The University of Oregon's Music department was founded in 1886, was reorganized as the School of Music in 1900, and merged with the Department of Dance in 1991, and in 2005 was formally designated as the School of Music and Dance. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of the old School of Music, Department of Dance, and the new School of Music and Dance.
Hans Ewald Heller (1894-1966) was a composer, pianist, writer, and music critic. The collection contains original scores and published music of musical comedies, short operas, symphonic works, chamber music, and other songs, scrapbooks, and music recordings.
Scope and Contents Papers of Lloyd Morey, comptroller (1916-53) and president (1954-55), including biographical material (1926-66), personal correspondence (1916-63), memoirs of friends (1914-63), Class of 1911 records (1908-61), Alpha Kappa Lambda (1927-63) and Alpha Kappa Psi (1960-62) files, correspondence and articles on governmental and educational finance and accounting (1930-65), publications and manuscripts (1918-65), university presidency clippings (1953-54), Illinois higher education commission minutes, reports and articles (1941, 1953-61), files on financial consulting for the U.S. Department of Defense (1953-65), correspondence and scrapbooks as Auditor of Public Accounts and material on revisions of state audit policies and procedures (1956-65), university business management and consulting work files (1950-63), Champaign County Audit Survey (1962-64), concert programs (1910-64), programs for Tuesday Morning Music Club (1914-55), Trinity Methodist Church programs ... Read More
Scope and Contents Papers of Herman Gerlach James (1887-1959), A.B. 1906 and A.M. 1910, including notebooks for a music course at Illinois (1907-09) and law courses at the University of Chicago (1907-09) and Columbia University (1910).Â The notebooks include First Year Harmony Exercises, Oct. 1904 - Jan. 1905; Histoire Naturelle, Ecole Alsacienne; Evidence (Prof. Whittier), 1909; Taxation (Prof. Goodnow); Law School Notes; Acts and Epistles; Agency; American Diplomacy; European Diplomacy; Government; Mortgages and Real Estate, 1907-08; Municipal Corporations; Trusts (Prof. Mack), 1910; Constitutional Law (Prof. Hall), 1910; Constitutional Law (Prof. Freund) University of Chicago Law School, 1909; Administrative Law (Prof. Freund) 1909; wills and notes in law courses.
Scope and Contents University of Illinois Sigma Delta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota (international fraternity for women musicians) subject file including concert programs, newsletters, calendars, bylaws, official policies, and songbooks. The file also includes a historical scrapbook prepared by the Sigma Delta chapter (2000) including materials from 1928, 1949, and 1994-2000, a goblet (1989), and a banner bearing the sorority crest.
Scope and Contents Consists of 27 reel-to-reel recordings and sheet music of musical works by University of Illinois composition faculty and guest composers. These items document the Chamber Music and Contemporary Arts Festivals that took place between 1954 and 1990, as well as the compositional output of the faculty.
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of the Star Course (1930-2000s) containing letters, newspaper clippings from the Daily Illini, Courier, News-Gazette, photographs (some autographed), programs (some autographed), and promotional flyers concerning Star Course activities, administration, artists, performances, and performance reviews.
Scope and Contents The Alice Lauretta Madden Harter Papers (1898-1997), include manuscript music arranged by John W. Arnold, first University of Illinois Chimesmaster, and used in the Altgeld Hall chimes tower from 1920-1922; manuscript music copied and performed by student chimesplayer Alice Madden (ca. 1922-1924); correspondence (1997) from Chimesmaster Sue Wood regarding the provenance of the collection and an alphabetical listing of the music.
Scope and Contents Consists of Clarke's performance library of original and published music for band and orchestra music, scrapbooks, photographs, musical instruments, personal correspondence, news clippings, awards, and other memorabilia documenting his career as cornetist, a member of the Sousa Band, conductor for the Long Beach Municipal Band, composer and arranger, and music educator. Many of the methods included near the end of Series 1 are autographed by the respective authors.
Scope and Contents Departmental and subject file of the deans, including correspondence with administrators, department heads, assistant deans, faculty and visiting and foreign faculty and guest lecturers; and reports relating to departmental organization and administration; committees; appointments; resignations; educational policy; deans of men and women; student discipline; military training; scholarships; athletics; university associations; admissions policies; registration; curriculum and course changes; honors; divisions of biological sciences, languages and literature, humanities and social sciences; pre-medical training; language requirements; health service; summer session; graduate training; long range planning; building projects; space needs; enrollment; affirmative action programs; summer session; international programs; long-range planning for World Heritage, Natural History, and Spurlock Museums; federal research grants; accounting; travel; staff injuries and illnesses; ... Read More