Found 54 collections related to Musicians

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Dunkley, Ferdinand, 1869-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 860
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ferdinand L. Dunkley (1869-1956) was a New Orleans-based musician, poet and writer. He organized the New Orleans Choral-Symphony Society and was active in various musical and literary groups. Collection consists of correspondence, writings,... more
Fitelberg, Jerzy, 1903-1951
Music Division | JOB 95-14
5.84 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Jerzy Fitelberg papers primarily hold the composer's score manuscripts. They also contain correspondence, concert programs and clipping files.
Randall, J. K., 1929-2014
Music Division | JPB 12-03
14.95 linear feet (45 boxes)
The bulk of the J.K. Randall Collection consists of the composer's scores and other papers documenting his compositions. The remainder is comprised of Randall's personal files containing his writings, theoretical notes and analyses, correspondence... more
Kauder Society
Music Division | JPB 11-8
10.91 linear feet (33 boxes; 75 sound recordings)
The Hugo Kauder Society records contain the papers and scores of the composer Hugo Kauder, as well as the records of the Society dedicated to preserving and promoting his music.
International Society for Contemporary Music
Music Division | JPB 11-5
7.98 linear feet (20 boxes)
The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States... more
Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club)
Music Division | JPB 11-15
8.69 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club) is an organization made up of distinguished New York City musicians and music lovers that organizes dinners and chamber concerts for its members, supports young artists, and honors notable musicians. The... more
Carter, Sally Townsend, 1895-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3646
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Sally Townsend Carter (1895- ) was a pianist who founded the Wilton School of Music in Wilton, Conn. Collection consists of correspondence, concert programs, biographical information, and accounts. Correspondence, 1935-1938, is for the most part... more
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
Ward, Frank Edwin, 1872-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3217
Frank Edwin Ward (1872-1953), was an organist, composer and music teacher at Columbia University. His father, Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1831-1902), was a social reformer, historian, and author of The Ancient Lowly and other books on the history of... more
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961
Music Division | JPB 12-08
9.19 linear feet (32 boxes)
Tom Scott was a folk-singer and arranger, and a composer of symphonic and chamber works, as well as music for live television and film. His papers contain scores, correspondence, photographs, biographical and publicity files, a scrapbook, and... more
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Music Division | JPB 12-01
11 linear feet (27 boxes)
The records of the Composers' Forum document the history of the organization from 1935 to 2002. They hold correspondence, concert programs, press releases, clippings, grant applications and other development files, board meeting minutes and... more
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Music Division | JPB 94-1
George Antheil was an American composer. In the 1920's he was involved in the avant-garde scene in Paris and composed ultra-modern music, then wrote more accessible operas and orchestral works, and finally moved to Hollywood and composed film... more
Case, Anna, 1888-1984
Music Division | JPB 13-01
2.59 linear feet (10 boxes)
Anna Case (1889-1984) was an American soprano and composer who performed with the Metropolitan Opera from 1909 to 1920, and toured as a concert soloist until 1931. Her papers hold concert programs, scores by Case and other composers,... more
Milligan, Harold Vincent, 1888-1951
Music Division | JPB 13-03
3.47 linear feet (12 boxes)
Harold Vincent Milligan (1888-1951) was an American organist, composer, and writer on music. The longtime organist for Riverside Church in Manhattan, his papers hold correspondence, scores, clippings, concert programs, diaries, writings, financial... more
Auber, Stefan
Music Division | JPB 13-05
3.43 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Stefan Auber papers hold concert programs, images, scrapbooks, clippings, scores, promotional material, touring files, posters, and correspondence. The collection primarily documents the cellist's life and career from 1920 until the... more
Strimer, Joseph, 1881-1962
Music Division | JPB 14-23
1.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joseph Strimer (1881-1962) was a Russian composer. The Joseph Strimer papers, dating from 1913 to 1955, are primarily composed of score manuscripts, and also contain a small set of professional papers.
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Pressler, Glenn
Music Division | JPB 14-02
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Glenn Pressler (1915-1990), a bass-baritone vocalist, performed as a soloist or in choruses in New York City in the 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked at Herbert Barrett Management, where he managed the careers of the... more
Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
Crosswell, Rudolph
Music Division | JPB 11-3
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rudolph Crosswell (1926-1992) was a composer and music educator. The Rudolph Crosswell scores date from 1949 to 1986 and hold manuscripts or manuscript copies for 21 of Crosswell’s compositions.
Rose, Sidney
Music Division | JOB 14-02
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Sidney Rose collection of Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia dates from 1865 to 1950. It contains clippings, posters, programs, photographs, and color souvenir cards pertaining to performances of Gilbert and Sullivan operas on the east coast of... more
Persichetti, Dorothea
Music Division | JPB 14-14
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Dorothea Flanagan Persichetti (1919-1987) was a pianist and music educator, and the wife of the composer Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987). The Dorothea Flanagan Persichetti scrapbook, dating from 1925 to 1941, mostly documents the musician’s... more
Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000
Music Division | JPB 14-16
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000) was an American composer and pianist. The Vivian Fine papers, dating from 1929 to 1973, contain score manuscripts and concert programs.
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.
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 94-07
72.68 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Otto Luening papers contain the composer's scores, correspondence, writings, subject files, and other professional papers; and family papers of his siblings, parents, extended family, and ancestors, including the scores of his father, Eugene... 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.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Music Division | JPB 12-12
32.84 linear feet (79 boxes)
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization of more than 420,000 artists that protects the copyrights of its members. The ASCAP records represent a portion of the artists who joined the society from the... more
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Evett, Robert, 1922-1975
Music Division | JPB 14-17
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Evett (1922-1975) was an American composer and writer on music. The Robert Evett scores, dating from 1946 to 1960, hold three of his compositions.