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Programs from St. James's Hall

File contains two programs from a series of "Popular Concerts" on Saturday afternoons, directed by S. Arthur Chappell. Each of the programs includes musical excerpts and analytical remarks. The concerts featured a variety of performers, all conducted by Mr. Benedict. Performers included M.M. Joachim, L. Ries, Straus, Piatti, Miss. Carola, Arabella Goddard, Annie Edmonds, Henry Blagrove, Zerbini, Paque, Edith Wynne, and Clara Schumann. The programs are from the ninth and twelfth seasons at St. James's Hall in London, England.

Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

  • MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28
  • Item
  • 1888-1889
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.

Whitman, Arthur Hanfield

Letter from William Schwenck Gilbert

File contains an autographed letter from the English dramatist William Schwenck Gilbert, addressed to the actress Mrs. Bernard Beere (Fanny Mary Whitehead). In 1897, she appeared as Lisa in Gilbert's play "Gretchen".

Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck)

Keep on hopin' : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for "Keep on Hopin'" with words by Frank Stanton and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June 18, 1935. The score was published in three keys, C Major, E-flat Major, and F-Major. This version is in E-flat Major.

Heron-Maxwell, Kathleen

Prints of Johnston Forbes-Robertson

File contains a series of prints of paintings and photographs of the English actor Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937) in and out of costume. One of the prints is autographed by the actor.

Promotional pamphlet on the Aeolian Singers

File contains a pamphlet with biographical information on the Aeolian Singers, commendations, and press reviews. The Aeolian Singers included Lynndale Byers (alto); Frank Odell (tenor); James Logue (baritone); and Jack George (bass).

Correspondence from Florence Glossop-Harris

File contains three letters from the British actress Florence Glossop-Harris as well as a short resume of her career. One of the letters and the resume are transcribed and typeset. The letters were all written in response to correspondence from Logan on her performance in various plays. Three of the letters are written on letterhead from The Florence Glossop-Harris Company. The file also includes four postcards feature Glossop-Harris, which were sent to Logan.

Glossop-Harris, Florence

Dear old London : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for "Dear Old London" with words by D. Eardley-Wilmot and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June, 1935. The score was published in two keys, B minor and D minor. This version is in D minor.

Heron-Maxwell, Kathleen

Photograph of Harris Brown in Garden House

Item is a photograph of Harris Brown sitting in Garden House in Chelsea, London. There are paintings and sculptures in the room around Harris. The photograph was sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as a Christmas and New Year greeting card.

Photographs of Harris Brown in Garden House

File contains two photographs of H. Harris Brown taken in Garden House in Chelsea, London. The photographs show Brown sitting in a room with sculptures and other artwork. The photographs were sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as Christmas greetings.

Photograph of Harris Brown sitting by a fireplace

Item is a photograph of Harris Brown taken in Garden House in Chelsea, London. Harris is sitting on a stool next to an ornate fireplace with a mirror and sculptures. The photograph was sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as a Christmas and New Year greeting card.

John Stewart fonds

  • MS-13-39
  • Fonds
  • 1812 - 1943
Fonds consists of notebooks, correspondence, books, articles, a photograph, and artifacts.

Stewart, John, Lt. Col. Dr.

Research and program notes pertaining to Vaughan Williams

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams. The file also includes Pugh's analytical notes on the London Symphony and programs used in his research from the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, Cambridge University Musical Society, and "His Master's Voice" gramophone record. The file also includes two newspaper clippings about Vaughan Williams' performances.

Letters from Alice Mary, Princess of Albany, to Ellen Ballon

File contains letters concerning Ellen Ballon's performance of music by Heitor Villa-Lobos and the receipt of flowers. File also contains a letter to Ballon from Mary Goldie, Private Secretary to Princess Alice, concerning a letter from the latter and Lord Athlone to Dr. James (presumably Frank Cyril James) at the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the McGill Conservatorium of Music.

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone

Villa-Lobos Exhibition : [program]

File contains two copies of the program for an exhibition creation by the Cultural Section of the Brazilian Embassy in London (February 19-March 12, 1964). The program includes lists of exhibited items donated by Ellen Ballon.

Newspaper clippings

Series contains newspaper clippings about Ellen Ballon. Clippings include articles about a variety of subjects, including Ellen Ballon's life in general, concerts, and her hobbies.

Helen Stewart (Mackay) Maclellan's records

Subseries consists of Helen Stewart (Mackay) Maclellan's correspondence with Jean Stewart Maclellan and David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan; Edward Kirkpatrick Maclellan; and Margaret Jane (MacKenzie) Maclellan and William Edward Maclellan. It also contains her mother's handwritten recipe book.

Research and program notes pertaining to Scarlatti

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Domenico Scarlatti. The file includes Pugh's chronological analysis of Scarlatti's extant sonatas, annotated copies of the incipits for the sonatas, and correspondence with P. Joan Hymans of the British Broadcasting Corporation about the numbering of the Scarlatti sonatas.

Research notes pertaining to Berg

File contains research notes pertaining to Alban Berg, used by Anthony Pugh for the writing of program notes. The file includes photocopied pages on Berg's opera "Woyzeck", a copy of program notes by A.K. Holland and Basil Horsfield for a performance by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society, and a program (with notes) for a concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
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