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Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958
Music Division | JOB 88-4
6 cubic ft. (17 boxes)
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more... more
Allison, John, 1893-
Music Division | JPB 86-3
John Allison was an American singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. Folk songs, chiefly lyrics only, including songs for Space way ballads and Katonah; correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, and... more
Baldwin, S. Atkinson (Samuel Atkinson), 1862-1949
Music Division | JPB 83-19
This collection contains works composed by Samuel Baldwin, organist, teacher, and composer.
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
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 04-27
24.25 linear feet (61 boxes)
John J. Becker was the only Midwestern member of a group of ultramodernist American composers known as the “American Five”. He was known for his use of difficult techniques of counterpoint and harmony. Becker’s most important works include more
Belasco, David, 1853-1931.
Music Division | JPB 93-4
parts
Black, Ivan, -1979
Music Division | JPB 06-20
22.8 linear feet (55 boxes)
The Ivan Black Papers document Black’s work as a publicity agent on behalf of nightclubs, musicians and entertainers in New York from the 1940s to the 1970s. They include press releases, clippings, correspondence, photographs, promotional material... more
Bonnemere, Eddie, 1921-
Music Division | JOB 85-1
3 linear feet (12 boxes)
Bradley, Lillian E
Music Division | JPB 06-24
2.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lillian E. Bradley was a singer, entertainer, and producer. This collection consists of Bradley's photographs, one scrapbook of recital programs and thank you letters from various groups she entertained, and one folder of loose clippings,... more
Brewer, John Hyatt, 1856-1931
Music Division | JPB 83-154
3 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 3 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Brody, Elaine.
Music Division | JOB 94-4
31 items
Letters to various recipients from John Francis Barnett, Julius Benedict, François Coppée, Edward Dent, Theodore Dubois, François-Joseph Fétis, Judith Gautier, Théophile Gautier, Sir George Grove, Stephen Heller, Ferdinand Hiller, Luigi Illica,... more
Brooks, Patricia, 1933-1993
Music Division | JPB 09-4
3.07 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Patricia Brooks papers (1867, 1897-2009) document the professional vocal career of the artist, focusing on her operatic performances. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence; reproductions of photographs documenting her... more
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 2
1 item
Max Bruch was a German composer. ALS. Signed: M. Bruch.
Burnside, R. H., 1870-1952.
Music Division | JPB 83-48
127 boxes of ms. music, 53 x 43 x 8 cm. or smaller; 127 boxes of ms. music, 53 x 43 x 8 cm. or smaller
Case, Bertha.
Music Division | JOB 85-10
5 boxes of music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 5 boxes of music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Bertha Case was the literary executor of the estates of Berthold Brecht and Kurt Weill.
Cecchetti, Enrico, 1850-1928.
Music Division | JOB 76-12
21 folders in box, 38 cm; 21 folders in box, 38 cm
Cheshire, John, 1837-1910
Music Division | JPB 83-158
.9 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Cheshire, harpist and composer, was born in Birmingham England on March 28, 1839. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and became internationally famous as a viruoso touring the Scandinavian countries and South America. He wrote... more
Chesnokov, A. G. (Alexander Grigorʹevich), 1880-1941
Music Division | JOB 06-2
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The papers of the Russian composer Alexander Chesnokov consist primarily of music scores; they also include unpublished librettos and manuscripts in English, French and Russian.
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... more
Crane, Helen C
Music Division | JPB 83-170
4.62 cubic ft.
Helen Crane, composer and pianist, was born in New York in 1868. While in New York, she studied with German composers Philip and Xaver Scharwenka, and later moved to Berlin (1906-1917). Her composition Elegy for violoncello and pianoforte, op. 57... more
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
Damrosch, Frank, 1859-1937
Music Division | JPB 88-25
1 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Frank Damrosch was born Franz Heino Damrosch in Breslau, the son of Leopold Damrosch. A choral conductor, composer, and educator, he founded the Musical Art Society of New York and the Institute of Musical Art which became affiliated with the... more
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008
Music Division | JPB 00-5
33.55 linear feet (66 boxes)
Norman Dello Joio is a pianist, organist, educator and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer. The collection contains materials related to his work; including business related correspondence (from individuals and institutes), personal papers... more
Drexel, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1833-1888
Music Division | JPB 91-107
33 items
An American banker and philanthropist, Joseph Drexel collected an extensive library of music, including manuscripts and autographs. The Drexel Collection became the foundation of the Music Division of the New York Public Library. 11 autograph... more
Dubensky, Arcady, 1890-1966
Music Division | JPB 87-35
This collection of Arcady Dubensky Instrumental Music represents a sampling of the composer's compositional output for orchestra.
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.".
Eberhart, Nelle Richmond
Music Division | JPB 04-31
2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Nelle Richmond Eberhart, poet, writer and lyricist teamed with the composer Charles Wakefield Cadman to create songs, musical pieces and operas, many on the theme of Native Americans. The papers contain handwritten notebooks by Eberhart for some... more
Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952
Music Division | JPB 83-4
19 items of ms. music (1 bound), 35 cm. or smaller; 19 items of ms. music (1 bound), 35 cm. or smaller
Florio, Caryl, 1843-1920
Music Division | JPB 83-47
77 folders of ms. music in 11 boxes
Franko, Sam, 1857-1937
Music Division | JPB 83-235
The Sam Franko Scores contains original compositions and arrangements by American violinist Sam Franko.
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