Pittsburgh Music Archives

This table is an index to the archives in the Music Department of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. The archives consist of scrapbooks, correspondence, clipping files, concert programs, and other archival materials pertaining to the history of music in Pittsburgh, primarily during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Finding Aids to these collections are available in the Music Department.

For further information about the content of the Pittsburgh Music Archives, contact Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Music Department:
412.622.3105 or musicdept@carnegielibrary.org.

Name Location Notes Location – Music Department
Archer/ Frederic Archer's Binder's Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #25 Archer's collection of works by various composers Case 1 – Bottom
Archer, Harry G. see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians Case 1 – Bottom
Bakaleinikoff/ Vladimir Bakaleinikoff Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #1 with Wentzell Case 1 – Top
Balter/ Lucy Doockler Balter Scrapbook Pittsburgh Music Archive #12 Case 1 – Top
Bernthaler/ Carl Bernthaler Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #2 2 boxes Case 1 – Top
Bidwell/ Marshall Bidwell Lecture Notes Pittsburgh Music Archive #3 Case 1 – Top
Boyd/ Charles N. Boyd Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #53 72 volumes. See index to the collection: Charles N. Boyd Collection – Pittsburgh Music Archive #53  Case 4 – Top; Case 4 – Bottom; Case 5 – Bottom
Brautigam/ Paul Brautigam Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #18 Case 1 – Bottom
Cadman, Charles Wakefield see: Hamilton, William C.; Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians; and Bernthaler, Carl
Calvé, Emma see: Wilson, George H.
Composer Forums 1959 – 1961 – Scrapbook compiled by Donald Steinfirst Pittsburgh Music Archive #36 Case 2 – Bottom
Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians Pittsburgh Music Archive #14 Case 1 – Bottom
Da Capo Radio Programs on WQED, 1980's see: Da Capo Radio Programs Da Capo Radio Programs
Damrosch Opera Co., 1897 Season see: Wilson, George H.
Dawson, Mary Cardwell / National Negro Opera Company – Clippings file Pittsburgh Music Archive #40 see: Pittsburgh Music Information File Case 3 – Top
Eakin/ Vera Eakin Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #5 Case 1 – Top
Evanson/ Jacob Evanson Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #7 5 binders Case 1 – Top
Evens/ William Evens Scrapbook Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #33 15 binders. See index to the collection: William Evens Scrapbook Collection – Pittsburgh Music Archive #33  Case 2 – Top
Fearson/ Robert Fearson's Mother's Autograph Book Pittsburgh Music Archive #21 Autograph book 1889-1899 of musicians performing in Pittsburgh. Signatures include Eugene d’Albert and Hans von Bulow. Case 1 – Bottom
Foerster/ Adolph M. Foerster Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #52 14 boxes. See index to the collection: Adolph M. Foerster Collection – Pittsburgh Music Archive #52 Case 3 – Bottom
Frew, William N. see: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Friends of Harvey Gaul Pittsburgh Music Archive #20 Case 1 – Bottom
Gardner Family Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #6 2 boxes Case 1 – Top
Grand Opera Seasons 1900, 1901, 1902 see: Wilson, George H.
Gretton Family Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #50 2 boxes Case 3 – Top
Hamilton/ William C. Hamilton Correspondence Pittsburgh Music Archive #14 with Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians Case 1 – Bottom
Harris/ Roy Harris Manuscripts Pittsburgh Music Archive #28 Case 1 – Bottom
Herbert, Victor see: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Huybrechts/ Lode (Louis H.) Huybrechts Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #11 7 boxes Case 1 – Top
In-and-About Pittsburgh Music Educators Club Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #8 Case 1 – Top
Jansen, Roy see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians
Kennedy/ Reed Kennedy Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #51 2 boxes Case 3 – Top
Lee/ Cynthia Cozette Lee Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #9 2 boxes Case 1 – Top
Leich/ Roland Leich Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #10 Case 1 – Top
Lemare/ Charlotte (Mrs. Edwin H.) Lemare Autograph Book Pittsburgh Music Archive #22 Case 1 – Bottom
Lewando, Ralph see: Who's Who in Pittsburgh Music Circles – 1941 to 1954 – Pittsburgh Music Archive #57 5 volumes Case 6
Lewis/ Mahlon E. Lewis Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #4   Case 1 – Top
MacKee/ Chester MacKee Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #39 3 boxes Case 2 – Bottom
Martin/ Anne K. (Mrs. James Stephen) Martin Scrapbook Pittsburgh Music Archive #24 Case 1 – Bottom
McClintock/ Walter McClintock Scrapbook Pittsburgh Music Archive #47 with Poia Case 3 – Top
Mellor/ Charles C. Mellor Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #41 2 boxes. See index to the collection: Charles C. Mellor Collection –  Pittsburgh Music Archive #41  Case 3 – Top
Mellor/ John H. Mellor Scrapbooks Pittsburgh Music Archive #46 3 volumes. See index to the collection: John H. Mellor Scrapbooks – Pittsburgh Music Archive #46 Case 3 – Top
Millen/ Irene Millen Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #56 4 boxes Case 6
Muscaro/ Nicholas Martino Muscaro Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #38 4 boxes – includes 78's Case 2 – Bottom
Music in Pittsburgh – Organizational Records Pittsburgh Music Archive #35 5 boxes Case 2 – Top
Musical Forecast 1921 – 1948, Pittsburgh Monthly Music Magazine see: Musical Forecast Music Department, Locked Case: qr 785 P67c vol. 1-23.
Nevin, Arthur see: Poia, Pittsburgh Music Archive #47 Case 3 – Top
Organ Recital Clippings Pittsburgh Music Archive #49 2 volumes Case 3 – Top
Paur, Emil see: Hamilton, William C.; Miscellaneous Programs/Articles; Wilson, George H. and Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence
Pittsburgh Concert Programs  A large collection of music concert programs from Pittsburgh. Case 7
Pittsburgh Concert Society Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #48 2 boxes Case 3 – Top
Pittsburgh Letter Carriers Band Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #19 Case 1 – Bottom
Pittsburgh Music Information File Contains a large collection of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and other ephemera. Music Department file cabinets
Pittsburgh Music Newsletters Historic holdings Music Department file cabinets
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #26 Case 1 – Bottom
Pittsburgh Orchestra see: Wilson, George H.; Hamilton, William C.;Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence; and Miscellaneous Programs/Articles
Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence An archive of the Pittsburgh Orchestra from 1896 – 1910 including correspondence, contracts, concert programs, newspaper clippings, notes, publicity flyers, and other ephemera. 23 volumes. See also: Wilson, George H. Music Department, Locked Case: qr 785 P67c vol. 1-23.
Pittsburgh Orchestra – Tour Programs and Miscellaneous Papers Pittsburgh Music Archive #32 Case 2 – Top
Pittsburgh Philharmonic Society – Organizational Records Pittsburgh Music Archive #29 Case 1 – Bottom
Poia Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #47 Case 3 – Top
Retter/ Carl Retter Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #42 Case 3 – Top
Russell/ Dallmeyer Russell Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #45 Case 3 – Top
Saudek/ Victor Saudek Musical Scrapbook Pittsburgh Music Archive #23 Case 1 – Bottom
Siegfried Festival at Forbes Field Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #27 Case 1 – Bottom
Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA) – Pittsburgh Chapter Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #34 2 boxes Case 2 – Top
The Spectator, Annual Musical Number, 1910 – 1912 see: The Spectator: Pittsburgh's Municipal and Civic Journal – Annual Musical Number Music Department, Pittsburgh Shelf
Steinfirst/ Donald Steinfirst Scrapbooks Pittsburgh Music Archive #37 27 volumes. See also: Composer Forums 1959 – 1961. Case 2 – Bottom
Stolarevsky/ Mihail Stolarevsky Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #13 Case 1 – Top
Swan/ The Swan Chorale and Ralph J. Swan Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #30 3 boxes Case 1 – Bottom
Toerge/ George and Fred Toerge Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #27 Case 1 – Bottom
Tuesday Musical Club Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #55 22 volumes Case 6
Webster, Beveridge see: Correspondence to and from Pittsburgh Musicians
Wentzell/ William Wentzell Manuscript Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #1 with Bakaleinikoff Case 1 – Top
Westinghouse Male Chorus Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #44 Case 3 – Top
Whitmer/ T. Carl Whitmer Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #31 5 boxes Case 2 – Top
Who's Who in Pittsburgh Music Circles – 1941 to 1954  Pittsburgh Music Archive #57 5 volumes Case 6
Wichmann/ Russell G. Wichmann Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #15 Case 1 – Bottom
Wickline/ Homer C. Wickline Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #16 2 boxes Case 1 – Bottom
Wilson/ George H. Wilson Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #54 46 volumes. See also: Pittsburgh Orchestra Correspondence. Case 4 – Bottom; Case 5 – Top
Wilson/ Kate D. Wilson Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #17 Case 1 – Bottom
Yost/ Gaylord Yost Collection Pittsburgh Music Archive #43 2 boxes Case 3 – Top
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