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Erskine, John. The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, Jan 1, 1917 - Jan 1, 1942

Draft and final copy of contribution of Marshall Field to the Philharmonic-Symphony Society Centennial Book regarding celebration of the centennial at a "most perilous time in the nation's history" and the challenges to be faced and met by the Philharmonic to continue to make music; Draft of history of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society 1917-1942, written for the centennial of the Phlharmonic, with commentary on the musicians involved in the founding of the Philharmonic in 1842; Formation of the Philharmonic in 1842 as a consequence of the grand Memorial Concert for Daniel Schlesinger on 25 June 1939 held in the Broadway Tabernacle, later used by the Philharmonic; Rivalry between the New York Symphony and the New York Philharmonic; Tour list; List of Philharmonic musicians in 1843 and in 1942; List of program annotators; List of members and officers of the Society, 1917-1942; Comparison of budget and expenditures, 1842-43 and 1941-42
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Erskine, John. The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, 1 Jan 1917 - 1 Jan 1942, Folder 392-07-04, Special Collections Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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