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  • 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 It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, published and unpublished writings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, photographs, programs and promotional materials, scrapbooks, artwork, biographical materials,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 - Collection
    • Date: 1875
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • 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 The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings,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 - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • 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 a letter from Liszt), a few examples of writings, four scores (including his piano vocal score of Berlioz Requiem), and biographical materials. A large portion of the Damrosch family papers that included ...

    • Contributor: Damrosch, Leopold - Damrosch, Frank - Tee Van, Helen Damrosch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • 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 cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • Joseph J. Roberts family papers, 1839-2001

    President of Liberia. Correspondence, land grants, ship registrations, wills, genealogical material, photographs, and other papers relating to land sales by the Liberian government and to acquisition of property in Liberia by the Davis and Roberts families.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Roberts, Joseph J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1839
  • Samuel P. Warren collection, 1840-1950

    The collection consists of correspondence, concert and recital programs, church service programs, and related materials that were either collected by Warren himself or given to him by his students, colleagues and others in the New York City and throughout the United States. The letters in the collection, all addressed to Warren, are from a variety of sources, including Warren's pupils who later received some ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Samuel P. (Samuel Prowse) - Warren, Samuel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
  • 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 recordings), schedules and biographical information. The collection also includes material related to Rodzinski's wife Halina. The materials primarily consist of correspondence, annotated music, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, legal documents, programs and advertisements. ...

    • Contributor: Rodzinski, Artur - Rodzinski, Halina
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1841
  • Glenn Dillard Gunn collection, 1874-1961

    Primarily correspondence from, among others, Ferruccio Busoni, Teresa Careño, Percy Grainger, and Moriz Rosenthal. Also photographs, many with autograph inscriptions including those of Claude Debussy, Victor Herbert, and John McCormack. Music is represented by manuscripts and autographed presentation scores (printed). The ramainder consists of miscellaneous personal papers, programs, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Gunn, Glenn Dillard - Busoni, Ferruccio - Carreño, Teresa - Grainger, Percy - Rosenthal, Moriz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1874
  • Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002

    Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • 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 scores and parts for arrangements by Grofé and others that were performed by Grofé's band, and works for symphonic orchestra. In addition, the collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, scrapbooks and scripts.

    • Contributor: Grofé, Ferde - Whiteman, Paul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1878
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1867
  • 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 representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits ...

    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of Congress librarians and administrators is ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

    African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second ...

    • Contributor: Ellison, Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Herman Langinger music publishing files, 1889-1972

    Herman Langinger was a music engraver, printer, and editor for New Music Society of California and other influential music publishers. The collection contains pre-publication and published music materials, including annotated manuscript and holograph scores and proof copies, as well as correspondence with composers and publishing associates. It also includes a comprehensive run of published editions from New Music and various editions from other publishers ...

    • Contributor: Langinger, Herman - Cage, John - Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario - Chávez, Carlos - Cowell, Henry - Ives, Charles - Ruggles, Carl - Schoenberg, Arnold - Toch, Ernst - Varèse, Edgard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889
  • Edward N. Lorenz papers, circa 1895-2009

    Meteorologist and mathematician. Correspondence, articles, scientific papers, computer printouts, computer graphics, book files, speeches and presentations, photographs, military records, subject files, printed matter, electronic files, and miscellaneous material documenting Lorenz's activities as a meteorology professor and discovery of deterministic chaos.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, Edward N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895