Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox, Jr., concert programs and other materials from a European trip, 1931.
Concert programs, clippings, postcards, and other ephemera from Bayreuth, Salzburg, Munich, and London collected on a 1931 trip by Walter S. Fox, Jr. and his wife, patrons of the arts in Boston MA.
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Access to the collection is unrestricted.
Extent1 collection (1 file box)
Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox Jr. of Hingham MA were patrons of the arts in Boston. They traveled to Europe in 1931 where they visited Bayreuth, Salzburg, Munich, and London and attended numerous operatic and other musical performances. The collection contains programs, clippings, and other memorabilia from their trip and provides a window onto musical life in pre-World War II Europe.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift to the Music Library of unknown origin.
- Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox, Jr., concert programs and other materials from a European trip, 1931.
- Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
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