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AMRC. American Music Research Center

 Record Group
Identifier: AMRC

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Richard D. Hershcopf disk recordings

Identifier: CoU-GMA-27
Scope and Contents

The Richard D. Hershcopf disk recordings comprise of 209 78rpm disk recordings featuring Benny Goodman and other big band musicians. They are organized alphabetically by the band name or artist's first name.

Dates: 1926-1944

Richard Toensing manuscripts and papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-104
Scope and Contents The Richard Toensing manuscripts and papers comprise scores and professional materials encompassing Toensing’s career as a composer and teacher. The centerpiece of the collection is 21 boxes of scores spanning his entire career as a composer, from his 1964 Doxologies I (for Wind, Brass, and Percussion) to his final work Serene and Heavenly Bells (2014). Many of the scores are supplemented with data discs that include the...
Dates: 1964-2015

Russell and Connie Baurele record industry memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-4
Scope and Contents

Recording memorabilia from Russell and Connie Bauerle, containing recording company catalogues and advertisements (1916-1924)

Dates: 1916-1924

Silent Film Music Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-84
Scope and Contents

Music from the silent film era, including cue sheets, film scores, folios, and incidental music from two Colorado organists, Claire H. Hamack and Adele V. Sullivan.

Dates: 1908-1930

Sister Mary Dominic Ray Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-86
Scope and Contents Papers of Sister Mary Dominic Ray (1913-1994), musician, musicologist, collector; founder, American Music Research Center (Dominican College), 1947. Includes artifacts and photographs documenting the early years of the AMRC, as well as papers supporting Sister Mary's research and publications. Includes several original music sheets from the 18th and 19th centuries. Of related interest is the collection of early American tune books and hymnals, housed in Special Collections, Norlin...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1967–1989

Susan Porter Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-74
Scope and Contents

Papers, tune books, and music materials of Susan Porter (1941-1993), musician and professor; Professor of Music, Ohio State University, including audio and visual dulcimer music materials and printed dulcimer song books and newsletters; materials from the Great Black Swamp Dulcimer Festival; tune book and hymnal collection of over 150 items of 19th and 20th century.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1941–1993

Thomas Brosh manuscripts and personal papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-13
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and personal papers of Thomas D. Brosh (b.1946), composer, music theorist; graduate of the University of Kansas, University of Colorado Boulder, Banff School of Fine Arts, University of Denver, Catholic University; professor and dean emeritus, Community College of Aurora (1980-2001), formerly asssistant professor of theory and composition, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1972-1980). Includes manuscripts, correspondence, programs and publicity, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1966-2006

Virgil Thomson Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-89
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Virgil Thompson (1896-1989), American composer and music critic, writer for the Boston Transcript and New York Herald Tribune, including correspondence with numerous composers; general correspondence; travel notes and genealogy. Collection consists of photocopies of original materials held by Yale University.

Dates: 1920-1980

Walter and Virginia Newton Memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-GMA-9
Scope and Contents

Memorabilia collected by Walter and Virginia newton, New York City "shag" dance champions (1939-1940), containing the Newton's original scrapbook of their "Shag" dance championship, 1939-1940, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1939–1940

Walter Collins College Song Book Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-24
Scope and Contents

Collegiate song books collected by Walter S. "Wally" Collins (1926-1997), including extensive research materials on the Yale Song Book.

Dates: 1853–1953

Wayne Scott Manuscripts and Personal Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-106
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and personal papers of Francis Wayne Scott (1923-2016), arranger, composer, pianist; professor of music, University of Colorado; MBA and J.D. Creighton University; initiator of CU's Jazz History and American Popular Music curricula, founder of CU Jazz band; member, Dean Bushnell Orchestra, Denver; winner of 1989 Robert Sterns Award; including original compositions and arrangements, photographs, and personal and professional papers. Documents the controversial effort to merge the...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1923–2016

Wesley V. Blomster papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-96
Scope and Contents The Wesley V. Blomster papers comprise personal and professional materials encompassing his dual career as music critic and German language professor from 1955 to 2012. A majority of materials in this collection are arranged chronologically by year and include a wide assortment of Blomster's original newspaper article clips and memorabilia from his travels and concert-going, intermingled with letters of correspondence, binders of Daily Camera photocopies, and...
Dates: 1955-2012

William M. Soulé recordings

Identifier: CoU-GMA-14
Scope and Contents

Recordings, sheet music, and correspondence collected by William M. Soulé (1927-), collector, including books, video tapes, CDs, 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, vinyl recordings, sheet music, photographs, and letters, about Glenn Miller and Big Bands; and an unpublished manuscript and memorabilia about the vocal group, The Modernaires.

Dates: Majority of material found in 3.1