1951 - 2010.
5.1 m of textual records. - 133 photographs. - 41 sound recordings.
Canadian composer, violinist, violist and educator Quenten Doolittle was born in Elmira, New York, on May 21, 1925 and came to Canada in 1960. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 378.
Fonds consists of correspondence; research material; manuscripts of libretti, speeches, articles and notes to accompany music; manuscript scores, ranging from sketches to full scores, of instrumental, operatic and vocal works, as well as incidental music for the theatre; promotional and production material; concert and festival programs; workshop and concert series brochures; photographs; newsclippings; and correpondence, promotional and other material relating to various musical and educational organizations with which Q. Doolittle was affiliated. Fonds also includes one small appendix, MsC 281, consisting of scores for Four songs for soprano and viola including vocal score, viola score and transfigurations for viola and piano.
Donated by Q. Doolittle between 1989 and 2010. MsC 281 donated by The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 2002.
Text in English.
Some items restricted.
File level inventory available at repository.
Further accruals expected.
For additional material relating to Quenten Doolittle, see Joyce Doolittle
MsC 281. Acc 455/89.17
, 516/92.14, 554/94.9
, 570/95.8, 620/97.19, 633/98.9, 666/99.23. 694/00.25, 703/01.9, 733/02.20, 747/03.12, 766/04.16, 817/07.7, 854/08.15, 861/09.5, 877/10.5