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A-83

Curtis, Vera, 1879-1962. Papers of Vera Curtis, 1907-1962 (inclusive), 1907-1943 (bulk): A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-83
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Curtis, Vera, 1879-1962
Title: Papers of Vera Curtis, 1907-1962 (inclusive), 1907-1943 (bulk)
Date(s): 1907-1962
Date(s): 1907-1943
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box) plus 1 scrapbook)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, lecture notes, etc., of Vera Curtis, the first American trained singer with the Metropolitan Opera Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 29, 424
Gift of Mrs. Henry Fox, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Received October 1959 and April 1962.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Vera Curtis as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Vera Curtis Papers, 1907-1962; item description, dates. A-83, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Opera singer Vera Curtis became in 1912 the first singer trained in America to perform with the Metropolitan Opera Company.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and lecture notes on musical subjects, portraits and publicity pictures, program notes, and newsclippings re Vera Curtis, the first American trained singer with the Metropolitan Opera Co. in 1912.

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Additional Index Terms

Musicians
Opera
Singers
Women singers
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)

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