Finding Aid for the Joseph Mullendore Music Manuscripts LSC.2243
Processed by Lauren Jung with assistance from Julie Graham, 2012. Finding aid prepared by Kelly Besser, 2021.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2021 January 6.
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UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Joseph Mullendore music manuscripts
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.2243
2 Linear Feet
(5 flat boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1930s - 1960s
Abstract: Collection consists of assorted music manuscripts related to the career of music composer Joseph Mullendore.
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.
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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
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[Identification of item], Joseph Mullendore music manuscripts (Collection Number 2243). UCLA Library Special Collections,
Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Stephanie Webb, 2013.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Joseph Milton Mullendore Jr. was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 21, 1914. He was educated at Philadelphia Conservatory.
He began his career in film and television as an arranger, often scoring the compositions of his colleague Herschel Burke
Gilbert (and others). In the early 1950s, he began scoring and arranging for motion pictures such as
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950),
New York Confidential (1955),
While the City Sleeps (1956), and
The Shaggy Dog (1959). He also composed and conducted music scores for a number of popular television programs such as
Lost In Space,
Twilight Zone, and
Zane Grey Theatre, among others. He was nominated for an Emmy award in the 1962-1963 for his work on
The Dick Powell Theater. Joe Mullendore died on June 19, 1990 in Pasadena, CA.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of assorted music manuscripts related to the career of music composer Joseph Mullendore and a small amount
of published sheet music written by others. Included are materials representing the television programs
The Dick Powell Show and
Zane Grey Theater, a small amount of printed sheet music featuring Sid Robin, and scores by Mullendore and others.
Organization and Arrangement
The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder titles.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Assorted scores by Mullendore
Aquamarine Rhapsody / Moon Serenade
Bolero - onion skin score and parts
Composition Sketches and Unfinished Manuscripts
With published material about Hammond organs.
1950s, no dates
With Blues in 3, Tomorrow the Man, The Three Bears and Argentina, among others.
Dick Powell Show (The) - Library Set no. 2; 4700 through 47125
James Thurber Mischraum
McKeever and the Colonel
Mickey Mouse Club
Appears to be from the Mickey Mouse Club.
New York Confidential - cue music spiral bound folio
Parade of the Chessmen - condensed score
Piano Quintet - five spiral bound folios
Piano, Viola, Cello, Violins I and II.
Robert Taylor Detectives - extra scores 2800
Sheet music by Sid Robin
1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Themes and Songs by Joseph Mullendore - spiral bound notebook
This is My Moment
Wicked Woman / When I Was One and Twenty - sheet music
Zane Grey - Library Set no. 2; 2600