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Helen Louise Schaffer papers, 1910-1956
PASC-M 7  
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Processing Information
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  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
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  • Title: Helen Louise Schaffer papers
    Collection number: PASC-M 7
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft. (5 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1956
    Abstract: This collection contains the sheet music manuscripts, published scores, and personal papers of American composer Helen Louise Schaffer.
    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: Schaffer, Helen Louise

    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 the 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 The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Helen Louise Schaffer Papers (Collection PASC-M 7). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Lori Dedeyan in 2015.


    Helen Louise Schaffer was an American composer. Schaffer resided in Los Angeles, where she taught music and composed popular songs, instrumental pieces, and the occasional radio play.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists largely of manuscript scores by Helen Louise Shaffer. Also included are published scores and personal materials, such as photographs and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into the following series:
    • Series 1. Scores
      • Subseries 1.1. Manuscript Scores
      • Subseries 1.2. Published scores
    • Series 2. Personal papers.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2976763 

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