Performing Arts Program Collection MSS.2013.06.27



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Title: Performing Arts Program Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2013.06.27
Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.417 Linear feet, 1 Hollinger Box
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1908-1917
Date (inclusive): 1894-1941
Abstract: The Performing Arts Program Collection documents theater productions from venues in New York, San Francisco, and San Jose between the years 1894-1941. The programs consist of orchestra, theater, symphony, opera, and recital programs. Each one is compiled with event details, song lists, performers, and background information pertaining to each show. Additional items in the collection include commencement brochures from the University of the Pacific and two photographs of Haus Kronald and Jos. (Joseph) Hollman.
Physical Location: Vault 1, Range 22A

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the SJSU Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

Performing Arts Programe Collection, MSS-2013-06-27, San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Danielle Lopez. Finding Aid and EAD encoded by Danielle Lopez. Reviewed and edited by Danelle Moon.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Performing Arts Program Collection documents theater productions from venues in New York, San Francisco, and San Jose between the years 1894-1941. The programs consist of orchestra, theater, symphony, opera, and recital programs. Each one is compiled with event details, song lists, performers, and background information pertaining to each show. Additional items in the collection include commencement brochures from the University of the Pacific and two photographs of Haus Kronald and Jos. (Joseph) Hollman.

Arrangement

The arrangement of this collection consists of one series: Series I, Programs 1894-1941 (bulk 1908-1917).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Music -- California.
Programs -- Performing Arts – California
Recitals – San Jose – History
University of the Pacific – California

 

Series I: Programs Bulk, 1908-1917 1894-1941

Physical Description: 29 Folders

Scope and Content of Collection

This series consists of programs from churches, auditoriums, theaters, and recital halls. Programs include orchestra, theater, symphony, opera, and recital performances during the span of 1894-1941. Duplicate copies exist for selected performances. The collection includes musical performances and commencement announcements from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. The auditoriums and theatre halls provided an assortment of operas and symphony programs often with elaborate artwork and handwritten messages. The miscellaneous programs do not specify a venue only a New York location.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by venue.
 

Folder 1: Auditorium Rink 1909

 

Folder 2: Centella Methodist Episcopal Church 1906-1908, 1922

 

Folder 3: Christian Church 1910

 

Folder 4: Christian Church of San Jose 1908

 

Folder 5: Congregational Church 1897

 

Folder 6: First Baptist Church 1908, 1913

 

Folder 7: First Methodist Church 1909, 1914

 

Folder 8: First Methodist Episcopal Church 1894-1913, 1921

 

Folder 9: First Presbyterian Church 198, 1914, 1916

 

Folder 10: First Unitarian Church 1904, 1912

 

Folder 11: Garden Theatre 1914

 

Folder 12: Germania Hall 1898

 

Folder 13: Hotel Vendome 1910, 1915, 1916

 

Folder 14: King Conservatory of Music 1906-1914

 

Folder 15: Luna Park 1917

 

Folder 16: Lyric Theatre n/d

 

Folder 17: Miscellaneous Programs and Pictures, New York 1914

 

Folder 18: Morris Dailey Auditorium 1922, 1924

 

Folder 19: San Jose & Civic Auditorium 1894, 1910, 1940

 

Folder 20: San Jose Woman’s Club & Young Woman’s Club of San Jose 1912-1914

 

Folder 21: Scottish Rite & Hall’s Auditorium 1898, 1926

 

Folder 22: Sherman Clay & Co.’s Recital, Kohler, and Holmes Hall 1923, n/d

 

Folder 23: State Normal Assembly Hall 1911

 

Folder 24: The Concert Bulletin 1915

 

Folder 25: Theatre Jose 1908

 

Folder 26: Tivoli Opera House 1904

 

Folder 27: Unknown Concert Site 1880,1902-1917,1941

 

Folder 28: University of the Pacific 1893-1914, 1925

 

Folder 29: Victory Theatre 1902-1918