Metropolitan Opera scrapbooks & programs
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Metropolitan Opera scrapbooks & programs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Title: Metropolitan Opera scrapbooks & programs
Dates: 1910-1986, undated
Quantity: 8.337 linear ft. (8 document cases and 3 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS332

Biographical/Historical Note

The Metropolitan Opera Company was founded in New York City in 1883. Starting with that first year the company went on tour around the country. It started visiting Atlanta in 1910 and continued visiting with breaks in the war years until the 1980s. Additional administrative information about the Metropolitan Opera has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of three scrapbooks, annual reports, and programs of the Metropolitan Opera on its visits to Atlanta.


Index Terms

Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Opera
Opera--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Metropolitan Opera scrapbooks, MSS 332, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

MSS OS box 1.27Scrapbook, 1910-1963
 

Box

MSS OS box 1.28Scrapbook, 1948-1970
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.255Scrapbook, 1956-1976
 

Box

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11Annual report, 1967-1968
 
2Annual report, 1968-1969
 
3Annual report, 1969-1970
 
4Annual report, 1973-1974
 
5Metropolitan Opera "Libretto", 1951-1958, undated
 
6"Stories of the Atlanta Grand Opera" by Dudley Glass, presented by the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York, 1926, undated
 
7Repertoires, 1910-1928
 
8Repertoires, 1947-1976
 
9Tear sheets from programs, 1968
 
10Schedules and tickets, 1910-1982
 
11Writers' program of the Works Progress Administration, 1919-1925
 
12Newspaper clippings, 1926-1980
 
13Atlanta Opera Guild, 1977-1983
 
14Autograph of Giuseppe DeLuca, 1928
 
15Luncheon at the Commerce Club - programs and menus, 1961-1964
 

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21Programs, 1908-1911
 
2Programs, 1911-1912
 
3Programs, 1913-1920
 
4Programs, 1921-1923
 
5Programs, 1923-1930
 
6Programs, 1942-1948
 

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31Programs, 1949
 
2Programs, 1950-1951
 
3Programs, 1952-1953
 
4Programs, 1954
 

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41Programs, 1955-1956
 
2Programs, 1958
 
3Programs, 1959
 
4Programs, 1960
 

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51Programs, 1961
 
2Programs, 1962
 
3Programs, 1963
 
4Programs, 1964
 
5Programs, 1964
 

Box

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61Programs, 1965
 
2Programs, 1966-1967
 
3Programs, 1968-1969
 
4Programs, 1970-1971
 
5Programs, 1972
 

Box

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71Programs, 1973-1974
 
2Programs, 1975-1976
 
3Programs, 1977
 
4Programs, 1978
 
5Programs, 1979
 
6Programs, 1980
 

Box

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81Programs, 1981
 
2Programs, 1982
 
3Programs, 1983
 
4Programs, 1984
 
5Programs, 1985
 
6Programs, 1986