Scope and Contents Consists of Sheynkman's finished and unfinished music arrangements for Russian folk instruments (i.e., balalaika, domra) and Russian folk orchestras residing in the United States (e.g., UIRFO and Odessa Balalaikas) as well as arrangements for solo and accompanied balalaika. The papers and music document Sheynkman's work as a performer and arranger, and includes a contract, news articles, and correspondence as well as original and published music arrangements and method books for Russian folk instruments and guitar. The collection also includes published professional journals from both the Fretted Instrument Guild of America (FIGA) and the Narodnik: Russian Folk Bulletin. Most of the music and papers document Sheynkman's work as a Russian composer living in the United States between 1978 and 1995.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript and published musical compositions and arrangements created by Joseph Olivadoti and his father, Giuseppe, between 1892 and 1970. In addition there are photographs, newsclippings, correspondence, and concert programs documenting Joseph Olivadoti's transatlantic story of transition from Italian born oboist to naturalized American composer, band musician and teacher during the twentieth century.
This collection contains noncommercial recordings from Druckman's private collection. These recordings include live performances of Druckman's works as well as works of other composers. Some of the artists featured are Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Phyllis Curtin, Jan DeGaetani, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Leonard Slatkin and many others. Orchestras include the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Orchestra.
Cornell University - Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation
Archives of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) which document the history of the most significant labor union representing workers in the women's garment industry in the United States and Canada.
Collection consists of a few of William Spiller's personal papers, programs, and news clippings of William and Isabele Spiller's European and American tours, 1912-1942, and of the Spiller School of Music. Bulk of papers contain material pertaining to Isabelle Spiller's work as a music supervisor and orchestra conductor in New York City public schools. Of particular interest is her work as head of the Federal Music Project in New York. Also, a scrapbook containing her published articles.
University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content Information This collection consists of 114 boxes of papers, tape recordings of broadcasts, scrapbooks, printed materials, 1925-1968, etc., (ca. 50 shelf feet) from the files of Richmond Radio Station WRVA, Virginia's only 50,000 watt clear channel AM radio station. A large segment of the collection is devoted to the files of Walter R. Bishop. These files, created by the station's public relations manager, begin in the first month of broadcasting and continue until Bishop's death in 1963. They demonstrate the influence which his work had over station policy. Bishop was a religious and conservative man with great gifts of energy and friendliness. His correspondence with many state and national figures in broadcasting, politics, the church, and business, is all present, as is much material on Bishop's private life, civic activities, church, work, etc. Soon after his arrival at the station, the manager made Bishop WRVA's "roving ambassador of goodwill," and ordered him ... Read More