• Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994

    Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994

    Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. In addition, the collection includes ...

    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

    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 copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs, clippings, writings, photographs, awards and honors. The collection includes the papers of Kreisler's biographer Louis ...

    • Contributor: Kreisler, Fritz - Lochner, Louis Paul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Music from the true vine Mike Seeger's life and musical journey, 2013 June 12

    Music from the true vine Mike Seeger's life and musical journ...

    Bill C. Malone discusses his biography of musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009), who spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine." Bill C. Malone is author of ...

    • Contributor: Malone, Bill C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
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  • 1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...

    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...

    • Contributor: Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick B. - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (Banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

    Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

    Florence Parr-Gere, born in Canada and longtime resident of New York, was a pianist and composer. Her papers contain published music, photographs, clippings, correspondence, a scrapbook, publicity materials, posters and other materials related to her experiences at the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau and lifelong musical pursuits.

    • Contributor: Parr Gere, Florence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 20...

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas A. Watson, February 3, 1905

    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas A. Watson, Februa...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Watson, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1905-02-03
  • Letter from Giles S. Thomas to Thomas Family, February 2, 1879

    Letter from Giles S. Thomas to Thomas Family, February 2, 1879

    • Contributor: Thomas Family - Thomas, Giles S. (Giles Stafford)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879-02-02
  • Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.

    • Contributor: Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (Guitarist) - Lobato, Julián - Lobato, Salom - Mares, Remigio - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Medina, Esteban (Singer) - Montoya, Luis - Romero, Alfredo - Trujillo, Amado - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lamadrid, Enrique R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969

    Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969

    Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.

    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Aaron Copland collection

    Aaron Copland collection

    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial material, photographs, awards, art work, and books. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998

    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 files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.

    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September ...

    • Contributor: McLaughlin, David - Crowe, Josh - Cachao - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Henry J. Leplastrier to Alexander Graham Bell, June 30, 1889

    Letter from Henry J. Leplastrier to Alexander Graham Bell, Ju...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Leplastrier, Henry J. - Leplastrier, Frances Symonds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1889-06-30

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  • Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    Harold Spivacke was a music librarian, administrator, musicologist, and musician. He was chief of the Library of Congress Music Division for thirty-five years, from 1937 until 1972. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers.

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Papers from the Isabelle Sayers collection, circa 1886-1980

    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
  • Don Walker collection, 1932-1984

    Don Walker collection, 1932-1984

    Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.

    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond ...

    • Contributor: Zhirkevich, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956-1964

    Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956...

    Little is known about Mrs. Cameron (Harriet) Winslow or how she became acquainted with the influential French composer, conductor, and teacher, Nadia Boulanger. This collection consists of photographs, concert programs, and clippings related to Boulanger's career that Mrs. Winslow received from 1956 to 1964. Most of the items are signed, dated and contain simple messages from Boulanger.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Harriet - Boulanger, Nadia - Blitzstein, Marc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.

    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981

    1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...

    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leonard Bernstein collection, circa 1900-1994

    Leonard Bernstein collection, circa 1900-1994

    Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, writer, lecturer, and pianist. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from his corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, address books, and fan mail. In addition, it contains music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The Age of Anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester ...

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 26 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 26 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-02-22

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  • Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China's Southwest ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Sara L. M. (Sara Leila Margaret)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings, realia, and other materials related to his career.

    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther - Fleagle, Brick - Ellington, Duke - Burr, Charles - Citron, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001

    Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001

    The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of ...

    • Contributor: Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian B. - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid - Clark, J. Bunker - Cockrell, Dale - Cooke, Nym - Crawford, Richard - Davidson, Mary Wallace - Eiland, Dianna - Epstein, Dena J. - Geil, Wilma Jean - Graziano, John Michael - Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley) - Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams) - Johnson, H. Earle (Harold Earle) - Kearns, William - Keck, George Russell - Keller, Kate Van Winkle - Kirk, Elise K. (Elise Kuhl) - Kroeger, Karl - Krummel, Donald William - Leavitt, Donald L. - Lichtenwanger, William - Lowens, Irving - Lowens, Margery Morgan - Machlin, Paul S. - McCulloh, Judith - McLucas, Anne Dhu - Parker, Craig Burwell - Pen, Ronald - Perlis, Vivian - Porter, Susan L. - Preston, Katherine K. - Rabson, Carolyn - Root, Deane L. - Schrader, Arthur F. - Shirley, Wayne D. - Tawa, Nicholas E. - Temperley, Nicholas - Towery, Margie - Wells, Paul F. - Whitesitt, Linda - Wright, Josephine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939

    Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939

    Victor Herbert was a composer, conductor, cellist, and co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The music materials include mostly manuscript scores, parts and sketches for Herbert's stage, screen and orchestral works, and arrangements. The collection also contains Victor Herbert Orchestra encore part books and music by other composers. Additional materials include correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, promotional materials, iconography ...

    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor - Dvořák, Antonín - Langey, Otto - Lover, Samuel - Sanford, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998

    Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998

    Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.

    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961

    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; certificates and honors; programs; clippings; and scrapbooks.

    • Contributor: Carpenter, John Alden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Allen Prescott collection, 1930-1968

    Allen Prescott collection, 1930-1968

    The Allen Prescott Collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Prescott's career as a radio personality during the early 1930s to 1970.

    • Contributor: Prescott, Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Crumb papers, 1956-2011

    George Crumb papers, 1956-2011

    George Crumb is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, long-associated with the University of Pennsylvania. The collection consists of holograph manuscript scores and sketches, correspondence, business papers, and a series of meticulously assembled scrapbooks chronicling Crumb's career as a composer.

    • Contributor: Crumb, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006

    Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer ...

    • Contributor: Champion, Marge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982

    1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1982, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...

    • Contributor: Kouyate, Djimo - Morris, Dave (Vocalist) - Addy, Yacub
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Lucy M. Sanders to Alexander Graham Bell, July 1, 1913

    Letter from Lucy M. Sanders to Alexander Graham Bell, July 1,...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Sanders, Lucy M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1913-07-01

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  • Letter from Alexander Melville Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, December 20, 1879

    Letter from Alexander Melville Bell to Alexander Graham Bell,...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879-12-20

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  • Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel materials, 1893-1996

    Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel ...

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec was Schnabel's student and confidante. The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection contains correspondence; writings by both Schnabel and ...

    • Contributor: Le Garrec, Mary Virginia Foreman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harriet Hoctor collection, 1917-1972

    Harriet Hoctor collection, 1917-1972

    Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) was a dancer in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains materials that document her professional life in all of these venues. It also contains items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and the founding of the Harriet Hoctor Ballet School ...

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

    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 recording collector Jim Walsh.

    • Contributor: Walsh, Jim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pictures, Programs, Invitations, Etc.

    Pictures, Programs, Invitations, Etc.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882

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  • Bulletins, from July 13, 1908 to September 28, 1908

    Bulletins, from July 13, 1908 to September 28, 1908

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Baldwin, Frederick W. - McCurdy, J. A. D. - Selfridge, Thomas E. - Curtiss, Glenn H. - Bedwin, W. F. - Wright, Orville
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1908-07-13

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  • Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967

    Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967

    This collection consists principally of theater production materials related to the life and activities of producer and theater owner Gilbert Miller (1884-1969). It includes correspondence, speeches, scripts, photographs, programs and clippings that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.

    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, 1856-1980

    Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, 1856-1980

    Dorothea Dix Lawrence was a successful opera singer in the 1930s and 1940s who later became a recitalist and folklorist. The materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, clippings and other items that document her career as a singer and interpreter of American folk music. In addition, the collection includes her articles on American folklore that were published in various journals, and two copies ...

    • Contributor: Lawrence, Dorothea DIX
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Civil War photograph album, ca. 1861-65.

    Civil War photograph album, ca. 1861-65.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1861-00-00
  • Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray Mckinley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    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, and music scores.

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...

    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...

    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981

    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 material, clippings, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal papers, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996

    Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996

    Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Folksongs of another America field recordings from the upper midwest, 1937-1946, 2013 July 18

    Folksongs of another America field recordings from the upper ...

    Jim Leary presented his research devoted to a compilation and new edition of folk music recorded during the 1930s and 1940s by Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax, and Helene Stratman-Thomas in homes, hotels, community halls, church basements, and parks throughout Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Focusing on 175 representative performances by more than 200 singers and musicians -- and including biographical sketches and photographs of ...

    • Contributor: Leary, James P. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
  • Harold Bauer collection, 1880-1951

    Harold Bauer collection, 1880-1951

    The material in the Harold Bauer collection consists of correspondence with musicians such as Ernest Bloch, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Fauré, Percy Grainger, Jascha Heifetz, Josef Hofmann, Gustav Holst, Vincent d'Indy, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Martin Loeffler, Pierre Monteux, Moritz Moszkowski, Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Isidore Philipp, Henry Prunières, Carl Ruggles, Carlos Salzedo, Gustave Schirmer, Leopold Stokowski, and Efrem Zimbalist; music which ...

    • Contributor: Bauer, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Franko Goldman family papers, 1886-1972

    Franko Goldman family papers, 1886-1972

    The Franko Goldman Family Papers are primarily related to the professional lives of brothers Sam (1857-1937) and Nahan Franko (1861-1930), their nephew Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), and his son Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980). Sam and Nahan were violinists and conductors; Edwin was a bandmaster and band composer; and Richard was a bandmaster, composer, educator, and music critic. The materials include correspondence from prominent musicians, ...

    • Contributor: Goldman, Richard Franko - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Franko, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002

    Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...

    • Contributor: Cooper, Martha - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Pascrell, Bill - Taylor, David Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alma Gluck scrapbooks and other materials, 1902-1940

    Alma Gluck scrapbooks and other materials, 1902-1940

    Alma Gluck was a Romanian-born American soprano and voice teacher. This collection principally consists of scrapbooks related to her professional career. It also includes photographs, annotated sheet music, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted materials.

    • Contributor: Gluck, Alma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Memorial at "Cedar Hill," 1933-1935, 1938-1939

    Memorial at "Cedar Hill," 1933-1935, 1938-1939

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-05-27

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  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 34 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 34 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-02-21

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  • James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Bowles Moroccan music collection, 1957-1989

    Paul Bowles Moroccan music collection, 1957-1989

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, photographs, and accompanying documentation of Moroccan folk, popular, and art music. The collection includes recordings Paul Bowles made in 1959 during a four-month field project sponsored by the Library of Congress with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation as well as additional field recordings that he and Christopher Wanklyn made between 1960 and 1962.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Paul - Wanklyn, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business ...

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Kresa, Helmy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988

    Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988

    The collection documents the life and career of violinist Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) who was also known as a teacher, patron of the arts and cultural ambassador. The collection contains printed and holograph manuscript scores, writings, teaching materials, correspondence, personal and business papers, performance files and programs, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, awards, and books.

    • Contributor: Szeryng, Henryk
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 31 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 31 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-03-12

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  • Duncan Emrich autograph album collection, 1843-1956

    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 1955 and 1956. It consists of twenty autograph albums and related ephemera from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New York, with dates from 1843 to 1923.

    • Contributor: Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988

    Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988

    Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, business papers, writings, and ...

    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick - Lerner, Alan Jay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George and Böske Antheil papers, 1875-1984

    George and Böske Antheil papers, 1875-1984

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author and inventor. The collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, published and unpublished writings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, photographs, programs and promotional materials, scrapbooks, artwork, biographical materials, and memorabilia which document the life of this ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Antheil, Böske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Arthur - Dietz, Howard - Fields, Dorothy - Fields, Herbert - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944

    Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944

    The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the form of greeting cards, including one from the publisher Gustave Schirmer, a ...

    • Contributor: Jacobs Bond, Carrie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977

    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977

    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Samuel P. Langley, February 14, 1902

    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Samuel P. Langley, Febru...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Langley, Samuel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1902-02-14
  • Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Passing for traditional the New Lost City Ramblers and folk music authenticity, 2011 September 9

    Passing for traditional the New Lost City Ramblers and folk m...

    Ray Allen discusses the careers of Mike Seeger, John Cohen, and Tom Paley -- the New Lost City Ramblers and their research and performance of old-time and traditional music. Lectures.. Photographs.. 1 folder. | 1 video file (58 min.) : digital, sound, color. | photographs | lecture by Ray Allen. (Statement Of Responsibility). Ray Allen, speaker. (Performers). Recorded in the Mary Pickford Theater, James ...

    • Contributor: Allen, Ray - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011
  • Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings.

    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater - Horton, Lester - Eng, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998

    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998

    This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.

    • Contributor: Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

    Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

    Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. The collection contains materials documenting his life and work, including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings, business papers, scripts, awards, and honors. The collection also contains music composed by Gordon and others, including manuscript, holograph manuscript, printed, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. Many of the items are annotated.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980

    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Sarah Fuller to Alexander Graham Bell, September 22, 1892

    Letter from Sarah Fuller to Alexander Graham Bell, September ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Fuller, Sarah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-09-22

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  • Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated

    Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1...

    Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events, and featured places and products.

    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959

    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959

    The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...

    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003

    Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003

    Martha Graham was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher and company director. The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document her career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance.

    • Contributor: Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Boris Koutzen collection, 1889-2005

    Boris Koutzen collection, 1889-2005

    Violinist, composer, conductor and teacher. The collection contains printed and photocopied manuscript music scores, negative photostats and microfilm of holograph music, correspondence, clippings, writings, books, pamphlets, periodicals, programs, photographs, manuscript articles, typewritten journals, printed biographical sketches, bound and unbound scrapbooks, and a printed catalog of Koutzen's compositions. It also includes correspondence and music belonging to his daughter, Nadia Koutzen.

    • Contributor: Koutzen, Boris - Koutzen, Nadia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American ...

    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991

    Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991

    Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.

    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Brassieur, C. Ray
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Nikolay Medtner was a Russian-born pianist and composer. The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career and includes correspondence, programs, articles, reviews, clippings, photographs, books with Medtner's annotations, three manuscript scores in Medtner's hand, realia, and other miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anita O'Day papers, 1937-2004

    Anita O'Day papers, 1937-2004

    Anita O'Day was an American jazz vocalist. The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. In addition, it contains a small amount of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors and awards, posters, and publicity materials.

    • Contributor: O'Day, Anita - Bregman, Buddy - Castro, Joe - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Jones, Quincy - Kahn, Tiny - May, Billy - Paich, Marty
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material