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Houston Symphony Society Records

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Scope and Contents

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Board of Trustees

Board Committees

Houston Symphony Society Members

President and Chairman Records



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Collection Overview

Title: Houston Symphony Society Records, 1931-2014Add to your cart.

ID: RG/001

Extent: 11.33 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Records are divided into subgroups:
1 Board of Trustees
2 Board Committees
3 Meetings of Houston Symphony Society
4 Presidents' and Chairmen's Records

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Board of Trustees records trace the physical and philosophical development of the Houston Symphony. The Houston Symphony Orchestra Association was created in 1913, and officers and the first board of directors were elected at the organizational meeting. The records document the various policies and actions of the Houston Symphony Society. Included are meeting minutes of the board and of various committees, correspondence, board lists and directories, and Presidents’ records.

Administrative Information

Accruals: 3 linear ft. of minutes (1931-1980s) in remote storage were moved to the Archives in June 2008.

Access Restrictions: Some records are confidential and are not open to the public for 15 years; other are restricted for 25 years.

Use Restrictions: Use for restricted records is only with the permission of the Archivist.

Acquisition Method: Records were deposited in the Archives in 2002 by Simone Kendrick. Minutes for 1999-2007 were deposited in 2010.

Related Materials: RG6: Legal Records

Processing Information: One box of flood-damaged minutes were retrieved and copied. Anne Fisher processed minutes for 1931-1979 in July 2009.


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Subgroup 3: Houston Symphony Society Members, 1931-Add to your cart.
Series 1: Meeting Minutes, 1931-2005Add to your cart.
Contains minutes of the annual meeting of members.
Box 1: Meeting Minutes, 1931-1969Add to your cart.
Box 2: Meeting Minutes, 1970-2005Add to your cart.

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