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Ross Lee Finney papers, 1926-1977

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LCCN: 2017570265 Correspondence, 1929-1977
This series primarily consists of letters between Finney and members of his family. Of note is correspondence related to his commission from violinist Yehudi Menuhin for the 1958 Brussels World Fair, including letters between Finney and Menuhin, the U. S. Department of State, and the C. F. Peters Corporation regarding the publication of the work. All materials in this series are cataloged in ML94.F55.
Arranged alphabetically by name.
Boulanger, Nadia, undated
C. F. Peters Corporation, 1958
Note: Correspondence with Walter Hinrichsen and Fritz Oberdoerffer
Finney, Caroline M., 1935, 1954-1958
Finney, Nat S., 1974-1975 and undated
Finney, Ross (Son), 1956, 1962
Finney, Ross Lee, 1924-1976 and undated
Twenty folders
Finney, Ross Lee Sr., 1931-1932
Finney, Theodore (Gus), 1928-1977
Two folders
Harvard University, 1929
Kirkpatrick, John, 1950-1962
Library of Congress, 1962
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1957-1958
Miscellaneous, 1955-1971
U. S. Department of State, 1957-1958
Verrall, John, 1945
Unidentified, 1962-1964
Note: All addressed to Nat S. Finney
LCCN: 2017570265 Miscellany, 1930-1968
This series contains a variety of materials gifted by Finney's brother, musicologist Theodore M. Finney. Included are newspaper clippings, photographs of Finney and family, programs for performances of his works, and drafts for two commencement speeches given by Finney. Also present are approximately forty responses to a questionnaire sent by Finney in late 1942 to prominent American composers of the twentieth century regarding the role of the composer in war-time. Notable respondents include Ernst Bacon, Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, David Diamond, Walter Piston, Quincy Porter, and William Schuman. All materials in this series are cataloged in ML94.F55.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Clippings, 1952, 1961-1967 and undated
Miscellany, undated
Photographs, 1930 and undated
Programs, 1931-1968 and undated
Two folders
Speeches, 1959 and undated
Survey responses, 1943

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