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PAUL HUME PAPERS
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Box: 4 Fold: 21 Georgetown University Glee Club - Mi-Careme Concerts
1968 & undated

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous printed items relating to Georgetown University Glee Club Mi-Careme concerts. Includes review clipping, invitation card, poster and flyer.

Box: 4 Fold: 22 Georgetown University Glee Club & NSO - Contract
1960

DESCRIPTION: Two copies of performance contract between Georgetown University Glee Club and the National Symphony Orchestra (2/19/1960).

Box: 4 Fold: 23 Georgetown University Glee Club & NSO - Concert Program
1961

DESCRIPTION: 2 programs for concerts given by Georgetown University Glee Club and the National Symphony Orchestra celebrating the inauguration of John F. Kennedy (1/19/1961).

Box: 4 Fold: 24 Georgetown University Glee Club - National Gallery of Art
1973

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume, director of the Georgetown University Glee Club re spring concert at the National Gallery of Art American Festival, 1973.

Box: 4 Fold: 25 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
1953-58

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs (1953-58).

Box: 4 Fold: 26 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
1962-66

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs (1962-66).

Box: 4 Fold: 27 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
1964

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs for the 175 anniversary memorial convocation and inauguration of Gerard John Campbell, S.J., of Georgetown University.

Box: 4 Fold: 28 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
1970-74

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs (1970-74).

Box: 4 Fold: 29 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
1972

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs (1972).

Box: 4 Fold: 30 Georgetown University Glee Club Concert Programs
undated

DESCRIPTION: Georgetown University Glee Club concert programs (undated).

Box: 4 Fold: 31 Georgetown University Glee Club - Christmas Eve Concert
1972

DESCRIPTION: Notes and libretti for Christmas eve concert given by the Georgetown University Glee Club (1972).

Box: 4 Fold: 32 Georgetown University Glee Club - Miscellaneous
1964, 1969 & undated items

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous typed notes by Paul Hume relating to the Georgetown University Glee Club, including printed photograph of the chorus in rehearsal (1968).

Box: 4 Fold: 33 Glenn Gould Television Anthology by CBC
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation relating to the production of a television anthology of lectures and performances by/about Glenn Gould. Includes synopsis of proposed programs; typed scripts by Paul Hume; promotional flyers by the CBC; and a printed retrospective on Gould by the Centre Culturel Canadien (1986).

Box: 4 Fold: 34 Glenn Gould Prize
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Gilles Lefebvre, associate director, Conseil des Arts du Canada, re the Glenn Gould Prize. Includes news release and printed brochure.

Box: 4 Fold: 35 Gregorian Institute of America
1963-64

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Clifford A. Bennett, president, Gregorian Institute of America (1963-64).

Includes correspondence from composer John Edmunds: 1. TLS to Hume 2/22/1964 with reference to composers Peter Wyeth Hurd and Robert Evett; and 2. TLS copy to Bennett 3/20/1964. Also correspondence from composer Joseph Wilcox Jenkins Bennett (TLS copy 2/20/1967).

Box: 4 Fold: 36 Kennedy Center - Founding
c.1965-1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts: TLS from Ralph E. Becker (8/25/1965); TLS from Roger L. Stevens (2/14/1986). Other items include 1. Program Committee meeting minutes (1/12/19?) with Arthur Schlesinger, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Howard Clurman, Nicholas Nabakov and others; 2. Typescript of address re the Kennedy Center by Paul Hume; 3. Typescripts of articles by Hume on initial proposals for the center originally dubbed the National Cultural Center; 4. Copy of typed meeting agenda on proposals for the center; 5. Miscellaneous news releases re construction 1965, proposal for the conservatory of the Kennedy Center, and groundbreaking ceremony 1964; 4. Copy of the John F. Kennedy Center Act, 1978.

Box: 4 Fold: 37 Kennedy Center - Friedheim Awards
c.1977-78

DESCRIPTION: Material relating to the Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards. Includes copy of TLS to Leonard Bernstein re the submission of a work for consideration (7/31/1978). Also includes news releases about the awards.

Box: 4 Fold: 38 Kennedy Center-Rockefeller Foundation Intl. Competitions
1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Martin Feinstein, executive director, Kennedy Center (telegram, 9/1/1978) re the Kennedy Center-Rockefeller Foundation International Competitions for Excellence in the Performance of American Music. Includes TLS dated 9/12/1978 from Oliver Daniel to Hume attaching a copy of Daniel's letter to Howard Klein, director, Arts Program, Rockefeller Foundation (3/29/1973) describing the rationale and proposal for the competitions. Includes typed notes by Hume, news releases and rules/application booklet for the competition.

Box: 4 Fold: 39 Kennedy Center Orchestra / NSO Strike
c.October/November 1978

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume and news releases covering the strike by Kennedy Center musicians and by those of the National Symphony Orchestra in October/November 1978.

Box: 4 Fold: 40 Kennedy Center - Printed Matter
1972-86

DESCRIPTION: News releases and notices relating to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Includes proposal for the Franz Lizt Centennial Festival (June 1986) featuring lectures by Paul Hume.

Box: 4 Fold: 41 Kennedy Center - Newsclippings
1971

DESCRIPTION: News articles re the opening of the Kennedy Center concert hall (1971). Includes article by Paul Hume.

Box: 4 Fold: 42 Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
1967-1982

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume editors of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., including Herbert Weinstock, re Hume's proposed book on great sopranos.

Box: 4 Fold: 43 Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions - Correspondence
1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the National Council of the Metropolitan Opera Midwest Regional Auditions.

Box: 4 Fold: 44 Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions - Evaluations, notes
1960

DESCRIPTION: Notes by Paul Hume re the Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions. Includes evaluation sheets marked by Hume.

Box: 4 Fold: 45 Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions - Brochure & Clippings
1960

DESCRIPTION: Brochure and clippings re the Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions.

Box: 4 Fold: 46 Agnes and Eugene Meyer Foundation
1958-93

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the funding/budget of the Agnes and Eugene Meyer Foundation. Includes TLS (11/12/1980) from Timothy Healy, S.J., president and director. Also includes dinner program and menu honoring Agnes and Eugene Meyer (6/14/1958); and printed program for the dedication of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Auditorium at the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (4/28/1993).

Box: 4 Fold: 47 National Association of Piano Tuners
1954

DESCRIPTION: Resolution made at the 46th Annual National Convention of the National Association of Piano Tuners, 1954. Signatures include that of Paul Hume.

Box: 4 Fold: 48 National Music Council
1975

DESCRIPTION: Agenda for annual meeting of the National Music Council. Attendees included Paul Hume. Includes address by Hume given before the council, "Priorities and Problems," about music in education. Includes newsclipping of article on U.S. education citing as example the Alabama Education Association.

Box: 4 Fold: 49 National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
1959

DESCRIPTION: Outline of dedication ceremonies of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. (11/20/1959). Includes letter from a reader to Paul Hume re an article that Hume wrote on the dedication.

Box: 4 Fold: 50 National Symphony Orchestra - Correspondence
1948-57

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the National Symphony Orchestra. Reference to funding drive (1948), and to support by Paul Hume's as music critic for the "Washington Post."

Box: 4 Fold: 51 National Symphony Orchestra - Correspondence
1960-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the National Symphony Orchestra. Reference to NSO's musician's strike (1964); Howard Mitchell, NSO music director; M. Robert Rogers, NSO managing director; and to articles about NSO by Paul Hume. Includes TLS (4/9/1965) from Marjorie Post (Mrs. Merriweather Post) to Katherine Graham (Mrs. Philip Graham, Washington Post newspaper).

Box: 4 Fold: 52 National Symphony Orchestra - Correspondence
1968-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the National Symphony Orchestra. Reference to personnel issues, including Howard Mitchell, music director. Also includes correspondence by M. Robert Rogers, managing director.

Box: 4 Fold: 53 National Symphony Orchestra - Patrick Hayes
c.1950-80

DESCRIPTION: Printed brochure for Patrick Hayes Concerts (1950-51 season). Also, typed biographical notes on Hayes by Paul Hume. Hayes founded the Hayes Concert Bureau in 1947. He was also manager of the National Symphony Orchestra (1941-47).

Box: 4 Fold: 54 National Symphony Orchestra - Howard Mitchell
1955-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Howard Mitchell music director for the National Symphony Orchestra: ALS (12/29/1955) with typed carbon reply from Hume (1/2/1956). Reference to Aaron Copland. Includes news release re Mitchell's request for change of status from music director to guest conductor (1968); Hume's notes re Mitchell's retirement announcement (1970); and clippings of articles on Mitchell including one by Hume.

Box: 4 Fold: 55 National Symphony Orchestra - Kennedy Inaugural Concert
c.1960-61

DESCRIPTION: News release re the inaugural concert for John F. Kennedy given by the National Symphony Orchestra. Includes response of Kennedy and Nixon to a questionnaire on the arts printed din the Saturday Review (10/29/1960).

Box: 4 Fold: 56 National Symphony Orchestra - Financial (Misc.)
c.1964-69

DESCRIPTION: Information relating to musicians' compensation and strike (1964) at the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 57 National Symphony Orchestra - Financial Needs Report
1977

DESCRIPTION: Report of the Task Force of the National Symphony Orchestra: "Financial Needs and Musical Opportunities," (9/8/1977). Includes news release re the report.

Box: 4 Fold: 58 National Symphony Orchestra - Personnel
c.1967-75

DESCRIPTION: Personnel lists for orchestra, board of directors and executive committee of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 59 National Symphony Orchestra - Statements to Musicians
1963-69

DESCRIPTION: Copies of statement to the musicians of the National Symphony Orchestra from Sam Jack Kaufman, president; Milton W. King, president; M. Robert Rogers, managing director. Reference to musicians' compensation (1963). Includes copy of statement/report to the musicians union made by Lloyd Symington, president, NSO Association (1969).

Box: 4 Fold: 60 National Symphony Orchestra - Repertory/Venues
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed list of repertory and venues of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 61 National Symphony Orchestra - Reports (Misc.)
c.1967-70

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous reports on the National Symphony Orchestra. Includes: 1. Report to the Board of Directors of the National Symphony Orchestra Association by the Citizens Committee for the Preservation of Symphonic Music in Washington, D.C. (undated); 2. Letters to members of the National Symphony Orchestra Board from the Committee for the Improvement of the National Symphony Orchestra (1967); 3. Report on Emergency Financial Needs of the Washington National Symphony Orchestra on Behalf of its Board of Directors, by Lloyd Symington, president, NSO Association (1970).

Box: 4 Fold: 62 National Symphony Orchestra - Article by Paul Hume
June 1965

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of article by Paul Hume on the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 63 National Symphony Orchestra - Press Releases
1964-70

DESCRIPTION: Press releases from the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 64 National Symphony Orchestra - Newsclippings
c.1967-80

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous newsclippings re the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 4 Fold: 65 New England Conservatory of Music
1967-68

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Donald Harris, assistant to the president, New England Conservatory of Music: TLS dated 12/11/1968, forwarding some publications re the conservatory. Only one included item is extant: booklet containing inaugural address of Gunther Schuller, president; and address by Roger L. Stevens, chairman, National Council on the Arts, "The Individual and the Arts in an Organized Society" (1967).

Box: 4 Fold: 66 Opera Society of Washington
c.1965-76

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of articles, news releases and notes by Paul Hume re the Opera Society of Washington.

Box: 4 Fold: 67 Oxford University Press
1980-81

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from the Oxford University Press re obtaining sheet music by Bernard Van Dieran.

Box: 4 Fold: 68 Peabody Conservatory of Music - American Conductors Project
1961-62

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from H. Donald Spatz, director public relations, Peabody Institute re the launching of the Peabody Conservatory of Music American Conductors Project. Includes news release, brochure, notes by Hume and news wire printout.

Box: 4 Fold: 69 Pulitzer Prizes
1979

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re submission of articles for the Pulitzer Journalism competition. Includes brochures re Pulitzer Prizes.

Box: 4 Fold: 70 Smithsonian Institution
1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from John T. Fesperman, associate curator in charge, Division of Musical Instruments, Smithsonian Institution (TLS 2/24/1970). Reference to the institution's collection of harpsichords and clavichords as well as to performances of the instruments. Includes booklet: "Harpsichords and Clavichords," by Cynthia A. Hoover (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969).

Box: 4 Fold: 71 UNESCO
1948

DESCRIPTION: Copies of papers by Dr. Howard Hanson, composer and director, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, and member of the U.S. Commission for UNESCO, chairman, Music Panel (1948).

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