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  • 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    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial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, ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • 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
  • Lauro Ayestarán collection, 1830-1966

    The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a ...

    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro - Ayestarán, Lauro
    • 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
  • 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
  • William B. Bradbury collection, 1846-1928

    Bradbury's secular music is represented by published vocal scores, some in photocopy, and probable holograph of Song of the South. Contains an album compiled by Bradbury in Europe (1847-1849) of autograph musical ...

    • Contributor: Bradbury, William B. (William Batchelder) - Bradbury, William B. - Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • 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
  • 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
  • George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet ...

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira - Bennett, Robert Russell - Daly, William - Depackh, Maurice - Heyward, Dubose - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) - Ryskind, Morrie - Saddler, Frank - Sirmay, Albert - Spialek, Hans - Swift, Kay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Damrosch - Tee Van collection, 1856-1969

    The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, manuscript and printed music, financial and legal papers, programs, scrapbooks, artwork, and photographs. The papers of L. Damrosch consist of correspondence (including a copy of ...

    • Contributor: Damrosch, Leopold - Damrosch, Frank - Tee Van, Helen Damrosch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Lawrence, Dorothea DIX
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry: Home Page

    The Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Title Index | Subject Index | Series Index | Name Index | ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871