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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

GEORGE H. WILSON (1854-1908)

 

Contents

  • Music criticism
  • Personal correspondence
  • Personal scrapbooks
  • Scrapbooks and programs of Grand Opera Seasons, 1897-1902
  • Scrapbooks and programs of The Pittsburgh Orchestra 1896-1904
  • Scrapbook of Emma Calvé
  • Obituaries

Time period

    1885 - 1908

Subject

    Wilson came to Pittsburgh in 1895 to serve as manager for the newly opened Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, as well as for the Pittsburgh Orchestra housed there. He was also manager for the Art Society of Pittsburgh.

Location

See Also


FINDING LIST

Click on the links for the finding lists within each box

Box #1
Musical Criticism, vol. II. July 1885 - July 1886

Box #2
Musical Criticism, vol. V. April 10, 1890; ending Boston residence November 1891, Beginning Chicago December 1891; ending Pittsburgh May 1897

Box #3
Personal Record - vol. IV. World's Fair period, 1891 - 1893

Box #4
Personal Scrapbook November 1891 - September 1898

Box #5
Pittsburgh Orchestra 1896-1899

Box #6
Miscellaneous correspondence December 26, 1896 - January 31, 1900

Box #7

  1. Miscellaneous artices and corrispondence
  2. Scrapbook of Emma Calvé, soprano
  3. Obituaries and tributes (d. March 18, 1908)

Box #8
Miscellaneous correspondence February 1, 1900 - April 3, 1902

Box #9
Scrapbook 1898-1903

Box #10
Miscellaneous correspondence May 4, 1903 - May 17, 1906

Box #11
Scrapbook 1907-1908 - Contains material about Wilson's feud with Emil Paur

Box #12
Miscellaneous correspondence March 5, 1907 - February 12, 1908

Box #13
Scrapbook April 1903 - February 1908

Box #14
Pittsburgh Orchestra Programs 1899-1900

Box #15
Pittsburgh Orchestra Programs 1902-1903

Box #16
Pittsburgh Orchestra Programs 1903-1904

Box #17
Damrosch Opera Company, Pittsburgh 1897

Box #18
Scrapbook of opera season in Pittsburgh, April 1900

Box #19
Scrapbook of Grand Opera Productions at Duquesne Gardens, 1901

Box #20
Scrapbook of Cincinnati Grand Opera Season, 1901

Box #21
Grand Opera Season, Pittsburgh, April 1902