Additional accessions, 1928 -- 2012

This series is part of T. J. Anderson Papers, 1889 -- 2019

Series Overview

Title: Additional accessions
Dates: 1928 -- 2012
Bulk Dates: 1928 -- 2010
Call Number: MS006.006
Size: 46.8 Linear Feet, 1 Digital Object(s)
Language(s): English.  

Description

This series comprises unprocessed accessions, including scores, composition files, programs, audiovisual materials, news clippings, awards, and administration, teaching, and personal files, circa 1928-2010.

This series includes many printed scores as well as original manuscripts. Also included is a script for "The Reincarnated Beethoven" with composition notes. There are programs for Anderson's performances as well as performances by other musicians. Audiovisual materials include CD, audiocassette, and audio reel recordings. Of particular note are The HistoryMakers oral history interview (CD), 2012, and audio recordings (CD) from the world premiere performance of "Boogie Woogie Concertante" at Anderson's 75th birthday celebration with the Harvard University Wind Ensemble, December 6, 2003. This series also includes an audio reel recording of "Spirit Songs, Part II" performed at Oberlin College, 1981, and a VHS recording of "Slip Knot: An Opera in Two Acts," 2003.

Awards include a Doctor of Fine Arts diploma from Northwestern University, 2002 (honorary degree); a Doctor of Music diploma from Bates College, 2005 (honorary degree) and photographs of commencement; a Doctor of Music diploma from Tufts University, 2007 (honorary degree); photographs of a Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony at University of Iowa, 2006; awards from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, 1981, and College of the Holy Cross, 1983; and plaques awarded by West Virginia State College, 1984 and 1995.

Also of interest are records related to the Afro-American Music Workshop and the production of the opera "Treemonisha" at Morehouse College, 1972, and an untitled manuscript for a book project with Leon Forrest, circa 1989.

Personal files include weekly planners, 1970-1987; a journal, 1987; an album of letters, compositions, and photographs presented to T. J. Anderson on his 75th birthday, August 17, 2003; a drawing and poem presented to T. J. Anderson on his 75th birthday by his granddaughter Yasmine, August 17, 2003; "River to Cross" book of poetry by T. J. Anderson III, 2009; and "Poems by Anita T. Anderson."

Arrangement

This series is not arranged.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

75 years from the date of creation. Open for research.

Detailed Contents List


  Title Request Materials
 
Awards, photos, folders, and posters
Location: 39090017908191
Item ID: MS006.006.036
Type: File
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Awards, photos, folders, and posters
Location: 39090017908209
Item ID: MS006.006.037
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Awards, photos, folders, and posters
Location: 39090017908126
Item ID: MS006.006.038
Type: File
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Autographed scores, manuscripts, photos, and audio materials
Location: 39090017907649
Item ID: MS006.006.039
Type: File
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Autographed scores, manuscripts, photos, and audio materials
Location: 39090017908217
Item ID: MS006.006.040
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Autographed scores, manuscripts, photos, and audio materials
Location: 39090017908225
Item ID: MS006.006.041
Type: File
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Library, audiovisual materials, and artifacts 1990 -- 2010

Books on music theory and African American culture and literature; audio cassettes and CDS; VHS recording of Slip Knot: An Opera in Two Acts, 2003; American Academy of Arts and Letters proceedings and group photograph, 2006; script for Walker: A Chamber Opera; programs; conducting batons; and National Humanities Center t-shirt, with group photograph of Fellows including T.J. Anderson, 1996.
Location: 39090017908522
Item ID: MS006.006.042
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Honorary degrees and awards 1979 -- 2010

Doctor of Fine Arts diploma from Northwestern University, 2002 (honorary degree); Doctor of Music diploma from Bates College, 2005 (honorary degree) and photographs of commencement; Doctor of Music diploma from Tufts University, 2007 (honorary degree); photographs of Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony at University of Iowa, 2006; collectible cancelled stamps and news clipping commemorating Pope John Paul II's visit to Boston, 1979; and "So you want to write an opera" lecture given to Tufts alumni, 1982.
Location: 39090017908233
Item ID: MS006.006.043
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Correspondence, teaching, and administration files 1972 -- 2003

Correspondence related to teaching, composition, and performance, circa 1999-2003; teaching materials and administrative records; essays by students and colleagues; programs; records related to the Afro-American Music Workshop and the production of the opera "Treemonisha" at Morehouse College, 1972; "Game Play" score, 2002; and awards from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, 1981, and College of the Holy Cross, 1983.
Location: 39090017908530
Item ID: MS006.006.044
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Personal papers, programs, and scores 1960 -- 2003

Personal papers and news clippings, circa 1960-1980; weekly planners, 1970-1987; programs and photographs, circa 1970-2003; "A Musical Kaddish 'In Sea' for John Zimarowski" score, 1995; "The Suit" score, 1999; "Game Play" score, 2001; "Boogie Woogie Concertante" score, 2003; and plaques awarded by West Virginia State College, 1984 and 1995.
Location: 39090017908548
Item ID: MS006.006.045
Type: File
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Scores, audiovisual materials, and 75th birthday album 1970 -- 2010

"The Reincarnated Beethoven" script with composition notes; "Tuftonia's Call and Response" score, 2007; "Shouts (forty improvisations for Eva-Maria)" score, 1997; "The Wedding Party" score, 2008; "In Front of My Eyes: An Obama Celebration" score, 2010; "A Musical Kaddish 'In Sea' for John Zimarowski" score, 1995; "Cornerstones" score; "Fragments" score, 2006; "Slip Knot" score, 2000; "Spirit Songs" score,1993; "Aurelia, In Memoriam" score, 1999; "Boogie Woogie Fantasy" score,1997; "This House" score (original), 1971; "What Ever Happened to the Big Bands?" score, 1991; "Dear John, Dear Coltrane" score (original), 1989; "Game Play" score, 2001; "Boogie Woogie Concertante" score, 2003; "Watermelon" score, 1971; "Bridging and Branching" score, 1986; "Intermezzi" score, 1983; "Echoes"score, 1991; album of letters, compositions, and photographs presented to T.J. Anderson on his 75th birthday, August 17, 2003; drawing and poem presented to T.J. Anderson on his 75th birthday by his granddaughter Yasmine, August 17, 2003; "River to Cross" book of poetry by T.J. Anderson III, 2009; "Poems by Anita T. Anderson;" and audio cassettes and CDs.
Location: 39090017908555
Item ID: MS006.006.046
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908563
Item ID: MS006.006.047
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908571
Item ID: MS006.006.048
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908589
Item ID: MS006.006.049
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908597
Item ID: MS006.006.050
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908605
Item ID: MS006.006.051
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908613
Item ID: MS006.006.052
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908134
Item ID: MS006.006.053
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017907185
Item ID: MS006.006.054
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Composition, administration, and personal files, and oral history interview 1981 -- 2012

Composition, administration, and personal files, circa 1990-1995. Also included are an audio reel recording of "Spirit Songs, Part II" performed at Oberlin College, 1981, audio cassettes, and The HistoryMakers oral history interview on CD, 2012.
Location: 39090017908142
Item ID: MS006.006.055
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Composition, administration, and personal files 1972 -- 2010

Composition, administration, and personal files, circa 1990-2008; records related to the Afro-American Music Workshop at Morehouse College, 1972; and records related to Anderson's service to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2006-2008.
Location: 39090017908241
Item ID: MS006.006.056
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Correspondence, awards, audiovisual materials, and programs 1980 -- 2010

Untitled manuscript for book project with Leon Forrest, circa 1989; correspondence; personal journal, 1987; programs; news clippings; scores written by composers other than Anderson; audio recordings (CD) by other musicians; program and audio recordings (CD) from the performance of Boogie Woogie Concertante at Anderson's 75th birthday celebration with the Harvard University Wind Ensemble, December 6, 2003; birthday cards; and records related to the "Wings Over Jordan" documentary project, 2006.
Location: 39090017908258
Item ID: MS006.006.057
Type: File
Access: 75 years from the date of creation.
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Oversize scores and audiovisual materials
Location: 39090017908159
Item ID: MS006.006.058
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Oversize scores and audiovisual materials
Location: 39090017907656
Item ID: MS006.006.059
Type: File
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Files, correspondence, audiovisual materials
Location: 39090017908266
Item ID: MS006.006.060
Type: File
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Correspondence, scores, awards, audiovisual materials, and programs
Location: 39090017908274
Item ID: MS006.006.061
Type: File
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Correspondence, Black Music Caucus, and scores
Location: 39090017908282
Item ID: MS006.006.062
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Scores
Location: 39090017908290
Item ID: MS006.006.063
Type: File
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908167
Item ID: MS006.006.064
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908175
Item ID: MS006.006.065
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Oversize scores
Location: 39090017908183
Item ID: MS006.006.066
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Composition, administration, and personal files
Location: 39090017907284
Item ID: MS006.006.067
Type: File
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Scores, reels, letters, and Sam Bruskin
Location: 39090017907292
Item ID: MS006.006.068
Type: File
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Audiotapes, books, and files
Location: 39090017907318
Item ID: MS006.006.069
Type: File
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Books
Location: 39090017907326
Item ID: MS006.006.070
Type: File
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Location: 39090017907193
Item ID: MS006.006.071
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Audio and video tapes
Location: 39090017907300
Item ID: MS006.006.072
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Graduale Sanctae Ambianensis Ecclesiae

Leather and wood-bound volume of religious music in Latin circa mid-1700s.
Location: 39090017907334
Item ID: MS006.006.073
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Scores
Location: 39090017907201
Item ID: MS006.006.074
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Scores
Location: 39090017907219
Item ID: MS006.006.075
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Scores
Location: 39090017907227
Item ID: MS006.006.076
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Scores
Location: 39090017907235
Item ID: MS006.006.077
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Scores
Location: 39090017907243
Item ID: MS006.006.078
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Scores
Location: 39090017907250
Item ID: MS006.006.079
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Scores
Location: 39090017907268
Item ID: MS006.006.080
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Scores
Location: 39090017907276
Item ID: MS006.006.081
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Honorary degree hoods
Location: 39090017907342
Item ID: MS006.006.082
Type: File
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Baby book, diplomas, and "A Birthday Offering to TJ Anderson" 1928 -- 1978

Baby book, 1928; high school diploma, 1946; college diploma, 1950; "A Birthday Offering to TJ Anderson" compilation of letters and music presented to Anderson on his 50th birthday, 1978.
Location: 39090017907078
Item ID: MS006.006.083
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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