Found 37 collections related to Personal correspondence

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Frenkel, Stefan, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 11-2
4.34 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 other item)
The papers of the violinist Stefan Frenkel are primarily composed of scores for music by Frenkel and by other composers, many with Frenkel's performance notes. They also contain scrapbooks, clippings, photographs and programs.
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017
Music Division | JPB 07-6
84.67 linear feet (172 boxes)
The Roberta Peters Collection contains office files, photographs, programs, clippings, datebooks and diaries, scrapbooks, scores and audio/video recordings documenting every phase of her long career at the Metropolitan Opera and beyond.
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.
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.
Weintraub, Eugene
Music Division | JPB 12-02
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Eugene Weintraub papers consist of correspondence between Weintraub and his clients, and a biographical file about Weintraub, including essays by the publishers. Much of the correspondence is from the composer George Antheil.
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
Kirchner, Leon
Music Division | JPB 11-14
12.72 linear feet (40 boxes)
The Leon Kirchner papers document the career of the composer, conductor and pianist from the 1950s to the early 2000s. They include scores and sketches, correspondence with important musical figures, writings, programs, clippings, photographs 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
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
Shulman, Alan
Music Division | JPB 11-17
13.92 linear feet (47 boxes)
The Alan Shulman papers document the life and work of an important composer, arranger and cellist. They include subject files, correspondence, photographs, concert programs, clippings and scores, and include documentation of Shulman’s experience... 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
Larsen, Nella
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 407
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Nella Larsen Letters consist of two letters written by this author to Edward Wasserman and deal with the most spectacular African American social event of the decade, the 1928 wedding of Countee Cullen and W.E.B. DuBois' daughter, Yolande. The... more
Serlin, Oscar, 1901-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1977-002
25.15 linear feet (62 boxes)
Oscar Serlin (1901-1971) was an American theatrical producer in the first half of the 20th century, most famous for the long-running play Life with Father. This collection consists of his personal and professional papers.
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
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Trampler, Walter
Music Division | JPB 13-19
13.02 linear feet (36 boxes)
Walter Trampler (1915-1997) was an American violist of German origin. One of the defining figures of his instrument, he performed with the Beaux Arts Trio; the Budapest, Juilliard, and Guarneri String Quartets; and was a founding member of the New... more
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Kurka, Robert, 1921-1957
Music Division | JPB 03-03
2.38 linear feet (9 boxes)
Robert Kurka (1921-1957) was a composer best known for The Good Soldier Schweik (1956-1958), an orchestral suite which he expanded into an opera. He also wrote works for instrumental soloists, chamber groups, chorus, and orchestra. The Robert... more
Johnson, Charles Thruston
Music Division | JPB 13-18
3.01 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Charles Thruston Johnson papers document the violinist's career as an orchestral, solo, and chamber musician; as a teacher and conductor; and as the director of the International Festival Series of chamber music concerts. The collection... more
Mengelbier, Hubert
Music Division | JOB 13-03
2.21 linear feet (9 boxes)
Hubert Mengelbier (1887-1941) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor. The Hubert Mengelbier scores consist of the majority of his known works, all unpublished, and a small set of biographical papers.
Surinach, Carlos
Music Division | JOB 13-02
13.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The BMI Surinach collection holds the papers of the composer and conductor Carlos Surinach (1915-1997). It includes correspondence, scores, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, clippings, posters, flyers, datebooks, awards,... more
Stoessel, Albert, 1894-1943
Music Division | JPB 13-25
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Stoessel (1894-1943) was an American violinist, conductor, composer, and pedagogue. The Albert Stoessel papers, Additions, primarily hold lecture texts and course materials, and also contain small portions of biographical papers,... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 13-39
7.51 linear feet (28 boxes)
The American Music Center was a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the creation, performance, and appreciation of new American music. For much of its history, one of its principal activities was the creation of a research and... more
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 14-27
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frédérique Petrides (1903-1983) was a violinist, conductor, teacher, publisher, and pioneering advocate for women in music. The Frédérique Petrides papers, Additions, dating from 1918 to 1983, contain personal correspondence between Petrides and... 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
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
Holland, Jeanette B.
Music Division | JPB 14-26
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jeanette B. Holland (1901-2001), was a musicologist and a scholar of early music. The Jeanette B. Holland papers, dating from 1949 to 1976, contain her research notes, annotated copies of Renaissance music manuscripts, papers by other researchers,... more
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Levine Archive
30 linear feet (58 manuscript boxes)
In 1995, Philip Levine received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (for The Simple Truth) ; over the course of his career he has also won three National Endowment for the Arts grants in poetry, two Guggenheim fellowships in poetry, the Award of Merit... more
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