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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Original Deposit of July 2002 (Acc. 2002-042)

Addition of August 2002 (Acc. 2002-044)

Addition of March 2003 (Acc. 2003-008)

Addition of May 2003 (Acc. 2003-027)

Addition of August 2003 (Acc. 2003-046)

Addition of August 2004 (Acc. 2004-068)

Addition of September 2004 (Acc. 2004-085)

Addition of October 2004 (Acc. 2004-091)

Addition of October 2005 (Acc. 2005-088)

Material removed from MS 156. San Antonio Performing Arts Association (Accession 2009-005 )

Addition of March 2009 (Accession 2009-022)

University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Margaret King Stanley Papers, 1948-2009



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stanley, Margaret King.
Title: Margaret King Stanley Papers
Dates: 1948-2009
Creator Abstract: Margaret King Stanley has resided in San Antonio for much of her life where she has been heavily involved in the local performing arts community, including the San Antonio Performing Arts Association, San Antonio Opera Guild and the San Antonio Symphony.
Content Abstract: The majority of this collection documents Margaret King Stanley's extensive work within the San Antonio arts community. Material types present are planning materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, brochures, audio tapes, photographs and assorted ephemera.
Identification: MS 168
Extent: 17.65 linear feet (24 Boxes)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Margaret King Stanley was born in San Antonio, Texas where she has resided for most of her life. She was married to Shelby Stanley, Jr. from 1954 until 1974. The Stanleys had two children: Torrey Margaret Stanley and Jean Cullen Stanley.

Stanley has worked as a teacher, clothing and jewelry designer, performing arts administrator, producer and radio host. She has served on numerous boards, including the Opera Guild of San Antonio, San Antonio Symphony League, Metropolitan Opera National Council, and the Texas Commission on the Arts. Stanley has also received various awards for her professional and volunteer achievements.

For 14 years, Stanley was the host of a weekly radio program, "On Stage with Margaret King Stanley," that focused on the arts through interviews with performing arts celebrities. The program aired on Trinity University's KRTU-FM.

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Scope and Content Note

The majority of this collection documents Margaret King Stanley's extensive work within the San Antonio arts community. Material types present are planning materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, brochures, audio tapes, photographs and assorted ephemera.

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Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of July 2002 (Acc. 2002-042)
Addition of August 2002 (Acc. 2002-044)
Addition of March 2003 (Acc. 2003-008)
Addition of May 2003 (Acc. 2003-027)
Addition of August 2003 (Acc. 2003-046)
Addition of August 2004 (Acc. 2004-068)
Addition of September 2004 (Acc. 2004-085)
Addition of October 2004 (Acc. 2004-091)
Addition of October 2005 (Acc. 2005-088)
Material removed from MS 156. San Antonio Performing Arts Association (Accession 2009-005 )
Addition of March 2009 (Acc. 2009-022)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Stanley, Margaret King.
Organizations
San Antonio Performing Arts Association.
Opera Guild of San Antonio.
Subjects
Performing arts--Texas.
Theater--Texas--San Antonio.
Opera--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Audiocassettes.
Brochures.
Correspondence.
Ephemera.
Photographs.
Programs.
Scrapbooks.
Local Subjects
Entertainment/Entertainers
Women

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Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by Margaret King Stanley at the date of accessioning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret King Stanley Papers, MS 168, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collectionsy.

Acquisition Information

Received from Margaret King Stanley 2002-2009 (Acc. 2002-042; 2002-044; 2003-008; 2003-027; 2003-046; 2004-068; 2004-085; 2004-091; 2005-088, 2009-005, 2009-022).

Processing Information

Addition encoded by Tatina Wulzer, Collections Assistant, March and April 2009.

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.

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Preliminary Inventory of the Margaret King Stanley Papers

 

Original Deposit of July 2002 (Acc. 2002-042)

Box
1 Letters and faxes regarding Carver Center, November 1999- July 2000

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Addition of August 2002 (Acc. 2002-044)

Box
1 Certificates, posters, birth announcement, ballet slipper

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Addition of March 2003 (Acc. 2003-008)

Box
1 Mistress of Robes - 1968-1969
[Black book]
La Reata (High school yearbook), 1948
Who's Who in American Music Classical First Edition
A Survey of the Nonprofessional Reading Preferences … by Margaret King Stanley (Masters thesis)
La Reata (High school yearbook)
[Blue yearbook]
Box
1 3 videocassettes
2 standard length magnetic tapes
[1 in plastic, 1 in cardboard Box]
Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions - 1967
ISDAA Dec. ' 93 Conference
San Antonio Performing Arts Association
[Red binder]
Box
2 The Global Game
[Canvas bag filled with Global Game booklets]
Plastic Bag filled with assorted magazines and newspapers
Margaret King Stanley: Spirit of Creativity Award Plaque
Emily Smith Medallion Citation
Margaret King Stanley…1990 Imagineer Nominee Award
Box
3 Plastic Bag filled with original art prints
Margaret King Stanley Nominee for the Junior League of San Antonio Volunteer Extraordinaire
1 Floral Binder of assorted paperwork
1976
[Blue Binder]
New Directions 1989 Scrapbook
1954 School Scrapbook
1952 PiPhi Scrapbook
Box
4 A Century of the Met
Martha Graham Dance Company
La Danza Moderna Di Martha Graham - Mostra Documentaria
The Royal Pavilion Brighton
Historic Houses Castles and Gardens in Great Britain and Ireland '73
Cigahotels Magazine 16
Raoul Dufy Booklet
Age of Spirituality
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music
Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus 110th ed. Souvenir …
Barnum
42nd Street
Marcel Marceau
Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus 108th ed. Souvenir …
Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus 109th ed. Souvenir …
Chinese Acrobats and Magicians of Taiwan
Lena: The Lady - The Legend
2001: A Space Odyssey
Mount Vernon: An Illustrated Handbook
A Brief guide to the National Gallery of Art of the U.S.A.
Crazy Horse Saloon Pamphlet
Lido Champs-Elysees Paris
Shirley MacLaine
Bal Du Moulin Rouge Paris
Le Grande Eugene
Ice Capades
Fashion, Art, and Beauty [2 copies]
American Women of Style: The Costume Institute
Vanity Fair The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Show Boat
The 10s The 20s The 30s Inventive Clothes 1909-1939
[2 copies]
Oliver Messiaeu Messiaen in Den Haag
Stockhausen in Den Haag
De Materie Louis Andriessen Robert Wilson De Nederlandse Opera
Eugene Berman and the Theatre of Melancholia
On Your Toes
The Aesthetic and Cultural Significance of Modern Dance
Keith Addis Presents Alexander Godunov and the Stars 1982
Metropolitan Opera Centennial Gala October 22, 1983
The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble
Luciano Pavarotti
My One and Only
Martha Graham
In Search of Orfeo
Bayerische Staatsoper Richard Strauss Salome
Blatter Der Bayerischen Staatsoper 5/89
150 jaar Koniklijk Conservatorium
Ten Behoeve der opterigten School
Glamorous Movie Stars of the Thirites Paper Dolls
The Paperdoll Book Elvis
Jimmy Coloring Book
First Family Paper Doll and Cut-out Book
Clark Gable Paper Dolls in Full Color
Viven Leigh Paper Dolls in Full Color
Ronald Reagan Paper Dolls in Full Color
Paperdolls for Grownups Thirty from the 30's Costumes of the Great Stars
San Antonio Charity Horseshow April 13-17, 1977
San Antonio Charity Horseshow April 17-21, 1974
San Antonio Charity Horse Show April 11-15, 1973
Rules and Regulations of Texas Hunter and Jumperassociation
San Antonio Charity Horse Show April 16-20, 1975
Houston Hunter and Jumper Charity Show
Cardboard drawing by Torrey
The Santa Fe Opera 2002 Season
Retama Park Official track Program
Bettie Ward
Ballet Nacional De Cuba
France
20 Seasons of Houston Grand Opera
Box
5 Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus 118th ed. Program
Konzerte Kongresse Tagungen Veranstaltugen
SATRA Entertainment Corp. presents The Royal Ballet
Duke Ellington's Sophicated Ladies
ITF@SA
Spoleto Festival '88
Opera Theatre The Eleventh Season of St. Louis
Opera Theatre of St. Louis 1988
Royal Opera House Diary 1983
Het Concertgebouw | Het Concertgebouworkest Amterdam
Michael Clark/Stephen Petronio Lalala Human Steps
Nederlands Dans Theater
Alegria Cirque Du Soleil
San Antonio Syphony No.2 October 1963 25th Season
Lido Champs-Elysees * Paris
Chinese Opera
G. Verdi Ernani
Art in America July*August 1972
The Santa Fean Magazine * Opera Special'
San Antonio Performing Arts Association
Chicago A Muscial Vaudeville
Housto Ballet Octover-November Pamphlet
Opera November 1975 Houston Grand Opera Faust
Opera October 1975 Houston Grand Opera Rinaldo
El Capitan * John Philip Souse * Texas Opera Theater
Opera Houston Grand Opera Feburary-March 1976
Opera January 1976 HoustoN Grand Opera Othello
Disney Presents: The Lion King The Broadway Musical
Les Miserables
Metropolitan Opera Association Annual Report 1971-72
Old Santa Fe Today
The Vienna Choir Boys
Metropolitan Opera / Season 1981-82
Los Angeles Philharmonic 1979/80 Season
Glyndebourne 1973
Arena di Verona 1978
The Order of the Alamo Court of Time and Space
The National Ballet of Canada * Rudolf Nureyev
Ballet Folklorico
Alvin Ailety Collectors Edition
Makarova and Company
The Symphony Society of San Antonio … Cinderella
San Antonio Monthly Dec. 1982
Giorgione Routes
Vicenza The Villas
In Teatro La Moda E Costume
Cats Souvenir Brochure
Ballet Nacional Festivales de Espana
Ballet West 1969-70 Season
Utah Civic Ballet 1968-69 Season
Tantris Magazin fur Gormets Ausgabe 3-86
Gateway to the West
City Center Theater 40th Anniversary
Ballet West
Koninklijk Conservatorium: John Cage in DenHaag
The Programme …
L'Assedio Di Corinto
Ballet Theatre
Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet
American Ballet Theatre 1940-1979
The National Ballet
Ruth Page's International Ballet
American Ballet Theatre Thirty-Second Year
American Ballet Theatre 1940-1970
Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet
[Silver cover]
The Royal Ballet
American Ballet Theatre 1976
Bolshoi Ballet
San Francisco Ballet
Bolshoi The Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet
The Nutcracker New York City Ballet
Maya Plisetskaya and Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet
Ballet Nacional Festivales de Espana
Premiere Special Winter 1991
Opera Theatre of St. Louis The Eleventh Season
Giselle Adolphe Adam
Box
6 10 programs
2 glass plaques
1 book [To Live in Time by Patricia H. Menk]
MKS: Incarnate Word Motherhouse Chapel
MKS: Louisiana Music Panel
Copy of: New Member Board Book
Margaret Stanley: Press
Margaret Stanley: Time Sheets
Medallion Award: MBC
MKS: Oasis
Margaret Stanley: Original Design
Who's Who in American Women
Box
7 40 Audio Cassette Tapes
Box
8 Early Music Festival Slides (20) ABO
60 Audio Cassette Tapes
Box
9 59 Audio Cassette Tapes
Box
10 3 framed items
[1 photo, 1 letter, 1 certificate]
1 black stand
1 photo of the Court of Time and Space, 1969
Signed Coronation Program MKS Mistress of Rohes, 1969
MKS Childhood Newspaper
MKS Work with SA Symphony 1992-1998
Opera Guild MKS 2002 to 2004
MKS Published Articles
MKS Lesson Plans Art 1-12
MK Stanley: Trip to Budapest for the SA Symphony
Articles and Photos of MKS
MKS Chair of Southwest Presenters 1989-1992
MKS When I was in the Coronation - Fiesta 1953
MKS: Diplomas
MKS Arts Council Work and Designing of the SAPAA
Articles and Photos of MKS
Cris Stan MKS Clothes Designer
Coronation - Old Material
Research for 1969 Coronation History References
Junior League Magazine Bright Scrawl Edited and Designed by MKS
Moon Play Written by MKS
approx. 48 programs following the files.

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Addition of May 2003 (Acc. 2003-027)

Box
1 Margaret Reynolds King 1947 Graduation from High School
Margaret Reynolds King Age 4-5
2 Dance Calenders from the Joffrey Ballet
Box Folder
4 4 1 plastic bag contain misc. documents, childern's activity books, etc.
5 Clippings, 1991-2001 and undated
6 On Stage 1988: Correspondence , 1988
7 On Stage: 1992 Schedule, 1992
8 On Stage mailing list, undated
9 "On Stage" - Script, 1988-1989
10 On Stage 1990 Schedule, 1991
11 On Stage, undated
29 On Stage, 1988
28 Assorted magazine & newspaper clippings, 1991-2001 and undated
Box
OM2 1 Denim Jacket with buttons

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Addition of August 2003 (Acc. 2003-046)

Box
OM1 Masters of Arts dipolima
Caricature of King
Box Folder
4 16 La Reata yearbook, 1945
17 The Bluestocking yearbook, 1949
18 Outstanding Woman plaque, 1982
19 San Antonio-Air Force Community Council plaque, 1988-1989
VHS-Artbeat program no. 609, "Cry the Beloved Country," June 13, 1994
VHS- Maria Benitez, "Amor Brujo," Dallas extended play, 1992-1993
Cassette tape-"Cry the Beloved Country," Davies/ACO, undated
Awards, 1983-1984, 1997 and undated

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Addition of August 2004 (Acc. 2004-068)

Box Folder
5 International Society for the Performing Arts Membership Directory, [Margaret King Stanley is listed on pg. 173], 2003

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Addition of September 2004 (Acc. 2004-085)

Box Folder
4 12 Correspondence, Brochures, Programs, Notes

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Addition of October 2004 (Acc. 2004-091)

Box
1 International Society of the Performing Arts Membership directory, 2004

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Addition of October 2005 (Acc. 2005-088)

Box Folder
4 13 "The Social Directory of San Antonio," 2003
14-15 Intetrnational Society of the Performing Arts Membership directory, 2003
Box
1 Margaret King Stanley "Pioneer" Made for Cable TV for Women Series
(VHS)

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Material removed from MS 156. San Antonio Performing Arts Association (Accession 2009-005 )

The materials in this series were originally accessioned as part of the San Antonio Performing Arts Association Records, which were also donated to UTSA Archives by Margaret King Stanley. However, it has been determined that these materials belong with King's personal papers.
Box Folder
1 1 Margaret King Stanley's resume, undated
2 Stanley, Margaret, 1984-1988
3-4 Correspondence, (removed from black binders), July 26, 1996-September 30, 1997
5-6 Correspondence, (removed from black binders), September 30, 1997- April 27, 19971998
7-9 Correspondence (removed from black binders), June 1999- November 1999
10-16 Correspondence, 1992-1993
Box Folder
2 1 Department of Music- Outstanding Friend of Music award, 2003
2 "To Celebrate This Festival, 10 Jaar Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht," CD, 1991
3 Nicholas Weber plays "The Mysterious Barricades," cassette tape, undated
4 Clippings, 1991, 2003 and undated
5 Photo autographed by Kathy Betler, undated
6 Documentation for book on Joffrey Ballet, 1979, 1996
7 Tommy Tune photo autographed, 1993
8 Conferences, 2001
9 San Antonio Performing Arts Association correspondence, 1991
10 Final months of San Antonio Performing Arts Association, 1992
11 San Antonio Performing Arts Association press (during and after merger), 1992-1993
12 Merger material, 1991-1992
13 Correspondence, 1990-1992
14 Correspondence, 1987-1990
15 Correspondence, 1990-1992
16 Correspondence and clippings, 1992-1993
17 Margaret King Stanley resume, 1993-1998
18 San Antonio Performing Arts Association/Festival merger resumes, undated
19 Press on Margaret King Stanley, 1992-2000 and undated
20 Press/Margaret King Stanley and her jobs, 1992-1998 and undated
21 VP Development/Carver Center, 1998-2002 and undated
22 Carver job description, 1998-2000 and undated
23 Meyer Briggs, Margaret Stanley, undated
24 Cultural Arts Council, Dallas, 2001 and undated
25 American Airlines, 1999
26 Personal Phone numbers, undated
27 Carver fundraising letter, 2000
28 Margaret King Stanley contracts with San Antonio Symphony and Carver, 1992-1998 and undated
29 San Antonio Symphony: Margaret King Stanley, 1992-1996 and undated
30 Symphony profit sharing plan, 1994-1998
31 Symphony letter to Mayor Peak, 1998
32 Local actors, 1992-1997 and undated
33 San Antonio Symphony mailing list, undated
34 Suggestions for San Antonio Symphony artists made by Margaret King Stanley, 1995
35 Musica San Antonio, 1997-1998
36 Musica San Antonio venues, 1997
37 Musica San Antonio volunteers, 1997
38 Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. LePere -Programs and Publicity, 1996-1997
39 San Antonio Musica, 1998
40 Musica San Antonio concert schedules, 1997-1998
41 Musica San Antonio, 1998
42 Musica San Antonio financial, 1997
43-44 Musican San Antonio correspondence, 1998
45-46 The Carver Community Cultural Center, 2000-2002
47 Carver Youth Matinee Series, study guide, 2000-2001
48 Carver Center, 1994
49 "Women" Show 1 dub, Margaret Stanley, 1984-1985
Box Folder
3 1 San Antonio Festival: correspondence, 1982-1992
2 Former San Antonio Festival director Pawan Barkardief, 1999
3 San Antonio Arts merger and Margaret King Stanley personal, 1981-1992
4 Margaret K. Stanley: NEA Dance, July 1991
5 Margaret King Stanley: Dance Program, Washington, March 6, 1992
6 Margaret Stanley: NEA site visit, 1991 and undated
7 Margaret Stanley: NEA Dance, telephone site visits, 1991
8 San Antonio Arts merger, 1990-1992 and undated
9 press releases, 1984-2002
10 MKS: special events lecture, undated
11 MKS: consutancy, Oklahoma, 1992
12 International Society for the Performing Arts Foundation (ISPA), New York Conference registrant list, 1999
13 Membership directory, 1998-1999
14 Southwest Presenters, booking prospects, 2001-2002
15 International Society for the Performing Arts Foundation, membership directory and association handbook, 2000
16 Southwest Performing Arts presenters, San Antonio Symphony membership directory, undated
17 German, 1992-1993
18 Assorted documents, 1991-1993 and undated
19 Program, 1994
20 Nakamichi Foundation, 1993
21 Mexico, 1992-1993
22 Holland, 1992
23 Educational programs, 1992
24 Concert Royal/New York Baroque, 1992-1993
25 Universities, 1992-1993
26 Travel, 1992-1993
27 Radio and TV, 1993
28 British groups, 1992-1993
29 Assorted groups, 1993-1994
30 For Fraus de Ruiter, 1995
31 Preperation/schedule, 1993
32 British Consulate/British Embassy, 1992-1994
33 Correspondence, January-February 1990
34 Correspondence, March-July 1990
35 Correspondence, August-December 1990
36 Correspondence, 1991
37-38 Correspondence, January 1992
Box Folder
4 1-2 Correspondence, February 1992
3 Correspondence, March 1992
Box
AV1 On Stage with Margaret Stanley
Box
AV1 Alexander, Ann (Charlton Gallery owner) 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Arpino, Gerry 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Bjerknes, Michael (of the Joffrey Ballet Workshop) 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Carpenter, Alicia 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV2 Cisneros, George 1985
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV1 Cisneros, George 1986
7 1/2 IPS
Conn, Richard 1984
7 1/2 IPS
D'Angelo, Anne Marie, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Ferguson, Janet, undated 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Ferguson, Janet, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Fernandez, Rosita, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Fisher, Freeman 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Freeman, Haydn 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Guerra, Henry, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Jagger, Maggie (Kermit) 1985
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV2 Joffrey, Robert 1987
7 1/2 IPS
La Meri 1988
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV1 Lewitzky, Bella 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Linares, Jose, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Marty, Mark 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV2 Moss, Don 1988
7 1/2 IPS
Neal, Josie 1987
7 1/2 IPS
Neal, Josie 1987
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV1 Polunsky, Bob 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Shown, John 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Smith, Nancy, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Stapp, Wilford Lee 1985
7 1/2 IPS
Steele, Anthony, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Steinway, Henry 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV2 Sygoda, Ivan 1987
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV1 Trevino, Susan 1984
7 1/2 IPS
Unidentified, undated
7 1/2 IPS
Box
AV2 Veltman, Hap 1987
7 1/2 IPS
Watts, Andre 1988
7 1/2 IPS
Weber, Nick 1987
7 1/2 IPS
Box Folder
AV3 - AV7 "On Stage" audiocassette tapes, 1983-1997
Box Folder
AV7 Assorted audiocassette tapes, 1983-1996
Box Folder
AV8 Assorted audiocassette tapes, 1983-1996
Box Folder
AV9 Assorted audiocassette tapes, 1983-1996

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Addition of March 2009 (Accession 2009-022)

Margaret King Stanley materials range in date from 1940 to 2009 with the bulk of the material between 1995 and 2008. Materials relating to travels include travel itineraries, brochures, writings, clippings, correspondence, invitations, programs. Other materials are related to San Antonio Performing Arts and The Joffrey Ballet or are of personal nature and include performance programs, NEA site visist reports, newsletters, invitations, a CD and clippings.
Box Folder
1 1 NEA site visit reports, 1994-1995
2 Travel itinerary, January 2007
3 Invitations, 2007-2009
4 Irish tour, 2008 and undated
5 Assorted material related to different trips abroad, 1973-1984, 1995-2004 and undated
6 Belgium trip, 2005 and undated
7 "The Bright Scraw," The Junior League of San Antonio, March 1940
8 Assorted material (personal and performing arts), 1952, 2008-2009

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