Music and Art Foundation records, 1923-1996  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Music and Art Foundation (Seattle, Wash.)
Title
Music and Art Foundation records
Dates
1923-1996 (inclusive)
Quantity
17.34 cubic feet (37 boxes)
Collection Number
2787
Summary
Records of a philanthropic arts organization, Seattle, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Music and Art Foundation was organized in 1923 as a "non-profit organization devoted to stimulating greater interest in the cultrual arts - particularly among the young people of (the) community." They opened the Free Creative Art School for Children in 1928. Founded Seattle Youth Symphony 1942. The foundation took over ownership and direction of the Cornish School to prevent it from closing in 1954, directing it until 1974. The following organization received financial support from the Foundation: Allied Arts of Seattle; Cornish School of Allied Arts; Creative Arts School Committee; and San Francisco Opera Auditions Committee. The Foundation was dissolved November 30, 1994.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, administrative files, minutes, bylaws, reports, subject series, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and other materials documenting the activities of the Music and Art Foundation from 1923-1977.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2787-001: Music and Art Foundation records, 1923-1977Return to Top

approximately 11 cubic feet (28 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, administrative files, subject series, scrapbooks, photographs, 1923-1977.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Rights of Music and Art Foundation representatives transferred.

Acquisition Info: Donated by the Foundation, 2/17/78; 5/25/78.

Description
Music and Art Foundation records

Accession No. 2787-003: Music and Art Foundation records, 1937-1993Return to Top

2 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes, 1951-1977; financial reports and records, 1937-1978; correspondence, 1947-1976; scholarship and awards records, ca. 1972-1977; yearbooks 1989-1993.

Financial records include listing of stocks and securities; legacies, scholarship bequests, etc. Subject series include Northgate Forums and Chamber Music Seminars. Cornish School subgroup includes writing on Music and Art Foundation's relationship with Cornish, folder on Cornish School/M & A Foundation separation, etc.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by the Foundation, 3/15/1983.

Description
Music and Art Foundation records

Accession No. 2787-006: Music and Art Foundation records, 1930-1996 (bulk 1963-1994)Return to Top

4.34 cubic feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes, bylaws, correspondence, yearbooks, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, reports, programs, writings, drawings, lists, clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Agnes Seymour, 1/31/1995.

Description
Music and Art Foundation records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Cornish Institute of Allied Arts (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Music and Art Foundation (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Kurt Herbert (creator)
    • Ames, Maud (creator)
    • Arányi, Francis E (creator)
    • Benson, Merritt, E., Mrs (creator)
    • Case, Elwell C (creator)
    • Derry, Sue K (creator)
    • Duggins, G. H., Mrs (creator)
    • Farruggio, Matthew (creator)
    • Fuller, Richard E. (Richard Eugene), 1897-1976 (creator)
    • Harrington, LaMar, 1917- (creator)
    • Headley, Hubert Klyne (creator)
    • Hofman, William M (creator)
    • Johnson, Aimar F., Mrs (creator)
    • Kerry, Andrey (creator)
    • Miller, Sterling A., Mrs (creator)
    • Moritz, Hazel V (creator)
    • O'Brien, Ralph (creator)
    • Page, Kingsley T., Mrs (creator)
    • Patterson, Frederick J (creator)
    • Ricker, Walter, Mrs (creator)
    • Rodbury, Helen B (creator)
    • Salsman, Joel (creator)
    • Sokol, Vilem (creator)
    • Zimmerman, Nona (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Allied Arts of Seattle, Inc (creator)
    • Cornish School of Allied Arts (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Friedlander & Sons (Firm) (creator)
    • Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)