24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artifacts (Object genre).

  1. Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

    around 1,800 items ; 25 boxes ; 14 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs,...

  2. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel materials, 1893-1996

    926 items ; 11 containers ; 5.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec was Schnabel's student and confidante. The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection...

  3. Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994

    Approximately 200,000 items ; 160 containers ; 80.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph...

  4. Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Approximately 2,500 items ; 11 containers ; 5.5 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nikolay Medtner was a Russian-born pianist and composer. The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career and includes correspondence, programs, articles, reviews, clippings, photographs, books with Medtner's annotations, three manuscript scores in Medtner's hand, realia, and other miscellaneous items.

  5. Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    approximately 17,250 items ; 134 containers ; 56 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings,...

  6. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1918-1992

    approximately 86,950 items ; 789 containers ; 253 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Danny Kaye (1911-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and humanitarian. His wife, Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer, and producer. The collection, which documents their lives and careers, contains printed and manuscript music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral...

  7. Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    750,000 items ; 915 containers ; 400 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials,...

  8. Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006

    around 3,500 items ; 39 containers ; 34 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials...

  9. Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001

    around 40,000 items ; 115 containers ; 49 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American...

  10. Roman Totenberg papers, 1846-2011

    9,350 items ; 100 containers ; 45.5 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Roman Totenberg was a Polish-American violinist and teacher. The collection contains annotated music scores, correspondence, business files, biographical materials, photographs, programs, clippings and other materials that document his life and career as a twentieth-century master of the violin.