Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches

Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches
Dates: ca. 1910-1955
Quantity: 5.2 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms688.series9

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 Photographs and Sketches consists of photographs of the Olin Downes and the Downes and Miles families from approximately 1910-1955. Includes photographs of Olin Downes; his wives Marion Davenport Downes and Irene Miles Downes; children Dorothy Downes Williams, Nancy Downes Smith, and Edward Downes; Raymond Miles and the Miles family; and various public figures or friends. The series also contains postcards of various locales in the United States and Europe.


Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order by name of photograph subject.

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

Downes family
Downes, Edward, 1911-2001
Downes, Marion Davenport
Miles family
Miles, Raymond
Music critics--United States.
Sketches.
Smith, Nancy Downes
Williams, Dorothy Downes

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Olin Downes papers, Series 9. Photographs and Sketches, ms 688.series9, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Abell, Arthur and Louise [see also: Correlo, Lohengrin, Strauss]- with Downes, Olin, and Bachelor, Ruth.
 
2Albeniz, Isaac
 
3Animals (pets, etc)
 
4Ansermet, Ernest
 
5Antiques (furniture)
 
6Arbos, Enrique Fernandez
 
7Ascherfield, Clara
 
8Ballets, scenes from- "Central Park" and "American in Paris"
 
9Barbieri, Fedora
 
10Bartok, Bela
 
11Bauer, Marion
 
12Behre, Theodore (brother-in-law)
 
13Berocrie, Thelma
 
14Bertolamiv, Viviane
 
15Biggs, E. Power
 
16Bloch, Ernest
 
17Borge, Vincent- in concert
 
18Brahms, Johannes
 
19Brevard Music Festival, 1954
 
20Brice, Antonia
 
BoxFolder
21Canletti, Guido See also: Toscanini
 
2Corelli, Arcangelo
 
3Cutter, Carl & Family [Downes Brother-in-law]
 
4Davison, A. T.
 
5De Bra, Elizabeth
 
6De Carvalho, Eleasor
 
7De Lanux, Elizabeth
 
8Downes, Irene Miles - Childhood
 
9Downes, Irene Miles - Adolescence
 
10Downes, Irene Miles
 
11Downes, Irene Miles & Family (Miles)
 
12Downes, Irene Miles & Others
 
13Downes, Irene Miles & Others
 
BoxFolder
31Downes, Louise Coison
 
2 - 5Downes, Olin
 
6Downes, Olin & Irene
 
7-8Downes, Olin & Others
 
9Downes, Olin & Irene & Others
 
10Downes, Olin & Marion Davenport [1st Marriage]
 
11Eastman Senior Symphony
 
12Eroica House [Vienna Austria]
 
13Ford Peace Ship, 1915 - 1916
 
14Frugoni, Orazio
 
15Gamer, George Robert with Olin Downes
 
16Gaston, Ward J.
 
17Gilbert, Henry Franklin
 
18Gold, Julius
 
19Gordon, Jacques
 
20Greenberg, M. (etchings by)
 
21Gromyko, A. with Olin Downes
 
BoxFolder
41Hale, Philip
 
2Hammerslough, Alec
 
3Hansen, Howard
 
4Harris, Roy & Wife
 
5Heifetz, Jascha
 
6Hubbard, Charles
 
7Hugo, Victor
 
8Ives, Charles
 
9Jalas, Jassi
 
10Kapell, William
 
11Kaltenborn, H.V. & Family
 
12Kelterborn, Louis Wilhelm
 
13Kinkeldey, Otto
 
14Kodály, Zoltán
 
15Koussevitsky, Serge & Olga
 
16Kramer, Walter F.
 
17Kreisler, Fritz
 
18Kurtz, Efrem
 
19Kurtz, Peter
 
20Lenom, Clement
 
21Lewisohn, Irene
 
22Librizzi, Raymond
 
23Malcuzynski, Witold
 
24Miles - Family
 
25Miles - Paternal Grandparents
 
26Miles, Laura M.
 
27Miles, Mildred
 
28-29Miles, Raymond
 
30Miles, Raymond - Family
 
BoxFolder
51Miles, Mark Robin
 
2Miles, William
 
3-4Miles - [Family?]
 
5Miller, Frank
 
6-8Miscellaneous
 
9Miscellaneous Column Layouts
 
10Morris, Newbald
 
11Paderewski, Ignace Jan
 
12Peabody Conservatory
 
13Philippe, Isadore
 
14Places
 
BoxFolder
61Rachmaninoff, Sergei Vassilievich
 
2Reiner, Fritz
 
3Rodinski, Artur
 
4-5Rogers, Bernard
 
6Rose, Hugh
 
7Rosenthal, Moriz
 
8Ruggles, Carl
 
9Sargent, Winthrop
 
10Schweitzer, Albert
 
11Shanet, Howard
 
12Shostakovich, Dimitri
 
13Sibelius, Jean
 
14Spalding, Albert
 
15Stillman - Kelly, Egar
 
16Straus, Richard
 
17Tcherepnine
 
18Telmanyi Family Quartet
 
19Thompson, Virgil
 
20Toscanini, Arturo
 
21Vaugh-Williams, Ralph
 
22Villa-Lobos, Heitor
 
23Volpe, Arnold (Bust)
 
24Wagner, Richard & Family
 
25Walter, Bruno
 
26White, Paul
 
27Whitman, Walt (Medallion)
 
28Women in Orchestras - Pictures
 
Box
7Post Cards- various blank picture postcards, often depicting Massachusetts, New York, or European scenes (approx. 200)
 

Oversized and framed photographs, sketches of composers, etc

Oversize_BoxItem
81Framed sketch (reproduction)- Strauss cnducting Mozart
82Framed photographs- triptych of Beethoven monuments
83Photograph- candid- Sergei Rachmaninoff and Eugene Ormandy
84Photograph- candid- Sergei Rachmaninoff and Eugene Ormandy
85Photograph- damaged- [illegible] unidentified composer
86Photograph- portrait- Jean Sibelius
87Clipping re Jean Sibelius
88Photograph- portrait- Vaughan Williams
89Contact sheet set- Olin Downes
810Photograph- portrait- Fritz Kreisler
811Photograph- portrait- Olin Downes at piano
812Photograph- portrait- Olin Downes as young man
813Sketch- Olin Downes
814Photograph- portrait- Frank Damrosch
815Certificate of honor- for Olin Downes from the Order of the White Rose of Finland, 1937
816Clipping: Conductor gives his idea of how orchestras might solve problems, 1950
817Sheet Music to song- Among Foes, Music by S. Tanieff, edited by Olin Downes
818Honor Roll certificate for Irene L. Miles, 1896
819Charcoal sketch (reproduction) Richard Strauss
820Framed souvenir program re Wagner from Arthur Abell to Olin Downes, 1952
821Framed pencil sketch of woman in profile [Irene Downes], 1952
822Photographs- portraits (2)- Philip Hale
8236 Sketches of Isadora Duncan, by Abraham Walkowitz
Oversize_Box
9Der Mantel Gogol- 12 Lithographs by Walter Gramatte, 1930