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Robert Linn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0310

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.

Dates

  • 1925 - 1999

Creator

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 The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers.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.

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.

Extent

21 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

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.

Acquisition

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

Creator

Title
Finding Aid of the Robert Linn papers
Status
Completed
Author
Rebecca Hirsch, Mandeep Condle and Ranjanabh Bahukhandi
Date
2010 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States