Guide to the Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers, 1934-1942

Processed by JTJ; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers, 1934-1942

Collection number: M0233

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
JTJ
Date Completed:
1973 March
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1934-1942
Collection number: Special Collections M0233
Creator: Harris, Roy Ellsworth
Extent: .25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Transferred from the Music Library, 1971

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Roy Ellsworth Harris Papers, M0233, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Roy Harris and Hans Barkan concerning the commissioning of Harris to write an orchestral work for Stanford's 50th anniversary celebration (1934-1942). Harris describes the process of composition and decisions made at every step. Also includes articles and photographs.