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PAUL HUME PAPERS
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Box: 2 Fold: 146 Unidentified Correspondence 1986
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume from unidentified individuals.

Box: 2 Fold: 147 Unidentified/undated Correspondence
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence to Paul Hume from unidentified individuals.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Benjamin Britten - Related Material
c.1964

DESCRIPTION: Informational material gathered by Paul Hume on composer Benjamin Britten. Includes typed note by Hume; copies of articles; and a copy of typescript, "Benjamin Britten, a biographical sketch." Also includes xerox copy of typescript of "A Young People's Guide to the Orchestra" by Benjamin Britten with verses by Jerome Rosen.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Ferruccio Busoni - "Die Brautwahl" Libretto (copy)
1912

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of libretto for "Die Brautwahl" by Ferruccio Busoni. Forwarded with cover letter to Paul Hume from Leonard Lee Bacon (9/24/1981).

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Boris Christoff - Related Material
c.1953

DESCRIPTION: Informational material gathered by Paul Hume on opera singer Boris Christoff: typed notes by Hume.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Boris Christoff - Photographs
c.1953

DESCRIPTION: 2 photographs of bass singer Boris Christoff (b/w, 8"x10"). One is inscribed and signed: "To my friend John Hill - May your dream come true! Insistently and Sincerely, Boris Christoff, 1953."

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Boris Christoff - Newsclippings
1953

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper articles re bass singer Boris Christoff.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Aaron Copland - Related Material
1975

DESCRIPTION: 2 news releases from ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) re testimony of Aaron Copland concerning the importance to composers of income from jukebox performance fees.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Aaron Copland - Newsclippings
1978-81

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings re Aaron Copland.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Aaron Copland - Photographs
1978 and undated

DESCRIPTION: 8 photographs (b/w, 8"x10") of composer Aaron Copland. Includes one of the composer's hands.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Robert Evett - "Lauds in Honor of St. Ignatius Loyola"
1964

DESCRIPTION: Printed sheet music for "Lauds in Honor of St. Ignatius Loyola," by American composer Robert Evett (1922-75). Bears the official stamp of the Georgetown Glee Club, Washington, D.C.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Robert Evett - Music Program
May 23, 1975

DESCRIPTION: Program for a concert of music by Robert Evett presented by the District of Columbia Public Library for the Arts, May 23, 1975.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Abe Fortas - Related Material
1963-83

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to American lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court judge, Abe Fortas (1910-82): 1. TLS (5/31/1983) from Harold Burson to Paul Hume, re an article by Hume on Fortas' interest in and support of music, particularly at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 2. TLS copy (3/3/1983) from Marta Istomin, artistic director, Kennedy Center, to Esther Bloom, sister of Abe Fortas, attaching news release about the Abe Fortas Memorial fund; 3. TLS (6/3/1983) from Dina Koston, Theater Chamber Players of Kennedy Center, to Paul Hume, re Fortas' relationship to the group.

Also includes typescripts by Hume regarding the life and work of Fortas as well as copies/clippings of printed articles.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Paul Fromm - Related Material
1974-81

DESCRIPTION: Material relating to Paul Fromm (1906-87), director, Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University: 1. TLS (9/1974) from Fromm to Paul Hume, re bringing early 20th century music into the mainstream; and 2. Transcript of address by Fromm before the Trustees and Overseers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, "The Role of Symphony Boards," (April 23, 1981).

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Rafael Fruhbeck DeBurgos - Related Material
1982

DESCRIPTION: Newswire printout re Rafael Fruhbeck DeBurgos, principal guest conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C. (1982).

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Glenn Gould - Related Material
c.1955

DESCRIPTION: Copies of clipping and program of a recital given by Glenn Gould at the Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1/2/1955). The article is by Paul Hume.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Martha Graham - Related Material
c.1979

DESCRIPTION: Kennedy Center news release re Martha Graham as one of five 1979 honorees.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 George Frideric Handel - Related Material
1972-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul Hume re George Frideric Handel: 1. TLS (12/8/1972) from G.E. Arrington, Jr., to Anthony D. Holland II, enclosing reprint of an article by the latter, "George Frederick Handel - A Genius in Darkness. A Contribution on his Ocular Disease," (from Virginia Medical Monthly, January 1960), inscribed and signed by Arrington; and 2. TLS (12/12/1973) from Anthony D. Holland to Hume re the aforementioned.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 Jascha Heifetz - Related Material
undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 newswire printouts re violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz (1899-1987).

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Jerome Hill - Related Correspondence from Francis Brennan
1974

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS (1/11/1974 & 3/8/1974) from Francis Brennan, design consultant/editor, Newsweek, to Paul Hume, re Jerome Hill. Reference to photographs of Hill (see Folder 3:21).

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Jerome Hill - Related Correspondence
1974

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence to Paul Hume re an article he wrote on Jerome Hill: A.A. Heckman, president and secretary, Jerome Foundation, Inc.; Michael Blecker, O.S.B.; Julian G. Plante, curator and director, Monastic Manuscript Microfilm Library, St. John's University.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 Jerome Hill - Notes by Paul Hume
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed notes by Paul Hume on artist Jerome Hill (1905-72).

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Jerome Hill - Photographs
undated

DESCRIPTION: Photographs of Jerome Hill and of paintings by Hill. These were made by Francis Brennan for Paul Hume's article on Hill:

Jerome Hill portrait b/w, 5x7 dated c.1960

Jerome Hill color negative

Jerome Hill sculpting sand castle b/w, 8x10 dated 1961

James Jerome Hill and Louis Warren Hill b/w 8x10 dated 1911

Photographs of Hill's paintings include: "The Breakfast," "Cap Canaille -- l'Heure Bleu," Lighthouse -- Blue Sea," "Roses dans un cruche verte," "Zinnia and Lavender in the Window," "Untitled, floral still life," "Untitled, portrait of unidentified woman," "Untitled, beach scene near Hill's property in Cassis."



Box: 3 Fold: 22 Vladimir Horowitz - News Releases
1976-77

DESCRIPTION: News releases re pianist Vladimir Horowitz.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Vladimir Horowitz - Newsclippings
1978

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings of articles by Paul Hume on Vladimir Horowitz.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Gunnar Johansen - Related Material
c.1973-74

DESCRIPTION: Copies of printed material relating to pianist Gunnar Johansen, also founder of the Leonardo Da Vinci Academy for scientific research. Includes copies of clippings, citation from University of Wisconsin, proposal for the academy, and academy paper by Lawrence Lessing, "The Coming Hydrogen Economy."

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Marjorie Lawrence - Related Material
1977

DESCRIPTION: Press release and biographical sketch on Australian dramatic soprano Marjorie Lawrence.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Lauritz Melchior - Related Material
1975

DESCRIPTION: Printed items relating to the memorial honoring Danish singer Lauritz Melchior (1890-1973) at Dana College, Blair, Nebraska. Includes programs for dedication of the memorial and for a concert, "Melchior Remembered"; schedule of events for the memorial dedication; a visitor's guide to the memorial; and miscellaneous color postcards of Dana College. Also includes ACS (10/10/1975) to Paul Hume from Dr. Earl R. Mezoff, president, Dana College, forwarding a memento program and a print of Lauritz Melchior.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Olivier Messiaen - Related Material
1979

DESCRIPTION: Articles re French composer Olivier Messiaen. Reference to the renaming, in his honor, of Lion's Peak in Utah, to Mount Messiaen.

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Olivier Messiaen - Photographs
1970 & undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 b/w 8x10 photographs of Olivier Messiaen. Also includes photograph of Mount Messiaen named in his honor.

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Related Correspondence
1964-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Paul and Ruth Hume re their research Ignace Jan Paderewski. The Humes had written a biography on Paderewski: "The Lion of Poland: the Story of Paderewski," (New York: Hawthorn Books, 1962). Includes TLS (9/25/1964) from Doreen Younghusband; TLS (5/22/1971) from Richard D. Fletcher; and TLS (3/21/1972) from Charles Jahant.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1901-1918

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence used by Paul and Ruth Hume for research on Polish pianist Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). The letters are to or concerning Paderewski, are arranged chronologically (1901-18), and include: painter Henryk Siemiradzki, composer Edward Elgar; Margaret Asquith (?), Francis Cardinal Gibbons, pianist Jozef Hofmann, William H. Taft.

Includes copy of promissory note signed by Paderewski for a loan of $6,000 from the Fifth Avenue Bank of New York, 5/5/1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1919

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence used by Paul and Ruth Hume for research on Polish pianist Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). The letters are to or concerning Paderewski, are arranged chronologically (1919) and include: academician Gabriel Hanotaux, composer Camille Saint-Saens, Gustav Doret (?), Anne Vanderbilt (Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt). Also includes copy of cover of the agenda for the Peace Congress of Versailles, June 28, 1919.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1920-21

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence used by Paul and Ruth Hume for research on Polish pianist Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). The letters are to or concerning Paderewski, are arranged chronologically (19) and include: Herbert Hoover, Felix Weingartner, conductor Charles Lamoureux.

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1930-36

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence used by Paul and Ruth Hume for research on Polish pianist Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). The letters are to or concerning Paderewski, are arranged chronologically (1930-36) and include: Henry Morgenthau (1930); Gabriel Hanotaux (1931); conductor Walter Damrosch (1932); Eleanor Roosevelt (1933); artist Rene Morax (1934); Gustave Doret (1934 and 1936); Malvina Hoffman (1935).

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1941

DESCRIPTION: Copy of ALS to Ignace Jan Paderewski from his sister Antonina, dated 1/12/1941.



Box: 3 Fold: 35 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence used by Paul and Ruth Hume for research on Polish pianist Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). The letters are to or concerning Paderewski, are undated and include: Edith Churchill (?), John Cardinal Farley, Ian Malcolm, Polish composer Moritz Moszkowski.

Box: 3 Fold: 36 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Tributes (Copies)
1923

DESCRIPTION: Copy of letters of tribute and signatures honoring Ignace Jan Paderewski.

Box: 3 Fold: 37 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence by Ignace Jan Paderewksi. Recipients include Charles S. Dewey, Wacio O. Gorski (stepson), Theodore Steinway, Leopold Stokowski.

Box: 3 Fold: 38 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Correspondence (Copies)
1895-1932

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence to/concerning Ignace Jan Paderewski. Includes letter from Paderewski to William Steinway (1895); and correspondence (1930-31) by Sylwin Strakacz, Paderewski's personal secretary.

Box: 3 Fold: 39 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Corres. by Ernest Schelling
c.1916-17 & undated

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence to Ignace Jan Paderewski from pianist and former pupil Ernest Schelling, dated 1916-17 and some undated (total: 10 letters).

Box: 3 Fold: 40 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Memorial Plaque Dedication
1963

DESCRIPTION: Transcriptions of remarks made by John F. Kennedy at the dedication of the memorial plaque marking the grave of Ignace Jan Paderewski at Arlington National Cemetery, May 9, 1963. Includes clipping of article by Paul Hume.

Box: 3 Fold: 41 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Memorial Plaque Dedication Photos
1963

DESCRIPTION: 2 b/w 8x10 photographs showing John F. Kennedy at the dedication of a memorial plaque honoring Ignace Jan Paderewski buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Dedication ceremony on 5/9/1963.

Box: 3 Fold: 42 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Commemorative Anniversary
1981

DESCRIPTION: Reprints of article re the 40th anniversary of the death of Ignace Jan Paderewski commemorated by an exhibition presented by the Library of Congress. Includes program (3 copies) of commemorative events held by the American Legion (6/29/1981).

Box: 3 Fold: 43 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Disposition of Remains
1990

DESCRIPTION: Newsclippings (including some articles by Paul Hume) re the return of the remains of Ignace Jan Paderewski to his native Poland. Includes typed list of names, "Players in the return of I. Paderewski's body to Poland, as of 17 Apr 90."

Box: 3 Fold: 44 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Paderewski Fund for Composers
1975

DESCRIPTION: TLS (5/7/1975) to Paul Hume from Harrison Keller, trustee for Paderewski Fund for Composers. Reference to the fund's history.

Box: 3 Fold: 45 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Recital/Concert Programs
1891-1933

DESCRIPTION: Scrapbook clippings of original programs for concerts by Ignace Jan Paderewski dating 12/19/1891, 1/14/1893, 11/9/1895, 2/29/1908. Includes complete original program for concert given at Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. on 3/22/1933.

Box: 3 Fold: 46 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Concert Program: Mosque Theatre
May 1, 1939

DESCRIPTION: Printed program for concert by Ignace Jan Paderewski presented by the Griffith Music Foundation at the Mosque Theatre, Newark, N.J., on May 1, 1939.

Box: 3 Fold: 47 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Concert Program: Woolsey Hall
May 18, 1939

DESCRIPTION: TLS (1/4/1982) to Paul Hume from Graham R. Hodges, minister, United Church of Christ, New York, enclosing printed program "for what I think turned out to be Paderewski's last concert..." Printed items include concert notice, program, and ticket stub.

Box: 3 Fold: 48 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Photograph of Sketch
undated

DESCRIPTION: Photograph (b/w 8x10, undated) of sketch of Ignace Jan Paderewski by Edward Burne-Jones.

Box: 3 Fold: 49 Ignace Jan Paderewski - Article by Paul Hume
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript for article/lecture by Paul Hume(?) on Ignace Jan Paderewski, entitled, Paderewski, Wilson, and the Thirteenth Point." Reference to Paderewski's response to Woodrow Wilson's "Fourteen Points."

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