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The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleCL 65 Thursday Morning Musicales CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:July 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by the members of the Thursday Morning Musicales in 2009.
Terms:Concerts; Elmira (N.Y.); Music; Music - Societies, etc.
Historical:Thursday Morning Musicales-The Thursday Morning Musicales was founded in 1908 with the stated goals of encouraging the serious study of music among its members and bringing music to Elmira.  To that end, the club meets Thursday mornings for music recitals and lectures.  Additionally, the group also served as the local sponsor for the Community Concert Association which brought performers from around the country and around the world to Elmira.  Since 1963, the Thursday Morning Musicales have awarded the Georgianna Palmer Scholarship to local youths intending to study music in college. 
Scope:The Thursday Morning Musicales Collection includes yearbooks from 1950 to 2005; programs from the 1930s through the 1980s; Financial and administrative documents from the 1990s to 2008; and scrapbooks from 1908 to the 1980s.
Extent2.5 linear feet
Date Span1908-2008
AbstractThis collection contains material from the Thursday Morning Musicales. 

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Program - Elmira City Schools Music Department Orchestra Concert, April 21, 1977.Program011907
Program - An Evening of Charles Tomlinson Griffes at the Hamilton Gallery, Elmira College, May 13, 1977.Program011908
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society Diamond Jubilee Year Concert III, February 24, 1979.Program011909
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society Diamond Jubilee Year Concert IV, April 7, 1979.Program011910
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society 1979-80 Season Concert I, November 17, 1979.Program011911
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society 1979-80 Season Concert III, March 15, 1980.Program011912
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society 1979-80 Season Concert IV, April 12, 1980.Program011913
Program - Clemens Center presents Music from Marlboro, April 17, 1980.Program011914
Program - Endless Mountain Music Festival: Mozart Meets the Tango, July 29-August 6, 2006.Program011915
Program - Second Annual Spotlight Specular featuring the resident companies of the Clemens Center, fall 2017. Program011916
Program - Samuel L. Clemens Performing Arts & Community Center Opening Night Gala, October 22, 1977.Program012001
Booklet - Clemens Center Blossoms with the Arts, 1977.Booklet012002
Pamphlet - Welcome to your Clemens Center, 1977.Pamphlet012003
Pamphlet - Clemens Center Film Society, 1977.Pamphlet012004
Pamphlet - The Clemens Center & the American Association of Retired Persons Presents Adults at Leisure, 1977.Pamphlet012005
Newsletter - The Libretto, Elmira Symphony & Choral Society, December 1975; February, April, October, November 1976; February, March 1977; May 1978. Newsletter012101
(49) Thursday Morning Musicales Membership Surveys, 2008.Document012201
Georgianna Palmer Scholarship performance adjudication form, ca. 1970s.Document012301
Program - Thursday Morning Musicales presents William Perry, benefit of the Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Fund, November 22, 1974.Program012302
Rules of Proceedure for the Scholarship Committee for the Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Fund, December 1976.Document012303
Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Fund Annual Report, March 1977.Document012304
Planning notes from the Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Committee, 1979. Document012305
Program - The 2004 Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Competition, Mandeville Hall, March 18, 2004.Program012306
Program - The 43rd Annual Georgianna Palmer Scholarship Competition, Powers Theater, April 14, 2005.Program012307
Poster - Palmer's Entertainers featuring Georgianna Palmer, Clara Edith Gardner and Theo White at the Sanitarium Gymnasium, Clifton Springs, NY, October 8, ca. 1900.Poster012401
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