Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Shepherd Society Records, 1978-2003 UA 081



creator Rice University. Shepherd Society.
Title: Rice University Shepherd Society Records
Dates: 1978-2003
Abstract: The Shepherd Society was founded in 1977 to further the cause of music at Rice University and in Houston through scholarship support and promotion of the programs and recognition of the musical talents of teachers and students of the Shepherd School of Music. The records relate to the governing council of the society, meetings and their agendas and minutes, published materials such as programs, announcements and invitations for special concerts and the Madrigal Dinner.
Identification: UA 081
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Historical Sketch

The Shepherd Society was founded in 1977 to further the cause of music at Rice University and in Houston through scholarship support and promotion of the programs and recognition of the musical talents of teachers and students of the Shepherd School of Music.


Scope and Contents

The Shepherd Society Records range from 1977 to 2003 and includes materials relating to the governing council of the society, meetings and their agendas and minutes. Published materials include reference and membership materials, and society-related events., i.e., programs, announcements and invitations for special concerts and the Madrigal Dinner. There are a few news clippings.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Shepherd Society Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Rice University. Shepherd Society.
Genres
clippings (information artifacts)
invitations
minutes (administrative records)
programs (documents)

Related Papers

Complimentary collections include the Shepherd School of Music Records, and information [vertical] files on Shepherd Chamber Players, Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, and Sallie Shepherd Perkins.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University Shepherd Society Records, 1978-2003, Rice University Archives, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

The records were transferred to Woodson Research Center in 1998 by Shepherd Society Board member, Genevieve (Mrs. Roy D.) Demme.

Accruals

Future additions are expected for this material.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Governing Council & Annual Meetings

Box Folder
1 1 The Shepherd Society Governing Council, Rice University, Reference Materials, September 21, 1983
2 The Shepherd Society Governing Council, Rice University, Reference Materials, September 27,1984
3 The Shepherd Society Governing Council, Rice University, Reference Materials, September 26, 1985
4 The Shepherd Society Governing Council, Rice University, Reference Materials, October 2, 1986
5 Governing Council corresp., agendas, minutes, financial reports, 1978-80, 1984-89, 1991-98
6 Organizational Committee corresp., reports, constitution and by-laws1977-78
7 Annual meeting and luncheon invitations, 1978-80, 1985-98
8 Annual meeting agendas, minutes, reports, 1980, 1987-92, 1995- 96



Series II: Membership

Box Folder
2 1 Member invitation brochures, 1977-1989
2 Member invitation brochures, 1990-2003
3 Member season calendars/welcome, 1983/84-94/95; membership cards
4 Member correspondence, 1977-79, 1984-92, 1995, 1999
5 Membership committee reports, 1977/78-95
6 Membership lists, 1977-84, 1986-88, 1990-94, n.d.



Series III: Event Programs and Announcements

Box Folder
2 7 Madrigal Dinner invitations and programs, 1979-97
Box Folder
3 1 Concert programs and announcements, 1977-78, 1980, 1985-97
2 Young People’s Concert invitations, announcements and programs, 1977-80, 1986-98
3 Young People’s Concert invitations,Blaserfest announcements, 1986-94
4 Faculty recital programs and announcements, 1992-
5 Membership Concert programs and announcements, 1977-79
6 Schubertiad programs and invitations, 1986-98
7 News clippings, 1979, 1986, 1991, 1992
8 Ephemera