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Correspondence, circa 1910-1991 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 73/40 Woodside, Lyndon (New York Oratorio Society), 1983-1987
BOX-FOLDER 73/41 "Y" miscellaneous, 1972-1988
BOX-FOLDER 73/42 Yerxa, Minnie S., 1962
BOX-FOLDER 73/43 "Z" miscellaneous, 1958-1982
BOX-FOLDER 73/44 Zimbalist, Jr., Efrem, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 73/45 Zimmerman, Franklin, 1983-1985
BOX-FOLDER 73/46 Zurich Orchestra - Schweizerische Interpreten-Gesellschaft, 1987-1988
BOX-FOLDER 73/47 Unidentified, 1961, 1966, 1971 and undated
16 unidentified cards and letters.
BOX 58-60, 84 Photographs, 1895-1993
Images of Warren alone, 1901-1990; Warren with family, 1928-1982, and Warren's parents at the time of their wedding (1895); Warren with others (mostly well-known musical personalities); and inscribed photographs from well-known musical personalities, most of whom played a role in her career.
Organized as five subseries. The first three subseries are arranged chronologically. The fourth is arranged alphabetically by surname.
Warren, Alone, 1901-1990
BOX-FOLDER 58/1 Warren, aged one year, 1901
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/2 Warren, at one or two years, circa 1901-1902
BOX-FOLDER 58/3 Warren, at two-and-a-half years, circa August 1902
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Warren, silhouette, circa 1904
Silhouette by E. Ackley Sackett, Ocean Park, California.
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 Warren, at four years, 10 months, circa December 1905
Photograph taken on the eve of Warren's first piano lesson with Kathryn Montreville Cocke.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/6 Warren, in costume at her first piano recital, 1908
Photograph taken at Warren's first piano recital, Simpson's Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/7 Warren, at her mother's piano, age 8, 1908
Photograph taken following Warren's first major appearance as a pianist; she played a Mozart Sonata for two pianos with Thilo Becker.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/8 Warren, age nine, 1909
BOX-FOLDER 58/9 Warren, at about age 10, circa 1910
Photograph taken on the porch of her house, located at 9th and Alvarado Street; Warren holds a doll that was given to her by her music teacher, Kathryn Montreville Cocke.
BOX-FOLDER 58/10 Warren, age 13, April 1913
BOX-FOLDER 58/11 Warren, at the piano, age 14, 1914
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/12 Warren, photographic portrait, age 14, June 1914
BOX-FOLDER 58/13 Warren, age 16, April 1916
BOX-FOLDER 58/14 Warren, age 18, 1918
Entry in Westlake (high school) yearbook.
BOX-FOLDER 58/15 Warren, at the harp, age 18, circa 1918
Just after high school graduation, Warren briefly studied the harp; she played accompaniments on the harp at several concerts during this period.
BOX-FOLDER 58/16 Warren, portrait, circa 1923-1926
BOX-FOLDER 58/17 Warren, at the piano, circa 1923-1926
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/18 Warren, portrait, circa 1926
Publicity photograph taken at the time she appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
BOX-FOLDER 58/19 Warren, portrait, circa 1926
Publicity photograph believed to have been taken at the time she appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
BOX-FOLDER 58/20 Warren, portrait, circa 1935
BOX-FOLDER 58/21 Warren, publicity photograph, 1940
Publicity photograph taken at the time of the premiere of Warren's The Passing of King Arthur (later re-titled The Legend of King Arthur. Several images of the composer - at home - were circulated to the wire services and appeared in newspapers around the world.
BOX-FOLDER 58/22 Warren, at the piano, 1940
Photograph taken at the time of the premiere of Warren's The Passing of King Arthur (later re-titled The Legend of King Arthur.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/23 Warren, portrait, circa 1945
BOX-FOLDER 58/24 Warren, portrait taken at the piano, circa 1950
BOX-FOLDER 58/25 Warren, portrait, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 58/26 Warren, at Jerusalem, Israel, circa Aug. 1976
Photograph of Warren standing in front of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. The photograph was taken at the Israel Music Festival at the time of a performance of her work Abram in Egypt.
BOX-FOLDER 58/27 Warren, at a luncheon, January 1982
BOX-FOLDER 58/28 Warren, taken of Warren during a videotaped conversation with Marilyn Horne, October 1990
Photograph of Warren was taken during a videotaped conversation/interview with Marilyn Horne, held at Warren's home six months before her death.
Two copies.
Warren, with Family, 1895-1982
BOX-FOLDER 58/29 Warren, James Garfield (father of Elinor Remick Warren), June 5, 1895
Photograph of Warren's father, taken at the time of her parents' wedding.
BOX-FOLDER 58/30 Warren, James Garfield (father of Elinor Remick Warren), circa early 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 58/31 Warren, James Garfield (father of Elinor Remick Warren), July 1911
Caricature of Warren's father, taken from a volume titled "Scratches", a book of cartoons and caricatures of leading Los Angeles citizens by newsroom artists.
BOX-FOLDER 58/32 Warren, Maude Remick (mother of Elinor Remick Warren), June 5, 1895
Photograph of Warren's mother, taken at the time of her parents' wedding.
BOX-FOLDER 58/33 Warren, Maude Remick (mother of Elinor Remick Warren), circa early 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 58/34 Warren, with her mother in the family's coach, circa 1903
BOX-FOLDER 58/35 Warren, with her first child (James Griffin), 1928
BOX-FOLDER 58/36 Warren, publicity photograph, feeding her son (Z. Wayne, Griffin, Jr.) while correcting a score, 1940
Publicity photograph taken at the time of the premiere of Warren's The Passing of King Arthur (later re-titled The Legend of King Arthur. Several images of the composer - at home, showing her as a family woman (wife) - were circulated to the wire services and appeared in newspapers around the world.
BOX-FOLDER 58/37 Warren, publicity photograph, bathing her son (Z. Wayne, Griffin, Jr.), 1940
Publicity photograph taken at the time of the premiere of Warren's The Passing of King Arthur (later re-titled The Legend of King Arthur). Several images of the composer - at home, showing her as a housewife/mother as well as a composer - a novelty at that time - were circulated to the wire services and appeared in newspapers around the world.
BOX-FOLDER 58/38 Warren, playing a duet with son Z. Wayne, Griffin, Jr., circa 1940
BOX-FOLDER 58/39 The Griffin family - Christmas portrait card, circa December 1941
Eldest son James is at far left; daughter Elayne is on her mother's lap; husband Z. Wayne Griffin, Sr. is directly behind Warren; younger son Z. Wayne, Jr. is sitting on the piano.
BOX-FOLDER 58/40 The Griffin family, taken by the fireplace, circa 1942
BOX-FOLDER 58/41 The Griffin family, on bikes, taken in front of their Los Angeles, California home, circa 1943
BOX-FOLDER 58/42 The Griffin family, the composer at the piano with her family, circa 1945
BOX-FOLDER 58/43 The Griffin family, circa 1945
BOX-FOLDER 58/50 Warren, with unidentified male (in costumes for a party?), circa 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 58/44 Warren, with husband Z. Wayne Griffin and daughter Elayne, October 1957
Warren, her husband and daughter attend an opera opening.
BOX-FOLDER 58/45 Warren, with husband Z. Wayne Griffin, 1961
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/46 Warren, with husband Z. Wayne Griffin, on their back terrace, Los Angeles, California circa 1970
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 58/47 The Griffin family, including children and grandchildren - Christmas portrait card, circa December 1980
Christmas card caption: "From the Griffins and the Techentins."
BOX-FOLDER 58/48 Warren, introducing four of her grandchildren to her work Songs for young voices, which she dedicated to them, circa 1980
The four grandchildren: Kristin and Warren Techentin, Zachary and Tim Griffin.
BOX-FOLDER 58/49 Warren, dancing with grandson, Tim Griffin, circa 1982
Warren, with Others, 1922-1990
BOX-FOLDER 59/1 Warren, with Margaret Matzenauer and music publisher Harold Flammer, circa 1922
see also: Photographs: Warren, with Margaret Matzenauer and music publisher Harold Flammer. Photograph album containing original autographed photographs of well-known musical personalities
The copy is a later reproduction of an original (see Box 60)
This photograph was not inscribed as were the other original photographs contained in the photograph album.
BOX-FOLDER 59/2 Warren, with British conductor Albert Coates, March 21, 1940
Photograph taken following world premiere (first performance) of her choral symphony The Passing of King Arthur.
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 84/6 Warren, with British conductor Albert Coates, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Oratorio Society, taken after the second performance of the world premiere of The Passing of King Arthur, March 22, 1940
Photograph taken after the second performance of the world premiere of her choral symphony The Passing of King Arthur.
BOX-FOLDER 59/3 Warren, with Shirley Temple at the Westlake School for Girls, Los Angeles, California, 1940
Publicity photograph taken at the Westlake School which both attended; this image was made at the time of the world premiere of her choral symphony The Passing of King Arthur.
BOX-FOLDER 59/4 Warren, meeting over lunch with Dorothy Kirsten, at the Brown Derby, Hollywood, California, circa 1950
Inscribed to Warren by Kirsten.
BOX-FOLDER 59/5 Warren, with her husband and Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Alfred Wallenstein, April 21, 1951
Inscribed to Warren and her husband, by Wallenstein.
BOX-FOLDER 59/6 Warren, with Rose Bampton, May 1952
The photograph was taken as Bampton arrived in Los Angeles to sing in the premiere performance of Warren's song cycle Singing Earth, held May 30, 1952 at the Ojai Music Festival.
BOX-FOLDER 59/7 Warren, receiving an honorary degree from Occidental College, with Dr. Raymond Kendall and Dr. Howard Swan, June 13, 1954
The photograph was taken after Warren received an Honorary Doctor of Music degree. At left is Dr. Raymond Kendall, Dean of the School of Music, University of Southern California; to the right, Dr. Howard Swan, whose Occidental College choirs presented most of her choral works.
BOX-FOLDER 59/8 Warren, with Richard Crooks, circa late 1950s
An amusing photograph in which Crooks pretends to be unable to stand Warren's singing.
BOX-FOLDER 59/12 Warren, taking a bow on stage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion following the premiere of Requiem, with Roger Wagner, April 3, 1966
Two different photographs taken at the same time.
BOX-FOLDER 59/13 Warren, backstage following the premiere of Requiem, with Roger Wagner, April 3, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 59/14 Warren, greeting author/historians Will and Ariel Durant, following the world premiere of Requiem, April 3, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 59/10 Warren, visiting with Nadia Boulanger in her Paris apartment at the time of Boulanger's 80th birthday party celebration, September 1967
BOX-FOLDER 59/11 Warren, with Nadia Boulanger and Jeremy Menuhin (son of Yehudi Menuhin), taken during the same visit as the previous entry (folder 12), September 1967
BOX-FOLDER 59/15 Warren, greeting Nadia Boulanger on the occasion of her surprise 80th birthday party, given by Prince Rainer and Princess Grace of Monaco, September 30, 1967
Aaron Copland is standing in the background.
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