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Glenn Branca collection
The Glenn Branca Collection consists of the professional and personal records of experimental guitarist and composer Glenn Branca (1948-2018). The collection is arranged into 16 series, spanning 85 document boxes,14 oversize boxes, and 1909.49 gigabytes of born digital material, and dates from 1918 to 2018.
John Cage correspondence
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.
John Cage correspondence addenda
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.
John Cage Ephemera
The John Cage Ephemera Collection is wide-ranging in scope and includes correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, scores, books, artworks, artifacts, and audio and audiovisual recordings. Most of the collection is not Cage's own work, except for materials advertising his work being performed or exhibited, and some scores, writings, performance materials, and correspondence.
John Cage Notations Project collection
John Cage scrapbooks
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.
Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers
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.
Noah Creshevsky sound recordings, music scores, and other materials
Anthony Donato (1909-1990) Papers
The Anthony Donato Papers fill 19 boxes in addition to eight oversize scrapbooks, spanning the period 1917-1992. Most of the material dates from 1945 to 1975. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, music scores and publications.
John Giles music manuscripts and papers
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.
Dick Higgins Archive
M. William Karlins (1932-2005) Papers
Robert Moran papers and scores
American composer born Denver, Colorado, January 8th, 1937. The Robert Moran papers and scores reflect the full scope of Moran's compositional activities, and include scores, sketches, libretti, photographs, recordings, and extensive correspondence.
New Music Chicago records
The New Music Chicago Records consist of administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, publicity and promotional materials, clippings, and subject files. A complete run of New Music Chicago in Print, which was the organization's monthly newsletter, and materials used in preparation for each issue are included in the collection.
Arne Oldberg (1874-1962) Papers
Alan Stout (1932-2018) Papers
The Alan Stout papers fills 22 boxes and includes music scores, sheet music, performance programs, articles, press releases, publications, biographical information, correspondence, course materials, and student work created by or related to the life and career of Alan Stout. Composer and music composition and theory professor, Alan Stout, was born on November 26, 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland.
LeRoy I. Wetzel (1886-1956) Papers
Choral conductor, organist and composer LeRoy Wetzel was the director of music at the First Methodist Church of Evanston, Illinois and the People’s church of Chicago, among other venues. His papers consist mainly of Wetzel’s original musical compositions and arrangements.
- Music Library 11
- Northwestern University Archives 5
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 1
- Correspondence 2
- Vocal music 2
- Chamber music 1
- Children's songs 1
- Choral conductors 1
- Choral music 1
- Church musicians 1
- Electronic music 1
- Fluxus (Group of artists) 1
- Guitarists 1
- Music 1
- Music--20th century--Manuscripts 1
- Music--Instruction and study 1
- Music--Manuscripts--United States 1
- Music--Manuscripts--United States--Catalogs 1
- Musical groups 1
- Orchestral music 1
- Organists 1
- Pianists 1
- Piano music 1
- Polychoral music 1
- Singers 1
- Songs 1
- Violinists 1 + ∧ less
- French 1
- German 1
- Italian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Cage, John 5
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Music 5
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 4
- Branca, Glenn, 1948-2018 1
- Cage, Lucretia, 1881-1968 1
- Corbett, Marion Bard, 1915-1972 1
- Creshevsky, Noah 1
- Donato, Anthony 1
- Giles, John E., 1949-1996 1
- Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 1
- Karlins, M. William 1
- Moran, Robert, 1937- 1
- New Music Chicago (Organization) 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library 1
- Oldberg, Arne, 1874-1962 1
- Stout, Alan 1
- Wetzel, LeRoy, 1886-1956 1 + ∧ less