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Sam Raphling scores

Identifier: Raphling
Contains manuscripts, copies, and published scores of Raphling’s compositions.


  • 1945-2013
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1988
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1991


Conditions Governing Access

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90.00 Boxes


Contains manuscripts, copies, and published scores by American composer and pianist Sam Raphling (1910-1988).

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically.

Source of Acquisition

Irving Abrams
Method of Acquisition Gift of Irving Abrams.

Accruals and Additions

Received first shipment of compositions on Dec. 2, 1991 with continuing shipments through 1996.

Additional material received from Kenneth Nielsen in 2014.

Processing Information

Finding aid written by Ruth Young, 2014; revised by Morris S. Levy.
Processing Information Oversize scores which were designated with regular box and folder numbers but housed separately in oversized pocket folders have been added to newly created Boxes 91 and 92 and their numbers reassigned. A note indicating the former Box/Folder designation has been added to each item.

The following Box/Folder numbers no longer exist in the collection in favor of the new arrangement: 19/3, 23/10, 27/3, 43/11, 51/12, 55/13, 55/8, 59/1, 60/3.
Guide to the Sam Raphling scores
Ruth Young; revised by Morris S. Levy
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Music Library Repository

Deering Library
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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US