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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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Booklet - The Thursday Morning Musicales Constitution & By-Laws, revised 1939.Booklet012402
Flyer - the Children's Theare Council presents the National Symphony Orchestra at Keeney Theatre, December 6, 1940.Flyer012403
Letter from Suzanne H. Lee of the Community Foundation of the Elmira-Corning Area to Harold L. Treu concerning a scholarship fund with financial information attached, August 25, 2005.Letter012404
Price quotes for a printing job from Elmira Quality Printers, Inc., Wilcox Printing Co. and Commercial Press of Elmira, May 29-June 28, 1963.Documents012501
Letter from the Thursday Morning Club to the Urban Renewal Agency concerning renovations to Elmira Theatre, January 8, 1977.Letter012502
Minutes from the Thursday Morning Club meeting, May 12, 1977.Document012503
Correspondence between the State of New York, Department of State, Division of Corporations and Mrs. Hertzog regarding the incorporation of the Thursday Morning Musicales, July 31-August 31, 1977.Correspondence 012504
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's report, September 29, 1977.Document012505
Contract between the Thursday Morning Musicales and the Clemens Center concerning the loan of a piano and assorted sound equipment, October 3, 1977.Document012506
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's report, October 20, 1977.Document012507
Thursday Morning Musicales budget for 1977-78.Document012508
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports, September 21, November 16, 1978.Document012509
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports, March 15, April 19, September 13, 1979.Document012510
Thursday Morning Musicales membership list, 1991-92 season. Document012601
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports April 18, October 17, November 21, 1991. Document012602
Thursday Morning Musicales membership list, 1992-93 season.Document012603
Thursday Morning Musicales proposed programs and expenses, 1992-93 season.Document012604
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports April 9, May 31, October 15, November 19, 1992.Document012605
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports April 15, June 30, 1993.Document012606
Thursday Morning Musicales proposed budgets for 1991-92; 1992-93; 1993-94.Document012607
(52) Thursday Morning Musicales cancelled checks from the 1993-94 season. Checks012701
Thursday Morning Musicales treasurer's reports September 1, October 21, November 18, 1993; February 17, April 21, May 31, 1994. Document012702
Minutes of the Thursday Morning Musicales meeting, May 19, 1994. Document012703
Facilities rental agreements between the Thursday Morning Musicales and the Clemens Center and Park Church, 1993-94 season. Document012704
Thursday Morning Musicales bills and receipts, 1993-94 from the Post Office; Tops Markets; the Clemens Center; A-1 Printing; Elmira Country Club; Plantscape; Tee & Cee Associates; Perry & Swartwood; Aetna Casualty and Surety Company; Quicker Printer. Document012705
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