The Samuel and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Archives of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra holds over 2,000 linear feet of materials related to the founding, operation and governance of the CSO, Orchestra Hall and Symphony Center, Civic Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Chorus. The collections encompass a wide range of formats including manuscripts, printed books and music, architectural plans, scrapbooks, press clippings, programs, photographs, sound recordings, films and videos.
Access the archives at theodore.cso.org.
Scope of the Collection and Search Tips
Read more about the scope of the Rosenthal Archives and get tips for using THEODORE to find recordings, photographs, programs, film and video.
Scope of the Collection and Search Tips (pdf)