Collection 2015.7 - Highland Park/Deerfield Chapter of Lyric Opera of Chicago collection

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US IlHpHS 2015.7


Highland Park/Deerfield Chapter of Lyric Opera of Chicago collection


  • 1969-2011 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 Cubic foot : 10 folders

Context area

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by scrapbook and collection compiler.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The collection consists of photographs of members and performers, newspaper clippings, programs, "Chapter Notes" and "Opera Outlook" newsletters, invitations, membership directories & yearbooks, High Five Award certificates for increase of membership, roasters of Board of Directors, flyers, and a photocopy of the 2007-2008 Annual Report. Also included in the collection are 2 CDs with photographs in JPEG format : Mitnick Concert and Spring Brunch, 2008, and Ravinia, August, 2009.

The collection documents the chapter's activities, including activities held jointly with other chapters.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

1 box: 10 folders. The collection is arranged chronologically and by scrapbook documenting chapter activities, 1969-2004 and 2008-2011.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Collection is in good condition; however, materials are organized in self-adhesive photo albums. Handle with care.

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Archivist's note

Processed by Claudia Nickson, 2015.

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Physical storage

  • Box: Untitled