A Guide to the Intercollegiate Music Association The Intercollegiate Music Association 1982-45

A Guide to the Intercollegiate Music Association

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Special Collections and Archives, Johnston Memorial Library, Virginia State University
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The Intercollegiate Music Association 1962
Physical Characteristics
2000 items
We are the official repository for the materials of The Intercollegiate Music Association. The first transfer of materials was in 1982.
Minutes, reports and correspondence of this group which was established in 1962 in order to expand and improve all aspects of music in the schools which belonged to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. ACC # 1982-45

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The Intercollegiate Music Association, Accession # 1982-45, Special Collections and Archives, Johnston Memorial Library, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.

Organizational History

Two recurring problems in Historical Black Colleges and Universities has been finances and recognition. This association was formed during the era of segregation in an effort to combat these two issues.

The Intercollegiate Music Association was conceived by F.Nathaniel Gatlin E.Ed in 1960. Professor Gatlin called an organizational meeting at Virginia State University in 1960, where the purpose and goals were discussed.

Over the course of the next two years a series of meetings were held whic produced a Constitution and By-laws, and the organization was officially established in 1962. The IMA membership was open for all members of the Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

Scope and Content Information

Correspondence, minutes, photographs, and reports documenting how the IMA attempted to fulfill it's goals of 1962.

The Intercollegiate Music Association continues today as an organization in improving music education and operate in the Mid-Atlantic.

Series Description

Series I. Minutes and Reports Board Minutes and those of the annual meetings. Included in the minutes are status reports of the Association arranged chronologically.

Series II. Financial Reports of meetings and correspondence concerning finance. Member school ties and expenses.

Series III. Correspondence, General The day to day operations. Plans for concerts and workshops. Correspondence arranged chronologically.

Series IV. Printed Programs and Newsletters

Series V. Printed Photographs of concerts, workshops and individuals associated with the IMA.

Contents List

Series I: MInutes and Reports
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Series II: Financial
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Series III: Correspondence, General
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Series IV: Printed
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Series V: Photographs
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