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1 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 2. Correspondence  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   circa 1909-1955  
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The Correspondence consists of correspondence of Olin Downes from approximately 1909-1955. Correspondence is professional in nature and contains both incoming letters to Downes and copies of his outgoing letters documenting Downes' career as a music critic and lecturer as well as his involvement with such organizations as the Berlioz Society, the Bohemian Club (N.Y.), the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Columbia Artists Management, Metropolitan Opera Company, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, National Council for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions, the New York Times, Rachmaninoff Fund, and the World's Fair of 1939. Major correspondents include Richard Aldrich, Ernest Bloch, Alec Hammerslough, Charles Hubbard, Serge Koussevitsky, Stuart Montgomery, Kenneth Murray, Walter Naumburg, and Henry A. Wallace.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series2  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 12. Scrapbooks, Clippings and Reviews  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   1929-1955  
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Scrapbooks, Clippings and Reviews consists of scrapbooks, clippings and newspapers from 1909-1955. The scrapbooks and folios mainly contain newspaper articles and reviews written by Olin Downes from 1909-1955 (with gaps) for the New York Times pertaining to musical performers and performances at Carnegie Hall, the New York Metropolitan Opera, and the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Other scrapbooks and folios include newspaper clippings of the writings of music critics Virgil Thompson (1940-1954, with gaps) and Ernest Newman (1935-1954).
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series12  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Bill Anderson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Anderson, Bill, 1937-  
  Dates:   circa 1940s-2011  
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The collection consists of many photographs from Bill Anderson's tours and performances, as well as newspaper clippings, professional papers, performance clothes, related ephemera, and several decades of his fan club newsletters. Also included is a Fender King guitar and strap. Many of the photograph albums were donated on behalf of Kathryn House, Georgia Representative of the Bill Anderson Fan Club.
 
  Identifier:   ms3941  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1964  
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The Articles consist of articles written by Olin Downes from approximately 1930-1952. In manuscript form with some corrected copies, the articles relate to criticism of American music in general and to specific composers, conductors, musicians, and productions. Includes articles on Serge Koussevitsky, Vladimir Horowitz, and Jean Sibelius and radio scripts of the CBS Symphony Broadcasts.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series4  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 1. Subject Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   circa 1920-1955  
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The Subject Files consist of the subject files of Olin Downes from circa 1920-1955. Subject files include printed material, articles, newspaper clippings, and programs pertaining to American music in general and to a variety of composers, conductors, and musicians. Of particular interest are files relating to Downes' interest in several organizations and activities including the Berkshire Symphonic Festival (1934-1954), the Rachmaninoff Fund (1943-1948), the Progressive Party, the 1939 World's Fair, and the National Council for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions. The series also contains radio scripts (1944-1947) of Downes' broadcasts for the Columbia Broadcasting System.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series1  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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