2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hopekirk, Helen.

  1. A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958

    34,775 items. 514 containers. 280 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Paul Schmidt (1846-1921) was a German-born music publisher who pioneered the development and dissemination of American music. The A.P. Schmidt Company Archives documents his firm's publishing activites in Boston, Leipzig and New York, beginning with his tenure, through his successors, and until the firm was absorbed by Summy-Birchard in 1960. The Archives consists of the original manuscripts from which the music was printed, printed music, personal and corporate correspondence, photographs (primarily composers/arrangers), business records, plate books, publication books, stock and cash books.

  2. Helen Hopekirk collection, 1875-1954

    approximately 450 items. 13 containers. 4.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Helen Hopekirk (1856-1945) was a Scottish-born American composer, pianist, and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During her lifetime she maintained a rigorous performance schedule throughout Europe and the United States and studied under numerous artists. Her compositions were often inspired by traditional Scottish and Gaelic folk-songs and the works of poets and other authors. This collection contains music manuscripts by Hopekirk and other composers, biographical materials, writings by and about Hopekirk, scrapbooks, and other items that document her life and career.