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Robert A. Choate Papers

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Abstract

Title:
Robert A. Choate Papers
Author/Creator:
Choate, Robert A.
Collection number:
71-59-MENC
Size:
6.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1959-1970
Inclusive dates:
1951-1970
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:

Robert A. Choate (1910-1975) was president of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), from 1954 to 1956. His contributions to MENC include a number of professional activities. In addition to his professional career with MENC, he is also known for his work as professor of music and dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts at Boston University.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Robert A. Choate 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

Robert A. Choate (1910-1975) was president of the Music Educators National Association (MENC), now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), from 1954 to 1956. His contributions to MENC include a number of professional activities. Prior to his presidency, he was Chairman of the Editorial Board from 1950 to 1954. While president, he is credited for organizing and directing ten commissions for the study of music education in the United States. Later he became Chairman of the States Assembly from 1956 to 1958, a member of the Editorial Board for the Music Educators Journal in 1962, chairman of the Publications Committee in 1964, and director of the Tanglewood Symposium Project in 1967. In addition to his professional career with MENC, he is also known for his work as professor of music and dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts at Boston University.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Robert A. Choate Papers covers the period from 1951 to 1970; the bulk of the materials date from 1959 to 1970. The collection contains MENC presidential and committee papers and materials from the Board of Directors, MENC State Presidents National Assembly, MENC Commissions Committee, Publications Planning Committee, the Music Educators Journal Editorial Board, the Selection and Nominating Committees, and the Tanglewood Symposium Project, including papers and discussion tapes.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gift of papers and discussion tapes deposited by Robert Choate on April 21, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Stephanie Keller, January 2002.

Encoded by:

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

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: MENC Board of Directors, 1955-1959 (2 folders)

Series I is located in Box 1 and is divided into two subseries spanning the years 1955 through 1959. It includes material relevant to the MENC Board of Directors including reports, letters, and memorandums, specifically regarding the Executive and National Cabinet Meeting in 1955 and the MENC 50th Golden Anniversary observance.

Subseries 1.1: MENC Board of Directors: Chicago, May 13-16, 1955 (1 folder)

This subseries, located in one folder, includes reports, agendas, and letters of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, specifically regarding the MENC 50th Golden Anniversary Observance and the combined meeting of the Board of Directors, Executive Cabinet, and the National Cabinet in Chicago (May 13-16, 1955).

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Board of Directors- Chicago, 1954-1956series 1.1box 1folder 1

Subseries 1.2: MENC Board of Directors: Other, 1958 (1 folder)

This subseries, located in one folder, includes the MENC Publications List from 1957, the MENC Interim Meeting Report from August 1959, Minutes of Meeting of Board of Directors, March 1958 (2 copies), and a memorandum dated 1958.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Board of Directors- Others, 1957-1958series 1.2box 1folder 2

Series 2: MENC State Presidents National Assembly (SPNA), 1956-1960 (1 folder)

Series II is located in a single folder in Box 1 and includes agenda items, memorandums, correspondence, and reports from various SPNA meetings between 1956 and 1960.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC State Presidents National Assembly (SPNA), 1956-1958 series 2box 1folder 3

Series 3: MENC Commissions Committee, 1954-1957 (13 folders)

Series III is located in Boxes 1-2 and is divided into two subseries by general commission papers and the ten commission plans by title. These items include a collection of papers regarding the ten commissions for study of music education in U.S. organized and directed by Robert Choate. The papers include letters, memorandums, reports, and committee plans which span the years 1954 through 1957.

Subseries 3.1: General Commission Papers, 1955-1956 and undated (3 folders)

This subseries contains the records of the general commission.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Commission Papers, 1955-1957series 3.1box 1folder 4
General Commission Papers, 1954-1956series 3.1box 1folder 5
MEJ Article, April-May 1956series 3.1box 1folder 6

Subseries 3.2: Ten Commissions, undated (10 folders)

This subseries contains the ten commission plans by title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Basic Concepts in Music Education (I), 1954-1958series 3.2box 1folder 7
Standards and Content in Music Education (II), undatedseries 3.2box 1folder 8
Music in General School Administration (III), 1955series 3.2box 1folder 9
Music in Pre-School, Kindergarten, and Elementary School (IV), 1955-1958series 3.2box 1folder 10
Music in Junior High School (V), 1955series 3.2box 1folder 11
Music in Senior High School (VI), 1955, 1958series 3.2box 1folder 12
Music in the Community (VIII), 1954-1955series 3.2box 2folder 1
Music in Media of Mass Communication (IX), 1957-1958series 3.2box 2folder 2
Accretidation and Certification (X), 1957 and undatedseries 3.2box 2folder 3

Series 4: MENC Publications Planning Committee (PPC), 1964-1970 (1 linear foot)

Series IV is located in Boxes 2-4 and is divided into three subseries according to select publication titles, committee member folders, and committee papers arranged by year. It spans the years 1964-1970 and includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts, meeting minutes and agendas having to do with the MENC Publications Planning Committee (PPC).

Subseries 4.1: PPC Publication Titles, 1964-1966 (10 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Music in General Education (I), 1965series 4.1box 2folder 4
Music in Democratic Society- John Mueller (II), 1964series 4.1box 2folder 5
Source Book III- MENC (III), 1959-1965series 4.1box 2folder 6
Music in Indiana (Reprint) (IV), undatedseries 4.1box 2folder 7
Music Facilities for Schools and Colleges- Homer Ulrich (VII), 1965-1966series 4.1box 2folder 8
Guidelines in Creativity- Bernard Fitzgerald (XVI), 1965series 4.1box 2folder 9
Suzuki Violin Method- John Kendall (XX1), 1965series 4.1box 2folder 10
Safety for School Music Trips (XXVII), 1965 and undatedseries 4.1box 2folder 11
New Media Conference (XXXIV), 1965series 4.1box 2folder 12
Operetta Production (XXXVI), 1965 and undatedseries 4.1box 2folder 13

Subseries 4.2: MENC PPC Individual Papers, 1964-1970 (13 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Ted Norman, 1964-1965series 4.2box 2folder 14
William N. Reeves, 1964-1965series 4.2box 2folder 15
Edward Hermann, 1964-1965series 4.2box 2folder 16
William C. Hartshorn, 1964-1966series 4.2box 2folder 17
Clyde W. Holsinger, 1964-1966series 4.2box 2folder 18
John Mueller, 1964-1965series 4.2box 2folder 19
Elizabeth May, 1969series 4.2box 2folder 20
Edward F. Mennerth, 1966-1967series 4.2box 2folder 21
Joseph Liebling, 1969-1970series 4.2box 2folder 22
Stanley Linton, 1965-1969series 4.2box 2folder 23
Max Kaplan, 1967series 4.2box 3folder 1
Renee B. Fisher, September 29, 1969series 4.2box 3folder 2
Charles Gary, 1964-1968series 4.2box 3folder 3

Subseries 4.3: MENC PPC Papers, 1956-1970 (8 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Publications Committee, 1956series 4.3box 3folder 4
MENc Publications Committee Report, 1957-1958series 4.3box 3folder 5
MENC Publications Planning Committee Minutes of Meetings (1 of 2), 1965-1966series 4.3box 3folder 6
MENC Publications Planning Committee Minutes of Meetings (2 of 2), 1965-1966series 4.3box 3folder 7
MENC Publications Planning Committee, Fall 1966series 4.3box 3folder 8
MENC Publications Planning Committee, October 5-7, 1967series 4.3box 3folder 9
MENC Publications Planning Committee, June 13-15, 1968series 4.3box 3folder 10
MENC Publications Planning Committee, 1969series 4.3box 3folder 11
MENC Publications Planning Committee, 1970series 4.3box 4folder 1
MENC Publications Planning Committee, 1970series 4.3box 4folder 2

Series 5: Other MENC Committees, 1951-1968 (4 folders)

Series V is located in Box 4 and is divided into three subseries, the MENC Selection Committee, the MENC Nominating Committee, and the Study Committee on Goals and Purposes. The content of these subseries span the years 1951 through 1968 and includes reports, meeting minutes, letters, and correspondence regarding each committee.

Subseries 5.1: MENC Selection Committee, 1951-1955 (2 folders)

This subseries, divided into two folders, includes reports, meeting minutes, memorandums, and correspondence from the Advisory and Executive Committees regarding the selection and hiring of present and future personnel in the MENC Headquarters Office. Subjects include recommendation letters, biographical information, job analysis reports, appointee qualification reports, etc. between the years 1951 and 1955.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Selection Committee (1 of 2), 1953-1956series 5.1box 4folder 3
MENC Selection Committee (1 of 2), 1953-1955series 5.1box 4folder 4

Subseries 5.2: MENC Nominating Committee, 1958-1960, 1968 (1 folder)

This subseries spans the years 1958-1960 (one item from 1968) and includes reports, letters, telegrams, and correspondence regarding the Nominating Committee with Robert Choate as Chairman. A majority of the papers are nominee ballots sent via mail for the nomination of Board of Directors, Second Vice President, and President of MENC. Also included are reports to the National Board listing recommended nomination procedures.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Nomination Committee, 1959series 5.2box 4folder 5

Subseries 5.3: Study Committee on Goals and Purposes, 1958 (1 folder)

This subseries includes a single folder containing Lilla Belle Pitts eight-page work draft report titled "MENC Study Committee on Purposes and Goals of Music Education in 1958".

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Study Committee on Goals and Purposes (Lilla B. Pitts), 1958series 5.3box 4folder 6

Series 6: Music Educators Journal Editorial Board, March 1964 (1 folder)

Series VI is located in a single folder in Box 4 and includes agenda items, book reviews, source listings for major articles, and Choates personal notes specifically regarding the MEJ Editorial Board Meeting in March 1964.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Music Educators Journal- Editorial Board, 1964 and undated series 6box 4folder 7

Series 7: MENC Related Organizations, 1955-1959 (3 folders)

Series VII is located in Box 4 and is a collection of materials regarding three related organizations to MENC. The three organizations are divided into subseries and include the Untied National Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Pan American Union Organization, and the Joint Council for the Arts in Education.

Subseries 7.1: United National Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1955-1959 (1 folder)

This subseries includes materials on the United National Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) spanning the years 1955 through 1959. These materials include conference programs, congressional records, drafts, letters and forms.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
UNESCO, 1955series 7.1box 4folder 8

Subseries 7.2: Pan American Union Organization, 1958 (1 folder)

This subseries includes three copies of the booklet and program for the First Inter-American Music Festival, April 1958 and the several issues of the bulletins Inter-American Music Bulletin, Nos. 4, 5, 6, 8: 1958 and Boletin Interamericano de Musica, No. 5, 1958.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Pan American Union Organization, 1958series 7.2box 4folder 9

Subseries 7.3: Joint Council for the Arts in Education, October 1958 (1 folder)

This subseries includes a letter to Vanette Lawler from Eldon Winkler, Organizing Secretary, October 1958.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Joint Council for the Arts in Education, 1958series 7.3box 4folder 10

Series 8: Tanglewood Symposium Project, 1967-1968 (3.00 linear feet)

Series VIII is a collection of Choates materials as director of the Tanglewood Symposium Project which took place in August 1967. The materials are divided into eight subseries located in Boxes 5-12 and include letters, correspondence, public relations materials, programs, speeches, writings, participant materials, pre and post session materials, and discussion tapes.

Subseries 8.1: General Letters and Correspondence, 1968 and undated (5 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
General Correspondence, 1967series 8.1box 5folder 1
Lists and Letters to State Presidents, 1966-1967series 8.1box 5folder 2
Thank You Letters: Divisions- Eastern, Southwester, Northwestern, North Central, Western, Southern, 1967series 8.1box 5folder 3
Request for Bibliographies, 1967-1968series 8.1box 5folder 4
Harry J. Kraut- Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1967-1968 and undatedseries 8.1box 5folder 5

Subseries 8.2: Public Relations, 1968 and undated (2 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Public Relations- Tanglewood Symposium, 1967-1968series 8.2box 5folder 6
Career Filmstrip- MENC, 1967series 8.2box 5folder 7

Subseries 8.3: Programs, 1967 and undated (.50 linear feet)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Tanglewood Symposium Program, 1967series 8.3box 5folder 8
Tanglewood Symposium Program, 1957, 1967series 8.3box 5folder 9
TSP Forums, 1967 and undatedseries 8.3box 5folder 10
Plans for Post-Session- TS, undatedseries 8.3box 5folder 11
WBOR Programs, 1967 and undatedseries 8.3box 5folder 12
Program- Tanglewood Symposium- Planning Conference, 1967 and undatedseries 8.3box 5folder 13
Structure- Tanglewood Symposium, 1967series 8.3box 5folder 14

Subseries 8.4: Speeches, undated (.50 linear feet)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Speeches, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 1
Choate- Various, undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 2
Tape Recording Symposium, 1968 and undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 3
Thomas F. Malone Speech and Abstract, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 4
Alvin Elrich's Speech, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 5
Max Lerner (Edited Copy), 1967series 8.4box 6folder 6
F.S.C. Northrop- Speech, 1967 and undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 7
Harold Arberg's Speech, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 8
McNeil Lowry- Ford Foundation, undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 9
Hartshorn, July 24, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 10
Ralph Tyler's (copy not edited), 1967series 8.4box 6folder 11
Dr. Samuel B. Gould, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 12
Pop Music Panel, 1967 and undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 13
Stan Kenton, undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 14
Gunther Schuller, undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 15
Olga Madar Auto Workers- Edited, undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 16
Dr. Abraham Maslon, 1967series 8.4box 6folder 17
Sarah Caldwell, 1966-1967 and undatedseries 8.4box 6folder 18

Subseries 8.5: Writings, 1967-1968 and undated (14 folders)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sub-subseries 8.5.1Music in American Society- Revise Annotated for R.C., 1967series 8.5box 7folder 1
Sub-subseries 8.5.1Music in American Society- Revisions Suggestions by Fowler and Gary, 1966-1968series 8.5box 7folder 2
Sub-subseries 8.5.1Article- MEJ- Choate- Tanglewood, 1967-1968series 8.5box 7folder 3
Sub-subseries 8.5.1"Music in American Society"- March Issue MEJ, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 4
Sub-subseries 8.5.1Final Program Copy T.S., 1967series 8.5box 7folder 5
Sub-subseries 8.5.1Clark- Franklin Press- T.S., 1967series 8.5box 7folder 6
Sub-subseries 8.5.2"The Arts and The Poor" Rough Draft, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 7
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Junior League- Margarine, 1968series 8.5box 7folder 8
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Radio Programs- Tanglewood, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 9
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Filmstrip- Tanglewood Symposium, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 10
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Article for MEJ, November 1967series 8.5box 7folder 11
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Academy- Proposed Outline, August 1, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 12
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Statements- Kaplan, McAllester and Bowles, 1967series 8.5box 7folder 13
Sub-subseries 8.5.2Tanglewood Symposium - Project Books and Articles, 1964-1967series 8.5box 7folder 14

Subseries 8.6: Participants, undated (1.50 linear feet)

Participants are listed individually as they appeared on the original inventory, with their materials kept in individual folders.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Mr. Milton Katims, 1964-1967series 8.6box 7folder 15
Dr. Herman D. Kenin, 1967series 8.6box 7folder 16
Mr. Stan Kenton, 1967series 8.6box 7folder 17
Miss Olga Mador, 1967series 8.6box 7folder 18
Dorothy Maynor, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 1
Dr. Ole Sand, 1967-1968series 8.6box 8folder 2
Dean Edwin E. Stein, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 3
Mrs. Helen Thompson, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 4
Father Norman OConnor, 1967-1968series 8.6box 8folder 5
Dr. Ralph Tyler, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 6
Erich Leinsdorf, Conductor BSO, 1967-1968series 8.6box 8folder 7
Dr. Max Lerner, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 8
Mr. Mc Neil Lowry, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 9
Mr.Normwn Dello Joio, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 10
Mr. Thomas F. Malone, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 11
Dr. Abraham H. Maslow, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 12
Dr. F.S.C. Northrop, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 13
Mr. Gunther Schuller, Composer, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 14
Honorary Sponsors, 1967-1968series 8.6box 8folder 15
Dr. Harold Arberg, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 16
Dr. Page Bailey, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 17
Dr. Wilson Coker, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 18
Dr. William Cornog, 1966-1967series 8.6box 8folder 19
Mr. Curtis Davis, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 20
Dr. E. Thayer Gaston, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 21
Mr. George Irwin, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 22
Mr. Tim Henney, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 23
Dr. Louis G. Wersen, 1966-1968series 8.6box 8folder 24
Mrs. Joan Gaines, 1966-1967series 8.6box 8folder 25
Dr. Allen P. Britton, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 26
Charles Gary, 1966-1967series 8.6box 8folder 27
Dr. Karl D. Ernst, 1966-1967series 8.6box 8folder 28
Dr. Wiley Housewright, 1967series 8.6box 8folder 29
Dr. Max Kaplan, 1967-1968series 8.6box 8folder 30
Dr. David Mc Allester, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 1
Dr. Henry S. Broudy, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 2
Sarah Caldwell, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 3
Mr. William C. Hartshorn, Supervisor in Chicago, LA Public Schools, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 4
Dr. Wayne Hertz, Chairman, Central Washington State College, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 5
Dean Warner Imig, College of Music University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 6
Dean Warner Lawson, College of Fine Arts Howard University, 1966series 8.6box 9folder 7
Gene Morlan, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 8
Mr. Harry Lantz, Houston Independent School Districts, TX, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 9
Mr. John Roberts, Director of Music Denver Public Schools, Denver, CO, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 10
Mr. Emmett Sarig, Music Extension, Dept. of Music University of Wisconsin, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 11
Dr. Donald Shetler, Eastman School of Music University of Rochester, NY, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 12
Dr. Everett Timm, Dean, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 13
Mr. Maurice Whitney, Public Schools Glenn Falls, NY, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 14
Mr. Verne Wilson, Director of Music Education Portland, Oregon, 1966-1968series 8.6box 9folder 15
Mr. Edward Bowles, IBM, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 16
Mr. Gene Bruck, Coordinator Concert and Symphony Repertory, ASCAP, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 17
Mrs. Freda Goldman, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 18
Frank Churchley (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 19
Leonard Feist (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 20
Wilbur D. Fullbright (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 21
Craig McHenry (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 22
John Ronald Ott (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 23
Abraham A. Schwadron (Observer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 24
Judith Murphy (Writer), 1967-1968series 8.6box 9folder 25
Mr. George Sullivan (Writer), 1967series 8.6box 9folder 26
Joseph Silverstein, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 27
Dr. W. Homer Turner, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 28
Arnold Broido Director of Publications and Sales, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 29
Grant Beglarian, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 30
John Davies, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 31
Miss Ernestine Ferrell, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 32
Charles Fowler, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 33
Mrs. Rose Marie Grentzer, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1967-1968series 8.6box 9folder 34
Dr. O. M. Hartsell, School of Music University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, 1966-1967series 8.6box 9folder 35
Gerard Knieter, Assistant Dean, 1967series 8.6box 9folder 36

Subseries 8.7: Tanglewood Symposium Pre-Session Meetings, Committees, and Materials, 1966 and undated (1 linear foot)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1Tanglewood Symposium Participants, 1967series 8.7box 10folder 1
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1TSP Housing, 1967series 8.7box 10folder 2
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1Expenses, 1967series 8.7box 10folder 3
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1Participant's biographical information, 1966-1967series 8.7box 10folder 4
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1Speaker Biographies, undatedseries 8.7box 10folder 5
Sub-Subseries 8.7.1Personal Reaction- Evaluation Forms, undatedseries 8.7box 10folder 6
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2MENC TSP Consultants' Session, 1966 and undatedseries 8.7box 10folder 7
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2General Correspondence, Agenda items, planning arrangements, 1966-1967series 8.7box 10folder 8
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2Guidelines for Leaders and Recorders, MENC- TSP Division Projects, 1966 and undatedseries 8.7box 10folder 9
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2 Committees (Recording and Reporting), 1967series 8.7box 10folder 10
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2 Frank L. Moore- Walden Films (?), 1967series 8.7box 10folder 11
Sub-Subseries 8.7.2 Office Equipment- Hotel Heaton Hall, 1967series 8.7box 10folder 12

Subseries 8.8: Post-Session Materials, 1967 and undated (1.00 linear foot)

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MENC Interim Meeting (1 of 2), August 15-17, 1967series 8.8box 11folder 1
MENC Interim Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2 of 2), August 15-17, 1967series 8.8box 11folder 2
MMEA- Tanglewood, 1968series 8.8box 11folder 3
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Combined Group Reports I-V Post Session, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 4
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Area #1 Philosophy of the Arts Kaplan, 1967series 8.8box 11folder 5
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Area #2 Music of Our Time Housewright, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 6
Area #3 Impact of Technology Brittend">Sub-Subseries 8.8.3, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 7
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Area #4 Economic and Community Support, 1967series 8.8box 11folder 8
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Area #5 Creativity - Ernst, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 9
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Study Group I Tanglewood Affirmation Britten, 1967 and undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 10
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Study Group II Music Curriculum - Ernst, 1968 and undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 11
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Study Group III The Educational Process and Evaluation - Shetler, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 12
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Study Group IV Higher Education - Housewright, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 13
Sub-Subseries 8.8.3Study Group V General Recommendations Mc Allester, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 14
Critical Issues Post Session Committee on Critical Issues, undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 15
National Commission on Music Education Group I Recommendations, August 14, 1967series 8.8box 11folder 16
Issues Tanglewood Project, 1967 and undatedseries 8.8box 11folder 17
Tanglewood Symposium Project Reports (1 of 2), 1967series 8.8box 11folder 18
Tanglewood Symposium Project Reports (2 of 2), 1967series 8.8box 11folder 19
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Eastern Division- Tanglewood Project, undatedseries 8.8box 12folder 1
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Eastern Division- Tanglewood Project, 1967series 8.8box 12folder 2
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Southwest Division Warner Imig, President, Colorado Springs, March 9-12, 1967series 8.8box 12folder 3
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Western Division Marjorie Dickinson, President, Las Vegas, March 19-22, 1967series 8.8box 12folder 4
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Northwest Division Jesse Foster, President, March 29-April 1, 1967series 8.8box 12folder 5
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7North Central Division Charles Benner, President, 1966-1967series 8.8box 12folder 6
Sub-Subseries 8.8.7Southern Division Everett Timm, President, 1966-1967series 8.8box 12folder 7

Subseries 8.9: Tanglewood Symposium Discussion Tapes, 1967 (.50 linear feet)

This subseries contains the Tanglewood Symposium Discussion Tape. Location is unknown, to be housed in Box 13.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Subject Area I: A Philosophy of the Arts for an Emerging Society [Tapes 1-4], July 26-28, 1978series 8.9box 13folder 1
Wednesday a.m., July 26, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 1item 1.0
Thursday, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 1item 2.0
Continuation of Tape #2, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 1item 3.0
Friday p.m., July 28, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 1item 4.0
Subject Area II: Music of Our Time [Tapes 5-8], July 26-28, 1978series 8.9box 13folder 2
Wednesday a.m., July 26, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 2item 5.0
Thursday, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 2item 6.0
Continuation of Tape #6, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 2item 7.0
Friday a.m., July 28, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 2item 8.0
Subject Area III: The Impact of Technology [Tapes 9-12], July 26-28, 1978series 8.9box 13folder 3
Wednesday a.m., July 26, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 3item 9.0
Thursday, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 3item 10.0
Cotinuation of Tape #10, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 3item 11.0
Friday a.m., July 28, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 3item 12.0
Subject Area IV: Economic and Community Support of the Arts [Tapes 13-15], July 26-27, 1978series 8.9box 13folder 4
Wednesday a.m., July 26, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 4item 13.0
Thursday, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 4item 14.0
Continuation of Tape #14, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 4item 15.0
Subject Area V: Creativity [Tapes 16-18], July 26-27, 1978series 8.9box 13folder 5
Wednesday a.m., July 26, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 5item 16.0
Thursday, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 5item 17.0
Continuation of Tape #17, July 27, 1967series 8.9box 13folder 5item 18.0

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