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Music -- Instruction and study

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-10-30

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Marjory asks about Madelene's dinner party, asks for information abut Aunt Lizzie Jones going abroad, reports that she is on the Executive Committee of a new muscial society at Smth, and of an interaction with E. King '96, an old friend of Gertrude's. She also writes about the Hubbard house dance, Anna Harris, gym class, switching to counterpoint from harmony class, themes, her spending accounts, alterations to her clothes, and dramatics. Letter addressed to "Papa, Mamma and Gertrude."

Dates of Materials: 1898-10-30

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1898-12-04

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Marjory writes about her paper due Tuesday, substituting in a basketball game, practicing music, and being mistaken for Gertrude again. She asks for the addresses of Aunt Lizzie George and Uncle Henry.

Dates of Materials: 1898-12-04

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her family, 1899-01-29

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Marjory reports that she has finished her exams in French and Literature, and will soon take her exams in German, Counterpoint and Bible. She writes about the tailoring of her birthday dress, resting at home during the Day of Prayer, skating, and practicing music.

Dates of Materials: 1899-01-29

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her father, Thomas Gane, 1898-11-06

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Marjory enjoyed her father's letter. She writes that the weather is miserable and she plans to attend church this evening rather than in the morning. Marjory reccomends a play called "Uncle Dick" freaturing Sol Smith Russell. She also writes about a theme she is writing, the College Clef Club, and various social interations.

Dates of Materials: 1898-11-06

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her mother, Sarah Jones, 1900-01-28

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Marjory writes about her school work and exams. She has filled out her course card for next semester's classes, and needs to report on her Church and Chapel cuts soon. She writes, "I just study all I can for the exams and let the rest rip. I am not particularly tired either. I have come to the conclusion that it will all be the same a hundred years hence anyway."

Dates of Materials: 1900-01-28

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her mother, Sarah Jones, 1898-11-09

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Concerning Counterpoint class, a theme on the "emotional element in Jeremiah and Hosea." playing tennis, gym class, and practicing violin and piano. Marjory writes a couple nonsense rhymes at the end of the letter.

Dates of Materials: 1898-11-09

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her mother, Sarah Jones, 1898-11-16

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Marjory writes about the sophomores' tradition of disturbing the freshmen class meeting, her plans for school vacations, playing the Sonate to Dr. Blodgett with Agnes, and the college Monthlys. She was greatly pleased with her mother's Elm Street Woman's Club and its programs.

Dates of Materials: 1898-11-16

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her mother, Sarah Jones, 1898-11-20

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Marjory writes about the four different "spreads" she went to the day before, playing music with Miss Kidder, and a basketball game. She asks about family members including Harry, Aunt Lizzie and Papa. Marjory includes a nonsense rhyme at the end of the letter.

Dates of Materials: 1898-11-20

Correspondence from Marjory Gane (class of 1901) to her mother, Sarah Jones, 1899-11-05

 Item — Box 1608: [Barcode: 310183630238151], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Concerning her Phsycology paper, pouring at a freshman tea, coaching basketball, an interview with Marjory's music teacher Professor Sleeper, and her English teacher Miss Jordan.

Dates of Materials: 1899-11-05

diary, 1911

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1911, her sophomore/junior year at Smith College. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include the announcement to name the auditorium "John M. Greene."

Dates of Materials: 1911

diary, 1912

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1912, her junior/senior year at Smith College. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include the death of her brother, Ches, and her Junior Prom.

Dates of Materials: 1912

diary, 1913

 File — Box 1835: [Barcode: 310183630238490], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Hart-Lester Harris gives a brief account of each day in 1913, the end of her senior year at Smith College, and the summer and fall following. Harris writes of school work, friendships, clothing, events and day-to-day happenings in her life. Events of note include her graduation.

Dates of Materials: 1913

Dorothy Dushkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00243
Abstract

Composer and co-founder of music schools. Musical scores and recordings make up a large portion of the collection. Dushkin's diaries, kept from age 15 to 84, are highly detailed and personal and reflect a dual life as professional composer and family caretaker. Winnetka and Kinhaven music schools are documented by correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondents include Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, Caroline Bedell Thomas, and musician Nadia Boulanger.

Dates of Materials: 1906 - 1989

Kay Gardner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00523
Abstract Kay Louise Gardner was born on Long Island, New York. Gardner was committed to making and promoting women's music, and was a founding member of the feminist lesbian band, Lavender Jane (1972), and of Women With Wings, a sacred singing circle. She also founded and recorded works with the New England Women's Symphony, in addition to being a prolific composer and recording artist in her own right. Her papers include musical scores, vinyl phonograph discs, audiotapes, videocassettes by Gardner,...
Dates of Materials: 1941 - 2003

Music, circa 1963-1992

 File — Box 1035: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388048], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Music played a vital role for children and adults in the YWCA of the USA and its community associations throughout its history as part of club programming, conferences and classes. Photographed activities include group singing, singing and guitar lessons, camp singing, and singing with children.

Dates of Materials: circa 1963-1992