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Albert and Elaine Atwood collection on Thilo Becker and Otie Chew, 1888-ca. 1984
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Series 1. Personal papers.

Scope and Content

This series consists primarily of material relating to the careers of pianist Thilo Becker and his wife, violinist Otie Chew.
Box 5, Folder 1

Biographical information for Thilo Becker and Otie Chew. 1895-ca. 1984.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopies of Chew's certificate of admission to Windsor Castle; typed anecdotes related by Albert Atwood.
Box 5, Folder 2

Book manuscript. 1932.

Scope and Content Note

"Thoughts Relating Principally to Music" by Thilo Becker [includes copy of telegram from Ignace Paderewski].
Box 5, Folder 3

Cards - Richard Wagner. undated.

Scope and Content Note

Twelve cards depicting scenes from Wagner operas; post card for Parsifal.
Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1891-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Otie Chew to her parents; copy of a cable from Ignace Paderewski to Thilo Becker.
Box 5, Folder 5

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. 1967.

Scope and Content

Contains program for world tour by Shibley Boyes [two copies, one inscribed by Boyes].
Box 5, Folder 6

Photographs.

Scope and Content

Includes portrait of Richard Wagner; photos of Paloma Schramm and Shibley Boyes.
Box 5, Folder 7

Photographs - Otie Chew. 1895 and undated.

Box 5, Folder 8

Photographs - Thilo Becker. undated.

Box 5, Folder 9

Photographs - Thilo Becker and Otie Chew. undated.

Box 5, Folder 10

Programs. 1890-1951.

Scope and Content

Contains programs for performances by Otie Chew, Thilo Becker, Paloma Schramm, and Olga Steeb; program for memorial service of Los Angeles Times music critic Isabel Morse Jones.
Box 5, Folder 11

Clippings. 1888-1953.

Box 5, Folder 12

Journals of C.F.W. Schramm. 1897-1899.

 

Series 2. Scrapbooks. 1915-1956.

Box 1

Scrapbook. 1915-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings and programs regarding piano concerts in the Los Angeles area, compiled by Marjorie Barker. [unbound]
Box 2

Scrapbook. 1923-1956.

Scope and Content

Contains clippings and programs regarding piano concerts in the Los Angeles area, compiled by Marjorie Baker. [unbound]
Box 3

Scrapbook. 1933-1937.

Scope and Content

Contains clippings and programs regarding Thilo Becker and Otie Chew.
Box 4

Scrapbook. 1922-1955.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings and programs regarding the students of Thilo Becker [unbound]
Box 4

Photocopies. 1915-1949.

Scope and Content

Contains photocopies of various pages from the scrapbooks in the collection.
 

Series 3. Music manuscripts.

Scope and Content

Contains handwritten music manuscripts.
Box 3

Caruthers Conway compositions. 1944-1945.

Box 3

Im Walde et. al. [Friedrich von Bodenstedt and others]. 1903.

Box 3

Paloma Schramm compositions. 1904.

Box 3

Thilo Becker compositions [some cowritten with Paloma Schramm-Baruch]. undated.