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National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
18-Jun-1974 NEA proposal, "The computer music facility: A new musical medium"
1975 NEA 1975 annual report excerpt: awards and music program description
15-Mar-1975 Stanford Daily article on CCRMA
30-Jun-1975 Cover letter, budget and award letter for NEA grant
8-Aug-1975 Newspaper article about IRCAM/CCRMA collaboration
9-Aug-1975 San Francisco Chronicle article about IRCAM/CCRMA collaboration
Aug-1975 Palo Alto Times article on CCRMA and Boulez visit to Stanford
12-Feb-1976 Rolling Stone article on CCRMA
24-Apr-1979 Letter from Chowning to Gordon Bell re: AI "divorce" and fundraising
13-Sep-1979 List of equipment purchased with NEA grant
14-Sep-1979 List of personnel and assigned spaces at CCRMA
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Mellon Foundation from Chowning to request support
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Rockefeller Foundation from Chowning to request support
24-Nov-1979 NEA grant application for CCRMA summer workshops
24-Nov-1979 NEA grant application draft to upgrade digital synthesizer
Dec-1979 UCSD Center for Music Experiment newsletter
3-Jan-1980 Letter to L.A.W. Fund from Chowning to solicit support
30-Jan-1980 Letter to Rubin Foundation from Chowning to solicit support
3-Jan-1980 Letter to Jerome Foundation from Chowning to solicit support
30-Jan-1980 NEA budget justification for "Centers for New Music Resources"
11-Feb-1980 CCRMA estimated operating expenses
Jun-1980 CCRMA estimated operating expenses
30-Jul-1980 Notes for Boston Symphony project on CCRMA's growth, support and compositions
4-Dec-1980 Funding proposal to Rockefeller Foundation
1981 CCRMA estimated operating expenses
1981 CCRMA budget notes
27-Mar-1981 Memo re: execution of patent agreements by visitors
1982 CCRMA budget notes
29-Mar-1982 California Arts Council grant application
20-May-1982 Budget proposal for SDF
Oct-1982 Stanford Department of Music news supplement article on CCRMA
8-Apr-1983 Budget proposal and funding request to SDF
Sep-1983 CCRMA overview
17-Oct-1983 NEA grant application to record works by Schottstaedt, Jaffe and Chafe
1984? CCRMA roster (faculty, staff, students, visitors and consultants)
Jan-1984 Stanford Department of Music newsletter article on NEA grants
1-Mar-1984 NEA grant application supplement
9-Mar-1984 CCRMA operating budget
1985 List of CCRMA composers, musicians, and workshop participants
15-Jan-1985 Letter from Chowning to Joseph Engelberger to solicit support for Invisible Cities
25-Sep-1985 NEA grant application supplement and budget justification
23-Sep-1986 NEA grant application to maintain audio and computer equipment
25-Sep-1986 NEA grant application for recording of Chowning works
12-Oct-1986 Robot Ballet overview, biographies, budget and press coverage
15-Oct-1986 Letter from George Olczak (producer) to Centennial Celebration committee re: Marsalis/CCRMA project
20-Mar-1987 Memo to John Chowning (and notes from Patte Wood and George Olczak) re: funds for CCRMA/Marsalis project
21-Apr-1987 Proposal to Rockefeller Foundation to extend artist-in-residence program
16-Sep-1987 NEA grant application to maintain audio and computer equipment
26-Oct-1987 Roster of users, staff, faculty, students, visiting scholars/composers
29-Feb-1988 Draft of article on computer music and CCRMA
17-Aug-1989 Final report for NEA grant for Morrill/Marsalis project
10-Oct-1989 Roster of users, staff, faculty, students, visiting scholars/composers
1990 Lists of CCRMA grants received from the NEA
29-Oct-1993 Music department vision statement
no date Brief history of CCRMA
This archive is maintained by Andrew Nelson. Please email updates and corrections to aj (at) Please note that archival materials are intended for non-commercial purposes and may be protected by copyright laws that prohibit further duplication or distribution.

These documents stem largely from the personal collections of various CCRMA-lites. The Special Collections at the Stanford University Libraries (SUL) contain 40 linear feet of additional archival materials. For contents and access, please see the SUL catalog entry and the Online Archive of California collection guide.