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  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, ...

    • Contributor: Bauer, Harold
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • 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
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French ...

    • 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