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Charles Louis Seeger, 1900-1983 (bulk 1925-1979) (continued)
Correspondence, 1922-1979 (continued)
About, 1954-1970 (continued)
Note: Includes slides of melograph
BOX-FOLDER 52/3 Forerunners, 1937-1938, 1969
Note: Includes photographs and transparencies
BOX-FOLDER 52/4 Miscellaneous graphs, 1961, 1966, 1970, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 52/5 Model C technical information, 1961-1968 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 52/6 Merriman, Alan P., 1964
BOX-FOLDER 52/7 Merritt, A. Tillman, 1941-1957
BOX-FOLDER 52/8 Milner Richard, 1971-1976 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 52/9 Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
BOX-FOLDER 52/10 Mona, 1936 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 52/11 Moon, Grace, 1975-1977
BOX-FOLDER 52/12 Myers, Curry, 1955-1969
BOX-FOLDER 52/13 "N" miscellaneous, 1953-1978
BOX-FOLDER 52/14 National Academy of Religion and Mental Health, 1957
Note: Includes Margaret Mead letter
BOX-FOLDER 52/15 National tune index, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 52/16 New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 1977-1979
BOX-FOLDER 52/17 New School for Social Research, 1935-1939
BOX-FOLDER 52/18 New York Musicological Society, 1930-1936, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 52/19 Noske, Frits, 1969, 1977, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 52/20 "O" miscellaneous, 1951-1977
BOX-FOLDER 52/21 O'Sullivan, Sean, 1951-1955
BOX-FOLDER 53/1 Organization of American States, 1949-1965
BOX-FOLDER 53/2 Organizations - miscellaneous, 1972-1978 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 53/3 Orrego-Salas, Juan, 1963-1974
BOX-FOLDER 53/4 Ostroff, Esther, 1960, 1976, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 53/5 "P" miscellaneous, 1942-1979
Pan American Union
BOX-FOLDER 53/6 Correspondence, 1937-1953
Note: Includes "A program of American songs for American soldiers," organized by Charles L. Seeger and performed at the White House
BOX-FOLDER 53/7-11, 4/1 Melodic index, undated
BOX-FOLDER 53/12 "Musica folklórica de América: Music collected by Isabel Aretz-Thiele," undated
Ozalid of manuscript scores
BOX-FOLDER 53/13-14 Reports, 1940-1943 and undated
Note: Includes materials in Spanish
Contains:
  • Barlow, S. M. L. "Confidential report on South America," summer 1943
  • "Supplementary and confidential report of Messrs. Beattie and Curtis," undated
  • Excerpt from Ralph Steele Boggs notes on "Folklore trip around South America," 1940
  • Ferris, Rock. "Impressions of social and artistic life in Argentina," undated
  • Smith, Carleton Sprague. "State of Inter-American musical relations," 1940
  • Weiss, Adolf. "The South American tour of the American Composer-Performer Wood-wind Quintet," undated
  • "Los compositores peruanos o extranjeros residiendo en el Peru," 1940
  • "Panorama y tendencias generales de la música contemporánea en le América Latina," 1941
  • Scholarship recommendation, undated
BOX-FOLDER 53/15 Seeger, Charles L. radio scripts, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 53/16-17, 21/1 Seeger, Charles L. writings, 1948-1953 and undated
Note: Includes some material in Spanish and some annotated items
Note: "First congress of music in general education" includes manuscript score of "The king he wrote a love letter"
Contains:
  • "Domingo Santa Cruz in the United States
  • "First congress of music in general education"
  • "Folk and popular music in international exchange"
  • "Geographical factors in Latin American music"
  • "Prefacio"
  • For "Boletín"
  • "Foreword"
  • "Latin American instruments" - slides
  • "Manuel M. Ponce"
  • "Pan American day address"
  • "Preámbulo"
  • "Primitive and folk arts of music"
  • "A systematic approach to folklore"
BOX-FOLDER 54/1 UNESCO proposal, undated
BOX-FOLDER 54/2 Pazmor, Radiana, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 54/3 Pequeno, Mercedes Reis, 1953-1977
Includes: Photograph
BOX-FOLDER 54/4 Perlis, Vivian, 1972-1978
Persson, Jean
see Ireland, Leah
BOX-FOLDER 54/5 Pian, Rulan, 1973, 1977-1979
BOX-FOLDER 54/6 Plamenac, Dragan, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 54/7 Querol Galvadá, Miguel, 1951-1959
BOX-FOLDER 54/8 "R" miscellaneous, 1932, 1941-1979, and undated
Note: Includes Ramabhadran, G. N. "The psychology and preceptions of svard and raga forms," 1963
BOX-FOLDER 54/9 Rajapur, Gayathri, 1966-1967
BOX-FOLDER 54/10 Ralston, Blanche M., 1947 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 54/11 Réportoire Internationale de Literature Musicale (RILM), 1967-1975 and undated
Note: Includes Brook, Barry S. "World music documentation systems: a phantasy"
Resettlement Administration
BOX-FOLDER 54/12 Publication project, undated
Includes: photographs
BOX-FOLDER 54/13 Skits, undated
BOX-FOLDER 54/14, 4/2-4, 19/2-3 Song sheets, undated
Note: Includes two copies each of sheets numbered 1-7 and 9-10: "The farmer comes to town," "Cooperation is our aim," "Young man who wouldn't hoe corn," "We ain't down yet," "Down in the valley," "The dodger," "The buffalo skinners," "Wayfaring stranger," and "Bethlehem"
Note: Includes cover art and page page proof for "Cooperation is our aim;" and page proofs for: "The farmer comes to town," "Young man who wouldn't hoe corn," "Down in the valley," "The dodger," "The buffalo skinners," "Wayfaring stranger," and "Bethlehem," "Solidarity," "Phoebe," and "Cindy"
BOX-FOLDER 54/15 Special Skills Division Music Section, final report draft, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 54/16 Reuss, Richard A., 1967-1971
Includes:
  • "[Charles L. Seeger]," draft
  • "Roots of American left-wing interest in folk song"
  • "Woody Guthrie and his folk tradition"
BOX-FOLDER 54/17 Rinzler, Ralph, 1956-1977
BOX-FOLDER 54/18 Roberts, Helen, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 54/19 Roy, Ciranjeva, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 54/20 Royal Musical Association, 1975-1978
BOX-FOLDER 54/21 Ruggles, Carl, 1938, 1958
Note: Includes Ruggles' discussion of and holograph revisions to his composition "Angels"
BOX-FOLDER 55/1 "S" miscellaneous, 1940-1960, 1970-1979
Includes: Joachim Schumacher, Charles P. Shackford, Luis Sandi, John Saltonstall
BOX-FOLDER 55/2 Salas Viu, Vicente, 1950-1953
BOX-FOLDER 55/3-6 Santa Cruz, Domingo, 1941-1955, 1959-1978
Note: Includes materials in Spanish
Includes:
  • Box 55, Folder 2: Letter from Santa Cruz to Nelson Rockefeller
  • Box 55, Folder 4: Correspondence with Vanett Lawler
BOX-FOLDER 55/7 Scott Brown, Denise, 1965-1978
BOX-FOLDER 55/8 Seeger, Alan, 1953-1979 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/1 Seeger, Elizabeth, 1974-1978, 1984, and undated
Note: Includes Seeger's "An open letter to Anne Morrow Lindburgh"
BOX-FOLDER 56/2 Selective Service Administration, 1951-1953
Note: Re: Mike Seeger's conscientious objector status
BOX-FOLDER 56/3 Sibley, Elizabeth, 1961-1978
BOX-FOLDER 56/4 Siegmeister, Elie, 1935, 1977-1978, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/5 Smithsonian Institution Popular Culture Seminar, 1969-1970
Includes:
  • Pleasants, Henry. "Who's afraid of Pierre Boulez?"
  • Salzman, Eric. "The revolution in music"
BOX-FOLDER 56/6 Societé internationale d'ethnologe et de folklore, 1970-1971
Society for Ethnomusicology
BOX-FOLDER 56/7 1973-1977
BOX-FOLDER 56/8 New directions fracas, 1970-1971
BOX-FOLDER 56/9 New England Chapter, 1972, 1975, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/10 Philadelphia Conference, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 56/11 Sonneck Society, 1975-1976
Note: Includes several Sonneck Society Newsletters
BOX-FOLDER 56/12 Sonneck, Oscar, 1922-1923
Note: Includes proof of Seeger's "The principles of musicology"
BOX-FOLDER 56/13 Sound equipment, 1968-1971 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/14 Stalder, Sara, 1964-1975 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/15 Stevenson, Robert, 1953-1979
BOX-FOLDER 56/16 Stout, Alan, 1970-1974
Note: Includes Seeger's discussion of Ruth Crawford Seeger's compositions and his own 1919 music for masques
BOX-FOLDER 56/17 "T" miscellaneous, 1939-1972 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/18 Talma, Louise, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 56/19 Thomson, Virgil, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 56/20 "U" miscellaneous, 1954, 1966, 1968
BOX-FOLDER 56/21 UNESCO, 1975-1976
BOX-FOLDER 57/1 University of California Los Angeles, 1971-1975 and undated
Note: Includes Moore, Mike. "[Melograph model C]" draft
BOX-FOLDER 57/2 University of California Los Angeles - Proposal to start a department of ethnomusicology, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 57/3 University of California Press, 1966-1978
BOX-FOLDER 57/4 University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1968-1977
BOX-FOLDER 57/5 "V" miscellaneous, 1948-1976
BOX-FOLDER 57/6 Valiant, Margaret, 1973-1977
BOX-FOLDER 57/7 "W" miscellaneous, 1954-1977 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 57/8-9 Wachsmann, Klaus and Eve, 1968-1979 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 57/10 to 58/3 Wade, Bonnie and Ann Pescatello, 1969-1979
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Wenner-Gren Conference, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 Werner, Eric, 1951-1978
BOX-FOLDER 58/6 Wesleyan University, 1972-1978
BOX-FOLDER 58/7 Whittier, Marks, 1935 November 18
Note: Written to Carl Sands
BOX-FOLDER 58/8 Wheelock, John Hall, 1953-1970
BOX-FOLDER 58/9 Wolcott, Ronald, 1971-1972
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