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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

Hugo Weisgall music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0085
Abstract Hugo Weisgall (1912-1997) was an American composer of Czech birth who attended the Peabody Conservatory and the Johns Hopkins University in the 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains manuscript and printed scores of Weisgall's music composed from approximately 1934 to 1941, including Four Songs (Op. 1), "Fugue and Romance" from the ballet One Thing Is Certain (Op. 2, No. 1), and the ballet ...
Dates: 1934 - 1950
Found in: Peabody Archives

Jacques Barzun papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0501
Abstract The collection consists of approximately 250 letters written to Joan Peyser by Jacques Barzun, as well as edits that Barzun made on five of Peyser's New York Times articles for the purpose of inclusion in her book, The Music of Our Time: Collected Essays and Articles. Most of the letteres reflect Barzun's relationship with Peyser as her mentor and editor. The correspondence often includes clipping of articles by Barzun and others, as well as invitations to...
Dates: 1970 - 2007

Jean Eichelberger Ivey papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0078
Abstract

Jean Eichelberger Ivey (1923-2010) was a composer, pianist, electronic musician, professor, and the founder of the Peabody Conservatory Electronic Music Studio, which she directed from 1969 until her retirement from Peabody in 1997. The Jean Eichelberger Ivey papers contain scores and recordings of Ivey's musical works, writings and notes by Ivey, personal and professional correspondence, programs and clippings, photographs, and other personal and professional papers.

Dates: approximately 1923-2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Jewett & Company Publishers handkerchief printed with lines of music and lyrics for "Little Eva Song"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0802
Abstract Jewett & Company Publishers was a Boston publishing company owned by John P. Jewett, made famous by the publication of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, to which he owned the rights. This collection includes a linen handkerchief produced by Jewett & Co. Publishers in 1852, with two lines of sheet music from "Little Eva Song," which was written by John G. Whittier, with music set by Manuel Emilio, and inspired by ...
Dates: 1852

Joe Byrd papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0145
Abstract

Joe Byrd (1933-2012) was a bassist and Peabody Conservatory alumnus who regularly played in jazz ensembles with his older brother, guitarist Charlie Byrd. The Joe Byrd papers contain professional files, music manuscripts, and sound recordings from his career, especially the last decade.

Dates: approximately 1958-2011
Found in: Peabody Archives

John C. French collection of sheet music based on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...
Dates: 1865 - 1957

John Carbonell sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0064
Abstract

John Cole was one of the earliest and most prolific sheet music publishers in Baltimore. This collection spanning his publishing career was collected by John Carbonell and subsequently organized by engraving plate number.

Dates: 1824-1838 and undated

John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Abstract

John Charles Thomas (1891-1960) was a baritone who had a lengthy career as an opera singer and recording artist. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1900-1991
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Walker papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0121
Abstract

John Walker (b. 1941) is an organist and member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty. He served as a director or minister of music for several churches, including appointments at the Riverside Church in New York City, 1979-1992. The John Walker papers contain materials related to his career as a concert organist, including programs, repertoire lists, photographs, correspondence, annotated scores of organ music, and unpublished sound recordings.

Dates: 1939 - 2020
Found in: Peabody Archives

Johns Hopkins University assorted sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0058
Scope and Contents

This is an artifically assembled collection with sheet music from various origins. Accruals in this collection are selected by the curators of Special Collections or donated by patrons. See component levels for more information about the items in this collection.

Dates: 1770 - 1971

Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0844
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.

Dates: approximately 1870-1950s

Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0846
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1788 - 1967

Johns Hopkins University collection of Middle East-inspired sheet music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0062
Abstract

This collection includes popular American and British sheet music inspired by the Middle East. The collection dates from 1839-1978, but has a large concentration of music from 1903-1923.

Dates: 1839 - 1978

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Baker collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0725
Abstract

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The materials span from 1926 to circa 1970 and contain photographs, promotional flyers, and ephemeral books.

Dates: 1926-approximately 1970

Johns Hopkins University Langston Hughes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0799
Abstract

This is an artificially assembled collection of printed manuscript materials selected by the curators of Special Collections, centered on the musical, theatrical, and public speaking careers of Langston Hughes. Hughes was an American poet, novelist, playwright, columnist, social thinker and activist, and leading figure in New York City's Harlem Renaissance. The collection spans from 1927 to 1999, with the bulk of it dating from 1936 to 1967.

Dates: 1927-1999; Majority of material found within 1936-1967

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

Judith Sylvia Gray music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0130
Abstract Judith Sylvia Gray (1942-2023) was a composer and painter based in Salisbury, Maryland, who earned a Master of Music degree in composition in 1969 from the Peabody Conservatory. The Judith Sylvia Gray music manuscripts, 1967-2022, contain unpublished scores of about 25 works composed by Gray from 1969 to 1994. Gray wrote music for solo piano, chamber ensembles, large ensembles, and chorus. The collection also contains Gray's memoirs and seven audio cassette recordings of Gray's...
Dates: 1967-2022
Found in: Peabody Archives

Keepers Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-026
Scope and Contents

The Keepers Music Collection contains 416 pieces of 19th century American popular sheet music, grouped by the lithographers of the front covers.

Dates: 1830 - 1890

Ketzev a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-410
Abstract

This collection contains recorded music and other records of Ketzev, a Jewish student a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University founded in 1997.

Dates: approximately 2000, 2015-2022

Kranti a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-450
Abstract

This collection constists of records created by Kranti, a South Asian fusion a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 2006, 2015-2022

Ladies musical album

 Item
Identifier: MS-0569
Scope and Contents

Manuscript diary belonging to Pauline Massicott. Contains very few pieces of music, however, there are several poems and letters within the volume.

Dates: circa 1850

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

Lester S. Levy sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-001
Dates: 1780 - 1980

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