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Biography files collections, Special Collections in Performing Arts

 Collection 0218-SCPA
The biography files collection in Special Collections in Performing Arts results from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of the repository. Included in this collection are news clippings from Washington and Baltimore-area newspapers, or clippings found online in other serial publications. The clippings were made by performing artists, educators, or performing arts librarians. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland. The files span 1963 to the present, with the bulk of the files created between 1998 and 2005.

Dates

  • 1963-current
  • Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Creator

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Duplication and Copyright Information

There are no restricted files in this collection. All intellectual property rights remain with the creators.

Extent

20.00 Linear Feet

2045 Folders

Scope and Content of Collection

Included in this collection are news clippings on performing artists or performing arts librarians from Baltimore or Washington-area newspapers, or found online in other serial publications. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland. The files span 1963 to the present, with the bulk of the files created between 1998 and 2005.

Administrative History

These files result from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of Special Collections in Performing Arts. The bulk of the files pertain to bandmasters, music educators, and music librarians, as well as performing arts faculty from the University of Maryland.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into one series:
  1. Files

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

These files result from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of Special Collections in Performing Arts.

Processing Information

Routinely housed in legal size acid free folders; news clippings are photocopied onto acid free paper; metal fasteners frequently maintained; some cross-referencing to the various photographs files held by SCPA.
Title
Biography files collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Special Collections in Performing Arts, 1963-present
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