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Christopher Wren Singers Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.067

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, post cards, scrapbooks, audio CDs and other material related to the Christopher Wren Singers, an a capella student organization that specializes in singing madrigal music. Included in the accession are letters and postcards from alumni, scrapbooks of events from 1991-2001, and a 2012 book celebrating 25 years of the Cristopher Wren Singers.

Dates

  • 1989-2012
  • Majority of material found in 1993-2003

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The Christopher Wren Singers are a coed, student-run a capella group at the College of William and Mary. The group was founded in 1987. The repitoire of the Christopher Wren Singers is made up predominately of madrigal and renaissance music.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2013.066 was hand-delivered to Special Collections by the donor on 4/4/2013.

Accruals:

3 audio CDs: "Wrenaissance," "Carol of the Wrens," and "Dynamic Tradition"

8 audio CD-Rs: recording sessions and concerts, 2001 - 2003

Related Materials:

The Gentlemen of the College Records (UA 7.006); The Stairwells Records (UA 7.051); Student Organizations Collection (UA 7.047).

CDs and DAT tapes of concerts and recordings sessions were separated from this collection and added to the University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58) on 4/19/2013.

Artifacts transferred to the University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13) include: Christopher Wren Singers Polo Shirt (UA 2013.066.19).

A folder of fliers related to the Christopher Wren Singers was separated from the Student Organizations Collection (UA 7.047) and was added to this collection on 4/19/2013.

Separated Materials:

CDs and DAT tapes of concerts and recordings sessions were separated from this collection and added to the University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58) on 4/19/2013.

Artifacts transferred to the University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13) include: Christopher Wren Singers Polo Shirt (UA 2013.066.19).

A folder of fliers related to the Christopher Wren Singers was separated from the Student Organizations Collection (UA 7.047) and was added to this collection on 4/19/2013.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2013.066 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2013.
Title
Guide to the Christopher Wren Singers Records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven M. Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2013-04-19
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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