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Finding Aid for the Eddy Manson Collection 1945-1996
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Box 6, Folder 0

Physical Description: Scripts
Box 8, Folder 0

Various

Physical Description: Sheet music
Box 32, Folder 0

Physical Description: Photos and sketches
Box 34, Folder 0

"Eye on the sparrow," "Tin pan alley," "Music: the language of the Jew"

Physical Description: Parts

Scope and Content Note

"Eye on the sparrow" - themes, lead sheets "Tin pan alley" "Music: the language of the Jew" - woodwinds, cello, violin, drums
Box 35, Folder 0

Writings by Eve Salmanson

Scope and Content Note

Typed manuscripts of various short stories by Eve Salmanson, including some letters of response from various publications.
Box 38, Folder 0

Various

Physical Description: Parts (in Temple Sholem Aleichem folders)
Box 43, Folder 0

Wedding

Physical Description: Parts
Box 45, Folder 0

Physical Description: Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts
Box 47, Folder 0

Physical Description: Books
Box 49, Folder 0

Physical Description: Books
Box 51, Folder 0

2nd Ave. to Broadway, Songwriter's Montage

Scope and Content Note

2nd Ave. to Broadway Production Rundown, 6 bound copies of music arranged by Eddy Manson, and 5 folders with Draft #4.
Box 52, Folder 0

Physical Description: Documents, diary, and sheet music
Box 53, Folder 0

Physical Description: Manuscripts of "Eye on the Sparrow"
Box 55, Folder 0

Physical Description: Pictures
Box 56, Folder 0

Physical Description: Wedding album
Box 57, Folder 0

Physical Description: 11 inch reel of "Day of the Painter" and 16 inch reel
Box 62, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

correspondences, buisness info., misc.
Box 65, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

correspondences, buisness info., misc.
Box 66, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

correspondences, buisness info., misc.
Box 67, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

correspondences, buisness info., misc.
Box 68, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

correspondences, letters, production, ideas, misc.
Box 69, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

production/TV, misc.
Box 70, Folder 0

Scope and Content Note

production, TV, sheet music, misc.
 

Series 1. Film, Television and Radio Projects

Box 125

Assorted Projects Scores and Parts

 

Subseries 1. Films and Television Programs

Box 104

Film Music by Manson

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tape

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Gotta Win; The River Nile; Tiger Town; The Woman Inside; Lovers and Lollipops; Crash; The Capitol; Night Train to Terror; Lou Gehrig Story.
Box 105

Film Music by Manson

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tape

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Lou Gehrig Story; What Time is it Now; Firehouse; Gotta Win;The Al Smith Story; Day of the Painter, and sample reels.
Box 127

Little Fugitive (Film)

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 128

Little Fugitive

Scope and Content Note

Music, clippings, photographs, interviews, etc.
Box 140

Assorted

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Ed Sullivan Moscow Tour -- 73 Who Served -- Manson Harmonica Show -- Unidentified TV submissions -- Gardner School Benefit Show -- Firehouse -- Just the Way You Are -- Rising Son.

Note

Also included are related papers.
Box 141

My Client, Curley

Physical Description: score and parts

Note

Also included are related papers.
Box 149

Eye on the Sparrow Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

legal correspondence
Box 149

Eye on the Sparrow Paperwork 1987

Box 149

Film and Television Scripts for Manson Composition Projects

Scope and Content Note

Eye on the Sparrow -- These Secrets -- Tiger Town.
Box 149

Tiger Town

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 150

Tiger Town

Scope and Content Note

Contracts -- notes and sketches -- Cue Sheets -- promotional materials.
Box 150

Tiger Town

Physical Description: score
Box 150

Tiger Town

Scope and Content Note

promotional materials
Box 150

Tiger Town Cue Sheets

Box 150

Tiger Town Notes and Sketches

Box 151

Black Beauty

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 151

Emperor and the Nightingale

Physical Description: parts
Box 151

Forever After

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 151

Schmappsie and the Magic Button

Physical Description: parts
Box 151

Schmappsie and the Magic Button

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 151

Selfish Giant

Physical Description: parts
Box 152

Schnappsie

Physical Description: score and parts
 

Subseries 2. Commercials

Box 72

G.E. Research 4739 - Monaural 1960 October

Physical Description: open reel audio tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 72

G.E. Research 4739 - Stereo 1960 October

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 72

Mattel Toys - 1 1966 August 3

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 72

Mattel Toys - 2 1966 August 3

Physical Description: 1/2" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 72

Sterisol 24035 1963 December 3

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 72

Sterisol 24035 - Monaural 1963 December 3

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

Corning, Early Arrival, Polaris

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

RCA 15498 - Monaural 1962 November 26

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

RCA 15498 - Stereo 1962 November 26

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

Scott Tissues 50438 - Mono 1961 August 25

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

Scott Tissues 50438 - Stereo 1961 August 25

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

Tareyton Cigarettes 22491 - Monaural 1963 September 30

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 73

Tareyton Cigarettes 22491 - Stereo 1963 September 30

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

BBD + O 50261 - Monaural 1961 May 3

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

BBD + O 50261 - Stereo 1961 May 3

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

G.E. Music 5491 - Monaural 1961 January 9

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

G.E. Music 5491 - Stereo 1961 January 9

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

Scott Tissue 4949 - Monaural 1960 November 8

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 74

Scott Tissue 4949 - Stereo 1960 November 8

Physical Description: 1/4" Open Reel Audio Tape

Note

Title from container.
Box 85

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 86

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 87

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 88

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Dupont; Fifth Avenue Candy Bar; First Pennsylvania Banking and Trus;General Electric; Gold Metal.
Box 89

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

DuPont; Dubonnet; Planter's Peanuts; Wisk; Welch's; Vick's; U.S. Steel.
Box 90

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

American Bakeries; Brighton Cigarettes; Clairol; Chipos.
Box 91

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: scores and parts

Scope and Content Note

American Bakeries; B.F. Goodrich; Lucky Strike Cigarettes; Michelob; Mido Watches; N.Y. Telephone, Old Gold Cigarettes.
Box 92

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

American Tobacco Company; Clairol; Lucky Strike Cigarettes, Mattel.
Box 93

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Mattel, American Tobacco Company.
Box 94

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

American Tobacco Company, Dodge.
Box 95

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Canada Dry; Chanel; Red Cross; Knickerbocker Beer.
Box 96

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Rheingold; Savarin; Scott Tissue.
Box 97

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Scott Tissue; Spring Cigarettes; Silvikrin; Stag Beer; Sterisol; Tuffies.
Box 98

Television Commercials 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Campbell's Soup, General Mills Twinkles.
Box 99

Corning 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 100

Campbell's Soup 1950-1969

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 101

Unidentified Commercials

Physical Description: 7" open reel tapes

Note

34 tapes
Box 102

Unidentified Commercials

Physical Description: 7", 5" and 3" open reel recordings
Box 102

Unidentified Commercials

Physical Description: 5" open reel recordings
Box 108

Assorted Commercials

Composer: Manson, Eddie
Physical Description: 12 5" open reel analog tapes

Scope and Content Note

Plymouth (with Edyie Gorme) -- Corning Glass (opening of Lincoln Center) -- Lemonade -- United California Bank -- Bachsville -- Lucky Stike (talking harmonica) -- R.C.A. -- Guardian Maintenance (with Bob and Ray) -- Half and Half Cigarettes -- Mattel Toys (Creepy Crawlers) -- Knudsen Cottage Cheese -- Pom Pom Pirates -- Reynolds Wrap -- Twinkies -- Vaseline Hair Tonic -- U.S. Steel -- Tupperware -- Taryton Cigarettes.
Box 108

Dick Noel, Singer: Demo Tape

Scope and Content Note

Assorted commercials.
Box 108

Dick Noel, Singer: Demo Tape

Physical Description: 5" open reel analog tape

Scope and Content Note

Assorted commercials.
Box 108

Other Composer Commercial Demos

Composer: Mullaney, David
Physical Description: 5" open reel analog tape
Box 112

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 10" open reel audio tapes
Box 119

Manson Commercials

Physical Description: 5" open reel analog tapes
Box 126

Television Commercials

Physical Description: score and parts

Scope and Content Note

Includses material for: Plymouth; Purex; Poise; Product X; and Quaker Oats.
Box 127

RCA Commercials

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 127

RCA Commercials

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 138

Assorted

Physical Description: scores and parts

Scope and Content Note

General Electric -- Shamrock Medley.
 

Series 2. Chamber and Symphonic Compositions

Box 111

Manson Compositions

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes

Scope and Content Note

Symphonies
Box 120

Clarinet Concerto in F minor 1966 March 8

Composer: Spohr, Ludwig
Physical Description: 7 " open reel audio tape

Note

Stanley Drucker, soloist.
Box 140

Peter & the Wolf, Juilliard Style

Physical Description: score
Box 141

Celebration

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 145

Unprocessed Piano Music

Physical Description: score and parts
 

Series 3. Jewish Music

Box 5

Unprocessed

Physical Description: orchestral parts

Scope and Content Note

In Temple Sholem Aleichem folders
Box 7

Music: the language of the Jew

Parts: trumpet, percussion, guitar, piano-conductor, bass
Physical Description: orchestral parts
Box 9

Unprocessed

Physical Description: orchestral parts

Scope and Content Note

In Temple Sholem Aleichem folders.
Box 16

Unprocessed

Physical Description: orchestral parts

Scope and Content Note

On folder, "New Jew Blues Band."
Box 31

Unprocessed

Physical Description: parts

Scope and Content Note

(in Temple Sholem Aleichem folders)
Box 37

Unprocessed Titles

Physical Description: parts

Scope and Content Note

In Temple Sholem Aleichem folders.
Box 62

Printed Music

Scope and Content Note

Lead Sheets, Ensemble Parts for Various Instruments, and Programs.

Note

In Temple Sholem Aleichem folders.
Box 109

Chabad Channukah Shows

Composer: Manson, Eddie
Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
Box 112

Chabad

Physical Description: 10" open reel audio tapes
Box 119

Assorted Manson Compositions and Arrangements

Physical Description: sound cassettes
Box 124

Assorted Manson Compositions

Physical Description: sound cassettes
Box 128

Assorted Titles

Physical Description: manuscripts; scores; programs
Box 128

Manson Synagogue Choir Arrangements

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 129

Assorted Manson Arrangments

Physical Description: parts

Scope and Content Note

Arranged for the New Jew Blues Band
Box 131

Assorted Titles

Scope and Content Note

manuscripts; scores; programs.
Box 132

Assorted Titles

Scope and Content Note

manuscripts; scores
Box 134

Temple of the Arts Arrangements 1985-1987

Box 135

Temple of the Arts Arrangements 1985-1987

Box 138

Assorted

Scope and Content Note

Chanukah Song -- The War That Wouldn't End.
Box 141

Assorted Titles

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 141

Music of the Jew

Scope and Content Note

Scripts and Programs
Box 142

Unprocessed

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 143

Unprocessed

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 144

Unprocessed

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 145

Unprocessed

Physical Description: scores and parts
Box 157

Unprocessed Cassette Sound Recordings

Physical Description: audio cassettes
 

Series 4. Unidentified Compositions

Box 108

Other Composer Demos

Composer: Mullaney, David
Physical Description: 5" open reel analog tape
Box 147

Assorted Titles

Physical Description: score and parts
Box 148

Assorted Titles

Physical Description: score and parts
 

Series 5. Manson Arrangements

Box 111

Manson Arrangements

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
Box 128

Manson Arrangement of Bernstein's West Side Story

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music and manson arrangement
Box 128

Manson Irving Berlin Medley

Scope and Content Note

Arrangements
Box 152

Harmonica Arrangments

Physical Description: parts

Scope and Content Note

St. Louis Blues Waltz -- Joey's Theme -- Ruby -- Twilight on the Trail -- Allegheny Moon -- My Happiness.
Box 153

Harmonica Arrangments

Physical Description: parts

Scope and Content Note

Peg O My Heart -- Sabre Dance -- Cha Paloma -- Theme From Story of Three Lovers -- I Found My Mama -- Off Shore.
 

Series 6. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

See also Series 7: Scrapbooks.
Box 33

Unprocessed Photographs

Box 39

Unprocessed

Box 40

Unprocessed Photographs

Box 41

Unprocessed

Box 42

Unprocessed Photographs

Box 44

Unprocessed

Box 46

Unprocessed

Box 54

Unprocessed

Box 71, Folder 1

Dancer

Box 116

Unprocessed

 

Series 7. Scrapbooks

Box 71, Folder 2

Manson scrapbook

Box 115

Dance Team Stark and Dorne

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs and newspaper clippings.
 

Series 8. Manson Performances

Box 120

Both Sides Now

Physical Description: 7 " open reel audio tape

Note

On item, "Master."
Box 120

Juilliard Concert 1971 October

Physical Description: 7 " open reel audio tape

Scope and Content Note

Performance with Bert Shefter.
Box 120

Manson - Shefter Performances

Physical Description: 7 " open reel audio tape
Box 120

Manson with the Los Angeles Mandolin Orchestra 1977 March 12

Physical Description: 7 " open reel audio tape
Box 123

Assorted Manson Performances

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
Box 124

Assorted Manson Performances

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
 

Series 9. Manson Writings

Scope and Content Note

Articles written by Eddy Manson.
Box 131

Assorted Articles

Box 132

Assorted Articles

Box 133

Assorted Articles

 

Series 10. Personal Papers

Box 58

Unprocessed

Scope and Content Note

Includes assorted notes, lyrics, stationary, biographies of colleagues, etc.
Box 59

Unprocessed

Scope and Content Note

Includes information on Manson's house, maid, accidents, etc.
Box 61

Assorted

Scope and Content Note

Includes information on name change; children.
 

Series 11. Business Papers

Box 1

Newspaper Clippings

Box 4

Newspaper Clippings

Box 13

Newspaper Clippings

Box 60

Datebooks and Diaries of Income, Expenses, and Taxes 1945-1958

Scope and Content Note

17 small, bound notebooks containing daily schedules and income, expenses, and tax information.
 

Subseries 1. Clippings

Box 118

Assorted Clippings

Box 118

Assorted Clippings

 

Subseries 2. Promotional/Publicity Materials

Box 63

Assorted

Box 115

Assorted Materials

Scope and Content Note

Biographies, press kits, advertisements, clippings.
Box 121

Assorted Materials

Scope and Content Note

Biographies, press kits, advertisements, clippings.
Box 141

Assorted

Scope and Content Note

Vine Street Bar & Grill performance -- Pennos's performance -- Walter Sharf association -- Man of the Year -- Friar's Club -- City of Los Angeles Proclamation -- Just the Way You Are -- B'Nai B'rith Salute to Israel -- Briar Oak Care Center -- Jewish Journal Show -- Los Angeles Mandolin Orchestra.
Box 156

Assorted Programs

 

Subseries 3. Professional Associations/Memberships

Box 121

American Harmonica 1992-1995

Box 121

Easy Reading

Box 121

Harmonica Happenings

Box 130

Professional Association Publications

Box 131

American Harmonica

Box 131

Easy Reading

Box 131

Harmonica Happenings

Box 131

Harmonica Hospital Newsletter

Box 131

Harmonica World

Scope and Content Note

Vol. 2, no. 2: Manson on cover.
Box 137

Academy of Arts and Sciences Papers

 

Subseries 4. Composition/Performing

Box 141

Progress Sheets 1954

 

Subseries 5. Financial

Box 14

Unprocessed

Box 15

Unprocessed Financial Papers

Box 17

Taxes 1961-1974

Box 18

Income/Deposits

Box 137

BMI Royalty Statements

Box 141

Negotiations 1955

 

Subseries 6. Appointment/Telephone Books

Box 129

Assorted Telephone and Appointment Books

Scope and Content Note

Includes lists of categories of musicians (i.e. whistlers, tenors, etc.).
Box 139

Assorted Telephone and Appointment Books

Scope and Content Note

Includes rolodex and loose cards.
Box 141

Manson Mailing List

 

Subseries 7. Temple Business Papers

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers relating to Manson's work with several Jewish Temples.
Box 122

Assorted Papers

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers relating to Manson's work with several Jewish Temples.
Box 136

Assorted Papers

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers relating to Manson's work with several Jewish Temples.
 

Subseries 8. Unprocessed

Box 16

Assorted Papers

Scope and Content Note

Contracts, booking confirmations.
Box 64

Assorted Business Papers

 

Series 12. Sound Recordings (Unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

Unprocessed
Box 19

Unprocessed Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 20

Unprocessed Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 21

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 22

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 23

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 24

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 25

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 12 inch sound discs
Box 26

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 10 inch sound discs
Box 27

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 10 inch sound discs
Box 28

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 10 inch sound discs
Box 29

Sound Recordings

Physical Description: 7 inch sound discs
Box 30

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 7 inch sound discs
Box 48

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 16 inch sound discs
Box 50

Unprocessed

Physical Description: audio cassettes, 7 inch reels

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes.
Box 76

Unprocessed Open Reel Tapes

Box 77

Unprocessed Open Reel Tapes

Box 78

Unprocessed Open Reel Tapes

Box 105

7" open reel tapes

Box 105

Unidentified Sound Recordings

Box 106

Assorted Cassette Recordings

Scope and Content Note

Includes: interviews with Manson; film and television music; master class recordings; chamber and orchestral music; tributes to colleagues and Jewish music compositions.
Box 108

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 3" and 5" open reel analog tape
Box 109

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 5" open reel analog tapes
Box 110

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
Box 120

Unprocessed

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
 

Series 13. Correspondence

Box 1

Recieved 1930-1959

Box 2

Received 1961-1969

Box 3

Correspondence Received

Box 4

Correspondence

Box 10

Correspondance Sent (From Eddy)

Note

Unprocessed
Box 11

Sent 1980-1989

Box 12

Sent 1990

Box 13

Unprocessed Correspondence

Box 36

Correspondence

Box 75

Unprocessed

Box 117

Unprocessed

Box 141

Carl Fischer 1958

Box 141

TV Music Dilemma 1954

 

Series 14. Moving Image Materials

Box 79

Unprocessed Video Recordings

Physical Description: VHS
Box 80

Unprocessed Video Recordings

Physical Description: VHS
Box 81

Unprocessed Video Recordings

Physical Description: VHS
Box 82

Unprocessed Video Recordings

Physical Description: VHS
Box 113

Assorted Recordings 1984-1989

Scope and Content Note

Manson master class -- Manson in performance -- Here and Now (Manson guest) -- Crash -- Tiger Town -- Chabad Telethon -- ASMA 50th Anniversary -- Conversations with Manson -- Elmer Bernstein career achievement award -- Salute to Alex North -- Harmonica Magic -- A Love Affair -- Crash -- Eddy Manson Singers (A.M. Jewish Hour).
Box 114

Once is Not Enough

Physical Description: 35mm film
Box 124

Eddy Manson at Mischa's, Hollywood, CA 1991 May 10

 

Series 15. Interviews

Box 106

Interviews and Performances

Physical Description: audio cassettes
Box 111

Manson Interviews

Physical Description: 7" open reel analog tapes
Box 124

Interviews

Physical Description: 9 mini cassettes
 

Series 16. Professional Associations & Organizations

Box 153

American Society of Music Arrangers

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers; correspondence; minutes.
Box 154

American Society of Music Arrangers 1977-1978

Scope and Content Note

Agendas; minutes; 40th anniversary dinner; correspondence; president's file.
Box 155

American Guild of Authors and Composers

Scope and Content Note

copyright royalty tribunal.
Box 155

American Society of Music Arrangers 1977-1978

Scope and Content Note

Agendas; minutes; president's file; Manson Letter; union agreements and notes.
Box 156

American Federation of Musicians 1977-1978

Scope and Content Note

Agreements