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Guide to the Grace Denton Esser Collection MS.P.015
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  • Title: Grace Denton Esser collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.P.015
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1950
    Abstract: This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as the Chicago Opera in the 1930's, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Study, Dallas Symphony, and the Orange County Philharmonic in the 1950's.
    Creator: Esser, Grace Denton

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    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as the Chicago Opera in the 1930's, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Study, Dallas Symphony, and the Orange County Philharmonic in the 1950's.