Jerry Pierce Papers
Jerry Pierce (1937-1994), an American clarinetist, saxophonist, teacher, writer, and avid collector, was born in 1937 in Muncie, Indiana. He played clarinet with the Virginia Symphony, Birmingham Symphony, and Anderson Symphony, and saxophone with Doug Mulligan and Russ Carlyle. From 1967 until the 1980s, he taught clarinet at Anderson University and Marion College. In 1980 he became the President of the International Clarinet Association and served until 1986. The collection is comprised of Pierce's professional and personal papers, photographs, manuscripts, and recordings. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, published programs, newspaper articles, photographs, autographs, manuscripts, non-clarinet scores, and recordings.
Important Information for Users of the Collection
The collection is open for research use.
Jerry Pierce Papers, 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
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