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Chancellor Alexander C. Ewing Collection

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Identifier: MC-0003
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1961-2017

Dr. Benjamin F. Ward Collection

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Identifier: MC-0028
Abstract 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. Also included are a number of published books and piano scores collected by Ward; of particular note are six volumes...
Dates: 1790-2014; Majority of material found within 1972-2013

Larry Ropp Collection

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Identifier: MC-0021
Abstract 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...
Dates: April 1970-1983