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Arthur M. Abell papers

Title
Arthur M. Abell papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk).
Author
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958.

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Series X (+)Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series X (+)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series VIIIMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series VIIIPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series VII (+)Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series VII (+)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series VIMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series VIPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series VMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series VPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series IXMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series IXPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series IVMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series IVPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series IIIMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series IIIPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series IIMoving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series IIPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 88-101Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 88-101Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 76-87Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 76-87Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 59-75Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 59-75Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 36-58Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 36-58Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 28-45Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 28-45Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 14-27Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 14-27Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 102-118Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 102-118Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series I, Folder 1-13Moving imageSupervised use JOB 88-4 Series I, Folder 1-13Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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Additional Authors
  • Auer, Leopold, 1845-1930.
  • Bloomfield-Zeisler, Fannie, 1863-1927.
  • Bruch, Max, 1838-1920.
  • Burmester, Willy, 1869-1933.
  • Flesch, Carl, 1873-1944.
  • Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936.
  • Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972.
  • Gardini, Etelka, 1855-1920.
  • Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956.
  • Heerman, Hugo, 1844-1935.
  • Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951.
  • Kaun, Hugo, 1863-1932.
  • Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951.
  • Manén, Juan, 1883-1971.
  • Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958.
  • Scharwenka, Xaver, 1850-1924.
  • Schauffler, Robert Haven, 1879-1964.
  • Schwab, Arnold T.
  • Sinding, Christian, 1856-1941.
  • Spiering, Theodore, 1871-1925.
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
  • Hoya, Amadeo von der, 1874-1922.
  • Witek, Anton, 1872-1933.
Description
6 cubic ft.
Summary
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more than 150 portraits of musicians, many of them autographed; and other material.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Calling cards.
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Photoprints.
  • Portraits.
  • Programs.
Source (note)
  • Abell, Louise (Miller)
Biography (note)
  • American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, especially befriended other violinists.
Language (note)
  • Chiefly in German and English; some letters in French and Russian.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid in the repository.
Provenance (note)
  • Bequest of Louise (Miller) Abell, 1980.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JOB 88-4
OCLC
NYPW88-A50
Author
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958.
Title
Arthur M. Abell papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk).
Biography
American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, especially befriended other violinists.
Language
Chiefly in German and English; some letters in French and Russian.
Indexes
Finding aid in the repository.
Provenance
Bequest of Louise (Miller) Abell, 1980.
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Occupation
Music critics.
Musicians.
Violinists.
Added Author
Auer, Leopold, 1845-1930.
Bloomfield-Zeisler, Fannie, 1863-1927.
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920.
Burmester, Willy, 1869-1933.
Flesch, Carl, 1873-1944.
Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936.
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972.
Gardini, Etelka, 1855-1920.
Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956.
Heerman, Hugo, 1844-1935.
Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951.
Kaun, Hugo, 1863-1932.
Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951.
Manén, Juan, 1883-1971.
Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958.
Scharwenka, Xaver, 1850-1924.
Schauffler, Robert Haven, 1879-1964.
Schwab, Arnold T.
Sinding, Christian, 1856-1941.
Spiering, Theodore, 1871-1925.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Hoya, Amadeo von der, 1874-1922.
Witek, Anton, 1872-1933.
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958.
Research Call Number
JOB 88-4
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