University of Akron Digitizes Technical Reports The University of Akron Archival Services announced the completion of a nine-month $1,980 National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant awarded last April through the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board. The funding was used to digitize 153 technical reports from the Daniel Guggenheim Airship Institute, which document research in lighter-than-air flight, heavier-than-air flight, meteorology, aerodynamics, and G-force measurements, and can be accessed at http://cdm15960.contentdm .oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15960coll3. Old Dominion Receives Notable Composer’s Papers Composer John Duffy has donated his handwritten and published scores, journals and speeches, photographs, and awards to the Old Dominion University Libraries Diehn Composers Room. Duffy composed more than three hundred works for symphony orchestra, opera, theater, television, and film. Scores for Broadway and Off- Broadway productions include The Ginger Man, Macbird, Mother Courage, Playboy of the Western World, and many Shakespeare plays. As founder and president of Meet the Composer, Duffy initiated countless landmark programs to advance American music and aid composers.
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