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Finding Aid for the Cole Porter Foreign Language Grammars, 1931-1953
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cole Porter Foreign Language Grammars,
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1953
    Collection number: 316
    Creator: Porter, Cole, 1891-1964
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Cole Albert Porter (1891-1940) was a composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre and wrote scores for Hollywood films. The collection consists of grammar books used by composer Cole Porter for learning Spanish, Italian, and French.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Cole Porter Foreign Language Grammars (Collection 316). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, Indiana; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929), Gay Divorcé (1932), Anything Goes (1934), Leave it to Me (1938), DuBarry Was a Lady (1939), Kiss Me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You Do Something to Me, Night and Day, I Get a Kick Out of You, Anything Goes, I Love Paris, Let's Do it, Begin the Beguine, and Just One of Those Things; he also wrote scores for Hollywood films, including Born to Dance and Broadway Melody of 1940; he died on October 15, 1964 in Santa Monica, California.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of grammar books used by composer Cole Porter for learning Spanish, Italian, and French. Includes some notes and annotations in books.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Porter, Cole, 1891-1964--Archives.
    Grammars.