Frances Elliott Clark papers


Frances Elliott Clark papers

1890-1963 (majority 1911-1957)

Frances Elliott Clark (1860-1958), born near Angola, Indiana, taught in the public schools of Illinois and Iowa until 1903, when she became the supervisor of the Milwaukee public schools. In 1911, she became the director of the Education Department of the Victor Talking Machine Company, where she promoted the use of the phonograph in music education. A founding member of the Music Educators National Conference (now the National Association for Music Education), she presided over the annual Founder's Breakfasts, served on the executive committee, and chaired at various times the archives, necrology, and the Lowell Mason Sesquicentennial Committees. She was an officer of the NEA music section and was active in the Music Teachers National Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, correspondence, addresses, programs, reports, memorabilia, clippings, and articles related to Clark's work as a music educator.

7.25 linear feet

eng, Latn

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Victor Talking Machine Company. Educational Dept. (corporateBody)

Mason, Lowell, 1792-1872 (person)

American composer and music educator. From the description of The Lowell Mason papers, 1813-1980 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190298 From the description of The Lowell Mason papers, 1813-1980 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122354720 Lowell Mason (1792-1872), musical educator and hymn writer, was born in Medfield, Massachusetts. In 1812 he came to Savannah as a bank clerk. In Savannah, he taught singing, and was the orga...

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