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Macha Lucile Vance (1882-1970) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/34
The Macha L. Vance papers fill one box and are comprised mainly of notebooks containing literary excerpts, other readings, and voice and gesture exercises for use in elocution and oratorical training. These notebooks, dating between 1901 and 1904, relate to Vance's studies at Northwestern as well as to her private speech and elocution lessons. A small amount of biographical materials, including transcripts of newspaper accounts of her performances, complete the series.

Dates

  • 1901-1907, 1953, 1971, n.d.

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours 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

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Macha Lucile Vance received a diploma from Northwestern University's School of Oratory in 1903, and returned to the University in 1906 to pursue post-graduate study in the School of Oratory. Her papers papers fill one box and consist mainly of notebooks containing literary excerpts, other readings, and voice and gesture exercises for use in elocution and oratorical training. These notebooks, dating between 1901 and 1904, relate to Vance's studies at Northwestern as well as to her private speech and elocution lessons.

Arrangement

The Macha L. Vance papers are arranged into: biographical materials, readings, and chronologically-arranged notebooks.

Method of Acquisition

Mrs. Vance Grannis donated these materials to the University Archives on November 10, 1978 (Accession #78-103).

Processing Information

Margaret Faverty; February 19, 1990.
Title
Guide to the Macha Lucile Vance (1882-1970) Papers
Author
Margaret Faverty
Date
07/02/1991
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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