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Harrison (Lou) papers: photographs and media
MS.132.Ser. 7  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Use Restrictions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Biography
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Separated Materials
  • Processing Information
  • Related Materials
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Lou Harrison Papers: Photographs and Media
    Creator: Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.132.Ser. 7
    Physical Description: 3.75 Linear Feet 6 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1919-2002
    Language of Material: English

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection open for research. Audiovisual media is unavailable until reformatted. Contact Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access to audiovisual media.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright for the items in this collection is owned by the Lou Harrison Estate. Reproduction or distribution of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether a use is fair use, and to obtain any necessary permissions. For more information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.

    Preferred Citation

    Lou Harrison Music Manuscripts. MS 132, Ser.7. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Lou Harrison 1991-2003. Young Caesar tapes are gift of Eric Marin in 2024.


    A short biographical statement about Lou Harrison written by Leta Miller can be found at Lou Harrison Papers: Music Manuscripts - Biography.  

    Scope and Contents

    This series contains photographs of Lou Harrison, Bill Colvig and friends. Also included are aluminum records of Harrison works and video tapes of Harrison performances, including a 1971 performance of Young Caesar.


    Arranged in two sub-series: Photographs and Media

    Separated Materials

    Reel-to-reel tapes and cassettes have been re-formated and cataloged separately. These are available for listening.

    Processing Information

    Initial Processing by Charles Hanson; Final Processing by M. Carey in 2016. Information regarding funding for this collection can be found in the Lou Harrison Papers: Music Manuscripts collection guide.

    Related Materials

    George Barati Papers; Ernest T. Kretschmer Archive; Sticky Wicket Scrapbook
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Ser.1 Music Manuscripts
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Ser.2 Notebooks
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Ser.3 Correspondence
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Personal materials
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Writings
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Printed Materials
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Photos and Media
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Artwork
    • Lou Harrison Papers: Realia

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Composers -- United States
    Sound recordings
    Video recordings
    Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003
    Colvig, William, 1917-2000