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Guide to the Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers, 1934-1942
Special Collections M0233  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1942
    Collection number: Special Collections M0233
    Creator: Harris, Roy Ellsworth
    Extent: .25 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Transferred from the Music Library, 1971

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    [Identification of item] Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers, M0233, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence between Roy Harris and Hans Barkan concerning the commissioning of Harris to write an orchestral work for Stanford's 50th anniversary celebration (1934-1942). Harris describes the process of composition and decisions made at every step. Also includes articles and photographs.