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Bolm Collection

The Library of Congress generously sent Vicky Risner to the home of Olaf Bolm, Adolph Bolm's son, to explore the possibility of acquiring Mr. Bolm's archives for the benefit of the public.


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Spellings of Adolph Bolm's name found in his papers:

Adolph Bolm
Adolphe Bolm
Adolf Bolm
Adolph Rudolphovich Bolm
Adolph Rudolph Bolm
Adolph Emil Bolm

In the spring of 2002, the Library of Congress sent Vicky Risner, Director of the Music Division, to meet with Olaf Bolm to discuss what he might be willing to donate to the Library of Congress. Vicky is shown on the right with a deteriorating original sketch signed by Roehrich, which is now in the collection at the Library of Congress.
  Vicky Risner and Olaf Bolm are shown below as Olaf relates memories from his years with his father, Adolph Bolm.

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