This guide describes the organization and scope of the William Russo archival collection, housed within the College Archives & Special Collections at Columbia College Chicago. William "Bill" Russo (1928-2003) was a composer, conductor, musician, teacher, and author; he was also the founder of the Chicago Jazz Ensemble at Columbia College Chicago, the founder and Director of Chicago Free Theater, and the director of High School Jazz Festival.
"William Russo Collection," 2017. Finding aid at the College Archives & Special Collections of Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL. http://digitalcommons.colum.edu/casc_fa/10