Musical Americana Collection, circa 1900-2000 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Series Number: 12/9/50
Acquired:

Two 78rpm sound recordings of c. 1908 performances by the Sousa Band and Herbert L. Clarke donated by Talbot G. Hinze on January 14, 2005.

Two historic Henri Farny clarinets of William Smith, nephew of A. Smith who played in the Sousa Band in 1900 donated by William H. Clark on March 29, 2005.

Published first edition piano score of Stars and Stripes dated 1897 donated by Mildred Johnson on May 19, 2005.

First editions of The Sousa March Folio (1902) and Sousa Folio Piano Solos No. 2 (1906) published by The John Church Company donated by Gae Neely on December 7, 2005.

Published concert program for a Sousa Band performance held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated September 10, 1898 donated by Josephine Z. Kibbee on April 27, 2007.

12/4/03, Edison Model C-150 "Sheridan" Disc Machine donated by Maynard and Jane Brichford on July 15, 2008 (accession number 2008.120950.008)

Correspondence, news clippings, photograph, script, and essays documenting the experience of Aline Fairbanks as the first woman to march in the University of Illinois Band in 1945 donated by Aline Fairbanks on January 14, 2010.

Four original published part books to John Philip Sousa's National, Patriotic and Typical Airs of All Nations, 1889 donated by John Rosch on September 16, 2010.

Hugh S. Lippman Papers donated by Nancy Hueper on December 2, 2011.

One photograph featuring A.A. Harding at the Grand Canyon in 1951 donated by Robert Cowan on December 20, 2011.

Two 78rpm disc recordings of the University of Illinois Band under the direction of A. Austin Harding, c. 1930 donated by Bill Thielbahr on May 19, 2011.

Charles H Parsons Bb Cornet donated by Lois Palen on June 14, 2012.

Marching Illini band jacket, photographs, music, and marching routines donated by Timothy K. Theesfeld on September 10, 2012.

Carl Busch Photograph and Newspaper Scrapbook donated by Taylor Mitchell on November 12, 2012.

Elizabeth Terhune Lingua Press Papers Donated to the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music on August 22, 2013 by Elizabeth Terhune. Mrs. Turhune met Kenneth Gaburo at Oberlin College whilst studying concrete poetry with Dary John Mizelle, but remained in contact with him and Lingua Press.

1952 Rose Bowl film donated by Kenneth D. Walter on September 26, 2013.

Illinois Opera Theatre Enthusiasts Opera Newslines (vol. 1, no. 1, 1990) transferred from University Archives to Sousa Archives and Center for American Music on November 15, 2013.

John Philip Sousa royalty records, press clippings, and Kate Latter's shopping bag donated by Carol Hansen on January 24, 2014.

Dorothy Mabus Audio Recordings donated to the Sousa Archives March 27, 2014 by Donald McDowell. Includes autographed Sousa recording.

Paul Zonn's Revolutions for Solo Clarinet (1969 version) donated by Karen Bird on April 22, 2014.

Ted and Andrea Anderson A. Jacobson Sousa Band Photographs donated to the Sousa Archives May 2, 2014.

"Sousa's Band Will Play" 1897 newspaper clipping donated by Frank Bryant on behalf of Mary Agnes Snider on June 17, 2014.

Selmer Modele 22 Eb Alto Saxophone transferred from the University of Illinois School of Music to the Sousa Archives on July 11, 2014.

Jay Bennett ink drawing donated by Mr. Harry Buerkett on July 25, 2014.

Loren E. Kent Papers donated by Bradley Kent on October 24, 2014. Includes Sousa Band route sheets.

Ben Vereecken's Foundation to Saxophone Playing: An Elementary Method (1917) donated by Jim Waddell on November 17, 2014.

Additional Hugh S. Lippman Papers and Fillmore Music House oboe c. 1920 donated by Nancy Hueper on December 17, 2014.

Michael M. Martin Collection of Published Movie-Theme Sheet Music donated on January 23, 2015 by Hannah Jellen.

Holton Mellophone, case, and attachments donated by John Holzaepfel on January 29, 2015.

McKinley Presbyterian Choir direct-cut disk donated on February 10, 2015 by Harry Cross of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

National Broadcasting Company Thesaurus Record 1071 radio transcription disc was donated by Robert Bass on May 1, 2015.

A box of 29 LP sound recordings of various historic wind-band performances between c. 1930 and 1980 were donated by an anonymous donor to University Bands during the spring of 2015, and the recordings were transferred to the Sousa Archives on May 10, 2015.

Two 78 rpm sound recordings (10 inch discs) of the 107th Cavalry Dance Band and the 107th Cavalry Band (including The Black Horse Troop, Written and Dedicated to 107th Cavalry by John Philip Sousa), donated by Judy Gehman on June 19, 2015.

John Cage HPSCHD t-shirt donated by Michael Van Blaricum on June 23, 2015.

Postcard and Conn advertisement donated by Robert Bass on July 16, 2015.

Electronic Music from the University of Illinois, Computer Music from the University of Illinois, and Music from Mathematics LPs donated Edward M. Reingold October 7, 2015.

University of Illinois Concert Band photograph from March 3, 1921 in St. Louis, MO donated by Jackson County Historical Society on January 11, 2016.

Steve Pherigo Local Concert Ephemera acquired on June 25, 2013.

Wilder Bentley Music and Papers donated by Bently, acquired on March 1, 2016.

Letter from Harry Partch to Carl Bauman donated by Jeff Wanswer of Hiram University on January 26, 2016.

Sousa Band concer program from the Victory Theatre donated by Edward Hillman on May 27, 2016.

"58 English Songs" by John Hullah, presented by John Philip Sousa to W.E. Woodruff donated by Linda Lawyer on October 5, 2015.

Volume: 35.95 cubic feet
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Service Location Boxes
SACAM, Band Building2005.120950.001 - Clarinet
SACAM, Band Building2005.120950.002 - Clarinet in A
Offsite: Prior notice required2005.120950.003 - A. Heinel Cornet
SACAM, Band Building2005.120950.004 - Clarinet Accessories
SACAM, Band Building2009.120950.001 - transverse flute
Offsite: Prior notice required2012.120950.001 - C. Parsons Cornet
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard2014-120950.001 - Selmer Modele 22 E-flat Alto Saxophone
SACAM, Band Building2014.120950.002 - Fillmore Music House Oboe
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard2015.120950.001 - Holton Mellophone
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 001-012
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 013-024
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 025-036
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 037-038, 040
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 039
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 041, 050-051, 054-056
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 042, 044-049, 065
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 043
Offsite: Prior notice requiredBox 053
Temporarily unavailable. Please contact the archives for more information.Box 057, 060-062
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 058
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 059
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 063
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 064
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 066
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 067-068
Archives Research Center, 1707 S. OrchardBox 069
Offsite: Prior notice requiredBox 52
Online: See links above or contact us for help.e-records
SACAM, Band BuildingGlouchester Stool
SACAM, Band BuildingMouthpiece Box 1
SACAM, Band BuildingOversize Panoramic Photo Box 1
SACAM, Band BuildingOversize Textile Box 4


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