Finding aid for the General Music Manuscripts collection 6005

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu
2011 November


Title: General Music Manuscripts collection
Collection number: 6005
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.21 Linear feet 1 box
Date: 1866-1925, undated
Abstract: This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.
creator: Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975
creator: Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], General Music Manuscripts collection, Collection no. 6005, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

The Richard Wagner postcard was the gift of Stanley and Milton Slotkin.

Scope and Content

This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975 -- Archives
Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938 -- Archives
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 -- Archives
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Archives
Clippings
Letters
Music--History--Archival resources
Musicians--History--Archival resources
Photographs
Postcards
Programs
Sheet music

Box 1, Folder 1

Bliss, Arthur 1925

Scope and Content

Autographed photograph of Bliss, signed letter addressed to Bruno David Ussher, and page from one of his string quartets.
Box 1, Folder 2

Chaliapin, Fyodor 1923, undated

Scope and Content

"Text Book of Songs" from American tour; clipping announcing tour.
Box 1, Folder 3

Liszt, Franz undated

Scope and Content

Signed letter to Polenz recommending a Tyrolese as singer.
 

Wagner, Richard 1866, 1907, undated

Scope and Content

Program for a performance, clipping, and signed postcard.