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Thomas DeLio papers

 Collection 0138-SCPA
Thomas DeLio, born Jan 7, 1951, is an American experimental music composer, author, and educator. His research includes analyses and discourse on the likes of John Cage, Morton Feldman, and Iannis Xenakis. He is currently a professor in music theory and composition at the University of Maryland. This collection contains correspondence, compositions and sketches by DeLio and his students, presentation papers from conferences and classes, DeLio's dissertation, theses and dissertations from students, publications and reviews, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1970-2014
  • Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Use and Access to Collection

There are restricted files in series 2.

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: Tel: 301.405.9220, Email: scpa@umd.edu

Extent

10.50 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Thomas DeLio papers covers the period from 1970-2014; the bulk of the materials date from 1970-2000. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including correspondence, compositions and sketches by DeLio and his students, presentation papers from conferences and classes, DeLio's dissertation, theses and dissertations from students, publications and reviews, photos, and newspaper clippings related to DeLio's work as a professor, composer, and scholar.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into eight series.
  1. Correspondence
  2. Student Files
  3. Compositions
  4. Recordings and Programs
  5. Presentations and Lectures
  6. Publications
  7. Students' Scholarly Work
  8. Photographs

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gifts of Thomas DeLio received in multiple shipments between 2012 and 2018.

Related Material

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.

Processing Information

Processed by Alex Boatright in April 2013, revised by Vin Novara in November 2015.
Title
Thomas DeLio papers
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Alex Boatright
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States