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Guide to the Lida Brodenova Papers
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Detailed List of Contents

 

Biographies, Writings, Etc.

Box 1, Folder 1

Personal Documents, Awards, School Degrees circa 1940-1955

Box 1, Folder 2

Summaries of Lida's life and career by J. Fiehler, L. Brodenova and others circa 1988-1990

Scope and Contents

(orbit, etc. Includes Lida's memorial concert for her sister, Herma Korcava)
Box 1, Folder 3

Judith Fiehler notes re. Brodenova

Box 1, Folder 4

Map of Czechoslovakia, travel documents (Italy) 1940

Box 1, Folder 5

Passports 1922-1985

Box 1, Folder 6

Miscellaneous Writing (mostly Lida's) circa 1977-1989

Scope and Contents

Czech tale "Broucci", Plans for concerts and festivals, Poems
Box 1, Folder 7

Announcements of Recitals and Operas

Box 1, Folder 8

Progrmas of Reciatls, Lida's Speeches, Reports and Articles about Czech Music and Operas, Lida's writing about Prague, Czech Operas in USA circa 1975-1988

Box 1, Folder 9

Newsletters, newspaper clippings about Lida's career circa 1962-1985

Box 1, Folder 10

Czech emigre newspaper Nase Hlasy(extensive article about NY Sokol's production of Dve Vdovy October 5-26, 1974

Box 1, Folder 11

Three Medals: 2 Konservator Brno, 1 Internationaler Wettbewerb Fur Gesanguivioline, Wien 1932

Box 1, Folder 12

"Oral Histories" (notes on the opera): 1) Janoski by Jan Cikker (Sturman, 1992); 2)Cert A Kaca by Dvorak (Brodenova, 1993); 3)Krutnava by Eugen Suchon (Sturman, 1991); 4)Rusalka opera in 3 acts by Dvorak. English translation by Ruth and Thomas Martin

 

Correspondence ca. 1930-1988

Box 1

Includes: thanl you letters, clippings, sympathy letters, business letters, invitations, music and personal.

Box 1, Folder 1

Notes about correspondents, by Judith Fiehler 1994

Box 1, Folder 2

1940s and 1950s family correspondence

Box 1, Folder 3

1940-1945

Box 1, Folder 4

1946-1949

Box 1, Folder 5

1950-1954 (New York)

Box 1, Folder 6

1955-1956 (Washington)

Box 1, Folder 7

1957-1959

Box 1, Folder 8

1960-1964

Box 1, Folder 9

1965-1969

Box 1, Folder 10

1970-1979

Box 1, Folder 11

1980-1984

Box 1, Folder 12

1985-1990

Box 1, Folder 13

Undated Meci

Box 1, Folder 14

Copies made by Lida

 

Personal

Box 2, Folder 1

Postcards:

Scope and Contents

9 Easter postcards showing Czechoslovakian embroidered dresses, country houses decorated with ornaments, and colored easter eggs. 1 Folding postcard of the National Theater of Prague -Postcards of Prague and other cities and historical places in Czechoslovakia and Europe
Box 2, Folder 2

Address books: 2 files 1954-1980s

Box 2, Folder 3

Address card box 1940-1954

Box 2, Folder 4

Pupils and associates, Includes: pictures, letters, clippings, programs, etc. of pupils L. Brodenova followed

 

Performance and Production Material

Box 3, Folder 1

Miscellaneous Czech programs, letters, clippings, photographs (most from Brno's Theater Svatobos) 1921

Box 3, Folder 2

Miscellaneous Czech and American programs, letters, clippings, photos (2 files) circa 1935-1980s

Box 3, Folder 3

Washington Sokol performances (clippings, programs, photos) (2 files) circa 1954-1987

Box 3, Folder 4

Washington Sokol Opera Productions (all include photos):

Box 3, Folder 4

V Studni, performed in Washington and New York 1964

Box 3, Folder 4

Dratenik, an opera by Frantisek Skroup 1983

Box 3, Folder 4

Selma Sedlak, opera by Dvorak 1961

Box 3, Folder 4

Tvrde Palice, opera by Dvorak 1977

Box 3, Folder 4

Hubicka, opera by Smetana 1967

Box 3, Folder 4

Psohlavci, opera by Kovarovic 1972

Box 3, Folder 4

The Grand Potpurri revue 1976

Box 3, Folder 4

Two Widows, an opera by Smetana 1974

Box 3, Folder 4

Babicka by Bozena Nemcova (no photos) 1962

Box 3, Folder 4

The Bartered Bride,opera by Smethana 1956

Box 3, Folder 4

The Bartered Bride, English version 1969

Box 3, Folder 4

The Gypsy Baron, opera by J. Strauss 1957

Box 3, Folder 4

Tales of Hoffman, opera by J. Offenbach 1958

Box 3, Folder 4

The Merry Widow, operetta by F. Lehar (no photos) 1959

Box 3, Folder 4

The Student Prince, a musical romance 1961

Box 3, Folder 4

Rusalka, opera by Dvorak 1972

Box 3, Folder 5

Mount Vernon Seminar Productions:

Box 3, Folder 5

Christmas Show

Box 3, Folder 5

Twelve Months

Box 3, Folder 5

Dido and Aenas

Box 3, Folder 5

The Marriage of Figaro (includes photos) 1963

Box 3, Folder 6

Agriculture Symphony Orchestra:

Box 3, Folder 6

The Clemency of Titus (includes photos) 1955

 

Scrapbooks of Performances 1927-1951

Box 4, Folder 1

1927-1940

Box 4, Folder 2

1940-1942

Box 4, Folder 3

1942-1943

Box 4, Folder 4

1943-1945

Box 4, Folder 5

1944-1947

Box 4, Folder 6

1947-1951

Box 4, Folder 7

Duplicates of originals already in this collection: theatre programs, announcements, thank you letters, clippings, articles

Box 4, Folder 8

1 File loose scrapbook material

Box 5, Folder 1

Hubicka, (the kiss) opera by B. Smetana 1967

Box 5, Folder 2

Cert a Kaca (The Devil and the Kate) opera by Dvorak performed at Kennedy Center 1981

Box 5, Folder 3

Jakobin, Sokol's opera by Dvorak, performed in Washington D.C.

 

Photographs

Box 5, Folder 1

Photographs, slides: includes performances, misc., friends, travels, etc.

Box 6, Folder 1

Photo Albums

Box 6, Folder 1

1927-1930, family and friends, Czechoslovakia

Box 6, Folder 1

1930-1937, family and friends, Cezechoslovakia

Box 6, Folder 1

1937-1944, family and friends, Cezechoslovakia and USA

Box 6, Folder 1

1944-1948, Lida and Boris

Box 6, Folder 1

1948-1951, Lida and Boris

Box 6, Folder 1

1960s, Lida and Boris on vacation; friends and relatives

Box 6, Folder 1

1963, Brno, from visit at the Svatoboj Theatre

Box 6, Folder 1

1954-1957, Lida, Boris and friends at Schroon Lake, Kew Gardens, Lake Placid, and other US spots

Box 6, Folder 1

1970s places in Rumania, Czechoslovakia, Austria, and USA (mostly postcards, some snapshots)

 

Unsorted, Unclassified Miscellany

Box 7, Folder 1

Inclucdes Miscellaneous Czech and American programs, notes; items about Czechoslovakia; Czech publications; sheet music; catalogable publications. TO BE SORTED

 

Audio Recordings

Box 8, Folder 1

Audio Recordings

Box 9, Folder 1

Phono Recordings: 78RPM records

Box 9, Folder 1

Christmas songs sung by L. Brodenova, 3 records, 1956

Box 9, Folder 1

Commemoration of President Wilson, 3 recods 1956

Box 9, Folder 1

Memorial tribute-Ripka, Program of "Spring Songs" arranged by L. Brodenova, 1 record 1958

Box 9, Folder 1

La Clemenza di Tito-Vitella, act 1 and 2, 2 records 1955

 

Boris Brodenov Personal

Box 10, Folder 1

3 Diaries : 1917-1920, 1922-1923, 1935-1960 (condition of use form must be signed before access to diaries)

Box 10, Folder 2

Passports and drivers license circa 1915-1945

Box 10, Folder 3

Marriage announcements of future Brodenovas, calling cards, theatre membership, clippings

Box 10, Folder 4

12 photographs: all but one B. Brodenova

Box 10, Folder 5

Correspondence: letters to and from friends 1956-1982

Box 10, Folder 6

"Salkind" 1960 (regarding cartoon: Oh, Mi Kary Kiki")

 

Babicka by Bozen Nemcova (no photos) 1962