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

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Description
6 cubic ft.
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
Author
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958.
Title
Arthur M. Abell papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk).
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. Includes extensive correspondence from Leopold Auer, Max Bruch, Serge Koussevitzky, Isidore Philipp, Xaver Scharwenka; and 6 or more letters each from Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Willy Burmester, Carl Flesch, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Rudolf Ganz, Etelka Gerster-Gardini, Arthur Hartmann, Hugo Heerman, Ernst Hutcheson, Hugo Kaun, Juan Manén, Robert Schauffler, Arnold T. Schwab, Christian Sinding, Theodore Spiering, Richard Strauss, Amadeo von der Hoya, and Anton Witek.
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.
Connect to:
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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