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Arts Forum Student Compositions

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0423

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 22 original music manuscripts dating from 1946 to 1949 which were created by students of The Woman's College and performed at the annual Arts Forum held at the college each year.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1949

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical or Historical Information

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 Arts Forum was sponsored by the School of Music, Departments of Art and English, the Physical Education Department, and by the following undergraduate groups: Playlikers, Young Composers Club, Quill Club, and Glee Club. The forum was mainly centered around the creative activities of students from high schools and colleges throughout the southeastern United States.; Student work in art and writing, dance and theatre were the principal areas for discussion. The event also hosted professionals in the fields of writing, music, dance, and textile design who gave presentations in there respective genres.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

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 held at the college each year.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by composer.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from University Archives in 2012.

Related Materials

See also the Arts Forum subject files.

Offensive Language Statement

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Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer Motszko in April, 2012.
Title
Arts Forum Student Compositions
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Motszko
Date
04/23/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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