Series 1: Personal documents

Box 1 – Folder 1
    Personal Documents

Series 2: Correspondence

Box 1 – Folder 2
    Correspondence, family
Box 1 – Folder 3
    Correspondence, to Robert Freed Bales
Box 1 – Folder 4
    Correspondence, between Robert Freed Bales and Dorothy Bales
Box 1 – Folder 5
    Correspondence, from Dorothy Bales
Box 1 – Folder 6
    Correspondence, professional
Box 1 – Folder 7
    Correspondence, personal, A-C
Box 1 – Folder 8
    Correspondence, personal, D-L
Box 1 – Folder 9
    Correspondence, personal, M-P
Box 1 – Folder 10
    Correspondence, personal, R-Z
Box 1 – Folder 11
    Correspondence, personal journals
Box 1 – Folder 12
    Correspondence, miscellaneous

Series 3: Publicity

Box 1 – Folder 13
    Publicity, biographies
Box 1 – Folder 14
    Publicity, press releases and newsletters
Box 1 – Folder 15
    Publicity, newspaper clippings, 1948-1993
Box 1 – Folder 16
    Publicity, newspaper clippings, undated
Box 1 – Folder 17
    Publicity, miscellaneous

Series 4: Concert Programs

Box 1 – Folder 18
    Concert Programs, 1952-1958
Box 1 – Folder 19
    Concert Programs, 1960-1969
Box 1 – Folder 20
    Concert Programs, 1970-1979
Box 1 – Folder 21
    Concert Programs, 1980-1986
Box 1 – Folder 22
    Concert Programs, 1987-1989
Box 1 – Folder 23
    Concert Programs, 1990-1993
Box 1 – Folder 24
    Concert Programs, 1994-1997
Box 1 – Folder 25
    Concert Programs, unspecified year

Series 5: Teaching Materials

Box 1 – Folder 26
    Teaching Materials, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Box 1 – Folder 27
    Teaching Materials, miscellaneous

Series 6: Publications

Box 1 – Folder 28
    Publications, Tunes on Tape
Box 1 – Folder 29
    Publications, Tunes on Tape, with notes
Box 1 – Folder 30
    Publications, Tunes on Taps, draft notes and music
Box 1 – Folder 31
    Publications, Tunes on Tape, reviews and surveys
Box 1 – Folder 32
    Publications, Charles Castleman, drafts, research and correspondence
Box 1 – Folder 33
    Publications, American String Teacher, “String Playing by Way of the Brain”
Box 1 – Folder 34
    Publications, American String Teacher, miscellaneous
Box 1 – Folder 35
    Publications, drafts
Box 1 – Folder 36
    Publications, miscellaneous

Series 7: Organizations

Box 1 – Folder 37
    Organizations, American String Teachers Association
Box 1 – Folder 38
    Organizations, Boston Chamber Players, correspondence
Box 1 – Folder 39
    Organizations, Boston Chamber Players, miscellaneous
Box 1 – Folder 40
    Organizations, Ernst Bacon Society, publicity
Box 1 – Folder 41
    Organizations, Ernst Bacon Society, correspondence
Box 1 – Folder 42
    Organizations, Ernst Bacon Society, newspaper clippings
Box 1 – Folder 43
    Organizations, Ernst Bacon Society, miscellaneous

Series 8: Recordings

Box 1 – Folder 43
    Recordings, Orion Master Recordings, Inc., correspondence
Box 1 – Folder 44
    Recordings, Orion Master Recordings, Inc., miscellaneous
Box 2 – Folder 1
    Recordings, Twentieth Century Folk Songs for Violin, LPs
Box 2 – Folder 2
    Recordings, Twentieth Century Folk Songs for Violin, master copy
Box 2 – Folder 3
    Recordings, Rounds on Record, LP

Series 9: Photographs

Box 2 – Envelope 1
    Photographs, Dorothy Bales, candid photographs
Box 2 – Envelope 2
    Photographs, Dorothy Bales and Robert Freed Bales, candid photographs
Box 2 – Envelope 3
    Photographs, Robert Freed Bales, candid photographs
Box 2 – Folder 1
    Photographs, Dorothy Bales, professional headshots
Box 2 – Envelope 4
    Photographs, Dorothy Bales, performance photographs
Box 2 – Folder 2
    Photographs, Group Photographs
Box 2 – Folder 3
    Photographs, Other musicians
Box 2 – Folder 4
    Photographs, Autographed photographs
Box 2 – Envelope 5
    Photographs, identified people
Box 2—Folder 5
    Photographs, unidentified people
Box 2 – Envelope 6
    Photographs, buildings, interior
Box 2 – Envelope 7
     Photographs, buildings, exterior
Box 2 – Envelope 8
    Photographs, landscapes
Box 2 – Envelope 9
    Photographs, negatives

Series 10: Miscellaneous


Box 1 – Folder 45
    Miscellaneous
Box 1 – Folder 46
    Miscellaneous, music-related


LIFE IS A LOT LIKE JAZZ. IT'S BEST WHEN YOU IMPROVISE. GEORGE GERSHWIN