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Guide to the Aristide Cavaillé-Coll papers, 1833-1885, 1970s

Abstract

Aristide Caviallé-Coll was a French organ builder and musician. The collection includes unbound, full-size prints from microfilm of letters, monographs, first drafts, contracts, and indexes which reflect the extent of Caviallé-Coll's work in France, Europe, and the Americas, as well as his incorporation of technological innovations into his instruments. This material was used by Professor Fenner Douglass in his book "Caviallé-Coll and the Musicians; a Documented Account of the First Thirty Years in Organ Building," and includes the author's index cards and notebooks.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Aristide Caviallé-Coll papers
Creator
Aristide Caviallé-Coll, 1811-1899
Extent
9.0 Linear feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English and French.

Collection Overview

The collection includes unbound, full-size prints from microfilm of letters, monographs, first drafts, contracts, and indexes which reflect the extent of Caviallé-Coll's work in France, Europe and the Americas, as well as his incorporations of technological innovations into his instruments. The material in this collection was used by Professor Fenner Douglass in his book "Caviallé-Coll and the Musicians; a Documented Account of the First Thirty Years in Organ Building," and the collection includes the author's index cards and notebooks.

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Contents of the Collection

Information Folder; Etats des Orgues (1838-1858), parts. 1-2; Devis I (1833-1840), part 1, 1833-1858
Box 1
Devis II (1841-1845), parts 1-2; Devis III, (1845-1849), part. 1, 1841-1849
Box 2
Devis III (1845-1849), part 2; Devis IV (1850-1856) parts 1-2, 1845-1856
Box 3
Devis V (1856-1859), parts 1-2; Marches 2 (1863-1878), part 1, 1856-1878
Box 4
Marches 2 (1863-1878), part 2; Lettres I (1840-1844), parts 1-2; Lettres II (1844-1848), part 1, 1840-1878
Box 5
Lettres II (1844-1848), part 2; Lettres III (1848-1851), parts 1-2; Lettres IV (1851-1855), part 1, 1844-1855
Box 6
Lettres IV (1851-1855), parts 2-3; Lettres V (1855-1859), parts 1-2, 1851-1859
Box 7
Lettres V (1855-1859), part 3; Lettres VI (1859), parts 1-2, 1855-1859
Box 8
Loose correspondence and notes: 1838-1885; Personnel de la maison A. Cavaille-Coll (1876); Dossier of scales in effects of Jean La Preste; Miscellany; Indices - Letters (Notebook); Notebook, 1838-1855
Box 9
Index Cards, 1970s
Box 10

Historical Note

Aristide Caviallé-Coll was a French organ builder and musician.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aristide Caviallé-Coll papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Aristide Caviallé-Coll papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in several accessions as a gift beginning in 1979.

Processing Information

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