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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 .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by material type.

Description

Summary

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

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 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.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Estate of Thomas Franklin Waters, 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Waters, Thomas Franklin (the estate of). Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--02/28/90. Accession number--M-90-02-28.

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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Genre/Form

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

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
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.

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Harold Triggs papers, 1900-1984



Box 1 Arranged correspondence, 15 folders


Box 1 Manuscript, 1 folders


Box 1 Documents, 3 folders


Box 1 Biographical and program files, 7 folders


Box 1 Programs, 5 folders



Box 2 Titles


Box 2 Printed scores, 4 folders


Box 2 Manuscript scores, 8 folders



Box 3 Photographs, 12 folders


Box 3 Scrap book