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National Assocation of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Archives

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Abstract

Title:
National Assocation of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Archives
Author/Creator:
National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
Collection number:
00-93-NATS
Size:
28.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1944-2006
Inclusive dates:
1943-2013
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:

The National Association of Teachers of Singing was established in 1944 as an educational and collaborative resource for the profession. Through workshops, conferences, events, and publications such as the Journal of Singing, NATS supports the teaching of singing worldwide. The NATS Archives contains documents, publications, recordings and memorabilia representing the history of the Association since the idea for the organization came into being in 1943.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

National Assocation of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

The National Association of Teachers of Singing was established in 1944 as an educational and collaborative resource for the profession. Through workshops, conferences, events, and publications such as the Journal of Singing, NATS supports the teaching of singing worldwide. The organization came into being in 1944 as an offshoot of the Music Teachers National Association. NATS organizes the NATS Artist Awards (NATSAA) competition, sponsors Student Auditions and workshops, publishes the Journal of Singing, and provides semiannual conferences for its membership.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The NATS Archives contains documents, publications, recordings and memorabilia representing the history of the Association since the idea for the organization came into being in 1943.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Transferred from NATS in 2000, with periodic accessions.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Amanda May, February 2012.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Amanda May, December 2012.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Board of Directors, 1944-2004 (6 linear feet)

This record group contains minutes, annual reports, correspondence, financial, and administrative materials related to the NATS board of directors.

Subseries 1.1: Minutes, 1944-2002 (1.5 linear feet)

This record group contains the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
1.1.1 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1944series 1.1box 1folder 1
1.1.2 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1945series 1.1box 1folder 2
1.1.3 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1946series 1.1box 1folder 3
1.1.4 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1947series 1.1box 1folder 4
1.1.5 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1950series 1.1box 1folder 5
1.1.6 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1951series 1.1box 1folder 6
1.1.7 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1952series 1.1box 1folder 7
1.1.8 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1953series 1.1box 1folder 8
1.1.9 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1954series 1.1box 1folder 9
1.1.10 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1955series 1.1box 1folder 10
1.1.11 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1956series 1.1box 1folder 11
1.1.12 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1957series 1.1box 1folder 12
1.1.13 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1958series 1.1box 1folder 13
1.1.14 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1959series 1.1box 1folder 14
1.1.15 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1960series 1.1box 1folder 15
1.1.16 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1961series 1.1box 1folder 16
1.1.17 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1962series 1.1box 1folder 17
1.1.18 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1963series 1.1box 1folder 18
1.1.19 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1964series 1.1box 1folder 19
1.1.20 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1965series 1.1box 1folder 20
1.1.21 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1966series 1.1box 1folder 21
1.1.22 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1967series 1.1box 1folder 22
1.1.23 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1968series 1.1box 1folder 23
1.1.24 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1969series 1.1box 1folder 24
1.1.25 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1970series 1.1box 1folder 25
1.1.26 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1971series 1.1box 1folder 26
1.1.27 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1972series 1.1box 2folder 1
1.1.28 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1973series 1.1box 2folder 2
1.1.29 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1974series 1.1box 2folder 3
1.1.30 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1975series 1.1box 2folder 4
1.1.31 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1976series 1.1box 2folder 5
1.1.32 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1977series 1.1box 2folder 6
1.1.33 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1978series 1.1box 2folder 7
1.1.34 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1984series 1.1box 2folder 8
1.1.35 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1985series 1.1box 2folder 9
1.1.36 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1986series 1.1box 2folder 10
1.1.37 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1987series 1.1box 2folder 11
1.1.38 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1988series 1.1box 2folder 12
1.1.39 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1989series 1.1box 2folder 13
1.1.40 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1990series 1.1box 2folder 14
1.1.41 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1991series 1.1box 2folder 15
1.1.42 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1992series 1.1box 2folder 16
1.1.43 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1994series 1.1box 2folder 17
1.1.44 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1995series 1.1box 2folder 18
1.1.45 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1996series 1.1box 2folder 19
1.1.46 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1998series 1.1box 2folder 20
1.1.47 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 2000series 1.1box 2folder 21
1.1.48 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 2001series 1.1box 3folder 1
1.1.49 -- Board of Directors Minutes, 2002series 1.1box 3folder 2

Subseries 1.2: Annual Reports, 1948-1996 (1 linear feet)

This record group contains reports given at board and general meetings. Each committee and initiative is required to present a report. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
1.2.1 -- Annual Reports, January 1, 1948series 1.2box 4folder 1
1.2.2 -- Annual Reports, 1950series 1.2box 4folder 2
1.2.3 -- Annual Reports, 1951series 1.2box 4folder 3
1.2.4 -- Annual Reports, 1952series 1.2box 4folder 4
1.2.5 -- Annual Reports, 1953series 1.2box 4folder 5
1.2.6 -- Annual Reports, 1954series 1.2box 4folder 6
1.2.7 -- Annual Reports, 1955series 1.2box 4folder 7
1.2.8 -- Annual Reports, 1956series 1.2box 4folder 8
1.2.9 -- Annual Reports, 1957series 1.2box 4folder 9
1.2.10 -- Annual Reports, 1958series 1.2box 4folder 10
1.2.11 -- Annual Reports, 1959series 1.2box 4folder 11
1.2.12 -- Annual Reports, 1960series 1.2box 4folder 12
1.2.13 -- Annual Reports, 1961series 1.2box 4folder 13
1.2.14 -- Annual Reports, 1962series 1.2box 4folder 14
1.2.15 -- Annual Reports, 1963series 1.2box 4folder 15
1.2.16 -- Annual Reports, 1964series 1.2box 4folder 16
1.2.17 -- Annual Reports, 1965series 1.2box 4folder 17
1.2.18 -- Annual Reports, 1966series 1.2box 4folder 18
1.2.19 -- Annual Reports, 1967series 1.2box 4folder 19
1.2.20 -- Annual Reports, 1968series 1.2box 4folder 20
1.2.21 -- Annual Reports, 1969series 1.2box 4folder 21
1.2.22 -- Annual Reports, 1970series 1.2box 4folder 22
1.2.23 -- Annual Reports, 1971series 1.2box 5folder 1
1.2.24 -- Annual Reports, 1972series 1.2box 5folder 2
1.2.25 -- Annual Reports, 1973series 1.2box 5folder 3
1.2.26 -- Annual Reports, 1974series 1.2box 5folder 4
1.2.27 -- Annual Reports, 1975series 1.2box 5folder 5
1.2.28 -- Annual Reports, 1976series 1.2box 5folder 6
1.2.29 -- Annual Reports, 1977series 1.2box 5folder 7
1.2.30 -- Annual Reports, 1978series 1.2box 5folder 8
1.2.31 -- Annual Reports, 1979series 1.2box 5folder 9
1.2.32 -- Annual Reports, 1980series 1.2box 5folder 10
1.2.33 -- Annual Reports, 1981series 1.2box 5folder 11
1.2.34 -- Annual Reports, 1982series 1.2box 5folder 12
1.2.35 -- Annual Reports, 1983series 1.2box 5folder 13
1.2.36 -- Annual Reports, 1984series 1.2box 5folder 14
1.2.37 -- Annual Reports, 1985series 1.2box 5folder 15
1.2.38 -- Annual Reports, 1986series 1.2box 5folder 16
1.2.39 -- Annual Reports, 1987series 1.2box 5folder 17
1.2.40 -- Annual Reports, 1988series 1.2box 5folder 18
1.2.41 -- Annual Reports, 1989series 1.2box 5folder 19
1.2.42 -- Annual Reports, 1990series 1.2box 5folder 20
1.2.43 -- Annual Reports, 1992series 1.2box 5folder 21
1.2.44 -- Annual Reports, 1993series 1.2box 5folder 22
1.2.45 -- Annual Reports, 1995series 1.2box 5folder 23
1.2.46 -- Annual Reports, 1996series 1.2box 5folder 24

Subseries 1.3: Correspondence, 1940-2004 (3 linear feet)

Folders in this record group retain their original labels. Folders labeled Board of Directors are typically correspondence between board members and official correspondence from board members to regional governors or general membership. Folders labeled Correspondence are typically between board members and general membership. Materials are in order by year, with Board of Directors folders given precedence within years.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
1.3.1 -- Beginning of NATS Correspondence, 1940-1942series 1.3box 6folder 1
1.3.2 -- Beginning of NATS Correspondence, 1943series 1.3box 6folder 2
1.3.3 -- Beginning of NATS Correspondence, 1944series 1.3box 6folder 3
1.3.4 -- [placeholder - currently empty], 1945series 1.3box 6folder 4
1.3.5 -- Correspondence, 1946series 1.3box 6folder 5
1.3.6 -- Correspondence, 1947series 1.3box 6folder 6
1.3.7 -- Correspondence, 1948series 1.3box 6folder 7
1.3.8 -- Correspondence, 1949series 1.3box 6folder 8
1.3.9 -- Correspondence, 1950series 1.3box 6folder 9
1.3.10 -- Correspondence, 1951series 1.3box 6folder 10
1.3.11 -- Correspondence, 1952series 1.3box 6folder 11
1.3.12 -- Correspondence, 1953series 1.3box 6folder 12
1.3.13 -- Correspondence, 1954series 1.3box 6folder 13
1.3.14 -- Correspondence, 1955series 1.3box 6folder 14
1.3.15 -- Correspondence, 1956series 1.3box 6folder 15
1.3.16 -- Correspondence, 1957series 1.3box 6folder 16
1.3.17 -- [placeholder - currently empty], 1958series 1.3box 6folder 17
1.3.18 -- Correspondence, 1959series 1.3box 6folder 18
1.3.19 -- [placeholder - currently empty], 1960series 1.3box 6folder 19
1.3.20 -- Correspondence, 1961series 1.3box 6folder 20
1.3.21 -- Correspondence, 1962series 1.3box 6folder 21
1.3.22 -- Correspondence, 1963series 1.3box 7folder 1
1.3.23 -- Correspondence, 1964series 1.3box 7folder 2
1.3.24 -- Correspondence, 1965series 1.3box 7folder 3
1.3.25 -- Correspondence, 1966series 1.3box 7folder 4
1.3.26 -- Correspondence, 1967series 1.3box 7folder 5
1.3.27.1 -- Board of Directors Letters (folder 1), 1968series 1.3box 7folder 6
1.3.27.1 -- Board of Directors Letters (folder 2), 1968series 1.3box 7folder 7
1.3.27.2 -- Correspondence (folder 1), 1968series 1.3box 7folder 8
1.3.27.2 -- Correspondence (folder 2), 1968series 1.3box 7folder 9
1.3.28.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, Coffin, 1969series 1.3box 7folder 10
1.3.28.2 -- Correspondence (folder 1), 1969series 1.3box 8folder 1
1.3.28.2 -- Correspondence (folder 2), 1969series 1.3box 8folder 2
1.3.29.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1970series 1.3box 8folder 3
1.3.29.2 -- Correspondence, 1970series 1.3box 8folder 4
1.3.30.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1971series 1.3box 8folder 5
1.3.30.2 -- Correspondence, 1971series 1.3box 8folder 6
1.3.31.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1972series 1.3box 8folder 7
1.3.31.2 -- Correspondence, 1972series 1.3box 8folder 8
1.3.32.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1973series 1.3box 8folder 9
1.3.32.2 -- Correspondence, 1973series 1.3box 8folder 10
1.3.33.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1974series 1.3box 9folder 1
1.3.33.2 -- Correspondence, 1974series 1.3box 9folder 2
1.3.34.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1975series 1.3box 9folder 3
1.3.34.2 -- Correspondence (folder 1), 1975series 1.3box 9folder 4
1.3.34.2 -- Correspondence (folder 2), 1975series 1.3box 9folder 5
1.3.35.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1976series 1.3box 9folder 6
1.3.35.2 -- Correspondence (folder 1), 1976series 1.3box 9folder 7
1.3.35.2 -- Correspondence (folder 2), 1976series 1.3box 9folder 8
1.3.36.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1977series 1.3box 10folder 1
1.3.36.2 -- Correspondence, 1977series 1.3box 10folder 2
1.3.37.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1978series 1.3box 10folder 3
1.3.37.2 -- Correspondence, 1978series 1.3box 10folder 4
1.3.38.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1979series 1.3box 10folder 5
1.3.38.2 -- Correspondence, 1979series 1.3box 10folder 6
1.3.39.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1980series 1.3box 10folder 7
1.3.39.2 -- Correspondence, 1980series 1.3box 10folder 8
1.3.40.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1981series 1.3box 10folder 9
1.3.40.2 -- Correspondence, 1981series 1.3box 10folder 10
1.3.41.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1982series 1.3box 10folder 11
1.3.41.2 -- Correspondence, 1982series 1.3box 10folder 12
1.3.42 -- Correspondence, 1983series 1.3box 10folder 13
1.3.43 -- Correspondence, 1984series 1.3box 10folder 14
1.3.44 -- Correspondence, 1985series 1.3box 10folder 15
1.3.45.1 -- Board of Directors Letters, 1986series 1.3box 10folder 16
1.3.45.2 -- Correspondence, 1986series 1.3box 11folder 1
1.3.46 -- Correspondence, 1987series 1.3box 11folder 2
1.3.47 -- Board of Directors Correspondence, 1988series 1.3box 11folder 3
1.3.48 -- Board of Directors Correspondence, 1989series 1.3box 11folder 4
1.3.49 -- Correspondence, 1990series 1.3box 11folder 5
1.3.50 -- Correspondence, 1991series 1.3box 11folder 6
1.3.51 -- Correspondence, 1992series 1.3box 11folder 7
1.3.52 -- Correspondence, 1993series 1.3box 11folder 8
1.3.53 -- Correspondence, 1994series 1.3box 11folder 9
1.3.54 -- Correspondence, 1995series 1.3box 11folder 10
1.3.55 -- Correspondence, 1996series 1.3box 11folder 11
1.3.56 -- Correspondence, 1997series 1.3box 11folder 12
1.3.57 -- Correspondence, 2001series 1.3box 11folder 13
1.3.58 -- Correspondence, 2003series 1.3box 11folder 14
1.3.59 -- Correspondence, 2004series 1.3box 11folder 15

Subseries 1.4: Financial Materials, 1944-2004 (.25 linear feet)

This record group contains financial audits by year or fiscal year, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
1.4.1 -- Financial Audit, 1944-1946series 1.4box 12folder 1
1.4.2 -- Financial Audit, 1956series 1.4box 12folder 2
1.4.3 -- Financial Audit, 1957series 1.4box 12folder 3
1.4.4 -- Financial Audit, 1958series 1.4box 12folder 4
1.4.5 -- Financial Audit and Budget, 1959series 1.4box 12folder 5
1.4.6 -- Financial Audit, 1960series 1.4box 12folder 6
1.4.7 -- Financial Audit, FY 1961series 1.4box 12folder 7
1.4.8 -- Financial Audit and Budget, 1962series 1.4box 12folder 8
1.4.9 -- Financial Audit, FY 1963series 1.4box 12folder 9
1.4.10 -- Financial Audit, 1964series 1.4box 12folder 10
1.4.11 -- Financial Audit and Budget, 1965series 1.4box 12folder 11
1.4.12 -- Financial Audit, FY 1966series 1.4box 12folder 12
1.4.13 -- Financial Audit and Budget, 1967series 1.4box 12folder 13
1.4.14 -- Financial Audit, FY 1968series 1.4box 12folder 14
1.4.15 -- Financial Audit, FY 1969series 1.4box 12folder 15
1.4.16 -- Financial Audit, 1970series 1.4box 12folder 16
1.4.17 -- Financial Audit, FY 1971series 1.4box 12folder 17
1.4.18 -- Financial Audit, FY 1972series 1.4box 12folder 18
1.4.19 -- Financial Audit, FY 1973series 1.4box 12folder 19
1.4.20 -- Financial Audit, FY 1976series 1.4box 12folder 20
1.4.21 -- Financial Audit, FY 1977series 1.4box 12folder 21
1.4.22 -- Financial Audit, FY 1978series 1.4box 12folder 22
1.4.23 -- Financial Audit, FY 1979series 1.4box 12folder 23
1.4.24 -- Financial Audit, FY 1980series 1.4box 12folder 24
1.4.25 -- Financial Audit, FY 1981series 1.4box 12folder 25
1.4.26 -- Financial Audit, FY 1982series 1.4box 12folder 26
1.4.27 -- Financial Audit, FY 1983series 1.4box 12folder 27
1.4.28 -- Financial Audit, FY 1984series 1.4box 12folder 28
1.4.29 -- Financial Audit, 1985-1987series 1.4box 12folder 29
1.4.30 -- Financial Audit [.25 linear feet of itemizations removed], FY 1987series 1.4box 12folder 30
1.4.31 -- Financial Audit, FY 1988series 1.4box 12folder 31
1.4.32 -- Financial Audit, 1992series 1.4box 12folder 32
1.4.33 -- Financial Audit [.25 linear feet of itemizations removed], 1993series 1.4box 12folder 33
1.4.34 -- Financial Statement, 1998series 1.4box 12folder 34
1.4.35 -- Financial Audit, 2000series 1.4box 12folder 35
1.4.36 -- Financial Audit, 2004series 1.4box 12folder 36

Subseries 1.5: Rosters and Projection Charts, 1996-1997 (.25 linear feet)

This record group contains administrative information for the Board of Directors. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
1.5.1 -- Board of Directors Roster and Addresses, 1996series 1.5box 12folder 1
1.5.2 -- Board Member Projection Charts, 1978-1997series 1.5box 12folder 2

Series 2: Membership, 1948-2004 and undated (.75 linear feet)

This record group contains materials relating to the maintenance of the NATS membership.

Subseries 2.1: Membership Rosters, 1948-1988 and undated (.75 linear feet)

This record group contains rosters of NATS membership, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
2.1.1 -- Charter Members, undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 1
2.1.2 -- Guests of NATS, 1968-1985series 2.1box 1folder 2
2.1.3 -- Past Registrars Book (folder 1), 1961-1966series 2.1box 1folder 3
2.1.3 -- Past Registrars Book (folder 2), 1961-1966series 2.1box 1folder 4
2.1.4 -- NATS Members -- Alphabetical Listing, 1948-1966series 2.1box 1folder 5
2.1.5 -- NATS Membership, S. Tingley, Registrar, undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 6
2.1.6 -- Past Registrars Book, NATS, undatedseries 2.1box 1folder 7
2.1.7 -- Membership Rosters and Addresses, 1987-1988series 2.1box 2folder 1

Subseries 2.2: Code of Ethics, undated (.1 linear feet)

This record group contains iterations of the Code of Ethics, arranged by revision year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
2.2 -- Code of Ethics, undatedseries 2.2box 2folder 2

Subseries 2.3: Applications and Certificates of Membership, 2003-2004 and undated (.1 linear feet)

This record group contains templates of applications for membership in NATS and certificates thereof.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
2.3 -- Applications and Certificates of Membership, 2003-2004 and undatedseries 2.3box 2folder 3

Series 3: By-Laws, 1944-2000 (.25 linear feet)

This record group contains the original by-laws as well as many revisions, arranged by revision year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
3.1 -- Original By-Laws, 1944 series 3box 1folder 1
3.2 -- By-Laws Revision, 1953 series 3box 1folder 2
3.3 -- By-Laws Revision, 1955 series 3box 1folder 3
3.4 -- By-Laws Revised, 1966 series 3box 1folder 4
3.5 -- By-Laws Revision, 1968 series 3box 1folder 5
3.6 -- By-Laws Revision, 1971 series 3box 1folder 6
3.7 -- By-Laws Revision, 1974 series 3box 1folder 7
3.8 -- By-Laws Revision, 1977 series 3box 1folder 8
3.9 -- By-Laws Revision, 1978 series 3box 1folder 9
3.10 -- By-Laws Revision, 1986 series 3box 1folder 10
3.11 -- By-Laws Revision, 1988 series 3box 1folder 11
3.12 -- By-Laws, 1990 series 3box 1folder 12
3.13 -- By-Laws, 1997 series 3box 1folder 13
3.14 -- By-Laws, 2000 series 3box 1folder 14

Series 4: NATS Foundation, 1968-1996 (.25 linear feet)

The NATS Foundation provides funding for the activities of NATS, including the Intern Program, NATSAA, the Voice Pedagogy Award, the NATS Emerging Leaders Award, and the Van Lawrence Fellowship. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
4.1 -- Foundation Board Meeting Minutes, 1992-1993 series 4box 1folder 1
4.2 -- Foundation Correspondence, 1968-1996 series 4box 1folder 2

Series 5: Regions, 1950-1995 (1.5 linear feet)

This group contains correspondence and reports from regional chapters as well as information about regional student auditions, NATSAA contests, workshops and conferences, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
5.1 -- Regions, 1950 series 5box 1folder 1
5.2 -- Regions, 1956 series 5box 1folder 2
5.3 -- Regions, 1957 series 5box 1folder 3
5.4 -- Regions, 1958 series 5box 1folder 4
5.5 -- Regions, 1959 series 5box 1folder 5
5.6 -- Regions, 1960 series 5box 1folder 6
5.7 -- Regions, 1961 series 5box 1folder 7
5.8 -- Regions, 1962 series 5box 1folder 8
5.9 -- Regions, 1963 series 5box 1folder 9
5.10 -- Regions, 1964 series 5box 1folder 10
5.11 -- Regions, 1965 series 5box 1folder 11
5.12 -- Regions, 1965 series 5box 1folder 12
5.13 -- Regions, 1966 series 5box 1folder 13
5.14 -- Regions, 1967 series 5box 1folder 14
5.15 -- Regions, 1968 series 5box 1folder 15
5.16 -- Regions, 1969 series 5box 1folder 16
5.17 -- Regions, 1970 series 5box 1folder 17
5.18 -- Regions, 1971 series 5box 1folder 18
5.19 -- Regions, 1972 series 5box 1folder 19
5.20 -- Regions, 1973 series 5box 1folder 20
5.21 -- Regions, 1974 series 5box 2folder 1
5.22 -- Regions, 1975 series 5box 2folder 2
5.23 -- Regions, 1976 series 5box 2folder 3
5.24 -- Regions, 1977 series 5box 2folder 4
5.25 -- Regions, 1978 series 5box 2folder 5
5.26 -- Regions, 1979 series 5box 2folder 6
5.27 -- Regions, 1980 series 5box 2folder 7
5.28 -- Regions, 1981 series 5box 2folder 8
5.29 -- Regions, 1982 series 5box 3folder 1
5.30 -- Regions, 1984 series 5box 3folder 2
5.31 -- Regions, 1985 series 5box 3folder 3
5.32 -- Regions, 1986 series 5box 3folder 4
5.33 -- Regions, 1987 series 5box 3folder 5
5.34 -- Regions, 1988 series 5box 3folder 6
5.35 -- Regions, 1989 series 5box 3folder 7
5.36 -- Regions, 1990 series 5box 3folder 8
5.37 -- Regions, 1991 series 5box 3folder 9
5.38 -- Regions, 1992 series 5box 3folder 10
5.39 -- Regions, 1993 series 5box 3folder 11
5.40 -- Regions, 1994 series 5box 3folder 12
5.41 -- Regions, 1995 series 5box 3folder 13

Series 6: Conferences and Conventions, 1946-2013 (6 linear feet)

This record group contains information relating to NATS and special conferences, including programs, advertisements, planning documentation, and correspondence. Also included are the meeting minutes from NATS business meetings, held at each conference. Materials are arranged by year.

Subseries 6.1: General Meeting Minutes, 1946-2002 (1.5 linear feet)

This group contains minutes from membership business meetings held at each NATS conference, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
6.1.1 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1946series 6.1box 1folder 1
6.1.2 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1947series 6.1box 1folder 2
6.1.3 -- Business Meeting Minutes [no materials], January 1, 1948series 6.1box 1folder 3
6.1.4 -- Business Meeting Minutes, December 29, 1948series 6.1box 1folder 4
6.1.5 -- Business Meeting Minutes, March 1, 1950series 6.1box 1folder 5
6.1.6 -- Business Meeting Minutes, December 30, 1950series 6.1box 1folder 6
6.1.7 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1951series 6.1box 1folder 7
6.1.8 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1952series 6.1box 1folder 8
6.1.9 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1953series 6.1box 1folder 9
6.1.10 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1954series 6.1box 1folder 10
6.1.11 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1955series 6.1box 1folder 11
6.1.12 -- Business Meeting Minutes, January 31, 1957series 6.1box 1folder 12
6.1.13 -- Business Meeting Minutes, December 29, 1957series 6.1box 1folder 13
6.1.14 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1958series 6.1box 1folder 14
6.1.15 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1959series 6.1box 1folder 15
6.1.16 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1960series 6.1box 1folder 16
6.1.17 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1961series 6.1box 1folder 17
6.1.18 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1962series 6.1box 2folder 1
6.1.19 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1963series 6.1box 2folder 2
6.1.20 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1964series 6.1box 2folder 3
6.1.21 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1965series 6.1box 2folder 4
6.1.22 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1966series 6.1box 2folder 5
6.1.23 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1967series 6.1box 2folder 6
6.1.24 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1968series 6.1box 2folder 7
6.1.25 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1969series 6.1box 2folder 8
6.1.26 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1970series 6.1box 2folder 9
6.1.27 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1971series 6.1box 2folder 10
6.1.28 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1972series 6.1box 2folder 11
6.1.29 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1973series 6.1box 2folder 12
6.1.30 -- Business Meeting Minutes [no materials], 1974series 6.1box 2folder 13
6.1.31 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1976series 6.1box 2folder 14
6.1.32 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1978series 6.1box 2folder 15
6.1.33 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1980series 6.1box 3folder 1
6.1.34 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1981series 6.1box 3folder 2
6.1.35 -- Business Meeting Minutes [no materials], 1983series 6.1box 3folder 3
6.1.36 -- Business Meeting Minutes [no materials], 1984series 6.1box 3folder 4
6.1.37 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1986series 6.1box 3folder 5
6.1.38 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1987series 6.1box 3folder 6
6.1.39 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1989series 6.1box 3folder 7
6.1.40 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1990series 6.1box 3folder 8
6.1.41 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1993series 6.1box 3folder 9
6.1.42 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1995series 6.1box 3folder 10
6.1.43 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1996series 6.1box 3folder 11
6.1.44 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 1998series 6.1box 3folder 12
6.1.45 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 2000series 6.1box 3folder 13
6.1.46 -- Business Meeting Minutes, 2002series 6.1box 3folder 14

Subseries 6.2: Convention Materials, 1946-2012 (3.5 linear feet)

This group includes programs, advertisements, registration information, planning information and correspondence related to the NATS conventions. Duplicates, cancelled checks, receipts, registration slips and some city tourism brochures have been removed.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
6.2.1 -- Detroit [no materials], 1946series 6.2box 4folder 1
6.2.2 -- St. Louis [no materials], 1947series 6.2box 4folder 2
6.2.3 -- Boston, 1947-1948series 6.2box 4folder 3
6.2.4 -- Chicago, 1948series 6.2box 4folder 4
6.2.5 -- Cleveland, 1950series 6.2box 4folder 5
6.2.6 -- Washington, D.C., 1950series 6.2box 4folder 6
6.2.7 -- Chicago, 1951series 6.2box 4folder 7
6.2.8 -- Boston, 1952series 6.2box 4folder 8
6.2.9 -- St. Louis, 1953series 6.2box 4folder 9
6.2.10 -- Chattanooga, 1954series 6.2box 4folder 10
6.2.11 -- Chicago, 1955series 6.2box 4folder 11
6.2.12 -- Buffalo, 1957series 6.2box 4folder 12
6.2.13 -- Kansas City, 1957series 6.2box 4folder 13
6.2.14 -- New York, 1958series 6.2box 4folder 14
6.2.15 -- Cincinnati, 1959series 6.2box 4folder 15
6.2.16 -- Dallas, 1960series 6.2box 4folder 16
6.2.17 -- Boston, 1961series 6.2box 4folder 17
6.2.18 -- Los Angeles, 1962series 6.2box 4folder 18
6.2.19 -- Detroit, 1963series 6.2box 4folder 19
6.2.20 -- Minneapolis, 1964series 6.2box 4folder 20
6.2.21 -- Chicago, 1965series 6.2box 4folder 21
6.2.22 -- Washington, D.C., 1966series 6.2box 4folder 22
6.2.23 -- Chicago, 1967series 6.2box 4folder 23
6.2.24 -- Portland, 1968series 6.2box 5folder 1
6.2.25 -- Cleveland, 1969series 6.2box 5folder 2
6.2.26 -- Dallas, 1970series 6.2box 5folder 3
6.2.27 -- St. Louis, 1971series 6.2box 5folder 4
6.2.28 -- Los Angeles [no materials], 1972series 6.2box 5folder 5
6.2.29 -- New York, 1973series 6.2box 5folder 6
6.2.30 -- Indianapolis, 1974series 6.2box 5folder 7
6.2.31 -- Philadelphia, 1976series 6.2box 5folder 8
6.2.32 -- Houston, 1978series 6.2box 5folder 9
6.2.33 -- Denver, 1980series 6.2box 5folder 10
6.2.34 -- Louisville, 1981series 6.2box 6folder 1
6.2.35 -- Minneapolis, 1983series 6.2box 6folder 2
6.2.36 -- New Orleans, 1984series 6.2box 6folder 3
6.2.37 -- Chicago, 1986series 6.2box 6folder 4
6.2.38 -- San Antonio, 1987series 6.2box 6folder 5
6.2.39 -- Los Angeles, 1989series 6.2box 6folder 6
6.2.40 -- Little Rock, 1990series 6.2box 7folder 1
6.2.41 -- Boston, 1992series 6.2box 7folder 2
6.2.42 -- Tampa, FL, 1993series 6.2box 7folder 3
6.2.43 -- Seattle/Bellevue, 1995series 6.2box 7folder 4
6.2.44 -- St. Louis, 1996series 6.2box 8folder 1
6.2.45 -- Toronto, Canada, 1998series 6.2box 9folder 1
6.2.46 -- Philadelphia, 2000series 6.2box 10folder 1
6.2.47 -- San Diego, 2002series 6.2box 10folder 2
6.2.48 -- New Orleans, 2004series 6.2box 10folder 3
6.2.49 -- Minneapolis, 2006series 6.2box 10folder 4
6.2.50 -- Nashville, 2008series 6.2box 10folder 5
6.2.51 -- 2010 [no materials], 2010series 6.2box 10folder 6
6.2.52 -- Orlando [no materials], 2012series 6.2box 10folder 7

Subseries 6.3: Special Conferences, 1984-2013 (1 linear feet)

This group encompasses conferences outside of the annual NATS conventions, including a special meeting with the Association of Teachers of Singing and the International Congress of Voice Teachers.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
6.3.1 -- NATS/AOTOS Joint Conference, 1984series 6.3box 11folder 1
6.3.2 -- ICVT I -- Strasbourg, France, 1987series 6.3box 11folder 2
6.3.3 -- ICVT II -- Philadelphia, USA, 1991series 6.3box 11folder 3
6.3.4 -- ICVT III -- Auckland, New Zealand, 1994series 6.3box 11folder 4
6.3.5 -- ICVT IV -- London, England, 1997series 6.3box 12folder 1
6.3.6 -- ICVT V -- Helsinki, Finland, 2001series 6.3box 12folder 2
6.3.7 -- ICVT VI -- Vancouver, British Columbia, 2005series 6.3box 12folder 3
6.3.8 -- ICVT VII -- Paris, France [no materials], 2009series 6.3box 12folder 4
6.3.9 -- ICVT VIII -- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia [no materials], 2013series 6.3box 12folder 5

Series 7: Publications, 1944-2013 (10 linear feet)

This record group contains publications produced by NATS, arranged by publication type and then year.

Subseries 7.1: Journal of Singing, 1944-2013 (6.5 linear feet)

(Previously The Bulletin, The NATS Bulletin, and The NATS Journal) This record group contains archival copies of the official journal of NATS, arranged by volume.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
7.1.0 -- "Chronological Index of Articles from 1945 to Present,", 1944-1997series 7.1box 1folder 1
7.1.1 -- Volume 1 (as The Bulletin), 1944-1945series 7.1box 1folder 2
7.1.2 -- Volume 2, 1945-1946series 7.1box 1folder 3
7.1.3 -- Volume 3, 1946-1947series 7.1box 1folder 4
7.1.4 -- Volume 4, 1947-1948series 7.1box 1folder 5
7.1.5 -- Volume 5, 1948-1949series 7.1box 1folder 6
7.1.6 -- Volume 6, 1949-1950series 7.1box 1folder 7
7.1.7 -- Volume 7, 1950-1951series 7.1box 1folder 8
7.1.8 -- Volume 8, 1951-1952series 7.1box 1folder 9
7.1.9 -- Volume 9, 1952-1953series 7.1box 1folder 10
7.1.10 -- Volume 10, 1953-1954series 7.1box 1folder 11
7.1.11 -- Volume 11, 1954-1955series 7.1box 1folder 12
7.1.12 -- Volume 12, 1955-1956series 7.1box 1folder 13
7.1.13 -- Volume 13, 1956-1957series 7.1box 2folder 1
7.1.14 -- Volume 14, 1957-1958series 7.1box 2folder 2
7.1.15 -- Volume 15, 1958-1959series 7.1box 2folder 3
7.1.16 -- Volume 16, 1959-1960series 7.1box 2folder 4
7.1.17 -- Volume 17, 1960-1961series 7.1box 2folder 5
7.1.18 -- Volume 18, 1961-1962series 7.1box 2folder 6
7.1.19 -- Volume 19 (first volume as The NATS Bulletin), 1962-1963series 7.1box 2folder 7
7.1.20 -- Volume 20, 1963-1964series 7.1box 2folder 8
7.1.21 -- Volume 21, 1964-1965series 7.1box 3folder 1
7.1.22 -- Volume 22, 1965-1966series 7.1box 3folder 2
7.1.23 -- Volume 23, 1966-1967series 7.1box 3folder 3
7.1.24 -- Volume 24, 1967-1968series 7.1box 3folder 4
7.1.25 -- Volume 25, 1968-1969series 7.1box 3folder 5
7.1.26 -- Volume 26, 1969-1970series 7.1box 3folder 6
7.1.27 -- Volume 27, 1970-1971series 7.1box 4folder 1
7.1.28 -- Volume 28, 1971-1972series 7.1box 4folder 2
7.1.29 -- Volume 29, 1972-1973series 7.1box 4folder 3
7.1.30 -- Volume 30, 1973-1974series 7.1box 4folder 4
7.1.31 -- Volume 31, 1974-1975series 7.1box 4folder 5
7.1.32 -- Volume 32, 1975-1976series 7.1box 4folder 6
7.1.33 -- Volume 33, 1976-1977series 7.1box 5folder 1
7.1.34 -- Volume 34, 1977-1978series 7.1box 5folder 2
7.1.35 -- Volume 35, 1978-1979series 7.1box 5folder 3
7.1.36 -- Volume 36, 1979-1980series 7.1box 5folder 4
7.1.37 -- Volume 37, 1980-1981series 7.1box 5folder 5
7.1.38 -- Volume 38, 1981-1982series 7.1box 5folder 6
7.1.39 -- Volume 39, 1982-1983series 7.1box 6folder 1
7.1.40 -- Volume 40, 1983-1984series 7.1box 6folder 2
7.1.41 -- Volume 41, 1984-1985series 7.1box 6folder 3
7.1.42 -- Volume 42 (first volume as The NATS Journal), 1985-1986series 7.1box 6folder 4
7.1.43 -- Volume 43, 1986-1987series 7.1box 6folder 5
7.1.44 -- Volume 44, 1987-1988series 7.1box 6folder 6
7.1.45 -- Volume 45, 1988-1989series 7.1box 7folder 1
7.1.46 -- Volume 46, 1989-1990series 7.1box 7folder 2
7.1.47 -- Volume 47, 1990-1991series 7.1box 7folder 3
7.1.48 -- Volume 48, 1991-1992series 7.1box 7folder 4
7.1.49 -- Volume 49, 1992-1993series 7.1box 7folder 5
7.1.50 -- Volume 50, 1993-1994series 7.1box 7folder 6
7.1.51 -- Volume 51, 1994-1995series 7.1box 8folder 1
7.1.52 -- Volume 52 (first volume as Journal of Singing) (also available in microfilm), 1995-1996series 7.1box 8folder 2
7.1.53 -- Volume 53, 1996-1997series 7.1box 8folder 3
7.1.54 -- Volume 54, 1997-1998series 7.1box 8folder 4
7.1.55 -- Volume 55, 1998-1999series 7.1box 9folder 1
7.1.56 -- Volume 56, 1999-2000series 7.1box 9folder 2
7.1.57 -- Volume 57 (also available in microfilm), 2000-2001series 7.1box 9folder 3
7.1.58 -- Volume 58 (also available in microfilm), 2001-2002series 7.1box 9folder 4
7.1.59 -- Volume 59 (also available in microfilm), 2002-2003series 7.1box 10folder 1
7.1.60 -- Volume 60 (also available in microfilm), 2003-2004series 7.1box 10folder 2
7.1.61 -- Volume 61 (missing 61/5) (also available in microfilm), 2004-2005series 7.1box 10folder 3
7.1.62 -- Volume 62 (missing 62/3,5) (also available in microfilm), 2005-2006series 7.1box 11folder 1
7.1.63 -- Volume 63, 2006-2007series 7.1box 11folder 2
7.1.64 -- Volume 64, 2007-2008series 7.1box 11folder 3
7.1.65 -- Volume 65, 2008-2009series 7.1box 12folder 1
7.1.66 -- Volume 66 (missing 66/3,4), 2009-2010series 7.1box 12folder 2
7.1.67 -- Volume 67 (missing 67/2), 2010-2011series 7.1box 12folder 3
7.1.68 -- Volume 68 (missing 68/2), 2011-2012series 7.1box 12folder 4
7.1.69 -- Volume 69, 2012-2013series 7.1box 13folder 1

Subseries 7.2: Inter Nos, 1968-2006 (1 linear feet)

This record group contains archival copies of the NATS newsletter, arranged by volume.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
7.2.1 -- "Prelude" and "Prologue" issues, 1968series 7.2box 14folder 1
7.2.2 -- Volume 1, 1969-1970series 7.2box 14folder 2
7.2.3 -- Volume 2, 1970-1971series 7.2box 14folder 3
7.2.4 -- Volume 3, 1971-1972series 7.2box 14folder 4
7.2.5 -- Volume 4, 1972-1973series 7.2box 14folder 5
7.2.6 -- Volume 5, 1973series 7.2box 14folder 6
7.2.7 -- Volume 6, 1974series 7.2box 14folder 7
7.2.8 -- Volume 7, 1975series 7.2box 14folder 8
7.2.9 -- Volume 8, 1976series 7.2box 14folder 9
7.2.10 -- Volume 9, 1977series 7.2box 14folder 10
7.2.11 -- Volume 10, 1978series 7.2box 14folder 11
7.2.12 -- Volume 11, 1979series 7.2box 14folder 12
7.2.13 -- Volume 12, 1980series 7.2box 14folder 13
7.2.14 -- Volume 13, 1981series 7.2box 14folder 14
7.2.15 -- Volume 14, 1982series 7.2box 14folder 15
7.2.16 -- Volume 15, 1983series 7.2box 14folder 16
7.2.17 -- Volume 16, 1984series 7.2box 14folder 17
7.2.18 -- Volume 17, 1985-1986series 7.2box 14folder 18
7.2.19 -- Volume 18, 1986series 7.2box 14folder 19
7.2.20 -- Volume 19, 1987series 7.2box 14folder 20
7.2.21 -- Volume 20, 1988series 7.2box 14folder 21
7.2.22 -- Volume 21, 1989series 7.2box 14folder 22
7.2.23 -- Volume 22, 1990series 7.2box 14folder 23
7.2.24 -- Volume 23, 1991series 7.2box 14folder 24
7.2.25 -- Volume 24, 1992series 7.2box 14folder 25
7.2.26 -- Volume 25, 1993series 7.2box 14folder 26
7.2.27 -- Volume 26, 1994series 7.2box 15folder 1
7.2.28 -- Volume 27 (missing all), 1994series 7.2box 15folder 2
7.2.29 -- Volume 28, 1995series 7.2box 15folder 3
7.2.30 -- Volume 29, 1996series 7.2box 15folder 4
7.2.31 -- Volume 30, 1997series 7.2box 15folder 5
7.2.32 -- Volume 31, 1998series 7.2box 15folder 6
7.2.33 -- Volume 32, 1999series 7.2box 15folder 7
7.2.34 -- Volume 33, 2000series 7.2box 15folder 8
7.2.35 -- Volume 34, 2001series 7.2box 15folder 9
7.2.36 -- Volume 35, 2002series 7.2box 15folder 10
7.2.37 -- Volume 36, 2003series 7.2box 15folder 11
7.2.38 -- Volume 37 (1-2), 2004series 7.2box 15folder 12
7.2.39 -- Volume 38, 2005series 7.2box 15folder 13
7.2.40 -- Volume 39 (1), 2006series 7.2box 15folder 14

Subseries 7.3: Membership Directories, 1969-2004 (1 linear feet)

This record group contains NATS membership directories, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
7.3.1 -- Membership Directory, 1969series 7.3box 16folder 1
7.3.2 -- Membership Directory, 1972series 7.3box 16folder 2
7.3.3 -- Membership Directory, 1974series 7.3box 16folder 3
7.3.4 -- Membership Directory, 1976series 7.3box 16folder 4
7.3.5 -- Membership Directory, 1983series 7.3box 16folder 5
7.3.6 -- Membership Directory, 1989series 7.3box 16folder 6
7.3.7 -- Membership Directory, 1992series 7.3box 16folder 7
7.3.8 -- Membership Directory, 1995series 7.3box 16folder 8
7.3.9 -- Membership Directory, 1998series 7.3box 16folder 9
7.3.10 -- Membership Directory, 2000series 7.3box 16folder 10
7.3.11 -- Membership Directory, 2002series 7.3box 17folder 1
7.3.12 -- Membership Directory, 2004series 7.3box 17folder 2

Subseries 7.4: Books and Pamphlets, 1959-1991 (1 linear feet)

This record group contains monographs produced by NATS, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
7.4.1 -- Wilson, Grace. "Selected Vocal Repertoire for Young Solo Singers,", 1959, 1962series 7.4box 18folder 1
7.4.2 -- Foote, Bruce. "Selected Vocal Solo and Miscellaneous Repertoire,", 1960series 7.4box 18folder 2
7.4.3 -- "Voice Syllabus,", 1964series 7.4box 18folder 3
7.4.4 -- Cowden, Robert. "Check List of Singers Biographies," 1969. Additions, 1979. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 4
7.4.5 -- Hoiness, Donald, Joseph Haruda, and Jean Ludman. "Council on Research: List of Solo Vocal Literature in English with Instrumental Accompaniment," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 5
7.4.6 -- Post, Charles, Esther Coulange, and John H. Muschick. "Council on Research: French Art Songs (1930-1970)," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 6
7.4.7 -- "Art Song German," 1969 Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 7
7.4.8 -- Lakeway, Ruth, Italian Vocalizzi, and Dorothy Ziegler. "Council on Research: Italian Art Songs (1930-1970)," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 8
7.4.9 -- Martin, Walter. "Council on Research: Recommended Sacred Solos for the University-Level Student." Wilkey, Jay W. "A List of Arias from Modern Major Choral Works," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 9
7.4.10 -- Peterson, Hazel, Lois-Eve Anderson, Ella Hjertaas Roe, and E. Clifford Toren. "Report of Research Committee on Scandinavian and Finnish Art Songs," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 10
7.4.11 -- Huls, Helen Steen, Grace Wilson, and Mabeth Saure. "Council on Research: Repertoire for Young Voices," 1969. Silver Anniversary Publication., 1969series 7.4box 18folder 11
7.4.12 -- "In Memoriam: William D. Vennard,", circa 1971series 7.4box 18folder 12
7.4.13 -- "English Singing Translations of Foreign Language Art Songs,", 1976series 7.4box 18folder 13
7.4.14 -- "Art Song in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography,", 1976series 7.4box 18folder 14
7.4.15 -- "Opportunities for the American Singer: Community Opera Companies, Musicals and Chamber Groups,", circa 1978series 7.4box 18folder 15
7.4.16 -- "Art Song in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography, First Supplement,", 1978series 7.4box 18folder 16
7.4.17 -- "Solo Vocal Repertoire for Young Singers: An Annotated Bibliography,", 1980series 7.4box 19folder 1
7.4.18 -- "Vocal Chamber Duets: An Annotated Bibliography,", 1981series 7.4box 19folder 2
7.4.19 -- "Solo Vocal Repertoire for Young Singers: An Annotated Bibliography,", 1982series 7.4box 19folder 3
7.4.20 -- "Foundations of the Singers Art,", 1984series 7.4box 19folder 4
7.4.21 -- "Art-Song in the United States," Second edition, 1987series 7.4box 19folder 5
7.4.22 -- "Sacred Vocal Duets: An Annotated Bibliography,", 1987series 7.4box 19folder 6
7.4.23 -- "History of the National Association of Teachers of Singing,", 1990series 7.4box 19folder 7
7.4.24 -- "Vocal Health and Science,", 1991series 7.4box 19folder 8
7.4.25 -- Pamphlets, 1948-1967series 7.4box 19folder 9

Subseries 7.5: Publications Production Files, 1958-2002 and undated (.25 linear feet)

This record group contains drafts of publications as well as correspondence with Singular, the publisher of the Journal of Singing, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
7.5.1 -- Husson, Raoul. "Special Physiology in Singing with Power." Journal of Singing -- XIV/1, undatedseries 7.5box 20folder 1
7.5.2 -- The Bulletin, 1958-1975series 7.5box 20folder 2
7.5.3 -- Singular Correspondence, 1997-1998series 7.5box 20folder 3
7.5.4 -- Singular Correspondence, 1999series 7.5box 20folder 4
7.5.5 -- Singular Correspondence, 2000series 7.5box 20folder 5
7.5.6 -- Singular Correspondence, 2001series 7.5box 20folder 6
7.5.7 -- Singular Correspondence, 2002series 7.5box 20folder 7
7.5.8 -- Floppy Discs, undatedseries 7.5box 20folder 8

Series 8: Recordings, null (.5 linear feet)

This record group contains 246 recordings on cassette and CD. An inventory is available upon request. Highlights include sessions from the 41st through the 48th NATS National Conventions; the master classes Callas at Juilliard, Volumes 101 and 102; business meetings, workshops, and several MTNA recordings relating to singing.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
8.1 -- Recordings order forms, undated series 8box 1folder 1

Series 9: Committees and Programs, 1949-2006 and undated (3 linear feet)

This record group contains information relating to NATS committees and programs, arranged by discrete committee or event and then by year.

Subseries 9.1: NATS Artist Awards (NATSAA), 1955-2006 (.75 linear feet)

This competition was called the Singer of the Year competition until 1968. The competition is held every two years, and is designed to help launch a professional career. Materials include applications, administrative materials, and brochures, arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.1.1 -- Singer of the Year Rules, 1955series 9.1box 1folder 1
9.1.2 -- Singer of the Year, 1956series 9.1box 1folder 2
9.1.3 -- Singer of the Year Rules, 1957series 9.1box 1folder 3
9.1.4 -- Singer of the Year, 1958series 9.1box 1folder 4
9.1.5 -- Singer of the Year, 1959series 9.1box 1folder 5
9.1.6 -- Singer of the Year, 1960series 9.1box 1folder 6
9.1.7 -- Singer of the Year, 1961series 9.1box 1folder 7
9.1.8 -- Singer of the Year, 1963series 9.1box 1folder 8
9.1.9 -- Singer of the Year, 1964series 9.1box 1folder 9
9.1.10 -- Singer of the Year, 1965series 9.1box 1folder 10
9.1.11 -- Singer of the Year, 1966series 9.1box 1folder 11
9.1.12 -- Singer of the Year, 1967series 9.1box 1folder 12
9.1.13 -- NATSAA, 1968series 9.1box 1folder 13
9.1.14 -- NATSAA, 1969series 9.1box 1folder 14
9.1.15 -- NATSAA, 1970series 9.1box 1folder 15
9.1.16 -- NATSAA, 1971series 9.1box 1folder 16
9.1.17 -- NATSAA, 1972series 9.1box 1folder 17
9.1.18 -- NATSAA, 1973series 9.1box 1folder 18
9.1.19 -- NATSAA, 1974series 9.1box 1folder 19
9.1.20 -- NATSAA, 1976series 9.1box 1folder 20
9.1.21 -- NATSAA, 1977series 9.1box 1folder 21
9.1.22 -- NATSAA, 1978series 9.1box 1folder 22
9.1.23 -- NATSAA, 1979series 9.1box 1folder 23
9.1.24 -- NATSAA, 1980series 9.1box 1folder 24
9.1.25 -- NATSAA, 1981series 9.1box 1folder 25
9.1.26 -- NATSAA, 1983series 9.1box 1folder 26
9.1.27 -- NATSAA, 1984series 9.1box 1folder 27
9.1.28 -- NATSAA, 1986series 9.1box 1folder 28
9.1.29 -- NATSAA, 1987series 9.1box 1folder 29
9.1.30 -- NATSAA, 1988series 9.1box 1folder 30
9.1.31 -- NATSAA, 1989series 9.1box 1folder 31
9.1.32 -- NATSAA, 1990series 9.1box 1folder 32
9.1.33 -- NATSAA, 1992series 9.1box 2folder 1
9.1.34 -- NATSAA, 1993series 9.1box 2folder 2
9.1.35 -- NATSAA, 1995series 9.1box 2folder 3
9.1.36 -- NATSAA, 1996series 9.1box 2folder 4
9.1.37 -- NATSAA, 1998series 9.1box 2folder 5
9.1.38 -- NATSAA, 2002series 9.1box 2folder 6
9.1.39 -- NATSAA, 2004series 9.1box 2folder 7
9.1.40 -- NATSAA, 2006series 9.1box 2folder 8

Subseries 9.2: Student Adjudications/Auditions, 1956-1978 and undated (.25 linear feet)

This program provides competition and feedback for aspiring singers, often with a cash prize. The program is administered by region. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.2.1 -- Student Auditions, undatedseries 9.2box 2folder 9
9.2.2 -- Student Auditions, 1956series 9.2box 2folder 10
9.2.3 -- Student Auditions, 1962series 9.2box 2folder 11
9.2.4 -- Student Auditions, 1964series 9.2box 2folder 12
9.2.5 -- Student Auditions, 1965series 9.2box 2folder 13
9.2.6 -- Student Auditions, 1966series 9.2box 2folder 14
9.2.7 -- Student Auditions, 1967series 9.2box 2folder 15
9.2.8 -- Student Auditions, 1968series 9.2box 2folder 16
9.2.9 -- Student Auditions, 1969series 9.2box 2folder 17
9.2.10 -- Student Auditions, 1970series 9.2box 2folder 18
9.2.11 -- Student Auditions, 1971series 9.2box 2folder 19
9.2.12 -- Student Auditions, 1972series 9.2box 2folder 20
9.2.13 -- Student Auditions, 1973series 9.2box 2folder 21
9.2.14 -- Student Auditions, 1974series 9.2box 2folder 22
9.2.15 -- Student Auditions, 1975series 9.2box 2folder 23
9.2.16 -- Student Auditions, 1976series 9.2box 2folder 24
9.2.17 -- Student Auditions, 1977series 9.2box 2folder 25
9.2.18 -- Student Auditions, 1978series 9.2box 2folder 26

Subseries 9.3: Workshops, 1949-2006 (1.5 linear feet)

NATS workshops are administered nationally and regionally, and are designed to improve singing performance and scholarship. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.3.1 -- Workshops, 1949series 9.3box 3folder 1
9.3.2 -- Workshops, 1950series 9.3box 3folder 2
9.3.3 -- Workshops, 1951series 9.3box 3folder 3
9.3.4 -- Workshops, 1952series 9.3box 3folder 4
9.3.5 -- Workshops, 1953series 9.3box 3folder 5
9.3.6 -- Workshops, 1954series 9.3box 3folder 6
9.3.7 -- Workshops, 1955series 9.3box 3folder 7
9.3.8 -- Workshops, 1956series 9.3box 3folder 8
9.3.9 -- Workshops, 1957series 9.3box 3folder 9
9.3.14 -- Workshops, 1962series 9.3box 3folder 10
9.3.15 -- Workshops, 1963series 9.3box 3folder 11
9.3.16 -- Workshops, 1964series 9.3box 3folder 12
9.3.17 -- Workshops, 1965series 9.3box 3folder 13
9.3.18 -- Workshops, 1966series 9.3box 3folder 14
9.3.19 -- Workshops, 1967series 9.3box 3folder 15
9.3.20 -- Workshops, 1968series 9.3box 3folder 16
9.3.21 -- Workshops, 1969series 9.3box 3folder 17
9.3.22 -- Workshops, 1970series 9.3box 3folder 18
9.3.23 -- Workshops, 1971series 9.3box 3folder 19
9.3.24 -- Workshops, 1972series 9.3box 3folder 20
9.3.25 -- Workshops, 1973series 9.3box 3folder 21
9.3.26 -- Workshops, 1974series 9.3box 3folder 22
9.3.27 -- Workshops, 1975series 9.3box 3folder 23
9.3.28 -- Workshops, 1976series 9.3box 4folder 1
9.3.29 -- Workshops, 1977series 9.3box 4folder 2
9.3.30 -- Workshops, 1978series 9.3box 4folder 3
9.3.31 -- Workshops, 1979series 9.3box 4folder 4
9.3.32 -- London Workshop, 1979-1980series 9.3box 4folder 5
9.3.33 -- Workshops, 1981series 9.3box 4folder 6
9.3.34 -- Workshops, 1982series 9.3box 4folder 7
9.3.36 -- Workshops, 1984series 9.3box 5folder 1
9.3.37 -- Workshops, 1985series 9.3box 5folder 2
9.3.38 -- Workshops, 1986series 9.3box 5folder 3
9.3.39 -- Workshops, 1987series 9.3box 5folder 4
9.3.40 -- Workshops, 1988series 9.3box 5folder 5
9.3.42 -- Workshops, 1990series 9.3box 5folder 6
9.3.44 -- Workshops, 1992series 9.3box 5folder 7
9.3.45 -- Workshops, 1993series 9.3box 5folder 8
9.3.46 -- Workshops, 1994series 9.3box 5folder 9
9.3.47 -- Workshops, 1995series 9.3box 5folder 10
9.3.48 -- Workshops, 1996series 9.3box 5folder 11
9.3.49 -- Workshops, 1997series 9.3box 5folder 12
9.3.51 -- Workshops, 1999series 9.3box 5folder 13
9.3.52 -- Workshops, 2000series 9.3box 5folder 14
9.3.53 -- Workshops, 2001series 9.3box 5folder 15
9.3.55 -- Workshops, 2003series 9.3box 5folder 16
9.3.56 -- Workshops, 2004series 9.3box 5folder 17
9.3.57 -- Workshops, 2005series 9.3box 5folder 18
9.3.58 -- Workshops, 2006series 9.3box 5folder 19

Subseries 9.4: NATS Intern Program, 1994-1995 (.1 linear feet)

This program pairs new teachers of singing with more experienced mentors. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.4.1 -- NATS Intern Program, 1994series 9.4box 6folder 1
9.4.2 -- NATS Intern Program, 1995series 9.4box 6folder 2

Subseries 9.5: Art Song Composition, 1986-2004 (.1 linear feet)

This program promotes composition for vocal performance with a cash prize and a performance at the NATS conference. Previously known as the Vocal Composition Award. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.5.1 -- Art Song Composition, 1986series 9.5box 6folder 3
9.5.2 -- Art Song Composition, 1989series 9.5box 6folder 4
9.5.3 -- Art Song Composition, 1990series 9.5box 6folder 5
9.5.4 -- Art Song Composition, 1992series 9.5box 6folder 6
9.5.5 -- Art Song Composition, 1993series 9.5box 6folder 7
9.5.6 -- Art Song Composition, 1995series 9.5box 6folder 8
9.5.7 -- Art Song Composition, 1996series 9.5box 6folder 9
9.5.8 -- Art Song Composition, 1998series 9.5box 6folder 10
9.5.9 -- Vocal Composition Award, 2002series 9.5box 6folder 11
9.5.10 -- Art Song Composition, 2003series 9.5box 6folder 12
9.5.11 -- Art Song Composition, 2004series 9.5box 6folder 13

Subseries 9.6: International Music Council, 1968 (.1 linear feet)

This record group reflects the cooperation of NATS with the International Music Council. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.6.1 -- International Music Council, 1968series 9.6box 6folder 14

Subseries 9.7: Van Lawrence Fellowship, undated (null)

[no materials] The Van Lawrence Fellowship promotes cooperation between teachers of singing and laryngologists, in order to preserve vocal health. The prize includes fellowship with vocal health professionals as well as expedited consideration for publication in the Journal of Singing on related topics. This record group currently contains no materials.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
[empty space - placeholder for Van Lawrence Fellowship], undatedseries 9.7box 6folder 15

Subseries 9.8: Music Theater Competition, undated (null)

[no materials] The Music Theater Competition awards excellence in performance of musical theatre repertoire. The prize includes a cash prize, a performance at the NATS conference, a gift certificate from the Hal Leonard Corporation, management and a recording contract. This record group currently contains no materials.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
[empty space - placeholder for Music Theater Competition], undatedseries 9.8box 6folder 16

Subseries 9.9: Voice Pedagogy Award, undated (null)

[no materials] The Vocal Pedagogy Award subsidizes research or education on voice pedagogy or science. This record group currently contains no materials.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
[empty space - placeholder for Voice Pedagogy Award], undatedseries 9.9box 6folder 17

Subseries 9.10: Property Purchase Committee, 2006 (.1 linear feet)

This committee, extant in 2006, coordinated the purchase of a new headquarters for NATS.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.10 -- Property Purchase Committee, 2006series 9.10box 6folder 18

Subseries 9.11: American Institute of Vocal Pedagogy/NATS Fellowship Program, 1960-1966 (.1 linear feet)

This program was an honor to which outstanding teachers of singing could be invited. Materials are arranged by year.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
9.11.1 -- American Institute of Vocal Pedagogy/NATS Fellowship Program, 1960-1966series 9.11box 6folder 19

Series 10: Memorabilia, 1948 (1 item)

This record group contains NATS memorabilia, arranged by order of accession.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
10.1 -- Leon Carson Appreciation Award, 1948 series 10box 1folder 1

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