Guide to the Anchorage Symphony League records
Collection number: HMC-0057.
Creator: Anchorage Symphony League records.
Title: Anchorage Symphony League records.
Volume of collection: 10.55 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Records of a non-profit symphony league.
The Anchorage Symphony League, known until 1991 as the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League, began in 1967 as an Auxiliary to the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. In 1986, the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League incorporated, became a separate non-profit organization. The purpose of this organization is to aid and promote the work of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra and to provide an educational source and agency for such activities.
The collection consists of records of the Anchorage Symphony League and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. Included are the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the League; Board of Directors records, which includes officer and committee reports; and records concerning the various activities of the League, such as benefit concerts and events. In addition, there are scrapbooks which also document the history and activities of the Anchorage Symphony League and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Administrative records; 1968-1992
Series 2: Historical records; 1946-1990
Series 3: Activity files; 1968-1990
Series 4: Newsletters and news clippings; 1969-1986
Series 5: Audio/visual materials; 1971-1987
Series 6: Ephemera; 1946-1988
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Access restrictions: Special equipment is required to view or access material in Box 6 of this collection. In order to access this portion of the collection, researchers should be aware that digitization fees may apply.
Rights note: Archives does not own copyright to this collection.
Preferred citation: Anchorage Symphony League records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: Archives & Special Collections also holds the following related collections: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra records; 1953-1995. HMC-0056.
Acquisition note: The collection was placed on deposit by the Anchorage Symphony League in 1986. A deposit agreement was signed by Hope Turpin, President of the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League.
Processing information: This collection was arranged by Lelah Powers of the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League in 1987. The collection was described by Dennis Walle in 1987. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard and series combined by Veronica Denison in 2015.
|1/1-2||Incorporation: ASWL; Festival of Trees||1982-1986|
|1/4-5||Application for permits||1978-1981|
|1/6||Anchorage Community College permit and documents for events||undated, 1979-1980|
|1/8-23||President files and Board of Directors||1971-1989|
|1/24-34||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: President files and Board of Directors||1970-1985|
|1/35-43||American Symphony Orchestra League: President files and Board of Directors||1970-1984|
|2/1-3||First Vice President reports||1975-1986|
|2/4||Second Vice President reports||1972, 1976-1978|
|2/5||Second Vice President, Board of Directors||1987-1988|
|2/6||Third Vice President reports||1981-1983, 1987-1989|
|2/7||Concert Program Chairman reports||1972-1980|
|2/8-11||Recording Secretary meeting minutes and reports||1970-1986|
|2/12||Recording Secretary Board of Directors: Meeting minutes||1985-1989|
|2/13-14||Corresponding Secretary: Correspondence||undated, 1968-1984|
|2/15||Corresponding Secretary: Reports||1971-1982|
|2/16||Corresponding Secretary: Newsletters||1969-1989|
|2/18||Chairman of Committees: Reports||undated, 1971-1983|
|2/19||Membership Chairman: Reports||undated, 1973-1988|
|2/20-21||ASWL: Membership Chairman: Membership list and directories||1969-1989|
|2/22||Historian job duties||undated|
|2/23||Archives Committee: Reports||1985-1988|
|2/24||Nominating Committee: Reports||1978-1989|
|2/25||Publicity Chairman: Handbook||1983-1984|
|2/26||Publicity Chairman: Suggestions||1971|
|2/27||Publicity Chairman: Annual Reports||undated, 1971-1984|
|2/28||Promotion Committee: Reports||1981-1984|
|2/29||Ticket Sales Committee: Reports||1970-1986|
|2/30||Card File Committee: Reports||1979-1977, 1986|
|2/31||Audit Committee: Reports||1972-1978|
|3/1||Education Program: Docent Program||1986-1992|
|3/2-3||Education Program: Young People’s Concerts||1969-1988|
|3/4||Courtesy Committee and Telephone Committee reports||1977-1978, 1988-1986|
Series 2: Historical records; 1946-1990. 4.9 cubic feet.
This series contains scrapbooks and brief histories which document the activities of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra and the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League.
|3/5||History: Anchorage Symphony Women’s League||undated, 1967-1985|
|3/6||History: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra||1948-1985|
|Boxes 7-8||Scrapbooks: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra||1946-1972|
|Boxes 9-12||Scrapbooks: Anchorage Symphony Women’s League||1967-1990|
Series 3: Activity files; 1968-1990. 1.7 cubic feet.
This series contains the programs, reports, photographs, and invitations relating to various activities of the Anchorage Symphony Women’s League. Arranged alphabetically by activity name and chronological by type of document.
|3/7||Arts Fair reports||1972-1975|
|3/8||Benefit concerts reports||1971-1975|
|3/9||Champagne Bridge Benefit reports||1970-1972|
|3/10||Champagne Pops: Invitations||1969-1986|
|3/11||Champagne Pops: Programs||1969-1988|
|3/12-20||Champagne Pops: Reports||1970-1986|
|4/1||Champagne Pops: Photographs||1986|
|4/2-3||Champagne Pops: Reports, photographs, correspondence||1987|
|4/4||Champagne Pops: Reservations||1987|
|4/5||Champagne Pops: Reports||1988|
|4/6||Christmas walk reports||1983|
|4/7||“Come Blow Your Horn” reports||1979|
|4/8||Fashion show invitations||undated|
|4/9||Festival of Trees: Incorporation||1982-1985|
|4/10-11||Festival of Trees: Reports||1977-1982|
|OS Folder 1||Festival of Trees: Posters||undated|
|4/12, OS Folder 1||Interior Design Seminar poster and report||1986|
|4/14||Luncheons: Installation of officers: Reports and photographs||undated, 1986|
|4/16||Membership tea reports||1971-1985|
|4/17||Musical Art Supper invitations||1968|
|4/21||Snowflake Suite reports||1981-1983, 1987|
|4/22||Symphony Ball reports||1982-1983, 1987|
|4/23||Symphony Picnic reports||1971-1973|
|4/24||Symphony Swing report||1986|
|4/25||Symphony of Trees reports||1986-1987|
|4/26||Viennese Waltz Night: Invitations||1976-1990|
|4/27||Viennese Waltz Night: Programs||1976-1987|
|4/28-33||Viennese Waltz Night: Reports||1976-1987|
|4/34||Viennese Ball invitations||1989-1990|
|5/6-8||Photographs, slides, and negatives||1971-1987|
|Box 6||Videos: Public Service Announcements||1982-1985|
|5/9||Audio Cassette: Docent Program||1986-1987|
|5/10-23||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Programs||1946-1986|
|5/24, OS Folder 1||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Flyers||1979-1987|
|Box 11||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Phonograph||1985|
|OS Folder 1||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Posters||1970-1988|
|5/25||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Postcards||1985-1986|
|Box 5||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Buttons and pins||1985-1986|
|5/26||Anchorage Symphony Orchestra: Bag||1985-1986|
|5/27||Anchorage Chamber Symphony: Programs||1979-1981|
|5/28||Anchorage Symphony String Quartet: Programs||1977-1981|
|Box 5||Champagne Pops commemorative glass||undated|
|Box 23||Guest Book||1970, 1972, 1976|