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Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
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1750 Arch Tape Collection

Collection of performances, held at 1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, Calif., in building presently owned by the University of California, Berkeley Music Dept., by various singers, instrumentalists, and performing groups, vocal and instrumental, in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the...

 
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Ahrold (Frank) Papers

The mateirals in this collection span from 1949 to 1992. Most of the materials are music manuscripts, both scores and parts. Many of the manuscripts have unusual paginations, a result of re-using old manuscript paper for new compositions. Thus, in...

 
Aldrich (Philip) Archives [graphic]

An archive of 53 photographs of musicians, mostly singers. Many of them world famous singers of the 1930s, including Lily Pons, Rosa Ponselle, and Friedrich Schorr. Also a few photographs of violinists such as Szigeti and Ysaye....

 
Alger (Lulu) Scrapbook of Opera News

Includes material gathered from Century magazine, Musical leader and concert goer, The Stage, and other periodicals and newspapers concerning opera events and personalities....

 
Alpha Mu Records

Collection includes constitution, minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, 4 photographs, membership lists, and other documents....

 
Armer (Elinor) Compositions

This collection was donated to the UC Berkeley Music Library by Elinor Armer in late 1998. The collection includes manuscripts and printed scores of works by Elinor Armer dating from 1969 to 1990. Numerous sketches and notes relating to her...

 
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Bay Area Musicians Collection

The Bay Area Musicians Collection is an artificial collection of miscellaneous concert programs, publicity flyers, and papers of Bay Area musicians, musical groups, and musical events. The materials are donated by various people.The materials date from 1910 to the present....

 
Beel (Sigmund S.) Memorabilia

Includes correspondence pertaining to the acquisition of the Sigmund S Beel collection of books and memorabilia, including list of books purchased by the University; concert programs 1892-1912; concert programs; and signed photographs of other musicians....

 
Berkeley Festival and Exhibition Collection

The Berkeley Festival and Exhibition is held biennially at the University of California, Berkeley. It is sponsored by the Department of Music, Cal Performance, and the San Francisco Early Music Society. This is an artificial collection, collected by the Music...

 
Berkeley Musical Association Programs

Collection (incomplete) includes programs from the following seasons: 11th (1920-1921), 14th (1923-1924), 20th (1929-1930)...

 
Bier (Allan) Papers

Includes scrapbook programs, reviews, and other notices; material concerning Vladimir de Pachman, Bier's Ukrainian piano teacher; the scores of 9 original compositions for the piano, 6 songs, and other works and sketches; 1 sound recording of Bier playing the piano;...

 
Blinder (Naoum and Eugenia) Papers

This collection contains materials for both Naoum and Eugenia Blinder; however, the majority of the materials concerns Naoum and his concert career. The types of materials include newspaper clippings of concert reviews, concert programs and posters, photographs of many professional...

 
Bliss (Arthur) Papers

Includes 2 compositions (Ballet "Lady of Shalott" and String quartet no. 2) commissioned for performance at the University of California, Berkeley, and class notes for courses taught at Berkeley, 1940-1941....

 
Bloch (Ernest) Papers

The main body of correspondence, donated by Lillian Hodgehead to the University in 1962 spans the years 1919-1958. It consists of letters written by Bloch to Lillian Hodgehead (initials LH) and Ada Clement (initials AC) or both of them (joint)....

 
Blumenfeld (Aaron) Papers

The core collection, mostly music manuscripts, correspondence, concert programs and performance tapes, were given to the Music Library in November, 1989. The composer has been donating other manuscripts every year, as documented by the acquisition correspondence (8/1). This is an...

 
Boyden (David D.) Papers

This collection contains correspondence, slides, photographs, microfilms, cassette and reel-to-reel tapes, other papers, and memorabilia....

 
Bruguière (Émile A.) Collection

Includes the full manuscript score of the comic opera Kosiki, and 21 songs (some incomplete) This collection was found interleaved with the musical compositions of Oscar Weil, Brugui`ere's teacher in San Francisco, held by the Music Library (ARCHIVES WEIL 1)...

 
Buck (William) Collection

Collection of material dealing with Scottish bagpipe music, including correspondence related to the collection, tunes, programs, typescript notes, advertisements and price lists....

 
Bukofzer (Manfred F.) Collection

Inventory of Uncataloged Manuscript Photocopies (Record Prints, Photostats, Glossy Prints, etc.) in the Manfred F. Bukofzer Collection of Research Materials....

 
Bukofzer (Manfred F.) Papers

Collection includes files pertaining to medieval and renaissance music, course syllabi and term papers, notes and reviews, music transcriptions, etc., accompanied by some photographs and snapshots....

 
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California Folk Music Project Records

Collection includes administrative documents; English translations of articles on folk music; material on music in the California missions; lists of California songsters and hymnals; song texts with references to California; material on Portuguese, Spanish, and Latin American folk songs; sketches,...

 
California Music League Scrapbook

Newspaper clippings and other notices pertaining to the first concert season (1923), the second (1924), and the fifth (1927)...

 
Claudio (Ernesto) Collection

The collection comprises a portfolio of theater music for orchestra, scores and parts, chiefly excerpts arranged from operas, and published by G. Ricordi and C. Fischer....

 
Composers' Forum Records

The collection contains Music and business papers: programs, newspaper reviews, announcements, scrapbooks, agendas of meetings, reports, membership lists, financial statements, correspondence, etc....

 
Cowell (Henry) Correspondence

Principally with Albert Elkus, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, these letters chiefly concern Cowell's imprisonment at San Quentin Prison, 1936-1940. Other correspondents include Mrs. Olive Thompson Cowell, and Mrs. Sidney Robertson Cowell....

 
Crocker (Richard L.) Papers

This is a collection of transcriptions of sequences done by Richard Crocker's students throughout the years. The sequences are taken from two sources: (ML3080.C791) and vols. 53-55 (BV468.A6). There are about 1400 manuscripts in the collection....

 
Cushing (Charles C.) Papers

The Charles Cook Cushing papers consist of Cushing's personal, research, and working Papers, spanning his youth (ca. 1914) to his death in 1982, with the bulk of the materials from his career at U.C. Berkeley (1931-68). There are also obituaries...

 
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Dale (Frank K.) Collection

Collection includes essays on 20th century music, the manuscript scores of Dale's piano and other musical works, together with drafts and sketches, and a sound disc of a performance of selected works performed by Felix Witzinger at Indianapolis in 1956....

 
De Lorenzo (Nicola) Musical Compositions

Chiefly manuscript scores and parts of chamber music for strings and piano, with several pieces for full orchestra....

 
Denny (William) Collection

Collection includes scores (chiefly manuscript) of Denny's compositions for piano, orchestra, and organ; correspondence from 1937 through 1973; clippings and programs related to performances, drafts, sketches, and class exercises....

 
Dilling (Margaret W.) Collection

The Margaret (Marnie) Walker Dilling Collection is comprised of Dilling's ethnomusicological research, mostly on Korean music, Korean-American musical communities, and music of the Olympics. Included in the collection are her field notes, journals, and audio and video recordings. The types...

 
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Earplay Collection

The collection includes administrative and financial records, program-related materials, scores, and recordings spanning the 12 years from 1985 (the year of the ensemble's founding) to 1997. The organization's filing system has remained intact through the processing of this archive, with...

 
Edmunds (John) Papers

Related collectionErnst Bacon papers (ARCHIVES BACON 1); John Edmunds letters : to Cornel Adam Lengyel (ARCHIVES EDMUNDS-LENGYEL 1)...

 
Elkus (Bertha K.) Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks contain several hundred programs of music and drama events which took place in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, 1883-1922....

 
Elkus (Elizabeth) Papers

Includes personal correspondence from and to Elizabeth Elkus, various articles on and byfriends of the Elkuses, photographs, date books, passports, and address books. There ismuch information on the UC Berkeley Music Department contained in the correspondence and other documents, and...

 
Elkus (Jonathan) Papers

The collection includes music manuscripts and proofs as well as printed music. It includes concert programs and production notes of performances. It also includes a small collection of personal correspondence, offprint articles and related documents on friends and colleagues. There...

 
Elmer (Minnie) Collection

Research notes and final proofs for Thematic catalog of a manuscript collection of eighteenth-century Italian instrumental music in the University of California Music Library (Berkeley, 1963). Minnie Elmer was joint author with Vincent Duckles of the catalog. The collection is...

 
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Fabbri (Inez) Collection

Collection includes newspaper clippings and scrapbooks; studio photographs of Madame Fabbri wearing her opera gowns, photograph albums of her colleagues and family; an unpublished draft of a romance of Madame Fabbri's life by her grand niece, Agnes Jacoby; a tape...

 
Fay-Yen-Fah: Scores & Parts

Collection includes full score of Acts II and III, manuscript vocal scores, printed orchestra parts, chorus and voice parts, and other material relating to Redding's opera Fay-Yen-Fah, first performed in Monte Carlo on March 3, 1925....

 
Fiorello (Dante) Collection

Collection of 2 original handwritten signed scores for soprano and string quartet, and 15 published scores (New York, Educational Publishing Institute) chiefly for band....

 
Foote (Arthur) Correspondence

Correspondence with Albert Elkus, Professor of Music, University of California, Berkeley, probably dating from 1922 to 1927. Each letter is accompanied by a typed transcription made by Elkus' secretary, Helen Farnsworth, when he served as Chairman of the Dept....

 
Frederiksen (Sigurd) Collection

Collection of manuscript scores and performance parts of orchestral and vocal music, along with programs and reviews....

 
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Goodwin (Jack) Papers

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...

 
Gorbacheff (Theodore) Collection

Collection includes musical compositions, programs, notebooks, and other memorabilia....

 
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Haas (Elise S.) Papers

This collection is part of a larger collection of papers housed at the Mrs. Haas had designated that these materials go to the . The collection contains mostly materials concerning with one music manuscript by . Most of the materials...

 
Harlan (Charles) Papers

This collection consists of entirely music scores. They are ozalid reproductions of his manuscripts of two compositions: , and Overture for Orchestra with orchestral parts for both....

 
Haskins (Vernon) Collection

Collection includes 46 compositions in manuscript and 7 published works; included also is a folder of miscellaneous letters, one photograph, musical programs, and a flyer listing Haskins' published works....

 
Haussermann (John) Collection

Although few scores bear the date and place of composition, folder 1 contains several lists with all this information. The following biographical information was compiled by Mr. Mitchell F. Shaker, Jr., Mr. Haussermann's secretary....

 
Hertz (Alfred) Papers

Related collection: Lilly Hertz papers (ARCHIVES Hertz 2)...

 
Hertz (Lilly) Papers

The Lilly Hertz collection includes a great number of poems in her hand, programs and reviews of recitals, correspondence for the period 1934-1940, private correspondence between Lilly and Alfred Hertz, newspaper clippings related to her social career, and other material....

 
Hines (Earl "Fatha") Collection

Collection of items relating to the personal and musical life of Earl "Fatha" Hines, jazz pianist and bandleader.

 
Howe (Winifred B.) Papers

The materials in this archive span the years 1922 and 1986. The majority of the materials, however, are from the 1920s and 1930s. Correspondence made up the bulk of the archive; they are letters between Howe and her mother, and...

 
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Imbrie (Andrew) Papers

The collection is arranged into five series: biographical materials, pedagogical materials, correspondence and notes, audio materials, and miscellany. The range of materials are from 1955 to 1988, with the bulk of the materials in the late 50s to the late...

 
Index to 18th Century Italian Singers

Listing of 18th century Italian singers, with minimal information on the singers. Alphabetically arranged....

 
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Kappes (Marion) research material re folk tunes

This collection of research materials represents the final stages of preparation before the went to the publisher, H. W. Wilson Company, New York. Evidently 114 published collections of folk tunes were to have been included in the publication (see the...

 
Koechlin (Charles) Manuscripts

In the following inventory, I have divided the manuscripts into three sections: ...

 
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Lalo (Pierre) Reviews

Reviews written by Edouard Lalo, for Le temps (Paris), chiefly of opera and choral performances in Paris....

 
Lawton (Edward) Collection

Collection includes biographical material; faculty correspondence at Berkeley, 1938-1941; programs of choral concerts conducted by Mr. Lawton between 1939 and 1965; and his choral compositions and music for voice....

 
Lehmer (Derrick N.) Musical Compositions

Collection includes various Indian lore songs, and songs from Lehmer's opera The harvest, as well as a folder of biographical notices....

 
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Mansfeldt (Hugo) Papers

Memorabilia, autobiography, recollections, press notices, recital and concert programs, musical compositions, pedagogical publications, and recital programs of his students and the Mansfeldt Piano Club....

 
Morrison (May T.) Festival of Music Records

Box 1: Concert programs, magazine articles and newspaper clippings on ceremonies and performances held at the Festival. Includes two addresses by Professor Emeritus Albert Elkus, and other material....

 
Music Library Administrative Files

The Music Library administrative files are particularly valuable for their indications on sources of the Music Library holdings whether purchased as a collection, acquired through a dealer or donated as a gift. Accessions lists document the development of the music...

 
Music Library Non-administrative Files

The Music Library non-administrative files are chronicles of events in the Music Library or files on Music Library staff. The administrative files are kept in a separate collection (Music Library Administrative Files). The series are arranged chronologically with a separate...

 
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Nineteenth Festival, International Society for Contemporary Music Records

Programs, notices, letters to Alfred Frankenstein, biographical sketches of some of the composers performed at the Festival, statements by some of the composers about their works, letters of congratulations....

 
Nixon (Roger) Archive

The Roger Nixon Archive was established in 1984. Michael Keller, then Head of the Music Library, and Vincent Duckles, Head of the Music Library (1947-1981) had each approached Roger Nixon because of his association with the Composer's Forum, a Bay...

 
Non-administrative files, Music Dept.

The collection includes non-administrative materials from the UC Berkeley Music Department's files from 1909 to the present day. Any material having to do with budgetary or financial matters, or with personnel issues, can be found in the Music Department Administrative...

 
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Perlet (Herman) Papers

Collection includes manuscript and published scores of Perlet's songs, light operas and theatrical works, and orchestral and chamber music, as well as librettos, 4 scrapbooks, news articles, programs, brochures, and photographs. Also included is a small collection of photographs of...

 
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Quinan (Ernest) Collection

Collection of manuscript scores, in ink or pencil, chiefly for piano, with several works for strings and piano, and Variations for string quartet. Many noted as being composed in Paris, others in Berkeley, Calif....

 
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Records pertaining to The history of music in San Francisco Series

Collection of archival materials pertaining to the published and unpublished volumes in the series....

 
Ryder (Cornelia) Scrapbook

Newspaper articles, reviews in typescript, and personal letters dating from 1937-1942. ...

 
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Sadilek (Helen V.) Collection

Collection of photographic postcards and pictures, chiefly of musicians, some with inscriptions, notes, or greetings, and other memorabilia, including letters and Sadilek's musical diary, particularly as they pertain to her musical studies and friendship with Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist, composer,...

 
Saturday Musical Club Programs

Three bound scrapbooks comprising 486 recital programs from Dec. 9, 1893 through Mar. 23, 1922, and other documents relating to the Club. 545 Organized 1893 in Sacramento, Calif....

 
Schaeffer (Paul B.) Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks include music concert programs, ballet programs, and other shows performed in the San Francisco Bay Area....

 
Schneider (Edward F.) Musical Compositions

Collection of manuscript scores and some parts for music by Edward F. Schneider. Includes songs, symphonic poems, and incidental music for several Bohemian Grove plays. Also in the collection are his notebooks with sketches and drafts, and some miscellaneous material....

 
Search (Sara O.) Musical Compositions

Collection of scores and parts for orchestral and chamber music, and songs (mostly with piano)...

 
Shere (Charles) Collection

The collection is divided into three series: Music Compositions, Sound Recordings, and Miscellany. The Music Composition series is further subdivided into seven subseries: Concertos, Other orchestral works, Stage music, Choral music, Chamber works, Instrumental works, and Songs. These subseries are...

 
Stricklen (Edward G.) Collection

Materials were used by Edward Stricklen in teaching University of California, Berkeley Dept. of Music courses in elementary and advanced harmony, together with Stricklen's travel log, driver's license and photograph....

 
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Taylor (Archer) Papers

Correspondence of other scholars to Taylor, offprints, reviews, and miscellaneous material....

 
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University Music Club Records

Collection of scrapbooks, accounts, correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, and other data relating to the University Music Club, Berkeley, Calif. between 1939 and 1952....

 
University Songs and Yells

Collection representing songs, yells, marches, etc., arranged for concert band, marching band, and voice and piano...

 
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Zech (Frederick) Collection

The collection includes (Boxes 2-10) both scores, and instrumental and voice parts, for a wide variety of compositions. In addition (Box 1) there is found a photograph and biographical sketch of Mr. Zech by Oliver Hyde, a large scrapbook of...