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Virgil Fox Collection

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Identifier: AOIAL-AOIC-RG0002
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials dated from approximately 1938-2008. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1938-1980 and is comprised of performance and souvenir programs from Fox's recitals and concerts at churches and concert halls across the U.S. and internationally.  Several of these programs include Virgil Fox's handwritten performance notes.  Other printed materials include program proposals, promotional materials, biographies, calendars, newsletters, Virgil Fox's Master Organ...

Irving R. Glazer Collection

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0023
Overview Papers, correspondences, advertisements, photographs, and other paper ephemera from Irving R. Glazer.

Betty Gould Papers

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Betty Gould from approximately 1910-1985. The collection documents Betty's career as a theatre organist across the country, from her earliest headshots, to her time working with Priscilla "Jean" Holbrook on the twin-console Wurlitzer on Staten Island as "Betty and Jean," to her radio career, and her many concerts at Organ Stop Pizza in Mesa, Arizona. The papers include photographs, printed material, correspondence, and ephemera. The bulk of the...

Stu Green Works and Personalities

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0024
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...

Gordon Kibbee Papers

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0010
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...

Kilgen Organ Company Photographs

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0017
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.

Ann Leaf Papers

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0008
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...

Billy Nalle Collection

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0011
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...

John Shaum Collection

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Identifier: AOIAL-AOIC-RG0004
Scope and Contents This collection contains the extensive personal collection of organ papers and ephemera of organ enthusiast John Shaum, of Maryland. The collection includes clippings, advertising materials, correspondence, recital programs, postcards, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera pertaining to organ builders and organists in the United States, Canada, France, and the United Kingdom. Significant persons included in this collection are E. Power Biggs, Marcel Dupré, Virgil Fox,...

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