Inventory of the Alexander Raab papers, 1931-1946

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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Alexander Raab Papers, 1931-1946

Collection number: ARCHIVES RAAB 1

The Music Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

  • Music Library
  • 240 Morrison Hall
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2623
  • Fax: (510) 642-8237
  • Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
Processed by:
The Music Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander Raab Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1946
Collection number: ARCHIVES RAAB 1
Creator: Raab, Alexander
Extent: Number of folders: 12
Repository: The Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Donor:

Barr and Jane Rosenberg, Orinda, California, on August 20, 1984.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexander Raab papers, ARCHIVES RAAB 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

List of Contents

 

Series I: Materials of a biographical nature.

Folder folder 1.

Photographs. Two large photographs of Mr. Alexander Raab and his piano students and six small photographs of Mr. Raab.

Folder folder 2.

Correspondence (pt. 1): 23 letters dating 1940 to 1946.

Folder folder 3.

Correspondence (pt. 2): 20 Christmas and birthday greeting cards dating 1942 to 1946.

Folder folder 4.

Music programs: 13 items (most of these programs apparently pertain to the students of Mr. Raab).

Folder folder 5.

Piano lesson schedules of Mr. Raab; 2 items.

 

Series II: Musical compositions dedicated to Mr. Raab.

Additional Note

Apparently these were composed by students of Mr. Raab.
Folder folder 6.

Bodley, J. Russell, The Dance of the Two Masks, for piano. Dated April, 1931.

Folder folder 7.

Bodley, J. Russell, Nocturne, for piano. Dated, May, 1932.

Folder folder 8.

McGuire, Karl, The Royal Order of Raabites, for piano. "For Alexander Raab, Merry 1934 Christmas."

Folder folder 9.

Rewinski, Leo, Sonatine, for piano.

Folder folder 10.

"A birthday letter to Alexander Raab, from Ruth."

Folder folder 11.

Sholtz, Jeanne, Two-Part Invention, for piano. "Composed especially for Mr. Alexander Raab, April 1935."

Folder folder 12.

Samar, Alan, Elevation, [for organ]. "For Mr. Raab with gratitude." No date or place.