IN CELEBRATION OF WILLIAM LEVI DAWSON: AN EXPLORATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC AND IDENTITY AT THE DAWN OF THE 21ST CENTURY (2005 : EMORY UNIVERSITY)
"In Celebration of William Levi Dawson" symposium records, 2005

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bnpnb

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: In Celebration of William Levi Dawson: An Exploration of African American Music and Identity at the Dawn of the 21st Century (2005 : Emory University)
Title: "In Celebration of William Levi Dawson" symposium records, 2005
Call Number:Series No. 112
Extent: 3.25 linear ft. (6 boxes), 1 extra-oversize paper (XOP), and
Abstract:The collection is chiefly sound and video recordings made at "In Celebration of William Levi Dawson: An Exploration of African American Music and Identity at the Dawn of the 21st Century," a three-day symposium held at Emory University in 2005. There are also some digital photographs.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Researchers must contact MARBL in advance to access audiovisual and/or born-digital material in this collection, unless it is marked as digitized. Items marked as digitized have no access restrictions. Unprocessed additions are closed in accordance with the Emory University Archives policy for unprocessed material.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

William Levi Dawson papers (MSS 892)

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Citation

[after identification of item(s)], "In Celebration of William Levi Dawson" symposium records, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed.


Collection Description

Administrative History

"In Celebration of William Levi Dawson: An Exploration of African-American Music and Identity at the Dawn of the 21st Century" was a three-day symposium held at Emory University in March 2005. The symposium explored the life of African American musician William Levi Dawson as well as issues of race and ethnicity and musical creation, production and dissemination. Events included scholarly discussions, three concerts, and an exhibition of Dawson's personal papers.

Scope and Content Note

The collection is chiefly digital sound and video recordings made at "In Celebration of William Levi Dawson." There are also some digital photographs, digital correspondence files, and digital web files. The collection moreover includes captured and preserved web pages featuring images and video from the symposium as well as an internet exhibit of digitized documents from the William Levi Dawson papers (MSS 892) in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library that accompanied the symposium. The archived web pages (http://larson.library.emory.edu/dawson/web/, http://larson.library.emory.edu/dawson/web/slideshow/index/, http://larson.library.emory.edu/dawson/web/presentation/index/) are made available through the Web Archiving Service of the California Digital Library

Arrangement Note

Arranged by format type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Chamber Music Concert, Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts:, March 3 2005, 2 Digital audio tapes (DAT), 2005
1 Choral Music Concert, Glenn Memorial Auditorium: Welcome and Introductions, Emory University Concert Choir, Glenn Chancel Choir, Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society, Atlanta Sacred Chorale, Tuskegee University Golden Voice Choir, combined choirs; March 5 2005, 1hr15m39s, Digital audio tape (DAT), 2005
1 Dawson - Out in the Fields, CD-R, undated
1 New Horizons Concert featuring Meshell Ndegeocello: Intro music, "Fela," "Love Song," "Come Smoke my Herb," "Red Planetary," "Sky Walker," remarks, "Heavy Spirits," "Quentin Mac," "Fellowship," and encore; March 4 2005, 1hr35m33s, Digital audio tape (DAT), 2005
1 Panel led by Louis Massiah (1 of 3): Olly Wilson, Tania Leon, and Alvin Singleton; 3/3/2005; 1hr15m, MiniDV, 2005
1 Panel led by Louis Massiah (2 of 3): Anthony Davis, William Banfield, George Walker; March 3, 2005; 1hr22m, MiniDV, 2005
1 Panel led by Louis Massiah (3 of 3): T.J. Anderson, Donal Fox.; March 3, 2005; 51m, MiniDV, 2005
1 [blank], BETACAM 90, undated
1 Dawson/Haberlen RAW 1 +2, DVD-R, undated
1 Dawson/Haberlen RAW 3, DVD-R, undated
1 Dawson/Haberlen Original Edit, DVD-R, undated
1 J Haberlen presentation, DVD-R, undated
1 Session 1: William Dawson, Ralph Ellison and Discipline; Robert G. O'Meally, Laurence Jackson; 3/3/05; 2hr36m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 2: Race and Identity in the 21st Century Music Making; William Banfield, Anthony Davis, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Tania Leon, Alvin Singleton, Olly Wilson; 3/3/2005; 1hr11m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 3: The Spirituals: Meaning and Mythology in African American Identity; Horace Bayer, Dwight D. Andrews, Melva Costen, Roland Carter; 3/3/2005; 1hr43m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 4: William Dawson, Up Close; John B. Haberlen, Richard A. Long, Milton L. Randolph, Jr.; 3/4/2005; 2hr57m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 5: Reciprocity and Representation: The Musician and the Visual Arts; Richard Powell, Kellie Jones, Michael D. Harris; 3/4/2005; 1hr11m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 6: 19th and 20th Century Notions of “The Composer”; T.J. Anderson, Rae Linda, Brown, Marva Carter, Lawrence Schenbeck, George Walker; 3/4/2005; 1hr58m, DVCAM, 2005
1 Session 7: William Dawson Celebration; The Ecology of Music, Race, Identity, Art Expectations, and Arts Institutions; Benjamin Roe, Calvert Johnson, and Dwight D. Andrews
3 1 Correspondence files, 1 CD-R, 2005
3 2 Digital photographs, 1 DVD-R and 3 CD-Rs, 2005 (1 of 2)
3 3 Digital photographs, 4 CD-Rs, 2005 (2 of 2)
3 4 Symposium web files, 3 DVD-Rs, 2005
XOP1 Poster, 2005
4-6 Unprocessed additions [RESTRICTED]
Online William Levi Dawson web archive, 2011-
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