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Visual Materials, 1888-1973 (continued)
BOX 159, 165-166 MAPCASE 5 Architectural and Landscape Designs, 1914, circa 1936-1973
Designs relating to the Berkshire Music Center and Tanglewood, Seranak, the Koussevitzkys' house and property at Charpignat-Lac du Bourget in France, and the property in Phoenix, Arizona that the Koussevitzkys planned to develop. In addition, there are designs for a monument in memory of Serge Koussevitzky, at Lenox, Mass. Many items are oversized.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 5/12 Location plan showing sewage systems, water pipes, catch basins, drains, under drains, etc., 1914
Kate S. Buckingham, Lenox. Mass.
BOX-FOLDER 159/12 Photographs of models of the buildings and grounds of the Berkshire Music Center, circa 1936
BOX-FOLDER 159/13 Berkshire Music Center and Tanglewood Pavilion landscape and architectural designs, circa 1936
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/12 Blueprints (3 stapled together) of Tanglewood Pavilion, and (1) of the Berkshire Music Center small studios, 1937
Created by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, architects.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/12 Architectural schematic diagram of the exterior of Tanglewood Pavilion, circa 1937
BOX-FOLDER 165/15-16 Exterior and interior architectural designs for the Koussevitzky property at Charpignat-Lac du Bourget, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 166/1 Technical drawing showing layout of the Koussevitzky property at Charpignat-Lac du Bourget, circa 1938
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/12 Floorplans (4) of the Koussevitzky house at Charpignat-Lac du Bourget, circa 1938
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Propriété de Mr. le Dr. Koussevitzky a Charpignat au Bourget du Lac. Annexe, circa 1938
Two design plans.
BOX-FOLDER 166/9 Blueprint for a "temporary small concert set within large permanent concert set in the Music Shed, Boston Symphony Orchestra, circa 1947
Richard Rychtarik, designer.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Design plan for guest house at Koussevitzky's Arizona property, 1947
Includes a survey of the property (8 1/2 x 11 inches) and Specifications for remodeling located at Camelback Lands Tract, Phoenix, Arizona for Dr. and Mrs. Serge Koussevitzky (4 pages).
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Design plan for Koussevitzky's Arizona property, including the chapel and studio, circa 1947
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Additions and alterations to a residence for Dr. and Mrs. Serge Koussevitzky, Arcadia, near Phoenix, Arizona, 1949
Includes three blueprints: sheets A-1 and A-2 dated March 1949; sheet A-1 dated April 1949
Also includes a smaller blueprint titled: A home for Mr. and Mrs. Ray D. Bernard, dated Feb. 28, 1946.
BOX-FOLDER 159/11, 166/2 Designs for monument in memory of Serge Koussevitzky, at Lenox, Mass., 1951
Folder 159/11 contains a drawing of the design, of unknown origin. Folder 166/2 contains three perspective sketches from architect Lucien David (all about 15 x 22 inches).
BOX-FOLDER 166/11 Architectural design for memorial studio for Serge Koussevitzky, at Lenox, Mass., 1958
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Floor plan for Koussevitzky main residence, 1959
A Techbuilt design. Includes xerox copy.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Floor plans for studio (possible the composer's studio), 1963
8 drawings bound together
A Techbuilt design.
BOX-FOLDER 166/12 Blueprints for Koussevitzky residence, 1966
Contains six drawings bound together.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Floor plans for unidentified structure, 1973
Designs by Acorn Structures, Inc. Two groups of plans. One group is titled "Long Ridge 36," and the other is titled "North Cape 1 1/2."
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/12 Landscape and architectural designs (3 different versions) for house and grounds, and design plans for a chapel, undated
4 designs ; in pencil ; 27 x 15 1⁄2 inches
BOX-FOLDER 159/14 Blueprint for barn, garage, cottage and surrounding area, undated
1 design ; 7 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches
Stamped on back: this blue print made by A. J. Kohlhofer, Pittsfield, Mass.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Koussevitzky proposal (floor plans for unidentified structure), undated
5 copies
A Techbuilt design. These might be plans for the composers' studio.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/13 Floor plans for Seranak composer's studio, undated
6 copies, including a xerox copy
A Techbuilt design.
BOX 169-235, 290, 292-296, 309-345, 383, 445-446, 462-493, 497-499 MAPCASE 5 Business and Organizational Files, 1881-1978
BOX 309-343, 445 American International Music Fund, 1948-1978
The American International Music Fund, established in 1956, is an affiliate organization of the International Music Fund and dedicated to stimulating and promoting the appreciation of contemporary music through live performance, recording and broadcasting. This subseries documents its founding, management, and activities, and includes correspondence; promotional and publicity materials, such as press releases, brochures, and flyers; handwritten notes; drafts of various documents; clippings and articles; legal and financial documents; publications, including newsletters; writings; studies and reports; programs; and interview transcripts. It also contains significant materials relating to two AIMF initiatives, the Recording Guarantee Project, which tapes performances of contemporary and commercially unrecorded works; and the Koussevitzky International Recording Award, which is an annual award given to a composer of a symphonic work first released on commercial recording during the year. Both initiatives involve disseminating recordings to educational centers and broadcasting stations.
Arranged alphabetically by type of materials or initiative.
Administrative Materials
BOX-FOLDER 309/1 Board agendas, correspondence, memos, notices, 1956-1970
BOX-FOLDER 338/6 Homage to Koussevitzky concerts, 1956
Includes correspondence, promotional items, press releases, including drafts, notes, and miscellaneous working papers.
BOX-FOLDER 338/7 International composition contest, 1961-1963
see also International Music Council
Includes correspondence, promotional items, press releases, notes, and miscellaneous working papers.
BOX-FOLDER 309/2 Legal documents, 1955-1961
Includes incorporation papers, by-laws, and correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 309/3 Letterhead and stationery, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 338/1 Membership lists
Lists for individuals and organizations.
BOX-FOLDER 309/4 Permissions letters from AIMF board members, 1957-1967
BOX-FOLDER 338/2 Program suggestions
BOX-FOLDER 338/4-5 Radio broadcast series, 1955-1960
see also Columbia Broadcasting System
Broadcasting Foundation of America
Bernays & Eisner
Contains correspondence, clippings, promotional materials, notes, budgets, brochures, and a newsletter.
BOX-FOLDER 337/8-10 Reports and promotional materials, 1956-1967
Includes drafts and final versions of reports and press releases, correspondence, and other documents relating to promotional efforts.
BOX-FOLDER 309/5 Miscellany, 1963, undated
Benefits and Receptions
BOX-FOLDER 336/1 Varèse benefit concert, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 336/2-6 Oistrakh benefit recital, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 336/7--337/2 Varèse dinner reception, 1963
(10 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 337/3-3a Schweitzer 90th birthday celebration, 1964-1965
(2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 337/4 Rostropovich and Vishnevskaya recitals, 1972 and 1975
BOX-FOLDER 337/5-6 Working papers from miscellaneous events, 1962-1977
BOX-FOLDER 337/7 Various clippings and articles from publications regarding American Music International Fund activities
Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
under Schweitzer
BOX-FOLDER 310/1 American Composers Alliance, 1958-1960
BOX-FOLDER 310/2-5 American Federation of Musicians, 1957-1972
Includes correspondence from local chapters.
BOX-FOLDER 310/6 American Music Center, 1959-1961
BOX-FOLDER 310/7 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 1956-1961
BOX-FOLDER 310/8 American Symphony Orchestra League, 1956-1959
BOX-FOLDER 310/9 Americans for a Music Library in Israel, 1959
see Associated Music Publishers
BOX-FOLDER 310/10 Anderson, Marian, 1955-1956
BOX-FOLDER 310/11 Ansermet, Ernest, 1949-1957
BOX-FOLDER 310/12 Arrau, Claudio, 1956
see American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
BOX-FOLDER 310/13 Associated Music Publishers, 1956-1966
BOX-FOLDER 310/14 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1956-1966
BOX-FOLDER 310/15 "A" miscellaneous, 1954-1964
BOX-FOLDER 311/1 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1956-1966
BOX-FOLDER 311/2 Barber, Samuel, 1955-1970
BOX-FOLDER 311/3 Barraud, Henry, 1956-1962
With Radiodiffusion-Télévision française.
BOX-FOLDER 311/4 Barzin, Leon, 1956-1958
BOX-FOLDER 311/5 Berio, Luciano, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 311/6 Bernays & Eisner, 1953-1969
BOX-FOLDER 311/7 Bernstein, Leonard, 1953-1963
BOX-FOLDER 311/8 Bing, Rudolf, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 311/9 Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, 1957-1959
BOX-FOLDER 311/10 Blackwood, Easley, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 311/11 Boosey and Hawkes, 1955-1967
BOX-FOLDER 311/12 Boston Arts Festival, 1953-1957
BOX-FOLDER 311/13-15 Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1955-1972
BOX-FOLDER 311/16 Boulanger, Nadia, 1956-1958
BOX-FOLDER 311/17 Boulez, Pierre, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 311/18 Broadcast Music Inc., 1954-1958
BOX-FOLDER 311/19 Broadcast Music Inc., Canada, 1959-1960
BOX-FOLDER 312/1 Broadcasting Foundation of America, 1959-1961
BOX-FOLDER 312/2 Broude Brothers, 1958-1960
BOX-FOLDER 312/3-4 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, 1956-1972
BOX-FOLDER 312/5 "B" miscellaneous, 1954-1974
BOX-FOLDER 312/6 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1958-1959
BOX-FOLDER 312/7 Canadian Music Centre, 1961-1964
BOX-FOLDER 312/8 Carl Fischer Inc., 1958-1960
BOX-FOLDER 312/9 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 312/10 Carvalho, Eleazar de, 1956 and 1964
BOX-FOLDER 312/11 Casals, Pablo, 1957, undated
CBS Radio
see Columbia Broadcasting System
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