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Herbert L. Kirk collection on Pablo Casals, circa 1870-1993

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BOX 1-3 Correspondence, 1891-1993
Includes correspondence between Kirk and Casals, letters to and from Pablo and Marta Casals, correspondence to and from Kirk regarding his research for the book and other projects, and a selection of acknowledgments from persons who received presentation copies of the book.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Correspondence between Herbert L. Kirk and Pablo and Marta Casals, 1961-1969
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Correspondence between Herbert L. Kirk and Pablo and Marta Casals, 1970-1973
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Correspondence from Pablo Casals to Donald Tovey, 1912-1938
Includes copies of letters about Tovey and Casals, and one 1973 letter from an Edinburgh librarian concerning the Casals letters.
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Pablo Casals correspondence, 1891-1949
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Pablo Casals correspondence, 1950-1970, undated
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 BBC Television, 1991
Includes additional related material.
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Brandt & Brandt, 1974-1986
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969-1975
BOX-FOLDER 2/5 Istomin, Marta and Eugene, 1971-1980
Includes related material.
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Snyder, Robert, 1968-1974
Producer-director of Pablo Casals.
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 Snyder, Robert, 1976-1991
Producer-director of Pablo Casals.
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Snyder, Robert, undated
Producer-director of Pablo Casals. Includes additional materials.
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Society of Friends of Puerto Rico, 1970
Includes additional material.
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 "A-E" miscellaneous, 1965-1993
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 "F-M" miscellaneous, 1967-1992
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 "N-Z" miscellaneous and unidentified, 1967-1991
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Acknowledgements to Kirk regarding Casals book, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1957-1975
BOX 4-11, 44-46 Photographs, circa 1870-1974
Photographs of various sizes, in black and white, and color, including posed and candid shots, snapshots, and items from printed sources. Subjects include Casals, his wife and family, friends, and notable individuals. Includes slides and contact sheets.
BOX-FOLDER 4/1-3 Pablo Casals, alone, circa 1882-1970
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Pablo and Marta Casals, circa 1957-1971
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Casals family members (with and without Pablo Casals), circa 1870, 1933, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Pablo Casals with cello, alone, 1907-1971
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Pablo Casals with cello, with Marta, circa 1970
BOX-FOLDER 5/3-4 Pablo Casals with cello, with others, 1929-1970
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Pablo Casals at piano, circa 1970
BOX-FOLDER 5/6-7 Pablo Casals conducting, circa 1930, 1963-1971
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-2 Pablo Casals and notables, 1897-1923, 1955-1970
BOX-FOLDER 6/3-5 Pablo Casals with others, circa 1900-1971
BOX-FOLDER 6/6 Marta Casals, alone, circa 1969
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Photographs of artwork
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Photographs of the cello
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 Photographs of documents
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 Photographs of exteriors
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Photographs of interiors
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Photographs of various individuals
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Photographs of royalty
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Miscellaneous photographs of individuals
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Miscellaneous photographs
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Slides of Casals, 1969-1971
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Miscellaneous slides (some of Kirk), 1967-1974
BOX 8-10 Photographs and illustrations for Kirk's book on Casals
(32 folders)
Arranged by chapter.
BOX-FOLDER 11/1-2 Materials relating to photographs and illustrations appearing in Kirk's book on Casals
Includes permissions, editorial materials, and photographer credits.
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 Contact sheets
BOX 44 Oversize photographs
BOX 45-46 Negatives of various sizes (DO NOT SERVE)
BOX 12-13 Programs, 1891-1976
Covers a selection of performances by Casals, includes photocopies and a few originals.
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 1891-1920
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 1921-1930
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 1931-1950
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 1956-1963
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 1967-1968
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 1969-1970
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 1971-1976
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 1920-1937
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 Undated and miscellaneous programs
BOX 14 Pablo Casals Papers, 1937-1976
Miscellaneous materials related to Pablo Casals, including legal and business papers, transcripts of interviews that Kirk had with Casals, Casals' music lessons, chronologies of Casals' career, photocopies of some of his musical compositions, and scripts.
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Casals business and legal papers, 1937-1949
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 Interviews with Pablo Casals, 1966-1972
Typescript documents
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 Transcripts of five Pablo Casals lessons, 1954
Lessons made available to Kirk by Virgil Thomson.
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 Miscellaneous materials
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Casals chronologies, 1967, undated
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Music by Casals
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Scripts for various projects about Casals, 1964-1976, undated
Typewritten manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Miscellaneous United Nations materials, 1958-1971
BOX 15-34 Pablo Casals Book Material, 1971-1973
Typewritten manuscripts and photocopies of drafts and galley proofs for Kirk's book, Pablo Casals, a Biography. Some versions contain annotations and corrections. Includes material relating to the front matter, back matter, and the dust jacket, as well as handwritten pages and fragments.
BOX 15-19 Drafts of Kirk's book Pablo Casals, 1971-1972
Typewritten manuscripts
Includes some typed fragments and handwritten pages.
BOX 20 Photocopy of manuscript, 1973
BOX 21-23 Annotated photocopies, circa 1973
BOX 24-25 Setting copy, circa 1973
BOX 26 Annotated photocopy
BOX 27 Photocopied fragments and miscellaneous photocopied pages
BOX 28-29 Galleys
BOX 30-31 Proofs
BOX 32 Sample pages and annotated proofs
BOX 33 Annotated, typed drafts of acknowledgements; appendix 1, discography; appendix 2, honors and awards; bibliography; captions; and corrections
BOX 34 Annotated, typed drafts of footnotes, index, jacket, outline, preface, and table of contents
BOX 35-37 Research Material
Research material Kirk gathered in researching the Casals book.
Alphabetically arranged by name of person or subject.
BOX 35-37 Clippings, correspondence, notes, maps, brochures, booklets, programs and other materials
BOX 37-38 Research Notes
BOX 37-38 Handwritten and typed notes that Kirk made in researching the Casals book; includes index cards
BOX 39 Clippings, 1890-1976
BOX 39 Newspaper and magazine clippings that Kirk gathered on Casals and related subjects (originals and photocopies), 1890-1976, undated
BOX 40 Magazines and Magazine Articles
BOX 40 Magazines and articles that Kirk gathered in the course of researching his book on Casals
BOX 41 Realia
BOX 41 Two souvenir medals from Casals Festivals and a pipe that Casals gave to Kirk
BOX 42 Scrapbook
BOX 42 Scrapbook with reviews and clippings about Kirk's book on Casals
Oversize bound volume
BOX 47 Books
Books about Pablo Casals that Kirk collected in the course of researching his book. Five of the books listed here were presented to Kirk and inscribed by their authors. These have been retained, along with Kirk’s annotated working copy of his own book, and are shelved with the collection. The remaining volumes have been placed in the general collections or, in the case of duplicates, disposed of. A complete list of these volumes is available in the Library of Congress Music Division collection file.
Baldock, Robert. Pablo Casals. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1992
Inscribed by author.
Conte, Arthur. La légende de Pablo Casals. Perpignan: Éditiones Proa, 1950
Inscribed by author.
Costabella, J. Navarro. Pablo Casals. S.l.: Version Castellna del Mismo Autor, n.d.
Inscribed by author.
Forsee, Aylesa. Pablo Casals, cellist for freedom. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1965
Inscribed by author.
Kirk, H. L. Pablo Casals, a biography. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974
Annotated working copy.
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