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PC 88
Murray Bundy
Photographs of Musicians, ca. 1930s-1940s

Number of Containers: 1
Number of Items: 34


Dr. Murray Wright Bundy served as the Washington State College English Department Head, three time Phi Beta Kappa President, and an English professor from 1928 to 1956 before he retired.  The Bundy Reading Room in Avery Hall is named in his honor.  This collection consists of 34 black and white photographs of musical artists.  A number of the photographs are personally autographed to Dr. Bundy and his wife, Mary Sarah Rappleye Bundy, or to two of his daughters, Barbara Jean Bundy and Eleanor Mabel Bundy .

Box Folder Description # of
1 1 Mozart Boys Choir of Vienna. The Metropolitan Musical Bureau, Inc. 18 March 1939. Signed by each of the twenty members. 1
2 Astrid Varnay, Prima Dona Soprano. Metropolitan Opera Association, 1945. Signed by Astrid Varnay. 1
3 Helen Jepson, Leading Soprano. Metropolitan Opera Company, 1938. Signed by Helen Jepson. 1
4 Rose Bampton, Leading Soprano. Metropolitan Opera Company, undated. Signed by Rose Bampton. 1
5 Jennie Tourel, Mezzo Soprano, undated. 1
6 Marian Anderson, Contralto, undated. One signed by Marian Anderson. 2
7 Anna Kaskas, Contralto. Metropolitan Opera Association. One undated, one dated 23 March 1945. Signed by Anna Kaskas. 2
8 Kathryn Meisle, Contralto. Metropolitan Opera Association, 17 March 1941. Signed by Kathryn Meisle. 1
9 Igor Gorin, Baritone, undated. One signed by Igor Gorin. 2
10 Robert Weede, Baritone, 1943. Signed by Robert Weede. 1
11 Walter Cassel, Baritone. Metropolitan Opera Association, 1946. Signed by Walter Cassel. 1
12 Lansing Hatfield, Baritone, undated. Signed by Lansing Hatfield. 1
13 Paul Robeson, Bass-Baritone, 1941. Signed by Paul Robeson. 1
14 Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson, Duo-Pianists, undated. Signed by Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson. 1
15 Victor Babin and Vitya Vronsky, Duo-Pianists, 2 May 1949. Signed by Victor Babin and Vitya Vronsky. 1
16 Eugene List, Pianist, 5 December 1939. Signed by Eugene List. 1
17 Dalies Frantz, Pianist, undated. Signed by Dalies Frantz. 1
18 Joseph Hofmann, Pianist, 1938. Signed by Joseph Hofmann. 1
19 Pierre Pasquier (viola), Jean Pasquier (violin), Etienne Pasquier (cello), The Pasquier Trio, March 1947. Signed by each of the three members. 1
20 Gasper Cassado, Cellist, 19 January 1940. The Metropolitan Musical Bureau, Inc. Signed by Gasper Cassado. 1
21 Joseph Schuster, Cellist, undated. 3
22 William Primrose, Violist, February 1946. Signed by William Primrose. 1
23 Erica Morin, Violinist, 1945. Signed by Erica Morin. 1
24 Zino Francescatti, Violinist, December 1940. Signed by Zino Francescatti. 1
25 Jascha Heifetz, Violinist. View of his hands and violin, undated. 2
26 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Conductor, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, undated. 1
27 Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos Conducting, undated. 2