Olin Downes papers, [ca. 1900-1964].


Olin Downes papers, [ca. 1900-1964].

The collection consists of papers of Olin Downes from ca. 1900-1964. The papers document Downes' career as a music critic, lecturer, and author and provide a comprehensive overview of music in America for the first half of the 20th century. Includes subject files, correspondence, lectures, articles, manuscripts, reviews by others, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, and Downes' collection of music manuscripts. The collection also includes Downes family papers and papers of his wife Irene Miles Downes and the writings of his sister Mildred Miles.

139 linear ft.

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Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...