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Box: 4 Fold: 72 University of Minnesota - Art Song Minnesota Festival
1989-90

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re participation in the Art Song Minnesota Festival of the University of Minnesota. Includes the university's School of Music Alumni Notes for Winter 1990 (vol.X, no.1) and May 1990 (vol.X, no.2).

Box: 4 Fold: 73 Van Cliburn Foundation
1984-85

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition of the Van Cliburn Foundation. Includes printed 1985 application booklet; typed notes/aide memoire by Hume and foundation news releases about the competition.

Box: 4 Fold: 74 Washington Cathedral - Great Organ Renovation
1975

DESCRIPTION: Report re the renovation of the Great Organ of the Washington Cathedral. Includes 4 photographs (b/w, 8x10) of the organ. Other items include copy of TL (6/10/1939) from the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company to William Stanley Parker, clerk, First Church Boston, re the design and acoustics relating to the organ at the church.

Box: 4 Fold: 75 Washington Cathedral Choir
1967-90

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings re youth dances held at the Washington Cathedral. Includes printed items relating to the Washington Cathedral choir: sheet music booklet, "A Festival of Evensong of Thanksgiving Celebrating the Consecration of the Washington National Cathedral," (9/28/1990); "Making a Joyful Noise," alumni notes on the choir of the Washington National Cathedral, (9/28/1990); list of attendees, Washington Cathedral Choir Reunion (9/28/1990); choir reunion program; choir reunion commemorative medallion order form.



Box: 4 Fold: 76 Washington Post - Philip Graham
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Philip Graham, president, Washington Post newspaper: 6 TLS (1948-62), 1 ALS (1962). Includes in memoriam booklet of collected excerpts of writings by Graham: "A Career of Eloquence Reflects Philip Graham (1915-63)," (Washington Post, 1963).



Box: 4 Fold: 77 Washington Post - Memoranda (misc.)
c.1949-80

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous memoranda to/from Paul Hume as music critic for the Washington Post. Includes memos from Donald Graham and Katherine Graham. References to coverage of music performances at Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts.

Box: 4 Fold: 78 Washington Post - Reader Correspondence
c.1948-80

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from readers of his articles in the Washington Post. Includes letter from the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company, and references to the Boston Symphony policy on concert late-comers, and to Sarah Caldwell.

Box: 4 Fold: 79 Washington Post - Wolf Von Eckerdt
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of open letter from Wolf Von Eckerdt, architecture critic for Washington Post to his successor, Benjamin F. Forgey, former art critic for the Washington Star.

Box: 4 Fold: 80 Washington Post - Limerick Contest
1949

DESCRIPTION: Submissions for the Washington Post limerick contest.

Box: 4 Fold: 81 Washington Post - Typescripts by Paul Hume
c.1972-82

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous typescript notes by Paul Hume for his work as music editor of the Washington Post.

Box: 4 Fold: 82 Washington Post - Printed Items
1972-81

DESCRIPTION: - Washington Post telephone directory, August 1981.

- Agreement of July 20, 1972 between the Washington Post and the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild.

- Pay stub for Paul Hume, music editor, Washington Post.



Box: 4 Fold: 83 White House Record Library
1970

DESCRIPTION: News release announcing the establishment of the White House Record Library by the Nixon administration (1/29/1970). Includes typed transcript of a telephone conversation between Richard Nixon and Paul Hume about the library (1/26/1970, 2 copies); typescript of an article by Hume; and profiles on members of the Commission of the White House Record Library who include Paul Ackerman, Willis Conover, Irving Kolodin, Johnny Mercer and Helen Roach. Also a typed list of suggested records for the collection. Original official folder for information on the library is also included.

Box: 4 Fold: 84 Wolf Trap - Catherine Shouse
1976-84

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Catherine Shouse, donor and co-chairman of the executive committee of the Wolf Trap Foundation for Performing Arts: 2 TLS dated 6/2/1976 & 2/24/1982; and ACS postcard dated 10/30/1978. Includes clipping of feature article on Shouse (The Washingtonian, June 1976). Includes typescript for article on Shouse submitted by Hume to "Horizon" magazine (1984).

Box: 4 Fold: 85 Wolf Trap - Related Material
c.1971-77

DESCRIPTION: - Report by Paul S. Venklasen on the acoustics of the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center Pavilion (9/7/1971).

- Brochure for Wolf Trap Farm Park.

- Miscellaneous typed memos and notes by Paul Hume.

- Clippings.

Box: 4 Fold: 86 Yale School of Music
1979

DESCRIPTION: Memoranda, student lists (1977-78), class syllabus and reading list relating to a course in music criticism taught by Paul Hume at the Yale School of Music (1979).

Box: 4 Fold: 87 Organizations (Miscellaneous)
1958-87

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous memoranda, news releases and notes relating to various organizations in which Paul Hume participated, including American Guild of Organists, Arlington Symphony Association, Baltimore Opera, Music Critics Association, Howard University, University of Maryland, University of Chicago, Washington Festival of the Arts and Music, and Washington Performing Arts Society.

Box: 5 Fold: 1 Contemporary Music
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume re contemporary music.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 Critics
c.1984/85

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume re critics (in the performing arts). Includes clippings and proposal for the Midwest Center for Arts Criticism under the auspices of the Minnesota Humanities Commission (1984).

Box: 5 Fold: 3 Liturgical Music
c.1966

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of lecture by Paul Hume re liturgical music. Includes typed notes and issue of "Liturgical Arts" (vol.34, no.2, February 1966).

Box: 5 Fold: 4 Operas (performed, recorded)
c.1977.78

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume re operas (lists of performances, recordings, etc.).

Box: 5 Fold: 5 Statistics on Artists
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed lists of statistics re opera artists and performances.

Box: 5 Fold: 6 Statistics on Artists
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed lists of statistics re opera artists and performances.

Box: 5 Fold: 7 Statistics on Artists
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed lists of statistics re opera artists and performances.

Box: 5 Fold: 8 Statistics on Artists
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed lists of statistics re opera artists and performances.

Box: 5 Fold: 9 Statistics on Artists
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed lists of statistics re opera artists and performances.

Box: 5 Fold: 10 Virtuosi
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes (including transcripts of interviews) by Paul Hume re various luminaries of classical music including Paul Callaway, Robert Fizdale, Maureen Forrester, Albert Fuller, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Mstislav Rostropovich, Richard Stoltzman, Barry Tuckwell, and Andre Watts.

Box: 5 Fold: 11 Virtuosi - clippings
c.1977-78

DESCRIPTION: Newsclippings of articles re various luminaries including Isaac Stern, Jean-Pierre Rampal, James Pinkerton, Albert Fuller and Richard Stoltzman.

Box: 5 Fold: 12 Manuscript re Paul Callaway
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume re Paul Callaway.

Box: 5 Fold: 13 Manuscript re Chopin Preludes
June 14, 1982

DESCRIPTION: Program notes re the Chopin Preludes by Paul Hume.

Box: 5 Fold: 14 Manuscript re Dumbarton Avenue Concert Series
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume re the Dumbarton Avenue Concert Series.

Box: 5 Fold: 15 Manuscript re Grace Episcopal Church Organ
1982

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume re the organ built by A. David Moore at the Grace Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. Includes clipping of the article printed in "Georgetown Magazine" (Christmas 1982).

Box: 5 Fold: 16 Hi Fidelity Magazine Recording Reviews
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescripts of reviews of recordings written by Paul Hume for for Hi Fidelity magazine.

Box: 5 Fold: 17 Manuscript: "Man's Search for New Patterns in the Arts"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume entitled, "Man's Search for New Patterns in the Arts."

Box: 5 Fold: 18 Manuscript: "Music Censorship..." - Related Correspondence
January 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from readers re his article, "Music Censorship Reveals New Peril" concerning the banning of "A Lincoln Portrait," by Aaron Copland. Includes Laura P. Ames; Leo Anderson; Harry W. Braun; Herbert Elliston, editor, Washington Post; Pauline Feiler; Roderick Hughes; Elizabeth Mensh; Carroll C. Miller; Frank Miller; Ismael Rothkin; Virgil Thomson; Elizabeth E. Toulmin; Patricia T. Valore.

Box: 5 Fold: 19 Manuscript: "Music Censorship..." - Manuscript
January 1953

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume, "Music Censorship Reveals New Peril," referring to the banning of a piece by Aaron Copland, "A Lincoln Portrait," because Copland had been blacklisted as a Communist sympathizer. Includes copy of the printed article.

Box: 5 Fold: 20 Manuscript: "Rebellion to Conformity..."
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume: "Rebellion to conformity to rebellion to conformity...art has its cycles and that which is today old hat will in time become again a fashion only to fade again ..."

Box: 5 Fold: 21 Manuscript: "Shrine Music"
1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Conrad Bernier; Walter F. McArdle; Patrick O'Boyle, archbishop of Washington (TLS 11/24/1959); and Joseph Sheehan, re an article Hume wrote about a concert at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. Typescript of the article included.

Box: 5 Fold: 22 Manuscript re Robert Summer
October 1982

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume reviewing a concert conducted by Robert Summer.

Box: 5 Fold: 23 Manuscript: "Richard Wagner and the Winds"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume, "Richard Wagner and the Winds."

Box: 5 Fold: 24 Manuscript: "What Christianity has done for Music"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume, "What Christianity has done for music."

Box: 5 Fold: 25 Manuscript: "Would You Believe Three Mile Island?"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript by Paul Hume, "Would You Believe Three Mile Island?"

Box: 5 Fold: 26 Book: "Catholic Church Music"
1956-57

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re the publication of his book, "Catholic Church Music," (Dodd, 1956). Includes: 1. Right Rev. Msgr. Philip M. Hannan, chancellor, Archdiocese of Washington (TL copy 6/4/1956), re permission to print the Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur for the book (proof included); 2. secretary to Pius XII (TL carbon, 10/22/1957); 3. S. Phelps Platt, Jr., secretary, Dodd, Mead & Company (TLS 6/26/1956); 4. Edward Dodd (3/21/1957) with attached royalty statement.

Box: 5 Fold: 27 Book: "Catholic Church Music"
c.1956

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of reviews of "Catholic Church Music" by Paul Hume.

Box: 5 Fold: 28 Book: "Hymnal of Christian Unity"
1964

DESCRIPTION: Brochure for "Hymnal of Christian Unity," (1964) co-edited by Clifford Bennett and Paul Hume.

Box: 5 Fold: 29 Book: "The Lion of Poland..."
1962

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of review article re "The Lion of Poland: the Story of Paderewski," by Paul and Ruth Hume (New York: Hawthorn Books, 1962).

Box: 5 Fold: 30 Book: "The Lion of Poland..."
1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re permissions for quotations to be used in his book, co-authored with wife Ruth Hume, "The Lion of Poland: the Story of Paderewski," (1962).

Box: 5 Fold: 31 Book: "Music on Page One"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript and fragments for a work by Paul and Ruth Hume, entitled, "Music on Page One." Includes copy of printed article by the Humes entitled, "Oscar and the Opera: An Impresario Named Hammerstein Set His Sights on Tumbling an Institution Called the Met."

Box: 5 Fold: 31.1 Book: "Operamania"
1980

DESCRIPTION: Proposal for a book entitled, "Operamania -- a companion to balletomania," by Paul Hume.

Box: 5 Fold: 32 Lecture: Music of the Catholic Church
November 12, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Typescript and notes for lecture by Paul Hume re music of the Catholic Church.

Box: 5 Fold: 33 Lecture: Brandeis University Music Lecture Series
Fall 1964

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes, printed notices re lectures given by Paul Hume as part of the Music Lecture Series at Brandeis University.

Box: 5 Fold: 34 Lecture: National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities
1973

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of statement by Paul Hume before the Select Committee on Education concerning funding for the National Foundation on Arts and Humanities.

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