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Boys Town Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Boys
Scope and Contents Dr. Ann Labounsky, Professor of Organ and Scared Music at the Mary Pappert School of Music, was instrumental in placing the Boys Town Collection at Duquesne University. She participated in the Boys Town Summer Workshops where, in 1965, she was assistant to the world renowned organist, Jean Langlais.Through the combined efforts of many individuals at the University including Dr. Paul Pugliese, University Librarian, the collection was gifted to the Gumberg Library in early 1990....
Dates: 1919 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970

David Craighead Collection of Organ and Sacred Music

Identifier: MSS MUSIC -Craighead
Dates: Recordings: 1958-2006, Cassette Tapes and CDs Printed Music and Correspondence: 1860-2000

Donald Wilkins Collection

Identifier: MSS 00dw
Scope and Contents

Scores are in fair to good condition. Some scores are signed by the composer.

Dates: Various

Dr. Ann Labounsky Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Labounsky
Scope and Contents

One box of administrative information for each of the individuals represented in the minor sacred music collections. Since Dr. Labounsky was responsible for procuring these collections, this background information is housed with her files.

Dates: 2018

Dr. James C. Hunter Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC -Hunter
Scope and Contents

Includes 1 box of music arranged alphabetically by composer. The collection measures 1 linear foot. Fragile condition.

Dates: 1946 - 1981

Edmund Shay Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Shay
Dates: Majority of material found within Various, !920-1940

Joe Negri Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC -Negri
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of seven series that are stored in twelve linear feet (twenty-two boxes). The collection ranges in date from 1908 to 2010, however many of the documents are undated. Many of the dates listed are the copyright dates on the materials or the performance dates listed. The majority of the collection is made up of music manuscripts and printed music. There are many arrangements and original works by Joe Negri throughout the collection. The collection also features music...
Dates: 1906 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1938 - 2005

Joseph Willcox Jenkins Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC -Jenkins
Scope and Contents

Includes 11 regular boxes and 2 oversize boxes of manuscript music arranged chronologically. The collection measures 12 linear feet. Condition of the material is somewhat fragile, single sheet or spiral bound scores.

Dates: 1947 - 2010

The Paul Hindemith Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Hindemith
Scope and Contents The Hindemith collection consists of seven series arranged by importance. They are Provenance, Correspondence, Music, Photographs and Newspaper Clippings, Memorial Service, and Miscellaneous. The materials include letters, postcards, pamphlets, musical scores, programs, newspapers, photographs, books, a puzzle and even a piece of a desk. It is 2 linear feet and the earliest date is in 1881 though the majority ranges from 1943 to 1964.Series I, entitled Provenance contains three...
Dates: 1943-1964

Paul Koch Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Koch
Scope and Contents

Includes three regular boxes and three oversize boxes. Regular boxes are arranged alphabetically by composer. Oversize boxes contain very fragile items which require careful handling.

Dates: Majority of material found within The materials in this collection cover dates between 1858-1983

The Paul Manz Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Manz
Scope and Contents Sub-collection: Arthur Bates Jennings Jr.While attending the University of Minnesota, Paul Manz had the opportunity to study with organist and composer Arthur B. Jennings, “which led to one of the most influential and deeply personal relationships of his professional career. Glimpses of Jennings’ influence on Paul Manz are seen in his devotion to meticulously and painstakingly organized fingering and his rich appreciation for discipline in practicing long, regular hours. Jennings...
Dates: 1900

Reginald Mills Silby Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Silby
Scope and Contents Box one includes original manuscripts of both unpublished and published music by R.M. Silby based on religious texts and poetry. There are folders of announcements of performances and various programs including church festivals. Box two includes lecture notes on music topics such as Gregorian Chant, Polyphony, Jazz, Vocal Training, etc. There is a folder and scrapbook (very delicate condition) containing newspaper clippings following R.M. Silby's musical career from 1909-1931. Several copies...
Dates: 1909-1954, post-death correspondence from 1983 and 1985 to daughter

Wilbur Held Collection

Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Held
Dates: Majority of material found within [1940-1960?]