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Robert L. Marquis, Jr. Collection, 1925-1935 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Robert L. Marquis, Jr. Collection, 1925-1935Add to your cart.
ID: 06/079
Primary Creator: Robert Marquis, Jr.
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 04/16/2014
Subjects: Jazz, University of North Texas. College of Music
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of two boxes of photos, band parts, and saxophone method books from Robert L. Marquis, Jr., dating from his time with the Aces of Collegeland.

Biographical Note

Son of UNT president Robert Lincoln Marquis. The junior Marquis was active in the Aces of Collegeland group - a forerunner to UNT's lab bands - as a tenor saxophonist.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Source: Gift of Susan Marquis Friday.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Barcode 707145.
Folder 1: Three autographed photos of actress Nancy ColemanAdd to your cart.
Publicity photos: 14 x 10 inches, black and white.
Folder 2: Aces of Collegeland - alto saxophone parts, "Scotty's book"Add to your cart.
Duplications (process unknown) of "stock" and handwritten arrangements.
Folder 3: Aces of Collegeland - second tenor saxophone parts, 1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Aces of Collegeland - second tenor saxophones parts, continued, 1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Tenor saxophone parts, "copy 2" - "Bob Marquis - fake book", 1976 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Copies of parts written in same hand as manuscript parts for Aces of Collegeland. Some photocopies; most from older duplication process.

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