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BOX 24 Biographical Data
The Biographical Data series consists of family geneology and brief histories of the Nikolai Lopatnikoff and family.
Arrangement is by format.
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Document (in Sara Henderson Hay Lopatnikoff's hand?) in ink, 1 p. (2 sides), detailing names of Lopatnikoff family members.
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Document, 5 p., typed, apparently written by Sara Henderson Hay Lopatnikoff after NL's death.
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Document, 3 p., typed.
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Document containing biographical information about Sara Henderson Hay Lopatnikoff (most likely written by SHHL herself), 2 p., typed.
BOX 24 Official Documents
The Official Documents series consists of personal and legal papers of Nikolai Lopatnikoff.
Arrangement is by format.
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Student identification card; issued 1916 Sep 1 at Petrograd; in Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 24/6 NL's student enrollment form for the first semester at the Petrograd Conservatory; dated "1917-1918"; in Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 24/7 Graduation certificate and grade report from the Helsingfors-Aleksandrov High School, Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland; 1 document, dated 1919; in Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 24/8 Student grade reports from the Karlsruhe (Germany) Badische Technische Hochschüle: two documents, dated 1923 and 1927; in German.
BOX-FOLDER 24/9 Marriage certificate of NL and Eleanor Lashchinsky; issued 1926 Aug 17 at Strasbourg, France; in French.
BOX-FOLDER 24/10 Contract for a projected operetta, "Miss Universe"; dated 1932 Jun 7; in German. Also included: NL's English translation of this document, 1 p., typed.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Birth certificate (replacement) for Eleanor Lashchinsky Lopatnikoff; issued 1935 Jun 13 at Lausanne, Switzerland; in French.
BOX-FOLDER 24/12 Legal document regarding Eleanor Lashchinsky Lopatnikoff; issued 1936 Apr 29 at Viipuri, Finland; in Finnish.
BOX-FOLDER 24/13 Student grade reports from the Tallinn (Estonia) Jewish School; four documents, dated between 1934 and 1936; in Estonian.
BOX-FOLDER 24/14 Student activities card ("Liikmekaart"); dated 1936; in Estonian.
BOX-FOLDER 24/15 Certificate of membership in the British Performing Right Society; dated 1938 Apr 21.
BOX-FOLDER 24/16 NL's Estonian passport ("Eesti Vabariik"); issued 1938 Jun 30 at London.
BOX-FOLDER 24/17 NL's United States Certificate of Naturalization; issued 1944 Jun 6 at New York.
BOX-FOLDER 24/18 NL's American passport, issued 1971 Apr 27 at New York; slip of paper with handwritten number (holograph?), possibly NL's social security number.
BOX-FOLDER 24/19 Expense reports: documents detailing financial agreements between NL and his uncle, Max von Jung; for 1917: two documents, in German and in Russian; for 1930-36: seventeen documents, mostly slips of paper, in German.
BOX 5, 25-26, Map Case 3 Miscellaneous
The Miscellaneous series consists of various items not otherwise related to the collection materials.
Arrangement is by format.
BOX-FOLDER 25/1 Promotional brochures (13 items) from the following publishers: Broadcast Music, Inc. (one); Hug & Co. (three); Leeds Music Corp. (three); MCA Music (two); Russischer Musikverlag (one); B. Schott's Söhne (two, dated 1934).
BOX-FOLDER 25/2 Catalogs (two) of works commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation: one is 12 p., with a 1 p. supplement; the other is 7 p., dated "1944" in script.
BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Program from a performance of Dmitri Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk by the Cleveland Orchestra, dated 1935 Feb 5.
BOX-FOLDER 25/4 Prescription label, dated 1934 Oct 23, from a Reval (Tallinn), Estonia, pharmacy; in Estonian (front), Russian (verso), and German (script).
BOX-FOLDER 25/5 [Akhmatova, Anna. Chëtki. [Rosary.] (Poems, Book 2). [St.] Petersburg: [unnamed publisher], 1923, 114 p.] A holograph musical sketch is included on verso of the frontispiece; the frontispiece itself bears a small reproduction of a painting (?) of Akhmatova.
BOX-FOLDER 25/6 [Körner, Theo A. and Rathke-Bernburger, Otto. Instrumentations-Tabelle. Leipzig: Verlag Anton J. Benjamin, 1927, 3 p. and 6 fold-out pages.]
BOX-FOLDER 25/7 Concert programs in which NL's works were included; includes related publicity: 1921-1929, 32 items.
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Concert programs in which NL's works were included; includes related publicity: 1930-1939, 20 items.
BOX-FOLDER 25/9 Concert programs in which NL's works were included; includes related publicity: 1940-1949, 20 items.
BOX-FOLDER 25/10 Concert programs in which NL's works were included; includes related publicity: 1950-, 20 items.
BOX-FOLDER 5/11 Concert programs in which NL's works were included; includes related publicity: undated, 7 items.
BOX-FOLDER 25/12 Miscellaneous, 4 items.
BOX-FOLDER 26/1 Autograph book.
BOX-FOLDER 26/2 Large scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to NL's Festival Overture, op. 40, commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and premiered on 1960 Oct 12 in Detroit.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 3/1 Large rolled prints (two) of Felix Mendelssohn.
BOX 26 Metal and wood printing plate bearing the likeness of Felix Mendelssohn.
BOX-FOLDER 26/3 Several large envelopes and folders used by NL to house sketches and copyists' scores of his works; some include publication information.
BOX 27 Iconography
The Iconography series consists of photographs of Nikolai Lopatnikoff, family, and others as well as a scrapbook album.
Arrangement is in two subseries and then by subject.
A. Photographs of NL, his family, and photographs including NL.
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 NL; photograph, ca. 1930.
BOX-FOLDER 27/2 NL; photograph, ca. 1930.
BOX-FOLDER 27/3 NL; postcard photograph of newspaper clippings and publicity material, ca. 1932.
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 NL; photograph of drawing by Swan, dated 1940s.
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 NL; photograph, dated 1950s. Photographer: Bernice B. Perry, Wilton, NH.
BOX-FOLDER 27/6 NL; photograph, dated 1951. Photographer: Ilsa Hofman, New York, NY.
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 NL; photograph, dated 8 December 1954.
BOX-FOLDER 27/8 NL; photograph, dated May 1963. Photographer: Pach Bros., New York, NY.
BOX-FOLDER 27/9 NL; photograph, ca. 1970.
BOX-FOLDER 27/10 NL; photograph, dated 1970 or 1971. Photograph: J.D. Yenick, Carnegie-Mellon University, Department of Public Relations, Pittsburgh, PA.
BOX-FOLDER 27/11 NL; photograph, dated ca. 1970.
BOX-FOLDER 27/12 Lopatnikoff, Nora Lashchinsky; photograph, undated. Photographer: R. Vass, Strasbourg, France.
BOX-FOLDER 27/13 Lopatnikoff, Nora Lashchinsky; photograph, undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/14 Lopatnikoff, Nora Lashchinsky; two photographs, undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/15 Lopatnikoff, Sara Henderson Hay; photograph, dated 1951 (“5648 Northumberland Street”). Photographer: Charles C. Stuebgen.
BOX-FOLDER 27/16 Lopatnikoff, Sara Henderson Hay; photograph, dated 1980.
BOX-FOLDER 27/17 NL and Sara Henderson Hay Lopatnikoff; photograph, dated 1956 (“MacDowell Colony”). Photographer: Bernice B. Perry, Wilton, NH.
BOX-FOLDER 27/18 NL and Sara Henderson Hay Lopatnikoff; photograph, dated 1965 (“NL’s study / 5448 Bartlett St / Pittsburgh PA 15217”).
BOX-FOLDER 27/19 NL and Serge Koussevitzky; photograph, dated 1940s or 1950. Photographer: Associated Photographers, Pittsburgh, PA.
BOX-FOLDER 27/20 Lopatnikoff family (Ida Fectelberg Lopatnikoff; Lilli, Boris and Nikolai Lopatnikoff; “Elsa”; “Governess”; and “unidentified girl”); photograph, dated 1906.
BOX-FOLDER 27/21 Lopatnikoff family (Leo and Ida Fectelberg Lopatnikoff; Lilli and Boris Lopatnikoff); photograph, dated 1902 [ca. 1905?].
BOX-FOLDER 27/22 Lopatnikoff family (Leo and Ida Fectelberg Lopatnikoff; Lilli, Boris and Nikolai Lopatnikoff; unidentified child); photograph, ca. 1905 [1902?].
BOX-FOLDER 27/23 Lopatnikoff, Ida Fectelberg; photograph, undated. Photographer: F. Indursky, Vyborg, Finland.
BOX-FOLDER 27/24 Lopatnikoff, Ida Fectelberg; photograph, undated. Photographer: F. Indursky, Vyborg, Finland.
BOX-FOLDER 27/25 Lopatnikoff, Leo; photograph, undated. Photographer: F. Indursky, Vyborg, Finland.
BOX-FOLDER 27/26 Lopatnikoff, Leo; photograph, undated. Photographer: F. Indursky, Vyborg, Finland.
BOX-FOLDER 27/27 Lopatnikoff, Leo; photograph, undated. Photographer: Rausch & Pester, Karlsruhe, Germany.
BOX-FOLDER 27/28 Lopatnikoff, Leo and Lilli; photograph, undated.
B. Photographs of others
BOX-FOLDER 27/29 Cherepnin, Aleksandr; photograph, inscribed to NL, dated 24 February 1929. Photographer: Fayer, Vienna, Austria.
BOX-FOLDER 27/30 Flesch, Carl, photograph, inscribed, dated 16 June 1939.
BOX-FOLDER 27/31 Grechaninov, Aleksandr; photograph of drawing of AG (artist unidentified [S. Sor...?]), dated 25 October 1944; inscribed by AG, date of inscription is also 25 October 1944.
BOX-FOLDER 27/31 Grechaninov, Aleksandr; photograph of bronze sculpture (artist unidentified [Trena Rothstein?]), undated. Photographer: Walter J. Russell, New York, NY.
BOX-FOLDER 27/32 Koussevitzky, Serge; three photographs, undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/33 Lazăr, Filip; photograph, inscribed to NL, dated 1928. Photographer: Julietta, Bucarest, Romania.
BOX-FOLDER 27/34 Luboshutz, Pierre and Genia Nemenoff; photograph, inscribed, dated 6 June 1941. Photographer: Bruno of Hollywood, New York, NY.
BOX-FOLDER 27/35 Piatigorsky, Gregor; two photographs (one with a conductor [William Steinberg?], and one with an unidentified woman), undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/36 Steinberg, William; photograph, undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/37 NL’s home at 5448 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA; four photographs (one each of the front and of the rear of the home, and two of its garden), undated.
BOX-FOLDER 27/38 Unidentified individual (male); photograph, inscribed (in German), dated 18 March 1927.
BOX-FOLDER 27/39 Unidentified individual (male); photograph, undated.
C. Scrapbooks of photographs
BOX-FOLDER 27/40 Scrapbook, dating from 1955, commemorating NL's fiftieth birthday, prepared for NL by his cousin Anna ("Baby") Feinstein; contains photographs, newspaper clippings, publicity and biographical information, and graphic and watercolor artwork. This folder contains seven (7) separate folders, each of which holds one two-sided page from the original scrapbook.
BOX-FOLDER 27/41 Scrapbook, dating from ca. 1917, depicting alpine scenes (in the Austrian Alps?), possibly dating from NL’s military service. This scrapbook contains thirty-six (36) photographs. Additional loose photographs found in this scrapbook are housed in the following folder (Box 27/Folder 42).
BOX-FOLDER 27/42 Scrapbook, dating from ca. 1917: loose photographs found in the above scrapbook (Box 27/Folder 41). This folder contains forty-six (46) photographs, in sixteen separate folders.

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