12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music--United States--20th century.

  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...

  2. Oliver Daniel papers, 1759-1997

    21,600 items ; 80 containers ; 52.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oliver Daniel was an American arts administrator, musicologist, radio director and producer, and composer. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, programs, clippings, scrapbooks and periodicals.

  3. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953

    56,680 items ; 109 containers ; 48.50 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of...

  4. Leo Feist collection, 1880-1930

    2,000 items ; 18 containers ; 6 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leo Feist was an American music publisher. The collection primarily consists of a set of twenty-six bound volumes containing most of the music published by Leo Feist Inc., between the years of 1880 and 1930. These include approximately 2000 titles, mostly of popular music. The collection also includes vocal scores for Paoletta, Irene, and M. Beaucaire, as well as a Feist dance folio of popular...

  5. Herman Langinger music publishing files, 1889-1972

    approximately 650 items ; 12 containers ; 4.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Herman Langinger was a music engraver, printer, and editor for New Music Society of California and other influential music publishers. The collection contains pre-publication and published music materials, including annotated manuscript and holograph scores and proof copies, as well as correspondence with composers and publishing associates. It also includes a comprehensive run of published...

  6. Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    around 3,900 items ; 33 containers ; 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Spivacke was a music librarian, administrator, musicologist, and musician. He was chief of the Library of Congress Music Division for thirty-five years, from 1937 until 1972. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork,...

  7. Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    approximately 4,500 items ; 22 containers ; 11.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few...

  8. Merle Montgomery papers, circa 1904-1983

    5093 items ; 18 containers ; 7.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merle Montgomery was a music educator, composer, author, editor, administrator, translator, lecturer, and concert pianist. The collection primarily contains business papers and materials related to Montgomery's career and her leadership roles in various music, educational, and arts organizations, including Carl Fischer Inc., Mu Phi Epsilon, National Federation of Music Clubs, and the National...

  9. 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...

  10. Federal Music Project collection, 1935-1948

    111,190 items ; 278 containers ; 93 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Federal Music Project (FMP) Collection consists of agency reports, programs, catalogs, index cards, lists, correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, press releases, some music scores and parts, a few writings and the papers of George Allen Foster, regional director for New York and New England. The George Allen Foster Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings...