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  1. A. Austin Harding Family Papers, 1892-1952
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    Consists of programs, correspondence, photographs, music repertoire lists, newsclippings, journals, and a copy of the original score of Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels Merry Pranks" arranged by Godfrey with Sousa's signature that were found in Austin J. McDowell's home and belonged to A. Austin Harding. Of particular interest are the concert programs and brochures from the Fest...
  2. A. Austin Harding Papers, 1895-1958
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    The A. Austin Harding Papers consists of music, correspondence, concert programs, administration files, publications, course materials and photographs that document the career of A. Austin Harding, Director of Bands at the University of Illinois from 1906 until 1948. Of particular interest are the manuscript arrangements made by Harding especially for the University of Illin...
  3. A. Doyle Moore Papers and Music, 1864-2013
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    Consists of graphic design projects, professional papers, personal papers, correspondence, journals and articles, sheet music, sound recordings, photographs, and a musical instrument documenting Moore's multifaceted career in graphics design and printing before, during, and after his work in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, as well as his interest ...
  4. Digital Surrogates for the James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates for the The Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music, amassed by engineer and organist J. Francis Driscoll (1875-1959), is one of the largest and most representative collections of its kind. The approximated 80,000 pieces of sheet music and related material were arranged into sections by Driscoll himself, and reflect his collecting interests and prefere...
  5. Arthur Endres Kraeckmann Correspondence, 1906, 1915-1925
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    Consists of handwritten correspondence from Arthur Kraeckmann to Mabel Louise Ruehe, a close, personal friend and a fellow graduate of the University of Illinois, dated from 1915-1924. Also consists of one undated photograph of Mabel Louise Ruehe and a graduation announcement for Waukegan High School Class of 1906. Some correspondence contains concert and recital programs at...
  6. BACH Music Ensemble Records, 1996-2015
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    Consists of programs, newsclippings and posters, board meeting minutes, photographs, and audio and video recordings.
  7. Boris Balinsky Memoirs (Digital Surrogate), 1988
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    Digital surrogates from the Boris Balinsky Memoirs, contain digitized copies of Balinsky's typewritten memoir. Digitized materials are divided in files arranged according with topical areas covered in the original document: introduction; childhood; russian civil war; Balinsky's studies on entomology and family matters; imprisonment of his wife Katia; his life in Kiev, in Ger...
  8. Bruno Nettl Papers, 1966-1988
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    Consists of personal and administrative correspondence of Bruno Nettl while a professor and head of the Musicology Division for the University of Illinois School of Music. The papers date between 1966 and 1988. They document Nettl's career as a teacher, administrator and internationally recognized researcher. Of particular interest is the correspondence received by Nettl w...
  9. Campus Folksong Club Oral History
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    During its height in the 1960s, the Campus Folksong Club (CFC) had over 500 members – making it an astonishingly large student organization and an important force in bringing culture from Illinois and beyond to the UIUC campus. The CFC was also unique in its commitment to a variety of traditional music ranging from gospel and blues to old-time Appalachian and Ozark music, as...
  10. Campus Folksong Club Records (Digital Surrogates), 1961-1970
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    Digital Surrogates from the Campus Folksong Club Records contain digitized copies of the newsletter Autoharp, the Organ of the Campus Folksong Club. Digitized material involves Folksong Club description and constitution statement; news and announcements; folksong music sheets and lyrics; varied articles; events postings and programs.
  11. Carl Busch Papers and Music Instrument Collection, ca. 1833-1924
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    The collection consists of original and published music by Busch and other musicians, correspondence, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, programs, books and music instruments.
  12. Champaign, Illinois Community Bands Collection, ca. 1885-1910
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    Consists of bound and unbound sheet music, predominantly military marches and dances, that may have been used by several different unidentified Champaign community bands between 1885 and 1910.
  13. Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection
    Collection

    Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection broadsides and printed ephemera contains material from 1828 to the 1930s collected by Clarendon Van Norman Jr. This series includes a variety of works such as prospectuses, periodicals, advertisements, newspaper clippings, tax lists, government documents, and financial records. Divided into subject categories, the items cover topics in Ill...
  14. Claude Gordon Personal Papers and Music Instrument Collection, 1888-1992
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    Consists of music, correspondence with Herbert L. Clarke and other notable trumpet artists, educational material, publicity and memorabilia, and performance contracts that highlight Claude Gordon's career as a musician and educator. This collection provides us with the original music that was performed through the venues of his career, educational material, and his unique co...
  15. Alexander L. Ringer Papers, 1921-2002
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    Personal and professional papers of Alexander L. Ringer. Includes correspondence, education materials, administrative documents, video and sound recordings, manuscripts of articles, book chapters and lectures, and photographs that document Ringer's career as an educator, academic musicologist, researcher, and administrator at the University of Illinois and in various academi...
  16. Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File (Born Digital Records)
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    Born Digital Records from the Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File, includes digitized material and born digital records pertaining to the biographical file from deceased and living alumni, faculty members, trustees, and former students. The file was created by the Alumni Association, but University Archives staff have added and continue to add materials...
  17. David Braham Music, 1881-1887
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    Consists of published scores for the medleys and overtures to six Harrigan plays arranged alphabetically by title.
  18. Della Perrone Photographs, 1945-2011
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    Consists of photographs, negatives, and film slides documenting Della Perrone's candid and studio photography with several Champaign-Urbana musicians in the 1980s, such as Adrian Belew, The Bears, The Rave, The Martyrs, Steps, Nick Rudd and Turning Curious, Nix 86, and The Elvis Brothers, as well as national acts including The Ramones, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and U2. Outs...
  19. Dennis Eberhard Music and Papers, 1967-2005
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    Consists correspondence, publicity packets, news clippings, audio-visual recordings, scripts, and original full scores (FS), condensed scores (CS) and parts (P) for compositions created by Eberhard throughout his professional music career. The music and papers are organized in two series: Series 1: Original Music, 1967-2005 and Series 2: Personal Papers, 1968-2005. The ori...
  20. John Garvey Music and Papers
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    Consists of jazz scores, parts and administrative records that document the career of John Garvey, founder of the University of Illinois School of Music Jazz Program and the Russian Folk Orchestra. Also contains chamber music scores and parts that document Garvey's career with the Walden String Quartet.
  21. John Garvey Music Collection, 1956-2006
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    Consists of newspaper articles, concert programs, personal papers, videos, and audio recordings.
  22. John O'Connor Papers, 1968-1997
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    Consists of correspondence, program notes, performance payrolls, engagement contracts, tour itineraries, newsclippings, publicity materials, postcards, and photographs documenting the creation of the performance ensemble, Medicare 7, 8, or 9 and the management of the music group by Daniel Perrino. Topics of particular interest include Dad's Nite Out, 1976 National Jazz Festi...
  23. John Philip Sousa Manuscripts - Microfilm Negatives
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    Microfilm negatives of original manuscript materials from the John Philip Sousa Music and Personal Papers, corresponding to positive microfilm found in RS 12/9/51, Series 1, Boxes 757-762. Original manuscripts can be found in RS12/9/51, Series 1, Boxes 1-245 & 755.
  24. John Philip Sousa Music and Personal Papers, circa 1880-1932
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    Consists of original and published music, arrangements of western European symphonic music for wind band by Sousa and other musicians, microfilm of original music, correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, programs and artifacts documenting the life and career of John Philip Sousa as musician, composer, bandleader, and "March King." Of particular interest are the original ...
  25. Joseph Olivadoti Music and Personal Papers, 1835 and 1892-1970
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    The collection consists of manuscript and published musical compositions and arrangements created by Joseph Olivadoti and his father, Giuseppe, between 1892 and 1970. In addition there are photographs, newsclippings, correspondence, and concert programs documenting Joseph Olivadoti's transatlantic story of transition from Italian born oboist to naturalized American composer,...
  26. Karl Humble Sound Recording Collection, 1910-1952
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    The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight commercially produced ten- and twelve-inch 78 rpm sound recordings that document performances by significant American and British military and civilian bands between 1910 and 1952. In addition the recordings document a broad range of recording practices and publishing conventions during the infancy of the early years of...
  27. Kenneth Gaburo Papers, 1936, 1945-93
    Collection

    Papers of Kenneth Gaburo (1926-93), Professor of Music (1955-68) contain correspondence, published and manuscript musical compositions, sound recordings, motion picture and video recordings, and photographs relating to his compositions and performances, Lingua Press music publishing business, and his New Music Choral Ensemble performance group, Univeristy of California San D...
  28. Lawrence Gushee Papers, circa 1935-1994
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    Contains correspondence, research files and notes, maps and lists of Jazz musicians, teaching materials, recordings, computer files, and clarinet parts all highlighting his career as a clarinetist and musicologist, whose research focused on medieval music and early New Orleans Jazz.
  29. Jack Linker American Bands Sound Recording Collection, ca. 1895-1939
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    Consists of two hundred and twenty commercially produced 10- and 12-inch 78 rpm sound recordings, sixteen 7-, 5 1/2-, and 4-inch 78 rpm sound recordings, and one hundred seventy-two historic 2- and 4-minute cylinder recordings documenting performances by the Sousa, Pryor, Herbert, Goldman, Gilmore and RCA Victor bands, among others, made between 1895 and 1923. In addition is...
  30. Jack Van Camp Photographs, 1994-2001
    Collection

    Consists of black and white photographs taken by Jack Van Camp of blues and gospel musicians performing at music venues in Champaign, IL, including The Blind Pig and The High Dive. Photographed performers include the Blind Boys of Alabama, Lonnie Brooks, Robert Lockwood Junior, and the Mighty Blues Kings.
  31. James Edward Myers Sheet Music Collection, 1836-1986
    Collection

    Published sheet music documenting American culture through popular music and cover art imagery. The collection is organized in two series: Series 1, General and Country Music, 1862-1986 and Series 2, Military Music, 1836-1975. Early pre-1920 songs contain themes that focus primarily on life on the farm, while many post-1920 titles feature the "gayer" night-life of city dwell...
  32. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
    Collection

    World War I is considered by many music scholars to be the most musical war in America’s history. Music for and about The Great War was created by all sorts of Americans: professional songwriters, acclaimed composers, church musicians, well- and little-known performers, and uncounted singing teachers, small-town bandmasters, and amateurs. Their melodies and lyrics intersecte...
  33. James F. Keene Personal Papers, 1923-2008
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    The James F. Keene Personal Papers consist of seven cubic feet of personal papers, photographs, administrative records, audio recordings, and lecture notes documenting Keene's career as the director of the University of Illinois Bands, 1985-2008, as well as his time spent at the University of Michigan, East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University), and the Universit...
  34. James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates for the The Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music, amassed by engineer and organist J. Francis Driscoll (1875-1959), is one of the largest and most representative collections of its kind. The approximated 80,000 pieces of sheet music and related material were arranged into sections by Driscoll himself, and reflect his collecting interests and prefere...
  35. James W. Beauchamp Harmonic Tone Generator and Papers, 1963-1966
    Collection

    The James W. Beauchamp Harmonic Tone Generator and Papers, 1963-1966, includes materials concerning Dr. James W. Beauchamp's research in acoustics, electronics, and music during his time at the University of Illinois. Includes the Harmonic Tone Generator, a voltage-controlled electronic music synthesizer, a bound copy of his dissertation, photographs, and professional public...
  36. Jean Cutler Theatrical Films, Audio Recordings and Papers, 1959-1995
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    Consists of original 16mm and 8mm films, reel-to-reel audio tape recordings, color slides, photographs, and personal papers pertaining to Jean Cutler's career as a graduate student in the Department of Speech, College of LAS, at the University of Illinois (1958-1962), as well as from his time as Professor of Theater at the University of Oregon (1962-1980) and, later, as a vi...
  37. Jeffrey Sandborg Collection of Yrjo Kilpinen Music, 1920-1940
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    The collection consists of published scores, manuscripts (originals and facsimiles), newspaper and journal articles, concert programs, photographs, phonograph and reel-to-reel recordings, and other materials related to the life and works of 20th century Finnish composer Yrjo Kilpinen. The collection includes unpublished scores and manuscripts as well as academic papers on th...
  38. Eunice Boardman Papers, 1942-1997
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    Consists of lecture notes, lesson plans, published and unpublished articles, correspondence, presentations and workshop notes, conference publications, and other papers documenting Eunice Boardman's career as a college student and music educator between 1942 and 1997. The bulk of the papers cover her years as a music teacher at St. James Elementary School (1987-88) and fac...
  39. Everett D. Kisinger Papers, 1934-1976
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    Papers of Everett D. Kisinger (1914-1990), professor of music (1948-76) and director of the football band, include correspondence, data sheets, charts, diagrams, announcements, music programs (1934, 1937, 1942-43, 1948-67), course materials (1951-64), conference proceedings, reports, and photographs relating to the football band or "Marching Illini" (1948-76), the first and ...
  40. Experimental Music Studios Records, 1952-2008
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    Consists of correspondence, reports, lecture notes, music manuscripts, photographic prints, film negatives, promotional publications, and newsclippings documenting the operations of the School of Music Experimental Music Studios (EMS), on subjects including computer-assisted composition, the ILLIAC digital computers, EMS equipment acquistion and maintenance, renovation of EM...