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Donald J. Stubblebine Collection of Musical Theater and Motion Picture Sheet Music and Reference Material, 1843-2010

Collector:
Stubblebine, Donald J 1925-
Donor:
Hauber, Joseph R
Physical description:
152 cu. ft. : 152 boxes
Type:
Design drawings
Collection descriptions
Theater programs
Playbills
Posters
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1843
1843-2010
19th century
20th century
1900-1910
Notes:
A lifelong film and theater fan, Donald J. Stubblebine began collecting sheet music from stage and film musicals in about 1970. He was an often sought expert in stage and film sheet music and wrote guidebooks on early Broadway sheet music, Broadway sheet music, and cinema sheet music.
Summary:
The collection consists of sheet music for stage and screen musicals, television programs, and Big Bands; also other ephemeral items such as theater programs, reviews and posters; and a small number of costume design drawings.
Cite as:
Donald J. Stubblebine Collection of Musical Theater and Motion Picture Sheet Music and Reference Material, 1943-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Motion pictures
Motion pictures, British
Music
Music--Performance
Musical revue, comedy, etc
Musical theater
Musicals
Revues
Silent films
Silent films--Musical accompaniment
Theater
Vaudeville
Local number:
2010.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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