The collection includes music manuscripts and proofs as well as printed music. It includes concert programs and production
notes of performances. It also includes a small collection of personal correspondence, offprint articles and related documents
on friends and colleagues. There are some documents on the Cal Band, concert programs, and sound recordings by UC students
and groups. A scrapbook documents Elkus's theatrical and musical productions during his years at Cal.
Jonathan Britton Elkus (b. San Francisco, CA, August 8, 1931). Composer, arranger, editor, and teacher. He studied composition
with Charles Cushing and William Denny at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1953), with Ernst Bacon and Leonard Ratner
at Stanford University (MA 1957), and with Darius Milhaud at Mills College (1957). He taught at Lehigh University from 1957
to 1973 and became director of music at Cape Cod Academy in 1979. He has been guest conductor with concert bands throughout
2 legal size document boxes
7 oversize legal document boxes
3 flat storage boxes
1 oversize storage boxes
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.
Collection is open for research.