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Albert Hay Malotte papers, 1945-1960 PASC-M 40
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Series 1: Lo'loma 1953-1954

Scope and Contents

Includes the musical score, script, and promotional materials for Albert Hay Malotte’s musical, Lo’loma. Unlike the other musicals in this collection, Malotte both wrote and scored Lo’loma. The musical tells the story of Sergeant Eddie Kwaihoya, a Hopi man who returns to his village in Arizona to marry his sweetheart after serving as a Marine in World War II. It debuted in Phoenix, AZ in 1953 and received positive reviews, some of which are included in the collection. Other promotional materials include an autographed photograph of Malotte, as well as a program from the musical’s debut performance.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in roughly chronological order.
Box 2, Folder 1

Lo'loma (script) 1953

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 1

Songs from Lo'loma (score) 1954

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 2

Promotional materials

 

Series 2: Musical scores and scripts 1945-1950

Scope and Contents

Contains scripts and musical scores for the comedic musical plays Fanfare (1945-1946), Limbo (1947-1950; also known as One upon a Dream), and The Big Tree (1949; later renamed California Story). Rowland Vance Lee (Rowland V. Lee) is credited as the author of the script and lyrics for both Fanfare and The Big Tree; Irving Phillips is credited as the author of the script and lyrics for Limbo. Albert Hay Malotte composed the scores for all three works.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in roughly chronological order.
 

Fanfare 1945-1946

Box 1, Folder 2

Fanfare (score) 1945-1946

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 3

Fanfare (script) ca. 1945-1946

Language of Material: English
 

Limbo 1947-1950

Box 1, Folder 3

Limbo (score) 1947-1949

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 4

Limbo (script) 1950

Language of Material: English
 

The Big Tree 1949

Box 1, Folder 4

The Big Tree (score) 1949

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 5

The Big Tree (script) 1949

Language of Material: English
 

Series 3: Sheet music 1960

Scope and Contents

Sheet music (2 pages) for the song I am Proud to be an American, written and scored by Albert Hay Malotte.
Box 2, Folder 6

I am Proud to be an American 1960