Florence Beatrice Smith Price Papers Second Addendum
Scope and Content Note
Materials pertain to both the personal and professional aspects of Florence Price's life. Materials include correspondence, event announcements, music programs, and a wide array of musical compositions. The papers also include remnants of an early literary manuscript wriiten by Price.
- circa 1904-1957
- Price, Florence, 1887-1953 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Use Restrictions Apply: Copying of Florence Price material may be made for research and single use only. No material may be published or performed without permission of the copyright holder. For information contact:
Will Adams, Wise Music
G. Schirmer, Inc.
1247 6th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 393-9900
Materials in the Florence Price Papers Addendum B (MC 988b) have undergone professional conservation treatment for mold, dust, dirt and water damage. This conservation treatment is in accordance with best practices and standards of the archival profession in order to ensure long-term accessibility and safe public access to the historical materials contained in the collection.
Access to this collection is by appointment only.
Researchers requesting to access this collection will be required to sign a release form and discharge University of Arkansas Libraries from any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, and cost relating to the use and handling of the materials in this collection.
Researchers requesting access to this collection will be provided masks and nitrile gloves when using the collection. In addition, a portion of the collection will be serviced at an offsite storage facility. Note: Boxes 6A and 6B are serviced offsite.
Due to preservation concerns, photocopying and scanning of this collection may be prohibited.
No Interlibrary Loan
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Florence Beatrice Smith Price (1888-1953) was born April 9, 1888 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She studied composition and organ at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and afterwards taught in the music departments at Shorter College in Arkansas (1906-1910), and Clark University in Georgia (1910-1912). Among her most famous compositions is the Symphony in E Minor which won the Wanamaker Prize in 1931. Price died on June 3, 1953 of a stroke in Chicago, Illinois.
5.25 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged based of the original order of the collection as received by Special Collections.
The Florence Price Papers Addendum was purchased from Darrell and Vicki Gatwood of St. Anne, Illinois on March 17, 2010. Additional materials were donated by Bridget Robinson of Hazel Crest, Illinois in 2014.
Materials in the Florence Price Papers Addendum (MC 988b) have undergone professional conservation treatment for mold, dust, dirt and water damage. This conservation treatment is in accordance with best practices and standards of the archival profession in order to ensure long-term accessibility and safe public access to the historical materials contained in the collection.
Processed by Ashley Cain; completed in 2016.
- Florence Beatrice Smith Price Papers Second Addendum
- Ashley Cain
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.