The Oratorio Society of Utah records (1983-1985) consists of three programs for the society's performances of George Frederick Handel's The Messiah. The Oratorio Society of Utah was founded by Squire Coop in 1915 and has performed for audiences nationally and internationally. The society and its music have also been broadcast on radio and television.
The Salt Lake Oratorio Society records (1914-1987) provide a detailed view of the society's development and ascent to the artistic acclaim. Included are business and financial records, materials dealing with annual Messiah renditions, correspondence, press materials, and papers dealing with various other productions performed by the society. The Salt Lake Oratorio Society was incorporated in 1914 and has become an internationally acclaimed music group.
The ZCMI Choral Society concert programs (1936-1945) is a collection of seven concert programs for the society's annual Christmas productions of Christus (an oratorio by Mendelssohn), traditional carols, and ancient and modern Christmas songs. The presentation was held each year at the Memorial House in Memory Park (Salt Lake City). Harold H. Bennett was the director of these performances. The names of others involved in the production of the concerts are listed in the programs.