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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

This group of finding lists provides access to uncataloged archival materials pertaining to the history of music in Pittsburgh. Primary sources such as letters, scrapbooks, music programs, music manuscripts, and more, are held by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh as Special Collections.

These materials are housed in The William R. Oliver Special Collections Room unless noted. The Oliver Room is open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. Appointments are recommended. Call 412-622-1932 or e-mail oliver@carnegielibrary.org.

External Link: The Center for American Music at the University of Pittsburgh is a library and archive of material relating to American music in the period between 1840 and 1940. It contains an extensive archive of Stephen Foster and other Pittsburgh composers like Ethelbert Nevin and Adolph M. Foerster.

For further information about the content of the Pittsburgh Music Archives, contact the Music Department at 412-622-3105 or Musicdept@carnegielibrary.org.


Finding List Index

Archer, Harry G. see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians
Balter, Lucy Doockler Pittsburgh Music Archive #18
Bakaleinikoff, Vladimir Pittsburgh Music Archive #1
Bernthaler, Carl Pittsburgh Music Archive #2 (2 boxes)
Bidwell, Marshall Pittsburgh Music Archive #3
Boyd, Charles N. Pittsburgh Music Archive #5 (2 boxes) AND qr 780.973 B66s volumes 1 - 99 AND qr 780.973 B66sc, volumes 1 - 15 (scrapbooks)
Cadman, Charles Wakefield see: Hamilton, William C.; Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians; and Bernthaler, Carl
Calvé, Emma see: Wilson, George H.
Composer Forums 1959 - 1961 - Scrapbook compiled by Donald Steinfirst rq ML 46 .C68x PITTSBURGH SHELF
Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians Pittsburgh Music Archive #31
Damrosch Opera Co., 1897 Season see: Wilson, George H.
Eakin, Vera Pittsburgh Music Archive #6
Evanson, Jacob Pittsburgh Music Archive #7
Evens, William qr 780 E95
Fearson, Robert Pittsburgh Music Archive #8
Foerster, Adolph M. qr 780 S43 volumes 1 - 6. Volume 6 is folio sized.
Frew, William N. see: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Gardner Family Pittsburgh Music Archive #9 (2 boxes)
Grand Opera Seasons 1900, 1901, 1902 see: Wilson, George H.
Gretton Family Pittsburgh Music Archive #10 (2 boxes)
Hamilton, William C. Pittsburgh Music Archive #31
Harris, Roy Pittsburgh Music Archive #11
Herbert, Victor see: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Huybrechts, Lode (Lewis H.) Pittsburgh Music Archive #12 (7 boxes)
In-and-About Pittsburgh Music Educators Club Pittsburgh Music Archive #13
Jansen, Roy see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians
Kennedy, Reed Pittsburgh Music Archive #14 (2 boxes)
Koch, Caspar Pittsburgh Music Archive #4
Lee, Cynthia Cozette Pittsburgh Music Archive #15 (2 boxes)
Leich, Roland Pittsburgh Music Archive #16
Lemare, Edwin H. Pittsburgh Music Archive #17
Lewando, Ralph see: "Who's Who in Pittsburgh Music Circles" - 1941 to 1954
Lewis, Mahlon E. Pittsburgh Music Archive #4
MacKee, Chester Pittsburgh Music Archive #19 (3 boxes)
McClintock, Walter see: Poia
Mellor, Charles C. Pittsburgh Music Archive #23 (2 boxes)
Mellor, John H. qr 780 M59 volumes 1 - 3. Volume 1 is folio sized.
Millen, Irene Pittsburgh Music Archive #21 (4 boxes)
Miscellaneous Programs/Articles Pittsburgh Music Archive #20
Muscaro, Nicholas Martino Pittsburgh Music Archive #22 (3 boxes)
Musical Forecast 1921 - 1948 Pittsburgh Music Periodical
Nevin, Arthur see: Poia
Nixon Theatre Pittsburgh Music Archive #23
Oral History of Music in Pittsburgh Over 300 interviews. See OHMP
Paur, Emil see: Hamilton, William C.; Miscellaneous Programs/Articles; Wilson, George H. and Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Pittsburgh Concert Programs Cataloged and uncataloged collections
Pittsburgh Concert Society Pittsburgh Music Archive #24 (2 boxes)
Pittsburgh Letter Carriers Band Pittsburgh Music Archive #25
Pittsburgh Music Information File Contains a large collection of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and other ephemera.
Pittsburgh Music Newsletters Historic holdings
Pittsburgh Orchestra see: Wilson, George H.; Hamilton, William C.; Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence; and Miscellaneous Programs/Articles
Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence Music, Film and Audio Department, Locked Case: qr 785 P67c vol. 1-23
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Pittsburgh Music Archive #26
Poia, Opera in 3 acts, composed by Arthur Nevin, 1910. Poia
Retter, Carl Pittsburgh Music Archive #11
Russell, Dallmeyer Pittsburgh Music Archive #27
Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA) - Pittsburgh Chapter Pittsburgh Music Archive #28
The Spectator 1910 - 1912 Finding aid pending
Steinfirst, Donald see: Composer Forums 1959 - 1961 and misc. scrapbooks
Stolarevsky, Mihail Pittsburgh Music Archive #29
Swan Chorale / Ralph J. Swan Pittsburgh Music Archive #30 (one box & one folder of photos)
Toerge, George and Fred Pittsburgh Music Archive #23
Tuesday Musical Club rq ML 28 .P5 T89x, vol. 1-22
Wagner's Siegfried at Forbes Field Pittsburgh Music Archive #23
Webster, Beveridge see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians
Wentzell, William Pittsburgh Music Archive #1
Westinghouse Male Chorus Pittsburgh Music Archive #33
Whitmer, T. Carl qr 92 W6483wh (5 vols.)
"Who's Who in Pittsburgh Music Circles" - 1941 to 1954 see link
Wichmann, Russell G. Pittsburgh Music Archive #35
Wickline, Homer C. Pittsburgh Music Archive #36 (2 boxes)
Wilson, George H. Pittsburgh Music Archive #37 (21 boxes). See also: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Wilson, Kate DeN. Pittsburgh Music Archive #38
Yost, Gaylord Pittsburgh Music Archive #39