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BOX 76 III. Personal Papers, 1750-1950
The Personal Papers series is divided into two subseries: Notebook and Correspondence. The Notebook series is represented by Diaghilev's personal notebook which the impresario used from 1926 until his death in 1929. The Correspondence series is represented by letters of Sergei Prokofiev and others.
Arrangement is by format and by correspondent.
BOX-FOLDER 76/1 A. Notebook
BOX-FOLDER 76/1 Autograph notebook of Diaghilev, dating from 1926 until his death in 1929; also contains entries in the hands of Lifar and Boris Kochno; entries are in French, Russian and English; c. 140 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/2-8 B. Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 76/2 Bauchant, André to Diaghilev; TLS and ALS receipt (French); dated 1928 Mar 30; 1, 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/3 Klemperer, Otto to Diaghilev; TLS (German); dated 1929 Jul 19; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/4 Prokof'ev, Sergeĭ to Diaghilev; ALS (Russian); dated 1918 Oct 1; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/5 Prokof'ev, Sergeĭ to Diaghilev; TLS and ALS envelope (Russian); dated 1922 Jun 26; 1, 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/6 Prokof'ev, Sergeĭ to Diaghilev; TLS (Russian); dated 1928 Sep 21; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 76/7 Prokof'ev, Sergeĭ to Diaghilev; Photoreproduced copies of three letters, dated 1925 Nov 25; 1928 Apr 14; 1929 Aug 25 (Russian); 3 p. Gift of Mme. Prokof'eva. May not be photoreproduced.
BOX-FOLDER 76/8 [Unidentified/notes.] Autograph (Russian, French); 4 p.
BOX 77-81 BOX S/67-S/69 IV. Printed Material, 1750-1950
The Printed Material series is divided into five subseries: Libretti and Synopses; Books, Monographs, Programs, etc.; Serials; Photographs; and Miscellaneous.
Arrangment is by format, composer and title.
BOX 77-78 A. Libretti and Synopses
Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit
BOX-FOLDER 77/1 Le premier jour de bonheur. Paris: Tresse, 1873 .
86 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Adolphe d'Ennery and Cormon, Eugène
Delibes, Léo
BOX-FOLDER 77/2 L'écossais de Chatou. Paris: Stock, 1910 .
52 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Ad. Jaime and Gille, Philippe
BOX-FOLDER 77/3 Kassya. Paris: Heugel, 1893 .
75 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Gille, Philippe
BOX-FOLDER 77/4 L'omelette à la Follembûche. Paris: Stock, 1911 .
46 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Eugène Labiche and Marc-Michel
BOX-FOLDER 77/5 Six demoiselles à marier. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1883 .
21 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by A. Choler
BOX-FOLDER 77/6 Sylvia, ou la nymphe de Diane. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, n.d.
28 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Mérante
Elukhen, Aleksandr
BOX-FOLDER 77/7 Sotra.
Typed, photo-reproduced copy; 48 p.
Language note: Russian
Libretto by Genrikh Noeren after Arthur Conan Doyle
BOX-FOLDER 77/8 Orphée.
Typed, photoreproduced copy; 39 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Laura Finch
Gounod, Charles
BOX-FOLDER 77/9 Mireille. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, n.d.
60 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Michel Carré
BOX-FOLDER 77/10 Roméo et Juliette. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, n.d.
68 p.
Language note: French
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Holst, Gustav
BOX-FOLDER 78/1 The lure [=L'attirance].
Photoreproduction of typed copy; 8 p.
Language note: French.
Synopsis by Alice Barney.
Méhul, Étienne Nicolas
BOX-FOLDER 78/2 Joseph. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1900; 37 p .
Language note: French.
Libretto by Alexandre Duval.
Migot, Georges
BOX-FOLDER 78/3 Agrestides.
Photoreproduction of typed copy; 5 p.
Language note: French.
Synopsis by Louis Laloy and Georges Migot.
BOX-FOLDER 78/4 Les aveux et les promesses.
Photoreproduction of typed copy of synopsis; 3 p.
Language note: French.
Mortier, Alfred [?]
BOX-FOLDER 78/5 Galatée.
Typed synopsis; 12 p.
Language note: French.
Paisiello, Giovanni
BOX-FOLDER 78/6 Il duello [comico]. [S.l.]: [s.n.], n.d.; xx, 36 p.
Language note: Italian.
Libretto by Giambattista Lorenzi.
BOX-FOLDER 78/7 La finta amante.
Photoreproduction of typed copy; 40 p.
Language note: Italian.
Libretto by Giambattista Lorenzi.
BOX-FOLDER 78/8 Nina, o sia la pazza per amore. [S.l.]: [s.n.], n.d.; 48 p.
Language note: Italian.
Libretto by Giambattista Lorenzi.
Signed by Serge Lifar on first recto page.
Schreker, Franz
BOX-FOLDER 78/9 Spanisches Fest [Der Geburtstag der Infantin.] Wien: Universal Edition, 1926; 8 p .
Language note: German.
Published synopsis (“Frei nach Oskar Wildes Novelle ‘Der Geburtstag der Infantin’”).
Whitworth, Geoffrey
BOX-FOLDER 78/10 Le jardin enchanté.
Typed synopsis; 6 p.
Language note: French.
[Unidentified composer/librettist.]
BOX-FOLDER 78/11 Rats
Autograph synopsis, in ink; 3 p. (one bifolio on music manuscript paper), “d’après la fable de La Fontaine ‘Le rat de village et le rat de campagne’.”
Language note: French.
BOX 79-80 BOX S/67 BOX S/68 BOX S/69 B. Books, Monographs, Programs, etc.
D’Armana, Jean
BOX-FOLDER 79/1 Le crépuscule des dieux. Bordeaux: Delmas, 1936 .
Libretto; 61 p.
Language note: French.
Checchi, Eugenio
BOX-FOLDER S/67 Rossini. Firenze: G. Barbèra, 1898; 6, 200 p .
Language note: Italian.
Croce, Benedetto
BOX-FOLDER S/68 Saggi sulla letteratura italiana del seicento. Bari: Giuseppe Laterza & Figli, 1911; 23, 444 p .
Language note: Italian.
De Guarinoni, Eugenio
BOX-FOLDER 79/2 Indice generale: Archivio musicale Noseda. [Milan]: [s.n.], n.d.; [2], 420 p.
Language note: Italian.
Lacking pages 1-12 (in foreword; includes page numbers 13, 14 only); 1-12 (in main text).
Finck, Henry T.
BOX-FOLDER 79/3 Léon Bakst and Serge de Diaghileff’s Ballet Russe.
Monograph extracted from the New York Evening Post, 1915 Nov 20; 5 p.
Language note: English.
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