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New York City Music, Opera and Theatre Scrapbooks, 1899-1962
8 oversize flat boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Eight scrapbooks of programs and clippings related to musical concerts, theatrical performances and opera in New York City, 1899-1962.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Margaret Blaisdell Byrd Scrapbooks Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Biographical Note

Margaret Blaisdell Byrd was the mother of Nancy Byrd Yearall, widow of George Yearall (AC 1941).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Eight scrapbooks of programs and clippings related to musical concerts, theatrical performances and opera in New York City, 1899-1962.

This collection is organized into three series:

  • 1. Concerts, 1902-1959 (boxes 1-2)
  • 2. Opera, 1906-1962 (boxes 3-4)
  • 3. Theater, 1899-1954 (boxes 5-8)

Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Margaret Blaisdell Byrd Scrapbooks Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in the Margaret Blaisdell Byrd, New York City Music, Opera and Theatre Scrapbooks [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Processed: 2001 November
By: Peter A. Nelson, Assistant Archivist
Finding Aid: 2001 November
Prepared by: Peter A. Nelson, Assistant Archivist
Ciona Van Dijk '02, Student Assistant


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.