Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Nettie Prescott kept scrapbooks of theater programs that she gathered from Tacoma, Washington, Boston, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon. The collection (1884-1890) contains two volumes, and volume one includes a holograph letter from Emma Abbott to Prescott, dated February 18, 1887.
The collection consists of a treasurer's book of the Salem Musical Union, which lists receipts, disbursements, and dues-paying members from 1869-1871.
Nellie "Nell" Miller Seely (1878-1968), a daughter of Oregon pioneers, became a songwriter, milliner, painter and poet. The collection contains correspondence, published and unpublished music manuscripts, music notebooks, photographs, memorabilia, and phonograph records.
Dorothy Speare (1898-1951) was an opera singer turned author who wrote the novel Dancers in the Dark. The collection consists of Speare's manuscripts, correspondence, personal files, and school and college papers.
Harry S. Stamper, Jr. (1944-2012) was a longshoreman and folksinger who spent most of his working life in Coos Bay, Oregon. This collection documents Stamper's musical and literary activities and contains information on regional labor history, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, environmental politics, and other subjects.
George Steiner (1900- ) was a composer and conductor of music. The collection includes music manuscripts, correspondence, and notebooks.
Henry R. Stern (1874-1966) was a music composer and music publishing executive. The collection contains correspondence, music manuscripts, phonograph recordings, composition and copyright lists, biographical material, and scrapbooks.
Alex Stordahl (1913-1963) was a trumpeter with the Bert Bloch orchestra and Tommy Dorsey, and composed music for Frank Sinatra, Eddie Fisher, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Dean Martin and Bing Crosby among others. The collection contains scores and arrangements for orchestra and voice.
The collection comprises the papers of composer, musician, and artist Jon Sutton, and includes artifacts, biographical material, professional papers, books and poetry, musical scores, recordings, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs and artwork.
The Turner Cornet Band, of Turner, Oregon and Marion County, was a brass band most active during the 1890s, that furnished entertainment for a number of social and political events. The collection (1890-1897) consists of meeting minutes, and membership and pledge accounts.
The Wally Beau Orchestra was a "family dance band" consisting, primarily, of members of the Beau family of Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin. The collection is entirely made up of musical arrangements.
Lisl Weil is a Viennese-born author-illustrator of children's books. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and Weil's illustrations for books by other authors.
Leonard Whitcup (1903-1979) was a composer of popular music. The collection contains sheet music and a scant amount of biographical information.
Clarence H. White (1874-1945) established the Ellison-White Lyceum and Chautauqua Association, and also founded a conservatory of music in Portland. The collection (1898-1945) contains correspondence, reports and a program of the Chautauqua Association, and catalogues and programs of the music conservatory.
Jean Williams (1876 - 1965) was composer of piano compositions and a piano and voice teacher. The collection (1941-1957) contains correspondence, music manuscripts and published music, clippings, and publicity releases.