Sheet music, writings, corrspondence, personal papers, subject files, photographs and sound recordings, circa 1915-1999, from
composer Gale Hunt (also known as Gary Borden Hall). The bulk of the collection pertains to Hunt's original musical,
A San Francisco Sunday (1994), for which he wrote the book, music, and lyrics. The collection also includes papers and photographs documenting
Hunt's personal life and extended family.
Gale Borden Hunt was born on February 19, 1914, and grew up in Wallace, Idaho, before moving to Spokane, Washington, during
his high school years. Following high school, Hunt moved to Los Angeles where he earned his degree from Los Angeles State
College. He married a woman named Madeleine and had a son, David. They raised their son into the mid-1970s until Madeleine's
death. Hunt served in the 19th Medical General Laboratory for the United States Army Service Forces, then worked as an analyst
for the Pacific Telephone Company from 1948 until he retired in 1979.
13.5 Linear Feet
3 archive boxes + 2 archive cartons + 4 archive binder boxes + 2 archive shoeboxes + 3 flat archive boxes.
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The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.