Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 3 of 3

Ervin Drake collection

Identifier: M142
Abstract: One cassette tape of a song by Ervin Drake.
Dates: 1946

Johnny Mercer contracts collection

Identifier: M212
Abstract: The collection consists of 24 contracts (dated 1933;1939; 1952-1978) signed by American lyricist Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), some with associated correspondence; and one contract signed by his son after his death.
Dates: 1933, 1939, 1952-1978

Sadie Vimmerstedt papers

Identifier: M065
Abstract: Sadie Vimmerstedt, who was a resident of Youngstown, Ohio, wrote a letter to Johnny Mercer in February of 1957 suggesting that Mercer write a song entitled "When Somebody Breaks Your Heart." Mercer wrote the song, ultimately sharing authorship with her on a 50/50 basis. Mrs. Vimmerstedt's collection includes Mercer's first letter to her, a few Christmas cards from Mercer, and photographs taken at the 1963 Grammy Awards banquet.
Dates: 1959-circa 1970

Filtered By

  • Repository: Special Collections X
  • Subject: Popular music X
  • Subject: Music publishing X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Lyric writing (Popular music) 1
Music business 1
Popular music -- Writing and publishing 1
audiocassettes 1
contracts 1