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Frederic Erle Thornlay Tillotson Papers, 1910-1963, n.d.

Biographical and Miscellaneous Material, 1943-1963, n.d.
1 folder

Catalog Number:M203.1

Series Description:
Biographical data on Tillotson's life through 1946 and miscellaneous materials including a syllabus for Music I, Bowdoin College, Fall Semester, 1963.

Restrictions: None.


Correspondence, 1928-1961, n.d.
2 folders

Catalog Number:M203.2

Series Description:
Correspondence with Tillotson chiefly concerning the arrangement of lectures and performances at Bowdoin. Notable correspondents include Aaron Copeland and Samuel Barber.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Compositions, 1911-1944, n.d.
2 folders, 1 volume

Catalog Number:M203.3

Series Description:
Manuscript of music to "Twilight Song," composed by Tillotson in honor of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Bowdoin College. Also included are manuscript copies of compositions by John L. Roberts.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Writings, 1928-1957
2 folders, 1 volume

Catalog Number:M203.4

Series Description:
Two early articles by Tillotson as well as a typescript copy of Tillotson's "The Common Practice of Materials and Forms: A College Introductory Course in Music" and associated documents relating to copyright of Tillotson publications.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Programs, 1921-1961, n.d.
8 folders

Catalog Number:M203.5

Series Description:
Concert programs for events in which Tillotson was involved. Included is material about performances by Bowdoin musical groups and Tillotson's own performances as a pianist.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Clippings, Images, and Scrapbooks, 1910-1963, n.d.
9 folders, 2 volumes

Catalog Number:M203.6

Series Description:
Newspaper clippings about and announcements of events in which Tillotson was involved. Included is material about Bowdoin musical groups and Tillotson's own performances as a pianist. Images are of Tillotson, his family and friends, and Bowdoin musical groups.

Arrangement: Clippings and scrapbooks arranged by material type, then chronologically; images arranged by subject and size.

Restrictions: None.


Recordings, 1952, n.d.
2 items.

Catalog Number:M203.7

Series Description:
An LP phonograph, "A Concert by Frederic Tillotson," and an undated tape recording, "Tillotson Memorabilia."

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


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