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  • Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish-American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens and embellished with illustrations rendered by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Pola Nirenska Collection, 1910-1992

    The Pola Nirenska Collection is a major archive related to the life and work of this major 20th century dancer and choreographer. The materials document her contributions in Europe and in the U.S. after her emigration in 1949. Nirenska's archive contains extensive documentation during her many years of work in the Washington, D.C. area. collection | 38 ft. | 30 boxes | Biographical materials, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • [Letter to Julian Fontana]

    manuscript | [3] p. ; 18 cm. | In unknown hand, in ink. Abridged version of Chopin's Jan. 22, 1839 letter to Fontana. Includes photocopy of letter from Alexander Janta, in English, dated Apr. 18, 1958, regarding the authenticity of the item. German translation. Gift; Christian A. Zabriskie; Mar. 13, 1941. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??

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  • Henryk Szeryng Collection, 1933-1988

    The Henryk Szeryng Collection documents the life and career of the notable violinist (born Zelazowa Wola, Poland, 1918; died Kassel, West Germany, in 1988) who was also active as a pedagogue, recording artist, patron of the arts, and cultural ambassador. collection | 75 ft. | 169 boxes | Printed and holograph manuscript scores, correspondence, writings, iconography, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, concert programs, biographical ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Arthur Rubinstein Collection

    Arthur Rubinstein, an American pianist of Polish birth, was born January, 28, 1887, in Lodz, Poland, and died in Geneva, in 1982. In 1897 he was sent to study in Berlin under the supervision of violinist Joseph Joachim. There, Heinrich Barth became his principal piano teacher and Max Bruch taught him music theory. Early in his career he dispensed with regular piano instruction, except ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Artur Rodzinski Collection, 1868-1989

    An extensive archive of performance scores, correspondence, and press material belonging to Artur Rodzinski (1892-1958). The materials document Rodzinski's career as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic, as well as his many successful ventures in Opera. A portion of the collection comes from Rodzinski's wife, Halina, including items relating to her book, personal correspondence and articles published ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Bronislava Nijinska Collection

    Bronislava Nijinska (Bronislava Fominichna Nizhinskaia; born 8 January 1891 [27 December 1890] in Minsk, Russia; died 21 February 1972 in Pacific Palisades, California) was a dancer, teacher, and a significant artist in the development of twentieth-century ballet choreography. Nijinska studied ballet at the school of the Maryinsky Theater of Saint Petersburg, along with her celebrity brother, Vaslav Nijinsky. She was a dancer in the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection