Inventory of the Preston Willis Search collection, [ca. 1878-ca. 1932]

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Inventory of the Preston Willis Search Collection, [ca. 1878-ca. 1932]

Collection number: ARCHIVES SEARCH 3

The Music Library



University of Ca lifornia, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

  • Music Library
  • 240 Morrison Hall
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2623
  • Fax: (510) 642-8237
  • Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
Processed by:
The Music Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Preston Willis Search Collection,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1878-ca. 1932]
Collection number: ARCHIVES SEARCH 3
Creator: Search, Preston W. (Preston Willis), 1853-1932
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes
Repository: The Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Donor:

Presented to the Music Library by Mr. Stephen Heron, the Search Ranch, Carmel Valley, California, 93924, on August 12, 1980.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Preston Willis Search collection, ARCHIVES SEARCH 3, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Biography

Preston Willis Search was born on April 10, 1853 in Marion, Ohio. He died on December 10, 1932 in Riverside, California. He was an educator and lecturer.

Related Collections

  • Title: Frederick Preston Search collection
    Identifier/Call Number: (ARCHIVES SEARCH 1)
  • Title: Sara Opal Search musical compositions
    Identifier/Call Number: (ARCHIVES SEARCH 2)

List of Contents

Box Box 1 , item 1.

Novels: Fidelitas, and Foundations of Belief (another version). Typescript manuscripts. 300 pp.

item 2.

Book: An Ideal School, dated Clark University, Worcester, Mass., August, 1900. Typescript copy. 513 leaves.

Box Box 2 , item 3.

One (1) folder of biographical-type materials.

item 4.

One (1) folder pertaining to the Preston W. Search lecture series.

item 5.

One (1) folder of miscellaneous correspondence.

item 6.

One (1) folder containing materials pertaining to his position as Superintendent of schools, Holyoke, Mass., about the turn of the century.

item 7.

Published articles and offprints by Preston W. Search.

item 8.

Music published, edited and composed by Preston W. Search.

item 9.

Drafts of novels.

item 10.

French school register, St. Alphonse, 1878. Purchased by Preston W. Search.

item 11.

Preston W. Search: two studio photographs.