American Society of Music and Fine Arts Collection, 1934-1964

American Society of Music and Fine Arts Collection, 1934-1964

Finding Aid

Collection No. 109 (.25 Linear Feet)
D.C. Community Archives

Provenance

Unknown.

History

The American Society of Music and Fine Arts was founded by violinist and critic Elena de Sayn in 1934, for the purpose of promoting knowledge and appreciation of music and fine arts, and assembling together artists and patrons of the arts. Originally called the Slavic American Society of Music and Fine Arts, the group voted unanimously to change its name in 1943.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings, meeting minutes, invitations and event announcements.

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Box List

Box 1

FF1 Scrapbook, 1934-1964
FF2 Scrapbook, 1934-1964
FF3 Scrapbook, 1934-1964
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Compiled by Rachel Telford, April 2007

DC Public Library, Special Collections
D.C. Community Archives
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Washington, D.C.  20001
202-727-1213

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