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Felix Borowski Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

John Alden Carpenter papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter
Abstract Correspondence, mostly incoming, to American composer John Alden Carpenter, wife Rue W. Carpenter and daughter Genevieve; also material relating to Carpenter’s works; a miscellany of personal records; and a collection of photographs, many of them of well-known musicians.
Dates: 1890-1964; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Mina Hager Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hager
Abstract Material relating to the career of mezzo-soprano Mina Hager (Mrs. Fred Heidenson), including incoming correspondence from John Alden Carpenter and others, programs, clippings and other memorabilia. Also, practice and demo tapes, sound recordings (78 rpm and 45 rpm, LP) and a collection of manuscript and published sheet music, mostly by John Alden Carpenter.
Dates: 1892-1977; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Theodore Thomas Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thomas
Abstract Correspondence, mainly incoming, of Theodore Thomas, the first conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his wife Rose Fay Thomas; photographs of musicians; and a small collection of miscellaneous material relating to the Thomases.
Dates: 1852-1926

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