Henry Beckett papers, 1830-1970 (bulk 1918-1970)


Beckett, Henry. Henry Beckett papers, 1830-1970 (bulk 1918-1970)

Henry Beckett papers, 1830-1970 (bulk 1918-1970)

The collection contains biographical information on Henry Beckett and the Beckett family; clippings of newspaper stories by Henry Beckett; professional and personal correspondence; photographs; poems and short stories by Beckett; and research on composers Hall Johnson and Toscanini and humanist Albert Schweitzer.

12 cubic ft. (23 boxes)

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Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957

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Conductor. From the description of Arturo Toscanini souvenir card, 1952 summer. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501180914 Italian conductor, considered one of the greatest of the early 20th century. Started his career in Italy and spent much of his later years in the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Toscanini to Mme Emmy Destinn, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872455 Italian conductor. From the descr...

Beckett, Henry

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Henry Beckett (1889-1969) was a reporter with the New York Post from 1924 to 1968. During World War I he reported for the Cincinnati Post while serving in a cavalry unit and later participated in the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He interrupted his career to join the United States Army again in 1942 for the duration of World War II. Beckett also loved music and was a friend of social activist John Haynes Holmes. From the description of Henry Beckett papers, 1830-1970 (bulk 1918-1970) (Uni...

Johnson, Hall, 1888-1970

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Francis Hall Johnson (1888-1970), African American choral director, composer, and arranger. From the description of Hall Johnson collection, 1933-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463092 "Hall Johnson, a native of Athens, [Georgia], was a highly regarded African American choral director, composer, arranger, and violinist who dedicated his career to preserving the integrity of the Negro spiritual as it had been performed during the era of slavery. His Hall Johnson Choir,...

Schweitzer, Albert

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Alsatian medical missionary, theologian, musician and philosopher. From the description of Autograph letters in German signed (5) : Lambarene, Gabon, to Count Janos Hoyos, a physician in the U.S., 1958 Feb. 6-1960 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634614 Epithet: theologian philosopher and organist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x00015f Alsatian philosopher, theologian, or...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...