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Grace and Gustave Schirmer correspondence and other papers, 1845-1949

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BOX 1 Correspondence, 1903-1939
Letters to Grace and Gustave Schirmer from notable composers, authors, and artists. Includes communications between Grace Schirmer and Lawrence Gillman and Charles Martin Loeffler until their respective deaths in 1939 and 1935. A small poem is also included from Harriet Spelman Longfellow, the wife of Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent
BOX-FOLDER 1/1-3 Gillman, Lawrence, 1910-1939
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Gillman, Mrs. Lawrence, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Hale, Philip, 1922
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Hayes, Roland, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Indy, Vincent d', 1907-1921
Language: French
BOX-FOLDER 1/8-11 Loeffler, Charles Martin to Grace Schirmer, 1903-1932
BOX-FOLDER 1/12-13 Loeffler, Charles Martin to Gustave Schirmer, 1904-1907
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Loeffler, Hélène, 1936
Language: German
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Longfellow, Harriet Spelman, 1907
Poem and card with pressed flowers
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 Ravez, Maurice, 1913
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Sonneck, Oscar George Theodore, 1919-1925
BOX 1 Clippings, 1908-1949 (bulk 1920-1939)
Clippings documenting the lives and careers of Charles M. Loeffler and Richard Wagner, in addition to Ignace Jan Paderewski's role in Polish politics.
Arranged alphabetically by subject
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 Loeffler, Charles M., 1920s-1930s
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 Miscellaneous, 1930-1940s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 Wagner, Richard, 1908, 1918, 1930-1932, and undated
BOX 1 Programs, 1879-1936 (bulk 1903-1936)
Programs from events attended by Mr. and Mrs. Schirmer.
Arranged chronologically
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 1879-1889, 1903-1908, 1918-1920
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 1933-1936 and undated
BOX 1 Biographical Materials, 1872-1905
A passport issued to Gustav Schirmer in 1872 and a transcript from Gustave Schirmer's diary recording his opinion of Loeffler's work.
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Gustav Schirmer passport, 1872
BOX-FOLDER 1/25 Transcriptions from Gustave Shirmer's diary, 1901-1905
BOX 1 Miscellany, 1845-1923
Includes published scores for Music for String Instruments and The Mystic Hour by Loeffler. Among the materials related to Richard Wagner is the original opening poster for his opera Tannhäuser, as well as certificates documenting donations made by Gustav Schirmer to support Wagner's Bayreuth Festival.
Arranged alphabetically by name or subject
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Gow, George Coleman, 1889
Holograph score of fugue composed as a student
BOX-FOLDER 1/27 Loeffler, Charles M., undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Loeffler, Charles M., 1922-1923 and undated
Printed scores for The Mystic Hour and Music for Four Stringed Instruments
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 Patronat-Scheine for Bayreuth Festival, 1872-1873
Signed by Richard Wagner
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 Tannhäuser, 1845
Poster for premiere

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