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BOX 68-69, 84 Biographical Materials, 1911-2011
Bios, address books, diplomas, essays, performance lists, personal documents, writings, and materials related to family members. The latter reflect Totenberg's protracted efforts to assist his mother, Stanislawa Totenberg, and his sister, Janina, as well as other family members and friends, to escape Europe in the years surrounding World War II. Included here are Janina's accounts of her years in hiding in Warsaw.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 68/1-6, 69/1-2 Addresses and contact information, 1940s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 84/1 Awards and honors, 1965-1972, 1984-2011 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 69/3 Miscellany, 1933, 1951-1964
BOX-FOLDER 69/4 Personal documents, 1911-1943, 1967, 1977, 1996, 2006 and undated
Birth certificates, diplomas, passports, and other documents
BOX-FOLDER 69/5 Resumes, curriculum vitae, performance lists, and bios, 1960s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 69/6 Totenberg family, 1922-1952, 1996 and undated
Death certificates, marriage certificates, resumes, passports, clippings, and other personal documents
BOX-FOLDER 69/7-10 Writings, 2005 and undated
Mostly essays and notes by Totenberg
BOX 70-72, 81, 93-95 Photographs, 1910s-2000s
Images of Totenberg alone, in performance, and with musical personalities, friends, and family members. Includes a variety of inscribed photographs.
Arranged chronologically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 70/1-5, 81/1 R. Totenberg, alone, 1920s-2000s
BOX-FOLDER 70/6 R. Totenberg, with family, 1950s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 70/7, 81/2 R. Totenberg, with others, 1930s
Includes: Carl Flesch, Artur Rubinstein, Karol Szymanowski
BOX-FOLDER 70/8 R. Totenberg, with others, 1940s
Includes: Alma Trio, Adolph Baller, Samuel Barber, Ernst Victor Wolf
BOX-FOLDER 70/9-10 R. Totenberg, with others, 1950s
BOX-FOLDER 71/1 R. Totenberg, with others, 1960s
Includes: Soulima Stravinsky
BOX-FOLDER 71/1 R. Totenberg, with others, 1970s
Includes: Artur Balsam, Yehudi Menuhin
BOX-FOLDER 71/2 R. Totenberg, with others, 1980s
Includes: Madeleine Milhaud
BOX-FOLDER 71/3-4 R. Totenberg, with others, 1990s
Includes: Yehudi Menuhin
BOX-FOLDER 71/5 R. Totenberg, with others, 2000s
Includes: Madeleine Milhaud
BOX-FOLDER 72/1-2, 81/3 Other people, 1910s-1960s, 2002 and undated
Notable performers and personalities
Includes: Murray Adaskin, Paul Badura-Skoda, Artur Balsam, Nadia Boulanger, Budapest String Quartet, Pablo Casals, Georges Enescu, Carl Flesch, Zino Francescatti, Ida Haendel, Paul Hindemith, Bronisław Huberman, Ilka Kolsky, Fritz Kreisler, Yehudi Menuhin, Mieczyslaw Michalowicz, Darius Milhaud, Gregor Piatigorsky, Gábor Rejtő, Carl Schmidt, Artur Schnabel, Isaac Solomon, Arnold Schoenberg, Leopold Stokowski, Igor Stravinsky, Soulima Stravinsky, Karol Szymanowski, Adam Totenberg, Melanie Totenberg
BOX-FOLDER 72/3, 81/4 Other people, 1934-2001 and undated
Students and miscellaneous people
BOX-FOLDER 72/4 Other people, 1946 and undated
BOX 93-95 Photo albums, 1910s-circa 1950s
4 albums, labled "A" - "D", that contain mostly early photographs of Totenberg and his family
BOX-FOLDER 81/5-8 Photo albums, 1993, 1998 and undated
Includes: Japan (1993)
BOX-FOLDER 72/5 Miscellany, 1980s-1990s and undated
Totenberg's studio, violins, and other images
BOX-FOLDER 72/6 Miscellany, undated
Mostly unidentified theatrical sets and stage performances
BOX-FOLDER 72/7 Miscellany, undated
BOX 73-75 Programs, 1893-2000s
Chiefly performances by Totenberg.
Arranged by subject and chronologically by decade therein.
RT performances, 1930s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 73/1-5 1930s-1950s
BOX-FOLDER 74/1-6 1960s-1980s
BOX-FOLDER 75/1-3 1990s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 75/4 Miscellaneous events and performances related to RT, 1970s-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 75/5-6 Non-RT performances, 1893-2008 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 75/7 Adam Totenberg, 1903
BOX 82, 84-90, 96-100 Ilka Kolsky Artwork, circa 1928-1938
Chiefly woodblock prints and sketches by artist Ilka Kolsky, a close family friend of the Totenbergs. Also includes works on a variety of other media: conté crayon, watercolor, oil, charcoal, ink, and pencil.
Arranged by size and type of media.
BOX-FOLDER 82/1-10 Miscellaneous drawings, paintings, and prints
Includes a woodblock print of Totenberg playing the violin
BOX-FOLDER 84/2-9, 85-88 Miscellaneous drawings, paintings, and prints
BOX 89/1-3 Miscellaneous drawings, paintings, and prints
Includes a painted self-portrait of Kolsky
BOX 90/1-3 Miscellaneous drawings, paintings, and prints
BOX 96-100 Woodblock plates
BOX 76-80, 82-83, 87, 91-92 MAPCASE 6 Miscellany, 1846-2000s
Clippings, financial documents, inscribed items, publicity materials, and realia.
Arranged by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 82/11, 83, 87/3, 91 Clippings, 1920s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 76/1-8 Financial documents, 1934-2005 and undated
Royalties, tax returns, hotel bills, invoices, receipts, and other materials
BOX 92 Inscribed materials, 1846-2003
Scores and books
BOX-FOLDER 76/9 Miscellany, 1968, 2004 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 87/4 Miscellany, 1947, 1979 and undated
Prints and keepsakes inscribed to Totenberg
BOX 77-80 Publicity materials, 1905-2000s and undated
Posters, press releases, brochures, and other materials
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/3 Publicity materials, 1933-2003 and undated
Chiefly posters

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