Grace Castagnetta Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains corrected sheet music for Song of Robin Hood, arranged by Grace Castagnetta, along with a note on the materials from Dr. Irvin Kerlan.
- circa 1947
- Castagnetta, Grace, 1909-1996 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Grace Castagnetta was a pianist, writer, and composer. She was born in New York (sources say either 1909 or 1912), and collaborated with many well known authors and illustrators of the 20th century on musical books for children, including Hendrik Van Loon and Virginia Lee Burton. Song of Robin Hood was co-created with Anne Malcomson, who edited, and Virginia Lee Burton, who designed and illustrated. Castagnetta died in 1996.
Language of Materials
Contains corrected sheet music for one title arranged by Grace Castagnetta.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Grace Castagnetta to Dr. Irvin Kerlan, who donated the materials to the collection in 1950.
- Ballads, English Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Folk songs, English Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Robin Hood (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Kerlan, Irvin, 1912-1963 (Donor, Person)
- Grace Castagnetta Papers, circa 1947
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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