Guide to the Sloss Music Collection M0126

Department of Special Collections and University Archives
1999 ; revised 2017
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Sloss music collection
creator: Sloss, Hattie Hecht
source: Sloss, Hattie Hecht
Identifier/Call Number: M0126
Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1811-1947

Scope and Content

Autograph letters of musicians, singers, composers and conductors. Also postcards, autographs, and a few photographs, in English and German. Songbooks in Aleut, German, English, and possibly Danish,. 1821-1947.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Sloss music collection, M0126, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hattie Hecht Sloss with other materials donated by Siemon William Muller, Professor Alma Lowrey Williams, Watson Nicholson, and others.

Conditions Governing Use

While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. Some of these materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

Related Materials

Signed photographs from the Sloss collection are in the General Photograph Collection: Portraits (https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/4083653)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Music
Songbooks.
Sloss, Hattie Hecht
Sloss, Hattie Hecht

box 1, folder 1

BACHANS, WILHELM

box 1, folder 2

BARTALINI

 

to Mr. Sears, undated

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 3

BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG V. 1770-1827

 

Copy of letter to Rockel undated

box 1, folder 4

BORI, LUCREZIA 1888-

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with covers. 6 April 1933 and 20 March 1934

Physical Description: 2 T.L.S.
box 1, folder 5

BRICO, ANTONIA

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German and English with concert program and cover. 5 Jan. [1931]

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 6

DAMROSCH, FRANK HEINO 1859-1937

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 16 May 1917.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
box 1, folder 7

DAMROSCH, WALTER JOHANNES 1862-

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 28 Nov. 1901.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to R.L. Wilbur, 12 Nov. 1934.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
box 1, folder 8

DOBROWEN, ISSAY

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in English with cover. 3 Jan. 1931

Physical Description: A.N.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, in German. 9 July 1931

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German with cover. 3 Nov. [1931]

Physical Description: A.N.S.
box 1, folder 9

DOBROWEN, M. (see also: Issay A.P.C.S.)

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German with cover. 28 Jan. 1931

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German, with line and signature of Issay. 24 March 1931

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German with cover. 4 Oct. 1931

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 10

ELMAN, MISCHA 1891-

 

Autograph to Margaret Sloss, 4 March 1914.

 

Autographed photo to Mrs. Sloss, 15 Feb. 1913.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 5 May 1914.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 11

FLEISHER, LEON

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 16 May 1943.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 12

FLOOD, WILLIAM HENRY GRATTON 1859 - 1928

 

to Watson Nicholson, 28 June and 10 Aug. 1922.

Physical Description: 2 A.L.S.
box 1, folder 13

FOOTE, ARTURO 1853-1937

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 23 Dec.?

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 14

GERMAN, SIR EDWARD 1862-1936

 

unsigned letter quoting newspapers' praise of The Seasons. undated

box 1, folder 15

HARTY, SIR HAMILTON 1880-1941

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 15 Aug. 1931

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 16

HEERMANN, HUGO

 

to unknown, date?

Physical Description: 1 A.N.S. and 1 A.L.S.
box 1, folder 17

HERTZ, ALFRED 1872-1942

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. to unknown, 23 Oct. 1923 n.d.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
box 1, folder 18

HEUSCHEL, ED

 

to Mr. Hecht, 1 June 1896.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Miss Hecht, with note signed [G.H.] with cover. n.d.,

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 19

HEUSCHEL, LILLIAN B.

 

to Hattie [Hecht], undated

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 20

IVES, CHARLES E.

 

to Prof. A.L. Williams 1933

Physical Description: A.L.S.

Scope and Contents note

Content: genealogy, esp. relationship between Prof. Williams and Ives (Source: Prof. Alma Lowry Williams)
box 1, folder 21

[LIEDERSAMMLUNG; 20 musik gesetzt.]

 

songbook, in German, various composers, hand-copied undated

box 1, folder 22

MARIO, QUEENA

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 10 Sept. 1930

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 23

MELBA, NELLIE

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 4 Feb. 1916

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 24

MELCHIOR, LAURITZ 1890 -

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. n.d.,

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 25

MEYERBEER, GIACOMO (or JAKOB LIEBMANN BEER) 1791 - 1864

 

to unknown, with autograph of Alexander H. Rice attached to verso. 9 Aug. [1861]

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 26

MILHAUD, M.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 21 April 1947

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 27

MOZART FACSIMILES

Physical Description: two items.
box 1, folder 28

MOZART, CONSTANZE [transferred]

 

to J. Spontini, Mar. 19, 1838.

Physical Description: A.L.S.

Custodial History

PLEASE NOTE: Item was transferred to the Memorial Library of Music (https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9645653) with shelf number MLM 765.
box 1, folder 29

ORSINI, L.

 

To Mons. Golterman, in French. 27 Sept. 1871

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 30

PADEREWSKI, JAN IGNACY

 

facsimile signature and handwritten line from menuet in A major. ( L.A.) Mar. 1900,

box 1, folder 31

REMENYI, EDWARD

 

to unknown, 23 Dec. 1878.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 32

RETHBERG, ELIZABETH 1894 -

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 5 March 1929

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 29 Aug. 1929

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, with cover in German. 24 Sept. 1929

Physical Description: (signed photo)
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 17 March 1931

Physical Description: A.N.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, 17 Feb.

Physical Description: (photo)
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 10 [Aug.] 1935

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover in German. undated

Physical Description: A.N.S.
box 1, folder 33

SEMBRICH, MARCELLA STENGEL 1858 - 1935

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in German. 23 March 1901

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover, in German. 11 Nov. 1901

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

Autograph calling card, Nov. 1901.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover, in German. 3 Dec. 1901

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover, in German. 11 May 1904

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 11 May 1933

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

T.N.S. to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 30 March 1933

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover, in German. undated

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. undated

Physical Description: A.N.S.
box 1, folder 34

SMITH, S.F.

 

Autographed hymn of America, 1894.

box 1, folder 35

SPONTINI, GASPARE 1774-1851

 

to [?] April 8, 1811.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 36

STOKOWSKI, OLGA SAMAROFF

 

to Mrs. Sloss, undated

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 37

STRAUSS, MME. JOHANN

Physical Description: calling card with note in [German?]
box 1, folder 38

TETRAZZINI, LUISA 1874-1940

 

to Mrs. Sloss, in French. 20 Jan. 1911

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 39

TIBBETT, LAWRENCE M. 1896 -

 

T.L. (carbon) to L.T. from Mrs. Sloss, 31 Aug. 1933.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 9 Sept. 1933.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

T.L. (carbon) from Mrs. Sloss, 22 Nov. 1933.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 18 Dec. 1933.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
box 1, folder 40

TOVEY, DONALD FRANCIS 1875 - 1940

 

to James Speyer, July 31, 1901.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 41

WALTER, BRUNO 1876-

 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 4 Sept. 1946

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, with cover. 21 April 1947

Physical Description: A.L.S.
box 1, folder 42

Unidentified signed photograph

Scope and Contents note

(See Memorial Lib of Music #24)
box 2, folder 1

ALEUT (or ESKIMO) LANGUAGE SONGBOOK or HYMNBOOK

 

Some printed pages, mostly holograph, author unknown, undated

box 2, folder 2

SANGE [DANISH?]

Physical Description: 2 ms. songbooks with hand drawn and painted covers.
box 2, folder 3

GESANGE fur CLAVIER ODER PIANOFORTE GESAMELT von CONCORDIA ROHLER

Scope and Contents note

Ms. musical scores and lyrics in German, bound.
box 2, folder 4

SONGBOOK IN ENGLISH

 

Ms., bound, owner and possible copyist: Mr. Hamilton. Gift of Dr. Siemon William Muller. n.d.,

box 2, folder 5

SUNDAY SCHOOL SONGBOOK ([John] Law)

 

Ms., bound, Muller gift. 1821.

box 2, folder 6

A. HASWELL SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, Muller gift. 1826

box 2, folder 7

JOHN LAW SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, Muller gift. 1842.

box 2, folder 8

SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, hymns and psalms. n.d.,

box 2, folder 9

NANCY KELLOGG'S SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound 1825

Scope and Contents note

Wm. Cullen Bryant piece in back.