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American Music Edition records

 Collection
Identifier: AME
Scope and Contents Manuscript scores, business records, and correspondence that reflects AME’s repertoire of new American music by Green, Carl Ruggles, Halsey Stevens, and others, as well as the interactions Green had with many key figures in twentieth-century music, including John Cage, Henry Cowell, Charles Ives, Gunther Schuller, William Grant Still, Virgil Thomson, and many others.
Dates: 1920-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1951-1991; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005
Found in: Music Library

James Rosen Beatles Literature Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Beatles
Overview The James Rosen Beatles Literature Collection is an intentionally assembled collection of published materials (principally magazines and books) related to the Beatles--John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr--and contains materials published both during the group's activity and in the following years. The collection also contains some photographs and other materials.
Dates: 1962 - 2016
Found in: Music Library

Robert Russell Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bennett
Scope and Contents Mostly music manuscripts of original compositions and arrangements, the collection also includes drafts of two autobiographies, printed scores, and LPs from Bennett's collection.
Dates: 1911-1981; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/2002
Found in: Music Library

John Cage correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Cage Correspondence
Scope and Contents The Cage Correspondence collection is comprised of correspondence and ephemera including letters, cards, clippings, catalogs, photographs, negatives, cassette tapes, music scores, and art.  Early materials focus on family correspondence and newspaper clippings and are interspersed with Cage's own notes and manuscripts.  Later correspondence is enhanced through Cage's use of "Note-o-Grams" which provides carbon copies of his sent messages.
Dates: 1901-1993; Majority of material found in 1960-1990
Found in: Music Library

John Cage correspondence addenda

 Collection
Identifier: Cage Addenda
Abstract This is correspondence that is related to John Cage but was not given to Northwestern by the composer. Letters are between Cage and the person in the folder's title unless otherwise indicated in the container list. Of particular interest are letters from John and Xenia Cage to friends in California that relate their experiences while living in Chicago in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1941-1992
Found in: Music Library

John Cage Notations Project collection

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Identifier: Cage Notations
Abstract John Cage was already established as an influential American composer and important leader of post-World War II avant-garde music when he began his Notations project in the mid-1960s. In 1965 the Notations project was born. Cage sent letters to hundreds of composers, visual artists, and writers soliciting manuscripts for possible inclusion in a book to benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts. Some sent Cage recent creations while others contributed older works. Cage published...
Dates: 1884-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1969
Found in: Music Library

John Cage scrapbooks

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Identifier: Cage scrapbooks
Overview The John Cage Scrapbooks are comprised of 9 scrapbooks constructed by John Cage's mother, Lucretia Cage, spanning the years 1916-1954. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, programs, ticket stubs, correspondence, and a few photographs. They document Cage's early life, mostly in photographs, and his early to mid career.
Dates: 1916 - 1954
Found in: Music Library

Edward Clark papers

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Identifier: Clark
Overview The collection contains concert programs, lecture notes, biographical materials on Edward Clark and Elisabeth Lutyens, notebooks, photographs, and a certificate of award. There are groups of materials focused on organizations with which Clark was associated, and materials related to Clark's slander lawsuit against composer Benjamin Frankel.
Dates: 1888 - 1962
Found in: Music Library

Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Corbett
Overview The Marion Bard Corbet music manuscripts consist of all known musical works of the late Marion Bard Corbett (1915-1972), a Northwestern University alumna and Chicago-area composer. Included in this collection are music manuscripts, copies and published music scores, sketches, drafts, notebooks and other papers by Corbett.
Dates: Existence: Acquired circa 1975
Found in: Music Library

Michael Costa correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Costa
Overview The Michael Costa correspondence collection is comprised primarily of letters to nineteenth-century Italian-born British conductor and composer Michael Costa (1808-1884) covering his personal and professional life from 1846-1884 and the years following his death until 1909. The collection also includes a few contracts, receipts, documents, photographs and artefacts related to Costa.
Dates: 1846 - 1909
Found in: Music Library

Noah Creshevsky sound recordings, music scores, and other materials

 Collection
Identifier: Creshevsky
Overview Noah Creshevsky (b. 1945, Rochester, New York) is an American composer of primarily electronic music. He has taught at Juilliard, Hunter College, and Princeton University. Creshevsky has received awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and ASCAP. His music has been published, performed, broadcast, and recorded around the world. The Noah Creshevsky Collection spans the years 1966-2005. It fills one box and documents Creshevsky's...
Dates: 1966-2005
Found in: Music Library

Richard Czerwonky music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Czerwonky
Overview The Richard Czerwonky Music Manuscripts and Papers contains manuscript and published scores of violinist, composer and conductor Richard Czerwonky (1886-1949) as well as a small subset of personal papers, writing and ephemera. Czerwonky was a prolific Chicago-based composer and conductor of German-birth who was active in the early decades of twentieth century and an influential figure in Chicago's classical music scene.
Dates: 1902 - 1949
Found in: Music Library

Mario di Bonaventura papers and music scores

 Collection
Identifier: di Bonaventura
Overview The Mario di Bonaventura papers and scores collection consists of correspondence, notes and other papers, programs, sound recordings, marked conducting scores, published scores and books, and music manuscript scores in di Bonaventura’s possession. A small collection of materials related to Italian composer Luciana Berio are also found within this collection.
Dates: 1872 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Found in: Music Library

William Ferris music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ferris
Abstract Consists of holograph, manuscript, and published scores of nearly all of the composer's musical compositions written between 1952 and 2000 as well as sketches and notebooks related to specific works.
Dates: 1952-2000
Found in: Music Library

Jerry Fuller papers and music scores

 Collection
Identifier: Fuller
Overview The Jerry Fuller Papers consists of music scores, programs, sound recordings, photos, clippings, correspondence, publication materials, and other concert related materials. Most of the music scores are Double bass repertoire including solo, trio, ensemble, orchestra excerpts, early music, and etudes and methods.
Dates: 1988 - 2017
Found in: Music Library

John Giles music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Giles
Overview The John Giles music manuscripts and papers consist of music manuscripts (predominantly vocal music including art songs, duets and choral works), programs, photographs, audio recordings on compact disc and correspondence.
Dates: 1950–1996
Found in: Music Library

Antonio Gomezanda papers

 Collection
Identifier: Gomezanda
Scope and Contents Manuscript and published scores, concert programs and playbills, clippings, photographs, correspondence, and diaries.
Dates: 1894-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1914-1960; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1989
Found in: Music Library

Ben Johnston papers

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Identifier: Johnston
Scope and Contents An archive of Johnston’s music manuscripts and correspondence files, recordings of his compositions and those written by others, memorabilia, etc.
Dates: 1939-2003; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1986
Found in: Music Library

La Violette, Wesley music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaViolette
Overview A collection of predominantly music manuscripts and scores with some papers by composer and former Northwestern University School of Music professor Wesley La Violette.
Dates: 1913 - 1978
Found in: Music Library

Robert Lombardo papers

 Collection
Identifier: Lombardo
Abstract The papers of American composer and teacher Robert Michael Lombardo (born March 5, 1932) consist primarily of holograph and computer-generated scores. The papers include correspondence and sound recordings on CD-R discs.
Dates: 1945-2012
Found in: Music Library

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1
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Barraud, Henry, 1900-1997 1
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