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Marilyn Crispell papers, 1980-2021

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1856
Bib ID 12918061 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Crispell, Marilyn ; Workman, Reggie ; Braxton, Anthony
Title Marilyn Crispell papers, 1980-2021
Physical Description 7 linear feet (12 boxes (six ms boxes, three tall ms boxes, one CD box, one DVD box, one oversize flat box) and two mapcase folders)
Language(s) Most Materials in English, with some programs and articles in Finnish, French, Dutch, German.
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Jazz pianist Marilyn Crispell's career is documented in this collection by programs, reviews, scrapbooks, books, sounds recordings, art, and posters.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single reproductions may be made for research purposes. It is the responsibility of the user to secure permission for publication or use from the appropriate copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marilyn Crispell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated by Marilyn Crispell via the Columbia University Music Library in 2017 and in 2020.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ariana Csonka Kaleta, St. John's University (2018) under the supervision of Catherine Carson Ricciardi, with additional processing by Jenny Lee. Materials were reboxed, but items were not refoldered for the most part.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Compact discs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
DVDs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
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Composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Creative Music Studio Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crispell, Marilyn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jazz Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pianists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women jazz musicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Marilyn Crispell, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music. She has been a touring member of the Anthony Braxton Quartet, the Reggie Workman Ensemble and the Henry Grimes Trio. .She has also performed and recorded music by contemporary composers Robert Cogan, Pozzi Escot, John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Manfred Niehaus and Anthony Davis (including four performances of his opera "X" with the New York City Opera). She has performed modern art productions including artists, Cy Twombly and Christian Marclay's festival at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art. Ms. Crispell is the recipient of three New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship grants (1988-1989, 1994-1995 and 2006-2007), a Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust composition commission (1988-1989), and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2005-2006). In 1996 she was given an Outstanding Alumni Award by the New England Conservatory, and in 2004, was cited as being one of their 100 most outstanding alumni of the past 100 years.