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University of Northern Colorado, School of Music records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG007-S043

Collection Scope and Contents

Collection consists of materials relating to the UNC School of Music and units associated with the school. Materials in the collection include the degrees offered, past performances and events, posters promoting the school's programs, brochures for opera, the Choral Aires, and programs, regalia for graduates of the program, plaques for achievements by members of the school, and quarterly publications titled, "Quarterly Journal of Music Teaching and Learning" published by the School of Music between 1990 and 1997.


  • 1912 - 2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections Department for further information.

Organizational History

The Choral Aires were organized in 1954 from the best ensemble and solo singers of Colorado State College. Professor Claude Schmitz served as director of the choir which also toured Korea and Japan in addition to Colorado.


25.5 Linear Feet (34 boxes)

Language of Materials



Consists of materials relating to the School of Music including the degrees offered, past performances and programs, and groups associated with the department.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition #48 received from the College of Music on April 25, 2006. Acquisition #14.10 was transferred from the Music Department via Stephen Luttmann, Music Librarian, on March 24, 2014. The Skinner Music Library sent a memorial program in 2018. Donna Lakin donated two items in 2021. Acquisition information for the remainder of the collection is unknown.

Digitized Materials

Two reel-to-reel tapes were digitized in 2020 and will be made available to the public in Digital UNC. Archives employees can access the digital files on the Archives' SharePoint site and external hard drive #4 (Haku).

Related Materials

The collection RG007-S045, University of Northern Colorado, College of Performing and Visual Arts records contains some photographs and newspaper clippings on the School of Music.

Variant Identifier Number

The former identifier number for this collection was RG007-S009MUS. It was changed in January 2018 during the RG collection management project for the purpose of consistent identifier numbers.

Minimally Processed
Katalyn Lutkin, updated by Laura Uglean Jackson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Edition statement
New addition and digitized items added in 2021 by Laura Uglean Jackson.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639