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Inventory of the Ernest Bloch Collection, 1892-1958 (bulk 1919-1958)
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The main body of correspondence, donated by Lillian Hodgehead to the University in 1962 spans the years 1919-1958. It consists of letters written by Bloch to Lillian Hodgehead (initials LH) and Ada Clement (initials AC) or both of them (joint). Lillian Hodgehead and Ada Clement were Bay Area musicians/teachers/ administrators long connected with the San Francisco Conservatory and were instrumental in bringing Bloch to the Bay Area as a teacher/administrator at the Conservatory in the 1930s. There are 595 letters in this series.
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Collection is open for research, with the following exception: