The Fred G. Moritt Papers document the post-legislative career of the New York State Assemblyman and Senator (1905-1995). After representing Brooklyn for two decades in the state legislature from 1938-1957, Moritt served as a judge in the New York Civil Court until 1975. He also was an author and composer. A member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Moritt wrote the score for The Third Kiss (the basis of the London musical Robert and Elizabeth) and the songs Cansado, I Wrote a Love Song, Oh Willie Im Waiting, Song of December and more.
The collection includes files related to both his legal career and his musical compositions.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Fred G. Moritt , 1959-1994. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Fred G. Moritt ).