Guide to the Grace Denton Esser Collection MS.P.015

Finding aid prepared by Carole McEwan
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Title: Grace Denton Esser collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.P.015
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1930-1950
Abstract: This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as the Chicago Opera in the 1930's, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Study, Dallas Symphony, and the Orange County Philharmonic in the 1950's.
Creator: Esser, Grace Denton

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as the Chicago Opera in the 1930's, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Study, Dallas Symphony, and the Orange County Philharmonic in the 1950's.