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PA. Performing arts

 Record Group
Identifier: PA

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

Juliette Adams Papers

Identifier: MSS 0421
Content Description

This collection contains articles and books written by Mrs. Crosby Adams (Juliette Adams); scrapbooks of her teaching studio happenings, other musical happenings, and programs from the recitals of her students; published articles about Adams; and one folder of correspondence. Several of her scrapbooks contain her handwritten description of events, classes, and class participants.

Dates: 1887-1945, and undated

Nicholas Anderson Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0015

Nicholas Anderson is remembered as a teacher and musician. The Nicholas Anderson Sheet Music and Personal Papers Collection reflects his career as a cellist, begining with his early studies with Leslie Parnas and Irving Klein, and including materials related to his career as a solist and working with the New York Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

Dates: 1952 - 2015; Other: Date acquired: 2016 November 3

Lev Aronson Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0009
Abstract Lev Aronson (1912-1988) was a notable performer and teacher of the cello. He co-authored the pedagogical text, The Complete Cellist, with Rudolf Matz, but may be best remembered for his influence as an inspirational teacher to many established cellist of the current generation. In addition to the collection of musical...
Dates: 1912 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 2008 January

Arts Forum Student Compositions

Identifier: MSS 0423
Abstract The Arts Forum, which began in 1944, was designed to bring together those interested in the various arts in order to promote their understanding and appreciation. The forum was mainly centered around the creative activities of students from high schools and colleges throughout the southeastern United States.The collection consists of 22 original music manuscripts dating from 1946 to1949 which were created by students of The Woman's College and performed at the annual Arts Forum...
Dates: 1946 - 1949

Kate Barrett Collection of Scottish Country Dances

Identifier: MSS 0143

Kate Barrett (1935- ) spent several decades as a professor and award-winning leader in the field of physical education. She is still active on the UNCG Board of Trustees and was responsible for securing many of the physical education and dance collections in the UNCG archives. The Kate Barrett Collection dates from 1911 to 1963 and contains manuscript notes, a book, and 17 pieces of dance music.

Dates: 1911 - 1963

Alan Beeler Papers

Identifier: MSS 0450

Alan Beeler (1939-2016) is remembered as a performer, educator, and a prolific composer. Acquired in November 2016, the Alan Beeler Collection contains over a hundred manuscript compositions and arrangements, in addition to other music for a variety of instrumentation. The collection also contains a small amount of Beeler's personal papers, including teaching materials.

Dates: 1960 - 2007

Ennio Bolognini Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0013
Abstract Ennio Bolognini (1893-1979) was an Argentine-born cellist, composer, conductor, pilot, and professional boxer. Bolognini began studying cello performance with his father (Egidio Bolognini), completing his education with Jose Garca at the St. Celicia Conservatory in Buenos Aires. He debuted as a soloist at twelve years of age, winning the Luigi Rovatti cello (presently in thecollection of the Smithsonian) at an Ibero-American International competition. Bolognini was awarded an honorary...
Dates: 1893 - 1979

Joyce Boorman Papers

Identifier: MSS 0086

Joyce Boorman was an award winning pioneer in children's dance education. The Joyce Boorman Papers date from 1968 to 1983 and contain papers, brochures, memoranda, correspondence, reel-to-reel tapes and videotapes.

Dates: 1968 - 1983

Cheryl Elizabeth Mann Callahan Papers

Identifier: MSS 0333
Abstract Cheryl "Cherry" Elizabeth Mann Callahan was a student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, graduating in 1971 with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology. As a student, she was highly active, participating in many groups such as the Sociology - Anthropology Club, Golden Chain, and the Westminster Fellowship Council. Callahan went on to become Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UNC Greensboro in 2011.The Cheryl Elizabeth Mann Papers dates from 1967 to 2011. The...
Dates: 1967 - 2011

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro Records

Identifier: MSS 0493
Abstract The Carolina Theatre opened on October 31, 1927, as a 2,200-seat vaudeville theater. Originally billed as "The Showplace of the Carolinas," the Carolina Theatre was considered to be the finest theater between Washington D.C. and Atlanta.The Theatre was part of the Keith Vaudeville chain, and early programs included live performing acts, the Carolina Theatre Orchestra, the Carolina News newsreel, an audience sing-along, and a silent film accompanied by the Robert Morton theatre...
Dates: 1970 - 2018

Cello Music Collection General

Identifier: CC 0020

Cello Music General Collection consists of musical scores individually donated or purchased, which are accessioned into the UNCG Cello Music Collection independently of a personal archival collection.

Dates: 1900 - 2015

Helen Elizabeth Clapp Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0452
Abstract Helen Elizabeth Clapp was born on December 5, 1905, and was the daughter of David Carr and Lula Henrietta Anderson Clapp. She grew up in Greensboro and attended Greensboro High School. She graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) in 1927 with a B.A. in English. She married Walter Clinton Jackson, Jr., on June 16, 1928.Clapp created this scrapbook to commemorate her college career and personal life. The scrapbook contains information about Clapp's graduating...
Dates: 1926 - 1927; Other: Date acquired: 2015 June 1

Elizabeth Cowling Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0002
Abstract Elizabeth Cowling was born in Northfield, Minnesota. She attended Carleton College, where she received her B.A. degree in Philosophy and went on to Columbia University, where she received her M.A. degree in Economics. Her Master'sand Ph.D. in Music were earned at Northwestern University.Dr. Cowling studied in Europe, starting in Paris in 1929, where she worked with Paul Bazelaire and studied with Mischa Schneider of the Budapest String Quartet. In 1950 she was a student of Pablo...
Dates: 1937 - 1987; Other: Date acquired: 1977

Department of Dance Records

Identifier: UA 0007.0003

The Department of Dance collection contains files created and gathered by the department, which documents the department’s operations. This includes concert materials, correspondence, syllabi, conference materials, newspaper clippings, and reports.

Dates: 1951 - 2012

Dance Theses Collection

Identifier: MSS 0515

This collection consists of dance and music theses submitted to the UNCG Graduate School for the Master of Fine Arts degree from 1951-1978. The collection includes choreography, musical scores, and costume depictions.

Dates: 1951 - 1978

George Darden Papers

Identifier: MSS 445
Abstract George Darden, born in 1943 was known for his piano and vocal skills, making him successful in the field of Opera. George Darden is most known for his involvement in the Metropolitan Opera from 1985 to 2006. This collection, while only containing a few musical manuscripts, provides a more detailed look into his personal life with items such as correspondence, yearbooks from college and high school and even information connecting to George’s acquaintances and friends. This collection contains...
Dates: 1943 - 2014

George Darden Piano and Opera Music Collection

Identifier: MSS 0445
Abstract George Darden's 1963 debut featured a solo piano performance with the Savannah Symphony. After studying under pianist, Carlisle Floyd, and mezzo-soprano, Elena Nikolaidi, at Florida State University, Darden established himself in the Texas Opera Theatre and the Houston Grand Opera in major projections such as Il Barbiere di Sivilia and Of Mice and Men. In 1985, he began his collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera, providing piano and music preparation for...
Dates: 1887 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1890 - 2000

Marion Davies Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0011
Abstract Marion Davies (1924-2012) is among the first women to secure the position of principal cellist in major orchestras in the United States. She received her music education initially at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She continued her education at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, studying with Emmanuel Feuermann and Gregor Piatigorsky. Davies served as first cellist with the Kansas City Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, where she...
Dates: 1924 - 2012

Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis Collection

Identifier: WV 0222

Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis (1921-2016), of Pasadena, California, served in the Coast Guard SPARS from 1942-1946 and was a member of the Tars and Spars musical revue and movie cast.

Dates: 1942-1946

Sara Lou Debnam Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0329

Sara Lou Debnam of Warrenton, Virginia, attended the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG) from 1947 to 1950.

The scrapbook, annotated throughout in white ink, contains photographs, cards, programs, telegraphs and letters.

Dates: 1947 - 1949

Anna B. and George Dickieson Scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0372
Abstract George Dickieson of Winson-Salem, North Carolina, was hired as an instructor at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG) in 1938 and retired after thirty-nine years in 1979. While at UNCG as a professor and conductor, he greatly influenced the School of Music to better develop the School and its programs to acheive national recognition and offer the best possible education for budding musicians. Mr. Dickieson also conducted the College-Community Orchestra which...
Dates: 1930 - 2005

Department of Drama and Speech Records

Identifier: UA 0004.0013
Abstract Drama and speech were originally offered in the Department of English in the 1920s. In 1960, the Department of Drama and Speech was formed, later becoming the Department of Theatre. Today the department is responsible for the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in theatre. The records of the Department of Theatre and Speech contain catalogues, annual reports, correspondences, recording tapes, newspaper clippings, and an archive of the department's website which document the activities of...
Dates: 1920 - 2021

Hermene Warlick Eichhorn Papers

Identifier: MSS 0126
Abstract Hermene Warlick Eichhorn was an alumna of Woman's College (now UNCG), a musician and award-winning composer, leader in the state's music community, and a music columnist for the Greensboro Daily News.The Hermene Warlick Eichhorn Papers date from 1920 to 1975 and include correspondence regarding Eichhorn's musical interests, professional activities, and specific compositions; biographical information; royalty statements; and original manuscripts of...
Dates: 1920 - 1975

Maurice Eisenberg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

Identifier: CC 0004
Scope and Contents

The collection contains approximately 900 scores owned by Maurice Eisenberg. The collections includes many annotated pieces, including five pieces possibly annotated by Pablo Casals.

Dates: 1900 - 1972

Edythe Ellis Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0324

Edythe Ellis of Wilmington, North Carolina, attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG) and graduated in 1935 with a B.S. in Secretarial Administration.

The Scrapbook is annotated with black ink throughout and contains postcards, letters, newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations and ribbons.

Dates: 1934 - 1935

Howle Fisher Collection of Denishawn School of Dancing Choreography

Identifier: MSS 0149

Ruth St. Denis (1880-1968) was one of the founders of the Denishawn School of Dance; Howle Fisher was a former member of the Denishawn Dancers. This collection dates from 1924 to 1933 and contains notation and choreography for performing dances of the Denishawn School.

Dates: circa 1924-1933

Gladys Andrews Fleming Papers

Identifier: MSS 0065

Gladys Andrews Fleming was a professor of physical education and a leader in the field of movement education. The Gladys Andrews Fleming Papers date from 1939 to 1983 and contain conference and workshop materials, correspondence, publications, educational documents, biographical materials, honors and awards.

Dates: 1939 - 1983

Peter Paul Fuchs Papers

Identifier: MSS 0139
Abstract Peter Paul Fuchs (1916-2007) was a conductor, composer, and teacher. The Peter Paul Fuchs Papers spans manuscripts, including numerous sketches and different versions, of approximately 90 pieces by Fuchs. It also includes more than 40 published scores by various composers, with a special focus on operas, and Fuchs' translations and notes for the libretti of six different operas.In addition to scores, the collection also includes sound recordings, personal papers, and a selection...
Dates: 1891 - 2007; Other: Date acquired: 2009 January

Raymond J. Gariglio Papers

Identifier: MSS 0224
Abstract Raymond J. Gariglio came to UNCG in 1966 as a Professor of Music and became the bandmaster for all UNCG performing band ensembles. In 1969, he established the UNCG Jazz Ensemble, the first university-accredited jazz ensemble in North Carolina. A native of Illinois, Gariglio established himself as a premier clarinetist and musician in both the classical and jazz worlds of Chicago in the 1960s, performing as first clarinet and featured soloist for such major ensembles as the Lyric Opera...
Dates: 1850 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1990

Patty Provins Gillespie Papers

Identifier: MSS 0425
Content Description

The Patty Provins Gillespie Papers include two scrapbooks and various artifacts from her time as a student at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC Greensboro). Items include newspaper clippings, photographs, Woman's College handbook, residence hall cues, theater programs, commencement programs, dolphin seal club brochure, freshman book list, PE papers, Major Voice papers, sheet music, a musical script, and a woman's college bulletin.

Dates: 1945-1962, and undated

Grassroots Productions Limited Records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0447

Grassroots Productions Limited Records

Identifier: MSS 0447
Abstract Grassroots Productions Limited was the producer of the Fun Fourth Festival (July) and the Festival of Lights (December) in downtown Greensboro. Grassroots also provided logistical and operational support for other festivals and events. Grassroots Productions ceased operations in 2015.The collection contains records, promotional materials, slides, photographs, newspaper clippings, and VHS tapes relating to the Fun Fourth Festival, the Festival of Lights, and the Greensboro...
Dates: 1980 - 2015

Jill Green Papers

Identifier: MSS 0486
Abstract Jill Green was a professor in the Department of Dance at UNCG from 1993 to 2019 and served as the Director of Graduate Studies in that department from 2008 to 2015. She received her M.A. in Dance and Dance Education from New York University in 1981 and recieved her PhD in Somatic Studies and Movement Arts from The Ohio State University in 1993. Green taught dance in the New York City Public School system from 1981 to 1989. Green presented her research at conferences in the United...
Dates: 1976 - 2019; Other: Acquired June 2019

Paul Eliot Green Papers

Identifier: MSS 0022

Paul Eliot Green (1894-1981) was a Southern playwright, poet, and novelist.

The Paul Eliot Green Papers date from 1917 to 1968 and contain diaries, manuscripts, publications, and correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 1968

Greensboro Youtheatre and Livestock Players Scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0511

The Livestock Players and Greensboro Youtheatre are part of the City Arts Program of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department. The scrapbooks and photographs were donated by Carole Lehman Lindsey-Potter, founder of the City Arts Program of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department.

Dates: 1973 - 1975

Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection

Identifier: MSS 0255
Abstract Robert C. Hansen (1951- ) is a professor of theatre and an Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).The Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection dates from Roman times (circa 100-300) to 2020 (bulk 1800s-2000s) and contains programs, heralds, guidebooks and periodicals, playbooks, sheet music and song books, correspondence and autographs, original costume and scenery designs, posters, photographs, postcards,...
Dates: circa 100-2018; Majority of material found within 1800s - 2000s

The Holograph Collection

Identifier: MSS 0422

The Holograph Collection was started through the efforts of Dr. Ruth Hannas and George Henry, former members of the music faculty of the Woman's College (now UNCG).

The Holograph Collection consists of over 150 unpublished musical scores created by North Carolina composers during the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1939 - 1961

Anne Huheey Collection

Identifier: WV 0314
Scope and Contents Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the American Expeditionary Forces in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned.Also included are letters from friends serving overseas. Letters from her female friends describe a dance;...
Dates: 1918-1919

The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Records

Identifier: MSS 0403

Established in 1971, the International Double Reed Society (IDRS) is a non-profit organization that brings together double reed musicians, enthusiasts, and instrument manufacturers.

This collection contains both musical scores and the organizational records of the International Double Reed Society.

Dates: 1900 - 2007; Other: Date acquired: 2007 July

Nell Johnson Clippings Book

Identifier: MSS 0522
Scope and Contents

The clippings book contains newspaper clippings, theatre tickets, theatre advertisements, programs, and report cards.

Dates: 1927 - 1928

Elna Allran Jones Collection

Identifier: WV 0023
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 January 1999; various photographs of Jones will serving with the Cadet and Army Nurse Corps, 1944-1947; various Navy publications, 1944-1945; 2 copies of Jones poetry, 1945-1947; various ephemera from locations Jones was stationed, 1945-1946; various holiday menus from military camps, 1945-1947; Cadet Nurse Patch With Caduceus Pin; Cadet Nurse Patch; Caduceus Pin; photograph album, 1945-1947 containing photographs from: Camp Rucker,...
Dates: circa 1944-1999

Kathryn McAllister England Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Record box 1
Identifier: MSS 0279

Jane Kimmel Theatre Collection

Identifier: MSS 0268
Content Description

This collection contains playbills collected by Jane Kimmel from productions in New York City and Greensboro, North Carolina. Some of the playbills are signed.

Dates: 1922 - 1962

Department of Kinesiology Records

Identifier: UA 0007.0004
Abstract The Kinesiology Department collection contains files pertaining to the department’s operations created and gathered by members of the department (previously known as the Department of Physical Education and Department of Exercise and Sport Science). Files include annual reports, meeting materials, correspondence documents, newsletters, student handbooks, orientation manuals, curricula documents, program proposals, and syllabi. Many of these documents date back to the 1940’s and 1950’s. The...
Dates: 1917 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2004

Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0328
Abstract Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb was a student of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1949 with a degree in Art. Lipscomb was active in many clubs and organizations including the Adelphian Society, the Pine Needles Art Staff, and the Art Club. She was also Class President, Dance Chairman, and an Outstanding Senior.The Barbara Apostolacus Lipscomb Scrapbook dates from 1946 to 1947. Among its contents are photographs,...
Dates: 1946 - 1947