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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1877-1937
Creator:
Gumaer, A. H. (Alfred Hermann), 1873-1945
Extent: 3 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alfred Hermann Gumaer (1873-1945) was a professor of architectural history at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He had a lifelong interest in theater and music and collected performance programs and playbills from a 60 year period and compiled them into scrapbooks.
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Alfred Hermann Gumaer theater and music scrapbooks
creator
Gumaer, A. H. (Alfred Hermann), 1873-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1314
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1877-1937
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Alfred Hermann Gumaer (1873-1945) was a professor of architectural history at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He had a lifelong interest in theater and music and collected performance programs and playbills from a 60 year period and compiled them into scrapbooks.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Gumaer, A. H. (Alfred Hermann), 1873-1945
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Concert programs Playbills Scrapbooks Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1934-1992
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 122 boxes
This collection comprises the administrative records of the Society, reflecting trends in musicological scholarship and academic training through the course of the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with individuals and institutions related to music research, as well as correspondence among officers of the Society and among committees. Also included are minutes, membership records and directories, records of annual meetings, events and chapters, financial and tax records, and miscellaneous administrative records. Publication series contains substantial correspondence with authors and editorial staff regarding scholarly works, including Tischler’s Earliest Motets, the Works of William Billings, Ockeghem’s Works, and the New Josquin Edition. Administrative correspondents include Presidents Charles Seeger, Curt Sachs, Gustave Reese, Donald Grout, William Mitchell, William S. Newman, Oliver Strunk, Jan LaRue, James Haar, Claude Palisca, Margaret Bent, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Janet Knapp, and Lewis Lockwood; Treasurers Otto Albrecht and Paul Henry Lang; Executive Director Alvin Johnson; Secretary Rita Benton; and Members of the Board Nino Pirrotta, Manfred Bukofzer, Alfred Einstein, Arthur Mendel, and Edward Lowinsky.
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American Musicological Society records
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American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 221
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
122 boxes
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1934-1992
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection comprises the administrative records of the Society, reflecting trends in musicological scholarship and academic training through the course of the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with individuals and institutions related to music research, as well as correspondence among officers of the Society and among committees. Also included are minutes, membership records and directories, records of annual meetings, events and chapters, financial and tax records, and miscellaneous administrative records. Publication series contains substantial correspondence with authors and editorial staff regarding scholarly works, including Tischler’s Earliest Motets, the Works of William Billings, Ockeghem’s Works, and the New Josquin Edition. Administrative correspondents include Presidents Charles Seeger, Curt Sachs, Gustave Reese, Donald Grout, William Mitchell, William S. Newman, Oliver Strunk, Jan LaRue, James Haar, Claude Palisca, Margaret Bent, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Janet Knapp, and Lewis Lockwood; Treasurers Otto Albrecht and Paul Henry Lang; Executive Director Alvin Johnson; Secretary Rita Benton; and Members of the Board Nino Pirrotta, Manfred Bukofzer, Alfred Einstein, Arthur Mendel, and Edward Lowinsky.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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American Musicological Society. American Musicological Society.
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Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia
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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English
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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
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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
repository
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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English
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Sound recordings
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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
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Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982, Creator Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985, Creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1051
repository
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
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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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abstract/scope/contents
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
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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
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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
creator
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]
1924-2007
Creator:
McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
The McCollin-Arnett family, including Frances McCollin (1892-1960), Edward McCollin, and Edward McCollin Arnett, was influential in the musical community of Philadelphia. This collection documents some of their activities through correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, sheet music, and recordings.
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Frances McCollin papers
creator
McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1041
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1924-2007
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The McCollin-Arnett family, including Frances McCollin (1892-1960), Edward McCollin, and Edward McCollin Arnett, was influential in the musical community of Philadelphia. This collection documents some of their activities through correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, sheet music, and recordings.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960 Arnett, Edward McCollin McCollin, Edward, 1858-1923
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Notes Sheet music Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1846-1943
Creator:
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Sandwith Drinker was a lawyer and a musicologist who graduated from Haverford College, probably in 1900. This collection includes the autographs of renowned musicians, including Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and Felix Mendelssohn. These autographs are found on letters and in one case, a calling card.
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Henry Sandwith Drinker collection of musical autographs
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Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 415
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1846-1943
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Henry Sandwith Drinker was a lawyer and a musicologist who graduated from Haverford College, probably in 1900. This collection includes the autographs of renowned musicians, including Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and Felix Mendelssohn. These autographs are found on letters and in one case, a calling card.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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German
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Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965 Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
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Correspondence Photographs
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1908-1959
(Bulk: 1908-1937)
Creator:
Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982
Extent: 1.75 linear foot (4 boxes)
Herman Goldner (1891-1982) was a businessman of Jewish origins belonging to a musical family from Vienna, Austria. This collection of music programs and ephemera includes more than 400 programs from Vienna (bulk), England, France, Germany, and the United States, as well as about 70 admission ticket stubs, and a small number of clippings and publications.
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Herman Goldner collection of music programs and ephemera
creator
Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982
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PUSp.Print Coll. 44
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.75 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1908-1959
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1908-1937
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Herman Goldner (1891-1982) was a businessman of Jewish origins belonging to a musical family from Vienna, Austria. This collection of music programs and ephemera includes more than 400 programs from Vienna (bulk), England, France, Germany, and the United States, as well as about 70 admission ticket stubs, and a small number of clippings and publications.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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German
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Goldner, Herman, 1891-1982 Balant, Doris, b. 1929
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Concert programs Ticket stubs
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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1931-1995
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 60 boxes
The records primarily consist of correspondence with authors, editorial staff, employees of the William Byrd Press, and officers of the American Musicological Society; copies of many issues of the Journal at various stages in th e publication process; and business records. The most prominent figures in the collection are the editors of the Journal; musicologists Oliver Strunk, Donald Grout, Lewis Lockwood, James Haar, Martin Picker, Don Randel, Lawrence Bernstein, Nicholas Temperley, Ellen Rosand, and Richard Kramer are also well represented.
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Journal of the American Musicological Society records
creator
American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 222
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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60 boxes
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1931-1995
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abstract/scope/contents
The records primarily consist of correspondence with authors, editorial staff, employees of the William Byrd Press, and officers of the American Musicological Society; copies of many issues of the Journal at various stages in th e publication process; and business records. The most prominent figures in the collection are the editors of the Journal; musicologists Oliver Strunk, Donald Grout, Lewis Lockwood, James Haar, Martin Picker, Don Randel, Lawrence Bernstein, Nicholas Temperley, Ellen Rosand, and Richard Kramer are also well represented.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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American Musicological Society.
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Correspondence Publications (documents)
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1902-1937
Creator:
Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of correspondence, photographs and a recital program relating to pianist Teresa Carreño (1853-1917).
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Julia Gibansky Kasanoff papers relating to Teresa Carreño
creator
Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1184
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
08 linear feet (1 box)
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1902-1937
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Collection of correspondence, photographs and a recital program relating to pianist Teresa Carreño (1853-1917).
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence Carreño, Teresa, 1853-1917 -- Correspondence Hofmann, Josef, 1876–1957
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Correspondence Photographs Programs (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
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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47 boxes (+ 1 map drawer)
inclusive date
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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1912-1982
(Bulk: 1930-1977)
Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Extent: 13 linear feet (21 boxes)
Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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Leopold Stokowski sound recordings
creator
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1169
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
13 linear feet (21 boxes)
inclusive date
1912-1982
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1930-1977
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Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 All-American Youth Orchestra. Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.). London Symphony Orchestra. Philadelphia Orchestra. Symphony of the Air.
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Audiovisual materials Sound recordings
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1880-2004
(Bulk: 1898-1975)
Creator:
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
Extent: 134 boxes
The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs (many of which are online); and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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Mahler-Werfel papers
creator
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 575
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
134 boxes
inclusive date
1880-2004
bulk date
1898-1975
abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs (many of which are online); and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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German
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Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts for publication Memorabilia Photographs Poems Writings (documents)
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1933-1949
Creator:
Navis, Mary
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Navis, known as "the duchess of swing," was a female big band leader and trumpeter. She once performed in Ina Ray Hutton’s all-female group, but left to head her own group with an all-male backing. This collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and photographs, spanning from 1933 to 1942 and all related to Navis’s career.
title
Mary Navis collection
creator
Navis, Mary
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1241
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1933-1949
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abstract/scope/contents
Mary Navis, known as "the duchess of swing," was a female big band leader and trumpeter. She once performed in Ina Ray Hutton’s all-female group, but left to head her own group with an all-male backing. This collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and photographs, spanning from 1933 to 1942 and all related to Navis’s career.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Navis, Mary Navis, Mary
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Printed ephemera
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1818-1950
(Bulk: 1847-1950)
Extent: 0.33 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
title
Miscellaneous music manuscripts
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1192
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.33 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1818-1950
bulk date
1847-1950
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This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Clarke, Hugh Archibald, 1839-1927 Hoffmann von Fallersleben, August Heinrich, 1798-1874 Krummeich, Paul Stansfield, William Wilson, R. Jacque (Robert Jacque)
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Cabinet photographs Correspondence Scores Sheet music
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1905-1995
(Bulk: 1982-1989)
Creator:
Daniel, Oliver, Creator
Extent: 15 boxes
Research materials, photographs, and sound recordings for Oliver Daniel’s uncompleted biography of orchestral conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, which was later completed by William R. Trotter as Priest of Music: The Life of Dimitri Mitropoulos (1995). Includes Daniel's correspondence, photocopies of some of Mitropoulos's correspondence, other writers' biographical works on Mitropoulos, oral history interview transcripts, reminiscences, research notes, clippings, programs, reviews, photographs, and sound recordings of interviews, radio programs, and musical works.
title
Oliver Daniel research collection on Dimitri Mitropoulos
creator
Daniel, Oliver, Creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1017
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
15 boxes
inclusive date
1905-1995
bulk date
1982-1989
abstract/scope/contents
Research materials, photographs, and sound recordings for Oliver Daniel’s uncompleted biography of orchestral conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, which was later completed by William R. Trotter as Priest of Music: The Life of Dimitri Mitropoulos (1995). Includes Daniel's correspondence, photocopies of some of Mitropoulos's correspondence, other writers' biographical works on Mitropoulos, oral history interview transcripts, reminiscences, research notes, clippings, programs, reviews, photographs, and sound recordings of interviews, radio programs, and musical works.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1980s
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English
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Daniel, Oliver Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960
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Audiovisual materials Biographies Correspondence Interviews Oral histories (document genres) Photographs Sound recordings Transcripts Writings (documents)
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1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
title
Otto Albrecht papers
creator
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
id
PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
inclusive date
1870-1984
bulk date
1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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1921-2012
Creator:
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
Extent: 155 boxes
The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers will find online access to selected material via the Ray Evans Resource Guide.
title
Ray Evans papers
creator
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 860
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
155 boxes
inclusive date
1921-2012
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers will find online access to selected material via the Ray Evans Resource Guide.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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Audiovisual materials Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Machine-readable artifacts Manuscripts, American--20th century Musicals Photographs Scripts Sheet music Songs--Texts Sound recordings
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1919-2015
Creator:
Freedman, Molly
Freedman, Robert, 1929-
Extent: 354 items
The Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive aims to collect, preserve, and promote musical and spoken-word recordings of the Jewish people. This finding aid represents the Archive's materials on Digital Video Disc (DVD).
title
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive DVD collection
creator
Freedman, Molly Freedman, Robert, 1929-
id
PUSp.Freedman DVD
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
354 items
inclusive date
1919-2015
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive aims to collect, preserve, and promote musical and spoken-word recordings of the Jewish people. This finding aid represents the Archive's materials on Digital Video Disc (DVD).
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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language_facet
English
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Freedman, Molly Freedman, Robert, 1929-
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Audiovisual materials DVDs Sound recordings
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1799-1946
(Bulk: 1822-1854)
Creator:
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 31 boxes
Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
title
Robert Montgomery Bird papers
creator
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 108
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
31 boxes
inclusive date
1799-1946
bulk date
1822-1854
abstract/scope/contents
Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854 Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908‏ Bird, Mary E. Foust, Clement E. (Clement Edgar)
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Correspondence Sketches Watercolors Writings (documents)
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1915-1988
Creator:
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920, Composer
Sutro, Ottilie, Arranger
Sutro, Rose, Arranger
Twining, Nathan, Compiler
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Much of the unusual and complicated history of Max Bruch's Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, op. 88a, may be traced through this collection of music manuscripts. The collection consists primarily of full orchestral scores, duo piano parts, orchestral parts, and supplementary material for the Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, op. 88a, by Max Bruch. Also some unrelated transcriptions and arrangements. All materials are in manuscript. These materials were heavily altered and used for performance between 1915 and 1917 by duo pianists Rose and Ottilie Sutro. Subsequently, they were collected by pianist Nathan Twining from the auction of the effects of pianist Ottilie Sutro in Baltimore, MD, in 1971, and used in his reconstruction of the piece. Also included are orchestral parts prepared by Twining for his recording of the Concerto with pianist Martin Berkofsky and the London Symphony Orchestra released in 1974.
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Rose and Ottilie Sutro and Nathan Twining music manuscripts of Max Bruch's Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, op. 88a
creator
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920, Composer Sutro, Ottilie, Arranger Sutro, Rose, Arranger Twining, Nathan, Compiler
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1059
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1915-1988
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abstract/scope/contents
Much of the unusual and complicated history of Max Bruch's Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, op. 88a, may be traced through this collection of music manuscripts. The collection consists primarily of full orchestral scores, duo piano parts, orchestral parts, and supplementary material for the Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, op. 88a, by Max Bruch. Also some unrelated transcriptions and arrangements. All materials are in manuscript. These materials were heavily altered and used for performance between 1915 and 1917 by duo pianists Rose and Ottilie Sutro. Subsequently, they were collected by pianist Nathan Twining from the auction of the effects of pianist Ottilie Sutro in Baltimore, MD, in 1971, and used in his reconstruction of the piece. Also included are orchestral parts prepared by Twining for his recording of the Concerto with pianist Martin Berkofsky and the London Symphony Orchestra released in 1974.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Bruch, Max, 1838-1920 Sutro, Ottilie Sutro, Rose Twining, Nathan New York Philharmonic. Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Arrangements (Music) Concertos Piano music
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