Records of the Manager/Executive Director/President, 1891-[ongoing] (bulk 1967-[ongoing]).


Records of the Manager/Executive Director/President, 1891-[ongoing] (bulk 1967-[ongoing]).

Papers of each of the orchestra's chief administrators, including correspondence, reports, and speeches of Milward Adams (1891-1894), George H. Wilson (1894-1895), Anna Millar (1895-1899), Frederick Wessels (1899-1926), Henry Voegeli (1927-1943), George Kuyper (1944-1959), Seymour Raven (1960-1964), Silas Edman (1964-1967), John Edwards (1967-1984), and Henry Fogel (1985- ).

32.5 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8053726

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