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Lilla Belle Pitts Papers

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/3007

Abstract

Title:
Lilla Belle Pitts Papers
Author/Creator:
Pitts, Lilla Belle
Collection number:
0
Size:
9.00 Linear Feet
Bulk dates:
1938-1960
Inclusive dates:
1928-1961
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
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: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

Lilla Belle Pitts (1884-1970) was a prominent music educator known for her advocacy of "child-centered" music education, the promotion of diverse cultural experiences through music, the use of folk and popular music for children, and the integration of music into the wider public school curriculum. The collection consists of manuscript, mimeographed and published music used in workshops by Pitts, manuscripts and typescripts of scholarly articles by Pitts, teaching materials related to her tenure at Columbia University, numerous press clippings arranged (by Pitts) by subject, personal and professional correspondence, and papers of a personal nature.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Lilla Belle Pitts Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.