Special Collections

Edwin Hughes Collection

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Table of Contents

-Special Collections
-Front Page
-Descriptive Summary
-Administrative Information
-Biography
-Scope and Content
-Series Description
-Container List

Container List


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  • Series I: Correspondence
  • Including General Correspondence, G. Schirmer, Hugh Williamson, Doris Duke Foundation, Winthrop College, Well-Tempered Clavichord, Leschetizky, U.S. War Department, U.S. Navy, and the National Council for the Arts and Government.


Series I: Correspondence

Click here to view an index to the correspondence.

Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 1: Bohemians (Boxes 2/8-4/14)

Some of these items are digitized in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.

Box/Folder Items Dates
2/8-2/9 Correspondence 5/7/1942 - 3/27/1964
3/10 Programs & Meeting Announcements 1933 -1940
3/11 Programs & Meeting Announcements 1941 - 5/1/1950
3/12 Programs & Meeting Announcements 9/28/1950 – 10/19/1953, 9/24/1962 – 5/4/1964
3/13 Meeting Notes, Minutes, Speeches, Finance Info, & Miscellanea 11/1/1943 – 5/5/1953, 1/22/1961 – 5/4/1964
4/14 Bohemians Miscellanea & Undated Materials 1921 - 1964 and undated

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 2: Musicians Foundation (Box 4/15)

    Minutes and Meeting Agendas:
  • Agenda: Annual Meeting of the Corporation Members of Musicians Foundation, Inc. and Meeting of the Board of Directors, May 11, 1964
  • Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Directors of Musicians Foundation, Inc. held at the Harvard Club on October 26, 1964 at 8:15 P.M. (2 pages)
  • Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Directors of Musicians Foundation, Inc. held at the Harvard Club on January 18, 1965 (2 pages)
  • Minutes of the Fifth and Last Meeting of the Artists Committee for the Steinway Centenary Celebration, Held at Steinway & Sons on November 6, 1953 (unsure of relation to Musicians Foundation)
    Financial Records:
  • Contributions to Musicians Foundation, Inc. from May 1, 1956 to April 30, 1957 (6 pages)
  • Annual Report of Treasurer- May 1, 1963 – May 1, 1964: Income Account, Disbursements
  • Annual Report of Treasurer- May 1, 1963 – May 1, 1964: Income Account, Receipts
  • Report of Treasurer, Oct. 21, 1963 – Jan. 20, 1964: Income Account
  • Report of Treasurer, Jan. 20, 1964 to May 11, 1964. Capital Account
  • Report of Treasurer, May 1, 1964 – Oct. 26, 1964: Income Account
  • Report of Treasurer, May 1, 1964 – Oct. 26, 1964: Capital Account
  • Report of Treasurer, October 26, 1964 – January 18, 1965: Income Account (2 copies)
  • Report of Treasurer, October 26, 1964 – January 18, 1965: Principle Account
  • Meeting of the Board of Directors, Jan. 18, 1965 (itemized list of disbursements)
    Other Items:
  • Program: A Benefit Concert by Arthur Rubinstein at Carnegie Hall, November 1, 1961 (has note: “$8,110.08 inc.” written on front)
  • Ad/Notice: Two Limited Private Editions for the benefit of Musicians Foundation, Inc.
  • By-Laws of Musicians Foundation, Inc. (6 pages)

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 3: Cultural Affairs & State Department (Box 4/16)

    Meeting Agendas and Minutes:
  • 2/22/1963, Minutes (13 pages)
  • 3/26/1963, Agenda
  • 3/26/1963, Minutes (9 pages)
  • 4/22/1963, Minutes (13 pages)
  • 4/24/1963, Minutes (13 pages)
  • 7/22/1963, Minutes (15 pages)
  • 7/24/1963, Minutes (17 pages)
  • 9/18/1963, Agenda
  • 9/18/1963, Minutes (13 pages)
  • 9/20/1963, Minutes (14 pages)
  • 12/3/1963, Agenda (2 pages)
  • 12/4/1963, Minutes (11 pages)
  • 3/17/1964, Minutes (6 pages)
  • [4-5/1964], Agenda (3 pages)
  • 5/27/1964, Minutes (12 pages)
  • 9/23/1964, Agenda (2 pages)
  • 9/23/1964, Minutes (7 pages)
  • 12/2/1964, Agenda (2 different versions)
  • 12/2/1964, Minutes (9 pages)
  • 3/3/1965, Agenda (2 pages)
  • 3/3/1965, Minutes (11 pages)
    Correspondence and Memorandums: (date: sender(s): recipient(s)) 
  • [early-mid 1963]: Glenn G. Wolfe: ? (2 pages)
  • 4/9/1963: Heath Bowman: all panel members
  • 5/9/1963: Glenn G. Wolfe: all members panel of experts (2 pages)
  • 6/11/1963: Beverly Gerstein: members of all panels
  • 6/27/1963: Glenn G. Wolfe & John Pressly Kennedy: Lucius D. Battle (2 pages)
  • 8/9/1963: Glenn G. Wolfe: members of several panels
  • 9/9/1963: Beverly Gerstein: members of academic music panel
  • 1/13/1964: Beverly Gerstein: members of music panel
  • 1/13/1964: Beverly Gerstein: members of music panel
  • 4/1/1964: Glenn G. Wolfe: Leopold Mannes (2 pages)
  • 5/13/1964: Beverly Gerstein: members of music panel
  • 10/27/1964: Beverly Gerstein: members of music panel
  • Undated: John Pressly Kennedy & Raymond F. Kohn: Charles M. Ellison (3 pages)
  • Undated: John Pressly Kennedy & Raymond F. Kohn: Charles M. Ellison (2 pages)
  • Undated: John Pressly Kennedy & Raymond F. Kohn: Charles M. Ellison (2 pages)
  • Undated: John Pressly Kennedy & Raymond F. Kohn: Charles M. Ellison
    Other Items:
  • Artists Travelling Abroad Commercially in 1964-1965 Season (3 pages)
  • Artists Travelling Abroad Commercially in 1964-1965 Season (Supplementary List)
  • Artists Travelling Abroad Commercially in 1964-1965 Season (different version, w/ cover letter dated 10/1964) (6 pages)
  • Cleveland Orchestra, Repertoire for European Tour – 1965, dated 5/19/1964 (2 pages)
  • Cultural Presentations Program, September 1, 1963 through June 30, 1964 (2 pages)
  • Music Advisory Panel, Approved Projects, dated 12/1962 (4 pages)
  • Music Panel, Approved Projects, dated 4/1963 (4 pages)
  • Procedures Related to Travel, Payment of Fee and Reimbursement for Expenses Incidental to Panel Meetings
  • Explanatory Statement and Instructions to Advisers and Consultants for Compliance with Conflict of Interest Requirements
  • Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Policy Paper (2 pages)
  • Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Policy Papers (2 pages)
  • By-Laws of the Advisory Committee on the Arts (7 pages)
  • Marjorie Mitchell, Fiscal Year 1964 (4 pages)
  • Synopsis of Meeting, Advisory Committee on the Arts, March 7 & 8, 1963 (3 pages)
  • 1 handwritten note
  • 1 empty Department of State envelope

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 4 and 5: Leschetizky Association of America (LAA) and Lizst Society (LS) (Box 4/17)

News Bulletins:
1942- May, November 
1943- June, November 
1944- May, December 
1945- June, November 
1946- May, November 
1947- June, November 
1948- June, November 
1949- May, November 
1950- May 
[late 1950- early 1951] Memorial Tribute for Edith Sullivan Golde 
1951- November 
1952- May, Tenth Anniversary 
1953- Dec, May 
1955- July, March 
1956- April 
1957- March 
1958- April 
1959- June 
1960- April 
1961- June 
1963- January

LAA Documents, Newsletters, and Announcements:
Constitution and By-Laws (draft, 7 pages)
The LAA Newsletter, [1957] (5 pages)
Letter to all members concerning LAA’s 20th anniversary, 11/20/1961 (3 pages)
Calendar of events for LAA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
Rules of Contest for LAA student-artist competition (incomplete, 1st page only, 2 copies)
Rules of Contest for LAA student-artist competition (2 pages)

LAA Event Programs:
5/3/1953: Spring Party
3/27/1955: Artist-Students Recital
1/15/1956: Gifted Teen-Agers in Recital
3/23/1956: Artist-Students in Recital
3/9/1958: Young Students in Recital
4/28/1962: audition for Leschetizky Debut Recital by Boyd McDonald
4/28/1962: audition for Leschetizky Debut Recital by Geun Duk Kob
4/28/1962: audition for Leschetizky Debut Recital by Nadine Deletaille
4/28/1962: audition for Leschetizky Debut Recital by David Franco
2/16/1964: Recital of Gifted Young People
3/3/?: Leschetizky Young People’s Concert

Drafts of Articles for LAA Bulletins:
2/12/1960: concerning Edwin Hughes’s activities, 1959-1960
10/9/1962: concerning Edwin Hughes’s activities, 1962 (2 copies)
[1964]: concerning Edwin Hughes’s activities (typed on reverse side of program for Delaware Valley
Music Club, 11/3/1960)

Other Items:
Correspondence: 5/1961: Henry Levine, Jane Mayer, Frederick Freedman: Edwin Hughes (3 pages)
Application for Membership (6 copies)
Kosciuszko Foundation Monthly News Letter, 1/1958
Paderewski Foundation Quarterly Bulletin, 7/1961
Liszt Society Bulletin: 9/1955 (2 pages)

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 6: Music Teachers' National Association (Boxes 5/18-5/19)

Programs of Meetings:
1935, Philadelphia, PA
1938, Washington, DC (3 copies)
1939, Kansas City, MO (preliminary program)
1939, Kansas City, MO (3 copies)
1945, Detroit, MI

Other Items:
MTNA Bulletin 5, no. 1 (February 1950)
Table of Contents & President’s Letter from MTNA Bulletin 3, no. 1 (July 1938)
Poster ad for MTNA Convention, 1935
Poster ad for MTNA Convention/Kansas Music Teachers’ Association Convention, 1939
MTNA information leaflet, [1938]
Short, typed report regarding MTNA Convention, 1938
MTNA letterhead, [1939]
Edwin Hughes’s MTNA Convention ribbons 1937, 1938, 1939

MTNA Related Newspaper Clippings:
12/31/1937: Pittsburg Press: “Music Convention Will Close Today”
12/31/1937: Pittsburg Sun-Telegraph: “Electrical Music Here to Stay, Teachers Told”
1/1/1938: Pittsburg ?: “Music Teachers Adjourn”
1/1/1938: Pittsburg ?: “Music Teachers Pick D.C.”
12/18/1938: Washington Post: “Music Teachers’ Conclave to Eye Effects of WPA Instruction”
12/18/1938: Washington Post: “Noted Organist to Appear Here”
12/18/1938: Washington Herald: “Music Teachers Meet Here; Tibbett to Speak”
12/25/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Music Features Offered for Teachers’ Sessions”
12/25/1938: Washington Herald: “Famed Music Group Meets This Week”
12/25/1938: Washington Post: “Music Teachers National Annual Convention Here”
12/26/1938: Washington Times: “First Lady to Greet Music Teachers”
12/26/19938: Washington Post: “Music Teachers to Study WPA Competition”
12/27/1938: Washington Herald: “Symphony to Honor Tennessee Composer”
12/28/1938: Washington Times: “D.C. Symphony Plans Recital for Teachers”

2nd Folder:
12/28/1938: Washington Herald: “Music Teachers and Composers Gather at Mayflower”
12/28/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Music Appreciation in U.S. Advancing, Session is Told”
12/28/1938: Washington Post: “Music Pupils Write, Play, Take Dictation at Same Time”
12/28/1938: Washington Herald: “Composers Debate Liberalism in Music Convention’s Prelude”
12/29/1938: Washington Herald: “Music Teachers Score ‘Diplomas’”
12/29/1938: Washington Herald: “Teachers Hear Symphony in Novel Recital”
12/29/1938: Washington News: “Something Old, Something New on Kindler Program”
12/29/1938: Washington News: “Music Teachers Told F.D. is Wagner Fan”
12/29/1938: Washington Times: “Colleges Here Hit on Neglect of Music”
12/29/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “City’s Musical Needs Outlined by Dr. Edwin N.C. Barnes”
12/29/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Two Recent Works of U.S. Composers Presented”
12/29/1938: Washington Post: “Damrosch Envisions U.S. ‘Alive to Art’”
12/29/1938: Washington Post: “Home Music is Preferred, Teachers Told” (incomplete)
12/29/1938: Washington Post: “U.S. Prefers to Play Own Music, Teachers Told; Hear Symphony” (w/ 2 copies of pictures section)
12/30/1938: Washington Herald: “Dr. Damrosch Asks Art Free From Politics”
12/30/1938: Washington News: “’Voice Movie’ Shows True-Tone Tibbett Wobbling All Way”
12/30/1938: Washington Times: “Federal Arts Bureau Asked by Damrosch”
12/30/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Damrosch Envisions Appreciation of Art by Every American”
12/30/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: photos from MTNA Convention
12/30/1938: Washington Post: “Damrosch Envisions U.S. ‘Alive to Art’”
12/30/1938: Washington Post: “Lots of Music at This Convention”
12/31/1938: NY Times: “Teachers Attack WPA’s Free Music”
12/31/1938: Washington Post: “Music Teachers Hold WPA Instruction Perils Livelihood” (2 copies)
12/31/1938: Washington Times: “WPA Protests are Dropped by Musicians”
12/31/1938: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Quartet Excels in Concert”
12/31/1938: Washington Herald: “Violin Recital is Presented by Hungarians”
12/31/1938: Washington Herald: “U.S. to Avoid Competing in Music Field”
12/31/1938: Washington News: “Music Tutors Approve WPA in Principle”
12/31/1938: Washington Post: “S.A.I. Entertains Delegates at Breakfast”
?/?/1938: Washington ?: “Music Teachers Meet Here Dec. 28-30”
1/1/1939: Washington Post: “Teaching School Music is Bigger Job Now”
1/1/1939: Washington Evening or Sunday Star: “Music Taste Stimulated by Teacher Convention”
?/?/?: ?: “WPA Indorsed”

MTNA Related Magazine Clippings:
[12/14/1935]: [Musical Courier]: “Edwin Hughes to Preside at Piano Forum of M.T.N.A.”
1937: Musical Digest 23, no. 5, p11-12: “News in Review”
[2/1938]: [Music Educators Journal]: “Music Teachers National Association”
12/1938: Music Educators Journal, p35-38: “Music Teachers National Association”
12/1938: Etude, p837-838: unsure of relevance
1938: Musical Digest 23, no. 6, p3-4: “The Editor Speaks”
1/1939: Musical Digest, p7-8, 25-26: several MTNA related articles
1/25/1939: Musical America, p17-18: “A Correction on Music Teachers’ Resolution”
1-2/1939: The Southwestern Musician 5, no. 3, p3-4, 17-18: several articles
2/1939: Music Educators Journal, p27-28: “Music Teachers’ National Association”
2/1939: The Triangle of Mu Phi Epsilon, p67-74: “M.T.N.A. Convention Report”
1/13/1940: Musical Leader, p3-4: “Kansas City Welcomes Music Educators”

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 7: National Council for the Arts and Government (Boxes 5/20 - 5/21)

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:
Date Item Pages
2/16/1961 Agenda  
2/17/1961 Minutes 2 pages
3/23/1961 Minutes 2 pages
4/27/1961 Minutes 2 pages
5/18/1961 Minutes 2 pages
11/17/1961 Minutes 3 pages
12/15/1961 Minutes 3 pages
1/18/1962 Minutes 3 pages
2/14/1962 Minutes 3 pages
4/19/1962 Minutes 2 pages
5/17/1962 Minutes 2 pages
6/13/1962 Agenda  
6/13/1962 Minutes 2 pages plus small note
10/12/1962 Agenda  
11/15/1962 Agenda  
11/15/1962 Minutes 2 pages
12/13/1962 Minutes 2 pages
12/13/1962 Agenda  
1/17/1963 Agenda  
1/17/1963 Minutes 2 pages
2/21/1963 Minutes 2 pages
3/21/1963 Minutes 3 pages
4/24/1963 Minutes 2 pages
5/16/1963 Agenda  
5/16/1963 Minutes 3 pages
12/5/1963 Agenda  
12/5/1963 Minutes 3 pages
1/16/1964 Minutes 3 pages
2/13/1964 Minutes 3 pages
4/16/1964 Minutes 3 pages
5/21/1964 Minutes 3 pages
11/19/1964 Agenda  
11/19/1964 Minutes 4 pages
1/21/1965 Minutes 4 pages
3/18/1965 Minutes 4 pages

NCAG Reports:
Date Item Pages
1/1/1959 report 5 pages
1960 interim report 5 pages
1961 annual report 12 pages
1963 annual report 4 copies, 8 pages each
1964 interim report 2 pages

Organizational Documents:
Constitution and By-Laws (7 pages)
List of Members (2 pages)
Members of the NCAG (2 pages)
Proposals for a Seminar on the Arts and Government, 4/27/1960 (2 pages)
Draft of a bill proposing establishment of youth arts and sciences programs, 12/1960 (4 pages, plus 2 attached notes)
Statement Concerning the National Cultural Development Act, 5/15/1961
Federal Advisory Council on the Arts, 5/15/1961 (5 pages inc. member list dated 5/1961)
Information for National Conference on the Arts and Government, Columbia University, 6/1961 (5 pages)
Request for Grant Proposed National Conference on the Arts and Government (5 pages)
Draft of Request for Grant Proposed National Conference on the Arts and Government, 6/9/1960 (6 pages)
A Design for Public Support of the Arts, 12/15/1961 (2 pages)
Federal Aid to the Arts, 6/2/1962 (5 pages)
Cultural Presentations Program, 1/17/1963 (5 pages)

NCAG Related Correspondence:
Date Author : Recipient Pages
2/8/1955 Edwin Hughes: President Eisenhower 2 pages
1/21/1960 Edwin Hughes: Harold Weston  
2/3/1960 Leigh Gerdine: Edwin Hughes 2 pages
2/8/1960 Edwin Hughes: Leigh Gerdine  
2/11/1960 Leigh Gerdine: Edwin Hughes  
7/6/1960 Harold Weston: Edwin Hughes small note
7/7/1960 Edwin Hughes: Harold Weston  
1/20/1961 Edwin Hughes: Harold Weston  
3/2/1961 Edwin Hughes: Harold Weston  
12/18/1961 Dick Moore: Congressman Victor L. Anfuso 2 pages
12/20/1961 Edwin Hughes: Dick Moore  
3/5/1962 Edwin Hughes: Quaintance Eaton  
6/11/1962 Hubert H. Humphrey: Harold Weston  
6/21/1962 Edwin Hughes: Hy Faine  
10/22/1962 Harold Weston: Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 2 pages
11/26/1962 Edwin Hughes: Thomas de Gaetani  
[1963] Harold Weston: Mr. Battle 3 pages, draft

Other Items:
Transcript of radio broadcast proposing creation of National Committee of the Arts, 6/19/1957
“Resolution of Committee,” 2/21/1955
Notes on National Music Council votes, 5/18/1961 (2 pages)
12 pages of handwritten notes

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Series II: Organizations 
Subseries 8: Miscellaneous Organizations (Box 5/21)

“An Analysis of Some Criticisms of the North Carolina Piano Teachers Association,” by Christopher Giles, Chairman

Auditions Syllabus, Piano – 1960, Music Educators Association of New Jersey, Inc.

Directory, September 1961, Washington Music Teachers’ Association, Inc.

Annual News Bulletin and Roster, 1964-1965, District of Columbia Federation of Music Clubs

Hearing before House of Representatives, January 26, 1956, National Music Council

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Series III: Drafts & Publications 
Subseries 1: Well-Tempered Clavichord (W.T.C.) (Box 6/22)

Title Author Item Description
“Testimonials re Edwin Hughes’ edition of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord. Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler; Kate S. Chittenden, Dean, American Institute of Applied Music, NYC, Head of Piano Dept., Vassar College. Testimonials and opinions (2 copies)
“Opinions of Edwin Hughes’ new edition of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord. Daniel Gregory Mason, Professor of Music, Columbia University; Bertha Foster, Director, Miami Conservatory. Testimonials and opinions (2 copies)
“Opinions of Hughes’ Edition of the Well-Tempered Clavichord Herbert Witherspoon, President, Chicago Musical College. Testimonials and opinions (2 copies)
  • “Excerpts From Letters to Edwin Hughes Regarding the Schirmer Edition of Bach’s Well Tempered Clavichord

  • “From a Musical Amateur”

  • “From Letters to Edwin Hughes About the Schirmer Edition of the Bach Toccatas”
  • Percy Grainger, Rubin Goldmark, Heinrich Gebhard, Arthur Whiting, Henry Cowell

  • Victor Hill

  • Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Otto Kinkeldey
Testimonials and opinions. All items are on one page.
“Testimonials for the folder of Edwin Hughes’ edition of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord. H.L. Menken, Editor, The American Mercury. Testimonials and opinions
“Copy, May 8, 1927.” Rubin Goldmark. Testimonials and opinions
  Rudolph Ganz; Percy Grainger; Olga Samaroff; Alberto Jonas; Elly Ney; Marguerite Liszniewska; Henry Cowell; Harold Randolph, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD. Testimonials and opinions (2 pages)
  Edwin Orlo Bangs, Director, Dept. of Music, University of Idaho; Carl Venth, Dean of Music, Texas Women’s College, Ft. Worth, TX; Wade R. Brown, Dean of Music, NC College for Women, Greensboro, NC. Testimonials and opinions
  Paul J. Weaver, Director of Music, Cornell University; Donald M. Swarthout, Dean of Music, University of Kansas; A.F. Venino, Dept. of Music, University of Washington. Testimonials and opinions
Title Author Item Description
  Eugen Putnam, Dir. Of Music, Judson College, Marion, AL; John J. Hattstaedt, President, American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, IL; David Mannes, David Mannes School, NYC; C.E. Christiani, President, Washington College, Washington, DC. Testimonials and opinions
  Mrs. A.K. Virgil, Director, Virgil School of Music, NYC; Francis L. York, President, Detroit Conservatory of Music; Joseph O. Cadek, Cadek Conservatory of Music, Chattanooga, TN. Testimonials and opinions
  Donald N. Ferguson, Dept. of Music, University of Minnesota; Harold L. Butler, Dean, College of Fine Arts, Syracuse, NY. Incomplete. Testimonials and opinions
  Howard Wells, Chicago, IL. Testimonials and opinions
Well-Tempered Clavichord Publicity”   Long list of names and addresses with handwritten notes (2 copies)
Well-Tempered Clavichord Publicity”   Short list of names and address with handwritten notes; 2nd copy has handwritten and typed letters from Hughes on reverse (2 copies)
  Edwin Hughes Copy of Hughes' article in response to criticism by William S. Newman (8 pages)
“The Hughes Edition of the Well-Tempered Clavichord” Edwin Hughes Copy of article in response to criticism by Mischa Meller (7 pages)
“Further on the Hughes Edition of Bach” William S. Newman. Critical article regarding Hughes' Well-Tempered Clavichord. (3 pages)
  Edwin Hughes Drafts and revisions of Hughes' response to William S. Newman (5 pages plus 2 small sheets)
    Clipping of ad for Hughes'Well-Tempered Clavichordedition
Title Author Item Description
“Percy Grainger’s Program”   Features works from Hughes' Well-Tempered Clavichord
Notes for the Music Library Association, No. 14, August, 1942”   Contains list of all editions of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord
    12 handwritten note cards
    21 pages of handwritten notes on Bach’s Toccatas
“Letter to All Grainger Students, Chicago Musical College, summer 1930” Percy Grainger. Letter discussing preparation for his class, including acquiring the Hughes edition of Well-Tempered Clavichord (2 pages)
“Corrections, Bach W.T.C. Vol. I” Edwin Hughes handwritten notes, 11/30/1953
“Corrections, Bach W.T.C. Vol. II” Edwin Hughes Handwritten notes, 30/11/1953
“New text for the Bibliography at the close of the Preface, Bach’s W.T.C., Vol. 1, Library 1483.” Edwin Hughes  
“Ebenezer Prout’s words to the subjects of the fugues in Vol. 1 of the Well-Tempered Clavichord    
“Notes” Edwin Hughes Apparently typed research notes about Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord (2 pages)
12/22/1927: Musical Courier, p1-4: “Teaching Pieces Composed by J.S. Bach” William J. Mitchell 2 sheets
9/1956: The American Organist, p289-292: “Notes on Bach” Gilman Chase 2 sheets
  Edwin Hughes Handwritten notes on the back of NY Public Library Outdoor Concert program dated Monday, June 27, 1955
    3 different drafts, revisions, and/or additions for the preface of the W.T.C. (33 pages).
    1 small page draft for the bibliography of the W.T.C., dated 3/1924.

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Series III: Drafts & Publications 
Subseries 2: Biographical Publications (Box 6/23)

Hughes's Biography Clips
“Who’s Who in New York,” 10th Edition
“Who’s Who in the East,” Volume 11
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 18, 1934-35
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 19, 1936-1937
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 21, 1940-1941
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 22, 1942-1943
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 23, 1944-1945
Clip from “Musicians’ International Directory,” 5/25/1950
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 26
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 27
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 27, 1952-53 (2 versions)
Unspecified “Who’s Who,” [1952]
“Who’s Who in America,” Vol. 30
Unspecified “Who’s Who,” [7/10/1960]
“Who’s Who in America,” Undated
Correspondence (Author : Recipient)
2/26/1939: American Historical Company: Edwin Hughes
[1940-1941]: A.N. Marquis Company: “Dear Sir”
1/1949: Musicians’ International Directory: “Dear Sir”
5/1949: Musicians’ International Directory: “Dear Sir”
10/7/1949: Edwin Hughes: ?
1950: Who’s Who in America: “Dear ‘Who’s Who’ Biographee”
1957: Who’s Who in America: “Dear Biographee” (2 pages)
Drafts of Edwin Hughes's Biography Entries:
Untitled, 7/14/1943
“For Who’s Who in America, Vol. 24. Sent July 14, 1945” (2 pages)
“For ‘Who’s Who in American Education,’” 5/2/1947 (2 pages)
Untitled, 2/19/1947 (2 pages)
“Proof Sheet,” 8/1948 (2 pages)
Untitled, 8/1949
Untitled, 8/1949
“Biographical Sketch for Who’s Who in Music,” 3/23/1950 (2 pages)
Untitled, 6/4/1957
Untitled, undated
Untitled, undated (2 pages)
Ads & Announcements:
Announcement for “Carmen” search, yellow, [late 1930’s-early 1940’s]
Announcement for “Carmen” search, standard white paper, [late 1930’s-early 1940’s]
Ad, “Biographical Encyclopedia of the World,” [1946-1947]
Ad/Questionnaire, “Who’s Who in Music,” [1952-1954]
Ad, “Who’s Who of American Women,” [1958]
Other Items:
Note on thin slip of paper, unknown relevance
Note on larger slip of paper, unknown relevance
4 note cards
4 business reply envelopes
Address list for Better Business Bureaus
“Alumni Who Have Already Been Honored by the Association,” unsure of relevance (2 pages)

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Series III: Drafts & Publications 
Subseries 3: Articles & Speeches (Box 6/24-7/25, and Oversize 5)

Location Item Description
Oversized “The Piano Student’s Problem of Memorizing.” Etude. Oct. 1946, p564. (3 copies)
Oversized Reprints of “Memorizing” article, 27 copies
Box/Folder Item Description
6/24 “Weight Touch in Piano Playing.” National Academy of Music, NY (3 copies, 8 pages each)
6/24 “Can Your Sight-Reading Be Improved?” The North Carolina Music Educator, v. 9(2), March 1960, p6. (1 copy)
6/24 “Can Your Sight-Reading Be Improved?, Part II.” The North Carolina Music Educator, v. 9(3), May 1960, p10. (1 complete issue, 3 loose copies torn from other mags)
6/24 “The Hughes Edition of the Well-Tempered Clavichord.” American Music Teacher, v. 4(3), Jan-Feb 1955, p6-7, 36-37. (2 copies)
6/24 “Solving Piano Problems.” Etude, v.73(10), Oct 1955, p13, 60-61. (2 copies)
6/24 “More on the Hughes Edition of the Well-Tempered Clavichord.” American Music Teacher, v. 5(1), Sept-Oct 1955, p6-7, 22-23.
7/25 “Expression in Piano Playing.” Reprints from Music Teachers National Association Volume of Proceedings, 1937. (5 copies, 8 pages each, 1 labeled “Master Copy”)
7/25 “Theodore Leschitizky’s Musical Heritage to America.” Reprints from Music Teachers National Association Volume of Proceedings, 1935. (4 copies, 16 pages each)
7/25 “Piano: Schools and the Keyboard.” Musical America, v.81(11), Nov 1961, p58. (1 complete issue, 5 loose copies torn from other mags)
7/25 “Die Tonbildung am Klavier.” In German, [trans. “Tone Building at the Piano”] (6 copies)
7/25 Untitled article about music retailing, 9 pages
7/25 “Expression in Piano Playing,” 10 pages
7/25 “Musical Declamation in Piano Playing,” 4 pages (very brittle)
7/25 “Problems of the Private Music Teacher,” 7 pages
7/25 “Weight Touch in Piano Playing,” 6 pages
7/25 “The Problem of Memorizing,” 6 pages
7/25 “Piano Instruction,” 5 pages, including cover letter from Lavinia Dudley, Executive Editor, Encyclopedia Americana.
7/25 “The Brahms Intermezzo, Opus 117, No. 3: A Master Lesson,” 5 pages
7/25 “How to Make Figuration Interesting at the Piano: Notes from a Master Class Session With Edwin Hughes,” 6 pages
7/25 “Piano Workshop,” for Musical America, Apr 1962 (2 drafts, 2 pages each)
7/25 “Piano Workshop,” for Musical America, Mar 1962 (2 drafts, 2 pages each)
7/25 “Piano Workshop,” for Musical America, Dec 1961 (3 pages)
7/25 “Piano Workshop,” for Musical America, undated
7/25 Untitled, for Musical America, Oct 1961 (2 pages)
7/25 “Musical America Expands Educational Services,” 2 pages
7/25 “Theodore Leschitizky’s Musical Heritage to America,” 15 pages
7/25 Untitled article on local musicians
7/25 Untitled description of EH and wife’s performance of Poulenc’s “Concerto in D Minor”
7/25 National Music Camp broadcast (3 copies, one 1 page, two 3 pages)
7/25 “Music in Wartime and Post-War America,” address at MLA annual meeting, Dec 2, 1942. (9 pages)

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Series III: Drafts & Publications 
Subseries 4: Press Releases (Box 7/26)

Item Type Item Description
Pamphlet “Edwin Hughes, Pianist”: in German
Pamphlet “Edwin Hughes, Piano Virtuoso”
Pamphlet “Edwin Hughes, Pianist”: in German and English (3 copies)
Pamphlet “European Press Opinions on the Art of Edwin Hughes” (6 copies)
Pamphlet “Press Comments on Edwin Hughes’ European Appearances with Orchestra”
Pamphlet “Edwin Hughes, Pianist”
Pamphlet “Edwin Hughes, Pianist” in English
Drafts of Press Releases Short Edwin Hughes biography on small sheet of paper
Drafts of Press Releases “Edwin Hughes Press Stories,” 2 pages
Drafts of Press Releases “Edwin Hughes in Lecture-Recital Before Buffalo Music Forum”
Drafts of Press Releases “Press Notices of the Performance by Edwin and Jewel Bethany Hughes of the Poulenc Two-Piano Concerto with the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Under Karl Krueger, December 28, 1939”
Drafts of Press Releases Press about Edwin Hughes’s students’ accomplishments
Drafts of Press Releases “Press Releases: Edwin and Jewel Bethany Hughes,” 3 pages
Drafts of Press Releases Short Edwin Hughes biography from his management
Drafts of Press Releases Various versions of biographical information/press releases, 4 pages
Drafts of Press Releases Biographical information/press release about Edwin Hughes and wife from Hughes’s management, 2 pages
Drafts of Press Releases Edwin Hughes biography/press release, 4 pages
Drafts of Press Releases Edwin Hughes biography/press release from his management, 2 pages
Drafts of Press Releases Edwin Hughes press release from his management
Drafts of Press Releases Edwin Hughes biography/press release (2 versions)
Drafts of Press Releases Draft of “Interview with Edwin Hughes,” pages 2 and 3, missing page 1
Obituary Edwin Hughes obituary, National Music Council Bulletin 26, no. 1, Fall 1965, 4 pages, 4 copies

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Series IV: Newspaper & Magazine Clippings (Box 7/27 and Oversize 5)

Date Newspaper/
Magazine
Article Title Author Description
10/24/1912 Munchener Zeitung no title   (4 copies)
2/10/1913 Neue Freie Presse “Fenilleton” Dr. Julius Korngold (2 copies)
3/17/1913 Munchen-Augsburg Abendzeitung no title   small clipping (2 copies)
2/21/1914 Munchner Neueste Nachrichten “Theater und Musit”    
3/13/1914 Munchner Neueste Nachrichten no title   small clipping (2 copies)
12/17/1915 Munchner Zeitung “Kunst und Wissenschaft” Dr. Korngold (2 copies)
12/23/1915 Munchner Tagblatt “Aus Den Konzertsalen”   (2 copies)
8/31/1916 Evening Mail “Music More Important Than Ever During War:” Edwin Hughes  
2/25/1936 NY Sun “Edwin Hughes Assists Stradivarius Quartet” O.T.  
1/1/1939 NY Post “Central High Alumni to Fete Col. Covell”    
1/3/1939 NY Post “Central Reunion”    
1/3/1939 NY Post “Central Alumni Honor Cayton, Hughes, Covell”    
1/3/1939 NY Star “Alumni of Central Pay Tribute to Three of Number”    
11/7/1943 NY Times “Leschetizky Dinner Honors Paderewski”    
4/22/1948 NY Times “Local Piano Debut by Alberta Childs”    
2/27/1949 NY TimesMusic & Art sections (several articles)    
5/26/1950 Herald-News “Passing By” Ed Reardon  
4/23/1952 Trenton Evening Times “Young Trenton Pianist Gets Ovation for Concert Triumph” D.P.D.  
6/22/1952 The State “Carolyn Powell is Awarded Music Scholarship in Rome”    
12/14/1952 NY Times “A Helping Hand” Howard Taubman (2 copies)
Date Newspaper/
Magazine
Article Title Author Description
12/15/1952 NY Times “Miss Snow Presents Second Recital Here”    
12/15/1952 Herald-Tribune “Eugenia Snow, Pianist” J.S.H.  
5/13/1954 Wilmington, DE Journal: “Hughes Cites Piano ‘Hams’”    
7/31/1954 NY Times “Two Virtuosos at the Stadium” Theodore Strongin (photocopy)
1/19/1955 Kansas City Star     Photo of Starlight Theatre w/ caption. (Envelope & postcard from Pearl Romer Kelley attached.)
6/21/1956 Herald-Tribune “Music School Exercise”    
6/21/1956 NY Times “Awards to 2 Musicians”    
5/1/1960 Washington, DC Sunday Star “Bach Piano Contest Rated Out of Order” Day Thorpe  
6/26/1960 Washington, DC Sunday Star “Teaching the Young”    
1960-1964 Washington, DC Star   Hughes ads for lessons from Hughes
12/31/1961 Newark Sunday News “Paderewski’s Last Pupil”    
12/20/1962 Cranford, NJCitizen & Chronicle “Children’s Concert Attracts 1,200”    
11/7/1964 “US to Reinstate Drama Exchange” Richard F Shepard  
  “Musikalischer Wochenbericht”   (6 copies)
  “Boltstumliches Ginfonie-Konzert”(?)   (5 copies)
  “Theater, Musik und Vortrage”    
  “Das. 7 Bolisjymphoniekonzert” (?) W.N. (2 copies)
  “Munchener Konzerte”   (2 copies)
  “Edwin Hughes”    
Date Newspaper/
Magazine
Article Title Author Description
n.d. 5 different articles, all with no title, author, date or other identifying information.   One article has 2 copies; another has 4 copies. The other 3 are single items.
  “Philharmonic Society Gives Regular Concert”   (3 copies)
  “Home-Made Philharmonic Music”   (2 copies)
  Morning Telegraph “Philharmonic in Capital Concert”    
  Washington area paper? “The Rambler Hears a Wagnerian Tale” Myra MacPherson  
  Cranford, NJ area paper “Hughes’ Pupil Makes Bow” Joseph Gale  
  “Fingers Cut on Glass”    
  “Personality Cited as Need in Careers”    
  “A Clean Page”    
  “Program Feb. 10 by Duo-Pianists”    
  “For Piano” S.  
11/16/1912 Musical America “Munich Debut for American Pianist”   p.15: (2 copies)
1/16/1917 Musical America     v26(7), p1-2: portrait of Hughes
12/1/1923 The Musical Times “Ad Libitum” Feste p833-40
1924? Musical America “A Scholarly Edition of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavichord”    
4/11/1925 Christian Science Monitor “Three Books for Musicians” Winthrop P. Tryon  
4/1/1926 Musical Courier “All the Pupils of Leschetizky” Clarence Lucas v92(13), p5-8
1/1/1928 The Musical Times “Bach and the Clavier” Eric Blom p25-28
12/1938 Etude “What Now for Music Teachers?”   p787-8
1/1/1950 Musical America “Albert Spalding Feted by Bohemians”    
1/1950 Musical Leader “According to Marion Bauer”   p9-10
3/1950 Etude “So You Want to Be a Piano Teacher” Clarence G. Hamilton p15-16, 63-64
6/1951 Musical America “Bohemians Give Annual Dinner and Concert”    
5/1952 Piano Guild Notes “Mary King Captures Huntington, NY Audience”    
Date Newspaper/
Magazine
Article Title Author Description
6/1952 Etude “Contacts for Artist Students” Bernard Kirschbaum p13-14, 63-64
1/15/1953 Musical America “Bohemians Honor Press and Olin Downes”   p13-14
1/1953 Music Journal “Keep Music Values”   p73-4
1/1953 Etude     ad for National Guild of Piano Teachers by Hughes with letter
2/1953 The Southwestern Musician     v19(6), p1-2, 11-12 (unsure which article was of interest to Hughes)
6/1953 Musical America “Bohemians Celebrate Close of Season”    
6/1953 Musical Courier “Bohemians Elect Officers”    
3/1956 American Music Teacher “The Piano Concertos of Mozart” George Anson p2-4, 25-6
12/1/1956 Musical Courier “What was Leschetizky’s Secret?” Steve Feldman p9-10
10/1961 Musical America “Musical America Introduces New Educational Workshop”   p65-66
11/1961 Musical America Hughes “Piano: Schools and the Keyboard” p57-8:
12/1961 Musical America “Piano: Glissando Problems" Hughes p71-2
1/1962 Musical America “Piano: Practice Time” Hughes p 267-80
2/1962 Musical America     p47-50. Workshop section with Hughes ad.
3/1962 Musical America “Piano: Hands Together” Hughes p49-50
4/1962 Musical America “Piano: Circle of Fifths” Hughes p61-2
4/1962 The Diapason "Ornamentations in the Music of Bach” Alexander Borowsky p 7-8, 35-38
Date Newspaper/
Magazine
Article Title Author Description
5-6/1963 AMT (American Music Teacher?) “The Self-Employed Individuals Tax Retirement Act of 1962”   p 19-22
11/1963 Department of State News “Shorthand Reporters Go Places and Record Things”    
  “Nationwide Observances Mark Human Rights Day”    
  The North Carolina Music Educator “A Question of Aims and Policies in a State Piano Organization”   p7-8
  The North Carolina Music Educator “A Question of Aims and Policies in a State Piano Organization”   p 7-8
  “Slow Practice”    
  6 ads for Hughes’ “The Master Series for the Young”    
  Musical Leader “According to Marion Bauer”    
  Tempo “Prokofieff’s Works”   p 23-26
1/1907 The Musician12, no. 1     p 11-42
6/1939 Musical Digest “The Editor’s Page”   v23(10), p3-10. Oversized item. Contains letter to editor written by Hughes.
7/1939 Music Digest “Gotham Gossip”   p9-12. Oversized item.
7/1946 Etude     p 363-418

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Series V: Education
Subseries 1: Student Notes (Box 8/28)

Box / Folder Student Names Number of Pages
8/28 Asscue(?), Pat 1
8/28 Archer, Herbert 1
8/28 Barrett, -- 1
8/28 Biddle, -- 1
8/28 Bolt, Elizabeth 1
8/28 Brauer, Cecilia Gniewek 3
8/28 Busch, -- 1
8/28 Caroll, Marianne 1
8/28 Caruso, Josephine 1
8/28 Caruthers, V. 2
8/28 Chapman, Mary France 1
8/28 Chernoff(?), -- 1
8/28 Clark, -- 1
8/28 Clarke, Rosemary 2
8/28 Dickstein, -- 1
8/28 Dunlap, Mary Elizabeth 2
8/28 Ehret, Beverly 1
8/28 Eyler(?), Anne 2
8/28 Garver, Dorothy 8
8/28 Gasparoni, -- 3
8/28 Gloede, -- 1
8/28 Hazan(?), -- 1
8/28 Hanrahan, Nanci 1
8/28 Hardison, -- 1
8/28 Hill, Charles 2
8/28 Hirshey, Ellen 1
8/28 Jemian, -- 1
8/28 Johnson, Ruth 1
8/28 Kaufhold, -- & Jones, -- 1
8/28 Kirshbaum, -- 1
8/28 Leone, -- 1
8/28 Leuschner, -- 1
8/28 Marshall, Elizabeth Ann 1
8/28 McDowell, -- 1
8/28 McIntosh, Legare(?) 1
8/28 McIntosh, -- & Cannon, Tommy 1
8/28 Nesbit, Martha 1
8/28 Nocera, Rosine 1
8/28 Oarr, Dwight 3
8/28 Oberding(?), Pat 1
8/28 Pfeiffer, Betty Vandenberg 1
8/28 Place, -- 1
8/28 Purcell, Alice 1
8/28 Rich, Jayne Winfield 1
8/28 Ritchie, -- 1
8/28 Romer, Jeannine 2
8/28 Ross, Dixie 1
8/28 Shaw, Sandra & Shaw, Karen 1
8/28 Sheppard, -- 1
8/28 Sinclair, -- 1
8/28 Smith, Robert 2
8/28 Smith, -- 1
8/28 Strelow, Idelle C. 1
8/28 Sutton, -- 1
8/28 Turk, -- 1
8/28 Wainless(?), Eva 1
8/28 Wallace, -- 1
8/28 Wood, -- & Nichols, -- 1
8/28 King, Mary; Bullock, Dorothy & Caruso, Josephine 1
8/28 Hodges, Ronald; Romer, Jeannine; Caruso, Josephine; Garcy, Deanne & Winfield, Jayne 1
8/28 Caruso, Josephine; Garver, Dorothy; Romer, Jeannine; Thomas, Dixon; Oarr, Dwight; Mungo, Barbara & Garcy, Deanne 1
8/28 Hodges, Ronald; Snow, Eugenia; Garver, Dorothy; Tait, Jack; Winfield, Jayne; Chanaka, Anthony & Gorodnitzky, Sascha 1

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Series V: Education 
Subseries 2: Class Notes (Boxes 8/29-8/30)

Box/ 
Folder
Items
8/29 Class Notes:
  • [10/24]/1953-5/22/1954, 12 pages

  • 10/29/1955-6/26/1956, 14 pages

  • 10/27/1956-6/29/1957, 14 pages

  • 10/19/1957-6/21/1958, 9 pages

  • 10/25/1958-6/20/1959, 7 pages

  • 10/15/1960-6/23/1961, 6 pages

  • 11/18/1961-6/30/1962, 8 pages

  • 10/27/1962-6/22/1963, 6 pages

  • Undated, 2 pages
8/29 Materials Lists:
  • “Hughes List of Piano Study Material by American Composers” [version 1], 3 pages, 12 copies

  • “Hughes List of Piano Study Material by American Composers” [version 2], 2 pages, 24 copies

  • “List of Piano Study Material,” 1952, 6 pages

  • “List of Piano Study Material,” 1959, 5 pages
8/30 Large Class Schedule Cards:
  • “Mr. Hughes, 1951, U.S.C.”: hourly time slots 8 am - 8 pm with student names, works played, and addresses.

  • “Edwin Hughes, ’52, Lieber 31”: Lieber building, USC, hourly time slots 9 am - 8 pm, with student names and addresses.

  • “’53”: hourly time slots 8 am-8 pm, with student names.

  • “Dr. Hughes, ’54, Lieber 31”: hourly time slots 8 am - 8 pm, with student names.

  • No title, undated, handmade chart, half-hour time slots 10 [am] - 5:30 [pm], with student names and lesson dates.
8/30 Small Class Schedule Cards:

All contain half-hour time slots, 8:30am-9pm, with student names and dates written in.

  • 1953-1954

  • 1954

  • [1956]

  • 1957

  • 1961

  • 1963

  • 1 undated
8/30 Instructional Materials:
  • “The Piano Hand”: 4 small pages, typed.

  • “Outline for Study”: outline with notes on accuracy, memorizing, interpretation, expression, and personality/individuality.

  • List of composers and selected works, Bach-Strauss, 1 page front and back.
8/30 Other:
  • “Audition for Appearance as Soloist in Youth Concert with the Orchestra”: audition form, Eger Youth Concerts, New York Orchestra Society.

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Series V: Education 
Subseries 3: Masterclass Material (Box 8/30)

Box/
Folder

Title
8/30 New York City Summer Masterclass Brochures:
  • July 8-August 17, 1935
  • July 5-August 14, 1937
  • July 11-August 20, 1938
  • July 8-August 17, 1940 (2 copies)
  • July 5-August 14, 1954 (2 copies)
  • July 5-August 13, 1955
  • July 2-August 11, 1956
  • June 30-August 9, 1958 (2 copies)
  • July 6-August 8, 1959
  • July 4-July 30, 1960 (2 copies)
  • July 3-July 29, 1961
8/30 University of South Carolina Summer Masterclass Announcements:
  • June 9-June 28, 1952
  • June 15-July 4, 1953
  • June 14-July 3, 1954 (with corrections made for 1955 announcement)
  • June 13-July 2, 1955 (4 copies)
8/30 Summer Masterclass Scholarship Applications 
(NYC= New York City; USC= University of South Carolina)
  • NYC, 1953 (appears to be a rough draft)
  • NYC, 1953
  • NYC, 1953 (with corrections made for 1954 application)
  • NYC, 1954 (drafts, 3 copies)
  • NYC, 1954, filled out by Judith Korany(?), July 7, 1954
  • NYC, 1954, filled out by Elizabeth Ann Marshall (app. slip only)
  • NYC, 1954, filled out by Frances Chapman (app. slip only)
  • NYC, 1954, filled out by Patricia Shankweiler (app. slip only)
  • USC, 1954 (with corrections made for 1955 app.)
  • NYC, 1955
8/30 Drafts of Articles & Announcements: 
(NYC= New York City; USC= University of South Carolina)
  • Announcement, NYC, 1937 (3 pages)
  • Article, USC, June 12, 1953
  • Article, NYC/USC, Aug 22, 1953
  • Article, NYC/USC, Nov 5, 1953
  • Article, NYC, 1959
  • Article, NYC, no year
  • Article, NYC, no year
8/30 Advertisements for Hughes's Summer Master Classes:
  • Small clipping, unknown source, dated Dec 1953
  • Clipping, unknown source, for NYC 1956 session, with corrections for 1963 session
  • Copy of ad with corrections, Piano Notes, Mar-Apr 1963
  • Clipping, unknown source (“NG”?), for NYC 1963 session
  • Page with ad, Piano Guild Notes, May-June 1964
8/30 Summer Master Class Student WNYC Radio Broadcasts:
  • List of broadcasts, May 5, 1960
  • Time slot sheet, Ringeison(?), July 7, 1963
  • Time slot sheet, Hardison, July 14, 1963
  • Time slot sheet, Garver, July 20, 1963
  • Time slot sheet, Romer, July 27, 1963
8/30 Summer Master Class Handwritten Notes:
  • 1953, 2 pages
  • 1954, 1 page
  • 1955, 2 pages
  • 1956, 3 pages
  • 1957, 3 pages
  • 1960, 3 pages
  • 1961, 5 pages
  • No year, 2 sheets
8/30 Summer Master Class Student Certificates/Recommendations:
  • Mrs. J.L. Roberts, Aug 7, 1948
  • Mrs. Gladys D. Sinclair, 1953
  • Mrs. Grace W. Fleming, 1959
8/30 University of South Carolina Summer Master Class Related Correspondence:
  • March 17, 1955: Arney R. Childs: Hugh Williamson
  • March 3, 1955: Hugh Williamson: Arney R. Childs
  • April 22, 1955: Orin F. Crow: Hugh Williamson (2 pages)
8/30 Other: 
  • University of South Carolina financial statement for Hughes's Summer Master Class, 1954
  • 2 small note cards with student names, address, states of origin
  • 3 small class schedule cards for Summer Masterclasses in 1953, 1956, and 1958

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Series V: Education 

Subseries 4: Workshops (Box 8/31) 
Pamphlets and Announcements:

Box/Folder Date Title Location Notes
8/31 6/13 - 7/23/1932 “A Symposium of Music” University of Minnesota 2 copies
8/31 Summer, 1938 Summer Quarterly Bulletin University of Virginia 3 copies
8/31 10/2/1943 “Music in the Building of Good Will” Griffith Music Foundation 6 copies
8/31 Summer 1949 Hans Barth (instructor): “Refresher Course for Piano Teachers”    
8/31 5/15/1959 Piano Workshop Charlotte Music Forum for Piano Teachers  
8/31 6/8 - 6/9/1960 “Ninth Annual Piano Teachers Workshop” Georgia Southern College 2 copies
8/31 7/3 - 8/25/? Alfred Mirovitch (instructor): “Eight Week Master Class Session”    
8/31   Alfred Mirovitch lecture topics pamphlet    

Other Items:
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1917-18
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1918-19
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1919-20
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1920-21
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1921-22
Handbook of the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, 1922-23
Applied Music for Pupils of Secondary Schools, University of the State of New York (3 copies)
“How to Plan Your Program,” Teachers College, Columbia University, Dept. of Music Education (3 pages)

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Series VI: Programs (Boxes 9/32-9/33)

Box / Folder Date Performer/Event Venue/Host
9/32 10/20/1912 EH Konzertsaal Bayerischer Hof.
9/32 1/26/1913 Verein Wiener Tonkunstler-Orchester Vienna
9/32 2/17/1914 Philharmonischen Orchesters Hurkules-Saal, Nurnburg
9/32 3/11/1914 EH (soloist) Konzertverein Munchen Tonhalle
9/32 3/15/1915 Philharmonischen Orchesters Hurkules-Saal, Nurnburg
9/32 12/14/1915 EH Konzertsaal Bayerischer Hof.
9/32 1/10/1916 Philharmonischen Orchesters Hurkules-Saal, Nurnburg
9/32 2/6/1916 Leo Slezak and Edwin Hughes Saale des Saalbaues [Munich?]
9/32 2/15/1916 EH Harmonium-Saal [Berlin?]
9/32 11/25/1919 Ladies’ Auxiliary of Stuyvesant Polyclinic Charity Musicale Waldorf Astoria Grand Ballroom
9/32 12/5/1919 Philharmonic Society of NY Carnegie Hall
9/32 11/08/1929 Percy Grainger Carnegie Hall
9/32 3/21/1934 Oratorio Society of NY  
9/32 5/13/1935 MacDowell Club Benefit Concert Town Hall, NY
9/32 11/10/1935 Edwin & Jewel Bethany Hughes Brooklyn Inst. Of Arts & Sciences
9/32 12/29/1938 Annual Banquet of The Music Teachers National Association, National Schools of Music, American Musicological Society, and Phi Mu Alpha (Sinfonia) Fraternity Mayflower Hotel
9/32 12/2, 7, 14, 21/1942 Ralph Kirkpatrick Carnegie Chamber Music Hall
9/32 12/18/1942 US Navy Band Symphony Orchestra US Marine Corps Auditorium
9/32 1/8/1943 US Navy Band Symphony Orchestra US Marine Corps Auditorium
9/32 1947 Arthur Gold & Robert Fizdale  
9/32 1948 Arthur Gold & Robert Fizdale  
9/32 3/21/1949 Vladimir Horowitz Carnegie Hall
9/32 10/08/1950 Josette & Yvette Roman Town Hall, NY
9/32 12/10/1950 Toni & Rosi Grunschlag Carnegie Hall
9/32 3/21/1951 Felicja Blumental Town Hall, NY
9/33 [late 1951] National Symphony Orchestra with Szymon Goldberg (incomplete program)  
9/33 6/26/1952 Hughes' Master Class Students University Chapel (USC)
9/33 1/18/1953 Robert Goldsand Harvard Hall
9/33 6/23/1953 Jeannine Romer & Dixon Thomas University Chapel (USC)
9/33 7/2/1953 Edwin Hughes' Master Class University Chapel (USC)
9/33 3/5/1954 Delaware All-State Chorus Seaford High School Auditorium
9/33 5/11/1954-5/12/1954 Joint Conference of Delaware State Music Teachers Association and Delaware Federation of Music Clubs Hotel DuPont, Wilmington, DE
9/33 6/24/1954 Edwin Hughes' Master Class Rice Music Hall
9/33 7/1/1954 Jeannine Romer Rice Music Hall
9/33 11/1/1954 Elsie Moseley & John D. Morrison Ninniss Auditorium, Queens College

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Programs Continued...

Box / Folder Date Performer/Event Venue/Host
9/33 1/23/1955 Walt Leonard Hansen Wenatchee Junior College
9/33 4/28/1955 John Kirkpatrick The River Club, NY
9/33 5/21/1955 Mary Maddry & Marilyn Pickett, with Gwendolyn Shepherd & Henry Markot Mrs. Jasper Hamlin
9/33 7/19/1955 Lorraine Gaal  
9/33 12/13/1955 Dwight Oarr Trinity College Chapel
9/33 5/24/1956 Walter Urben University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
9/33 6/5/1956 Dixon Thomas Lutkin Hall, Evanston, IL
9/33 6/21/1956 NY College of Music Commencement Ceremony Town Hall, NY
9/33 6/25/1956 Harvey Miller, Nara Snornieks, Marjorie Still, Eugene Hudson & Polly Wilkerson UNC Chapel Hill
9/33 1955-1956 National Association for American Composers & Conductors Annual Bulletin  
9/33 2/24/1957 “Gifted Young Students in Recital” Edwine Behre
9/33 11/12/1957 Vera Appleton & Michael Field Town Hall, NY
9/33 7/2/1958- 8/6/1958 Edwin Hughes Masters Class Recitals  
9/33 11/7/1958 Paderewski Birthday Celebration, presented by the Leschetizky Assoc. of America Kosciuszko Foundation  
9/33 1958    
9/33 2/5/1959 William McKamie Baylor University
9/33 5/24/1959 Student Recitals Mrs. Walter Brecher
9/33 5/1/1960 Anne Eyler Agnes Scott College
9/33 5/6/1961 Dixie Ann Ross, Woman’s College University of North Carolina
9/33 3/3/1963 NY Orchestral Society Town Hall, NY
9/33 5/20/1963 Ruth Caster Luce Methodist Church, New Canaan
9/33 10/3/1963 George Pappastavrou Museum of Modern Art, NY
9/33 11/25/1963 Ludwig Olshansky Town Hall, NY
9/33 1/20/1964 Pittsburgh Symphony European Tour (5 pages)  
9/33 2/?/1964 through 3/?/1964 Paul Lavalle & The Band of America  
9/33 8/17 through 9/20/1964 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra N/A (with cover letter dated 4/22/1964)
9/33 10/25/1964 Edward Alexander MacDowell Ceremony NYU Library
9/33 10/28/1964 Cleveland Orchestra, Moscow Program  
9/33 10/28/1964 Cleveland Orchestra, Leningrad Program  
9/33 4/22/1965 Anthony Chanaka Arts Club of Washington (3 copies)
9/33 1/13/? E. Robert Schmitz Carnegie Hall
9/33 2/24/? The Stradivarius Quartet MacDowell Club, NY
9/33 5/11/? Jessica Wert Edwin Hughes
9/33 5/13/? MacDowell Club Benefit Town Hall, NY (2 copies)
9/33 6/18/? Jessica Wert Edwin Hughes
9/33 7/2/? Edwin Hughes and wife Jewel Bethany Hughes  
9/33 n.d. The Hill Family (advertisement)  
9/33 n.d. Vivan Major (advertisement)  
9/33 n.d. Ronald Hodges (advertisement)  
9/33 n.d. Celia Huan (advertisement)  

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Series VII: Miscellanea (Box 9/34 and Oversize 5) 

Box/
Folder
Items
9/34 Envelope with approx. 50 note cards, handwritten and typed, concerning class lessons, technique, piano theory and history, etc.
9/34 Approx. 110 loose notes, handwritten and typed, on note cards and paper of various size, concerning lessons, repertoire, quotes, performances, student lists, investments, drafts, compositions, composers, etc.
9/34 Envelope containing 5 photographic prints of sound waves and 1 letter (2 pages) dated June 5, 1931, from William Braid White, Director of Acoustic Research, American Steel and Wire Company
9/34 Envelope containing 1 ad for series of books titled “A New Concept for the Training of the Complete Pianist” by Leonid Hambro and Jascha Zayde, and 1 45rpm vinyl disc for said series of books, from Ludlow Music Inc., NYC, stamped June 10, 1964
9/34 Music: “Lily of Laguna,” words/music by Leslie Stuart, photocopy, cover and 1st page of Music, incomplete
9/34 Music: “Half a Red Sail,” words/music by Bruce Montgomery, photocopy
9/34 Washington College of Music, faculty and tuition information, inc. EH as “Guest Teacher,” 3 pages front and back, incomplete
9/34 “A Complete List of Works by Old and Modern Masters for Piano, Edited of Arranged by Edwin Hughes”
9/34 Schematic and Patent information for a “means of adjusting the touch of the [piano’s] keys,” by Clarence N. Hickman, patented July 12, 1932, patent # 1,866,707 (4 pages)
9/34 Diagram: “Circle of Keys”
9/34 Ad: pamphlet for book “Science and Music,” by Sir James Jeans
9/34 Page torn from program notes for a performance of Schumann’s Concerto for Piano in A minor, op.54
9/34 Ad for Angel Records, torn from concert program
9/34 Cover and Introduction page torn from music for Duo (Sonate) for Violin and Piano by Franz Liszt
9/34 Mailing List, Nov 1961 (5 pages plus 1 small sheet)
9/34 Music: “Vergiss Es!” by Edgar Oberstetter, to Hughes, signed by composer. (Oversized)
9/34 Random pages/covers from scores, 5 items (Oversized)

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Series VIII: Scrapbooks 
Scrapbook No. 1(Oversize 1-3) 

Items
  • Anon. "Theodore Leschetizky." Human Life (Dec. 1908).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Theodore Leschetizky on Modern Pianoforte Study." The Etude (April 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Master-Schools for Piano and Violin at the Vienna Conservatory." The Musician Vol. XIV/6 (June 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "American Singers in European Opera-Houses." The World To-Day, Vol. XVII/2 (August 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Maud Fay's Success in Munich." Musical America (Oct. 9, 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Vienna Opera Keeps Mme. Charles Cahier." Musical America (Oct. 9, 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Leschetizky's Young Wife." Musical America (Oct. 9, 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "With the Musical Visitor in Old Nuremberg." Musical America (Oct. 9, 1909).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Development of Musical Taste. An Interview with the Eminent Viennese Composer Eduard Schütt." The Etude (July 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin." Triumph in Vienna for Vernon Stiles." Musical America (Jan. 15, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Waste No Time On Tone-Production. That's Harold Bauer's Advice on Piano Practice--His Vienna Concert." Musical America (Jan. 29, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Yvonne de Treville Delights Vienna." Musical America (Feb. 12, 1910).
  • Brée, Malwine. "The Development of Expression in Pianoforte Playing. Notes of an Interview by Edwin Hughes." The Musician (Feb. 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Backhaus Heard in a Chopin Program." Musical America (Feb. 26, 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Vienna Pianists Spend Busy Week. Alfred Grünfeld, Franz Schmidt and Others Appear in Recitals." Musical America (Mar. 5, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "With Leschetizky at Seventy-Nine." The Designer (Feb. 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Siegfried Wagner as Baton-Wielder. Conducts Vienna Orchestra in Own Compositions--His Lack of Magnetism." Musical America (Mar. 19, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "'Stay At Home' Says Stiles to Grand Opera Aspirants." Musical America (Mar. 26, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Notable Chamber Music in Vienna. Two Concerts of Extraordinary Merit by Dohnanyi, Marteau and Becker." Musical America (Apr. 2, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Charming Program of Ancient Works. Mme. Landowska Plays Clavecin and Piano to Delight of Vienna Audience." Musical America (Apr. 9, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Van Hoose's Successes." Musical America (Apr. 9, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Vienna Has its Opera Troubles, Too." Musical America (Apr. 23, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Concerts of Late Season in Vienna." Musical America (May 7, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Has Seventy-Eight Roles at Command." Musical America (Apr. 30, 1910). On American tenor William Miller.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Golden Jubilee of Vienna Orchestra." Musical America (May 14, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Nervousness Among Great Pianists." The Musician (May 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Mme. Cahier Again Delights Vienna." Musical America (May 21, 1910). Also on Beatriz Leech, 15-year-old violinist of Argentine.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Welcomes Slezak as Prodigal Son. Vienna Resents Desertion to America, but Kills Fatted Calf None the Less." Musical America (May 28, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Vienna Students in Piano Concert. Commendable Exhibition by Godowsky Pupils--The Modest of Leschetizky." Musical America (June 4, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Goldmark's Anniversary in Vienna." Musical America (June 18, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Mme Cahier Adds to Vienna Laurels." Musical America (June 25, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Italian Conductor Captivates Vienna." Musical America (July 9, 1910). On Arturo Vigna.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "American Singers Score in Vienna. Alfred Piccaver, Tenor, and Loretta Tannert, Soprano, Make Deep Impression." Musical America (July 9, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Italian Opera Festival in Vienna." Musical America (July 2, 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Vienna Grieves at Parting of Stiles." Musical America (July 9, 1910).
  • Clipping from Musical America showing Hughes name as Vienna correspondent for the magazine.
  • Cover of The Musician, Vol XV/9 (Sept. 1910), "Leschetizky Number"
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Theodore Leschetizky. A Maker of Pianists." The Musician, Vol. XV/9 (Sept. 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Theodore Leschetizky, Pianist and Pedagogue." The American Review of Reviews (Oct. 1910).
  • Anon. "The End of Piano-Playing." The Literary Digest (Sept 10, 1910). On Hughes's article in The Musician (Sept. 1910).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "A Boy Composer--Eric Wolfgang Korngold." The Musician (Sept. 1910).
  • Grünfeld, Alfred. "Developing the Beautiful in Piano Playing . . . through an interview obtained by Mr. Edwin Hughes." The Etude (Dec. 1910).
  • Weingartner, Felix, trans. Edwin Hughes. "A Meeting with One of Beethoven's Contemporaries." The Musician (Jan. 1911).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Beethoven Houses in Vienna." The Musician, Vol. XVII/5 (May 1912).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Haunts of Franz Schubert in Vienna." The Musician, Vol. XVIII/5 (May 1913).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "How to Secure a Beautiful Tone at the Keyboard." The Etude (June 1913).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Leschetizky Passes the Eighty-Third Milestone." Musical America (July 19, 1913).
  • Photograph from The Musician (July 1913) of Hughes's music room in Munich.
  • Brower, Harriette. "An American Pianist Transplanted. Students from Maine to Texas in Munich Studio of Edwin Hughes--'Only Talented Pupils Encouraged by European Teachers,' He Finds, 'While Americans Do Their Best to Educate Even the Mediocre.'" Musical America (August 23, 1913).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Making an Operatic Career in Europe. An Interview Secured Especially for The Etude by Edwin Hughes with Mme. Charles Cahier." The Etude (Sept. 1913).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Munich Opera Boycott Absurd." Musical America (Oct. 11, 1913).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Reminiscences of Haydn In Vienna." The Musician, vol. XIX/2 (Feb. 1914).
  • Hughes. Edwin. "A Visit from Leschetizky." The Musician (Apr. 1914).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Memorizing Music Successfully. An Interview with the Distinguished Pianist Ossip Gabrilowitsch." The Etude (May 1914).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Contemporary Music Study in Europe and America." The Musician (June 1914).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "An American Musician in Munich During the Great War." Musical America (Oct. 10, 1914).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "In the Footsteps of Mozart in Vienna." The Musician, Vol. XIX/10 (Oct. 1914).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Outlook for the Young American Composer. An Interview with the Distinguished American Composer, Mrs. H. H. A. Beach." The Etude (Jan. 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Hugo Wolf in Vienna." The Musician, Vol. XX/1 (Jan. 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The C Sharp Minor Waltz of Chopin." The Etude (June 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Die Tonbildung am Klavier." Musikpädagogische Blätter, No. 16 (Aug. 15, 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Music in Munich During the War." Musical Monitor, vol. V/1 (Sept. 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Musical Memory in Piano Playing and Piano Study." The Musical Quarterly, Vol. I/4 (Oct. 1915).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Bayreuth During the War Summer." The Musical Observer, Vol. XIII/3 (March 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Das musikalische Gedächtnis beim Klavierspiel." Der Merker 15/16 (Aug. 15, 1916).

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Series VIII: Scrapbooks 
Scrapbook No. 2 (Oversize 1-3)

Items
  • "Music Teachers Hold WPA Instruction Perils Livelihood". Washington Post. December 31, 1938.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Hughes Edition of the Well-Tempered Clavichord." American Music Teacher(Jan.-Feb. 1955).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Imagination and the Artist." American Music Teacher (March-April 1952)
  • One-paragraph (unsigned) typescript: "The most vital need of present day music teachers is serious students . . ."
  • Oblong notebook with "Edwin Hughes" on cover and initial date of Dec. 7, 1900 inside, containing handwritten music exercises.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Pianoforte Arrangements of Great Masterpieces." The Etude (June 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Rafael Joseffy's Contribution to Piano Technic." The Musical Quarterly (July 1916) (includes corrections in Hughes' hand).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Music More Important Than Ever During War." The Evening Mail (New York) (Thursday, August 31, 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Rafael Joseffy's Contribution to Piano Technic." Musical Courier (Sept. 14, 1916) (from the Musical Quarterly, July, 1916).
  • Brower, Harriette. "Talks with American Pianists and Teachers. (9.) Edwin Hughes." The Musical Observer (Oct. 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Pianist and His Damper Pedal." The Musician (Boston, MA; October 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Pianist and His Damper Pedal II." The Musician (Nov. 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "A Master Lesson. Mendelssohn's Scherzo in E Minor. Analysed and Interpreted by Edwin Hughes, For Many Years Assistant to Theodore Leschetizky." The Etude (Oct. 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Art of Piano-Playing in Germany." Musical America (Oct. 21, 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Nuremberg and its Mastersingers." The Musician (Dec. 1916).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Rafael Joseffy's Contribution to Piano Technic." Musical Courier (Feb. 8, 1917; continued Apr. 12, 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Fingering at the Pianoforte. Its Development and Some Hints as to Its Modern Applications I." The Musician (May 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Fingering at the Pianoforte II." The Musician (June 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Liszt as Lieder Composer." The Musical Quarterly (July 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "How German Musical Life Met the War Situation." Musical America (July 7, 1917).
  • [Unknown]. "Determining [the] Rank of Liszt in the Realm of "Lied." Musical America (Aug. 11, 1917). Short appreciation with extensive quotation from Hughes' Musical Quarterly article (above).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Famous Arrangements of Musical Works." The Etude (Sept. 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Mr. Edwin Hughes Dissects a Times Article on Leschetizky." The Hartford Daily Times (Monday, Nov. 19, 1917).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Hans Richter. A Great Hungarian Conductor." The Musician (March 1918).
  • Hughes, Edwin [?]. New Piano Teacher's Guide. Preface (New York: Schirmer, n.d.).
  • Program: "Piano Recital by Edwin Hughes" (Aeolian Hall, Nov. 14, 1918). Includes Hughes analysis of Liszt's B Minor Sonata from the program notes.
  • Ad for "G. Schirmer's Course in Contemporary Musical Biography" by Bryceson Treharne.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Bryceson Treharne as a Song Writer." No bibliographic information.
  • "Imagination Is The Artist's Most Important Characteristic," Says Edwin Hughes." Musical Courier(Apr. 24, 1919).
  • Hughes, Edwin. Untitled half-column. The Etude (Aug. 1919).
  • "Edwin Hughes Takes Exception." Musical Leader (Oct. 20, 1919). On statements made about Leschetizky.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Weight Touch in Piano Playing." The University Course of Music Study. National Academy of Music, New York, n.d.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Brothers in Art." The Baton (Vol. I/1, Jan 1922).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Contemptible Composers." The Baton (Nov. 1922).
  • Hughes, Edwin. Untitled paragraph on young musicians and performance. From a symposium inMusical America (Oct. 21, 1922).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Sarah Bernhardt. A Brief Appreciation." The Baton (May 1923).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Critics, Cabals: Teaching vs. Recitaling, As Viewed by Edwin Hughes." Musical America, n.d. (Article signed Apr. 24, 1920.)
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Methods in Pianism." Musical Courier (Mar. 6, 1919).
  • Hughes, Edwin. Letter to Mr. Leibling. Musical Courier (May 15, 1919).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "To the Editor of The Musical Monitor." The Musical Monitor (June 1919).
  • Buchmayer, Richard, trans. Edwin Hughes. "Harpsichord or Piano?" Musical Courier (Dec. 22, 1927, Dec. 29, 1927, & Jan. 5, 1928).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "How You Can Improve Your Sight-Reading Ability," Musical Observer (July 1928).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Musical Courier Forum." Musical Courier (Aug. 9, 1928). On touch.
  • Tillotsen, Frederic E. "Musical Courier Forum." Musical Courier (July 26, 1928). On arm vs. finger tone production.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "The Education Value of Music Study." The Foreword (Apr. 1929).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Musical Courier Readers." Musical Courier, n.d. Includes a picture of one of Beethoven's dwellings.
  • Hughes, Edwin. A column to "Dear Variations." (New York, June 14, 1930. An appreciation of jazz scoring.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Rambling Remarks." Musical Courier (July 5, 1930). On the thought that "the piano is dead."
  • Hughes, Edwin. "An International Appreciation of Ignace Jan Paderewski." The Etude (May 1931).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Some Remarks On Present-Day Musical Conditions." SOTAC Forum Vol. II/2 (Jan. 1, 1932).
  • Hughes, Edwin. Letter to the Editor. SOTAC Forum Vol. II/4 (May 1, 1932). Response to criticism of article above.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Leschetizky's Pianistic Legacy." Musical Courier (Apr. 30, 1932).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "A Correction." Musical Courier (May 14, 1932). Corrects Leschetizky's place of birth from Vienna to Lancut, Poland.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Shoulders to the Wheel." Musical Digest (Jan. 1932).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Edwin Hughes Says--" Musical Digest (August-September 1933). How visuals affect audiences for musical performances; on the need for musical declamation.
  • Hughes, Edwin. The Fundamentals of Beautiful Piano Playing." Reprint from The Etude, n.d.
  • "Tempo's Editorial Advisory Board." Includes pictures of the board members, including Hughes.
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Piano tone Quality. New York Pianist Endorses Article" Musical West (Nov. 1933). Endorses article by Claude Purves-Smith, "Tone Quality at the Pianoforte" (Musical West).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Leschetizky and his Youthful Pupils." Dunning Messenger (June 1937).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "A Letter to the Editor." Music Teachers' Review (Jan.-Feb. 1941). Corrections to an article by William O'Toole on Leschetizky's teaching methods.
  • Correction of a printing error noticed by Hughes and others in Variations (Nov. 21).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "Musical Declamation in Piano Playing." Tempo (Feb. 1934).
  • Hughes, Edwin. "How German Musical Life Met the War Situation." Musical America (July 7, 1917).
  • Notice of death (in German) of Prof. Eduard Schütt, addressed to Edwin Hughes in New York.

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Series VIII: Scrapbooks 
Scrapbook No. 3 (Oversize 1-3)

Items
  • Black folder labeled "Memorizing Article-E. Hughes. Etude--Oct 1946. Includes a Collection Litolff edition of Chopin, Album no. 2, signed by Hughes on May 1899; three copies of the Oct. 1946Etude; 19 reprints of the article; "What Now for Music Teachers? A Nation Wide Symposium." The Etude, n.d. (includes column by Hughes as President of the Music Teachers' National Association); magazine page with the Russian song "Trudno, U Cha, Cha"; Leeds Music Corp. advertising flyer addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Hughes; MacPherson, Myra. "The Rambler . . . Hears a Wagnerian Tale," n.d. (concerning Friedelind Wagner's recollections of Hitler).

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Series IX: Compositions & Arrangements (Oversized 4)


Compositions (handwritten manuscripts) by Edwin Hughes:
Booklet of piano exercises, starting date Dec. 7, 1900
“Soldier, Soldier,” for baritone voice and piano, with words from Rudyard Kipling’s “Barrack-Room Ballads” (7 copies/versions)
“Gardenia,” for voice and piano, words by Adelaide de Freest Larner (1 complete manuscript, 1 draft, 1 lyric sheet)
“At Twilight,” for voice and piano, words by Madison Carvein (2 copies/versions, 1 untitled)
“On Parting,” for voice and piano, words from George Gordon Byron’s poem of same name
“The Golden Hour,” for voice and piano, words by Madison Carvein
“Remembrance,” for voice and piano, words from George Gordon Byron’s poem of same name (2 copies/versions)
Untitled score for piano, clarinet, flute in 3 movements (Allegro, Romanza, Scherzo)(2 copies/versions of Scherzo)
Arrangements (handwritten manuscripts)by Edwin Hughes:
“Carnaval,” op.9, Robert Schumann, score, 82 pages
“Vergiss Es!” Edgar Oberstetter, piano
“Sonora: Valse,” Conrad Beck, piano (2 copies/versions)
“Weiner Blut Walzer,” Johann Strauss, piano (2 copies/versions)
Handwritten manuscripts with no indication of composer/arranger:
“Andante,” piano
“The Ship Starting,” with lyric sheet
Untitled, for violin, cello, piano

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Series X: Awards & Photographs 
Subseries 1: Awards (Oversized 5) 

Items
  • Citation of Merit to Edwin Hughes (from the National Music Council, 1960). Signed by Howard Hanson as president. In light brown leather cover.
  • Honorary "Doctor of Music" diploma awarded to Edwin Hughes from Washington College of MusicJune 1938.

See more awards in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.

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Series X: Awards & Photographs 
Subseries 2: Photographs (Oversized 6)

Box/Folder Items
O-6/1 Edwin Hughes at 1 year of age
O-6/2 Edwin Hughes, age 4
O-6/3 Edwin Hughes, age 22
O-6/4 Edwin Hughes, age 22 (different angle than above)
O-6/5 Edwin Hughes and T. Leschetizky, 1909
O-6/6 Signed and framed photograph of Theodore Leschetizky, dated 30 July 1915 (very faded).
O-6/6 Photograph signed (to Edwin Hughes) of Theodore Leschetizky, dated 10 November 1913.
O-6/6 Signed (to Edwin Hughes) and framed photograph of Theodore Leschetizky.
O-6/6 Magazine photographs of Edwin and Jewel Bethany Hughes from Musician, Sept. 1935. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
O-6/7 Photo of Edwin Hughes at piano (1930s?)
O-6/7 (Postcard): Mary Merritt's Doll Museum
O-6/7 Unknown silhouette. Unframed.
O-6/7 Image of Theodore Leschetizky cut from a postcard. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
O-6/7 Postcard featuring an image of Theodore Leschetizky's grave. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
O-6/7 Postcard featuring an image of the Leschetizky memorial in Vienna. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
O-6/7 One 7.5" x 9.5" black and white photo of Edwin Hughes seated at a piano. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
O-6/7 Seven copies of a head shot of Edwin Hughes. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
6/N.F. Annual Banquet. Music Teachers National Association and National Association of Schools of Music. Hotel Muehlebach, Kansas City, Mo. Dec. 29, 1939 (2 copies)
6/N.F. Sixtieth Annual Banquet. Music Teachers National Association. Hotel Mayflower, Washington, D.C. December 29, 1938.
6/N.F. Annual Dinner of the Leschetizky Association of America Commemoration the Birthday of Ignace Paderewski. Hotel Savoy-Plaza. Nov. 1943
6/N.F. Dinner. Washington Music Teacher's Association. In honor of Dr. Hans Kindler. Mayflower Hotel. Washington, D.C. Dec. 14, 1936.
6/N.F. Oval silhouette of Edwin Hughes. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.
6/N.F. Oval silhouette of Jewel Bethany Hughes. Click here to view this item in the Edwin Hughes Digital Collection.

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