Bulletins of the HMA Library
- April, 1934
- Early History
Gifts from Wulf Fries, Charles Peabody, Theodore Chase, Mrs. Frances G. Lee.
- December, 1934
- Early programs.
- April, 1935
- Various funds.
- December, 1935
- Orchestra history, including Foote reminiscences
- April, 1936
- Orchestra history.
- December, 1936
- Boston Music Hall, 1852.
New organ, 1863.
- December, 1937
- Early addresses at Annual Meeting.
Letter from Dwight to von Bülow.
Disappearance of many letters.
- January, 1939
- 1850s and 1860s.
Dwight’s Journal–Dwight history.
Dwight in West Cedar St. from 1892 to his death in 1893.
- December, 1939
- History of Ms. Thayer 1903-1939.
- February, 1941
- Library history.
Library housed at Boston Athenaeum 1858-1867.
- January, 1942
- Programs for social evenings.
Opening night of new house, Nov. 25, 1892.
Programs of music by Liza Lehmann, Foote, Paine, A. Farwell.
List of Presidents with bios.
Gift of 90 compositions from Wm. Dietrich Strong.
Gift of 29 compositions from B.J. Lang.
Picture of Germania Musical Society described.
- October, 1942
- Description of rare book material.
146 books worth $978.00.
Letters exchanged between Dwight & von Bülow.
Mr. Dixwell’s flute, presented in 1899.
- October, 1945
- Description of Gluck portrait.
Gift from Wm. Dietrich Strong.
Photographs in library of Foote, Chadwick, MacDowell.
Mrs. Frances G. Lee – gift of chamber music.
“Reminiscences” by Heinrich Gebhard (including story of Loettler’s “Pagan Poem.”)
List of artist who made first public appearance at H.M.A.
“Silent Noon” (Converse) given to H.M.A.
From A. Foote–12 bound volumes of songs, piano & organ music, chamber music, many in ms.
- April, 1946
- Mention of photograph of Philip Hale, donated by his wife.
Harpsichord playing in America 1884-1946.
Chickering Hall 1906-1910 (or earlier.)
Very little baroque music played by BSO 1900-1920.
- April, 1947
- Death of Courtenay Guild, 1946.
Early Boston music – Thos. Ryan, Graupner, Mason, Dresel, Jullien, Germania Musical Society.
Arthur Foote’s daughter: Mrs. Katherine Foote Raffy.
- April, 1948
- Boston musical events – World’s Peace Jubilee, June 17-22, 1872.
Opera in Boston.
Harvard Orchestra 1865-66 to 1870.
Arthur Foote’s “A Song of West Cedar Street”.
Music Dept. at Harvard under Paine.
National Jubilee of 1869.
- January, 1949
- History of the Harvard Orchestra 1871- 7th & 8th seasons.
National Peace Jubilee & World Peace Jubilee, orchestra of 1000, chorus of 10,000 & 20,000 children.
Wooden coliseum built.
Detailed decription of the event, including program.
- January, 1950
- Reports on orchestra 1873-76 (through 11th season).
Organization of Cecilia Society.
Story of World International Peace Jubilee 1872.
- January, 1951
- More orchestra seasons, 12th – 17th (1876/77-1882.)
Jubilee of 1851 opening of railroads between New England and Canada
Article by Cyrus Durgin.
- January, 1952
- Library report
Chase collection originally 816 vols.
Jubilee of 1815.
Arionic Sodality 1813-1831
- January, 1953
- Work on catalog in Guild Library.
- March, 1954
- International Music Festival 1919.
A singing club at Harvard 1840-
- February, 1955
- Arionic Sodality
Pierian Sodality 1833.
- January 1956
- Library Report No. 1
- February, 1957
- Library Report No. 2
- February, 1958
- Death of Muriel French 1957
Awards to composers established.
History: Establishment of Music Department at Harvard one of the unwritten goals of the Association. (Paine’s appointment in 1862 began the department.)
- January, 1959
- Last bulletin, Winners of HMA commissions.
Indexed by Barbara Winchester