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Guide to the Constance Hope Collection on Lotte Lehmann
PA Mss 84  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Constance Hope collection on Lotte Lehmann
    Dates: 1936-2009
    Dates: (bulk 1936-1953)
    Collection number: PA Mss 84
    Collector: Hope, Constance
    Collection Size: 2 linear feet (1 document box, 1 flat box).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Material related to Lotte Lehmann from the collection of Constance Hope (1908-1977) public relations specialist and artists' agent.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Use of the collection is unrestricted.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Constance Hope collection on Lotte Lehmann. PA Mss 84, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Eric Hvolboll, 2009.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection comprises programs, correspondence, clippings and financial records related to German soprano Lotte Lehmann (1888-1976). Also included is a type-written manuscript of a translation into English by Frances Holden of Lehmann's autobiography My Many Lives. In addition, the collection includes a run of Lotte Lehmann transcriptions for the Columbia Records Masterworks of Music radio series, mostly for the year 1941.


    The collection is divided into the following series: I. Programs, II. Radio transcriptions, III. Correspondence, IV. Miscellaneous. Radio transcriptions have been organized alphabetically by subject.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lehmann, Lotte
    Press clippings