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William Schuman papers and records

Title
William Schuman papers and records, 1933-1986.
Author
Schuman, William, 1910-1992.

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Description
50 linear ft.
Genre/Form
  • Articles.
  • Awards.
  • Certificates.
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Drafts (preliminary versions).
  • Manuscripts (for publication).
  • Memoranda.
  • Minutes.
  • Pamphlets.
  • Periodicals.
  • Photoprints.
  • Posters.
  • Press releases.
  • Programs.
  • Reports.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Speeches.
Biography (note)
  • An American composer and educator,
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid in the repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Accessioned
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JPB 87-33
Author
Schuman, William, 1910-1992.
Title
William Schuman papers and records, 1933-1986.
Summary
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters; and scrapbooks. Correspondents include: Samuel Barber, Jacques Barzun, William Bergsma, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Agnes DeMille, David Diamond, Antal Dorati, Morton Gould, Martha Graham, Frank Loesser, Otto Luening, Peter Mennin, Eugene Ormandy, Vincent Persichetti, Frederik Prausnitz, Andre Previn, Josef Raieff, Claire Reis, Richard Rodgers, Isaac Stern, Risë Stevens, Anthony Strilko, Roman Totenberg, Edgard Varèse, and Hugo Weisgall; representatives of organizations with which he has been associated and of other orchestras, foundations, educational institutions, and publishers.
Biography
An American composer and educator, William Schuman was instructor at Sarah Lawrence College (1935-45), president of the Juilliard School of Music (1945-1962), director of publications for G. Schirmer (1945-1952), and president of Lincoln Center (1962-1968). In the 1970's he was chairman of the Norlin Foundation and of the MacDowell Colony. He was a founding director of the Charles Ives Society and a member of the board of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Naumburg and Koussevitzky Foundations, and of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, organizations which he founded. Mr. Schuman died Feb. 15, 1992.
Indexes
Finding aid in the repository.
Connect to:
Occupation
Composers.
Local Subject
Schuman, William, 1910-1992.
Added Author
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012.
Bergsma, William, 1921-1994.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990.
De Mille, Agnes.
Diamond, David, 1915-2005.
Dorati, Antal.
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996.
Graham, Martha.
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969.
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996.
Mennin, Peter.
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985.
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987.
Prausnitz, Frederik.
Previn, André, 1929-2019.
Raieff, Josef.
Reis, Claire R. (Claire Raphael)
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001.
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013.
Strilko, Anthony.
Totenberg, Roman.
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965.
Weisgall, Hugo.
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
ANTA (Organization)
Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Brandeis University.
Broadcast Music, inc.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Columbia University.
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Film Society of Lincoln Center.
G. Schirmer, Inc.
Juilliard School of Music.
Koussevitzky Music Foundation.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
MacDowell Colony.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Naumburg Foundation.
New York Philharmonic.
Philadelphia Orchestra.
Sarah Lawrence College.
Research Call Number
JPB 87-33
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