Found 5 collections related to California State Prison at San Quentin

Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-3
1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm; 1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm
Includes material on the career of composer Henry Cowell; encounters with many musicians and other artists, the founding of New Music and the New Music Society; an extended trip to Ireland, Russia, and points between in 1929 with Henry; various... more
California State Prison at San Quentin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18376
.33 linear feet (2 volumes)
Volumes record 141 capital commissions with captioned photographs of each inmate executed. Entries include annotations by prison staff recording execution number, name, height, weight, build, nationality, date executed, distance of drop for... more
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-4
4 items
Olive Thompson Cowell was married to Harry Cowell, father of composer Henry Cowell. Lilly (or Lily) Popper was Henry Cowell's colleague in a school of music. 4 TLS regarding Henry Cowell's arrest for a sexual offense and incarceration in San... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 99-5
13 items
Henry Cowell was a noted American composer, pianist, music educator, and founder of the publication New Music and the New Music Society of California. Lilly (or Lily) Popper was Henry Cowell's colleague in a school of music. 13 TLS written from... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... more
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