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Elaine Madlener Papers, 1916-1966

Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts b...

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Jazz Institute of Chicago. Oral Histories, 1977-2016

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories contains drafts, transcripts and audio and video recordings of interviews with Chicago jazz musicians. There is also an interview with jazz historian and collector John Steiner.

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Philip Hart Papers, 1973-1974

Small collection of letters and other materials about Theodore Thomas, founding music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collected by Philip Hart, a music historian and former assistant manager of the CSO.

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Spink, George. Collection, 1980-1981

The George Spink Collection contains transcripts and audio cassettes of interviews with saxophonist Bud Freeman and Richard "Dick" Wang.

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