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Margaret Christy Memorial Service collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3718

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters from Miriam Schneider to friends and students of Margaret Christy asking for "testimonials" that could be read at Christy's memorial service. There is also a bulletin from the memorial service and two photographs of Christy with colleagues and friends.

Dates

  • 1996

Biographical / Historical

Margaret Christy was born in 1908 in Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and her Masters Degree in Music Education from Columbia University. She studied cello with Pablo Casales and William Willikie. From 1943 to 1973, she was an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Alabama, where she was also a charter member of the Cadek Quartet. She played with symphony orchestras across the country, including the Birmingham, Chattanooga, Huntsville, Mobile, Meridian, Tupelo, and Madison Symphony Orchestras. She died on January 2, 1996.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (contains letters, church bulletin, and photographs)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Letters from Miriam Schneider to friends and students of Margaret Christy asking for "testimonials" that could be read at Christy's memorial service.

Provenanace

gift of Mrs. George F Hamner, 2002

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Margaret Christy Memorial Service collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
June 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500