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Herbert Stothart digital audio tape recording

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8938

Scope and Contents

40 tracks of various Herbert Stothart compositions, including the following titles: Picture of Dorian Gray, We're Expendable, Adventure, The Green Years, Undercurrent, The Yearling, High Barbaree, and Unfinished Dance. Also includes tracks entitled Hollywood Bowl - China, and Stothart Reminisces. Dated approximately 1930-1949.


  • Approximately 1930-1949


Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; patrons should use digital copy. Permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from MSS 8938 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert P. Stothart born on September 11, 1885 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; died on February 1, 1949 in Los Angeles, California; was an American songwriter, arranger, conductor, and composer.

Stothart was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning Best Original Score for The Wizard of Oz. Stothart was widely acknowledged as one of the best composers during the 1930s and 1940s.


1 sound cassette ((0.05 linear ft.) )

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Material donated as-is from an unknown donor. Owned by LTPSC on or before 5 August 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Unknown donor; 2014.


Film Music

Processing Information

Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2016.

Register of Herbert Stothart digital audio tape recording
Mary-Celeste Ricks
22 November 2016
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States