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The Mel Powell Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 70
Scope and Contents
The Mel Powell Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Powell's musical compositions, including orchestral works, chamber music, keyboard pieces, choral music, songs, and electronic music. Powell's correspondence includes letters to and from performers, composers, publishers,musical organizations, and educational institutions. Powell's life and work are further documented by: programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; articles and addresses written by Powell; photographs; and recordings.
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Papers are open for research without restrictions. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Mel Powell 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 Mel Powell Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Mel Powell in 1992.
Arrangement
Dates
1942-1991, inclusive
Extent
14 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Related Names
Powell, Mel, 1923-1998
Language of Materials
English
Language of Materials
English