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War Songs from the first half of the twentieth century collection

  • RC0583
  • Collection
  • 1898-1944

The focal point of this collection of sheet music is the First World War. These songs do not reflect the idea of war as it is commonly thought of in popular imagination: battlefields, trenches and heroic charges. These songs were not, for the most part, written for the soldiers. Instead, they reflect the daily experience of the Canadians who remained at home during the war and the way people thought about the effect the war was having on their lives and on their country. They do not address changes in society explicitly; instead they go deeper, preserving the visceral responses of Canadians to the war as it was happening. This sheet music offers an intimate picture of the conditions out of which post-war Canada grew.

Eric Aldwinckle collection

  • RC0385
  • Collection
  • 1943-1945

The collection (18-2001) consists of correspondence mainly from Aldwinckle to Somers, poetry, pen and ink sketches and drawings, and one water-colour.

Aldwinckle, Eric

Morley Calvert fonds

  • RC0885
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2014

The archive consists of original scores, photographs, memorabilia, programs, correspondence, personal items and clippings.

Calvert, Morley

Daisy DeBolt fonds

  • RC0915
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio/visual material related to DeBolt’s life and music career. Included are material pertaining to her mother, Marjorie DeBolt, and grandfather, Percy Highfield, such as photographs, original musical compositions and published sheet music.

DeBolt, Daisy

Alan Walker fonds

  • RC0107
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1836-1908

The fonds consists of material related to Alan Walker's research, recordings, and other professional activities. As well as personal material, including correspondence. The third accrual contains 30 items related to Liszt and his Circle, including 14 letters from Liszt.

Walker, Alan

Boris Brott fonds

  • RC0118
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2014

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio-visual materials which document Brott’s life and career. There is also some material related to his parents and his brother, Denis, a cellist.
The materials are mainly in English although there is some French, Italian and Spanish.

Brott, Boris.

Louise Bennett Coverley fonds

  • RC0037
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2008

The fonds reflects her life as both a writer, performer, and a promoter of the Jamaican language. It is arranged into the following series: correspondence; legal and financial documents; writing; published and printed materials; personal and professional documents, awards and realia; photographs and audio-visual materials; death, funeral and memorials; Eric Coverley. A separate listing describing the books which accompanied this fonds has been prepared.

Bennett, Louise

Bruce Cockburn fonds

  • RC0105
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2014

The fonds is very comprehensive and includes: 32 notebooks in which Cockburn composed most of his song lyrics from 1969 to 2002; song sheets and scores; correspondence, including fan mail; awards, including gold records; promotional material, including posters; tour books; scrapbooks; photographs; a copy of each of Cockburn’s recordings; video and film items; and other material.

Cockburn, Bruce

Franz Liszt and his circle collection

  • RC0249
  • Collection
  • 1841-1883

Twenty-four of the letters are written by Liszt to a variety of correspondents; one letter is addressed to Liszt from the Executive Committee for the Mozart Jubilee. There is one letter from Dr. S. Jadassohn to an unknown correspondent. The letters are in French and German. The collection also includes translations of documents, a conference report for a concert held in Budapest, a piano completion certificate for one of Liszt's students, a photograph and a contract.

Liszt, Franz

Michio Mamiya - Letter to Anne Brydon

  • RC0727
  • Item
  • 1980

This archive consists of one letter written by Mamiya to Anne Brydon in 1980. The letter is a response to a series of Brydon's questions and outlines the personal and intellectual influences in Mamiya's music.

Mamiya, Michio

Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection

  • RC0245
  • Collection
  • 1952-1977

The collection consists of programmes from the first concert, held 19 January 1952, until the 1976-1977 season.

Hamilton Chamber Music Society

Havergal Brian fonds

  • RC0244
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1969

The fonds consists predominantly of letter from Brian to Sir Granville Bantock. There are also a few letters to Helen Bantock, Raymond Bantock, and H.O. Anderton, as well as a few letters addressed to Brian.

Brian, Havergal

Hans von Bülow collection

  • RC0725
  • Collection
  • [1854?]-1891

There have been six accruals. The first accrual consists of 8 letters to Princess Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein, the daughter of a wealthy Polish landowner. The second accrual consists of 3 letters to unknown recipients. The third accrual consists of one letter to an unknown recipient as well as a photograph of von Bülow, inscribed to Annette Essipov. The fourth accrual consists of one letter to Albert Werkenthin. The fifth accrual consists of one letter to Mr. Kapellmeister. The sixth accrual consists of one letter to an "Esteemed Sir".

Bülow, Hans von

Georgian Songs collection

  • RC0054
  • Collection
  • 1700-1830

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of 923 songs from 1714-1830. The second accrual consists of approximately 1,000 songs from 1700-1830. Both accruals of songs are mainly from the Georgian Era, that is during the reigns of the four Georges. The majority of the songs were published in London, England.

Herbert Menges fonds

  • RC0021
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1966

The fonds is arranged into three series: correspondence, compositions, ephemera and memorabilia. The fonds includes some of the financial records and minutes of the Brighton Philharmonic Society.

Menges, Herbert

Jackie Washington fonds

  • RC0143
  • Fonds
  • 189?-2009

The fonds consists of extensive photographs and textual, audio and audio visual materials. It also contains realia including trophies and honours, such a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hamilton Music Awards and even some of Washington’s hats.

Washington, Jackie

Ethel Smyth collection

  • RC0651
  • Collection
  • [1878]-1939

The collection contains letters from Pablo Casals, Albert Einstein, Gustav Holst, William James, Clara Schuman, Peter Tchaikovsky, Cosima Wagner, and others. Smyth drew on these letters in her autobiographical writings.

There is one letter from Smyth to Kenneth Wright, 19 November 1929. For additional letters written by Smyth, researchers are directed to the Eric Walter White fonds.

Smyth, Ethel

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