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Earl Slocum Collection


Earl Slocum Collection
Slocum, Earl
Collection number:
86-40-ABA, 86-55-ABA, 87-63-ABA
5.00 Linear Feet
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Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

Dr. Earl A. Slocum was born near Concord, Michigan and became the first male student to graduate from Albion College with a public school music certificate. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan, Slocum took a position as director of bands at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra. He remained at the University until his retirement in 1967. Dr. Slocum was elected to the American Bandmasters Association in 1941, and was elected President in 1962. He is also known for his transcriptions for concert band. This collection consists of photographs, scores, memorabilia, and scrapbooks collected by Dr. Slocum.

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The collection is open for research use.

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Earl Slocum Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment:


This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.