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Series 2: Works, 1915-1945


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Scope and Contents note

Manuscript material relating to Carpenter's ballet scores, including a drawings of sets and costumes for Skyscrapers, 1926, by Robert Edmond Jones. Also, a published score for Krazy Kat, and a folder containing a piece of music he sent to his daughter, a typescript of an article subtitled "J.A.C. amateur columnist, 1932"; and a Christmas book list.


  • Creation: 1915-1945


Conditions Governing Access

The John Alden Carpenter papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum, and items in each folder will be counted before and after delivery to the patron (Priority I).

Arrangement note

Ballet material arranged alphabetically by title; the remaining folder titled Miscellaneous.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States