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Carl Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 888
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of programs for which Carl Cunningham wrote commentary. The materials are in good condition, and range in date from 1965 to 2017.

Dates

  • 1965 - 2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Carl Cunningham Papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

The Woodson Research Center use policy is that researchers assume sole responsibility for any infringement of privacy, literary rights, copyrights, or other rights arising from their use of the archival materials. In addition to any restrictions placed by donors, certain kinds of archival materials are restricted for the life of the creator plus 50 years. These materials include, but are not limited to, student grades, transcripts, and any job applications or recommendations.

Biographical / Historical

Carl Robert Cunningham (1931- ), a California native, holds degrees from Notre Dame and the University of Southern California. After serving in the Navy, he taught music and was a choir director in Honolulu, 1959-63. He was music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle before settling in Houston, where he was music editor of the Houston Post, 1966-1995, and was on the University of St. Thomas faculty, 1968-1986. With others, he wrote a history of Houston Grand Opera (2005) and has long composed program notes and liner notes for many classical music ensembles and dance troupes around the United States, including the Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.

Extent

7 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection consists mainly of programs for which Carl Cunningham wrote commentary. The materials are in good condition, and range in date from 1965 to 2017.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection have been arranged in eight series as follows: Series I: Personal Papers; Series II: Symphony Programs; Series III: Music Festival Programs; Series IV: Classical Music Programs; Series V: Ballet; Series VI: Houston Vocal Groups; Series VII: Opera; Series VIII: Addendum

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated by Carl Cunningham in May 2017.
Title
Guide to the Carl Cunningham papers, 1965-2017
Status
Completed
Author
Gabby Parker
Date
2020-04-07
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA