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John Addison papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2165

Scope and Contents

Primarily consists of musical sketches and scores composed by Addison for stage, screen, and television. There are a number of audio cassettes of works of Addison and others, as well as interviews Addison conducted for various radio programs. Also included are videotapes of different productions with which Addison was associated. There is some correspondence, mostly relating to royalty payments to Addison, but also concerning his appearances as guest conductor with various orchestras. Also includes cue sheets, phonograph albums of some of Addison's music, and photographs and negatives. Dated approximately 1930-1990.


  • approximately 1930-1990


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Addison papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Permission to photocopy musical scores and sketches must be obtained from the donor.


6 cartons (6 linear ft.)

1 half box ((0.25 linear ft.) )

47 boxes (23.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Items created or collected by Addison during his lifetime. Addison, in 1994, and his widow, in 1999, donated the material to Brigham Young University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Addison and Pamela Addison.


Film Music.

Register of John Addison papers
In Progress
Megan Furcini
2011 May 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States