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Screen Composers Association records
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Description
The Screen Composers Association records span the years 1942-1974 (bulk 1940s-1950s) and encompass 3 linear feet. The collection contains oganization records, including bulletins, minutes of meetings, membership records, financial reports and records, press releases and publicity, and correspondence.
Background
The Screen Composers Association (SCA) was a Hollywood film composers organization that first met in 1945, though its roots extend back to 1942. The group sought to form a guild as well as increase royalty payments from performing rights societies. The association's strongest years were from 1945 to 1959 before membership began to wane. There was some resurgence of activity in the early seventies but the organization never recaptured its earlier energy.
Extent
3 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.