Scope and Content of Collection
The James Felton papers covers the period of 1916 to 1971, with the bulk of the materials from 1968 to 1971. The collection is arranged in alphabetical sequence. The materials are largely photocopies of newspaper articles, certificates and correspondence relating to Leopold Stokowski. The notebooks contain abstracts of recorded interviews with musicians and various individuals who worked with Stokowski. Among Felton’s correspondents are: Saul Caston; Sylvan Levin; Philip Kahagan; Manvel Zegler; John Orlando Northcutt; Henry Koster; Rafael Fliegel; Henry Schmidt; Lucien Caillet; Benjamin Kahon; Dane Rudhyar; Harvey Glantz; and Mimine Salzedo.