Guide to the Albert Cohen Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
September 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1062
Creator: Cohen, Albert, 1929-
Title: Albert Cohen papers
Dates: circa 1970-2000
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Summary: The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.
Language(s): The materials are in French.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

The materials were a gift of Albert Cohen, 2011.

Information about Access

Open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[identification of item], Albert Cohen Papers (SC1062). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Professor of Music Emeritus at Stanford, Albert Cohen is a distinguished musicologist and historian of music theory, specializing in French music of the 17th and 18th century. He was chair of the Music Department from 1973-1990, during which time he raised funds for, desiged and launched the Braun Music Center. A masterful performer on both violin and treble viol, Cohen is a graduate of Juilliard and former Guggenheim fellow and contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. He retired from Stanford in 2001.

Scope and Contents

The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.

Arrangement note

The materials are arranged in two series: Series 1. Administrative Files; Series 2. Research Files.

Access Terms

Cohen, Albert, 1929-
Music--France--History and criticism.
Music--France--Paris--Manuscripts
Music--Theory--17th century.
Music--Theory--18th century.
Stanford University--Faculty.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Administrative Files

Box 1, Folder 1

Personal Correspondence 1973-1998

Box 1, Folder 2

Stanford appointment 1972-1973

 

Series 2 Research Files

Box 1, Folder 3

Manuscript notes

Box 1, Folder 4

Collected documents 1947-1971

Box 1, Folder 5

Theatre

Box 1, Folder 6

Biographical files

Box 1, Folder 7

C. Perrault

Box 1, Folder 8

Manuscript notes

Box 1, Folder 9

-1695

Box 1, Folder 10

Savveur 1969-1716

Box 1, Folder 11

1696-1699

Box 1, Folder 12

Dodart 1699-1707

Box 1, Folder 13

1700-1739

Box 1, Folder 14

1740-1759

Box 1, Folder 15

1760-1769

Box 2, Folder 1

1770-1779

Box 2, Folder 1

1780-1789

Box 2, Folder 3

1790-

Box 2, Folder 4

Musset-Rapport 1774 Feb 9

Box 2, Folder 5

Other manuscript material, Thevenard-Dornel

Box 2, Folder 6

AMS Paper

Box 2, Folder 7

Jean Marius, Dossier Marius, Archives of the Academy of Sciences (Paris)

Box 2, Folder 8

18th-century silk string photographs