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Men's Glee Club records (University of Georgia)

Men's Glee Club records (University of Georgia)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Men's Glee Club records (University of Georgia)
Creator: University of Georgia. Men's Glee Club
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1997
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Collection Number: UA20-005
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

The University of Georgia Men's Glee Club remains the oldest musical performing group on campus. It was first organized in 1890 by Charles H. Herty, who also organized UGA's first varsity football team, and it was first directed by John Pendleton Campbell. In 1926 Hugh Hodgson (for whom the UGA School of Music is Named) became the Glee Club's director and transformed it into a significant musical organization.

Byron Warner became the director in 1943 and took the group to new height, including a television appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Dr. Arant became the director in 1966 and greatly expanded the group's repertoire and became recognized as an expert on both men's choral repertoire and the male voice. Under his direction, the group traveled widely and made several recordings. Arant also used the Men's Glee Club as an educational tool for the development of the male singing voice and the composing of new repertoire.

Scope and Content

The collection documents the Men's Glee Club during the span of 1967-1997 when the club was under the directorship of Dr. E. Pierce Arant. Materials include correspondence, programs, rosters, and ephemera.

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Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

University of Georgia
University of Georgia. Men's Glee Club
University of Georgia. School of Music
Vocal music.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Club photo in Washington D.C, 1938 December 3
11Glee Club history
12Club photo, 1940
13Addresses, 1963
14Berlin Male Chorus, 1965
15,6Correspondence, 1967-1970
17Field trip requests and rosters, 1969
18Correspondence, 1969-1970
19Honors Day, 1970-1971
110Press releases, 1971
111Correspondence Tours, 1971-1972
112UGA/Georgia Tech Concert, 1972-1973
113Tours, 1972-1975
114Intercollegiate Musical Council (IMC), 1972-1976
115Correspondence, 1972-1973
116Tour, 1973
117Ensembles size and difficulty, 1974, 1984
118Correspondence-Brub, 1975-1976
119Financial, 1976-1977
120Faculty absence and travel funds, 1977-1978
121Correspondence, 1977-1978
122Non UGA Programs, 1977-1979
123Contacts for Concerts, 1977-1981
124Tour, 1978 February
125New Orleans, 1978
126Correspondence, 1978
127Program, 1978
128Early Choral Clinic, 1978
129Dr. Arant Letters, 1978-1980
130Tour Schedule, 1978-1981
131Correspondence, 1979-1980
132Wales, 1979-1980
133Correspondence, 1979-1980
134Concerts, 1980-1981
135Macon Men, 1981 April
136Savannah Concert, 1981 November
137Butler Visit, 1981-1982
138World's Fair, 1982
139Correspondence, 1982
140January Trip GMEA, 1982
141Lost Without Your Love sheet musc, 1982
142High School choral clinic, 1982
143Correspondence, 1982-1983
144Roster, 1982-1984
145Spring Banquet, 1983
146Morehouse, 1983
147Men's Glee Spring Tour, 1983
148Choral Music UGA, 1983
149Correspondence, 1983-1984
150GMEA trip, 1984 January
151Concerts, 1984
152Men in Song! Concert, 1984 March
153Winter Concert (with member of 57 MGC), 1984
154Spring Tour Disney World, 1985
155Spring Tour, 1985
156Concert, 1985 March
157Winter Tour, 1985
158Concert Contacts, 1985-1986
159Spring Concerts, 1986
160Newsletter, 1986
161Grad Studies Committee, 1988-1989
162Choral music order, 1989
163Roster, 1989
164Mozart Strings, 1989
165Concert Chair Music, 1989
166Wayne Jones, 1989
167Prospective Doctors of Musical Arts Canditate, 1989
168Correspondence, 1989
169New Students, 1989-1990
1702nd Thursdays, 1989-1990
171All-College, 1990
172St. Bartholomew's, 1992 May 17
173Mastersingers, 1992
174Accompaniment funding, 1992
175Joint Inservice Conference, 1992-1993
176Allocations, 1992-1993
177Opera Choruses, 1993
178Athens Newspaper, 1993
179Callaway Concerts, 1993
21Women's Glee Club funding, 1993
22Savannah, 1993
23Farmville Richmond, 1993
24Tour, 1995
25Miscellaneous Photos
27Administrative Files Miscellaneous
28Concert Programs
29Sheet music
212News Clippings
213The Ed Sullivan Show, 1956, 1975 - 1976