Music -- Instruction and study
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.