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Conrad Gebelein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0458
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, two scrapbooks and other ephemeral material related to Gebelein's association with the Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1920-2005

Hopkins Symphony Orchestra records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-10-100
Abstract

The Hopkins Symphony Orchestra (HSO) was established in its present form in 1981 by Peabody Conservatory graduate student Catherine Overhauser. This collection consists of promotional flyers and posters, concert programs, and audio recordings of performances by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra spanning 1986 to 2014. It also includes archived websites from 2015-Ongoing.

Dates: 1986-2014; 2015 - Ongoing

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organist, including programs, repertoire lists, photographs, correspondence, annotated scores of organ music, and unpublished sound recordings.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 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 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

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

Nicholas Maw papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0118
Abstract

Nicholas Maw (1935-2009) was a British composer who taught at the Peabody Institute from 1998 to 2008. The Nicholas Maw papers (approximately 1956-2009) contain manuscripts, scores, and recordings of musical compositions by Maw, including the opera Sophie's Choice. The collection also contains correspondence, programs, reviews, lecture notes, and other personal papers.

Dates: 1956 - 2009
Found in: Peabody Archives

Saul collection of theater programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0224
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four series, spanning the years from the 1950's through the 1980's. The series are theatrical performances, symphony, opera, and dance. The playbills, programs, and souvenir programs which form the collection reflect the major stage productions of drama, musical comedy, dance, opera, and the symphony for that period. Most of the collection is from American stages but European cities of London, Paris, and Dublin are represented.Over 250 Playbills from New...
Dates: 1951-1989

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Walter Spencer Huffman music manuscripts and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0082
Abstract

Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.

Dates: 1941-1990, 1997, 2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

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