Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Virgil Thomson papers, 1920-1981

Series II: Manuscripts and Notes, 1920-1981

This series contains manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and proofs for Thomson's articles and books. It also contains a carbon typescript of Gertrude Stein's Bee Time Vine with autograph manuscript of preface by Virgil Thomson, notes by Thomson passim, and two pages of notes in the hand of Alice B. Toklas.

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Box 1 Cataloged article manuscripts

Box 2 American Music Since 1910, 1971

Box 3 American Music Since 1910 (continued), 1971

Box 3 The Art of Judging Music, 1948

Box 4 Music Reviewed: 1940-1954, 1967

Box 5 Music Reviewed: 1940-1954 (continued), 1967

Box 5 Music Right and Left, 1951

Box 6 The Musical Scene, 1945

Box 7 Virgil Thomson, 1966

Box 8 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 9 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 10 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 11 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 12 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 13 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 14 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

Box 15 Virgil Thomson (continued), 1966

One folder oversized material

Box 16 A Virgil Thomson Reader, 1981

Box 17 A Virgil Thomson Reader (continued), 1981

Box 15 Bee Time Vine by Gertrude Stein, 1953

Box 15 Thomson's red pencil

Box 15 Illustrations