Elinor Colby collection, 1917-1990 (bulk 1919-1923).


Colby, Elinor. Elinor Colby collection, 1917-1990 (bulk 1919-1923).

Elinor Colby collection, 1917-1990 (bulk 1919-1923).

This collection contains the personal papers of Elinor Edmunds Colby. The bulk of the collection consists of New England Conservatory (NEC) related materials including notebooks, correspondence, examination records, receipts and bills for tuition, NEC concert programs, NEC Bulletins and other NEC memorabilia including a class ring. The collection also includes personal materials that Colby collected or created including letters, invitations, concert programs, photographs and newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook. The date range for the material is from 1917-1990 with the bulk of the material being from 1919-1923.

Approximately 1 lin. ft. (2 document cases and 1 manuscript box).

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Colby, Elinor.

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Elinor Edmunds Colby was born in Springfield, New Hampshire in 1903. She graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H. in 1920 and attended the New England Conservatory from 1920 to 1923. A piano student, she studied with Alfred DeVoto and Jesus Sanroma. She was also a student in vocal accompanying under Richard Hageman. A lifelong resident of Claremont, N.H., she served as music supervisor of the Claremont Public Schools for two years, taught private piano lessons for 55 years, and was ...

New England Conservatory of Music

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