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Arthur Brandenburg Papers


Arthur Brandenburg Papers
Brandenburg, Arthur
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22.5 Linear Feet
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Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

Arthur H. Brandenburg (February 21, 1899 - August 23, 1986) was an American music educator and bandleader in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He was a member of the American School Band Director's Association (ASBDA) and the American Bandmasters Association (ABA), serving as the first director of the ABA Research Center. The collection consists of professional papers including correspondence, programs, administrative documents, curriculum materials, pedagogical/instruction materials, photographs, and newspaper clippings from Brandenburg's tenure with Elizabeth Public Schools and Recreation Concert Band, and correspondence and administrative materials relating to the ABA Research Center. There are also assorted personal materials related to Brandenburg's service with the Kiwanis as well as his personal and family life.

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