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Anchorage Concert Association records

Guide to the Anchorage Concert Association Records

Collection number: HMC-0881.
Creator: Anchorage Concert Association.
Title: Anchorage Concert Association records.
Dates: 1947-2008.
Volume of collection: 24 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Records related to performing arts productions.

Organizational history:
The Anchorage Concert Association, a non-profit corporation, was founded in 1950 by a group of classical music enthusiasts committed to bringing classical performing artists to Anchorage.  The mission of the Association has expanded to include presentations of the spectrum of performing arts.

Collection description:
The records are primarily comprised of artist’s and production files relating to specific performances, artist photographs, newsletters, scrapbooks, posters and files representing the history of the Association.

Arrangement: The collection is divided into six series: administrative/historical files, artist files, newsletters, photographs, scrapbooks, and posters. Most series are arranged in chronological order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Materials in the collection are subject to copyright restrictions. Copyright to materials is not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Anchorage Concert Association records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: A deposit agreement between the Anchorage Concert Association and the Archives was signed in 2006.  Records were transferred to the Archives between 2006 and 2007 with additions in 2011.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2010 and revised in 2012.

Container list:
Series 1: Administrative/historical files; 1947-1999. 1.0 cubic feet.
This series contains correspondence, notes, memos, clippings, and other materials related to the history and the administration of the Concert Association.

Box Dates
1 1947-1999

Series 2: Artist/production files; 1947-2001. 17.8 cubic feet.
This series consists of files related to each individual performance done under the auspices of the Concert Association. Files may contain contracts, publicity photographs, advertising materials, programs, and other documents related to the production. Arranged chronologically by the date of the production. Some later files are color-coded to represent the type of production.

Box Season
2 1947/1948-1964/1965
3 1965/1966-1969/1970
4 1970/1971-1974/1975
5 1974/1975-1977/1978
6 1977/1978-1980/1981
7 1981/1982-1983/1984
8 1983/1984-1985/1986
9 1985/1986-1987/1988
10 1988/1989-1989/1990
11 1989/1990-1991/1992
12 1991/1992-1993/1994
13 1993/1994-1995/1996
14 1995/1996-1997/1998
15 1997/1998-1998/1999
16 1998/1999-1999/2000
17 2000/2001
22 2001/2002
22-23 2002/2003 -2008/2009

Series 3: Newsletters; 1984-1998. 0.2 cubic feet.
The newsletters are arranged chronologically by date.

Box Dates
17 1984-1998

Series 4: Photographs; circa 1986-2004. 2.5 cubic feet.
The photographs are arranged by topics.

Box Description Dates
18 Artist photographs Circa 1986-1994
19 Artist photographs Circa 1994-1996
19 Associates and socials photographs 1992-2004
20 Other undescribed photographs Undated

Series 5: Scrapbooks; 1950-1972. 1.5 cubic feet.
The scrapbooks are in chronological order.

Box Dates
20 1950-1961
21 1961-1972

Series 6: Posters; 1963-2008. 1.0 cubic feet.
The posters are in chronological order.

Folder Dates
1 1963-1969
2 1970-1979
3 1980-1989
4 1990-1993
5 1994-1999
6 2000
7 2001-2002
8 2003-2004
9 2005-2008

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