Arne Oldberg Collection circa 1887-1962

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Arne Oldberg Collection, circa 1887-1962

Arne Oldberg Collection circa 1887-1962

American composer, musician, and music professor at Northwestern University. The collection contains music scores, parts, and sketches, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, published copies, and photocopies, of Oldberg's works; a considerable amount of correspondence; programs; biographical materials; awards; and a small amount of writings, clippings, financial documents, and photographs.

around 5,000 items; 90 containers; 24 linear feet

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