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Guide to the Partheneia Texts, Reports and Music
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Series 1: Texts and reports

Scope and Content Note

Texts may be typewritten or printed; many were printed as an annual feature in the campus periodical Occident, and some of the texts noted below are in fact bound copies of the publication. Reports may be typewritten or in manuscript form; many also contain clippings of newspaper accounts and programs, and a few contain photographs. Photographs may also be found in University Archives pictorial collection.

1912: A masque of maidenhood, by Anna Rearden [Baeck]

box-folder 1:1

Text (for music see box 3)

box-folder 1:2



1913: The awakening of everymaiden, by Evelyn Agnes Steel

box-folder 1:3

Text (for music see box 3)

box-folder 1:4



1914: The dream of Derdra, by Helen Marion Cornelius

box-folder 1:5

Text (music by Ruth Esther Carroll not in collection)

box-folder 1:6



1915: The queen's masque, by Mary Van Orden

box-folder 1:7

Text (music by Charles Louis Seeger not in this collection)

box-folder 1:8



1916: Aranyani of the jasmine vine, by Maude Marion Meagher

box-folder 1:9

Text (for music see box 4)

box-folder 1:10



1917: Youth's advocate, by Mariquita de Laguna

box-folder 1:11

Text (for music see box 4)

box-folder 1:12


box-folder 1:13

1919: The newer Pandora, by Sarah Unna - report (music by Flora Rouleau not in collection)

Additional Note

The text may be found in the May 1919 Occident

1920: The poet's answer, by Priscilla Cavagnaro

box-folder 1:14

Text (for music see box 5)

box-folder 1:15



1921: The lilies of Mirones, by Josephine Brown and Janet Brown

box-folder 1:16

Text (for music see box 5)

box-folder 1:17



1922: The vision of Marpessa, by Harlow Wilson

box-folder 1:18

Text (for music see box 6)

box-folder 1:19



1923: A thing of dust, by Claire Jones and Natalie Lowenthal, revised by Hildegard Flanner

box-folder 2:1

Text (for music box 6)

box-folder 2:2



1924: The merrie masque of May, by Marie Onions and Jean Dupont - text (for music see box 7)

box-folder 2:3

1925: Threads of the loom, by Nellie Hatchell

Additional Note

Text pasted in front cover of score, see box 7
box-folder 2:4

1926: There was a shepherdess, by Dorothy Damianakes - report (no music in this collection)

Additional Note

The text was not printed
box-folder 2:5

1927: The wings of Ranana, by Tanette Jaloff and Dora Richards Shattuck - text (for music see box 7)

box-folder 2:6

1928: Mara, a maid of the Balkans, by Virginia Russ and Genevra Shuey - program only

box-folder 2:7

1929: The Druid's weed, by Leslie Alice Koempl - Program and synopsis (for music see box 8)


1930: Judith, by Kathryn Eshleman and Betty Ballentine

Additional Note

Music: see box 8
box-folder 2:8

1931: The potter's wheel, by Cecilia Silverman and Gertrude Moore - text

box-folder 2:9

1932 correspondence re cancellation

box-folder 2:10

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1922-36

box-folder 2:11

Script contest rules, n.d.

box-folder 2:12

An Era of Eve - script, apparently submitted but unused.


Series 2: Music

Scope and Content Note

Full score and parts unless otherwise noted, housed in original portfolios (some years in two portfolios). Some portfolios have programs or other materials pasted in.
box 3

1912: Music by Edward McDowell; orchestration by Edward Griffith Stricklen

box 3

1913: Music by Edward Griffith Stricklen

box 4

1916: Music by Catherine Urner

box 4

1917: Music by Ruth Cornell and Sarah Unna

box 5

1920: Music by Mary Millard

box 5

1921: Music by J. Leon Ruddick, Marjorie C. Tracy, Marjorie W. Leach and Natalie Bigelow

box 6

1922: Music by Marjorie Tracy

box 6

1923: Music by Edward Griffith Stricklen

box 7

1924: Music by Edward German

box 7

1925: Music from Grieg, Appli, Berge, Schumann, Guirand, Troyer

box 7

1927: Music by Beatrice Cotton

box 8

1929: Music by Glen Haydon

box 8

1930: Music by Mary Glockler