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Administrative Files 38398

Scope and Content

This series consists of the administrative files of the Southern California, Los Angeles, and Pasadena Chapters of the American Guild of Organists. These records include membership registers, minutes, general correspondence, financial records, correspondence and contracts pertaining to concerts given by the Guild, submissions to competitions run by the Guild, programs for concerts, and newsletters.


This series is arranged chronologically, with the exception of minutes and financial records from the Los Angeles Chapter. These are arranged separately in chronological order at the end of the Los Angeles Chapter sub-series.
Box 1, Box 25, Box 27, Box 28, Box 29, Box 30, Box 36

Southern California Chapter 38399

Box 36, Folder 1

Meeting minutes 1912-1922

Box 36, Folder 2

List of members, addresses, etc. 1909-1914

Box 20-24, Box 1-5, Box 36

Los Angeles Chapter 38400

Box 36, Folder 3

Meeting minutes 1908-1915

Box 36, Folder 4

Activities 1928-1961

Scope and Contents

[Transcribed from previous folder:] Announcements of concerts and recitals, blotters, letters, manuscripts, photographs, and programs. 48 items.
Box 36, Folder 5

Centennial Celebration Concert program 2010

Box 36, Folder 6

Centennial Anniversary [congratulatory certificate] 2009-06-25

Box 23-24, Box 5

Pasadena Chapter 38401

Box 18-19, Box 26

Other Chapters/National Organization 512574 1970s-2004

Scope and Content

This series consists of annual convention programs and related materials.

Publications 38402

Scope and Content

This series contains issues of the American Organist, the national magazine of the American Guild of Organists, the California Organist, published by the Los Angeles Chapter, and yearbooks published by the Los Angeles and Pasadena Chapters.
Box 20, Box 6

The American Organist 38403 1987, 1997, 2004

Scope and Content

Selected issues.
Box 6

The California Organist 38404

Box 6

Los Angeles Chapter Yearbooks 38405

Box 6

Pasadena Chapter Yearbooks 38406

Box 6

Choral Conductors Guild Yearbooks 38407


Scrapbooks 38408

Scope and Content

This series contains scrapbooks from the Los Angeles and Pasadena Chapters. Scrapbooks contain programs, calendars, photographs, and correspondence pertaining to Guild activities.
Box 7, Box 8, Box 31-33, Box 35

Los Angeles Chapter 38409 1930-1993

Box 9-12

Pasadena Chapter 38410 1962-1991

Box 16, Box 15, Box 14, Box 17, Box 13

Sound and Video Recordings 38411

Scope and Content

Series contains recordings of performances on Ampex Magnetic reels, audiocassette tapes, video (VHS) tapes, and DAT tapes (boxes 13, 15); David Fay's recordings of concerts, primarily on 10" reel to reel tapes (boxes 16, 17); AGO instructional cassettes (box 14).
Box 34

[Posters] 2004