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Steinway and Sons Corporate Papers
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Series I: Documents

 

Folder 1 1. Lease agreement between Steinway & Sons and U.S. Government, March 12, 1941.

 

Folder 2 1. TM 1-414, War Department Technical Manual – Aircraft Woodwork, Dec. 22, 1942

 

Folder 3 1. Proposed Glider Delivery Schedule, Aug. 1, 1942. 2. Tentative Price List, Dec. 17, 1942.

 

Folder 4 1. Correspondence re: order for Model 40 pianos for U.S. Army, 1942

 

Folders 5 1. Correspondence re: Limitation Order L-37A, use of “critical material” for pianos, 1942.

 

Folder 6 1. Correspondence re: materials for production and receiving reports, 1942-44.

 

Folder 7 1. Correspondence re: available floor space and plant conversion for CG-4A glider, 1942-43.

 

Folder 8 1. Correspondence and memos re: covering, doping, and camouflage of empennage and ailerons, 1943.

 

Folder 9 1. Misc. Steinway documents including Steinway News and newspaper articles.

 

Folder 10 1. Frank Walsh, Chief Engineer, Memos and Correspondence, 1943.

 

Folder 11 1. Frank Walsh, Chief Engineer, Memos and Correspondence, 1944.

 

Folder 12 1. General Aircraft Corp. – Subcontract agreement with Steinway & Sons, March/April 1942

 

Folder 13 1. General Aircraft Corp. – Lease agreement with Steinway & Sons, May 13, 1942.

 

Folder 14 1. General Aircraft Corp. – Contract with Steinway & Sons, memos and correspondence, 1943.

 

Folder 16 1. General Aircraft Corp./Charak Furniture Co., memos and correspondence re: CG-4A glider floors, March – July 1943.

 

Folder 17 1. General Aircraft Corp. correspondence re: YCG-13 Glider, May – Sept. 1943.

 

Folder 18 1. General Aircraft Corp., YCG-13 wing assembly delivery schedule/causes for delay, June – August 1943.

 

Folder 19 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Government Storeroom Locations and Stock Clerks, 1943.

 

Folder 20 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 21 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List for Fuselage parts, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 22 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List for Aileron, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 23 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List for Outboard Wing, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 24 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List for Inboard Wing, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 25 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CG-4A, Tools and Templates List for Empennage, August 26, 1943.

 

Folder 26 1. Release of contract between General Aircraft Corp. and Steinway & Sons, March 1944.

 

Folder 27 1. U.S. Army Glider, Model CD-4A, new tools to be added to Tools and Templates Record Book, May 1944.

 

Folder 28 1. Purchase Orders, 1943-44.

 

Folder 29 1. Correspondence and research for creation of traveling exhibit for Victory Vertical Piano, 2006.

 

SERIES II: Videos

 

1. National Association of Music Merchants, oral history interview with Henry Z. Steinway, January 21, 2006.

 

2. Steinway & Sons, The making of a hand crafted Steinway piano.

 

3. Twenty-six historic digital images.