Papers of the Observatory Mountain Orchestra [manuscript], 1932-1938


Papers of the Observatory Mountain Orchestra [manuscript], 1932-1938

Papers of the Observatory Mountain Orchestra include invitations to performances, newsclippings about orchestra events and competitions, press releases, and correspondence, especially that of Professor Peter Van de Kamp. Correspondents include Arthur Fickénscher, James M. Grainger, Mrs. Oron J. Hale, Lewis M. Hammond, Mrs. John Calvin Metcalf, Robert B. Shackelford, Mrs. Carrol Mason Sparrow, Joseph L. Vaughan, Winston Wilkinson, and Charles K. Woltz.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7425558

University of Virginia. Library

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