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Seeger Family, 1880s-2001 (bulk 1921-1979) (continued)
BOX 1, 33-34, 225-228 MAPCASE FOLDER 22 Biographical Materials, 1884-1979
Contracts, correspondence, legal documents, and vital records.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 33/1 Birth records, 1886, 1916, 1943, and undated
Note: Includes Seeger family birthday list
BOX-FOLDER 33/2 Burial records, 1944, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 Christmas card, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 Condolence letters, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 Contracts, 1916-1967
Includes: Publication or recording contracts for Alan Seeger, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Charles L. Seeger and Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, and Seeger family
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 Crawford, Clark - calling card, undated
BOX-FOLDER 225/1 to 228/9 Crawford, Clark - sermons, 1884-1912 and undated
Note: Each sermon is titled at the head and many note the bible verse discussed. Most sermons are dated along the left margin with a note as to morning or evening service; subsequent uses of a sermon are noted in the same location, as are the numbers for hymns that accompanied the service.
BOX-FOLDER 229/1 Crawford, Clark - sermons, family, 1903 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 229/2 Crawford, Clark - sermons, resources, undated
MAPCASE FOLDER 22 Crawford family genealogy, undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/7 Death certificate - Seeger, Charles L., 1979
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Divorce records - Seeger, Charles L., 1932, 1960-1962
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Edson, John Tracey, undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/9 Estates, 1944-1954, 1979
Note: Estates of Elsie Adams Seeger, Charles L. Seeger, and Ruth Crawford Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Family genealogical wheel, [1890s]
BOX-FOLDER 33/10 Graves, William Plummer. "An Intimate Account," undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/11 Guardianship records, 1954-1955 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/12 Health records, 1956 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/13 Marriage records, 1886, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Placards - Traveling music, 1921 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 33/14 Sale of 7 West Kirke Street, 1954 September
BOX-FOLDER 33/15-16 16230 Earlham, 1962, 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 33/17 Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1971-1975
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 Bridgewater expenses, 1972-1978
BOX-FOLDER 19/1 Bridgewater house drawings, 1974
Blueprint; pencil drawings
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 Record albums, undated
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 Seeger, Charles L., Wills, 1959-1975
BOX-FOLDER 34/3-6 Seeger, Charles Louis, Sr. "Memoirs, 1902-1938," undated
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 Seeger, Constance and Charles - scrapbook, 1921 May-June
BOX-FOLDER 34/7 Seeger, Edward White, Genealogy, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 34/8 Seeger, Elizabeth, Power of attorney, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 34/9 Seeger, Elsie Adams. "Memories," 1919-1920
Retyped copy, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 34/10 Seeger, John. "The flowering of the Seeger Family in the twentieth century," 2005
BOX-FOLDER 34/11 Seeger, Mike, Dictated story, undated
BOX-FOLDER 34/12 Seeger, Mike, Locks of hair, [1935]
BOX-FOLDER 34/13 Taylor, Margaret. "Dearest Don," undated
Note: Includes Peggy Seeger transmittal letter
BOX 35-38, 248 Books, 1916-2001
see also Books in MacColl/Seeger - Writings; Songbook Proofs; and First Time Ever
Published titles owned or written by Charles L., Ruth, or Peggy Seeger.
Arranged alphabetically by author or title.
BOX-FOLDER 35/1 Brown, Roger David. Blood on the Coal: the Story of the Springhill Mine Disaster, 1994
Note: Inscribed by Springhill Miner's Museum staff to Peggy Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 35/2 Fischer, Ernst, The Necessity of Art: a Marxist Approach, 1971
Note: Heavily annotated and underlined; tabbed with paperclips
BOX-FOLDER 35/3 Harvard Class of 1908. Twenty-fifth Anniversary Report, 1933
BOX-FOLDER 35/4 Harvard Class of 1908. Thirtieth Anniversary Report, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 36/1 Harvard Class of 1908. Fortieth Anniversary Report, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 36/2 Harvard Class of 1908. Forty-fifth Anniversary Report, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 36/3 Harvard Class of 1908. Fiftieth Anniversary Report, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 36/4 Hershan, Stella K. A Woman of Quality: Eleanor Roosevelt, 1970
Note: Inscribed in 1973 by Margaret Taylor to Charles L. Seeger
BOX-FOLDER 37/1 Hinrichsen, Max. Hinrichsen's Musical Year Book, volume 6, 1949-1950
Note: Charles L. Seeger signature on flyleaf
Note: Includes Seeger's "Music and musicology in the new world," pages 36-56
BOX-FOLDER 37/2 Langer, Suzanne. Philosophy in a New Key: a Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art, 1959
Note: Charles L. Seeger notes inserted in volume
BOX-FOLDER 37/3 Sandburg, Carl. The American Songbag, 1927
Note: Inscribed by Carl Sandburg to Ruth Crawford; includes Peggy Seeger transmittal letter
Note: Fragile. Ask staff for handling assistance
BOX-FOLDER 248/1 Seeger, Alan. Poems , 1916
Note: Contains Seeger's poem "I have a Rendezvous With Death"
Note: Includes dust jack fragment
Note: Margaret Seeger penned on fly leaf
BOX-FOLDER 248/2 Seeger, Charlie. Studies in Musicology, 1935-1975 , 1977
Note: Inscribed by Charles Seeger to Peggy
BOX-FOLDER 37/4 Seeger, Peggy. The Essential Ewan MacColl Songbook: Sixty Years of Songwriting, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 38/1 Seeger, Peggy. The Peggy Seeger Songbook: Forty Years of Songmaking, 1998
BOX-FOLDER 38/2 Seeger, Peggy, The Peggy Seeger Songbook, Warts and All: Forty Years of Songmaking, 1998
BOX-FOLDER 38/3 Seeger, Ruth Crawford. Animal Folk Songs for Children, 1950
BOX 1, 39-45 REEL 5 CLS and RCS Unpublished Book Drafts, 1939-1940
Song arrangements with lyric sheets and song lists.
Materials from boxes 39-45 are available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5. To promote preservation of the originals, researchers are required to consult the microfilm edition.
Arranged alphabetically by draft title.
BOX-FOLDER 39/1 to 42/1 REEL 5 Seeger, Ruth Crawford, Charles L. Seeger, and Duncan Emrich. "1001 Folksongs," undated
Manuscript music arrangements, typescript and handwritten lyric sheets
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX-FOLDER 42/2-6 REEL 5 Seeger, Ruth Crawford, Charles L. Seeger, and Duncan Emrich. "Love Songs of the American People," undated
Manuscript music arrangements, typescript and handwritten lyric sheets
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX-FOLDER 43/1-6 REEL 5 Emrich-Seeger book - extra material, undated
Manuscript music arrangements, typescript and handwritten lyric sheets
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX-FOLDER 43/7 REEL 5 Emrich-Seeger book - draft front matter, undated
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX-FOLDER 44/1-11 REEL 5 Emrich-Seeger book arrangements, titles 1-583, undated
Manuscript music arrangements, typescript and handwritten lyric sheets
Note: Titles grouped by topic
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX-FOLDER 45/1-2, 1/4 REEL 5 Seeger, Ruth Crawford and Charles L. Seeger, "We Come by it Natural," 1939-1940 and undated
Manuscript music arrangements, typescript and handwritten lyric sheets, photographs
Available on microfilm, box 84/20216, reel 5, item 46
BOX 1-4, 15, 19-22, 46-84 MAPCASE FOLDER 20 Charles Louis Seeger, 1900-1983 (bulk 1925-1979)
Holograph, manuscript, and annotated scores and sketches; songbooks and song sheets; correspondence; publication files including drafts (typescript and holograph), reprints of articles and reviews, note cards and loose notes, and illustrations; melographs; class assignments, notes, syllabi; pencil drawings; clippings; invoices; oral histories; programs; and vital records; and photographic prints and negatives.
Materials are arranged into seven subseries: Music, Correspondence, Teaching, Writings, Composers' Collective, Biographical Materials, and Photographs and Artwork.
BOX 1-3 Music, 1909-1957
Holograph scores, annotated scores, and sketches. Additional music by Charles Seeger is located in the Composers' Collective subseries under his pseudonym, Carl Sands.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Ach! Die Qualen!: for voice and piano, 1909 March 12
Alternate title: Polish song
Text by Adam Mickiewicz
Three holograph scores
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Asleep (seven songs), 1911
Text by John Keats
Two holograph scores
Note: Part of Seven songs
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Chanson de Bohéme, 1907
Text by A. de Musset
Holograph score
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Ciao, ciao, ciao, folksong, undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 CLS study on Gramatges, undated
Manuscript; copy from newspaper
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Encouragements to a lover: for voice and piano, 1911
Text by Sir John Suckling
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