INVENTORY

 

SERIES 1 Personal papers and documents of Richard Stoelzer, 1884-1892. Arranged chronologically.

B0X 1

FOLDER 1 Manuscript recordings of family births. [n.d.]

FOLDER 2 Contract with Crystal Palace Theater, Leipzig , 16 April 1884.

FOLDER 3 Contract with Friedrich Wagner, Director of Royal Saxon Orchestra. Leipzig , 11 September 1884.

FOLDER 4 Contract on letterhead of Bavarian Court Theater Committee. Mannheim , 3 February 1885.

FOLDER 5 Contract with Friedrich Wagner to play with orchestra on tour in America . Leipzig , 6 April 1885.

FOLDER 6 Recommendation by John Lund, Music Director of Thalia Theater. New York , 25 December 1885.

FOLDER 7 Agreement with Edward Polz, Music Director of the Thalia Theater. New York , 27 December 1885.

FOLDER 8 Certification of Richard Stoelzer's arrival in New York . Dated December 30, 1885.

FOLDER 9 Packing list of shipment to Stoelzer by his father. Leipzig , 10 December 1886.

FOLDER 10 Certification of Otto Toaspern by Royal Academy of Visual Arts in Munich , 1887/88.

FOLDER 11 Agreement with Max Bachert, Manager of Boston Symphony Orchestral Club. July 16, 1888.

FOLDER 12 Copyright of Richard Stoelzer's piano arrangement of "At Night". Washington D.C. , 5 November 1892.

FOLDER 13 Obituaries of Emma and Richard Stoelzer, March 1947.

FOLDER 14 Biography "My Father" by Walter Stoelzer. Typescript, [n.d.]

Copies of Folders 1-14 can be found in Box 1 - X.

 

SERIES 2 Papers of the Boston Symphony Orchestral Club, 1888-91.

Papers of the Mozart Symphony Club, (MSC), 1891-1905.

 

BOX 1

FOLDER 1 Concert program, partial itinerary of Boston Symphony Orchestral Club, 1888-1891. 4 Items.

FOLDER 2 Mozart Symphony Club first season, 1891/92.Name changed from Boston Symphony Club. Concert programs including one in Braille, publicity. 10 Items.

FOLDER 3 MSC, second season, 1892/93. Mockabees Popular Course Prospectus. 1 Item.

FOLDER 4 MSC, third season, 1893/94. Programs, publicity photos, copy of Stoelzer's "At Night." 7 Items.

FOLDER 5 MSC, fourth season, 1894/95. Programs, publicity. 7 items.

FOLDER 6 MSC, fifth season, 1895/96. Programs, publicity.12 Items.

FOLDER 7 MSC, sixth season, 1896/97. Programs, including one in silk, publicity. 6 Items.

FOLDER 8 MSC, seventh season, 1897/98. Programs, publicity.7 Items.

FOLDER 9 MSC, eighth season, 1898/99. Programs, publicity. 9 Items.

FOLDER 10 MSC, ninth season, 1899/1900. Programs, publicity, card with lute music. 5 Items.

FOLDER 11 MSC, tenth season, 1900/01. Programs, publicity with photos. 6 Items.

FOLDER 12 MSC, eleventh season, 1901/02. Publicity. 1 Item.

FOLDER 13 MSC, twelfth season, 1902/03. Publicity, 2 Items.

FOLDER 14 MSC, thirteenth season, 1903/04. Publicity. 2 Items.

FOLDER 15 MSC, fourteenth season, 1904/05. Program, publicity. 4 Items.

FOLDER 16 MSC, fifteenth season, 1905/06. Publicity, letterhead for projected season. 2 Items.

FOLDER 17 Programs of other concerts in which Richard Stoelzer played. 3 Items.

FOLDER 18 Programs of other concerts in which MSC members performed. 6 Items.

FOLDER 19 Excerpt from letter of Walter Stoelzer describing T. Hoch. January 19, 1973.

Copies of Folders 1-19 can be found in Box 1 - X.

 

BOX 2 "The Mozart Index" scrapbook, 1888-1896. Reviews of concerts of the Boston Symphony Orchestral Club and the Mozart Symphony Club. Some programs. Reproduction of photos of instruments and performers, some identified. Reproductions of pencil drawings of performers, some identified.

Musical Courier, vol. xxiii, no. 23. Dec. 2, 1891.Cover picture and lead article.

 

BOX 3 "The Mozart Symphony Club" large scrapbook, 1889-1901. Transition from Boston Symphony Orchestral Club to Mozart Symphony Club, including Boston Symphony Club and Boston Orchestral Club papers. Programs of these and other contemporary groups. Reviews from US and Canadian newspapers. Reproductions of pencil drawings of performers, some identified.

"The Mozart Symphony Club" small scrapbook, 1898-1905. Newspaper reviews of concerts, a few publicity photos, notice that Mozart Symphony Club would furnish music for president Roosevelt's train stop in Newport [n.d.], all pasted on pages of a camera exchange book.

 

SERIES 3 Photographs, 1885- ?

BOX 4

FOLDER 1 Photos of Richard Stoelzer and Mozart Symphony Club performers. 18 photographs.

FOLDER 2 Photos of Stoelzer in performance with other instrumental groups. 2 photographs.

FOLDER 3 Miscellaneous photos., 8 photographs.

SMALL BOX Photographic plates., 2 woodblocks, 1 glass plate. (not microfilmed)

 

SERIES 4 Musical Instruments: descriptions and photographs.

BOX 4

FOLDER 1 AC# 11395 English Violet, altered to a Viola d'Amore

FOLDER 2 AC# 11393 Viola Alta (Wagner Viola)

FOLDER 3 AC# 11394 Viola d'Amore

FOLDER 4 AC# 11392 Viola and bow

FOLDER 5 AC# 11388 Violin and bow

FOLDER 6 AC# 11391 Violin and bow

FOLDER 7 AC# 11390 Three-quarter size Violin and bow

FOLDER 8 AC# 11389 One-half size Violin

FOLDER 9 AC# 11425 One-eighth size Violin

FOLDER 10 AC# 11424 San Hsien

FOLDER 11 AC# 11423 Mandolin

FOLDER 12 AC# 11461 Composite Cittern

FOLDER 13 Five early and contemporary photos of Stoelzer's instruments.

FOLDER 14 Miscellaneous information on instruments: Paul de Wit collection; notes of Richard Stoelzer(?).

Copies of folders 1-12 and 14 can be found in Box 1 - X.

 

SERIES 5 Music Scores, 1778-1920. Arranged and microfilmed alphabetically by composer.

BOXES 5-12 Chamber Music. An alphabetical composer/title index shows the content of the collection. In cases where the composer is unknown, the arranger's name is used. When a set of instrumental parts includes two or more compositions, the entire set has been microfilmed as it is printed and is filed under the name of the first-appearing composer. The additional composer/titles are indexed.

Most sets of instrumental parts have been microfilmed in orchestral score order, which is given below with abbreviations used. In a few cases where the composer or title apears only on the violin or piano score, one of these scores has been filmed first.

ABBREVIATIONS ( Instruments in orchestral score order)

arranger, arranged........arr.

copy, copies.................c.

manuscript...................ms.

variant..........................var.

with..............................w/

 

piccolo..........................picc

flute..............................fl

oboe.............................ob

clarinet.........................clr

saxophone....................sax

bassoon........................bsn

horn..............................hrn

trumpet.........................trpt

cornet...........................crnt

trombone......................trbn

timpani......................timp

drums........................drm

percussion.................perc

harp...........................hrp

harmonium...............harm

organ........................org

piano.........................pno

violin........................vln

viola.........................vla

viola alta..................vla alt

viola d'amore.....vla d'a

violoncello...............cell

bass..........................bass