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Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches

Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches

Descriptive Summary

Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches
Creator: Downes, Olin
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1910-1955
Language: English
Extent: 5.2 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
Collection Number: ms688.series9
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Olin Downes (1886-1955) was an American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955).

Scope and Content

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.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order by name of photograph subject.

This finding aid represents just one portion of the Olin Downes papers, which all together consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, articles, music manuscripts, and lectures.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches, ms 688.series9, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Downes family
Downes, Edward
Downes, Marion Davenport
Miles family
Miles, Raymond
Music critics -- United States.
Sketches.
Smith, Nancy Downes
Williams, Dorothy Downes

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Abell, Arthur and Louise [see also: Correlo, Lohengrin, Strauss]- with Downes, Olin, and Bachelor, Ruth.
 
12Albeniz, Isaac
 
13Animals (pets, etc.)
 
14Ansermet, Ernest
 
15Antiques (furniture)
 
16Arbos, Enrique Fernandez
 
17Ascherfield, Clara
 
18Ballets, scenes from- "Central Park" and "American in Paris"
 
19Barbieri, Fedora
 
110Bartok, Bela
 
111Bauer, Marion
 
112Behre, Theodore (brother-in-law)
 
113Berocrie, Thelma
 
114Bertolamiv, Viviane
 
115Biggs, E. Power
 
116Bloch, Ernest
 
117Borge, Vincent- in concert
 
118Brahms, Johannes
 
119Brevard Music Festival, 1954
 
120Brice, Antonia
 
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21Canletti, Guido See also: Toscanini
 
22Corelli, Arcangelo
 
23Cutter, Carl & Family [Downes Brother-in-law]
 
24Davison, A. T.
 
25De Bra, Elizabeth
 
26De Carvalho, Eleasor
 
27De Lanux, Elizabeth
 
28Downes, Irene Miles - Childhood
 
29Downes, Irene Miles - Adolescence
 
210Downes, Irene Miles
 
211Downes, Irene Miles & Family (Miles)
 
212Downes, Irene Miles & Others
 
213Downes, Irene Miles & Others
 
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31Downes, Louise Coison
 
32 - 5Downes, Olin
 
36Downes, Olin & Irene
 
37-8Downes, Olin & Others
 
39Downes, Olin & Irene & Others
 
310Downes, Olin & Marion Davenport [1st Marriage]
 
311Eastman Senior Symphony
 
312Eroica House [Vienna Austria]
 
313Ford Peace Ship, 1915 - 1916
 
314Frugoni, Orazio
 
315Gamer, George Robert with Olin Downes
 
316Gaston, Ward J.
 
317Gilbert, Henry Franklin
 
318Gold, Julius
 
319Gordon, Jacques
 
320Greenberg, M. (etchings by)
 
321Gromyko, A. with Olin Downes
 
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41Hale, Philip
 
42Hammerslough, Alec
 
43Hansen, Howard
 
44Harris, Roy & Wife
 
45Heifetz, Jascha
 
46Hubbard, Charles
 
47Hugo, Victor
 
48Ives, Charles
 
49Jalas, Jassi
 
410Kapell, William
 
411Kaltenborn, H.V. & Family
 
412Kelterborn, Louis Wilhelm
 
413Kinkeldey, Otto
 
414Kodály, Zoltán
 
415Koussevitsky, Serge & Olga
 
416Kramer, Walter F.
 
417Kreisler, Fritz
 
418Kurtz, Efrem
 
419Kurtz, Peter
 
420Lenom, Clement
 
421Lewisohn, Irene
 
422Librizzi, Raymond
 
423Malcuzynski, Witold
 
424Miles - Family
 
425Miles - Paternal Grandparents
 
426Miles, Laura M.
 
427Miles, Mildred
 
428-29Miles, Raymond
 
430Miles, Raymond - Family
 
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51Miles, Mark Robin
 
52Miles, William
 
53-4Miles - [Family?]
 
55Miller, Frank
 
56-8Miscellaneous
 
59Miscellaneous Column Layouts
 
510Morris, Newbald
 
511Paderewski, Ignace Jan
 
512Peabody Conservatory
 
513Philippe, Isadore
 
514Places
 
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61Rachmaninoff, Sergei Vassilievich
 
62Reiner, Fritz
 
63Rodinski, Artur
 
64-5Rogers, Bernard
 
66Rose, Hugh
 
67Rosenthal, Moriz
 
68Ruggles, Carl
 
69Sargent, Winthrop
 
610Schweitzer, Albert
 
611Shanet, Howard
 
612Shostakovich, Dimitri
 
613Sibelius, Jean
 
614Spalding, Albert
 
615Stillman - Kelly, Egar
 
616Straus, Richard
 
617Tcherepnine
 
618Telmanyi Family Quartet
 
619Thompson, Virgil
 
620Toscanini, Arturo
 
621Vaugh-Williams, Ralph
 
622Villa-Lobos, Heitor
 
623Volpe, Arnold (Bust)
 
624Wagner, Richard & Family
 
625Walter, Bruno
 
626White, Paul
 
627Whitman, Walt (Medallion)
 
628Women in Orchestras - Pictures
 
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7Post Cards- various blank picture postcards, often depicting Massachusetts, New York, or European scenes (approx. 200)
 
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81Framed sketch (reproduction)- Strauss conducting Mozart
 
82Framed photographs- triptych of Beethoven monuments
 
83Photograph- candid- Sergei Rachmaninoff and Eugene Ormandy
 
84Photograph- candid- Sergei Rachmaninoff and Eugene Ormandy
 
85Photograph- damaged- [illegible] unidentified composer
 
86Photograph- portrait- Jean Sibelius
 
87Clipping re Jean Sibelius
 
88Photograph- portrait- Vaughan Williams
 
89Contact sheet set- Olin Downes
 
810Photograph- portrait- Fritz Kreisler
 
811Photograph- portrait- Olin Downes at piano
 
812Photograph- portrait- Olin Downes as young man
 
813Sketch- Olin Downes
 
814Photograph- portrait- Frank Damrosch
 
815Certificate of honor- for Olin Downes from the Order of the White Rose of Finland, 1937
 
816Clipping: Conductor gives his idea of how orchestras might solve problems, 1950
 
817Sheet Music to song- Among Foes, Music by S. Tanieff, edited by Olin Downes
 
818Honor Roll certificate for Irene L. Miles, 1896
 
819Charcoal sketch (reproduction) Richard Strauss
 
820Framed souvenir program re Wagner from Arthur Abell to Olin Downes , 1952
 
821Framed pencil sketch of woman in profile [Irene Downes], 1952
 
822Photographs- portraits (2)- Philip Hale
 
8236 Sketches of Isadora Duncan, by Abraham Walkowitz
 
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9Der Mantel Gogol- 12 Lithographs by Walter Gramatte, 1930