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Fritz Reiner papers, 1916-1983

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Series I : Cataloged Correspondence



Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 1 Barber, Sam To Fritz Reiner, Mount Kisco, NY, 15 August [n.d.], 1 page a.l.s.

[Thank you note]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 2 Bartok, Bela To Fritz Reiner., New York, NY, 27 June 1942, 1 page t.l.s.

[With postmarked envelope and unsigned acknowledgement form.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 3 Bartok, Bela To Fritz Reiner, Bronx, NY, 11 Sept. 1942, 1 page a.l.s.

[With envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 4 Bernstein, Leonard To Fritz Reiner, New York, NY, [n.d.], 1 page t.l.s.

[Emotional personal announcement of Bernstein's appointment as assistant conductor of NY Philharmonic. Stationery: M. Witmark & Sons, Publishers, NY.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 5 Bernstein, Leonard To "Uncle Fritz" [Fritz Reiner], New York, NY, 9 February 1944 (postmark), 2 pages a.l.s.

[Stationery: The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York. With envelope. ]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 6 Bernstein, Shirley To Mrs. Reiner, New York, NY, 5 February 1944, 2 pages t.l.s.

[Thank you note on stationery: The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 7 Bernstein, Samuel To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, 4 February 1944, 1 page t.l.s.

[Thank you note on stationary: Samuel Bernstein Hair Company.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 8 Casella, Alfredo To Fritz Reiner, Rome, Italy, 1 November 1939, 1 page t.l.s.

[In Italian. With envelope]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 9 Casella, Alfredo To Fritz Reiner, Rome, Italy, 1 April 1941, 1 page t.l.s.

[In Italian. With unposted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 10 Casella, Alfredo To Fritz Reiner, Rome, Italy, 10 January 1945, 2 pages a.l.s.

[. In Italian. With unposted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 11 Casella, Alfredo To Fritz Reiner, Rome, Italy, 20 September 1945 & 21 August 1945, 1 page t.l.s.

[ In Italian.With envelope postmarked NY, NY: 5 September 45]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 12 Casella, Alfredo To Fritz Reiner, Rome, Italy, 20 April 1946, 2 pages a.l.s.

[In Italian. With postmarked envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 13 Copland, Aaron To Fritz Reiner, Bernardsville, NJ, 18 April 1940, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Copland appeals to Reiner to "try out" his then new work, "Danzon Cubano" with Sunday Philharmonic concerts.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 14 Dent, Edward To Fritz Reiner, Paris, France, 18 December 1936, 1 page a.l.s.

[On stationary: Hotel Majestic, Paris.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 15 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, October [n.d.], 2 page a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 16 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner , Haverford, PA, 9 September 1943, 2 pages a.l.s.

[References to collaboration with Robert Shaw.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 17 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Haverford, PA, 25 September 1943, 2 pages a.l.s.

[References to collaboration with Robert Shaw.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 18 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Peterborough, NH, 3 January 1944, 3 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[Includes the composer's detailed description of an unfinished work (an "unborn child").]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 19 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, New York City, NY, 19 February 1944, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Request for recommendation replacing Leonard Bernstein, NY Philharmonic. References to Bernstein and Robert Shaw.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 20 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, New York City, NY, 26 February 1944, 2 pages a.l.s.

[ Regarding NY Philharmonic recommendation and pianist position for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. References to Koussevitsky.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 21 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Monterey, MA, 27 July 1944, 4 pages [note size] a.l.s.

[ References to new work expanded into a symphony.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 22 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Peterborough, NH, 27 August 1944, 2 pages a.l.s.

[ Agreement to present new work followed by travel arrangements.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 23 Foss, Lukas. To Mrs. Reiner, Boston, MA, 9 September 1944, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Travel arrangements, references to Boston Symphony Orchestra.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 24 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, 22 October 1944, 2 pages a.l.s.

[ Regarding changes and publishing of new symphony. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 25 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, 25 November 1944, 1 page a.l.s.

[ Completion of last movement of 226 page new symphony.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 26 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, 3 April 1945, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Regarding new community orchestra: American Youth for Democracy.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 27 Foss, Lukas. To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, 5 April 1945, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Regarding American Youth for Democracy.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 28 Foss, Lukas To Fritz Reiner, Boston, MA, April 1945, 2 pages a.l.s.

[Regarding performance of new symphony. References to Koussevitsky. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 29 Godowsky, Leopold Programs and menus, Astor Hotel, 13 February 1935, 2 booklets, 4 pages bd.

["Surprise Dinner to the Master Leopold Godowsky," 65th anniversary. ]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 30 Godowsky, Leopold To Mrs. Reiner, New York, NY, 3 March 1935, 1 page t.l.s.

[Acceptance of dinner invitation.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 31 Godowsky, Leopold. To Mrs. Reiner, New York, NY, 12 March 1935, 1 page [note sized] a.l.s.

[Returned performance ticket. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 32 Godowsky, Leopold To Mrs. Reiner, New York, NY, 24 April 1935, 2 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[ Returned performance tickets. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 33 Kingsley, Myra Fritz Reiner astrological chart, New York City, NY; Cincinnatti, OH, 22 February 1930, 7 pages t.ms.s., 1 page a.l.s. (copy

[On Kingsley stationery (NY) in Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra envelope. With note from Otto Klemperer.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 34 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner. Padova, Italy, 23 November 1929 [postmark], 2 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 35 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 10 December 1929, 2 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 36 Malipiero, Gian Francesco. To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 13 July 1932 [postmark], 2 pages a.l.s., 1 page a.l.s.

[With note from Sgra. Malpiero to Mrs. Reiner. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 37 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 30 July 1932, 2 pages a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 38 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 3 August 1932, 2 pages a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 39 Malipiero, Auna (Mrs. Gian Francesco) To Carlotta Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 15 August 1932, 4 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 40 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 20 August 1932, 2 page a.l.s.

[With envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 41 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 24 August 1932, 2 pages a.l.s.

[With envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 42 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Riener, Asolo, Italy, 21 September 1932, 4 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 43 Malipiero, Gian Francesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 22 October 1932, 1 page a.l.s.

[With envelope postdated 15 October 1932.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 44 Malipiero, Gian Fransesco To Fritz Reiner, Asolo, Italy, 2 November 1932, 1 page a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 45 Malipiero, Auna (Mrs. Gian Francesco) To Carlotta Reiner, Venice, Italy, 17 May 1946 [postmark], 4 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[Reference to postwar conditions and request for provisions from Reiners to Malipieros. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 46 The New York Times Obituary of Gian Francesco Malipiero. New York, August 2 [n.d.], 1 page newspaper clipping

[Death in Treviso, Italy.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 47 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Oakland, California, 10 October [n.d.], 2 pages a.l.s.

[Stationery: Mills College.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 48 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Paris, 13 October [n.d.], 1 page a.l.s.

[ In French.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 49 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Oakland, CA, [n.d.], 1 page [note sized] a.l.s.

[Response to Reiner. Stationery: Mills College.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 50 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, California, [n.d.], 1 page a.l.s.

[In French. Stationery: Mills College.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 51 Babin, Victor To Fritz Reiner, New York, NY, 6 January 1942, 1 page [note sized] a.l.s.

[Request to play Milhaud concerto for two pianos with handwriting on the back possibly response from Reiner. Reference to Vronsky.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 52 Babin, Victor To Fritz Reiner, New York City, NY, 16 January 1942, 1 page a.l.s.

[Regarding Milhaud concerto.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 53 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Mills College, CA, 6 October 1942, 1 page t.l.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 54 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Mills College, CA, 19 November 1942 [postmark], 2 pages a.l.s.

[Letter of gratitude for performing his work. With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 55 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Oakland, California, 2 December 1942 [postmark], 1 page a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 56 Milhaud, Darius To Fritz Reiner, Oakland, CA., 13 November 1952, 1 page Western Union telegram

[Apologies for inability to attend concert. Reference to Babin and Vronsky.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 57 "The Voice of the Opera": Chicago Civic Opera Company., Chicago, IL, 12 January 1930, 4 pages bd.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 58 Nikisch, Gretchen To Fritz Reiner, Liepzig, Germany, 19 April 1949, 8 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 59 Nikisch, Gretchen To Fritz Steiner, Leipzig, Germany, 21 April 1949, 4 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[With note from Arthur Nikisch and posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 60 Nikisch, Gretchen To Carlotta Reiner , Leipzig, Germany, 25 April 1949, 2 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 61 Nikisch, Gretchen To Fritz Reiner, Leipzig, Germany, 29 June 1949, 4 pages [note sized] a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 62 Reiner, Fritz To Arnold Schoenberg. [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 pages a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 63 Schoenberg, Arnold To Fritz Reiner, New York City, NY, 24 May 1934 [postmark], 2 pages t.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 64 Schoenberg, Arnold To Fritz Reiner, Los Angeles, CA, 15 July 1944, 1 page t.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 65 Reiner, Fritz To Schoenberg, Arnold, Pittsburgh, PA, 27 January 1945, 1 page t.l.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 66 Singanglia, Leone To Fritz Reiner, Milan, Italy, 1 June 1940, 1 page [note size] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 67 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner, Garmisch, Germany, 14 November 1930, 3 pages [note size] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 68 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner, Garmisch, Germany, 6 June 1931, 2 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 69 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner, Garmisch, Germany, 17 November 1931, 1 page [note sized] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 70 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner, Garmisch, Germany, 10 December 1934, 2 pages [note size] a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 71 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner , Garmisch, Germany, 17 November 1938, 2 pages a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 72 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Steiner, Montreux, Switzerland, 19 October 1948, 2 pages [note size] a.l.s., 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches photograph, s.

[On Montreux Palace stationery with posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 73 Strauss, Richard To Fritz Reiner, Montreux, Switzerland, 9 February 1949, 1 page t.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 74 Strauss, Richard Letters and telegrams from Fritz Reiner to Strauss., [v.p.], [n.d.]; 3 April 1917; 22 June 1918; 11 February 1919; 27 March 1919; 7 July 1919; 2 November 1930; 5 June 1931; 19 October 1948, 17 pages

[ Copies faxed from newphew of Richard Strauss. ]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 75 Stravinsky, Igor To Fritz Reiner, Hollywood, California, 31 January 1943, 1 page a.l.s.

[With postmarked envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 76 Swift, Charles and Marie To Fritz Reiner, Chicago, Illinois, 9 January 1930 [postmark], 1 page a.l.s.

[With posted envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 77 Weiner, Leo To Fritz Reiner, [n.p.], 8 November 1945, 2 pages t.l.s. and a.l.s.

[Stationery: Rozsavolgy & Tarsa, Budapest, Hungary.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 78 Weiner, Leo To Fritz Reiner, Budapest, Hungary, 14 June 1946, 4 pages [note sized] a.l.s.

[With envelope.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 79 Wo bisch, Professor Helmut Weiner Philharmonic To Fritz Reiner, Weiner, 1 page, t.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 80 Zirato, Bruno To Mr. Specter [no identified first name] , [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 page t.l.s. and a.l.

[With handwritten note, possibly to Reiner. Regarding Pittsburgh Orchestra business.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 81 Zirato, Bruno To Fritz Reiner, New York, NY, 12 January 1945, 1 page Western Union telegram

[ Regarding Pittsburgh Orchestra business: conductor's vacation time.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 82 Mandolini, Jean-do To Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University, Paris, France, 21 February 1989, 1 page a.l.s.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 83 Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University To Professor Chou Wen-chung, New York, NY, 17 April 1989, 1 page t.l.s.

[Regarding remarks by Jean-do Mondolini.]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 84 Fritz Reiner Society Discography of Fritz Reiner. Bound book includes printed photographs and biographical notes, 1978, 81 pages bd.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 85 Black and white photograph of two unidentified men, [n.p.], [n.d.], 7 inches x 5 inches photograph


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 86 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Subscription concert program, Chicago, IL, 1953-1963, 87 pages t.l.


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 87 Mondolini, Jean-do Programs, clippings, and correspondence regarding F. Reiner., [v.p.], [n.d.], 1916-1988, 16 pages

[With envelope dated 24 February 1989]


Box Cataloged Correspondence Box 1 Folder 88 Estate of Carlotta Reiner To School of the Arts. Columbia University, Brunswick, ME, 14 September 1983, 1 page t.l.

[ Regarding contents of collection to be archived.]