Duluth-Superior Symphony Association records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence, minutes, financial records, publicity materials, news clippings and programs. Most of the materials pertain to the Association's early years (1934–1937), though the news clippings extend from 1932–1973. Box 2 contains a set of programs from 1925–1975 and a photograph of the 1932 Symphony Orchestra. Box 3 contains numerous photographs and scrapbooks belonging to Abe Miller who was the manager of the Duluth Symphony for 37 years beginning in 1932. Also included in the collection are two 8mm films taken at Fort William on a Symphony tour.
- Duluth-Superior Symphony Association (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
The Duluth-Superior Symphony Association, formerly the Duluth Civic Symphony Association, was founded in 1934 to promote and support the Duluth (Civic) Symphony Orchestra. James G. Nye was the organization’s first president.
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Language of Materials
The collection contains correspondence, minutes, financial records, publicity materials, news clippings and programs.
This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at email@example.com or 218-726-8526.
This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
- Arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Associations, institutions, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Local sources
- Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Financial records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Minutes Subject Source: Local sources
- Music Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Musicians Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspaper clippings Subject Source: Local sources
- Organizations Subject Source: Local sources
- Performing arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Programs Subject Source: Local sources
- Publications Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Duluth-Superior Symphony Association records
- Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001