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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1940-1948, 1966
Creator:
Weise, Frank, 1918-2003
Weiss, Helen, 1920-1948
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Helen Weiss (1920-1948) was a Philadelphia composer and musician who worked in South America teaching and performing music. This collection documents the last eight years of Helen Weiss's life through letters to her brother, Frank; her educational and musical achievements; and recordings of her work; as well as her legacy as a musician after her death at age 28.
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Frank Weise collection of Helen Weiss papers
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Weise, Frank, 1918-2003 Weiss, Helen, 1920-1948
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1399
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
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circa 1940-1948, 1966
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Helen Weiss (1920-1948) was a Philadelphia composer and musician who worked in South America teaching and performing music. This collection documents the last eight years of Helen Weiss's life through letters to her brother, Frank; her educational and musical achievements; and recordings of her work; as well as her legacy as a musician after her death at age 28.
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Weise, Frank, 1918-2003 Weiss, Helen, 1920-1948
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Audiovisual materials Composition (artistic arrangement) Concert programs Correspondence Obituaries School yearbooks Scores
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1900-1993
Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Extent: 450 boxes
The Marian Anderson Papers are comprised of correspondence; business records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; programs and publicity materials; awards and honorary degrees; clippings; scrapbooks; memorabilia; and some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel De Preist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher.
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Marian Anderson papers
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 200
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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450 boxes
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circa 1900-1993
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The Marian Anderson Papers are comprised of correspondence; business records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; programs and publicity materials; awards and honorary degrees; clippings; scrapbooks; memorabilia; and some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel De Preist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher.
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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Concert programs Contracts Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1916-2007
Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Extent: 48 boxes
Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Marian Anderson supplementary papers
creator
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 708
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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48 boxes
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circa 1916-2007
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Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Anderson, Alyse, 1899-1965 Anderson, Anna D. (Anna Delilah) DePreist, Ethel Anderson, 1902-1990 DePreist, James, 1936 - Hurok Concerts, Inc..
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Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Scrapbooks Speeches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
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Mary Navis collection
creator
Navis, Mary
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1241
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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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1933-1949
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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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Navis, Mary Navis, Mary
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
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Bruch, Max, 1838-1920, Composer Sutro, Ottilie, Arranger Sutro, Rose, Arranger Twining, Nathan, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1059
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1915-1988
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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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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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