Papers of Charles B. Righter
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Acquisition and Processing Information: These papers were transferred to the University of Iowa Libraries by Professor Righter's daughter, Mrs. Constance Righter Weil, in March 1997. The scrapbook in Oversize Box 1 was donated to the University Archives by Prof. Righter in 1961. Guide posted to the Internet 2000; updated January 2008.
Photographs: Oversize Box 1
Charles Boardman Righter was born in Chicago, Illinois, May 23, 1896, and died in Iowa City, January 25, 1997. His degrees were B.Mus., 1917, and B.F.A., 1926, both at the University of Nebraska. Righter’s early positions included the Lincoln, Nebraska, schools and the University of Nebraska. After 1930 he taught in the University of Iowa School of Music and was also band director, 1937-1954. He also served as administrative assistant to President Virgil M. Hancher. The marching band performed at football games, at home and on the road.
Folder, "Righter, Charles B.", in Faculty and Staff Vertical Files Collection (RG 01.15.03)
Folder, "Marching Band," in Subject Vertical Files Collection, Music category (RG 01.15.05)
Box Contents List
Marching Band formation charts and iInstructions: 1937 -- 1953
Then and Now, Charles B. Righter autobiography
Oversize Box 1
Scrapbook consisting of photographs of band formations, newspaper clippings, concert programs and other materials, presented by Righter to the University Archives in 1961. Programs include personnel listings for Varsity and Concert bands.