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    Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996 Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...
    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Date: 1978
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    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
    • Date: 1865
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    [Postcard, 1889 March 5], Berlin [to] Robert Keller Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J. Br. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph postcardr of Johannes Brahms, written to Robert Keller, music editor. In pencil. Published in: The Brahms-Keller correspondence. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1996. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. acquire 1 ...
    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Keller, Robert - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1889

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    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 consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.
    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • Date: 1861
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    [Postcard, 1888 June 29], Thun [to] Robert Keller Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J. Brahms. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Robert Keller, music editor. Published in: The Brahms-Keller correspondence. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1996. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] ...
    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Keller, Robert - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1888

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    Josef Breuer papers, 1859-1970 Physician and physiologist. Chiefly photocopies and transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, legal documents, certificates, a eulogy, printed matter, photographs, and an oil portrait of Breuer documenting his career as a physiologist and his collaboration with Sigmund Freud on the study of hysteria.
    • Contributor: Breuer, Josef
    • Date: 1859
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    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
    • Date: 1894
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    [ Letter from Harold Spivacke to Martha Graham, November 8, 1945] Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. | Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice).
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    [Letter, 1872] Sept. [to Levi ] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | Joh. Brahms. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the ...
    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1872

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    Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947 British author and publisher. Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed material, and musical scores pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A. E. Housman.
    • Contributor: Richards, Grant
    • Date: 1898
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    Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987 The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks, encompassing the violinist's entire life. The correspondence, constituting a small part of the ...
    • Contributor: Heifetz, Jascha
    • Date: 1802
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    Mira Lloyd Dock papers, 1814-1951 Horticulturalist, conservationist, educator, and clubwoman. Correspondence, printed matter, speeches and writings, clippings, photographs, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Dock's efforts in forestry, conservation, gardening, park development, and nature study in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the United States as well as in Germany and England.
    • Contributor: Dock, Mira Lloyd
    • Date: 1814
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    Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960 Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.
    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Date: 1895
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    Letter from Ragheb Moftah to Ernest Newlandsmith, January 23, 1933 Correspondence. 4 ¼ x 8 ¼ in. ; 1 p. |
    • Date: 1933-01-23
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    Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004 Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.
    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Date: 1869
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    John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965 Inventor and scientist. Correspondence, notebooks, sketches, technical papers, legal briefs, printed matter, chronologies, and annotated photographs relating to Hammond's scientific career and inventions.
    • Contributor: Hammond, John Hays
    • Date: 1908
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    Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955 Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade’s career as a scientist.
    • Contributor: Wade, Joseph Sanford
    • Date: 1898
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    [Autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger] Correspondence. manuscript | [4] p. ; 25 cm. | In ink. Includes transcription in unknown hand. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 959. (Citation/Reference). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1819

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    Gustav Davidson papers, 1909-1992 Poet, writer, publisher, and secretary of the Poetry Society of America. Primarily writings and correspondence concerning Davidson's work in poetry, publishing, and research on angels.
    • Contributor: Davidson, Gustav
    • Date: 1909
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    Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966 Nurse, leader of the birth control movement, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1914-1953), articles, speeches, lectures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and organizational records relating to Sanger's extensive activities on behalf of birth control in the United States and throughout the world.
    • Contributor: Sanger, Margaret
    • Date: 1900
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    Albert Payson Terhune papers, 1890-1957 Author. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, articles, addresses, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers consisting primarily of manuscripts for Terhune's short stories and articles relating chiefly to dogs.
    • Contributor: Terhune, Albert Payson
    • Date: 1890
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    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935 Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor’s military career.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Date: 1890
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    Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to business matters and social and family problems. Also included are reports, ...
    • Contributor: Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren) - Dike, Samuel W.
    • Date: 1870
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    Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-1980 Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).
    • Contributor: Wilkins, Roy
    • Date: 1901