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Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

Peabody Gallery of Art records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-08-01
Abstract The Gallery of Art was one of the four branches of the Peabody Institute outlined in the founding letter from George Peabody in 1857. From the 1870s to 1924 the Gallery functioned as an art school and museum for Baltimore and built a collection that was particularly strong in American art. Most of the Peabody Art Collection was subsequently deaccessioned in the 20th century, with the bulk of the collection landing at the Maryland State Archives in 1996. The Peabody Gallery of Art records...
Dates: 1866 - 2018
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Anne Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0099
Abstract Anne Wiggins Brown was a soprano who is best known for creating the role of Bess in George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess and starring in its initial stage run in 1935. The Peabody Institute Anne Brown collection contains press clippings about Brown, photographs, an autographed 78-rpm album jacket of Porgy and Bess highlights, and a videotape of highlights from her visit to the Peabody Institute in 1998 to receive the...
Dates: 1940 - 2002
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Office of the Provost records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-03
Abstract Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Dates: 1861 - 1916
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute publications and printed materials

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-11-01
Abstract The Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 by George Peabody, whose founding letter was published the same year. Beginning in 1866, the institute began publishing circulars, annual reports, and organizational documents with vital information about the Conservatory, the library, the art gallery, and the lecture series. In 1904, the Conservatory of Music began publishing its first serial. This collection contains primarily publications created by the Peabody Institute for external...
Dates: 1857 - 2023
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Robert Hall Lewis collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0115
Abstract

Robert Hall Lewis was a composer who taught at the Peabody Institute from 1969 to 1980. This collection contains newspaper clippings and related publicity about Lewis, correspondence between Lewis and the Peabody Institute, two photocopies of the holograph for his String Quartet No. 4, and three musical sketches for his Symphony No. 4.

Dates: 1976 - 1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0100
Abstract

Soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson taught at the Peabody Institute from 1984 to 2017 and is known for her performances and recordings of 20th-century vocal music. The Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers contain programs, photographs, and other publicity materials from her singing career, correspondence with composers and other musicians, and scores of vocal music with Bryn-Julson's performance markings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2005; 1880 - 2019
Found in: Peabody Archives

Poeliu Dai papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0637
Abstract

Poeliu Dai (1908-1992) was a diplomat, and served as a technical counselor for the Commission on the Peace Treaty with Japan in 1948. This collection contains news clippings, pamphlets, reprints, journal articles and other published materials, mostly relating to the United Nations, the United States government, and the Canadian government from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1950s-1980s

R. Bowling Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0560
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Barnes covering his work in infrared spectrocopy, infrared physics, and the electron microscope. The collection spans the 1920s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1920s-1980s

Randolph S. Rothschild papers, including the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0098
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Randolph S. Rothschild from 1930 to 2005 and the administrative records of the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Baltimore from its founding in 1949 to its dissolution in 1997, for which Rothschild served as an executive for most of its existence. The CMS records include administrative documents, concert programs, publicity materials, and clippings related to its programming, which regularly featured commissions and other new music. Rothschild's...
Dates: 1930 - 2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages...
Dates: 1769-1954

Reginald Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0059
Abstract

Reginald Stewart was a Scottish-born conductor and pianist who served as director of the Peabody Conservatory from 1941 to 1957 and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1942 to 1952. His papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and recordings related to his career.

Dates: 1911-1984
Found in: Peabody Archives

Rheinart Parke Cowles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0453
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of one bound volume. It is a scrapbook put together by Dr. Cowles to display his collection of newspaper articles, drawings and photos about the oyster trade in the Chesapeake Bay area. The collection provides a look at the struggle amongst oyster tongers, oyster farmers and the Republican and Democratic parties to find a solution to declining oyster population in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1906-1907

Robert W. Waite papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0052
Abstract

Robert W. Waite was a cellist for the Saturday Night Club. His collection includes personal papers from his time spent as a member of the group.

Dates: 1949-1994
Found in: Peabody Archives

Robert Willoughby papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0137
Abstract The Robert Willoughby papers, 1938-2018, contain materials from Willoughby's career as a flute player and professor at Oberlin Conservatory, the Peabody Conservatory, and the Longy School of Music. Subject files include folders related to Willoughby's education, his teaching, his performance activities, and the awards he received. Three photo albums from 1987 to 2011 also contain letters and greetings from colleagues and former students. The collection also contains programs of Willoughby's...
Dates: 1938 - 2018
Found in: Peabody Archives

Rodney Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0063
Abstract

Rodney Hansen was an organist and choirmaster who graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and spent much of his career in Baltimore. His personal papers include correspondence, concert programs, and clippings related to his career.

Dates: 1961-1987
Found in: Peabody Archives

Roland Park Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0504
Abstract The Roland Park Company was incorporated in 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was known primarily as the developer of the Baltimore neighborhoods of Roland Park, Guilford, Homeland, and Original Northwood. The records date from 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960), and consist primarily of correspondence, including every day activities, sales, and management of land and resources. The collection also contains the governance and operational records of the Roland Park parent company and its subsidiaries;...
Dates: 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960); Majority of material found within 1891 - 1960

Samson Feldman cartoons

 Collection
Identifier: CC-004
Abstract

Samson Feldman (circa 1901-1983) began submitting political cartoons to The Baltimore Sun after graduating from Baltimore City College. This collection contains 33 printed cartoons that were published in The Evening Sun editions of The Baltimore Sun from 1917 to 1918. The collection also includes one photograph of Feldman from circa 1966. This collection does not include original art work.

Dates: 1917-1918, circa 1966

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

Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

Sitwell family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0886
Abstract

The Sitwells were a literary family with a country estate at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire, England. The collection contains letters, a notebook, photographs, newspaper clippings, and books related to the siblings Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell (1887-1964) and Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969), and their cousin by marriage, Constance Sitwell (1887-1974). The material dates from approximately 1921 to 1962.

Dates: approximately 1921-1962

Sounds and Stories collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0091
Abstract

Sounds and Stories began in 2002 as an oral-history project. A Peabody Conservatory musicology seminar of 18 students interviewed dozens of participants in the music of Baltimore's black community to record their memories and to document their world and their legacy. The collection was assembled primarily from 1998 to 2004 and contains oral histories, photographs, and supporting research about African-American musical culture, especially in Baltimore from approximately 1930 to 1960.

Dates: 1923-2012; Majority of material found within 1998-2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Theater Chamber Players records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0070
Abstract

The Theater Chamber Players, founded by Peabody Institute faculty members Dina Koston and Leon Fleisher, were a chamber music ensemble that featured 20th-century music and was based primarily in Washington, D.C., from 1968 to 2003. The TCP records include administrative and business documents, correspondence, working files, concert programs, publicity material, photographs, recordings, scores, and reference material.

Dates: 1960-2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

Theodor and Emma Hemberger scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0080
Abstract

Theodor (Theodore) Hemberger was a German-born violinist, conductor, and composer who directed the Germania Männerchor and performed with H.L. Mencken in the Saturday Night Club. His wife, Emma Conrad Hemberger, was a singer and the composer of the anthem "Baltimore, Our Baltimore." The collection consists primarily of manuscript scores of Theodor's original works and arrangements for orchestra, voice, and chamber ensemble. Also included are manuscripts of Emma's music.

Dates: approximately 1890-1950
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 2
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Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 2
Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985 2
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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 2
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Hansen, Rodney, 1933-1998 2
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943 2
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Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 2
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Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947 2
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