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Dakota Composers Records, 1984-1989

Collection Overview

Title: Dakota Composers Records, 1984-1989

ID: OGLMC/1334

Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/06/1996

Languages: English [eng]


Grand Forks club active from 1984 to 1990

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Dakota Composers Records, 1984-1989, include correspondence, financial records, concert programs, grant applications, newsletters, a mailing list, a 1987 Lecture Workshop survey, newspaper clippings, sheet music, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous pamphlets. Correspondence, newspaper clippings and the scrapbook document the group's formation and early development. Group activities, including musical performances and competitions, lectures and workshops are documented through correspondence, newspaper clippings, concert programs and newsletters. Newspaper clippings and two folders of correspondence, dated 1984-1985, relate to "The North: Symphony for Orchestra," a piece composed by Thomas Peterson and commissioned by the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Dr. Thomas Peterson

Acquisition Method: Donation; 96- 2088

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item) Dakota Composers Records. OGLMC 1334. Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in January 2013.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, Greater Grand Forks Symphony, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, The North: Symphony Orchestra, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, American Music Center, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, General, 1983, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, General, 1987-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, Grant Applications.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial Records.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Concert Programs.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Newsletter, The Dakota Composer, Nov. 1987-March 1988, and May 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Mailing ListAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Grant ApplicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Surveys-Lecture Workshop, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Newspaper ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Miscellaneous PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Sheet Music, Polly Von, Thomas Peterson.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Sheet Music, Piano, Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Rose.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Percussion Parts.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Flute.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoons.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Saxophone.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Trumpets, Cornets.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", French Horn.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Trombone.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Sheet Music, "Sioux Panorama", Basses.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Sheet Music, unidentified.Add to your cart.
Scrapbook 1: 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Cassette Tape 1804: "Henry Gwiazda, Composer/Performer, Milkboys, Sinfony, Encore"Add to your cart.
Cassette Tape 1805: Side 1: "Lis: 3 Pieces on 9 Notes (1983); Janet Lopinski, piano, University of Cincinnati, 1984"; Side 2: "Lis: Moravian Counterpoint (1986); Jazz Band I - University of Northern Iowa, 1986"Add to your cart.
Cassette Tape 1806: "Dan Breedon: Sextet", undatedAdd to your cart.
Cassette Tape 1807: Unlabeled, undatedAdd to your cart.
Oversize Folder 1: "Out of this Prairie"; Words by Carl Sandburg, Music by E.A. HovdesvenAdd to your cart.
Oversize Folder 2: "Sioux Panorama" by E.A. HovdesvenAdd to your cart.
Oversize Folder 3: "Ninepence for Violin and Piano" by Thelma WillettAdd to your cart.