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  • Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1941-1946

    The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song ...

    • Contributor: United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub Committee on Music - Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000

    Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, ...

    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • 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
  • Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004

    Vivian Fine was an American composer, pianist, and educator. The collection primarily consists of Fine's holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for works composed between 1929 and 1993. In addition, the collection ...

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Crumb, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1893-1988

    Danny Kaye (1913-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian and humanitarian; his wife Sylvia Fine (1913-1991) was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer and producer. The collection, which documents their lives ...

    • Contributor: Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Goldman, Richard Franko - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Franko, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: ...

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel materials, 1893-1996

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Le Garrec, Mary Virginia Foreman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related ...

    • Contributor: National Negro Opera Company (U.S.) - Dawson, Mary Cardwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Artur Rodzinski collection, 1868-1989

    The Artur Rodzinski Collection focuses on Rodzinski's professional work as a conductor and his personal life in the United States, Europe and Latin America. It covers Rodzinski's performances (live, radio and sound ...

    • Contributor: Rodzinski, Artur - Rodzinski, Halina
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000

    Correspondence, writings, including a typescript of Danilova's memoirs titled Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, speeches and lectures, programs, printed material, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, artwork, photographs, and other papers relating to ...

    • Contributor: Danilova, Alexandra
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Minna Lederman Daniel collection, 1896-1993

    Minna Lederman Daniel was an American writer and editor who specialized in music and dance. A major influence on 20th century music, she was a founding member of the League of Composers, ...

    • Contributor: Lederman, Minna - Cage, John - Copland, Aaron - Oja, Carol J. - Thomson, Virgil
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev's decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily ...

    • Contributor: GrigorʹEv, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) - GrigorʹEv, S. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Julius Gold collection, 1858-1924

    Manuscripts of Gold's theoretical writings, including unpublished translations of and commentaries of the writings of Bernhard Ziehn. Also correspondence with colleagues and students, among the former Hans Joachim Moser, Lloyd Hibberd, and ...

    • Contributor: Gold, Julius - Ziehn, Bernhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material