Kent, Earle - Correspondence

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Correspondence: between CMH, Elizabeth McGilvray & EK and wife, Nina - 1965,1992. Response of EK to an inquiry received at C G Conn, Ltd from L A Dean. A note to M J Talley regarding big viola from CMH.

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Type of resource mixed material
Date created 1965 - 1992
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital

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Creator Kent, Earle L. (Earle Lewis), 1910-1994

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Biographical note Acoustician, Fellow of the ASA, and Director of Research for the C.G. Conn Instrument Company in Elkhart, Indiana who pioneered many developments in the Conn line of musical instruments, particularly winds and pianos. Kent was editor of the Benchmark series Vol.9, "Musical Acoustics, Piano and Wind Instruments." He became much interested in the new violin family (Violin Octet) and proposed a collaboration (1965) between the CAS and Conn for Conn to make the new instruments with CMH as consultant. This did not work out for a variety of reasons, mostly related to the take-over and fragmentation of Conn. Earle was most helpful to CMH, broadening the scope of her activities in acoustics and sponsoring her for membership in the ASA. A most cordial and productive relationship was maintained over the more than 30 years.
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Location https://purl.stanford.edu/mk043tb1907
Location M1711
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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