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Jackson (Roland) Papers
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The collection contains correspondence and personal papers relating to the academic research, teachings, and career of Roland John Jackson. Jackson was a professor at Claremont Graduate School (CGS) from 1970 to 1994. During the 1980s, Jackson contributed to expanding the graduate music curriculum and organizing three new doctoral programs. In 1988, Jackson founded the scholarly journal Performance Practice Review and was editor until 1997. Jackson was an active member of the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the Musicological Society and the Southern California Chapter of American Music Society; attending chapter meetings and presenting at their conferences and seminars. As a music historian, Jackson's research, teachings, and publications ranged from computer music studies, early music, 19th century music, film music, music analysis, and performance practice. In addition, the collection contains personal correspondence between Jackson and his wife, children, and grandchildren, colleagues, and close friends. They contain discussions related to current events, religion, literature, poetry, music, and film.
9 Linear Feet (6 record boxes + 5 document boxes + 1 oversized document box)
Collection is open for research.