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Amy Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0026
Abstract

Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.

Dates: 1907 - 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Arthur Friedheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0041
Abstract

Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.

Dates: approximately 1884 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Austin Conradi papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0016
Abstract

The Austin Conradi papers contain concert programs, school essays, newspaper clippings, correspondence, scores, and a photograph relating to the life and career of pianist Austin Conradi.

Dates: 1913 - 1971
Found in: Peabody Archives

Charles Bleefield collection of Nadia Boulanger correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscript letters and brief notes from Nadia Boulanger to her former student Charles Bleefield, including a letter of recommendation in 1947 and several brief greetings in the two decades that followed. Also included are invitations to two memorial services for Lili Boulanger and an Igor Stravinsky autograph.

Dates: 1947 - 1967
Found in: Peabody Archives

Clinton Arrowood papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0003
Abstract

Clinton Arrowood was a flautist and illustrator best known for his unique drawings of animals as musicians. The collection contains Arrowood's illustrations for musical events at the Peabody Institute and elsewhere, as well as drawings for children's books and other media. It includes original drawings, reproductions, clippings, and other documents related to Arrowood's career.

Dates: 1961 - 1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Dawn Culbertson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0039
Abstract

Dawn Culbertson was an eclectic musician and composer based in Baltimore who experimented with the lute and recorder. Her papers contain original manuscript compositions, personal papers primarily from her student years, and recordings of her radio show, Exploring Early Music.

Dates: 1972 - 2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Dina Koston papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0042
Abstract

Dina Koston (1929-2009) was a pianist and composer who co-founded the Theater Chamber Players in Washington, D.C. The Dina Koston papers include manuscript scores of her compositions, documents related to her performances, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1953 - 2009
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ellis Larkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0075
Abstract

Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.

Dates: 1930-2002
Found in: Peabody Archives

Franz C. Bornschein papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0069
Abstract

Franz Carl Bornschein (1879-1948) was a composer of more than 200 works, primarily vocal music, and a professor of violin and composition at the Peabody Conservatory. His papers include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, manuscript and printed scores, and the personal papers of his wife, Hazel Knox Bornschein.

Dates: 1884-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Glenroy C. Stein papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0020
Abstract

The Glenroy C. Stein papers contain scores and method books written by Stein and various other composers. Also included are personal papers which include newspaper clippings, correspondence, posters, and concert programs.

Dates: 1865 - 1967
Found in: Peabody Archives

Howard R. Thatcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0044
Abstract

Howard Thatcher was a pianist, organist, composer, and teacher in the Baltimore area. He was an alumnus of Peabody who taught harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, and composition for the Peabody Conservatory. The Howard R. Thatcher papers contain his manuscript and published scores as well as personal papers.

Dates: 1905-1973
Found in: Peabody Archives

Hugh R. Newsom papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0046
Abstract

Hugh Raymond Newsom (1891-1978) was an organist and composer who lived in Baltimore. The collection includes manuscript scores of music composed by Hugh Newsom or by his wife, harpist Marjorie Brunton Newsom; documents related to Hugh Newsom's career; and reel-to-reel recordings of his music.

Dates: 1908-1982
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Pendleton Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0058
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was an author, politician, lawyer, and original trustee of the Peabody Institute. The John Pendleton Kennedy papers, 1812-1896, contain correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and other documents related to Kennedy's varied personal and professional interests, including documents related to the founding and early years of the Peabody Institute.

Dates: 1812-1890
Found in: Peabody Archives

Joseph Schillinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0138
Abstract Katherine Jacobson Fleisher is a pianist and piano instructor. She taught at the Peabody Institute from 1977 to 2021 and performed as a soloist and as one half of the Fleisher-Jacobson Piano Duo with her husband, Leon Fleisher. Materials in the Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers include concert programs for solo performances and for the Fleisher-Jacobson Duo; clippings and press releases from national and international publications; professional files related to her travels and participation...
Dates: 1972 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including 61 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various ensembles, and...
Dates: 1875 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0004
Abstract The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival...
Dates: 1907 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1918-1938
Found in: Peabody Archives

Louis Lombard papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0019
Abstract Louis Lombard was a violinist, composer, and conductor who founded the Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music in 1889 and led an orchestra at his estate in Switzerland in the early twentieth century. The Louis Lombard papers contain published scores of Lombard's music for piano, voice, chamber ensemble, and orchestra, and personal and professional documents such as newspaper clippings, correspondence, and concert programs. Correspondents include Jules Massenet, John Philip Sousa, Ella Wheeler...
Dates: 1861 - 1948
Found in: Peabody Archives

Marion Rosette papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0033
Abstract

The Marion Rosette papers contain scores, working documents, personal papers, and recordings from Rosette’s career as a composer and arranger of children's music.

Dates: Approximately 1935-1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mary C. Walker papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0015
Abstract

This collection contains Mary C. Walker’s papers acquired throughout her time working at Peabody and years thereafter. The collection consists of personal correspondence, working documents, programs, newspaper clippings of music events, photographs, and personal items.

Dates: 1912 - 2012
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mihály Virizlay papers and cello score collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0007
Abstract

Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had an international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1912 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1962-2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Morris Moshe Cotel papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0010
Abstract

Morris Moshe Cotel (1943-2008) was a composer and pianist who was a member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty from 1972 to 2000. The Morris Moshe Cotel papers consist of letters from Cotel to his first wife, Karen Schwartzman, while Cotel was living in Rome and Israel in 1967 and 1968, as well as manuscript facsimile scores of two of his early compositions.

Dates: 1963 - 1968
Found in: Peabody Archives

Otto Ortmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0077
Abstract

Otto Ortmann was the director of Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1928 to 1941 and founder of the conservatory's department of research, where he conducted studies on the education, psychology, and physiology of music. His papers include scores of original compositions, writings on music research, research notes, administrative files, concert programs, photographs, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1900 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Paul Vazkén papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0043
Abstract

Paul Vacek was a violinist, pianist, and composer (using the pen name Paul Vazkén) who studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1946 to 1949. His papers contain manuscript scores of his compositions and arrangements, drafts and fragments of manuscript scores, and personal papers.

Dates: 1940-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Board of Trustees records

 Record Group
Identifier: PIRG-02
Abstract Records documenting activities of the Board of Trustees of the Peabody Institute. Includes: 12 volumes and several additional folders of recorded minutes of board meetings (1857-1985); Treasurer's reports (1867-1969); Provost's reports (1869-1912); Executive Secretary's reports (1912-45); miscellaneous general records and correspondence; records of the Offices of the President (1859-1970), Vice-President (1876-1905), Secretary (1860-1922), and Treasurer (1857-1941), the bulk of the latter...
Dates: Inclusive: 1832-1989; Majority of material found within Bulk: 1857-1985
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute 3
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Peabody, George, 1795-1869 3
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Theater Chamber Players 2
Walters, Henry, 1848-1931 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Arrowood, Clinton 1
Bleefield, Charles 1
Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 1
Boulanger, Nadia 1
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 1
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 1
Brown, George William, 1812-1890 1
Brown, Lloyd A. (Lloyd Arnold), 1907-1966 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896‏ 1
Burnham, Donald L. 1
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Conradi, Austin 1
Conradi, Connie 1
Cotel, Morris Moshe, 1943-2008 1
Culbertson, Dawn 1
Del Tredici, David 1
Dequaine, Lester 1
Dunton, William Rush, 1868-1966 1
Evans, Amy, 1884-1983‏ 1
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 1
Frick, William, 1790-1855 1
Friedheim, Arthur, 1859-1932 1
Friedheim, Eric 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961 1
Grové, Stefans, 1922-2014 1
Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 1
Hansen, Rodney, 1933-1998 1
Heiss, Wilda 1
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Kelly, Delphine Stewart Barroll 1
Koston, Dina 1
Lalo, Édouard, 1823-1892 1
Larkins, Crystal Brown 1
Larkins, Ellis 1
Lester Dequaine/Frank Chiarenza Foundation 1
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006 1
Lombard, Louis, 1861-1927 1
Lura, Soren 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Marbury, William L. (William Luke), 1901- 1
Maryland Historical Society 1
Maryland Women's Symphony 1
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 1
Mayhew, William E., 1784-1860 1
Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland 1
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Morison, Nathaniel Holmes, 1815-1890 1
Newsom, Hugh R. 1
Newsom, Marjorie Brunton 1
O'Keefe, Bradshaw 1
Ortmann, Otto, 1889-1979 1
Ortmann-Seletzky, Dorothea 1
Peabody Institute (Baltimore, Md.). Office of the Executive Secretary 1
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858 1
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 1
Ponselle, Carmela, 1887-1977 1
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981 1
Pratt, Enoch, 1808-1896 1
Rhodes, Phillip 1
Rorem, Ned, 1923-2022 1
Rosette, Marion 1
Rothschild, Amalie, 1916-2000 1
Rothschild, Randolph S. 1
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Saturday Night Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Schillinger, Frances 1
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943 1
Scholz, Bernhard, 1835-1916 1
Schwartzman, Karen 1
Skirven, Hazel 1
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 1
Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859 1
Stanton, Phoebe B. 1
Stein, Glenroy C. 1
Stewart, Reginald 1
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 1
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850 1
Thatcher, Howard R. (Howard Rutledge), 1878-1973 1
Tyssowski, Millie 1
Uhler, Philip R. (Philip Reese), 1835-1913 1
Vazkén, Paul 1
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