Letter from Carl Fischer Inc. to Hall Johnson regarding Johnson's contract

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Written by
Saenger, Gustav, 1865 - 1935
Received by
Johnson, Hall, American, 1888 - 1970
Subject of
Carl Fischer, Inc., American, founded 1872
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 19, 1935
Description
A letter from Carl Fischer, Inc. to Hall Johnson dated April 19, 1935. The letter is written in black type on white paper. The letterhead on the piece of paper reads: [CABLE "CARFISCHER NEW YORK" / TELEPHONE SPRING 7-0900 / CARL FISCHER, INC. / MUSIC PUBLISHERS / Oxford University Press Music / Composers' Music Corporation / COOPER SQUARE / NEW YORK]. The content of the letter discusses Hall Johnson's contract with the company and edits that could be made to Johnson's song I Cannot Stay Here By Myself. The letter was sent by Carl Fischer, Inc. editor Gustav Saenger. The back of the letter is blank.
Topic
African American
Business
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Spirituals (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number
TA2013.166.9.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Hall Johnson Estate
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Collection title
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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