Guide to the Collection of music-related autographs

Collection Title: Collection of music-related autographs
Dates: 1819-2007
Identification: Autograph
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library
Adams, John, 1947-
Adams, Leslie, 1932-
Albright, William
Alfvén, Hugo, 1872-1960
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Apel, Willi, 1893-1988
Arnold, Corliss Richard
Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011
Barnett, John, 1802-1890
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
Bassett, Leslie, 1923-
Beadell, Robert
Beecham, Thomas, 1879-1961
Berberian, Cathy
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935
Berger, Jean, 1909-2002
Bergsma, William, 1921-1994
Berkeley, Lennox, 1903-1989
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
Bériot, Ch. de (Charles), 1802-1870
Blitzstein, Marc
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959
Bolcom, William
Bond, Victoria
Bossi, Marco Enrico, 1861-1925
Bossi, Renzo, 1883-1965
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-
Braithwaite, J. Roland, 1927-
Brindle, Reginald Smith, 1917-2003
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976
Brovsky, Linda
Brown, Les, 1912-2001
Bukofzer, Manfred F., 1910-1955
Bussotti, Sylvano
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946
Callender, Clifton
Cardew, Cornelius
Carlstedt, Jan
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012
Casella, Alfredo, 1883-1947
Castellini, John, 1905-2002
Cheatham, Wallace
Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842
Colgrass, Michael
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990
Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962
Costa, Michael, 1808-1884
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Creston, Paul, 1906-1985
Crumb, George
Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975
Darasse, Xavier, 1934-1992
Davidovsky, Mario, 1934-
Dawson, Frederick, 1868-1940
De Lara, Isidore, 1858-1935
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918
Decker, Pamela
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008
Devries, René, 1880-1959
Devriès, Hermann, 1858-1949
Diemer, Emma Lou
Donato, Anthony
Dorati, Antal
Durand, Auguste, 1830-1909
Durand, Jacques, 1865-1928
Eichheim, Henry, 1870-1942
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
Elvey, George J.
Escot, Pozzi
Falla, Manuel de, 1876-1946
Fiedler, Arthur, 1894-1979
Forsell, John, 1868-1941
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009
Gade, Niels W. (Niels Wilhelm), 1817-1890
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972
Ghisi, Federico
Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938
Goldovsky, Boris
Golschmann, Vladimir, 1893-1972
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961
Hambræus, Bengt, 1928-2000
Hamerik, Ebbe, 1898-1951
Hammerich, Angul, 1848-1931
Hancock, Eugene W. (Eugene Wilson), 1929-1994
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981
Harris, Roy, 1898-1979
Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman
Hays, Sorrel, 1941-
Heller, Stephen, 1813-1888
Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-2012
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934
Husa, Karel, 1921-
Ichiyanagi, Toshi, 1933-
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919
Imbrie, Andrew, 1921-2007
Indy, Vincent d', 1851-1931
Ireland, John, 1879-1962
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954
Ives, Harmony Twichell
Jeppesen, Knud, 1892-1974
Joachim, Joseph, 1831-1907
Johnson, Calvert, 1949-
Jordan, Sverre, 1889-1972
Jullien, Adolphe, 1845-1932
Keuris, Tristan, 1946-1996
Kirchner, Theodor, 1823-1903
Koch, Erland von, 1910-2009
Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991
Lablache, Luigi, 1794-1858
Lacy, M. Rophino (Michael Rophino), 1795-1867
Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892
Lange, Ina, 1853-
Lava, William, 1911-1971
LeBaron, Anne
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919
Libert, Henri, 1869-1937
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006
Lockwood, Normand, 1906-2002
Lothar, Mark, 1902-1985
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Mackerras, Charles, 1925-2010
Malipiero, Anna
Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973
Martino, Donald, 1931-2005
Martinů, Bohuslav, 1890-1959
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912
Maw, Nicholas
Melchior, Lauritz
Mennin, Peter
Messager, André, 1853-1929
Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992
Meyerowitz, Jan, 1913-1998
Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960
Monteux, Pierre, 1875-1964
Mörike, Eduard, 1804-1875
Musgrave, Thea
Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931
Nono, Luigi
Nono, Nuria Schoenberg, 1932-
Norman, Ruth, 1927-2007
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002
Pacini, signor (Antonio Francesco Gaetano Saverio), 1778-1866
Parker, Alice, 1925-
Parry, C. Hubert H. (Charles Hubert Hastings), 1848-1918
Perle, George, 1915-2009
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
Pierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937
Pinkham, Daniel
Piston, Walter, 1894-1976
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886
Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966
Potter, Philip Cipriani Hambly, 1792-1871
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963
Pousseur, Henri
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937
Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900
Reich, Steve, 1936-
Rhené-Baton, 1879-1940
Richter, Marga
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961
Rorem, Ned, 1923-
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921
Sandresky, Margaret Vardell
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925
Sauer, Emil von, 1862-1942
Sauguet, Henri, 1901-1989
Sax, Adolphe, 1814-1894
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Schrade, Leo, 1903-1964
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896
Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957
Sierra, Roberto
Smith, Mary Hunting, 1922-2010
Snorri Sigfús Birgisson, 1954-
Society for the Promotion of New Music
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997
Sorg-Rose, Margarete, 1960-
Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859
Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851
Stenhammar, Wilhelm, 1871-1927
Stock, Frederick, 1872-1942
Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Strauss, Alice
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Sutherland, Donald, 1939-
Szell, George, 1897-1970
Tan, Dun, 1957-
Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989
Tippett, Michael, 1905-1998
Tommasini, Vincenzo, 1878-1950
Tower, Joan, 1938-
Trolle-Steenstrup, Carl
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958
Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Wagner, Winifred
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962
Wang, An-Ming
Ward, Robert, 1917-2013
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984
Webern, Anton, 1883-1945
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950
Weinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967
Weingartner, Felix, 1863-1942
Weiss, Adolph, 1891-1971
Yannatos, James
Zaimont, Judith Lang, 1945-
Zemlinsky, Alexander, 1871-1942
Zimmermann, Bernd Alois, 1918-1970
Extent: 11 Boxes
Language of Materials: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish;Castilian
Acquisition Information: Transferred from the Northwestern University Music Library General Manuscript LTR Collection in September 2011.
Accruals: Additions continue to be made.
Preferred Citation: Collection of Music-Related Autographs, Northwestern University Music Library.
Repository: Music Library
Deering Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL,
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/music
Email: musiclibrary@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3434

Scope and Content

Collection of single letters, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera relating to composers, conductors, performers, musicologists, publishers, librettists, and stage directors.

Arrangement of Materials

Arranged alphabetically by author.


Container List / Contents

  • John Adams letter to Tim Page, 1981 October 28Box 1, Folder .A2
  • Leslie Adams letter to Calvert Johnson, 1988 October 13Box 1, Folder .A22
  • William Albright correspondence, 1980-1992Box 1, Folder .A37
      Note:  1 letter from Calvert Johnson to Albright (1980 December 12), 1 response from Albright to Johnson (1981 January 5), and 2 additional letters to Johnson (1991-1992)
  • Hugo Alfvén letters to Roger Henrichsen, 1919-1925Box 1, Folder .A4
      Note:  2 letters
  • George Antheil correspondence, 1950-1959Box 1, Folder .A68
      Note:  18 items of correspondence between Antheil and Joseph and Mary Levine
  • Willi Apel letters, 1937-1949Box 1, Folder .A7
      Note:  1 letter to Lotus D. Coffman (1937 January 22) and 1 to Paul Oberg (1949 July 12)
  • Corliss Arnold letter to Calvert Johnson, 1976 February 3Box 1, Folder .A8
  • Milton Babbitt letters, 1985-1999Box 1, Folder .B2
      Note:  1 letter to Calvert Johnson (1985 April 18) and 3 to Harold Rosenbaum (1999)
  • Samuel Barber letter to Leo Sowerby, 1954 October 15Box 1, Folder .B34
      Note:  Photocopy
  • John Barnett letter to Horace Wigan, 1873 March 18Box 1, Folder .B345
  • Béla Bartók papers, 1932-1942Box 1, Folder .B35
      Note:  2 letters and 1 program signed by Bartók
  • Leslie Bassett correspondence, 1985Box 1, Folder .B37
      Note:  1 letter from Calvert Johnson to Bassett (March 29) and the reply (April 9)
  • Robert Beadell correspondence, 1966Box 1, Folder .B42
      Note:  2 letters to Robert Gay and 1 letter from Gay to Beadell
  • Thomas Beecham program, 1960 March 29Box 1, Folder .B43
      Note:  Signed by Beecham
  • Cathy Berberian letter to Werner Goldschmidt, circa 1970Box 1, Folder .B46
  • Alban Berg photograph, circa 1928-1935Box 1, Folder .B463
      Note:  Signed and dated August 21 by Berg on verso
  • Jean Berger correspondence, 1949-1968Box 1, Folder .B465
      Note:  5 letters to Paul Oberg (1949-1950) and 10 items of correspondence between Berger and William Ballard (1967-1968)
  • William Bergsma letter to Wesley Wehr, 1959 May 2Box 1, Folder .B467
  • C. de Bériot letter, circa 1850-1870Box 1, Folder .B47
  • Lennox Berkeley letters, 1937-1957Box 1, Folder .B473
      Note:  13 letters to John Davenport and 1 to Miss Engel
  • Leonard Bernstein letter to Carlyle Scott, 1938 April 11Box 1, Folder .B476
  • Marc Blitzstein letters, 1927-1944Box 1, Folder .B54
      Note:  29 letters to Louis and Stella Simon and 1 to Ernest Chapman
  • Ernest Bloch letters, 1919-1957Box 1, Folder .B55
      Note:  23 letters
  • William Bolcom correspondence, 1983Box 2, Folder .B64
      Note:  1 letter from Calvert Johnson to Bolcom (September 4) with the reply written on it (September 10) and 1 letter from Bolcom to Johnson (October 4)
  • Victoria Bond correspondence, 1986-1988Box 2, Folder .B65
      Note:  2 letters from Calvert Johnson to Bond, 1 letter from Bond to Johnson, and 1 letter from William W. Williams (Bond's assistant) to Johnson
  • Marco Enrico Bossi letters, 1900-1913Box 2, Folder .B66
      Note:  4 letters
  • Renzo Bossi letter to Herr Robert, 1909 May 5Box 2, Folder .B67
  • Pierre Boulez letters to Werner Goldschmidt, 1964Box 2, Folder .B68
      Note:  3 letters
  • J. Roland Braithwaite letter to Calvert Johnson, 1992 May 29Box 2, Folder .B69
  • Reginald Smith Brindle letter to John, 1960 September 2Box 2, Folder .B695
  • Benjamin Britten letters, 1945-1968Box 2, Folder .B7
      Note:  6 letters
  • Linda Brovsky letter to Calvert Johnson, 1989 April 25Box 2, Folder .B75
  • Les Brown dance invitation, 1955 May 12Box 2, Folder .B76
      Note:  Signed by Brown
  • Manfred F. Bukofzer letters to Paul Oberg, 1946-1950Box 2, Folder .B84
      Note:  4 letters
  • Sylvano Bussotti letters to Robert Moran, 1965-1967Box 2, Folder .B88
      Note:  5 letters
  • Charles Wakefield Cadman letters to Mrs. George Hagstrom, 1944-1945Box 2, Folder .C3
      Note:  2 letters
  • Clifton Callender letter to Ursula Oppens, 1997 June 2Box 2, Folder .C34
  • Cornelius Cardew letter to Howard Skempton, 1969 December 6Box 2, Folder .C37
  • Jan Carlstedt letter to Monique Haas, 1956 May 3Box 2, Folder .C38
  • Elliott Carter letters to Arlin Snesrud, 1967Box 2, Folder .C384
      Note:  2 letters
  • Alfredo Casella letters, 1917-1929Box 2, Folder .C39
      Note:  21 letters
  • John Castellini letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 1992 August 25Box 2, Folder .C394
  • Wallace Cheatham letter to Calvert Johnson, 2002 July 12Box 2, Folder .C49
  • Luigi Cherubini letter to Gaspare Spontini, 1819 September 28Box 2, Folder .C5
  • Michael Colgrass letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 May 18Box 2, Folder .C64
  • Aaron Copland letters, 1947-1954Box 2, Folder .C66
      Note:  3 letters to Paul Oberg (1947-1948) and 1 letter to Edward Jablonski (1954 October 28)
  • Alfred Cortot letters to Paulette Mayer, 1926-1939Box 2, Folder .C67
      Note:  3 letters
  • Michael Costa letters, 1838-1881Box 2, Folder .C68
      Note:  4 letters
  • Henry Cowell letters to Ruth Collin and Paul Heinicke, 1921-1928Box 2, Folder .C69
      Note:  21 letters
  • Paul Creston letters, 1959-1969Box 2, Folder .C7
      Note:  4 letters
  • George Crumb letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 April 15Box 2, Folder .C78
  • Luigi Dallapiccola letters, 1955-1971Box 2, Folder .D16
      Note:  18 letters to Elisabeth Lutyens, 2 letters to Werner Goldschmidt, and 1 letter to Marcel Mihalovici
  • Xavier Darasse papers, 1989-1990Box 2, Folder .D17
      Note:  3 letters to Calvert Johnson and 1 photocopy of a holograph blank contract
  • Mario Davidovsky correspondence, 1985Box 2, Folder .D18
      Note:  1 letter from Calvert Johnson to Davidovsky (March 29) and the reply (May 15)
  • Frederick Dawson letter, 1918 January 7Box 2, Folder .D19
  • Claude Debussy letter to René Doire, 1910 April 6Box 3, Folder .D3
  • Pamela Decker correspondence, 1991Box 3, Folder .D34
      Note:  1 empty envelope to Calvert Johnson (March 21) and 1 letter to Johnson (November 22)
  • Isidore De Lara letters, 1934Box 3, Folder .D39
      Note:  2 letters
  • Norman Dello Joio letters to Calvert Johnson, 1983-1986Box 3, Folder .D4
      Note:  6 letters
  • Hermann Devriès papers, 1900-1949Box 3, Folder .D48
      Note:  4 autobiographical articles and 1 on Bizet
  • René Devries essay, n.d.Box 3, Folder .D483
      Note:  "The 'inside' story of the Chicago Opera Company" (typescript; 23 leaves) with a few holograph corrections
  • Emma Lou Diemer letters to Calvert Johnson, circa 1992Box 3, Folder .D53
      Note:  2 letters
  • Anthony Donato letter to Robert Gay, 1965 March 6Box 3, Folder .D65
  • Antal Dorati letters to Paul Oberg, 1949Box 3, Folder .D67
      Note:  3 letters
  • Domenico Dragonetti letter, 1831 February 10Box 3, Folder .D85
  • Auguste Durand letters to Louis Gallet, 1876-1893Box 3, Folder .D87
      Note:  36 letters
  • Jacques Durand letters, circa 1892-1911Box 3, Folder .D873
      Note:  1 telegram to Louis Gallet (circa 1892) and 1 letter to Albert Carré (1911 April 10)
  • Durand & Cie. letter to Monsieur Rohrbach, 1911 March 30Box 3, Folder .D875
      Note:  Signature indecipherable
  • Henry Eichheim letter to Irene Lewisohn, 1926 January 13Box 3, Folder .E3
  • Edward Elgar letters, 1902-1930Box 3, Folder .E4
      Note:  24 letters and 2 postcards
  • George J. Elvey papers, 1847-1898Box 3, Folder .E41
      Note:  4 items of correspondence and 1 essay
  • Pozzi Escot letters to Calvert Johnson, 1998Box 3, Folder .E82
      Note:  3 letters
  • Manuel de Falla papers, 1925-1926Box 4, Folder .F3
      Note:  9 letters, 8 telegrams and 1 contract
  • Arthur Fiedler letter to Paul Oberg, 1949 November 10Box 4, Folder .F53
  • John Forsell letter to Alfred Hausen, 1915 February 1Box 4, Folder .F6
  • Lukas Foss correspondence, 1947-1997Box 4, Folder .F63
      Note:  25 letters to Helmuth Wolfes, 1 letter from Wolfes to Foss with Foss' reply, 1 letter to the Indiana University School of Music Orchestra Library, 1 letter to Paul Oberg, and 1 letter to Harold Rosenbaum (written on a letter from Rosenbaum to Foss)
  • Niels W. Gade letter to Mr. Harding, 1877 April 25Box 4, Folder .G3
  • Rudolph Ganz letters to Paul Oberg, 1943-1950Box 4, Folder .G34
      Note:  2 letters
  • Federico Ghisi letter to Robert Gay, 1974 December 31Box 4, Folder .G48
  • Leopold Godowsky letter to Erich Klinckerfuss, 1902 January 23Box 4, Folder .G63
  • Boris Goldovsky correspondence, 1961-1980Box 4, Folder .G65
      Note:  12 letters to Robert Gay (with 2 response letters), 1 letter to George Howerton, and 1 letter from Howerton to Goldovsky
  • Vladimir Golschmann letter to Paul Oberg, 1949 October 27Box 4, Folder .G654
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk letter, 1855 OctoberBox 4, Folder .G67
  • Charles Gounod letters, 1873-1879Box 4, Folder .G68
      Note:  3 letters
  • Percy Grainger papers, 1916-1950Box 4, Folder .G7
      Note:  1 letter to Rudolph Edward Schirmer (1916 September 22), 1 letter to Paul Oberg (1948 June 29), 2 letters to Gerald Prescott (1950), and 1 concert program (1947 May 5), signed by Grainger
  • Bengt Hambraeus correspondence, 1974Box 4, Folder .H3
      Note:  1 letter from Calvert Johnson to Hambraeus (April 18), 1 reply (May 24), and Johnson's reply (June 9)
  • Ebbe Hamerik letter to Emil Reesen, 1949 JulyBox 4, Folder .H32
  • Angul Hammerich letters, 1891-1920Box 4, Folder .H321
      Note:  3 letters
  • Eugene W. Hancock letter to Calvert Johnson, 1988 March 29Box 4, Folder .H33
  • W.C. Handy papers, 1950-1953Box 4, Folder .H333
      Note:  3 letters and 1 brochure from the W.C. Handy Foundation for the Blind
  • Howard Hanson letters, 1938-1948Box 4, Folder .H337
      Note:  2 letters to Carlyle Scott and 2 to Paul Oberg
  • Roy Harris letter to Pierre Monteux, 1941 April 2Box 4, Folder .H37
  • Roman Haubenstock-Ramati letter to Werner Goldschmidt, 1970 September 16Box 4, Folder .H38
  • Sorrel Doris Hays letter to Calvert Johnson, 1986 October 25Box 4, Folder .H39
      Note:  Includes curriculum vitae
  • Stephen Heller letter to Fr. Kistner, 1887 November 24Box 4, Folder .H4
  • Hans Werner Henze letter to David Atherton, 1977 May 4Box 4, Folder .H43
  • Paul Hindemith letters, 1934-1949Box 4, Folder .H54
  • Gustav Holst letters, 1907-1932Box 4, Folder .H6
      Note:  5 letters
  • Karel Husa letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 April 10Box 4, Folder .H86
  • Toshi Ichiyanagi letter to Robert Moran, 1965 February 10Box 5, Folder .I3
  • Luigi Illica letters to Edoardo Mascheroni, 1900-1913Box 5, Folder .I45
      Note:  17 letters
  • Andrew Imbrie letter to Harold Rosenbaum, circa 2000Box 5, Folder .I48
  • Vincent d'Indy letters, 1899-1912Box 5, Folder .I5
      Note:  5 letters
  • John Ireland letter to Mr. Newton, 1942 January 30Box 5, Folder .I7
  • Charles Ives papers, 1928Box 5, Folder .I8
      Note:  2 letters to Anton Rovinsky (circa 1928) and 1 program from a November 20, 1928 concert at Town Hall, New York, at which Rovinsky performed Ives' Celestial Railroad.
  • Harmony Twichell Ives letter to Anton Rovinsky, 1951 January 23Box 5, Folder .I82
  • Knud Jeppesen postcard to Emilius Bangert, 1933 May 1Box 5, Folder .J4
  • Joseph Joachim letter, 1889 April 29Box 5, Folder .J55
  • Calvert Johnson letter to Jimmy Carter, 2007 February 22Box 5, Folder .J57
      Note:  Praises Carter for his stand on the treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli government; Carter's reply (circa February 28) written on letter
  • Sverre Jordan letter to Hilmar Biehe, 1935 September 26Box 5, Folder .J6
  • Adolphe Jullien postcards to William Behrend, 1892-1915Box 5, Folder .J8
      Note:  8 postcards
  • Tristan Keuris letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 1994 June 21Box 5, Folder .K48
  • Theodor Kirchner letter to Niels W. Gade, 1856 June 10Box 5, Folder .K5
  • Erland von Koch letters to Thomas Jensen, 1959-1961Box 5, Folder .K6
      Note:  2 letters
  • Ernst Krenek letters, 1947-1969Box 5, Folder .K7
      Note:  2 letters to Wesley Wehr, 1 to Werner Goldschmidt, and 1 to Paul Oberg
  • Luigi Lablache letters, 1822-1834Box 5, Folder .L22
      Note:  The 1822 letter is in the hand of a copyist.
  • M. Rophino Lacy letter to Mr. Sainsbury, 1824 January 26Box 5, Folder .L24
  • Edouard Lalo letter to Ernest Reyer, 1884 September 28Box 5, Folder .L3
  • Ina Lange postcard to Sven Risom, 1892 June 26Box 5, Folder .L33
  • William Lava scrapbook, 1960-1969Box 5, Folder .L39
      Note:  Contains primarily photocopies of various publicity materials, including reviews, newspaper articles, award announcements, photographs, music, letters, and contracts
  • Anne LeBaron letter to Calvert Johnson, 2001 May 31Box 5, Folder .L43
  • Ruggiero Leoncavallo letter to Edmondo Corradi, 1916 December 21Box 5, Folder .L46
  • Henri Libert letter, 1929 December 3Box 5, Folder .L55
  • György Ligeti letters, 1969-1972Box 5, Folder .L56
      Note:  3 letters and 2 postcards to Robert Moran and 2 letters to Werner Goldschmidt
  • Normand Lockwood letters to Robert Gay, 1965Box 5, Folder .L59
      Note:  5 letters
  • Mark Lothar letters to Siegfried Mitlacher, 1941-1942Box 5, Folder .L6
      Note:  2 letters
  • Otto Luening letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 1995 December 5Box 5, Folder .L8
  • Charles Mackerras letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 1997 June 16Box 5, Folder .M2
  • Anna Malipiero letters to Everett Helm, 1950-1955Box 6, Folder .M298
      Note:  12 letters
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero correspondence, 1930-1971Box 6, Folder .M3
      Note:  61 letters from Gian Francesco Malipiero (40 to Enrico Mainardi, 16 to Everett Helm, 3 to Elizabeth Helm, 1 to Eugenio Clausetti, 1 to the "Principal of Northwestern University") and 1 from Wilhelm Furtwängler to G.F. Malipiero
  • Donald Martino letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 April 19Box 6, Folder .M325
  • Bohuslav Martinů obituary notice, circa 1959 AugustBox 6, Folder .M327
      Note:  Sent to Wesley Wehr
  • Pietro Mascagni letters to Giuseppe and Paola Viti, 1923-1929Box 6, Folder .M33
      Note:  16 letters
  • Jules Massenet letters, 1878-1910Box 6, Folder .M34
      Note:  35 letters
  • Nicholas Maw correspondence, 1974-1987Box 6, Folder .M39
      Note:  23 items of correspondence between Maw and Don Roberts and 1 from John Owen Ward to Roberts
  • Lauritz Melchior letter to Paul Oberg, 1957 March 13Box 6, Folder .M44
  • Peter Mennin letters to Paul Oberg, 1947-1948Box 6, Folder .M45
      Note:  3 letters
  • André Messager letters to Albert Carré, 1890-1904Box 6, Folder .M47
      Note:  2 letters
  • Olivier Messiaen papers regarding Des canyons aux étoiles, 1974-1992Box 6, Folder .M48
      Note:  8 items of correspondence between Messiaen and Frederic Waldman, Messiaen's handwritten descriptions of the instrumentation, a typed description of the geophone, typescript of the original program notes, and a newspaper clipping with Messiaen's obituary
  • Jan Meyerowitz letters to Robert Gay, 1959-1963Box 6, Folder .M49
      Note:  2 letters
  • Darius Milhaud letters, 1942-1965Box 7, Folder .M5
      Note:  16 letters to Everett Helm, 2 to Leon K. Gutmann, 2 to Wesley Wehr, and 1 postcard to Robert Moran
  • Dimitri Mitropoulos correspondence, 1947-1949Box 7, Folder .M56
      Note:  2 letters to Paul Oberg with 1 reply typed on verso of 1947 letter
  • Pierre Monteux letter to Paul Oberg, 1952 August 11Box 7, Folder .M59
  • Eduard Mörike letter, before 1875Box 7, Folder .M6
  • Thea Musgrave papers, 1987-1989Box 7, Folder .M9
      Note:  2 letters to Calvert Johnson and C.E. Cooper's libretto of Musgrave's Echoes Through Time
  • Carl Nielsen letters, 1915-1924Box 7, Folder .N5
      Note:  3 letters
  • Luigi Nono letters to Werner Goldschmidt, 1968-1971Box 7, Folder .N65
      Note:  11 letters
  • Nuria Nono letter to Werner Goldschmidt, 1969 January 23Box 7, Folder .N652
  • Ruth Norman letters to Calvert Johnson, 1999-2002Box 7, Folder .N67
      Note:  3 letters
  • Pauline Oliveros papers, 1994-1999Box 7, Folder .O4
      Note:  1 letter to Calvert Johnson, 1 signed contract (photocopy) between Agnes Scott College and The Pauline Oliveros Foundation, 1 budget proposal for Oliveros' residency at Agnes Scott (with ms. annotations in Johnson's hand), and 1 typescript conference address given by Oliveros
  • Eugene Ormandy letters to Paul Oberg, 1947-1958Box 7, Folder .O758
      Note:  6 letters (2 incomplete)
  • Leo Ornstein letters to Paul Heinecke and Ruth Collin, 1915-1926Box 7, Folder .O76
      Note:  15 letters
  • Antonio Pacini letter to Michael Costa, 1837 June 7Box 7, Folder .P23
  • Alice Parker letter to Calvert Johnson, 1986 November 14Box 7, Folder .P267
      Note:  Includes publicity material
  • C. Hubert H. Parry letters, 1880-1895Box 7, Folder .P27
      Note:  4 letters
  • George Perle letters to Harold Rosenbaum, 1988-1999Box 7, Folder .P46
      Note:  4 letters
  • Vincent Persichetti letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 December 28Box 7, Folder .P47
  • Gabriel Pierné letters, 1898-1932Box 7, Folder .P53
      Note:  1 letter to Vincent d'Indy (1898 February 25) and 2 calling cards to Paulette Mayer Weil (1926-1932)
  • Daniel Pinkham letters to Calvert Johnson, 1985-1986Box 7, Folder .P55
      Note:  4 letters
  • Walter Piston letters, 1945-1959Box 7, Folder .P59
      Note:  4 letters to Paul Oberg (1945-1950) and 1 to Wesley Wehr (1959 April 15)
  • Amilcare Ponchielli letters, 1875-1877Box 7, Folder .P66
      Note:  2 letters
  • Quincy Porter letters to Paul Oberg, 1944-1949Box 7, Folder .P67
      Note:  3 letters
  • Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter letters, 1845-1855Box 7, Folder .P68
      Note:  2 letters
  • Francis Poulenc letters to G. Jean-Aubry, 1919Box 7, Folder .P69
      Note:  2 letters
  • Henri Pousseur letter to Wim Mertens, 1984 January 17Box 7, Folder .P693
  • Sergey Prokofiev letters to Adolph and Beatrice Bolm, 1919-1922Box 7, Folder .P76
      Note:  3 letters
  • Maurice Ravel letter, 1930 February 17Box 7, Folder .R37
  • Sims Reeves letter to Michael Costa, before 1884Box 7, Folder .R4
  • Steve Reich letter to Tim Page, 1980 January 8Box 7, Folder .R44
  • Rhené-Baton letters, 1926Box 7, Folder .R49
      Note:  2 letters
  • Marga Richter letter to Calvert Johnson, 1986 November 18Box 7, Folder .R497
      Note:  Includes biographical materials
  • Wallingford Riegger letters, circa 1950-1956Box 7, Folder .R5
      Note:  1 letter to Arcule Sheasby (October 4) and 1 letter to H.L. Flocken (1952 March 29)
  • Ned Rorem papers, 1974-1985Box 7, Folder .R67
      Note:  1 letter to Wesley Wehr (1974 February 6), 6 to Calvert Johnson (1983-1985), and 1 signed contract between Rorem and The Tahlequah Area Arts & Humanities Council (1984; amended 1985)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns papers, 1851-1921Box 8, Folder .S2
      Note:  103 items of correspondence (including letters to Caroline de Serres and Albert Carré and 1 letter from Adolphe Boschot to Saint-Saëns), 2 ms. essays, and 1 signed menu
  • Margaret Sandresky letter to Calvert Johnson, 1988 October 11Box 9, Folder .S25
  • Erik Satie letters, 1914-1924Box 9, Folder .S28
      Note:  5 letters
  • Emil von Sauer letters to Henri Hinrichsen, 1934Box 9, Folder .S29
      Note:  2 letters
  • Henri Sauguet letters to Paulette Mayer, 1963-1976Box 9, Folder .S3
      Note:  19 letters
  • Adolphe Sax papers, 1843Box 9, Folder .S31
      Note:  1 ms. contract for the founding of the instrument manufacturing firm of Adolphe Sax and 1 ms. ledger book
  • Arnold Schoenberg letters, 1933-1939Box 9, Folder .S32
      Note:  1 letter to Mr. Rogers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1933 December 28) and 1 letter to Pierre Monteux (1939 March 4)
  • Leo Schrade letter to William Ballard, 1962 July 28Box 9, Folder .S37
  • William Schuman letter to Calvin [i.e. Calvert] Johnson, 1985 May 13Box 9, Folder .S377
  • Clara Schumann letter, 1885 November 10Box 9, Folder .S38
  • Roger Sessions letters to Paul Oberg, 1946-1948Box 9, Folder .S45
      Note:  4 letters
  • Dmitriĭ Shostakovich letters, 1929-1974Box 9, Folder .S47
      Note:  8 letters to Boris Davidovich Vladimirsky, 2 to Eugene List, and 1 to Nicolai Malko
  • Jean Sibelius correspondence, 1929-1954Box 9, Folder .S5
      Note:  1 letter to Carl Fischer, Inc. (1929 February 15), 8 letters to Basil Cameron (1931-1954), and 1 draft letter from Cameron to Sibelius (1931 July 27)
  • Roberto Sierra letters to Calvert Johnson, 1992Box 9, Folder .S51
      Note:  2 letters
  • Mary Smith letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 2007 May 10Box 9, Folder .S52
      Note:  Smith is a descendant of H.W. Longfellow
  • Snorri Sigfús Birgisson letter to Ursula Oppens, 2001 August 29Box 9, Folder .S53
  • Society for the Promotion of New Music application forms, 1955-1965Box 9, Folder .S54
      Note:  17 application forms from Richard Rodney Bennett, David Blake, Cornelius Cardew, Deryck V. Cooke, Gordon Rathbone Crosse, Peter Maxwell Davies, Madeleine Dring, Alexander Goehr, Jonathan D. Harvey, Alan Hoddinott, Robin Greville Holloway, Wilfred Josephs, John Lambert, David Newton Lumsdaine, William Mathias, Thea Musgrave, and Malcolm Williamson
  • Georg Solti letter to Roscoe Miller, 1970 March 6Box 9, Folder .S56
  • Margarete Sorg-Rose letters, 1995-1996Box 9, Folder .S57
      Note:  2 letters to Calvert Johnson and 1 to Alicia Stewart
  • Louis Spohr letter to Friedrich Rochlitz, 1835 May 13Box 10, Folder .S6
  • Gaspare Spontini letters, 1832-1842Box 10, Folder .S65
      Note:  3 letters
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar letters, 1910-1921Box 10, Folder .S83
      Note:  1 letter to B.B. (1919 December 11) and 4 postcards to Wilhelm Hansen (1910-1921)
  • Frederick Stock letters, 1914-1922Box 10, Folder .S86
      Note:  11 letters to Paul Heinecke, 1 to Ruth Collin, and 1 to Ben Franklin
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen letters to Werner Goldschmidt, 1964-1965Box 10, Folder .S862
      Note:  5 letters
  • Leopold Stokowski letters to Paul Oberg, 1949Box 10, Folder .S865
      Note:  2 letters
  • Alice Strauss letter to Wesley Wehr, 1947 August 20Box 10, Folder .S868
      Note:  Strauss was the daughter-in-law of Richard Strauss
  • Richard Strauss letter, 1899 November 2Box 10, Folder .S87
  • Igor Stravinsky correspondence, 1947-1966Box 10, Folder .S88
      Note:  1 letter from Wesley Wehr to Stravinsky (1947 May 28; Stravinsky's reply (June 6) written on letter), 1 letter from Andre Marton (Stravinsky's secretary) to Wehr (1959 March 16), and 1 letter from Stravinsky regarding the dynamic indications of Requiem Canticles (1966 April 4)
  • Donald Sutherland correspondence, 1965Box 10, Folder .S94
      Note:  1 letter to Donald Gay and 1 letter from Gay to Sutherland
  • George Szell letter to Paul Oberg, 1949 November 3Box 10, Folder .S99
  • Tan Dun letter to Harold Rosenbaum, 1999 September 17Box 10, Folder .T34
  • Theodore Thomas letters to Mr. Wilson, 1891Box 10, Folder .T39
      Note:  2 letters
  • Virgil Thomson letters, 1948-1972Box 10, Folder .T4
      Note:  3 letters to Paul Oberg (1948-1953) and 9 letters to Nick Rossi (1962-1972)
  • Michael Tippett papers, 1962-1972Box 10, Folder .T5
      Note:  10 letters to Eric Walter White, 1 letter from White to Tippett, 2 letters to Dodo White, 1 letter to Leslie, 1 typescript outline for The garden, and 1 typescript draft of A touch of Caliban
  • Vincenzo Tommasini papers, 1920-1921Box 10, Folder .T6
      Note:  1 letter (1921 March 26) and ms. program notes to Il beato regno
  • Joan Tower letter to Calvert Johnson, 1995 November 4Box 10, Folder .T64
  • Herluf Trolle-Steenstrup correspondence, 1925Box 10, Folder .T7
      Note:  1 letter to Havelock Ellis (January 30) discussing sexuality in the music of Grieg, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky, and its reply (July 18)
  • Edgard Varèse letters, 1938-1964Box 10, Folder .V35
      Note:  18 letters (incudes 14 to Renée Longy-Miquelle (1941-1955))
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams letters, 1935-1953Box 11, Folder .V38
      Note:  37 letters
  • Cosima Wagner letter, 1905 February 11Box 11, Folder .W29
  • Richard Wagner envelope to Theodor Uhlig, 1852 September 5Box 11, Folder .W3
  • Winifred Wagner letter, 1923 January 15Box 11, Folder .W34
  • Bruno Walter letters, 1941-1949Box 11, Folder .W35
      Note:  2 letters to Carlyle Scott (1941) and 2 to Paul Oberg (1949)
  • An-Ming Wang correspondence, 1986-2001Box 11, Folder .W36
      Note:  9 letters to Calvert Johnson, 6 letters from Johnson to Wang, 2 letters regarding the publication of Wang's Fantasy for organ by Vivace Press
  • Robert Ward letter to Calvert Johnson, 1985 May 2Box 11, Folder .W37
  • Fred Waring letters to Paul Oberg, 1941-1945Box 11, Folder .W374
      Note:  3 letters
  • Anton Webern letters, 1912-1943Box 11, Folder .W4
      Note:  2 letters and 1 postcard to Alexander Zemlinsky (1912-1919), 1 letter to Erwin Stein (1938 October 17), and 8 postcards to Willi Reich (1938-1943)
  • Kurt Weill letter to Heinz Jolles, 1949 May 27Box 11, Folder .W426
  • Jaromír Weinberger letter to Wesley Wehr, 1948 March 30Box 11, Folder .W43
  • Felix Weingartner letter to William Behrend, 1936 August 31Box 11, Folder .W44
  • Adolph Weiss letter to Wesley Wehr, 1959 May 4Box 11, Folder .W45
  • James Yannatos letter to Ursula Oppens, 1986 October 26Box 11, Folder .Y34
  • Judith Lang Zaimont correspondence, 1986-1996Box 11, Folder .Z34
      Note:  11 letters to Calvert Johnson, 6 letters from Johnson to Zaimont, 1 recommendation letter from Johnson to the National Endowment for the Humanities on Zaimont's behalf, and 1 letter from Carol Lyn Butcher to Johnson regarding Zaimont's coaching of Butcher's students
  • Alexander Zemlinsky letters, before 1942Box 11, Folder .Z45
      Note:  2 letters
  • Bernd Alois Zimmermann letters to Werner Goldschmidt, 1964-1969Box 11, Folder .Z54
      Note:  15 letters