54.5 linear ft (39 boxes).
Contains correspondence, documents relating to the music department at Dartmouth College, the Dartmouth International Electronic Music Competition, the Dartmouth Foreign Study Program in Tonga, the 1992 Vermont Senate race, as well as newspaper and magazine articles, publicity materials, music reviews, programs, photographs, and a scrapbook of Appleton's early political involvement. The collection also includes various forms of digital media, including computer disks and programs for the Synclavier. There are reel to reel master tapes of many of Appleton's pieces as well as musical scores. Much of the material relates to Appleton's time as a professor of music at Dartmouth, and his involvement and work in the field of electronic music.