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Elvera Voth papers

Guide to the Elvera Voth papers

Collection number: HMC-0340.
Creator: Voth, Elvera.
Title: Elvera Voth papers.
Dates: 1961-1978.
Volume of collection: 0.05 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers of a Supporter and director of musical organizations in Alaska.

Biographical note:
Elvera Voth obtained her bachelors degree from Bethel College in 1946, and her masters degree in Music Education from Northwestern University in 1948. She came to Alaska in 1961 with the Robert Shaw Choral for the Alaska Festival of Music, and remained to assist Anchorage Community College in developing its music program. She was a member of the faculty at Anchorage Community College (1962-1976) and the University of Alaska, Anchorage (1977-1979); the conductor of various music groups including the Anchorage Community Chorus, the Anchorage Boys Choir, the Alaska Methodist University Choral, the University of Alaska, Anchorage Choral, and the University Singers; and the director of the Sunday Afternoon Concert series at the Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum.

Collection description:
The collection consists of papers relating to Elvera Voth’s work at Anchorage Community College, Alaska Methodist University, and the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and with the Sunday Afternoon Concert series. Included are concert programs, letters of appreciation, photographs, newspaper clippings, and similar papers.

Arrangement: The collection is generally grouped by organization or activity.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to collection materials.

Preferred citation: Elvera Voth papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Elvera Voth in 1988.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described prior to 1993. The guide was updated to meet current standards by Arlene Schmuland in 2018.

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