Gleason, Frederic Grant, 1848-1903 : Frederic Grant Gleason Papers, 1852-1908
- Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi, and many others.
Extent: 43.5 linear feet - (38 boxes, 22 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music
Call Number: Midwest MS Gleason
The Frederic Grant Gleason Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Article: Peters, Aileen: Analysis of the Frederic Grant Gleason Collection... fV 29 .3372 and 4A 4009 (2 copies).