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Papers of John Powell 1895-1940.

Author: John PowellBetty Powell BrockenbroughJames Branch CabellWilliam CarmichaelCharles CarrollAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
The collection contains proof sheets of Powell's composition "Colibris--Humming Birds."

In letters, 1902-22, Powell describes his musical studies in Vienna and European performances to his mother, Rebecca Leigh Powell [ca. 60 items] and sisters, Betty Powell Brockenbrough [ca. 40 items] Rebecca Powell Carter [ca. 15 items] and Carrie Powell Williams [ca. 12 items].

The collection also contains several articles and some notes by Powell on music and composition; programs and announcements of Powell's concerts, 1895-1928; U.S., British and German newspaper and magazine clippings, 1900-40, regarding his music and performances; and photographs and paintings of Powell, his family, friends and acquaintances including [Virginia mountaineers?], possibly singers of traditional Appalachian folk music.

Newsclippings, 1924-26, concern his interst in the race question [1.5 ft.].

Of interest is a letter, 1779 March 12, Charles Carroll to William Carmichael, Philadelphia, regarding boundaries of the U.S. when Great Britain recognizes independence [[2] p. holograph signed. with address].

Correspondents include Powell's mother and sisters, his wife, Louise Burleigh Powell, James Branch Cabell, Jessie George Conrad, [Francis] Warrington Dawson, Leander Jan de Bekker, Joseph and Jessie Conrad, A. Baby Jones, Tobias Augustus Matthay, Harold Morris, Emilie Sigmann of Vienna, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson and Efrem Zimbalist.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Clippings
Letters (Correspondence_
Photographs
Programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Personal narratives
Sources
Named Person: John Powell; John Powell
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Powell; Betty Powell Brockenbrough; James Branch Cabell; William Carmichael; Charles Carroll; Rebecca Powell Carter; Jessie Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Warrington Dawson; L J De Bekker; A Baby Jones; Tobias Matthay; Harold Morris; Louise Burleigh Powell; Rebecca Leigh Powell; Emilie Sigmann; Edith Bolling Galt Wilson; Carrie Powell Williams; Efrem Zimbalist
OCLC Number: 647948979
Description: 2 ft.
Other Titles: John Powell papers

Abstract:

The collection contains proof sheets of Powell's composition "Colibris--Humming Birds."

In letters, 1902-22, Powell describes his musical studies in Vienna and European performances to his mother, Rebecca Leigh Powell [ca. 60 items] and sisters, Betty Powell Brockenbrough [ca. 40 items] Rebecca Powell Carter [ca. 15 items] and Carrie Powell Williams [ca. 12 items].

The collection also contains several articles and some notes by Powell on music and composition; programs and announcements of Powell's concerts, 1895-1928; U.S., British and German newspaper and magazine clippings, 1900-40, regarding his music and performances; and photographs and paintings of Powell, his family, friends and acquaintances including [Virginia mountaineers?], possibly singers of traditional Appalachian folk music.

Newsclippings, 1924-26, concern his interst in the race question [1.5 ft.].

Of interest is a letter, 1779 March 12, Charles Carroll to William Carmichael, Philadelphia, regarding boundaries of the U.S. when Great Britain recognizes independence [[2] p. holograph signed. with address].

Correspondents include Powell's mother and sisters, his wife, Louise Burleigh Powell, James Branch Cabell, Jessie George Conrad, [Francis] Warrington Dawson, Leander Jan de Bekker, Joseph and Jessie Conrad, A. Baby Jones, Tobias Augustus Matthay, Harold Morris, Emilie Sigmann of Vienna, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson and Efrem Zimbalist.

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