Massachusetts Historical Society
Diary kept by Lewis C. Shepard of Milford, Mass. from 7 September 1861 - 30 July 1862, while serving in the 7th Mass. Volunteer Infantry. Shepard provides details of life at Camp Brightwood in Washington, D.C., the men in his regiment, troop movement and battles including Williamsburg, Va., his feelings regarding life as a soldier, and playing music for his regiment
Massachusetts Historical Society
Biographical and genealogical information on Gottlieb Graupner, a Boston musician, orchestra director, and founder of the Handel and Haydn Society, compiled by his granddaughter Catherine G. Stone. Contains copies of records, programs, newspaper articles, and other sources on the life, career, and ancestry of Graupner
Organ Historical Society - American Organ Archives
Handwritten (holograph) letter in French, written in ink, from Albert Schweitzer to Duncan Gillespie, Dean of the Eastern New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, thanking him for the chapter's gift to Schweitzer's hospital in Lambaréné, French Equitorial Africa, dated 17 October 1944 (letter is glued down to sheet 21 x 23 cm) -- Newspaper article (unknown source and date) about Albert Schweitzer as a musician, and his admiration for Bach (glued to the back of the sheet containing the letter) -- Photocopy of Duncan Trotter Gillespie's obituary ("Duncan Gillespie dies; services in Burnt Hills", Schenectady (N.Y.) Gazette 85, no. 142, Thursday, March 15, 1979, page 33) -- Photocopy of the memorial concert announcement ("BH concert memorial to Gillespie", Schenectady (N.Y.) Gazette 85, no. 144, Saturday, March 17, 1979, page 10) -- Review of the Trotter memorial concert ("Octavo singers moving in Union Chapel concert: dedicate work to Trotter", Schenectady (N.Y.) Gazette ... Read More
Senator John Heinz History Center
These papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and biographical material concerning the career of Mr. Farrar in music, dance marathons and anti-litter campaigns
Senator John Heinz History Center
Papers consist of announcements, programs and reviews of performances of Madame Millar held at the Lafayette and Masonic Halls in Pittsburgh and on tours in Great Britain. Also included is a photograph of Madame Millar and an advertisement for the Iron City Commercial College
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
This collection includes programs, photographs, postcards, broadsides, souvenir programs and newspaper articles relative to theaters or theatrical groups and societies either in their home theater or on tour. Most of the works referenced are musical or dramatic, but occasionally an opera or ballet will also be presented
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
In 1945 the Dept. of Music was established at Waterloo College and Seminary with Dr. Ulrich Leupold as Director. As a result of the increase in music courses as well as in faculty, the Dept. of Music became the Faculty of Music on May 1, 1975
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Dibdin Family Papers, 1802-1970, consist of clippings, correspondence, legal documents, manuscripts, playbills, photographs, programs, sketches, and a commonplace book that document the activities of this British artistic, literary, musical, and theatrical family. The papers were collected by art critic and museum curator Edward Rimbault (E.R.) Dibdin and passed on to his son, engineer Thomas James Rimbault (T.J.R.) Dibdin. They are organized into two series: Series I. Edward Rimbault Dibdin, 1802-1941 and Series II. Thomas James Rimbault Dibdin, 1895-1970
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Consists of ca. 4900 items which are primarily of a visual nature and portray approximately 1700 musicians and musical groups: classical composers, conductors, soloists, and ensembles; big bands and bandleaders; bandmasters; impresarios; vaudeville artists, minstrel show performers, and other variety acts; twentieth-century American musical theater composers; and post-1940 popular singers and musical groups, including country singers. Photographs comprise about 95% of the collection. Other formats present are engravings, lithographs, clippings, concert programs, brochures, booklets, sheet music, vocal and instrumental scores, drawings, paintings, postcards, correspondence, posters, and ephemera
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Photographs, newsclippings, and other materials from Krolasik, a Milwaukee tool and die maker and his wife Marie concerning organizations in which they were active, especially the Polish Young People's Alliance (Towarzystwa Zwiaku Mlodziezy Polskiej) and two bands, the Kazimierz Krolasik Orchestra and Stanley and the Original Revelers. On tape are accordion selections performed by Krolasik