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  • Acquisition Information
  • Access to Collection
  • Publication Rights
  • Processing note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement note
  • Related archival Materials note

  • Title: Carleen Hutchins papers
    Identifier/Call Number: M1734
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 40.58 Linear feet (83 manuscript boxes; 2 flat boxes; 3 map folders, and 1 oversize item)
    Date (inclusive): 1900-2010
    Abstract: The papers relate primarily to musical acoustics, musical instrument construction, and her invention of the violin octet including research notes and papers; research notebooks; manuscript and published articles; lectures and lecture notes; charts, graphs, and drawings relating to musical instruments and acoustics; correspondence; photographs and slides; posters; and sound recordings on tape and cassette comprising 33 boxes.
    Creator: Hutchins, Carleen Maley

    Acquisition Information

    The Carleen Hutchins Papers were a gift of Joseph McNalley and the Hutchins Consort, 2010. Accession 2010-011.

    Access to Collection

    Open for research. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Processing note

    Records were processed with help from Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SiCA) and the Violin Society of America. Collection was processed by Andrea Castillo, August 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    Carleen Hutchins Papers M1734 Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Contents

    The Hutchins Collections consisting of 40.58 linear feet, spanning from the 1940s to 2009, documents Carleen Hutchins career through papers, research notes, clippings, photographs, correspondence, and media materials. Of particular importance are her notebooks where she recorded many of her acoustical experiments and the details on the construction of new instruments.

    Arrangement note

    The Hutchins Papers are arranged in 7 series: Series 1. Notebooks Series 2. General Files Series 3. Research and Writings Series 4. Other Authors’ Research and Writings Series 5. Photographic Materials Series 6. Media Series 7. Posters

    Related archival Materials note

    Related to the Musical Acoustics Research Library (MARL) Records, M1711.