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Bessie Zuckerman papers
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Series 1. Subject files. 1920-1958.

Box 1, Folder 1

Mana-Zucca. 1920-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs, inscribed scores, correspondence, and newspaper clippings from and concerning the composer and performer Mana-Zucca (Augusta Zuckerman Cassel, 1885-1981).
Box 1, Folder 2

Hollywood Bowl. 1926-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Contains programs, publications, clippings, and correspondence relating to Bessie Zuckerman’s involvement with the foundation of the Hollywood Bowl.
Box 1, Folder 3

L. E. Behymer. 1928-1947.

Scope and Content Note

Photos, correspondence, inscribed scores, newspaper clippings and publications concerning L. E. Behymer (Lynden Ellison Behymer, 1862-1947)’s role as a music and entertainment figure in California.
Box 1, Folder 4

Series 2. Correspondence. 1922-1930.

Scope and Content

Primarily personal correspondence; also includes blank stationary for various music associations.
Box 1, Folder 5

Series 3. Photographs. circa 1920-1930.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs include inscribed portraits, stills from performances, and images of galas and events in Los Angeles.

Series 4. Music. 1870-1964.

Box 3, Folders 1-4, Box 4, Folders 1-5, Box 5, Folders 1-5

Piano and instrumental ensemble scores. 1870-1930.

Box 2, Folders 5-7, Box 6, Folders 1-3

Vocal Scores in English. 1900-1964.

Box 6, Folder 4, Box 7, Folders 1-5

Vocal Scores in German, French, Italian, and Russian. 1892-1952 .

Box 3, Folder 5, Box 8, Folder 2

Inscribed music. 1915-1928.

Scope and Content Note

Inscriptions are on sheet music and scores from Nino Marcelli (1928), Francesco Ferullo (1928), Mrs. Thomas Allen Woodruff, Florence Howard (1917), Ward Stevens (1920) Edward Lebegott (1915), and Percy Grainger.

Series 5. Ephemera. 1925-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Zuckerman’s personal scrapbook, fliers, pamphlets, promotional material, menus, press releases, and newspaper clippings, primarily concerning music associations and events in the Los Angeles area.
Also includes programs from theatre, music, dance, musical, and opera performances in the Los Angeles area, France, and Germany.
Box 1, Folder 6, Box 8, Folder 1

Ephemera. 1920-1940.

Box 1, Folder 7

Performance programs. 1915-1940.

Box 1, Folder 8

Press Releases. 1934.

Scope and Content Note

Pre-publication drafts of the "Eventful Days of Westways," January 25 through July 1, 1934.
Box 1, Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings. 1927-1935.

Box 1, Folder 10

Santa Monica Bay Music Association. 1925-1927.

Box 8, Folder 1


Box 2, Folders 1-4

Series 6. Publications. 1930-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a book, record reviews, catalogs, magazines, and publications of the Bach Society and Beethoven Sonata Society.