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  • 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
  • Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations

    Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.

    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-07-22
  • Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by ...

    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, Ren - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Broadcasting Company history files, 1922-1986

    The National Broadcasting Company History files document the activities of the first national broadcasting network in the United States. The collection includes memoranda, correspondence, speeches, reports, policy statements, and pamphlets covering the ...

    • Contributor: National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon B. - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • 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
  • Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008

    Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives ...

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Louis - Kaufman, Annette
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946

    Cameramen's dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel ...

    • Contributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960

    This collection chiefly consists of the musical arrangements of American arranger, pianist, composer and bandleader Joe Haymes (1907-1964). Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand and many are his ...

    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, 1920-1991

    Correspondence, writings, music manuscripts, printed music, scripts, production material, research material, casting files, contracts, press reviews, programs, posters, handbills, artwork, photographs, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Fosse, Bob
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.

    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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; ...

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1900
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material