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Collection RBSC-ARC-1507 - H. Colin Slim Stravinsky collection

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H. Colin Slim Stravinsky collection

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  • 1911-1982 (Creation)
    Slim, H. Colin

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105 items;32 photographs

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Slim, H. Colin (1882-1971)

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After graduating from the Music Department of the University of British Columbia in 1953, Dr. H. Colin Slim enrolled in the graduate program at Harvard University and taught music at the University of Chicago, 1959-1965, and University of California,Irvine, 1965-1994. He has published extensively in the music field. The development of his Stravinsky Collection is explained in his Annotated Catalogue of the H. Colin Slim Stravinsky Collection, pp. 3-15.

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The collection consists of more than 135 items documenting the work and life of composer Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (1882-1971) including autographed letters, postcards, musical quotations, miniature manuscripts, photographs, programs and other printed material. There are items relating to Stravinsky's performance in Vancouver in 1952. The items are listed in an Annotated catalogue of the H. Colin Slim Stravinsky Collection available in the UBC Library (ML 134 S96 S54 2002) and a selection of them can be viewed online.

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This collection was rehoused in 2015 and box numbers have been updated. Inventory with original box numbers is available upon request.

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Inventory available. PDF document attached.

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182.3 KiB

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