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The New Haven Music Club Papers

Call Number: MSS 4

Scope and Contents

The New Haven Music Club Papers consist of 3 ledger books in which are entered membership lists, programs, financial records, and photographs documenting 25 years of the Club's history.


  • 1921-1946 (inclusive)


Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The Papers are open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

The New Haven Music Club Papers are the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The New Haven Music Club Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Mrs. Louis Hemingway, Jr., a former Club member.


Arranged chronologically.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


Records of the New Haven Music Club

Biographical / Historical

The Music Club, a local women's club, was created in 1913 in New Haven, Conn. Meetings included concerts and recitals presented once every month by Club members. The membership of the Club consisted of Yale faculty wives and women from the New Haven community. The Music Club's last meeting was held in March, 1946.
The New Haven Music Club Papers
Compiled by Dorothée Recordon
Language of description
Finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2007-08-24: music.mss.0004.xml converted for compliance with Yale EAD Best Practice Guidelines with music-migrate-02.xsl (yn2007-08-24).
  • 2007-03-21: music.mss.0004.xml converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 with v1to02.xsl (yn2007-03-20).
  • 2010-01-26: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.

Repository Details

Part of the Yale University Music Library Repository

120 High Street
PO Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520 US
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