Concert class diaries, 1910-1916

Thomas Concert Class (Evanston, Ill.).


.3 linear ft. (2 v.)..
Arranged chronologically.
Material relating to the activities of the music club including program pages (pasted into the volumes) from all the CSO's subscription concerts at Orchestra Hall, brief descriptions of related lectures and performances given at the club meetings, complete membership rosters for each season including names and addresses, and lists of club officers -- Lectures occasionally cover other topics and musical groups including the Theodore Thomas Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Grand Opera, the Evanston Musical Club, and Rose Fay Thomas's petition concerning the orchestra's name change. Prominent members represented include Mrs. M.C. Armour, Mrs. D.H. Burnham, Ellen Burnham, Mrs. Henry Mayer, Mrs. Max Paepke, Mrs. J.B. Sears, and Mrs. R.F. Seymour. Guest speakers represented include Rossetter Cole, Eric DeLamarter, Merwin Howe, Peter Christian Lutkin, Arne Oldberg, Frederick Stock, and Rose Fay Thomas.
Ladies amateur music club named after Theodore Thomas, the first music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO); based primarily in Evanston, Ill., and met weekly (1910-1916) during the CSO concert season.
Unpublished finding aid available at repository, and online catalog available on the Internet.
Forms part of the Records of Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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