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World War II literature and music records, 1935-1947

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1384
Bib ID 4079633 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title World War II literature and music records, 1935-1947
Physical Description 2 linear feet (2 linear feet 5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 1 series: Series I

Description

Summary

A collection of literature and music produced for the use of U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. Included are paperbound reprints of popular fiction, popular classics, poetry, and other books of general interest, specially manufactured for distribution to American soldiers and sailors overseas and to soldiers in the army hospitals in the United States. The music includes song books, army field manuals for bands, camp show books and a set of ARMY HIT KIT OF POPULAR SONGS, June 1943-April 1944. Also includes a selection of sheet music of popular songs with a war or patriotic theme. 1985 addition: a few samples of war poetry, humor, battle accounts and memorabilia

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); World War II literature and music records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Literature Entered in AMC 12/06/90.

Revision Description

2010-04-07 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Armed Services Editions, Inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Exhibitions -- Illinois -- Chicago Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Popular music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Songs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note