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Amy Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0026
Abstract

Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.

Dates: 1907 - 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Arthur Friedheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0041
Abstract

Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.

Dates: approximately 1884 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Edward Ruppert collection of circus photographs and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0853
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to the circus assembled by Edward Ruppert, primarily from 1946 to 1959. Ruppert was a resident of Baltimore and a member of the Circus Fans Association of America.

Dates: 1911-1967; Majority of material found within 1946-1959

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

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

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Hugh R. Newsom papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0046
Abstract

Hugh Raymond Newsom (1891-1978) was an organist and composer who lived in Baltimore. The collection includes manuscript scores of music composed by Hugh Newsom or by his wife, harpist Marjorie Brunton Newsom; documents related to Hugh Newsom's career; and reel-to-reel recordings of his music.

Dates: 1908-1982
Found in: Peabody Archives

J.H. van 't Hoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Abstract

Jacobus Henricus (Henry) van 't Hoff (1852-1911) was a chemist credited with founding the science of stereochemistry, and in 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry. The majority of the papers are those reflecting family affairs or honors accorded van 't Hoff for his work. This collection does not contain his scientific or working papers except for notes of two lectures and copies of his published papers. The papers are mostly in Dutch. The papers span from 1837 to 1924.

Dates: 1837-1924

Johns Hopkins University alumni collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0683
Abstract

This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1840-1994

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0845
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.

Dates: 1800 - 1988

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

Kent D. Currie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0556
Abstract

Kent D. Currie was a printer and typographer who lived in Baltimore, Maryland. The bulk of the collection is formed by Currie's collection of type samples. It includes brochures from Europe, in particular Holland and United States, with a significant attention to Baltimorean type designers. Noteworthy is also Currie's correspondence. The papers span the 1920s to 1950s.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

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

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

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

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

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

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

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

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

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Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Missionary Association 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Bailey, James A., 1847-1906 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Barnes, R. Bowling, Jr. 1
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Behring, Emil von, 1854-1917 1
Berthelot, M. (Marcellin), 1827-1907 1
Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
Bodian, Brenda 1
Bondu, Dave 1
Bondu, Mayme 1
Booze, Marshall 1
Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 1
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Brickman, John M. 1
Brooks, William H. (William Hathorne), 1805-1877 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Bryn-Julson, Phyllis, 1945- 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Byron, Nicholas G. 1
C&C Photo Studio 1
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chester, Frances 1
Chester, Slick 1
Circus Fans Association of America 1
Circus World Museum (Baraboo, Wis.) 1
Cleveland and the Eruptions Band 1
Coleman, Elliott, 1906-1980 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Cowles, R. P. (Rheinart Parker), 1872-1948 1
Currie, Kent D. 1
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 1
Dailey Bros. Circus 1
Del Tredici, David 1
Dequaine, Lester 1
Devries, William Levering 1
Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 1
Dunant, Henry, 1828-1910 1
Dutcher, Salem 1
Elridge, Roy, 1911-1989 1
Evans, Amy, 1884-1983‏ 1
Fairfield Four 1
Farber, Mindy, 1954- 1
Fischer, Emil, 1852-1919 1
Forgione, Nancy Ellen, 1952- 1
Frary, Richard, 1947- 1
Freedom Medicine 1
Freemasons. Felix Lodge, No. 3 (Washington, D.C.) 1
Frick, William, 1790-1855 1
Friedheim, Arthur, 1859-1932 1
Friedheim, Eric 1
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 1
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947 1
Goutman, Dolya, 1918-2002 1
Griebling, Otto, 1896-1972 1
Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 1
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 1
Harper, Gertrude 1
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 1
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886 1
Hess, Sol, 1886-1953 1
Hill, Johnny T. 1
Hill, Michael 1
Hines, Earl, 1903-1983 1
Hoff, J.H. van 't (Jacobus Henricus), 1852-1911 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 1
Hovey, Richard, 1864-1900 1
Howard, A. Zeno, Sergeant (Alderson Zeno) 1
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World 1
International Sweethearts of Rhythm 1
Jacobs, Terrell M., 1903-1957 1
Jesse Cryor & his Rhythm Rascals 1
Johns Hopkins University. School of Engineering 1
Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898 1
Julian, Hubert F. (Hubert Fauntleroy), 1897-1983 1
KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Kaden, Gail 1
Kelly, Delphine Stewart Barroll 1
Kelly, Emmett, 1898-1979 1
Kepper, Kimberlee 1
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