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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

CALDERISI, MARIA, 1935-
MUS 271


Maria Calderisi fonds.  - 1962-1995.  - 65 cm of textual records.  - 29 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
A librarian specializing in music, Maria Calderisi worked at the National Library of Canada (1973-95), becoming Head of the Printed Collection Section in 1976.  Active in library science circles, she was president of the Canadian Association of Music Libraries (1976-78) and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (1986-89), and was also involved in a number of organizations such as the International Federation of Library Associations, Music Library Association (USA) and the Canadian Music Centre.  In 1981, she published a revised version of her master's thesis (L'Édition musicale au Canada 1800-1867/Music Publishing in the Canadas 1800-1867). 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to Maria Calderisi's career as a music librarian.  These include biographical material; diplomas and awards; personal and professional correspondence (François Lesure, Franco Mannino, Veslemöy Heintz, Don Krummel, Don Roberts, Helmut Kallmann, etc.); professional activity files (the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, the International Standard Music Number, the University of Michigan and McGill University, the Bibliographical Society of Canada); writings and corresponding research material; and photographs of Calderisi and library-related events. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Maria Calderisi in 1996. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  provisional description. 



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