University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Austin Community Concert Association Scrapbooks, 1935-1955



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Austin Community Concert Association
Creator: Trice, Lois Baird
Title: Austin Community Concert Association scrapbooks
Dates: 1935-1955
Abstract: Four scrapbooks compiled by Lois Trice compose the Austin Community Concert Association Scrapbooks, 1935-1955, documenting numerous classical, operatic, and other performances hosted by the Austin Community Concert Association in Austin, Texas. The scrapbooks contain photographs, programs, tickets, membership cards, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to performances by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, soprano Bidu Sayao, dancer Carola Goya, violinist Joseph Szigeti, mime Angna Enters, and pianist Clifford Curzon, among others.
Accession No.: 87-136
Extent: 1 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Founded in 1935, the Austin Community Concert Association hosted classical, operatic, and other performances in Austin, Texas. Officers included President H. T. Parlin and Secretary-Treasurer/General Manager Lois Trice. Following the departure of Trice in 1953, the Association disbanded two years later.


Scope and Contents

Four scrapbooks compiled by Lois Trice compose the Austin Community Concert Association Scrapbooks, 1935-1955, documenting numerous classical, operatic, and other performances hosted by the Austin Community Concert Association in Austin, Texas. The scrapbooks contain photographs, programs, tickets, membership cards, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to performances by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, soprano Bidu Sayao, dancer Carola Goya, violinist Joseph Szigeti, mime Angna Enters, and pianist Clifford Curzon, among others.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Trice, Lois Baird.
Subjects (Organizations)
Austin Community Concert Association -- Archives.
Subjects
Concerts -- Texas -- Austin.
Musicians -- Texas -- Austin.
Entertainers -- Texas -- Austin.
Music -- Texas -- Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Austin Community Concert Association Scrapbooks, 1935-1955, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

box
4L339-4L342 Scrapbooks, 1935-1955