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Claudia Cassidy Papers

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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

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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

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

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

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

Robert Marsh Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Marsh
Abstract Music scholar and Chicago Sun-Times classical music critic for over thirty years. Marsh chronicled a golden age for classical music in Chicago, including the tenures of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti at the CSO and the Lyric Opera in its infancy. The collection includes correspondence, record reviews, photographs, memorabilia, audio recordings, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1940-1986

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

Rudy Horn Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Horn
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago entertainer known as the "Comedy King of Vaudeville." His father was Henry Horn, who operated and booked nightclubs in the early 1900s and was the onetime owner of Chicago's Green Mill Tavern. Born in 1909, Horn performed as a dancer, comedian, and emcee throughout the US and Europe.
Dates: 1920-1995

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

Thorvald Otterström Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Otterström
Abstract Collection of sheet music, correspondence, photographs, programs, advertisements, reviews, and notes belonging to the Danish-born Chicago composer and teacher Thorvald Otterström. Sheet music includes Otterström's original published compositions, manuscripts, and notes, in addition to works that he arranged and ghostwrote for his contemporary composers. Photographs include portraits from 1910 until his death 1942. Otterström's correspondence regarding art, philosophy, music, and literature...
Dates: 1904-1952

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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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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