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Guide to the Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records MSS.1438

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

September 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-17T11:06-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

Unit ID:

MSS.1438

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

10.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1904-2007

Abstract:

A collection of club records, constitution and by-laws, member lists, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other materials of this Tuscaloosa arts organization.

creator

Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains scrapbooks (1957-2007) documenting the activities of the Tuscaloosa Music Club, as well as the official club records (1904-1907, 1979-1991, 1997-2000), including meeting minutes and treasurers' records. There are copies of most of the Yearbooks in the scrapbooks, but there several loose issues. Also included are programs from several state conventions and newsletters from the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, as well as various publications sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.

Processing Information:

Processed by

R. Rumstay, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Tuscaloosa Music Study Club; additional gift of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

The Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is an active independent organization, federated with the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs in 1926. The charge of the club is to broaden the culture of its members, to encourage appreciation and understanding of music, and to stimulate musical interest in Tuscaloosa. Its membership has grown from 25 members its first year to over one hundred. It sponsors several junior clubs, provides scholarships to talented students, and offers programs and performances for the greater community.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Tuscaloosa Public LIbrary. (local)

Music and Performing Arts (localbroad)

Popular Culture (localbroad)

Women (localbroad)

Women - Societies and clubs (lcsh)

Yearbooks, 1928-1996; Attendance Records, 1979-1981; Club Records, 1981-1991; Alabama Federation of Music Clubs (AFMC); AFMC Convention programs, 1963-1995; AFMC Newsletters, 1947-1992; Recitals and programs; Newspaper Clippings Box 5611

Scrapbooks: 1957-1958; 1962-1963; 1963-1964; 1965-1967 Box 5599

Scrapbooks: 1969-1970; 1970-1971; 1971-1975 Box 5600

Scrapbooks: 1974-1975; 1977-1978; 1977-1978/1978-1979 Box 5601

Scrapbooks: 1979-1980; 1980-1981; 1981-1982 Box 5602

Scrapbooks: 1983-1984; 1984-1985 Box 5603

Scrapbooks: 1985-1986 (A); National Music Week Report, 1985 (in separate folder) Box 5604

Scrapbooks: 1985-1986 (B) Box 5605

Scrapbooks: 1987-1988 Box 5606

Scrapbooks: 1988-1990; Publicity 1990-1991 Box 5607

Scrapbooks: 1991-1992; 1992-1993 Box 5608

Scrapbooks: 1993-1994 (extra pages) Box 5609

Scrapbooks: 1994 Box 5610

AFMC Newsletters, 1994-1997; Musical Alabama, v. 1-2; Who's Who in National Federation of Music Clubs, 1965; National Federation of Music Clubs; Financial Reports, 1997-2000; Minutes, 1997-2000 Box 5678

Scrapbooks: 1995-1996 Box 6121

Scrapbooks: 1996-1997 Box 6122

Scrapbooks: 1994-1995 (A) Box 6123

Scrapbooks: 1994-1995 (B) Box 6124

Scrapbooks: 1999-2000; Yearbooks (1940s-1960s?) Box 6125

Melodies of the Alabama Federation; Chronicles of the Tuscaloosa Music Club, 20041 Box 6130

Scrapbooks: 1966-1967; 1973-1977; 1982-1983; Minutes: 1970-1975; 1976-1981 Box 1438.001

Minutes: 1953-1960; 1961-1969 Box 1438.002

Scrapbooks: 2006-2007 Box 1438.003