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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gordon Childs papers on the Viola d'Amore

 Collection
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

Gordon Childs collection on "In The Pasha's Garden", 1934-1986

 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.
Dates: 1934-1986