Harold A. Decker Papers and Recordings

 

Harold A. Decker Finding Aid

 

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Repository
   ACDA

Creator
   Decker, Harold A., 1914-2003 

Title
   Harold A. Decker Papers and Recordings 

ID
   

Date
1934-1996

Extent
   24.45 linear feet (20 boxes, 2 flip-tops, 1 carton of L.P. albums, 1 oversize sleeve) 

Language of Materials note 
English
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Scope and Contents note  
This collection documents the professional life of Harold Decker from his many 
years at the University of Illinois and theUniversity of Wichita.  His papers include 
instructional materials, correspondence, materialsrelated to his deep involvement 
in ACDA, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, recordings, speeches, scores, 
tributes, workshops, and much of his personal music library. 

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Administrative Information
Publication Information 
ACDA Archives  
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Conditions Governing Access note 
The records of Harold Decker contain student academic records that are restricted in 
accordance with archival policy. Restrictions, where applicable are noted at the series, 
subseries, or file levels. 
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Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
• ACDA. American Choral Directors Association..
• Association of Professional Vocal Ensembles (U.S.). American Choral Foundation.
• Music Educators National Conference (U.S.).
• National Endowment for the Humanities.
• Oberlin A Cappella Choir.
• University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). School of Music.
• University of Wichita.
Geographic Name(s)
• Interlochen, MI
Personal Name(s)
• Decker, Harold A., 1914-2003
Subject(s)
• ACDA - Kansas
• ACDA - Minnesota
• ACDA National Board
• American Choral Directors Association
• American Choral Foundation
• Archives
• Central High School
• Charter Members
• Choral Festivals
• Choruses
• Correspondence files
• Dissertations, Academic
• Executive Committee
• Executive Committee Minutes
• Instructional Materials
• Kirk, Colleen J., 1918-
• Mementos
• MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
• Miscellaneous
• Music by Composer
• Music by Country
• Music by Genre'
• Music by Voice
• Music by Work
• Music for Festival
• National Board
• National Board Minutes
• National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
• Newsletters
• Newspaper Clippings
• Notes
• Oberlin A Cappella Choir
• Officers
• People
• Photographs
• Programs
• Recordings
• Schütz, Heinrich, 1585-1672
• Scores
• Seminars
• Separation Forms
• Shaw, Robert 1916-1999
• Song festivals
• Speeches, addresses, etc.
• St. Olaf College
• Theses
• Tributes
• University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). School of Music
• University of Wichita
• Vienna Symposium
• York plays  

 Collection Inventory

 

Box 1 

Series 1: American Choral Directors Association 1981-1993
Series 2: American Choral Foundation 1961-1984
Series 3: Central High School 1980-1986
Series 4: Correspondence 1950-1981
Series 5: Miscellaneous undated 
Series 6: Music Educators National Conference (MENC) 1966-1969
Series 7: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 1986
Series 8: Newsletters 1962-1992
Series 9: Newspaper clippings 1963-1977
Series 10: Notes undated

Box 2 Series 11: Oberlin Choir 1934-1940
Series 12: People 1955-1988
Series 13: Photographs 1947-1984
Series 14: Separation forms 2007
Series 15: Speeches 1989
Series 16: Schutz, Heinrich 9185
Series 17: Seminars, symposiums, festivals, workshops 1958-1990
Series 18: Tributes 1969-1981
Series 19: York Mystery Pay undated
Box 3 Series 20: Programs 1942-1996
Box 4 Series 17: Seminars, symposiums, festivals, workshops 1958-1990
Series 21: Momentos  1940-1972
Series 22: University of Illinois 1960-1982
Box 5 Series 23: Instructional materials 1952-1984
Box 6 Series 24: Instructional materials 1952-1984
Box 7 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 8 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 9 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 10 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 11 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 12 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 13 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990
Box 14 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990

 

Box 15 

Series 26: Dissertations and theses c. 1950-1980
Box 16 Series 26: Dissertations and theses c. 1950-1980
Box 17 Series 27: Music by composer c. 1930-1990 

 

Box 18 Series 28: Music by country c. 1930-1990
 Box 19 Series 29: Music for festival c. 1930-1990 
 Box 20 Series 30: Music by genre c. 1930-1990
Series 31: Music by work c. 1930-1990 
 Box 21 Series 32: Music by voice c. 1930-1990 
 Box 22 Series 33: Recordings undated 
 Box 23 Series 25: Scores c. 1930-1990