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Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

Identifier: MSS-1438

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scrapbooks (1957-2007) documenting the activities of the Tuscaloosa Music Club, as well as the official club records (1904-1907, 1979-1991, 1997-2000), including meeting minutes and treasurers' records. There are copies of most of the Yearbooks in the scrapbooks, but there several loose issues. Also included are programs from several state conventions and newsletters from the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, as well as various publications sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.


  • 1904-2007


Biographical / Historical

The Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is an active independent organization, federated with the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs in 1926. The charge of the club is to broaden the culture of its members, to encourage appreciation and understanding of music, and to stimulate musical interest in Tuscaloosa. Its membership has grown from 25 members its first year to over one hundred. It sponsors several junior clubs, provides scholarships to talented students, and offers programs and performances for the greater community.


10.2 Linear Feet

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A collection of club records, constitution and by-laws, member lists, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other materials of this Tuscaloosa arts organization.

Physical Location

These materials are stored at our off-site Archival Facility (AF) and may require up to two business days for retrieval and delivery for use in our Hoole Library reading room. Please email or call 205-348-0500 for more information.


Gift of Tuscaloosa Music Study Club; additional gift of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, 2013; additional gift Tuscaloosa Music Study Club via Margaret Smith, 2014

General Note

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R. Rumstay, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Guide to the Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records
September 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266