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Description of fonds and Collections
List of fonds and Collections
SCHAFER, R. MURRAY (Raymond Murray), 1933-
R. Murray Schafer fonds. - 1924-1994. - 3.54 m of textual records. - 10 photographs. - 9 negatives. - 135 slides. - ca. 100 drawings. - 77 audio tape reels. - 1 audio tape cassette.
Scope and content
The fonds includes, among other items: personal diary; notebooks; correspondence, including letters from Takemitsu, Cage, Mercure, Garant, Boulez and Levi-Strauss; autograph manuscripts of compositions by Schafer; writings; posters; concert programmes; press clippings; photographs of R. Murray Schafer, personalities of the music world, music groups and performances; sound recordings of musical works by Schafer, interviews and lectures.
Immediate source of acquisition: acquired from R. Murray Schafer in a number of accessions between 1977 and 1994.
Restrictions: the personal diary and notebooks are confidential.
Finding aids: Myra Grimley Dahl. "Numerical List of the R. Murray Schafer fonds." Ottawa: National Library of Canada. 1987. 61 p. (unpublished); provisional description for the most recent accessions.
Associated material: R. Murray Schafer fonds at the University of Calgary Library, Special Collections.
Accruals: further accessions expected.