Papers, 1906-1988.


Papers, 1906-1988.

Correspondence, diaries and other writings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, scores, and recordings. The bulk of these papers are Dorothy Dushkin's, but a portion were generated by husband David Dushkin. Personal correspondence consists of letters received by the Dushkins from friends and professional associates, notably Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, Caroline Bedell Thomas and Nadia Boulanger. The bulk of the professional papers are scores which constitute Dushkin's major output as a composer.

9 linear ft. (15 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7387810

Smith College, Neilson Library

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