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Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations, 1940-1962

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Administrative Information


Spivak’s widow, “Dubby” Lambert Spivak, donated the Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations to Furman University in January 1983. In July 2008, the Music Library had possession of this collection and Jenny Colvin, Music Librarian, transferred it to Special Collections and Archives.

Custodial History

Furman music professor, Dan Ellis, received the Band Orchestrations and Spivak’s trumpet in January 1983, the music to be housed in the Duke Library. The trumpet remains displayed in Professor Gary Malvern’s office in the Music Department.

Related Material

  • George and Elaine Howard Collection of Charlie Spivak Memorabilia, Acc. #: 2015-065
  • Charlie Spivak Papers, 1913-1982
  • South Caroliniana file – Charlie Spivak Biography

Access and Use

Access and Restrictions

Advance notice required for use. No use of unpublished pieces without permission. A Release for Personal Use form is required for requests of photocopies of arrangements for personal use.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations, Acc. 2008-063 [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections and Archives, Furman University, Greenville, S.C.