Found 82 collections related to Letters (correspondence)

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
Yates, Marjorie, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 01-71
Dame Myra Hess (1890-1965) was an English pianist. During the Second World War she organized and performed in hundreds of lunch time concerts at the National Gallery which had been emptied because of the threat of air raids. Marjorie Yates, a... more
Morrison, Allan, 1916-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 632
1 folder
Born in Britain, Allan Morrison was a combat correspondent during World War II. He accompanied the liberation forces into Paris towards the end of the war. On becoming a naturalized United States citizen, in 1946 Morrison officially changed his... more
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 126
52 folders in 4 document size boxes + 1 typescript in 2 document size boxes
Photocopies of correspondence between Ted Shawn and Barton Mumaw, primarily during the years 1942-1945, when Mumaw was in military service.
Padmore, George, 1902-1959
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 624
1 folder
This collection consists of ten letters from George Padmore (1903 - 1959) to his friend and confidant Cryil Ollivierre, MD, a fellow Trinidadian. The letters are informal and warm, summarizing some of the major events taking place in Padmore's... 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
Price, Sammy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 465
10.21 linear feet (11 boxes)
Sammy Price was a recording artist, house pianist, recording supervisor, and band leader at Decca Records in New York. Additionally, he was the Executive Director of Neighborhood Board no. 2. The Sammy Price Papers, 1929-1992, consist of materials... more
Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2974
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Albert Ellsworth Thomas papers date from 1901 to 1943. The collection contains letters to Thomas from prominent individuals in theatre, including Henry Miller, Walter Hampden, Daniel Frohman, Ruth Chatterton, and Patricia Collinge. These... more
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956
Music Division | JOB 94-6
3 items
Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music. Letter (ALS) from A. Gorelov, 1908 Feb. 16, regarding Grechaninov's church service performed in Saratov Cathedral; poem (handwritten, in ink) from N. Tutnovsky praising a song... more
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947
Music Division | JPB 97-45
13 items
Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. Includes letters informing... more
Tooley, Howard, 1897-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3006
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection dates from 1932 to 1953 and contains correspondence and account books of Howard Tooley. Material in the collection concerns Tooley's planning of programs for theatres, conventions, clubs, schools, and chautauqua, through Howard... more
Watson, Lucile, 1879-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3238
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Lucile Watson papers contain correspondence, radio and television scripts, and writings of the actress, dating from 1909 to 1954. Correspondence in the collection includes letters to Watson as well as letters from Arthur Wing Pinero to Louis... more
Edmunds, John, 1913-1986
Music Division | JPB 96-24
.5 cu. ft.
More than 350 letters between John Edmunds and many important compossers and other musicians of the day, with the bulk of the letters dated 1960. A very few other papers include programs, minutes of organizations, and brochures. Besides Peter... more
Scholz, János
Music Division | JOB 94-5
1 item
Asks for a catalogue from Wittenborn and Co.; has heard a recently finished organ in a private home.
Iturbi, José, 1895-1980
Music Division | JOB 94-9
1 item
Jose Iturbi was a Spanish pianist and conductor. TL with emendations in pencil. "Night letter via Western Union." Concerns Iturbi's requirements for orchestra and rehearsals during his second concert tour in Mexico. On verso stationery printed:... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 99-5
13 items
Henry Cowell was a noted American composer, pianist, music educator, and founder of the publication New Music and the New Music Society of California. Lilly (or Lily) Popper was Henry Cowell's colleague in a school of music. 13 TLS written from... more
Graham, Martha
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 117
.2 linear feet (30 letters)
American modern dancer and choreographer. Typescript and holograph letters written by Martha Graham to a member of her dance company during his military service in World War II.
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-4
4 items
Olive Thompson Cowell was married to Harry Cowell, father of composer Henry Cowell. Lilly (or Lily) Popper was Henry Cowell's colleague in a school of music. 4 TLS regarding Henry Cowell's arrest for a sexual offense and incarceration in San... 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
Sylva, Marguerita
Music Division | JPB 93-142
34 items
Marguerita Sylva (1875-1957) was a mezzo-soprano and actress on whose business stationery for "Sylva Management" in New York is printed "The World's Greatest Carmen.". In 23 ALS and 2 postcards, Marguerita Sylva's salutations progress from "Dear... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Music Division | JPB 93-95
27 items
Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano. Kenneth Miller was a violinist who lived in Lawrence, Kansas. 19 ALS (many signed "Mel") and 1 greeting card from Rosa Ponselle to Ken Miller ; 1 ALS to "Kenneth, Rosa & Edith" from Stuart Ross [?] ; 4... more
Mills, Charles, 1914 Jan. 8-
Music Division | JPB 93-106
.3 cubic ft.
Charles (Borromeo) Mills, 1914-1982, was an American composer of chamber music, orchestral works including movie music and ballets, and vocal music including sacred choral works. He became a Roman Catholic in 1944. Morris Hochberg was a conductor... more
Grandjany, Marcel, 1891-1975
Music Division | JPB 93-107
10 items
Testimonial letters (ALS) from Ch. M. Widor, H. Renié, Camille Chevillard (1922 Oct. 3), Albert Wolff, Jacques Pillois, and Gabriel Pierné (1926 May 21). Other papers include 2 brochures (1 of which incorporates excerpts from these letters in... more
Barnes, Harold
Music Division | JPB 95-4
0.94 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Harold Barnes was a record collector. Walter Schmucker was a collector.
Viotti, Giovanni Battista, 1755-1824
Music Division | *ZB-4141
.16 cu. ft.; 1 microfilm reel
The collection consists of 3 undated letters and 12 dated letters from Viotti (1801-1821), all in French ; 20 undated and 34 dated letters (1793-1822) to Viotti and several others from various correspondents, chiefly in French with several letters... more
Citizens for a Quieter City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 552
36.0 linear feet (36 boxes, 1 container)
Citizens for a Quieter City was a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the reduction of urban noise. Founded by Robert Alex Baron, its objectives were to develop information about the injurious effect of noise; research methods of... more
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 87
1 document box 29 items in 9 folders
Eleanor King (1906-1991) writes to her longtime friend about her travels and professional activities.
Walton, Blanche
Music Division | JPB 93-108
13 items
2 letters (ALS) and 3 items clipped from letters from American composer Carl Ruggles (including musical excerpts), 1932-1959 ; 2 acknowledgements of gifts to institutions, 1941-1959 ; copy of a letter from E.J. de Coppet to J. J. Paderewski... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Fennelly, Parker
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-011
6.2 linear feet (13 boxes, 6 volumes)
Parker Fennelly (1891-1988) was an actor and playwright who performed on stage, radio, film, and television. The Parker Fennelly papers, dating from 1911 to 1997, document his career through project files, photographs, letters, programs,... more
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