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1 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 5. Manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   circa 1926-1957  
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The Manuscripts consist of manuscripts of Olin Downes from approximately 1926-1957. The manuscripts contain notes, research material, drafts, outlines, typescripts, and galleys of several of Downes' major published and unpublished works including The Eternal Spring of Music, Treasury of American Song, Men of MusicTen Operatic MasterpiecesChopin, and Olin Downes on Music, a compilation of Downes' writings from 1906-1955 edited by Irene Downes. The series also contains materials for a memoir of Downes.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series5  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 6. Reviews by Other Critics  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   1901-1919  
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The Reviews by Other Critics consist of newspaper clippings of music reviews by other critics collected by Olin Downes from 1901-1919. Reviews are mainly from New York and Boston newspapers, and are written by Philip Hale, James Gibbons Huneker, and H.E. Krehbiel.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series6  
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3 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 7. Personal and Family Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes family  
  Dates:   1908-1962  
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The Personal and Family papers consist of personal papers of the Downes and Miles families from 1908-1962. Includes family correspondence, financial records (1916-1962), newspaper clippings, notebooks and engagement books, and some personal effects such as gloves. The bulk of the series is comprised of the family correspondence of Olin Downes (1906-1955), his wife Irene Miles Downes (1936-1946), his mother Louise Courson Downes (1908-1940), his sisters Dorothy Downes Culthe (1909-1956) and Frances Downes Behre (1911-1962), and his daughter Nancy Downes Smith (1922-1955). Also includes correspondence between Irene Miles Downes and her mother Laura M. Miles and her brothers and sisters.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series7  
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4 Title:   Pope Haley papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Haley, Pope Allen  
  Dates:   1928-1986  
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The collection consists of correspondence, printed material, writings, photographs and a typewriter. The correspondence is mainly from readers of his columns and editorials and its often from Florida Congressmen. The bulk of the collection is printed material which relates to his work at Florida Times-Union in Jackson, Florida. There are scrapbooks filled with clippings of his editorials. There are also clippings of his music reviews (preservation copies have been made of these). Issues of Pathfinder, University Items, and The States' Righter are included.
 
  Identifier:   ms3708  
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5 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  
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6 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1946  
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The Sheet and Manuscript Music consist of published sheet music and music manuscripts collected by Olin Downes from approximately 1900-1946. The manuscripts include proofs; advance copies; and printed music of symphonic scores, operatic scores, sheet music for piano; and original handwritten manuscripts of songs by Georgia Gossler (most of which can be found in box 1). Many of the items were printed outside of the United States; Russian and Finnish music are highlighted.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series13  
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7 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  
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8 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  
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9 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   ca. 1910-1955  
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The Photographs and Sketches consists of photographs of the Olin Downes and the Downes and Miles families from approximately 1910-1955. Includes photographs of Olin Downes; his wives Marion Davenport Downes and Irene Miles Downes; children Dorothy Downes Williams, Nancy Downes Smith, and Edward Downes; Raymond Miles and the Miles family; and various public figures or friends. The series also contains postcards of various locales in the United States and Europe.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series9  
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10 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  
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11 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 3. Lectures  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Olin, 1886-1955  
  Dates:   1932-1953  
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The Lectures consist of lectures of Olin Downes from 1932-1953. Lectures include handwritten manuscripts, typed drafts with corrections, and final copies. The lectures document Downes' knowledge in the field of music and discuss various composers; types of music including classical, folk songs, blues, and opera; music and society; music history and theory; and music interpretation. Many of the lectures were produced for the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences lecture series, broadcasts for the CBS Music Hour, or for speeches and talks for various societies and musical organizations.
 
  Identifier:   ms688.series3  
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