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Arthur Hitchcock Music Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0372

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection features materials belonging to Pomona College music professor Arthur Hitchcock, including 20 manuscripts of musical compositions written by Hitchcock; personal papers and correspondence; programs for Arthur Hitchcock’s performances and student performances at Pomona College, Brown University, and Portland State University; music manuscript scores by Leo Rowlands, Charles Davis Tillman, and Gustav Holst; and miscellaneous writings, books, programs, and clippings from the 20th century.

Dates

  • 1931-1976

Language of Materials

Languages represented in collection: English.

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

Biography / Administrative History

Arthur Hitchcock was a professor of music at Pomona College, as well as a pianist and accompanist with the Pomona Glee Clubs. He conducted the Pomona College Choir from 1948 to 1949, and the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs from 1947 to 1949. After leaving Pomona, he taught at Portland State University.

Extent

7.4 Linear Feet (1 document box, 7 flat boxes)

Abstract

This collection contains over twenty music manuscripts and personal papers of Arthur Hitchcock, pianist and music professor at Pomona College and Portland State University.

Organization and Arrangement

Materials are in their original folders and retain their original folder titles and organization.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Accruals

No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Processing Information

This collection was minimally processed to facilitate access. Front matter written by Myles Mikulic (May 2021) and Hannah Fradkin, Claremont Graduate University (May 2022). Collection processed by Special Collections staff.
Title
Arthur Hitchcock Music Manuscripts
Status
In Progress
Author
Myles Mikulic and Hannah Fradkin
Date
2022 May
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the 01 - Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library Repository

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