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Florence Underwood Music Manuscripts 1930-1984

Container List

Physical Description: 101 folders

Scope and Contents note

The materials in this series are made up of manuscripts of music written, arranged or edited by Florence Underwood. It includes orchestral arrangements, scores, and parts; piano arrangements; and vocal arrangements. The manuscripts are handwritten, printed and photocopied. Multiple copies for several pieces are included, though not all copies are full copies.
Box 1, Folder 1

Bele Aelis

Physical Description: 1 fair copy, 1 pencil sketch

Scope and Contents note

Arranged by Florence Underwood. First item is black ink on paper, melody only. Second item is pencil on paper, partial arrangement.
Box 1, Folder 2

Bele Aelis

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of arrangement by Florence Underwood.
Box 1, Folder 3

The Little Blue Flute (Blue Flute)

Physical Description: 1 handwritten ink manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Southwest American Indian Tone Poem for Piano. Blue ink on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 4

The Little Blue Flute (Blue Flute) August 1945

Physical Description: 1 handwritten pencil orchestral arrangement

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra score - music inspired by Elias Bechtold poem. Pencil on preprinted orchestral score manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 5

The Blue Flute

Physical Description: 1 handwritten pencil orchestral arrangement

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra score arranged by John P. Fairfax. Pencil on preprinted orchestral score manuscript paper with blue and red markings. Marked original in blue ink.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Blue Flute 5/1/1950

Physical Description: 1 handwritten pencil orchestral arrangement

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra score. Pencil on orchestral score manuscript paper with red and blue marks.
Box 1, Folder 7

The Blue Flute (A Southwestern American Indian Legend)

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Score is a reverse photocopy and is notarized.
Box 1, Folder 8

The Blue Flute 6/30/1950

Physical Description: 1 photocopied manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied & bound score - with photocopy of Waiver of Claim signed by Warren Boswell.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Blue Flute 5/1/1950

Physical Description: 1 photocopied manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied & bound score.
Box 1, Folder 10

Choc'lat Mama

Physical Description: Partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied piano score.
Box 1, Folder 11

Come Back, Sweetheart

Physical Description: 1 handwritten manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Marked original copy. Pencil on hand drawn staves.
Box 1, Folder 12

Come Back, Sweetheart 1930

Physical Description: 1 fair copy and 1 handwritten ink copy

Scope and Contents note

Two copies - one marked original copy with a title page. Blue ink on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 13

Come Back, Sweetheart

Physical Description: 5 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Five complete and incomplete photocopies.
Box 1, Folder 14

Dream of Spring

Physical Description: 1 partial copy

Scope and Contents note

Musical setting for piano and voice of poem by Ts'en Ts'an translated by Arthur Waley in 170 Chinese Poems. Black printed ink with pencil markings.
Box 1, Folder 15

Dream of Spring

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 16

Each Night I Dream

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of arrangement of piece by Mary Ellen Osborne for pipe organ and flute.
Box 1, Folder 17

Earth

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of one partial page.
Box 1, Folder 18

Fascination

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Piano and voice score - text by Ssu Kung Tu, 834 AD. Black printed ink with handwritten corrections.
Box 1, Folder 19

Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of arrangment by Tom Constanten.
Box 1, Folder 20

Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of arrangment by Tom Constanten.
Box 1, Folder 21

Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 1, Folder 22

Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score. Text by Ssu Kung Tu, orchestration by Tom Constanten.
Box 1, Folder 23

Fault Line Theme

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 24

Home April 1945

Physical Description: 2 sketches

Scope and Contents note

Text "From a collection of poems by Joseph Washington Hall (Upton Close)." Pencil on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 25

Theme of Hometown 6/28/1952

Physical Description: 1 sketch

Scope and Contents note

Sketch. Pencil on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 26

Hometown Suite

Physical Description: 1 unfinished manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement for six voices/instruments. Pencil on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 27

Hometown Suite - Part III - Cosmopoliana

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Score for piano. Pencil on manuscript paper.
Box 1, Folder 28

Hometown Suite

Physical Description: 4 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Four partial photocopies. Blue and red ink marks.
Box 1, Folder 29

Hopi Indian Legend 1947-1952

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra score - composed 4/1/1947, copyrighted 6/23/1952. Black ink with pencil and blue ink markings, including measure numbers.
Box 1, Folder 30

Hopi Indian Legend 1947-1952

Physical Description: 1 full set of parts

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra parts - composed 4/1/1947, copyrighted 6/23/1952. Black ink with pencil markings.
Box 1, Folder 31

Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 1 full set of parts

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra parts. Reverse photocopies.
Box 1, Folder 32

Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 1 folder and 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Folder titled: 20 Orchestra Parts to Hopi Indian Legend by Florence White Underwood.
Box 2, Folder 1

Hopi Indian Legend May 1980

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score.
Box 2, Folder 2

Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score.
Box 2, Folder 3

Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score.
Box 2, Folder 4

Keep Your Eyes on the Stars and Your Feet on the Ground

Physical Description: 1 sketch

Scope and Contents note

Appears unfinished. Pencil on manuscript paper.
Box 2, Folder 5

Love Song September 1946

Physical Description: 2 sketches

Scope and Contents note

Original Peire Vidal, piano arrangement by Florence Underwood. Pencil on manuscript paper; black ink on manuscript paper.
Box 2, Folder 6

Love Song

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 7

The Mask

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Small ensemble score and some parts. Black ink and pencil on half sized manuscript paper.
Box 2, Folder 8

Memory of Miatti

Physical Description: 3 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Three photocopies - handwritten note "Blue ink portion - suggested counter by Milhaud."
Box 2, Folder 9

Mesa Verde Shining Sea Ballet

Physical Description: 4 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopies.
Box 2, Folder 10

Phoenix Ballet

Physical Description: 1 set of parts

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies of orchestral parts.
Box 2, Folder 11

San Francisco Impressions I: Silhouette in Fog April 1947

Physical Description: 2 sketches

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten manuscripts. Pencil and black ink on manuscript paper.
Box 2, Folder 12

Silhouette In Fog 4/1/1947

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 13

Sing a Little Jingle

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Piano and voice manuscript. Lyric by Norm Anderson. Printed black ink on manuscript paper.
Box 2, Folder 14

Sing a Little Jingle

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 15

Sing a Little Jingle

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Three photocopies.
Box 2, Folder 16

Sing a Little Jingle 1984

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 17

Sing a Little Jingle 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 18

Sing a Little Jingle 1984

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 19

Sing a Little Jingle 3/2/1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra score. Text by Norm Anderson, orchestration by Tom Constanten. Photocopy marked original in red ink.
Box 2, Folder 20

Song of Li Chang 3/2/1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score. Text by Eleanor Allen, orchestration by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 21

Song of Li Chang 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score. Text by Eleanor Allen, orchestration by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 22

Smoky Moon - CCC - Song 11/27/1934

Physical Description: 1 fair copy

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten in pencil on manuscript paper. Music by Betty Neupert, words by Floyd C White, edited & corrected by Florence Underwood.
Box 2, Folder 23

There's a Land - Don't Say Goodbye

Physical Description: 1 partial manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten in pencil voice & piano manuscript.
Box 2, Folder 24

There's a Land - Dream of Spring

Physical Description: 2 full photocopies and 4 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Multiple full and partial copies.
Box 2, Folder 25

There's a Land - Fascination

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 26

There's a Land - Fascination

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 27

There's a Land - Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy of score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 28

There's a Land - Fascination 1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 2, Folder 29

There's a Land - Gitanjali

Physical Description: 2 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy, text by Rabindranath Tagore, musical setting by Florence Underwood.
Box 2, Folder 30

There's a Land - Incidental music to the play "The Lady Who Came to Stay"

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten manuscript in brown ink and pencil.
Box 2, Folder 31

There's a Land - Incidental music to the Play "The Lady Who Came to Stay"

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten manuscript in brown ink. Penciled note "For Ralston Ball."
Box 2, Folder 32

There's a Land - Incidental music to the Play "The Lady Who Came to Stay"

Physical Description: 1 set of parts

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten parts in pencil, blue and brown ink.
Box 2, Folder 33

There's a Land - Pacific Ballet/ Shining Sea Ballet/ San Andreas Theme

Physical Description: 4 partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies.
Box 2, Folder 34

There's a Land - San Andreas Theme

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 1

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang 6/23/1952

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Marked original copy, handwritten copyright information. Poem by Eleanor Allen. Printed black ink.
Box 3, Folder 2

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang 9/2/1977

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 3

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy. Poem by Eleanor Allen.
Box 3, Folder 4

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang 5/7/1980

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 5

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang 3/2/1984

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 3, Folder 6

There's a Land - Song of Li Chang 3/2/1984

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of orchestra score, arrangement by Tom Constanten.
Box 3, Folder 7

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Four part vocal score - words by Floyd C. White, composed by Florence Underwood, arrangement by Matt Howard. Black printed ink with pencil and blue ink notes.
Box 3, Folder 8

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of four part vocal score - words by Floyd C. White, composed by Florence Underwood, arrangement by Matt Howard. Also has stage directions.
Box 3, Folder 9

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Two photocopies marked "Barber-shop quartette."
Box 3, Folder 10

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 11

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy marked in red ink "#1 - Opening Male Chorus."
Box 3, Folder 12

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 13

There's a Land - Song of the Mountains

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 3, Folder 14

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 notebook

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript notebook written in pencil.
Box 3, Folder 15

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 notebook

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript notebook written in pencil.
Box 3, Folder 16

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 notebook

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript notebook in pencil and black ink.
Box 3, Folder 17

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 spiral bound notebook

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript notebook in pencil.
Box 3, Folder 18

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 spiral bound notebook

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript notebook in blue ink and green ink on cover.
Box 3, Folder 19

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 partial manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten in blue ink with notes in pencil, green and red ink.
Box 3, Folder 20

There's a Land

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies.
Box 3, Folder 21

The Trojan Women 11/15/1941

Physical Description: 1 fair copy

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten in pencil. Piano score, marked original. "Excerpted for Phoenix Ballet."
Box 3, Folder 22

The Trojan Women 4/23/1942

Physical Description: 1 set of parts

Scope and Contents note

Orchestra parts with notes. Printed black ink with handwritten notes in pencil.
Box 3, Folder 23

The Trojan Women 11/15/1941

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Early piano arrangements. Photocopies.
Box 3, Folder 24

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 25

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 26

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 27

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 28

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 29

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy
Box 3, Folder 30

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial copy.
Box 3, Folder 31

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 4 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied violin parts.
Box 3, Folder 32

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied oboe parts.
Box 3, Folder 33

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied cello parts.
Box 3, Folder 34

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied harp parts.
Box 3, Folder 35

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied flute parts.
Box 4, Folder 1

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied percussion parts.
Box 4, Folder 2

The Trojan Women

Physical Description: Multiple photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies - unknown order.
Box 4, Folder 3

Unmarked manuscripts

Physical Description: Multiple manuscript pages

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten in pencil and blue ink.
Box 4, Folder 4

Unmarked manuscripts

Physical Description: Multiple partial photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies.
 

Research & Notes 1938-1984

Physical Description: 54 folders

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials gathered by Florence Underwood while conducting research for her compositions. The majority of the materials relate to her piece, "There's a Land." Many copies of basic stage directions exist for the piece. Some include music to be used in the staging, instrumentation and handwritten notes on the stage directions. In addition, copies of poems or historical research that were featured in or informed her compositions are included here.
Box 4, Folder 5

Chart of Orchestral instruments' range 1943

Physical Description: 1 manuscript page

Scope and Contents note

Attributed to Darius Milhaud. Pencil on orchestral score manuscript paper with attribution in green ink.
Box 4, Folder 6

Li Po Poems

Physical Description: 1 document

Scope and Contents note

Translated by Arthur Waley and others.
Box 5, Folder 1

Shining Sea Ballet Documentation

Physical Description: 2 pages
Box 5, Folder 2

There's a Land - Binder April 1977

Physical Description: Typewritten pages

Scope and Contents note

Loose materials.
Box 5, Folder 3

There's a Land - Binder

Physical Description: 1 binder section

Scope and Contents note

Section One: Untitled
Box 5, Folder 4

There's a Land - Binder

Physical Description: 5 binder sections

Scope and Contents note

Section Two: There's a Land
Section Three: Incidental Music
Section Four: Song of the Open Road
Section Five: Song of the Mountain
Section Six: Hopi Indian Legend
Box 5, Folder 5

There's a Land - Binder

Physical Description: 14 binder sections

Scope and Contents note

Section Seven: Shining Sea
Section Eight: The Shining Sea (bal.)
Section Nine: Fault Line Theme
Section Ten: Dream of Spring
Section Eleven: Song of Li Chang
Section Twelve: Fascination/piano
Section Thirteen: Silhouette in Fog
Section Fourteen: Home
Section Fifteen: Untitled
Section Sixteen: Ralston Hall/Grand Ball
Section Seventeen: Tales of the Vienna Woods
Section Eighteen: Phoenix Ballet
Section Nineteen: Cosmopolitana
Section Twenty: Frolic of the Fleas at Pulgas Temple
Box 5, Folder 6

There's a Land - Binder

Physical Description: 13 binder sections

Scope and Contents note

Sections Twenty-one: Belle Aelis
Section Twenty-two: Lament for Richard
Section Twenty-three: Peire Vidal
Section Twenty-four: Hometown Suite
Section Twenty-five: Choclat Mama
Section Twenty-six: Sing a Little Jingle
Section Twenty-seven: Running in the Rain
Section Twenty-eight: Remembrance Soprano
Section Twenty-nine: I'll Go along Singing a Song
Section Thirty: Each Night I Dream
Section Thirty: Parade of the Ethnics
Section Thirty-one: There's Gold in Them There Dumps
Section Thirty-two: Song of the Mountains
Box 5, Folder 7

There's a Land - Correspondence 1978-1981

Physical Description: 13 letters
Box 5, Folder 8

There's a Land - Correspondence 1981-1984

Physical Description: 16 letters
Box 5, Folder 9

There's a Land - Greer family History

Physical Description: Photocopies
Box 5, Folder 10

There's a Land - Hopi Indian Legend April 1947

Physical Description: 3 onionskin pages

Scope and Contents note

Composer's notes on piece.
Box 5, Folder 11

There's a Land - Hopi Indian Legend April 1947

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of composer's notes on piece.
Box 5, Folder 12

There's a Land - Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 1 notebook page

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes.
Box 5, Folder 13

There's a Land - Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of a portion of an unnamed and unattributed poem.
Box 5, Folder 14

There's a Land - Hopi Indian Legend

Physical Description: 2 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Two copies of excerpts from Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian.
Box 5, Folder 15

There's a Land - I Go Along Singing a Song

Physical Description: 4 photocopies
Box 5, Folder 16

There's a Land - I Go Along Singing a Song

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Lyrics.
Box 5, Folder 17

There's a Land - Newspaper clippings May 1947

Physical Description: 1 article
Box 5, Folder 18

There's a Land - Newspaper clippings 1977

Physical Description: 1 article

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies of articles about a new music building at Stanford University.
Box 5, Folder 19

There's a Land - Newspaper clippings 1978-1984

Physical Description: 3 articles
Box 5, Folder 20

There's a Land - Newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 1 article and 1 photograph
Box 5, Folder 21

There's a Land - Newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 2 articles
Box 5, Folder 22

There's a Land - Peg Leg Annie 1/1/1984

Physical Description: 2 letters

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence.
Box 5, Folder 23

There's a Land - Peg Leg Annie

Physical Description: 1 newsclipping and 1 photograph

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper clipping and photograph.
Box 5, Folder 24

There's a Land - Peire Vidal

Physical Description: 1 draft

Scope and Contents note

Research on 11th century French troubadour Peire Vidal.
Box 5, Folder 25

There's a Land - Sing a Little Jingle

Physical Description: 1 copy of lyrics
Box 5, Folder 26

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 3 photocopies
Box 5, Folder 27

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 5, Folder 28

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 2 photocopies
Box 5, Folder 29

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 5, Folder 30

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 5, Folder 31

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 3 partial photocopies
Box 5, Folder 32

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 5, Folder 33

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 folder with attached photograph
Box 5, Folder 34

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 3 versions
Box 5, Folder 35

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 5, Folder 36

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 typewritten copy
Box 5, Folder 37

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 3 photocopies
Box 6, Folder 1

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 6, Folder 2

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 6, Folder 3

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 notebook page
Box 6, Folder 4

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 6, Folder 5

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 6, Folder 6

There's a Land - Stage Directions

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 6, Folder 7

There's a Land - Wood's Unabridged Rhyming Dictionary

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 6, Folder 8

There's a Land 8/30/1938

Physical Description: 1 page handwritten notes

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes.
Box 6, Folder 9

There's a Land

Physical Description: Partial notebook

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes.
Box 6, Folder 10

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies of pictures dated 1890-1930.
Box 6, Folder 11

There's a Land

Physical Description: 1 notecard, 1 photograph, 1 program

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous.
Box 6, Folder 12

Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 sketch

Scope and Contents note

Musical sketch.
Box 6, Folder 13

Trojan Women

Physical Description: 1 page handwritten notes

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes.
Box 6, Folder 14

Trojan Women

Physical Description: 2 pages handwritten notes

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes.
Box 6, Folder 15

Trojan Women

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Copies of poem by John Hall Wheelock.
Box 4, Folder 7

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings 1947-1984

Physical Description: Photocopies from 1 series

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains photocopies on acid free paper of fragile materials, mainly newspaper clippings.
 

Scrapbooks 1937-1988

Physical Description: 87 folders

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbooks maintained by Underwood consist of newspaper clippings, programs, greeting cards and photographs. The events covered by the materials include her performances, performances of her compositions and community events she participated in or organized. Her obituary is included in one of her scrapbooks, assumed to be added by her son after her death.
 

Scrapbook I 1941-1988

Physical Description: 32 folders

Scope and Contents note

The earliest of the scrapbooks contained in the collection features invitations, newspaper clippings, programs, greeting cards, merit certificates and cancelled checks written to Darius Milhaud, who was Underwood's teacher in the 1940's. A copy of Underwood's obituary is included here.
Box 6, Folder 16

Scrapbook I 1945

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 17

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 18

Scrapbook I 1941

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 19

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 20

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 21

Scrapbook I 1941

Box 6, Folder 22

Scrapbook I 1942

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 23

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 24

Scrapbook I 1942

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 25

Scrapbook I 1942

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 26

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 27

Scrapbook I 1945-1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 28

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 29

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 30

Scrapbook I 1948-1949

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 31

Scrapbook I 1947

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 32

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 33

Scrapbook I 1945

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 34

Scrapbook I 1945-1949

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 35

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 36

Scrapbook I 1949-1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 37

Scrapbook I 1941-1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 38

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 39

Scrapbook I 1947

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 40

Scrapbook I 1947

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 41

Scrapbook I 1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 42

Scrapbook I 1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 43

Scrapbook I 1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 44

Scrapbook I 1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 45

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 6, Folder 46

Scrapbook I 1988

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page

Scope and Contents note

Contains a copy of Underwood's obituary.
Box 6, Folder 47

Scrapbook I

Physical Description: 1 empty scrapbook binder

Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook binder.
 

Scrapbook II 1948-1977

Physical Description: 16 folders

Scope and Contents note

The second scrapbook of this series includes newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, calling cards and photocopied materials related to Spencer family history.
Box 7, Folder 1

Scrapbook II 1952

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 2

Scrapbook II 1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 3

Scrapbook II

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 4

Scrapbook II

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 5

Scrapbook II 1953-1977

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 6

Scrapbook II 1952-1968

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 7

Scrapbook II

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 8

Scrapbook II 1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 9

Scrapbook II 1945

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 10

Scrapbook II 1949

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 11

Scrapbook II 1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 12

Scrapbook II 1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 13

Scrapbook II 1950

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 14

Scrapbook II

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 15

Scrapbook II 1948

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook page
Box 7, Folder 16

Scrapbook II

Physical Description: 1 empty scrapbook binder

Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook binder.
 

Scrapbook III 1945-1985

Physical Description: 17 folders

Scope and Contents note

Materials from the third scrapbook include newspaper clippings, photographs, greeting cards and programs. A program from the Diablo Symphony of Walnut Creek documents a 1984 performance of Underwood's The Blue Flute: a Tone Poem.
Box 8, Folder 1

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 1 notecard
Box 8, Folder 2

Scrapbook III 1984

Physical Description: 4 programs
Box 8, Folder 3

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 2 miscellaneous items
Box 8, Folder 4

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 1 page handwritten notes
Box 8, Folder 5

Scrapbook III 1945

Physical Description: 3 newspaper articles
Box 8, Folder 6

Scrapbook III 1957

Physical Description: 1 certificate
Box 8, Folder 7

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 7 photographs
Box 8, Folder 8

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 2 photocopies
Box 8, Folder 9

Scrapbook III 1949-1974

Physical Description: 4 newspaper articles
Box 8, Folder 10

Scrapbook III 1968

Physical Description: 1 photograph and 1 program
Box 8, Folder 11

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 1 lettering set
Box 8, Folder 12

Scrapbook III 1969

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 13

Scrapbook III 1985

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 14

Scrapbook III 1949

Physical Description: 2 notecards
Box 8, Folder 15

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 8, Folder 16

Scrapbook III 1984

Physical Description: 1 newspaper article
Box 8, Folder 17

Scrapbook III

Physical Description: 1 empty scrapbook binder

Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook binder
 

Collected Items 1937-1985

Physical Description: 18 folders

Scope and Contents note

The items in this subseries consist of items that were not included in a scrapbook, but are similar in material to the scrapbooks. This includes recital programs, correspondence and materials related to a farewell dinner for conductor Pierre Monteux including a transcript of a speech.
Box 8, Folder 18

Collected Items 1937

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 19

Collected Items 1985

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 20

Collected Items 1983

Physical Description: 13 photographs and 1 letter
Box 8, Folder 21

Collected Items

Physical Description: 1 photograph
Box 8, Folder 22

Collected Items 1950-1983

Physical Description: 8 newspaper articles
Box 8, Folder 23

Collected Items

Physical Description: 2 notecards
Box 8, Folder 24

Collected Items 1950

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 25

Collected Items

Physical Description: 1 photograph
Box 8, Folder 26

Collected Items

Physical Description: 1 resume
Box 8, Folder 27

Collected Items 1953

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 28

Collected Items 1956

Physical Description: 2 letters
Box 8, Folder 29

Collected Items

Physical Description: 1 photograph
Box 8, Folder 30

Collected Items 1952

Physical Description: 1 program
Box 8, Folder 31

Collected Items 1952

Physical Description: 1 letter
Box 8, Folder 32

Collected Items 1952

Physical Description: 1 letter and 1 program
Box 8, Folder 33

Collected Items 1954

Physical Description: 1 magazine
Box 8, Folder 34

Collected Items 1983

Physical Description: 1 photocopy
Box 8, Folder 35

Collected Items 1966-1977

Physical Description: 2 programs
 

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings 1941-1985

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains photocopies on acid free paper of fragile materials, mainly newspaper clippings.
Box 4, Folder 8

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings for Series 3. Subseries 1. 1941-1949

Physical Description: Photocopies from 32 folders
Box 4, Folder 9

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings for Series 3. Subseries 2. 1948-1952

Physical Description: Photocopies from 16 folders
Box 4, Folder 10

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings for Series 3. Subseries 3. 1945-1957

Physical Description: Photocopies from 17 folders
Box 4, Folder 11

Oversized photocopies of newsclippings for Series 3. Subseries 4. 1937-1985

Physical Description: Photocopies from 18 folders
 

Correspondence 1949-1983

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents note

The correspondence included here is mostly of a professional nature, though there are a few pieces of personal correspondence. It includes correspondence with the Portland, Oregon public library system about composer Dent Mowry, one of Underwood's former teachers.
Box 8, Folder 36

Correspondence 1949-1983

Physical Description: 8 letters
 

Legal & Personal Papers 1905-2008

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Contents note

This series contains legal and personal papers that document Underwood's professional and personal pursuits. Her marriage license, as well as her parents' marriage license are included here. Two versions of her resume and her listing in the publication Who's Who in the West are also in this series.
Box 8, Folder 37

Business Agreement 1953

Physical Description: 6 agreements

Scope and Contents note

Agreements between Florence Underwood and her husband Lloyd Underwood establishing ownership of her compositions and businesses.
Box 8, Folder 38

Copyright

Physical Description: 2 letters and 1 form

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence with the Library of Congress and paperwork for copyright for four of Underwood's compositions.
Box 8, Folder 39

Handwritten notes

Physical Description: 1 notepad
Box 8, Folder 40

Marriage License 1905-1926

Physical Description: 2 certificates

Scope and Contents note

Included here are marriage licenses for Underwood and her husband, Lloyd Underwood; and her parents, Floyd White and Anna Neal.
Box 8, Folder 41

Resumes 1983

Physical Description: 4 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Two versions of Florence Underwood's resume.
Box 8, Folder 42

Resumes

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Christian W Fueloep-Miller's resume.
Box 8, Folder 43

Who's Who Listing

Physical Description: 3 copies

Scope and Contents note

Copies of Who's Who In the West listings.
Text 8, Folder 44

Donation Papers & Inventory 2008

Physical Description: 3 inventory lists

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains initial inventory lists of materials donated and some paperwork associated with the gift of the materials to the Stanford University Music Library.
 

Sheet Music 1909-1950

Physical Description: 23 folders

Scope and Contents note

The sheet music in this series is comprised of pieces written by composers other than Florence Underwood. It is arranged by composer last name. Underwood is featured as a lyricist for the piece "I Want to Dance With You Tonight" (by José Guillen) under the name Flo White.
Box 8, Folder 45

Asian Language Sheet Music

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Lyrics, title and composer in Asian language characters.
Box 8, Folder 46

Gaucelm Faidit - Lament for Richard

Physical Description: 1 manuscript page

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten.
Box 8, Folder 47

Gaucelm Faidit - Lament for Richard

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied.
Box 8, Folder 48

Manuel de Falla - Pieces Espagnoles 1909

Physical Description: 1 manuscript
Box 8, Folder 49

José Guillen - I Want to Dance With You Tonight, lyrics by Flo White. 03/13/1950

Physical Description: 2 sheet music

Scope and Contents note

Two copies, one signed.
Box 8, Folder 50

José Guillen - I Want to Dance With You Tonight

Physical Description: 3 photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied.
Box 8, Folder 51

Arthur Hardcastle - Prelude

Physical Description: 2 photocopies
Box 8, Folder 52

Henry Levine - Magic at the Piano: A First Piano Book

Physical Description: 1 book
Box 8, Folder 53

Dent Mowry - Gavotte 1923

Physical Description: 1 manuscript
Box 8, Folder 54

Dent Mowry - Gavotte

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 8, Folder 55

Dent Mowry - Gavotte

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement for violins, cello and bass.
Box 8, Folder 56

Dent Mowry - Spanish Gypsy Dance 1923

Physical Description: 1 manuscript
Box 8, Folder 57

Dent Mowry - Today

Physical Description: 1 photocopy

Scope and Contents note

Partial photocopy.
Box 8, Folder 58

Nikolai Rimsky-Korssakoff - The Flight of the Bumble Bee 1932

Physical Description: 1 manuscript
Box 8, Folder 59

Carlos Salzedo - Fraicheur (Zephyrs) 1933

Physical Description: 1 manuscript
Box 8, Folder 60

Henry Van Dyke - The Surf 1938

Physical Description: 1 book
Box 8, Folder 61

Earl Zindars - Tertium Organum

Physical Description: 1 manuscript

Scope and Contents note

Orchestrated by Don Ontiveros.
Box 4, Folder 12

New Music - A Quarterly of Modern Compositions 1933

Physical Description: 1 book

Scope and Contents note

Suite for Piano, Richard Donovan & Prelude No. 4, Arthur Hardcastle.
Box 8, Folder 62

Unmarked photocopied music

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 8, Folder 63

Unmarked photocopied music

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 8, Folder 64

Unmarked photocopied music

Physical Description: 1 partial photocopy
Box 8, Folder 65

Unmarked printed music

Physical Description: 2 pages
Box 8, Folder 66

Preparatory Materials

Physical Description: 1 page

Scope and Contents note

List of compositions by various composers.