Programs, publicity, and promotional materials (PB), 1924-present

Preliminary finding aid

Summary Information

Repository
Curtis Institute of Music Archives
Creator
Curtis Institute of Music.
Title
Programs, publicity, and promotional materials
ID
PB
Date [inclusive]
1924-present
Extent
22.8 Linear feet (48 archival boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Language
English
Abstract
This collection comprises printed materials created by the Curtis Institute of Music, including magazines and newsletters; concert, opera, and recital programs; marketing and fundraising materials; and miscellaneous publications.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item and series; Date (if known); Programs, publicity, and promotional materials; Curtis Institute of Music Archives.

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Historical note

The Curtis Institute of Music is a music conservatory in Philadelphia that was founded by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1924.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following record groups: 1. Curtis publications; 2. Orchestra, opera, and recital programs; 3. Special programs and events; 4. Publicity, marketing, and development; 5. Publications by other institutions relating to the school.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Curtis Institute of Music Archives 2015

1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
archives@curtis.edu

 

Access

The collection is available for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Curtis Institute of Music–Periodicals
  • Curtis Institute of Music–Promotional materials

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Collection Inventory

1. Curtis publications

Series 1.1 Anniversary publications 1974, 1999

Box 1

Series 1.2 Annual and strategic reports 1991-present

Box 2

Series 1.3 Catalogue 1924-2010

N.B. A complete series, arranged in chronological order, is available in bound volumes in the Curtis library. For the period 1924-1971 the series is available in digital format on the Internet Archive.

Box 3-5

Series 1.4 Notations 1993-2002

N.B. For the period 1996-2002 the series is available in bound volumes in the Curtis library and in digital format on the Internet Archive. Since 2002 Notations has been included in Overtones.

Box 6

Series 1.5 Noteworthy 1993-2001

Box 6

Series 1.6 Overtones 1929-40, 1986-present

N.B. A complete series, arranged in chronological order, is available in bound volumes in the Curtis library. For the period 1927-1940 the series is available in digital format on the Internet Archive.

Box 7-10

Series 1.7 Parents’ committee newsletter (from 1999 Noteworthy) 1997-2000

Box 6

Series 1.8 Take Note 1993-97

Box 6

 2. Orchestra, opera, and recital programs

Series 2.1 Chronological run 1924-present

N.B. A complete series, arranged in chronological order, is available in bound volumes in the Curtis library and available in digital format on the Internet Archive.

Box 12-20

Series 2.2 Commencement 1961-present

N.B. Commencement programs, which include the names of graduating students, can be found in the chronological run, which is available in digitized format.

Box 21

Series 2.3 Convocation 1999-present

N.B. Convocation programs can be found in the chronological run, which is available in digitized format.

Box 21

Series 2.4 Opera programs 1929, 1974-76, 1986-present

Box 22-25

Series 2.5 Orchestra programs and program books 1927-31, 1949, 1973-present

Box 26-30

Series 2.6 Recitals (from 2014: Curtis Presents)

Box 31-33

Series 2.7 Student recitals 2007-present

Box 34-37

Series 2.8 Recital shells 1996-present

Box 38

3. Special programs and events

Series 3.1 Collaborative programs 2009-present

Box 39

Series 3.2 International tours and Curtis On Tour 1980-present

Box 39-40

Series 3.3 Master classes (including programs) 1994-2013

Box 40

Series 3.4 Online learning (Coursera) 2014-present

Box 40

Series 3.5 Summerfest 2013-present

Box 40

4. Publicity, marketing, and development

Series 4.1 Chronological run 1985-present

Box 41-42

Series 4.2 Concert posters and oversize publicity 1980-present

Box OZ 1, OZ 7-8

Series 4.3 Season brochures 1987-present

Box 43

Series 4.4 Season promotional materials

Box 44-45

Series 4.5 Fundraising materials

Box 45-47

Series 4.6 Gala materials 2006-present

Box 47

Series 4.7 Alumni Reunions 2000-present

Box 48

Series 4.8 Miscellaneous Curtis publications 2007-present

Box 48

5. Publications by other institutions relating to Curtis

Box 48