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Colin, Ralph F., 1940-1944 Papers of, Aug 3, 1950 - Dec 23, 1953

Correspondence of Ralph Colin, Philharmonic Board membwer in his capacity Attorney for the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, regarding various operations of the Philharmonic; LS-Ralph Colin, numerou letters and memos relating to legal issues of the Society; Letter from Ralph Colin to Bruno Zirato criticizing songs chosen by Eileen Farrell to be included in Roxy Theatre concerts; Criticism of innaccurate press reports; memos concerning social security coverage and disability benefits; Terms of the lease with Steinway and Sons regading rental of office space; Flyer for 5,000th Concert by the Philharmonic, 13 December 1951; Auction of Toscanini manuscript of his orchestration of The Star Spangled Banner; Certificate of increase in number of Directors of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York; Revision of the Society's Certificate of Incorporation; Carnegie Hall leases; Issues associated with earlier Columbia Records contract with Artur Rodzinski in 1942; Terms of new contract with Dimitri Mitropoulos, and proposed changes from earlier contract with Artur Rodzinski; Proposed Pops Concerts under the direction of Skitch Henderson; LS-Schuyler Chapin, endorsing Slitch Henderson; New contract negotiations with orchestra; Formation of a Music Education Committee; Proposal to broadcast Friday afternoon concerts in department stores; Consideration for performance of a symphony by Jak Zadikov; Aggregate contributions for seasons 1950-51, 1951-52 and 1952-53 by Directors, Foundations and Individuals; Letter from Ralph Colin (20 November 1953) to Floyd Blair about his dissatisfaction with the programming and quality of performances of Music Director Dimitri Mitropoulos and the decision of many people not to renew their Philharmonic subscriptions; Redrafting of contracts with guest conductors
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Colin, Ralph F., 1940-1944 Papers of, 3 Aug 1950 - 23 Dec 1953, Folder 005-02-01, Board of Directors Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.