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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 within 1951 - 1991; Other: Acquired November 30, 2005
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 within 1960 - 1990
Found in: Music Library

John Cage correspondence addenda

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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 Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Cage ephemera
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1912-2002
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 within 1960 - 1969
Found in: Music Library

John Cage scrapbooks

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Identifier: Cage scrapbooks
Abstract 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

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Adams, Leslie, 1932- 1
Adler, Samuel, 1928- 1
Alexander, Leni, 1924-2005 1
Allanbrook, Douglas 1
American Music Center 1
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American Music Edition 1
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers 1
Anderson, Garland 1
Anson, George 1
Antheil, George, 1900-1959 1
Ardévol, José, 1911-1981 1
Avshalomov, Aaron, 1894-1965 1
Bachmann, Barton, 1893-1967 1
Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990 1
Ballantine, Edward, 1886-1971 1
Baptista, Raphael, 1909-1984 1
Bard, Martin, 1934-2014 1
Barlow, Evelyn 1
Barlow, Wayne, 1912-1996 1
Barzin, Leon 1
Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955 1
Becker, John J. 1
Beglarian, Grant 1
Bennett, Robert Russell, 1894-1981 1
Berezowsky, Nicolai, 1900-1953 1
Berry, Wallace 1
Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, 1888-1944 1
Bichel, Marguerite B. 1
Birdt, Bob 1
Blitzstein, Marc 1
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 1
Bloom, Robert, 1908-1994 1
Boda, John, 1922-2002 1
Bogas, Roy 1
Bolton, Jacklin T., 1926- 1
Booe, Agnes 1
Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers 1
Bostelmann, Otto 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bradley, Ruth O. (Ruth Olive), 1901-1989 1
Brant, Ada 1
Britain, Radie, 1899-1994 1
Broekman, David, 1899-1958 1
Brugmann, Aline Grossart, 1900-1996 1
Brush, Ruth Jackson 1
Burton, Eldin 1
Cage, Lucretia, 1881-1968 1
Carl Fischer Music 1
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012 1
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario, 1895-1968 1
Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980 1
Chanler, Theodore, 1902-1961 1
Chappell and Co. 1
Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978 1
Citkowitz, Israel, 1909-1974 1
Cole, Linton 1
Composers Recordings, Inc. 1
Converse, F. S. (Frederick Shepherd), 1871-1940 1
Cooper, John C. 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 1
Creston, Paul, 1906-1985 1
Cushing, Charles, 1905-1982 1
D'Angelo, Nicholas V. 1
Dahl, Ingolf, 1912-1970 1
Dalvit, Lewis D. 1
Davidson, Harold G. (Harold Gibson), 1893-1959 1
Dawson, William L. (William Levi), 1899-1990 1
Debusman, Emil, 1921-1975 1
Denecke, Henry, 1911-2000 1
Diamond, David, 1915-2005 1
Dick, Stuart 1
Dickson, Harry Ellis 1
Donovan, Richard, 1891-1970 1
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955 1
Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 1
Dupriez, Christian, 1922-2012 1
Edwin A. Fleisher Music Collection 1
El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-2017 1
Elkus, Albert I. (Albert Israel), 1884-1962 1
Elkus, Jonathan 1
Elwell, Herbert, 1898-1974 1
Emerich, Paul, 1895-1977 1
Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982 1
Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973 1
Ewen, David, 1907-1985 1
Fetler, Paul 1
Fine, Irving, 1914-1962 1
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997 1
Fizdale, Robert 1
Fletcher, Grant, 1913-2002 1
Fox, Frederick, 1931-2011 1
Franco, Johan, 1908-1988 1
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981 1
Freed, Isadore, 1900-1960 1
Freehoff, Ruth Williams, 1893-1971 1
Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972 1
G. Schirmer, Inc. 1
Galindo, Blas, 1910-1993 1
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