Found 80 collections related to Notes

Wilson, John Cook, 1849-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3352
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Reminiscences of plays, and a performance of the opera "La Tosca," attended by him between 1919-1921, giving his appraisal of the play, its production, its actors, etc. The works were presented in Syracuse, Boston, New Haven, New York, Atlantic... more
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Seat Endowment Committee
Music Division | JPB 94-11
25 items
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an arts complex comprising more than a dozen institutions between 62nd St. and 66th St. on Broadway in New York City. Philharmonic Hall (later named Avery Fisher Hall) opened Sept. 24, 1962. Clippings,... more
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904
Music Division | JOB 91-54
1 item
Receipt, written and signed by Antonin Dvořàk on a form printed "Received from The National Conservatory of Music of America, New York, 189-", acknowledging receipt of $2000 "on account of salary 1893-94.".
Potter, Reuben M. (Reuben Marmaduke), 1802-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2476
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Reuben M. Potter was born in New Jersey in 1802. From 1827 to 1833 he was an agent of a commercial house in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, after which he served as the customs comptroller at Galveston, Texas. In December 1846 Potter became... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1149
.13 linear feet (1 box)
Notes of a report on geology of the region between the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Mountains, made for the U. S. Northwestern Boundary Survey; eight pencil drawings by W. B. McMurtrie and L. Sonon; and a catalogue of geological specimens by... more
Pollikoff, Max
Music Division | JPB 86-1
11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller; 11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller
A violinist and conductor, Max Pollikoff was born in Newark, N.J., in 1904, and died in New York City in 1984. He organized Music in Our Time, a concert series which ran from 1954 to 1974 at the 92nd St. YMHA, New York. Published and unpublished... more
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10653
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consist predominantly of financial records relating to the personal investments of American astronomer Benjamin Apthorp Gould, including his business with the Whitehall Gas-light Company, including receipts, promissory notes, and... more
Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4457
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1790 and 1827 by American statesman John Eager Howard from his Baltimore estate, Belvedere, to fellow Maryland statesman Virgil Maxcy. The letters cover political, financial, social, and familial matters, including the... more
Hill, J. W. (John William), 1812-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4447
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence between British-born American painter John William (J.W.) Hill and various friends and family members, including Gordon Lester Ford and his wife, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford. Letters discuss social... more
Lourié, Arthur, 1892-1966
Music Division | JPB 92-61
3 linear feet
Chiefly music scores, including holographs, copyists' manuscripts, and published music. Besides scores, there are brief biographical sketches in Russian and English (JPB 92-61 no. 88) ; an essay by Lourié (Our march) on Russian futurism with some... more
Knab, Carl
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1657
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Notes (10 vols.) taken by Carl Knab, a student of theology, while attending lectures of Professors Mangold, Meinhold, Nissen, and Schnapp at Bonn; Professors Haupt, Hering, and Rothstein at Halle; and Professors Kaftan, Pfleidered, and von Soden... more
Lhévinne, Josef, 1874-1944
Music Division | JOB 91-22
6 items
Josef Lhévinne was a Russian pianist who lived in the United States after 1919. Lists of receipts for concert tours, in North America, 1908-1910, and in Europe, 1920 and 1922 ; and accounts of transactions with Steinway & Sons, which sponsored the... more
Perle, George, 1915-2009
Music Division | JPB 89-2
An American composer and theorist, George Perle received his Ph.D. degree in 1956 from N.Y. Univ. with the dissertation Serial Composition and Atonality (publ. 1962; 4th ed. 1977). He also wrote Twelve-tone Tonality (1977); The Operas of Alban... more
Rochberg, George
Music Division | JPB 86-19
George Rochberg is an American composer. Materials for and drafts of articles on Iconography of the mind, Music and the human situation, The harmonic tendency of the hexachord, and Schoenberg's American period, and for a UCLA lecture (1968);... more
Heimann, Hugo, 1859-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17823
1 folder
Typescript carbon copy of personal reminiscences for his wife, Cilli, and their children, including family history, 1777-1932.
Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915
Music Division | JOB 94-7
48 items
William Hayman Cummings was an English organist, composer, singer and writer, author of Purcell (1881), a biographical dictionary (1892) and other works about English music. 29 ALS from 17 correspondents commenting about Cummings's book, Purcell,... more
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... more
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4579
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Four letters of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, a South Carolina statesman, Revolutionary War veteran, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention. Three of the letters, dating 1815, 1822, and 1824 are addressed to cotton trader Francois-Didier... more
Staples family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4629
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists almost exclusively of land papers, such as indentures, partition deeds, quit claims, mortgages, tax bills, receipts, estate papers, and a map relating to New York City real estate owned by members of the Staples and Sherman... more
Salter, Harry, 1899-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-023
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Harry Salter papers contain mostly scripts for radio programs on which he worked as orchestra conductor or music director.
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
Chong, Ping
Billy Rose Theatre Division | LPA Mss 2009-001
24.85 linear feet (64 boxes); 958 mb (822 computer files)
Ping Chong (1946- ) is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, choreographer, videographer and installation artist. The Ping Chong Archive, dating from 1971 to 2008, documents his creative and production process. It holds scripts;... more
Johnson, Alfred Newell, 1915-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 503
33.27 linear feet (78 boxes, 1 volume)
Alfred Newell Johnson (1915-1989) was an entrepreneur whose work varied from electrical engineering, journalism, photography, public relations and publicity, to political campaign management. The A. Newell Johnson papers date from the 1920s to the... more
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991
Music Division | JPB 97-65
2.11 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991. The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon... more
Weiss, Marc B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2006-014
7.88 linear feet (14 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 4 tubes)
Marc B. Weiss was a theater lighting designer. The Marc B. Weiss design files date from 1968 to 1994 and contain lighting plots, hanging plans, cue sheets, focus charts, and scripts.
Tipton, Jennifer
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 420
82.3 linear feet (122 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 115 tubes); 758.7 mb (627 computer files)
The Jennifer Tipton lighting designs date from 1958 to 2013 and contain technical lighting documents created by Tipton throughout the course of her career as a lighting designer for dance, theater, opera, and installations, primarily in the United... more
Leary, Rosemary Woodruff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23932
11.15 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume); 11.75 mb (48 computer files)
Rosemary Woodruff Leary (1935-2002), (also known as "Ro" and Sarah Woodruff), sought to educate people about the psychedelic experience. Woodruff lived for over twenty years as a fugitive for her role in assisting her husband, Dr. Timothy Leary,... more
Kuss, Malena
Music Division | JPB 13-33
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Malena Kuss files on Carleton Sprague Smith date from 1981 to 2007. They mainly document the creation of Libraries, History, Diplomacy, and the Performing Arts: Essays in Honor of Carleton Sprague Smith (1991), for... more
Maisel, Edward
Music Division | JPB 14-22
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edward Maisel (b. 1917) was the author of Charles T. Griffes: The Life of an American Composer. The Edward Maisel research files on Charles T. Griffes, dating from 1904 to 1985, primarily hold correspondence between Maisel and individuals who knew... more
Segal, Edith, 1902-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 355
3.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Edith Segal (1902-1997) was an American choreographer, song writer, and poet. Her work examined issues such as workers' rights and racial equality through a socialist lens. The Edith Segal papers (1915-1991) document her involvement in progressive... more