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At a Glance
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
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harold Triggs papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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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
Processed JHR 05/14/90.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Harold Melvin Triggs (1900-1984), composer and pianist.