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  • Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990

    The archives consist primarily of music (both manuscript and printed), correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, books, newspaper clippings, printed programs, drawings, and engravings. They span years from the Middle Ages to the present, ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans - Weger, August - Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Notated Music
  • Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm was a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, ...

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eric Johnson collection of Ernest Bloch photographs, 1896-2008

    The collection consists of photographic prints taken by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch during the first half of the 20th century. These prints were developed during the 1970s by photographer Eric Johnson. ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Eric - Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Papers from the Isabelle Sayers collection, circa 1886-1980

    Paper and photographic materials created and gathered by Isabelle S. Sayers as she assembled her collection of early recordings and audio equipment.

    • Contributor: Sayers, Isabelle S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Duncan Emrich autograph album collection, 1843-1956

    This collection was initiated through an on-air request for autograph albums on the "NBC Weekend" radio program by Duncan Emrich, then head of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress, between ...

    • Contributor: Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Artur Schnabel collection, 1899-1950

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. The collection chiefly consists of music manuscript scores of Schnabel's compositions. The manuscripts are all, with the exception of a single copyist's ...

    • Contributor: Schnabel, Artur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Papers from the Jim Walsh collection, 1867-1987, and undated

    The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, Jim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2002

    The National Flute Association, Inc. Archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers and other volunteers serving the association, some business papers of the Executive Offices, manuscript and printed ...

    • Contributor: National Flute Association (U.S.) - Leeuwen, Arÿ Van
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960

    Ferde Grofé was an American composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. The collection primarily consists of music manuscript compositions and arrangements, including holograph and copyist scores and parts of Grofé's original compositions, holograph ...

    • Contributor: Grofé, Ferde - Whiteman, Paul - Grofé, Ferde
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998

    Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987

    The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and ...

    • Contributor: Heifetz, Jascha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Geraldine Farrar collection, 1895-1943

    Geraldine Farrar was an American opera singer and film actress. The collection consists of Farrar's personal papers relating to her life and career, including correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, photographs and music materials ...

    • Contributor: Farrar, Geraldine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reuben Cleary book manuscripts, 1886

    Confederate expatriate and physician. Manuscripts entitled, Brazil Under the Monarchy: A Record of Facts and Observations, from Notes Taken in Brazil during a Period of More Than Twenty Years, and another version ...

    • Contributor: Cleary, Reuben
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1886
  • John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961

    John Alden Carpenter was an American composer. The collection contains music materials, primarily holograph manuscripts of Carpenter's songs, chamber and orchestral pieces, and dramatic works; correspondence; writings; photographs and artwork; biographical materials; ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, John Alden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

    Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed ...

    • Contributor: Kreisler, Fritz - Lochner, Louis Paul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel P. Warren collection, 1840-1950

    The collection consists of correspondence, concert and recital programs, church service programs, and related materials that were either collected by Warren himself or given to him by his students, colleagues and others ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Samuel P. (Samuel Prowse) - Warren, Samuel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Tournemire collection, circa 1868-1962

    Charles Tournemire was a French composer, organist, and teacher. The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook, ...

    • Contributor: Tournemire, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis O.J. Smith digest of congressional reports, 1844

    U.S. representative from Maine. A digest of the reports of committees of the United States Congress, First to Twenty-eighth Congress, compiled by Smith.

    • Contributor: Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan) - Smith, Francis O. J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1844
  • Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953

    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981

    Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born composer, violinist, conductor and photographer. The collection, which documents his life and work, includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional ...

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music