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Oh! You / "Babe" Ruth [sheet music]

Composer:
Nelson, Ed. G.  Search this
Lyricist:
Hart, Wm. V.  Search this
Publisher:
Hart Music Co.  Search this
Names:
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1920
Scope and Contents:
4 pp. Cover illustration: reproduction of photograph of Babe Ruth holding bat, framed in orange on blue, with drawings of fans.
Local Numbers:
04030035.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
Subseries 7.1, box 2, folder N.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Baseball -- Songs and music -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1920-1930
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 7: Sports
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 7: Sports / 7.1: Baseball / Players / Songs about Players / Players
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s07-ref852

Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia

Creator:
Gabriel, Ronald L., 1941-2009  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team).  Search this
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Placemats
Photographs
Ephemera
Packaging
Newsletters
Scrapbooks
Baseball cards
Tickets
Date:
circa 1912-2009
Summary:
The collection consists of newslettersDodgers Line Drives, Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club Newsletter, and Gabe-o-gram, albums of trading cards and Hall of Fame postcards, many of which have been autographed. There are also photographs of teams, individual players, and a photograph of Ronald Gabriel with Babe Ruth. There is a large scrapbook containing over 1000 autographs and several items of baseball ephemera, including placemats, magnets, scorecards, team schedules, programs, and posters.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes baseball memorabilia acquired over Ronald Gabriel's lifetime as a fan, especially of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Series 1, Newsletters, 1944-2008, includes newsletters for the Dodgers Line Drives which Gabriel published, as well as the Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club, which he founded in 1975. He also authored a newsletter called the Gabe-o-gram.The Brooklyn Bums was a newsletter to which Gabriel subscribed.

Series 2, Photographs, circa 1947-2006, consists of one oversize photo of Babe Ruth, a folder containing collectible photographs, and five packs of team photographs of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers. Notably in this series is the photograph of Ronald Gabriel as a child standing with the "Great Bambino," Babe Ruth.

Series 3, Baseball Ephemera, 1912-1990, contains five subseries: Subseries 1, Trading Cards; Subseries 2, Postcards; Subseries 3, Scrapbook; Subseries 4, Posters; and Subseries 5, Ephemera. There are two albums of baseball trading cards dating from 1912 to 1973 and two albums of autographed Hall of Fame postcards. The scrapbook contains 144 pages and over 1000 autographs acquired by Gabriel as a boy. There are oversize posters documenting Duke Snider Restaurant & Bar (autographed by Duke Snider), 1989 and "Catch Baseball Fever," undated. The ephemera includes game tickets, a letter from Dodgers' long timeradio broadcaster Vin Scully, advertising, product packaging, baseball placemats, programs, team schedules, programs, scorecards, magnets, and several other small items.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 3 series.

Series 1, Newsletters, 1944-2008

Series 2, Photographs, circa 1947-2006

Series 3, Baseball Ephemera, 1912-1990

Subseries 1, Trading Cards, 1912-1973 (Bulk, 1940-1954)

Subseries 2, Postcards, undated

Subseries 3, Scrapbook, undated

Subseries 4, Posters, 1955-1982

Subseries 5, Ephemera, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Ronald Gabriel (1941-2009) grew up in Brooklyn, just two miles from Ebbets Field, home of the Dodgers. He quickly became engrossed in the baseball atmosphere around his home and developed a passion for the sport that would shape his entire life. He regularly wrote letters to baseball teams asking for player autographs. As a result he compiled a massive collection of signatures, including those from Joe DiMaggio, Warren Spahn, Mickey Mantle, Leo Durocher, Bob Feller, and hundreds more. He continued collecting baseball memorabilia for the rest of his life. The Dodgers were his team. He was born in 1941, just in time to watch the Dodgers become one of the greatest franchises in baseball history, winning pennants in 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952, and 1953. Finally, after losing to the New York Yankees in their previous five World Series, Ronald Gabriel witnessed the Brooklyn Dodgers win the 1955 World Series.

Even after his team moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958 Gabriel remained passionately devoted to the Brooklyn Dodgers. He published a newsletter called Dodgers Line Drives that lasted until 2009 and started the "Worldwide" Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club in 1975 in honor of the twentieth anniversary of their World Series victory. He was also a guest speaker at George Washington University for a class called Race, Sports, and the American Dream, where he talked about Jackie Robinson. His baseball knowledge extended far beyond the Dodgers. He became a widely known baseball historian, acted as vice-president of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), and established the Washington Metro Chapter of the SABR. Later in his life Gabriel was honored by the Dodgers when they inducted him into the Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame, an honor not usually given to fans. Gabriel was an important part of the Dodger community. He became close friends with a number of widows of former players and visited them often. Ronald Gabriel died in July, 2009 at the age of 68.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Archives Center Sports Memorabilia Collection, circa 1970 to present, #796

Ronald S. Korda Collection of Sports and Trading Cards, 1952-1996, AC0545

Lebanon Valley Baseball League Collection, 1936-1963, AC0067

Eleanor Linkous Washington, D.C. Sports Memorabilia Collection, 1925-1956, AC0774

Lou Newman Collection of Baseball Memorabilia, 1895-1999, AC0696

Sioux City Ghosts Collection, 1920s-1983, AC0634

Stall and Dean Company Records, 1898-1998, AC0669
Provenance:
Collection bequeathed to the National Museum of American History by Ronald Gabriel through Tom Cholis, October 15, 2008.
Restrictions:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from the Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Rights:
Collections items available for reproduction but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproudction permission from the the Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Topic:
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Baseball players  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Sports -- Collectibles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Placemats
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 20th century
Photographs -- Photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 2000-2010
Packaging
Newsletters -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 21st century
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 21st century
Baseball cards
Tickets
Citation:
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia, circa 1912-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1178
See more items in:
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1178
Online Media:

Boyd Family Papers

Creator:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.  Search this
Boyd, John C.  Search this
Carpenter, Josephine  Search this
Names:
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.  Search this
Cushing, Harvey, Dr., 1869-1939  Search this
Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 1849-1936  Search this
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948  Search this
Willard, Walter Jones  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
2 Motion picture films
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Letterpress copybooks
Greeting cards
Sympathy cards
Scrapbooks
Posters
Correspondence
Date:
1874-1945
Summary:
Papers related to Dr. John C. Boyd's career as a U.S. Navy surgeon, including his commission, names recommended for awards, his casebook for 1874-1877, his correspondence, including two letterpress books, 1895-1902; photographs. Also photographs, especially those by his son, Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, of Dr. Harvey Cushing performing neurosurgical and other operations; two films (1931) of an operation; two scrapbooks, including one outlining an accident and eventual amputation of the leg of Walter Jones Willard (includes letters and sympathy cards).
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is divided into six series.

Series 1: Awards and Commissions, 1917-1920

Series 2: Casebook, 1874-1877

Series 3: CORRESPONDENCE, January 1895-February 1902

Series 4: PHOTOGRAPHS,1928 - 1939

Series 5: POSTERS, early 1900's- mid 1940's

Series 6: SCRAPBOOKS, 1888-1945

Series 7: FILM, 1931
Arrangement:
Divided into 7 series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Boyd Family Collection consists primarily of correspondence, recruitment and other posters, personal papers, and photographs of a naval surgeon, John C. Boyd, and his son Walter Willard Boyd.

Dr. John C. Boyd was a surgeon and medical inspector for the United States Navy. Included in the collection is Boyd's Naval Commission, December 19, 1873, his Patient Case Book 1874-1877, and a Letterpress book of his correspondence with other professionals and military officials. As a naval inspector, he not only examined patients' conditions, but he also inspected the sanitation of the soldier's quarters and other areas aboard naval ships.

His son, Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, was a photographer of medical surgeries performed by Dr. Harvey Cushing (1869 1939). Cushing was widely known as the greatest neurosurgeon of the 20th century and his school of neuro surgery was world famous. His contributions to neuroscience were numerous and he was also known as a medical historian. Cushing's biography of Sir William Osler won a Pulitzer Prize in 1926. Boyd interned under Cushing and put together an exhibit at the Bent Brigham Hospital's 30th Anniversary Celebration in honor of Dr. Harvey Cushing's contributions to neuroscience. This collection contains photographs taken by Walter Boyd that were displayed at this exhibit. Dr. Richard U. Light (one of Cushing's last residents and also an avid photographer) and Dr. Boyd filmed Dr. Cushing's 2000th verified brain tumor operation on April 15th, 1931. Two films of this operation are included in the collection. In addition, Scrapbook #3 contains photographs of Dr. Cushing performing operations.

Also contained in this collection is a scrapbook outlining the details of a leg accident of Walter Jones Willard. Walter Jones Willard is the son of C.C. Willard, former owner and proprietor of the Ebbitt Hotel and the Willard Hotel, both in Washington, D.C. Walter Jones Willard and his brother Edward were both graduates of Yale University class of 1892 and were members of the prominent Willard family of D.C.
Related Materials:
Some materials from the donor were distributed to other NMAH divisions or to other archival repositories.

Princeton University Posters Collection. The Princeton University Library donated this extensive collection of WWI, and WWII materials to the Smithsonian in 1963 and 1967.

Photographic scrapbook #4 of Dr. Cushing's operations can be found at the Cyber Museum of Neurosurgery. It was donated to the American Association of Neurosurgery Archives by Dr. Richard U. Light. http://www.neurosurgery.org/cybermuseum/journal/
Provenance:
Donated by Ms. Josephine Carpenter, daughter of Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, Nov. 19, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Surgeons  Search this
Topic:
Neurosurgeons  Search this
Nervous system -- Surgery  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Amputation  Search this
United States Navy -- 20th century  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
War posters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letterpress copybooks
Greeting cards
Sympathy cards
Scrapbooks -- 1880-1910
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Correspondence -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Boyd Family Papers, 1874-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0707
See more items in:
Boyd Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0707
Online Media:

[Babe Ruth and wife at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1940.]

Photographer:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.  Search this
Names:
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.  Search this
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.  Search this
Boyd, John C.  Search this
Carpenter, Josephine  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- 1910-1950
Scope and Contents:
Ruth is seated on a stool, with his wife standing behind him, with medical equipment in the background..
Local Numbers:
02070709.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 6.
Exhibitions Note:
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital 50th Anniversary Photographic Exhibit by Walter Boyd, May, 1963.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Athletes  Search this
Celebrities -- 1930-1940  Search this
Baseball players  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Boyd Family Papers, 1874-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Boyd Family Papers
Boyd Family Papers / Series 4: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0707-ref34
Online Media:

[Ronald Gabriel with Babe Ruth : black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Gabriel, Ronald L., 1941-2009  Search this
Names:
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Gabriel, Ronald L., 1941-2009  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (approx. 4" x 2-3/8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1948
Scope and Contents:
Photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
AC1178-0000001.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 10.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collections items available for reproduction but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproudction permission from the the Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Topic:
Baseball  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia, circa 1912-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia / Series 2: Photographs / Personal photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1178-ref542

The big fella : Babe Ruth and the world he created / Jane Leavy

Author:
Leavy, Jane  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 620 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107637

The Big Bam : the life and times of Babe Ruth / Leigh Montville

Author:
Montville, Leigh  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
390 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801131

Ty and the Babe : baseball's fiercest rivals : a surprising friendship and the 1941 has-beens golf championship / Tom Stanton

Author:
Stanton, Tom 1960-  Search this
Subject:
Cobb, Ty 1886-1961  Search this
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 290 p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Male friendship  Search this
Golf  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824967

Blackball, the Black Sox, and the Babe : baseball's crucial 1920 season / Robert C. Cottrell

Author:
Cottrell, Robert C. 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Foster, Rube 1879-1930  Search this
Landis, Kenesaw Mountain 1866-1944  Search this
Weaver, Buck 1890-1956  Search this
Physical description:
x, 321 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_630949

A century of Babe Ruth : an exhibition commemorating the 100th birthday of the Sultan of Swat / Michael Solomowitz, curator ; sponsored by Edward Arrigoni ; featuring the Barry Halper Collection

Author:
Solomowitz, Michael  Search this
Arrigoni, Edward  Search this
Barry Halper Collection  Search this
David Filderman Gallery (Hofstra University Library)  Search this
Hofstra Museum  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948 Pictorial works Exhibitions  Search this
Barry Halper Collection Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Baseball players--Pictorial works--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R97 S68 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_479865

Babe Ruth : his life and times / Paul Adomites, Saul Wisnia

Author:
Adomites, Paul  Search this
Wisnia, Saul  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 26 x 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Baseball  Search this
Baseball players  Search this
Call number:
GV865.R8 A23 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494669

My dad, the Babe : growing up with an American hero / by Dorothy Ruth Pirone, with Chris Martens

Author:
Pirone, Dorothy Ruth  Search this
Martens, Chris  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Pirone, Dorothy Ruth  Search this
Physical description:
250 p. : plates ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Fathers and daughters--Case studies  Search this
Call number:
GV865.R8P57 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_344680

The Babe : a life in pictures / Lawrence S. Ritter, text and captions ; Mark Rucker, picture editor

Author:
Ritter, Lawrence S  Search this
Rucker, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
282 p., [16] p. of plates : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
Topic:
Baseball players  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R97 R6
CT275.R97R6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_370787

The life that Ruth built : a biography / by Marshall Smelser

Author:
Smelser, Marshall  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 592 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
Baseball  Search this
Call number:
GV865.R8S62 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382920

Babe; the legend comes to life [by] Robert W. Creamer

Author:
Creamer, Robert W  Search this
Subject:
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Physical description:
443 p. ports
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
[c1974]
Topic:
Baseball  Search this
Call number:
GV865.R8 C73X
CT275.R97 C9
GV865.R8C73X CT275.R97C9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39496

Legends : baseball scrapbook and stamp album

Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
Subject:
Gehrig, Lou 1903-1941  Search this
Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972  Search this
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948  Search this
Clemente, Roberto 1934-1972  Search this
Physical description:
20 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 4 baseball cards
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
Topic:
Commemorative postage stamps  Search this
Baseball players  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1034456

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