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Dean Badolato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Badolato
Abstract Materials related to Dean Badolato, a choreographer and director born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, VHS tapes, and artifacts.
Dates: 1959-1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1986

Edith Borroff Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borroff
Abstract Musicologist, Composer, Author, Professor, Pianist, Vocalist, and Lecturer, Edith Borroff lived from 1925 to 2019, boasting a career that spanned at least 7 books and over 60 compositions.
Dates: 1800-2016; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

Elaine Madlener Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Madlener
Abstract Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.
Dates: 1916-1966; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1965

Elvira Sheridan Badger Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Badger
Abstract Six personal diaries and one diary fragment kept by Elvira Cecelia Sheridan Badger of Kentucky and Illinois, spanning the years 1859 through 1903. Also popular antebellum piano music compiled and bound for Badger before her marriage. Facsimile of notebook kept by Alpheus Shreve Badger about his move to Chicago and the subsequent freedom of his slaves in 1852. Diary entries concern the daily lives of a well-to-do family, including their 1861 move to Chicago, Illinois. Sentiment in Kentucky...
Dates: 1859-approximately 1930; Majority of material found within 1859 - 1878

Frederic Grant Gleason papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Germania Club scrap book

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Identifier: Case-+V-208-326
Abstract A large scrapbook containing material on the activities of this music-appreciation club for German-Americans. Chartered in 1869 with possible origins in the organization of a choir to sing at President Lincoln's lying-in- state in Chicago, the Germania Club became a meeting place for Chicago's German elite. The name was changed to the Lincoln Club during World War I and changed back in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1931

Irwin Fischer Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischer
Abstract Irwin Fischer (1903-1977), composer, professor, conductor, and musician. Enjoyed a long career teaching at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Also worked as an organist for the Chicago Symphonic Orchestra and various churches, a conductor for the National Youth Symphony, South Side Symphony, and West Suburban Symphony. Known primarily for scores such as the Hungarian Set (Pearly Bouquet) and Symphony I.
Dates: 1903-1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1977

May Valentine Opera Photograph Collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Valentine
Abstract Photographs of opera singers and conductors, collected by May Valentine, chorus director and music librarian for the Chicago Lyric Opera for 44 years. Mostly undated professional stills of individuals, plus a few stage scenes and miscellaneous group shots.
Dates: approximately 1910-1972

Trumbull Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Trumbull
Abstract Correspondence, diaries and photographs of the Trumbull family of Chicago from 1876 until 1956. The collection gives candid insight into the lives of the young Trumbull sisters while studying music in Vienna through their letters home to Chicago. The most sizeable contribution of correspondence comes from prolific letter-writer Florence Trumbull, who wrote regularly to her sisters and mother, Mary Elizabeth Foster Trumbull, over the course of five decades.
Dates: 1876-1990; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1950

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Short, Annie Trumbull 1
South Side Symphony Orchestra 1
State University of New York at Binghamton 1
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