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Name of Creator:Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Band Association.
Title:Band Association records
Date:1959–2006 (bulk 1967–1979)
Reference Code:A74
Location Code:31/2, 32/1
Extent:7.95 cubic ft. (8 boxes)
Scope and Content Abstract:The collection includes public relations materials, correspondence, a scrapbook of photographs, and audio/visual documentation of band performances. Highlights of the collection include audio recordings of concerts, 4 different uniforms and 2 banners of the marching band.
Historical Abstract:As early as 1914, Northeastern University offered musical activities for its students. Beginning with the Northeastern Symphony Orchestra, early musical activities included the Banjo Club, Dance Band, Pep Band, and wind ensemble. In 2011, there are nine different groups in the Band Association: concert band, jazz band, wind ensemble, pep band, and orchestra, as well as blues/rock, rock, fusion, and electronic ensembles.
System of Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence by subject.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Bands
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Band Association
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Students
  • Bands (Music) -- Massachusetts -- Boston

Conditions Governing Access:The collection is unrestricted.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Ellen Lassiter and Chelsea Gunn, March 2004 and March 2011