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Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/080
Primary Creator: Forte, Allen
Extent: 25.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Files are presented in the order in which they were found. Where a particularly large file needed to be housed in separate folders, they are numbered (e.g., "folder 1 of 2; 2 of 2"). It is common to find sub-folders "nested" in other folders, or multiple folders in a file. That system of organization has been maintained.
Date Acquired: 06/11/2014. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: musical analysis, music theory, Schenkerian analysis
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 25 boxes of writings, sketches, analyses, and other personal papers, along with some photos and videocassettes from the career of music theorist and educator Allen Forte. An additional donating in the summer of 2015 added two boxes of sound and video recordings from Madeleine Forte, as well as Allen Forte's doctoral cap, gown, and hood for the honorary doctorate he received from Eastman School of Music in 1978.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals:

4 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on June 26, 2015.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on March 8, 2016.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on June 8, 2016.

2 addiional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on January 3, 2017.

10 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on January 10, 2017.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on February 1, 2017.

3 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on February 28, 2017.

Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Source: Allen and Madeleine Forte
Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 20: BooksAdd to your cart.
Arranged by category: History, Linguistics, Cognition/Psychology, Logic/Mathematical Concepts, Number Theory, Algebra,  Finite Mathematics, Group Theory.
Item 1: Applegate - The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, 2006Add to your cart.
New York: Three Leaves Press (Doubleday). ISBN 978-0-385-51397-5.
Item 2: McNeill - The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community, 1963Add to your cart.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Item 3: Carnap - The Logical Syntax of Language, 1954Add to your cart.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.
Item 4: Cherry - On Human Communication, 1957Add to your cart.
New York: Wiley; The Technology Press of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Item 5: Chomsky - Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, 1965Add to your cart.
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press
Item 6: Gleason: An Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics, 1955Add to your cart.
New York: Henry Holt and Company.
Item 7: Greenberg, ed. - Universals of Language, 1966Add to your cart.
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press.
Item 8: Whorf - Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf, 1966Add to your cart.
Cambridge: M.I.T. Press.
Item 9: Waterman - Perspectives in Linguistics: An Account of the Background of Modern LinguisticsAdd to your cart.
Chicago: Phoenix Books (University of Chicago Press).
Item 10: Dewey - Art As Experience, 1958Add to your cart.
New York: Capricorn Books.
Item 11: Goodman - The Structure of Appearance, 1966Add to your cart.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.
Item 12: Margolis - Patterns, Thinking, and Cognition: A Theory of Judgment, 1987Add to your cart.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-50528-6.
Item 13: Morris - Signification and Significance: A Study of the Relations of Signs and Values, 1964Add to your cart.
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press.
Item 14: Russel - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits, 1956Add to your cart.
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd.
Item 15: Stevens and Davis - Hearing: Its Psychology and Physiology, 1960Add to your cart.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Item 16: Ward-Steinman - Toward a Comparative Theory of the Arts, 1989Add to your cart.
San Diego: SDSU Press. Inscribed to Forte by author, dated 1991.
Item 17: Bach - An Introduction to Transformational Grammars, 1964Add to your cart.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.
Item 18: Cohen and Nagel - An Introduction to Logic and the Scientific Method, 1934Add to your cart.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company.
Item 19: Ellis - Basic Concepts of Measurement, 1966Add to your cart.
London: Cambridge University Press.
Item 20: Luce, Bush, and Gardner - Handbook of Mathematical Psychology, 1963Add to your cart.

Volume II, Chapters 9-14.

New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Item 21: Kershner and Wilcox: The Anatomy of Mathematics, 1950Add to your cart.
New York: The Ronald Press Company.
Item 22: National Council of Teachers of Mathmatics - Insights Into Modern Mathematics: Twenty-Third Yearbook, 1957Add to your cart.
Washington, D.C.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Item 23: Frege - Foundations of Arithmetic: A Logico-Mathematical Enquiry Into the Concept of Number, 1884; 1968Add to your cart.
Translated version by J.L. Austin. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.
Item 24: Ore - Number Theory And Its History, 1948Add to your cart.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.
Item 25: Yaglom and Yaglom - Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions, Volume I: Combinatorial Analysis and Probability Theory, 1964Add to your cart.
San Francisco: Holden-Day, Inc.
Item 26: Birkhoff and MacLane - A Survey of Modern Algebra, revised edition, 1961Add to your cart.
New York: The MacMillan Company.
Item 27: Davis - Computability and Unsolvability, 1958Add to your cart.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.

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