Albrecio DeCaprio papers
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The DeCaprio papers contain manuscript copies of his musical scores, his business papers, photos, and many newspaper clippings regarding DeCaprio's musical career. The collection relates to the history of Southern California through his involvement with the popular city bands.
- DeCaprio, Albrecio (Creator, Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.
Biography of Alberico DeCaprio
Alberico DeCaprio immigrated from Italy to America in 1886. He played in several bands throughout the country before moving to the West coast, living and working mainly in Oregon and California. DeCaprio is a musician known for playing the trombone and euphonium, conducting numerous bands, and composing musical scores. In California he led the Pomona City Band for 16 years and the LA Gas and Electric Band for seven years. He also worked as a musical instructor.
Language of Materials
This collection contains original handwritten sheet music, a small amount of published sheet music, newspaper clippings and personal papers of Alberico DeCaprio.
Series 1, Music
subseries 1.1, Marches Quarto
subseries 1.2, Dances Quarto
subseries 1.3, Songs Quarto
subseries 1.4, Other Compostions Quarto
subseries 1.5, Intermezzos Quarto
subseries 1.6, Co-Authored Quarto
subseries 1.7, Arrangements Quarto
subseries 1.8, No Author Quarto
subseries 1.9, Marches Octavo
subseries 1.10, Dances Octavo
subseries 1.11, Songs Octavo
subseries 1.12, Arrangements Octavo
subseries 1.13, Intermezzo Octavo
subseries 1.14, March Sized
subseries 1.15, Published
Series 2, Photos and Posters
Series 3, Scrapbooks and News Clippings
Series 4, Business Papers, Biographical Information
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.
Donation from Kurt Belfis, 2005..
No addition to the collection is anticipated.
General Physical Description note
(5 boxes and 1 oversized box)
Arranged and Processed by Neena Cannon
- Guide to the Albrecio DeCaprio Papers
- Finding aid created by Neeka Cannon
- July 20, 2008
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.