Scrapbooks compiled by Frances Nash, [manuscript] ca.1914-ca.1949.


Scrapbooks compiled by Frances Nash, [manuscript] ca.1914-ca.1949.

The scrapbooks compiled in 1962, contain photographs, news clippings, concert programs, obituaries, and letters documenting Nash's concert career from 1914 to 1949. In correspondence Eleanor Roosevelt thanks Nash for a pot of scotch heather, 1935; Marian McDowell thanks her for playing the MacDowell Concerto in concert, 1935; Nelson Eddy sends thanks for an inauguration medal, 1941; Leopold Stokowski discusses concerts, 1941-42; Samuel Chotzinoff invites her to perform, 1945; Henry Morgenthau, Jr., discusses the National Symphony Trust Fund Board, 1945; Mary Howe thanks her for help, 1945; Frank C. Walker contributes to a cause, 1948; Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., asks her to serve on the Virginia Music Festival Board, 1947; Egon Petri sends family news and invites her to visit, 1949; Bernard Baruch encourages her to play again and thanks her for a Marjorie Mitchell program, 1946, 1958; Also a brief, unsigned note on a card from James A. Farley, n.d.; and a telegram from Serge Koussevitzky requesting a meeting on a "musical matter of immediate urgency," 1942. There are formal portraits of Nash; photographs of Elisabeth, Queen of the Belgians; Issay Dobrowen; Hans Kindler; Renâee Longy-Miquelle; Emil Oberhoffer; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Andrâes Segovia (signed magazine print); Edwin M. Watson; Franz Wilczek as well as snapshots of family vacations, pets, and "Kenwood," the family home in Albemarle County, Va.

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