Elizabeth Elkus Papers, 1925-1994


Elizabeth Elkus Papers, 1925-1994

Includes personal correspondence, materials on musician friends, date books, correspondence log, travel documents, and address books. There is much correspondence from members of the UC- Berkeley Music Department faculty.

2 cartons, (2.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8285455

California Digital Library

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Online Archive of California

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Elkus, Elizabeth Britton.

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Elizabeth Elkus (b. August 26, 1902; d. July 5, 1994) was born Florence Elizabeth Britton in London, England. After her first fianc ̣died, she moved to the United States where she met and married Albert Elkus in 1929. She helped her husband shape the musical life of the Bay Area by hosting many musicians and by creating a hospitable atmosphere for young musicians, even after Albert's death in 1962. Elizabeth is most remembered for helping and mentoring new students at Berkeley. She and Albert ha...

Elkus, Albert I. (Albert Israel), 1884-1962

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Composed 1922. First performance by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco, February 9, 1923, Alfred Hertz conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of On a merry folk tune : for small orchestra / Albert Elkus. [1932]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782544 Teacher, pianist, and composer, Elkus was on the faculty of the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, from 1931 to 1959, and was chairman of the...

Moroney, Davitt

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Lefanu, Nicola

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Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975

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English composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London], 7 June [1921] and 22 May [1922], to Mme [Louise] Alvar Harding, 1921 June 7 and 22 May [1922]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672855 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d., 1915-1924], to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. & W. Chester], [n.d., 1915-1924]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672860 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [...