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College of Music of Cincinnati - CCM Historical records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-11-19

Scope and Content

This collection spans 1878-1967 and contains commencement bulletins, programs, student rosters, and minutes of executive, financial, and stockholder's committee meetings.

Dates

  • 1878-1955

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

History of College of Music of Cincinnati

The College of Music of Cincinnati was founded in 1878 by George Ward Nichols, a Cincinnatian. Theodore Thomas, a renowned musician and conductor, became the College's music director, with much of his, and the institution's, funding provided by Reuben Springer, another wealthy Cincinnatian. The College of Music was located in Dexter Hall, a part of Cincinnati's Music Hall. Later, it moved to a permanent location known as the Odeon, and eventually it consisted of multiple buildings in Over-the-Rhine, connected to Music Hall. Due to financial hardship and internal management conflicts, in 1955, the College of Music of Cincinnati merged with the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music to form the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). CCM became the University of Cincinnati's fourteenth college in 1962

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection spans 1878-1967 and contains commencement bulletins, programs, student rosters, and minutes of executive, financial, and stockholder's committee meetings.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by material type.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library

Title
Finding aid for the College of Music of Cincinnati - CCM Historical Records, 1878-1955
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lauren Fink
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

Contact:
8th Floor Blegen Library
2602 University Circle
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati Ohio 45221-0113
513-556-1959