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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936-1992
Creator:
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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Curtis W. Davis collection on Leopold Stokowski
creator
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 965
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1936-1992
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Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928- Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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Audiovisual materials Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Research notes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1922-1986
Creator:
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Extent: 15.6 linear feet (39 boxes)
Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985), was a violinist and conductor, best known for his 44-year association with the Philadelphia Orchestra. This collection consists of 663 sound recordings, largely of classical music performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by composer, or occasionally by the title of the recording when multiple composers or a themed recording was created.
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Eugene Ormandy commercial sound recordings
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 410
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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15.6 linear feet (39 boxes)
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1922-1986
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Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985), was a violinist and conductor, best known for his 44-year association with the Philadelphia Orchestra. This collection consists of 663 sound recordings, largely of classical music performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by composer, or occasionally by the title of the recording when multiple composers or a themed recording was created.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1932-1947
Creator:
Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982, Creator
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985, Creator
Extent: 3.58 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Eugene Ormandy family home movies are amateur films shot between 1932 and 1947 by conductor Eugene Ormandy on his own hand-held camera and by others when Ormandy appears in the films. The content of the films includes scenes of Ormandy conducting the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. Also included are arrivals and departures at train stations along with musicians from his two resident orchestras. Otherwise, the content of the films is primarily scenes of leisure. The locales include his home in Minneapolis, MN, European cities including London, Vienna, and Stockholm, and several vacations in the Austrian alps, as well as vacations in Florida, Bermuda, and New Hampshire. There are also several scenes aboard passenger ships on his way to or from Europe. The people included in his films are primarily his first wife, Stephanie "Steffy" Goldner Ormandy, as well as her mother, sisters and brother, her sisters' spouses and children, and friends of the family, many of them musicians.
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Eugene Ormandy family home movies
creator
Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982, Creator Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985, Creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1051
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3.58 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1932-1947
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The Eugene Ormandy family home movies are amateur films shot between 1932 and 1947 by conductor Eugene Ormandy on his own hand-held camera and by others when Ormandy appears in the films. The content of the films includes scenes of Ormandy conducting the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. Also included are arrivals and departures at train stations along with musicians from his two resident orchestras. Otherwise, the content of the films is primarily scenes of leisure. The locales include his home in Minneapolis, MN, European cities including London, Vienna, and Stockholm, and several vacations in the Austrian alps, as well as vacations in Florida, Bermuda, and New Hampshire. There are also several scenes aboard passenger ships on his way to or from Europe. The people included in his films are primarily his first wife, Stephanie "Steffy" Goldner Ormandy, as well as her mother, sisters and brother, her sisters' spouses and children, and friends of the family, many of them musicians.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982 Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Balant, Doris, b. 1929 Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.). Goldner Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. New York Philharmonic. Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Ormandy, Stephanie Goldner, 1896-1962 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Home movies
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1921-1991
Creator:
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Extent: 78 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Ormandy served as the onductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (1931-1936) and the Philadelphia Orchestra (1937-1980). His collection includes general and interoffice correspondence; administrative files concerning programming; notes; programs and itineraries; clippings; and awards. The majority of the materials concern Ormandy’s tenure at the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Eugene Ormandy papers
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 91
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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78 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
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1921-1991
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Ormandy served as the onductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (1931-1936) and the Philadelphia Orchestra (1937-1980). His collection includes general and interoffice correspondence; administrative files concerning programming; notes; programs and itineraries; clippings; and awards. The majority of the materials concern Ormandy’s tenure at the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1880-1992
Creator:
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Extent: 16.75 linear feet (76 volumes and boxes)
Eugene Ormandy served as the conductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra from 1931 to 1936 and the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1937 to 1980.This collection of photographs documents the career and life of Eugene Ormandy from the early 1880s to the early 1990s, with the bulk of the photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1970s. Many of these photographs are available online
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Eugene Ormandy photographs
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 330
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.75 linear feet (76 volumes and boxes)
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1880-1992
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Eugene Ormandy served as the conductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra from 1931 to 1936 and the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1937 to 1980.This collection of photographs documents the career and life of Eugene Ormandy from the early 1880s to the early 1990s, with the bulk of the photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1970s. Many of these photographs are available online
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Academy of Music (Philadelphia, Pa.). Ormandy, Gretel Ormandy, Stephanie Goldner, 1896-1962 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Negatives (photographic) Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1898-1947
(Bulk: 1917-1939)
Creator:
Di Cecco, F. Antonio, 1888-1954
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
F. (Falco) Antonio Di Cecco (1888-1954) was an Italian American composer and conductor based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection includes sixteen complete and unpublished music works by Di Cecco, along with a small number of personal notebooks and printed music books.
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F. Antonio Di Cecco manuscript scores and notebooks
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Di Cecco, F. Antonio, 1888-1954
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1348
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
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1898-1947
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1917-1939
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F. (Falco) Antonio Di Cecco (1888-1954) was an Italian American composer and conductor based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection includes sixteen complete and unpublished music works by Di Cecco, along with a small number of personal notebooks and printed music books.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Di Cecco, F. Antonio, 1888-1954
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Notebooks Scores
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1869-2014
(Bulk: 1958-2013)
Creator:
DePreist, James, 1936-2013
Extent: 98 linear feet (130 boxes, + 2 map drawer folders)
James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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James DePreist papers
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DePreist, James, 1936-2013
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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98 linear feet (130 boxes, + 2 map drawer folders)
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1869-2014
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1958-2013
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James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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DePreist, James, 1936-2013 Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Oregon Symphony.
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (documents)
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1916-1994
Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Extent: 47 boxes (+ 1 map drawer)
Some personal papers of Leopold Stokowski, including correspondence to and from Stokowski, notebooks, calendars, bank statements, royalty statements, insturance records, and contracts; this includes some correspondence and contracts related to Stokowski’s tenure as conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (bulk 1937-1946). Also includes writings by and about Stokowski, obituaries, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, memorabilia, and issues of three newsletters devoted to Stokowski. Also includes administrative correspondence of the former curator of the Leopold Stokowski Collection at the Curtis Institute of Music, Dr. Edwin E. Heilakka, 1980-1994.
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Leopold Stokowski papers
creator
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 381
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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47 boxes (+ 1 map drawer)
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1916-1994
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Some personal papers of Leopold Stokowski, including correspondence to and from Stokowski, notebooks, calendars, bank statements, royalty statements, insturance records, and contracts; this includes some correspondence and contracts related to Stokowski’s tenure as conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (bulk 1937-1946). Also includes writings by and about Stokowski, obituaries, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, memorabilia, and issues of three newsletters devoted to Stokowski. Also includes administrative correspondence of the former curator of the Leopold Stokowski Collection at the Curtis Institute of Music, Dr. Edwin E. Heilakka, 1980-1994.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 All-American Youth Orchestra. Curtis Institute of Music. Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Contracts Correspondence Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographs Scrapbooks Writings (documents)
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