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   Gloria Coates Papers 1970-1986.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gloria Coates Papers; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

Gloria Coates is an American composer who studied at Columbia University with Jack Beeson and Otto Luening. These papers include correspondence, concert programs and business records related to her activities as director of the German-American Contemporary Music Series in Munich from 1970 through 1986.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0238
Bib ID:4079761 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Coates, Gloria.
Title:Gloria Coates Papers 1970-1986.
Physical description:0.5 linear ft (1 document box).
Language(s):Material is in German and English.
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection primarily concerns Gloria Coates's work in arranging concerts of American music in Munich. It consists of correspondence with performers and composers; financial documents related to the performances; concert programs, commentaries, and reviews; two photographs and one long-playing record.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

  This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gloria Coates Papers; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

This collection was processed by H.R. in March 1992. Finding aid written by Bruce Shenitz (Pratt Institute MSLIS 2011), June 2010.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Announcements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Balance sheets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bills (financial).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brochures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Budgets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Handbills.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Phonograph records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Press releases.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Programs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Receipts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Resumes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tickets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Beeson, Jack, 1921-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Dept. of Music.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Composers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Concert agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Concerts--Germany--Munich.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
German-American Contemporary Music Series--Munich (Germany)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Impresarios.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Music festivals--Germany (West)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Music.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Musicians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Performing arts sponsorship.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women composers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women musicians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Gloria Coates was born in Wausau, Wisconsin in 1938, and won a National Federation of Music Clubs Composition Contest when she was twelve. After receiving a Masters of Music Degree in Composition at Louisiana State University, she studied with Jack Beeson and Otto Luening as a postgraduate student at Columbia University.

From 1971 to 1984 she produced the German-American Contemporary Music Series in Munich. The series received support from Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.

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