George Frederick McKay music manuscripts and papers, 1924-1969  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Composer
McKay, George Frederick, 1899-1970
Title
George Frederick McKay music manuscripts and papers
Dates
1924-1969 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. 11.5 cubic ft
Collection Number
0406
Summary
Professor of music, University of Washington, composer
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

With the exception of Accession 0406-006, the collection is restricted. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

George Frederick McKay (1899-1970) was born in rural Washington state. He studied music composition at Eastman School of Music and graduated in 1923. He was Professor of Music at the University of Washignton from 1927 to 1968.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Chiefly music scores of McKay's compositions.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0406-001: George Frederick McKay music manuscripts, 1924-1969Return to Top

9 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Manuscript scores of musical compositions by McKay, a professor of music at the University of Washington; 1924-1969.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Professor McKay; 7 Nov 63, 21 Sept 64, 30 Aug 65, and Oct 66. Also: 4/67, 11/67, 4/68, and 6 Aug 70, 1963-11-07

Description
George Frederick McKay music manuscripts

Accession No. 0406-002: George Frederick McKay music manuscripts, undated (before 1970)Return to Top

1 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Music manuscripts (photocopies); no date.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Gift of the University of California (Berkeley) via David Wood, UW Music Librarian, 1987-06-01

Description
George Frederick McKay music manuscripts

Accession No. 0406-003: George Frederick McKay music scores, undatedReturn to Top

.33 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Music scores, no date.

Titles included in this accession are: Five Choral Poems; Epoch; Adventures in Modern Music; To a Liberator; Sonatine; and Composers of the Pacific Northwest.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: John Gibbs, 1992-06-19

Description
George Frederick McKay music scores

Accession No. 0406-004: George Frederick McKay music scores, 1930-1948Return to Top

.67 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Music scores (1940, 1948), autographed published scores, sheet music (ca. 1930-1946), choral works list (1948)

Manuscript items include his "Sonata No. 2 for Organ, Opus 50" and "Suite for Viola and Piano" (ozalid copy)

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Purchase, UW Music Library from Estate of George Shaw (?), 1993-10-05

Description
George Frederick McKay music scores

Accession No. 0406-005: George Frederick McKay music manuscripts, 1930Return to Top

.03 cu. ft. (1 folder); 41 pages

Scope and Content: Manuscript score; 1930.

Three individual, hand-written parts (violin, cello, and piano) with annotations for a trio, Op. 17, composed on September 20th, 1993 by George F. McKay in Seattle, Washington.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Joel Salzman Estate, 2004-01-29

Description
George Frederick McKay music manuscripts

Accession No. 0406-006: Commemorative materials about George Frederick McKay, 1999Return to Top

.14 cubic ft. (1 oversize folder)

Scope and Content: Poster; 1999

Commemorative poster celebrating McKay's 100th Birthday (1899-1999), featuring a short biography, an early photograph of McKay, and a listing of his compositions, books, and awards

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Acquisition Info: Fred McKay, 2001-04-02

Description
Commemorative materials about George Frederick McKay

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Composers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • McKay, George Frederick, 1899-1970--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington. School of Music
  • University of Washington--Faculty
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives