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Guide to the Robert MacKinnon Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0335
    Creator: MacKinnon, Robert
    Title: Robert MacKinnon papers
    Dates: 1948-1982
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers document the activities of the Glee Club, 1964-1982, and MacKinnon's musical compositions, 1948-1982. Included are musical scores, script, and audio tapes of his musical comedy "Paradise Square"; scores of his other compositions; rules, guides, and instructions for the Glee Club; and yearly reports on the Glee Club, which include photographs.
    Language(s): In English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Robert MacKinnon, 1986.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Robert MacKinnon Papers (SC0335). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Robert MacKinnon received his a.b. in music from the University of Kansas and his a.m. from Yale. He first came to Stanford in 1961 as a lecturer in voice. In 1963 he was appointed director of the Glee Club, which he held until his retirement in 1982. Under his direction the glee club grew from seven voices to 60 voices accompanied by a 2l-piece orchestra. He was also a composer and arranger.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers document the activities of the Glee Club, 1964-1982, and MacKinnon's musical compositions, 1948-1982. Included are musical scores, script, and audio tapes of his musical comedy "Paradise Square"; scores of his other compositions; rules, guides, and instructions for the Glee Club; and yearly reports on the Glee Club, which include photographs.

    Access Terms

    MacKinnon, Robert
    Stanford University--Students.
    Music --Societies, etc.
    Musical scores.
    Phonotapes.
    Photoprints
    Vocal ensembles.
    Vocal music.