The William C. Moffit collection contains 44 cartons. The collection is organized into 14 series: Personal/Office Files, Teaching Materials, Sheet Music, University Fight Songs, Moffit Arrangements of SWC Fight Songs, Small Sectional Sheet Music, Moffit’s Resource Materials and Michigan State Band Books, Original Working Scores, Formations, Audio Cassettes and Records, Ephemera, Music Books, Awards, and Oversize material.
The collection includes personal office files, teaching aids, sheet music, and Moffit arrangements of SWC school fight songs. It also contains complete shows for marching band, as well as general formation patterns. There are original Moffit working scores, formations/shows for the Michigan State University Marching Band, the University of Houston Marching Band, and the Purdue University “All-American” Marching Band. It also includes the Patterns of Motion material, ephemera, and awards. Materials range in date from the 1930s to 2008.
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