John Addison papers

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John Addison papers

Dates: approximately 1930-1990

Primarily consists of musical sketches and scores composed by Addison for stage, screen, and television. There are a number of audio cassettes of works of Addison and others, as well as interviews Addison conducted for various radio programs. Also included are videotapes of different productions with which Addison was associated. There is some correspondence, mostly relating to royalty payments to Addison, but also concerning his appearances as guest conductor with various orchestras. Also includes cue sheets, phonograph albums of some of Addison's music, and photographs and negatives. Dated approximately 1930-1990.

  • Extent: 6 cartons (6 linear ft.). -- 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.). -- 47 boxes (23.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Addison, John, 1920-1998
  • Call Number: MSS 2165
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; BYU Film Music Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Addison papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. Permission to photocopy musical scores and sketches must be obtained from the donor.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2165; John Addison papers; Film Music Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2165, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Items created or collected by Addison during his lifetime. Addison, in 1994, and his widow, in 1999, donated the material to Brigham Young University.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Addison and Pamela Addison.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Composers--United States; Music; Motion picture music
Genre / Form
Scores; Interviews; Letters; Videocassettes; Photographs
Appraisal Information
Film Music.
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Finding Aid Title
Addison (John) papers
Finding Aid Author
Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-07-03 16:08:09 -0600.
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