1.0 lin. ft (3 archives boxes and 1 oversize box).
Arranged in four series: 1. Correspondence. 2. Conducting experience. 3. Biographical materials. 4. Audio visual recordings.
The papers of Thomas Nee, conductor and emeritus professor of music, contains correspondence from twentieth century composers including university mentor Ernst Krenek, as well as composers Henry Brant, Robert Erickson, Dika Newlin, Will Ogden, Pauline Oliveros, Bernard Rands, Roger Reynolds, and Dane Rudhyar. The papers also contain biographical materials, including programs and newsclippings, and recorded materials.
American conductor and UCSD professor emeritus of music, Nee received a master of arts from Hamline University where he studied with Ernst Krenek. He was music director of the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis (1954-1967, 1972-1973), joined the UCSD Music Department in 1967, and conducted the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus until his retirement.
The audio and visual recordings in Box 3, Folders 1-3 are restricted and require a user copy to be produced.
Cite as: Thomas Nee Collection of Letters from Composers. MSS 609. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library.
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