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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Correspondence,

Photograph,

Printed Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Harp Society:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1969-1976, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Harp Society
Title: American Harp Society Records,
Dates: 1969-1976
Abstract: Records of the Society, principally correspondence and issues of the American Harp Journal.
Collection # S 23.1
Quantity: 3 wallets (.25 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Founded in 1962, the American Harp Society is open to harpists, students, and those interested in the advancement of harp education, performance, and composition.

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Scope and Content

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

Includes correspondence and printed material pertaining to the activities of the American Harp Society and its members, and bulks (1973-1976) with printed material which are primarily issues of the American Harp Journal. Of particular interest is a composition entitled "Windmill Sketches," composed by Gail Barber of Texas Tech University.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The American Harp Society Records is organized by the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Gail Barber.
Billie Wolfe.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Harp Society.
American Harp Society. Conference (7th : 1970 : Lubbock, Tex.)
Texas Tech University. Department of Music--Faculty.
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Composers--Texas.
Harpists--Texas.
Harp music.
Harp--Instruction and study--Texas.

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Related Materials:

Texas Tech University Archives at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Harp Society Records, 1969-1976, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a, post-1971

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Bibliography

American Harp Society. American Harp Journal.

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence,

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Photograph,

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Printed Material

Folder
3 Programs, 1970
Folder
4 Newspaper Clippings, 1970
Folder
5 Music, undated
The American Harp Journal, 1969-1976
Folder
6 The American Harp Journal, Volume 2, Numbers 1-3, Spring 1969-Fall 1970 1969-1970
Folder
7 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1973
Folder
8 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1974
Folder
9 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1975
Folder
10 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1975
Folder
11 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1976
Folder
12 The American Harp Journal, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1976

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