Wayne Scott Manuscripts and Personal Papers
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 College of Music into another College, and the successful effort to preserve the College's independence.
- Majority of material found in 1923–2016
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
The American Music Research Center does not control rights to any material in this collection. Requests to publish any material in the collection should be directed to the copyright holders.
75 linear feet
Housed in the American Music Research Center
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Wayne Scott's family.
Arrangement and description of the collection are currently in process.
- Wayne Scott manuscripts and personal papers
- Conversion Draft
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
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