GROSBAYNE, B. 86-034
0.2 linear feet of manuscripts, including:
2 draft copies of table of contents for college songbook
1 folder correspondence and miscellaneous material
3 copies of songs
3 draft copies of song lyrics
2 draft copies of “Bibliography of College and University Song Collections”
1942, 1952, 1953, 1965, undated.
This collection was purchased from J. & J. Lubrano in February 1987.
Agency History/biographical sketch:
Benjamin Grosbayne (1893-1976)
received his A.B. from Harvard in 1917 and was an associate professor of music
Scope and content:
Material collected/created by Benjamin Grosbayne,
a professor of music at
Filed by accession number in the manuscript section of the stacks.
The Center for Popular Music holds various college songbooks in its Rarebooks Collection, which are searchable through InMagic.
Folder 1: Table of Contents, Draft
Folder 2: Table of Contents, Draft
Folder 3: Table of Contents, Draft
(Grosbayne, B. 86-034 continued)
Folder 4: Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials Regarding
Alumni Association Program with National Anthem and Alma Mater
2 letters offering songs for inclusion in songbook – May18, 1942
And May 14, 1942.
“Addenda: College Songbook”
“The College Songbook” draft of list
List of French songbooks
Letter from Universiteits-Bibliotheek
Letter from City Librarian of
Flyer for New Lost City Rambler songbook
5: 3 Songs (2 copies of Brooklyn College Alma Mater and
College Victory March)
Folder 6: 3 Drafts of song lyrics
Folder 7: 2 copies of “Bibliography of College and University Song Collections”