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Inventory of the Inez Fabbri collection, 1858-[ca. 1908]
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Inez Fabbri Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1858-[ca. 1908]
    Collection number: ARCHIVES FABBRI 1
    Creator: Fabbri, Inez, 1831-1909
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes & 1 large oversize portfolio
    Repository: The Music Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Constance Horstman, Sacramento; The E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, October, 1976 (see item 22).


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Inez Fabbri collection, ARCHIVES FABBRI 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.


    Madame Inez Fabbri, 1831-1909, was prima donna assoluta, originally in Frankfurt am Main, later in San Francisco, Calif. She toured South America, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the United States.

    Scope and Content

    Collection includes newspaper clippings and scrapbooks; studio photographs of Madame Fabbri wearing her opera gowns, photograph albums of her colleagues and family; an unpublished draft of a romance of Madame Fabbri's life by her grand niece, Agnes Jacoby; a tape recording of an interview by John A. Emerson with Katherine Shortridge in 1977 concerning her great aunt; a volume of 16 published compositions by Fabbri's first husband, Richard Mulder; and other memorabilia.
    Twenty-four (24) items in 3 boxes (item 24 is placed in a large oversized portfolio numbered "193," not in a box.)