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Harold Boatrite compositions


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Harold Boatrite, born in 1932, was a musical composer. He studied at the Tanglewood Music Center and over the course of his life studied, and worked, under Stanley Hollingsworth, Lukas Foss and Aaron Copland. In 1967, he received a honorary doctorate from the Combs College of Music. He taught theory of music and composition at Haverford College between 1967 and 1980. Boatrite also served on the music panel of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, as the composer-in-residence for the Conductors Institute at the University of South Carolina (since 1992) and a music consultant to the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

The collection contains music sheet from Boatrite's compositions in choral music, organ music, piano music and string quarter music.

Materials are arranged thematically.

Gift of Harold Boatrite.

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed February 2022

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexa Horkava
Finding Aid Date
February, 2022
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Collection Inventory

Organ Music, 1953.
Box 1
Piano Music 1, 1954 - 2004.
Box 1
Piano Music 2, 1956 - 1963.
Box 1
Choral Music , 1957 - 2006.
Box 1
String Quartet, 1959.
Box 1

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