Walter S. Collins Papers


 

Walter S. Collins Finding Aid

 

Box 1
Box 2
Box 3
Box 4
Box 5
Box 6
Box 7
Box 8
Box 9
Box 10
Box 11
Box 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repository
   ACDA

Creator
   Collins, Walter S., Dr. (Walter Stowe) b. Jan 12, 1926, West Hartford, Conn. - 
d. June 30, 1997, at 71

Title
   Walter S. Collins Papers

ID
   

Date
circa 1940-1996

Extent
   11.3 linear feet 11 boxes 1 flip-top box

Language of Materials note 
English 
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Scope and Contents note  
This collection documents the professional life of Walter S. Collins, Dean of the College of Music
at the University of Colorado and National President of the American Choral DirectorsAssociation.  
It includes his materials concerning ACDA, notably his presidency in which Gene Brooks became 
the second Executive Director.  Among Dr. Collins' other papers are his speeches
music, newsletters, news clippings, International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM),
photographs, programs, school songbooks, and festivals and workshops that 
he participated in.  Of note are the songbooks which he collected from various
universities, mainly on the east coast and his materials pertaining to Julius
Herford and Alfred Mann.

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Administrative Information
Publication Information 
ACDA Archives 
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Conditions Governing Access note 
The records of Walter Collins contain student academic records and employment 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 Heading(s)

 • ACDA. American Choral Directors Association..
• American Academy of Teachers of Singing.
• American Choral Foundation.
• American Musicological Society.
• Association British Choral Directors.
• Association of Professional Vocal Ensembles (U.S.). American Choral Foundation.
• Chorus America.
• Florida State University. College of Music.
• International Federation for Choral Music.
• Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America. 
 
Personal Name(s) 
• Bartels, William
• Breland, Walker L., Dr.
• Herford, Julius, b. 02/22/1901 d. 09/17/1981
• Mann, Alfred, b. April 28, 1917 - d. Sept. 21, 2006 
Subjects
ACDA Endowment Trust
• ACDA National Board
• Advisory Council
• American Academy of Teachers of Singing
• American Choral Directors Association
• American Choral Foundation
• American Musicological Society
• Asian Cantat
• Association British Choral Directors
• Association of Professional Vocal Ensembles (U.S.)
• Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
• Bartels, William
• Breland, Walker L.
• Choirs (Music)
• Choral Festivals
• Chorus America
• Choruses
• Collins, Walter S. (Walter Stowe), 1926-1997
• Conferences--Planning
• Correspondence files
• Dissertations, Academic
• Educational reports
• Executive Committee
• Florida State University
• Fund raising
• Herford, Julius
• IFCM Executive Committee
• Instructional Materials
• International Federation for Choral Music
• Mann, Alfred, 1917-2006
• Manuscripts
• Miscellaneous
• Music Bibliography
• Music Periodicals
• Newsletters
• Newspaper Clippings
• Notes
• Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America
Walter S. Collins Papers
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• Photographs
• Press releases
• Reference sources
• Repertoires
• School Songbooks
• Seminars
• Sheet music
• Smith College
• Speeches, addresses, etc.
• Students
• Taft School
• Theses
• University of Colorado, Boulder. College of Music
• Workshop materials 

 Collection Inventory

 

Box 1 

Series 1: ACDA c. 1977-1996

Box 2 Series 1: ACDA c. 1977-1996
Box 3 Series 2: American Choral Foundation c. 1959-1989
Series 3: Breland, Walker L. 1982
Series 4: Choirs undated
Series 5: Correspondence 1983-1994
Series 6: Festivals 1973-1994
Series 7: Forida State University Visiting Committee 1984
Series 8: Fund raising 1975-1981
Series 9: International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM) 
             1984-1998
Series 10: Instructional materials undated
Box 4 Series 11: Periodicals 1970-1994
Box 5 Series 12: Periodicals 1970-1994
Box 6 Series 13: Newspaper clippings 1944-1982
Series 14: Photographs undated
Series 15: Press releases 1964-1970
Series 16: Professional Organizations 1944-1994
Series 17: Programs 1955-1963
Series 18: Reference Sources undated
Series 19: Repertoire c. 1965-1995
Series 20: School song books c. 1946
Series 21: Separation forms 2010
Series 22: Speeches c. 1960-1978
Series 23: Students' work 1970 (restricted)
Series 24: Workshops 1954-1992
Box 7 Series 25: Manuscripts 1954-1972
Series 26: Miscellaneous 1965-1993
Series 27: Newsletters c. 1941-1994
Box 8

Series 27: Newsletters c. 1941-1994
Series 28: Disserations and theses c. 1970-1988

Box 9 Series 28: Dissertations and theses c. 1970-1988
Box 10 Series 28: Dissertations and theses c. 1970-1988
Box 11 Series 29: Music undated
Box 12 Series 29: Music undated