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Autographed pamphlet with photograph of front and back of Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-037

Scope and Contents

Autographed pamphlet in the shape of his Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff, noted violinist, and inscribed to Dr. Campbell. The front and back covers have photographs of Rubinoff's violin. There are four leaves including the covers, and there is text and a photo of Rubinoff playing his violin in addition to the signature and inscription.


  • Created: undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the Florida State University Libraries All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries 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.

Biographical or Historical Information

Rubinoff is David Rubinoff born on September 13, 1897 Grodno, Russian Empire. He was a popular violinist who was heard during the 1930s and 1940s on various radio programs playing his $100,000 Stradivarius violin. He also performed in theaters, clubs and schools, and he gave several concerts at the White House during the 1940s. Rubinoff died October 6, 1986. Doak S. Campbell was born in Scott County, Arkansas on November 16, 1888. Campbell was President of Florida State College for Women from 1941-1947, and the President of Florida State University from 1947-1957 after the college became coeducational. He died in Tallahassee, Florida on March 23, 1973.


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Method of Acquisition

Donated by Dr. Campbell.

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Related Materials

More of Dr. Campbell's papers can be seen in the Doak Campbell Papers, MSS 0-44, in Special Collections, Florida State University Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff in November 1990. Finding aid enhanced and formatted for EAD by Fenton Garnett Avant.

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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