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Mary Green Pauloo papers
PASC-M 155  
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  • Title: Mary Green Pauloo papers
    Collection number: PASC-M 155
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft. (3 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1995
    Abstract: This collection consists of published sheet music, manuscripts, concert programs, press clippings, photographs, and correspondence collected by or addressed to Los Angeles area vocalist Mary Green Pauloo, who worked closely with composer and educator Mary Carr Moore and was involved in Moore's and other local music clubs. The collection has a strong emphasis on the decades between 1930 and 1960.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Pauloo, Mary Green

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where UCLA Library Special Collections does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mary Green Pauloo Papers (Collection PASC 155-M). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Sylvia Pauloo- Taylor and Julia Pauloo-Williams, 1997.


    Mary Green Pauloo was a vocalist and was active in several music clubs in Los Angeles, most notably the Mary Carr Moore Manuscript Club (later the Manuscript Club of Los Angeles) and The Dominant Music Club, of which Pauloo was a president. Pauloo and Mary Carr Moore had a close personal and professional relationship, and Pauloo performed in Moore's operas, notably Flutes of Jade Happiness, David Rizzio, and The Flaming Arrow, and performed her other compositions in concert. Pauloo personally knew many of the composers in this collection, who were involved in musical competitions organized by the Manuscript Club or the Pauloos. Most of the sheet music manuscripts were mailed to Pauloo and her husband by their composers, and bear personal inscriptions to Mary Green Pauloo.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists primarily of published sheet music and composers' manuscripts. Also included are photographs, press clippings, mailers, rosters, concert programs and other documentation generated by the Mary Car Moore Manuscript Club, or involving Mary Carr Moore and Mary Green Pauloo, as well as some of Pauloo's personal papers and correspondence (particularly with Mary Carr Moore). Much of the sheet music bears annotations and personal inscriptions to Mary Green Pauloo.

    Related Material

    Mary Carr Moore collection of musical compositions, biographical material, and documents (Collection PASC 38-M).  UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4235034 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Moore, Mary Carr
    Women musicians--Archives.
    Women musicians--California--Los Angeles--Archives.