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Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Zeisler
Abstract Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husband Sigmund; works of Sigmund Zeisler relating to his legal career and involvement in the Haymarket riots of 1886; also assorted memorabilia of Fannie Zeisler and the Zeisler family, photographs of the...
Dates: 1869-1981; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1931

Frederick A. Stock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stock
Abstract Incoming correspondence to Frederick A. Stock, second conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also photographs of Stock rehearsing at Interlochen Music Camp, early 1940s.
Dates: 1904-1940s

Jenny Dufau Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dufau
Abstract Love letters written during World War I from an Italian in Florence, Italy, to French opera singer Jenny Dufau living in Chicago. Also, brief correspondence concerning Dufau’s passport, a note from a New York opera company, and three photographs of musicians.
Dates: 1913-1917

John Alden Carpenter papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter
Abstract Correspondence, mostly incoming, to American composer John Alden Carpenter, wife Rue W. Carpenter and daughter Genevieve; also material relating to Carpenter’s works; a miscellany of personal records; and a collection of photographs, many of them of well-known musicians.
Dates: 1890-1964; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Milward Adams photograph collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adams
Abstract Collection of portraits of statesmen, orators, lecturers, musicians, singers, composers, and conductors collected by and autographed to Milward Adams, manager of Chicago's Auditorium Theater from 1889 to 1910.
Dates: approximately 1890-1910

Nathaniel Gates Chapin collection of 136 photographs and portraits of eminent musicians

 Collection
Identifier: Case-V-25-185
Abstract The collection was made by Nathaniel Gates Chapin (1817-1893) of Boston. It is contained in wooden box 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Includes biographical sketch of each subject of portrait in manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1890

Philip Hart Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-135
Abstract Small collection of letters and other materials about Theodore Thomas, founding music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collected by Philip Hart, a music historian and former assistant manager of the CSO.
Dates: 1973-1974

Theodore Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thomas
Abstract Correspondence, mainly incoming, of Theodore Thomas, the first conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his wife Rose Fay Thomas; photographs of musicians; and a small collection of miscellaneous material relating to the Thomases.
Dates: 1852-1926

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Interlochen Arts Academy (Interlochen, Mich.) 1
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Schabas, Ezra 1
Schultze, Theodora 1
Schulz, Charles M. 1
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 1
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Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich 1
Toklas, Alice B. 1
Untermeyer, Louis 1
Wagner, Richard 1
Walter, Bruno 1
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