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Conservatory of Music Administrative Records

Identifier: LU-RG11-003
This collection consists of administrative records of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University dating from 1910 to 2005. Records primarily include annual reports and correspondence by Conservatory deans, Conservatory faculty meeting and committee minutes, and accreditation materials for the National Association of Schools of Music and the North Central Association.


  • 1910-2021


Conditions Governing Access

As General University Records, most records in this collection are closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Other restrictions are noted at the series or folder level. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


6 boxes

33.4 Megabytes


This collection contains administrative records of the Conservatory of Music including correspondence, committee and faculty meeting materials, and former faculty files. Materials have been largely transferred from the Conservatory Office through records management, and span the years 1910-2021.


Materials in this collection are arranged alphabetically by file name, with the exception of the Dominique de Lerma files which are a separate series.

Method of Acquisition

Dominique de Lerma files transferred to the Archives by the Conservatory Office, August 2007. Materials tranferred in July 2021 as part of accession 2021-025 are as follows: Former faculty files; Faculty Meeting minutes, 1980-2021; Committee on Administration minutes, 2001-2009; Bachelor of Arts in Music Committee, 2002-2008; Conservatory Planning Committee, 1989-1997; Academy of Music letters of appointment, 2011-2019; Conservatory Advisory Committee, 2005-2021. The source, date, and method of acquisition of other materials in this collection are unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2014. Accession 2021-025 incorporated and finding aid written by Lina Rosenberg Foley, 2021.


Conservatory of Music Administrative Records Finding Aid
Lina Rosenberg Foley
2021 August 12
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Revision Statements

  • 2015-12-04: Dominique de Lerma files incorporated
  • 2016-04-01: Conservatory student records (1914-1921) incorporated
  • 2021-08-11: Accession 2021-025 incorporated

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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