Downes, Olin, 1886-1955 in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Olin Downes papers, Series 10. Irene Miles Downes papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downes, Irene  
  Dates:   circa 1926-1964  
The Irene Miles Downes papers consist of the papers of Irene Miles Downes from approximately 1926-1964. The papers contain mainly correspondence both to Downes and carbon copies of her letters. The correspondence documents Downes' work with the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (N.Y.) and Town Hall, Inc. (New York, N.Y.), the settlement of Olin Downes' estate, the sale of Olin Downes' music library to Florida State University and the library's dedication, royalties from Olin Downes' publications, and personal correspondence with friends and public figures in the music field. Major correspondents include Charles Atkins, George V. Denney, Jean Reti-Forbes, Olga and Hans Kaltenborn, Norman L. Kilpatrick, and Robert Rockmore. The series also contains manuscripts of Irene Downes' writings, including various stories about Olin Downes.
  Identifier:   ms688.series10  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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