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Hazel N. Morgan Papers

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Abstract

Title:
Hazel N. Morgan Papers
Author/Creator:
Morgan, Hazel
Collection number:
71-11-MENC
Size:
6.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1920-1980
Inclusive dates:
1896-1998
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:

Hazel N. Morgan (1894-1985) was an American music educator. She received degrees from the University of Nebraska, Nebraska State Teachers College, Claremont College, the University of Minnesota, and the MacPhail School of Music. She authored numerous texts on music education and was inducted into Music Educators National Conference (MENC)s Music Educators Hall of Fame in 1998 (the organization is now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)). The Hazel N. Morgan Papers covers the period from 1896 to 1998; the bulk of the materials date from 1920 to 1980. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, speeches, correspondence, programs, photographs, clippings, and articles related to Hazel N. Morgans careers as a music educator, her involvement with MENC, and her personal projects.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Hazel N. Morgan 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. Please make an appointment with the curator: Vincent J. Novara Tel: 301.405.9220, Email: vnovara@umd.edu

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Hazel N. Morgan was a music educator, author, and past president of the MENC North Central Division. She received her bachelors degrees in Voice and Music Education from the University of Nebraska (1924), and in Education and History from Nebraska State Teachers College (1927), a masters degree in Education, Psychology and Music Education from Claremont College (1929), a doctoral degree from MacPhail School of Music in Voice and Music Education (1937), and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Education, Psychology and Music Education (1942). During her career she served as Supervisor of Elementary Music in Lincoln, Nebraska, supervisor of music in public schools in Claremont, California, Head of the Music Education Department at the University of Minnesota, graduate advisor at Northwestern University (1954-61), and Professor at Claremont Graduate School (1961-63). Hazel N. Morgan was inducted into the Music Educators National Conference (MENC)s Music Educators Hall of Fame in 1998. The organization is now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Hazel N. Morgan Papers covers the period from 1896 to 1998; the bulk of the materials date from 1920 to 1980. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, speeches, correspondence, programs, photographs, clippings, and articles related to Hazel N. Morgans careers as a music educator, her involvement with MENC, and her personal projects.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Various gifts of Dr. Morgan and Harriet Mogge (step-daughter) between June 1971 and June 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Amy Grossnickle, June 2010

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Nicole Horstman, January 2013.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Personal Files, 1929-1978 and undated (9 folders)

This series contains information about Hazel Morgans education and career. It has been divided into two subseries.

Subseries 1.1: Education, 1931-1962 and undated (6 folders)

This subseries contains degrees, certificates, and other information from Morgans career as a student.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Education: Personal Data, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 1
Education: Hazel Beckwith Nohavec, 1931series 1.1box 1folder 2
Education: Degrees and certificates [Hazel B. Morgan], undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 3
Education: MacPhail School of Music, Class of 1937 Commencement Program [Hazel Beckwith, Ph. D. and newsclippings], 1937series 1.1box 1folder 4
Education: Vanity 4/6 [Mu Phi Epsilon], 1952series 1.1box 1folder 5
Education: Mu Phi Epsilon, 1960, 1962, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 6

Subseries 1.2: Career, 1929-1978 and undated (3 folders)

This subseries contains Morgans resumes, and awards received.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Career: Vanity 1/6 [Claremont Institute], 1929, 1930, 1941, 1960, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1978 and undatedseries 1.2box 1folder 7
Career: Chadron Award, 1972 and undatedseries 1.2box 1folder 8
Career: Cl. Grad School Alum Award [Claremont Graduate School], 1974series 1.2box 1folder 9

Series 2: Writings, 1928-1973 and undated (16 folders)

This series contains writings by Morgan as well as writings by others. It has been divided into two subseries.

Subseries 2.1: Professional, 1939-1973 and undated (13 folders)

This subseries contains lectures, articles, and other professional writings written by Hazel Morgan.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Professional: Writings Hazel B. Morgan 1/3, 1939-1946 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 10
Professional: Writings Hazel B. Morgan 2/3, 1947-1957series 2.1box 1folder 11
Professional: Hazel B. Morgan 3/3, 1958-1964series 2.1box 1folder 12
Professional: H. Morgan-Articles, anecdotes], undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 13
Professional: Vanity 3/6 [Writings and miscellaneous], 1948, 1954, 1956, undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 14
Professional: Lectures, articles 1/2, 1964-1965, 1970 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 15
Professional: Lectures, articles 2/2, 1958-1962 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 16
Professional: [Accordion file of Hazel Nohavec Morgan 26 manuscripts-talks, articles, letters, reports, workshops, creative; includes published pamphlet National Federation of Music Clubs: Music in Schools and Colleges, Bulletin No. II] 1/2, 1947, 1959 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 17
Professional: [Accordion file of Hazel Nohavec Morgan 26 manuscripts-talks, articles, letters, reports, workshops, creative; includes published pamphlet National Federation of Music Clubs: Music in Schools and Colleges, Bulletin No. II] 2/2, 1960 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 18
Professional: Chadron, August 4, 1973series 2.1box 1folder 19
Professional: Material: Think on These Things, 1927, 1955-1957 and undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 20
Professional: Miracles with Music 1/21/57, Evanston Womens Club, 45 min-2:00, January 21, 1957series 2.1box 1folder 21
Professional: [Materials relating to Ph. D], undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 22

Subseries 2.2: Writings by Others, 1928-1956 and undated (3 folders)

This subseries contains articles by other educators and one unidentified manuscript.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Writings By Others: Writings by others 1/2, 1928-1956 and undatedseries 2.2box 1folder 23
Writings By Others: Writings by others 2/2, 1928-1956 and undatedseries 2.2box 1folder 24
Writings By Others: [unidentified manuscript pages 55-160], undatedseries 2.2box 1folder 25

Series 3: Correspondence, 1952-1981 (5 folders)

This series contains both professional correspondence with Joseph Clokey, and Robert H. Klotman, President of MENC, and personal letters from friends and music professionals regarding the death of her husband Russell V. Morgan.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Correspondence: Clokey, Joseph W., 1958-1959 series 3box 1folder 26
Correspondence: Vanity 5/6, 1952-1981 series 3box 1folder 27
Correspondence: Memorials 1/3, 1952 series 3box 1folder 28
Correspondence: Memorials 2/3, 1952 series 3box 1folder 29
Correspondence: Memorials 3/3, 1952 series 3box 1folder 30

Series 4: MENC, 1970-1998 (5 folders)

This series includes Morgans Music Education Ability Profile Chart, papers by other music educators to be read, and a speech from Morgans Ph.D thesis for MENC as well as awards Morgan received from MENC.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC: [papers by others for MERC Paper Reading Session at 1978 MENC Conference], 1978 series 4box 1folder 31
MENC: Nohavec: Music Education Ability Profile Chart, undated series 4box 1folder 32
MENC: MENC Historical Center [H. N. Morgan], 1970-1971 series 4box 1folder 33
MENC: [Hazel Morgan MENC Hall of Fame Induction], 1998 series 4box 1folder 34
MENC: [MMEA Hall of Fame 1990], 1990-1991 series 4box 1folder 35

Series 5: Educational Materials, 1930-1978 (28 folders)

This series contains Morgans teaching materials and philosophies.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Educational Materials: [Claremont College- Summer 1941], 1941 series 5box 1folder 36
Educational Materials: [This envelope contains the following], 1930 and undated series 5box 1folder 37
Educational Materials: Books C.C. Birchard, 1957 series 5box 1folder 38
Educational Materials: Misc. from Office 1/2, undated series 5box 1folder 39
Educational Materials: Misc. from Office 2/2, 1945, 1961 and undated series 5box 1folder 40
Educational Materials: Reference Articles, re: creativity, 1963, 1972 and undated series 5box 1folder 41
Educational Materials: Fall 1965- Teaching Material, 1965 series 5box 1folder 42
Educational Materials: [various loose teaching guides], undated series 5box 1folder 43
Educational Materials: Material prepared but not used as yet, 1964 and undated series 5box 2folder 1
Educational Materials: Misc. reference material, 1939-1941, 1946 and undated series 5box 2folder 2
Educational Materials: Misc. material for California use, 1958-1962 series 5box 2folder 3
Educational Materials: Introduction, 1958 and undated series 5box 2folder 4
Educational Materials: Preface, undated series 5box 2folder 5
Educational Materials: Listening, 1956-1963 and undated series 5box 2folder 6
Educational Materials: Literature, 1957, 1959 and undated series 5box 2folder 7
Educational Materials: Performance, 1959 an dundated series 5box 2folder 8
Educational Materials: Present day-history, 1957 series 5box 2folder 9
Educational Materials: Philosophical concepts, undated series 5box 2folder 10
Educational Materials: Psychological Concepts, undated series 5box 2folder 11
Educational Materials: Sociological Concepts, 1956 and undated series 5box 2folder 12
Educational Materials: Teacher Education, undated series 5box 2folder 13
Educational Materials: My MR Handbook, 1962-1964, 1972, 1978 and undated series 5box 2folder 14
Educational Materials: [Music Research Handbook 1/2], 1961 series 5box 2folder 15
Educational Materials: [Music Research Handbook 2/2], 1961 series 5box 2folder 16
Educational Materials: [Music Research Handbook- edited 1/2], undated series 5box 2folder 17
Educational Materials: [Music Research Handbook- edited 2/2], undated series 5box 2folder 18
Educational Materials: [Dr. Hazel B. Morgan 1965 1/2], 1965 series 5box 2folder 19
Educational Materials: [Dr. Hazel B. Morgan 1965 2/2], 1965 series 5box 2folder 20

Series 6: Other Creative Projects, 1932-1981 (12 folders)

This series contains musical and non-musical projects undertaken by Hazel Morgan, including the building of an organ at St. Ambrose Church in Claremont, California.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Other Creative Projects: Chain Store Books, 1948-1949, 1970 series 6box 2folder 21
Other Creative Projects: [loose manuscripts], 1944 series 6box 2folder 22
Other Creative Projects: [records of contributions], 1971 and undated series 6box 2folder 23
Other Creative Projects: Star Telegraph Syndicate, 1974 series 6box 2folder 24
Other Creative Projects: Misc. Puzzles/Music Theme, undated series 6box 2folder 25
Other Creative Projects: It Could Be You Are Normal-Christmas Runaway, 1953-1954 series 6box 2folder 26
Other Creative Projects: St. Ambrose Church Organ, 1959, 1967, 1977, 1980-1981 series 6box 2folder 27
Other Creative Projects: [Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church- Dedication Service of the Reuter Organ], 1961 series 6box 2folder 28
Other Creative Projects: ERN Private, 1962 series 6box 2folder 29
Other Creative Projects: Vanity 2/6 [programs from guest speaking, music conferences, performances], 1932-1933, 1961, 1965, 1973, 1975 and undated series 6box 2folder 30
Other Creative Projects: [Song, Florence- The Family Album], undated series 6box 2folder 31
Other Creative Projects: [Educational Research Information Center], undated series 6box 2folder 32

Series 7: Scrapbook Materials, 1925-1998 (6 folders and 7 items)

This series contains newspaper articles, photographs and awards from Morgans career and personal life. It has been divided into three subseries.

Subseries 7.1: Newspaper Articles, 1930-1977 and undated (1 folder)

This subseries contains personal and professional articles written about Dr. Morgan.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Newspaper Articles: Vanity 6/6, 1930, 1933, 1939, 1947-1954, 1956, 1959, 1962-1963, 1966-1967, 1977, undatedseries 7.1box 2folder 33

Subseries 7.2: Photographs, 1944-1973 and undated (2 folders)

This subseries contains professional photographs of Morgans career and her personal life.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photographs: [photographs- Hazel N. Morgan], 1944 and undatedseries 7.2box 2folder 34
Photographs: Vanity photographs, 1953, 1968, 1971, 1973, undatedseries 7.2box 2folder 35

Subseries 7.3: Awards, 1925-1998 (3 folders and 7 items)

This subseries contains awards from Chadron, MMEA, and MENC, as well as awards and induction certificates from multiple honor societies.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Awards: [Chadron State College, Nebraska, Distinguished Service Award, Dr. Hazel B. Morgan, 1973], 1973series 7.3box 2folder 36
Awards: [MMEA, Hazel Nohavec Morgan, 1991, In recognition of significant career contributions to Music Education in Minnesota], 1991series 7.3box 2folder 37
Awards: [MENC, Music Educators Hall of Fame, Hazel Nohavec Morgan, 1998], 1998series 7.3box 2folder 38
Awards, 1925-1981series 7.3box 3folder 1
Mu Phi Epsilon Sorority Initiation Certificate, March 25, 1925series 7.3box 3folder 1item 1.0
Pi Lambda Theta Fraternity Initiation Certificate, May 20, 1937series 7.3box 3folder 1item 2.0
Phi Mu Fraternity Certificate of Distinction, 1952series 7.3box 3folder 1item 3.0
Pi Kappa Lambda Fraternity Initiation Certificate, June 13, 1958series 7.3box 3folder 1item 4.0
Chadron State College Outstanding Service Award, August 1973series 7.3box 3folder 1item 5.0
Claremont Graduate School Distinguished Alumna Service Award, 1974series 7.3box 3folder 1item 6.0
Directory of Distinguished Americans Induction Certificate, 1981series 7.3box 3folder 1item 7.0

Series 8: Sheet Music, 1867-1941 (147 scores)

This series contains Morgans personal collection of sheet music. It includes popular and classical songs, vocal music with string obbligato, miscellaneous books, and sacred songs.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sheet Music: Hazel Morgan sheet music- Popular Songs (95), 1894-1941 series 8box 4folder 1
Sheet Music: Hazel Morgan sheet music- Vocal with String Obbligato (6), undated series 8box 5folder 1
Sheet Music: Hazel Morgan sheet music- Classical (24), 1867-1937 series 8box 5folder 2
Sheet Music: Hazel Morgan sheet music- Miscellaneous (3), 1925, 1935, undated series 8box 5folder 3
Sheet Music: Hazel Morgan sheet music- Sacred vocal (19), 1892-1923 series 8box 5folder 4

Series 9: Books, Periodicals, and Recordings, 1917-1968 and undated (1 folder and 36 items)

This series contains books written by Morgan, and others, periodicals in which her articles were published, and one recording. It has been divided into three subseries.

Subseries 9.1: Books, 1923-1966 and undated (9 items)

This subseries contains Morgans dissertations, professional writings, and other significant works.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Nohavec, Hazel B., An Evaluation of Certain Outcomes of Music Instruction In The Public Schools of Minneapolis- A thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the University of Minnesota, undatedseries 9.1box 6folder 1
Nohavec, Hazel B., Music and American History, 1923series 9.1box 6folder 2
Nohavec, Hazel B., The Teaching of Correct Habit Formation and Character Training to Children in the Elementary Schools Through the Use of Songs- A Thesis presented to the General Faculty of Claremont Colleges, 1929series 9.1box 6folder 3
Nohavec, Hazel B. and Joseph W. Clokey, Happiness Highway (An Operetta for Elementary Children). New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1932. [2 books- 1 Vocal Score with Full Text and 1 Production Helps and Dance Steps book]., 1932series 9.1box 6folder 4
Nohavec, Hazel B., The Ability of Senior College Students Majoring in Music Education at the University of Minnesota- A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the University of Minnesota, 1943series 9.1box 6folder 5
Morgan, Hazel B., Ed., Music Education Source Book. Chicago: Music Educators National Conference, 1947series 9.1box 7folder 1
Morgan, Hazel B., An Evaluation of Adequacy of Graduate Music Offerings at California Colleges and Universities, 1966series 9.1box 7folder 2

Subseries 9.2: Periodicals, 1917-1968 and undated (1 folder and 26 items)

This subseries contains periodicals where Morgans writings (including articles) and poems have been published.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
[loose pages from periodicals], 1917-1968 and undatedseries 9.2box 8folder 1
The Wyoming School Journal, Volume XIII, Numbers 9-10, May-June 1917series 9.2box 8folder 1item 1.0
Education: A Monthly Magazine, Volume LI, Number 5. (2), January 1931series 9.2box 8folder 1item 2.0
Sierra Educational News, Volume 30, Number 9. (2), November 1934series 9.2box 8folder 1item 3.0
Education, Volume 72, Number 1. (2), September 1951series 9.2box 8folder 1item 4.0
Education, Volume 76, Number 7. (2), March 1956series 9.2box 8folder 1item 5.0
National Music Council Bulletin, Volume VII, Number 2., January 1947series 9.2box 8folder 1item 6.0
Educational Music Magazine, March-April 1947series 9.2box 8folder 1item 7.0
Educational Music Magazine, November-December 1948series 9.2box 8folder 1item 8.0
Educational Music Magazine, September-October 1951series 9.2box 8folder 1item 9.0
Educational Music Magazine, January-February 1952series 9.2box 8folder 1item 10.0
Music Educators Journal, November-December 1955series 9.2box 8folder 1item 11.0
Educational Music Magazine (2), November-December 1955series 9.2box 8folder 1item 12.0
The Indiana Musicator, Volume X, Number 5., May-June 1955series 9.2box 8folder 1item 13.0
Music Journal, April 1956series 9.2box 8folder 1item 14.0
Music Educators Journal (2), Aril-May 1958series 9.2box 8folder 1item 15.0
Canadian School Journal, Volume XXXVI, Number 6, August-September 1958series 9.2box 8folder 1item 16.0
Music Journal, October 1959series 9.2box 8folder 1item 17.0
Music Educators Journal, October 1959series 9.2box 8folder 1item 18.0
The Instrumentalist, Volume XIV, Number 4, November-December 1959series 9.2box 8folder 1item 19.0
The New Mexico Musician, Volume VII, Number 2, January 1960series 9.2box 8folder 1item 20.0
Music Educators Journal, Volume 52, Number 1., October 1965series 9.2box 8folder 1item 21.0
Claremont Graduate School and University Center Bulletin. (2)- included with periodicals, 1965series 9.2box 8folder 1item 22.0
The Instrumentalist, Volume XIX, Number 11. (2), June 1965series 9.2box 8folder 1item 23.0
The American Music Teacher, October 1966series 9.2box 8folder 1item 24.0
Council for Research in Music Education, Bulletin Number 12, Winter 1968series 9.2box 8folder 1item 25.0
Across The Campus, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska, undatedseries 9.2box 8folder 1item 26.0

Subseries 9.3: Recording, 1963 (1 item)

This subseries contains one recording from a recital at St. Ambrose Church in Claremont California.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
[Recording from St. Ambrose Church, Claremont, California], 1963series 9.3box 8folder 2

Related Material

The Hazel Morgan Papers are part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center, previously known as the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) Historical Center.

McConathy, Osbourne, et al. Music for Early Childhood. New York: Silver Burdett Company, 1952. [the last book Russell V. Morgan contributed to; autographed by Hazel Morgan].

Higher Education Act of 1965: Section-By-Section Analysis. Washington D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1965.

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