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Identifier: SC MS 0298
This collection includes famous composers and musicians autographs and related invoices of purchases addressed to Harold Pursel and family. An interesting view into a family hobby of collecting autographs from famous Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century musicians.
1906-01-01 - 1971-12-31
Identifier: SC MS 0236
This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York
Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York.
Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917