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Flagler, Harry Harkness, Papers of, May 29, 1928 - Dec 28, 1932

Papers of Harry Harkness Flagler (HHF), President of the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Society, in chronological order, 1928-1932; Merger of the New York Symphony and the New York Philharmonic; Rent Amounts; Allocation of Emergency Aid Fund Monies; Resolutions of Legal Problems of Muisicians; Illnesses of orchestra members; Letter to Mrs. Astor (Helen Huntington Hull) about merging the Ladies Auxiliary Boards of the New York Symphony and New York Philharmonic; Issue of radio broadcasts on WOR; ALS- and LS-HHF, numerous, on operations of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society; recording contract with RCA Victor; ALS-Clarence Mackay, re Sir Thomas Beecham; Financing of the 1930 European Tour; Engagement of Bruno Walter for 1931-32 and 1932-33 seasons; Toscanini's requests for changes in orchestra personnel,. March 1931; Decorations of Orchestra Room at Carnegie Hall; LS-Maurice Van Praag, concerning newly decorated Orchestra Room at Carnegie Hall; Scheduling problems caused by Toscanini injured arm; Problems with concerts at the Metropolitan Opera House; Serious illness and insurance problems of orchestra musician Harry Levy; Institution of tax on tickets; ALS-Bruno Walter, 5 May 1932, re future plans; Effects of the Depression on concert attendance; Musicians Emergency Aid Benefit Concert conducted by Bruno Walter at Madison Square Garden; Arrest of orchestra member Joseph Emonts; Contractual terms with Arturo Toscanini for 1932-33 and 1933-34 and of Bruno Walter for 1933-34
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Flagler, Harry Harkness, Papers of, 29 May 1928 - 28 Dec 1932, Folder 005-02-06, Board of Directors Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.