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Newly Available Collection: Lyle Grimes collection

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Lyle Grimes was a collector of Jazz related information. The collection contains record catalogs , lists and reviews, personality profiles of musicians, jazz booklets and bibliography, artwork, clippings, and scrapbooks.

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Newly Available Collection: Hans Heller papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Hans Ewald Heller (1894-1966) was a composer, pianist, writer, and music critic. The collection contains original scores and published music of musical comedies, short operas, symphonic works, chamber music, and other songs, scrapbooks, and music recordings.

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Guide to the Hans Heller Papers

Newly Available Collection: Emanuel Cykler papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Emanuel Cykler was a dealer in zithers and zither music and strings in San Jose, California. The collection (1884-1914) contains zither music, notes about zither music, and photographs.

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Guide to the Emanuel Cykler Papers

Newly Available Collection: Turner Cornet Band minutes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The Turner Cornet Band, of Turner, Oregon and Marion County, was a brass band most active during the 1890s, that furnished entertainment for a number of social and political events. The collection (1890-1897) consists of meeting minutes, and membership and pledge accounts.

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Guide to the Turner Cornet Band Records

Newly Available Collection: School of Music and Dance records

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The University of Oregon’s Music department was founded in 1886, was reorganized as the School of Music in 1900, and merged with the Department of Dance in 1991, and in 2005 was formally designated as the School of Music and Dance. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of the old School of Music, Department of Dance, and the new School of Music and Dance.

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Guide to the School of Music and Dance Records

Newly Available Collection: Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau scrapbooks

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains seventeen scrapbooks (1931-1956) that include clippings, articles, programs, and other printed matter regarding the bureau’s sponsored entertainment.

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Guide to the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau Scrapbooks

Newly Available Collection: Salem Musical Union treasurer’s book

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The collection consists of a treasurer’s book of the Salem Musical Union, which lists receipts, disbursements, and dues-paying members from 1869-1871.

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Guide to the Salem Musical Union Treasurer’s Book

Newly Available Collection: Charles Boeckman papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Charles Boeckman (1920- ) is an author and musician.  The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.

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Guide to the Charles Boeckman Papers

Newly Available Collection: Wally Beau Orchestra arrangements

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The Wally Beau Orchestra was a “family dance band” consisting, primarily, of members of the Beau family of Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin.  The collection is entirely made up of musical arrangements.

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Guide to the Wally Beau Orchestra papers

Newly Available Collection: Ellison White Chautauqua Bureau records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, articles, and programs, 1912-1928.

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Guide to the Ellison-White Chautaugua Bureau Records