Fine and Performing Arts Department Records
Scope and Contents
This collection is very piecemeal. Some items were irrevocably damaged during the archives' inactive period in Orr Chapel (1990-2012).
Series: Music Department -- includes scores and programs, including a donation of compositions by Professor
Sigfred Matson for music majors donated by Mrs. Connie Sill Kossen.
Sue Coates' Files -- working files of Sue Coates during her time as Department Chair.
Theatre -- Playbills and a Theatre Guild scrapbook
- Creation: 1885 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
All unpublished materials are protected by copyright held by Mississippi University for Women. Permission to publish or reproduce must be requested in writing to the University Archivist. Published materials may also be protected by copyright, and the user must locate and request permission from copyright holder to publish or reproduce
11 Linear Feet (11 archival boxes, 1 oversized box)
Language of Materials
Mostly not arranged. Sue Coates' files are left in original order. The Matson sheet music is arranged alphabetically by the student it was composed for, with unidentfied pieces after. Arrangement of material accessioned prior to 2013 unknown.
The Matson sheet music subseries was donated by Connie Sills Kossen to Professor Philip Stockton in Music, and thence transferred to the archives.
This collection is slated for permanent retention.
- Fine and Performing Arts Department Records
- Derek Webb
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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