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Gloria Coates papers, 1970-1986

Summary Information

Abstract

Gloria Coates is an American composer who studied at Columbia University with Jack Beeson and Otto Luening. These papers include correspondence, concert programs and business records related to her activities as director of the German-American Contemporary Music Series in Munich from 1970 through 1986.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0238
Bib ID 4079761 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Coates, Gloria
Title Gloria Coates papers, 1970-1986
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (0.5 linear feet 1 document box)
Language(s) Material is in German and English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Description

Summary

The collection primarily concerns Gloria Coates's work in arranging concerts of American music in Munich. It consists of correspondence with performers and composers; financial documents related to the performances; concert programs, commentaries, and reviews; two photographs and one long-playing record.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gloria Coates Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed HR 03/04/92.

Papers Reprocessed Bruce Shenitz (Pratt Institute MSLIS 2011) 06/--/10.

Finding aid written Bruce Shenitz (Pratt Institute MSLIS 2011) 06/--/10.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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"
Announcements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Balance sheets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bills (financial) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brochures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Budgets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Handbills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phonograph records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Receipts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Resumes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tickets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Beeson, Jack, 1921-2010 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Concert agents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Concerts -- Germany -- Munich Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
German-American Contemporary Music Series -- : Munich (Germany) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Impresarios Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music festivals -- Germany (West) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Performing arts sponsorship Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women musicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Gloria Coates was born in Wausau, Wisconsin in 1938, and won a National Federation of Music Clubs Composition Contest when she was twelve. After receiving a Masters of Music Degree in Composition at Louisiana State University, she studied with Jack Beeson and Otto Luening as a postgraduate student at Columbia University.

From 1971 to 1984 she produced the German-American Contemporary Music Series in Munich. The series received support from Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.