Guide to the Women Composers Music Manuscripts Collection, 1980-1989

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Women Composers Music Manuscripts Collection
Dates: 1980-1989
Identification: SC/WCMM
Creator: Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: This collection includes music manuscripts for works composed by women, including Emma Lou Diemer, Cynthia Clark Brown, Melanie Newton Williams, Catherine Parsons Smith, Therese Radic, and Victoria Twigg.

Historical Note:

The Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music was established in the Music Department by Jeannie Poole, Head of the Music Library and Professor Beverly Grigsby in 1985 to collect the music of women composers.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Topical Term:

Music -- 20th century
Music by women composers
Women composers

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Women Composers Music Manuscripts Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes music manuscripts for works composed by women composers, including Emma Lou Diemer, Cynthia Clark Brown, Melanie Newton Williams, Catherine Parsons Smith, Therese Radic, and Victoria Twigg.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Brown, Cynthia Clarke: dissertation, "Emma Lou Diemer: Composer, Performer, Educator, Church Musician", May 1985

Box 1, Folder 2

Brown, Cynthia Clarke: dissertation, "Emma Lou Diemer: Composer, performer, Educator, Church Musician", May 1985

Box 1, Folder 3

Capra, Joan: paper, "Violin Music by 17th and 18th Century Women Composers: A Repertoire Survey", 1985

Box 1, Folder 4

Radic, Therese: paper, "Women in Australian Music", 1981

Box 1, Folder 5

Smith, Catherine Parson: manuscript, "An American and a Woman: The Life, Times, and Music of Mary Carr Moore", 1985

Box 1, Folder 6

ArchonID: id67078
Shatto, Charles and David Zea: compilation, "The Musical Works of Catherine Urner", 1983

Box 1, Folder 7

Twigg, Victoria: manuscript, "Madeline Dring", ca. 1982

Box 1, Folder 8

Williams, Melanie Newton: dissertation, "The Songs of Peggy Glanville-Hicks", 1983