16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Composers--United States--Correspondence.

  1. David Diamond papers, 1915-2003

    approximately 48,450 items. 279 containers. 125 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    David Diamond was an award-winning American-Jewish composer and prominent symphonist of the mid-twentieth century. A former student of Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger, Diamond ultimately composed eleven symphonies and countless other chamber and vocal works, such as his influential Symphony no. 4 (1945), Elegy in memory of Maurice Ravel (1938), and Rounds (1944). His social circle of musical...

  2. Sallie R. Wagner collection, 1949-1992

    39 items ; 1 container ; 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sallie R. Wagner was a photographer, author, weaver, and a benefactor and patron of the dancer Erick Hawkins and his dance company. The collection is composed chiefly of correspondence to Sallie R. Wagner (and some addressed to William J. Lippincott, her then-husband) from Erick Hawkins, Martha Graham, and Lucia Dlugoszewski. It also includes several essays written by Hawkins, Dlugoszewski, and...

  3. George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931

    approximately 140 items ; 1 container ; .25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.

  4. George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    approximately 500 items ; 3 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.

  5. Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959

    approximately 11,000 items ; 76 containers ; 26.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as...

  6. George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    60,415 items ; 143 containers ; 64 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet DuBose Heyward, they created the great American opera Porgy and Bess. Additionally, George Gershwin composed several singularly American concert works, including An American in Paris and...

  7. Minna Lederman Daniel collection, 1896-1993

    around 21,000 items ; 24 containers ; 12.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Minna Lederman Daniel was an American writer and editor who specialized in music and dance. A major influence on 20th century music, she was a founding member of the League of Composers, a group of musicians and proponents of modern music. She helped launch the League’s magazine, The League of Composers’ Review (later called Modern Music), which was the first American journal to manifest an...

  8. Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944

    circa 1,050 items ; 11 boxes ; 7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the...

  9. George and Böske Antheil papers, 1875-1984

    approximately 6,500 items ; 44 containers ; 17.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author and inventor. The collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, published and unpublished writings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, photographs, programs and promotional...

  10. Jerome Kern collection, 1905-1945

    circa 7,450 items ; 102 boxes ; 45 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists primarily of Kern's show music, some holograph sketches; most are manuscript full and vocal scores of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. Film and other music also is represented, as well as a small amount of correspondence.