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Glenn Gildersleeve Papers


Glenn Gildersleeve Papers
Gildersleeve, Glenn
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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:

The Glenn Gildersleeve Papers contains materials relating to his career as a music educator and state administrator of school music. He lived February 1894 through March 1970. Born in Wayne, Nebraska, Gildersleeve studied music at Nebraska Wesleyan University and Teachers College, Columbia University. He was an active member of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), serving on the Research Council and the Board of Directors, and was also the President of the Eastern Division. Professionally, he was State Director of Music in Delaware and also chaired the Music Department at Madison College (now James Madison University). The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, diplomas, certificates, and publications.

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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. Please make an appointment with the curator: Vincent J. Novara Tel: 301.405.9220, Email:


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