Guide to the Sloss music collection, 1811-1947

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Guide to the Sloss music collection, 1811-1947

Collection number: M0126

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1965
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sloss music collection,
Date (inclusive): 1811-1947
Collection number: Special Collections M0126
Creator: Sloss, M.C.
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Languages: English, German, and Danish.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. M. C. Sloss with other materials donated by Siemon William Muller, Professor Alma Lowrey Williams, Watson Nicholson, and others.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Sloss music collection, M0126, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Autograph letters of musicians, singers, composers and conductors. Also postcards, autographs, and a few photographs, in English and German. Songbooks in Aleut, [Danish?], German and English. 1821-1947.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

BACHANS, WILHELM

Box 1, Folder 2

BARTALINI

 

to Mr. Sears, n.d.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 3

BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG V. 1770-1827. Copy of letter to Rockel, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 4

BORI, LUCREZIA 1888-

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 6 April 1933 and 20 March 1934with covers.

Physical Description: 2 T.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 5

BRICO, ANTONIA

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 5 Jan. [1931]in German and English with concert program and cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 6

DAMROSCH, FRANK HEINO 1859-1937

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 16 May 1917.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 7

DAMROSCH, WALTER JOHANNES 1862-

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 28 Nov. 1901.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to R.L. Wilbur, 12 Nov. 1934.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 8

DOBROWEN, ISSAY

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 3 Jan. 1931in English with cover.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, 9 July 1931in German.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 3 Nov. [1931]in German with cover.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
Box 1, Folder 9

DOBROWEN, M. (see also: Issay A.P.C.S.)

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 28 Jan. 1931in German with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 24 March 1931in German, with line and signature of Issay.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 4 Oct. 1931in German with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 10

ELMAN, MISCHA 1891-

 

Autograph to Margaret Sloss, 4 March 1914.

 

Autographed photo to Mrs. Sloss, 15 Feb. 1913.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 5 May 1914.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 11

FLEISHER, LEON

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 16 May 1943.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 12

FLOOD, WILLIAM HENRY GRATTON 1859 - 1928

 

to Watson Nicholson, 28 June and 10 Aug. 1922.

Physical Description: 2 A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 13

FOOTE, ARTURO 1853-1937

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 23 Dec.?

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 14

GERMAN, SIR EDWARD (1862-1936) n.d.

 

unsigned letter quoting newspapers' praise of The Seasons.

Box 1, Folder 15

HARTY, SIR HAMILTON 1880-1941

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 15 Aug. 1931with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 16

HEERMANN, HUGO

 

to unknown, date?

Physical Description: 1 A.N.S. and 1 A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 17

HERTZ, ALFRED 1872-1942

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 23 Oct. 1923with cover. to unknown, n.d.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
Box 1, Folder 18

HEUSCHEL, ED

 

to Mr. Hecht, 1 June 1896.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Miss Hecht, n.d.,with note signed [G.H.] with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 19

HEUSCHEL, LILLIAN B.

 

to Hattie [Hecht], n.d.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 20

IVES, CHAS. E.

 

to Prof. A.L. Williams, 1933.

Physical Description: A.L.S.

Scope and Content Note

Content: geneology, esp. relationship between Prof. Williams & C.E.I. (Source: Prof. Alma Lowry Williams)
Box 1, Folder 21

[LIEDERSAMMLUNG; 20 musik gesetzt.]

 

n.d.songbook, in German, various composers; hand-copied.

Box 1, Folder 22

MARIO, QUEENA

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 10 Sept. 1930with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 23

MELBA, NELLIE

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 4 Feb. 1916with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 24

MELCHIOR, LAURITZ (KLEINCHEN?) 1890 -

 

to Mrs. Sloss, n.d.,with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 25

MEYERBEER, GIACOMO (or JAKOB LIEBMANN BEER) 1791 - 1864

 

to unknown, 9 Aug. [1861]with autograph of Alexander H. Rice attached to verso.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 26

MILHAUD, M.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 21 April 1947with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 27

MOZART FACSIMILES

Physical Description: two items.
Box 1, Folder 28

MOZART, CONSTANZE

 

to J. Spontini, Mar. 19, 1838.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 29

ORSINI, L.

 

To Mons. Golterman, 27 Sept. 1871in French.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 30

PADEREWSKI, JAN IGNACY

 

facsimile signature and handwritten line from menuet in A major. ( Mar. 1900,L.A.)

Box 1, Folder 31

REMENYI, EDWARD

 

to unknown, 23 Dec. 1878.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 32

RETHBERG, ELIZABETH 1894 -

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 5 March 1929with cover.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 29 Aug. 1929with cover.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, 24 Sept. 1929with cover in German.

Physical Description: (signed photo)
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 17 March 1931with cover.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
 

A.P.C.S. to Mrs. Sloss, 17 Feb.

Physical Description: (photo)
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 10 [Aug.] 1935with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, n.d.with cover in German.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
Box 1, Folder 33

SEMBRICH, MARCELLA STENGEL 1858 - 1935

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 23 March 1901in German.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 11 Nov. 1901with cover, in German.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

Autograph calling card, Nov. 1901.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 3 Dec. 1901with cover, in German.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 11 May 1904with cover, in German.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 11 May 1933with cover.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

T.N.S. to Mrs. Sloss, 30 March 1933with cover.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, n.d.with cover, in German.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, n.d.with cover.

Physical Description: A.N.S.
Box 1, Folder 34

SMITH, S.F.

 

Autographed hymn of America, 1894.

Box 1, Folder 35

SPONTINI, GASPARE (1774-1851)

 

to [?] April 8, 1811.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 36

STOKOWSKI, OLGA SAMAROFF

 

to Mrs. Sloss, n.d.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 37

STRAUSS, MME. JOHANN

Physical Description: calling card with note in [German?]
Box 1, Folder 38

TETRAZZINI, LUISA 1874-1940

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 20 Jan. 1911in French.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 39

TIBBETT, LAWRENCE M. 1896 -

 

T.L. (carbon) to L.T. from Mrs. Sloss, 31 Aug. 1933.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 9 Sept. 1933.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
 

T.L. (carbon) from Mrs. Sloss, 22 Nov. 1933.

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 18 Dec. 1933.

Physical Description: T.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 40

TOVEY, DONALD FRANCIS (1875 - 1940)

 

to James Speyer, July 31, 1901.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 41

WALTER, BRUNO 1876- (orig. surname: Schlesinger)

 

to Mrs. Sloss, 4 Sept. 1946with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
 

to Mrs. Sloss, 21 April 1947with cover.

Physical Description: A.L.S.
Box 1, Folder 42

Unidentified signed photograph

Scope and Content Note

(See Memorial Lib of Music #24)
Box 2, Folder 1

ALEUT (or ESKIMO) LANGUAGE SONGBOOK or HYMNBOOK

 

Some printed pages, mostly holograph, author unknown, n.d.

Box 2, Folder 2

SANGE [DANISH?]

Physical Description: 2 ms. songbooks with hand drawn and painted covers.
Box 2, Folder 3

GESANGE fur CLAVIER ODER PIANOFORTE GESAMELT von CONCORDIA ROHLER

Scope and Content Note

Ms. musical scores and lyrics in German, bound.
Box 2, Folder 4

SONGBOOK IN ENGLISH

 

Ms., bound, n.d.,owner and possible copyist: Mr. Hamilton. Gift of Dr. Siemon William Muller.

Box 2, Folder 5

SUNDAY SCHOOL SONGBOOK ([John] Law)

 

Ms., bound, 1821.Muller gift.

Box 2, Folder 6

A. HASWELL SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, 1826Muller gift.

Box 2, Folder 7

JOHN LAW SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, 1842.Muller gift.

Box 2, Folder 8

SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, n.d.,hymns and psalms.

Box 2, Folder 9

NANCY KELLOGG'S SONGBOOK

 

Ms., bound, 1825.

Scope and Content Note

? Wm. Cullen Bryant piece in back.