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Records of Amazingrace Coffeehouse

Identifier: 31/6/67
Abstract The Records of Amazingrace Collective document this Northwestern and Evanston coffeehouse from its beginning during the student strike of May 1970, through its growing success as a top music venue--emphasizing, but by no means limited to, the folk scene--in Scott Hall, then Shanley Pavilion--and its final double life in Evanston and Oregon. Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and posters advertising Amazingrace’s events and performances.
Dates: 1971 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1971 - 1978

Glenn Cliffe Bainum (1888-1974) Papers

Identifier: 19/3/7
Abstract Bainum worked as a high school and junior college band instructor before becoming a professor of music, Director of Bands, and Director of the glee clubs at Northwestern University in 1926. Bainum retired in 1953. The Glenn Cliffe Bainum Papers fill twenty-seven boxes and span Bainum's life, with the bulk of the papers dating between the 1930s and the 1960s. Most of the materials in this collection consist of correspondence, records and photographs from Bainum's professional life after he...
Dates: 1888-1982

John Walter Beattie (1885-1962) Papers

Identifier: 19/1/2
Abstract John Walter Beattie served as the Dean of the School of Music at Northwestern from 1934 until his retirement in 1951. The John Walter Beattie Papers are arranged in five main categories: biographical material; correspondence; material related to American Singer; a collection of songs and the related correspondence; and his writings. And addition contains correspondence and concert programs accumulated by Beattie.
Dates: 1907-1962

Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive

Identifier: MS63
Abstract The archive of the Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive (held 1958-1970 on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley) consists of some 30,000 items, including photographs of folk artists and groups, general photographs of Festivals, tapes, press clippings, correspondence, publicity information on various performers, posters and flyers. Included are some photographs and posters from other area music festivals.
Dates: 1957 - 1970

Edward Clark papers

Identifier: Clark
Abstract 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

Records of the Concert Management Office

Identifier: 19/2/6
Abstract The Concert Management Office at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music schedules, organizes and facilitates all concerts at the School, including large and small school ensemble concerts, student recitals and guest performances. This collection consists of administrative files for every performance given in a School of Music venue between September 9, 1990 and October 9, 2008.
Dates: 1990 - 2008

Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Corbett
Abstract 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

Identifier: Costa
Abstract 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

Audrey Lorraine Cregier Papers

Identifier: 31/6/161
Abstract This series contains the musical compositions of Northwestern University alumna Audrey Lorraine Cregier (1915-1994).
Dates: 1950s-1960s

Noah Creshevsky sound recordings, music scores, and other materials

Identifier: Creshevsky
Abstract 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

Identifier: Czerwonky
Abstract 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

Identifier: di Bonaventura
Abstract 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

Grigg Fountain (1918-2016) Papers

Identifier: 19/3/4
Abstract Grigg Fountain joined the faculty of Northwestern University's School of Music as professor of Organ and church music in 1961. The Grigg Fountain papers fill one half-size archival box and date from 1961-1986. The bulk of the Papers consist of correspondence, both personal and professional covering the years 1961-73. Also included are one folder each of biographical materials and Northwestern press releases regarding Fountain's music career.
Dates: 1961-1986

Jerry Fuller papers and music scores

Identifier: Fuller
Abstract 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

Identifier: Giles
Abstract 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

Frederick L. Hemke (1935-2019) Papers

Identifier: 19/3/11
Abstract In 1956, Frederick L. Hemke was appointed as Professor of Music at Northwestern University in 1975. Hemke was the Northwestern University faculty representative to the Big Ten Conference from 1981 to 2001 and served as the Big Ten faculty representative to the NCAA. He has served on numerous Big Ten committees, including the management review and finance committee where he served as chairman. The Frederick L. Hemke Papers span the years 1962 to 2004.The Papers document Hemke's career at...
Dates: 1962 - 2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

George Russell Howerton (1905-1999)

Identifier: 19/1/4
Abstract The papers of George Howerton (professor and Dean of Music at Northwestern University), filling nine boxes, illuminate Howerton's life, career and interests. While the entirety of the collection ranges from 1923 to 1999, the bulk of the content lies between 1935 and 1971. The Papers fall into six general categories: 1) biographical information, 2) teaching materials, 3) programs and concert information, 4) information on clinics and festivals and programs from these occasions, 5) presentation...
Dates: 1923 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1971

M. William Karlins (1932-2005) Papers

Identifier: 19/3/12
Abstract Composer and music professor M. William Karlins came to Northwestern as an Associate Professor of Theory and Composition, and in 1973, he was appointed a full Professor. He was also the director of the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble from 1967 until his retirement in August 2001. The M. William Karlins Papers fill 12 boxes and consist almost exclusively of his musical works. The material spans the period 1953 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1957 and...
Dates: 1953-2005

La Violette, Wesley music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: LaViolette
Abstract 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

Dorothy Lane (1910-1994) Papers

Identifier: 19/3/10
Abstract In 1953 Northwestern University's School of Music hired Dorothy Lane, thereby introducing the harpsichord as an area of music studies at Northwestern. Lane later became part-time Associate Professor (1954), full-time Associate Professor (1964), Professor (1978), and Professor Emeritus (1979). The Dorothy Lane Papers consist of five folders of biographical, publicity, correspondence, and student files dating from 1936 to 1994.
Dates: 1936-1994

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