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.
Print collection on jazz and blues of 193 first editions or first printings from 1942-1990 with original dust jackets
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.