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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

Peabody Gallery of Art records

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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

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

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Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s