Marguerite V. Hood (1903-1992) was a prominent American music educator, serving as Montana's first state supervisor of Music, the chairman of the Music Department of Michigan Public Schools, and professor at the University of Michigan, as well as President of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), later known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The Marguerite V. Hood papers includes published and non-published writings, programs, personal and professional letters and correspondence, committee reports and project papers, curriculum materials, photographs, and an oral history.
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The Marguerite V. Hood papers covers the period from 1931 to 1953. The collection consists of letters and professional correspondence, MENC Committee papers, published and unpublished reports and research papers, curriculum materials from her work as a music educator, photographs, and oral history documents by Bruce D. Wilson about her association with MENC.
This collection is organized into eight series.
Gift of papers received from Marguerite V. Hood on various occasions between 1972 and 1978, in addition to a taped interview given in September 1980.
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