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Ernest Bloch collection

Identifier: ARCH061

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Ernest Bloch from 1918-1952 (bulk 1918-1928), as well as various biographies, reviews, and lists of Ernest Bloch's work. The collection also contains other materials about memorials and tributes to Ernest Bloch including the Ernest Bloch Society.


  • 1910-1990

Language of Materials

The collection is in English, French, and some Italian. The majority of the Ernest Bloch correspondence is in FrenchFrench.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all researchers. Digitized materials have IP embargoes in place. Any patron can access the digital material while on the University of Hartford campus using a device connected to the University’s internet. University students, faculty, and staff may also access this material off-campus by using the following link and logging in with their University username and password:

Conditions Governing Use

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (U.S. Code: Title 17). Any use of the material which exceeds fair use requires permission from the copyright holder. Researchers are solely responsible for obtaining the proper permission(s) for their use of the material.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 container)


The collection consists of correspondence, biographies, and ephemera pertaining to the life, career, and memory of Ernest Bloch.

Existence and Location of Copies

The correspondence in the collection has been digitized and can be accessed at:

Processing Information

In 2015, the call number was changed from HM5.B to ARCH061.

Guide to the Ernest Bloch collection
Ethel Bacon (and likely transcribed to word by Margaret Mair), updated 2006; Transcribed container list to ArchivesSpace from word document by Sean Parke in Dec. 2015; revised by Sean Parke, Mar. 2018.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Hartford Archives & Special Collections Repository

200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford CT 06117 United States