Correspondence files of company officers, 1909-1985.


Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Correspondence files of company officers, 1909-1985.

Correspondence files of company officers, 1909-1985.

Correspondence files of officers and members of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Opera. Individuals include John Brown and Giulio Gatti-Casazza, 1909-1919; Edward Ziegler, 1916-1944; Giulio Gatti-Casazza, 1918-1935; Frank Garlichs, 1924-1941; Paul D. Cravath, 1928-1940; Cornelius Bliss, 1928-1945; Herbert Witherspoon, 1933-1935; Edward Johnson, 1936-1950; Max Rudolf, 1947-1958; Horace Armistead, 1947-1954; Frederick Keppel, 1940-1949; John Gutman, 1950-1967; George A. Sloan, 1940-1951; Charles Spofford, 1941-1951; Julius F. Seeback, 1947-1949; Frank St. Leger, 1940-1950; Schuyler Chapin, 1972-1975; and Anthony A. Bliss, 1975-1985.

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