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Artist Village Time Capsule Collection
The Artist Village Time Capsule was buried on 8 April 2022 to celebrate the opening of Artist Village, a new student residence hall which opened in January 2022. The capsule contents were selected by a committee of staff and faculty from submissions from the campus community, and were chosen to reflect significant topics and themes from the 2021-22 school year. The materials in the collection include some duplicates of the time capsule's contents, as well as items that provide context. The collection will remain closed for research until the opening of the time capsule for the 100th Anniversary of UNCSA.
Associates of The University of North Carolina School of the Arts Records
This collection includes material created by the Associates of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, from their inception in 1977 to 2019. Meeting agendas and minutes, member directories, newsletters and correspondence make up the bulk of this collection.
August Wilson's American Century Cycle Recordings
The collection consist of audio recordings of August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, a series of 10 plays about the Black experience in America throughout the 20th century: Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Jitney, Two Trains Running, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf, recorded live at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in 2013.
Carolina Theatre and Hotel Blueprints
Original set of blueprints from the Carolina Theatre and Hotel, now the Roger L. Stevens Center, from it's construction by Stanhope S. Johnson and Ray O. Brannan Architects.
Chancellor Alexander C. Ewing Collection
The collection includes material produced and collected by Alexander Cochran Ewing, fifth Chancellor of the North Carolina School of the Arts from 1990-2000. The bulk of the collection is comprised of writings by Ewing, particularly speeches and addresses to campus and community audiences, and ten scrapbooks created by Ewing's wife, Sheila Cobb Ewing, commemorating his life and career at NCSA. Also included are toasts, letters to the Friends of NCSA, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, and meeting materials.
Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings
The Christina Giannini Collection of Design Drawings consists of design drawings and paintings, primarily costume designs for dance and theatrical stage productions, and also including stage design drawings. Also included in the collection are design notes, stage design scale drwaings, photographs, production posters and programs, and correspondence and paperwork regarding design projects. In addition, the collection includes resumes, portfolios, and awards, as well as material related to Giannini's travels.
Civic Music Association of Winston-Salem Records
This collection is comprised of materials produced by the Civic Music Association of Winston-Salem from 1970-1975, particularly during their 1971-1972 and 1972-1973 series, as well as the association’s dissolution in 1975. The collection contains correspondence with artists, booking agencies, and members of the board of directors; information about touring artists; the association’s founding documents; financial reports; notes and meeting minutes.
Dr. Benjamin F. Ward Collection
This collection is comprised of material about and collected by Dr. Benjamin F. Ward. The material documents Ward's piano performances, as well as his academic positions and faculty service, particularly at Duke University. The collection primarily includes correspondence, performance and event programs, newspaper clippings and articles, and ephemera related to Ward's career and volunteer activities. Also included are a number of published books and piano scores collected by Ward; of particular note are six volumes by Maya Angelou, eached inscribed to Ward and signed by the author.
Dr. James Hustead Semans and Mrs. Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Collection
This collection is comprised of papers created by Dr. James Hustead Semans and Mrs. Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans during their involvement with the North Carolina School of the Arts’ Board of Trustees and International Music Program. The papers contain speeches, presentation scripts, and correspondence from the Semans as well as meeting minutes and reports from the Board of Trustees regarding the organization and operations of the school.
Edward Stierle Collection
This collection is comprised of photographs, ephemera, published materials, and newspaper articles dedicated to the career and legacy of Edward “Eddie” Stierle. Materials document his competition wins, enrollment as a high school student at the North Carolina School of the Arts, career with the Joffrey Ballet, and his death from AIDS complications in 1991. Memorial items and other material collected after his death are also included.
Festival Theatre Incorporated Records
This collection includes materials produces by Festival Theatre Incorporated, a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Particularly represented are materials related to their North Carolina Summer Festival, held from 1973-1974. The collection is largely comprised of financial information such as accounting sheets, box office and concession reports, payroll information, and budgets; advertising materials including contracts, radio and television rates, and advertisement proofs; and promotional materials such as posters, brochures, bumper stickers, programs. Correspondence, news clippings, and press releases are also included.
Giorgio Ciompi Papers
The Giorgio Ciompi Collection consists of materials related to the International Music Program in Siena, Italy, including correspondence between Ciompi and Siena officials, as well as members of the NCSA Foundation and other financial backers. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes travel and teaching schedules, music programs, brochures of tourist sites, catalogs, notes about student performers, student lists, and faculty contracts.
Howard Jones Collection of Scenic Designs
Howard Jones was the Director of Scenic Design and Scene Painting at North Carolina School of the Arts for over twenty years and created designs for a wide range of school and independent productions in addition to teaching courses in the School of Design and Production. Jones' scenic designs created for NCSA make up the bulk of this collection, including hand-drawn and digital drafts, finished designs, and painter's elevations. Works created for the Summer Scenes performing art series in Manteo, NC are also included, along with some student work and photographs of his designs and the Design and Production Studio.
Julian E. Eubank III Collection
The collection includes material produced and collected by Julian E. Eubank III, an NCSA Design and Production student from 1968-1972. Particularly represented are Eubank’s photographic works depicting campus and local scenes, classmates, and school productions. Also included are school publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, academic records, class assignments and notes, set designs, programs, and other ephemera. The collection also contains some material collected by Eubank as an alumnus, especially correspondence and publications from the school, performance calendars, and programs.
Larry Ropp Collection
Lawrence A. "Larry" Ropp was the first Director of Costumes at the North Carolina School of the Arts and created costumes for a range of school and local productions in addition to teaching courses in costume history, design, and construction. Ropp's costume designs make up the bulk of this collection and include designs he created as a student at Kenyon College and Carnegie-Mellon University, as an employee at NCSA, and freelance work produced after leaving the school in 1977. Photographs of his work are also included, as are ephemera related to his career including programs, NCSA brochures, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
M. Patrick Byers Collection
This collection is primarily composed of scores and recordings of Byers’ compositions, dating from his first composition in 1959 at age 9, through 2006. Audiovisual materials include four VHS tapes labeled
Patrick Byers Residency dated February 2005, and thirty-two audio cassette tapes dated 1982-1997. The collection also includes personal correspondence, photographs, and programs.
North Carolina Dance Theatre Collection
The collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, programs, and correspondence related to the North Carolina Dance Theatre, a professional affiliate of the School of Dance at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
North Carolina Scenic Studios Collection
North Carolina Scenic Studios Incorporated was a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts established in 1978. Affiliated with the School of Design and Production, Scenic Studios provided assistance with staging, design, lighting, costuming, and other areas of production to drama companies across the country and provided professional experience to faculty, students, and recent graduates. The collection includes articles of incorporation, bylaws, correspondence, and articles of amendment along with a list of directors and officers.
Office of the President/Chancellor Records: Dr. Robert Eugene Ward
The Office of the President/Chancellor Records: Dr. Robert Eugene Ward collection contains materials produced by the Office of the President during the tenure of Dr. Robert Eugene Ward, the second President of the North Carolina School of the Arts from 1967 to 1974.
Office of the President/Chancellor Records: Vittorio Giannini
The collection consists of records produced by Vittorio Giannini, the first President of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Records span Giannini’s proposal for the school in 1962 to his death in 1966, with some records related to his tenure and estate added posthumously. Reports regarding NCSA’s opening, functioning, and budget are heavily represented. Correspondence from NCSA employees, the board of trustees, prospective staff and students, and various associations for the fine arts is also included.
The Photograph Collection consists of photographs of University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, faculty, staff, visitors, performances and events, as well as selected professional affiliate and local performing arts organizations. Included the collection are photographic prints, negatives, slides, and digital photographs.
Piedmont Chamber Orchestra Records
The collection is made up of materials produced by the Piedmont Chamber Orchestra, a professional affiliate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, from 1969-1983. It contains correspondence with potential tour hosts and sponsors, orchestra members, the Orchestra’s Board of Directors, and the NCSA Foundation. Also included are contracts, program offerings, public relations materials, financial reports, notes and meeting minutes, and tour planning information such as mileage and lodging records.
The Poster Collection consists of posters produced by each of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts' five schools, as well as those from all-school productions, international programs, special events, campus life, the Stevens Center, and professional affiliate organizations. Posters range in size and typically include text and graphics announcing performances and events related to the school.
The Program Collection consists of programs from University of North Carolina School of the Arts performances and events, as well as selected professional affiliate and local performing arts organizations. Included in some files are brochures and mailers.
Promotional Material Collection
The Promotional Material Collection consists of brochures, flyers, fact sheets, calendars, and other ephemera promoting the University of North Carolina School of the Arts student enrollment, summer programs, performances, student services, professional affiliates, and other related events and programs.
The Publications Collection comprises an assortment of informational and creative publications by University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, faculty, and staff. The contents are primarily directed towards members of the campus and alumni communities: student newspapers and magazines, campus and alumni newsletters and journals, faculty newsletters, residence life flyers, yearbooks, maps, and directories and manuals of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
The Reports Collection consists of reports and proposals generated by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and other related entities on topics such as the founding of the school, accreditation, long-range and annual planning, campus development, curriculum, partnerships, and fundraising, among others.
Robert Lindgren and Sonja Tyven Collection
This collection is comprised of material created and collected by Robert Lindgren and Sonja Tyven, two of the founding faculty members of the School of Dance at the North Carolina School of the Arts. The two were responsible for the establishment of the Preparatory Dance Program (alternatively called the Pre-Professional Dance Program), and the North Carolina Dance Theatre, now the Charlotte Ballet. Included are newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence photographs, and promotional material from their careers spanning 1965 to 2014.
Rosemary Harris Collection
This collection is comprised of material collected by Rosemary Harris including a large collection of over 300 theatre programs, awards and ephemera from her acting career, information on the Association of Producing Artists and The Kennedy Center Honors Gala, and material documenting the careers of her husbands, actor and producer Ellis Rabb and author and NCSA co-founder John Ehle.
Sandra Williams Collection
Sandra 'Sandy' Williams was a student in the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) School of Dance, graduating from the high school program in 1967 and receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1970. After graduation, Williams worked for NCSA and the North Carolina Dance Theatre as Ballet Mistress. The collection includes yearbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and realia from her educational and professional activities.
- Performing arts 27
- Winston-Salem (N.C.) 21
- Correspondence 19
- Printed ephemera 18
- Programs 16
- Education, Higher 14
- Photographs 14
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 12
- Brochures 8
- Public relations 8
- Advertising fliers 7
- Contracts 7
- Dance (performing arts genre) 7
- Press releases 7
- Student activities 7
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 7
- Business records 6
- College facilities 6
- Educational fund raising 6
- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 6 + ∧ less
- French 2
- German 2
- Italian 2
- Chinese 1
- Hungarian 1
- Japanese 1
- Korean 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts 24
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Dance 10
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Design and Production, Visual Arts 9
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Drama 8
- North Carolina Dance Theatre 7
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Music 6
- Semans, James H. 5
- University of North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Filmmaking 5
- Ciompi, Giorgio 3
- Festival Theatre Incorporated 3
- Hanes, R. Philip, 1926-2011 3
- North Carolina School of the Arts. Foundation 3
- Piedmont Chamber Orchestra 3
- Semans, Mary Duke Biddle Trent 3
- Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre 2
- Charlotte Ballet 2
- Ciompi Quartet 2
- Civic Music Association of Winston-Salem 2
- Ehle, John, 1925-2018 2
- Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966 2 + ∧ less