Powell, Morgan

Collection Information


Morgan Powell donations of music materials


Sousa Archives/Center for American Music


Gifts from Prof. Morgan Powell, faculty member of composition division, School of Music

When acquired

Mainly August -December 1994; individual items also donated in 1986 and 1988


In all, 55 scores of compositions by Morgan Powell (many including sketches, drafts, transparencies, pasted versions and/or proof copies as well as published editions); 27 published and unpublished scores by other twentieth century composers; 67 books; 66 charts for jazz ensembles; and other miscellaneous materials including sound recordings, serials, methods, publishers' catalogs, and dissertations.


Monographic books added to Music and Performing Arts Library's circulating collection.  Recordings and scores held by Sousa Archives and Center for American Music.  See the University Archives' finding aids for description and arrangement

Access/Finding Aids/Bibliography

Collections File folder ("Powell. Morgan") includes three lists of 1994 donations (one presumably drawn up by Powell, two by Music Librarian William McClellan), as well as correspondence referring to earlier donations.

Index terms

Powell. Morgan; University of Illinois composers