M01-12 - CONWAY ORPHEUS CLUB RECORDS

The Conway Orpheus Club is a service and philanthropic organization that works to bring music to the Conway area.  The Orpheus Club has sponsored visiting musicians, and provided music and musical instruments to the educational institutions of Conway.  The members of this club have been instrumental in bringing “music” to the Conway Community since 1913.

 

Box 1

File 1 – Club Minutes of Meetings, Conway Orpheus Club was organized in 1913 by Mrs. B.L.Harton (1913-1923)

File 2 – A History of Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs prepared by Mrs. Charles Clark, Historian (1989)

File 3 – Articles of Incorporation and By-laws (1971-1991)

File 4 – Certificates for 100% rating for outstanding work during the year 1952, 1963, 1964,1965, 1969, 1970

File 5 – Certificates of Award (1969-1970)

File 6 – Young Artist Award, National Federation of Music Clubs Award Program Biennial (1977)

File 7 – Distinguished Service Award (1977)

File 8 – Distinguished Service Award (1989)

File 9 – Certificates of Award (1980)

File 10-Certificates of Award (1990)

File 11-Budgets

File 12-American Woman Composers, First Edition (1970)

File 13-Arkansas Composers

File 14-Crusades for Strings (1965-1967)

File 15-Conway Orpheus Club Financial Reports (1970’s)

File 16-Musical Guest Book (1977, 1978, 1979)

File 17-Guest Book (1979)

File 18-Hymns of the Month

File 19-Annual Hymn Festival (1985-1998)

File 20-Inspiration Point Annual Meeting (1964-1994

File 21-Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs Junior Convention (1977-1978

File 22-Arkansas Church Musician (1978)

File 23-Music in Hospitals (1966-1967)

File 24-Music Notes, Official Organ of the Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs

File 25-Music Clubs Magazine, National Federation of Music Clubs (1973, 1979, 1981)

File 26-National Music Week (1968, 1972. 1973)

File 27-Nominations for Musician of the Year (1986)

File 28-Newspaper Clippings

File 29-Log Cabin Democrat, 75 years ago [1922] (1997) and 50 years ago [1952] (2002)

File 30-Orientation for Enlightenment and Enrichment

File 31-Parade of American Music (1967-1973)

File 32-Parlimentary Procedure

End of Box 1

 

Box 2

File 1 – National Federation of Music Clubs Past Presidents Assembly Charter granted October 20, 1984

File 2 – List Orpheus Club Presidents (1913-1982)

File 3 – Mrs. Mildred Johnson Harton, Conway Orpheus Club Founder and First President

File 4 – Mrs. James Clayton, Conway Orpheus President (1946-1947)

File 5 – Mrs. Freda Lou Wilson, Conway Orpheus Club President (1967-1968)

File 6 – Mrs. George Thompson, Conway Orpheus Club President, 1968-1969)

File 7 – Mrs. Noble Smith, Conway Orpheus Club President (1970-1971)

File 8 – Mrs. George Mulacek, Conway Orpheus Club President (1973-1974)

File 9 – Mrs. Arthur Johnson, Conway Orpheus Club President (1975-1977)

File 10-Mrs. Elise Shoemaker, Conway Orpheus Club President (1977-1978)

File 11-Mrs. Toni Erwin, Conway Orpheus Club President (1978-1979)

File 12-Mrs. Fay Bonds, Conway Orpheus Club President (1979-1980)

File 13-Mrs. Janis Banister, Conway Orpheus Club President (1980-1982)

File 14-Mrsl Karen Nebel, Conway Orpheus Club President (1982-1983)

File 15-Mrs. Helen Davis, Conway Orpheus Club President (1984-1986)

File 16-Mrs. Mary Selligman, Conway Orpheus Club President (1986-1988)

File 17-Mrs. Imogene Holt, Conway Orpheus Club President (1990-1993)

File 18-Mrs. Ruth Floyd, Conway Orpheus Club President (1993-1994)

File 19-Mrs. Mary Selligman, Conway Orpheus Club President (1994-1996)

File 20-Mrs. Barbara Henry, Conway Orpheus Club President (1997-1998)

File 21-Mrs. Betty Courtway, Conway Orpheus Club President, (1999-2001)

File 22-Mrs. Nicole Hatfield, Conway Orpheus Club President, (2001-2002)

End of Box 2

 

Box 3

File 1 – Monthly Program Ideas

File 2 – Official Programs of Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs Annual Convention, 1951- 1952, 1969, 1970, 1997

File 3 – Programs 1960-1992

File 4 – Program Presented September 13, 1979

File 5 – Material from Miscellaneous Programs

File 6 – Conway Orpheus Club Annual Spring Musical, 1974-1979

File 7 – A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten, 1942 (Program)

File 8 – List of Chamber Operas for Grass Roots Production by Barre Hill

File 9 – List of Publications, May 1991

File 10-Annual Reports

File 11-Songs

File 12-Folklore and Legends Reference

File 13-Suzuki method to Music Education

File 14-Telephone Directory

File 15-Format for Club Yearbook, 1978-1979

File 16-Yearbooks, 1950’s

File 17-Yearbooks, 1960’s

File 18-Yearbooks, 1970’s

File 19-Yearbooks, 1980’s

File 20-Yearbooks, 1990’s

File 21-Yearbooks, 2000-

File 22-National Federation ob Music Clubs President’s Handbook (1982)

File 23-The Manual of The National Federation of Music Clubs (1993-1995)

End of Box 3

 

Box 4

File 1 – Scrapbook (1950’s)

File 2 – Scrapbook (1960’s)

Item 1 – Scrapbook (1960s-1970s)

Item 2 – Scrapbook (1979-1995)

End of Box 4

End of Collection