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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, 1886-1955
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1910-1955
Language(s): 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, 1911-2001
Downes, Marion Davenport
Miles family
Miles, Raymond
Music critics -- United States.
Smith, Nancy Downes
Williams, Dorothy Downes

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
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
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
51Miles, Mark Robin
52Miles, William
53-4Miles - [Family?]
55Miller, Frank
59Miscellaneous Column Layouts
510Morris, Newbald
511Paderewski, Ignace Jan
512Peabody Conservatory
513Philippe, Isadore
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
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
7Post Cards- various blank picture postcards, often depicting Massachusetts, New York, or European scenes (approx. 200)
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
9Der Mantel Gogol- 12 Lithographs by Walter Gramatte, 1930