Correspondence between the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies and Benjamin Britten

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1111 BBA/ASPEN_INSTITUTE_FOR_HUMANISTIC_STUDIES
  • Dates of Creation
      1964-1971
  • Physical Description
      33 items

Scope and Content

Typescript correspondence from Alvin C. Eurich, President, Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, Aspen, Colorado, and typescript correspondence from Britten and his secretary.

Includes material relating to the First Aspen Award, including a typescript biographical sketch of Britten, copy of the press release announcing Britten as the first recipient, manuscript drafts of Britten's speech 'On Receiving the First Aspen Award' in the hand of Peter Pears, and general correspondence relating to arrangements for the Award Ceremony.

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