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Michael Edwards Collection

Type of Material: Correspondence with musicians and publishers; scores and instrumental, band, orchestral and choral arrangements; music, lesson and songbooks; music catalogs; personal and historical scrapbooks; and autographed sheet music and photographs.
Personal Name: Michael Edwards
Collection ID: Collection 218
Creator: Michael Edwards
Extent: 7 cubic ft.
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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Title
Michael Edwards Collection
Collection 218 

Creator
Michael Edwards [Michael E. Slowitzky]

Provenance
Gift of Marie Edwards Schreiber, widow of Michael Edwards, in 1974. Additional photographs were donated to the archive in February 2010.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note
The Michael Edwards Collection is comprised of seven cubic feet of: correspondence with musicians and publishers; scores and instrumental, band, orchestral and choral arrangements; music, lesson and songbooks; music catalogs; personal and historical scrapbooks; and autographed sheet music and photographs. Correspondents include Leroy Anderson, Robert Burns, Tommy Dorsey, Richard Franko Goldman, and Leonard B. Smith.

Biographical Sketch 
Michael Edwards [29 September 1893-26 September 1962] was a musician, composer, arranger, and music editor for Mills Music, Inc. He was born Michael E. Slowitzky in Hazelton, Pennsylvania to Polish immigrants Louisa [Boczkowski] and Adam Slowitzky. His song titled "Once In A While," written with Bud Green, held the number one position for seven weeks in 1937. This song was later re-recorded by Louis Armstrong, Doris Day, and The Chimes. A veteran of World War I, he is buried at Long Island National Cemetery.

Language
English.

Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.

Preferred Citation
[Item], [Box], Michael Edwards Collection, Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Processing Note
Collection processed by Special Collections in 2002. Photographs processed by Stacey Kuczewski, M.L.S. candidate and intern, April 2010. Website by Kristen J. Nyitray, Head, Special Collections and University Archives. Updated June 2012 and March 2014.

Series Outline

The archive consists of twenty-four boxes (seven cubic feet) that have been organizied within the following nine series:

Series I - Correspondence
Series II - Holographic Compositions and Scores
Series III - Compositions and Arrangements
Series IV - Sheet Music
Series V - Mills Music, Inc. - Catalogs
Series VI - Scrapbooks
Series VII - Photographs
Series VIII - Artifacts
Series IX - Collection Notes

Series I - Correspondence

Note: The correspondence is arranged chronologically and includes accompanying autographed sheet music and original manuscripts.

Box 1

Folder 1: Correspondence, 1936-1939

Abeles, Julian T.
Burns, Robert
Dalton, Vincent J.
Goldman, Richard Franko
Green, Bud
Horowitz, Willie
Krongold, M.
Robbins, J.J.

Folder 2: Correspondence, 1943-1951

Berquist, Whitey
Brendler, Charles
Herbert, Oscar
Howard, George S.
Litsch, Harry T.
Meyers, Albert L.
Moser, A. Clair
Painter, James
Revelli, William D.
Tayler, Maurice D.
Unsinn, George

Folder 3: Correspondence, 1952-1961

Adams, Stanley
Alex, Jack
Averill, Margaret
Becker, Bill
Fredman, Samuel J.
Harth, C.J.
Hockett, Curtiss F.
Kinnie, T.C.
McNamara, Daniel
Meyers, Albert L.
Milkey, Edward T.
Moore, Donald I.
Perkins, Frank
Smith, Leonard B.
Unsinn, George
Wyton, Alec

Folder 4: Correspondence, 1956-1958

Anderson, Leroy; includes letters, notes, and cards signed by Anderson, circa 1954
Russell typescript letter, signed and ephemera

Folder 5: Sheet Music

Note: The sheet music is arranged in alphabetical order by composer.

Anderson, Leroy
Bennett, Tony
Berlin, Irving
Brodsky, Roy
Coots, John Frederick
Gillis, Don
Goldberg, Reuben Lucius
Gould, Morton
Grant, Gogi
Green, Bud
Mossman, Ted
Parish, Mitchell
Spaeth, Sigmund
Tepper, Sid
Thomas, Virginia Carrington

Folder 6: correspondence with Goldman, Edwin Franko of the Goldman Band

Folder 7: Smith, Leonard B.: correspondence and ephemera

Folder 8: manuscripts of Flapper Fanny by Field, Irving; and part of There's One Lord For All by Sholom Secunda

Series II - Holographic Compositions and Scores by Michael Edwards

note: arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 2

Aladdin and the Princess
Aladdin's Lamp
Calypso Rhythm Songs, Book 2
Dancing Toys
Down South
"Easy Way" System of Playing Hawaiian Guitar
Duplicate Sheets "Easy Way" Guitar System

Box 3

The Lord's Prayer (corrected engraved proof, engraved copy)
March Modernistic
Melodia D' Amore
My America
Nimble Fingers (note: correspondence moved to Box 1. F.3)
Once in a While
Spirit of Progress March
To You (Note: another copy in Box 4. F.1)
Trees
Miscellaneous manuscripts

Series III - Compositions and Arrangements by Michael Edwards

Box 4

Folder 1:

American Academy of Music, Inc. and Pampa Music Publishing Association, Inc.; songs arranged by Michael Edwards
El de Adelante Corre Mucho
All You Left Me Was a Teardrop
Big and Fat and Forty-Four
Caprichosa
La Conga Militar
Cuban Chant
Down, Down, Down (What a Song)
Fable of a Fool
Hot Air
I Know What It Means (To Fall In Love)
Idaho
Jungle Lament
Lament for Javanette
Lovable Lady of the Night
Morning Glow
Mrs. Finnigan
My Heart Jumped Over the Moon
Night Song
Requestfully Yours
Solo Tu
There's Something Goin. On at Sister Johnson's House
Turkey Special
A Whole Bunch of Somethin'
Wide Awake

Folder 2: Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc.; vocal piano arrangements for print

1941

11/18, I'm Lending You to Uncle Sammy
11/24, Let's Build A Dream
11/25, I Can't Forget
11/26, The Sunset Trail To Texas
12/1, When I Won You
12/3, All Because of You
12/4, My Gal's With My Pal, Tonight
12/8, Won't You Wait Another Year
12/9, I'll Be True to the One I Love
12/11, Love Please Don't Let Me Down
12/15, Darling, It's All Over Now
12/15, Don't Mention Me
12/16, I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
12/22, Sunlight and Starlight
12/22, A Love That Had Ended Too Soon
12/24, Weary, Worried and Blue
12/29, Wondering Why

1942

1/2, Lighthouse in the Dark
1/3, Sweetheart of the Valley
1/6, Ev'ryone But Me
1/7, Rosalita
1/8, Start a Little Rainbow in My Heart
1/9, The Money You Spent Was Mine
1/12, Someday You'll Know You Did Wrong
1/14, To You At Home
1/19, Desert Rose
1/20, Too Late To Start All Over
1/23, I Didn't Know
1/30, I'm Sorry That We Said "Good-Bye"
2/10, Down By the Old Alamo
2/11, Won't You Forgive Me?
2/13, If I'm Wrong, I'm Sorry
2/17, Buttercup Lane
2/20, Border Rose
2/23, Have You A Mommy For Sale?
2/26, You Don't Love Me Anymore
2/26, Red River Rose
3/2, I'll Be Faithful
3/4, I Should Have Left You (Long Ago)
3/5, Ev'ryone But Me (new arr.)
3/10, West of the Wasteland
3/13, Little White Cross on the Hilltop
3/15, I Will Miss You Tonight (Little Darlin. )
3/30, Here I Go to Tokio (Said Barnacle Bill, The Sailor)
4/1, Tears in My Heart
4/8, Watch the River Roll By
4/10, Kona Love
4/14, It Never Can Be
4/15, Till the Longest Day I Live
4/17, I Think We'll Call It A Day
4/21, Answer to My Precious Darling
4/23, My Love
4/27, Uncle Sammy Needs Your Dough
4/30, Baby, I Ain't Satisfied
5/5, Beer Joint Blues
5/6, Big House Blues
5/20, Over the Hill to Heaven
5/21, A Soldier's Letter
5/22, Paradise Music
5/27, If It Hadn't Been For You
5/29, Old Joe's At It Again
6/1, Was It Worth It? (Kent-Edwards)
6/5, V-I-C-T-O-R-Y
6/16, Our Victory March
6/19, Zip Your Lip
6/22, You
7/1, Soft Hearted
7/3, Baby
7/9, The Stars Were Playing Violins (Kent-Edwards)
7/9, Why Should I Cry Over You
7/17, There's No Use In Feeling Blue
7/17, Strumming on My Old Guitar
7/17, Puerto Rico
7/20, You Speak My Language (Kent-Edwards)
7/21, A Little Girl's Plea
7/23, Don't You Worry, Mother
7/28, The Serenade to the Sun
7/30, I Miss You Down In Sunny Tennessee
7/31, Let's Talk About Me (Kent . Guitar Chords)
8/11, Pass Me By
8/14, Design For A Dream

Folder 3: masters of original compositions by Michael Edwards

After All
Here's to You
Hong Kong (formerly Chinese Caprice)
I Whisper Goodnight
The Lord's Prayer
Love Isn't Love
March Modernistic
My America
Once in a While
Only Your Heart
Pretending
Take Me Seriously
To You

Folder 4: Pavanne coronet solo with band accompaniment. (includes working ms. for condensed score, full score and parts)

Folder 5: vocal-orchestral sketches and engraved copies

Believe Me
Love Isn't Love
Star Dust

Folder 6: violin solos and orchestral sketch for Morton Gould's Mood Indigo in condensed score

Andante
Andante Molto Sostenuto
Austrian Folk Songs
Berceuse
Caprice Viennois
Cavatina
Concert Polka
Danse Montagnarde
Fiddlin' the Fiddle
Gavotte
Indian Lament
Legende
Mazurka
Melody
Menuet
Mood Indigo
Nearer My God to Thee
Pierrot Serenade
Rondino
Tambourin Chinois
Traumerei
Thais
Walzer & Evening
1 sheet; unidentified

Box 5

Choral and instrumental arrangements by Michael Edwards; alphabetical by title, A through P

All My Love
America, I Love You
Angel Bells
Angels
Beach Polka
Belle of the Ball
The Bill of Rights
Bless This World of Ours
Blue Mirage
Blue Tango
Café Polka
Cha Cha in the Park
A Church of Wood
Come Back to Sorrento
The Coming of the King
Dance, Dance, Dance
The Daughter of Rose of Tralee
The Dream
The Dream of Olwen
Fiddle-Faddle
God Has Been Good To Me
Goodbye, My Coney Island Baby
The Green Violin
Habanera
Hail Mary
Happy Hour Waltz
He's Got the Whole World In His Hands
Hymn
I Hail From Texas
I Love My Country
In a Turkish Cabaret
It's a Law-aw-aw-aw-aw-aw-aw-ong Way Back Home
Johnny's Polka
Jumping Fingers
The Laughing Violin
Lazy Susan
Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella
Let's Sing to Victory
Light of the World
Little Black Choo-Choo
The Lord's Prayer
Louisiana My Home Sweet Home
Misirlou
Morning Dew
Musical Typist
My America
Narcissus
Nocturne in E Flat
Oh Promise Me
Once in a While
Over the Hill
Panna Andzia Oberek
Pardon Me Pretty Baby
Pavanne
Peace Anthem
Penny Whistle Rock
Pink Kimona
Polonaise
Promenade

Box 6

Choral and instrumental arrangements by Michael Edwards; alphabetical by title, Q through Z

Ring the Bell Polka
Romanita
Run, Rabbit, - Run!
St. Clair Polka
The Satyr
Scarlet Ribbons
Scotch Dance
Serenata
Shanty Polka
Sleep, Buddy Boy, Sleep
Sleigh Ride
Solitude
Somewhere, a Child is Praying
Spanish Coquette
The Squeeze Box Polka
State Fair Polka
Sweet Rosy O'Grady
The Syncopated Clock
Tango in the Park
Tell Me Why
Tenderness
That's My Desire
Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord
Tzena
Victory Day
The Waltzing Cat
Waves of the Danube
When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New
Whippoorwill Waltz
White Donkey Polka
White Orchids and a Memory
With Uniforms and Colors
You Never Have to Stand Alone
Let's Play the Violin; Piano Accompaniment by Michael Edwards
The Skitch Henderson Popular Piano Course; Tell Me Why, by Michael Edwards, p. 19
Easy Steps to the Orchesta .

Box 7

Band and orchestral arrangements by Michael Edwards; alphabetical order by title, A through G

Aladdin and the Princess
American Seamen Overture
At the Balalaika
Blue Mirage
Bugler. s Holiday
Caravan
Chordagrams
The Coquette from Rio
Dancing Violins
Dream of a Doll
The Golden Tango

Box 8

Band and orchestral arrangements by Michael Edwards; alphabetical order by title, H through N

Heart of Paris
Home
Honor March
I Hail From Texas
It's a Law-aw-aw-aw-aw-aw-aw-ong Way Back Home
It's the Army Everytime
The Laughing Violin
Manisot March
March Modernistic (for Band)
March Modernistic (for Orchestra)
The March of the Thunderbirds
Mills All Time Favorites for Ork Combos
Mills Popular Standards for Ork Combos
My America
Melody Time
More Melody Time
National Unity

Box 9

Band and orchestral arrangements by Michael Edwards; alphabetical order by title, O through Z

Ode to Victory
Once in a While
One Morning In May
Reach for the Sky
Safari
Star Dust
Stormy Weather
Sweet Rosy O' Grady
Welcome Home
Voice of America
Yankee Bugle Call

Series IV - Sheet Music

Note: Arranged alphabetically by title

Box 10

Folder 1:

All the Love In the World
Analita
The "Arch of Triumph" Song
Aren't You Glad You. re You
Argentina Ballerina
At the Balalaika
At the Music Shop
Baby Gotta Have a Little Fun
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Baciagaloop

Folder 2:

Bali Ha' I
The Bartender's Just like a Mother
Be An Angel
Beautiful Dreamer
The Beginnin' of Sinnin'
The Best-Dressed Cowboy in the West
Beware of the Man With a Mustache
Big Town Blues
The Bird With a Broken Wing
Bless This House
Bless This World of Ours

Folder 3:

The Blond Sailor
Blue Mirage
The Blue Skirt Waltz
Born to Be Happy
Broken Vows
Bye, Bye, My Baby
Can I Help It (If I'm Helpless in Your Arms)
Candy
I Can't Begin to Tell You
Carousel of Love

Folder 4:

Cathy Darlin'
The Center of Attraction
The Children's Christmas Carol (My Christmas Wish)
Chooga Choo
Christmas Polkas
Christmas Without You
Cling a Little Closer
Come Away With Me
Comme Ca
Corrine Corrina

Folder 5:

Dance With Me
The Daughter of Rose of Tralee
Dear Heart
Dear Land of Home
Dearest of All
Deep Purple
Doing 'Em Up
Don't Feel Sorry For Me
Don't Lose Your Head (And Lose Your Gal)

Folder 6:

Don't Tease Me Now
Down-Down-Down
Dreams Are A Dime A Dozen
Dusty Wagon
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)
Evenin' Time At Home
Everyone Needs Someone
Everytime You Smile
Faith Alone
Fifteen Cents

Folder 7:

Ferry-Boat Serenade
For the Good Times
Forevermore
Francis the Talking Mule
Galway Bay
A Ghost of a Chance
God Has Been Good To Me
Guess Who
Goodbye, My Coney Island Baby
Habanera

Folder 8:

Hawaiian Cha-Cha-Cha
Hazy Day
He Don't Wanna Love Me
Heart of Paris
Hello Bill!
Hello, Young Lovers
Here, Pretty Kitty
Home Won't Be Home Till You Come Home
Honey Bunch
Honor Your Partner

Folder 9:

How Are Things in Glocca Morra
How High the Moon
How I Love My Love
How Lonely Can You Get?
Hu-La-La-La-La
I Believe
I Can't See Why
I Just Came Down From the North Pole
I Love An Old-Fashioned Polka
I Love You (Cole Porter)

Folder 10:

I Never Know When To Say When
I Offer You (My Second-Hand Heart)
I Still Get A Thrill (Thinking of You)
I Stole You From Somebody Else (Now Somebody Stole You From Me)
I Told Myself A Lie About You
I Wanna Be Loved
I Want You To Want Me (To Want You)
I Wish That I Could Be a Singing Cowboy
I Wish You Love (Que Reste-T-Il de Nos Amours?)
Idaho

Folder 11:

If Ever I Would Leave You
If We Had Met Before
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
I'm An Errand Boy Fro Rhythm
I'm Happy With What I've Got
I'm Crying For You
I'm Going Back To Dreamland
I'm Gonna Ask the Moon a Little Favor
I'm Gonna Learn to Ride a Reindeer
I'm Gonna Make Hay While the Sun Shines in Virginia

Folder 12:

I'm Happy Cause I'm Lucky
I'm Wearing Last Night's Smile Tonight
I'll Buy the Ring and Change Your Name To Mine
I'll Never Fall In Love Again
I'll Still Be Loving You
I'll Wait Forever For You
It Can't Be Wrong
It Might As Well Be Spring
It's Kissin' Time
Itty Bitty Polka

Folder 13:

I've Been Floating Down the Old Green River
I've Got to Be Lovely to Harry
I've Never Been In Love Before
Just Tryin. to Win Your Love
Keep Your Dreams
A Kiss For Consolation
Kisses
The Kissing Tree
Lady In Waiting
Lazy Moon

Folder 14:

Let's Join Hand and Hand
Liebestraum (Dream of Love)
Like I Mean
Linda
A Little Bit of Heaven
Little Green Apples
Living in a Dream
Long I Waited
Looking Ahead Today
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing

Folder 15:

Love is the Greatest Thing
Love Me or Leave Me Alone
Love Song in 32 Bars
Mademoiselle de Paree
The Magician
Mail Call
Manhattan Has A Million Cinderellas
Mary Ann O'Toole
Marybelle Polka
May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You

Folder 16:

May This Be Your Life
Maybe It's Because
Merengue-Merengue
Midnight Breeze
Milwaukee Polka
Mirage in the Night
Mom-E-Le (Mother Dear)
Moments to Remember
More I Cannot Wish You
The Mostest' to Say the Least

Folder 17:

Mother, At Your Feet is Kneeling
My Baby's Steppin. Out
My Danny's Saddle
My Enchanted Island
My Heart Stood Still
My Heart Walks Alone
My Lost Love
My Sunny Tennessee
My Wife Does the Cutest Things
Near You

Folder 18:

The Nearness of You
Never Had It So Good
No Power on Earth
No Spring This Year
Non Sai
Now That I Need You, You. re Gone
Now That I've Met You
Oh! Mister Gallagher, and Mister Shean
Olwen
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)

Folder 19:

Once In Love With Amy
Once Upon A Dream
Oo-Goo (The Little Worm)
Orchids For Remembrance
Out of the Corner of My Eye
Over and Over
Old Enough To Know
Ozark Mountain Lou
Pavanne
Peace Anthem

Folder 20:

Pink Champagne
Polka Town
Potato Chips
The Power of a Prayer
Question and Answer Polka
Repasz Band
Rosa, Rosa Nina
Rosalinda Waltz
Round and Round
Saturday Night at the Taj Mahal

Box 11

Folder 1:

Save a Kiss
Say It Over and Over
Say Lucy Who
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)
Senorita Pepita
Sentimental Journey
September Song
Shall I Take My Heart and Go
The Shenandoah Valley
She's Mine, All Mine!

Folder 2:

Short and Sweet
Sinful
Since You Said You. re Mine
Sing A Yodeling Song
Singing A Song To My Shadow
A Skinny Little Christmas Tree
Skylark
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Society
Solo Per Te

Folder 3:

Some Enchanted Evening
The Sound of Love
Star Dust
Stay Away From the U.S.A.
The String Band Serenade
Summer Serenade
Sure, I've Forgotten You
Suzanne
Sweet Lorraine
Sweeter Than Sweet

Folder 4:

Sword Dance
Tango in the Rain
Teach Me To Care
Teddy, the Tiny Teddy Bear
Thanks, Mister Florist
That Red Head Gal
That's My Desire
That's My Mother's Song of Ould Ireland
That's What Moses Said
There Are Reindeer Running

Folder 5:

There Are Such Things
There Goes A Pretty Girl
There Goes That Guitar
There'll Always Be A Christmas
There's A City Called Hamtramck
There's A Part of My Heart In Carolina
There's Nothin' Too Good For You
There. s Something Goin. On At Sister Johnson's House
They Didn't Believe Me
They Say It's Wonderful

Folder 6:

This Nearly Was Mine
Till There Was You
Till the End of Time
Too Late to Be Sorry (Too Early to Cry)
Toselli's Serenade
Two Left Feet Polka
Tzatskela (My Darling)
Until
You Keep Coming Back Like A Song
You're Wonderful

Folder 7:

Veloa
Violet of N.Y.U.
Wait'll I Get You In My Dreams Tonight
Waltzing and Dreaming
Water Faucet (Drip, Drip, Drip)
The Wave That Swept My Heart Away
The Way It Looks On You
Way Out There
Way Up the Hudson
What Did Dick Tracy Do Today?

Folder 8:

What Has He Got
When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New
When You're Near
Where is My Home? (Bohemian National Anthem)
The White Keys and the Black Keys
The Whole World Is Singing My Song
The "Whoop" Polka
Why Should We Say Goodbye? (And Cry Tomorrow)
Will I Be Loved?
Wish You Were Here

Folder 9:

A Woman's Intuition
Wonder If You're Lonely, Too
A Wonderful Guy
Wonderful Wedding Day
Would I Say I Love You (If I Didn. t?)
Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk)
You I Love
You Never Leave Me
You Tell Me Your Dream
You Too Can Be a Dreamer

Folder 10:

Younger Than Springtime
You're Heartless
You're My Rose
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

Series V - Mills Music, Inc. - Catalogs

Box 12

Mills Music: Accordion
B.F. Wood Catalog of Music
B.F. Wood Thematic Catalog
Mills Music: Catalog and Reference Scores for Band, 1957-58
Mills Music: Catalog and Reference Scores for Orchestra and String Orchestra, 1958-59
Mills Music: Catalog, Standard, Symphonic, Educational and Popular Publications
Mills Music: Choral Publications
Mills Music: Choral Thematic Catalog, 1958-59
Mills Music: Marches and Popular Standards
Mills Music: Piano Publications, 1958-59
Mills Music: Reference Scores for Band
Mills Music: Reference Scores for Orchestra and String Orchestra
Mills Music: Rental Library
Mills Music: Symphonic Band Music

Box 13

Song Books (vocal); alphabetical order by title

The Book of a Thousand Songs
Keep On Singing
Mills Favorites for Mixed Voices (S.A.T.B.)
Modern Airs for Mixed Voices
Music For Moderns
Sing Along With Harry Wilson
Sing and Be Happy
Songs the Whole World Sings
Stephen Foster's Immortal Songs
The Wood Collection of Christmas Carols

Box 14

Music Books (instrumental); alphabetical order by title

30 Years 30 Hits
Calypso Rhythm Songs
Comedy Song Parade
Comedy Songs Sung by Danny Thomas, vol. 1
Comedy Songs Sung by Danny Thomas, vol. 2
Easy Piano Arrangements: Selections from the Broadway Musical
"Mame"
Everybody's Favorite Songs
Frank Yankovic's Collection of Polkas and Waltzes for Piano Accordion
Frank Yankovic's Collection of Polkas and Waltzes for Piano Accordion, Book 6
Frank Yankovic's Collection of Polkas and Waltzes for Piano Accordion, Book 7
George Shearing Interpretations for Piano no. 2
I Do! I Do!
The Melodies of Tchaikowsky
Piano Patterns, Teddy Wilson
Mills Music Professional Guide of Popular and Standard Songs
Roger Williams Piano Interpretations
Songs That Make You Wanna Sing
Strings Moderne for String Orchestra

Series VI - Scrapbooks

Note: Arranged in chronological order

Box 14a

March 1907 - December 1918 (Book I)
1915 - 1927 (Book II)
February 24, 1918 to December 1936 (Book III)

World War I Victory Medal

Box 15

1931-1937
1944
1945
1945

Box 16

1945
1945 - 1948
1948

Box 17

January 1961 - May 1961
June 1961 - July 1961
August 1961 - November 1961

Box 18

November 1961 - February 1962
February 1962 - March 1962
March 1962 - May 1962

Box 19

Cartoons, 1944 - 1945
"Once in a While," 1936 - 1938
Miscellaneous, 1940-1944

Box 20

July 1929 - September 31, 1940
August 19, 1929 - March 1949
March 12, 1958 - July 1962
May 4, 1948 - October 8, 1960

Box 21

Obituary, 1962
In Memorian, 1956-1961
Miscellaneous, 1936-1940

Series VII - Photographs

Box 22

Subject: Anderson, Leroy      
Format: Sheet music for "Saraband" Piano Solo with photo inset of Leroy Anderson
Date: February 27, 1959
Dimensions: 9" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w photograph embedded in color cover
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: Mills Music, New York, N.Y.
Inscription: "To Mike Edwards with thanks for all his help and best wishes for many years of good health Leroy Anderson Feb. 27, 1959"                                                                                          
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American composer (1908-1975)

Subject: Anderson, Leroy      
Format: photograph
Date: August 13, 1951
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Marcus Blechman New York N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mike Edwards with thanks for all his advice and help health Leroy Anderson"                                                                                        
Associated material: Handwritten notation in ink on back of photograph "Mon., 8/13/51 (back from vacation)"
Biographical information: American composer (1908-1975)

Subject: Auer, Leopold
Format: photograph   
Date: October 9, 1928           
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: n/a
Studio: Kubey-Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St. Phila.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky in remembrance L. Auer Philadelphia October 9th 1928"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theater, February 1929; PhiladelphiaBulletin, July 16, 1930; Etude, August 1929.                                                                                             
Biographical information: Hungarian violinist, teacher, conductor, composer (1845-1930)

Subject: Barrymore, Ethel
Format: photograph with mat
Date: 1929
Dimensions: 11" x 14"                                                                                                              
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Mortimer Offner
Studio: Mortimer Offner, New York
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Ethel Barrymore"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York American, December 22, 1928; New YorkGraphic, April 16, 1929; New York Times, April 7, 1929; Philadelphia Inquirer, June 19, 1959; Life Magazine, June 29, 1959.
Biographical information: American actress (1879-1959)

Subject: Berger, G. Lee
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To one of my best friends, Michael Slowitzky Musically G. Lee Berger"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: not located

Subject: Berlin, Irving
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 7" x 9"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Aaron Tycko
Studio: Tycko, L.A.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitsky with good wishes from Irving Berlin"
Associated material: newspaper clipping - source unknown, March 1930.
Biographical information: American composer, lyricist (1888-1989)

Subject: Blake, Peggy
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Hal Phyfe
Studio: Hal Phyfe Studio, New York, NY
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Broadway performer in the 1920s.

Subject: Bond, Lillian
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Hal Phyfe
Studio: Hal Phyfe Studio, New York, NY
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: B-Movie British film actress (1908-1991)

Subject: Bordoni, Irene
Format: photograph
Date: March 22, 1929
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Apeda, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely Irene Bordoni"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Herald Tribune, March 3, 1929; Philadelphia Public Ledger, April 7, 1929; New York Times, February 3, 1929; New York Herald Tribune, January 17, 1929; New York American, May 9, 1929; Philadelphia Inquirer, January 28, 1930.
Biographical information: French singer, actress (1885-1953)

Subject: Cadman, Charles Wakefield
Format: photograph
Date: March 9, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Hoover, LA
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: Two handwritten music stanzas: "fragment of love theme from A Witch of Salem To Michael Slowitzky Best Wishes of Charles Wakefield Cadman 1929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Musical America, October 25, 1929; Musical America, November 10, 1929; Musical America, December 25, 1929; Musical America, March 10, 1930; Musical Courier, April 10, 1930; Musical Courier, April 19, 1930.
Biographical information: American composer (1881-1946)

Subject: Carpenter, John Alden
Format: photograph in studio portfolio
Date: January 29, 1930
Dimensions: 10" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Moffett Studios, Chicago
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "John Alden Carpenter January 29th 30 With best wishes."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Etude, February 1930; MusicalDigest, March 1930; Philadelphia Daily News, February 1, 1930.
Biographical information: American composer (1876-1951)

Subject: Chadwick, George
Format: photograph
Date: February 28, 1930
Dimensions: 12" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "For Mr. Michael Slowitzky with regards of G.W. Chadwick 1930"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; Musical America, April 25, 1930; Musical America, May 25, 1930; Musical America, April 10, 1931.
Biographical information: American composer, Director of the New England Conservatory (1854-1931)

Subject: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra*
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1919
Dimensions: 19" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Eugene Ysaye, Conductor Season 1919-20."
Associated material: Penciled notation on back of photograph "M. Slowitzky"
Biographical information: Fifth oldest orchestra in the United States, founded in 1893.
*oversized; filed after Knapp, Dorothy

Subject: Clark & McCullough (Robert Edwin Clark and Paul Johnston McCullough)
Format: photograph
Date: June 5, 1930
Dimensions: 7 ½" x 9 ½"                                                                                                            
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincere Good Wishes to Michael Slowitzky from Clark & McCullough June 5th 1930"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – New York Mirror, February 13, 1960.
Biographical information: Vaudeville comedy team, Robert Edwin Clark (1888-1960); Paul Johnston McCullough (1883-1936)

Subject: Clarke, Herbert L.
Format: photograph
Date: January 20, 1930
Dimensions: 6" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky With best wishes Sincerely yours, Herbert L. Clarke Long Beach, Calif. 1-20-30."
Associated material:  n/a
Biographical information: American composer, bandmaster, cornet player (1876-1945)

Subject: Clift, Montgomery   
Format:  photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Montgomery Clift"                                                                                                
Associated material: n/a                                                                             
Biographical information: American actor (1920-1966)

Subject: Cohan, George M.
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 9 ¼" x 11 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: White Studio, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "George M. Cohan"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American actor, singer, playwright, composer, producer (1878-1942)

Subject: Corbett, James J.
Format: photograph
Date: April 10, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Apeda, NY
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To My friend Michael Slowitzky with best regards Jas J Corbett April 10/29"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Graphic, May 15, 1929;  New York Graphic, May 31, 1929; Philadelphia Record, February 19, 1933; source/date unknown.
Biographical information: American heavyweight boxer, stage performer (1866-1933)

Subject: Craig, Gordon
Format: photograph
Date: August 2, 1929
Dimensions: 8 ½" x 11"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky in Mahanoy City. Pa. 1929. with every good wish from Gordon Craig, Genoa. Italy."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre Magazine, November 1928; NewYork Graphic, May 15, 1929. Postmarked envelope with Italian stamps "Genova Raccomandate Accettazione 20.7.29 11"
Biographical information: British actor, producer, director, scenic designer (1872-1966)

Subject: Crawford, Jesse
Format: photograph
Date: July 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Bloom, Chicago
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To M. Slowitzky with best wishes from Jesse Crawford"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; source/dateunknown; Melody, October 1929.
Biographical information: American musician (1895-1962)

Subject: Curtis, Cyrus H.K.
Format: photograph  in studio portfolio
Date: April 11, 1930
Dimensions: 10 ½" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Photo Crafters, 1501 Walnut St Philadelphia
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "I am as Ever Sincerely yours Cyrus H.K. Curtis"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Saturday Evening Post banner, May 10, 1930; Evening Public Ledger, May 7, 1930, New York American, May 13, 1930; New York American, June 6, 1930; Philadelphia Inquirer, May 7, 1930; Philadelphia Record, June 8, 1933; New York Herald Tribune, March 26, 1962.
Biographical information: American publisher, philanthropist (1850-1933)

Subject: Damrosch, Walter
Format: photograph
Date: January 9, 1929
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Mr. Michael Slowitzky with greetings from Walter Damrosch Jan 9/1929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theater Magazine, December 1928; New York American, April 15, 1929.
Biographical information: German-American conductor (1862-1950)

Subject: Deiro, Pietro
Format: photograph
Date: 1937
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Apeda, NY
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky Best Wishes From Pietro Deiro 1937"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Italian-American accordionist (1888-1954)

Subject: Dix, Richard
Format: photograph
Date: January 30, 1938
Dimensions: 7 ¾" x 9 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Ernest A. Bachrach
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To – Michael Slowitsky – Best Wishes, Richard Dix-"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – New York Journal-American, September 21, 1949.
Biographical information: American motion picture actor (1893-1949)

Subject: Dorsey, Tommy
Format: Sheet music for "Once in a While" with photograph inset of Tommy Dorsey
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 9" x 12"
Color or b/w: color cover with b/w photo inset
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: Miller Music, Inc. 1270 Sixth Ave New York
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American composer, band leader, musician (1905-1956)

Subject: Dupre, Marcel
Format: photograph
Date: July 19, 1928
Dimensions: 6 ½" x 9"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Joaillier, Paris
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky with kindest regards Marcel Dupre Meudon July 19th 1928"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown;source/date unknown;The Diapason, February 1930; Musical America, April 10, 1930.
Biographical information: French organist, pianist, composer (1886-1971)

Subject: Farrar, Geraldine
Format: photograph
Date: April 1, 1930
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Mismeir Studio, NY
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky Very Sincerely, Gerry Farrar"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; New YorkAmerican, March 13, 1930.
Biographical information: American soprano opera singer, film actress (1882-1967)

Subject: Fields, W.C.
Format: photograph
Date: October 20, 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Hal Phyfe
Studio: Hal Phyfe
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with sincere good wishes "It ain't a fit night out for man or beast" W.C. Fields"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – Theatre, October 1928.  Portion of a program  from Earl Carroll Vanities, September 10, 1928.
Biographical information: American comedian, actor (1880-1946)

Subject: Flagg, James Montgomery
Format: photograph
Date: April 27, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky – best wishes from James Montgomery Flagg April 27/29"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre, July 1928; Jacob'sOrchestra Monthly and Melody Magazines, July 1929; New York American, August 28, 1930.
Biographical information:  American artist, illustrator (1877-1960)

Subject: Flonzaley Quartet
Format: photograph
Date: October 15, 1928
Dimensions: 9 ¼"  x 7"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Ferret, Bayonne
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Solowitzky, with kind regards The Flonzaley Quartet. 1928 Adolpho Betti, Alfred Pochon, Iwan d'Archambeau, Nicholas Moldavan"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; New YorkAmerican, February 28, 1929; New York American, March 19, 1929.
Biographical information: New York based string quartet, active 1902-1928.

Subject: Ganz, Rudolph                                                                                                          
Format: photograph
Date: 1931
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: [photograph reproduced by] Theatrical Studio, Chicago
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with my best wishes Sincerely yours, Rudolph Ganz 1931"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Swiss pianist, conductor, composer (1877-1972)

Subject: George, Lloyd
Format: photograph
Date: 1929
Dimensions: 9 ¼" x 11 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Wide World Photos, The New-York Times S.A., 106 Rue Reaumur, Paris 2e
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "D. Lloyd George"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – New York American, April 10, 1929.
Biographical information: British statesman, Prime Minister, 1916-22. (1863-1945)

Subject: Gershwin, George
Format: photograph
Date: July 15, 1928
Dimensions: 10" x 7 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: Handwritten music stanza of Rhapsody in Blue; "Mr. Michael Slowitzky – all good wishes.  George Gershwin July 5, 1928."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York American, December 15, 1928; New York Metronome, April 1932; Etude, March 1929.
Biographical information: American composer, pianist (1898-1937)

Subject: Godowsky, Leopold
Format: photograph
Date: May 26, 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: M.I. Boris, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky, With kind regards and good wishes from Leopold Godowsky Dreseden, May 26th 1930."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Etude Gallery, date unknown; Etude, November 1929. Portion of envelope with postmarked stamps - "Dr. Eugen Weidners Sanatorium AM Konigsparks Dreseden – Loschwitz"
Biographical information: Polish-American pianist, composer, teacher (1870-1938)

Subject: Goldman, Edwin Franko
Format: photograph
Date: January 4, 1937
Dimensions: 7 ¾" X 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely Edwin Franko Goldman Jan. 4/37"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American band composer (1878-1956)

Subject: Goldman, Edwin Franko
Format: photograph
Date: January 4, 1937
Dimensions: 7 ¾" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with best wishes. Edwin Franko Goldman Jan. 4/37"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American band composer (1878-1956)

Subject: Gorodetzky, Aaron
Format: photograph
Date: April 27, 1920
Dimensions: 8 ½" x 6 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To my dear friend Michael Slowitzky with best wishes Aaron Gorodetzky Cincinnati April 27 -20."
Associated material: Penciled notation on back of photograph: "Aaron Gorodetzky Played 2nd violin aside of him on the same stand with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1919-1920."
Biographical information: Russian-American violinist (1899-unknown)

Subject: Gould, Morton
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Apeda, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mike Edwards – who has used up some good eyesight on my manuscripts – With best wishes – Morton Gould"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American composer, conductor, arranger (1913-1996)

Subject: Grainger, Percy
Format: photograph
Date: February 28, 1930
Dimensions: 7 ½" x 10 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Frederick E. Morse
Studio: Morse, N.Y. & White Plains N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Cordially Percy Grainger"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Musical America, September 1929; Musical America, December 10, 1929,
Biographical information: Australian pianist, composer (1882-1961)

Subject: Hampton, Hope
Format: photograph
Date: May 15, 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: M.I. Boris, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitsky with all good wishes Hope Hampton"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown;Musical Courier, April 19, 1930.
Biographical information: American silent motion picture actress (1897-1982)

Subject: Heerman, Walter
Format: photograph
Date: October 1919
Dimensions: 4" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To my dear friend Michael with very best wishes from Walter Heerman Cinti. Oct. 1919."
Associated material: Penciled notation on back of photo – "Walter Heerman Celloist Cincinnati Symp. Orch. 1919-1920 Also Conductor Base Hosp. Orchestra Camp Sheridan, Ala 1918-1919."
Biographical information: not located

Subject: Heifetz, Jascha
Format: photograph
Date: January 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Mishkin Studio, New York
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky. – Jascha Heifetz New York – Jan. 1929."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; PicturePlay, December 1928; New York World, May 5, 1929.
Biographical information: Lithuanian-American violinist (1901-1987)

Subject: Herbert, Victor
Format: photograph
Date: 1920
Dimensions: 12" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: White, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: Handwritten music stanza of Natoma; "M. Slowitzky with best wishes Victor Herbert. Oct. 1920"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – source/date unknown.
Biographical information: Irish-American composer, cellist, conductor (1859-1924)

Subject: Jannings, Emil
Format: photograph
Date: March 19, 1929
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Eugene Robert Richee
Studio: Eugene Robert Richee
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely – Emil Jannings"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre, January 1929; New YorkAmerican, January 28, 1929; New York Times, June 2, 1929.
Biographical information: Swiss-born actor (1884-1950)

Subject:  Jeritza, Maria
Format: photograph
Date: January 15, 1929
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Setzer, Wien
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Maria Jeritza 1929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings  - source/date unknown; New York American, February 2, 1929; New York American, February 6, 1929; New York American, April 24, 1929; New York American, May 24, 1929; New York Times, February 10, 1929; Etude, March 1929; source/date unknown.
Biographical information: Czech-American soprano opera singer (1887-1982)

Subject:  Johnson, Martin & Osa
Format: photograph
Date: February 17, 1929
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky With best African wishes from Martin Johnson and Osa Johnson Feb 17, 1929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Times, February 10, 1929; New York Times Book Review, March 31, 1929; New York Herald Tribune,  February 2, 1930.
Biographical information: American adventurers, documentary filmmakers. Martin Johnson (1884-1937), Osa Johnson (1894-1953)

Subject: Johnson, Naomi
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Hal Phyfe
Studio: Hal Phyfe
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre Magazine, October 1928; Theatre Magazine, May 1928.
Biographical information: Ziegfeld Girl, model (1907-unknown)

Subject:  Kennedy, John F.
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Fabian Bachrach
Studio: Fabian Bachrach
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "John F. Kennedy" (auto-signature)
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: 35th President of the United States (1917-1963)

Subject: Knapp, Dorothy
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely, Dorothy Knapp "Earl Carroll Vanities"'
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre, October 1929; New YorkGraphic, February 2, 1929; New York American, April 19, 1929; portion of a program from Earl Carroll Vanities, September 10, 1928.
Biographical information: American actress

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Subject: Kousseritzky, Serge
Format: photograph
Date: January 28, 1929
Dimensions: 9" x 11 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky, Sincerely yours Serge Kousseritzky"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; New YorkAmerican, October 25, 1928; New York Sun World, October 28, 1928.
Biographical information: Russian-American conductor, composer, musician (1874-1951)

Subject: MacDonald, Katherine
Format: photograph
Date: 1916
Dimensions: 7 ½" x 9 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Evans, L.A.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To M.E. Slowitzky Ever Sincerely Katherine MacDonald"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – Photoplay, June 1930.
Biographical information: American actress (1891-1956)

Subject: Mack, Connie
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 9 ¾" x 13"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: H.M. Wagner
Studio: H.M. Wagner, Maker of Portraits, Phila. PA
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Connie Mack"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American professional baseball player, manager, team owner (1862-1956)

Subject: Marconi, Guglielmo
Format: photograph
Date: 1929
Dimensions: 9 ¾" x 13"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Photopress, London 8698, photographifche Gefellchaft, Berlin-Charlottenburg 9.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "G Marconi 1929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Herald Tribune, April 14, 1929; New York American, August 5, 1928.
Biographical information: Italian inventor (1874-1937)

Subject: Mencken, H.L.
Format: photograph
Date: 1929
Dimensions: 10 x 13
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Pinchot, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "For Michael Slowitzky 1929 H.L. Mencken"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York World, December 28, 1928; Vanity Fair, January, 1929; New York World, December 16, 1929; source/date unknown; AmericanMercury, date unknown.
Biographical information: American journalist, editor, satirist (1880-1956)

Subject: Menuhin, Yehudi
Format: photograph
Date: January 3, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Lumiere, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky Yehudi Menuhin Jan 3, 1929 New York. N.Y."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre Magazine, February 1928; New York American, January 21, 1929; Musical Courier, January 18, 1930; source/date unknown; Recording review - source/date unknown.
Biographical information: American-born Swiss violinist, conductor (1916-1999)

Subject: Meyers, Albertus L.
Format: photograph
Date: 1961
Dimensions: 8 ½" x 11"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                          
Inscription: "To My Artist Friend Michael Edwards from Albertus L. Meyers 1961" 
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American conductor, coronet player (1891-1979)

Subject: Molnar, Ferenc
Format: photograph
Date: April 12, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "A M. Michael Slowitzky avec les salutations cordiales Ferenc Molnar Budapest, 1929.12.IV."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Theatre Magazine, March 1928; Theatre Magazine, January 1929; portion of handwritten envelope with cancelled Hungarian postage "Envoi de: F. Molnar, Budapest. Zsigmond utca 20."
Biographical information: Hungarian playwright, novelist (1878-1952)

Subject: Paderewski, Ignaz
Format: photograph
Date: March 19, 1929
Dimensions: 7 ¾" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown                                                                                                         
Studio: unknown                                                                                                                  
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky with every good wish from I.J. Paderewski"                                                                                                                          
Associated materials: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; source/date unknown; New York American, May 14, 1929; New York World, June 9, 1929.  Portion of postmarked envelope with Dutch stamps.  Photocopied newspaper clipping from the back of the original picture frame – Etude, January 1930.                                                                                                   
Biographical information: Polish composer, pianist, diplomat (1860-1941)

Subject: Parish, Mitchell
Format: Sheet music for "Stardust"
Date: June 25, 1958
Dimensions: 9" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: Mills Music, Inc. 1619 Broadway, New York 19, N.Y.
Inscription: "For Mike Edwards – whom I know for many years – as a very talented arranger, composer, and as a good friend Most cordially, - Mitchell Parish June 25, 1958"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – New York Mirror, June 25, 1958.
Biographical information: American lyricist (1900-1993)

Subject: Patterson, Ruth                                                                                                          
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Hal Phyfe
Studio: Hal Phyfe
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Ziegfeld Follies Girl

Subject: Persinger, Louis
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky With every good wish from Louis Persinger. New York, 1930."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Musical America, December 25, 1929; Musical Digest, October 1929.
Biographical information: American violinist, pianist (1887-1966)

Subject: Pickford, Mary
Format: photograph
Date: 1916
Dimensions: 10" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: White, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely, Mary Pickford."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Philadelphia  Inquirer, February 23, 1930; Philadelphia Record, December 9, 1933.
Biographical information: Canadian-American motion picture actress (1892-1979)

Subject: Poincare, M.
Format: photograph
Date: January 4, 1929
Dimensions: 9 ¼" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "M. Poincare 4.1.29. Paris"
Associated material: newspaper clipping – New York Times Magazine, November 25, 1928.
Biographical information: French statesman, President of France, 1913- 20. (1867-1920)

Subject: Powell, Maud
Format: photograph
Date: October 1916
Dimensions: 6 ½" x 8 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Bangs, 1476 Bdway New York
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. M.E. Slowitzky Compliments of Maud Powell October 1916."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; Etude, May 1929.
Biographical information: American violinist (1867-1920)

Subject: Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Format: photograph
Date: April 4, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey-Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St. Phila.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. M. Slowitzky S. Rachmaninoff.1929."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; MusicalAmerica, April 10, 1929.
Biographical information: Russian composer, pianist, conductor (1873-1943)

Subject: Ripley, Robert L.
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitsky with all good wishes of Ripley 1930"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York American, December 28, 1931; New York American, May 5, 1930;  Book review, source/date unknown; True the Man'sMagazine, November 1961.
Biographical information: American cartoonist, entrepreneur, amateur anthrologist (1893-1949)

Subject: Rogers, Will
Format: photograph
Date: February 13, 1929
Dimensions: 7 ¾" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky With best wishes of Will Rogers"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Roping in the News, (Rogers' column banner) source/date unknown; New York American, May 21, 1932.
Biographical information: Cherokee cowboy, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer (1879-1935)

Subject: Rubinoff, David
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To "Michael Slowitzky" Sincerely David Rubinoff"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Russian-American violinist (1896-1986)

Subject: Salzedo, Carlos
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 9 ¼"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky cordially Carlos Salzedo 1930"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Musical Courier, May 10, 1930; Musical America, February 10, 1930; New-York Journal-American, August 18, 1961; Long Island Newsday, August 18, 1961.
Biographical information: French, conductor, composer, harpist (1885-1961)

Subject: Sannella, Andy
Format: photograph
Date: June 23, 1932
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Harold Stein
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To - Michael Slowitzky – 'A Real Musician' Sincere Regards, Andy Sannella 6/23/32."
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Metronome, April 1932; New York Metronome, May 1932.
Biographical information: American musician, band leader (1900-1962)

Subject: Schelling, Ernest
Format: photograph
Date: May 18, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kesslere, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "For Mr. Michael Slowitzky with the best wishes Ernest Schelling"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York World, July 14, 1929; Musical America, November 25, 1929; Philadelphia Ledger, February 2, 1930.
Biographical information: American pianist, composer, conductor (1876-1939)

Subject: Simon, Frank
Format: photograph
Date: February 17, 1937
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Mr. Michael Slowitzky with kindest greetings from Frank Simon Feb 17 – 1937."
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Composer, cornet player (1889-1967)

Subject: Skinner, Otis
Format: photograph
Date: January 11, 1930
Dimensions: 10" x 13"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Otis Skinner 1930"
Associated material: theater program – Broad Street Theatre, January 6, 1930; newspaper clipping - Philadelphia Record, January 12, 1930.
Biographical information: American actor (1858-1942)

Subject: Leonard Smith Band
Format: photograph
Date: 1949
Dimensions:
Color or b/w: 10" x 8"
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Seasons Greetings The Leonard Smith Band – 1949 -"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: Leonard Smith – conductor, cornettist (1915-2002)

Subject: Sousa, John Philip
Format: photograph
Date: December 20, 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey-Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St., Phila
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with every good wish for his success John Philip Sousa"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York American, July 30, 1929;  photocopy of newsclipping from back of original frame - New York American, May 14, 1930.
Biographical information: American composer, conductor (1854-1932)

Subject: Stokowski, Leopold
Format: photograph
Date: January 5, 1929
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey-Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with best wishes Leopold Stokowski"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – source/date unknown; Philadelphia Public Ledger, February 17, 1929.
Biographical information: British-born American conductor (1882-1977)

Subject: Temple, Shirley
Format: photograph
Date: 1937
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky love Shirley Temple"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American child actress, U.S. Ambassador, Public Servant (1928-     )

Subject: Toscanini, Arturo
Format: photograph
Date: April 15, 1929
Dimensions: 8 ½" x 11"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: C. Vaghi, Tourino
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "To Michael Slowitzky with best wishes Arturo Toscanini 5-4-929"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – New York Times, November 25, 1928; Theatre Magazine, December 1928; Etude, April 1929; Musical Courier, February 21, 1929.
Biographical information: Italian conductor (1867-1957)

Subject: Tucker, Richard
Format: photograph
Date: 1959
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Sedge LeBlang
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Sincerely, Richard Tucker"
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American operatic tenor (1913-1975)

Subject: Tucker, Richard
Format: Sheet music for "To You" with photo inset of Richard Tucker
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 9" x 12"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: Mills Music Inc., 1619 Broadway, New York 19, N.Y.
Inscription: n/a
Associated material: n/a
Biographical information: American operatic tenor (1913-1975)

Subject: Tunney, Gene
Format: photograph
Date: May 2, 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Apeda, N.Y. 36
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "For Michael Slowitzky Sincerely Gene Tunney"
Associated material: newspaper clippings – Philadelphia Daily News, February 1, 1930; Musical Courier, March 8, 1930; Philadelphia Bulletin, June 13, 1930.
Biographical information: World heavyweight boxing champion, 1926-28. (1897-1978)

Subject: Vito, Joseph
Format: photograph with studio mat
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 6 ½" x 11"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Enno Meyer & Charles E. Widman, 972 E. MacMillan, Cincinnati, O.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: "To my dear friend "Mike" with best wishes from Joseph Vito"                                                                                                
Associated material: penciled notes on back of photo – "Joseph Vito Harpist, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1919-1920, etc."
Biographical information: American harpist

Subject: Ysaye, Eugene
Format: black paper silhouette in mat
Date: May 1920
Dimensions: 6 ¾" x 10 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Souvenir of E. Ysaye May 1920 – to M. Slowitzky"
Associated material: Newspaper clipping – source/date unknown.
Biographical information: Belgian violinist, composer, conductor (1858-1931)

Subject: Ysaye, Eugene
Format: photograph
Date: November 3, 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Mishkin, N.Y. 10
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "Michael Slowitzky A Cordial Souvenir E. Ysaye Nov. 3 1928."
Associated material: Newspaper clippings – Etude, November 1927; Etude, October 1929; Etude, November 1929; New York American,
April 21, 1929; Philadelphia Public Ledger, December 15, 1929.
Biographical information: Belgian violinist, composer, conductor (1858-1931)

Subject: Unidentified individual
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 6 ¾" x 4"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer:  unknown                                                                                                                   
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                        
Associated material: n/a                                                                                                
Biographical information: unknown

Subject: Unidentified individual
Format: photograph
Date: 1930
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer:  unknown                                                                                                                  
Studio: Hessler-Henderson, Inc.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                       
Associated material: n/a                                                                                                
Biographical information: unknown

Michael Edwards personal and family photographs

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Certificate
Date: October 30, 1941
Dimensions: 12" x 9 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w, with gold embossed seal and red, white, and blue ribbon
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: n/a
Inscription: "American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers  This Certifies that on  October 30th 1941 Michael Edwards was Duly Elected to Membership"                                                                                                                         
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: Certificate with gold embossed eagle
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w:
Photographer: n/a
Studio: n/a
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: "The United States of America honors the  memory of Michael E. Slowitzky.  This certificate is awarded by a grateful nation in recognition of devoted and selfless  consecration to the service of mankind in the Armed Forces of the United States. John F. Kennedy President of the United States"                                                                                                             
Associated material: Postmarked envelope – Washington, D.C. Oct. 17 1962 – from the White House to Mrs. Marie Slowitzky, 8 Jean Court, Malverne New York

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1901
Dimensions: 12" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription:  n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: Typewritten notes on back of photograph - "Re Michael 'Edwards' Slowitzky: Mahanoy City, Pa. Public Schools, Second Grade (1900-1901), Age 7 yrs. Teacher, Miss Bastian (later becoming Mrs. George Post). I'm in the back row, 4th from the left." 

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: June 1909
Dimensions: 13 ¾" x 10 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                      
Inscription: n/a/                                                                                                                  
Associated material: Typewritten notes on back of photograph - "McCann's Business College, Mahanoy City, Pa. A.M. Toler, Teacher and Manager.  Business Educator Magazine Penmanship Certificate Winners, June 1909, my age 15 yrs. I'm on the right end in the 2nd row."

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: June 1909
Dimensions: 13 ¾" x 10 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material:  Typewritten notes on back of photograph - "McCann's Business College, Mahanoy City, Pa.  Graduation class, June 1909.  Taken in front of St. Paul's Reformed Church, corner of Main and Pine Streets, Mahanoy City, Pa. I'm in the 4th row, 7th from left, age 15 years."

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph in studio portfolio
Date: circa 1911
Dimensions: 6 ¼" x 9 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: Lloyd W. Fahler
Studio: Lloyd W. Fahler, Mahanoy City, PA
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph in  studio portfolio
Date: circa 1911
Dimensions: 10" x 13 ¾"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer:  Lloyd W. Fahler
Studio: Lloyd W. Fahler, Mahanoy City, PA
Publisher: n/a/                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1915
Dimensions: 6 ¾" x 9"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: Penciled notes on back of photograph - "Slowitzky family group Taken circa 1915 Anna, Father, Michael, Regina and Antoinette"

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1921
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Scott, Phila
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                      
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1921
Dimensions: 7 ¼" x 9"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                   
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: circa 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: Stamped on back of photograph – Michael Edwards 8 Jean Court Malverne, N.Y.

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St. Phila.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                     
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                    
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions:  8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St. Phila.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Kubey Rembrandt Studios, 1732 Chestnut St. Phila.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription:  n/a                                                                                                                 
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher:  n/a                                                                                                                   
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: Notes on back of photograph - "Michael Slowitzky Organist, Victoria Theatre Mahanoy City, Pa. Aug. 30, 1926 – Aug. 17, 1929"

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 10" x 8"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: unknown
Publisher:  n/a                                                                                                                  
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards (Slowitzky)
Format: Pencil Sketch Portrait with mat
Date: unknown
Dimensions: 12 ½" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: [Artist] James Montgomery Flagg
Studio: n/a
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: Magazine clipping – Screenland, June 1929.

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: September 1948
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Chidoff, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                    
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: September 1948
Dimensions: 11" x 14"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer: unknown
Studio: Chidoff, N.Y.
Publisher:  n/a                                                                                                                    
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                  
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Michael Edwards
Format: photograph
Date: September 1948
Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer:  unknown                                                                                                         
Studio: Chidnoff, N.Y.
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                      
Inscription: n/a                                                                                                                   
Associated material: n/a

Subject: Paganini, Niccolo
Format: postcard/drawing
Date: September 17, 1929
Dimensions: 3 ½" x 5 ½"
Color or b/w: b/w
Photographer:  n/a                                                                                                                    
Studio: n/a
Publisher: n/a                                                                                                                      
Inscription: "Michael Slowitzky 823 East Centre St. Mahanoy City, Pa. U.S.A. (illegible signature) Genova Sep 17-1929"                                                                                      
Associated material: n/a                                                                                                 
Biographical information: Italian violinist (1782-1840)

Series VIII - Artifacts

Box 23

Tuning bar

Series IX - Collection Notes

Microfilm service copy of scrapbooks: "Once in a While" (Box 19); "In Memorian" (Box 21); and "Miscellaneous" (Box 21)

Box 24

Original folders from the collection


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