PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
Location: Oliver Room,
Pittsburgh Music Archives #37
April 10,1890; ending Boston Residence November 1891
Beginning Chicago December 1891; ending Pittsburgh May 1897
- Two maps of Boston from The Boston Daily Globe: Sunday, October 4, 1885 - Quadruple Sheet.
- First map: Boston in 1814 "Giving a Bird’s-eye View of the Good Old City Where Our Grandfathers Used to Trade."
- Second map: Boston in 1885 "Showing the Busy Marts of Commerce Where the Men of Today Put Money in Their Purses."
- Newspaper clippings addressing "Musical Matters." Some detail performances by various Boston musical organizations. Some are signed "G.H. Wilson" or "G.H.W." Also Stephen B. Wood, and Poco a Poco. Authorship of others is unknown. Several address music n Worcester. The 14th annual meeting f the M.T.N.A. (Music Teachers National Association) in Detroit is reported.
- Of special note is a clipping (loose - not pasted on the pages) from New York, May 5, 1890 (notated "From our Special Representative") with the headlines: "New York’s Music Hall. Dedication of Mr. Carnegie’s Temple of Music." Subheadings are: "The Initial Concert - Berlioz’s Te Deum performed;" and, "Appearance of Tchaikowsky, the Russian Composer." Article is signed G.H.W.
- Beginning February 1892, columns appear from Chicago.
- In May 1892, articles titled "Music of Sixty Days" (Chicago), G.H. Wilson, correspondent, appear surrounding "A Series of Passing Glances in Six Countries - London, Paris, Venice, Vienna, Berlin, and Brussels."
- Articles on the subject of German Opera, appear under title of ELITE - Chicago, Illinois, April to June 1895, authored by George H. Wilson.
- Final article appears to be from Sewickley, PA, and note programs that include prominent players of the Pittsburgh Orchestra.