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THE HOUSE THAT MARIAN BUILT: THE MACDOWELL COLONY OF PETERBOROUGH, NEW HAMPSHIRE

1. “Writings about Edward A. MacDowell: Biographical,” unnumbered pages, box 39, folder 14, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

2. “Mrs. Edward MacDowell” publicity brochure, box 57, folder 1, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

3. The Music Division's “salmon file,” an index to correspondence in special collections, lists seventeen special collections that contain letters of Marian MacDowell. For information on how to locate these and other correspondence, consult “Using the Collections” in the Music Division section.[back]

4. “Writings: Autobiographical,” page I-9, box 39, folder 6, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

5. Ibid., pages I-43 through I-44.[back]

6. “Writings: Autobiographical,” unnumbered pages, box 39, folder 7, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

7. “Writings: Autobiographical,” page I-114a, box 39, folder 6, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

8. “Writings about MacDowell Colony,” page II-82, box 40, folder 5, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

9. The library's holdings of the Trained Nurse and Hospital Review do not include the June 1926 issue, but a copy of the article is located with the diary excerpt in box 1 of the Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

10. “Writings about MacDowell Colony,” page II-31, box 40, folder 5, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

11. Mary Mears, “The Work and Home of Edward MacDowell, Musician,” The Craftsman 16 (July 1909; N1.C87 GenColl).[back]

12. “Writings: Autobiographical,” page I-122, box 39, folder 6, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

13. Nadia Boulanger to Mrs. MacDowell, no date, box 42, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

14. Edward MacDowell Association annual reports, box 72, Records of the MacDowell Colony, MSS; Paul V. Beckley, “Mrs. MacDowell Honored Today for Art Colony,” New York Herald Tribune, August 15, 1952, box 79, Records of the MacDowell Colony, MSS.[back]

15. Ida Clyde Clarke, “Mrs. Edward MacDowell and Her Great Work for America,” Pictorial Review (March 1925; TT500.P6 GenColl; microfilm 01104 reel 1487-88 MicRR), 100.[back]

16. Interview with Aaron Copland during intermission of a New York Philharmonic broadcast, May 5, 1957. MacDowell Colony audio material (LWO 15821), Recorded Sound Section, MBRS.[back]

17. “A List of the Artists who have been granted residence at the MacDowell Colony (1910 -1953),” box 72, Records of the MacDowell Colony, MSS.[back]

18. See Rollo Walter Brown, “Mrs. MacDowell and Her Colony,” Atlantic Monthly (July 1949; AP2.A8 GenColl; microfilm 03388 MicRR); “Life Visits the MacDowell Colony,” Life (August 23, 1948); Jerome Beatty, “Pilot on the Glory Road,” Reader's Digest (October 1937); Pearl Strachan Hurd, “Artists' Winter Haven,” Christian Science Monitor (February 4, 1956). N&CPR.[back]

19. Time (August 25, 1952); “Peterborough Paean,” Newsweek (August 25, 1952; AP2.N6772 GenColl; microfilm 01125 MicRR); Olin Downes, “Colony of the Arts,” New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1952. N&CPR.[back]

20. Anthony Tommasini, “A Studio of One's Own: MacDowell Memories,” Boston Globe, 23 February 1992, sec. B; D. Quincy Whitney, “MacDowell Colony: A Place of the Heart for Poet Vaeth,” Boston Globe, August 9, 1992, sec. NH; “MacDowell Colony Celebration,” American Artist (July 1996); Grace Glueck, “Fruitful Months in the Country,” New York Times, January 31,1997, late New York edition, sec. C. N&CPR.[back]

21. David Felts' Column, Urbana, Illinois, Courier, August 29, 1956, box 39, Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection, MUS.[back]

22. The Peterborough Transcript, Thursday, August 21, 1952, box 79, Records of the MacDowell Colony, MSS.[back]

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