Chaffey Community Show Band Collection

1958-2002


Descriptive Summary

Title: Chaffey Community Show Band Collection
Dates: 1958-2002
Collection Number: Consult library
Creator/Collector: Mercer, R. Jack Dean, Larry O. Chaffey Community Show Band
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Repository: Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
Abstract: This collection consists primarily of video recordings on DVD of band performances between 1986 and 2000. The video recordings were produced by Larry Dean, the donor of this collection. Some of the recordings are accompanied by printed materials such as play lists and programs.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research during the regular operating hours of the Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room or by appointment.

Publication Rights

Collection is open for research. Donor has allowed open access to all video recordings.

Preferred Citation

Chaffey Community Show Band Collection. Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by Larry O. Dean in November 2009.

Biography/Administrative History

The Chaffey Community Show Band, also called Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band, is a local band of adult performers under the direction of R. Jack Mercer, longtime band director of Chaffey High School’s Chaffey Tiger Band. The show band was formed in 1985 by Chaffey High School alumni and Mr. Mercer. The show band continues to perform publicly at the R. Jack Mercer Community Band Stand located on the Euclid Avenue median between C and D Streets.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Chaffey Community Show Band Collection consists primarily of video recordings of band performances from 1986 to 2000, professionally recorded by the donor. The recordings are available on DVD and may be viewed on site in the Model Colony History Room.

Indexing Terms

Ontario, Calif.
Video recordings (DVD)

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