Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous Items--Music, 1961-1968

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

4 articles pertaining to Albert Schweitzer and his musical works; 3 announcements from recording companies announcing the availability of recordings of Dr. Schweitzer; with inset folder with materials pertaining to the verses "Toujours plus haut" ["Higher, ever higher" or "Higher always"] written by Schweitzer when he was 19 years old, contents relate primarily to Elizabeth E. Rogers' setting of the verses to music for the use of the Albert Schweitzer Elementary School in Pennsylvania; extract of a 1961 dealer catalog showing a reproduction of a Schweitzer manuscript, described as a small folio from a concert to be given in Bern, Switzerland, in 1928


Folders are organized roughly by subject; folder contents are organized alphabetically or by year when possible.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Traci Ballou in June and July, 2005. Finding aid written by Traci Ballou in July 2005.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Miscellaneous Items--Music; Albert Schweitzer Collection, C0326, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Some of the photographs in the collection came to print in the following publications: Charles R. Joy and Melvin Arnold, The Africa of Albert Schweitzer (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1948), and Charles R. Joy, editor, The Animal World of Albert Schweitzer (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1950).

The following two sources were consulted in preparation of the biographical sketch: (1) Fairbain, Robert H. "Albert Schweitzer—History in the Making." Journal De Acemi—Camsi Journal, October 1956: 7-13. (2) Joy, Charles R., and Melvin Arnold. The Africa of Albert Schweitzer. Boston: The Beacon Press, 1948.

Joy, Charles Rhind, 1885- .
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965.