Series 1: Correspondence, Professional

Box 1
Correspondence, Professional - 1899, 1904, 1910-1911
Box 2
Correspondence, Professional - 1911-1912
Box 3
Correspondence, Professional - 1912-1913
Box 4
Correspondence, Professional - 1913-1914
Box 5
Correspondence, Professional - 1914-1915
Box 6
Correspondence, Professional - 1915-1916
Box 7
Correspondence, Professional - 1916-1917
Box 8
Correspondence, Professional - 1917-1918
Box 9
Correspondence, Professional - 1918-1919
Box 10
Correspondence, Professional - 1919-1920
Box 11
Correspondence, Professional - 1920-1921
Box 12
Correspondence, Professional - 1921-1922
Box 13
Correspondence, Professional - 1922-1923
Box 14
Correspondence, Professional - 1923-1924
Box 15
Correspondence, Professional - 1924-1925
Box 16
Correspondence, Professional - 1925-1926
Box 17
Correspondence, Professional - 1926-1927
Box 18
Correspondence, Professional - 1927-1928
Box 19
Correspondence, Professional - 1928-1929
Box 20
Correspondence, Professional - 1929-1930
Box 21
Correspondence, Professional - 1930-1933 and selected correspondence (also listed in more detail under Personal correspondence). Includes a few letters written to Chadwick after his death. Selected Correspondence includes the following folders:

  • Correspondence regarding: “Columbian Ode”, 1892
  • Charles and Oliver Ditson, 1902-1903
  • Henry W. Savage regarding: “Everywoman”, 1910-1911
  • Library of Congress, 1908-1925
  • Worcester Musical Association, 1897-1901
  • Letters to Mr. Ralph Flanders / NEC after Chadwick's death, 1931
  • Letters to Mrs. Chadwick after George W. Chadwick's death, 1933-1934

Series 2: Correspondence, Personal

Box 22
Correspondence, Personal, A-F
Box 23
Correspondence, Personal, G-L
Box 24
Correspondence, Personal, M-O
Box 25
Correspondence, Personal, P-Si
Box 26
Correspondence, Personal, So-W
Box 27
Correspondence, Personal, A-Mu (Photocopies)
Box 28
Correspondence, Personal, Mu-W (Photocopies)

Series 3: Correspondence, Family

Box 29
Correspondence, Family, George W. Chadwick and his wife, Ida May Chadwick, 1880s-1905
Box 30
Correspondence, Family, George W. Chadwick and Ida May Chadwick, 1906-1930
Box 31
Correspondence, Family, Theodore Chadwick and Noel Chadwick
Box 32
Correspondence, Family, Elizabeth (Zerrahn) Chadwick; Elizabeth (Young) Chadwick; Martha Chadwick; Mr. And Mrs. Young; Constance Zerrahn; Teddy and Conya; other family members; materials relating to Chadwick descendants (correspondence, copies of newspaper articles, information concerning artifacts)

Series 4: Photographs

Box 33 – Folder 1
George W. Chadwick
Box 33 – Folder 2
Bohemian Grove, 1915
Box 33 – Folder 3
Bohemian Grove, 1915
Box 33 – Folder 4
Portraits of others
Box 33 – Folder 5
Portraits of others-continued
Box 33 – Folder 6
Portraits of others-continued
Box 33 – Folder 7
Portraits of others-continued
Box 34 – Folder 8
California photos (A)
Box 34 - Folder 9
California photos (B)
Box 34 – Folder 10
Caricatures
Box 34 – Folder 11
Framed photos & miscellaneous

Series 5: Date-books, Calendars, Diaries etc. of George W. Chadwick and Ida May Chadwick

Box 35-  Date-books, 1889-1931
Box 36 - Date-books (larger size), 1882, 1883, 1912; Ida May Chadwick’s Travel Diaries from 1885, 1888, 1905, 1906, 1918; Student account registers/instructional notes, 1880;Address book, 1928
Box 37 - Accounts ledger, undated;
Desk calendars, 1927-1931

Series 6: Newspaper clippings
 
Box 38 - Folders 1-8
Box 39 - Folders 9-14
Box 40 - Folders 15-20
 
Series 7:  Diaries, Memoirs, Daybooks

 
Memoirs (16 volumes): 1854-1877(handwritten); 1876-1877 (handwritten); 1877-1880(mostly handwritten, a portion typed); 1880-1893(handwritten); 1894-1906(handwritten); 1905-1909(typed); 1909-1911(typed); 1907-1910(handwritten); 1911, 1912, 1913(handwritten); 1912-1915(typed); 1914-1917(handwritten); 1916-1921(typed); 1922-1926(typed); 1926-1927(typed-two copies)

Day-books: (called Diaries) (17 volumes): 1905, 1906, 1917-1931

Series 8: Programs

Box 41 – Folder 1
NEC Concert programs
Box 41 – Folder 2
Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1880-1896
Box 41 – Folder 3
Programs – Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1902-1910
Box 41 – Folder 4
Programs – Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1911-1914
Box 41 – Folder 5
Programs – Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1915-1920
Box 41 – Folder 6
Programs – Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1922-1929
Box 41 – Folder 7
Programs – Non-NEC Performances of Chadwick’s music, 1930-1936, 1995 and undated
Box 41 – Folder 8
Programs – Concert programs (other)
Box 41 – Folder 9
Programs - Boston Symphony Orchestra
Box 42 – Folder 10
Programs - Club events
Box 42 – Folder 11
Programs - Art Exhibitions
Box 42 – Folder 12
Programs - Other events
 
Series 9: Writings/Speeches/Tributes

Box 42 – Folder 1
NEC Annual Reports (of the Director), dated
Box 42 - Folder 2
NEC Annual Reports (of the Director), not dated
Box 42 – Folder 3
NEC Commencement Addresses
Box 42 – Folder 4
Other NEC Speeches/Reports
Box 42 – Folder 5
Non-NEC Speeches/Reports (Articles intended for publication)
Box 42 – Folder 6
Non-NEC Speeches/Reports/Tributes, 1885-1909
Box 42 – Folder 7
Non-NEC Speeches/Reports/Tributes, 1910-1918
Box 42 – Folder 8
Non-NEC Speeches/Reports/Tributes, 1922-1930
Box 42 – Folder 9
Non-NEC Speeches/Reports/Tributes, undated

Series 10: Scrapbooks

  1. 1873-1896
  2. 1884-1890
  3. 1904-1906

Series 11: Miscellaneous

Box 43 – Folder 1
External organization membership
Box 43 – Folder 2
Items related to Chadwick’s 50th Anniversary in Boston
Box 43 – Folder 3
Personal / Financial materials
Box 43 – Folder 4
Music inventories
Box 43 – Folder 5
Royalties – John C. Church
Box 43 – Folder 6
Royalties - Oliver Ditson
Box 43 – Folder 7
Royalties - Arthur P. Schmidt
Box 43 – Folder 8
Royalties - B. F. Wood
Box 43 – Folder 9
Royalties - Other publishers
Box 43 - Folder 10
Items related to Chadwick’s music / music criticism
Box 43 – Folder 11
Testimonials /Advertisements
Box 43 – Folder 12
Recommendations / references
Box 43 – Folder 13
Invitations
Box 43 – Folder 14
Alfred H. Hyatt poetry booklets
Box 43 – Folder 15
Poems (alphabetized by author), A-L
Box 43 – Folder 16
Poems, M-Z
Box 43 – Folder 17
Poems (no author)
Box 43 – Folder 18
Reviews /Articles
Box 43 – Folder 19
Biographical information about Chadwick
Box 43 – Folder 20
Cards, notes, sketches, etc.
Box 43 – Folder 21
Miscellaneous
Box 43 – Folder 22
Miscellaneous (cont.)
Box 44- Folder 23-26
Oversize miscellaneous items

Series 12:  Artifacts

Box 45 - Artifacts

Series 13:  Oversize Documents

Box 46 - Oversize documents

 


IT'S LIKE AN ACT OF MURDER; YOU PLAY WITH INTENT TO COMMIT SOMETHING. DUKE ELLINGTON