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Correspondence and clippings used in preparation of author's thesis, An Annotated Bibliography of Autobiographies Written by Musicians from 1800 to 1975 Available in English, and his ensuing book, Musician's Autobiographies: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings Available in English 1800 to 1980; material about 105 persons is included. Materials on Joseph Benton (Giuseppe Bentonelli), Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle, Bing Crosby, William Crotch, Otto Goldschmidt, Babs Gonzales, Charles Gounod, Joseph Hofmann, Ernst Krenek, Lillian Russell, Ira D. Sankey, Eugenie Schumann, Ganna Walksa, Samuel Wesley and Fredelind Wagner.

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The papers are from Dr. Marceau Myers, the dean of the School of Music from 1974 until 1987.  The contents date from 1971 to 1987 with the bulk of the material relfecting Dr. Myers's tenure as dean.  The documents cover the running of the department, faculty development, proposals for new music classes and programs, tours by music groups, Dr. Myers's work on university and organizational committees and Dr. Myers's publications.

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This is a collection of material that documents the growth of the College of Music at the Universilty of North Texas. The material follows that development from classes, to the formation of a department, a School of Music, and now a College of Music. The materials include publications, artifacts, records, and photographs.

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The papers and photographic material created by Kristin Westerson that covers the development and construction of the Murchison Performing Arts Center.  The images show the groundbreaking, construction, the exterior and interior of the building, and document the exhibit prepared for the opening of the structure. The material dates from 1995 to 1999.

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Correspondence (1966-1976), legal documents, literary productions (biographical, 1966-1977), information for the Standard Awards Panel, Electronic Music Composition Manual, and newsletters and articles.

Printed material (brochures, 1962-1980), clippings (1968-1980, undated), flyers and lists (1968-1980, undated), and programs (1958-1982, undated).

Photographic materials (positive prints).

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This collection consists of the papers of Herrold Headley, including correspondence, programs, and a journal.  Most of the materials concern composer Arthur Honegger.

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