Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Harold Triggs papers, 1900-1984

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1255
Bib ID 4079584 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Triggs, Harold, 1900-1984
Title Harold Triggs papers, 1900-1984
Physical Description 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Arranged by material type.



Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials documenting the life of Harold Melvin Triggs. The correspondence is primarily personal and from other musicians. There are concert prograpms from various points in Trigg's career and photographs primarily of Triggs and Vera Brodsky. There are manuscript and printed scores mainly of piano music but of some orchestral music as well. There is also a scrap book made by Triggs as a small child

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

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

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Thomas Franklin Waters, 1990.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed JHR 05/14/90.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscript notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Composition (Music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawrence, Vera Brodsky Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pianists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Harold Melvin Triggs (1900-1984), composer and pianist.