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    Jacobo Ficher collection, 1864-1997

    The collection comprises practically all the composer's works, mainly holograph ms. scores in all major categories of composition. It also includes documents, correspondence (to and from Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Chávez, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Vivian Fine, Alberto Ginastera, Paul Kletzki, Nicolai Malko, Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Rubinstein, Nicolas Slonimsky, Leopold Stokowski, and others), writings, programs, and scrapbooks.

    • Contributor: Ficher, Jacobo
    • Date: 1864
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    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. The collection also includes a variety of research materials related to Bloch and his experiences with photography.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Eric - Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1896
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    Frank Kameny papers, 1843-2006

    Gay rights activist. Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work in the gay rights movement.

    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank
    • Date: 1843
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    Mannes - Damrosch collection, 1848-1986

    Includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, music, programs, clippings, artwork, photographs, awards, and other materials. Biographical materials include a copy of autobiography of Leopold Damrosch and memoirs of Marie von Heimburg, the aunt of Clara, Frank, and Walter Damrosch. Both items also exist in Damrosch-Tee Van Collection and Damrosch-Blaine Collection. The correspondence consists of letters between members of the Mannes and Damrosch families and other ...

    • Contributor: Mannes, David - Mannes, Clara
    • Date: 1848
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    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 ...

    • Date: 1876
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    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 other items that document the life of this influential composer.

    • Contributor: Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario
    • Date: 1822
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    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
    • Date: 1856
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    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
    • Date: 1874
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...

    • Date: 1831
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    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
    • Date: 1889
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    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
    • Date: 1856
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1884
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    Hugo Leichtentritt papers, 1888-1972

    Hugo Leichtentritt was a German musicologist, music critic, and composer. The collection contains his original music manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, articles and drafts of his writings on music history, criticism, and theory.

    • Contributor: Leichtentritt, Hugo
    • Date: 1888
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    Prints, Posters & Drawings: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1800
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Prints, Posters & Drawings: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1800
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    Rudulph Evans papers, 1862-2001

    Sculptor. Correspondence, photographs, drawings, financial and legal records, awards and citations, printed matter, writings, and miscellaneous items relating to the creation of Evans’s sculptures, in particular the commission and execution of the statue for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rudulph
    • Date: 1862
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    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
    • Date: 1890
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    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 to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks, clippings, address books, notebooks, costumes, music, and books. In addition, the collection ...

    • Contributor: National Negro Opera Company (u.s.) - Dawson, Mary Cardwell
    • Date: 1879
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    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 and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Date: 1880
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    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.
    • Date: 1840
  • 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.
    • Date: 1844
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    Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Date: 1870
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    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 well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection contains correspondence; writings by both Schnabel and ...

    • Contributor: Le Garrec, Mary Virginia Foreman
    • Date: 1893
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    Russell E. Train papers, 1898-2005

    Conservationist, jurist, and administrator. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, governmental and organizational records, topical files, photographs, and miscellaneous papers relating to Train's work in public and private sectors on national and international environmental issues and policy.

    • Contributor: Train, Russell E.
    • Date: 1898
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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
    • Date: 1875