Manchester, N.H., fine arts and crafts collection, 1720-2000


50 linear ft.
Concert programs, tickets, vocal, piano, instrumental, dance, and organ music, music encyclopedia, instructional manuals, hymnals, sheet music, scrapbooks, cylinders for Edison record player, catalogs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, and other materials, reflecting musical activities in Manchester, N.H., including records of Manchester Opera House; information relating to Union Army bands during the Civil War; music of Manchester composers, E.T. Baldwin and Herbert R. Fisher; collections of Walter Dignam, Hazel Kimball, William McAllister, and local musicians; records of Smyth Institute of Music; and music played by performers at Harugari Club. Also includes materials pertaining to painting and photography including information concerning exhibits; miscellaneous materials of Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences, and Historic Art Club; exhibit of Henry W. Herrick; sepia photos; and publications; and proceedings, newsletters, programs, and other records of Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences. Also includes programs, theater playbills, and other materials documenting dance and theater in Manchester, including materials of New Hampshire Performing Arts Center, Palace Theatre, New England Opera, and New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra; and dress patterns, needlework, greeting cards, wallpaper samples, craft materials, and records of the Thimble Club.
The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Manchester Historic Association Library, New Hampshire.
In part, microfilm.
Forms part of the repository's Local history record group collection.
Access restricted.
In English.
Finding aid published in: National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States, microfiche 4.35.1..

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