Guide to the Constance Hope Collection on Lotte Lehmann

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Guide to the Constance Hope Collection on Lotte Lehmann

Collection number: PA Mss 84

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Zachary Liebhaber
Date Completed:
4/20/2011
Encoded by:
Zachary Liebhaber
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Access

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.

Arrangement

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
Programs
Press clippings


Collection Contents

 

Series I. Programs

Box 1: 1

Programs, n.d.

Box 1: 2

Programs, 1941

Box 1: 3

Programs, 1942

Box 1: 4

Programs, 1943

Box 1: 5

Programs, 1944

Box 1: 6

Programs, 1945

Box 1: 7

Programs, 1946

Box 1: 8

Programs, 1947

Box 1: 9

Book and album inserts, n.d.

 

Series II. Radio transcriptions

Box 1: 10

L.L., Barlow Orchestra, 2/22/1943

Box 1: 11

L.L. at home, 3/1/1941

Box 1: 12

L.L., Beethoven, 1941

Box 1: 13

L.L., Brahms, n.d.

Box 1: 14

L.L., Mendelssohn, 3/31/1941

Box 1: 15

L.L., Mozart, 10/20/1941

Box 1: 16

L.L., Schubert, 3/31/1941, 4/7/1941

Box 1: 17

L.L., Schumann, 3/31/1941

Box 1: 18

L.L., Strauss, 10/20/1941

Box 1: 19

L.L., Wagner, 3/31/1941

Box 1: 20

L.L., Wolf, n.d.

 

Series III. Correspondence

Box 1: 21

Constance Hope, 1943

Box 1: 22

Eric P. Hvolboll, 2009

 

Series IV. Miscellaneous

Box 1: 23

Clippings, 1946, 1953

Box 1: 24

American Guild of Musical Artists, card, 1943

Box 1: 25

Guest Column by L.L., 6/15/193

Box 1: 26

Contracts, Nat. Concert and Artists Corp., 1947

Box 1: 27

List of checks drawn by L.L., 1943

Flat Box 2: 1

My Many Lives, bound manuscript, n.d.