Northwestern

Paynter, John Phillip (1928-1996) Biographical Materials Edit

Summary

Identifier
19/3/9

Dates

  • 1951-1996 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    Music professor and bandleader John Phillip Paynter, named for John Phillip Sousa, began his musical studies at Northwestern, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1950 and a Master's in Theory and Composition in 1951. Upon graduation, Paynter joined NU's faculty as the Director of the Marching Band. During his career at Northwestern, Paynter taught classes in band music, conducting, and arranging. The John P. Paynter Biographical Materials consist of biographical data, obituaries, Northwestern press releases, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

  • Scope and Contents

    The John P. Paynter Biographical Materials consist of biographical data, obituaries, Northwestern press releases, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

    The biographical folder includes Paynter's Northwestern faculty bios, the Music School Faculty Information Guide from Paynter's final year at NU, and the 1979 issue of The Instrumentalist, which featured Paynter.

    Programs from the memorial services held for Paynter and the issue of The Instrumentalist that memorialized Paynter are included in the obituaries folder.

    The press releases and newspaper clippings are arranged chronologically and are related to Paynter's work at Northwestern, the Northshore Concert Band and guest conducting appearances.

    The correspondence dates from 1950 to 1951, when Paynter handled Glenn Cliffe Bainum's administrative correspondence while Bainum was ill.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The John Paynter Biographical Materials were separated from the University Archives' Faculty Biographical Files.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Separated Materials

    A few duplicate items were discarded.

  • Related Materials

    See Also: Alumni Biographical Files (Series 51/14, Box 474)

  • Processing Information

    Sarah Rose; 2003.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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