Scope and Content
Title: Composers' Forum Records,
Date (inclusive): 1947-1983
Collection number: ARCHIVES COMPOSERS' FORUM 1
Composers' Forum (Northern Calif.)
Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of
these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
The Composers' Forum.
Collection is open for research.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Head of the Music Library.
[Identification of item], Composers' Forum records, ARCHIVES COMPOSERS' FORUM 1, The
Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Founded in 1947 as an independent organization called Composers' Forum by Jane Hohfeld
and others, centered in Northern California, the group following their third season
(1949/50) became affiliated with the International Society for Contemporary Music. It is
not associated with the Composers' Forum (U.S.), which is based in New York City.
- Season 1
- Season 2
- Season 3
- Season 4
- Season 5
- Season 6
- Season 7
- Season 8
- Season 9
- Season 10
- Season 11
- Season 12
- Season 13
- Season 14
- Season 15
- Season 16
- Season 17
- Season 18
- Season 19
Retrospective concerts: October 19 & 23, 1983.
For a history of the Composers' Forum, see the statement by Jane Hohfeld Galante
(next pages). The organization of materials in this inventory (items 31 to 53) is by
calendar year, not by the concert season year. To have done otherwise would have
created much confusion. It was not possible to isolate the financial materials, because
much of the correspondence, reports, and agendas relate to the finances of the
Scope and Content
The collection contains Music and business papers: programs, newspaper reviews,
announcements, scrapbooks, agendas of meetings, reports, membership lists, financial
statements, correspondence, etc.