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Loren Geiger Papers


Loren Geiger Papers
Geiger, Loren
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11.00 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:

Loren D. Geiger (January 23, 1946 - February 19, 2009) was a music teacher, band director, and historian known for his publication of the newsletter, the Boombah Herald. The Loren Geiger Papers covers the period from 1898 to 2003, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1973-2003. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs and negatives, scores, and ledgers related to the Boombah Herald and Geiger's research into the history of band music.

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Historical Note

Loren D. Geiger (January 23, 1946 February 19, 2009) was a music teacher, band director, and historian. Born in Buffalo, New York, Geigers earliest music studies were with his mother, Edith Swedenborg Geiger, a pianist, organist, composer, and educator. He received a Bachelor of Music (1968) and a Master of Music (1970), both from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. During his career as a tubist, Geiger performed with the Eastman Wind Ensemble under Frederick Fennell, as well as the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Niagra Falls Philharmonic, the Minnewaska Orchestra, the Amherst Symphony, the Orchard Park Symphony, the Clarence Summer Orchestra, the Twentieth Century Band, the Brass Men, and various circus bands. Geiger also published a semi-annual band newsletter, the Boombah Herald, to help promote the history of band music around the world. He also worked as an arranger and composer, publishing some of his arrangements in his Boombah Herald. Loren Geiger died in Cheektowaga, New York in 2009.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Loren Geiger Papers covers the period from 1898 to 2003; the bulk of the materials date from 1973-2003. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs and negatives, scores, and ledgers related to the Boombah Herald and Geigers research into the history of band music.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Elain Sivers Geiger of Lancaster, NY (10-30-ABA); delivered by Dr. Raoul Camus to the ABA Research Center on behalf of the Geigers in September 2009.

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Processed by David Travis, February 2011

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EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Nicole Horstman, November 2012.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Boombah Herald, 1934-2003 and undated (9.25 linear feet)

This series contains materials related to Geigers publication, Boombah Herald, which is divided into three subseries:

Subseries 1.1: Subject Files, 1934-2003 and undated (9.25 linear feet)

These subject files contain a variety of materials including notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, and sample scores which Geiger compiled while researching for articles in Boombah Herald. Some of the information in these subject files was also contributed to the publication of the Supplemental Volume 3 of The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. Box seven of this series contains note card about various band related people. This subseries is arranged in alphabetical order.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Abilene Cowboy Municipal Band, 1981-1982 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 1
African Drumming Notes, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 2
Harry L. Alford, 1969 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 3
Kenneth Alford (Fred Ricketts), 1977 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 4
Eugene Allen, 1980series 1.1box 1folder 5
Thomas Allen, 1999 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 6
J. I. Alexander, 1971-1998 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 7
Russell Alexander, 1971-1998 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 8
Harry Akers, 1968-1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 9
Allentown (Pennsylvania) Band, 1972-2003 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 10
Allegany (New York) High School Band, 1984series 1.1box 1folder 11
Monroe H. Althouse, 1985 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 12
American Legion Band Post 264, 1979-1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 13
Arthur Amsden, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 14
Daniel Francois Auber, 1978 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 15
Hoyt Axton, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 16
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1966-1975series 1.1box 1folder 17
Patricia Backhouse, 1988series 1.1box 1folder 18
E. E. Bagley, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 19
W. M. Balfe, 1934series 1.1box 1folder 20
J. Thomas Baldwin, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 21
Ed Ballenger, 1990-1993 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 22
Eric Banks (RAF), 1991-1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 23
Tom Bardwell, 1970-1983series 1.1box 1folder 24
Warren Barker, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 25
George D. Barnard, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 26
James Barnes, 1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 27
William and Clifford Barnes, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 28
C. L. Barnhouse, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 29
John Barry, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 30
William N. Bartow, 1980-1991series 1.1box 1folder 31
Bela Bartok, 1950-1967series 1.1box 1folder 32
Bavarian Life Gaurds, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 33
Ludwig van Beethoven, 1954-1977series 1.1box 1folder 34
William J. Bell, circa 1971series 1.1box 1folder 35
Vincenzo Bellini, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 36
[Herman Bellstadt, Jr.], undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 37
Arthur Benjamin, 1945series 1.1box 1folder 38
Rick Benjamin, 1989 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 39
Robert Russell Bennett, 1950series 1.1box 1folder 40
Benjamin Bent, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 41
[Charles Benter], undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 42
Hector Berlioz, 1937-1970series 1.1box 1folder 43
Leonard Bernstein, 1969 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 44
Bicentennial Band, 1976series 1.1box 1folder 45
Paul Bierly, 1978-1990series 1.1box 1folder 46
F. E. Bigelow, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 47
Big Ten Bands, 1988-1989series 1.1box 1folder 48
Jerry Bilik, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 49
Georges Bizet, 1952-1978series 1.1box 1folder 50
Black Dyke Mills Band, 1972series 1.1box 1folder 51
Hermann L. Blakenburg, 1987-1994series 1.1box 1folder 52
Franz von Blon, 1972-1983series 1.1box 1folder 53
Luigi Boccherini, 1965-1968series 1.1box 1folder 54
A. Bond, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 55
Walter Halson Boon, 1991series 1.1box 1folder 56
William Boyce, 1976series 1.1box 1folder 57
Johannes Brahms, circa 1970series 1.1box 1folder 58
Thomas Briccetti, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 59
J. O. Brockenshire, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 60
Thomas Preston Brooke, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 61
Ellis Brooks, circa 1985series 1.1box 1folder 62
C. L. Brown, 1962series 1.1box 1folder 63
Nick Brown, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 64
Anton Bruckner, 1967-1981series 1.1box 1folder 65
Forrest L. Buchtel, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 66
Bundespolizeidirektion Wien Vienna Police, 1973series 1.1box 1folder 67
Reynolds Johnston Burt, 1977-1978series 1.1box 1folder 68
John Cacava, 1976-1980series 1.1box 1folder 69
Sammy Cahn, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 70
Carinthian Military Band, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 71
Charles Carter, 1954-1970series 1.1box 1folder 72
Thomas Carter, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 73
Thomas Canham, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 74
Alfred Castle, 1991series 1.1box 1folder 75
Izzie Cervone, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 76
Emanuel Chabrier, 1952-1964series 1.1box 1folder 77
William Paris Chambers, circa 1984series 1.1box 1folder 78
John Barnes Chance, 1963-1967series 1.1box 1folder 79
Chatfield Brass Band, circa 1987series 1.1box 1folder 80
S. E. Chennette, 1963 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 81
Semen Alexandrovich Chernetsky, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 82
[Anton Chero], undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 83
Bowen Church, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 84
Roger Cichy, circa 1994series 1.1box 1folder 85
Herbert L. Clarke, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 86
J. D. Cline, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 87
Eric Coates, 1928-1935series 1.1box 1folder 88
Colonial Williamsburg, circa 1969series 1.1box 1folder 89
Colorado Mining Camp Band, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 90
Aaron Copland, 1969-1972series 1.1box 1folder 91
Archangel Corelli, 1962-1971series 1.1box 1folder 92
Peter Cornelius, 1938series 1.1box 1folder 93
Franois Couperin, 1963-1985series 1.1box 1folder 94
Guiseppe Creatore, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 95
Paul Creston, 1960-1985series 1.1box 1folder 96
William Croft, 1970series 1.1box 1folder 97
Cesar Cui, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 98
John W. Cummings, circa 1989series 1.1box 1folder 99
Eddie Cupero, 1914 and undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 100
Calvin Custer, circa 1999series 1.1box 1folder 101
Alfons Czibulka, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 102
Helge Damberg, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 103
Thomas F. Darcy, 1946-1951series 1.1box 1folder 104
Claude Debussy, 1950-1961series 1.1box 1folder 105
Serge B. de Gastyne, 1994series 1.1box 1folder 106
Friedrich Deisenroth, 1976-1977series 1.1box 1folder 107
Elliot del Borgo, 1976-1981series 1.1box 1folder 108
Norman Dello Joio, 1968-1978series 1.1box 1folder 109
Camille Denardis, 1936series 1.1box 1folder 110
N. De Rubertis, 1950series 1.1box 1folder 111
Detroit Concert Band, 1972-1985series 1.1box 2folder 1
Carl Dillon, 1989series 1.1box 2folder 2
Gaetano Donizetti, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 3
Anton Drfeldt, 1978series 1.1box 2folder 4
Antonin Dvorak, 1970-1980series 1.1box 2folder 5
Charles Edward Duble, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 6
John Bacchus Dykes, 1999series 1.1box 2folder 7
Fred Eager, 1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 8
East Barrington Band, 1937series 1.1box 2folder 9
East German Band Music, 1990-1991series 1.1box 2folder 10
Henry Eccles, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 11
John Edmondson, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 12
Lt. Philip Egner, 1927-1978 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 13
Walter Eiger, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 14
Edward Elgar, 1958-1977 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 15
Alonzo Elliott, 1933 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 16
Walter Emerson, 1882series 1.1box 2folder 17
Walter P. English, 1977 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 18
Frank Ericson, 1997 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 19
Franz Erkel, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 20
Dominik Ertl, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 21
Charles Erwin, 1984-1988 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 22
Euphonium Players Curtiss, circa 1980sseries 1.1box 2folder 23
Everett J. Evans, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 24
Merle Evans, 1933-2003 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 25
Edwin Othello Excell, 1999series 1.1box 2folder 26
William V. Fabrizio, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 27
Philip Fahrbach, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 28
Manuel de Falla, 1952-1966series 1.1box 2folder 29
Giles Farnaby, 1968-1978series 1.1box 2folder 30
Orion R. Farrar, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 31
Gabriel Faur, 1963series 1.1box 2folder 32
Jindrich Feld, 2000series 1.1box 2folder 33
Frederick Fennell, 1965-2004series 1.1box 2folder 34
Finlands Military Music, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 35
Henry Fillmore, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 36
Art Foster Circus (Program Army Band), 1974series 1.1box 2folder 37
Richard Fote, 1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 38
Charles Ira Fox, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 39
Arthur Frakenpohl, 1957-1959series 1.1box 2folder 40
Cesar Franck, 1950-1972series 1.1box 2folder 41
Girolamo Frescobaldi, 1942-1969series 1.1box 2folder 42
Julius Fucik, 1942 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 43
James Fulton, 1940-1989 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 44
J. J. Gagnier, 1935series 1.1box 2folder 45
Macy Gay, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 46
Garde Republicaine, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 47
Loren D. Geiger Press Releases, 1975-1993series 1.1box 2folder 48
C. C. Geiger, circa 1992series 1.1box 2folder 49
Edith Geiger, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 50
Thom Ritter George, 1980-1982series 1.1box 2folder 51
Edward German, 1949-1975series 1.1box 2folder 52
German Cavalry Regiment 13, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 53
George Gershwin, 1965-1972series 1.1box 2folder 54
Vittorio Giannini, 1965series 1.1box 2folder 55
John Gill, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 56
Alexander Glazounov, 1967-1971series 1.1box 2folder 57
Milhail Glinka, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 58
Christoph W. Gluck, 1963-1977series 1.1box 2folder 59
Godfreys, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 60
Edwin Franko Goldman, 1935-1961series 1.1box 2folder 61
William E. Fry Don Gillis, 1991-1993series 1.1box 2folder 62
Umberto Giordano, 1951series 1.1box 2folder 63
Caesar Giovanni, 1966-1979series 1.1box 2folder 64
Antonio Carlos Gomes, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 65
Ronald A. Goodwin, 1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 66
Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1969-1975 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 67
Morton Gould, 1948-1949 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 68
Charles Gounod, 1968-1979 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 69
Karl Goldmark, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 70
Victor Grabel, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 71
Claudio Grafulla, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 72
Oliver Graham, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 73
Percy Grainger, 1965-1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 74
Great Western Band, circa 1980series 1.1box 2folder 75
Grenadier Guards, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 76
Edvard Grieg, 1950-1965 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 77
Charles Griffes, 1968series 1.1box 2folder 78
Ferde Grofe, 1952-1953 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 79
Charles Gross, 1964-1967series 1.1box 2folder 80
Edmund L. Gruber, 1964 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 81
Clare Grundman, 1950-1979 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 82
Gus Guentzel, 1989series 1.1box 2folder 83
Joseph Gungl, 1989series 1.1box 2folder 84
H. A. Hall, 1989series 1.1box 2folder 85
William D. Haines, 1995series 1.1box 2folder 86
John T. Hall, 1947 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 87
R. B. Hall, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 88
George Frideric Handel, 1942-1960series 1.1box 2folder 89
Howard Hanson, 1976-1981series 1.1box 2folder 90
Johannes Hanssen, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 91
Roy Harris, 1941series 1.1box 2folder 92
Walter Hartley, 1967-1979series 1.1box 2folder 93
Lumir Havlicek, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 94
Franz Josef Haydn, 1970series 1.1box 2folder 95
John Hazel, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 96
John C. Heed, 1969-1974 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 97
Heersmusikkorps I, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 98
Heersmusikkorps V, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 99
Heersmusikkorps VI, 1978 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 100
Heersmusikkorps IX, 1985 and undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 101
Heersmusikkorps X, undatedseries 1.1box 2folder 102
Bent Heisinger, 1990-1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 1
Friedrich Helmsmller, 1980 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 2
T. Fred Henry, 1991-1992 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 3
Victor Herbert, 1926-1962 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 4
Heritage Americana, 1979 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 5
Louis Herold, 1970 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 6
Julius Hermann, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 7
Ralph Hermann, 2000series 1.1box 3folder 8
Rudolf Herzer, 1985series 1.1box 3folder 9
James Hewitt, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 10
Mark Hindsley, 1999series 1.1box 3folder 11
Theodore Hoch, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 12
Bob Hoe, 1983 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 13
Guy Earl Holmes, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 14
Gustav Holst, 1970-1990 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 15
Eduard Holst, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 16
Holton Fanfares, 1964series 1.1box 3folder 17
Abe Holzmann, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 18
Keith House, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 19
Bruce Houseknecht, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 20
Alan Hovhaness, 1972 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 21
George S. Howard, 1977 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 22
Captain James Howe, 1965series 1.1box 3folder 23
Ed Huckeby, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 24
Igor Hudadoff, 1991 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 25
Fred Huffer, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 26
Getty Herschel Huffine, 1982-1990series 1.1box 3folder 27
Arthur Wellesly Hughes, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 28
Harry R. Hughes, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 29
James Ord Hume, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 30
Silas E. Hummel, 1979-1983series 1.1box 3folder 31
Engelbert Humperdinck, 1946-1960 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 32
Donald Hunsberger, 1998 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 33
Fred Innes, 1996 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 34
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 35
Earl Jones, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 36
Merle J. Isaac, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 37
J. Ivanovici, 1950 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 38
Charles Ives, 1964-1977series 1.1box 3folder 39
Gordon Jacob, 1951-1970 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 40
Armas Jaernefeldt, 1967series 1.1box 3folder 41
Robert Jager, 1969-1983series 1.1box 3folder 42
Japanese Navy Band, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 43
Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, 1956-1959 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 44
Charles L. Johson, 1990-1993 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 45
Fred Jewell, 1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 46
Wilhelm Jurek, 1926 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 47
Dmitri Kabalevsky, 1967series 1.1box 3folder 48
Jan Vaclav Kalliwoda, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 49
Sigfrid Karl-Elert, 1969-1976series 1.1box 3folder 50
Robert King Keiser, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 51
Adelbert Keler-Bela, 1938 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 52
Edwin Kendall, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 53
Fred Kepner, 1988 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 54
Greg Kerkorian, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 55
Aram Khakturian, 1945 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 56
Karl L. King, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 57
Karl L. King Music, 1929-1970series 1.1box 3folder 58
John Kinyon, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 59
Cyrill Kistler, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 60
John N. R. H Klohr, 1975 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 61
Frantisek Kmoch, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 62
Kneller Hall, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 63
Charles Koff, 1994-1995 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 64
Karel Komzak, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 65
Johann Krall, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 66
Ernst Krenek, 1986series 1.1box 3folder 67
Johann Krieger, 1973series 1.1box 3folder 68
Bohumir Kryl, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 69
Henry Kyes, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 70
Laurie Lafferty, 1993series 1.1box 3folder 71
Achille LaGuardia, 1989series 1.1box 3folder 72
Mayhew Lester Lake, 1929 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 73
George Landers, 1985-1986 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 74
Carl Landrum, 1988 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 75
Phil Lang, 1986-1987 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 76
Libby Larsen, 1999series 1.1box 3folder 77
Orlando di Lasso, 1973 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 78
Keith P. Latey, 1981-1987series 1.1box 3folder 79
L. P. Laurendeau, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 80
Paul Lavalle (Joe Usifer), 1946-1952series 1.1box 3folder 81
Charles Lococq, 1967series 1.1box 3folder 82
Homer Lee, 1961series 1.1box 3folder 83
Charles Lefebvre, 1977series 1.1box 3folder 84
Franz Lehar, 1931 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 85
Erik Leidzen, 1950series 1.1box 3folder 86
Andreas Leonhardt, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 87
Ernsesto Lequona, 1929-1960series 1.1box 3folder 88
Jules Levy, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 89
A. Liberati, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 90
Thurlow Lierance, 1987-1988 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 91
Gordon Lightfoot, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 92
Paul Lincke, 1961 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 93
Harry J. Lincoln, 1985series 1.1box 3folder 94
Wilhelm Lindemann, 1908series 1.1box 3folder 95
Franz Liszt, 1963-1966 and undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 96
Alex F. Lithgow, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 97
Henry Litolff, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 98
Samuel S. Loboda, 1969series 1.1box 3folder 99
Newell Long, 1963-1975series 1.1box 3folder 100
Long Beach Municipal Band, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 101
Ronald LoPresti, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 102
Albert Lortzing, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 103
Frank Losey, 1986series 1.1box 3folder 104
Bob Lowden, 1999series 1.1box 3folder 105
Perry G. Lowry, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 106
Luftwaffenmusikkorps I, 1978series 1.1box 3folder 107
Luftwaffenmusikkorps II, circa 1976series 1.1box 3folder 108
Luftwaffenmusikkorps III, 1977-1978series 1.1box 3folder 109
Luftwaffenmusikkorps IV, 1978series 1.1box 3folder 110
Jean Baptiste Lully, 1967-1978series 1.1box 3folder 111
Hans Christian Lumbye, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 112
Fred Luscomb, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 113
Ernest Lthold, 1969series 1.1box 3folder 114
Anton Mader, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 115
Lowell Mason, 1992series 1.1box 3folder 116
Kaarlo Mackey, 1968series 1.1box 3folder 117
Mackie-Beyer, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 118
W. Francis McBeth, 1970-1975series 1.1box 3folder 119
Earl E. McCoy, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 120
Edward MacDowell, 1961series 1.1box 3folder 121
Benjamen G. McFall, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 122
McKensie-Rogan, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 123
Frank Meacham, 1982series 1.1box 3folder 124
Felix Mendelssohn, 1970series 1.1box 3folder 125
Gian Carlo Menotti, 1947-2007series 1.1box 3folder 126
Leon Metcalf, 1990series 1.1box 3folder 127
Giacomo Meyerbeer, undatedseries 1.1box 3folder 128
Michael C. Meyrelles, 1984series 1.1box 3folder 129
J. W. Middendorf III, 1976series 1.1box 4folder 1
Gene Milford, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 2
Darius Milhaud, 1947-1976series 1.1box 4folder 3
Glenn Miller, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 4
H. C. Miller, 1990series 1.1box 4folder 5
Karl Millcker, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 6
Miscellaneous Conductors/Clinicians, circa 1990sseries 1.1box 4folder 7
Miscellaneous Bandmasters, circa 1980s-1990sseries 1.1box 4folder 8
Jean Missud, 1976series 1.1box 4folder 9
Bill Moffit, 1966series 1.1box 4folder 10
Cuno Graf Moltke, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 11
Thomas Morley, 1969series 1.1box 4folder 12
John Morrissey, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 13
Bob Morton, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 14
Moritz Moszkowski, 1968series 1.1box 4folder 15
Mountain Rifles No.8 1st Gebirgdivision Band, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 16
Modeste Moussorgsky, 1936-1972series 1.1box 4folder 17
Mozart, 1952-1962series 1.1box 4folder 18
Francis P. Muccigrosso, 1991series 1.1box 4folder 19
Gottlieb Muffat, 1966-1968series 1.1box 4folder 20
Lewis Muir, 1988 and undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 21
Municipal Band de Madrid, 1972series 1.1box 4folder 22
Das Musikorps der Berliner Schtzpolizer, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 23
Musikkorps Nordsee -- Wilhelmshaven, West Germany, 1973-1980series 1.1box 4folder 24
Musique des Gardiens de la Paix, 1972series 1.1box 4folder 25
W. S. Mygrant, circa 1988series 1.1box 4folder 26
Pasqual Marquina Narro, 1993series 1.1box 4folder 27
National Concert Band of America, 1975-1980series 1.1box 4folder 28
Nat. W. E. [National Wind Ensemble], 1976series 1.1box 4folder 29
August Neithardt, 1930series 1.1box 4folder 30
Vaclav Nelhybel, 1969-1976series 1.1box 4folder 31
Roger Nixon, 1960-1970series 1.1box 4folder 32
NORAD [North American Air Defense Comand Band], 1973series 1.1box 4folder 33
NE Ohio Band, 1993series 1.1box 4folder 34
Jerry Nowak, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 35
Jacques Offenbach, 1950-1963series 1.1box 4folder 36
Carl Neilsen, 1969series 1.1box 4folder 37
Netherlands Military Bands, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 38
Netherlands Salvation Army Band, 1959series 1.1box 4folder 39
New England Conservatory (Frank Battisti), 1973-1979series 1.1box 4folder 40
Joh. Nowotny, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 41
Joseph Olivadoti, 1968-1972series 1.1box 4folder 42
J. Ord Hume, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 43
Gunaris Ordelovskis, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 44
Carl Orff, 1975series 1.1box 4folder 45
Giovanni Palestrina, 1975series 1.1box 4folder 46
Frank & Louis Panella, 1932-1942series 1.1box 4folder 47
Gabriel Pares, 1947-1957series 1.1box 4folder 48
Ted Paschedag, 1988series 1.1box 4folder 49
E. T. Paull (from Sal Goodman), undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 50
John Paynter, 1994-circa1996series 1.1box 4folder 51
Bruce Pearson, 1992-1994series 1.1box 4folder 52
Vincent Persichetti, 1951-1973series 1.1box 4folder 53
Philip Phile, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 54
L. Z. Phillips, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 55
Nicolo Piccini, 1964series 1.1box 4folder 56
Gottfried Piefke, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 57
Gabriel Pierne, 1948series 1.1box 4folder 58
James D. Ployhar, 1969-1981series 1.1box 4folder 59
A. Ponchielli, 1942series 1.1box 4folder 60
Francis Poulenc, 1965-1979series 1.1box 4folder 61
Michael Praetorious, 1969-1975series 1.1box 4folder 62
Serge Prokofiev, 1946-1975series 1.1box 4folder 63
Arthur Pryor, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 64
Giacomo Puccini, 1953-1968series 1.1box 4folder 65
Tito Puente, 1999series 1.1box 4folder 66
Charles Puerner, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 67
Henry Purcell, 1963-1975series 1.1box 4folder 68
Sergei Rachmaninoff, 1967-1969series 1.1box 4folder 69
Maurice Ravel, 1931-1963series 1.1box 4folder 70
Alfred Reed, 1953-1970series 1.1box 4folder 71
H. Owen Reed, 1975series 1.1box 4folder 72
David Wallace Reeves, 1984series 1.1box 4folder 73
Emil Reinkendorff, 1992series 1.1box 4folder 74
Carl Reinecke, 1972series 1.1box 4folder 75
Various Renaissance Composers, 1968-1976series 1.1box 4folder 76
Ottorino Respighi, 1932-1948series 1.1box 4folder 77
William D. Revelli (1902-1994), 1930-1978series 1.1box 4folder 78
Emil von Reznecek, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 79
Wallingford Riegger, 1974series 1.1box 4folder 80
Melvin H. Ribble, 1988series 1.1box 4folder 81
J. J. Richards, circa 1987series 1.1box 4folder 82
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 1938-1975series 1.1box 4folder 83
Riggold Band (Reading, PA), 1975-1988series 1.1box 4folder 84
Winfield Scott Ripley, 1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 85
Charles Roberts, 1983series 1.1box 4folder 86
Vic Robbins, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 87
M. S. Rocereto, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 88
Charles Rockwell, 1912series 1.1box 4folder 89
Ricard Rodgers, 1966-1974series 1.1box 4folder 90
T. H. Rollinson, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 91
Giachino Rossini, 1912-1975series 1.1box 4folder 92
Rosenfeld, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 93
George Rosenkrans, 1984 and undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 94
George Rosey, undatedseries 1.1box 4folder 95
Miklos Rosza, 1954-1995series 1.1box 4folder 96
Royal Air Force, circa 1972series 1.1box 5folder 1
Royal Artillery Band (circa 1972), circa 1972series 1.1box 5folder 2
Royal Australian Air Forces, 1972-1977series 1.1box 5folder 3
Royal Australian Engineers, 1972series 1.1box 5folder 4
Royal Marines, 1976-1977series 1.1box 5folder 5
Sam Rydberg, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 6
Vincent Safranek, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 7
Charles Sanglear, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 8
Heinrich Saro, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 9
Louis Saverino (USMC), 1979-1983series 1.1box 5folder 10
Nikos Scalkottas, 1982series 1.1box 5folder 11
Domenico Scarlatti, 1971series 1.1box 5folder 12
Henry Schallehn, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 13
Th. F. Schild, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 14
Hermann J. Schneider, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 15
Josef Schneider, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 16
Willi Schootemeyer, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 17
Johann Schrammel, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 18
Pi Scheffer, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 19
Franz Schubert, 1952-1973series 1.1box 5folder 20
William Schuman, 1959 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 21
Frank Scimonelli, 1996 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 22
Scots Guards, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 23
Will Scouton, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 24
Alexander Scriabin, 1975series 1.1box 5folder 25
Sigismund Seidl, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 26
Ronald Seitz, 1973-1997series 1.1box 5folder 27
Frank Seltzer, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 28
Munro Sherrill, 1992series 1.1box 5folder 29
Dmitri Shostakovich, 1947-1975series 1.1box 5folder 30
Jean Sibelius, 1950-1958series 1.1box 5folder 31
Elie Siegmeister, 1948-1978series 1.1box 5folder 32
Cayetano Silvo (San Lorenzo), undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 33
Frank Simon, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 34
Sioux Falls Municipal Band, 1974-1985series 1.1box 5folder 35
Earl Slocum, 1992series 1.1box 5folder 36
Sinsen Ungdomskorps (Leif Nagel), 1973series 1.1box 5folder 37
Bedrich Smetana, 1934-1969series 1.1box 5folder 38
Claude Smith, 1965-1969series 1.1box 5folder 39
Anton Sollfelner, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 40
John August Sousa, 1981series 1.1box 5folder 41
John Philip Sousa, 1925-2001series 1.1box 5folder 43
Jared Spears, 1972-1981series 1.1box 5folder 43
L. Randall Spicer, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 44
Jonathan Edwards Spillman, 1992-1993series 1.1box 5folder 45
Charles Spinney, 1974series 1.1box 5folder 46
Louis Spohr, 1984series 1.1box 5folder 47
Gasparo Spontini, 1973series 1.1box 5folder 48
Stabsmusikkorps der Bundeswehr, Wachtbataillon, 1974-1979series 1.1box 5folder 49
Richard Stahl, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 50
Donald Stauffer, 1970-1972series 1.1box 5folder 51
Paul O. Steg, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 52
Ernst Stieberitz, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 53
William Grant Still, circa 1990sseries 1.1box 5folder 54
Charles Storm, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 55
Strauss Family (Johann, Joseph, Edward), 1947-1976series 1.1box 5folder 56
Richard Strauss, 1939-1969series 1.1box 5folder 57
Igor Stravisky, 1960-1971series 1.1box 5folder 58
Arthur Sullivan, 1936 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 59
Franz von Suppe, 1948-1980series 1.1box 5folder 60
Johan Svendsen, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 61
Jim Swearingin, circa 1996series 1.1box 5folder 62
Swedish Air Force, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 63
Swedish Composer Bios (Widquist, Berg, Widner, Rydberg, Grundstrom, Dohlin, Gustafsson, etc.), undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 64
Swedish Army Bands, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 65
Swedish Horse Gaurds, 1971 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 66
Swedish Navy, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 67
Swedish Regionmusiken, 1985series 1.1box 5folder 68
Al Sweet, 1950 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 69
George Swift, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 70
Charles Sweeley, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 71
William Talbott, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 72
Tank Brigade 23. Bundeswehr, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 73
Taps [Dan Butterfield], undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 74
Edward Tarr, 1995series 1.1box 5folder 75
Corwin H. Taylor, 1993series 1.1box 5folder 76
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, 1926-1960series 1.1box 5folder 77
Jamie Texidor [Reginald C. Ridewood], 1977-1981series 1.1box 5folder 78
Thayer Military Band, 1899 and undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 79
Theodore Moses Tobani, 1984series 1.1box 5folder 80
Tuba Players, 1977-1981series 1.1box 5folder 81
Terig Tucci, 1960series 1.1box 5folder 82
Fisher Tull, 1973-1979series 1.1box 5folder 83
Turina, 1962series 1.1box 5folder 84
Turkish Military Band, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 85
University of Illinois, 1971-1972series 1.1box 5folder 86
Uppsala Musikskolas, 1988series 1.1box 5folder 87
Rudolf Urbanec, undatedseries 1.1box 5folder 88
U.S. Army Band, 1977-2000series 1.1box 5folder 89
U.S. Army Field Band, 1978-1980series 1.1box 5folder 90
U.S. Air Force Band, 1981-2000series 1.1box 5folder 91
U.S. Coast Guard Band, 1977-2001series 1.1box 6folder 1
U.S. Navy Band (1 of 5), 1989-2002series 1.1box 6folder 2
U.S. Navy Band (2 of 5), 1949-2002series 1.1box 6folder 3
U.S. Navy Band (3 of 5), 1976-2002series 1.1box 6folder 4
U.S. Navy Band (4 of 5), 1975-2002series 1.1box 6folder 5
U.S. Navy Band (5 of 5), 1963-2002series 1.1box 6folder 6
U.S. Marine Band (1 of 4), 1979-1996, 1979-1996series 1.1box 6folder 7
U.S. Marine Band (2 of 4), 1979-1996, 1953-1995series 1.1box 6folder 8
U.S. Marine Band (3 of 4), 1979-1996, 1946-1997series 1.1box 6folder 9
U.S. Marine Band (4 of 4), 1979-1996, 1986-1993series 1.1box 6folder 10
Uster Musikest, 1989series 1.1box 6folder 11
Zane Van Auken, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 12
Hale Vandercook, 1972 and undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 13
Carl Vandersloot, 1985series 1.1box 6folder 14
Ralph Vaughn Williams, 1972-1974series 1.1box 6folder 15
Fritz Velke, 1962-1966series 1.1box 6folder 16
Frank Ventre, 1949series 1.1box 6folder 17
Guiseppe Verdi, 1956-1980series 1.1box 6folder 18
Oreste Vessalla, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 19
Heitor Villa Lobos, 1965-1974series 1.1box 6folder 20
Vincent Vitale, 1991 and undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 21
Antonio Vivaldi, 1964-1976series 1.1box 6folder 22
Wilhelm Wacek, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 23
Emile Waldteufel, 1938-1952series 1.1box 6folder 24
Josef Franz Wagner, 1955 and undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 25
Richard Wagner, 1937-1977series 1.1box 6folder 26
George Wahlstrom, 1995-1996 and undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 27
William Walton, 1969-1971series 1.1box 6folder 28
Norman Ward, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 29
Robert Ward, 1969series 1.1box 6folder 30
Robert Washburn, 1967-1976series 1.1box 6folder 31
Isaac Watts, 1999series 1.1box 6folder 32
Carl Maria von Weber, 1962 and undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 33
A. J. Weidt, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 34
Jaromir Weinberger, 1928series 1.1box 6folder 35
A. F. Weldon, 1992series 1.1box 6folder 36
Paul Whear, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 37
Donald H. White, 1968-1981series 1.1box 6folder 38
John Winterbottom, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 39
Eddie Woeckner, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 40
Alvin Willis, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 41
Carl Woitschach, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 42
Worchester Artillery Band, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 43
Paul Yoder, circa 1988series 1.1box 6folder 44
Maurice Zbringer, undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 45
J. S. Zamecnik, 1985-2000series 1.1box 6folder 46
Ellen Taafe Zwilich, 1986series 1.1box 6folder 47
[Reprint of The Trumpet and Drum by John Philip Sousa], 1985series 1.1box 6folder 48
[Unidentified German (Austrian) March], undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 49
[Loose Photographs], undatedseries 1.1box 6folder 50
Note cards, undatedseries 1.1box 7folder 1

Subseries 1.2: Boombah Herald inserts, 1979-1995 and undated (7 folders)

This subseries consists of scores and publications edited by Geiger for publication in Boombah Herald.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Pa Vakt/Trombone Strike (Boombah Herald Vol.22 No.2), undatedseries 1.2box 6folder 50
Tra-ra-ra (Boombah Herald Vol.24 No.2), undatedseries 1.2box 6folder 51
Tra-ra-ra Bum-di-e (Boombah Herald Vol.24 No.2), undatedseries 1.2box 6folder 52
Damare and Laurendeau (Boombah Herald Vol.23 No.1), circa 1995series 1.2box 6folder 53
[Bandmasters Calendar 1979 (compiled by Loren D. Geiger)], 1979series 1.2box 6folder 54
[The Beat of the Drum by Brig. Gen. Silas Casey, edited & published by Loren D. Geiger Boombah Herald, 1991-1993series 1.2box 6folder 55
The Yeast Foamers March by J. Oliver Riehl, undatedseries 1.2box 6folder 56

Subseries 1.3: Photograph Negatives, circa 1973-1998 (1 item)

This subseries consists of a binder of negatives of photographs used in the publication of the Boombah Herald.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Boxbinder of Photograph Negatives, circa 1973-1998series 1.3box 8folder 1

Series 2: Scores, undated (5 folders)

This series contains photocopies of scores from the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries by composers Claudio Grafulla, Franz Lehar, J. F. Wagner, and Carl Ziehrer. This series is arranged in alphabetical order.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Claudio Grafulla, undated series 2box 9folder 1
Franz Lehar, undated series 2box 9folder 2
J. F. Wagner, undated series 2box 9folder 3
Carl Ziehrer, undated series 2box 9folder 4
Miscellaneous, undated series 2box 9folder 5

Series 3: Ledgers, circa 1898-1916 (2 items)

This series contains two ledgers. The first ledger appears to be a music store business ledger; the second includes the constitution and the business ledger of the Eldred Cornet Band.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Music Store Ledger, 1914-1916 series 3box 9folder 1
Eldred Cornet Band, undated 1989 series 3box 9folder 2

Related Material

This collection is part of the American Bandmasters Association (ABA) Research Center.

Boombah Herald. Orchard Park, New York: Loren D. Geiger, 1973-1998 [Lowens Special Collections Room ML1306.B6]

Rehrig, William H. The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music: Composers and their Music. Edited by Paul E. Bierly. Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991. [Lowens Special Collections Room ML128.B23 R44 1991]

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