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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

Patrick T. Bakman papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS182
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Patrick Bakman papers is a testament of the meticulous attention to detail given by this talented director to each opera and musical production he was invited to undertake. The collection is replete with 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...
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

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-130530
Scope and Contents note

Music manuscripts, correspondence and ephemera including correspondence from Langston Hughes.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1970s

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

Eugen d'Albert letters

 Collection
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

Paul Hume Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS228
Collection-level Scope and Content Note 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

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

Raposo, Joe, Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-141028
Content Description

Autograph music manuscripts for songs. Music by Raposo, lyrics by Eric Bentley. Titles include: Song of Scum; Little Bill; Galy Gay’s Song; The Song of God; Song of the Ganges; Widow Begbick’s Man’s Man; The Recruiting Song; Barrel Song.

Dates: 1964

Lewis C. Wendell, Jr. Collection on the United States Information Agency-Duke Ellington Good Will Tour

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20220228
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Duke Ellington concerts held in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and other nations, that were sponsored by the U.S. State Department in 1963. The materials were collected by Lewis C. Wendell, Jr., who served as a Consul with the United States Information Agency in that region. The collection includes photographs, programs, press releases, and seven audio recordings of the press conference and concert held Lahore, Pakistan (1/4 inch magnetic...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963; 1963, 1971, circa 2010s

Konrad Wolff - Ilse Bing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-160304
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Correspondence, documents, sketches, drafts, photographs and music relating to the pianist and composer Konrad Wolff (1907-1989) and his wife, the distinguished photographer Ilse Bing (1899-1998). Also contains significant additional material relating to Wolff’s family members including his father, the distinguished German lawyer Martin Wolff, and his mother, Marguerite Wolff née Jolowicz, who was personally charged with documenting important aspects of the Nuremberg war crimes...
Dates: 1873 - 1991

Seth D. Zinman Ragtime Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-111216
Scope and contents note

Ragtime recordings and printed matter collected by Seth D. Zinman. Includes newspapers, audiovisual material (16 compact discs, 19 audiocassettes, 1 VHS videocassette, 89 LPs), and 254 issues of "The Mississippi Rag" (1974-1997), "The Rag Times" (1983-2003), and "The Rag Timer" (1983-1986).

Dates: 1974 - 2003