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Business and Organizational Files, 1881-1978 (continued)
BOX 169-206, 383 Berkshire Music Center, 1936-1978
Materials relating to the creation, management and activities of the Berkshire Music Festival and Berkshire Music Center. Includes speeches and addresses, clippings, correspondence, donor materials, financial and legal materials, memorandums, meeting minutes, draft and final festival programs, promotional materials, reports, and faculty and student materials, including programs, rosters, instructions, and schedules.
Arranged chronologically and alphabetically by type of materials therein.
1936
BOX-FOLDER 169/1 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
BOX-FOLDER 169/2 "Berkshire Symphonic Festival," by Kathleen O'Donnell Hoover
BOX-FOLDER 169/3 Correspondence
With Gertrude Robinson Smith.
BOX-FOLDER 169/4 Itinerary
BOX-FOLDER 169/5 Management
BOX-FOLDER 169/6 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 169/7 Promotional materials
1937
BOX-FOLDER 169/8 Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 169/9 Correspondence
Including Eliel Saarinen, among others.
BOX-FOLDER 169/10 Management
BOX-FOLDER 169/11 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 169/12 Promotional materials
1938
BOX-FOLDER 169/13 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
BOX-FOLDER 169/14 Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 169/15 Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 169/16 "The evolution of a festival," by Sylvia Dreyfus
BOX-FOLDER 169/17 Management
BOX-FOLDER 169/18 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 169/19 Promotional materials
BOX-FOLDER 169/20 Rehearsal schedule
BOX-FOLDER 169/21 Rosé, Alfred materials
Includes information about and correspondence praising the talents of musician and conductor Rosé.
1939
BOX-FOLDER 169/22 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
Excerpts from Koussevitzky's vision of a music center.
BOX-FOLDER 169/23 Berkshire Music Center
Materials relating to the creation of a "musical academy" or "music center" at Tanglewood. Includes planning documents, correspondence, promotional materials and clippings.
BOX-FOLDER 169/24-25 Correspondence
(2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 169/26 Management
BOX-FOLDER 169/27 Memoranda
BOX-FOLDER 169/28 "La musique dans la foret," by Ernest Guy
BOX-FOLDER 169/29 Program drafts
BOX-FOLDER 169/30 Promotional materials
1940
The bulk of these materials relate to the inaugural season of the Berkshire Music Center Academy and Institute for Advanced Study, and include planning documents, student materials, reports, and meeting notes.
BOX-FOLDER 170/1 Address lists
BOX-FOLDER 170/2 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
BOX-FOLDER 170/3 Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 170/4-5 Correspondence
(2 folders)
Includes correspondence from Berkshire Music Center faculty, and potential students and teachers.
BOX-FOLDER 170/6 Financial materials
BOX-FOLDER 170/7 Invitations
BOX-FOLDER 170/8 Management
BOX-FOLDER 170/9 Memoranda
BOX-FOLDER 170/10 Notes from meetings
BOX-FOLDER 170/11 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 171/1 Promotional materials
BOX-FOLDER 171/2 Report (preliminary)
BOX-FOLDER 171/3 Score lists/repertoire
BOX-FOLDER 171/4 Scrapbook
BOX-FOLDER 171/5 Students -- Class rosters
BOX-FOLDER 171/6 Students -- Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 171/7 Students -- Programs
BOX-FOLDER 171/8 Students -- Schedules
BOX-FOLDER 171/9 Students -- Summary of questionnaire
BOX-FOLDER 171/10 Miscellany
1941
BOX-FOLDER 171/11-12 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
(2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 171/13 Correspondence with Dane, E.B.
BOX-FOLDER 171/14 Correspondence with Greene, Jerome D.
BOX-FOLDER 171/15 Correspondence with Hindemith, Paul
BOX-FOLDER 171/16 Correspondence with Judd, George E.
BOX-FOLDER 171/17 Correspondence, "A" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 171/18 Correspondence, "B" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/1 Correspondence, "C" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/2 Correspondence, "D" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/3 Correspondence, "E-F" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/4 Correspondence, "G" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/5 Correspondence, "H-I" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/6 Correspondence, "J-L" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/7 Correspondence, "M-O" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/8 Correspondence, "P-R" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/9 Correspondence, "S" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/10 Correspondence, "T-Z" miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 172/11-12 Financial materials
(2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 172/13 Grant, Margaret materials
BOX-FOLDER 172/14 Invitation lists
BOX-FOLDER 172/15 Invitations
BOX-FOLDER 172/16 Latin American student scholarships
BOX-FOLDER 172/17 Management, Nov. 1940-Mar. 1941
BOX-FOLDER 173/1 Management, Apr.-Aug. 1941
BOX-FOLDER 173/2 Management, Oct.-Dec. 1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 173/3 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 173/4-6 Promotional materials
(3 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 173/7 Report on the 1941 season
BOX-FOLDER 173/8 Report on the 1941 season (S.K.'s copy)
BOX-FOLDER 173/9 Report (preliminary)
BOX-FOLDER 173/10 Report (printed)
BOX-FOLDER 174/1 Score lists and repertoire
BOX-FOLDER 174/2 Scrapbook
BOX-FOLDER 174/3 Specifications for BMC Shed, music hall, and practice studios
BOX-FOLDER 174/4 Students -- Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 174/5 Students -- Instructions
BOX-FOLDER 174/6 Students -- Programs
BOX-FOLDER 174/7 Students -- Questionnaire
BOX-FOLDER 174/8 Students -- Schedules
BOX-FOLDER 174/9 U.S.O. and British war relief benefit -- Addresses and statements
BOX-FOLDER 174/10 U.S.O. and British war relief benefit -- Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 174/11 U.S.O. and British war relief benefit -- Invitation list
BOX-FOLDER 174/12 U.S.O. and British war relief benefit -- Promotional materials
BOX-FOLDER 174/13 Miscellany
1942
see also Koussevitzky Music Foundation, Financial Papers, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 174/14 Addresses by Olin Downes and Margaret Grant
BOX-FOLDER 174/15-16 Addresses and statements by Serge Koussevitzky
Includes opening addresses, statements to trustees, and materials, such as newspaper editorials and Koussevitzky's reaction to them, regarding the proposed suspension of BMC operations during wartime. Contains drafts and final versions of addresses, and notes.
BOX-FOLDER 174/17 Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 174/18 Correspondence -- Berkshire Symphonic Festival
Includes letters to and from Gertrude Robinson Smith.
BOX-FOLDER 174/19 Correspondence with Dane, Ernest B.
BOX-FOLDER 174/20 Correspondence with Grant, Margaret
BOX-FOLDER 175/1 Correspondence with Greene, Jerome D.
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