Fannie Taylor papers, 1941-2007.


Fannie Taylor papers, 1941-2007.

Papers of a Wisconsin educator and art administrator who was also prominently associated with the National Endowment for the Arts during the late 1960s and 1970s. Included are minutes, correspondence, and publications of the Wisconsin Arts Board and its predecessor organizations, the Wisconsin Arts Foundation and Council and the Governor's Council on the Arts; reports concerning work as director of the Wisconsin Memorial Union Theater; planning materials and recorded remarks of Nancy Hanks, Richard Schickel, Twyla Tharp, and others at the 1980 University Forum; and minutes, internal administrative records, publications, and correspondence of the Association of College and University Concert Managers of which Taylor was a founding member. Records concerning the NEA include a draft history by Rodney Campbell, Taylor's own published history of the Endowment's first decade, her transcribed interviews with agency leaders such as Hanks, Livingston Biddle, Jr., and Roger L. Stevens, and other historical research files; minutes, reports, and other records of the NEA's music program and its advisory panel; and reports, memoranda, and numerous publications pertaining to work as director of program information.

8.8 c.f. (15 archives boxes, 3 record center cartons),9 tape recordings, and25 photographs; plusadditions of 4.6 c.f.117 photographs,2 film reels (16 mm),2 videocassettes,30 tape recordings,1 reel-to-reel audio tape, and39 computer disks (5.25 in.)

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Association of College, University and Community Arts Administrators (corporateBody)

Schickel, Richard (person)

Taylor, Fannie J. (person)

Association of College and University Concert Managers (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Wisconsin Arts Board (corporateBody)

The Arts Board was created as a statutory agency by Chapter 90, Laws of 1973, and was subsequently attached to the Department of Administration (WIHV85-A694) by Chapter 333, Laws of 1973. 1995 Wisconsin Act 27 attached the Board to the Dept. of Tourism (WIHV90-A1094). The Board was preceded by a nonstatutory committee, the Governor's Council on the Arts, created in 1963. In 1965, the Governor's Council had merged with a private organization, the Wisconsin Arts Foundation and Council...

National Endowment for the Arts (corporateBody)

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Theatre and Drama Dept. (corporateBody)

Wisconsin Union Theatre (Madison, Wis.) (corporateBody)

Tharp, Twyla (person)

Twyla Tharp is American modern dancer and choreographer. She was born 1 July 1941 in Portland, Indiana and grew up in Rialto, California. She attended Pomona College and received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1963. As a child she studied ballet, tap, flamenco, baron twirling, acrobatics, and several musical instruments. While in California, she studied dance with Beatrice Collenette, Wilson Morelli, John Butler, Carmen de Lavallade, and at the Lester Horton stu...

Biddle, Livingston, 1918-2002 (person)

Hanks, Nancy, 1927-1983 (person)

Arts organization administrator and consultant. From the description of Papers, 1894-1987 (bulk 1945-1983). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 27694194 Government official, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1924-1983; (bulk 1969-1977). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19595466 1927, Dec. 31 Born, Miami Beach, Fla. ...

Stevens, Roger L. (Roger Lynn), 1939- (person)