Scope and Content
Title: Harry Tobias Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1925-1994
Collection number: 138
147 boxes (73.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts and published sheet music, lyric sheets, correspondence and other documents, and sound
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
Advance notice is required for access to the collection.
Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests
for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Harry Tobias Collection, 138, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
One of the three Tobias brothers, Henry, Charles
and Harry, all songwriters; born Sept. 4, 1895;
with his brothers wrote lyrics for composers such
as Ted Fiorito, Franz Waxman, Percy Wenrich,
Albert von Tilzer, Lew Porter, Pinky Tomlin,
Charlie Daniels, Jack Stern, Al Sherman, Harry
Barris, Will Dillon, Gus Arnheim, and Roy
Ingraham; best known songs are It's a lonesome old
town, Sweet and lovely, Sail along silv'ry moon,
Wait for me Mary, and That girl of mine; died in
St. Louis, MO on Dec. 15, 1994.
Scope and Content
Music manuscripts and published sheet music, lyric sheets, correspondence and other documents, and sound recordings from the
estate of Harry Tobias.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Songs with piano.