Robert S. Cooper typescript
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Robert S. Cooper typescript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cooper, Robert S.
Title: Robert S. Cooper typescript
Dates: 1963
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0923

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert S. Cooper worked for the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Savannah, Georgia. He has been building lutes in his spare time since 1958, including some for famous musicians such as Richard Dyer-Bennett.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a 31 page typescript of Robert S. Cooper's published book, Lute Construction. The book was published by Pigeonhole Press of Savannah, Georgia in 1963.

Index Terms

Cooper, Robert S.
Musical instrument makers.
Musical instruments.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Item was donated by creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Robert S. Cooper typescript, MS 923, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert S. Cooper, 1963.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Typescript of Lute Construction, 1963 ( 31.0 pages )