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1000 Friends of Maryland records

 Collection 0530-MDHC
Scope and Contents 1000 Friends of Maryland was a nonprofit that advocated for smart growth initiatives. In 2018, the organization merged with Preservation Maryland. This accession consists of press clippings, reports and other publications, photographs, correspondence, minutes, and audiovisual materials.

21st Century Consort records

 Collection 0024-SCPA
Overview The 21st Century Consort (originally 20th Century Consort) was founded in 1975 by Christopher Kendall and is made up of professional musicians from the Washington area, including members of the National Symphony Orchestra. Since 1978 the ensemble has been the resident contemporary music group at the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, where they present an annual concert series, often coordinating programming to complement the museum's exhibitions. The collection...

Aaron Avshalomov scores collection

 Collection 0388-SCPA
Overview Aaron Avshalomov was born in Nikolaievsk, Siberia on October 31, 1894 to Jewish-Russian parents. His father wanted Aaron to study medicine and sent him to Switzerland for that purpose in 1913. Instead, he enrolled in the Zürich Conservatory, where, for a few months, he received his only formal training in music. After the outbreak of World War I, Avshalomov left Europe, returning to Russia and then moving on to China and the United States, where he married his first wife, Esther Magidson, in...

Aaron Claxton collection on D.C. Hardcore

 Collection — Box: 1 0004-SCPA-CLAXTON
Overview Aaron “AC” Claxton (b. 1977) is a musician and business owner who was active in the Washington, D.C. hardcore punk scene in the early 1990s. The Aaron Claxton collection on D.C. Hardcore contains items that span the years 1992 to 1995; the bulk of the materials date from 1992 to 1993, when Claxton was a member of the hardcore band Gauge. The materials in this collection primarily consist of show fliers and photographs related to shows that Claxton performed at or attended.

Cyrilly Abels papers

 Collection 0046-LIT
Overview Cyrilly Abels (1903-1975) was the managing editor of Mademoiselle magazine from 1950 through the early 1960s, when she opened her own literary agency. Abels was literary agent, editor, and close friend of Katherine Anne Porter. The collection consists of letters, postcards, and notes to and from Porter concerning daily life and publishing efforts. Some of the correspondence is addressed to Jerome Weinstein, Abels's husband.

Abigail Mason and Colgate Family correspondence collection

 Collection 2017-088-MASON-SCPA
Overview Abigail Gregory Mason (1797-1889), wife of prolific hymn composer and music educator Lowell Mason, was born into one of the most influential families in the nineteenth century. After marrying Lowell Mason in Savannah, Georgia, the family moved to Boston and were highly involved in the music education efforts in the city schools. Throughout their lifetimes, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Mason were in contact with a third prominent family, the Colgates. This collection includes two notecards and their...

Abram Chasins Collection

 Collection 0017-IPAM
Overview A pianist, composer, pedagogue, musical director, and music writer, Abram Chasins was an active performer throughout his career. He gave many solo recitals, concerts with leading orchestras, and piano duets with his wife, Constance Keene, throughout the United States. Chasins also was a lecturer at the Curtis Institute of Music, Musician-in-Residence at the University of Southern California, and an active adjudicator. In addition, Chasins composed many pieces, including two piano concertos and...

Acton E. Ostling, Jr. papers

 Collection 0324-SCPA
Overview Acton E. Ostling, Jr. (b. 30 June 1936), is an Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Louisville. From 1974 until 1995, he served as Director of Bands and the conductor of the Louisville Symphony Band, retiring from the institution in 2001. While at Louisville, he also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting, as well as courses in theory, orchestration, and wind band repertoire. Earlier academic appointments included serving as Director of Bands at Iowa State...

Ada Richter Collection

 Collection 0021-IPAM
Overview A composer and lecturer, Ada Richter (a.k.a. Hugo Arnold, Wilma Moore, and Eileen Gail) composed many pieces throughout her career, including musical dramas, piano solos, piano and voice pieces, and arrangements of pieces by other composers. Richter also lectured both alone and with her husband, Alfred Richter throughout the world on piano instruction. Her husband was also a composer of piano pieces and writer on piano methods and is included in the collection. The collection consists of 8.00...

Adelphi Citizens Association records

 Collection 0011-MDHC
Overview The Adelphi Citizens Association was formed in 1944 as an umbrella organization for neighborhood councils in suburban Prince George's County. The collection reflects the participation of the Association's members and officers in regional planning and governmental activities which had direct bearing on their neighborhoods. Topics include zoning, mass transportation, highway construction, and municipal services. The collection also includes the records of one member neighborhood council, the...

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