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Finding Aid for the Irving Bibo papers, 1920-1964
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Irving Bibo papers
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1964
    Collection number: 869
    Creator: Bibo, Irving
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) and 3 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: Irving Bibo (1889-1962) wrote tunes for the Ziegfield Follies, Greenwich Village Follies and other theatricals in the 1920s, composed scores for more than 300 motion pictures, and composed college songs including "Sing UCLA." The collection consists of letters, photographs, clippings, scrapbook, song books, and sheet music related to Bibo's career as a songwriter and composer.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in 869.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Bibo, 1964.
    Transferred from the UCLA Oral History Program in 1965.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Irving Bibo papers (Collection 869). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709362 

    Biography/History

    Irving Bibo was born in San Francisco, California, August 22, 1889; he wrote tunes for the Ziegfield Follies, Greenwich Village Follies, and other theatricals in the 1920s; came to Los Angeles in the 1930s where he composed scores for more than 300 motion pictures; he also composed college songs including “Sing UCLA,” the “Stanford scalp song,” and the “Michigan State college marching song”; died May 2, 1962.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters, photographs, clippings, scrapbook, song books, and sheet music related to Bibo's career as songwriter and composer.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bibo, Irving--Archives.
    Composers--United States--Archival resources.
    Motion picture music--Scores.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Song sheets.