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American Song Sheet collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS240
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The American Song Sheet Collection comprises a relatively cohesive group of 234 song sheets published in the United States (and principally in New York, by de Marsan) in the 1850's and during the early years of the Civil War. There are songs of African American interest, a few relating to events in the Civil War, and at least one exploiting a German accented singer. But of principal note are the fairly large number of songs dealing with the immigrant Irish or their native land, from "The...
Dates: 1850-1865; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1865

Australian Consulate Composers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20210703
Scope and Contents The Australian Consulate Composers Collection is comprised of more than 110 scores, 80 recordings, and supporting materials providing an overview of classical music production in Australia over a period of some 25 years. The work of approximately 50 composers is represented in some form. Peter Sculthorpe and Barry Conyngham are the names most frequently encountered.Box InventoryBox 1: Miscellanous scores and phonograph records (LPs)Box 2: Ian Shanahan -...
Dates: circa 1962-1988

Patrick T. Bakman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS182
Scope and Contents The collection documents the career of theater director Patrick Bakman. It contains notes on a myriad aspects of production, including cast and technical staff contact lists, rehearsal schedules, costume and prop lists, script revisions and cuts, scene summaries or breakdowns, as well as printed reviews and programs relating to the performance. In addition, there are resource files regarding opera histories, period costumes, furniture and culture, which Bakman used to research and...
Dates: 1891 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Martin Berkofsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS445
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Berkofsky Papers are composed of correspondence and legal documents from Twining Vs. Berkofsky, a legal case spanning from 1975 to 1977 over the copyright of Max Bruch's Duo Piano Concerto in G minor with Orchestra Opus 88a.

Dates: 1971-1978

Margaret Bonds Papers

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Identifier: GTM-130530
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of hundreds of pages of Margaret Bond's music manuscripts and manuscript fragments, letters and cards from Langston Hughes and others, photographs, programs, and ephemera.

See the External Documents section below for a detailed inventory to the collection.

Dates: 1917-1971, 2020-2022; Majority of material found within 1930s-1970

John L. Brown papers 3

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS253
Scope and Contents The John L. Brown papers 3, consists of correspondence with 20th century artists, scholars, and writers. Notables include artists Huseyin Halit, Loren McIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg, Lilian Mckendrick, Irene Rice Pereira and Antoinette Schulte; art critic and historian Roger Avermaete; historian Henry Steele Commager; and writers Jacqueline Bernard, Faith Berry, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, Lewis Galantiere, Elsa Gress, poet James Laughlin, Boris Schreiber, Pierre Seghers,...
Dates: 1946-1995; Majority of material found within 1966-1986

John L. Cecil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-19891205
Scope and Contents An assortment of documents collected by John L. Cecil. The collection includes the following:Legal document on vellum, England, 2 September 1628. A conveyance of lands in the country of York from Emanuel, Earl of Sunderland and Baron Bolton, to four yeoman of the said country in return for a sum in excess of 2,500 pounds. With remnant of original seal.10 manuscript antiphonal leaves on vellum, 14 inches by 20 inches each. Possibly of Spanish origin and dating from the...
Dates: 1588 - 1837

William B. Cooper Papers

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Identifier: GTM-20230202
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts created by William B. Cooper, dating from around 1945 to 1987. In addition to the music manuscripts, it also includes lyrics, a list of compositions by Cooper, abstracts of compositions, a manuscript on modern church music, programs, clippings, and other related documents. The collection includes one phonograph (LP) recording titled "We Praise Thee O Lord." It features music played by Cooper, William Farley Smith (conductor),...
Dates: 1945 - 1993

Noel Da Costa Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-181130
Scope and Contents This collection is currently being processed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection consists of the papers of Noel Da Costa, a musical composer and college professor who taught at Rutgers University for over 30 years. It primarily consists of music manuscripts by Da Costa, audio recordings (by Da...
Dates: 1950 - 2002

Eugen d'Albert letters

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Identifier: GTM-140722.3
Scope and Contents Note The Eugen d'Albert letters consist of 87 letters, almost all of which were written from German composer and pianist Eugen d'Albert to Austrian composer and pianist Pauline Erdmannsdorfer. The letters date from 1892-1894, 1896-1897, 1899-1903, 1905-1906, and 1908-1913. In the letters, d'Albert discusses his musical creations with Pauline. He asks her to promote his compositions. The letters document d'Albert's musical evolution. D'Albert writes about rehearsals, critics, theater...
Dates: 1892-1919

Mark Fax Papers

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Identifier: GTM-20170822
Scope and Contents Music manuscripts of the composer Mark Fax, including choral arrangements and vocal solos, chamber music, piano and organ pieces, operas, orchestral works, studies and sketches. Fax composed music in many genres, classical, popular, and sacred; all are represented in the collection. Of note are Fax's regular collaborations with poet Owen Dodson and composer Hall Johnson. A small file containing miscellaneous papers related to his music (copyright filings and posthumous notes by his wife,...
Dates: 1932 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1972

Future of Music Coalition Records

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Identifier: GTM-180630
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection contains the records of two formers directors of the Future of Music Coalition.Records of Jean Cook, Future of Music Coalition (FMC) director and researcher, related to the Future of Music Coalition's Artists...
Dates: 2000 - 2015

Anton Gloetzner Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-0030
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers that belonged to Anton Gloetzner, including a copyist's manuscript of the opening two movements of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (19th century); autograph manuscript of Rheinberger's Fantasie-Sonate fur die Orgel (before 1872); Gloetzner's Ave Regina (dedicated to Georgetown University in 1889 in honor of the University's centennial) and organ exercises; and a printed copy of his Mass, Op. 12 (1910-1911).

Dates: circa 1870s-1911

Gozos Devotional Broadsides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-140708
Scope and Contents The collection consists of gozos (also known as gosos or goigs) and other religious devotional printed pieces from the Catalan region of Spain, dating from 1776 to 1982. Many of the gozos relate to Mary, mother of Jesus.It includes:Single folio volume, bound in contemporary tree calf (scuffed) with “Collecion/de/Gozos” stamped on cover. This volume contains 310 separately printed single-sided illustrated broadsides, each with a woodcut (and usually some other...
Dates: 1776 - 1982

Eugene W. Hancock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20230803
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of music manuscripts of compositions by Eugene W. Hancock. It also includes biographies of Hancock and other Black composers, a letter from Robert J. Batastini (G.I.A. Publications), "Spiritual Lullaby" by William B. Cooper, "Funf Stucke fur Orchester" by Anton Webern, and the 1990-1991 choral music schedule for West End Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1970 - 1994

W.C. Handy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-110629
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection contains material related to W.C. Handy, including music manuscripts, printed music, correspondence, photographs, typescripts for radio plays that feature Handy's music, and other ephemera.For more information,...
Dates: circa1937-1981

Paul Hume Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS228
Scope and Contents The personal papers of music critic Paul Hume comprise this collection. Highlights include correspondence from luminaries of the music world such as Marian Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolph Bing, Nadia Boulanger, Antal Dorati, Alberto Ginastera, Serge Koussevitsky, John La Montaine, Lotte Lehmann, John Mauceri, Gian Carlo Menotti, Eugene Ormandy, Rosa Ponselle, Ned Rorem, Mstislav Rostropovich, Bidu Sayao, Beverly Sills, Gerard Souzay, George Szell, Virgil Thomson, Alan...
Dates: 1871 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Ruth Norman Papers

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Identifier: GTM-180524
Scope and Contents The collection consists musical compositions authored by pianist and composer Ruth Norman, including music manuscripts and printed scores. Norman produced a variety of works, including piano solo compositions, organ solo compositions, choral compositions, solo vocal compositions, and orchestral compositions. The collection also includes a small amount of related documents, such as concert programs, correspondence, promotional flyers, and composition lists. Finally, the collection also...
Dates: 1969 - 2007

George H. O'Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-850501
Scope and Contents note The George H. O'Connor Papers contain correspondence, photographs, programs, songs, music and cartoons, accumulated by O'Connor throughout his life. The correspondence includes letters from William H. Taft, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, J. Edgar Hoover, Cordell Hull, and Edward Stettinius. The most interesting letters are two written by O'Connor himself to his wife Blanche, while O'Connor was staying at Warm Springs with President Roosevelt.Perhaps the most...
Dates: 1890 - 1979

George H. O'Connor Recordings Collection

 Collection — oversize: LP boxes
Identifier: GTM-851014
Scope and Contents The George H. O'Connor Recordings Collection consists of 74 phonograph records, each of which has at least one recording by George H. O'Connor (1874 - 1946). The reverse side of many of the records have recordings by such artists as Al Jolson, Morton Harvey, Arthur Fields, Marguerite Farrell and Irving Kaufman. Most of the records are copies of those made available to the public (probably made between 1916 and 1917), but there are several special recordings of broadcasts in memory of...
Dates: 1916 - 1917

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