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The Samuel Gardner Papers

Call Number: MSS 37
Scope and Contents
The Samuel Gardner Papers document Gardner's varied career as a composer, violinist, conductor, and educator. The Papers hold sketches, manuscript scores, and printed editions of Gardner's musical compositions and pedagogical works. The Papers also include: correspondence to and from Gardner; programs, newspaper clippings, and reviews; photographs; and the transcript of an interview with Gardner made as part of Columbia University's Thomas A. Edison project.
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Papers are open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Samuel Gardner Papers are the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Samuel Gardner Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Samuel Gardner in 1983.
In 5 series as follows: I. Music. II. Correspondence. III. Programs and Clippings. IV. Biographical Materials. V. Photographs.
1913-1976 (inclusive)
4 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Related Names
Gardner, Samuel, 1891-1984
Language of Materials
Language of Materials