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Colvig (William) Papers
MS.133  
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Description
This collection contains correspondence from 1934-2000; family genealogy; John Edmunds manuscripts; realia and calendar diary pages.
Background
William Colvig (March 13, 1917–March 1, 2000) was an electrician and amateur musician. He was the long term partner of composer Lou Harrison, whom he met in San Francisco, California in 1967. Colvig helped construct the so-called "American gamelan" used in works such as the puppet opera Young Caesar (1971), La Koro Sutro (1972), and the Suite for Violin and American Gamelan (1974).
Extent
12 Linear Feet 22 boxes
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.
Availability
This collection has not been processed but is open for research.