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The Leonard Woolsey Bacon Papers

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 54
Overview: Music and correspondence by the American composer and physician Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Jr. (1865-1939)
Dates: 1887-1926

The Parker Bailey Papers

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Call Number: MSS 34
Overview: Music, correspondence and other writings, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, pianist, and lawyer Parker Bailey (1902-1982).
Dates: 1899-1977 (inclusive)

Margaret Bonds papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 151
Overview: Vocal music, most 1960s or undated, consisting of autograph manuscript drafts and arrangements, transparencies, and diazo reproductions, some accompanied by copies of published music; and a small amount of other papers. Autograph manuscript music includes spirituals arranged for solo voice or chorus; The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Songs of the Seasons, Three Dream Portraits, and other songs on texts by Langston Hughes; songs on texts by Edna St. Vincent Millay and other poets; and musicals and...
Dates: 1928-1983, bulk 1960-1969

Charles Ives Rare and Non-Commercial Sound Recordings

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Call Number: MSS 14 HSR
Scope and Contents: This is an artificial collection of rare and unpublished recordings featuring music by Charles Ives, created as part of a project funded by the Grammy Museum in 2017 to digitize and preserve these recordings.The majority of the recordings were unprocessed materials within Historical Sound Recordings (HSR) that had been acquired over time through various donations. These recordings were pulled from their storage locations (predominantly ML 102M, HSR Studio and B20B Basement) into...
Dates: 1924-2006, bulk 1937-1956

The Duane A. Davidson Papers

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Call Number: MSS 17
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, and photographs by the American composer Duane A. Davidson (1934 or 1935-1964)
Dates: 1955-1977 (inclusive)

The Richard Donovan Papers

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Call Number: MSS 7
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, conductor, and educator Richard Donovan (1891-1970)
Dates: 1913-1971 (inclusive)

Selected Songs of Celius Dougherty

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 241
Overview: Published songs by the American composer and pianist Celius Dougherty (1902-1986)
Dates: 1925-1953

The Zo Elliott Papers

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Call Number: MSS 18
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs; and miscellaneous items by and about the American composer Zo Elliott (1891-1964)
Dates: 1861-1977 (inclusive)

Max Ewing collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934

The Samuel Gardner Papers

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Call Number: MSS 37
Overview: Music, correspondence, photographs, and additional materials by and about the violinist, composer, and conductor Samuel Gardner (1891-1984).
Dates: 1913-1976 (inclusive)

General Collection manuscript music miscellany

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Call Number: GEN MSS MUSIC MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts relating to music. Materials are grouped under name headings. Within each name heading, materials are organized in three subgroups: Music, Correspondence, and Other Papers.
Dates: [ca. 1600-ongoing]

The Henry Gilbert Papers

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Call Number: MSS 35
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Henry Gilbert (1868-1928)
Dates: 1821-1980 (inclusive)

Selected Compositions of Elliot Griffis

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 53
Overview: Published and unpublished music and other materials by and about the American composer Elliot Griffis (1893-1967)
Dates: 1919-1964

Hanover royal music archive

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Call Number: OSB MSS 146
Overview: The Hanover Royal Music Archive consists of printed and manuscript music, printed books about music, and related materials assembled by Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, and his successors. A significant component originated in England and concerns musical activity of several children of George III, circa 1770-1837, particularly Ernest Augustus, then Duke of Cumberland, and Princess Augusta, as well as Prince George of Cumberland, son of Ernest Augustus and later Georg V, King of Hanover. These...
Dates: 1651-1951, bulk 1770-1870

Thomas de Hartmann Papers

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Call Number: MSS 46
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the Russian composer Thomas de Hartmann (1886-1956)
Dates: 1902-1982 (inclusive)

The Charles Ives Papers

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Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: Music, correspondence and other writings, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer and insurance executive Charles Ives (1874-1954)
Dates: 1874-1983 (inclusive)

James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection manuscript music

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 355
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript and manuscript reproduction scores and parts for circa 50 works, most by African American composers, including music for voice and piano, chorus, band, or orchestra, 1902-1957, with most 1931-1945 or undated. Circa 20 composers are represented, including Margaret Bonds, H. T. Burleigh, William L. Dawson, George Gershwin, W. C. Handy, Hall Johnson, Ulysses Kay, Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roberta Russell Summers Stone, Howard Swanson, and Will H. Vodery. Vocal music...
Dates: 1902-1957, bulk 1931-1945

Frederick R. Koch collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

Edward G. Levy collection of papers relating to music

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Call Number: GEN MSS 955
Overview: Contains manuscript and printed music, and scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and other materials relating to nineteenth-twentieth century American and European music, collected by Edward G. Levy. Four scrapbooks made by Helen D. Love Scranton, genealogist and daughter of Edward Gurley Love (1850-1919) and Lucy Cleveland Prindle, contain advertisements, programs, tickets, and manuscript notes relating to performances of opera, musicals, plays, orchestral music, chamber music, vocal...
Dates: 1859-1970s, bulk 1880-1910

Music Published by the Loomis Temple of Music

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 55
Overview: Music published between 1877 and 1919 by the Loomis Temple of Music, a New Haven music publisher and dealer
Dates: 1877-1919