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Minnesota Orchestra Series 14 Historical Materials

 Collection
Identifier: PA012-Series 14
These materials include letters, newspapers, publications, etc. that were collected at various times by various people and constitute an historical archive of the Orchestra. They include items created by or about people associated with the Orchestra.

John Sherman Research Materials(Box 1) includes correspondence, interview notes, and other research materials that he collected in the late 1940s as he was preparing for his book, Music & Maestros.

Historical Materials. Boxes 2, 3, 5, 6contain assorted items arranged in chronological order. Box 4contains sections of newspapers that relate to the Orchestra or people associated with the Orchestra.

Dates

  • 1892-2004

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Materials are open to research without restriction except for portions designated as restricted, confidential, or sealed. For the latter material, prior permission in writing from the President of the Minnesota Orchestral Association is required.

Permission to examine this collection will be granted to any qualified researcher upon completion of an application form. The original documents do not circulate and may only be used in the Reading Room of the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Materials are restricted. Prior permission in writing from the President of the Minnesota Orchestral Association is required. For access, please contact the curator. The original documents do not circulate and may only be used in the Reading Room of the Manuscripts Division.

Extent

10 boxes

Overview

These materials include letters, newspapers, publications, etc. that were collected at various times by various people and constitute an historical archive of the Orchestra. They include items created by or about people associated with the Orchestra.

Organization of the Collection

The collection is organized into two series:
  1. John Sherman Research Materials, 1940s
  2. Historical Materials, 1892-2003

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

Donated to the Orchestra by various people and transferred to the archives from mid 1970s to 2003.

Related Material

Proclamations, historic correspondence, etc.is located in Series 13.2. The John Sherman collection (PA4) also contains material from the writing of Music & Maestros.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski in 2001 and updated in 2003.
Title
Minnesota Orchestra Series 14 Historical Materials
Author
Finding aid created by Leslie Czechowski
Date
17 October 2003
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Performing Arts Archives Repository

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