Guide to the Robert MacKinnon Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0335
Creator: MacKinnon, Robert
Title: Robert MacKinnon papers
Dates: 1948-1982
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: Papers document the activities of the Glee Club, 1964-1982, and MacKinnon's musical compositions, 1948-1982. Included are musical scores, script, and audio tapes of his musical comedy "Paradise Square"; scores of his other compositions; rules, guides, and instructions for the Glee Club; and yearly reports on the Glee Club, which include photographs.
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Robert MacKinnon, 1986.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Robert MacKinnon Papers (SC0335). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Robert MacKinnon received his a.b. in music from the University of Kansas and his a.m. from Yale. He first came to Stanford in 1961 as a lecturer in voice. In 1963 he was appointed director of the Glee Club, which he held until his retirement in 1982. Under his direction the glee club grew from seven voices to 60 voices accompanied by a 2l-piece orchestra. He was also a composer and arranger.

Description of the Collection

Papers document the activities of the Glee Club, 1964-1982, and MacKinnon's musical compositions, 1948-1982. Included are musical scores, script, and audio tapes of his musical comedy "Paradise Square"; scores of his other compositions; rules, guides, and instructions for the Glee Club; and yearly reports on the Glee Club, which include photographs.

Access Terms

MacKinnon, Robert
Stanford University--Students.
Music --Societies, etc.
Musical scores.
Phonotapes.
Photoprints
Vocal ensembles.
Vocal music.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1

Scores for compositions by MacKinnon 1948-1982

Box 2

Miscellaneous notes on music for the Glee Club; Script of MacKinnon's musical/comedy, "Paradise Square," and tapes of the music from "Paradise Square"

Box 3

Programs and Advertisements for Glee Club performances; Rules, guides, and instructions for the Glee Club; Yearly reports on the Glee Club and their events, including pictures of singers and Robert MacKinnon: 1964-1982