George C. Wilson Collection
Dr. George C. Wilson was known as a music educator and conductor, holding positions at the at Kansas State Teachers College, University of Arizona and University of Missouri. He was elected president of the American Bandmaster Association in 1965 and was later named as an honorary life member in 1998. During his tenure he helped organize the 1966 conference of the International Society for Music Education, the first to be held in the United States, at Interlochen, Michigan. Dr. Wilson dedicated much of his life to the National Music Camp, later to become Interlochen Arts Camp, serving as a faculty member, vice-president, and also interim president in 1970-1971 for the Interlochen Center for the Arts. In 1973 he assisted Imelda Marcos with the development and planning of the Philippine Center of the Arts. This collection contains programs, posters, other documents, and some correspondence collected by Dr. Wilson.
Important Information for Users of the Collection
The collection is open for research use.
George C. Wilson Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.