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Professional papers include correspondence pertaining to his professorship and librarianship at Cornell and as a visiting professor elsewhere (1946-1958); organizations include the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Musicological Society, and the Music Library Association; correspondents include Carl Becker, Stephen Vincent Benet, Morris Bishop, Lane Cooper, Walter Damrosch, Albert Einstein, Stephen A. McCarthy, William Sulzer, Oliver Strunk, Walter Toscanini, and Paul J. Weaver. Personal papers include correspondence with friends and family in Germany, especially after World War II when he aided many with
Care packages; also, unpublished manuscripts, music scores, photographs, concert programs, clippings, and other printed material.