Series 2
Olivette Miller papers, 1953-1995
Boxes 5-6;

Scope and Content Note

The series contains the papers of Olivette Miller from 1953-1995, including personal papers such as financial and legal records, correspondence, and a scrapbook. The series also contains writings, scores, sheet music, and printed material. The writings consist mostly of lyrics and play scripts.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type, then alphabetically.

Personal papers
Box Folder Content
5 1 Copyright, 1977-1992
5 2 Correspondence, 1961-1979
5 3 Correspondence, 1980-1992
5 4 Contracts, 1962
5 5 Harp amplification instruction sheet, no date
5 6 Lawsuits, 1972-1973
5 7 Power of Attorney, 1953-1968
5 8 Scrapbook, 1942-1965
Writings
5 9 Biography
5 10 Dialogue
5 11 "Everybody Shout"
5 12 Fragments
5 13 Original lyrics
5 14 Show instructions
5 15 "The Laughmaker"
5 16 "They Went That-Away" or "Which Way Did He Go?"
Scores
6 1 "As You Are"
6 2 "Basin Street Opening"
6 3 "Betty"
6 4 "Blackberries"
6 5 "Boggie"
6 6 "Bounce Your Bustle"
6 7 "Can't Get Together"
6 8 "Class"
6 9 "Come to Africa"
6 10 "Creole Cuties"
6 11 "Dancing Book of Love"
6 12 "Diamonds"
OP3 "Every Hour-Every Day"
6 13 "Everybody Shout"
6 14 "Fat Women"
6 15 "Foolish"
6 16 "Great-Grandddad"
6 17 "Harlem"
6 18 "Heck of a Time"
6 19 "Hear You Come Again"
6 20 "I Love to Love"
6 21 "It's the People"
6 22 "I Wish"
6 23 "Judgement Day"
6 24 "Looking For a Song"
6 25 "Look Up"
6 26 "Magnolia"
6 27 "Make 'Em Say Please"
6 28 "Man's Got Taps"
6 29 "My Hometown"
6 30 "Night Cry"
6 31 "Night Was Made for You"
6 32 "Pay Day"
6 33 "Peace, Sister, Peace"
6 34 "Pralines"
6 35 "Retirement Blues"
6 36 "Shame on You"
6 37 "Shim Sham Shimmy"
6 38 "Shivaree"
6 39 "Spain"
6 40 "Swamp Land"
6 41 "The Lucky Bird"
6 42 "Windy City"
6 43 Fragments
Sheet Music
6 44 "Arias Duets" by G. Schirmer, annotated by Olivette Miller
6 45 "Invicitus" by Bruno Huhn
Printed Materials
6 46 Conference program, "History and Evolution of Jazz Tap," 1987
6 47 Consolidated National Film Exchange stationery
6 48 Hollywood Beat, press review, no date
6 49 Magazines, circa 1947
6 50 Newspaper clippings, 1937-1981
6 51 Performance programs, no date
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