The Arne Oldberg Papers are arranged in five folders and include mainly biographical materials and clippings dating between 1917 and 1976. Also included are listings of Oldberg's musical compositions (one such listing features a biographical sketch [Box 1, Folder 3]); a photocopy of an original composition, “In the Country;” and a small amount of correspondence. Two letters from pianist and composer Artur Schnabel (1933) may be found in the folder of correspondence.
Letters of condolence relating to Oldberg's death are filed with the papers of his son, Eric (see University Archives Series 55/30, Box 4, Folder 15).
Addition, Box 1
This Arne Oldberg Papers addition is arranged in two folders. One consists of copies of various compositions of Arne Oldberg. The other is a collection of program notes from performances of his works by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1908 to 1958.
Addition: This Arne Oldberg Papers addition is arranged into the correct existing folders, as well as in a new half size box. Biographical materials, correspondence, composition listings, clippings and press releases, and program notes have been integrated into their appropriate folders. An oversized letter to George Sloan from James Robertson, dated November 13, 1848, is placed in the new box, along with an old addition of Program Notes.