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Inventory of the Frederick Zech collection, 1858-1926
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frederick Zech Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1858-1926
    Collection number: ARCHIVES ZECH 1
    Creator: Zech, Frederick, 1858-1926
    Extent: Number of containers: 10 boxes
    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


    Gift from Mrs. Juanita Benson, San Francisco, on February 16, 1984.


    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], Frederick Zech collection, ARCHIVES ZECH 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Biographical Notes

    Frederick Zech, born in Philadelphia, spent most of his career in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes (Boxes 2-10) both scores, and instrumental and voice parts, for a wide variety of compositions. In addition (Box 1) there is found a photograph and biographical sketch of Mr. Zech by Oliver Hyde, a large scrapbook of programs, music reviews, and related articles, and a small scrapbook of newspaper reviews.
    Remarks: The correspondence of Frederick has been deposited with the California Historical Society, San Francisco, by Mrs. Benson.