Hugh Raymond Newsom papers
Scope and Contents
Contains hand-written manuscripts for compositions and transcriptions for harp pieces by Hugh Raymond Newsom including the Children's Suite and various pieces of religious music and Marjorie Brunton Newson's notebooks of music he arranged. It also includes a photograph and LPs of Hugh Newsom, 1938-1976.
- Newsom, Hugh Raymond (Creator, Person)
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 the Hugh Raymond Newsom papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Hugh Raymond Newsom was a talented vocalist, pipe organist, pianist, electra-xylaharpist, choral-festival director, and composer.
Hugh Raymond Newsom studied under Doctors Rommel, Chadwick, Mason, Heacox, Andrews, and at Iowa Wesleyan, New England, and Oberlin Conservatories. He produced more than four hundred compositions including symphonies and choral works. Three of his cantatas were produced in Boston, Oberlin, and other musical centers by large festival choruses. He gave pipe-organ recitals and directed large choral festivals and was highly critically acclaimed. He was also the director of the Hugh R. Newsom Concert Co. Management and put on concerts including one featuring Alberto Salvi, Leonora Ferrari, W. Clay Inman, Lillian Pringle, Laura Barnett, and himself.
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
Retained in original order.
Donated by Charlene Conner in 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Charlene Conner; 2010.
Prominent Harpists, (Section IV.a.i. International Harp Collection Development Policy January 2011).
Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2011.
- Register of the Hugh Raymond Newsom papers
- Elizabeth West
- 2011 July 6
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.