The collection contains research files on music in Austrian abbeys (primarily Melk), drafts and research for publications,
and conference and teaching files for UCSB musicology professor Robert Freeman.
Robert N. Freeman was born August 29, 1939 in Vancouver, Canada. He earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of California,
Los Angeles between 1959 and 1971, during which he traveled to Austria on a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the University
of Vienna. His interest in Austria's musical history led to extensive research on the Benedictine abbey at Melk, which houses
many classical music manuscripts.
17.8 linear feet
(15 cartons, 5 document boxes, 2 flat oversize boxes, 1 card file box and 1 map cabinet folder)
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on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
The collection is open for research. The collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.