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  • Guide to the Amphion Club Collection MS 134
    and performance records Background Founded in 1892 the Amphion Club was a powerful force in the development of the San Diego music scene According to the club constitution the organization s primary goal was to increase the musical knowledge of its members and to elevate the musical tastes of the community The membership paid dues and club income was used to sponsor events Initially meetings and performances by local musicians were held in the homes of club members but membership quickly grew and soon the club began hosting concerts at local venues and attracting artists from around the world The Amphion Club succeeded in bringing internationally renowned classical performers to San Diego by offering them a full audience and handsome compensation Among these artists were pianists Sergei Rachmaninoff and Ignace Paderewski contralto Marian Anderson dancer Anna Pavlova the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Carrie Jacobs Bond and Italian soprano Amelita Galli Curci The main venues associated with the Amphion Club were the Isis Theater Spreckels Theater Russ Auditorium Savoy Theatre and the Orpheum Theatre For many years performances were available only to members and their guests but in 1930 the club began selling tickets to the general public The organization finally

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  • Finding Aid for the Ampico Player Piano Rolls Collection
    Overview Table of contents Description This collection consists of 54 Ampico American Piano Company player piano rolls Extent 5 boxes 2 5 linear ft Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing

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  • Guide to the Georgia C. Amsden Papers
    as her later work at the San Diego State College of Business teaching stenography and shorthand The collection includes correspondence newspaper clippings resumes work reports speeches photographs a scrapbook and various artifacts including patches pins buttons and a bracelet and souvenir and guide books Highlights include detailed correspondence about Amsden s experience in war torn France Of particular interest is a letter detailing Armistice Day in Paris Background Born in Ypsilanti Michigan on June 4 1883 Georgia Amsden arrived in San Diego in 1909 as a stenography teacher at San Diego High School The majority of the collection concerns her volunteer work in France for the American Red Cross in 1918 1919 during World War I While in France the Red Cross loaned her to the Federal Department of Vocational Education As the only female vocational education representative Amsden travelled to various military camps and hospitals in France Her job was to distribute vocational propaganda and interview wounded soldiers about potential job prospects back in the United States She then returned to San Diego and became an associate professor of business education at San Diego State College in 1925 She retired from the College in 1957 Ms Amsden died in 1968 Extent 2 59 linear Restrictions The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections San Diego State University Library and Information Access When granted permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to

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  • Overview of the Henry Joseph Amy papers
    Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Orders reports organizational equipment lists personnel records correspondence diary reminiscences clippings maps certificates and photographs relating to American military operations in France during World War I and to shipment of American military equipment overseas during World War II Background Colonel United States Army commanding officer Initial Troop Equipment Division New York Port of Embarkation 1943 1945 Extent 2 manuscript boxes 1 oversize box

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  • Amy Kasai pictorial works depicting life in Japanese American internment camps [graphic].
    Collection Overview Title Amy Kasai pictorial works depicting life in Japanese American internment camps Creator Contributor Kasai Amy creator Abstract Paintings prints and drawings by Amy Kasai documenting her experiences in Japanese American internment camps during World War II Works depict internees camp grounds and surrounding landscapes at the Fresno Assembly Center Tule Lake Relocation Center and Jerome Relocation Center Arkansas Also includes fine art works Photographs depict Kasai her family and other unidentified Japanese Americans before during and after internment Also includes War Relocation Authority administrative manuals reports and other paperwork as well as related papers all of which may pertain to various duties performed by Kasai at the internment camps Date ca 1935 ca 1955 bulk 1942 1943 issued Subject n us ca n us ar Kasai Amy Portraits Fresno Assembly Center Fresno Calif Pictorial works Tule Lake Relocation Center Pictorial works Jerome Relocation Center Ark Pictorial works United States War Relocation Authority Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation 1942 1945 Pictorial works Concentration camps California Photographs Concentration camps Arkansas Photographs Japanese Americans Photographs Note Many works signed by artist Amy Kasai Title devised by cataloger Type graphic Prints Paintings Drawings Physical Description graphic drawing painting photoprint print 2

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  • "An Evening with Elie Wiesel" Event Materials
    collection guide PDF 53 95 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description This small collection contains publicity materials for the event An Evening with Elie Wiesel Extent 1 half document box Restrictions Property rights reside with the University of California Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs For permission to publish or to reproduce the

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  • Guide to "An Uncommon Man: Paul C. Edwards, 1882-1962, His Story and Writings"
    this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Privately printed biography of Edwards by his daughter based in part on the papers of Paul C Edwards in the Dept of Special Collections Stanford University Libraries Background Edwards Stanford class of 1906 was editor of SAN FRANCISCO NEWS from 1932 1962 He remained active in Stanford affairs working with the Stanford Fund and the Stanford Associates

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  • Ana Hatherly ephemera, 1990-1992.
    Title Ana Hatherly ephemera 1990 1992 Creator Contributor Hatherly Ana creator creator Abstract Includes Christmas card original drawing on postcard exhibition announcement and a postcard for the film Ana Hatherly a mão inteligente by Luís Alves de Matos Date 1990 issued Subject n us ca Hatherly Ana Note Preferred citation Ana Hatherly ephemera 1990 1992 BANC MSS 2014 50 The Bancroft Library University of California Berkeley Gift of Arthur Askins

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