Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0100 - Keith Bissell fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0100
Keith Bissell fonds.
- 1941-1996 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1.3 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian composer, conductor and educator Warren Keith Bissell was born in Meaford, Ontario, on February 12, 1912. Died in Newmarket, Ontario, on May 9, 1992. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 125-126.
Donated by K. Bissell in 1987 and by Karen Evans in 2002.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of business and personal correspondence; manuscripts, ranging from sketches to master scores, of compositions for voice, chorus, orchestra and various chamber ensembles; manuscripts of articles and lectures; programs and newsclippings of articles about concerts featuring K. Bissell's works; published works; sound recordings of works by K. Bissell and others; and videotape of K. Bissell's retirement reception.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English and some in German.
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 3 sound recordings and 1 videocassette.
Further accruals expected.