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  • Biographical / Historical
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information

  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: William Schaefer recordings
    Creator: Schaefer, William
    Identifier/Call Number: 0385
    Identifier/Call Number: /repositories/3/resources/383
    Physical Description: 24.75 Linear Feet 22 boxes
    Date (bulk): 1960s-1980s
    Abstract: Collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings of various USC ensembles under the direction of William Schaefer.
    Language of Material: English.
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    Biographical / Historical

    William Schaefer (1918-2009) was an American conductor, arranger, and composer. From 1942 to 1946, he worked as a military bandmaster in the South Pacific. From 1947-1952, he led the Kiltie Band of the Carnegie Institute of Technology. In 1952, Schaefer joined the music faculty at the University of Southern California. He also conducted the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble and was director of the USC Trojan Marching Band.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings of various USC ensembles under the direction of William Schaefer. Included are recordings of the Trojan Marching Band, various Symphony, and chamber music ensembles.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of the USC Trojan Marching Band.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], William Schaefer recordings, Collection no. 0385, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    This collection is unprocessed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Conductors (Music) -- United States -- Archival resources
    Sound recordings
    Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- Archival resources
    Schaefer, William -- Archives