7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Minutes.

  1. Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1880-1978

    around 200,000 items. 505 containers. 224 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Serge Koussevitzky was a Russian-born conductor, composer, and double bassist. The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. The collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow Olga's continuing work with various organizations and projects. Musical compositions commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky are part of the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Collection, and are shelved in ML30.3c, ML30.3c2, ML30.3c3, and ML30.3e2.

  2. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items. 68 containers. 39 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks, clippings, address books, notebooks, music, and books. In addition, the collection contains materials related to opera singer La Julia Rhea, who performed with the company, and Walter M. Dawson, Mary Cardwell Dawson's husband, who worked for the company.

  3. 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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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2012

    approximately 33,055 items. 127 boxes. 60 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Flute Association, Inc. Archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers, committee members, and other volunteers serving the The National Flute Association from 1970-2012. Included are business papers of the Executive Offices, manuscript and printed music, donations to the organization from individual members, publications by the association, awards and commissions, and material regarding the association's annual conventions. An addition to the collection includes the papers of flutist, composer, and arranger Arÿ van Leeuwen and dates from 1898 to 1957.

  5. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1920-1950

    approximately 9,800 items. 30 boxes. 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music was established in 1942 to attend to the morale of military personnel through the provision of music materials and the support of bands at various levels – camp, fort, field unit, and individual performer. Library of Congress Music Division chief Harold Spivacke served as the Sub-Committee chairman. These files document his role and that of his staff in this war effort through correspondence, photographs, memoranda, notated music and lead sheets, reports, songbooks, and technical and training manuals.

  6. Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    64,240 items . 473 containers. 291 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  7. Roger L. Stevens papers, 1863-2002

    approximately 192,000 items. 431 containers and 30 map case folders. 229 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Roger Lacey Stevens (1910-1998) was an American theatrical producer and financial backer with more than 200 shows to his credit; an arts administrator who served as the founding chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the first chair of both the National Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts; and founder, executive officer, and shareholder of numerous commercial and residential real estate businesses that owned iconic buildings including the Empire State Building and Belleview Biltmore Hotel and pioneered the development of several shopping malls. The collection, which documents all aspects of Stevens's life and career, contains awards and certificates; clippings; correspondence; daily calendars, schedules and telephone logs; financial records; invitations; photographs; realia; scrapbooks; and speeches and writings. Materials specific to his arts administration and theatrical careers include actor and crew contracts; audition and casting materials; box office reports, posters, production stills, programs, and publicity material; rehearsal schedules; reviews; and scripts. Materials specific to his real estate work include construction plans, purchase contracts and agreements, incorporation and dissolution papers, and leases.