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Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page RIMLER, George Gershwin

George Gershwin

An Intimate Portrait

Author: Walter Rimler
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2015

The dramatic story of a legendary American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page CAPS, Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini

Reinventing Film Music

Author: John Caps
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

A superstar of film scoring, from The Pink Panther to "Moon River"   learn more...

link to catalog page ZANG, I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat

I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat

Field Notes from a Life in Sports

Author: David W. Zang
Pub Date: June 2015

Sports' impact on the life of an ordinary athlete, by one of sports history's most celebrated stylists   learn more...

link to catalog page BEAL, Johanna Beyer Author: Amy C. Beal
Pub Date: March 2015

Portrait of an innovative woman artist who believed that "the heart and the brain should go hand in hand"   learn more...

link to catalog page BOYLE, Kay Boyle

Kay Boyle

A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters

Author: Kay Boyle
Pub Date: July 2015

The intimate and epic chronicle of a life lived in full   learn more...

link to catalog page GUEBERT, The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Memories from the Farm of My Youth

Author: Alan Guebert with Mary Grace Foxwell
Pub Date: May 2015

The good life at fifty cents an hour on a southern Illinois dairy farm   learn more...

link to catalog page GUY, The Magic of Beverly Sills Author: Nancy Guy
Pub Date: November 2015

How an alchemy of art, magnetism, community, and emotion produced an American icon   learn more...

link to catalog page NAREMORE, The Magic World of Orson Welles Author: James Naremore
Pub Date: June 2015

The classic study on the director of Citizen Kane and Touch of Evil, in an updated, revised edition   learn more...

link to catalog page RIMLER, The Man That Got Away

The Man That Got Away

The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

Author: Walter Rimler
Pub Date: March 2015

Following the master songsmith along the Great White Way and the Yellow Brick Road   learn more...

link to catalog page BURK, Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary Author: Robert F. Burk
Pub Date: February 2015

The story of how one man shaped professional sports' modern era   learn more...

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