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Diaries, 1910-1985 (continued)
BOX 243-245 Journals, 1910-1973
The Journals consist of notebooks which record activities, list items and report on events and trips. The material dates from his 1910 reminiscences and extends to comments about his 1973 European trip. The journal dated from 1941-1973 includes family genealogy charts. Two journals describe the creation of the music scores for two films, "The Red Pony" and "Something Wild". The date spans represent the actual span of year dates noted in the journal. See the Index for Journals with AC Numbers for an explanation and list of the journals in numeric order.
Includes notebooks of varied types; arranged chronologically by year dates noted in journals.
DO NOT SERVE; ONLY SERVE BINDERS

Binder 1 = Box 243/Folders 1-16 and Box 244/Folders 1-10

Binder 2 = Box 244/Folders 11-18 and Box 245/Folders 1-18
1910-1972
BOX-FOLDER 243/1 Notes for an autobiography-A
BOX-FOLDER 243/2 [photocopy]
1913-1962
BOX-FOLDER 243/3 Notes for an autobiography-B
BOX-FOLDER 243/4 [photocopy]
1921-1923
BOX-FOLDER 243/5 My trip abroad: List of performances attended in Paris; Notes on Fauré
BOX-FOLDER 243/6 [photocopy]
1921-1953
BOX-FOLDER 243/7 South American journal; McCarthy hearings (1953); Chronological list of travels
3
BOX-FOLDER 243/8 [photocopy]
1921-1979
BOX-FOLDER 243/9 Publications; Honors; Trips; Journals; Articles; Articles about; Compositions; Organizations; Lectures; TV; Radio; Recordings
BOX-FOLDER 243/10 [photocopy]
1927-1959
BOX-FOLDER 243/11 [Diary]
BOX-FOLDER 243/12 [photocopy]
1931-1967
BOX-FOLDER 243/13 Conducting activities; Orchestral and chamber music programs
BOX-FOLDER 243/14 [photocopy]
1941
BOX-FOLDER 243/15 South American diary, Aug-Dec 1941
1
BOX-FOLDER 243/16 [photocopy]
1941-1973
BOX-FOLDER 244/1 Genealogy charts; List of publ[ished] works; Degrees; Financial data
2
BOX-FOLDER 244/2 [photocopy]
1943-1960
BOX-FOLDER 244/3 List of original compositions; Disposition of original manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER 244/4 [photocopy]
1946-1965
BOX-FOLDER 244/5 Financial data
BOX-FOLDER 244/6 [photocopy]
1947-1976
BOX-FOLDER 244/7 Works conducted by AC
BOX-FOLDER 244/8 [photocopy]
1948
BOX-FOLDER 244/9 Red pony journal
BOX-FOLDER 244/10 [photocopy]
1949
BOX-FOLDER 244/11 European diary (including London trip)
4
BOX-FOLDER 244/12 [photocopy]
1949-1967
BOX-FOLDER 244/13 European notes; Quotes; Dinners at Stravinsky's home; Notes
5
BOX-FOLDER 244/14 [photocopy]
1954-1957
BOX-FOLDER 244/15 Journal of visits to Venezuela
5[?]
BOX-FOLDER 244/16 [photocopy]
1954-1965
BOX-FOLDER 244/17 Recordings; List of AC articles; Lecture engagements
12
BOX-FOLDER 244/18 [photocopy]
1959-1969
BOX-FOLDER 245/1 Financial data
BOX-FOLDER 245/2 [photocopy]
1960-1961
BOX-FOLDER 245/3 European journal; Notes on making a movie score (Something wild); White House dinner
6
BOX-FOLDER 245/4 [photocopy]
1962-1963
BOX-FOLDER 245/5 Notes on trip to Mexico-Brazil-Uruguay; Europe; Financial data
7
BOX-FOLDER 245/6 [photocopy]
1963
BOX-FOLDER 245/7 N[ew] Y[ork] Phil[harmonic]; [Charles Ives] [not in Copland's hand]
BOX-FOLDER 245/8 [photocopy]
1963-1964
BOX-FOLDER 245/9 Latin-American diary; European tour
8
BOX-FOLDER 245/10 [photocopy]
1965
BOX-FOLDER 245/11 European tour; Financial data
9
BOX-FOLDER 245/12 [photocopy]
1966
BOX-FOLDER 245/13 Japan 'diary'
10
BOX-FOLDER 245/14 [photocopy]
1967-1971
BOX-FOLDER 245/15 Europe; Israel; Financial data
11
BOX-FOLDER 245/16 [photocopy]
1973
BOX-FOLDER 245/17 [Europe]; Financial data
BOX-FOLDER 245/18 [photocopy]
BOX 246-314 BOX 467A BOX 467B Correspondence, 1911-1991
The Correspondence series is divided into 2 subseries: Personal Correspondence and General Correspondence. The subseries, Personal Correspondence (1911-1991) contains letters to and from Copland with his family, teachers, fellow composers, literary figures, personal friends and acquaintances. Of particular interest are the letters with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and the letters with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin Britten, Carlos Chávez, David Diamond, Roy Harris, Claire Reis, Roger Sessions, Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg, and Virgil Thomson. The subseries, General Correspondence (1935 to 1991) comprises a variety of day-to-day mail, which Copland reviewed, from individuals and businesses. The letters include requests to lecture and conduct and for permissions, birthday and holiday greeting cards from family, friends and school children, and fan mail.
Arranged by subseries.
BOX 246-265 Personal Correspondence, 1911-1991
The subseries, Personal Correspondence (1911-1991) contains letters to and from Copland with his family, teachers, fellow composers, literary figures, personal friends and acquaintances.
Includes letters, telegrams and notes to and from Copland. Arranged alphabetically by name, then chronologically. Correspondents with fewer then five items, filed alphabetically, then chronologically, within a Miscellaneous folder which precedes each letter of the alphabet.
BOX-FOLDER 246/1 "A" miscellaneous
Folders:
  • Aitken, Webster
  • Amengual, René
  • Amram, David
  • Ansermet, Ernest
  • Ashbery, John
BOX-FOLDER 246/2 Abravanel, Maurice, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 246/3-4 Adler, Clarence, 1925-1954, 1957-1968
Folders:
  • 1925-1954 BOX: 246/3
  • 1957-1968 BOX: 246/4
BOX-FOLDER 246/5 Adler, Peter, 1950-1969
BOX-FOLDER 246/6 Adler, Samuel, 1950-1970
BOX-FOLDER 246/7 Adomian, Lan, 1971-1972
BOX-FOLDER 246/8 Albee, Edward, 1958-1967
BOX-FOLDER 246/9 Allanbrook, Douglas, 1953-1967
BOX-FOLDER 246/10 Allers, Franz, 1942-1943
BOX-FOLDER 246/11 Anderson, James T., 1983
BOX-FOLDER 246/12 Antheil, George, 1928-1948
BOX-FOLDER 246/13 Ardevol, J., 1941-1956
BOX-FOLDER 246/14 Arnell, Anthony, 1950-1972
BOX-FOLDER 246/15 Art, Engelhardt, 1988-1989
BOX-FOLDER 246/16 Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 246/17 Austin, William, 1972-1989
BOX-FOLDER 246/18 Avshalomov, Jacob, 1953-1969
BOX-FOLDER 246/19 "B" miscellaneous
Folders:
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Ballou, Esther Williamson
  • Barer, Marshall
  • Barraud, Henry
  • Baxter, Anne
  • Behrend, Jeanne
  • Benét, William Rose
  • Benjamin, Arthur
  • Bennett, Richard Rodney
  • Bentzon, Niels Viggo
  • Berkeley, Lennox
  • Bernat, Robert
  • Bishop, Elizabeth
  • Blacher, Boris
  • Bookspan, Martin
  • Brooks, Van Wyck
  • Brunswick, Mark
  • Buketoff, Igor
  • Burkat, Leonard
BOX-FOLDER 246/20 Babbitt, Milton, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 246/21 Babcock, David, 1972-1975
BOX-FOLDER 246/22 Bacon, Ernst, 1970-1979
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