Guide to the Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953

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Guide to the Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953

Collection number: M0639

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1993
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Nathan Van Patten Memorial Library of Music : files,
Date (inclusive): 1947-1953
Collection number: M0639
Creator: Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, Professor of Bibliography, 1948-1952, Professor Emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music, 1952-1955. The collection contains primarily correspondence, accounts, provenance information, etc.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Transfer from Memorial Library of Music, 1993.

Preferred Citation:

Memorial Library of Music : files. M0639. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Memorial Library of Music, 1993.

Biography

Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, Professor of Bibliography, 1948-1952, Professor Emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music, 1952-1955.

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, accounts, provenance information, etc.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-
Friedrich, Goetz.
Keating, George T., b. 1892.
Litvinov, Maxim, Mrs.
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-
Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974.
Montenezzi, Italo.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, Mrs.
Ritchie, Ward, 1905-
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-
Sandberg, Mordecai.
Schatzki, Walter.
Schulhof, Andrew.
Schwarz, Kurt.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965.
Shostakovich, Dmitriéi Dmitrievich, 1906-1975.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957.
Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Thompson, Virgil.
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948.
Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959.
Winternitz, Emanuel.
Stechert-Hafner, Inc.
Music.
Memorial Library of Music.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence "A"

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence with the Accounting Department [1947-1953]

Box 1, Folder 3

Accounting Department: Budget Statements for the Department of Bibliography and the Memorial Library of Music [1951]

Box 1, Folder 4

Accounting Department: Budget Statements for the Department of Bibliography and the Memorial Library of Music [1952]

Box 1, Folder 5

Accounting Department: Budget Statements for the Department of Bibliography and the Memorial Library of Music [1953]

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence with Anderson and Ritchie (The Ward Ritchie Press) [1950]

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence with Anderson and Ritchie (The Ward Ritchie Press) [1951]

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence with Anderson and Ritchie (The Ward Ritchie Press) [1951]

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence with Anderson and Ritchie (The Ward Ritchie Press) [1952]

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence "B"

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence with Jacques Barzun (Columbia University) [1951-1952]

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence "C"

Box 1, Folder 13

Catalogue Proofs; Drafts for the "Acknowledgments" by van Patten

Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence concerning the Sale of the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music [1951-1952]

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence "D"

Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence "E"

Box 1, Folder 17

Correspondence "F" [among others, a letter by Goetz Friedrich]

Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence "G"

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence "H"

Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence with Otto Haas (Antiquarian Bookseller) [1945-1949]

Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence "I"

Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence "J"

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence "K"

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence with R. F. Kallir (International Autographs) [1948-1949]

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1944]

Box 2, Folder 7

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1945]

Box 2, Folder 8

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1946]

Box 2, Folder 9

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1947/I]

Box 2, Folder 10

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1947/II]

Box 2, Folder 11

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1948/I]

Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1948/II]

Box 2, Folder 13

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1949/I]

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1949/II]

Box 2, Folder 15

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1950/I]

Box 2, Folder 16

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1950/II]

Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence with George T. Keating [1951-1953]

Box 2, Folder 18

George T. Keating: Check Lists for the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music [1948]

Box 3, Folder 1

List of Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated.

Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/I]

Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/II]

Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/III]

Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/IV]

Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/V

Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence with the Kin of those to whom the Catalogue of the Memorial Library of Music is dedicated [1951/VI]

Box 3, Folder 8

Correspondence "L" [among others, letters to Mrs. Maxim Litvinov concerning Dmitri Shostakovich]

Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence with the Library of Congress

Box 3, Folder 10

Correspondence "M"

Box 3, Folder 11

Correspondence with Gian-Carlo Menotti, Darius Milhaud and Italo Montenezzi [1947-1948]

Box 3, Folder 12

Correspondence with the Museum of Modern Art (Emanuel Winternitz) [1947-1949]

Box 3, Folder 13

Correspondence "N"

Box 3, Folder 14

Correspondence "O"

Box 3, Folder 15

Correspondence "P"

Box 3, Folder 16

Correspondence with Parke-Bernet [1947-1949]

Box 3, Folder 17

Publicity / News clippings

Box 3, Folder 18

Correspondence "Q"

Box 3, Folder 19

Correspondence "R" [among others, letters to Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff and Richard Rodgers]

Box 3, Folder 20

Correspondence "S" [among others, letters to Jean Sibelius, Richard Strauss and Mordecai Sandberg]

Box 3, Folder 21

Correspondence with Walter Schatzki

Box 3, Folder 22

Correspondence with Andrew Schulhof [1949]

Box 3, Folder 23

Correspondence with Kurt Schwarz (Antiquarian Bookseller) [1947-1948]

Box 3, Folder 24

Correspondence with Kurt Schwarz (Antiquarian Bookseller) [1949]

Box 4, Folder 1

Correspondence with Dr. Albert Schweitzer [1947/1952]

Box 4, Folder 2

Correspondence with the Scribner Book Store [1939-1953]

Box 4, Folder 3

Correspondence with Stechert-Hafner Inc. [1951-1952]

Box 4, Folder 4

Correspondence with Wallace Sterling [1950-1953]

Box 4, Folder 5

Correspondence with Stevens and Brown Ltd. [1947-1949]

Box 4, Folder 6

Correspondence with Igor Stravinski and related matters [1947-1948]

Box 4, Folder 7

Requisitions: Memorial Library of Music [1950]

Box 4, Folder 8

Requisitions: Memorial Library of Music [1951]

Box 4, Folder 9

Requisitions: Memorial Library of Music [1952]

Box 4, Folder 10

Correspondence "T"

Box 4, Folder 11

Correspondence with Virgil Thompson

Box 4, Folder 12

Correspondence with Donald B. Tresidder [1945-1947]

Box 4, Folder 13

Correspondence "U"

Box 4, Folder 14

Correspondence with the U.S. Government

Box 4, Folder 15

Correspondence "V" [Rafael Heliodoro Valle]

Box 4, Folder 16

Correspondence "W" - "X"

Box 4, Folder 17

Correspondence with William P. Wreden

Box 4, Folder 18

Correspondence "Y" - "Z"