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Dan Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tucker

Scope and Contents

Papers of Chicago journalist and composer Dan Tucker. Tucker worked for Chicago's American, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune as a music reviewer, editor, and editorial page writer. His musical works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, CSO, His Majesties Clerkes, for the Chicago Millenium, and other venues. Additions include scrapbooks of clippings, articles, and programs; two typescripts; correspondence; a musical score, and a card file box of addresses and phone numbers.

Dates

  • approximately 1949-2013

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

19.2 Linear Feet (2 oversize boxes, 15 record cartons, and 1 iMac computer)

Abstract

Composer Dan Tucker worked for the Chicago Herald-American, Chicago's American, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune as a music reviewer, editor, and editorial page writer. His musical works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, CSO, His Majesties Clerkes, for the Bicentennial, and other venues and occasions. Additions include scrapbooks of clippings, articles, and programs; typescripts; correspondence; musical scores, and a card file box of addresses and phone numbers. Also received Tucker's iMac, which stores his musical notation software (Finale) and music files, a DVD, a VHS, CDs, and cassette recordings of his works.

Location

1 35 7, 1 52 4-5, 1 45 3

Source

Creator

Title
Dan Tucker papers, approximately 1949-2013
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States
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