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Alma Birmingham papers, 1907-1961

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Alma Birmingham was a Hull-House resident, a pianist and music teacher at the Hull-House Music School, 1922-42. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, recital programs, clippings and paintings. The materials pertain to music at Hull-House...

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American Women Composers Midwest, Inc. (AWCMI) collection, 1977-2001

This collection documents the administration, financing, and programming of American Women Composers Midwest, Inc. from its founding meeting in 1982 to 2001. Also included are a small number of documents from 1977 - 1982 relating to the parent national organization. Materials include corresponden...

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Barbara Shipps' Hull-House collection, 1892-1978

The Barbara Shipps Hull-House Collection contains materials pertaining to Shipps' great aunts Eleanor and Gertrude Smith who served as Directors and Teachers at the Hull-House music school.

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Dora Nelson collection, 1917-1941

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Part of the Midwest Women's Historical Collection. Dora Nelson was associated with Neva Leona Boyd and the recreation movement in Chicago. The collection contains sheet music, folk dance instructions, photographs, and one piece of pottery. It includes ...

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Franklin J. Meine collection, 1824-1968

Franklin J. Meine (1896-1968) was the editor of the American Peoples Encyclopedia and a collector of American regional and folk humor. This collection consists of correspondence, notes, source material, articles and clippings, photographs, sheet music, cartoons, newspapers, comics and published m...

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Music and Theater collection, 1885-2007

This collection includes playbills, programs, and other music and theatre ephemera. Most is from the Chicago area, but other United States and International theatres are included. The bulk of the collection includes items from the mid-twentieth century.

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North Shore Music Festival collection, 1909-1932

The annual North Shore Music Festival was first held in the year 1909. It was held in the Northwestern University gymnasium in Evanston. This collection includes programs containing information on the festival from the year 1909 to 1932.

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Swiss Singing Society of Chicago records, 1869-1985

The Swiss Singing Society of Chicago was created during the U.S. Civil War. This organization, also known as the Schweizer Mannerchor and Swiss Male Chorus of Chicago, Inc., has played an active role in a number of local, state, and national cultural events such as the National Saengerfest of the...

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Three Arts Club of Chicago records, 1914-2004

The Three Arts Club of Chicago was an organization offering support and temporary residence for women painters, actors and musicians. The organization was incorporated in Illinois in 1912 and opened its first residence the same year. A building commissioned by the Three Arts Club and designed by ...

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