The Resource The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 : : the Connors years, Betty Connors ; with an introduction by Ruth Felt. Interviews conducted by Marilynn Rowland in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 : : the Connors years, Betty Connors ; with an introduction by Ruth Felt. Interviews conducted by Marilynn Rowland in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 : : the Connors years, 2000
Title
The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 :
Title remainder
the Connors years
Statement of responsibility
Betty Connors ; with an introduction by Ruth Felt. Interviews conducted by Marilynn Rowland in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Inclusive dates
2000
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Language
eng
Summary
Early years and family in the Midwest, exposure to music, University of Iowa, and move to Berkeley; early years of the Committee for Arts and Lectures (CAL): first chairmen, committee members, performance locations; discusses William Popper, Baldwin Woods, Albert Elkus, Donald Coney, Travis Bogard; operas in the Greek Theater, Kurt Herbert Adler; choosing the artists, working with artists' managers, Western Alliance, Intercampus Cultural Exchange; new performance spaces, dedication concerts at Zellerbach Hall, Hertz Hall; reminiscences of the Joffrey Ballet, Juilliard Quarter, Lotte Lehman, Sol Hurok, Jacques Barzun, Griller Quartet, Myra Hess, Ernst Bloch, Ravi Shankar, Alvin Ailey, Beaux Arts Trio, Rostropovich, others; expanded committee, jazz performances, San Francisco Symphony; management issues: programs, ushers, qualities of arts managers, critics, performers' needs. Appended list of CAL members; songs, poems and letters by Travis Bogard and Betty Connors; awards and honors to Connors
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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CU-BANC
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1917-
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Connors, Betty
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oral history transcript
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  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Rowland, Marilynn
  • Bancroft Library
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  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Arts administrators
  • Performing arts
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The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 : : the Connors years, Betty Connors ; with an introduction by Ruth Felt. Interviews conducted by Marilynn Rowland in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Forms part of the University history series
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (vi, 265 p.)
  • 10 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, color port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
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The Committee for Arts and Lectures, 1945-1980 : : the Connors years, Betty Connors ; with an introduction by Ruth Felt. Interviews conducted by Marilynn Rowland in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Link
Publication
Note
Forms part of the University history series
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (vi, 265 p.)
  • 10 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, color port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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