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Guide to the Emma Thursby Papers
1706-1942 (Bulk 1860-1940)
  MS 2530

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 05, 2022
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931
Title: Emma Thursby papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1706-1942 (Bulk 1860-1940)
Abstract: The collection contains information related to the singing career of Emma Thursby and her family relationships. The collection documents the financial and career dealings of a female concert singer in the late nineteenth century.
Quantity: 19 Linear feet (25 boxes, 4 bound volumes)
Language: The documents in the collection are primarily in English, but various other languages are also found there, perhaps especially German.
Call Phrase: MS 2530