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Hyman Gold Papers (MS-00496)

Abstract

The Hyman Gold Papers (1935-2004) primarily document the career of Las Vegas, Nevada performer Hyman Gold, and consist of newspaper clippings from various engagements, correspondence, and fliers. Materials also include handwritten musical scores and reel to reel tapes, both from his personal and professional life.

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Date
1935-2004
bulk 1964-1990
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 1 oversized box)
Resource Type
Papers
Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Scope and Contents

The Hyman Gold Papers (1935-2004) primarily document the career of Las Vegas, Nevada performer Hyman Gold, and consist of newspaper clippings from various engagements, correspondence, and fliers. Materials also include handwritten musical scores and reel to reel tapes, both from his personal and professional life.

Biographical / Historical Note

Musician Hyman Gold was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 26, 1914. A cellist since the age of twelve, Gold attended the Cleveland Institute of Music. He performed with many major symphonies and opera companies throughout the country. He was president of the Gold 'N' Cello Recording Company and performed on many albums.

Gold moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1973 where he played in many Strip hotel showrooms and also taught the class "Beginning Strings" at Cashman Jr. High School for four years. He was the founder and conductor of the Las Vegas Pops Orchestra and concentrated on free-to-the-public concerts. He regularly performed for hospitals, schools and churches.

Gold and his wife, Sue, both passed away on the same day, October 17, 2004.

Arrangement

Material is arranged by format.

Preferred Citation

Hyman Gold Papers, 1935-2004. MS-00496. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00496
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were dontated by the Hyman Gold estate in 2005; accession number 2005-001.

Materials were collected by the director of the Arnold Shaw Popular Music Research Center and transferred to Special Collections.

Processing Information

Materials were processed by Joyce Moore, 2005. In 2014, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Kayla McDuffie revised and enhanced the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

Separated Materials

Albums and other recorded music removed from this collection and placed in the Arnold Shaw Room in the Music Library.

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