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Carol Burnett Collection of Television Music and Printed Sheet Music, 1967-1978 PASC 165-M
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Scope and Content
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  • Title: Carol Burnett collection of television music and printed sheet music
    Collection number: PASC 165-M
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 160 linear ft. (320 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1978
    Abstract: This collection contains music scores and parts for music from the Carol Burnett show and other of her musical production, and a large collection of printed sheet music from Carol Burnett's library.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Burnett, Carol

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Carol Burnett collection of television music and printed sheet music (Collection PASC 165-M). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Carol Burnett, 1997.


    Burnett was born Apr. 26, 1933, in San Antonio, TX; gained popularity as a regular on the Garry Moore television show (1950s); she made her Broadway debut in the musical Once upon a mattress (1959); she appeared in several television specials in the 1960s and went on to her own weekly television program The Carol Burnett show; her screen credits include Pete 'n' Tillie (1972), The four seasons (1981), and Annie (1982); she was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1985.

    Scope and Content

    1. Orchestral scores and parts for musical numbers from Carol Burnett's television show, stage performances, and recordings (ca. 1790 titles); most of the arrangements are for the Carol Burnett Show; also included is music from Once Upon a Mattress, Carol Burnett and Martha Raye LP recording, Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett at Lincoln Center, and Greek Theatre (Los Angeles) performances; most titles include a manuscript full score and ca. 22 parts. Includes many arrangements by Peter Matz and Harry Zimmerman.
    2. Published Sheet Music (approx. 7000 titles).

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. The Carol Burnett Show
    2. Other musical productions
    3. Printed sheet music

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4659340 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Burnett, Carol --Archives.
    Carol Burnett show.
    Matz, Peter, 1928-2002.
    Zimmerman, Harry.
    Actresses--United States--Archives.
    Television music --Scores and parts.