PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
HAMILTON, WILLIAM C. (1871 - 1940)
- Personal correspondence from 1905-1914, between William C. Hamilton, a member of the Pittsburgh Orchestra Committee, and Emil Paur, conductor of the Pittsburgh Orchestra from 1904 - 1910. Total number of letters - 34.
- Correspondence from Leonard Liebling of the Musical Courier of New York to William C. Hamilton, April 23, 1912. Total number of letters - 1.
- Correspondence between Charles Wakefield Cadman and William C. Hamilton, 1928-1929. Total number of letters - 4.
- One page biography ~1905, of Emil Paur by Mr. Hamilton (?).
- One page biography of C. W. Cadman (no date) by Mr. Hamilton (?).
- Newspaper article about C. W. Cadman ~1928, (no source information).
- Short biography of William C. Hamilton from "Pittsburgh of Today," 1931
Time period 1905 - 1929
William C. Hamilton succeeded his father Samuel Hamilton as the president of "S. Hamilton and Company," a prominent music store in Pittsburgh from 1870 through to the 1940s. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Orchestra Committee and sat on the board of other commercial and service organizations in the city.
Location The William R. Oliver Special Collections Room, Pittsburgh Music Archive #31
- Baynham, Edward G., A History of Pittsburgh Music, 1758-1958. rqML200.8 .P6 B39 1970x
- Musical Forecast
- Pittsburgh Music Information File for Emil Paur
- George H. Wilson, Pittsburgh Music Archive #37, especially Box 11
- Wolfe, Richard J., A short history of the Pittsburgh Orchestra, 1896 to 1910. rq ML200.8.P62 P58 1949x v. 1 & v. 2
- Stark, William, Emil Paur and the Pittsburgh Symphony. 1904-1910, rq ML422.P29 S7 1935x
- Pittsburgh Orchestra. Program of the ... afternoon and evening concerts. 1st season (1896)-15th season (1909-1910). r 785 P67
- Pittsburgh Orchestra. [Programs of out of town concerts, 1907-1909.] r 785 P67pr
- Harper, Frank C., Pittsburgh of today : its resources and people. rq F159.P6 H27 vol. 3, p. 98
FINDING LISTPersonal correspondence between William C. Hamilton and Emil Paur, 1905-1914.
Total number of letters - 34. This collection includes typewritten copies of Hamilton's letters and original handwritten replies from Paur. The contents of these letters indicate a close personal relationship, and describe the atmosphere and circumstances surrounding Paur's tenure as the conductor of the Pittsburgh Orchestra.Personal correspondence between William C. Hamilton and Charles W. Cadman, 1928-1929.
Total number of letters - 4. These letters describe a planned radio show of Mr. Cadman's work. Hamilton asked Cadman to provide some personal information that could accompany the program. Cadman replies with his memories of his life in Pittsburgh.Letter from Leonard Liebling, April 23, 1912.
Total number of letters - 1. Talks about Mr. Paur.