The Society of Music Theory (SMT) was created in 1977. SMT branched off from the American Musicological Society to fulfill a need for a national Music Theory Society. SMT holds annual meetings at different universities and publishes SMT Newsletter and Music Theory Spectrum. This collection contains records from past Presidents, Secretaries, and Treasurers, records from the Executive Board meetings, By-laws and business office records, membership materials, Newsletters and Music Theory Spectrum along with Editors’ Papers, Committee correspondence and reports, correspondence with other related organizations, and papers and ephemera from Annual Meetings.
There are no restricted files in this collection.
Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Copyright was not transferred to the University of Maryland with the physical gift of the archives, nor with any subsequent accruals. The Society for Music Theory retains all copyright already possessed in the Donation. The University of Maryland Libraries is granted permission for the use in scholarly research by the Libraries’ patrons under fair use in Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act.
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This collection contains personal papers from past Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers, papers from the Executive Board meetings, bylaws and business office papers, membership materials, newsletters and Music Theory Spectrum along with Editors’ Papers, Committee correspondence and reports, correspondence with other related organizations, and papers and ephemera from annual meetings.
This collection is organized into eight series.
The original contents of this collection were given to SCPA by Severine Neff and Joseph Strauss in 1998 and 1999. Numerous transfers of official records were received in the following years.
Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library