Scope and Content of Collection
The George C. Wilson papers cover the period from 1936 to 1982. The papers include materials relating to Wilson’s tenure as the director at Interlochen, including correspondence, programs, calendars, and newspaper clippings from National Music Camp; correspondence and other materials relating to his membership and tenure as President of the American Bandmasters Association; correspondence and programs relating to appearances as guest conductor and adjudicator in the United States and abroad; and newspapers, correspondence, and other ephemera regarding the creation, at the invitation of Imelda Marcos, of the Philippine National Arts Center in Manila in 1976. Additional professional papers of Dr. Wilson are held by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan. These papers are from the Interlochen Center for the Arts records and refer to Dr. Wilson’s tenure as director of the National Music Camp.