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Guide to the Liederkranz Collection
ca. 1847-1987
 MSS.130

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Collection processed by Rachel Conrad, 2001-2002, and Daniel Callahan, September 2003 – January 2004.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 23, 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: The Liederkranz of the City of New York
Title: Liederkranz Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1847-1987
Abstract: The Liederkranz of the City of New York is an amateur organization, founded in 1847 as a male singing society, that grew to include choruses, an orchestra, a scholarship competition and fund (the Liederkranz Foundation), and a membership "Dedicated to the Promotion of MUSIC and CULTURE." The Liederkranz Collection is comprised of music scores and parts, documents produced by the Liederkranz of the City of New York, and related documents and items that have been obtained by the club since it began in 1847. The bulk of the collection is choral and orchestral scores and parts.
Quantity: 200 Linear Feet in 208 boxes and 1 flat-file folder
Location: Some materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English and German.
Call Phrase: MSS.130