Thomas C. Bardwell Collection
Scope and Contents
A collection of materials related to Maine band leader and composer, R. B. Hall. Collection includes correspondence of Thomas C. Bardwell and items of and about R.B. Hall. Scores and sheet music of Hall's compositions comprise much of the collection.
- Creation: 1870s-1960s
- Bardwell, Thomas C. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Restrictions on Use
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Biographical Note : Thomas C. Bardwell
Thomas C. Bardwell from Martha's Vineyard has been interested in R. B. Hall since childhood. He has collected R.B. Hall material since 1960.
Biographical Note : R. B. Hall
R. B. Hall was born in Bowdoinham, Maine in 1858. Started his own band in Richmond, Maine in 1878. Led the Bangor band from 1883 to 1890, where he began to compose marches. He died in Portland in 1907. For biography see "Down East," October 1967, p. 30.
16 linear feet (14 boxes)
20 boxes (approximately 1400+ audiotapes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Thomas C. Bardwell, September 28, 1990. Materials collected by Bardwell between 1960 and 1989.
- Guide to the Thomas C. Bardwell Collection
- Box And Folder List Available
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.