WorldCat Identities

Semans, James H.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 35 publications in 2 languages and 142 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: LB2376.3.S5, 780.7294558
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James H Semans
Siena, six summers of music : sketches of an American program abroad by James H Semans( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distant melodies : North Carolina School of the Arts International Music Program : twenty-five summers, 1967-1991 by James H Semans( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressioni ed esperienze musicali in Italia by James H Semans( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James H. and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Many of the subjects in the collection focus on North Carolina, including endowments, the arts and art patronage, the history of hospitals, public institutions, universities and colleges, Durham, N.C., especially its politics and government, the North Carolina School of the Arts. Other subjects include The Duke Endowment, including its Board of Trustees, Duke University Medical Center, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, and local and national rehabilitation. Other subjects include domestic architecture in New York and photos depicting social history in Palm Beach, Fla. Files and galley proofs for James H. Semans' autobiography are also in the collection
Dictated speech by James H Semans( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dictated speech by Dr. James Semans, Chairman of the North Carolina School of the Arts Board of Trustees, recorded in April, 1966 and later delivered to the Torch Club in Chapel Hill, N.C. on April 19, 1966. Dr. Semans discusses the history ; mission ; facilities ; and faculty of NCSA ; he also talks about Vittorio Giannini ; and the Ford Foundation grant to the school
Excellence in the arts : awarding of honorary doctorates( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of citations read by the Deans of the Schools of Dance, Music, Drama, Design & Production ; and acceptance speeches of recipients. Includes some historical and anecdotal material
Management of suprapubic cystostomy by James H Semans( )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family papers by James H Semans( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, genealogical materials, financial papers, legal papers, writings and speeches, scrapbook, calendars, and pictures relating to the Semans family of Uniontown, Pa., chiefly 1930-1953, The focus is James H. Semans, especially his academic and medical training at Johns Hopkins Medical School and at hospitals in Pierre, S.C., and in Minnesota as well as in military hospitals while serving in the United States Army. Semans established a urological medical practice in Atlanta, Ga
NCSA commencement exercises( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recording of the 5th commencement of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Miss De Mille discusses the life of a performing artist ; the benefits of training for mental and emotional well-being ; the importance of learning to discern quality in the performing arts ; and the perils to be faced in the world of professional performing artists. Dr. Semans discusses the need for creative, talented people ; and addresses the lack of schools offering artistic training early in a young person's life
Embassy speeches by James H Semans( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Read-through of a speech by Dr. James Semans. Dr. Semans expresses his gratitude to the Italian and American governments who made the cultural exchange between the Accademia Chigiana and the North Carolina School of the Arts School of Music possible
[Dictated speech by James H. Semans, April, 1966] by James H Semans( Recording )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dicatated speech by Dr. James H. Semans, (Chairman of the NCSA Board of Trustees), recorded in April, 1966, and later delivered to the Torch Club at Blair House, Chapel Hill, N.C. on April 19, 1966. Semans discusses the history, mission, and facilities of NCSA and talks about Vittorio Giannini
Papers by Semans family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, financial papers, legal papers, writings and speeches, scrapbooks, pictures, and miscellaneous material reflecting the philanthropic, cultural and social activities of the Semans family. A major focus is the interrelationship of the Semans family with the Biddle, Duke, and Trent families. Additionally, the papers document the roles of Mary Duke Biddle, James H. Semans and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans have taken in the development of arts and educational programs throughout North Carolina. To a lesser degree, the papers reflect on childcare during the early 20th century
Semans family papers by Semans family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Individuals represented include Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Nicholas Benjamin Duke Biddle, Angier Biddle Duke, Angier Buchanan Duke, Benjamin Newton Duke, Sarah Pearson Angier Duke, Elizabeth Lucina Gotham, and Josiah Charles Trent as well as other members of the Biddle, Duke, Trent and Semans families. Political and educational leaders are represented
Inauguration speech at Academia Chigiana( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An inaugural speech by an unidentified Italian man expressing appreciation for those involved in the creation of the North Carolina School of the Arts summer session at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy. Recording also includes Dr. and Mrs. James Semans dictating a speech to be delivered at the Durham Rotary Club. Mrs. Semans talks about her experience at the NCSA summer session in Siena, Italy ; and the need for scholarship funds for music students' education. Dr. Semans makes brief comments
Convocation in honor of Itzhak Perlman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recording of the awarding of an honorary doctorate to Itzhak Perlman by the North Carolina School of the Arts. Includes a biographical sketch of Perlman ; a 'word picture' of NCSA ; and tributes to Mr. Perlman. Perlman relates anecdotes from his career ; discusses the profession of music ; the importance of business knowledge for the professional performer in the arts ; and issues regarding the handicapped population
 
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Semans, Jim

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