North Carolina State University, Division of Student Affairs, Department of Music Records 1901-2006

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Music
Size
80.7 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
UA 016.014
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

This collection contains audio/visual items and digital files, which have access restrictions. Patrons may not use original copies of audio/visual materials, and must have a use copy produced prior to access. The Special Collections Research Center will provide copies of digital files to patrons, but cannot guarantee that these files will open.

The records of the North Carolina State University Division of Student Affairs, Department of Music contain office files, audio recordings of various performances made by groups associated with the Music Department, programs from performances, news releases and newspaper clippings, and files pertaining to the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild. Materials range in date from 1901 to 2006.

The North Carolina State University Music Department has the mission to provide educational and performance opportunities for student and community participants through a variety of musical experiences and academic courses. It also serves as a cultural resource for the university and the greater community through performances and presentation offered by NCSU students, student and community groups, and by University faculty.

Biographical/historical note

The North Carolina State University Music Department has the mission to provide educational and performance opportunities for student and community participants through a variety of musical experiences and academic courses. It also serves as a cultural resource for the university and the greater community through performances and presentation offered by NCSU students, student and community groups, and by University faculty.

Founded in 1918 by Percy “Daddy” Price, the NCSU Music Department offers a variety of courses which may be taken to fulfill general education requirements or to apply to a minor in Music. The Music minor curriculum offers undergraduate students the opportunity to seriously study music, with concentrations in Performance, History, Liberal Arts, and Composition.

The NCSU Music Department also administers the University’s music performance organization, including its concert bands, athletic bands, choral ensembles, orchestras, and the Jazz Ensemble. They are located on campus at the Price Music Center and Broughton Hall.

The Music Department has also cooperated with the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild, a local organization which promotes and performs chamber music, and whose records can also be found within this collection.

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Division of Student Affairs, Department of Music contain office files, audiovisual recordings involving the Music Department, programs from performances, news releases and newspaper clippings, and files pertaining to the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild. Materials range in date from 1901 to 2006 and include a variety of paper materials such as performances programs, newspaper clippings, correspondences, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets. Audiovisual materials include tape reels, audio cassettes, compact discs, digital tape, photographs, and VHS cassettes.

Physical description

35 cartons, 39 archival boxes, 1 legal box, 1 CD box, 1 card box, 1 flat file

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into the series "Administrative files," "Performance files," "Audiovisual recordings," "News releases and public relations," and "Raleigh Chamber Music Guild." Within these series, they are arranged by alphabetically by the title of the file, then by date, unless otherwise noted.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Division of Student Affairs, Department of Music Records, UA 016.014, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Department of Music.

Processing information

Processed by Russell S. Koonts; Machine-readable finding aid created by: Russell S. Koonts and Pat Webber; Finding aid updated by Karen Paar; Cate Putirskis, 2008 July; 2010 September; Reprocessed by Laura Abraham, 2011 July-December; Finding aid updated by Laura Abraham, 2011 December; updated by Jennifer Baker, 2014 May

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Division of Student Affairs, Department of Music Records, UA 016.014, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.