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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 8507
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to Gordon Childs’ research on, experience with, and study of, the viola d’amore. It includes his personal collection of viola d'amore music, his research on the viola d'amore, and other materials related to well-known contemporary viola d’amore players and composers. Dated 1602-2014 with the bulk being from 1935-1997.
Dates: Publication: 1602-2014; Publication: Majority of material found within 1935-1997
Series — Box 2: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 6, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 8507 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains materials that Gordon Childs collected and compiled on an opera called “In The Pasha’s Garden” by John Laurence Seymour which has a viola d’amore solo during one of the acts. It includes musical scores and correspondence related to Childs' research. Dated 1934-1986.
Series — Box 3: Series 7; Series 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8507 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains letters and emails between Gordon Childs and others about the viola d'amore. Dated 1969-2014.
Gordon Childs papers on the research of the Viola d'Amore for master's thesis, 1952-1954, bulk: March 1952-July 1952
Series — Box 5: Series 14; Series 15; Series 16, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSS 8507 Series 15
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence between Dr. Childs and other viola d'amore players about the viola d'amore for his master's thesis. Dated 1952-1954 with the bulk of the materials being from March 1952-July 1952.
Dates: 1952-1954; Majority of material found within March 1952-July 1952
Miscellaneous excerpts from Gordon Childs' musical library, approximately 1661-2006, bulk: Approximately 1913-2006
Series — Box 5: Series 14; Series 15; Series 16, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 8507 Series 16
Scope and Contents This series contains miscellaneous materials from Dr. Childs' collection of papers on the viola d'amore. Includes poetry and other materials related to the viola d'amore. Dated approximately 1661-2006 with the bulk of the materials being from approximately 1913-2006.
Dates: approximately 1661-2006; Majority of material found within Approximately 1913-2006