Leonard Bernstein collection : Part II, circa 1900-1994 (bulk 1933-1990).


Leonard Bernstein collection : Part II, circa 1900-1994 (bulk 1933-1990).

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The age of anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the waterfront; Prelude, fugue and riffs; Serenade after Plato's "Symposium"; Trouble in Tahiti; West Side story; and Wonderful town.

around 400,000 items (1180 boxes, 508 linear feet).


SNAC Resource ID: 7574380

Library of Congress

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