A Guide to the The Records of the Music Department in the University Archives Virginia Union University 1925-1990 Music Department, Virginia Union University, Records AR-0002

A Guide to the The Records of the Music Department in the University Archives Virginia Union University 1925-1990

A Collection in
the Archives and Special Collections Department of the L. Douglas Wilder Library
Accession Number AR-0002


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Repository
Archives and Special Collections Department, L. Douglas Wilder Library, Virginia Union University
Accession number
AR-0002
Title
The Records of the Music Department in the University Archives Virginia Union University 1925-1990
Physical Characteristics
about 25 files
Creator
Virginia Union University Music Department
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

The Records of the Music Department in the University Archives Virginia Union University, AR-0002, Archives and Special Collections Department, L. Douglas Wilder Library, Virginia Union University


Biographical/Historical Information

The department was started in 1967 and offered a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. In 1985, two additional concentrations were added: Applied Music and Commercial Music. In 1993, these two concentrations were divided into Performance, Commercial Music/Jazz Studies, and Composition. The department also sponsors various performance groups such as Chapel Choir, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Ensembles, Marching Band, Opera Workshop, and the University Choir.

The Department Chairs have been as follows: Dr. Odell Hobbs 1967-1991
Dr. W. Weldon Hill 1991-1992
Dr. John Ware 1992-2001

Scope and Content Information

These records reflect the performances and activities of the Music Department at Virginia Union University. The bulk of the collection is performance programs for the various performance groups, especially the University Choir and the Concert Choir, and departmental correspondence. The correspondence is almost entirely that of Dr. Hobbs. The Administrative file contains the 1979-1980 Year End Report, a few department faculty meeting minutes, press releases and course outlines. The Miscellaneous file includes programs for opera and alumni concerts.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged alphabetically and chronological therein.

Contents List

Box 1
Administrative
Box 1
Broadsides
Box 1
Choir Tours 1979-1980
Box 1
Correspondence 1973-1990
Box 1
Guest Performers
Box 1
Photographs
Box 1
Photographs
Box 1
Programs-Choral and Glee Club 1925-1940
Box 1
Programs-Concert Choir
Box 1
Programs-Concert Series
Box 1
Programs-Faculty Recital
Box 1
Programs-Miscellaneous
Box 1
Programs-Student Recital
Box 1
Programs-University Choir
Box 1
Programs-Winter Concert