Scope and arrangement
The Balbo papers are primarily made up of scores. It includes many original manuscripts, handwritten by Balbo himself, as well as some of his published works. There is a series of works by other composers that Balbo either hand copied exactly or that he revised and arranged. There are a few professional papers, including some of Balbo’s essays, his photograph, and a resumé produced sometime after his move to Brooklyn. There is virtually nothing of a personal nature in this collection.
The Giuseppe Cesare Balbo papers are arranged in four series:
- 1904-1955; undated
- 1904-1954; undated
- 1903-1956; undated