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COLLECTION Identifier: HUD 3428.507

Records of the Harvard Glee Club: general correspondence, 1919-1927

Overview

Founded as a separate organization in 1858, the Harvard Glee Club was first organized in 1833 as part of the Pierian Sodality. The collection consists of a portion of the series of general correspondence maintained by the organization, documenting concerts, tours, administration, finances, and other topics.

Dates

  • 1919-1927

Creator

Access

Open for research use.

Extent

7 cubic feet (20 document boxes)

The collection consists of a portion of the series of general correspondence maintained by the organization, documenting concerts, tours, administration, finances, and other topics.

Historical note

Founded as a separate organization in 1858, the Harvard Glee Club was first organized in 1833 as part of the Pierian Sodality. Until 1918, the Glee Club, along with the Banjo Club and the Mandolin Club, was under one management, known as the Harvard Musical Clubs.

Arrangement

  1. General correspondence, 1919-1920
  2. General correspondence, 1920-1921
  3. General correspondence, 1921-1922
  4. General correspondence, 1922-1923
  5. General correspondence, 1923-1924
  6. General correspondence, 1924-1925
  7. General correspondence, 1925-1926
  8. General correspondence, 1926-1927

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds records of the Harvard Glee Club, consisting of correspondence of Conductor G. Wallace Woodworth, Assistant Associate Manager and others concerning engagements and concert tours, financial affairs, membership, recordings, Choral Society, publicity, publications and related matters; minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee and other groups; constitution; financial reports; information about concerts and tours; sound recordings; motion pictures; memorabilia; publications, such as programs and song books; clippings and press releases; and posters and photographs (HUD 3428.xx).

General note

This document last updated 2016 August 8.

Processing Note

This finding aid was created by Juliana Kuipers in February 2014.

This finding aid was produced from a partial and preliminary collection inventory, transcribed by James Moore in February 2014.

Creator

Title
Harvard Glee Club. Records of the Harvard Glee Club: general correspondence, 1919-1927 : a draft inventory
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua06014

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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