Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0117 - Alfred Fisher fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0117
Alfred Fisher fonds.
- 1954-2007 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
7.6 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian composer, pianist and educator born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 30, 1942; died in 2016. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 466.
Donated by A. Fisher between 1991 and 2007.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of articles, book reviews, essays, lectures and speeches; manuscript scores, ranging from sketches to final drafts, of orchestral, chamber, instrumental, choral and vocal works; teaching material; newsclippings of articles and reviews; concert programs; promotional material; miscellaneous items pertaining to A. Fisher; published work; and sound recordings.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes 45 sound recordings.
Further accruals expected.