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Guide to the McNeill Club Collection, 1921-1940
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • History
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: McNeill Club Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1940
    Box Number: 237
    Creator: McNeill Club (Sacramento, Calif.)
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], McNeill Club Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    McNeill Club (Sacramento, Calif.)
    Choral singing--California--Sacramento
    Choral societies--California--Sacramento


    Correspondence, McNeill News, membership lists, music concert programs.


    The McNeill Club was founded in the fall of 1887 by John McNeill to promote the practice of male choral singing. In 1890, the club abandoned choral work to put on comic operas. After disbanding in 1891, the club was reorgainzed in 1894, again devoting its attention to male choral music. The club gave its last concert in 1950.


    • Alozieri, George P.
    • Barnhill, Owen H.
    • Behymer, L. E.
    • Bennett, R. J.
    • Camden, Harriet Parker
    • Davis, Jay
    • Dozier, Lolita K.
    • Eldridge, Anita
    • Gerber, Annie M
    • Horton, Ann Gould
    • Huston, Eugene
    • James, Joseph
    • McClatchy, V. S. (Valentine Stuart), 1857-1938
    • Parker, E. A. (Edward Adams)
    • Pitts, Maude
    • Smith, Emily Ralison
    • Thomas, John Charles
    • Unruh, David P.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Programs.