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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

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

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 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 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

Peabody Institute Concert Office records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-07-14
Abstract

The Peabody Institute Concert Office arranges public performance events, recitals, special events, and tours. Materials in this collection include production files and related documentation about concerts, recitals, tours (including the Peabody Symphony Orchestra tour of the Soviet Union in 1987), concert hall rentals, graduation exercises, and special events at the Peabody Institute.

Dates: 1972 - 2003
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute financial records

 Record Group
Identifier: PIRG-05-01
Abstract Documents supporting institutional financial activities. Includes the following: early property deeds and mortgages; Gallery of Art correspondence and reports; 19th century Conservatory of Music receipts; insuranceinformation (1950-1976); grants (1968-78); Dormitory-Cafeteria-Garage Project records (1960s); auditor's reports (1923-1977); comptroller's reports (1960-1970); student enrollment and scholarship statistics (1893-1976); and 173 volumes recording a wide range of financial...
Dates: 1860 - 1983
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute founding documents

 Record Group
Identifier: PIRG-01
Abstract The Peabody Institute was founded by George Peabody in Baltimore in 1857 as a cultural institution comprising a library, public lecture series, academy of music, and art gallery. The founding documents in the collection include the original letter establishing the institute drafted by John Pendleton Kennedy and signed by George Peabody, a list of individuals approved by George Peabody for inclusion on the board of trustees, a letter of acceptance signed by 22 original members of the...
Dates: 1857-1859
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Office of the Executive Secretary records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-04
Abstract The position of Peabody Institute executive secretary existed from 1911 to 1941 and was a successor to the provost, who served under the trustees' executive committee. Records in this collection include the following: correspondence concerning Gallery of Art exhibitions (1911-1928), including an exhibition in conjunction with the National Star Spangled Banner Centennial exhibition in 1914; correspondence concerning the Rinehart School of Sculpture of the Maryland Institute; minutes of...
Dates: 1911-1941
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 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

Phoebe B. Stanton papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0021
Abstract

The Phoebe B. Stanton papers contain various publications, photographs, notes, and correspondence related to Stanton’s research on architecture. Research topics include architects such as Edmund G. Lind and the architecture of Episcopal churches and the city of Baltimore.

Dates: 1942 - 2003
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

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

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

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

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Peabody Institute (Baltimore, Md.). Board of Trustees 2
Riggs, Lawrason, 1861-1940 2
Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874 2
Theater Chamber Players 2
Walters, Henry, 1848-1931 2
Walters, W. T. (William Thompson), 1819-1894 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
American Guild of Organists. Baltimore Chapter 1
Arrowood, Clinton 1
Bartholomew, Beulah D. 1
Bartholomew, Molly 1
Bartholomew, Wilmer T. (Wilmer Tillett), 1902-1994 1
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Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 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, Dorothy 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cone, Edward T. 1
Conradi, Austin 1
Conradi, Connie 1
Cotel, Morris Moshe, 1943-2008 1
Culbertson, Dawn 1
Del Tredici, David 1
Dequaine, Lester 1
Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931 1
Doria, Fernanda 1
Dunton, William Rush, 1868-1966 1
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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
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Frick, William, 1790-1855 1
Friedheim, Arthur, 1859-1932 1
Friedheim, Eric 1
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Gilmor, Robert, Jr., 1774-1848 1
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961 1
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Heiss, Wilda 1
Herriman, William H. 1
Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 1
Houston, James R., 1948- 1
Ingle, M. P. 1
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 1
Ivey, Jean Eichelberger 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
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