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Boris Sokoloff autograph collection (MSS 30)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 30

Overview

The collection contains musicians' autographs collected by Sokoloff during his career.

Dates

  • 1923-1971

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Boris Sokoloff, the son of Cleveland Orchestra conductor Nikolai Sokoloff, studied trumpet with Saul Caston at the Curtis Institute of Music (1934-35). After Curtis he served as manager of the Columbia Artists Community Concerts, assistant manager of the New York Philharmonic, and manager of the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra. In 1964 Sokoloff returned to Philadelphia as general manager of the Philadelphia Orchestra, a position he held until 1978.

Extent

0.1 Linear feet ((1) folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Sokoloff's widow Nancy in 2001.

Physical Description

The collection consists of pages from an autograph album and loose items.
Title
Boris Sokoloff Autograph Collection (MSS 30)
Status
Completed
Author
Barbara Benedett
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Locust St
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States