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Thomas C. Bardwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0037
Scope and Contents

A collection of materials related to Maine band leader and composer, R. B. Hall. Collection includes correspondence of Thomas C. Bardwell and items of and about R.B. Hall. Scores and sheet music of Hall's compositions comprise much of the collection.

Dates: 1870s-1960s

Central Labor Union (Lewiston, Me.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1345-sc
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a volume of minutes of meetings of the Central Labor Union from 1924-1930. It also includes a small amount of correspondence dating from 1930 as well as a few certificates of membership in the union. The correspondence includes letters from Arthur R. Gould and Frederick Hale, both United States senators from Maine.

Dates: 1924-1930

David Ingraham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF125
Scope and Contents This collection consists of multiple interviews about writing songs in Maine about Maine, by songwriter David Ingraham. Ingraham was a local songwriter and singer from Ellsworth, Maine. Seven of these accessions consist of recordings of Ingraham talking about his songwriting and singing songs he composed about the local people and incidents that happened. The other five accessions include interviews with other songwriters and singers about the process of writing songs; interviews with local...
Dates: 1970s-1980s

Meyer Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Abstract

The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.

Dates: 1880-1977

Popular Music of Newfoundland Project recording dubs/Michael Taft & Shelley Posen

 Collection
Identifier: MF050
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an interview with Jimmy Linegar who primarily discusses music and his life.

Dates: 1972

R. B. Hall and the Community Bands of Maine/ Gordon W. Bowie

 Collection
Identifier: MF011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes interviews with nine individuals. Topics covered include local performances at dance halls, theaters, and radio stations, musicians, Musicians Union Local 768, and other matters relating to community bands.

Dates: 1968-1993

Office Of The President. Presidential Committees. Rudy Vallee Tribute Committee (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0003-006-002
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine's Rudy Vallee Tribute Committee, but there are also photographs. Includes: Committee meeting minutes and correspondence regarding the organization of the tribute and communications with the Vallee family, draft tribute programs, biographical profiles of Vallee, press releases regarding the tribute and Vallee in general, posters and invitations for the tribute, and photographs from the event. Files of David C....
Dates: 1987-1989

Academic Affairs. Dean Of The College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences. School Of Performing Arts (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-003-011
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain event programs created by the University of Maine School of Performing Arts and Department of Music. There are programs for performances from various University of Maine musical ensembles including the University of Maine Singers, dances organized by the School's Division of Dance, Maine Masque Theatre performances, events featuring outside artists, and from student recitals. There are also schedules and publicity material for coming seasons and events. Most of the...
Dates: 1930-1998

Traditional Music of Maine Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF039
Scope and Contents The collection includes 37 cassette recordings of interviews (now digitized) with 44 individuals in addition to performances. Traditional Music of Maine celebrates the musical legacies of a variety of Maine folk communities by exploring their cultural and historical significance through oral history interviews with musicians and other community members. The tapes introduce the general public to the remarkable diversity and vitality of Maine's musical traditions. Program...
Dates: 1987-1991

Rudy Vallée Papers and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0598
Abstract

The papers of a popular vocalist in the U.S. during the 20th century. Included are correspondence from 1917 to 1984, newspaper clippings, scores, photographs, scrapbooks, phonograph records, megaphone, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1984