Posted by: Ashley | May 21, 2010

T. R. Jackson, Ernst Krenek, and Frederick R. Mangold

There are 3 updated finding aids on the Private Collections Finding Aids page:

T. R. Jackson Collection, 1951-1952
T. R. Jackson was a student at Black Mountain College. Black Mountain College was an experimental school located in Black Mountain, N.C. Established in 1933 by John A. Rice and others, the purpose of the college was to educate the whole person, with an emphasis on the role of the arts and creative thinking. The collection contains two leaflets printed on the college’s printing press. (2 items, 1 folder)

Ernst Krenek Letters, 1939
Composer and musician Ernst Krenek visited Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, North Carolina) in April 1939. His letters include discussions of events at the college, music, and Heinrich Jalowetz. (3 items, 1 folder)

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Mangold Papers, 1933-1972
Frederick R. Mangold was an instructor and professor at Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) from 1934-1942. During those years he also served as acting Secretary, Secretary of the Corporation, Registrar, and member of the Board of Fellows of the Corporation. Both his first wife, Isabel Hollister Mangold, and his second wife, Anne Gilbert Mangold, also worked at Black Mountain College. This collection pertains to the Mangolds’ years at Black Mountain, and includes correspondence, college publications, articles about Black Mountain and miscellaneous items.  (483 items, including correspondence, college publications and forms, etc.)

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