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MS Thr 1690

Mikus, Irene. Irene Mikus photographs and ephemera, circa 1910-1943 (MS Thr 1690): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 1690
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Mikus, Irene
Title: Irene Mikus photographs and ephemera
Date(s): circa 1910-1943
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Quantity: The photographs are in good condition.
Language of materials: Collection is in English.
Abstract: Personal, professional, and family photographs of Irene Mikus.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2018MT-036. Purchased from Bryan Cassidy, 2017 September.

Custodial History:

Purchased from Bryan Cassidy, 2017.

Processing Information:

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2017 September.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Irene Mikus Photographs and Ephemera, circa 1910-1943 (MS Thr 1690). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Irene Mikus, the "One Girl Symphony", was an American musician and dancer, who performed within the local New England circuit.


Collection is minimally processed. Materials are arranged in two series: Photographs; and Postcards.

Content Description

Collection includes the photograph album of Irene Mikus, comprised of eighty-three black and white photographs of various sizes and a postcard. The photographs feature the following: family members; performance; promotional shots; and portraits.

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Additional Index Terms

Women musicians -- United States.
Dancers--United States