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Julius Smith
summer 1980 Computer Audio Research Laboratory (UCSD) progress report
Feb-1982 Description of recent research in computer music at CCRMA
18-Feb-1983 NSF summary and reviews, "An Intelligent System for the Knowledge-Driven Analysis of Acoustic Signals"
30-Mar-1983 Invitation letter to John Wawrzynek at CalTech
18-Apr-1983 SDF grant request to support John Pierce at CCRMA
23-Apr-1983 Letter and memo from John Pierce to SDF re: observations of CCRMA
26-May-1983 MIT, Stanford, and UCSD joint proposal for computer music research
28-Feb-1985 Letter from John Pierce to DARPA regarding CCRMA research proposal
5-Apr-1985 Letter from John Pierce to DARPA regarding CCRMA research proposal
9-Apr-1985 Letter from OTL to legal counsel re: patent application and paper presentation
11-Dec-1985 Office memo regarding Gordon Getty visit
1986 List of commitments and retained IP rights for Julius Smith
1986? Equipment grant proposal to Hewlett-Packard
2-Oct-1986 Telex from Yamaha re: FM patent and Casio, and Julius Smith reverberation technology
12-Oct-1986 Letter from Chowning to Sony on physical modeling of singing voice
27-Jul-1987 SDF site visit participants and schedule
26-Oct-1987 Letter from Max Mathews to NSA regarding speech
26-Oct-1987 Roster of users, staff, faculty, students, visiting scholars/composers
Dec-1987 Keyboard magazine article on CCRMA
16-Apr-1988 Postcard from David Jaffe to CCRMA re: Yamaha visit
27-Jun-1988 Vision statement for CCRMA for internal planning purposes
31-Aug-1988 Letter to Yamaha regarding DWT, BioMuse and Digitar
24-Oct-1988 Memo from Stanford OTL to Office of Development re: digital waveguide
12-Dec-1988 Letter from John Chowning to Yamaha regarding NeXT and CD-MIDI
9-Mar-1989 Letter of thanks from Julius Smith to Yohei Nagai
10-Oct-1989 Roster of users, staff, faculty, students, visiting scholars/composers
22-Nov-1989 Update to CCRMA three-year plan
9-May-1990 Attendees and agenda for CCRMA Associates meeting
1991 Julius Smith ICMC keynote address
2-Apr-1991 Letter from Chowning to Stanford Dean of Research re: OTL Research Incentive Fund
18-May-1992 Commentary and draft of proposed amendment to CCRMA-NeXT agreement
19-May-1992 Email from John Chowning to Steve Jobs re: NeXT MusicKit
20-May-1992 Proposed amendment to CCRMA-NeXT agreement
10-Jun-1992 Memo of OTL Research Incentive Fund award to Chowning and Smith
1-Aug-1992 Software license agreement b/t CCRMA and NeXT for Music Kit
31-Aug-1992 Email announcement of Music Kit and DSP tools distribution
28-Oct-1992 Email announcement of Music Kit and DSP tools distribution
9-Nov-1992 Letter from CCRMA to NeXT re: MusicKit maintenance and distribution
16-Nov-1992 Software license agreement with Ariel Corp. for Bug56
4-Dec-1992 Proposal for MA degree in Musical Acoustics, Perception and Synthesis
15-Jul-1993 NSF rejection letter, "Vocal Tract Modeling and Computer Speech Reading"
7-Oct-1993 Employment agreement for Sondius development (David Jaffe)
29-Oct-1993 Music department vision statement
15-Feb-1994 Email from Julius Smith to CCRMA staff re: OTL research funds proposal
17-Feb-1994 Email and joint-proposal draft on sonification research
Mar-1994 Wired article on Stanford, CCRMA, and Yamaha
5-Apr-1994 Email from Julius Smith re: waveguide press coverage
18-Apr-1994 Letter regarding Julius Smith proposal to OTL Research Incentive Fund
7-Jun-1994 Stanford press release on CCRMA
26-Sep-1994 Letter from John Chowning to IRCAM re: return of Ariel board and faculty appointments
19-Oct-1994 Stanford Daily article on Sondius, physical modeling and CCRMA
13-Sep-1995 Analysis of Korg patent validity
18-Oct-1995 Employment agreement for Sondius development (Nick Porcaro)
5-Dec-1995 Email from Perry Cook regarding potential patent infringement (physical modeling)
Nov-1996 Snapshot of website on Synthbuilder and Frankenstein
16-Jul-1997 Stanford Report article on Sondius XG
2002 Snapshot of webpage on history of hardware at CCRMA
no date Bibliography from CCRMA website
no date AI Lab floor plan
no date Generator Processing description for Samson Box
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.