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Letter to Marie from A.E. Christie

Handwritten letter to Marie from A.E. Christie, with a question about Strathcona Horse sheet music; the letter is dated December 14th, 1910.

Steele, Marie (de Lotbinière Harwood), 1859-1951

Letter to Marie from Antoine Harwood

Handwritten letter to Marie from her brother Antoine, describing a singing festival he performed at in Edmonton and enclosing a news clipping about the event. The letter is dated May 7th, 1909.

Harwood, Antoine Gaspard Chartier

Letter to Marie from Mathilda Harwood

Handwritten letter to Marie from her sister-in-law, Tilsie (married to Antoine), sharing family news and providing details on the singing concert Antoine ('Toreador') won at a music festival in Edmonton. The letter is dated May 10th, 1909.

Harwood, Mathilda Constantis Norgarb

Letter to Marie from Mathilda Harwood

Handwritten letter from Mathilda (Tillsie) Harwood talking about Victoria and Antoine's ('Toreador's') plans to pursue singing and dentistry. A snapshot of "Joe and her kiddie" is enclosed.

Harwood, Mathilda Constantis Norgarb

Letter to Marie from Mathilde Harwood

Handwritten letter to Marie from her sister-in-law Mathilde Harwood (Tilsey/Tilsie) speaking of music (a March) she has written and sending to Marie; the letter is written from Edmonton and dated August 4th, 1916.

Harwood, Mathilda Constantis Norgarb

Letter to Marie from [R.J.] Morgan

Handwritten letter to Marie from [R.J.] Morgan, discussing his travels, and discussing music sheets that might interest Marie; the letter is dated February 29th, 1908.

Steele, Marie (de Lotbinière Harwood), 1859-1951

Orillia Grand Patriotic Concert Souvenir Libretto

Small booklet: a Souvenir Libretto for a Grand Patriotic concert held at the Orillia Opera House on Thursday, February 8th, 1900. Included in the text is a contribution entitled "Canada" by Miss Esther Miller, SBS's cousin.

MacGregor, Esther Miller (Marian Keith)

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897.

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897. (book plate at front of volume reads: ‘To Colonel Steele Officers Non Commissioned Officers & men of the Strathcona Horse from Colonel W. Walker, V.D.J.P. 14 Huskisson Street Liverpool; front cover not attached, broken spine)

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

S.S. Monterey - Regimental Concert

Regimental Concert program for the S.S. Monterey, 03 April 1900; typewritten on Elder Dempster Line Strathcona's Horse stationery. 1 pp.

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

UAA-2008-089

30th Annual Concert programme (March 14-16, 1974)

The files in this series contribute significantly to the documentation of the growth of choral music at the University and in the Province as a whole. The activities of the Mixed Chorus, particularly for its first thirty years of operation, are well represented in these series files. The Chorus programs and posters are interesting for both their content and esthetic qualities and contribute to outsiders' understanding of the operation of the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus. The files are maintained in their original chronological order.

The Executive/Director files were maintained annually, and contain correspondence, minutes, and tour planning documentation. The files are complete from about 1946 through the 1970s, while the files maintained in the 1980's are sketchier and more ephemeral in content. The files primarily contain chronologically maintained correspondence, with the letters sent to directors Richard Eaton, and James Whittle interfiled with the correspondence kept by various members of the UAMC executive. Sub-headings within this series umbrella, all small in extent, include membership, social activities, commemorative/historical records, and publicity/promotion records.

The series title is based on the contents of records.

The performance files consist of material that documents the Mixed Chorus performances, including printed programs, sound recordings, and photographs. The programs are complete from 1945 through 1990, and in good physical shape. The sound recordings, consisting of both tape and disc recordings, are arranged chronologically. The photographs, which include prints, negatives, and a few transparencies and contact sheets, are also arranged chronologically within the following sub-headings: formal group portraits; scrapbook photographs, loose photographs, and alumni photographs.

Because of archival storage concerns, photographs and oversize items were removed from the files and stored separately; sound recordings are also stored separately and the original clippings removed. The records are maintained in chronological order, documenting Chorus activities from the mid-1940's to 1990.

The series titles are based on the contents of the records.

Accession comprises Mixed Chorus four '45 Albums of Songs and One Scrap-book including black and white as well as colour positive photographs.

Mixed Chorus

UAA-2008-089

Accession comprises Mixed Chorus four '45 Albums of Songs and One Scrap-book including black and white as well as colour positive photographs.

Mixed Chorus

Violet Archer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2000

The Violet Archer fonds span a period of over seventy years, and provide a valuable record of the composing, research, teaching and life experiences of a noted University professor and internationally recognized composer of music. The Violet Archer fonds is unusually complete, with intact records that illustrate both professional and personal facets of her life. As noted in the introduction, the Archer records, except for her original compositions and scores, arrived at the University of Alberta Archives without much evidence of original order or organization. While her scores and musical compositions had been listed and numbered by James Whittle, Department of Music librarian at the University of Alberta, the remainder of her records was transferred in large boxes to the Archives from her home in Ottawa. Boxes were labeled as coming from her basement, piano bench, bookshelves, etc. but were pretty mixed in each box. A large volume of the textual records is comprised of correspondence, and while the correspondence tended to be boxed together, within any single box would be a range of letters spanning any number of years. Correspondence from the 1950's was interspersed with correspondence from the 1990's. Each letter appeared to be methodically opened with a letter opener, read, and returned to the envelope (even Christmas and birthday cards were returned to their envelopes). Other like records were often boxed together; teaching files in single boxes, and boxes containing books, others with sound recordings, etc., providing the only evidence of extant original order. The large volume of records received, however, essentially loose and unorganized, necessitated the imposing of order by the archivist. Two page series were determined, that of professional and personal papers, and several sub-series delineated within each of these two series. Series One Professional and Career-related papers, are the largest of the two series and are organized into several sub-series. The sub-series designations are based on the contents of the records, and often chronological in terms of order within each sub-series. Within Series One are student records (Archer as student); teaching records, chronicling her years on faculty at North Texas State College, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Alberta; correspondence files; composing records; and reference records. The sub-series are substantial in size, and provide a wealth of information about Archer's professional life. Within the correspondence files, there is outgoing and incoming chronologically arranged correspondence, letters with identified individuals, reference letters, correspondence with associations and organizations, and publishing project and music dealer correspondence. The composition and composing sub-series of records is further organized into performing rights organization records, music publishers contracts and correspondence, conference and workshop records, performances, honors and awards, and original Archer compositions. The sub-series of reference material is also extensive, and includes listings of the imprint, books, music by other composers, and a collection of sound recordings maintained by Archer. Of especial significance, are the files of original Archer scores and compositions. A significant number of her compositions are represented in these holdings, and provide evidence about the steps and processes involved in creating a piece of music from manuscript beginnings to a final published piece of music. Series Two, Violet Archer's personal papers, while much smaller in extent than Series One, provide a fascinating glimpse of the person behind the public persona of professor and composer. Her personal correspondence files, particularly the incoming and outgoing correspondence with her younger sister Carolyn, document the emotions, struggles, triumphs and challenges she faces as a woman functioning in a very male-dominated field and time period. Carolyn is the one person that Violet freely confides in, and she shares thoughts, feelings, and philosophies with her sister that are only touched upon in the other records housed in the fonds. Rounding out the personal records in Series Two are other correspondence files, financial records, insurance records, artwork, and a large photographic sub-series. The Violet Archer fonds provides numerous research opportunities. Students of music history, composition, and theory will find the records valuable, as well as individuals interested in researching a woman's career path in pre-and post-second world war North American society. There are records related to the music scene in both the U.S. and Canada, letters exchanged with well-known musicians, colleagues, writers and students; and many documents associated with the music publishing industry. The growth of the University of Alberta's music department is documented in the records, as is the growth of Canadian music organizations. The completeness, extent, and condition of the Violet Archer fonds ensure its strong informational and evidential research value.

Archer, Violet