86 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Musicians.

  1. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items. 201 containers plus 1 oversize. 90 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

  2. Elizabeth Severn and Margaret Severn papers, 1880-1994

    5,600 items. 16 containers plus 1 oversize; 209 digital files (6.34 GB). 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elizabeth Severn, psychotherapist, author, and psychoanalytic patient of Sándor Ferenczi; and her daughter, Margaret Severn, ballet dancer and vaudeville performer. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs concerning Elizabeth Severn's private life and her career as a psychotherapist. Correspondence, writings, art work, printed matter, photographs, and digital files relating to Margaret Severn's life as a dancer in New York theaters, in traveling vaudeville shows in the 1920s, and with European ballet companies in the 1930s.

  3. MacDowell Colony records, 1869-2017

    82,000 items. 214 containers plus 4 oversize. 90 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. 1,252 digital files (9.63 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, in 1907 by Marian MacDowell who dedicated it as a memorial to her husband, American composer Edward MacDowell. The bulk of the records reflects the operational and administrative functions of the colony, its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and its fundraising staff based in New York. Consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of meetings, reports, legal and financial papers, fundraising and event planning materials, office files, and miscellany.

  4. Laurindo Almeida papers, 1912-1995

    approximately 6,500 items . 84 containers. 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, publicity materials, sound and video recordings, photographs, and other items related to his distinguished career.

  5. Laszlo Krausz portraits of musicians, 1947-1971

    23 items. 2 containers. 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laszlo Krausz was a Hungarian-American violinist, conductor, and artist. A former member of the Cleveland Orchestra, Krausz transitioned into a distinguished career in painting, often focusing on Jewish and Israeli subjects while studying and teaching art at leading institutions in the Cleveland area. The collection consists largely of Krausz's ink and charcoal portraits of notable musicians, each signed by the subject, including Yehudi Menuhin, Arthur Rubinstein, Gunther Schuller, Igor Stravinsky, and many others.

  6. Sir Francis Joseph Campbell papers, 1870-1935

    10,500 items. 35 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American-born musician, educator, and advocate for the blind. Correspondence, biographical notes and manuscripts, speeches, articles, printed matter, and photographs; personal letters, family papers, and manuscript of a biography of Campbell by his wife, Lady Sophia Campbell; and papers of a son, Charles Francis Faulkner Campbell. Includes papers relating to the Royal Normal College and Academy for the Blind in London, England, and of various members of the family identified with the college.

  7. B.W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964

    10,500 items. 42 containers. 16.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly Freeman and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers.

  8. Mary Elizabeth Hallock Greenewalt papers, 1918-1942

    1,000 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Musician, inventor, and author. Correspondence, speeches, legal and financial records, draft of a book, biographical data, printed matter, and annotated photographs primarily relating to Greenewalt's invention of an art form called Nourathar (also Sarabet, Light-Score) that harmonized projected patterns of colored light with concert music.

  9. Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    89,000 items. 224 containers. 89.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

  10. Joseph Wechsberg papers, 1943-1983

    15,000 items. 61 containers. 24.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lawyer, and musician. Correspondence, drafts of articles and books, notes, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wechsberg's work as a journalist and author.