19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Portraits.

  1. Chet Baker materials from the papers of Diane Vavra, 1970-1989

    108 items ; 2 boxes ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chet Baker was an American jazz trumpeter whose early success in the 1950s was due not only to his musical talents, but also to his model good looks. He rose to prominence as a member of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's quartet and later established himself as acclaimed vocalist during the 1950s. Baker began an on-again, off-again relationship with Diane Vavra in 1970 and was with her...

  2. American Ballet Theatre archive, 1940-2014

    6,333 items ; 54 containers ; 22 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American Ballet Theatre (ABT), established in 1940 as Ballet Theatre, is recognized as one of the world's largest and most distinguished dance companies. By act of Congress on April 27, 2006, ABT became America's National Ballet Company. The archive includes music scores, choreographic notes and Benesh dance notation scores, correspondence, business papers, scrapbooks, programs, clippings,...

  3. 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,...

  4. Victoria Phillips collection, 1914-2011

    Approximately 3,914 items ; 24 containers ; 12 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Victoria Phillips (formerly Phillips Geduld), a historian and faculty member at Columbia University, specializes in Cold War history, cultural diplomacy, and international relations. The Victoria Phillips Collection includes materials assembled by the scholar during her doctoral research and other curatorial and research projects. Most of the 3,900-plus items are reproductions of newspaper...

  5. Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    around 810 items ; 8 containers ; 5.75 linear feet ; Microfilm (93/20012 [MUS]--scrapbooks only). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical...

  6. Edward Beach collection, 1940-1975

    circa 150 items ; 9 boxes ; 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists exclusively of photographs and other iconography of musicians. Primarily, the images are of jazz musicians; also represented are a few notable figures from other musical and artistic disciplines. The bulk of the material dated from the 1950s through the mid-1970s; one photograph is dated 1940. Of particular interest are images of: Louis Armstrong; William "Count" Basie;...

  7. Irving Fine collection, 1930-1993

    approximately 4,350 items. 21 boxes. 7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irving Fine was an American conductor, teacher, and composer whose works assimilated neoclassical, romantic, and serial elements. The bulk of the materials in the collection are musical scores and sketches which represent nearly his entire musical output. In addition, there are photographs, clippings, programs, and scrapbooks, as well as correspondence from twentieth-century musicians such as...

  8. Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    90.5 linear feet (230 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 76,345 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

  9. Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection, 1889-2008

    approximately 8,000 items . 90 containers. 40 linear feet. 17 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold was a composer and pianist noted for his orchestral works, operas, concertos, film scores, piano music, and chamber music. A musical prodigy, he famously displayed immense talent for both performance and composition. Korngold and his family were part of the exodus of European artists who moved to the United States during the rise of Nazism in Europe. He lived and worked...

  10. Visual materials from the Booker T. Washington papers

    701 items (chiefly photographic prints); 57 x 41 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs document the activities of Booker T. Washington as a leader and agrarian organizer in the South at the turn of the century. Many depict Booker T. Washington’s speaking engagements at such places as Ocala, Tallahasee, and Daytona, Fla.; Mound Bayou, Miss.; and Baton Rouge, La. The collection also includes photographs that document classes and activities at the Tuskegee Normal and...