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

New-York Historical Society
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 05, 2022
Description is in English.

Access Points

Subject Names

  • Thursby, Ina Love, 1855-
  • Thursby, Jane Bennett, -1884
  • Thursby, John Barnes, 1820-1859
  • Vivekananda, Swami, 1863-1902
  • Bull, Ole, 1810-1880
  • Bull, Olea, 1871-1911
  • Bull, Sara Chapman Thorp, 1850-1911
  • Farmer, Sarah J., 1847-1916
  • Jackson, May Howard, 1877-1931
  • Okakura, Kakuzo, 1862-1913
  • Ovington, Jeannie
  • Rudersdorff, Ermini
  • Strakosch, Moritz, -1887
  • Thursby, Alice, 1843-1886

Document Type

  • Awards
  • Business cards.
  • Check stubs
  • Deeds.
  • Indentures.
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Menus.
  • Notes (documents)
  • Pamphlets.
  • Passports.
  • Phonograph records
  • Place cards
  • Poems
  • Programs (documents).
  • Telegrams.
  • Wills.
  • Address books.
  • Appointment books
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Contracts.
  • Diaries.
  • Letters of credit.
  • Postcards.
  • Receipts (financial records)
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Signatures (names)
  • Visiting cards

Subject Organizations

  • Green Acre Fellowship
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Subject Topics

  • Art, East Asian
  • Concert agents
  • Concert tours
  • Concerts.
  • Finance, Personal
  • Music trade
  • Philosophy, Indic.
  • Singers.
  • Singing
  • Singing -- Instruction and study
  • Women singers -- United States.

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
  • Europe -- Description and travel -- 1919–1944
  • Europe -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
  • India -- Religion.
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.

Family Name(s)

  • Van Cott family
  • Bennett family
  • Thursby (Family)