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Folder 9

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Elizabeth F. Wysor Papers fill 7 boxes and span the years 1927 through 2000, with the bulk of the material dating between 1938 and 1948. Included are professional biographical materials, concert programs, recital announcements, correspondence, publicity materials, and records.

Biographical: professional materials include faculty biographical records of Northwestern University (Box 1, Folder 2), a calendar (Box 1, Folder 4), clippings (Box 1, Folders 5-7), bank records (Box 1, Folder 1), insurance documents (Box 1, Folder 3), and a poem book by Anne Ayer with drawings by Elizabeth Wysor (Box 1, Folder 8). Items within each file are arranged chronologically (except clippings).

The correspondence subseries contains letters relating to her career, and letters and postcards received from Wysor's family (father Henry, mother Mary, and sister Virginia Purdy) and friends.

Programs for recitals mainly in churches fill Box 3, Folder 1.

Box 3, Folder 2 through 5, include publicity materials (recital announcements, notes, invitations) of Northwestern University, and flyers and posters of festivals and operas. Items within each file are arranged chronologically.

Box 4 through 7 contain phonograph records with most of the arias and folk songs sung by Wysor.

Dates

  • 1927 - 2000
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1938 - 1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

From the Collection: 7.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635