11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Instructional and educational works.

  1. Language manuals from the Linguaphone Institute collection, 1950-1959

    approximately 525 items. 2 containers. 0.63 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Course materials that highlight the range of languages, as well as the teaching methods of the Linguaphone Institute.

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  2. Luther E. Grim and Dorothy H. Grim map collection

    33 items. 32 maps. 1 textual document. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 32 pictorial, tourtist, and road maps published between 1942 and 1964. The materials depict the moon and various locations in the United States. Several of these maps were designed for classroom instruction. Publishers include Armour and Company, General Drafting Company, Esso Standard Oil Company, among others. Included is an envelope from the Armour and Company addressed to Mrs. Dorothy H. Grim, N. Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School, Red Lion, Pa. Mrs. Grim taught the fifth grade and used the materials in her classroom. Luther E. Grim was her husband.

  3. Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    approximately 11,600 items. 55 containers. 30.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Lester Horton Dance Theater was a modern dance company and school in Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s. Founded by dancer and choreographer Lester Horton (1906-1953), the company served as an incubator for the careers of a generation of dancers, including Alvin Ailey, Carmen de Lavallade, Bella Lewitzky, James Mitchell, Joyce Trisler, and James Truitte. The collection documents Horton's early life and career and the Dance Theater's activities under the management of Frank Eng after Horton's death. Materials include clippings, correspondence, costume and set designs, course descriptions, drawings, financial documents, music, photographs, programs, promotional materials, writings, and typed choreographic scenarios.

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  4. Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1990

    approximately 11,000 items. 169 containers. 75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection documents the life and career of violinist Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) who was also known as a teacher, patron of the arts, and cultural ambassador. The collection contains printed and holograph manuscript scores, writings, teaching materials, correspondence, personal and business papers, performance files and programs, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, awards, and books.

  5. David Lewin papers, 1945-2011

    7,011 items. 67 containers. 29.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    David Lewin was an American music theorist, teacher, composer, and musician. The papers primarily relate to his career as a teacher and theorist, and to his work as a composer. They include writings, academic and course materials, printed and manuscript scores, correspondence, computer music materials, programs, clippings, and conference materials.

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  6. Seeger family collection, 1846-2023

    approximately 43,000 items. 270 containers . 22 mapcase folders . 136.5 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; their eldest daughter, folksinger and songwriter Peggy Seeger; and her husband, playwright, singer, and songwriter Ewan MacColl 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.

  7. Allesandro and Speranza Liberati papers, 1880-1947

    approximately 355 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Allesandro Liberati (1847-1927) was an Italian-born American cornetist, bandmaster, and composer. After making his public debut at age fourteen, he had extensive musical and military careers in Italy, Canada, and eventually the United States. This collection contains manuscript and printed scores and parts, iconography, books, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted personal papers from Allesandro's life, as well as several documents from his daughter, Speranza Liberati.

  8. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo papers, circa 1865-1990

    approximately 8,000 items. 83 containers. 70 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo (1905-1992) was a Brazilian musicologist, folklorist, educator, and music critic. His papers document his life and career through correspondence, writings, teaching materials, notebooks, research and subject files, photographs, and awards. Correspondence, as well as holograph, facsimile, and inscribed scores, illustrate Azevedo's relationships with twentieth-century composers from South America, North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. His own holograph sketches and scores chronicle his early years as a composer and arranger.

  9. Mario Davidovsky papers, 1933-2019

    approximately 5,500 items. 53 containers. 3 mapcase folders. 23.5 linear feet. 1,563 digital files (623 MB). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mario Davidovsky was an Argentine-American composer, teacher, and pioneer in the field of electro-acoustic music. The collection contains music by Davidovsky and other composers, project and business files, correspondence, teaching materials, biographical information, photographs, clippings, promotional materials, and files related to Composers Conference.

  10. Charles Wuorinen papers, 1922-2022

    approximately 35,000 items. 315 containers. 4 mapcase folders. 147 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles Wuorinen (1938-2020) was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and arts administrator. The collection includes scores by Wuorinen and others, correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, and business papers pertaining to his music career as well as many of the organizations of which he was a member.

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