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Triller, Charles, Papers of, 1923-1943, Jul 2, 1923 - Jun 10, 1943

Papers of Charles Triller, Member of the Board of the Philharmonic Society and the Philharmonic-Symphony Society and Treasurer 1923-1943; LS-Charles Triller, numerous, re operations of the Philharmonic and Philharmonic-Symphony Societies; Financial crises and operations; New larger Philharmonic offices, January 1929; Financial problems with Willem Mengelberg, 1930; Toscanini's Philharmonic schedule; Appointment of Edwin T. Rice as Assistant Treasurer, to allow another person to sign checks for the Society, November 1931; Insurance to cover possible cancellation of concerts by Toscanini; ALS-Charles Triller re financial prospects for 1932-33 season; ALS-Harry Harkness Flagler; Selecting a conductor to follow Toscanini; Budget Crisis; Three-Year Maintenance Fund; Toscanini and Bruckner Symphony No. 7; Reducing musicians' salary during the Great Depression; Toscanini's doctor bill; Brahms Cycle under Toscanini, Wagner Cycle under Bruno Walter, season 1934-35; Coverage of deficit for 1933-34 by Henry H. Flagler; Collapse of proposed merger of Philharmonic-Symphony Society with Metropolitan Opera, opposed by Toscanini; Extra musicians requested by Toscanini for performance of Bruckner's 7th Symphony, January 1935; Proposal of a Resident Conductor, to be liaison with New York City institutions, young music lovers, schools, etc., with mandate to perform American music; Issues with musicians' union, 1936; List of objections to hiring Leopold Stokowski to replace Toscanini; List of conductors to replace Toscanini; Contributors to Philharmonic-Symphony Society Canpaign Fund, March 1936; Correspondence with Toscanini objecting to his decision to return to the U. S. to become Conductor of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, February 1937; Improvement in Society finances, 1937-38; Largest contributors, 1938-39; Contributions from the Davison Fund, founded by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; List of Special Activities, 1940-41, Need for new Guaranty Fund to cover expenses and deficits, 1942; Summary of Income and Expenses, season 1941-42; List of Securities, March 1943; Budget crisis, 1943
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Triller, Charles, Papers of, 1923-1943, 2 Jul 1923 - 10 Jun 1943, Folder 005-03-26, Board of Directors Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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