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Business Papers, 1919-1997 (continued)
Permissions: Correspondence with Poets and Publishers, 1919-1989 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 77/25 Sandburg, Carl, 1945-1954, 1960, 1970-1980, 1984-1989
Several letters involving requests for permission for use of several of Sandburg's poems, including: The Wind sings welcome in early spring, Summer stars, Tawny days, Sea sunsets, give us keepsakes, all which became Warren's The Singing Earth; Mist marches across the valley, Plowboy and Good morning, America!
BOX-FOLDER 77/26 Sawyer, Ruth, 1964
Request for permission to use Sawyer's poem, the first line beginning with Shall I tell you who will come to Bethlehem on Christmas morn, an old Spanish carol.
BOX-FOLDER 77/27 Sayers, Frances Clarke, 1936
Correspondence seeking permission to use Sayers' poem, Who calls?
BOX-FOLDER 77/28 Scott, R. B. Y., 1959
Correspondence seeking permission to use Scott's poem, O God of light.
BOX-FOLDER 77/29 Scruggs, Anderson M., 1932
Request for use of Scruggs''s poem Song for dark days; Scruggs enclosed copies of several other poems, giving advance permission should Warren desire to use any of the poems, which included: Night, They shall know defeat, Coquette, Old man and wife, Woods before spring, and The Wind in the city.
BOX-FOLDER 77/30 Shaw, Frances, 1960, 1977, 1982, 1987
Correspondence seeking permission to use Shaw's poem, Star thought; also, correspondence with the poet's daughter and grandson.
BOX-FOLDER 77/31 Slater, John R., 1964
Correspondence seeking permission to use Slater's poem, Easter reveille.
BOX-FOLDER 77/32 Stedman, Mr., 1931
Correspondence seeking permission to use Slater's poem, Autumn song.
BOX-FOLDER 77/33 Stephens, James, 1940-1942, 1947, 1949
Correspondence with Macmillan's permission department, seeking permission to use Stephens' poems, And it was windy weather, To the queen of the bees, Canal bank and Check.
BOX-FOLDER 77/34 Stephens, Wallace, 1959
Correspondence with Alfred A. Knopf. Inc., seeking permission to use Wallace Stephens' poem, Banjo boomer.
BOX-FOLDER 77/35 Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1946
Correspondence seeking permission to use Stevenson's poem, Bright is the ring of words.
BOX-FOLDER 77/36 Sullivan, A. M., 1954, 1956-1958, 1967
Correspondence with the author, seeking permission to use Sullivan's poem, A Day in Manhattan, which became Warren's Transcontinental.
BOX-FOLDER 77/37 Sword & Blossoms Poems, 1959
Correspondence with Nishinomiya & Hasegawa, Inc., seeking permission to use poems published by their company, collectively titled Sword & blossoms poems.
BOX-FOLDER 77/38 Taggard, Genevieve, 1970
Correspondence with Kenneth Durant, copyright owner, seeking permission to use a poem by Genevieve Taggard titled Primavera.
BOX-FOLDER 77/39 Teasdale, Sara (Filsinger), 1919, 1932, 1970-1982
Requests for use of Teasdale's poems May night, Let it be forgotten, Stars, The Falling star and Water lilies - this last poem being retitled If you have forgotten by Warren.
Correspondence includes two handwritten letters to Warren by Sara Teasdale Filsinger (July 7, 1919; March 22, 1932)
BOX-FOLDER 77/40 Tibbett, Mrs. Lawrence, circa 1924
Brief undated note granting Warren permission to use Tibbett's poem titled My parting gift.
BOX-FOLDER 77/41 Turner, Nancy Byrd, 1931
Letters responding to Warren's request for permission to use Turner's poem Going up to London.
BOX-FOLDER 77/42 Untermeyer, Louis, 1933, 1964-1969
Requests for use of Untermeyer's poems Caliban in the coal mines and For you, with love.
BOX-FOLDER 77/43 Van Dyke, Henry, 1967
Correspondence seeking permission to use Van Dyke's poem, Ballade of good counsel.
BOX-FOLDER 77/44 Van Vorst, Marie, 1932
Letter from the author, in response to a request for permission from Warren.
BOX-FOLDER 77/45 Vinal, Harold, 1937
Letter from the author, in appreciation of Warren's setting of his The Nights remember.
BOX-FOLDER 77/46 Waley, Arthur, 1940
Request for use of Waley's translation of a poem Sailing homeward, originally by a 4th century Chinese poet, Chang Fang-sheng.
BOX-FOLDER 77/47 Widdemer, Margaret, 1931
Correspondence in regard to Warren's request to use Widdemer's poem After; Warren also received permission to use the poem with a new title proposed by Warren - At the crest, from Songs from country places.
BOX-FOLDER 77/48 Wilkinson, Marguerite, 1934, 1979, 1982
Correspondence with Wilkinson's surviving sisters, requesting permission to use Wilkinson's poem Heather.
BOX-FOLDER 77/49 Willetts, Florence Haynes, 1935
Correspondence in regard to Warren's request to use Willett's poem Sundown, gray twilight.
BOX-FOLDER 77/50 Wolfe, Humbert, 1932
Correspondence in regard to Warren's request to use Wolfe's poem Green candles; Wolfe also made the suggestion that his poem This blind rose be considered for possible use.
BOX-FOLDER 77/51 Wood, Mona Modini, 1979
Request for use of Wood's poem Lady Lo-Fu in a Carl Fischer collection of Warren's songs.
BOX-FOLDER 77/52 Wynne, Annette, 1952-1953
Request for use of Wynne's poem For days and days.
BOX-FOLDER 77/53 Yadin, Yigael, 1959
Request for use of translated passages of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
BOX 50, 61, 63-65, 84 Writings, 1912-1991
Articles, diaries, essays, program notes, original poems and annotated poems of others, speeches, recording notes, repertoire lists, and radio scripts for classical music appreciation programs hosted by or featuring Warren that aired from 1938-1939.
Organized as five subseries. Entries are arranged either alphabetically or chronologically therein.
Articles, Essays, Poems, and Speeches, 1918-1990
Warren wrote a number of articles and essays on several topics, ranging from composer commentaries on specific works, such as her The Legend of King Arthur, to articles that expressed her thoughts on women in music. Other writings include addresses and speeches, a poem, and written descriptions of musical works.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 65/2 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The boarder's uproar," Vox Puellarum, volume 13, no. 1 (1918)
Humorous poem by Warren that appeared in the 1918 Westlake School for Girls Yearbook.
BOX-FOLDER 65/3 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"Elinor Remick Warren and The Passing of King Arthur," Music and Dance in Southern California (circa 1940)
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 65/4 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"My neighbor, Nelson Eddy," (circa 1945)
BOX-FOLDER 65/5 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The distaff side," Music and Dance in Southern California (1946)
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 65/6 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"Musician combines art, home-making," The Mills Quarterly (Winter 1946)
BOX-FOLDER 65/7 Warren, Elinor Remick.
Advertising Club and Women's Advertising Club (May 6, 1952)
Warren was asked to give a brief speech on the subject of advertising.
BOX-FOLDER 65/8 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The requiem," (undated, circa late 1966)
BOX-FOLDER 65/9 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"As we were saying ...", unidentified publication (March 1971)
Text extracted from an Elinor Remick Warren brochure for a Mrs. Frederick Sturdy.
BOX-FOLDER 65/10 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The Howard Swans," (May 16, 1971)
Warren was asked to give a brief speech at the Howard Swan Recognition Banquet (Occidental College, Los Angeles, California)
BOX-FOLDER 65/11 Warren, Elinor Remick.
Hollywood Bowl Patroness Committee Party (June 27, 1971)
Warren was asked to give a very brief speech, at a Hollywood Bowl party that was held in her honor.
BOX-FOLDER 65/12 Lawrence, Mary, compiler.
Lovers, 100 works of art celebrating romantic love, with commentaries by the distinguished and the great. New York: A & W Publishers, Inc., 1982.
A coffee table book, pairing famous people with their descriptions of a great work of art, with photos of the art. Warren provided commentary, along with her signature of a work by jean Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) titled Melody of love, circa 1717.
BOX-FOLDER 65/13 Warren, Elinor Remick.
Hollywood Bowl Patroness Committee Party (June 24, 1984)
Warren was the party's special guest; she was asked to give a brief talk.
BOX-FOLDER 65/14 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"A new recording project," Composer/USA (Summer 1990)
Warren discusses the Cambria Records recording project that was recording her major works in definitive performances on cds and cassettes; also included was a two-page biographical essay.
BOX-FOLDER 65/15 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The legend of King Arthur" (undated)
A brief handwritten paper that gave brief descriptions of scenes from The Legend of King Arthur.
BOX-FOLDER 65/16 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"In the high mountains" (undated)
Description of the scene in the High Sierras which inspired her tone-poem The Crystal Lake
BOX-FOLDER 65/17 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"Women in music" (undated)
BOX-FOLDER 65/18 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"Women in music" (undated)
This article is different than the previous entry.
BOX-FOLDER 65/19 Warren, Elinor Remick.
"The composer and the teacher" (undated)
Address delivered at the California Music Teachers Association, San Diego.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 65/43 Warren, Elinor Remick.
Untitled lecture
Warren discusses her work.
BOX-FOLDER 65/44 Warren, Elinor Remick.
Story ideas for possible treatment in Etude Magazine
Proposed topics: 1) Should you force music on a child?; 2)The American composer's lament; 3) Freedom for the performer; and 4) Poetry: Friend of foe of music?
BOX-FOLDER 65/45 Warren, Elinor Remick.
List of 7 possible questions for a USC seminar
Diaries, 1912-1991
Warren compiled several travel diaries during her long life. Beginning at the age of 12, she developed a life-long habit of documenting each European trip in the form of a daily diary. Her earliest diary documents her first trip abroad in which she first heard Wagner's Ring at Munich; subsequent trips detail her encounters with leading musicians and her experiences with her teacher Nadia Boulanger, whom she visited several times. Other diaries recount her experiences with performances of her works. Included as well are four general diaries from 1988-1991 that document her daily activities and contain miscellaneous records such as household-related data and health records.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 63/1 Travel diary, Apr. 22 - Dec. 1912
Warren, her parents and grandmother left for Europe, traveling abroad for seven months. The family toured France, Italy, Austria, Germany (Dresden; Munich), Switzerland, Holland and England.
Highlights of this trip, per Warren's diary: attendence at concerts of Wagner's Ring cycle (Munich), Lohengrin (Paris Opera)
BOX-FOLDER 63/2 Travel diary, Apr. 9 - June 2, 1953
Extended trip to Europe; visited London, England, France (Paris; Nice; Chaumont), Italy (Montecatini; Florence; Venice; Cernobbio) and Switzerland (Lucerne; Zurich). Pocket diary documented their day-to-day activities and experiences.
BOX-FOLDER 63/3 Travel diary, Sept. 14 - Oct. 8, 1967
Warren and her husband traveled to Monte Carlo for the memorable 80th birthday celebration of Nadia Boulanger (September 30th), hosted by Prince Rainer and Princess Grace of Monaco. A pocket diary documented their day-to-day activities and their experiences at the anniversary event.
BOX-FOLDER 63/4 Travel diary, Sept. 8 - Oct. 13, 1971
Warren traveled to Europe with visit to Moscow. A sampling of the trip's itinerary included Finland (Helsinki), Soviet Union (Leningrad; Moscow), Czechoslovakia (Prague; Zagreb), Yugoslavia (Belgrade), France (Paris). While in Paris, Nadia Boulanger hosted a dinner party at her home in Warren's honor. Warren notated the trip directly onto their trip itineray, adding comments regarding their activities.
BOX-FOLDER 63/5 Travel itinerary (Travel diary), Feb. 17 - Mar. 8, 1973
Warren and her husband traveled to Central/South America including Panama (Canal Zone), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, South Africa (Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban) Zululand (Hluhluwe), Kenya, Swaziland (Mbabane, Mala Mala), and Portugal (Lisbon). Warren notated the trip directly onto their trip itineray, adding comments regarding their activities.
BOX-FOLDER 63/6 Travel diary, May 1 - June 1, 1974
Warren and her husband traveled to Europe with visit to "Iron Curtain" countries. A sampling of the trip's itinerary included England (London), Austria (Vienna), Hungary (Budapest), Romania (Bucharest), Poland (Warsaw) and France (Paris). While in Paris, Warren and her husband visited with Nadia Boulanger (May 26th) for dinner at Boulanger's Paris home. Daily activities were recorded in a travel diary.
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 Travel diary, May 14 - June 10, 1975
Warren and her husband traveled to England, taking a automobile tour of several locations such as Woodstock, Rowseley, York, Lake Windemere, Chester, Conway Castle, Castle Combe, Winchester, Brighton, Rye, East Grinsted, and London. Daily activities were recorded in a travel diary.
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 Travel diary, July 18 - Aug. 12, 1976
Warren and her husband traveled to Israel for performances of Abram in Egypt; pocket diary documented their day-to-day activities and experiences.
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