Edward A Brooks University of Illinois Marching Band Scrapbook and Sousa Band Concert Programs, 1925-1950
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Brief Description: Contains the Edward A. Brooks University of Illinois Marching Band Scrapbook (18" by 12"), which consists of newspaper clippings, photographs and band formation routine guides documenting the University of Illinois Marching Band during 1944-1950, with most material coming from the 1948 and 1949 football seasons. Also contains Sousa Band Willow Grove concert programs from 1925.
Held at:
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820 6223
Phone: 217-244-93093
Fax: 217-244-8695
Email: schwrtzs [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 12/9/113
Created by: Brooks, Edward A. (1926-)
Volume: 0.25 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/23/2009. Concert programs acquired July 7, 2015.
Arrangement: Arrangement of scrapbook done by Edward A. Brooks and maintained in its original order.
Biographical Note for Brooks, Edward A. (1926-) :

Edward Albert Brooks was born December 5, 1926 in Burlington, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1950 with a degree in Civil Engineering. While at the University he was a member of the Illini Marching Band, the First and Second Regimental Bands, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the staff of the Technograph, a student publication of the College of Engineering. After graduating he worked as a civil engineer in the Illinois Department of Transportation until retiring in 1987. He earned a M.A. in public administration from University of Illinois Springfield (then Sangamon State) in 1974.

Edward A. Brooks is a life member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association, a President Council member since 1986 and a member of the University of Illinois Foundation since 1997. He won the Loyalty Award for Exceptional Alumni Service in 2002.

Subject Index
Band, Football
Photographs
Genres/Forms of Material
Newspaper Clippings
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Edward A. Brooks  Donation