All I remember is you", 1966. 4 Notices, from Benjamin Starr to American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and to Al Berman, concerning both versions of "All I remember is you", June/August, 1966.
Box 126, Folder 4

Who'll buy my dream 1967

Creator/Collector: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter
Box 126, Folder 5

You can read me like a book 1965, 1966

Physical Description: 21 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, records, and royalty contract
Box 126, Folder 6

You can't make it anywhere 1964

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: letter
Box 126, Folder 7

You danced with dynamite 1967

Physical Description: 11 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of records, transfers, etc.
Box 126, Folder 10

You're right, you're right 11/27/1964

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Certificate for Registration of a Claim to Copyright
Box 126, Folder 11

You're starting to get to me 1959, 1962

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter and legal
Box 126, Folder 12

"You think of everything", "Eleanor, I love you", "When the spirit moves me", and "There's a new gang on the way" 1967

Physical Description: 6 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright assignments to Van Heusen Music Corp.
Box 126, Folder 13

Return to the Land of Oz 1963 to 1967

Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records of songs from this production, later called "Journey back to Oz".
Box 126, Folder 14

A tiny bit of faith 1966

Physical Description: 8 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright records for this and other songs from "Jack and the beanstalk". Also includes music manuscript (published version, ozalid) of song title above.
Box 126, Folder 15

Charlotte couldn't Charleston 1964

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate and printed song sheet
Box 126, Folder 16

All for one and one for all 1964

Physical Description: 10 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding composition of above title with Minnie Garren, copyright records, and a printed song sheet.
Box 126, Folder 17

Half past April, and a quarter to May 1966

Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: 9.5 x 13 " and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Copyright certificate and ozalid copy of music manuscript.
Box 126, Folder 18

Give praise! Give praise! Give praise! 1964

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal and printed song sheet.
Box 126, Folder 19

Don't be a do-badder 1964

Physical Description: 7 leaves; size: letter and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, certificate, and printed song sheet
Box 134, Folder 1

Various business correspondence 1971

Physical Description: 20 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

2 Letters, one from Mildred O'Rourke of AGAC to Van Heusen, the other from Lorna G. Margolis of Copyright Office of The Library of Congress to Mildred O'Rourke, concerning "Johnny Mercer's music shop", August, 1971. Letter, from Baumgarten & Sussman to Miriam Stern c/o Van Heusen, concerning returns for Brock Enterprises, Inc. and Chassah Music Corp., August 19, 1971. Letter (photocopy), from Baumgarten & Sussman to Franchise Tax Board, protesting additional tax on Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., August 19, 1971. Correspondence (copies), between Lipkowitz, Plaut, Salberg & Harris and M. K. Mercereau, Revenue Officer, concerning Van Heusen's itemized tax account, August, 1971. Letter, from Paul Weirick of T. B. Harms Co., concerning catalog of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., August 4, 1971. Notes for speech (photocopy) (8 pages), for Van Heusen, concerning performance in Yucca Valley, (no date).
Box 134, Folder 2

Correspondence concerning "Trouble" 1962

Physical Description: 2 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (2 letters), between Harry Smith of Van Heusen Music Corp. and ASCAP, concerning "Trouble", November 28, 1962.
Box 134, Folder 3

"Any man who loves his mother" 1964

Physical Description: 5 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Certificate for Registration of a Claim to Copyright (onion skin copy), for Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "Any man who loves his mother", March 31, 1964. License (brown onion skin copy), from Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corp. to ABC Paramount Records, Inc., concerning "Any man who loves his mother", August 20, 1964. Sheet music, "Any man who loves his mother". Memo, from Irving Wise of Sinatra Enterprises to "all concerned", concerning "Any man who loves his mother", May 1, 1964.
Box 134, Folder 4

"A man and his music" 1965

Physical Description: 4 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Index card, concerning copyright of "A man and his music", November 16, 1965. Letter, from Irving Weiss of Sergeant Music Co. to Carol Bridgeman of ASCAP, concerning "A man and his music", November 12, 1965. Certificate of Registration of a Claim to Copyright (onion skin copy), for Sergeant Music Co., Laursteed, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "A man and his music", November 19, 1965.
Box 134, Folder 5

Concerning songs from "Skyscraper" 1979

Physical Description: 15 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

2 Letters (plus one copy of June letter), from ASCAP to Van Heusen Music Corp, concerning "Everybody has the right to be wrong" and/or "More than one way", June/April, 1979. Assignment Notification (in French and English), by Societa' Italiana degli Autori ed Editori (S.I.A.E.), concerning "Ev'rybody has the right to be wrong! (at least once)", May 3, 1979. Letter (copy), from ASCAP to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "Fancy meeting you here" and "I'll only miss her when I think of her", June 27, 1979. Seal of Office (of Copyright Office of Library of Congress) and Assignment of Copyright, from Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp, concerning "If that doesn't do it" and "A love song to Ruth", April 3, 1979. Correspondence, between Miriam Stern and Nancy Rosenthal of ASCAP, concerning "If that doesn't do it", May, 1979. 2 Certificate of Renewal Registration forms, for Van Heusen, concerning "If that doesn't do it", (one is an altered version of the other), January 4, 1979.
Box 134, Folder 6

Foreign agreements 1947 to 1970

Physical Description: 82 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. to Harry Smith of George Simon, Inc., concerning November 23, 1954 extension agreement, January 3, 1955. Letter agreement, between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Ltd., concerning extension of February 6, 1953 and January 15, 1954 agreements, November 23, 1954. Letter agreement, between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Ltd., concerning extension of February 6, 1953 agreement, January 15, 1954. Letter agreement (2 photocopies), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Ltd., concerning employment of Morris, Ltd. as licensing and collection agents, March 17, 1959. Agreement (original and photocopy), between Fancis, Day & Hunter, Ltd. and George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., concerning amendment to August 1, 1953 agreement, September, 1953. Letter agreement and formal agreement (negative photocopies - multiple copies of selected pages), between Burke & Van Heusen and Chappel & Co., Inc., concerning publication rights, January 9, 1947 and March 29, 1947, respectively. Memorandum of Agreement, between Fancis, Day & Hunter, Ltd. and George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., concerning power to license, August 1, 1953. List of additional record releases in respect of "Here's that rainy day", indicating that Francis, Day & Hunter relinquished all claims to composition. List of songs, controlled by Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., each song relating somehow to a member of the Burke family. Correspondence (3 letters) (photocopies), between Mr. Nissim of ASCAP, SUISA, and Miriam Stern, concerning Chappell Suisse publishing house, June, 1970. Correspondence (3 letters) (photocopy), concerning Chappell GmbH Suisse, 1965-1970. Letter (photocopy), from George Simon to Arnold Grant, acknowledging receipt of payment of B & VH stock, June 1, 1956. Letter (photocopy). from Louis Udell to Joseph Taubman, concerning estimate of B & VH cash position as at November 1, 1965, (letter written) October 8, 1965. List of checks issued and income received (photocopy), for Van Heusen at Bank of America, compiled by Milton L. Cashy. Letter agreement (original and 2 photocopies), between George Simon, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Ltd., concerning extension of February 6, 1953 and January 15, 1954 and November 23, 1954 agreements, October 28, 1955. Agreement (photocopy), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., Simon House, Inc., and Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd., concerning foreign publishing, December 31, 1956. Letter (5 photocopies), from Francis, Day & Hunter to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., concerning sending duplicate assignments, Junly 28, 1954. Agreement (photocopy), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Simon House, Inc. and Bedford Music Corp., concerning employment of foreign publisher, September 17, 1952. Agreement (photocopy), between George Simon, Inc., Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., and Simon House, Inc., and Bedford Music Corp. and Edwin H. Morris & Co. Ltd., concerning September 17, 1952 agreement, January 22, 1953.
Box 134, Folder 7

Mexican Copyright Certificate 1967 to 1969

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Lic. Antonio Prado Nunez to Burke & Vna Heusen, concerning compositions rescued from the public domain, April 21, 1969. Mexican Copyright Certificate, by Ernesto Rohas y Benavides, Director General del Derecho de Autor (direct translation: "Director of the Right of Author"), April 20, 1967.
Box 134, Folder 8

Correspondence regarding licensing 1965

Physical Description: 3 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Andrew J. Feinman to Jack Gale, requesting a license for Lloyd Price's composition, "Fall in line", October 20, 1965. Letter, from Van Heusen to Jack Gale, requesting permission to print listed songs, August 28, 1965.
Box 134, Folder 9

Various Van Heusen Music Corp. documents, real estate records, and correspondence regarding licensing 1961 to 1970

Physical Description: 43 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Record of Van Heusen Music Co.'s Gross Earnings (photocopy), for 1967 and 1968. Publisher Performance Records (photocopies), by ASCAP for Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning performances from October 1, 1968 to September 30, 1969. Check (photocopy), from ASCAP to Van Heusen, for $1, 860.01, April 29, 1970. 2 Letters, from Sky Harbor Ranchos and Estates to Van Heusen, concerning real estate, November 13, 1961. Legal description of 25.511 acre parcel, to be deeded from Sky Harbor Ranchos and Estates to Van Heusen, September 24, 1963. Letter (photocopy), from Title Insurance and Trust Company to Van Heusen, concerning accounts held in Trust RS-31546, December 8, 1969. Letter (photocopy), from Lipkowitz, Plaut, Salberg & Harris to Mickael W. Ring, concerning Van Heusen's real estate matters, February 24, 1970. Letter (original and 3 photocopies), from Bregman, Vocco and Conn, Inc. to Van Heusen, authorizing use of artwork and piano parts from "Swingin' the dream", September 27, 1968. 2 Letters, from Ben Starr to Van Heusen, concerning "Darn that dream" and "Shake down the stars", July, 1968. Letter (2 copies), from Van Heusen to Dick Ables, concerning "Looking for yesterday" and "The shrine of Saint Cecilia", November 12, 1968. Correspondence, between Ben Starr, Ben Kendall of 20th Century Music Corp., and Van Heusen, concerning "Blue rain", "Darn that dream", "Shake down the stars", etc., August, 1968. Alphabetical listings of songs (written and photocopies), from "A Cigarette and a silhouette" to "You're just as pretty in person". List of songs to be sold by Herb Reis. List of songs delivered to Wise Bros., Dorsey Bros., June 5, 1968. Sheet music, "Shake down the stars".
Box 134, Folder 10

Various copyright records 1964 to 1967

Physical Description: 52 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Patricia Nolan to Register of Copyrights, concerning "Don't talk, just sing", January 25, 1965. Letter (2 copies), from Patricia Nolan to Herb Shapiro of Harry Fox, Agent & Trustee, requesting copies of all Glorste, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp. licences sent to VH Music Corp., etc., January 22, 1965. Letter, from Patricia Nolan to Register of Copyrights, concerning application for registration, January 26, 1965. Correspondence (origianl and photocopies), between Edward Traubner & Co. Inc. and Arthur Boucher c/o Harry Fox, concerning Glorste, Inc. & Van Heusen Music Corp., February 2, 1965. Letter, from Edwin H. Morris (Canada) Ltd. to Patricia Nolan of Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning Certificates of Publication, January 28, 1965. Notary Public Certificate (2 mimeographs) and letter (mimeograph), concerning Billy Rose, 1965-1967. Correspondence (3 letters), between Pat Nolan and Peggy Price, concerning copies of Burke & Van Heusen songs, etc., December, 1964/January, 1965. Letter, from Patricia Nolan to C. C. Devereux of E. H. Morris, Ltd., concerning "Come waltz with me", "I'll never waltz again, without you", and "Summertime promises", January 18, 1965. Letter, from Patricia Nolan to Registrar of Copyrights, concerning "Love is a bore", December 24, 1964. Letter, from Patricia Nolan to C. C. Devereux of E. H. Morris, Ltd., concerning "Love is a bore", December 14, 1964. Letter, from Patricia Nolan to Peggy Price, concerning copies of various songs, December 14, 1964. Letter, from Ada Kurtz to Registrar of Copyrights, concerning applications for Registration, Form E Unpublished, November 20, 1964. Correspondence (15 letters), concerning clearance, copyright, royalties, copies, etc., of various songs, 1964-1960. Letter (original and copy), from Copyright Office to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "Summertime promises", "I'll never waltz again", and "Come waltz with me", March 10, 1965. 3 pamphlets, from Copyright Office, concerning "The Copyright Notice", "New Versions and Reprints", and "Section 202.2 of the Regulations of the Copyright Office". 2 Letters, from Copyright Office to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning fees due, December 1, 1965.
Box 135, Folder 0

Song files n.d.

Physical Description: approx. 1500 leaves; size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

"African etude", 4 leaves. "All my tomorrows", 4 leaves. "All that I am", 3 leaves. "All the way", 5 leaves. "All this and heaven too", c. 90 leaves. "Another human being of the opposite sex", 7 leaves. "Argentina skies", c. 80 leaves. "Baby I love ya up to here", 6 leaves. "Bang! Bang!", 3 leaves. "The bells of Christmas", 3 leaves. "Closer than a kiss", 2 leaves. "Close to me", 1 leaf. "Come dance with me", 2 leaves. "Come fly with me", 15 leaves. "Come on strong", 2 leaves. "Come waltz with me", 1 leaf. "Even as you and I", 1 leaf. "Everyone wants something", 11 leaves. "Fancy meeting you here", 6 leaves. "Far away", 11 leaves. "The golden circle", 11 leaves. "The golden sounds of Jimmy Van Heusen", 23 leaves. "The hard way", 10 leaves. "Harlem hospitality", 1 leaf. "Helpless", 1 leaf. "High hopes", 5 leaves. "Here comes another song about Texas", 2 leaves. "If dreams come true", 15 leaves. "I like to lead when I dance", 7 leaves. "I'll make a man of the man", 11 leaves. "I'll take the blame", 14 leaves. "Indiscreet", 7 leaves. "In more ways than one", 4 leaves. "In Napoli", 1 leaf. "I sure hate love", 6 leaves. "I thought about you", c. 120 leaves. "It's a good thing I don't care", 2 leaves. "It's better in the dark" 2 leaves. "It's nice to go travelling", 2 leaves. "It's the dreamer in me", c. 30 leaves. "I've got to fall in love again", 6 leaves. "I wish I were somebody else", 4 leaves. "I won't twist", 2 leaves. "I wouldn't trade Christmas", 7 leaves. "Jack and the beanstalk", c. 50 leaves. "Kinda peculiar brown", 2 leaves. "The last dance", 2 leaves. "Let's all go to my house", 3 leaves. "Life is for livin'", 2 leaves. "Love and marriage", 8 leaves. "Love is a four letter word", 2 leaves. "Love won't let you get away", 2 leaves. "Making believe you're here", 2 leaves. "The man with the golden arm", 2 leaves. "Marriage on the rocks", 14 leaves. "Me and my shadow", 3 leaves. "Mister booze", 3 leaves. "More music", 7 leaves. "More than I care to remember", 1 leaf. "More than likely", 2 leaves. "Mr. & Mrs. Nobody", 9 leaves. "My dream sonata", 3 leaves. "My kind of town", c. 70 leaves. "Nancy with the laughing face", c. 35 leaves. "Not as a stranger", 2 leaves. "Nothing in common", 3 leaves. "Oh how I love you", 1 leaf. "Oh! you crazy moon", 6 leaves. "Oh! you crazy moon", c. 50 leaves. "(An) Old fashioned Christmas", 14 leaves. "Only the lonely", 2 leaves. "(It's) The only way to travel", 8 leaves. "One starry moment", 6 leaves. "Our town", 2 leaves. "Our town", c. 31 leaves. "Paris holiday", 4 leaves. "Pocketful of miracles", 4 leaves. "Que chica", 5 leaves. "Rainbow rider", 1 leaf. "The road to Hong Kong", 4 leaves. "Robin and the seven Hoods", 72 leaves. "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", 4 leaves. "Rose loved roses", 6 leaves. "See it my way", 1 leaf. "The September of my years", 43 leaves. "Seven nights a week", 2 leaves. "So help me if I don't love you", 16 leaves. "Sold to the man with the broken heart", 2 leaves. "Someone to tell it to", 3 leaves. "Somewhere along the way", 5 leaves. "The songs I love", 3 leaves. "Speaking of heaven", 3 leaves. "Stiffen up that upper lip", 6 leaves. "Straight down the middle", 4 leaves. "Style", 4 leaves. "Suddenly it's Spring", 1 leaf. "Surprise package", 20 leaves. "The 2nd best secret agent in the whole wide world", 15 leaves. "There you are", 3 leaves. "The same old song and dance", 3 leaves. "The tender trap", 3 leaves. "The test of time", 2 leaves. "There's a house in Harlem for sale", 1 leaf. "They ought to write a book about you", 2 leaves. "'They ought to write a book about you' -- Bowne", 2 leaves. "This Earth is mine", 4 leaves. "This is madness to love like this", 10 leaves. "This time of year", 3 leaves. "A tiny bit of faith", 6 leaves. "Tell me in the sunlight", 2 leaves. "Unforgettable", c. 35 leaves. "What does it take", 3 leaves. "What makes it happen", 9 leaves. "When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella", 12 leaves. "Walking happy", c. 110 leaves. "Where did everyone go", 2 leaves. "Where love has gone", 5 leaves. "Where was I?", 4 leaves. "The woggle-bird song", 6 leaves. "You can always judge a gal", 2 leaves. "You lucky people you", 3 leaves. "You never had it so good", 47 leaves. "You never looked lovlier", 1 leaf. "You'll get yours", 2 leaves. "You my love", 2 leaves. "You're dangerous", 3 leaves. "You can read me like a book", c. 45 leaves. "You're right, you're right", 4 leaves.
Box 136, Folder 0

Song files n.d.

Publisher: Burke & Van Heusen, Inc.
Physical Description: 1068 leaves; size: legal

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"Polka dots and moonbeams", 2 leaves. "(The) possibility's there", 3 leaves. "Promenade", 6 leaves. "Put it there, pal", 26 leaves. "Quatro filhas", 4 leaves. "Que chica", 2 leaves. "Rhythmitis", 3 leaves. "Ring the bell", 16 leaves. "Road to Morocco", 1 leaf. "Rolling in rainbows", 3 leaves. "Sandman's house on Hushaby Hill", 9 leaves. "Sayonara (G.I.)", 1 leaf. "Seventeen gun salute", 5 leaves. "Seventh air force", 2 leaves. "She's from Missouri", 16 leaves. "Sky high", 5 leaves. "Sleighride in July", 39 leaves. "Smack in the middle of Maine", 10 leaves. "Small things", 4 leaves. "Smile right back at the sun", 12 leaves. "Some smart", 5 leaves. "Someone turned the moon upside down", 11 leaves. "Something better than being in love", 2 leaves. "Someplace on Anywhere Road", 1 leaf. "Something in common", 5 leaves. "Somewhere in a corner", 12 leaves. "Songs and stories of the Gold Rush", 26 leaves. "Sounds exciting to me", 4 leaves. "So would I", 29 leaves. "Start dancin', 9 leaves. "Swinging on a star", 222 leaves. "(The) stronger sex", 6 leaves. "Sudden thrill", 6 leaves. "Summer storm", 6 leaves. "Sunday, Monday or always", 1 leaf. "Sunday, Monday or always", 64 leaves. "Sunshine cake", 3 leaves. "Sun's getting ready to shine", 12 leaves. "Take the word of a gentleman", 5 leaves. "Tears in my ears", 2 leaves. "That man is doing his worst to make good", 3 leaves. "That's class", 12 leaves. "That's my middle name", 10 leaves. "There's a flaw in my flue", 2 leaves. "There's a house in Harlem for sale", 11 leaves. "There's nothing like travel", 10 leaves. "These lush moments", 4 leaves. "Tomorrow's my lucky day", 14 leaves. "Top o' the morning", 14 leaves. "Tortured", 10 leaves. "Twixt myself and me", 10 leaves. "Unaccustomed as I am (to public dreaming)", 5 leaves. "The very necessary you", 5 leaves. "(A) very silly story", 7 leaves. "Victor Vitamin Brown", 10 leaves. "Welcome to my dream", 39 leaves. "What does it take", 9 leaves. "We've got a sure thing", 3 leaves. "When a fellow gets to thinking", 8 leaves. "When is sometime", 21 leaves. "When you're in love", 2 leaves. "Who's helping who", 15 leaves. "Who's kidding who", 10 leaves. "Why do I like you", 10 leaves. "Will you wait for me in the valley", 5 leaves. "Would you", 6 leaves. "Yah-ta-ta, yah-ta-ta", 23 leaves. "Yodelay, my darling", 5 leaves. "You can't keep a good dreamer down", 14 leaves. "You don't have to know the language", 26 leaves. "You gotta show me", 12 leaves. "You may not love me", 26 leaves. "You never saw that before", 10 leaves. "You're dead", 5 leaves. "You're in love with someone", 17 leaves. "Yours and mine", 1 leaf. "You've been looking through my dreams", 3 leaves. "B. Crosby's selection of sacred songs", 28 leaves. "B. Crosby's favorite hymns", 1 leaf. "Gospel songs for young people", 13 leaves. "Hollywood hits for guitar", 3 leaves. "King music - Organ; 'Swinging on a star'", 4 leaves. "Hollywood melodies", 4 leaves.
Box 137, Folder 0

Song files n.d.

Publisher: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: approx. 1300 leaves; size: legal and larger

Scope and Content Note

"Make with the kisses", 4 leaves. "The man who owns the sunshine", 10 leaves. "Moonland", 5 leaves. "My baby loves to swing", 16 leaves. "My N. Y.", 33 leaves. "My fav'rite Christmas card", 5 leaves. "Nellie Bly", 10 leaves. "One man's love song", 19 leaves. "On the wings of romance", 4 leaves. "Peace, brother", 5 leaves. "Playing politics", 9 leaves. "(The) pleasure was mine", 20 leaves. "Les poupees de Paris", 45 leaves. "The public is always right", 9 leaves. "Return to the land of Oz", 12 leaves. "Sadie Fats", 10 leaves. "Sands Hotel song", 17 leaves. "Say something sentimental", 11 leaves. "Shadow sweetheart", 23 leaves. "Shake down the stars", 16 leaves. "Sha sha", 9 leaves. "Something special", 3 leaves. "Speaking of heaven", 9 leaves. "Spring song", 10 leaves. "A step that'll stop the show", 8 leaves. "Story of cues", 1 leaf. "Stuck for an answer", 1 leaf. "Summertime promises", 43 leaves. "Swingin' a dream", 3 leaves. "Sylvia", 6 leaves. "Sympathy", 13 leaves. "Television, U.S.A.", 5 leaves. "That man!", 11 leaves. "There's gold in them thar hills", 24 leaves. "There's gotta be a weddin'", 3 leaves. "There's a new gang on the way", 1 leaf. "There's nothing left to do", 1 leaf. "The things that money cannot buy", 44 leaves. "This is a song", 7 leaves. "Tomboy", 26 leaves. "Turn it into a musical", 10 leaves. "Twang, twang, twang", 1 leaf. "Under the yum yum tree", 14 leaves. "(He is) very close to wonderful", 31 leaves. "We like working with each other", 6 leaves. "We're getting too old for this jazz", 8 leaves. "We wish you a merry Xmas", 20 leaves. "What's happened to me", 2 leaves. "When I get time", 14 leaves. "When no one cares", 14 leaves. "When the spirit moves me", 1 leaf. "Where else", 7 leaves. "Who'll buy my dream", 8 leaves. "Willingly", 54 leaves. "You can't make it anywhere", 5 leaves. "You danced with dynamite", 35 leaves. "You're just as pretty in person", 19 leaves. "You're starting to get to me", 18 leaves. "You think of everything", 4 leaves. "Songs with no publishers", 17 leaves, and 15 sub-folders. Sub-folder: "For the sake of the children", 7 leaves. Sub-folder: "Have girls will travel", 1 leaf. Sub-folder: "I am Mrs. Stanhope Van Hepworth and...", 7 leaves. Sub-folder: "If me no if--But me no but", 5 leaves. Sub-folder: "I left the door wide open", 12 leaves. Sub-folder: "My home", 4 leaves. Sub-folder: "My old love", 6 leaves. Sub-folder: "Plum pudding", 4 leaves. Sub-folder: "Razzle dazzle", 2 leaves. Sub-folder: "Some smart", 7 leaves. Sub-folder: "Some sweet day", 3 leaves. Sub-folder: "Songs not used in 'Walking happy' and returned to writers", 4 leaves. Sub-folder: "Too neat to be a beatnick (Too round to be a square)", 1 leaf. Sub-folder: "We're L-Losing our little girl", 5 leaves. Sub-folder: "Who, who, who do you think of?", 1 leaf. "Wouldn't it be nice?", 4 leaves.
Box 138, Folder 0

Song files n.d.

Publisher: Van Heusen Music Corp.
Physical Description: 818 leaves; size: legal

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"A man and his music", 9 leaves. "A step that'll stop the show", 7 leaves. "An old fashioned Christmas", 17 leaves. "Any man who loves his mother", 7 leaves. "Carry me back to Laramie", 5 leaves. "Come waltz with me", 8 leaves. "Don't say Paris, say Paree", 3 leaves. "Don't talk...just sing!", 10 leaves. "Ev'ry stand-up act is sitting down today", 4 leaves. "Ever so lightly", 2 leaves. "For the sake of the children", 3 leaves. "Four for Texas", 6 leaves. "Give me a trio every time", 2 leaves. "good for nothin' but love", 8 leaves. "Half past April and a quarter to May", 2 leaves. "Harlem hospitality", 19 leaves. "He", 3 leaves. "Heaven can wait", 17 leaves. "How do you talk to a girl", 3 leaves. "I sure hate love", 2 leaves. "I'll make a man of the man", 5 leaves. "I don't think I'm in love", 3 leaves. "I love you in Technicolor", 11 leaves. "If anything happened to you", 15 leaves. "I thought about you", 29 leaves. "I saw the light of day last night", 15 leaves. "I live a little while", 8 leaves. "If I be your best chance", 3 leaves. "If you're ever in my arms again", 10 leaves. "Shadow sweetheart", 25 leaves. "Shake down the stars", 24 leaves. "So help me", 19 leaves. "Speaking of the moon", 12 leaves. "Spring song", 8 leaves. "Summertime promises", 22 leaves. "Swinging a dream" (includes program negatives), 45 leaves. "Sympathy", 25 leaves. "Television, U.S.A.", 4 leaves. "The circus, the circus", 7 leaves. "The Dodgers", 9 leaves. "The road to Hong Kong", 32 leaves. "There's a new gang on the way", 8 leaves. "There's gotta be a wedding", 8 leaves. "Tom boy", 30 leaves. "This is madness", 25 leaves. "They ought to write a book about you", 9 leaves. "Unforgettable", 18 leaves. "Use your noodle", 4 leaves. "When a prince of a fella", 16 leaves. "When the spirit moves me", 5 leaves. "Who'll buy my dream", 11 leaves. "You can read me like a book", 28 leaves. "You danced with dynamite", 30 leaves. "You think of ev'rything", 8 leaves. "Love will find a way they say", 9 leaves. "When no one cares", 7 leaves. "Walking happy", 17 leaves. "Where was I?", 12 leaves. "We're l-losing our little girl", 3 leaves. "We like working with each other", 6 leaves. "We're getting too old for this jazz", 6 leaves. "You're right, you're right", 3 leaves. "You can't make it anywhere", 10 leaves. "You're starting to get to me", 36 leaves.
Box 139, Folder 1

Copyright renewal records 1939

Physical Description: 10 leaves; Size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy), by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Imagination" , Dec. 16, 1939. Blank notice of use and copyright forms. One blank leaf with Burke and Van Heusen Incorporated/ Van Heusen Music Corporation/ St. James Inc., From desk of James Van Heusen letterhead.
Box 139, Folder 2

Various copyright renewal records 1940 to 1968

Physical Description: 34 leaves; Size: letter

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Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Just plain lonesome", Feb. 26, 1942. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Got the moon in my pocket", Feb. 26, 1942. Letter (photocopy), from Benjamin Starr to James Van Heusen, regarding copyright renewal rights of "Do you know why", Nov.9, 1967. Letter (photocopy), from Mildred O'Rourke of the Copyright Dept. of the American Guild of Authors and Composers to Jimmy Van Heusen, concerning the application for renewal copyright in the compositions "Dearest, darest I", and "Isn't that just like love", Nov. 16, 1967. Copyright certification (photocopy) by Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you know why", Dec. 29, 1958. Documentation (photocopy) for the State of California, County of Los Angeles that Evelyn Winters was a witness to a Notary Public in which Johnny Burke and James V. Monaco personally appeared, Aug. 21, 1940. Copyright contract (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Inc., and Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you know why", Aug. 21, 1940. Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke of the Copyright Department of the American Guild of Authors and Composers to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the application for renewal copyright in the composition "Do you know why", Nov. 3, 1967. Letter (photocopy), from Benjamin Starr to James Van Heusen, regarding the cue sheet of "Love thy neighbor" and a paper signed by Van Heusen in which he admitted that "Do you know why" was written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen "as employees of Paramount Pictures Inc.", Nov. 10, 1967. Letter (photocopy), from Mildred O'Rourke of the Copyright Dept. of the American Guild of Authors and Composers to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding whether or not he claims "Do you know why", "Isn't that just like love", and "Dearest, darest I" as a work for hire. July 18, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from Jimmy Van Heusen to Mrs. O'Rourke, regarding Van Heusen's claim of being the author for hire of "Do you know why." Letter (photocopy), from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding whether or not he further desrires Copyright Renewal, Feb. 5, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding his application for renewal of compositions entitled: "Dearest, darest I" and "Isn't that just like love." Copyright renewal certificate (photo copy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Birds of a feather", Feb. 21, 1941. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Jimmy Van Heusen and Mildred O'Rourke, for "African Etude", Feb. 29, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Jimmy Van Heusen and Mildred O'Rourke, for "You're dangerous", Jan. 31, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Jimmy Van Heusen and Mildred O'Rourke, for "You lucky people you", Jan. 31, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Jimmy Van Heusen and Mildred O'Rourke, for "It's always you", Jan. 2, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Jimmy Van Heusen and Mildred O'Rourke, for "Birds of a feather", Jan. 2, 1968. Letter (photocopy), from James Van Heusen to Mildred O'Rourke, regarding his application for renewal of compositions entitled "Isn't that just like love", and "Dearest, darest I." Letter (photocopy), from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen concerning the application for renewal copyright in the compositions "You're dangerous" and "You lucky people you", Apr. 8, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Dearest, darest I", Aug. 31, 1967. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Do you know why", Aug. 31, 1967. Balance in deposit account before and after fee for renewal of "It's always you" was deducted, between the American Guild Of Authors and Composers and Jimmy Van Heusen, March 28, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "It's Always you", Feb. 21, 1941. A list of musical compositions, by Jimmy Van Heusen and various other songwriters, for the photoplay entitled "Love thy neighbor", December 12, 1940.
Box 139, Folder 3

Correspondence regarding copyright 1963

Physical Description: 4 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

One blank leaf with Burke & Van Heusen Inc. letterhead. Letter from Peggy Price, Secretary and the Library of Congress regarding forms to be sent, May 1, 1963. Blank songwriters contract with annotations in pen. Blank record contract.
Box 139, Folder 4

"Looking for yesterday" 1940, 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 30 leaves; Size: legal

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Copyright certification certificate, Sept. 19, 1967. Letter from Dick to Ben, regarding the copyright notice for "Looking for yesterday" , Nov. 15, 1968. Copyright renewal of "Looking for yesterday" , signed by James Van Heusen, Sept. 12, 1967. Letter from Arthur Buocher to B. Starr, concerning the renewal rights of Jimmy Van Heusen in "Looking for yesterday", Nov. 9, 1967. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 14, 1967. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Looking for yesterday", Oct. 26, 1967. Annotation in pencil. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding his requested applications for copyright renewal certificates for "You danced with dynamite" and "Looking for yesterday", Jan. 31, 1968. Registration card by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 14, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to "Looking for yesterday", Sept. 12, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corporation all of his right, title and interest in "Looking for yesterday", Sept. 12, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of the musical composition "Looking for yesterday", and then returned, Sept. 12, 1967. Copyright renewal of "Looking for yesterday", signed by James Van Heusen, Sept. 12, 1967. Letter from Benjamin Starr to Peggy Price, regarding renewal rights of "Looking for yesterday". Annotation in pen by B. Starr, Sept 12, 1967. Letter from Peggy Price to Ben Starr, regarding an enclosed copy of the renewal copyright on the published version of "Looking for yesterday", Sept. 6, 1967. Songwriters contract (photocopy) between Eddie DeLange & Jimmy Van Heusen and IRVING BERLIN INC. for "Looking for yesterday", May 21, 1940. Letter from B. Starr to Carol Bridgeman, regarding confirmation that Bourne Co. makes no claim to the James Van Heusen interest in "Looking for yesterday" for the renewal term of copyright, Nov. 9, 1967. Letter from Carol Bridgman to Benjamin Starr, regarding the Bourne Co. making no claim to the James Van Heusen and Eddie De Lange interests in "Looking for yesterday", Nov. 8, 1967. Copyright certification certificate, Aug 21, 1967, attached to the copyright renewal of "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 16, 1967, signed by James Van Heusen. Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 31, 1967. Letter from Peggy Price to B. Starr, regarding renewal rights of "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 16, 1967. Letter from Peggy Price to Ben Starr, regarding an enclosed copy of the renewal certificate on "Looking for yesterday" along with a copy of a letter from Adele Sandler and his letter to Bonnie Bourne, Aug. 11, 1967. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Looking for yesterday", May 23, 1967. Registration card by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Looking for yesterday", May 23, 1967. Copyright renewal of "Looking for yesterday", signed by James Van heusen, Aug. 16, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to the register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of the musical composition "Looking for yesterday", and returned, Aug. 16, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to "Looking for yesterday", Aug. 16, 1967. Letter fron B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corporation all of his right, title and interest in the renewal copyright of "Lookig for yesterday", Aug. 16, 1967. Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Looking for yesterday", March 31, 1967. Songwriters contract between IRVING BERLIN INC., and Eddie DeLange & Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Looking for yesterday", May 21, 1940.
Box 139, Folder 5

"It's the dreamer in me" 1938 to 1966

Physical Description: 21 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Memo from the desk of Peggy O'Brien Price, regarding the renewal of "It's the dreamer in me". Publishers agreement between Jimmy Van Heusen and LEO FEIST, Inc., for "It's the dreamer in me", December 6, 1938. Annotation in pencil. Letter (copy) from Miriam Stern, the Executive Director of the American Guild of Authors and Composers to Benjamin Starr, regarding problems relative to "It's the dreamer in me" due to the Basic Agreement of 1939, Dec. 14, 1966. Letter from B. Starr to Julian T. Abeles, regarding Starr's belief that the agreement between Leo Feist, Inc. and SPA over "It's the dreamer in me", effectively vests in Jimmy Van Heusen's share of the renewal rights and copyright, November 23, 1966. Letter from B. Starr to Mariam Stern, regarding the rights to copyright renewal of "It's the dreamer in me", Nov. 23, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from Julian Abeles to Benjamin Starr, regarding the rights to copyright renewal of "It's the dreamer in me", Nov. 14, 1966. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) of "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "A cigarette and a silhouette", "If anything happened to you", "This is madness", "I saw the light of day last night", "Shadow sweetheart", "It's the dreamer in me", "The pleasure was mine", "You can read me like a book", and "In more ways than one", June 22, 1966. Registration card (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "It's the dreamer in me", April 2, 1965. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "A cigarette and a silhouette", "If anything happened to you", "This is madness", "I saw the light of day last night", "Shadow sweetheart", "It's the dreamer in me", "The pleasure was mine", "You can read me like a book", "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "A cigarette and a silhouette", "If anything happened to you", "This is madness", "I saw the light of day last night", "Shadow sweetheart", "It's the dreamer in me", " The pleasure was mine", "You can read me like a book", and "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of twelve music compositions including "It's the dreamer in me", June 16, 1966. Copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen, for twelve music compositions including "It's the dreamer in me", June 16, 1966. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) for "You can read me like a book", "It's the dreamer in me", "When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella", and "This is madness". Oct. 25, 1965. Letter (mimeograph) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding enclosed Certificates of renewal of copyright for "I saw the light of day last night" and "It's the dreamer in me", April 19, 1965. Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "It's the dreamer in me", Feb. 26, 1965. Letter (mimeograph) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding enclosed Certificates of Renewal of Copyright for "It's the dreamer in me", "Argentina skies", and "You can read me a little book", March 5, 1965. Letter from Leon Kellman to Benjamin Starr, regarding the rights to copyright renewal of "It's the dreamer in me", March 11, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to Warner Strupp, regarding the rights to copyright renewal of "It's the dreamer in me", Oct. 4, 1966. Letter from B. Starr to Miriam Stern, regarding the rights to the copyright renewal of "It's the dreamer in me", Oct, 20, 1966.
Box 139, Folder 6

"Isn't that just like love" renewal notice 8/31/1967

Physical Description: 1 leaf; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Isn't that just like love".
Box 139, Folder 7

"In more ways than one" 1964 to 1966

Physical Description: 13 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Registration card (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "In more ways than one", Sept. 17, 1964. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "A cigarette and a silhouette", "If anything happened to you", "This is madness", "I saw the light of day last night", "Shadow sweetheart", "It's the dreamer in me", " The pleasure was mine", "You can read me like a book", and "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (photocopy) of "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "A cigarette and a silhouette", "If anything happened to you", "This is madness", "I saw the light of day last night", "Shadow sweetheart", "It's the dreamer in me", "The pleasure was mine", "You can read me like a book" and "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to twelve songs including "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of twelve music compositions including "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen, for twelve music compositions including "In more ways than one", June 16, 1966. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "The pleasure was mine", "In more ways than one" and "I saw the light of day last night", Oct. 25, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "In more ways than one", Sept. 17, 1964. Letter from Milldred O'Rourke to Peggy Price, regarding filing an application for Copyright Renewal Certificate for "In more ways than one", Aug. 17, 1964. Annotation in pen. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding enclosed Certificates of Renewal of Copyright for "In more ways than one", Oct. 6, 1964. Annotation in pen. Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "In more ways than one", July 31, 1964. Letter from Peggy Price to Mildred O'Rourke, regarding an enclosed copy of the Copyright Renewal Notice for "In more ways than one", an enclosed check to cover the renewal cost, and a copy request, Aug 10, 1964.
Box 139, Folder 8

"If I look like I feel" 1964 to 1966

Physical Description: 13 leaves; Size: legal

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Registration card (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "If I look like I feel", Feb. 23, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "If I look like I feel", Feb. 23, 1965. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen, for twelve listed music compositions including "If I look like I feel", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeogaph) from B. Starr to the Americam Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to twelve listed music compositions including "If I look like I feel", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to twelve listed music compositions including "If I look like I feel", June 16, 1966. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of twelve listed musical compositions including If I look like I feel", June 16, 1966. Copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen, for twelve listed musical compositions including "If I look like I feel", June 16, 1966. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentmental", "Shadow sweetheart", "A cigarette and a silhouette" and "If anything happened to you", Oct. 25, 1965. Annotation in pen. Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding enclosed Certificates of Renewal of Copyright for "If I look like I feel" and "If you're ever in my arms again", March 31, 1965. Copyright renewal notice between Mildred O'Rourke and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "If I look like I feel", Oct. 30, 1964. Songwriters contract between Joe Davis, Inc. and Benny Mercoff - Jimmy Van Heusen for "If I look like I feel", Nov. 11, 1937.
Box 139, Folder 9

"Love in the air" 1964 to 1966

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Songwriters contract between SOUTHERN MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., Inc., and Jimmy Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Oct. 10, 1936. Copyright certification certificate and Copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen for twelve listed musical compositions including "Love in the air", June 16, 1966. Registration card (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Feb. 23, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate (mimeograph) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Feb. 23, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Feb 23, 1965. Letter (mimeograph) from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to twelve listed musical compositions including "Love in the air", June 16, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding James Van Heusen having assigned to Van Heusen Music Corp. all of his right, title and interest in and to twelve listed musical compositions including "Love in the air", June 16, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights Library of Congress, regarding an enclosed sum to be recorded from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. of twelve listed musical compositions including "Love in the air", June 16, 1966. Copyright renewal (photocopy) by James Van Heusen for twelve listed musical compositions including "Love in the air", June 16, 1966. Copyright renewal certificate (mimeograph) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Feb. 23, 1965. Copyright certification certificate and copyright renewal (mimeograph) by James Van Heusen, for "Love in the air", "If I look like I feel", "Say something sentimental", "Shadow sweetheart", "A cigarette and a silhouette", and "If anything happened to you", Oct. 25, 1965. Letter from Peggy Price to Par Nolan, regarding an enclosed renewal certificate on "Love in the air" and a therofax copy having been made and put in the Van Heusen Music files, April 5, 1965. Sheet music for "love in the air" is also enclosed. Copyright renewal notice between Margaret Thiele and Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Love in the air" Jan 31, 1964. Annotation in pencil. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding enclosed Certificates of Renewal of Copyright for "Love in the air", March 30, 1965. Sheet music for "Love in the air"
Box 139, Folder 10

Various copyright records and correspondence 1933 to 1968

Physical Description: 97 leaves; Size: legal

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Unsigned copyright assignment regarding "Nancy, with the laughing face", along with an unsigned Notary Public. Royalty agreement between James Van Heusen and Nancy Sinatra, Aug. 12, 1968. Royalty agreement (photocopy) between James Van Heusen and Nancy Sinatra, Aug. 12, 1968. Royalty agreement (photocopy) between James Van Heusen and Nancy Sinatra, Aug. 12, 1968. Letter from Ben Starr to Peggy Price, regarding enclosed copies of songwriter's contract, the Assignment, and the Agreement signed by Nancy Sinatra, dated Aug. 12, 1968, on the song "Nancy with the laughing face", Aug. 13, 1968. Letter from James Van Heusen to Stan Stanley, regarding his request to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "Teamwork", Aug. 28, 1965. Letter from James Van Heusen to Ed Slattery, regarding his request to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "The secret of Christmas", "You can't love 'em all" and "The second time around", Aug. 28, 1965. Letter from Jimmy Van Heusen to Milton Cashy, regarding an oversight in preparing the contracts which gave one-half the assets of Burke & Van Heusen Inc. to Dorsey Bros. Music Corp. in exchange for 50% stock interest in Burke & Van Heusen Inc., Aug. 15, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Walt Disney Music Co., Re: Sammy Cahn, regarding a letter sent on July 2 which was not responded to, Aug. 19, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to the Walt Disney Music Co., Re: Sammy Cahn, regarding 1000 Folios that Sammy Cahn would like to print up and send to recording companies, agencies, radio and televison stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "Go to sleep! Go to sleep!", "You're mother and mine", "Second star to the right", and "You can fly, you can fly", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Lou Levy, regarding a letter sent on July 2, which was not responded to, Aug. 19, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Lou Levy, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "This is no laughing matter", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Richard Volter, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "I'm glad I waited for you", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Howard Richmond, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "Autumn in Rome", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to the Embassy Music Corporation, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "I should care", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Irving Weiss, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "My kind of town", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Stan Stanley, regarding a letter sent on July 2, which was not responded to, Aug. 19. 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Stan Stanley, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "As long as there's music", "Come out! Wherever you are", "I guess I'll hang my tears out to dry", "Some other time" and "Victory polka", July 2, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Victor Blau, regarding a letter sent July 2, which was not responded to, Aug. 19, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Edward Traubner to Victor Blau, regarding Sammy Cahn wanting to print up and send out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "Bel mir bist due schon!", "Face to face", "It's magic!", "It's you or no one", "Please be kind", "Put 'em in a box! Tie 'em with a ribbon! and throw 'em in the deep blue sea!!!" and "That makes Paris, Paree!!!", July 2, 1965. Letter from James Van heusen to Jack Gale, regarding printing up and sending out 1000 Folios of his important songs to recording companies, agencies, radio and television stations, and other important people in the industry. He also requested permission to print "I could have told you", Aug. 28, 1965. Letter from Bertha Schwartz to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding approval of Jimmy's request for permission to reprint "The secret of Christmas", "You can't love 'em all" , and "The second time around", Sept. 20, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to Sol Parker, regarding James Van Heusen assigning his renewal rights to Van Heusen Music Corp. to the composition "Nancy with the laughing face", Dec. 11, 1968. Letter between B. Starr to Mary Lyle, regarding the recordation of four musical compositions, Oct. 17, 1967. Annotations in pen. Affidavit relating to "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me" and "There's a new gang on the way", signed by Billy Rose, Jan. 5, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding Billy Rose's and his successor's possible copyright renewal rights to four songs, Jan 21, 1965. Affidavit (mimeograph) relating to "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me", and "There's a new gang on the way", Jan. 5, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights, regarding the recordation of an enclosed affidavit signed by Billy Rose, on January 5, 1965 under which he acknowledges that he is not a writer of "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me", and "There's a new gang on the way", Jan. 21, 1965. Letter (mimeograph) from Billy Rose to Benjamin Starr, regarding Billy Rose being willing to sign the necessary papers to make the renewal copyrights the exclusive property of Jimmy and the Joseph McCarthy estate, Dec. 14, 1964. Letter from B. Starr to Billy Rose, requesting cooperation in connection with the renewal copyrights of "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me" and "There's a new gang on the way", in which he was not a writer of, Dec. 11, 1964. Annotation in pencil. Letter from B. Starr to James Van Heusen, regarding Billy Rose having signed before a notary public, the papers prepared by him, Jan. 7, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding an attached photostatic copy of a letter from Billy Rose, and an enclosed copy of the letter and affadavit sent to him, Dec. 16, 1964. Letter (photostatic copy) from Billy Rose to Benjamin Starr, regarding Billy Rose being willing to sign the necessary papers which will make the renewal copyrights the exclusive property of Jimmy and the Joseph McCarthy estate, Dec. 14, 1964. Stapled to previous entry. Letter from B. Starr to Billy Rose, regarding three enclosed copies of an affidavit to be signed by Rose in connection with the renewal rights of the four compositions, Dec. 16, 1964. Blank affidavit addressed to Billy Rose relating to "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me" and "There's a new gang on the way". Publisher's agreement between Billy Rose's Expositions Spectacles, Inc., Jimmy Van Heusen, Joseph McCarthy, Billy Rose, and Robbins Music Corporation, regarding Billy Rose's Aquacade. Letter from Jimmy Van Heusen to Joe McCarthy Jr., regarding a request for photostated copies of Joe McCarthy Jr's father's contracts to "You think of ev'rything", "Eleanor I adore you", "When the spirit moves me" and "There's a new gang on the way", May 4, 1964. Letter from Jimmy to Joseph McCarthy, regarding enclosed carbon copies of letters that Jimmy's attourney had been sending to various people, concerning Billy Rose, Jan. 29, 1965. Letter (handwritten) from Joe McCarthy Jr. to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the requested original contracts being unfound, June 29, 1964. Newspaper clippings (photocopy) regarding Cut-In Writers, June 10, 1964. Publisher's agreement (photocopy) between Billy Rose's Expositions spectacles, Inc., Jimmy Van Heusen, Joseph McCarthy, Billy Rose, and Robbins Music Corporation, relating to Billy Rose's Aquacade. Newspaper clippings (photocopy) regarding Cut-In Writers, June 10, 1964. Letter from Jimmy Van Heusen to Ben Starr, regarding authorization to write to Billy Rose concerning the removal of his name from the songs written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Joseph McCarthy for the Aquacade show, Dec. 3, 1964. 2 pages. Newspaper clippings (photocopy) regarding Cut-In Writers, June 10, 1964. Publisher's agreement between Billy Rose's Expositions Spectacles, Inc., Jimmy Van Heusen, Joseph McCarthy, Billy Rose, and Robbins Music Corporations, relating to Billy Rose's Aquacade. Publisher's agreement (photocopy) between James Van Heusen and Music Publishers Holding Corporation, Jan. 1939. Blank royalty agreement (photocopy). Newspaper clipping entitled, "BVC wins key renewal rights case re Donaldson tunes cleffed 'for hire", Nov. 3, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to Leon Kellman, regarding Jimmy Van Heusen's SPA membership status at the time of certain agreements, March 14, 1967. List of songs to be renewed - "Looking for yesterday", "Sympathy", "They ought to write a book about you", "Tom-boy", "You danced with dynamite", "Imagination", and "Polka dots and moonbeams". Letter from Leon Kellman to Bernard Fischman, referring to the awaited reply of his June 1st letter, regarding the relationship of the renewal situation under the 1939 Basic Agreement, Aug. 18, 1967. Letter from Leon Kellman to Bernard Fischman, referring to the awaited reply to his Jan 17th letter, concerning certain songs of J.C. Johnson and Jimmy Van Heusen, March 11, 1967. Address of Julie Dorsey Hilton given to JVH by Sam Weiss, 11-23-64. Letter from B. Starr to William Krasilovsky, regarding withdrawal of claims to the Jimmy Van Heusen shares of the renewal copyrights of "All this and heaven too", "So help me if I don't love you", "This is madness", "When a prince of a fella meets a cinderella" , "I love you in technicolor", "Deep in a dream", "Good for nothin' "and "Oh! You crazy moon", Oct. 3, 1966. Letter from B. Starr to Carol Bridgman and Arthur Boucher, regarding "So help me if I don't love you", and "When a prince of a fella meets a cinderella", June 27, 1966. Release pursuant to Paragraph Nine of Agreement between S.P.A. and Publisher (photocopy), by Eddie DeLange-Jimmy Van Heusen for "So help me if I don't love you", Jan 5, 1940. Letter from the Secretary of James Van Heusen to Miriam Stern, regarding copies of song contracts of "Blue rain", "Make with the kisses" and "I thought about you", Sept. 6, 1966. Leaf with the annotation "antiques". Royalty contract by Jerry Arlen and James Van Heusen, for "You hi-de-hi-ing me", Oct. 17, 1933. Annotations in pencil. Royalty contract by Jerry Arlen and James Van Heusen, for "I'm feeling fine", Oct. 17, 1933. Royalty contract by Jerry Arlen and James Van Heusen, for "It's smart this season (to be in love)", Oct. 17, 1933. Letter from Exclusive Publications, Inc., to whom it may concern, regarding "It ain't right (but you can't go wrong)" being released by Exclusive Publications, Inc., to James Van Heusen and Jerry Arlen, Aug. 2, 1934. Songwriters contract by Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Lamento Gitano" (Gypsy lament) English lyrics, Oct. 10, 1936. Agreement by James Van Heusen, Morris Levy, Henry Glover, Jack Pearl, Arthur E. Babcock, Ida May Babcock and Wilbur A. Babcock, July 23, 1963. Agreement by Ada Kurtz, a/k/a Kurt Adams, regarding James Van Heusen being the author of "Somewhere along the way", July 23, 1963. Schedule "A" - a list of musical compositions - "My dream sonata", "Somewhere along the way", "I could have told you", "Funny thing" and "How can I replace you", July 23, 1963. Letter from James Van Heusen to the United Music Corporation, regarding payment to Morris Levy, Henry Glover and Jack Pearl, and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, the first $12,500.00 of his mechanical royalties from "My dream sonata", "I could have told you", "Funny thing", and "How can I replace you". Agreement by Bank of America, regarding the renewal copyright rights in musical compositions written by James Van Heusen assigned to Messrs. Levy, Glover and Pearl, or their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns. Agreement by Milton L. Cashy, executor of the estate of James Van Heusen, a/k/a Edward C. Babcock, regarding the renewal copyright rights in musical compositions written by James Van Heusen assigned to Messrs: Levy, Glover and Pearl, or their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, Aug 20, 1963. Letter from Smitty of Burke & Van Heusen inc. Music Publishers to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding copyright renewal procedure of "Keep it under your hat" and "Afraid to say hello since you said goodbye", Aug. 27, 1957. Letter from Lawrence J. Greene to Herb Reis, regarding three enclosed copies of undated contracts signed by James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton dealing with renewal copyrights of the musical compositions entitled "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 25, 1963. Letter from Jimmy Van Heusen to Harry Smith, regarding copyright renewals on two songs, "Keep it under your heart" and "Afraid to say hello", Aug. 18, 1957. Letter from Irving Mills to Jerry Arlen & James Van Heusen, regarding royalty contracts, March 27, 1933. Writen agreement (photocopy) by James Van Heusen to assign one half interest in the song, "What's happened to me?" to Benjamin A. Greene, May 8, 1936. List of Jimmy Van Heusen's renewals - "The pleasure was mine", "Unforgettable", "What's happened to me", "If you're ever in my arms again", "Any time at all", "Cigarette and a silhouette","Deep in a dream", "Do you wanna jump, children", "I love you in technicolor", "I saw the light of day last night", "If I look like I feel", "It's the dreamer in me", "Say something sentimental", "Shadow sweetheart", "This is madness to love like this", "When a prince of a fella meets a cinderella","You can read me like a book", "All this and heaven too",and "Help me (if I don't love you)." Available renewals of songs with SPA contracts - "Swinging the dream", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Peace, brother", "Swinging a dream", "Darn that dream", "Moonland", "Love's a riddle", "Spring song", "Can I help it", "All this and heaven too", "Shake down the stars", "Looking for yesterday", "Sympathy" and "A cigarette and a silhouette". Mention of songs without SPA contracts. Letter from Smitty to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the exact dates of the first copyright entry of "Love in the air", "If you're ever in my arms again", "Harlem hospitality", "If I look like I feel", "You can read me like a book", "Argentina skies", "It's the dreamer in me", "Say something sentimental", "Shadow sweetheart", "Any time at all", "So help me", "this is madness" and "When a prince of a fella", Sept. 19, 1956. List of James Van Heusen renewals - "The pleasure was mine", "Unforgettable", "What's happened to me", "If you're ever in my arms again", "Any time at all", "Cigarette and a silhouette", "Deep in a dream", "Do you wanna jump, children", "I love you in technicolor", "I saw the light of day last night", "If I look like I feel", "It's the dreamer in me", "Say something sentimental", "Shadow sweetheart", "So help me if I don't love you", "This is madness to love like this", "When a prince of a fella meets a cinderella", "You can read me a little book", "All this and heaven too", Annotation in pencil. List of renewal copyright certificates received - "Any time at all", "If I look like I feel", "If you're ever in my arms again", "I love you in technicolor", "In more ways than one", "I saw the light of day last night", "It's the dreamer in me", "Love in the air", "Shadow sweetheart", "You can read me like a book", "There's a house in Harlem for sale (Harlem hospitality)", "Argentina Skies", "Unforgettable", "So help me", "Cigarette and a silhouette", Annotations in pen. Addresses of Curley Mahr and Carl. Written agreement by James Van Heusen to assign one half interest in the song, "What's happened to me?" to Benjamin Greene, May 8, 1936. Available renewals with SPA contracts - "Swinging the dream", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Peace, brother", "Swinging a dream", "Darn that dream", "Moonland", "Love's a riddle", "Spring song", "Can I help it", "All this and heaven too", "Shake down the stars", "Looking for yesterday", "Sympathy", "A cigarette and a silhouette". Mention of songs without SPA contracts. Available renewals with SPA contracts - "Swinging the dream", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Peace, brother", "Swinging a dream", "Moonland", "Love's a riddle", "Spring song", "Can I help it", "All this and heaven too", "Shake down the stars", "looking for yesterday","Sympathy", "A cigarette and a silhouette". Mention of songs without SPA contracts. Annotations in pencil. List of Edwin H. Morris & Company, Inc. Copyrights - "Straight down the middle", "Closer than a kiss", "You can always judge a gal", "Fancy meeting you here", "Love won't let you get away", "Here comes another song about Texas", "Love is a four letter word", "Life is for livin' ", "Indiscreet", "Paris holiday", "Nothing in common", "Another human being of the opposite sex". Letter (mimeograph) from Smitty to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding Jimmy's employment - for - hire contract with MPHC, concerning "All I remember is you", "All this and heaven too", "Can I help it" and "Oh you crazy moon", Dec. 10, 1958. Letter from Smitty to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding Jimmy's employment - for - hire contract with MPHC, concerning "All I remember is you", "All this and heaven too", "Can I help it" and "Oh you crazy moon", Dec. 10, 1958. Letter (mimeograph) from Smitty to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding copyright renewal procedure for "Keep it under your hat" and "Afraid to say hello since you said goodbye", Aug. 27, 1957. Letter from Ada to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the names on the song, "Afraid to say hello" and the names of the children of the people with names on the song. The letter also concerns Mitch Miller, Jackie and Frank. This letter is ripped in half and stapled together, Sept. 9, 1957. List of Delange copyrights - "So help me (if I don't love you)", "This is madness (to love like this)", "Deep in a dream", "Good for nothin' (but love)", "Heaven can wait", "All I remember is you", "Can I help it", "All this and heaven too", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Peace, brother", "Swingin' a dream", "Darn that dream", "Moonland", "Love's a riddle", "Spring song", "Shade down the stars", "Looking for yesterday", "Sympathy". Professional copy of "Keep it under your heart".
Box 139, Folder 11

Various copyright records and correspondence 1940 to 1968

Physical Description: 27 leaves; Size: legal

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Letter from Ben Starr to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding an enclosed cue sheet of "Love thy neighbor" and a paper to be signed by Jimmy, admitting that "Do you know why" was written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy "as employees of Paramount Pictures Inc.", Nov. 10, 1967. Letter from Mildred o'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding contention of renewal of copyright by the Famous Music Corp. for the musical composition "Do you know why", Nov. 3, 1967. Contract (photocopy) by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen, certifying that Burke and Van Heusen composed "Do you know why" as employees of Paramount Pictures Inc., Aug. 21, 1940. A Notary Public (photocopy) signed by Evelyn Winters, a witness to Johnny Burke's and James V. Monaco's personal appearance, Aug. 21, 1940. Schedule (photocopy) listing "Do you know why" and naming Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen as the writers of "Do you know why". Copyright certification certificate (photocopy) for "Do you know why", Dec. 29, 1958. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the application for renewal copyright in the compositions "Dearest, darest I" and "Isn't that just like love", Nov. 16, 1967. Letter from B. Starr to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding Famous Music Corp. having applied for the renewal copyright of "Do you know why", Nov. 9, 1967. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding Jimmy's request of the Copyright office to obtain Copyright Renewal Certificates on "Do you know why", "Isn't that just like love" and "Dearest, darest I", July 18, 1968 Letter (photocopy) from Jimmy Van Heusen to Mrs. O'Rourke, concerning Jimmy's application for renewal of "Do you know why", Feb. 5, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding authorization for a Copyright Renewal Certificate, Feb. 5, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Jimmy Van Heusen to Mrs. O'Rourke, regarding Jimmy's application for renewal of compositions: "Dearest, darest I" and "Isn't that just like love". Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "You lucky people you", Jan. 31, 1968. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "You're dangerous", Jan. 31, 1968. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "African Etude", Feb. 29, 1968. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Birds of a feather", Jan. 2, 1968. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "It's Always you", Jan. 2, 1968. Letter from Jimmy Van Heusen to Mildred O'Rourke, regarding Jimmy's application for renewal of composition: "Do you know why". Letter from James Van Heusen to Mrs. O'Rourke, concerning Jimmy's application for renewal of compositions: "Isn't that just like love" and "Dearest, darest I". Letter from James Van Heusen to Mrs. O'Rourke, concerning Jimmy's application for renewal of compositions: "Isn't that just like love" and "Dearest, darest I". Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Do you know why", Aug. 31, 1967. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Dearest, darest I", Aug. 31, 1967. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, concerning Jimmy's application for renewal copyright in the compositions: "You're dangerous" and "You lucky people you", Apr. 8, 1968. Annotations in pen. Jimmy Van Heusen's balance in deposit account of the American Guild of Authors and Composers, showing the fee for renewal of: "It's always you", March 28, 1968. List (photocopy) of musical compositions recorded in connection with photoplay entitled "Love thy neighbor".Burke, Van Heusen compositions including "Isn't that just like love", "Do you know why", "Dearest, darest I", Dec. 12, 1940.
Box 139, Folder 12

"Do you wanna jump, children" 1938 to 1966

Physical Description: 23 leaves; Size:legal

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Registration card (photocopy) by Al Donahue, Jimmy Van Heusen, Willie Bryant and Victor Selsman for "Do you wanna jump, children", Oct. 26, 1938. Songwriters contract (photocopy) by Al Donahue, Jimmy Van heusen, Willie Bryant and Victor Belsman, for "Do you wanna jump, children?" March 9, 1938. Agreement (photocopy) between Willie Bryant, Fern Patricia Bryant and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., regarding "Do you wanna jump children", Feb. 10, 1959. Letter (photocopy) from Victor Selsman's decendents to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., regarding the family's ownership of the renewal rights to "Do you wanna jump, children", Sept. 12. Agreement (photocopy) between the Selsman decendents and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., regarding "Do you wanna jump, children". Agreement (photocopy) between Al Donohue, his wife and children and Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., regarding "Do you wanna jump, children", Oct. 15, 1958. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you wanna jump, children", Aug. 31, 1965. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you wanna jump, children", Aug. 31, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you wanna jump, children". Letter (photocopy) from Victor Selsman's decendents to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., regarding the family's ownership of "Do you wanna jump, children", Sept. 12, 1958. Transfer of copyright (photocopy) unto Burke & Van Heusen Inc., for "Do you wanna jump, children", June 13, 1966. Copyright certification certificate (photocopy), June 22, 1966. Information concerning copyright renewal (photocopy), Oct. 26, 1965. Transfer of copyright (photocopy) unto Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., for "Do you wanna jump, children", June 13, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding transfer of copyright to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., for "Do you wanna jump, children", June 13, 1966. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Do you wanna jump, children", Oct. 26, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, regarding transfer of copyright to Burke & Van Heusen for "Do you wanna jump, children", June 13, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to the Register of Copyrights, regarding recordation of an enclosed assignment from James Van Heusen to Burke & Van Heusen, Inc., June 13, 1966.
Box 139, Folder 13

"Eleanor, I adore you" 1967

Physical Description: 5 leaves; Size: legal

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Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Eleanor, I adore you", Mar. 31, 1967. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Eleanor, I adore you", Mar. 31, 1967. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Eleanor, I adore you". Transfer of copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp., for the renewal copyrights of "There's a new gang on the way", "When the spirit moves me", "Eleanor, I adore you", "You think of everything", "You think of ev'rything", June 16, 1967. Transfer of copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. for the renewal copyrights of "There's a new gang on the way", "When the spirit moves me", "Eleanor, I adore you", "You think of everything" and "You think of ev'rything", June 16, 1967. Copyright certification certificate (photocopy).
Box 139, Folder 14

"Any time at all" 1938 to 1966

Physical Description: 29 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Registration card (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen and Jimmy Dorsey for "Any time at all", June 16, 1965. Publishers agreement between Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Music Publishers and Jimmy Van Heusen and Jimmy Dorsey for "Any time at all", May 4, 1938. Letter (photocopy) from St. James Music Corp. to thr Register of copyrights, regarding recordation of an enclosed assignment for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 27, 1965. Transfer copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton to St. James Music Corporation, for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 26, 1965. Copyright certification certificate, Oct. 29, 1965. Blank transfer of copyright from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey to St. James Music Corporation for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 26, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding requested applications for Copyright Renewal Certificates, Aug. 17, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding the transfer of copyright from Jimmy Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton, to St. James Music Corp., for "I love you in technicolor" and "Anytime at all", June 16, 1966. Invoice (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen and Jimmy Dorsey for "Any time at all", April 30, 1965. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Any time at all", April 30, 1965. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Any time at all", May 28, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for"Any time at all". Blank transfer of copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton to St. James Music Corporation for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 26, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from St. James Music Corp. to the Register of Copyright, regarding recordation of an assignment from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton concerning "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 27, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Al Berman, regarding transfer of copyright from Jimmy Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey, to St. James Music Corp. for "I love you in technicolor" and "Anytime at all", June 16, 1966. Transfer of copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton to St. James Music Corporation for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct. 26, 1965. Copyright certification certificate, Oct. 29, 1965. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Any time at all", Jun. 16, 1965. Letter (photocopy) from Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., regarding an apology for a false claim on "Any time at all", Aug. 23, 1966. Song information (photocopy) for "Any time at all". Letter (photocopy) from Ben Starr to Carol Bridgman and Al Berman, regarding the claim for renewal copyright of "Any time at all" made by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc, Aug. 24. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, for "Any time at all", April 30, 1965. Publishers agreement (photocopy) between Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., Music Publishers and Jimmy Van Heusen and Jimmy Dorsey for "Any time at all", May 4, 1938. Song information (photocopy) for "Any time at all". Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding requested applications for Copyright Renewal Certificates, Aug. 17, 1965.
Box 139, Folder 15

"I love you in technicolor" 1961 to 1965

Physical Description: 7 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Song information index card for "I love you in technicolor". Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "I love you in technicolor", May 3, 1965. Transfer of copyright (photocopy) from James Van Heusen and Julie Dorsey Hilton, to St. James Music Corporation for "Any time at all" and "I love you in technicolor", Oct 26, 1965. Copyright certification certificate (photocopy) Oct. 29, 1965. Transfer of copyright agreement (photocopy) between James Van Heusen, Julie Dorsey Hilton and St. James Music Corp., Jan. 15, 1961. Royalty agreement (photocopy) between Mat Burton, Jack Milford, Jimmy Van Heusen, Jimmy Dorsey and Harms Inc., April 18.
Box 139, Folder 16

Various copyright records and correspondence 1941 to 1969

Physical Description: 39 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "You're dangerous", Mar. 7, 1966. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "You lucky people you", Mar. 7. 1966. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "African etude", Apr. 26, 1968. Songwriters contract (photocopy) between Santly -Joy -Select, Inc., and Johnny Burke and Jimmy van Heusen, for "African etude", Jan. 20, 1941. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "You lucky people you", Mar. 7, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "You're Dangerous", Mar. 7, 1968. Information concerning renewal copyright, page 4 of the copyright registration certificate (photocopy), Apr. 26 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Moonlight becomes you", July 31, 1969. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "If anything happened to you", Jun. 23, 1969. Balance in Jimmy Van Heusen's deposit account (photocopy) including the fee for renewal of "If anything happened to you", July 18, 1969. Blank registration of copyright certificate (photocopy). Blank application for copyright registration (photocopy). Letter (photocopy) from Eva Welsh to Dick, regarding further instruction on what to do with the enclosed documents, Aug. 12, 1969. Letter (photocopy) from the Register of copyrights to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding his application, copy and fee for "The laughing eyes of San Marino", June 18, 1969. Letter (photocopy) from the Register of copyrights to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding his application, copy and fee for "The laughing eyes of San Marino", June 18, 1969. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Constantly", July 31, 1969. Assignments and related documents (photocopy) - information on transfer of copyrights, recording documents, form of document, recording time limits and identification of copyrighted works. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen for "Moonlight becomes you", July 31, 1969. Letter (photocopy) from the Register of Copyrights to St. James Music Corp., regarding no reply to a letter which concerned "The laughing eyes of San Marino", and a refund of remittance, Aug. 22, 1969. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Jimmy Van Heusen for "If anything happened to you", June 23, 1969. Songwriters contract (photocopy) between Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen and Santly -Joy - Select, Inc., for "African Etude", Jan. 20, 1941. Information concerning copyright in musical compositions, page 4 of the copyright registration certificate (photocopy). Blank copyright registration application (photocopy).
Box 139, Folder 17

Various copyright records and correspondence 1967 to 1971

Physical Description: 54 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Balance in Jimmy Van Heusen's deposit account with the AGAC, including the fee for the renewal of "Nancy, with the laughing face", July 8, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Nancy, with the laughing face", Jun. 8, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the authorship and copyright renewal of "Springtime blues", June 24, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Springtime Blues", June 21, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the return of the corrected copyright renewal certificate for "Miss Jemima walks by", June 16, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Miss Jemima walks by", Aug. 7, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Mercer's (Johnny) music shop", May 28, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the authorship and copyright renewal of "Men between the wings", May 28, 1971. Copyright renewal notice by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Men between the wings", May 28, 1971. Balance in Jimmy Van Heusen's deposit account with AGAC including the fee for renewal of "Nancy, with the laughing face", May 12, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Jimmy Van Heusen for "Nancy, with the laughing face", Apr. 20, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Nancy, with the laughing face", April 30, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding the authorship and copyright renewal of "Bu - dee - daht", "I'll always be with you", April 30, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "Bu - dee - daht", April 30, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "I'll always be with you", April 30, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding authorship and copyright renewal of "There is no love to die", April 26, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "There is no love to die", Apr. 20, 1971. Balance in Van Heusen's deposit account with AGAC including the fee for renewal of "Knockin' on your own front door", "When Stanislaus got got married", "For the first hundred years", "My heart's wrapped up in gingham", "His rocking horse ran away", "Bluebirds in my belfry", "It could happen to you", Apr. 21, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Knockin' on your own front door", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "When Stanislaus got married", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "For the first hundred years", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "My heart's wrapped up in gingham", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "His rocking horse ran away", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Bluebirds in my belfry", Mar. 15, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "It could happen to you", Mar. 15, 1971. Notice from the Royalty department of the AGAC, regarding an enclosed statement of earnings showing collections through AGAC. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding authorship and copyright renewal of "You ig my talk, don't dig my walk", (sic?) March 13, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Jimmy Van Heusen, regarding "You ig my talk, don't dig my walk", (sic?) Mar. 13, 1970. Letter from Stanley Adams to all writer members, regarding the delay in forwarding checks covering the additional sums received from the Columbia Broadcasting System and the American Broadcasting Company, Mar. 2, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Nancy, with the laughing face", Feb. 26, 1971. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding authorship and copyright renewal of "When you're out with me", "So little time, so much to say", "Love with you is a game of come and go", "Let's take advantage of the blackout" and "I hope it's only peek - a - boo", Jan. 4, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "When you're out with me", Dec. 31, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "So little time, so much to say", Dec. 31, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Love with you is a game of come and go", Dec. 31, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Let's take advantage of the blackout", Dec. 31, 1970. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "I hope it's only peek - a - boo", Dec. 13, 1970. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding authorship and copyright renewal of "I'm still missing you" and "I'm my baby's baby", Feb. 3, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "I'm still missing you", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "I'm my baby's baby", Jan 29. 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Bluebirds in my belfry", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Swinging on a star", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "My heart's wrapped up in gingham", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "When Stanislaus got married", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Day after forever", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "For the first hundred years", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Going my way", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "His rocking horse ran away", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "It could happen to you", Jan. 29, 1971. Copyright renewal notice from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Knockin' on your own front door", Jan. 29. 1971. Balance in Van Heusen's deposit account with AGAC, including the renewal fee of "Suddenly it's spring", Jan. 4, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Suddenly it's spring", Dec. 7, 1970. Balance in Van Heusen's deposit account with AGAC, including renewal fees of "Swinging on a star", "Going my way" and "Day after forever", Apr. 14, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Swinging on a star", Mar. 10, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Going my way", Mar. 10, 1971. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen for "Day after forever", Mar. 10, 1971. Letter from George A. Hoffman to Van Heusen, regarding tax liability, May. 12, 1971. Notice of levy from a revenue officer to Van Heusen, May 11, 1971. Statement of royalties for "Closer than a kiss", "Life is for living" and "I couldn't care less", Aug. 13, 1968. Statement of royalties for "Closer than a kiss" and "I couldn't care less", Aug. 3, 1967.
Box 139, Folder 18

"A love song to Ruth" 1979 to 1981

Physical Description: 4 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Transfer of copyright (photocopy) from Van Heusen to Van Heusen Music Corp. for "If that doesn't to it", (sic) and "A love song to Ruth", April 3, 1979. Copyright certification certificate (photocopy), Nov. 23, 1981. Certificate of renewal registration (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "A love song to Ruth", Jan. 4, 1979. Annotations in pen.
Box 139, Folder 19

Various copyright records and correspondence 1979 to 1981

Physical Description: 11 leaves; Size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Miriam Stern to Marianne Conlin, regarding a request to renew the copyright on "The old love" and "There you are", written by Van Heusen's pseudonym, Arthur Williams, May 13, 1981. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Marianne Conlin to Van Heusen, regarding "The old love", "Pakistan", "Something great is gonna happen" and "There you are", Apr. 21, 1981. Letter to Van Heusen regarding the copyright renewal notice of April 30, 1979. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Marianne Conlin to Van Heusen, regarding "Somewhere along the way", "I wish I were somebody else", "Imagination" and "What does it take?", April 30, 1979. Letter from Miriam Stern to Bob Alexander, regarding renewal of "What does it take" and "( I ) wish I were somebody else", May 7, 1979. Letter from Miriam Stern to Marianne Conlin, regarding renewal of "The moon came up with a great idea", Sept. 21, 1979. Letter from Miriam Stern to Robert Alexander, concerning "The moon came up with a great idea" not being renewed next year, Sept. 21, 1979. Copyright renewal notice from Marianne conlin to Van Heusen, regarding "The moon came up with a great idea", "Chicago style", "The road to Bali", "Hoot mon", "The merry-go-runaround", "Moonflowers", "To see you", Sept. 8, 1979.
Box 140, Folder 1

"Love in the air" 1965

Physical Description: 8 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Registration card by Van Heusen for "Love in the air", Feb. 23, 1965. Letter from B. Starr to Van Heusen, regarding forms to be used in connection with each composition registered to Van Heusen, Oct. 22, 1965. These forms are labeled A-F and are given the fictitious title: Music anonymous.
Box 140, Folder 2

Various copyright records and correspondence 1945 to 1969

Physical Description: 36 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "Got the moon in my pocket", Mar. 26, 1969. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "Just plain lonesome", May 26, 1969. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Van Heusen, regarding the renewal rights of "Playmates", Nov. 15, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Peggy Price to Ben Starr, regarding locating and enclosing the contracts on "Playmates", Nov. 14, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Van Heusen, regarding renewal copyrights on the five songs from "Playmates", Nov. 9, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Peggy Price to Ben Starr, regarding enclosed xerox copies of the renewal certificates on the four songs from "Playmates" - "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", "How long didi I dream" and "Humpty dumpty heart", Nov. 12, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Joseph Taubman, regarding renewal rights to "Playmates", Nov. 4, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Miriam Stern, regarding copyright renewal of "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", "How long did I dream" and "Humpty dumpty heart", Nov. 4, 1968. Phone number of Vernon Harbin (photocopy) in regards to a copy of "Playmates employment contract". Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Humpty dumpty heart", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "How long did I dream", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", Aug. 30, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Van Heusen to Vernon Harbin, regarding obtaining a xerox copy of the employment contract for "Playmates", Nov. 8, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Miriam Stern to Ben Starr, regarding having no contracts on "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", "Humpty dumpty heart" and "How long did I dream", Nov. 7, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from Van Heusen to Ben Starr, regarding enclosed copies of clippings of the trade press that happened during the time of "Playmates", Oct. 31, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "Humpty dumpty heart", Oct. 24, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "How long did I dream", Oct. 24, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", Oct. 24, 1968. Copyright renewal certificate (photocopy) by Van Heusen for "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", Oct. 24, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from B. Starr to Herbert Wise, regarding the "employment agreement" of Van Heusen and Burke for "Playmates", Oct. 15, 1968. Letter (photocopy) from RKO Radio Pictures, Inc., to Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen, confirming the agreement in connection with the employment agreement of Oct. 14, 1943, Feb. 1945. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for "Thank your lucky stars and stripes", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for "How long did I dream", Aug. 30, 1968. Copyright renewal notice (photocopy) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for "Humpty dumpty heart", Aug. 30, 1968.
Box 140, Folder 3

Various copyright records and correspondence 1940 to 1968

Physical Description: 111 leaves; Size:Legal

Scope and Content Note

Blank songwriters renewal contract of 1950. Example of a songwriters renewal contract of 1950. Letter from B. Starr to Jimmy Van Heusen explaining the enclosed forms to be used with each composition from this time on, Oct. 22, 1965. Forms labelled A - E which are examples of the forms to be used with each composition from this time on. Letter from Van Heusen to Ben Starr, regarding enclosed photostats of letters pertaining to "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Dec. 12, 1966. Available renewals - Songs with SPA contracts - "Swinging the dream", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Peace, brother", "Swinging a dream", "Darn that dream", "Moonland", "Love's a riddle", "Spring song", "Can I help it", "All this and heaven too", "Shake down the stars", "Looking for yesterday", "Sympathy", "A cigarette and a silhouette". Also, those without SPA contracts - "Billy Rose's new aquacade","You think of everything", "When the spirit moves me", "There's a new gang on the way", "Eleanor, I love you". List of addresses of radio stations in Louisianna, Alabama, New York and Philadelphia. Letter from James Van Heusen to Ben Starr, regarding enclosed photostats of three letters pertaining to "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Dec. 12, 1966. Letter from Mrs. S. H. Bourne to Benjamin Starr, regarding correspondence between Mrs Sandler, Oct. 3, 1966. Letter from Adele Z. Sandler to Benjamin Starr, regarding enclosed copies of the agreement and the assignment, Sept. 12, 1966. Letter from B. Starr to Adele Z. Sandler, requesting a fully signed copy of a renewal agreement and an assignment, Sept. 7, 1966. Transfer of copyright by Van Heusen to the Bourne Co., for "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", March 15, 1963. Letter from Van Heusen to Bourne Co., regarding the transfer of copyright of "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Mar. 1, 1963. Letter from B. Starr to Adele Z. Sandler, regarding the agreement with Van Heusen on his shares of the renewal rights of "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Sept. 14, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from Adele Z. Sandler to Van Heusen, regarding an enclosed copyright renewal agreement and assignment for "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Mar. 4, 1963. Letters (photocopies) from between Van Heusen and Bourne Co. regarding "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", 4 pages, Feb. 5, - March 14, 1963. Publishers agreement (photocopy) by Bregman Vocco and Conn Inc. Release (photocopy) of an agreement between S.P.A. and Bregman, Vocco & Conn Inc., for "Spring song", Jan. 20, 1940. Release (photocopy) of an agreement between S.P.A. and Bregman, Vocco & Conn Inc., for "Shake down the stars", Jan. 20, 1940. Letter from Van Heusen to Herb Reis, regarding renewal agreements of DeLange - Van Heusen copyrights and two copies of a list of DeLange - Van Heusen songs, July 7, 1961. Letter from B. Starr to Bonnie Bourne, regarding renewal agreements for "Sympathy" and "Looking for yesterday", Sept. 29, 1966. Explanation of SPA contracts for "Swingin' a dream", "I love ya, ya mug", "Can I help it" and "All this and heaven too". List (photocopy) of songs handled by the Music Publishers Holding Corp. and their contract dates. Correspondence between Jack Bregman and Van Heusen, regarding an enclosed copy of the contract for "Shake down the stars" and the renewal rights for "Swingin' a dream", Feb. 14, 1967, Feb. 27, 1967. List (photocopy) of Delange - Van Heusen copyrights published by Bergman, Vocco & Conn, Inc., Irving Berlin, Inc. (Bourne), and The Big Three (Robbins, Feist, Miller) and their contract dates. Explanation (photocopy) of SPA contracts for "Swingin' a dream", "I love ya, ya mug", "Can I help it" and "All this and heaven too". List of songs with and without renewal copyright certificates. Records for Van Heusen songs including: Pub. or un-pub., Orig. copyright date, Type of cont., Orig. publisher, Renew. cert. rec'd date, Publ. of renew. or status, Assign. of copyright or status, ASCAP notified, and notes, 5 pages. Notes for "Harlem hospitality", "Unforgettable", "If you're ever in my arms again", "Argentina skies", "Say something sentimental", "Any time at all", "I love you in technicolor", "Do you wanna jump, children", "Oh, you crazy moon", "There's gotta be a wedding", "Polka dots and moonbeams", "Imagination", "They ought to write a book about you", "I love ya, ya mug, I love ya", "Absent - minded moon", "When I get time" and "There's a house in Harlem for sale". Records and notes (photocopy) for Van Heusen songs with annotations, 14 pages. Letter from Ben to Van Heusen, regarding "Darn that dream" and other songs from that production not being credited to Van Heusen Music Corp., May 6, 1968. Letter from B. Starr to Carol Bridgeman, regarding the recognization and registration of renewal rights of "A cigarette and a silhouette", "All I remember is you", "All this and heaven too", "Argentina skies", "Blue rain", "Can I help it", "Deep in a dream", "Eleanor, I love you", "Good for nothin but love", "Heaven can wait", "I saw the light of day last night", "I thought about you", "If I look how I feel", "In more ways than one", "It's the dreamer in me", "Looking for yesterday", "Love in the air", "Make with the kisses", "Oh you crazy moon", "Say something sentimental", "Sha, sha", "Shadow sweetheart", "So help me", "Speaking of heaven", "Spring song", "Sympathy", "The pleasure was mine", "There's a new gang on the way", "This is madness", "Tomboy", "Unforgettable", "When a prince of a fella", "When the spirit moves me", "Who'll buy my dream", "You can read me like a book" and "You think of everything", June 19, 1968. Records (handwritten) for Van Heusen songs, 3 pages. List of songs with and without renewal copyright certificates. List (photocopy) of Burke and Van Heusen songs, 9 pages. Records of renewal shares claimed by Van Heusen Music Corp., 3 pages. Records for Van Heusen songs, 5 pages. Records and notes (photocopiess) for Van Heusen songs with annotations, 24 pages. Publishers agreement between Eddie De Lange and the Music Publishers Holding Corporation, Jan, 1939. Royalty agreement, Exhibit A, unsigned.
Box 140, Folder 4

Various copyright records and correspondence 1943 to 1969

Physical Description: 29 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal certificates, by Burke and Van Heusen, for songs from "My favorite spy" and "Playmates", Oct. 24, 1968 - Mar. 26, 1969. Correspondence, to or from Starr, concerning "Playmates", Oct. 15, 1968 - Nov. 15, 1968. Leaf (handwritten) containing Vernon Harbin's phone number and RKO address, regarding a copy of "Playmates" employment contract. Copyright renewal notices from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for songs from "Playmates", Aug. 30, 1968. Confirmation of an agreement between Burke and Van Heusen and RKO Radio Pictures, Inc., (photocopy) connected with the employment agreement dated Oct. 14, 1943.
Box 140, Folder 5

"Blue rain", "Make with the kisses", "I thought about you" 1966

Physical Description: 11 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Reply message from Miriam Stern to Van Heusen, regarding enclosed copies of the contracts on "Blue rain", "Make with the kisses", and "I thought about you", Sept. 8, 1966. Correspondence to or from Starr, regarding "Blue rain", "Make with the kisses" and "I thought about you", Nov. 21, 1966 - Dec. 8, 1966.
Box 140, Folder 6

"All I remember is you" 1939 to 1967

Physical Description: 32 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Copyright renewal certificates, (photocopies) by Van Heusen, for "All I remember is you", 6 pages, May 17, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from Natilie P. Kissel to the Remick Music Corp. and Van Heusen Music Corp., regarding renewal rights of "All I remember is you", Nov. 14, 1967. Correspondence (photocopies) to or from Starr, regarding "All I remember is you", 10 pages, June 27, 1966 - Nov. 27, 1967. Transfer of copyright and Copyright certification certificates (photocopies) for "All I remember is you", 4 pages, June 27, 1966 - Aug. 12, 1966. Letter (photocopy) from Mildred O"Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding requested applications for copyright renewal certificates for the attached musical composition "All I remember is you", July 6, 1966. Copyright renewal notices (photocopies) from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding "All I remember is you", 5 pages,Mar. 31, 1966 - Apr. 29, 1966. Songwriters contracts (photocopies) between De Lange/ Van Heusen and Remick Music Corporation, for "All I remember is you", 4 pages, May 5, 1939.
Box 140, Folder 7

Various copyright records and correspondence 1966 to 1982

Physical Description: 57 leaves; Size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Joanne Brown to Ann Brown, regarding being granted statutory for "Make with the kisses", Nov. 13, 1980. Letter from Marianne Conlin to Van Heusen, regarding the registration of "The Barnum and Bailey ball", Sept. 23, 1980. Letter from Arleigh Castle to the Van Heusen Music Corp., regarding a royalty error for "Empty tables", Sept. 9, 1980. Letter from Mariam Stern to Van Heusen, regarding enclosed notification from the Harry Fox Office and copyright certificate (photocopy) for "Empty tables", 5 pages, May 24, 1976 - March 28, 1974. Correspondence to or from Edward Traubner, regarding "Walking happy", 4 pages, Sept. 25 , 1967 - Sept. 11, 1968. Correspondence (photocopies) between Cy Feuer and David Smith, regarding the motion picture rights of "Walking happy", 7 pages, Sept. 22, 1967 - Sept. 26, 1967. Participation agreement (photocopy) between Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., Laursteed Music Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., for "Walking happy", Aug. 4, 1966. Correspondence (photocopies) from Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., regarding the publisher's share of performing fees for "Walking happy", Aug. 16, 1966 - Oct. 3, 1968. Transfer of copyright from Van Heusen Corp. to Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., for all musical composition which are or may be used in "Walking happy", AUg. 4, 1966. Agreement to pay Edward Traubner ten per cent for "Walking happy", Aug. 4, 1966. Participation agreement between Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Laursteed Music Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., for "Walking happy", Aug. 4, 1966. Limited partnership agreement of The Choice Company listing general partners and limited partners, Aug. 22, 1966. Agreement (photocopy) between The Choice Company and Capitol Records, Inc., for "Walking happy", Oct. 26, 1966. Unsigned confirmation of the agreement letter (photocopy) entitled Exhibit "A" and "B", from Capitol Records, Inc., Apr. 1, 1966. Letter from Arnold A. Gurwitch to Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning appropriate credits for Van Heusen Music Corp. and Cahn Music Co., regarding "love is a bore", Mar. 2, 1979. Correspondence between Miriam Stern and Whitney Trilling, regarding permission for the performance of "Let's make love", Mar. 21, 1982 - Mar. 31, 1982. Certificate of renewal registration (photocopy) by Van Heusen, for "Funny thing", 4 pages, Jan. 25, 1982. Certificate of renewal registration (photocopy) by Van Heusen, for "(Young at heart) You my love", Feb. 16, 1982.
Box 140, Folder 8

Various copyright records and correspondence 1958 to 1976

Physical Description: 540 leaves; Size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence to and from Miriam Stern, regarding "Cathy", 9 pages, Mar. 15, 1976 - Mar. 30, 1976. Statements of royalties by the Bourne Co. Music Publishers for Van Heusen Music Corp., 3 pages, June 30, 1974 - Dec. 31, 1975. Letter (mimeograph and photocopy) from Rudolph Nissim to the Bourne Co., Glorste, Inc., and Van Heusen Music Corp., regarding "Cathy", 2 copies, Jul. 9, 1964. Letter from Mariam Stern to Van Heusen, regarding "Cross my heart", 2 pages, Oct. 13, 1972. Correspondence to and from Miriam Stern, regarding "Come waltz with me", 4 pages, Oct. 13, 1972. Correspondence to and from Miriam Stern, regarding foreign royalties distribution, 6 pages, Feb. 6, 1976 - Aug. 11, 1976. Reassignment records (originals and photocopies) for "Come waltz with me", "Close to Christmas" and "Christmas is for children", 41 pages, July 7, 1959 - Jun. 9, 1970. "Come waltz with me", sheet music. Songwriters contract and agreements concerning "Carnival in Flanders", 8 pages, May 12, 1953 - Aug. 11, 1966. Registration cards, Copyright renewal certificates and a transfer of copyright (photocopies) by Van Heusen, for "Can I help it", 5 pages. Correspondence, transfer of copyright and a copyright certification (mimeographs) for "Speaking of heaven", "Can I help it", "Blue rain". "I thought about you", and "Make with the kisses", Nov. 28, 1966. Copyright renewal certificate by Van Heusen, for "Can I help it", Oct. 17, 1966. Copyright renewal notices from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, for "Can I help it", 4 copies, Aug. 31, 1966. Letter from Mildred O'Rourke to Van Heusen, regarding requested copyright renewal certificates for compositions on an attached list, Nov. 18, 1966. Letter from Syd Goldberg to Peggy Price, regarding obtaining copies for "Can I help it", Jul. 24, 1963. Three index cards of songs not in "Papa's delicate condition". Letter to Van Heusen, regarding a list of songs returned by various publishers, Apr. 22, 1971. Letters, songwriters contracts, copyright renewal certificates and copyright licence contract (photocopies, mimeographs and originals) by Van Heusen, for "California", 32 pages, Oct. 7, 1958 - June 9, 1970. Letter to Van Heusen, regarding "Shadow sweetheart" and "All I remember is you", Jan. 19, 1970. Index card regarding AGAC advising the copyright office, Apr. 9, 1970. Correspondence, publishers agreement, royalty agreement, copyright renewal certificates, copyright renewal notices,registration card and transfer of copyright for "All I remember is you" and "All this and heaven too", 36 pages, May 17, 1966 - Apr. 9, 1970. Correspondence (mimeograph) from B.Starr to Carol Bridgman and Arthur Boucher, regarding "So help me if I don't love you", June 27, 1966. Correspondence from Phyllis Sciacovelli to Miriam Stern, regarding "51 West", Oct. 5, 1979. Copyright registration certificate (mimeograph) by Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, for "Half past April, and a quarter to may", April 1, 1966.
Box 140, Folder 9

Various copyright records and correspondence 1938 to 1982

Physical Description: 1583 leaves; Size: legal and letter

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, copyright renewal certificate, transfer of copyright, copyright renewal notices, registration card and balance in deposit account (originals, photocopies and mimeograph) for "All this and heaven too", "Heaven can wait", "Good for nothin' but love" and "Deep in a dream", 64 pages, Oct. 14, 1938 - Jun. 13, 1966. Letter to Van Heusen, regarding an enclosed copy of a letter from Bobby Mellin, May 6, 1971. Letter from Robert Mellin Ltd., to S. M. Ali, regarding "Deep in my heart", Apr. 27, 1971. Letter (photocopy) from Van Heusen to Maraville Music Corp., regarding "Don't call me I'll call you", Dec. 31, 1971. Letter (photocopy) from Van Heusen to the Famous Music Corp., regarding "The 86th! The 86th!", Jan. 17, 1972. Correspondence, agreements and contracts (original, mimeograph, and photocopy) to and from Miriam Stern, regarding "Darn that dream", 67 pages Nov. 25, 1966 - May 2, 1975. Letters from Adele Z. Sandler to Keith Mardak (photocopies) regarding "The golden sounds of Jimmy Van Heusen", 3 pages, May 23, 1972 - Aug. 3, 1972. Check (photocopy) from The Harry Fox Agency, Inc., to Van Heusen Music Corp. Acknowledged receipt of the Affidavit of Judgment by Confession (photocopy) from B. Starr to Abe Schlager, 6 pages, Sept. 16, 1969. Affidavit of judgment by confession (photocopy) between Abe Schlager and Van Heusen. Letter (photocopy) from Van Heusen to Abe Schlager, regarding a loan, Sept. 16, 1969. Agreements (photocopies) by Van Heusen for "Swingin' that dream", 4 pages. Correspondence, receipts of notice of use, copyright certificates, registration cards, and songwriters contract regarding "It gets lonely early", 36 pages, Apr. 9, 1965 - Jul. 29, 1965. Letter from Arleigh Castle to Peggy, regarding six copies of AGAC writers contract, Apr. 23, 1965. Certificate of publication (photocopy) by Cahn and Van Heusen for "I'll never waltz again, without you", Jan. 28, 1965. Copyright registration certificates (photocopies) by Cahn and Van Heusen, for "If I be your best chance", 4 pages, May 19, 1965. Letter from Hugo and Luigi to Van Heusen, regarding "I could have told you" and "My dream sonata", Feb. 2, 1972. Correspondence and certificates of renewal registration (photocopies), for "I could have told you", 4 pages, Dec. 31, 1971 - Feb. 16, 1982. Correspondence and Copyright registration certificates (photocopies) for "I don't think I'm in love", 11 pages, Nov. 27, 1964 - Dec. 28, 1966. Copyright renewal certificate by Burke and Van Heusen, for "How does your garden grow", Aug. 9, 1971. Correspondence and copyright registration certificates (photocopies) for "How do you talk to a girl", 12 pages, Nov. 27, 1964 - Dec. 28, 1966. Copyright registration certificate (photocopy) for "Heaven helps him who helps himself", Mar. 12, 1970. Registration cards, copyright renewal certificates, balance in credit account, transfer of copyright and correspondence ( photocopies and mimeograph) for "Heaven can wait", 13 pages, Jan. 24, 1966 - June 13, 1966. Correspondence and copyright renewal certificates (photocopies) for "All this and heaven too", 5 pages, Jun. 13, 1966.
Box 140, Folder 10

Various copyright records and correspondence 1958 to 1970

Physical Description: 8 leaves; Size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Corresopndence to or from Van Heusen, regarding "To love and be loved", Feb. 12, 1958 - Feb. 22, 1958. Letter (photocopy) from Miriam Stern to the AGAC, regarding the reassignment of "California", "Christmas is for children", "Close to Christmas", "Come sing with me", "Come summer", "Come waltz with me", "Plum pudding", "My fav'rite Christmas card", "An old fashioned Christmas", "Deck the hall", "I'm a Texas boy", "My home", "My N.Y.". "The twelve days of Christmas" and "We wish you a Merry Christmas", JUn. 9, 1970. Letters from publisher to writer, assigning all rights previously acquired under an SPA contract, by Cahn and Van Heusen, for "The twelve days of Christmas", Nov. 14, 1962. Letter (photocopy) from Lou Wilson of the UNited Entertainment Corp., to Edward Traubner, regarding the William Morris office's interest in Cahn and Van Heusen for the musical version of "Bell, book & candle", Sept. 9, 1966.
Box 152, Folder 9

Copyright search, Library of Congress 9/3/1970

Physical Description: 235 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright search by the Library of Congress Copyright Office for Van Heusen Music Corp. Search is between 1898 and 1970 for Jimmy Van Heusen (and variants), Ted Johnson, Arthur Williams, Kurt Adams, and Carmen Vitale. Results listed alphabetically by song title.

Note

Duplicate copy in Box 165, Folder 19 (ss 9.2)
Box 165, Folder 19

Copyright search, Library of Congress 9/3/1970

Physical Description: 235 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Copyright search by the Library of Congress Copyright Office for Van Heusen Music Corp. Search is between 1898 and 1970 for Jimmy Van Heusen (and variants), Ted Johnson, Arthur Williams, Kurt Adams, and Carmen Vitale. Results listed alphabetically by song title.

Note

Removed from folder titled "Copyright Search". Duplicate copy in Box 152, Folder 9.
 

Subseries 3. Stage/Film Production Records 1939-1972

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Arrangement

Arrangement reflects original filing order in some cases; follows physical order of container.

Scope and Content Note

Files organized by film, television, or stage production, including original and copied materials regarding contracts, agreements, and other legal or financial matters, often contextualized by correspondence.
Box 120, Folder 3

The Padre/Going my way, Dixie, and Playmates 1940s

Physical Description: 132 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of articles concerning Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke publishing score of "Playmates" by non-ASCAP publishing firm- Peer International, October 1941. Photocopy of employment agreement for "The Padre", June 1, 1943. Photocopy of agreement, regarding publication of songs for "Going My Way", March 15, 1944. Photocopy of agreement for "Dixie". Photocopy of agreement for "Playmates".
Box 130, Folder 5

Robin and the seven hoods 1963 to 1965

Physical Description: 26 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter, from Sergeant Music Company to Carol Bridgeman of the Index Department of ASCAP, concerning the songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", April 23, 1964. Letter (mimeograph), from Sergeant Music Company to Arthur Boucher c/o Harry Fox, concerning the songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods" and the ABC Paramount recording of "Any man who loves his mother", August 11, 1964. Correspondence (mimeograph) (3 letters), between Irving Weiss of Sergeant Music Co., Harry Fox, and Cameo Parkway Records, Inc., concerning "My kind of town", 1965. Sample licence agreement (mimeograph), unused. License (photocopy), between Sergeant Music Co. and Warner Bros. Records, Inc., concerning "Style", "Don't be a do-badder", "Charlotte couldn't Charleston", "Bang! Bang!", "Baby I love ya up to here", "Mister Booze", "My kind of town", "All for one and one for all", "Any man who loves his mother", and "I like to lead when I dance", December 20, 1963. List of master numbers for songs listed above plus "(Overture) Robin and the 7 Hoods" and "Give praise! Give praise! Give praise!". Letter, from Van Heusen to Irving Weiss of Sergeant Music Company, requesting 100 professional copies of "My kind of town", March 11, 1965. License, from Sergeant Music Co., Laursteed, Inc. & Van Heusen Music Corp. to Stereotape Records, concerning "I like to lead when I dance", Aug. 11, 1965. Letter, from (?) to Carol Bridgeman of the Index Dept. of ASCAP, concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", August 6, 1964. 2 Acknowledgement of Receipt of a Notice of Use (mimeographs), for Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corporation, both concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", c. June 12, 1964. 2 Mechanical Copyright Protection claim forms (mimeograph), for Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corporation, one concerning "My kind of town", the other concerning "I like to lead when I dance", June 15, 1964. Mechanical Reproduction Licence, for Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corporation, concerning "I like to lead when I dance", April 27, 1964. 10 Index clearance cards (mimeograph), (5 per page, 2 pages, 1 copy of each page), concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods".
Box 130, Folder 7

Robin and the seven hoods 1963 to 1969

Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: letter and legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter (mimeograph), from Irving Weiss of Sergeant Music Co. to ASCAP, concerning restriction of songs from Robin and the seven Hoods", March 16, 1964. Agreement (2 photocopies), between P-C Productions and Sammy Cahn, Van Heusen, Glorste, Inc., Sergeant Music Co., and Van Heusen Music Co., concerning "Robin and the 7 Hoods", November 5, 1963. Letter (photocopy), from Milton A. Rudin Law Offices to Peggy Price, concerning Sergeant Music Co. et al v. Jaik Rosenstein lawsuit, April 10, 1967. Letter (draft) (photocopy), from Sergeant Music Co. to Harry Fox, (concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods"), May 8, 1968. Letter (4 photocopies), (from Sergeant Music Co.) one of each sent to Welbeck Music Ltd., Warner Bros. - Reprise, Harry Fox, and Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ltd., May 15, 1968. List of songs (photocopy), those published by Sergeant Music, Glorste Inc., and Van Heusen Music circled, 2 pages. Writers Royalty Statement (photocopy), concerning songs written by Van Heusen and published by Sergeant Music Company, for the period ending June 30, 1969. Authorization letter (photocopy), from Irving Weiss of Sergeant Music Co. to Golden West Music Press, concerning printing 1,000 sale copies of songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", May 22, 1964. License (photocopy), between Sergeant Music Co. and Warner Bros. Records, Inc., concerning "Style", "Don't be a do-badder", "Charlotte couldn't Charleston", "Bang! Bang!", "Baby I gove ya up to here", "Mister Booze", "My kind of town", "All for one and one for all", "Any man who loves his mother", and "I like to lead when I dance", December 20, 1963. 2 Acknowledgement of Receipt of a Notice of Use (photocopies), for Sergeant Music Co., Glorste, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corporation, both concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", c. June 12, 1964. Letter (photocopy), from Sarge c/o Sinatra Enterprises to Ada Kurtz, concerning "My kind of town", July 2, 1964. Correspondence (2 letters), between Carol Bridgman of Index Dept. of ASCAP and Arleigh Castle of Sergeant Music Co., concerning compositions from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", April/May, 1964. Assignment of all Rights, by Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen to P-C Productions, concerning "Robin and the 7 Hoods", (no date). Letter (photocopy), from Sergeant Music Company to Carol Bridgeman of the Index Department of ASCAP, concerning the songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods", April 23, 1964. 10 Index clearance cards (photocopies), (5 per page, 2 pages, plus one extra page incorrectly copied), concerning songs from "Robin and the 7 Hoods".
Box 130, Folder 8

The joker is wild 1952 to 1957

Physical Description: 53 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement and addenda (dark photocopy), between George Simon, John Burke, Van Heusen, George Simon, Inc., and Simon House, Inc., concerning Simon's purchase of 50% of Burke & Van Heusen, Inc. stock, January 11, 1952. Agreement (2 photocopies), between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, concerning "The joker is wild", September 10, 1956. Corrected agreement (2 photocopies), between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, concerning "The joker is wild", September 10, 1956. Amended agreement (photocopy), between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, concerning "The joker is wild", January 18, 1957. 2 Letters (photocopies), from Gertrude Rosenstein of Paramount Pictures Corp. to Lillian Small of Paul Small Artists Ltd. Inc., concerning "The joker is wild" agreements, Jan/Feb, 1957. Letter (photocopy), from Elinore Dolnick of Paramount Pictures Corp. to Van Heusen, concerning certificate of employment and authorship of "All the way", December 27, 1956. Letter (photocopy), from Harry W. Popkin to Music Dept. at Paramount Pictures Corp., concerning six copies of "Joker is wild" contract & correcting letter, December 27, 1956.
Box 130, Folder 9

Jack and the beanstalk 1966 to 1968

Physical Description: 117 leaves; size:letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (original & 2 photocopies), between Mercury Films, Inc. and Sammy Cahn and Van Heusen, concerning a one hour TV film special (untitled at the time) starring Gene Kelly, February 4, 1966. Letter, from Edward Traubner to Bud Getzler of hanna-Barbera Productions, concerning payment due to Cahn and Van Heusen, December 6, 1966. Correspondence (original and photocopy) (c. 50 letters total), concerning "Jack and the Beanstalk" (most congratulations on winning Emmy), 1966-1968. Lyrics (original and photocopy), for songs in "Jack and the Beanstalk", January-February, 1966.
Box 130, Folder 10

The Legend of Robin Hood 1967, 1968

Physical Description: 30 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, between George Schlatter-Ed Friendly Productions, Laursteed Music, Inc., and Van Heusen, concerning "The Legend of Robin Hood", August 1, 1967. Loan Out Ratification, by Sammy Cahn, concerning "The Legend of Robin Hood" agreement, August 1, 1967. Chart (photocopy), indicating the manager, agent, and press agent for each main cast member in "The Legend of Robin Hood". Correspondence (2 letters), between Robert W. Taylor of the Press Dept. of NBC and Van Heusen, concerning color transparencies from "The Legend of Robin Hood", April/May, 1968. Correspondence (2 letters), between Bernard Fisher, Sammy Cahn, and Van Heusen, concerning corrections for proofs for the songs from "The Legend of Robin Hood" and "Jack and the Beanstalk", January 18, 1968. List of songs from "The Legend of Robin Hood". Letter, from Peggy Price to Miriam Emmon, concerning "The Legend of Robin Hood" agreement, April 15, 1968.
Box 130, Folder 12

Skyscraper 1965

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Agreement (photocopy), between Harms, Inc. and Laursteed Music, Inc. and Van Heusen Music Corp., concerning "Skyscraper", August 10, 1965.
Box 130, Folder 13

The joker is wild 1956, 1957

Physical Description: 50 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, from Gertrude Rosenstein of Paramount Pictures Corporation to Lillian Small of Paul Small Artists Ltd. Inc., concerning "The joker is wild", January/February, 1957. Letter, from Harry W. Popkin to Music Dept. at Paramount Pictures Corporation, concerning "The joker is wild", December 27, 1956. Letter, from Elinore Dolnick of Paramount Pictures Corporation to Van Heusen, concerning certificate of employment and authorship for "All the Way" from "The joker is wild", December 27, 1956. Letter agreement, between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, correcting Septermber 10, 1956 agreement, January 18, 1957. Letter agreement, between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, concerning "The joker is wild", September 10, 1956. 2 Agreements, between Paramount Pictures Corporation and Van Heusen, concerning "The joker is wild", September 10, 1956.
Box 130, Folder 14

Mr. Music 1949, 1950

Physical Description: 16 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Letter agreement (photocopy), between Burke & Van Heusen, and Paramount Pictures Inc., concerning "Mr. Music", April 27, 1949. Agreement (mimeograph), between Paramount Pictures Corp., Johnny Burke, Van Heusen, and Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., concerning "Mr. Music", April, 1950. 2 Notary Public certificates (mimeograph), for Johnny Burke and for Van Heusen, both granted by Eleanor Drozd, October 5, 1950. 2 Notary Public certificates (mimeograph), for Paramount Pictures Corp., and for Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., granted by Marguerite B. Francis on October 6, 1950 and Edgar H. Fay on October 18, 1950, respectively.
Box 130, Folder 15

Riding high 1950

Physical Description: 17 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Letter (photocopy), from Bernard Goodwin to Arnold M. Grant, concerning "Riding High" agreement, May 11, 1950. Agreement (mimeograph), between Paramount Pictures Corp., Johnny Burke and Van Heusen, and Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., concerning "Riding High", February 13, 1950. 2 Notary Public certificates (mimeograph), for Paramount Pictures Corp., and for Burke-Van Heusen & Associates Music Corp., both granted by Marguerite B. Francis, April 28, 1950 and April 26, 1950, repectively. 2 Notary Public Certificates (mimeograph), for Johnny Burke and for Van Heusen, granted by Gloria Ullman on April 27, 1950, and Marguerite B. Francis on April 26, 1950, respectively.
Box 150, Folder 14

Swingin' the dream 1939

Physical Description: 44 leaves; size: letter, some legal

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of contract, agreements, and correspondence
Box 151, Folder 1

Carnival in Flanders 5/30/1953

Physical Description: Booklet of 4 leaves; size: 10 x 13 "

Scope and Content Note

Production and Budget Data and Summary of Receipts and Disbursements
Box 151, Folder 2

Walking Happy / Hobson's Choice 1963 to 1966

Physical Description: 89 leaves; size: letter and larger

Scope and Content Note

Production contract, correspondence, production notes, and song lyrics
Box 151, Folder 3

Carnival in Flanders / Nellie Bly 1945, 1952

Physical Description: 89 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Dramatico-Musical Production Contracts for each title
Box 151, Folder 4

Skyscraper 1965

Physical Description: 73 leaves; size: legal

Scope and Content Note

Production contract, cast list (with contact info), Skyscraper company information packet, and partnership agreement.
Box 151, Folder 5

Hobson's Choice / Skyscraper 1964 to 1967

Physical Description: 103 leaves; size: mostly legal

Scope and Content Note

Production contracts, correspondence, and (Skyscraper) information packet.
Box 153, Folder 10

Burke & Van Heusen and Van Heusen Music Corp.: Regarding "Papa's Delicate Condition" 1962 to 1972

Physical Description: 12 leaves; size: letter

Scope and Content Note

Including "Call Me Irresponsible"
Box 153, Folder 11

Correspondence and records regarding "Hobson's Choice" 1962 to 1963

Physical Description: 9 leaves; size: mostly letter

Scope and Content Note

Also called "Once Around the Park". Most correspondence with Lester Linsk, Ketti Frings, and Robert Welch.
Box 165, Folder 14