This collection contains music manuscripts, music sketchbooks, miscellaneous music
sketches, correspondence, and tapes. The collection was donated by Diana Guglielmi, niece
and sole heir of Jack Goodwin. The original collection contains numerous photocopies of
his music. Only the original manuscripts and photocopies with markings or are unique have
been retained in the collection.
John (Jack) Francis Goodwin (1920-1991), composer, was born in San Francisco and lived
there most of his life. He studied with Darius Milhaud and Roger Sessions. He was a
graduate of San Francisco State College (now University), and studied music at Mills
College, Columbia University, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Head of the Music Library.
Collection is open for research.