Glenna Spitze Papers, 1942-1978
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Brief Description: Consists of concert programs, posters, scores with annotations, and audio recordings documenting music performances that Glenna Spitze either performed in or attended during her time as a student at the University of Illinois between 1967 and 1979.
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]
Record Series Number: 26/20/212
Created by: Glenna Spitze
Volume: 0.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 08/04/2017.

Spoils of War (James Cuomo) sound recording donated by Paul Nance and Glenna Spitze on August 4, 2017, and originally preserved as part of the Musical Americana Collection. A second body of material was donated by Glenna Spitze on June 16, 2018, and the Spoils of War recording was later transferred to the Glenna Spitze Papers.

Addition received May 15, 2019.

Arrangement: Materials are arranged by name of music ensemble and then material type.
Biographical Note for Glenna Spitze : Dr. Glenna Spitze received her bachelors and two graduate degrees in sociology from the University of Illinois between 1967 and 1979. While a student she sang in two ensembles directed by Neely Bruce, the American Music Group and the Contemporary Music Group. During her tenure in these ensembles, she sang in University of Illinois premieres of Gertude Stein and Virgil Thomson's "Four Saints in Three Acts" and George Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle." In addition, the groups premiered several pieces by Ben Johnston, Lou Harrison, Kenneth Gaburo, William Brooks, William Duckworth, and John Cage. While studying at Illinois, she also attended several performances given by students and associates of Herbert Brun. Dr. Spitze is currently a Distiguished Service Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany where she specializes in women in work place environments, gender dynamics in familylife, household labor, and family dynamics in aging children and siblings.
Subject Index
Music, School of
Music - United States
Vocal Music
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: gift