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James E. Moore Papers


James E. Moore Papers
Moore, James E.
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3.00 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:

James E. Moore (1929-) is professor emeritus at Northwestern University in music education and was former Director of Admissions for the School of Music. He is most well known for his dissertation research (Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1968) on the National Band Contests from 1926 to 1931, organized by the National Association of Music, which is a significant contribution to music education research. Moore's research material encompass his collection, including a hardcopy and microfilm version of his dissertation, correspondence, notecards, programs, brochures, periodical clippings, contest yearbooks, and issues of The School Musician from 1929 to 1933.

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