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Riverside Youth Concert Series records
MS 107  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Riverside Youth Concert Series records
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1978, undated
    Collection Number: MS 107
    Creator: Riverside Youth Concert Series
    Extent: 2.52 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 flat file folder)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains administrative records, press clippings, and other material from the Riverside Youth Concert Series, an organization in Riverside, California that provided affordable fine arts performances to local children from 1962-1978.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Riverside Youth Concert Series records (MS 107). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing History

    Processed by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the Riverside Youth Concert Series records was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Biographical Note

    The Riverside Youth Concert Series was founded in 1962 by members of the Riverside performing arts community to provide affordable fine art performances to local children. The goal of the organization was to showcase local performing organizations, encourage students to attend local cultural events, and provide educational experiences to local youth. The Youth Concert Series provided theater, dance, music, and art events with the cooperation of numerous local arts groups, including the Riverside Symphony Orchestra, the Riverside Art Association, the Riverside Opera Association, and the Riverside Community Players, until the organization disbanded in 1978.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains materials from the Riverside Youth Concert Series, including financial reports, meeting minutes, press releases, articles, correspondence, and notes. The collection also includes scrapbooks of events with programs, news clippings, photographs, tickets, and other memorabilia.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into two series as follows:
    • Series 1. Administrative records, 1959-1978
    • Series 2. Scrapbooks, 1959-1978

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Performing arts
    Riverside (Calif.)

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Administrative records
    Clippings (information artifacts)