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Symphony Guild of Charlotte records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0441

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks documenting the Symphony Guild of Charlotte (formerly the Charlotte Symphony Women's Association). Scrapbooks contain photographs, yearbooks, printed programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, etc. about events, parties, and fundraisers.

Dates

  • 1942, 1966-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Symphony Guild of Charlotte Records are the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

The Symphony Guild of Charlotte was founded in 1950 as the Charlotte Symphony Women's Association. The Guild has grown steadily in size, scope, and support to the Charlotte Symphony and the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestras over the years. The Guild has initiated and sustained many award-winning youth music education projects since its inception. The goal of the organization is to create, develop, and promote an interest in symphonic music in the Charlotte and the surrounding metropolitan area. The mission is to promote financial and volunteer support to the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society, Inc., the Charlotte youth symphonies and symphonic educational activities. The Guild is not just a fundraising organization, however, as demonstrated in their youth music education programs which include the Youth Festival, Youth Orchestra Summer Camp, Young Artists Competition, Master Class, School Concerts, Lollipops Concerts, and the popular Musical Petting Zoo.

Extent

7 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks documenting the Symphony Guild of Charlotte (formerly the Charlotte Symphony Women's Association).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anne McKnight, 15 August 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert A. McInnes, 2011 and J. Henry, 2015.
Title
Symphony Guild of Charlotte records
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid written by Robert A. McInnes, and J. Henry.
Date
August 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated