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Connie Atkinson Collection of Sheet Music and Music Scores (MS-00560)

Abstract

The Connie Atkinson Collection of Sheet Music and Music Scores is comprised of original music manuscript arrangements, both handwritten and printed, from composer and arranger Connie Atkinson dating from approximately 1949-2009.

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Date
approximately 1949-2009
Extent
8 Cubic Feet (36 boxes)
36 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Papers
Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

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Scope and Contents

The Connie Atkinson Collection of Sheet Music and Music Scores is comprised of original music manuscript arrangements, both handwritten and printed, from composer and arranger Connie Atkinson dating from approximately 1949-2009.

Biographical / Historical Note

Musical arranger and bass player Connie (Condit) Atkinson was born New Jersey in 1929. During his high school years he played in various dance bands all over New Jersey. During his four years at South Eastern College he played in small groups and big bands in the state of Louisana. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in the 1970s and worked in several hotel house bands and with small musical groups. He retired to Florida in 1981 and passed away in 2009 in Del Rey Beach, Florida.

Arrangement

Material is arranged alphabetically by song title.

Preferred Citation

Connie Atkinson Collection of Sheet Music and Music Scores, 1949-2009. MS-00560. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00560
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated to the Arnold Shaw Popular Music Center in 2009 and subsequently transfered to Special Collections; accession number 2009-022.

Processing Information

Material was processed by Joyce Moore in 2009. In 2014, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Hannah Robinson wrote the collection description and entered the data into ArchivesSpace. In 2016 Joyce Moore added a biographical note and made other minor changes.

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