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Finding Aid for the Music in Contemporary Life Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Music in Contemporary Life Collection
    Collection number: 14
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: This collection consists mostly of contributors' papers, with brochures, programs, correspondence, clippings, and other documents relating to the Institute
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Music in Contemporary Life Collection, 14, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists mostly of contributors' papers, with brochures, programs, correspondence, clippings, and other documents relating to the Institute. The Institute was sponsored by the UCLA Department of Music and the Musicians Congress and was held Sept. 14-17, 1944. Contributors include Hoagy Carmichael, Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco, Morton Gould, Roy Harris, Alfred Newman, Lawrence Clark Powell, Miklós Rózsa, and Artie Shaw.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Programs, articles, contributors' papers A-C (box 1)
    2. Contributors' papers D-H (box 2)
    3. Contributors' papers I-P (box 3)
    4. Contributors' papers Q-Z (box 4)

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Music in Contemporary Life Institute, (1944: University of California, Los Angeles)--Archival resources.
    Music--Social aspects--Congresses--Archival resources.
    Music--20th century--Congresses--Archival resources.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Music.
    Musicians Congress.