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Clarence E. Sawhill Papers


Clarence E. Sawhill Papers
Sawhill, Clarence E.
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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:

Clarence E. Sawhill (1906-1982) was a conductor, music educator, and clinician. He was Director of Bands at the University of California at Los Angeles from 1952-1972. Prior to this, he was Director of Bands at the University of Southern California, Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Illinois, and a high school band director in Urbana, Illinois and Lawrence, Kansas. Sawhill was elected to the American Bandmasters Association in 1948. The Clarence E. Sawhill Papers consists of personal and professional papers including correspondence, publications, programs, memorabilia, clippings, and articles related to Sawhill's extensive teaching career.

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