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Claudia Cassidy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cassidy
Abstract Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.
Dates: 1880s-1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1985

Felix Borowski Papers

 Collection
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

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

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

Milward Adams photograph collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adams
Abstract Collection of portraits of statesmen, orators, lecturers, musicians, singers, composers, and conductors collected by and autographed to Milward Adams, manager of Chicago's Auditorium Theater from 1889 to 1910.
Dates: approximately 1890-1910

Rudolph Ganz Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ganz
Abstract Works, correspondence to and from prominent musical figures, family correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, artifacts, and a couple of recordings of this world-renowned concert pianist, composer, conductor, and educator.
Dates: 1864-2013

Theodore Thomas Papers

 Collection
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

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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Liszt, Franz 1
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1
Lyric Opera of Chicago 1
Léger, Fernand (1881-1955) 1
Mahler, Gustav 1
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Music Teachers National Association 1
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