Dwight R. Pounds papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains the correspondence of Dwight Pounds and various prominent violists. It also contains viola scores and manuscripts, records from the American Viola Society and the Congresses of the International Viola Society, and Dwight Pounds' personal papers, 1992-2011.
- approximately 1992-2011
- Pounds, Dwight R. (Musician, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Dwight R. Pounds papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Dwight Pounds (born 1935) donated a lot of materials to the Primrose International Archive and was in charge of taking pictures for the American and International Viola Society.
Dwight took his doctorate in Music Education with viola as a minor under William Primrose at Indiana University. He has donated to the Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA) including the photo gallery of prominent violists displayed in the PIVA Room. He has been a research historian for both viola societies mentioned and has published two volumes pertaining to the history of the American Viola Society and the transition from violin to viola. Dr. Pounds has been the author of numerous articles on the viola that have appeared in magazines such as JAVS, Die Viola, and The Strad. This collection contains correspondence that involved the viola societies, congresses, Primrose competitions, and general activities pertaining to the viola.
22 boxes (11 linear ft.)
The original order of the collection has been retained.
Donated by Dwight Pounds in March 2011.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Dwight Pounds; March 2011.
Prominent Violists, (Section IV Primrose International Viola Archive Collection Development Policy January 2011).
Processed; Sara Stout; May 2011.
- Register of Dwight R. Pounds papers
- Sara Stout
- 2011 May 19
- 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.