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Adele Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0037
Abstract

Adele Meade was a teacher and violinist in the Baltimore area. Her papers include photographs, a scrapbook, and personal papers primarily relating to her teaching career.

Dates: 1905 - 1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ellis Larkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0075
Abstract

Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.

Dates: 1930-2002
Found in: Peabody Archives

Enrico Caruso papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0072
Abstract

Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was one of the most popular operatic tenors of his era. After beginning his career in his native Italy, Caruso immigrated to the United States and became a star at the Metropolitan Opera. His papers include manuscript and published scores belonging to Caruso, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings about his career, caricatures and other artwork, recordings, and ephemera.

Dates: 1906 - 1921
Found in: Peabody Archives

Fernanda Doria papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0025
Abstract

The Fernanda Doria papers consist of scrapbooks with clippings, concert programs, and photographs related to her career as an operatic contralto in the early twentieth century, as well as correspondence and other personal documents.

Dates: 1894 - 1955
Found in: Peabody Archives

Franz C. Bornschein papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0069
Abstract

Franz Carl Bornschein (1879-1948) was a composer of more than 200 works, primarily vocal music, and a professor of violin and composition at the Peabody Conservatory. His papers include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, manuscript and printed scores, and the personal papers of his wife, Hazel Knox Bornschein.

Dates: 1884-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Pendleton Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0058
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was an author, politician, lawyer, and original trustee of the Peabody Institute. The John Pendleton Kennedy papers, 1812-1896, contain correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and other documents related to Kennedy's varied personal and professional interests, including documents related to the founding and early years of the Peabody Institute.

Dates: 1812-1890
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

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

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

Reginald Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0059
Abstract

Reginald Stewart was a Scottish-born conductor and pianist who served as direcctor of the Peabody Institute from 1941 to 1959 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

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