Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci Collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains memorabilia collected by Maddy and Angelucci during almost sixty years in the Minnesota Orchestra. Included in the collection are photographs, extensive newspaper clippings (mainly reviews of Angelucci’s solo performances with the Orchestra), clippings and memorabilia from the Orchestra’s 1947 tour to the Near East, an extensive collection of tour itineraries, and various programs and brochures relating to Orchestra activities. Notable items include a booklet published by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra for the 1914-15 season: “ Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies” and an interview of Angelucci about Dimitri Mitropoulos.
The collection documents Angelucci’s career and those experiences that he and his father-in-law found most significant in their tenures with the Orchestra.
- Harry D. Maddy, (Person)
- Rhadames John Angelucci (Person)
Language of Materials
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.
Restrictions on Use
The creators retain copyright to any items in the collection that are not in the public domain.
Harry D. Maddywas a violinist with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestraduring Obehoffer’s tenure. His son-in-law, Rhadames John Angelucci, was oboist with the Orchestra for over 40 years. “Johnny” was hired in 1936 as an English horn player, but soon moved to his preferred instrument, the oboe, and in 1938 Dimitri Mitropoulos made him principal oboist for the Orchestra, a position he retained until his retirement in 1980.
2 boxes (8 linear inches)
The collection contains memorabilia collected by Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci during almost sixty years in the Minnesota Orchestra. It documents Angelucci’s career and those experiences that he and his father-in-law found most significant in their tenures with the Orchestra.
Organization of the Collection
The collection is roughly organized by material type.
Zone B, R6, D4, S16
Donated to the Orchestra in 1993; transferred to the archives in 1996.
Some Orchestra programs were transferred to Series 10.2
The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski, September 2002.
- Angelucci, Rhadames John
- Maddy, Harry D.
- Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
- Minnesota Orchestra
- Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960
- Musicians -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci Collection
- Finding aid created by Leslie Czechowski
- 15 May 2003
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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Collecting Area Details
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