Alexis Kall papers, 1917-1940

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Title: Alexis Kall papers
Collection number: 601
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Date: 1917-1940
Abstract: Alexis Kall (b.1878) taught at the Imperial University in St. Petersburg, Russia. The collection consists of Kall's correspondence, papers, notebooks, and memorabilia. There is also a typescript manuscript on Stravinsky by Kall.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Kall, Alexis, 1878-

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jay Leyda and Dr. Sergei Bertensson.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexis Kall Papers (Collection 601). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233235 

Biography

Kall taught at the Imperial University in St. Petersburg, Russia; he was a friend and one-time secretary of Igor Stravinsky.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, papers, notebooks, and memorabilia of Dr. Alexis Kall. Includes typescript manuscript on Stravinsky by Kall.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Kall, Alexis, 1878- --Archives.
College teachers--Russia--St. Petersburg--Archives.
Manuscripts for publication.
Musicologists--Russia--St. Petersburg--Archives.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, English. c.1930-1950.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence, Dagmar Godowsky. c.1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, Serge Prokofieff. c. 1921.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, Russian. c.1930-1950.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence, Mario Sylva. n.d..

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 6

Manuscripts, English. c.1930-1950.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 7

Manuscripts, Russian. 1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 1

Photographs, Identified. n.d..

Language of Material: English
Box 2, Folder 2

Photographs, Unidentified. n.d..

Language of Material: English
Box 3, Folder 1

Clippings, English. c.1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 3, Folders 2-3

Clippings, Russian. c.1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 3, Folder 4

Ephemera. 1920s-1940s.

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Includes naturalization papers and passports.
Box 4

Pocket Diaries and Postcards. 1920s-1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 5, Folder 1

Igor Stravinsky, Clippings. 1940s.

Language of Material: English
Box 5, Folder 2

Igor Stravinsky, Correspondence. 1930s-1940s.

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Correspondence includes items in English, French and Russian; letters to and from Kall and/or Stravinsky; Stravinsky to Pierre Monteux; Stravinsky on the occasion of the death of Maurice Ravel.
Box 5, Folder 3

Igor Stravinsky, Ephemera. 1940s.

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Includes an essay by Stan Barnett, "The Neglect of Tchaikovsky's Genius" and 'Ballet of the Winds' by Alice Leal Pollock.
Box 5, Folder 4

Igor Stravinsky, List of Works and Overview of Career. c.1940.

Language of Material: English
Box 5, Folder 5

Igor Stravinsky, Materials Relating to the Norton Lectures (Charles Eliot Norton Chair of Poetry), Harvard University. 1939-1940.

Language of Material: English
Box 5, Folder 6

Igor Stravinsky, Photographs. c.1940s.

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Includes cartoon of Stravinsky and photograph of Stravinsky and Edward G. Robinson.
Box 5, Folder 7

Igor Stravinsky, Programs of Performances of music written and conducted by Stravinsky. 1939-1940.

Language of Material: English
Box 5, file 8

Igor Stravinsky, Ralph Berton essay celebrating Stravinsky's achievements. 1935.

Language of Material: English