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Box: 1 Fold: 50 George Cehanovsky
October 14, 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from George Cehanovsky (1892-1986): ALS w/ envelope dated 10/14/1974 (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to wife Elizabeth Rethberg about whom Hume had written an article. Cehanovsky expresses appreciation by sending a record album (not included here) done for Rethberg's 80th birthday.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Schuyler G. Chapin
1972 & 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Schuyler G. Chapin, acting general manager, Metropolitan Opera, New York: 2 TLS dated 8/2/1972 and 5/14/1973 with envelope. Reference to "Mass" by Leonard Bernstein.

Box: 1 Fold: 52 John Contiguglia
October 20, 1982

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from musician John Contiguglia (1937- ): ALS with envelope dated 10/20/1982. Thanking Hume for a dinner reception.

Box: 1 Fold: 52.1 Richard E. Cytowic
undated

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of reprint of article by Richard E. Cytowic, entitled, "Aphasia in Maurice Ravel." Inscribed and signed by the author, "For Paul Hume with my best regards, Richard Cytowic."

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Luigi Dallapiccola
October 24, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from composer Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-75): TLS dated 10/24/1956. Reference to article (clipping included) by Paul Hume reviewing Dallapiccola's work, "Five Songs for Baritone and Instruments."

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Mabel Daniels - Sheet music (inscribed)
1959

DESCRIPTION: Printed sheet music for "Carol of a Rose" composed by Mabel Daniels. Inscribed and signed: "To Paul Hume with best wishes, Mabel Daniels, 1959."

Box: 1 Fold: 55 William L. Denton
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from William L. Denton, manager, National Symphony Orchestra (1932- ): ALS undated. Reference to a review by Hume of an NSO concert.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 David Diamond
November 28, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from composer David Diamond (1915- ): TLS dated 11/28/1967. Reference to reading a recently published article by Hume entitled, "Music is not dead."

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Richard Wayne Dirksen - Annotated Catalog of Music
1948-93

DESCRIPTION: An annotated catalog of music composed by Richard Wayne Dirksen (1921- ). Inscribed and signed: To Paul (Hume) with many thanks and highest esteem, Wayne 3/11/1994).

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Antal Dorati (copy)
April 25, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from composer Antal Dorati (1906-88): Photostat copy of autograph unsigned memorandum dated Tel Aviv, April 25, 1971. Reference to proposed program to be performed at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. Dorati lists works by Beethoven, Stravinksy, Mozart and Schuman with an explanation concerning his selections (total: 3 pages/3 sheets).

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Antal Dorati
April 26, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 4/26/1971. Covering note accompanying preceding memorandum dated 4/25/1971 (see Folder 1:58).

Box: 1 Fold: 59.1 Antal Dorati
February 11, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 2/11/1971 with envelope (1 page). Reference to an article by Hume that Dorati particularly enjoyed.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Antal Dorati
August 9, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS with envelope dated 8/9/1972 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to recent illness and to latest recordings of his work.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Antal Dorati
September 4, 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 9/4/1973 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to performances of the complete "Ring Cycle" by Richard Wagner in Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Antal Dorati
March 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated March 1974, with envelope (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Dorati's work as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Antal Dorati
March 31, 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 3/31/1974 with envelope (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to composing and motivation.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Antal Dorati (copy)
May 8, 1975

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of TLS from Antal Dorati to Joe L. Allbritton, publisher, "Washington Star." Reference to actions of "Mr. Gelles."

Box: 1 Fold: 65 Antal Dorati
May 31, 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 5/31/1975 with envelope (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to recording work with the Royal Philharmonic and to renewed contract negotiations with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Antal Dorati
December 27, 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 12/27/1975 with envelope (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to cancellation of a proposed 1976 European tour by the National Symphony Orchestra; and to a new composition by Dorati entitled, "The Voices."

Box: 1 Fold: 67 Antal Dorati (transcription)
December 27, 1975

DESCRIPTION: Typed transcription of a portion of ALS dated 12/27/1975 from Antal Dorati to Paul Hume. Reference to cancellation of a European tour by the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 68 Antal Dorati
February 13, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 2/13/1976 with envelope (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to recent illness; recordings with the Royal Philharmonic in London; completion of a commissioned work by Richard Rodney Bennett entitled, "Zodiac;: composer William Schuman; and to the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 69 Antal Dorati
February 14, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 2/14/1976 with envelope (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Dorati's appreciation of Hume's support as evidenced in a recent article written by the latter for the "Washington Post."

Box: 1 Fold: 70 Antal Dorati
February 16, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ACS postcard with envelope. Reference an article by Hume on the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 71 Antal Dorati
February 29, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 2/29/1976 with envelope (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to composer Roy Harris (1898-1979).

Box: 1 Fold: 72 Antal Dorati
March 6, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 3/6/1976 with envelope (5 pages/5 sheets). Reference to the National Symphony Orchestra; continued recording work in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 73 Antal Dorati
July 10, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 7/10/1976 with envelope (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to work recording, composing and writing memoires.

Box: 1 Fold: 74 Antal Dorati
September 4, 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 9/4/1976 with envelope (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to performance in Athens by the National Symphony Orchestra; and completion of a commissioned piece, a "divertimento for oboe."

Box: 1 Fold: 75 Antal Dorati
September 10, 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ALS dated 9/10/1977 with envelope (5 pages/5 sheets). Reference to work conducting and nearing completion of his book (memoires?), composing a "small piece" for strings, and work on a television series in Detroit.

Box: 1 Fold: 76 Antal Dorati
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Antal Dorati: ACS postcard (date obscured) and ALS dated March 31 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 77 Antal Dorati - Corres. from Peter Gravina
March 28, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Peter Gravina to Paul Hume: TLS 3/28/1969. Reference to Antal Dorati, especially his engagement as conductor and music director of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 78 Antal Dorati - Related Material
c.1969

DESCRIPTION: News releases re Antal Dorati. Includes autograph list by Dorati of "first performances" of his works; typed performance itinerary (no year given); and notes by Paul Hume.

Box: 1 Fold: 79 Antal Dorati - Detroit Symphony Orchestra Pressbook
1979

DESCRIPTION: Pressbook for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Eurotour 1979 with Antal Dorati as music director. Includes b/w (8"x10") photograph of Dorati.

Box: 1 Fold: 80 Henri Dutilleux
January 15, 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Henri Dutilleux (1916- ): ALS dated 1/15/1978 with envelope (1 page). Reference to gratitude for the warm support extended by Hume during his stay in Washington, D.C.; and to mutual friend Mstislav Rostropovich.

Box: 1 Fold: 81 Kazimierz Dziewanowski
June 27, 1992

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Kazimierz Dziewanowski, Polish ambassador to U.S.: TLS dated 6/27/1992 with envelope. Letter of gratitude for Hume's work in restoring the remains of Ignace Jan Paderewski to Poland.

Box: 1 Fold: 82 (President & Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower)
1954 & 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from assistants for President and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Reference to radio broadcasts by Hume featuring favorite songs of the Eisenhowers. Includes a list entitled, "Some Favorite Songs of the President and Mrs. Eisenhower."

Box: 1 Fold: 83 Dr. C. Harold Einecke
October 13, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Dr. C. Harold Einecke: TLS dated 10/13/1972 with newsclipping of letter to the editor written by Einecke with reference to selection of Alfred V. Frankenstein as art critic for Expo '74. Also reference to pleasure meeting Hume at the Kennedy Center, as well as to Paul Callaway, Richard Wayne Dirksen and organ music.

Box: 1 Fold: 84 John Tracy Ellis
March 19, 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Catholic author John Tracy Ellis (1905-92): TLS dated 3/19/1978. Thanks Hume for sending an autograph copy of his recently published book, "Verdi: the Man and his Music" (Dutton, 1977). In return, Ellis sends Hume reprints of articles (included): "The Eucharist in the Life of Cardinal Newman" (in "Communio" IV, winter 1977); and "To lead, to follow, or to drift" American Catholic higher education in 1976: a personal view" (in "Delta Epsilon Sigma Bulletin" XXI:2, May 1976).

Box: 1 Fold: 85 Herbert Elwell
June 1, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from composer Herbert Elwell (1898-1974): TLS dated 6/1/1948. Reference to a review by Hume of Elwell's "Blue Symphony."

Box: 1 Fold: 86 William Fay
1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from William Fay, ambassador of Ireland: 4 TLS dated 1/16/1969, 3/18/1969, 6/2/1969, 6/11/1969. Includes TLS from Mrs. Acton, administrator for the Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland. Reference to Fay's sending Hume a copy of "A Catalogue of Contemporary Irish Composers," and to Hume's interest in Irish music.

Box: 1 Fold: 87 Martin Feinstein
1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Martin Feinstein, general director, Washington Opera: TLS dated 4/22/1981 attaching copies of TLS from William H. Morris (4/16/1981) and TLS reply from Feinstein (4/22/1981). Reference to increase in ticket prices for the Washington Opera season.

Box: 1 Fold: 87.1 Robert Fizdale
1966-77

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Robert Fizdale (1920- ): 2 ALS dated 4/27/1966 & 11/23/1977 with envelopes. Reference to Florence Page Kimball, Leontyne Price's teacher, and to meeting Mstislav Rostropovich at the home of a mutual friend.

Box: 1 Fold: 88 Henry Fogel
May 29, 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Henry Fogel, executive director, National Symphony Orchestra: TLS dated 5/29/1985. Thanking Hume for remarks broadcast by WGMS radio in support of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Box: 1 Fold: 89 Lukas Foss
August 29, 1988

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from composer Lukas Foss (1922- ): ALS dated 8/29/1988 (1 page). Reference to a letter Hume sent to Foss complimenting a performance of his music.

Box: 1 Fold: 90 James William Fulbright
1967 & 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from James William Fulbright: 2 TLS dated 5/1/1967 and 1/31/1973 with attached copy of a newspaper article about opera star Blanche Thebom who was to join the music faculty at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and become executive director of the new Hot Springs National Park Foundation for the Performing Arts (1973).

Box: 1 Fold: 91 Albert Fuller - Correspondence File 1950
1950

DESCRIPTION: File of correspondence primarily from various agents to Albert Fuller (agent) re bookings for Alexander Kipnis, Lotte Lehman, Jennie Tourel. Includes correspondence from Elsie Illingworth, agent for National Concert and Artists Corporation; George Kalenin, Jr., agent for W. Colston Leigh, Inc.; and Johnnie Evans, agent for Coppicus & Schang, Inc.

Box: 1 Fold: 92 Albert Fuller
1951

DESCRIPTION: File of correspondence to Albert Fuller (agent) from other agents/agencies re the concert bookings for various artists including Winifred Cecil, Lotte Lehman, Gerard Souzay, and Jennie Tourel. Correspondents include Friede F. Rothe; Elsie Illingworth, agent for National Concert and Artists Corporation; Ellie Stern, agent for Coppicus & Schang, Inc.

Box: 1 Fold: 93 Albert Fuller - Expense statements
1950-51

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous expense statements submitted to Albert Fuller for the engagement of various music artists including Alexander Kipnis and Lotte Lehman.

Box: 1 Fold: 94 Albert Fuller - Contracts (GWU)
August 4, 1980

DESCRIPTION: Signed contracts made between agent Albert Fuller and George Washington University for the engagement of singers Alexander Kipnis, Lotte Lehman and Jennie Tourel. Includes cover letter to Fuller from Donn K. Jenkins, assistant business manager for George Washington University.

Box: 1 Fold: 95 Albert Fuller - George Washington University Promotional Material
undated

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous information and promotional material for the engagements of Lotte Lehman and Alexander Kipnis at the Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University. Includes biographical information on Lehman, 2 handbills for performances by Kipnis, and Lisner Auditorium user questionnaire.

Box: 1 Fold: 96 Samuel Gallu
August 21, 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Samuel Gallu (1918-1991): TLS undated (c. August 1974) with typed carbon reply from Hume (8/21/1974). Reference to the letter from Harry S. Truman to Hume in response to the latter's review of a performance by Margaret Truman in 1950. Hume declines Gallu's request for a copy of the letter for possible inclusion in play the latter was writing.

Box: 1 Fold: 97 Angelo Bartlett Giamatti
January 28, 1983

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from Angelo Bartlett Giamatti, writing as president, Yale University: TLS dated 1/28/1983. Inviting Hume to take up chairmanship of the Yale University Council Committee on Music.

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