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Houston Symphony League

Overview

Scope and Contents

Adminstrative Information

Detailed Description

Scrapbooks

Bylaws

Minutes

Yearbooks

Newsletters

President's Records

Committees

Officer Records

Subjects

Ephemera



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Houston Symphony League, 1939-2012 | Houston Symphony Archives

By Terry Brown

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Collection Overview

Title: Houston Symphony League, 1939-2012Add to your cart.

ID: MS/001

Extent: 28.2 Linear Feet

Arrangement: By series and chronologically.

Date Acquired: 04/00/2008. More info below under Accruals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Includes records of the Women’s Committee dating from 1941 to the present. These comprise minutes, bylaws, scrapbooks, yearbooks, invitations, committee reports and fundraising events. Also included are President's records.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Presidents of the group maintained their own files and passed them on to the next president until 1995. Additional records were contributed directly by past presidents.

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Acquisition Method: One important box of records for the years 1933 to 1962 were transferred from offsite storage in April 2008.

Related Materials: Minutes of the Auxiliary Committee, precursor to the Women's Committee, are found in the 1933 committee records of the Houston Symphony Society: RG1, Subgroup 2, Series 1: Board Committee Minutes.
Scrapbooks dating from 1931 to 1978, along with various minutes and other administrative files, were deposited with the Houston Public Library in the 1980s. The Library also has Women’s Committee Minutes for 1937-1957.

Other Note: Miss Ima Hogg founded the Women’s Committee of the Houston Symphony Society in 1937 and was its first president, serving until 1939. The group assumed the main responsibility of the earlier Auxiliary Committee of the Houston Symphony Society to promote ticket sales. Among the other duties of this group were school concerts and the annual fund drive.

In 1978 the group was renamed the Houston Symphony League. It continues to operate under the direction of the Houston Symphony Society.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1948-1950, 1983-2011],
[Series 2: Bylaws, 1941-2004],
[Series 3: Minutes, 1941-2009],
[Series 4: Yearbooks, 1959-2012],
[Series 5: Newsletters, 1979-2009],
[Series 6: President's Records, 1949-2007],
[Series 7: Committees, 1939-2009],
[Series 8: Officer Records],
[Series 9: Subjects],
[Series 10: Ephemera],
[All]

Series 4: Yearbooks, 1959-2012Add to your cart.
Arrangement: Chronological
Box 1: Rosters and Yearbooks, 1959-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Women's Council Roster, 1959-60Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Women's Council Roster, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Women's Council Roster, 1961-62Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Women's Committee Roster, 1962-63Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Women's Council Roster, 1964-65Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Yearbook, 1966-67Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee
Folder 7: Yearbook, 1967-68Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 8: Yearbook, 1968-69Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 9: Yearbook, 1969-70Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 10: Yearbook, 1970-71Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 11: Yearbook, 1971-72Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Originals or Copies: 1 booklet.
Folder 12: Yearbook, 1972-73Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 13: Yearbook, 1973-74Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Folder 14: Yearbook, 1974-75Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Folder 15: Yearbook, 1975-76Add to your cart.
The Women's Committee.
Folder 16: Yearbook, 1979-80Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 17: Yearbook, 1980-81Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 booklet.
Folder 18: Yearbook, 1981-82Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 19: Yearbook, 1982-83Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Yearbook, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Box 2: Yearbooks, 1984-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Yearbook, 1984-85Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Yearbook, 1985-86Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 3: Yearbook, 1986-87Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Yearbook, 1987-88Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Yearbook, 1988-89Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Yearbook, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Yearbook, 1990-91Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Yearbook, 1991-92Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Yearbook, 1993-94Add to your cart.
Box 3: Yearbooks, 1994-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Yearbook, 1994-95Add to your cart.
Including binders.
Folder 2: Yearbook, 1995-96Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Yearbook, 1996-97Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Yearbook, 1997-98Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 5: Yearbook, 1998-99Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 6: Yearbook, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 7: Yearbook, 2000-01Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 8: Yearbook, 2001-02Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Yearbook, 2002-03Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Yearbook, 2003-04Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Yearbook, 2004-05Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Yearbook, 2005-06Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Yearbook, 2006-07Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Yearbook, 2007-08Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Yearbook, 200Add to your cart.
Box 4: Yearbooks, 2008-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Yearbook, 2008-09Add to your cart.
Originals or Copies: 1 original.
Folder 2: Yearbook, 2009-10Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Yearbook, 2011-12Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1948-1950, 1983-2011],
[Series 2: Bylaws, 1941-2004],
[Series 3: Minutes, 1941-2009],
[Series 4: Yearbooks, 1959-2012],
[Series 5: Newsletters, 1979-2009],
[Series 6: President's Records, 1949-2007],
[Series 7: Committees, 1939-2009],
[Series 8: Officer Records],
[Series 9: Subjects],
[Series 10: Ephemera],
[All]

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