Scope and arrangement
The Alexei Haieff Papers provide a detailed view of the career of the Russian-American composer. In many cases, the evolution of his works can be viewed in multiple stages, from sketches to the final composition. Such access to different compositional manifestations provides scholars and musicians with a unique view of the creative process.
While the amount of Haieff's personal papers is not voluminous, there are numerous clippings and programs that trace his career, as well as personal documents and correspondence that shed light on his life and professional activities.
The Alexei Haieff papers are arranged in six series: