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Russell S. Howland papers

 Collection 0316-SCPA
The bulk of the Russell S. Howland papers consists 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.

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

18 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Russell S. 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. He became 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 Most of his works remain unpublished.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
Completed
Author
Christina Taylor Gibson
Date
2019-01-28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

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