The Charles Shackford Papers 1934-1984 (inclusive)


The Charles Shackford Papers 1934-1984 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other writings, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, conductor, and teacher Charles Shackford (1918-1979)

22 boxes (10.4 linear feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6352770

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