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John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961

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BOX 1, 10Personal Papers, 1891-1961
Biographical materials from the life of John Alden Carpenter.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1Biographical data (manuscript and typed), including dates of compositions and data on first performances
BOX-FOLDER 1/2School report cards, 1891-1892
BOX-FOLDER 1/3Family papers, including both manuscript and typescript descriptions of Carpenter's ancestors, family histories, as well as relevant correspondence and clippings
BOX-FOLDER 10/1Coat of arms, family portraits
BOX 1, 10Writings, circa 1913-1951
Carpenter's program notes for various productions, typescript texts for songs and dramatic works that include emendations in Carpenter's hand, and writings by others, including a typescript entitled The Art of the Theatre by designer Robert Edmund Jones, who worked with Carpenter on a number of his stage productions, and a humorous illustrated book by Deems Taylor entitled Moments Mousical (1949), with drawings by Walter Kumme.
BOX 1, 10Writings of John Alden Carpenter
BOX-FOLDER 1/4"A Foreword to the Wise" (manuscript)
BOX-FOLDER 1/5"Words of Wisdom" (typescript)
BOX-FOLDER 1/6Program notes on Adventures in a Perambulator
BOX-FOLDER 1/7Program notes on The Birthday of the Infanta
BOX-FOLDER 1/8Program notes on Gitanjali
BOX-FOLDER 1/9Program notes on Krazy Kat
BOX-FOLDER 1/10Program notes on The Seven Ages
BOX-FOLDER 10/2Program notes on Skyscrapers
BOX 1Writings of Others
Jones, Robert Edmund
BOX-FOLDER 1/11The Art of the Theatre
Koo, T. Z. (compiler)
BOX-FOLDER 1/12Songs of Cathay: An anthology of songs current in various parts of China among her people Shanghai, China: The Association Press, undated
Pierson, Thomas C.
BOX-FOLDER 1/13John Alden Carpenter. Dissertation proposal, Eastman School of Music, Nov. 1951
Taylor, Deems
BOX-FOLDER 1/14Moments Mousical. Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., 1949
Drawings by Walter Kumme.
Young, Stark
BOX-FOLDER 1/15Somebody's Saint
BOX-FOLDER 1/16Birthday of the Infanta, text excerpts
Manuscript and typescript
BOX-FOLDER 1/17Hyacinth, incomplete text
BOX-FOLDER 1/18Khaki Sammy
Typescript with pencil emendations in hand of Carpenter
BOX-FOLDER 1/19Song of Faith, text
Typescript with title and attribution in hand of Carpenter
BOX-FOLDER 1/20Miscellaneous poetry texts
Manuscript and typescript
BOX 2-3Correspondence, 1910-1940s
Includes correspondence from Carpenter to his second wife Ellen Borden and correspondence to and from Carpenter by various colleagues and friends, including a considerable amount between Carpenter and his publisher, G. Schirmer.
BOX 2-3Letters from John Alden Carpenter to Ellen Carpenter
Arranged either by category or chronologically.
Letters by Category
Arranged according to categories devised by Ellen Carpenter (formerly Mrs. Waller Borden).
BOX-FOLDER 2/1"Imagery and Humor"
BOX-FOLDER 2/2-3"Interest and Ideas"
BOX-FOLDER 2/4"Referring to Music"
Letters by Year
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 2/51910-1922
BOX-FOLDER 2/6-71923
BOX-FOLDER 2/8-91924
BOX-FOLDER 2/10-121925
BOX-FOLDER 2/131926
BOX-FOLDER 3/11927
BOX-FOLDER 3/21928
BOX-FOLDER 3/31929-1930
BOX-FOLDER 3/41931-1935
BOX-FOLDER 3/5-7undated
BOX 3Letters to John Alden Carpenter
Arranged alphabetically by name.
American Institute of Arts and Letters
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
Barrère, Georges
see: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Benedek, Theodore Alfred
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Biancolli, [?]
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 Bloch, Joseph
Cadman, Charles Wakefield
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
Cameron, Basil
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
Chadwick, George Whitefield
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Chasins, Abram
Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Copland, Aaron
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Damrosch, Walter
See also: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
De Lamarter, Eric
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
BOX-FOLDER 3/14 Dumesnil, Maurice
Engel, Carl
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
BOX-FOLDER 3/15 Fisher, Renée B.
BOX-FOLDER 3/16 Flagler, Harry H.
BOX-FOLDER 3/26-27 G. Schirmer, Inc.
Gilman, Lawrence
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
Gold, Julius
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Golschmann, Vladimir
See also: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
BOX-FOLDER 3/18 Grainger, Percy Aldridge
See also: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
Gunn, Glenn Dillard
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
Harvard University
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
Hasselmann, C.
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
BOX-FOLDER 3/18a Hurlbut, Byron Satterlee
Janssen, Werner
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
see: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Jones, Robert Edmund
Kernochan, Marshall
see: Scrapbook, 1914-1942
BOX-FOLDER 3/20 Kindler, Hans
Koussevitzky, Serge
see: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
Lewis, [John?] Hamilton
see: Scrapbook, 1900-1933
BOX-FOLDER 3/21 MacKinnon, Douglas A.
BOX-FOLDER 3/22Massine, Leonide
BOX-FOLDER 3/23 Mueller, Herb
BOX-FOLDER 3/24 N., "Hump" T.
Piatigorsky, Gregor
see: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
Rodzinski, Artur
see: Scrapbook, 1943-1961
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