3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chase, Gilbert, 1906-1992.

  1. Society for American Music records, 1971-2001

    approximately 40,000 items. 114 containers. 49 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The 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 originally named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of the music division of the Library of Congress. The records range from the founding of the society to 1999, when it changed its name to the Society for American Music. Materials include correspondence, minutes, reports, memorandums, conference materials, bylaws, handbooks, committee records, publicity and promotional materials, financial papers, materials related to its publications American Music and Sonneck Society Bulletin, photographs, and realia.

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  2. Seeger family collection, 1880-2001

    approximately 16,000 items. 132 containers. 58 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Seeger Family Collection documents the lives and careers of pioneering musicologist Charles Louis Seeger, his second wife, modernist composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, and their eldest daughter, folksinger and songwriter Peggy Seeger through their music manuscripts, personal and professional papers, and correspondence. The collection also includes papers relating to the Crawford family and materials associated with Pete Seeger, Mike Seeger, other Seeger family members, and Seeger/MacColl family members.

  3. American Music Loan Libraries Project records, 1941-1948

    approximately 1,800 items. 6 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Music Loan Libraries Project, originally established as the Music Distribution Project, was one of many initiatives conceived by the United States Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs to promote inter-American cooperation and boost the United States image in the Americas beginning in the 1940s. The reports, correspondence, repertoire lists, and other files help document the project's work to supply depositories with music, recordings, and books on music from the United States and to provide access to the materials.