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Finding Aid for the Joni Mitchell Collection of musical arrangements , 1960-1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joni Mitchell Collection of musical arrangements,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1970
    Collection number: 45
    Creator: Mitchell, Joni
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: This collection consists of holographs of musical scores
    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 Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of 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], Joni Mitchell Collection of musical arrangements, 45, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Mitchell was born Roberta Joan Anderson on Nov. 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada; attended Albert College; became a singer and songwriter; won Grammy awards for Best Folk Performance (1969) and for Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists (with Tom Scott, 1974); recorded albums include: Songs to a seagull, Clouds, Ladies of the canyon, Blue, For the roses, Court and spark (1974), Miles of aisles, Hissing of summer lawns (1975), Hejira (1976), Don Juan's reckless daughter, Mingus (named Downbeat magazine Jazz album of the Year and Rock-Blues album of the Year, 1979), Shadows and light (1980), Wild things run fast (1982), Dog eat dog (1986), Chalk mark in a rainstorm (1988), and Night ride home (1991).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of holographs of musical socres of "Chelsea morning," "I don't know where I stand," and "Who," arranged for orchestra by Don Bogley.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Mitchell, Joni--Archives.
    Women singers--United States--Archival resources.
    Popular music--Manuscripts.