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Guide to the Ernest T. Kretschmer Archive, 1927-
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Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Biographical, 1914-2001

Physical Description: Boxes 1:1-2:9

Scope and Content Note

This series contains biographical material concerning Mr. Kretschmer and his family. Additional biographical material can be found in Realia and the Oversize series.

Arrangement

The material is arranged chronologically.
Box-folder 1:1

Kretschmer & family

Box-folder 1:2

Oral History, 1992-93

Box-folder 1:3-5

Honors, 1984-2002

Box-folder 1:3

Miscellaneous awards, 1984-2002

Box-folder 1:4

UCSC & Community celebration honoring Kretschmer, 1992

Box-folder 1:5

UCSC Kretschmer Plaza, Music Center dedication, 1997

Box-folder 1:6-8

Programs & playbills collected by Kretschmer, 1939-1984

Box-folder 1:6

Miscellaneous collection, 1939-1984

Box-folder 1:7

Souvenir Programs, 1936-1940

Box-folder 1:8

Scrapbook pages with programs, 1927-1935

Box-folder 1:9

OPUS III, 1973

Box-folder 1:10

OPUS V, 1974

Box-folder 2:1-2

New York, 1979-80

Box-folder 2:1

Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall Programs, 1978-1980

Box-folder 2:2

NYC Ballet, Playbill Programs, 1979-1980

Box-folder 2:3-4

Santa Fe, 1981

Box-folder 2:3

Chamber Music Festival, 9th season, 1981

Box-folder 2:4

Opera, 25th Anniversary season, 1981

Box-folder 2:5-6

Music Festival at Sea, 1981-83

Box-folder 2:5

[22nd?] Festival programs, 1981-82

Box-folder 2:6

23rd Festival programs, 1982-83

Box-folder 2:7-8

Colorado1981-84

Box-folder 2:7

Aspen Music Festival & misc. programs, 1981-84

Box-folder 2:8

Misc. Programs, 1981-84

Box-folder 2:9

San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival programs, 1984

 

Series 2.   Correspondence, 1941, 1951-1998

Physical Description: Box 2:10-11

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence mainly by Mr. Kretschmer and his family, military, business, and sponsorship associates.

Arrangement

The material is arranged chronologically.
Box-folder 2:10

General Correspondence, 1941, 1951-1998

Box-folder 2:11

80th Birthday correspondence, 1994

 

Series 3.   Activities, 1935-2001

Physical Description: Boxes 3:1-4:3

Scope and Content Note

This series contains information about Mr. Kretschmer activities in the health care industry, the music industry and his participation with musicians, composers and soloists, and the proposed Wingspread Performing Arts Project.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by subject.
Box-folder 3:1-2

Health Care

Box-folder 3:1

Citizens for Better Nursing Home Care/ Advocate [Successor]

Box-folder 3:2

California Association of Health Facilities

Box-folder 3:3-16

Music & Performing Arts

Box-folder 3:3

Pajaro Valley Concert Assoc., n.d.

Box-folder 3:4

Santa Cruz County Symphony, 1973-1991

Box-folder 3:5

Santa Cruz Holy Cross Pipe Organ committee, 1985-87

Box-folder 3:6

Cabrillo Music Festival, 1967, 1982

Box-folder 3:7-13

UCSC Crown Chamber Players "Circle of Friends" support group

Box-folder 3:7

UC Policies for support groups, 1987-88

Box-folder 3:8

"Circle of Friends" Support group by-laws, etc., 1986

Box-folder 3:9

"Circle of Friends" Support group correspondence, 1986-89

Box-folder 3:10-13

"Circle of Friends" Support group budgets

Box-folder 3:10

1986-87

Box-folder 3:11

1987-88

Box-folder 3:12

1988-89

Box-folder 3:13

1989-90

Box-folder 3:14

Barati Ensemble, 1989-90

Box-folder 3:15

Cabrillo College "Distinguished Artist" concert & lecture series & "Kretschmer Keyboard Series", 1988-95

Box-folder 3:16

UC Foundation, Music Center, 1995-97

Box-folder 3:17

George Barati, 1981-84

Box-folder 3:18

Lou Harrison, 1987-92

Box-folder 3:19

Philip Lorenz & Sally Christian, 1981-82

Box-folder 3:20

Enrique Marquez, 1991

Box-folder 4:1

Robert Freeman, 1982-83

Box-folder 4:2

Barbara Nissman, 1992-98

Box-folder 4:3

Charles Holland, 1981-82

Box-folder 4:4-8

Wingspread (Performing Arts) Project

Box-folder 4:4

Correspondence, 1983

Box-folder 4:5

"The Friends of Porter Sesnon" opposition, 1985

Box-folder 4:6

Press releases, 1983-86

Box-folder 4:7

"Pros & Cons" - Speeches & Testimony, 1984-86

Box-folder 4:8

Clippings, n.d., 1973-1986

Box-folder 4:9-13

Wingspread Beach Foundation

Box-folder 4:9

Info & research

Box-folder 4:10

Minutes, agendas, notes, 1983-85

Box-folder 4:11

Hare, Brewer & Kelley Inc., 1983-84

Box-folder 4:12

Crosby, Thornton, Marshall Assoc., 1983

Box-folder 4:13

Environmental impact reports, 1982-83

Box-folder 4:14-16

Wingspread Arts Foundation

Box-folder 4:14

By-Laws, agreements (drafts),[1983]

Box-folder 4:15

Minutes, notes, corres., n.d. 1983-84

Box-folder 4:16

Minutes, notes, corres., 1985-86

 

Series 4.   Philanthropy, 1964-2001

Physical Description: Box 5:1-11

Scope and Content Note

This series contains materials pertaining to Mr. Kretschmer's support of the performing arts, composers, and musicians through the establishment of scholarships, the funding of concert series, donation of instruments, etc.

Arrangement

The material is arranged geographically.
Box-folder 5:1-11

Aquinas College

Box-folder 5:1

Information about Aquinas College

Box-folder 5:2

Board of Trustees, 1981-84

Box-folder 5:3

Catholic Junior College Reunion, 1983

Box-folder 5:4

Festival/Reunion, 1981-82

Box-folder 5:5

Alumni Meeting in San Francisco, 1983

Box-folder 5:6

Percussion Group, 1985-91

Box-folder 5:7

Art & Music Center, 1983-85

Box-folder 5:8

Scholarships, 1982-92

Box-folder 5:9

Kretschmer Recital Hall, 1984

Box-folder 5:10

Knabe Piano Donation, 1977-81

Box-folder 5:11

Concert Series, 1981-82

Box-folder 6:1-6

Santa Cruz Area

Box-folder 6:1-3

UCSC

Box-folder 6:1

Music Campaign

Box-folder 6:2

Scholarships, 1992-98

Box-folder 6:3

Steinway Piano donation, 1998

Box-folder 6:4-5

Cabrillo College

Box-folder 6:4

Scholarships, 1989-91

Box-folder 6:5

Steinway and Knabe Piano donations

Box-folder 6:6

Henry J. Mello Center Steinway Piano Donation

 

Series 5.  Realia, 1973-2001

Physical Description: Box 7

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the realia.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by size.
Box-folder 7

2 Gavels

Box-folder 7

Engraved notepad holder, Barati Piano Concert, 1973

Box-folder 7

4 T-shirts, Cabillo Music Festival

Box-folder 7

Plaques

Box-folder 7

Cabrillo Colege Computer Technology Center

Box-folder 7

Saginaw Catholic Schools Hall of Fame, 1991

Box-folder 7

Cabrillo Music Festival Life Membership

Box-folder 7

American College of Nursing Homes Administrators, 1/1/64

Box-folder 7

1 video tape recorded at Cabrillo College Theater - Barbara Nissman benefit piano concert to establish Kretschmer Endowment Scholarship Fund, 9/19/92

 

Series 6.  Oversize, 1935-2001

Physical Description: Boxes 8-9

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the oversize material including scrapbook pages, playbills, autographed posters and newspaper articles.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by size.
Box-folder 8:1

"B.U.D." score by George Barati

Box-folder 8:2

Scrapbook pages of programs, 1936-37

Box-folder 8:3

Scrapbook pages "Chicago", 1935-36

Box-folder 9:1

Clippings about La Manzana Complex in Watsonville, and miscellaneous subjects

Box-folder 9:2

Playbills, 1935

Box-folder 9:2

San Carlo Opera Co.

Box-folder 9:2

Chicago City Opera Co.

Box-folder 9:2

Ballet Russe

Box-folder 9:3

Proclamations

Box-folder 9:3

Member Laureate of Santa Cruz County Symphony Assoc., 1983

Box-folder 9:3

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, "Bud Kretschmer Day", July 31, 1992

Box-folder 9:4

Aquinas College: A Weekend of Music & Celebration poster, 1981

Box-folder 9:5

Catholic Junior College 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Thank You, 1981

Box-folder 9:6

Cabrillo Music Festival - autographed posters, 1978, 1986, 1988, 1990-1995, 1998, n.d.

Box-folder 9:7

Miscellaneous

Box-folder 9:7

80th Birthday Card

Box-folder 9:7

Sketch "Living Room" by Peter Chablis, 1985

Box-folder 9:8

Catholic Junior College 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert scrapbook

Box-folder 9:8

Scrapbook covers

Box-folder 9:8

Remounted scrapbook pages

 

Series 7.  Photographs, 1935-2001

Physical Description: Box 10

Scope and Content Note

This series contains photographs.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by size.
Box-folder 10:1

4" x 6" photos

Box-folder 10:2

5" x 7" photos

Box-folder 10:3

8" x 10" photos