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Francesco Bodoira music collection

Identifier: RB-8026

Content Description

This collection contains 35 music scores, manuscript and printed, and a white satin cloth related in some way to Franceso Bodoira when he played. Gary Boye of the Music Library provided the detailed inventory found in Box 1.


  • circa 1890-1913

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Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

This collection was owned by Francesco Bodoira, who played clarinet, piccolo, and flute in an Italian Grenadiers regiment in World War I.


1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials




This collection is alphabetically arranged into six series in the following order: Series I: Manuscript material - Parts with Czech titles; Series II: Manuscript materials - Parts with Italian titles; Series III: Manuscript materials - Scores, all for band; Series IV: Manuscript materials - Theoretical works, etc.; Series V: Printed materials - Parts; and, Series VI: Printed materials - Scores, all for band. Items within the series are arranged alphabetically by envelope title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Roger W. Bodo, the son of Francesco Bodoira, in March 2013.

Condition Description

Handle with care. Very fragile, some tears.

Anna Smith
2021 November 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository