University Musical Society (University of Michigan) visual material series. 1890s-2004.


University Musical Society (University of Michigan) visual material series. 1890s-2004.

Portraits of faculty members, musicians, and others associated with the Society and photos of performances at Hill Auditorium, Fairlane, and videotaped interviews with William Revelli, Alva Sink, and Charlotte McGeoch. Also includes videotapes documenting the Distinguished Artists Award of the Ford Honors Program, featuring artists such as Jessye Norman; videotapes documenting lectures by Professor Ralph Williams about the Royal Shakespeare Company's performances at the University; videotapes featuring Salman Rushdie discussing his work Midnight's Children.

5.3 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder.


SNAC Resource ID: 8334406

Bentley Historical Library

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University of Michigan. (corporateBody)

Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Hill Auditorium (University of Michigan) (corporateBody)

Fairlane (Dearborn, Mich.) (corporateBody)

Ann Arbor May Festival (corporateBody)

Royal Shakespeare company (corporateBody)

The papers were accumulated by (John) Philip Brocklebank (1922-1989), Professor of English, Saarbr cken, 1953-54; Assistant Lecturer, University of Cambridge, and College Lecturer, Jesus College, 1954-58; Senior Lecturer, University of Reading, 1958-62; Professor of English, University of York, 1962-79; Professor of English and Director, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, 1979-88. He was also General Editor, New Cambridge Shakespeare, from 1978. His other publications ...

Rushdie, Salman (person)

Salman Rushdie (1947- ) is an Indian born British novelist, essayist, and critic. From the description of Salman Rushdie papers, 1947-2008. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233575208 ...

Williams, Ralph G. (person)

Norman, Jessye (person)

Opera singer Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia to Janie King Norman and Silas Norman. She graduated from Augusta's Lucy C. Laney Senior High School. Following her participation in Philadelphia's Marian Anderson Vocal Competition in 1960, Norman received a full-tuition scholarship to attend Howard University, where she completed her B.M. degree in 1967. She then earned her M.M. degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1968.After Norman won the ARD Inte...

Sink, Alva Joanna (Gordon) (person)

Revelli, William D. (William Donald), 1902-1994 (person)

Conductor of bands and professor of wind instruments at the University of Michigan. From the description of William D. Revelli papers, 1907-1994 (bulk 1935-1991). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83661323 William D. Revelli, "the Chief" to his many students, was born in Spring Gulch, Colorado, February 1902. The son of Italian immigrants, Giovanni (later anglicized to John) and Rose Bonino, William Donald was the third of seven children. In 1904, Jo...

University of Michigan. University Musical Society. (corporateBody)

[See the history in the finding aid for University Musical Society (University of Michigan) Records.] From the guide to the University Musical Society (University of Michigan) publications, 1874-2010, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The University Musical Society was organized in 1879 by members of the university faculty called together by University President Henry S. Frieze. In 1881 it was incorporated as a nonprofit educational corporatio...