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Indiana Federation of Music Clubs scrapbooks 1929-1948

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L508 (Text) 305972-1001 Preservation Mending -

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  • Physical Description: 2 Cubic Feet (6 medium custom oversize boxes)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/10/22 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/10/22 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes five scrapbooks created by members of the Indiana Federation of Music Clubs for state and national contests and the scrapbooks include correspondence, newspaper clippings, music programs, photographs, and yearbooks ranging from 1929 to 1948. The Crawfordsville Music Club's scrapbook won first prize in a 1930 contest conducted by the Indianapolis News ; the Greensburg High School Junior Club scrapbook won an honorable mention in the 1931 state contest; Indiana's 1931 junior department won the National Federation's junior scrapbook contest; and the Federation's 1939 senior (adult) scrapbook received an honorable mention at the National Federation's biennial convention. The 1944-1948 scrapbook includes sections on music for wounded soldiers and Indiana composers and includes the organization's 1936 booklet Indiana Composers, Native and Adopted.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Federation of Music Clubs scrapbooks, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: S1568: Indiana Federation of Music Clubs, 8th District collectionS1628: Music collectionL506: Indianapolis Matinee Musicale collection
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Indiana Federation of Music Clubs (INFMC) is a state branch of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC). The NFMC is a nonprofit organization founded in 1898 to promote and support American music, performers and music education. The INFMC was organized in 1920 and membership included senior, junior and juvenile organizations of choirs, bands, orchestras, glee clubs, and music schools. The INFMC is still active today and the group's objective is to "bring into working relations with one another, music clubs, other music organizations and individuals in the State of Indiana directly or indirectly associated with music activities for the purposes of developing high musical standards; aiding and encouraging music education; promoting American music and artists, and cooperating with the National Federation of Music Clubs in its specific plans for the advancement of music."Sources:Information found within collection.Indiana Federation of Music Clubs. ⁰́₋INFMC By-Laws.⁰́₊ Accessed October 17, 2018."Musicians to Form State Organization in Indiana." Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (IN), October 12, 1920.National Federation of Music Clubs. "Welcome to NFMC." Accessed October 17, 2018.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
The scrapbooks in this collection were donated to the Indiana State Library by the Crawfordsville Music Club on 1930/05/15, Verna Palmer Sterling on 1931/06/09 and 1931/10/31, and by others. The collection was transferred to Rare Books and Manuscripts from the Indiana Division in 2017.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Music > Indiana.
Music > Indiana > Societies, etc.
Genre: Albums (Books)

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