Found 347 collections related to American Music Collection

Hamilton, Iain, 1922-
Music Division | JPB 02-3
36.23 linear feet (70 boxes)
Iain Hamilton’s papers document his career as a composer, librettist, and teacher. The bulk of the collection dates from 1951 through his later years, and consists primarily of scores and supporting materials.
Fehl, Fred
Music Division | JPB 93-6
1667 slides, col; 1667 slides, col; 3314 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 5 x 7 in.; 3314 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 5 x 7 in.; ca. 3000 film negatives, safety, 4 x 6 in. or smaller; ca. 3000 film negatives, safety, 4 x 6 in. or smal
Since his arrival in New York City in 1939, Viennese-born Fred Fehl has devoted his life to photographing the performing arts. A pioneer in taking candid photographs during performances with available stage lighting, Fehl has documented... 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.
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Muschenheim, Frederick A
Music Division | JPB 91-155
.6 linear feet
The collection includes some memorabilia of Artur Bodanzky: 2 batons, portrait drawings by Emil Orlik and Albert Sterner, a tiny photograph of Bodanzky swimming with the child Linda Muschenheim, 2 commemorative items including a poem by Brenda... more
Schang, F. C.
Music Division | JPB 06-57
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Frederick C. Schang Papers document the collecting interests and professional relationships of a prominent agent in the music industry during the 1930s-1970s.
Schreiber, Frederick C.
Music Division | JPB 02-8
7.71 linear feet (31 boxes)
Frederick Schreiber was a prolific 20th century composer, choir director, and organist. The collection primarily consists of Schreiber’s original compositions, supplemented by arrangements he produced of other composers’ works, and a small amount... more
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 83-3
13 boxes ; 39 x 30 x 8 cm
The Frédérique Petrides Papers document her career as violinist, conductor and teacher, editor and publisher, and advocate for women as professional musicians. The bulk of the collection is correspondence. See also: Petrides in NYPL Digital... more
Whiting, Arthur
Music Division | JPB 84-425
31 items of ms. music, 36 cm. or smaller; 31 items of ms. music, 36 cm. or smaller
Mahler, Fritz
Music Division | JPB 02-2
5.1 linear feet (11 boxes)
Fritz Mahler was a Austrian-American conductor, composer, music teacher and radio personality . The collection contains memorabilia related to his work, including clippings, recital programs, correspondence, photographs, writings (articles and... more
Rikko, Fritz
Music Division | JPB 06-54
12 boxes
Fritz Rikko (1903-1980) was a musicologist and conductor who was an authority on music of the Baroque era. The collection documents Rikko's scholarly work on the composers, Salamone Rossi and Alessandro Scarlatti, and consists mainly of... more
Branscombe, Gena
Music Division | JPB 94-3
700 folders in 21 boxes
This collection contains published and unpublished compositions, including sketches and drafts, of Gena Branscombe.
Peoples' voice cafe
Music Division | JPB 06-10
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Peoples' Voice Cafe Records includes correspondence, clippings, flyers and other publicity material, and administrative records of the Peoples' Voice Cafe. The collection's contents date from 1979 to 1986, documenting the early and formative... more
Philadelphia Grand Opera Company
Music Division | JPB 06-15
.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection of records from the Philadelphia Grand Opera Company mainly covers the period from 1931 to 1932. Included are correspondence, press clippings, photographs and programs.
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
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920
Music Division | JPB 97-68
286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted; 286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted
Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer whose works include The White Peacock, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, and Poem for Flute and Orchestra. In 1907, upon his return from music study in Germany, he became a music teacher at the... more
Ellison, Sulaiman, 1951-
Music Division | JPB 87-64
45 photoprints, silver gelatin b&w, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller; 45 photoprints, silver gelatin b&w, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller
Photographs of jazz musicians taken before, during, and after performances in the New York area, 1973-1984. Includes a list of contents and 3 lists, dated 10 May 1983, 15 July 1984, and 15 September, 1984, of names of all jazz musicians... more
Randolph, William Popsie
Music Division | JPB 93-3
13 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 24 x 20 cm. on mounts 31 x 26 cm; 13 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 24 x 20 cm. on mounts 31 x 26 cm
William "Popsie" Randolph was a company and tour manager for many jazz ensembles, including the Benny Goodman bands. Photographs of jazz musicians, many holding their instruments. 2 photographs date from the 1940's: Glenn Miller and the... more
Gruen, John
Music Division | JPB 95-19
8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm; 8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm
Photographs of singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (2 poses, New York, 1964); and composers Marc Blitzstein (2 poses, New York, 1960) Morton Feldman (2 poses, one at the beach, Water Mill, N.Y., 1963), Francis Poulenc (New York, 1960), and James Tocco... more
Schumer, Harry G
Music Division | JPB 92-70
14 boxes
Harry G. Schumer was the librarian of the Metropolitan Opera from 1938-1968. The collection includes color photographic transparencies, color slides, and black and white negatives taken by Schumer of Metropolitan Opera cast and crew during his... more
Kouguell, Arkadie, 1898-1985
Music Division | JPB 96-11
11 items of music ; 38 cm. or smaller
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
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962
Music Division | JPB 99-12
17 items, music; 17 items, music
Photocopied items from The Gustav Mahler-Alfred Rosé Collection, The Music Library, The University of Western Ontario Library System, London, Ontario, Canada. Included are a typescript of a document by Arthur Schnitzler "An Bruno Walter"; a... more
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962
Music Division | *ZB-2677 (series 1-9 only)
The Bruno Walter Papers represent the career of the conductor Bruno Walter. The collection contains correspondence (primarily from after his emigration to the United States in 1941) as well as photographs, some books and music, and memorabilia.
Davis, Buster
Music Division | JPB 03-12
6.60 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Buster Davis Scores document his career as a composer, lyricist, vocal arranger, musical director, teacher, and writer. The collection dates from 1929 through 1987, and consists primarily of scores and lecture notes.
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Music Division | JPB 94-13
9 drawings on bristol board, india ink, 34 x 39 cm. or smaller; 9 drawings on bristol board, india ink, 34 x 39 cm. or smaller
Caricatures of Franz Allers, Artur Bodanzky, Carlos Chavez, Georges Enesco, Ignaz Paderewski, Serge Prokofiev, Erno Rapee, and 2 unidentified pianists (one possibly Oscar Levant).
Bendiner, Alfred
Music Division | JPB 94-14
142 drawings; 24 prints
Alfred Bendiner(1899-1964) was an architect, caricaturist, water colorist, muralist, lithographer, writer, and archeologist. Many of his illustrations of buildings and of the worlds of music, theatre and ballet appeared in the Philadelphia Sunday... more
Lachmund, Carl, 1853-1928
Music Division | JPB 92-1
The Carl V. Lachmund Collection represents the musical career of Carl Lachmund, a student of Franz Liszt, and Lachmund's subsequent devotion to the remembrance of Liszt's personality and the advancement of his music.
Beloussoff, Evsei, 1881-1945
Music Division | JPB 90-29
.3 cu. ft.
A Russian-American violoncellist and music teacher, Evsei Beloussoff came to the United States in 1923, made a transcontinental tour, and appeared in New York as a soloist and in sonata recitals with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Wanda Landowska, and Rubin... more
Sanders, Felicia
Music Division | JPB 97-3
.41 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. The collection contains 2 items of sheet music with cover pictures of... more