The Elson Club scrapbook spans the years 1929 to 1964.  However a note accompanying the scrapbook states that compiling the scrapbook began in 1959. The scrapbook contains announcements of Elson Club meetings, events, and member events; clippings about club members (some with photos), photographs of members (including photos of Elson Club, May 1940; March 1946; 1946), programs of club events, concerts, or member recitals; correspondence, wedding invitations of members. Contains photos of: Ruth Kratman, Adelaide Hubbard, Elson Club May 1940 (Sylvia Katz, Charlotte Rogers, Sylvia Rubin, Ruth Kratman, Libby Ellison, Esther Feingold, Rosalie Zollato, Edythe Salum Bloom, Adelaide Hubbard, Norma Frank, and May Cohen); 1946 photo from Neume (Dorothy Elkind; Jeanette Kaufman, Estaire Kaplin, Natalie Kramer, Rebecca Shriberg, Eileen Cohen, Beth Goober, Toba Schwartz, Barbara Schwartzman); Lucille Monaghan; Rose Piccione; Schofield?:, Martha Plagg?, Rand Smith(faculty), Takouhi?, 1964 Photo (Sandra Thidemann, Dorothy Allen, Sandra Bonner, Donna Harlow, Rae Palmer); Carole Blake; Judy Kirkwood.

Folder 1 – Contains an introductory note to the scrapbook; handwritten biographical sketches about Elson written by members; and minutes of second meeting of the Elson Club.

Folder 2 – Loose items from scrapbook as described above. 

Folder 3 – Photographs including one of Louis C. Elson; Aristide Cavaille Coll, and two photos of Carole Blake, Judith Kirkwood, Sandra Thidemann, and Carol Powell dated February 1964.


IT'S LIKE AN ACT OF MURDER; YOU PLAY WITH INTENT TO COMMIT SOMETHING. DUKE ELLINGTON