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Russell S. Howland papers

 Collection 0316-SCPA
The Russell Howland Papers consist of original holograph scores and arrangements by Russell Howland; in some cases related descriptions by the composer have been retained as well. Most of the compositions are intended for concert band or small woodwind ensembles and date from 1944 to 1971. The papers are divided into two series: original compositions and arrangements.

Dates

  • 1920-1958, undated

Condition Description

Binding issues for some items. A handful of facsimile items created using spirit duplicator (i.e. Ditto) process. Some reasonable soiling and wear, but otherwise stable.

Extent

63 scores

7 Linear Feet (located in X4-5-1 to X4-6-2 )

Biographical / Historical

Russell Howland (1908-1995) was a student of Albert Austin Harding at the University of Illnois. After graduation, he spent most of his career as a bandmaster and instructor of woodwind at California State University, Fresno, becoming widely known as a woodwind specialist and an early advocate of the clarinet choir. He was elected to the American Bandmasters' Association in 1954. Most of his works remain unpublished.

Condition Description

Binding issues for some items. A handful of facsimile items created using spirit duplicator (i.e. Ditto) process. Some reasonable soiling and wear, but otherwise stable.
Title
The Russell Howland Papers
Subtitle
A Manuscript Score Collection
Status
in_progress
Author
Christina Taylor Gibson
Date
2019-01-28
Description rules
dacs

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States