Finding Aid for the Walter Rubsamen Collection , 1971-1972

Collection processed and machine-readable finding aid created by Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Phone: (310) 825-4988
Fax: (310) 206-1864
Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Arts and Humanities--Music

Finding Aid of the Walter Rubsamen Collection, 1971-1972

Collection number: 104

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1991
Encoded by:
Bryan Griest
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter Rubsamen Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1971-1972
Collection number: 104
Creator: Rubsamen, Walter
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of the manuscript and a photocopy of the composition, "I'm going away," and a photocopy of the composition, "Is it always right to be right?"
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter Rubsamen Collection, 104, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Rubsamen was born on July 21, 1911 in New York City; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1933; Ph.D., Univ. of Munich, 1937; joined the UCLA music faculty in 1938, becoming professor of music (1955-73) and chairman of the music dept. (1965-73); served as president, Dante Alighieri Society of Southern California (1969-70); published Literary sources of secular music in Italy (1943), Music research in Italian libraries (1951), and Chanson and madrigal, 1480-1530 (with others, 1964); he died in June 1973.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the manuscript and a photocopy of the composition, "I'm going away," and a photocopy of the composition, "Is it always right to be right?" by Rubsamen, as well as audiotape performances of the two works.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Musical compositions (box 1)
  2. Audiotapes (box 2)

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Rubsamen, Walter H. (Walter Howard), 1911-1973--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Music--Faculty--Archival resources
Musicologists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Music--Manuscripts.
Audiotapes--aat.


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