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Hazel N. Morgan Papers

 Collection 0133-SCPA
Hazel N. Morgan (1894-1985) was an American music educator. She received degrees from the University of Nebraska, Nebraska State Teachers College, Claremont College, the University of Minnesota, and the MacPhail School of Music. She authored numerous texts on music education and was inducted into Music Educators National Conference (MENC)’s Music Educators Hall of Fame in 1998 (the organization is now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)). The Hazel N. Morgan Papers covers the period from 1896 to 1998; the bulk of the materials date from 1920 to 1980. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, speeches, correspondence, programs, photographs, clippings, and articles related to Hazel N. Morgan’s careers as a music educator, her involvement with MENC, and her personal projects.

Dates

  • 1896-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Use and Access to Collection

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

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. Please make an appointment with the curator: Vincent J. Novara Tel: 301.405.9220, Email: vnovara@umd.edu

Extent

6.75 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Hazel N. Morgan Papers covers the period from 1896 to 1998; the bulk of the materials date from 1920 to 1980. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, speeches, correspondence, programs, photographs, clippings, and articles related to Hazel N. Morgan’s careers as a music educator, her involvement with MENC, and her personal projects.

Biography

Hazel N. Morgan was a music educator, author, and past president of the MENC North Central Division. She received her bachelor's degrees in Voice and Music Education from the University of Nebraska (1924), and in Education and History from Nebraska State Teachers College (1927), a master's degree in Education, Psychology and Music Education from Claremont College (1929), a doctoral degree from MacPhail School of Music in Voice and Music Education (1937), and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Education, Psychology and Music Education (1942). During her career she served as Supervisor of Elementary Music in Lincoln, Nebraska, supervisor of music in public schools in Claremont, California, Head of the Music Education Department at the University of Minnesota, graduate advisor at Northwestern University (1954-61), and Professor at Claremont Graduate School (1961-63). Hazel N. Morgan was inducted into the Music Educators National Conference (MENC)'s Music Educators Hall of Fame in 1998. The organization is now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).

Arrangement

This collection is organized into nine series.
  1. Series 1: Personal Files
  2. Series 2: Writings
  3. Series 3: Correspondence
  4. Series 4: MENC
  5. Series 5: Educational Materials
  6. Series 6: Other Creative Projects
  7. Series 7: Scrapbook Materials
  8. Series 8: Sheet Music
  9. Series 9: Books, Periodicals, and Recordings

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Various gifts of Dr. Morgan and Harriet Mogge (step-daughter) between June 1971 and June 2010.

Related Material

The Hazel Morgan Papers are part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center, previously known as the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) Historical Center.

McConathy, Osbourne, et al. Music for Early Childhood. New York: Silver Burdett Company, 1952. [the last book Russell V. Morgan contributed to; autographed by Hazel Morgan].

Higher Education Act of 1965: Section-By-Section Analysis. Washington D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1965.

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.
Title
Hazel N. Morgan Papers
Status
edited-full-draft
Author
Amy Grossnickle, June 2010
Date
2010-06-01
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • 2013-02-01: EAD markup validated using Oxygen software by Amanda May, February 2013.
  • 2014-02-28: EAD markup validated using Oxygen software by Amanda May, February 2014.

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Library

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