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John L. Adams Collection, 1800-1980 | Manuscripts

By Laurel Alexander

Collection Overview

Title: John L. Adams Collection, 1800-1980Add to your cart.
ID: 01/HM.34
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 04/11/1983. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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Abstract

Papers relating to John L. Adams' thesis, An Annotated Bibliography of Autobiographies Written by Musicians from 1800 to 1975 Available in English, and his book, Musician's Autobiographies: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings Available in English 1800 to 1980, about musicians' autobiographies. Published 1982. Graduated from Northeast Louisiana University.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence and clippings used in preparation of author's thesis, An Annotated Bibliography of Autobiographies Written by Musicians from 1800 to 1975 Available in English, and his ensuing book, Musician's Autobiographies: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings Available in English 1800 to 1980; material about 105 persons is included.

Collection Historical Note

Materials on Joseph Benton (Giuseppe Bentonelli), Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle, Bing Crosby, William Crotch, Otto Goldschmidt, Babs Gonzales, Charles Gounod, Joseph Hofmann, Ernst Krenek, Lillian Russell, Ira D. Sankey, Eugenie Schumann, Ganna Walksa, Samuel Wesley and Fredelind Wagner.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 83-013
Access Restrictions: This collection is restricted. Please contact the UNT Archives for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: John L. Adams, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1689: Correspondence and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 2718
Folder 1: John L. Adams: Letters and Inventories, 1983-02-15Add to your cart.
Contains letters to Dallas Symphony Association, Inc and citations of materials not used in Adams' master's degree thesis.
Folder 2: Aakus, Eivind -- Altschuler, Modeste, 1976-07-14 - 1976-07-20Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence on the lives and activities of Eivind P. Aakhus, Adolphe Adam, and Modeste Altschuler.
Folder 3: Bainton, Helen -- Blake-Alverson, Margaret Kroh, 1976-02-10 - 1977-09-16Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence, obituaries, xeroxes from California in 1850, and handwritten noted outlines on Helen Bainton, George Barker, Joseph Benton, Edward N. Bilbie, and Margaret Kroh Blake-Alverson.
Folder 4: Booth, Webster --Campbell, Viola Hutchison, 1976-02-11 - 11-23-1976Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Laura Boulton, Percy Brier, Andrew Boutflower, Phyllis Wilkins Brusey, Elisabeth Christie Brown, Alfred Davies Cammeyer, and Viola Hutchinson Campbell with some obituaries.
Folder 5: Carroll, Henry -- Ely, Sally Frothingham, 1976-06-12- 1977-10-01Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Henry Carrll, Inga Hoegsbro Christensen, Ida Cook, Margaret Cooper, Bing Crosby, William Crotch, Alan Dale, J. P Davis, John Duss, and Sally Frothingham Ely with some obituaries.
Folder 6: Esser, Grace Denton -- Goldschmidt, Otto, 1977-01-11 - 1977-05-10  -Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Grace Denton Esser, Sigwart Botho Philipp August Eulenburg, G. Roy Fenwick, Al G. Field, Don Fina, Don Gillis, and Otto Goldschmidt with some obituaries.
Folder 7: Gonzales, Babs -- MacPherson, Sandy, 1977-10-16 - 1977-05-06Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Babs Gonzales, Charles Gounod-Weldon, L.A. Hamand, Archibald Martin Henderson, Art Hodes, Josef Hofmann, Jessie M Hutton, P. R. Kirby, Ernst Krenek, Haldor Lillenas, Eva H Longbottom, Louise McDowell, J. Mackenzie-Rogan, Reginald Courtenay MacKness, Angus MacPherson, and Sandy MacPherson with some obituaries.
Folder 8: Mellish, Mary -- Riddle, Almdea, 1977-01-01 - 1977-10-03Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Mary Mellish, Samuel Midgley, Jose Mojica, Lindley Nunnand, William Arundel Orchard, Ora Catherine O'Riley, Phil and Louie Palermo, Robert L. Pearsall, Winifred Dixon Percival, Lilli Pietschmikoff, William Michael Quirk, Arthur Herbert Rackett, Frances Marion Ralston, Florizel Von Reuter, and Almdea Riddle with some obituaries.
Folder 9: Russell, Lillian, 1922-02Add to your cart.
Contains  personal notes and copies of Cosmopolitan from February 1922 regarding Lillian Russell.
Folder 10: Sagiova, Marketa -- Siegel, Irving, 1976-11-10 - 1977-10-12Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Marketa Sagiova, Minnie Saltzmann-Stevens, Ira D Sankey, Janet D Schenck, Eugenie Schumann, Fanny Marks Seibels, and Irving Siegel.
Folder 11: Simonian, Leonie Bertha -- Walska, Ganna, 1976-04-24 - 1976-09-13Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Leonie Bertha Simonian, Emily Soldene, Christina Soltan, Evert Taube, Charles Forbes Taylor, Joe Taylor, Jean Thomas, Herbert Thompson, Lewis Stacy Tuckwell, Grant Colfax Tullar, Mae Caesar Turnor, Friedelind Wagner, and Ganna Walska with some obituaries.
Folder 12: Waters, Thorold Dalrymple -- Wolwoff, Israel, 1976-04-23 - 1977-04-14Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence for and by John L. Adams regarding Thorold Dalrymple Waters, Joy Webb, Samuel Webb, Maude Valerie White, and Israel Wolwoff with some obituaries.

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