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Administrative Papers, 1971-2001 (continued)
Annual Conferences and Special Meetings, 1971-1999 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 69/3-4 1999, Mar. 10-14, Fort Worth, Texas
(2 folders)
BOX 70-77 Standing Committees, 1975-2000
Correspondence, agendas, minutes, reports, memorandums, promotional and publicity materials, notes, announcements, policies and planning documents.
Arranged alphabetically by name of committee.
BOX-FOLDER 70/1 American Music Network Committee, 1996-1997
Includes correspondence between committee chair Robert Keller and members Dale Cockrell and George Keck.
BOX-FOLDER 70/2-8 American Music Week Committee, 1990-1996
(7 folders)
Includes William Everett's and Marjorie Mackay Shapiro's files.
BOX-FOLDER 70/9 Bio-Bibliographical Index Committee, 1978-1979
BOX-FOLDER 70/10 Conference Site Selection Committee, 1996-2000
see also Annual Conferences and Special Meetings; Standing Committees, National Conference Committee and Appointments, Conference Manager
BOX-FOLDER 70/11 Development Committee, 1997-1998
BOX-FOLDER 70/12 Finance Committee, 1994-1997
BOX-FOLDER 70/13-17--71/1 Honors and Awards Committee, 1986-1999
see also Lowens Award Committee and Miscellany
(6 folders)
This committee was initially called the Honors Committee, it changed its name to the Honors and Awards Committee around 1995.
These papers were accompanied by a computer disk (3 1/2 floppy disk).
BOX-FOLDER 71/2 Long Range Planning Committee, 1990-2000
BOX-FOLDER 71/3-4 Lowens Award Committee, 1983-2000
see also Honors and Awards Committee
(2 folders)
Includes materials on both the Irving Lowens Book Award and the Irving Lowens Article Award.
Lacking files between 1988-1993.
BOX-FOLDER 71/5-13 BOX 72 Membership Committee, 1975-1998
BOX-FOLDER 73/1-4 (22 folders)
Includes papers from committee chairs Arthur Schrader, Deane Root, Linda Whitesitt, Elise Kirk, Jean Geil, and Homer Rudolf.
BOX-FOLDER 73/5-13--74/1-4 National Conferences Committee, 1983-1996
see also Annual Conferences and Special Meetings; Standing Committees, Conference Site Selection Committee and Appointments, Conference Manager
(13 folders)
Includes papers from committee chairs Dale Cockrell, Katherine Preston, R. Allen Lott, and Pamela Fox.
BOX-FOLDER 74/5-13--75/1-5 Nominating Committee, 1979-1999
(14 folders)
Includes papers from committee chairs Kate Keller, Donald Krummel, John Graziano, Karl Kroeger, Jacklin Stopp, Raoul Camus, Susan Cook, Dale Cockrell, Wilma Cipolla, Catherine Smith, and Paul Wells.
BOX-FOLDER 75/6-8 Program Committee, 1986, 1992
see also Annual Conferences and Special Meetings; Standing Committees, National Conference Committee ; Ad Hoc Committees, Conference Program Committee Review and Appointments, Conference Manager
(3 folders)
Includes chairpersons list and Program Committee duties.
BOX-FOLDER 75/9-17--76/1-15 Public Relations Committee, 1991-1997
see also Officers and Offices, J. Bunker Clark
(24 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 76/16-26--77/1-13 Publications Subventions Committee, 1981-1999
see also Officers and Offices, J. Bunker Clark
(24 folders)
Includes papers from committee chairs Barbara Lambert, Dena Epstein, Mark Tucker and John Beckwith. Contains materials on J. Bunker Clark's publication Bringing American Music Home.
BOX-FOLDER 77/14 Committee for Students, 1991-1995
BOX 78 Ad Hoc Committees, 1980-1999
Correspondence, reports, and notes.
Arranged alphabetically by name of committee.
BOX-FOLDER 78/1 10th Anniversary Committee, 1984
Conference Management Committee
see Appointments, Conference Manager
BOX-FOLDER 78/2 Conference Program Committee Review, 1996
see also Annual Conferences and Special Meetings and Standing Committees, Program Committee
BOX-FOLDER 78/3 Directory Revision Committee, 1993-1996
BOX-FOLDER 78/4 Early Concert Life Committee, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 78/5 Grants Advisor, 1981-1982
Committee chair Doris Dyen's materials.
BOX-FOLDER 78/6-10 Handbook Committee, 1988-1999
(5 folders)
Contains handbooks from: 1988, 1991, 1996-1997, and 1999.
BOX-FOLDER 78/11 Publication Series, 1980-1994
Materials relating to the CMS Series / Harmonie Park Press offer.
BOX-FOLDER 78/12 Search Committee, 1986, 1992
Materials mostly dating from 1992 regarding the search for American Music editor. Includes one item from 1986 regarding the search for Sonneck Society Newsletter editor.
BOX-FOLDER 78/13 Terms of Office, 1987
BOX 79-81 Appointments, 1976-2000
Correspondence, memorandums, reports, minutes and business papers.
Arranged alphabetically by name of appointment.
BOX-FOLDER 79/1-4 Archivist, 1976-1998
(4 folders)
Includes the Library of Congress instrument of gift for the Sonneck Society archives, and William Lichtenwanger's and Carolyn Bryant's papers.
BOX-FOLDER 79/11 BOX 80 Committee on Publication of American Music (COPAM) Representative, 1986-1989
see also Officers and Offices, Gillian Anderson
(11 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 79/5-10 Conference Manager, 1987-1995
see also Annual Conferences and Special Meetings; Standing Committees, Conference Site Selection Committee and Standing Committees, National Conference Committee
(6 folders)
Includes draft and final versions of the conference handbook.
Executive Director
see Officers and Offices, Kate Van Winkle Keller
BOX-FOLDER 81/1-11 Interest Groups Liaison, 1995-2000
see also Interest Groups
(11 folders)
Primarily Jean Geil's papers, but includes some items from Ann Sears' tenure as liaison.
MUSA Representative
see Committee on Publication of American Music (COPAM) Representative
BOX-FOLDER 81/12 US-RILM Representative, 1986-1997
see also Officers and Offices, Jean Geil
Primarily Jean Geil's papers.
BOX 81 Interest Groups, 1992-1999
see also Interest Groups Liaison
Correspondence, petitions, and reports.
Arranged alphabetically by name of interest group.
BOX-FOLDER 81/13 18th Century, 1999
BOX-FOLDER 81/14 Biography, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 81/15 Folk and Traditional Music, 1996
BOX-FOLDER 81/16 Historiography, 1997
Libraries and Archives
see Research Resources
BOX-FOLDER 81/17 Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 81/18 Music Theater, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 81/19 Popular music, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 81/20 Research on Gender and American Music, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 81/21 Research Resources, 1994-1996
BOX-FOLDER 81/22 Students, 1999
BOX 82 Brochures, Leaflets and Pamphlets, 1976-1985, 1999
(6 folders)
Sonneck Society membership brochures and renewal forms, application forms, order forms, envelopes, and promotional mailings; also includes American Music subscription brochures and information pamphlets, and University of Illinois Press brochures and catalogs.
BOX 82 Stationery and Letterhead, 1975-1996
(4 folders)
Sonneck Society and American Music letterhead, envelopes, note paper.
BOX 83 Miscellany, 1975-1999
Includes articles of incorporation, by-laws and tax documents, and materials relating to the life and death of Irving Lowens.
BOX-FOLDER 83/1 Articles of incorporation, 1975, 1998-1999
BOX-FOLDER 83/2 By-laws, 1979, 1981
BOX-FOLDER 83/3 Tax exempt status and employer ID, 1975-1976
BOX-FOLDER 83/4 Irving Lowens, funeral and tributes, 1981-1984
see also Administrative Papers, Officers and Offices, Allen P. Britton
Includes items from Lowens' funeral in 1984 and tributes from various sources. In addition, it contains the citation given to Irving Lowens in recognition of his service to the society as founding president and a 1981 letter relating to the award.
BOX-FOLDER 83/5 Hitchcock, H. Wiley. After 100{!} Years: the Editorial Side of Sonneck, 1975
(2 copies)
BOX-FOLDER 83/6 Sonneck Society interest classification system, 1985
(1 sheet)
BOX-FOLDER 83/7 Honorary membership blank certificates, undated
BOX-FOLDER 83/8 Facsimiles of court records of death of George Sonneck, Jan. 28, 1875
BOX-FOLDER 83/9 Facsimiles of court records of George Sonneck's marriage to Julie Meyne, Dec. 15, 1872
BOX 84-112 Publications, 1977-1999
Correspondence among editors, reviewers, contributors, society officers, the editorial board, and the University of Illinois Press; abstracts, drafts and final versions of articles and reviews; press and publicity materials; lists, logs, schedules and handwritten notes; photographs and illustrations; style sheets, editorial guidelines and sample letters; clippings; budget materials; and reports.

Note: Issues of American Music, Sonneck Society newsletters and bulletins, and membership directories that came with the archive were bound separately, cataloged, and are shelved in the general collections of the Music Division. Bibliographic records for these publications may be found in the Library of Congress online catalog.
BOX 84-105 American Music, 1980-1999
Editors: Allen P. Britton (1983-1985), John Graziano (1986-1989), Wayne Shirley (1990-1993), Josephine Wright (1994-1997), Robert Walser (1998-2001?).
Book review editors: Irving Lowens (1983-1985), Margery Lowens (1985-1986), Raoul Camus (1986-1989), Mary Wallace Davidson (1990-1992), Wilma Reid and Frank J. Cipolla (1992-1995), Robert Walser (1995-1998), Susan Key (1998-?).
Record review editors: Don Roberts (1983-1985), Ruth Henderson (1985-1989), Sam Brylawski and Gail Sonnemann (1990-1993), Craig Parker (1993-1996).
see also Officers and Offices, Allen P. Britton
Arranged alphabetically by last name.
BOX 84 Frank J. and Wilma Reid Cipolla, 1984-1995
American Music book review editors, 1992-1995.
see also American Music, Wayne Shirley and American Music, Josephine Wright
BOX-FOLDER 84/1 Correspondence with American Music editors, 1989-1992
Correspondence chiefly with editors Wayne Shirley and Josephine Wright, and some with previous book review editor, Mary Wallace Davidson.
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