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Robert Zarbock collection of opera autographs

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Robert Zarbock collection of opera autographs, 1832-1919 | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Collection Overview

Title: Robert Zarbock collection of opera autographs, 1832-1919Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1857-1893

ID: 01/02/02/POST-1650 MS 0657

Primary Creator: Zarbock, Robert

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement: This collection is arranged alphabetically by performers' surnames and stage names.

Date Acquired: 06/12/2014

Subjects: Opera, Opera - France

Languages: French

Abstract

The Robert Zarbock collection of opera photographs consists of letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and lithographs related to performers who were active on the Parisian opera circuit in the mid- to late-19th century.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains letters, photos, newspaper clippings, and lithographs representing 47 mid- to late-19th century opera performers. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters signed by the performers. The newspaper clippings are largely reviews, and many of the photographs are from the Celebrites Contemporaines series of collector's cards issued by Parisian supermarket chain Felix Potin around the turn of the century.

Collection Historical Note

Robert Zarbock attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he participated in numerous musical and fine arts programs. He produced reissued opera recordings for RCA Records's Victor label in the 1960s.

Subject/Index Terms

Opera
Opera - France

Administrative Information

Repository: Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to researchers.

Use Restrictions:

This collection is the physical property of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, may reside with the materials' creator(s) or their heirs.

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library's reproduction and publication policies are available here. The library welcomes requests for reproductions made from works in our collections, though restrictions may apply to certain materials. Please contact the library with any questions.

Acquisition Source: This collection was transferred from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Music and Performing Arts Library in June 2014.

Preferred Citation: Robert Zarbock collection of opera autographs, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Processing Information: Processed by Emily Minehart, February 2015.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Albani, Emma, 1878, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters, 1 calling card
Folder 2: Bloch, Rosine, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 3 newsclippings
Folder 3: Boulanger, Marie, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 4: Breval, Lucienne, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters [addressed to Jules Massenet]
Folder 5: Calve, Emma, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 engraving
Folder 6: Cpouli, Victor, 1878Add to your cart.
1 news clipping
Folder 7: Casimir, Madame (stage name of Alphonse-Virginie-Marie Dubois), 1888, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters, 2 lithographs, 4 news clippings
Folder 8: Chollet, Jean Baptiste Marie, 1848, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph, 1 clipping
Folder 9: Ciampi, Ritter, 1919Add to your cart.
1 letter and envelope
Folder 10: David, Felicien, 1858Add to your cart.
1 lithograph
Folder 11: Delmas, Jean-FrancoisAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 12: Desprez, 1904Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 13: Duprez, Gilbert, 1840, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph
Folder 14: Dyck, Ernst von, 1896-1897Add to your cart.
2 letters
Folder 15: Eames, Emma, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 16: Elleviou, Jean, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 17: Faure, Jean-Baptiste, 1886, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 2 lithographs
Folder 18: Fugere, Lucien, 1895Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 19: Jawureck, Constance, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 20: Granier, Jeanne, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph
Folder 21: Hading, Jane, undatedAdd to your cart.
3 photos
Folder 22: Huet, Hippolyte, 1832, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph
Folder 23: Lassalle, Jean, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 24: Lavasseur, Marcel, 1859, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 2 clippings, 1 lithograph
Folder 25: La'alaude, Louis, 1837, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 photo
Folder 26: Marginan, Jean, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 news clipping
Folder 27: Maurel, Victor, 1881, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters
Folder 28: Melchissedec, Leon, 1897Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 29: Meyer, Mily, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 photos
Folder 30: Miolan-Carvalho, Caroline, undatedAdd to your cart.
3 photos
Folder 31: Montabury, Achille-Felix, 1861-1898, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 2 lithographs, 2 news clippings
Folder 32: Nicolini, Ernesto, 1890Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 33: Nilsson, Christina, undatedAdd to your cart.
3 photos
Folder 34: Nourrit, Adolphe, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 lithographs
Folder 35: Persiani, Fanny, 1838Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 36: Pradher, Felicite, 1841, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph
Folder 37: Reszke, Jean de, 1903Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 38: Rubini, Giovanni Battista, 1846Add to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 39: Sembrich, Marcelle, 1889, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 news clipping
Folder 40: Simon-Girard, Juliette, 1909, undatedAdd to your cart.
5 photos
Folder 41: Stolz, Rosine, 1857, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 1 lithograph, 1 photo, 4 clippings
Folder 42: Smardon, J., undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter
Folder 43: Tamberlick, Enrico, 1869, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters (1 with envelope), 2 news clippings
Folder 44: Talzac, Jean-Alexandre, 1887, undatedAdd to your cart.
1 letter, 3 clippings
Folder 45: Ugalde, Marguerite, 1887Add to your cart.
2 letters (1 with envelope), 1 lithograph
Folder 46: Theresa (stage name of Eugenie-Emma Valladon ), undatedAdd to your cart.
1 photo
Folder 47: Viardot-Garcia, Pauline, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 letters

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