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BOX 1207-1210, 1218-1220, 1230, 1281, 1283-1284 MAPCASE 6 U.S.O., 1941-1975
Written and visual materials related to two four-month tours undertaken by Kostelanetz and Lily Pons under the auspices of the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) in 1944 and 1945.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 1207/1, 1219/51, 1230/7 Burma, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 1207/2, 1219/52, 1281/7 China, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 1207/3 China-India tour news summary, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 1207/4 Concert files, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1207/5-8, 1208/1-3, 1219/53-55, 1283/12 Correspondence, 1941-1975
BOX-FOLDER 1230/8 Correspondence, 1945
Includes manuscript scores for songs written by soldiers and given to Kostelanetz
BOX-FOLDER 1208/4-5 Diary, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1208/6, 1283/11 Egypt, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1208/7, 1220/1 Egypt-Iran tour, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1208/8, 1220/2, 1284/1 Europe, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 1220/3 Far East Air Force Band, Photographs, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1208/9 Foreign currency, 1944-1945
Some of the currency has inscriptions from soldiers to Kostelanetz
BOX-FOLDER 1220/4 India, Photographs, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1208/10 Insignia, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1281/5 Insignia, 1944-1945
Includes display of Kostelanetz's U.S.O. uniform badges surrounding U.S. and Chinese flags
BOX-FOLDER 1220/5 Iran, Photographs, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1220/6 Italy, Photographs, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1220/7 Japan, Photographs, 1945
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/7 Maps, Europe and Asia, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1220/8 Miscellaneous photographs, 1944-1945
Includes "Visit with Railsplitters" photo album, signed portraits of important military personnel, and photos of Kostelanetz conducting the U.S.O. Orchestra
BOX-FOLDER 1209/1, 1220/9, 1230/9 Office of War Information, 1942
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/7 Posters, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1209/2, 1230/10 Press, 1944-1945, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 1209/3 Press releases, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1209/4 Publications and ephemera, 1944-1945
Scrapbook, 1944-1945
see U.S.O. tour (Scrapbooks subseries)
BOX-FOLDER 1209/5-6 Scripts, 1942-1944
BOX-FOLDER 1209/7, 1220/10 Travel documents, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1210/1, 1220/11 Veterans Administration, 1947-1951
BOX-FOLDER 1210/2 Veterans' correspondence, 1944-1967
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/7 Veterans' correspondence, 1944-1945
U.S.O. map of the Persian Gulf Command
BOX-FOLDER 1210/3 Veterans, Miscellaneous, 1945-1973
BOX-FOLDER 1210/4, 1220/12 War activities, General files, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 1210/5 War activities, Lists of appearances, 1941-1945
BOX-FOLDER 1210/6 War activities, Movie shorts, 1941-1942
BOX-FOLDER 1210/7 War Department, Notice of Personnel Action, 1942
BOX 1218 Realia, 1942
Includes a zipper case and two published books: Odyssey of Fighting Two by Lt. Thomas L. Morrissey (inscribed by Margaret "Mom" Chung) and Flight to Everywhere by Ivan Dmitri.
BOX 1210-1213, 1220, 1230, 1283 Lily Pons, 1935-1976
Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, and photographs related to Kostelanetz's first wife, soprano Lily Pons. Most correspondence in the series is from Pons to Kostelanetz and in French.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 1210/8-11, 1211/1 Correspondence, 1935-1976
BOX-FOLDER 1211/2-3, 1283/13 Divorce files, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 1211/4 Finances, Secondary income, 1943-1946
BOX-FOLDER 1211/5 Finances, Stock holdings, 1946-1947
BOX-FOLDER 1211/6 Furtwangler protest, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 1211/7 Miscellaneous concert files, 1936-1976
BOX-FOLDER 1211/8 Miscellaneous legal files, 1950-1958
BOX-FOLDER 1220/13 Miscellaneous photographs, 1935-1971
BOX-FOLDER 1211/9 Press, Divorce, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 1212/1, 1230/11 Press, General topics, 1935-1972
BOX-FOLDER 1212/2 Press, Obituaries, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 1212/3 Radio programs notebook, 1935-1947
BOX-FOLDER 1212/4, 1230/12 Scrapbook excerpts, 1936-1938
BOX-FOLDER 1212/5-10, 1213/1-3 Telegrams, 1935-1961
BOX-FOLDER 1213/4 Telegrams, undated
BOX-FOLDER 1213/5 Trademark and patent reports, 1946
BOX 1213-1214, 1230, 1238-1278, 1280-1281, 1285 Press, 1936-1980
General Files, 1938-1980
Original folder titles were maintained and folders arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 1213/6, 1230/13, 1281/7, 1283/13 Advertisements for Kostelanetz, 1938-1967
BOX-FOLDER 1213/7 Advertisements for other Columbia Records artists, undated
BOX-FOLDER 1213/8-9 Myer Beck, Files on Kostelanetz promotion, 1945-1952
BOX-FOLDER 1214/1 Myer Beck, Telegrams promoting Kostelanetz, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 1214/2, 1230/13, 1281/7, 1283/13 Miscellaneous clippings about Kostelanetz, 1945-1980
BOX-FOLDER 1214/3, 1230/14 Miscellaneous clippings about musicians, 1952-1974
BOX-FOLDER 1214/4, 1230/15 Miscellaneous clippings unrelated to music, 1960-1977
Includes Polish translation of 1963 article by Kostelanetz about Hawaii
BOX-FOLDER 1214/5 Miscellaneous obituaries, 1963-1978
BOX-FOLDER 1214/6 Nutcracker performance reviews, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 1214/7 Obituaries for Kostelanetz, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 1214/8 Radio and television-related clippings, 1961-1977
BOX-FOLDER 1214/9 Recording industry-related clippings, 1971-1975
BOX-FOLDER 1214/10 Recordings reviews, 1952-1969
BOX-FOLDER 1214/11 "Singing Policeman" reviews, 1961
Scrapbooks, 1936-1979
Bound compilations of clippings, including materials from cities where Kostelanetz appeared as guest conductor.
BOX 1280 1936
BOX 1238 1937-1938
BOX 1239-1240 1938
BOX 1241-1242 1939
BOX 1243-1244 1940
BOX 1245 1940-1941
BOX 1246-1247 1941-1942
BOX 1248 1944-1946
BOX 1278, 1285 U.S.O. tour, 1944-1945
Includes photographs, correspondence, and news clippings from various segments of Kostelanetz's and Pons's U.S.O. tours.
BOX 1249, 1250 1946-1948
BOX 1251 1947-1948
BOX 1252 1950
BOX 1253 1951
BOX 1254 1952
BOX 1255 1953
BOX 1256-1258 1954
BOX 1259 1954-1955
BOX 1260 1955
BOX 1261 1956
BOX 1262 1956-1957
BOX 1263 1957
BOX 1264-1265 1958
BOX 1266 1959
BOX 1267 1959-1960
BOX 1268 1960
BOX 1269 1961
BOX 1270 1962-1963
BOX 1271 1964-1966
BOX 1272 1966-1969
BOX 1273 1970-1972
see also 1970, October 23, 25, Manila Symphony Orchestra, Meralco Theater (Concerts and Tours)
BOX 1274 1973-1975
BOX 1275 1976
BOX 1276 1976-1977
BOX 1277 1978-1979
BOX 1215-1217, 1230 Edits to Scores, 1941-1969
Kostelanetz's corrections and notes for scores used in recording sessions and concerts. Many documents contain instructions for Kostelanetz's assistant, Lou Robbins, to incorporate the corrections into the full score. Dates provided refer to those of the recording session or rehearsal.
Arranged alphabetically by composer, then by title therein.
BOX-FOLDER 1215/1 Addinsell, Richard. Warsaw Concerto, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 1215/2 Arlen, Harold. Blues Opera, 1964
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