6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Talma, Louise, 1906-1996.

  1. 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.

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  2. Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998

    approximately 38,000 items. 160 containers. 81.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.

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  3. David Diamond papers, 1915-2003

    approximately 48,450 items. 279 containers. 125 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    David Diamond was an award-winning American-Jewish composer and prominent symphonist of the mid-twentieth century. A former student of Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger, Diamond ultimately composed eleven symphonies and countless other chamber and vocal works, such as his influential Symphony no. 4 (1945), Elegy in memory of Maurice Ravel (1938), and Rounds (1944). His social circle of musical personalities included Leonard Bernstein, Serge Koussevitzky, Lukas Foss, Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Dimitri Mitropoulos, and other prominent composers, many of whom are represented in the collection. As a longtime faculty member of The Juilliard School, Diamond also shaped and inspired subsequent generations of American composers. The collection includes music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, photographs, financial and legal documents, and other materials that document his private and professional life.

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  4. Seeger family collection, 1846-2023

    approximately 43,000 items. 270 containers . 22 mapcase folders . 136.5 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Seeger Family Collection documents the lives and careers of pioneering musicologist Charles Louis Seeger; his second wife, modernist composer Ruth Crawford Seeger; their eldest daughter, folksinger and songwriter Peggy Seeger; and her husband, playwright, singer, and songwriter Ewan MacColl through their music manuscripts, personal and professional papers, and correspondence. The collection also includes papers relating to the Crawford family and materials associated with Pete Seeger, Mike Seeger, other Seeger family members, and Seeger/MacColl family members.

  5. American Conservatory at Fontainebleau records, 1922-2022

    approximately 23,500 items. 71 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Conservatory at Fontainebleau was originally established in 1919 to improve the quality of United States military bands mobilized in France at the end of World War I. In 1921, the school opened to American civilians, welcoming music students for summer classes in the Louis XV wing of the Château de Fontainebleau. The School of Fine Arts was established in 1923, and architecture has become the focus of its instruction. Still active today, the Conservatory's faculty has featured prominent musicians such as Maurice Ravel, Nadia Boulanger, and Francis Poulenc, and notable alumni include Philip Glass, Donald Grantham, Adolphus Hailstork, and Louise Talma. Though student applications comprise the bulk of the records, there are also publicity materials, other administrative records, and publications documenting the activities of the Fontainebleau Alumni Association.

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  6. Arnold T. Schwab collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell, 1731-1993

    approximately 23,380 items. 57 containers. 16 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Arnold T. Schwab Collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell is an archive of materials related to the life and work of Marian Nevins MacDowell, founder of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, named for her late husband, composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908). The writings, correspondence, iconography, scrapbooks, index cards, and other papers reflect collector and donor Arnold T. Schwab's interest in and research on the MacDowell legacy.