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This collection contains documents, photographs, and other material, mostly relating to Jim Henderson’s career at Gettysburg College. There are various writings, and a scrapbook with images covering Henderson’s life from just before to just after his time in Gettysburg. A significant subset of material concerns Henderson’s commencement address, and the subsequent controversy. The bulk of the material is in the form of handwritten scores and program notes created for various musical performances between 1966 and 1973. Most of these are rock or jazz arrangements of religious themes, and most premiered at Gettysburg College.
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Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008, Church music, United States, Lutheran Church, Commencement exercises, Music, Religious aspects, Christianity, Student movements
Christianity | Music | Religion | United States History
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McKinney, Devin, "MS - 208: The Jim Henderson Papers, Class of 1971" (March 2017). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.