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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

Basil Toutorsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0053
Abstract

Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.

Dates: 1930-1992
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

Elsa Baklor scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0055
Abstract

Elsa Baklor was a coloratura soprano and music educator who taught at the Peabody Conservatory and privately in the mid-twentieth century. Her collection of five scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, and concert programs related to her career as a performer and teacher.

Dates: 1924-1977
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

Florence Brown scrapbooks and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0096
Abstract Florence Brown Penberthy attended the Peabody Conservatory from 1910 to 1913, studying with Mrs. E. Wood, Ernest Hutcheson, and George Boyle. Taught at the Peabody Preparatory from 1912 to 1913. This collection contains photographs of Peabody Conservatory faculty memebers, including Otto Boise and Ernest Hutcheson, and peers of Florence Brown from approximately 1910 to 1913. The scrapbooks contain concert programs, musical magazine clippings, greeting cards, and photographs about classical...
Dates: Approximately 1910 to 1913 and 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Frank Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0066
Abstract

Frank Frick was a Baltimore businessman and supporter of the arts. His papers include a family scrapbook and six volumes of his personal travel diary from 1860 to 1909.

Dates: 1860-1909
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

James Swan Frick photograph and postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0065
Abstract

James Swan Frick (1848-1927) was a lawyer and supporter of the arts in Baltimore. His collection includes postcards and photographs depicting equestrian statues, musicians, actors, artists, and other notable figures.

Dates: 1871-1906
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

Leslie Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0068
Abstract

Leslie Frick was a mezzo-soprano who performed in the United States and Europe from the 1920s to 1960s. Her papers include photographs, an obituary, and two scrapbooks.

Dates: 1928-1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lyric Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0089
Abstract The Lyric Theatre of Baltimore opened in 1894 and was one of the most important concert venues in the city for much of the twentieth century, hosting regular performances by the Metropolitan Opera Company, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Baltimore Opera Company, and many notable individual musicians. The Lyric Theatre records contain materials from 1893 to 1976 including correspondence, financial records, minutes of trustees meetings, photographs, concert programs, guest lists, and...
Dates: 1893 - 1976
Found in: Peabody Archives

May Garrettson Evans scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0060
Abstract

May Garrettson Evans was a writer for The Baltimore Sun who founded the Peabody Preparatory Department in 1898 and served as its superintendent until 1930. Her collection includes personal scrapbooks and photographs of Evans and her family, including items from her time at the Peabody Preparatory Department.

Dates: 1896 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1896-1947
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

William F. Lucas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0057
Abstract

William F. Lucas and family owned the Lucas Bros. printing and stationery business in Baltimore in the 19th century. The Lucas family papers include correspondence, diaries, financial documents, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the family and their business, including writing books by William F. Lucas' daughter, Bertha E. Lucas, and papers related to William's brother, art collector George A. Lucas.

Dates: 1839-1940
Found in: Peabody Archives

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