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COLLECTION Identifier: Ms. Coll. 101

Letters to Members of the Chanler and Pickman Families,

Letters from Nadia Boulanger, the French teacher of music, conductor, and composer, to her student and friend Theodore Chanler, as well as to members of his family.


  • 1940-1978

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is unrestricted.


1 collection (1 file box (43 items))

This collection consists of letters, often of condolence, sent on the anniversaries of the deaths of family members, from Nadia Boulanger to Theodore Chanler, to Theodore's mother, Margaret Terry Chanler (also known as "Daisy"), to "Madame Chanler" (probably Theodore's wife, Maria de Acosta Sargent Chanler), to Theodore's sister, Hester Pickman and to Hester's husband, Edward Pickman.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

Merritt Room

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters of Nadia Boulanger were acquired by the Isham Memorial Library at auction in 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by: Virginia Danielson
Link to catalog
Boulanger, Nadia. Letters to Members of the Chanler and Pickman Families, 1940-1978: Guide.
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Loeb Music Library Repository

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