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Title:John Ross papers
Dates:1963–2006
Call Number: M70
List of Contents
BoxTitleDate
1Black Nativity Audio Materials: Contracts and Track Listn.d., 1995
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts
1, 2General (5 folders)n.d., 1975–1979, 1991–1999
1Applications (3 folders)1982–1985
1Bicentennial Marching Band (2 folders)n.d.
2Correspondence (2 folders)1971–1989
1Music Program Summaries1969–1976
1Registration Forms1981–1984
2Reports 1978–1979
2Sample Student Information Packet1980
1Schedules1977, 1984
1, 2 Student Lists (2 folders)n.d.,1976–1984
1Lewis, Elma1985–1998
1“Look What A Wonder Jesus Has Done”n.d.
1, 2Museum of the National Center for Afro–American Artists (2 folders)1975–1998, 2004
1National Black Music Colloquium and Competition1980
National Center of Afro–American Artists
1, 2Board of Directors (6 folders)n.d., 1969–1978, 1998–2000
1, 2Budget Reports and Proposals (2 folders)1978–1983
1, 2Correspondence (3 folders)n.d., 1976–1985, 1992
1, 2Financial (5 folders)1976–2000
1, 2Fundraising (2 folders)n.d., 1977–1986
2Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities Grant: New Works Pilot Program: Randy Weston (4 folders)1981
1New Building Proposal1999
2New World Festivals of the African Diaspora 1978–1982
1, 2Organizational Structure (2 folders)n.d., 1978–1980
Performances
237th Annual Follies Show1994
1Battle of the Saxes1994–1995
1, 2Black Nativity (17 folders)1961–1999
1, 2Boston Pops (2 folders)1980–1984, 1991
1Bostaph, Noran.d., 1981–1987
1, 2Celebrate (2 folders)n.d., 1979
1Columbus Day Weekend, Landover, Marylandn.d.
1First Night1977–1987
1Generaln.d., 1975–1993
1Ladies, Please!1985
1Martin Luther King, Jr. Day1980
1Max Roach on Drums1989
1Milestone's in Black Dance1993
1Music in the Air1981
1Next Time You See Me II1984
1Outside Groupsn.d., 1983–1986
1Past Indicative1986
1Photographsn.d., 1980
1Tribute to Senator Edward Brooke1977
1Personnel Policy1979
1Staff Meetingsn.d.
2U.S.–China Peoples Friendship Association (2 folders)n.d., 1979–1980
2Voices of Black Persuasion (2 folders)1976–1991
2, 3Notebooks (5 folders)n.d.
3Appointment Calendars (7 folders)1981–2004
1, 3Other Groups: Performances (2 folders)n.d., 1981–1987
3Performance Programs (7 folders)1964–2000
Personal
3Black Music Caucus 1971–1974
1Climbing Jacob's Ladder1991–1992
1Church Service Bulletins1975–1995
1, 3Correspondence (3 folders)n.d., 1975–2000
1Diasporan.d., 1976–1979
3, 4First Parish in Brookline (6 folders)n.d., 1985–2006
1, 4National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.) (3 folders)1981–1983
1, 4Notes (3 folders)n.d., 1980–1986, 2004–2006
1, 4Performances (non– National Center of Afro–American Artists) (12 folders)n.d., 1963–1998
1, 4Resume and Obituary (2 folders)n.d., 2006
1Sheet Music Arrangementsn.d.
1Unitarian Universalist Musician's Network1995–1998
1“The Web Spinners,” Mary C. MacNeiln.d.
4Photographsn.d.
4Resumes and Demo Tapes (Other Artists) (7 folders)n.d., 1972–2002
4, 5, 6, 7Sheet Music Arrangements (169 folders)n.d., 1986–1999
6Works By Other Artists (16 folders)n.d., 1973–1988, 2001–2002
Audiovisual and Memorabilia
7Buttonsn.d., 1971
FF5/D4Black Nativity Posters (3 posters)n.d., 1997
7Black Nativity (3 audio cassettes) 1995
1Black Nativity (CD Master DAT Tape)1995
1Black Nativity (Mini–disc) 1996
7Comin' Up Shouting' (3 audio CDs) 1997
7Kurt Elling and Duke Ellington (audiocassette)n.d.
7 The Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival / Spiritual tradition in the U.S. (audio cassette) 1997
1Randy Weston solo at the Boston Pops ( 2, ¼" audio reels)1981