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BOX 14 Writings, 1845-1966
Writings, sketches and notes of Fritz Kreisler.
Arranged by subject or title.
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 [History of Schumann's Fantasy, Op. 131]
Holograph description of the history of Schumann's Fantasy, Op. 131 (also two typescript copies)
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 [Franz Rupp]
Holograph statement about Franz Rupp
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Kreisler - On Relativity in Music
Transcript of interview with Kreisler, 1955.
BOX 14 Correspondence
The Correspondence series is arranged into three subseries: Letters received by Fritz Kreisler; Letters sent from Fritz Kreisler; and General Correspondence. The General Correspondence subseries is represented by letters received by and sent from the following: American Federation of Musicians; Thomas E. Dewey; Harriet Kreisler; Charles Foley; Louis Spohr; Sylvia Voorhees.
The series is arranged into three subseries: Letters received by Fritz Kreisler; Letters sent from Fritz Kreisler; and General Correspondent. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
BOX-FOLDER 14/2-15a Letters from Fritz Kreisler to the following:
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 American Federation of Musicians
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 Churchill, Sir Winston
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 Foley, Charles
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Grentzer, Rose Marie
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Holt, Harold
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Mackie, Lawrence and Harold Holt
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Magill, Wallace
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Music Table, Moscow
BOX-FOLDER 14/10 Prueses, Herr
BOX-FOLDER 14/11 Speyer & Co.
BOX-FOLDER 14/12 Spivacke, Harold
BOX-FOLDER 14/13 Strok, A.
BOX-FOLDER 14/14 Victor Talking Machine Co.
BOX-FOLDER 14/15 Voorhees, Sylvia
BOX-FOLDER 14/15a Widor, C. M.
BOX-FOLDER 14/16-40 Letters from the following correspondents to Fritz Kreisler:
BOX-FOLDER 14/16 Abell, Arthur
BOX-FOLDER 14/17 Archbishop of Laodicea
BOX-FOLDER 14/18 Barbirolli, Sir John
BOX-FOLDER 14/19 Berry, Mildred R.
Access point(s): Mrs. George M. Berry
BOX-FOLDER 14/20 Bruch, Max
BOX-FOLDER 14/21 Casals, Pablo
BOX-FOLDER 14/22 Choate, Robert A.
BOX-FOLDER 14/23 Dorian, Jean Pierre
BOX-FOLDER 14/24 Friedensberg, Dr. Ferdinand
BOX-FOLDER 14/25 Kennedy, John D.
BOX-FOLDER 14/26 Kyogoku, Takatoshi
BOX-FOLDER 14/27 Lampe, Jacob E.
BOX-FOLDER 14/28 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
BOX-FOLDER 14/29 Oistrakh, David
BOX-FOLDER 14/30 Oosterzee, S. van
BOX-FOLDER 14/31 Rose, Billy
BOX-FOLDER 14/32 Sanger, Eleanor M.
BOX-FOLDER 14/33 Schang, F. C., III
BOX-FOLDER 14/34 Sell, K. G.
BOX-FOLDER 14/35 Steinway Artists Centenary Committee
BOX-FOLDER 14/36 White, Clarence Cameron
BOX-FOLDER 14/37 Unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 14/38-40 Telegrams sent to Fritz Kreisler on the occasion of his 75th birthday (1950) (arranged alphabetically by correspondent)
BOX-FOLDER 14/41-65 General Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 14/64 American Federation of Musicians
BOX-FOLDER 14/65 Dewey, Thomas E.
BOX-FOLDER 14/41 Kreisler, Harriet, 1948-1963, undated
BOX-FOLDER 14/42-59 Foley, Charles
BOX-FOLDER 14/66 Spohr, Louis
BOX-FOLDER 14/60-63 Voorhees, Sylvia
BOX 15 Performance Materials
Performance materials related to Fritz Kreisler's career, music and performances.
Arranged by genre.
BOX-FOLDER 15/1-3 Concert itineraries (1927-1949, undated)
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 Scripts for "The Telephone Hour," a Bell Telephone System production for broadcast on WNBC (Nov. 28, 1949 and Mar. 6, 1950)
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 Promotional material and catalogues for Kreisler performances and recordings (printed)
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 Press releases (typescript, 1945-1946, undated)
BOX-FOLDER 15/7-10 Programs: Printed (1917-1961, undated)
BOX-FOLDER 15/11 Programs: Typescript and handwritten (1939-1949, undated)
BOX-FOLDER 15/12 Copyright and publication information (in the hand of Fritz Kreisler)
BOX 15 Clippings, 1910-1969
Clippings from periodicals and other publications related to Fritz Kreisler's compositions, performences, and life.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 15/13 1910-1930
BOX-FOLDER 15/14 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 15/15 1950s
BOX-FOLDER 15/16 1960s, undated
BOX 16, 24 Photographs, 1845-1966
Portrait and personal photographs.
Arranged by format and subject.
Mounted and oversize:
BOX 24 Kreisler alone
BOX 24 Kreisler with others
BOX 24 Samuel Severin Kreisler (father)
BOX 24 Harriet Kreisler (wife)
BOX 24 Kreisler's funeral
Standard sizes:
BOX 16 Kreisler alone
BOX 16 Kreisler with others
BOX 16 Ein Märchen aus alten Zeiten (photo album from Hilde & Louis Lochner)
BOX 16 Violin, bow, and score
BOX 16 Josef Hofmann
BOX 16, 25-26 Honors & Awards, 1875-1962
Honors, citations, and awards of Fritz Kreisler, including medals and ribbons.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 16, 25-26 Honors, citations, medals, and ribbons
BOX 16 Financial Papers, 1875-1962
Financial papers of Fritz Kreisler.
Arranged by subject.
BOX 16 Documents and correspondence relating to violins purchased, owned and sold by Fritz Kreisler (1925-1960, undated)
BOX 16 Account book itemizing expenses and income from Kreisler's South American tour in 1935, including entries for Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay
BOX 16 Documents pertaining to the charitable activities of Fritz and Harriet Kreisler (1923-1949, undated)
BOX 16 Resumen de cuentas del resultado de los conciertos realizados por Fritz Kreisler durante los meses de Mayo y Junio 1935 (Summary of accounts resulting from concerts performed by Fritz Kreisler during the months of May 1935 and June 1935)
BOX 16 Legal Documents, 1875-1962
Personal documents of Fritz Kreisler related to citizenship, social security, and contracts.
Arranged by subject.
BOX 16 Citizenship documents, dated 1941 and 1960
BOX 16 Contract between Kreisler and Houghton Mifflin Company for the book Four weeks in the trenches: The war story of a violinist, dated March 3, 1915
BOX 16 Contract between Kreisler and Iola B. Ingalls for a concert at the New Princess Theatre of Honolulu on April 8, 1925
BOX 16 Social Security Administration, Certificate of Social Insurance Award, dated August 18, 1953
BOX 16 Miscellany, 1875-1962
Typescript and printed miscellanea.
Arranged by general folder heading.
BOX 16 Typescript and printed miscellanea
BOX 17-23, 25 Louis Lochner Papers, 1875-1962
The papers that journalist Louis Lochner (1887-1975) donated to the Library in 1960 are divided into two categories: those relating directly to Kreisler, and those pertaining to Lochner's 1950 biography, Fritz Kreisler. Kreisler's papers include letters, legal documents, and honors, as well as writings, programs, press releases, and clippings about Kreisler. Lochner's own papers in the collection consist of notes and corrections for his biography, relevant correspondence, and other miscellaneous source material.
Arranged by format.
Fritz Kreisler Materials
BOX 17 Writings by Kreisler
BOX 17 Music of Kreisler: Songs to thee, Wisconsin (ed. Robert Foss, [1949]), containing Kreisler's Pioneers of Wisconsin [and] Valiants of Wisconsin
BOX 17 Letters from Fritz Kreisler to Louis Lochner
BOX 17 Letters from Fritz Kreisler to others
Writings about Kreisler:
BOX 17 Ewen, David. L'Amico Fritz
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