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Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Corbett
The Marion Bard Corbet music manuscripts consist of all known musical works of the late Marion Bard Corbett (1915-1972), a Northwestern University alumna and Chicago-area composer. Included in this collection are music manuscripts, copies and published music scores, sketches, drafts, notebooks and other papers by Corbett.

Dates

  • Existence: Acquired circa 1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is open and available to researchers without restrictions. Please contact musiclibrary@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3434 in advance of your visit to schedule an appointment to view materials from this collection.

Extent

12 Boxes

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series. The first series: Music manuscripts and scores contains eight sub-series arranged primrarily by instrumentation or ensemble type then alphabetically by title with the following sub-series: Orchestral Music, Chamber Music, Piano Solo, Piano Duet and Piano 4-hands, Choral Music, Songs. Two additional sub-series, one for Sketches, Drafts and Incomplete Works; and another for a box of music for which the original order has been maintained complete the first series.

The second series: Notes, programs, audio recordings and other papers is arranged by descriptive folder title and contains the aforementioned papers and audio recordings in addition to some published sheet music not composed by Marion Bard Corbett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of Music Library Special Collections. Acquired and catalogued on or before July 23, 1975.

Processing Information

An inventory presumably completed by Music Library staff was completed on July 23, 1975. Several omissions and errors were discovered and the collection was fully inventoried and processed by Alan Akers in autum of 2018.

Finding aid by Alan K. Akers, September 2018.
Title
Guide to the Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers
Status
completed
Author
Alan K. Akers
Date
September 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Music Library Repository

Contact:
Deering Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3434