Description: Papers of William DeFotis (1953-2003), B.M. (1975) and M.M. (1977) in Music Composition, University of Illinois; D.M.A. (1984) in Orchestral Conducting, University of Iowa; Conductor and Composition and Theory faculty member, Baylor University (1983-84); Professor, College of William and Mary (1986-2003), contain publications, correspondence, manuscript and published musical compositions, programs, audio and video recordings of DeFotis compositions and performances, and newsclippings concerning his compositions and their performance. Major correspondents include: Steven Blum, William Brooks, Herbert Brün, Constance DeFotis, Kenneth Gaburo, Perry Goldstein, Walter Levin, Allen Otte and Percussion Group Cincinnati, and Steve Whiting.