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Glenn Giffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D019

Glenn Giffin, an alumnus of the University of Denver, was the Music and Dance critic at the Denver Post for 32 years, from 1970 to 2002. After his retirement from the Post, he served as curator of the Carson-Brierly Dance Library at the University of Denver. The collection consists of press kits and sound recordings of individuals Giffin interviewed as part of his duties as critic at the Post. The collection also contains personal papers, publications, and other memorabilia belonging to Glenn Giffin and donated to the University of Denver Archives by his estate.

Dates

  • Other: 1950-2001

Creator

Extent

26.75 Linear Feet (20 record boxes, wooden card catalog contains cassette tapes of the interviews); (As of 8/26/2013: 25 record boxes and 1 flat box 19 x 15 x 3 inches)

Related Materials

Glenn Giffin interviews and writings, 1967-2003 (COU-AMRC-40) are held at the The American Music Research Center, University of Colorado at Boulder Summary: Writings and recorded interviews conducted by Glenn Giffin (1943-2012), Denver Post music and dance critic; graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder (B.Mus.) and the University of Denver (Master of Library Arts); curator of the University of Denver's Carson-Brierly Dance Library; receipient of the Dance Alliance services in the field award, 2009. Includes 404 cassette tape interviews of vocal and instrumental musicians for his Denver Post column.

General

There is an inventory of the interviews. As of 8/26/2013: Collection name changed from "Glenn Giffin Press Kits and Oral Histories" to "Glenn Giffin Papers."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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