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San José State University Music Department Collection
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Series I. Music Department Programs 1925-1979

Scope and Contents

The materials in this series document musical performances produced by San José State University's Music Department between the years 1925 and 1979. All books are bound by season, while loose programs are arranged chronologically by month and year. Noteworthy performances include Elijah by Felix Mendelson-Bartholdy in 1951, Messiah by Georg Friedrich Handel in 1962, and The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan in 1974.


This series is arranged chronologically by date.
Box 2

Program Books: Music Department 1975-1979

Box 1

Program Books: San Jose State College Music Department 1930-1972

Box 1

Program Books: San Jose State University Music Department 1973-1975

Box 2, Folder 1

Programs and Brochures 1925-1951

Box 2, Folder 2

Programs and Brochures 1951-1962

Box 2, Folder 3

Programs and Brochures 1964-1971

Box 2, Folder 4

Programs and Brochures 1976

Box 2, Folder 5

Programs and Brochures 1977

Box 2, Folder 6

Programs and Brochures undated


Series II. Publicity and Ephemera 1952-1989


This series is organized alphabetically by resource type.

Scope and Contents

The materials in this series comprise of posters for upcoming shows, flyers for ticket orders, music department newsletters, personal invitations, event calendars, and a photograph of Glee Club members.
Box 2, Folder 7

Event Calendars 1966-1989

Box 2, Folder 8

Invitations 1960-1984

Box 2, Folder 9

Newsletters 1952-1958

Box 2, Folder 10

Photograph: SJSU Glee Club 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 11

Posters and Flyers 1966-1978


Series III. Recordings 1941-1999


This series is arranged alphabetically by material type.

Scope and Contents

The materials contained in this series are one cassette recording of the final Glee Club concert, three CDs from the San José State University Choraliers, two vinyl records, and three acetate discs of the SJSC Symphony Orchestra. The vinyl records are titled the A Capella Choir and Dumbarton Oak Mass. The acetate discs are piano concertos featuring Margaret Weyand, a former faculty member.
Box 3

Acetate Discs 1941

Box 2, Folder 12

Audio Cassette: Final Glee Club Concert 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 13

CDs: San Jose State University Choraliers 1999

Box 3

Vinyl Records 1973-1975, undated