The series contains materials created and collected by the Band members during the Tour and includes correspondence, invitations, programs, news articles and reviews, pins, band tour photos and memorabilia, recordings of concerts and events, and recorded recollections. Also included materials related to the 1981, 1984, and 2011 reunions (see The 50th Anniversary Reunion and Return to Russia Tour series for more materials). The series is arranged into alphabetically organized sub-series, each representing material donated by an individual Band member. The Recollections and Recordings sub-series contains material that was donated by different donors.
1.4 linear feet — 1 oversize folder — 1.88 GB (online)
The collection is composed of two series, the content of which includes clippings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and scrapbooks. The 1961 Tour series contains materials created and collected during the tour. A small amount of material is related to the 1981 and 1984 reunions. The 50th Anniversary Reunion and Return to Russia Tour series contains materials created and collected during the 2012 reunion tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Also, one folder containing obituaries.
The Bruce Galbraith sub-series includes folders of memorabilia and materials related to the tour--the contents of these folders include news clippings, articles, recognitions, letters and telegrams, travel guides, plane tickets, publications (including concert programs), photographs, and a map book.
The Martin Gurvey sub-series includes several Symphony Band concert programs, invitation for band members to a Dinner dance in Jordan, and a hotel key from Poland.