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David Tudor papers, 1800-1998, bulk 1940-1996

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Tudor (David) papers
Series VI. Ephemera, 1920s-1996, undated 29 boxes
Printed ephemera includes a substantial quantity of concert programs, music catalogs, newsletters, announcements, press releases and images of organs and cathedrals.
Arrangement
Materials are arranged in two subseries: Series VI.A. Programs and announcements; Series VI. B. Other ephemera.
Series VI.A. Programs and announcements, 1938-1996, undated 17 box(es)
Series contains a nearly complete set of programs for all of Tudor's performances, including his organ and piano work, his electronic compositions, and Cunningham dance performances, arranged chronologically. Also included are programs and announcements for other composers, performers (music, dance, performance art, happenings, and fluxus) and visual artists.
Arrangement
This subseries is arranged chronologically.
David Tudor, 1938-1996, undated
box folder
70 1-14 1943-1956
box folder
71 1-12 1956-1959
box folder
72 1-8 1959-1960
box folder
73 1-6 1961-1962
box folder
74 1-7 1963-1964
box folder
75 1-6 1964-1965
box folder
76 1-7 1966-1968
box folder
77 1-10 1969-1972
box folder
78 1-9 1973-1977
box folder
79 1-10 1977-1982
box folder
80 1-12 1982-1988
box folder
81 1-15 1989-1996, undated
Includes two folders of typed and handwritten program notes and biographies (see also Box 211* for a handwritten Cage program note).
flatfile
8** 1950s
flatfile
9** 1960s
flatfile
10** 1970s
flatfile
11** 1980s
Others' performances and events, 1938-1996, undated
box folder
82 1-19 1938-1963
box folder
83 1-9 1964-1970
box folder
84 1-12 1970-1979
box folder
85 1-11 1980-1992
box folder
86 1-5 1993-1996, undated
flatfile
12** 1950s-1960s
flatfile
13** 1970s
flatfile
14** 1980s
flatfile
15** undated
Oversize material
box folder
211* 1 Relates to Series IV
211* 2 Cage program notes, relates to Series VI.A.
Handwritten on reverse of program poster.
Series VI.B. Other ephemera, 1920s-1995 12 box(es)
This subseries consists of sheet music catalogs; book catalogs relating to Tudor's personal interests (e.g., botany and the East); music ephemera in the form of newsletters, press releases, concert announcements; art ephemera including exhibition announcements, Yam festival announcement, Something Else newsletters, press releases and a small Robert Rauschenberg print; and pictures of organs and cathedrals with a scrapbook and notes.
Arrangement
This subseries is arranged chronologically.
Music catalogs, 1920s-1990s, undated
box folder
87 1-8 1920s-1960s
box folder
88 1 before 1960
box folder
89 1-7 1960s-1970s
box folder
90 1-5 1980s-1990s, undated
box folder
91 1-7 Book catalogs, 1949-1987
Miscellaneous music ephemera, 1947-1990s, undated
box folder
92 1-29 1947-1987
box folder
93 1-9 1988-1995, undated
flatfile
16** 1956-1960
flatfile
17** 1963-1975
flatfile
18** 1976-1984
flatfile
8** 1980
John Cage poster "Mushrooms."
flatfile
19** 1990s
flatfile
20** undated
Art related ephemera, 1952-1995, undated
box folder
94 1-27 1952-1989
box folder
95 1-11 1990-1995, undated
Includes two folders of blank postcards and cards mostly with images of artworks and architecture.
oversize
**21 1965
A.M. Fine drawing "Spoon discipline for Dorothy de Borchgrane."
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**22 1966-1979
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**23 1979
Niki de Saint Phalle poster.
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**24 1980s
flatfile
25**-27** undated
box folder
96 1-6 Organs and cathedrals
Collection of images of organs and cathedrals, primarily located in Europe.
box folder
97 1-3 Organs and cathedrals
Images of organs and cathedrals, primarily located in Europe.
box
98 Organs and cathedrals
A scrapbook, with images.


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