Fonds PR2050 - Music Alberta fonds

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Music Alberta fonds

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    • 1955 - 2005 (Creation)

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    6.29 m of textual records and other material.

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    Administrative history

    Music Alberta (Society), a non-profit association, incorporated in Alberta on March 28, 1996 to promote and support amateur and professional music and musicians in Alberta.

    Music Alberta provided support to individuals, groups, corporations, and organizations associated with the music industry in Alberta. Five previously established music associations - Alberta Band Association, Alberta Choral Federation, Alberta Summer Music Workshops (Musicamrose) Alberta String Association and Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association comprised Music Alberta.

    Music Alberta dissolved in 2005.

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    The fonds consists of board minutes, newsletters, by-laws, and reports of the Alberta Band Association dating from 1955 - 1998; minutes, by-laws, correspondence, manuals, grant applications and publications of Music Alberta dating from 1996 - 2005; minutes, reports, conference programs, and sound records of the Alberta Music Conference dating from 1985 to 1996; minutes, correspondence, reports, and concert programs of the Alberta Summer Workshop Association dating from 1983 to 1994.

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    In 2007, Jan Millson donated the material on behalf of Music Alberta.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        File list is available.

        Associated materials

        Please also see the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.

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        Includes accession PR2007.0007.

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        The fonds also includes 649 photographs, 50 negatives, 10 VHS cassettes, 42 CDs, and 73 audio cassettes.

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