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Purdue Choral Society Sheet Music collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 33

Scope and Contents

The collection consists sheet music in eight bound volumes and additional loose sheet music. Music type include canons and rounds and folk music. Contents include musical scores in multiple forms. The music was likely compiled by Purdue Musical Organizations Director Al Stewart.


  • 1943 - 1990

Languages of Materials

Collection material is primarily in English. Some materials include German or Latin.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Historical Information

The Purdue Choral Society was established circa 1932 under the direction of Al Stewart, who was named the director of what became Purdue Musical Organizations. The Choral Society was composed of three musical organizations on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus: the Women's Glee Club, the Men's Glee Club, and the University Choir.


0.363 Cubic Feet (One full-width letter-sized manuscript box)


Purdue copyrighted material is arranged by volume number. Sheet music from outside sources are grouped together.

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated to Purdue University Archives and Special Collections at an unknown date by an unknown individual or department.

Related Materials

MSP 40, Purdue University Musical Organizations records, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information

Materials were placed into acid-free folders for preservation.
Purdue Choral Society Sheet Music collection
Under Review
Mary A. Sego and Heidi Shaw
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2009-05-06.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States