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Finding aid for the General Music Manuscripts collection

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2011 November

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975
Creator
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Title
General Music Manuscripts collection
Collection no.
6005
Date
1866-1925, undated
Extent
0.21 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], General Music Manuscripts collection, Collection no. 6005, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2011 November
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

The Richard Wagner postcard was the gift of Stanley and Milton Slotkin.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Clippings
  • Letters
  • Photographs
  • Postcards
  • Programs
  • Sheet music

Personal Name(s)

  • Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975 -- Archives
  • Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938 -- Archives
  • Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 -- Archives
  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Music--History--Archival resources
  • Musicians--History--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Bliss, Arthur 1925 

Scope and Content

Autographed photograph of Bliss, signed letter addressed to Bruno David Ussher, and page from one of his string quartets.

1 1

 Chaliapin, Fyodor 1923, undated 

Scope and Content

"Text Book of Songs" from American tour; clipping announcing tour.

1 2

 Liszt, Franz undated 

Scope and Content

Signed letter to Polenz recommending a Tyrolese as singer.

1 3

 Wagner, Richard 1866, 1907, undated 

Scope and Content

Program for a performance, clipping, and signed postcard.

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