Scope and Contents
The Irma H. Collins papers covers the period from 1940 to 2013; the bulk of the materials date from 1954 to 1998. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including unpublished and published writings, correspondence, addresses, programs, reports, memorabilia, clippings, recordings, and articles. Materials relate to Dr. Collins’ work as a music educator and consultant, including her work with various music education organizations such as the Kentucky Music Educators Association, the Society of Music Teacher Education, and the Music Educators National Conference for which she was a former chairperson. Materials related to her work creating the Journal of Music Teacher Education (JMTE) are also included.