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Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

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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
BOX 17 Lochner, Louis. Fritz Kreisler [partial] ; typescripts ; speeches
BOX 17 Smith, Beverly. He plays on the world's heartstrings
BOX 17 Programs (1946-1951, undated)
BOX 17 Press releases (typescript)
BOX 17 Promotional material (printed)
BOX 17 Photographs
BOX 17 Clippings (1914-1958, undated)
BOX 17 Honors and awards
BOX 17 Legal documents
BOX 17, 23 Rare early books and manuscripts collected by Fritz Kreisler (Parke-Bernet Catalogue for 1949 auction)
Four additional Parke-Bernet auction catalogues can be found at the bottom of box 23.
Lochner materials re: Fritz Kreisler
Correspondence between Louis Lochner and the following:
BOX 18 Bagarotti, Giovanni
BOX 18 Bauer, Harold and Ethel
BOX 18 Cuningham, Charles E. (Macmillan Co.)
BOX 18 Doubleday & Co., Inc.
BOX 18 Ewen, David
BOX 18 Garrison, Elsie
BOX 18 Hauschild, Rudolf
BOX 18 Kilenyi, Edward
BOX 18 Kreisler, Fritz and Harriet
BOX 18 Laerum, Augusta Posselt (Mrs. Henrik Laerum)
BOX 18 Lamson, Carl and Helen
BOX 18 Macmillan (misc.)
BOX 18 Menuhin, Moshe
BOX 18 Milstein, Nathan
BOX 18 Nack, H. R.
BOX 18 New York Herald Tribune, Editor
BOX 18 Numano, A. S. M.
BOX 18 Oursler, Fulton and Grace
BOX 18 Patterson, Virginia
BOX 18 Pistor, Friederike Henriette
BOX 18 Posselt, Willy
BOX 18 Raucheisen, Michael
BOX 18 Renter, Paul
BOX 18 Roden, Max F.
BOX 18 Waters, Edward N. (Library of Congress)
BOX 18 Letters re: gathering information for Fritz Kreisler
BOX 18 Letters re: permission to cite other sources in Fritz Kreisler
BOX 18 Letters of appreciation and acknowledgment (arranged alphabetically)
BOX 19 Letters re: errors in Fritz Kreisler, with Lochner replies
BOX 19 Letters re: foreign translation and publication of Fritz Kreisler
BOX 19 Miscellaneous (arranged alphabetically by correspondent)
Lochner notes for the preparation of Fritz Kreisler
BOX 19, 25 "Master file" [754 p., manuscript and typewritten, with clippings, programs, and other attachments] [see also box 25 for large clippings]
BOX 19 "Leftovers for F. K." [misc. handwritten notes, typed pages, clippings, etc.]
BOX 19 Loose notes in Kreisler's hand
BOX 19 Lochner notes for interview with Kreisler
BOX 20 Notecards [3 x 5, in two sections: 1) organized by chapter, and 2) arranged aphabetically]
Manuscripts of Fritz Kreisler
BOX 21 Our Fritz Kreisler [typewritten, 357 p.]
BOX 21 Our Fritz Kreisler [typewritten, 550 p.]
BOX 22 Fritz Kreisler [typewritten, 450 p. (plus partial appendices) ; (on box): Approved by Harriet and Fritz Kreisler]
Additional materials for Fritz Kreisler
BOX 22 Foreword and introduction drafts
BOX 22 Foreword to (and comments on) German translation
BOX 22 Table of contents and list of illustrations
BOX 22 Works list
BOX 22 Footnotes and bibliography
BOX 22 Discography
BOX 22 Index
BOX 22 Errata
BOX 22 Publicity for Fritz Kreisler (Press releases, advertising, articles, interview transcripts, etc.)
BOX 22 Publisher's materials (Complementary copy receipts, author's biographical note, etc.
BOX 22 Kreisler's 75th Birthday (1950) - (Correspondence, lists of congratulators, etc.)
BOX 22 Miscellaneous (printed and typescript)

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