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Purdue Varsity Glee Club collection 1977-1978

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1030 (Text) 00000106356355 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/04/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/04/26 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains Purdue Musical Organizations (PMO) documents and photographs ranging from 1977 to 1978 regarding the Varsity Glee Club of Purdue University. The documents include a performance news release and three "backgrounders" about the conductor William E. Luhman, accompanist William E. Allen, and the history of the club. The collection has photographs of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club; Jeff Cherry and Doug Shelton; Derrick Williams; Jim Hubert; William E. Luhman; William E. Allen; and the "Ba-Na-Na" quartet. Also included is an Eva-Tone Soundsheets flexi sound disc.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Purdue Varsity Glee Club collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Purdue Varsity Glee Club was founded in 1893 and began with eleven students. Albert Stewart became the club's first full time director in 1932 and led the group for more than 40 years. Under his leadership, the club increased to 60 members and gave performances across the United States and internationally. The musical troupe offers a variety of music including classics, gospel, folk songs, contemporary hits, and novelty tunes. After more than 115 years, the young men of the Varsity Glee Club continue to entertain audiences and serve as goodwill ambassadors for Purdue University. Sources: Information within collection. Purdue University. "Purdue Varsity Glee Club." Accessed April 26, 2018. https://www.purdue.edu/pmo/ensembles/purdue-varsity-glee-club.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2018/04/18.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Luhman, William E.
Purdue University. Varsity Glee Club.
Purdue University.
Choirs (Music)
Glee clubs.
Music > Indiana.
Music > Indiana > Societies, etc.
Universities and colleges > Indiana.
Genre: Ephemera.
Photographs.
Press releases.
Sound recordings.

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