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Ross Lee Finney papers, 1926-1977

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LCCN: 2017570265 Miscellany, 1930-1968
This series contains a variety of materials gifted by Finney's brother, musicologist Theodore M. Finney. Included are newspaper clippings, photographs of Finney and family, programs for performances of his works, and drafts for two commencement speeches given by Finney. Also present are approximately forty responses to a questionnaire sent by Finney in late 1942 to prominent American composers of the twentieth century regarding the role of the composer in war-time. Notable respondents include Ernst Bacon, Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, David Diamond, Walter Piston, Quincy Porter, and William Schuman. All materials in this series are cataloged in ML94.F55.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Clippings, 1952, 1961-1967 and undated
Miscellany, undated
Photographs, 1930 and undated
Programs, 1931-1968 and undated
Two folders
Speeches, 1959 and undated
Survey responses, 1943

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