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Biography File collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts

Abstract

Title:
Biography File collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts
Author/Creator:
Biography File
Collection number:
1963-003-BIOGFILE
Size:
20 linear feet, twelve drawers
Bulk dates:
1998-2005
Inclusive dates:
1963-current
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 Biography Files collection in Special Collections in Performing Arts results from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of the repository. Included in this collection are news clippings from Washington and Baltimore-area newspapers, or clippings found online in other serial publications. The clippings were made by performing artists, educators, or performing arts librarians. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Biography File collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/33480
Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

These files result from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of Special Collections in Performing Arts. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Included in this collection are news clippings on performing artists or performing arts librarians from Baltimore or Washington-area newspapers, or found online in other serial publications. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

These files result from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of Special Collections in Performing Arts.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Special Collections in Performing Arts, 1963-current

Processing note:

Routinely housed in legal size acid free folders; news clippings are photocopied onto acid free paper; metal fasteners frequently maintained; some cross-referencing to the various photographs files held by SCPA.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez, November 2015

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Files, 1963-2015 and undated (20 linear feet, twelve drawers)

This series consists of twelve drawers of biography files arranged alphabetically by surname.

The box inventory for this series is not currently available online. Please refer to the series description above for a broad description of the materials or contact the department for more information.

Subseries 1.1: Drawer 1, A through Bra, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.2: Drawer 2, Bro through C, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.3: Drawer 3, D through E, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.4: Drawer 4, F through G, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.5: Drawer 5, H through J, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.6: Drawer 6, K through L, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.7: Drawer 7, M through Mn, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.8: Drawer 8, Mo through Q, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.9: Drawer 9, R through Sch, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.10: Drawer 10, Sci through Sz, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.11: Drawer 11, T through V, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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Subseries 1.12: Drawer 12, W through Z, 1963-2015 and undated (1 drawer)

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