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Subseries 9.3
Programs, 1911-1990
Boxes 100 - 106; OP 89

Scope and Content Note

The Programs subseries documents the scope of Dawson's career. It contains programs of musical performances in which he participated, conferences, and special events from 1911-1990. It includes programs from Dawson's early performances and activities at the Tuskegee Institute to later conducting engagements with the Tuskegee Choir, Fisk University Choir, and other ventures nationally and internationally. The subseries also contains programs of performances of Dawson's works and commencement programs that document his honorary degrees. The general programs section of this subseries contains programs collected by Dawson and includes church bulletins, programs from the Fisk University Annual Festival of Music and Art, musical performances, and commencement programs from various African American colleges and universities.

Arrangement Note

The subseries is divided into two sections: (9.3a) Dawson or Tuskegee related programs and (9.3b) General programs.

Description of Subseries