Found 17 collections related to Letters

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Wagner, Minna, 1809-1866
Music Division | JOB 91-33
19 items
Anonymous ms. poem addressed to Minna Planer as Sena in Solomon's Judgment, 1833 Feb. 14 ; 15 ALS, including 2 from Anton Hübsch of Königsberg, offering engagements at various theaters in Germany, 1833 Dec. 23 - 1836 March 6 ; 1 ALS from Minna... more
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm Michael, 1785-1849
Music Division | JOB 91-11
1 item
Author and recipient were pianist-composers active in Europe. Kalkbrenner asks Moscheles to sign a receipt for the sale of 2 concertos and gives news: music of Neate and Potter is being played by the Philharmonic Society rather than Beethoven... more
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 91-13 (Locked case)
1 item
Charles Gounod was a French composer. Sapho, his first opera, was first performed in 1851. His best known opera is Faust. The letter, beginning "Cher Enfant," is written to an unnamed young singer. Gounod congratulates her for the opportunity of... more
Ries, Ferdinand, 1784-1838
Music Division | JOB 91-8 (Locked case)
1 item
Ferdinand Ries was a German pianist and composer. Ries speaks of an impending visit and concert and asks for help finding a position.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-38
1 item
As a young man, the German composer Richard Wagner was in love with actress Minna Planer who later became his first wife. Minna's standing as first tragic artist in the Magdeburg theater was being threatened by a Mme. Grabowsky. Bethmann was... more
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 2
1 item
Max Bruch was a German composer. ALS. Signed: M. Bruch.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869
Music Division | JOB 91-52
1 item
Hector Berlioz was a French composer. In 1837 the Minister of Fine Arts commissioned him to compose a Requiem Mass to be performed on the 7th anniversary of the heroes of July 28, 1830. He finished his Grande Messe des Morts on June 29, but days... more
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869
Music Division | JOB 91-51
1 item
Hector Berlioz was a French composer. ALS.
Spencer, Sarah, Lady
Music Division | JOB 91-18
3 items
2 of the letters send thanks through Lady Banks to Dr. Burney for loans of music including work of Pfeiffer. The other letter promises to return 2 music books lent by Lady Banks.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 1
1 item
Jules Massenet was a French composer. ALS. Signed: Massenet.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 86-3
15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm; 15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm
During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. About 300 letters mostly to Charles Gounod or Georgina Weldon.
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Emerson
180 items
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1821 to 1912 (bulk 1837-1882) with some undated material. The collection is particularly strong on poetry, including over twenty poems in manuscript, most from Emerson's earlier period. The... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, S
1,525 items
This is a synthetic collection that consists of manuscripts and a typescript, correspondence, diaries for 1829 and 1859, seventeen journals kept from 1829 to 1869, notebooks, commonplace books, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Thoreau, Henry David
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Highlights of the collection include an important portion of the "Ktaadn" section of The Maine Woods; "Nature and Bird Notes, " a journal kept by Henry, John and Sophia Thoreau with leaves, grass and wild flowers laid in; and Thoreau's famous... more
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