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Finding Aid for the Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music, 1926-1946
PASC 39-M  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1946
    Collection number: PASC 39-M
    Creator: Heim, Emery H., 1906-1946.
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Collection consists of manuscripts or ozalid copies of piano-vocal scores of popular songs collected by Emery H. Heim who was born in Hungary.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Blanche Heim Berman, 1979.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music (Collection Number PASC 39-M). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Heim was born on Feb. 22, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary; attended the Academy of Music, Budapest; wrote scores for musicals and films in Hungary; came to the US in 1939; served in US Army, Special Services during World War II, wrote film scores in Hollywood, and songs, including: "Szabadkai Udvaron" (official Hungarian Army song), "Time and time again," "Don't look at me the way you're lookin'", "My ol' ten gallon hat," "Rather do without you, baby," "Down the gypsy trail," "While the music plays on," "Fighting wild cat march," (official song, 81st Div.), and "Give it your best" (official song, 13th Armored Div.); he died on Aug. 1, 1946 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts or ozalid copies of piano-vocal scores of popular songs, a few with obbligato instrumental parts, mostly with texts in English or Hungarian, as well as a published sheet music of songs, and popular Hungarian dance music arranged for miscellaneous small ensembles, most with parts.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Manuscripts (box 1)
    2. Sheet music (Box 2).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Heim, Emery H., 1906-1946 --Archives.
    Composers --Archival resources.
    Music --Manuscripts.
    Songs with piano.
    Dance music --Hungary --Parts.
    Songs, Hungarian.