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Otto Harbach papers, 9999

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1880
Bib ID 5419977 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Title Otto Harbach papers, 9999
Physical Description 6 Linear Feet (6 record storage cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

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.

Description

Summary

Typescripts, manuscript drafts, handwritten scores, notes, and other papers for Harbach's musicals. Manuscript and typed drafts and notes of Harbach's memoirs. Correspondence, legal documents, and financial records regarding personal and professional issues. Playbills, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, and other materials about his career. Also song sheets of other composers works, several with inscriptions and autographs.

Warner Brothers; Oscar Hammerstein; Knox College; Arthur Hauerbach; Knickerbocker Theatre; Irving Caesar; Andre Hauerbach; Frances Calfrisco.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

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.

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); Otto Harbach Papers; 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

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Papers sent off-site PL 9/13/2005.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lyricists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lyricists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American pop and Broadway lyricist-librettist Otto Harbach was in songwriting teams with Karl Hoschna, Rudolf Friml, and, most successfully, with Oscar Hammerstein II.