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Charles Clark Bell Music Collection

Identifier: PMC00007

Scope and Contents

Charles Clark Bell was born in Connersville, Indiana in 1930 and went on to serve as the Coordinator of Music Education at Florida Atlantic University. He composed the music for the FAU Alma Mater and was interested in the Kodaly method of music education. The Bell Collection dates from 1915 to 1998 and includes: sheet music, manuscript music, correspondence, papers, and photographs.


  • Created: 1915 - 1998
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1979

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are available for supervised use in the Special Collections reading room during regular hours or by appointment. Users are required to complete a registration form and to comply with regulations governing use. Research assistance may be available but please email or phone first to set up an appointment. Photocopies or electronic copies of material in the collections may be provided within copyright limits but may not be ready immediately. In addition, selected materials are digitized and available electronically through the Digital Library.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement. When using electronic copies or images, please keep in mind that copyright law applies. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission from the rights holder when copying material in excess of fair use. Restriction in the copying of materials may be imposed if the researcher does not have written permission from the rights holder. Should the researcher use or reproduce special collections material when submitting or publishing his or her own writing or research, the author should credit Florida Atlantic University Libraries Special Collections. If research at FAU Special Collections results in publication, we would appreciate citation information that would allow us to reference that work to future researchers. Also, If the researcher desires to reuse material for commercial use, please contact Special Collections.


3.50 Linear Feet

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Processing Information

In 2011, this collection was processed by Rita Pellen, Victoria Thur, and Elizabeth Fairall.

Charles Clark Bell Music Collection
Elizabeth Fairall, and Victoria Thur
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

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