Olin Downes papers, Series 8. Programs

Olin Downes papers, Series 8. Programs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 8. Programs
Dates: 1920s-1950s
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms688.series8

Biographical/Historical Note

Olin Downes (1886-1955) was an American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955).

Scope and Content Note

The Programs consist of programs from various performances during the 1920s-1950s. Performance groups highlighted include the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Brooklyn Institute.


The materials are unarranged but a listing is provided for access.

This finding aid represents just one portion of the Olin Downes papers, which all together consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, articles, music manuscripts, and lectures.

Index Terms

Theater programs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Olin Downes papers, Series 8. Programs, ms688.series8. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

Series 8 Programs
11Miscellaneous Programs
2Contemporary Music Society Program, 03/01/1961
3Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, Sept 19, 1933
4Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1933 - 1934
5The Institute at the Academy of Music - Extension Causes, 1939 - 1940
6Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences - Downes' Programs
7Brooklyn Institute - Institute Week at the Academy of Music, Oct 21 - 27, 1938
8The Philharmonic - Symphony Society
9Brooklyn Academy of Music - Monthly Review
10Berkshire Music Center, 1940
11Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1955 - 1956
12Brooklyn Institute, 1933 - 1934
13Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1953 - 1954
14Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, 1934 - 1935
15Contemporary Music Society, 03/01/1960
16Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, 1933
17Olin Downes & George Barrere & Barrere Little Symphony
18Carl Fisker
19Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences - Department of Philology, French Section
20The Brooklyn Institute - Calendar, 1938 - 1939
21The Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, 1934 - 1935
21Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1932 - 1933
2Brooklyn Academy of Music
3Various unidentified New York programs