Linn (Robert) papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
0310
Finding Aid Author
Rebecca Hirsch, Mandeep Condle and Ranjanabh Bahukhandi
Finding Aid Date
2010 September
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Sponsor
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.

Dates

  • 1925 – 1999 (Creation)

Extents

  • 21 Linear Feet (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Content

    Collection consists of the drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn and a small number of miscellaneous programs for concerts and other events.

  • Abstract

    The Robert Linn papers contains drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn, along with a few programs for concerts and other events. Linn joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles.

  • Biographical Note

    Robert Linn was born in San Francisco, California in 1925. He joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles. He also served as the president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Linn passed away in Los Angeles, California in 1999.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Robert Linn papers, Collection no. 0310, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Acquisition

    The Robert Linn papers were donated to USC in 2003 by Virginia Linn, Robert Linn's widow.

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