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Alcine J. Wiltz papers

 Collection 0341-SCPA
Overview University of Maryland Professor Emeritus Alcine Joseph Wiltz, III was born in New Orleans, LA on March 16, 1941. He was a co-founder of Mid America Dance Company (or MADCO), and the founding chair of the Department of Dance at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. This collection consists of physical and digital materials relating to Wiltz’ career, mostly professional papers and reviews, as well as photographs and videos.

John H. Alexander papers

 Collection 0013-MDHC
Overview John H. Alexander (1812-1867) had a varied career as a lawyer, civil engineer, surveyor, geologist, and teacher at the universities of Pennsylvania and Maryland. As Chief Engineer of Maryland, he surveyed the Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad. He also conducted a coast survey for the federal government, and, as Maryland's first geologist, he mapped coal deposits in the state. Important subjects documented in the collection include the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, slack water navigation, canal...

Alexander Siloti Collection

 Collection 0026-IPAM
Overview Alexander Siloti (a.k.a. Ziloti) (1863-1945) was a pianist, conductor, and music teacher. He was a pupil of Liszt and taught many important Russian musicians, including Rachmaninoff. He performed in Europe and the United States, as well as conducting orchestras in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In addition, Siloti taught piano lessons at the Moscow Conservatory, was a member of the faculty at the Juilliard School, and was known for his transcriptions, arrangements, and editions of various pieces....

Alfred Lewis collection of Al Jolson recordings

 Collection 0348-SCPA
Overview The Alfred Lewis collection on Al Jolson consists exclusively of 41 recordings (LPs and 78s) created by or featuring Al Jolson (26 May 1886 – 23 October 1950) from between 1929 and 1983. The collection includes compilations relased following his death. Jolson was a Russian-born American singer, comedian, and actor, with a reputation for performing material that is racist while in blackface. For the ethos of Jolson's time, this was acceptable performance practice and programming.

Alfred Reed manuscript scores collection

 Collection 0051-SCPA
Overview Alfred Reed (1921-2005) was a composer, arranger, and conductor in the U.S. His birth name was Alfred Friedman but by the time he was ten, he was playing trumpet professionally under the name Alfred Reed. From 1938 to 1942, he was a staff composer, arranger, and assistant conductor for the Radio Workshop in New York. His next positions were as associate conductor of the 529th U.S. Air Force Band, and as staff composer and arranger for NBC and ABC. In 1953 he became conductor of the Baylor...

Alice Parker Collection

 Collection 0185-SCPA
Overview Alice Parker is an American composer, conductor, and teacher whose work includes more than 400 compositions including operas, cantatas, choral pieces, and songs cycles on American Indian texts as well as poetry. From 1949 to 1967 she worked as an arranger for Robert Shaw Chorale, arranging folk songs, hymns, and spirituals from around the world. In 1985, she founded Melodious Accord, Inc., a non-profit which presents choral concerts, hosts workshops, and provides training for composers,...

Allen Ahearn print collection on jazz and blues

 Collection 0371-SCPA-AHEARN
Content Description Print collection on jazz and blues of 193 first editions or first printings from 1942-1990 with original dust jackets

Allen Perdue Britton papers

 Collection 0135-SCPA
Overview Allen Perdue Britton (1914-2003) was a prominent figure in American music educator. Britton served as a professor of Music at the University of Michigan, eventually serving as Dean of the School of Music. Britton was the founding editor of the Journal of Research in Music Education and American Music, and served on the Board of Directors and Trustees of numerous musical societies, and President of the Music Educators National...

Anna Dorsey Cooke Allison collection

 Collection 0096-UA
Overview The Anna Dorsey Cooke Allison collection consists of photographs and memorabilia documenting University of Maryland campus life and the studies of Maryland students Anna Helen Emily Dorsey, Elise Dorsey, and Giles Buckner Cooke, Allison's mother, aunt, and father. Also included is a photograph of Maryland Agricultural College cadet Hammond Dorsey, Mrs. Allison's grandfather. Anna H.E. Dorsey was a member of the Class of 1925 and was active in student government and the Y.W.C.A. Giles B. Cooke...

Hotsy Alperstein papers

 Collection 0106-UA
Overview Isidore "Hotsy" Alperstein, Class of 1943, was an outstanding boxer during his time at Maryland and was inducted into the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990. These papers consist of various university-related materials and memorabilia acquired by Alperstein over the years. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.

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