1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) McKim, Leonora Jackson, 1880-1969--Archives.

  1. Leonora Jackson McKim papers, 1854-1969

    approximately 2,000 items. 30 containers. 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Leonora Jackson McKim was one of the first American female concert violinists to achieve international acclaim. She made her debut in 1896 and was awarded the Mendelssohn State Prize in 1898. She performed for royalty in Britain, Germany, and Sweden and was decorated by Queen Victoria in 1899. In 1915, she married Dr. William Duncan McKim (1855-1935) and they lived in Washington, D.C. The collection contains printed and manuscript music (chiefly for violin and piano), writings, correspondence, photographs, publicity materials, artwork, and miscellaneous items.