Arthur Hitchcock Music Manuscripts
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.
Language of Materials
Languages represented in collection: English.
Collection open for research.
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.
7.4 Linear Feet (1 document box, 7 flat boxes)
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.
Please consult repository.
No additions to the collection are anticipated.
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.
- Arthur Hitchcock Music Manuscripts
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- Myles Mikulic and Hannah Fradkin
- 2022 May
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