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Inventory of the Henry Cowell correspondence, 1937-1944
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: H enry Cowell Correspondence,
    Date (inclusive): 1937-1944
    Collection number: ARCHIVES COWELL 1
    Creator: Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
    Extent: Number of items: 13 letters
    Repository: The Music Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


      Elizabeth Elkus, Berkeley.
      November 13, 1986.


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Henry Cowell correspondence, ARCHIVES COWELL 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    Principally with Albert Elkus, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, these letters chiefly concern Cowell's imprisonment at San Quentin Prison, 1936-1940. Other correspondents include Mrs. Olive Thompson Cowell, and Mrs. Sidney Robertson Cowell.