Northwestern

Meyerowitz, Jan papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
Meyerowitz

Dates

  • 1935-1980 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 03/06/1980 (Other)

Extents

  • 41.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Includes manuscript and printed scores, correspondence, and ephemera.

  • Arrangement Note

    Arranged in three series: 1. Music Manuscripts; 2. Correspondence; 3. Ephemera. Series 1 is further divided into six subseries: 1. Operas; 2. Vocal Music; 3. Orchestra/Band Music; 4. Chamber Music and Solo Works; 5. Transcriptions; 6. Miscellaneous Sketches. The folders are arranged chronologically within each subseries. Series 2-3 are unprocessed.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The manuscript scores are open for research use; access to the other series is restricted (currently unprocessed).

  • Source of Acquisition

    Jan Meyerowitz

  • Method of Acquisition

    The collection was purchased from Jan Meyerowitz in 1980 and shipped between 1980 and 1984; additional materials sent in 2000 after the deaths of Meyerowitz and his wife.  Annotated full and vocal scores of Eastward in Eden (edited 1977?) were donated by the Boston Lyric Opera in 2004.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Preferred Citation

    Jan Meyerowitz Papers, Northwestern University Music Library

  • Processing Information

    Finding aid written by Morris S. Levy, 2015.

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