Guide to the Charles Gilbert Spross Papers, ca. 1907-1982

Guide to the Charles Gilbert Spross Papers,
ca. 1907-1982

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Spross, Charles Gilbert
Title: Charles Gilbert Spross Papers
Dates: ca. 1907-1982
Quantity: 1 box (0.5 cubic ft)
Abstract: Material relating to the life and career of the pianist, accompanist and composer.
Forms of Materials: Scrapbooks, sheet music

Biographical Note

Charles Gilbert Spross (1874-1961) was a pianist, accompanist and composer. He was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, studied under Franz Xavier Scharwenke and Carl V. Lachmund, and traveled the world to accompany a number of opera singers, violinists, and other musicians. He was also a composer.

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Scope and Content Note

2 scrapbooks along with 4 envelopes of sheet music and biographical material relating to Spross's career as a musician.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Subject Headings

Subjects:

  • Composers
  • Musicians
  • Pianists

Document Types:

  • Scrapbooks
  • Sheetmusic

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Streett, February 2011.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Gilbert Spross Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Streett, February 2011.

Acquisition Information

The scrapbooks and most of the sheet music were a gift of R. Philip Hart, 2010 [M2011-011]. Additional material was transfered from the Vassar College Music Library in 2010 [M2010-011].

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