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Guide to the Anchorage Concert Association Records
1947-2008

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: Digital copies of collection material not available online. 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

23

2002/2003

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