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    Arthur Rothstein papers, 1936-2000 Photographer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, notes, subject files, transcripts, press clippings, and other material relating to Rothstein’s career as a photojournalist.
    • Contributor: Rothstein, Arthur
    • Date: 1936
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    George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931
    george antheil collection,
    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.
    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Hart, Stanley
    • Date: 1919
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    Don Walker collection, 1932-1984 Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.
    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Date: 1932
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    Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968 The collection is in two series, Music and Non-music. The former includes his stage, vocal, and instrumental music, sketchbooks, lyric sheets, and music not by Duke, including the holograph of Signature for the High-low concerts by Aaron Copland. The latter consists of: correspondence with, among others, George Balanchine, Martin Charnin, Peter De Vries, Howard Dietz, Dean Dixon, Neshui Ertegun, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Hermann, George...
    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Date: 1918
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips;...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Date: 1901
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    Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005 U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.
    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Date: 1931
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    Susannah Armstrong Coleman collection, 1912-1953 Susannah Armstrong Coleman (1897-1985) was an American pianist, composer and teacher. The Susannah Armstrong Coleman Collection consists of music manuscripts, organizational publications, correspondence, programs, photographs, biographical notes, clippings, and miscellaneous items.
    • Contributor: Coleman, Susannah Armstrong
    • Date: 1912
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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003 Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.
    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932
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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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    Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004 Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Date: 1915
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001 Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.
    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Date: 1919
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    Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Date: 1913
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    Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996 Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. The collection contains materials documenting his life and work, including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings, business papers, scripts, awards, and honors. The collection also contains music composed by Gordon and others, including manuscript, holograph manuscript, printed, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. Many of the items are annotated.
    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Date: 1940
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    Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992 The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.
    • Date: 1913
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    Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001 The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of...
    • Contributor: Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid ... Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid - Clark, J. Bunker - Cockrell, Dale - Cooke, Nym - Crawford, Richard - Davidson, Mary Wallace - Eiland, Dianna - Epstein, Dena J. - Geil, Wilma Jean - Graziano, John Michael - Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley) - Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams) - Johnson, H. Earle (Harold Earle) - Kearns, William - Keck, George Russell - Keller, Kate Van Winkle - Kirk, Elise K. (Elise Kuhl) - Kroeger, Karl - Krummel, Donald William - Leavitt, Donald L. - Lichtenwanger, William - Lowens, Irving - Lowens, Margery Morgan - Machlin, Paul S. - McCulloh, Judith - McLucas, Anne Dhu - Parker, Craig Burwell - Pen, Ronald - Perlis, Vivian - Porter, Susan L. - Preston, Katherine K. - Rabson, Carolyn - Root, Deane L. - Schrader, Arthur F. - Shirley, Wayne D. - Tawa, Nicholas E. - Temperley, Nicholas - Towery, Margie - Wells, Paul F. - Whitesitt, Linda - Wright, Josephine
    • Date: 1971
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007 Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.
    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956-1964
    winslow / boulanger collection,
    Little is known about Mrs. Cameron (Harriet) Winslow or how she became acquainted with the influential French composer, conductor, and teacher, Nadia Boulanger. This collection consists of photographs, concert programs, and clippings related to Boulanger's career that Mrs. Winslow received from 1956 to 1964. Most of the items are signed, dated and contain simple messages from Boulanger.
    • Contributor: Winslow, Harriet - Boulanger, Nadia - Blitzstein, Marc
    • Date: 1956
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    Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006 The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are...
    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Date: 1904
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    Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002 African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.
    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
    • Date: 1928
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    USIA Artistic Ambassador Program musical commissions, 1973-1988
    united states information agency artistic ambassador program musical commissions,
    This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization’s Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.
    • Contributor: United States Information Agency. Artistic Ambassador Program - Bacon, Ernst - Dello Joio, Norman - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Gould, Morton - Hoiby, Lee - Lees, Benjamin - Mayer, William - Muczynski, Robert - Perle, George - Rochberg, George - Siegmeister, Elie - Smit, Leo - Robilette, John
    • Date: 1973
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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, 1936-1991 Music teacher Mildred Spiegel Zucker was a childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein's, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship. The collection mostly consists of correspondence that Bernstein sent to Zucker dating from his time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York.
    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Date: 1936
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002 The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of...
    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Date: 1946
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    Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006 The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.
    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Date: 1993
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    John Hall Wheelock papers, 1910-circa 2000 Poet and editor. Correspondence; drafts of poems, speeches, and articles; and miscellany relating largely to Wheelock's poetry
    • Contributor: Wheelock, John Hall
    • Date: 1910
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    Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002 Lawyer, federal trade commissioner, and lobbyist. Correspondence, memoranda, email, speeches, statements, book files, subject files, and other papers primarily concerning Pertschuk's career as chairman and commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and consumer and tobacco control issues.
    • Contributor: Pertschuk, Michael
    • Date: 1949