Department of Music records

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US US kmk U2014.45

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Department of Music records


  • 1958-1994; Bulk 1965-1985 (Creation)


Four (4) Cubic Foot Boxes

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Scope and content

The Department of Music records were generated and collected by the Music Department at Kansas State University and pertains to the files of former department head Robert A. Steinbauer, the Tau Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha, and Kansas Music Teacher Association Collegiate Chapter. The records document correspondence, courses, rosters, ledgers, and meeting minutes. Significant information includes organizational fundraising, piano pedagogy and music history courses, ceremony instructions, recital programs, and personal notes. Approximate years covered in the records are 1958-1994.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Western Music Notation is found in songbooks and chorale selections.

Finding aids

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Custodial history

Note on a box stated the boxes were dropped off at the archives on August 20, 1997, by Chris Spanner. Boxes were briefly reviewed in October 2014 and found to be unaccessioned.

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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Processed and Finding Aid written by Kevin Jackson in June 2022

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Physical storage

  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 1, A83412045622
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 2, A83412032132
  • Box: Box 3, A83412032035
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 4, A83412034778