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Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials collected by Stu Green from the mid to late twentieth century. The materials themselves date from as early as 1913 to as late as 1994. The bulk of the collection originated in the mid-century era and consists of printed informational and promotional materials and photographs associated with noteworthy organists, or the "personalities," of that period as Mr. Green indicated on his folders. These materials were collected by Mr. Green as resources for articles...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of David Junchen’s Papers and Photographs from 1908-2005. Much of the collection documents Junchen’s career as a theatre pipe organ builder, businessman, and author. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, blueprints, and photographs relevant to Junchen’s pipe organ business. However, the collection also includes drafts of the third volume of his Encylopedia of the American Theatre Organ and The...
Scope and Contents This collection contains 18 negatives of film scenes from two films involving Buster Keaton: The General (1926) and Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928). Each negative is 10" x 8" and many of them depict Keaton himself.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of A. Gordon Kibbee from 1940-1998 and reflects his rich and varied involvement with the pipe organ. The collection boasts many documents that shed light on his career as an organ designer as well as his years as a representative for the Wicks Organ Company. Nine photo albums showcasing church and theatre visits nationwide during the 1960s-1970s illustrate his enthusiasm and knowledge of the pipe organ. As an founding member of the ATOS, there are...
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of photographs of theatre organs, the theatres that housed those organs, and photographs about several theatre organists specific to The Kilgen Organ Company. The collection of photographs and memorabilia was originally compiled by Charles G. Crook.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and photographic materials dated from 1927-1986. Most of the collection is dated between 1930-1935 and 1965-1975. Ann Leaf's early career as a radio and television organist, as well as her subsequent silent film and concert performances are documented through performance programs, promotional materials, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases and reviews, and correspondence. The correspondence primarily includes letters from Leaf's fans and...
Scope and Contents The Melvin Doner Papers include correspondence with notable theatre organ performers and contributors to the American Theatre Organ Society, as well as photographs of Melvin Doner and theatre organ personalities, programs, biographical sketches, song listings, vinyl, newspaper clippings and periodicals.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music scores predominantly from the 20th century, and includes scores from the late 19th century and early 21st century. Examples of classical music and popular music are represented. The scores were mainly written for organ, piano, and voice, but were all collected and used by either classical or theatre organists and enthusiasts.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Billy Nalle from 1952-2005, and headshots of the organist during his career. The majority of the collection dates from 1960-1980. Included in the collection are his professional and personal correspondences, original arrangements of popular tunes, and organ specifications, reference layouts, and personal registrations of instruments on which he concertized. While this forms the majority of the collection, it also includes promotional materials for...
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and negatives of individuals, organists, organs, installation sites, and ATOS chapter activities, many of which were used in the American Theatre Organ Journal.
- Repository: The American Organ Institute Archives and Library X
- Theatre organ 22
- Theatre organists 15
- Organ (Musical instrument) 10
- Organists 10
- Organ builders 6
- Women organists 5
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
- Silent Films-- Musical Accompaniment 4
- Organ music 3
- Silent films 3
- Organ music--20th century--Scores and parts 2
- Radio personalities 2
- Silent Film Music 2
- Artiste Roll Player 1
- Congresses and conventions 1
- Editors 1
- Editors--United States 1
- Möller Rolls 1
- Organ Masters 1
- Organ music, Arranged 1
- Organ music--20th century 1
- Organ music--Periodicals 1
- Organ teachers 1
- Periodical editors 1
- Sound recordings--Collectors and collecting 1
- Theater organ music 1
- Wurlitzer organ 1 ∧ less