Found 32 collections related to Letters

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Artec Consultants, Inc
Music Division | JPB 91-49
11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm
Artec Consultants, Inc., provides interdisciplinary consulting services for buildings for the performing arts, and basic design services for theatres, opera houses, concert halls, recital halls and related facilities. Drawings for the Philadelphia... more
Zukofsky, Paul
Music Division | JPB 92-57
27 items
In advance of Perspectives of New Music's forum on problems and discrepancies in conventional notation practice, American violinist and composer Paul Zukofsky sent a questionnaire using the organization's letterhead to 70 composers. He received 25... more
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 412
.2 linear feet (1 archival box)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is the first African American Greek Sorority. It was founded in 1908, by nine college students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. AKA currently has members in graduate and... more
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956
Music Division | JOB 91-15
1 item
Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music. Bound calligraphic testimonial signed in ink by members of the choir. Accompanied by TLS, 1955 July 10, from P. Heinrichs, Essen, to A. Gretschaninoff, New York.
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 87-16
38 items
Pablo Casals was a Catalan violoncellist. 27 ALS from Pablo Casals of which 2 are partly in the hand of and also signed by Francesca (Frasquita) Capdevila; 2 AL from Pablo Casals; 1 ALS from Francesca Capdevila; 5 autograph postcards signed from... more
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 87-17
11 items
Catalan violoncellist. 1 ALS and 7 TLS from Pablo Casals; 2 TLS from Pablo and Martita Casals; and 1 TLS from Martita Casals.
Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958
Music Division | JPB 88-83
Artur Rodzinski was a Polish conductor who spent many years in the United States. Photocopied correspondence, clippings, programs, score of canon by Schoenberg; 18 microfilmed scrapbooks, including 16 of Cleveland Orchestra material.
Weiss, Karel
Music Division | JPB 91-110
34 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. Her pupil Karel Weiss, of Baltimore, was 20 years old in 1947. 12 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Karel Weiss, 1947-1954; 2 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Weiss's mother, 1948 and 1956; 1 TL from Eva Gauthier... more
Wood, Thor E.
Music Division | JPB 91-117
15 items
Thor E. Wood was Chief of the Performing Arts Research Center of the New York Public Library. P.A.R.C. has since been incorporated into the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Letters concerning the loan or gift of music manuscript... more
Hungerford, Bruce
Music Division | JPB 86-6
Bruce Hungerford was an American pianist and Egyptologist. Programs, clippings, and reviews of concerts and phonograph records; letters from Hungerford chiefly to Dr. and Mrs. George Dinsmore Stoddard; letters to Stoddard about Hungerford from... more
Bush, Muriel F
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 293
1/2 archival box
Muriel Fortune Bush was an educator and a photographer in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In 1935, she married Paul Bush who was from Louisiana. The Bush Family Letters, consists of a small body of correspondence among members of the Bush extended... more
Bampton, Rose
Music Division | JOB 89-2
.3 cu. ft.
Holograph musical scores by various composers including extensive sketches and drafts of Chausson's Symphony in B♭ major and single pages from works by Dukas, d'Indy, and Montemezzi; Toscanini's own works composed as a student, ca. 1882-1884,... more
Ostroff, Esther
Music Division | JPB 90-86
.4 linear feet
Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. 71 ALS and 12 postcards from Isidore Philipp dated 1931-1957; 2 ALS and 1 postcard from James Friskin; 1 ALS and 1 postcard from Jacob Weinberg, 1 ALS from John Corigliano; 1... more
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 87-45
Sender and recipient are both American composers. They collaborated in composing a 2-piano work, Coal scuttle blues. 17 signed autograph letters, 30 signed typed letters, 1 telegram, and 1 postcard from Otto Luening to Ernst Bacon; 1 signed... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet
Frieda Hempel was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. From 1918-1926, she was married to William B. Kahn, who continued as her business manager after their divorce. Correspondence between Frieda Hempel and William Kahn, chiefly from the... more
Kolb, Barbara
Music Division | JPB 91-47
4 items
Author and recipient are American composers. George Boziwick was a student of Barbara Kolb. 4 ALS of which the 1st and 3rd are written on stationery printed: Institut de Recheche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique ; the 2nd and 4th are written on... more
Potter, Howard E
Music Division | JPB 91-37
30 items
Howard E. Potter, who died in 1961 at age 84, promoted concerts in the United States for musicians and theatre personalities. Correspondence received by Mr. Potter; and clippings. Correspondents include: Geraldine Farrar, Elsie Janis, Rafael... more
Blitzstein, Marc
Music Division | JPB 91-89
[68] leaves
Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 91-42
24 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. John Edmunds was an American composer, 1 of 10 who collaborated in A Garland for Eva Gauthier, 1948. 12 ALS, chiefly on paper printed with the address Hotel Thirty-Three, 33 W. 51st St, New York... more
Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958
Music Division | JOB 91-14
13 items
Isidore Philipp was a French pianist, teacher, and composer. Margaret E. Brown was a piano student of Philipp. 7 ALS, 1948 Feb. 29 - 1955 Jan. 5, from Isidore Philippe, Hotel Woodward, New York, to Margaret E. Brown, Flint, Michigan ; Miss Brown's... more
Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990
Music Division | JPB 88-24
Ernst Bacon, 1898-1990, was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. 1 ALS, 1962, and 30 ALS, 1972-1976, to John Edmunds discussing the Bacon-Edmunds collaboration on a radio skit, Watergate (performed 11-2-72 on Station KPFA,... more
Auster, Paul, 1947-
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Auster archive
47 linear feet (113 manuscript boxes)
The archive contains material related to the publication of four novels and one unpublished novel written by Auster during the period 1999-2005; material related to the publication of volumes of collected poetry, novels, and prose published in the... more
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-003
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Louise Allbritton (1920-1979) was an actress who appeared on stage, screen, and television. Her husband, Charles Collingwood (1917-1985), was an American broadcast journalist. The Louise Allbritton and Charles Collingwood papers (circa 1917-1960)... more
Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976
Music Division | JPB 91-96
The Edith Evans Braun Collection highlights the history of American music in the early and mid twentieth century. The collection shows various details of the lives and careers of notable music figures of the period through the memoirs and diaries... more
Michel, Artur, 1883-1946
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *ZBD-654 no. 3
1 document box 89 items in 16 folders
This collection mainly consists of correspondence relating to his writings and to his attempts to get out of Berlin when Hitler and the Nazis were in power. It also contains some... more
Hirschmann, Ira Arthur, 1901-1989
Music Division | JPB 86-10
The Ira Hischmann Papers provide information on the founding and activities of The New Friends of Music. Hirschmann's personal correspondence with famous musicians is included as well.
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961
Music Division | JPB 91-18
The Wallingford Riegger Papers illustrate the career of the composer Wallingford Riegger, whose works combined an advanced harmonic and rhythmic idiom with traditional structures.
Price, Sammy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 465
11 linear feet (10 record cartons and 1 flat box)
The Sammy Price Papers, 1929-1992, consist of materials pertaining to his musical and political career. Included in the collection are interviews with Price and various versions of his autobiography, "What Do They Want" interviews, published and... 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.