Guide to the American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records


Title:
American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records
Repository:
Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives
Phone: 937-775-2092
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Creator:
American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter
Dates:
1951-2008
Bulk dates:
1980-2000
Quantity:
2 linear feet
Abstract:
The collection documents the activities and administrative records of the Dayton Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. The collection includes scrapbooks, members' directories, programs, monthly newsletters, meeting minutes, and treasurers' reports.
Identification:
MS-384
Language:
The records are in English

History of American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records

The Dayton Chapter of the American Guild of Organists was established in 1951. The Guild is active in and around the Dayton area, publishes its own newsletter, and participates in workshops and programs sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records on guild activities, and is divided into seven series. It was compiled and stored by various members of the guild.

Series I, Monthly Newsletters, contain the guild's newsletter titled "The Guild Trumpetings." The bulk of the newsletter date between 1989-2006. The guild newsletters contain upcoming events, guild news, and articles pertaining to organ music or church life.

Series II, Church music workshop programs, over the period spanning from 1964-2006. The programs include small localized events as well as national American Guild of Organists events.

Series III, Treasurers' Reports, detail the financial records of the Chapter between 1985-2000. This series contains the financial records of the guild.

Series IV, Meeting Minutes, contains reports from 1981-1999 that include guild event planning, and new business.

Series V, Correspondence, includes letters between guild members, and correspondence letters from the American Guild of Organists Council. The bulk of the dates are between 1972-1990 and contain correspondence ranging from surveys to personal letters.

Series VI, Dayton Chapter Membership Directories, includes the phone numbers and guild positions of all members. Dates range from 1956-2004 but the bulk of the dates are between 1970-1993.

Series VII, Chapter Service Manuals, Applications, Sheet Music, News Clippings, and Photos of Guild events. This series contains manuals relating to responsibilities of the various positions in the guild, and applications to join the guild or apply for a particular position. This series also contains undated news clippings and sheet music used by members of the guild.

Series VIII, Scrapbooks, details the guild's activities from 1951-1989. These Scrapbooks include members directories, news print articles relating to the guild events, monthly newsletters, correspondence papers, and administrative records. This series consists of four scrapbooks, which contain the collected records that may not be found in the other series.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged in eight series:
Series I: Monthly Newsletters
Series II: Workshop Brochures and Programs
Series III: Treasurers' Reports
Series IV: Meeting Minutes
Series V: Correspondence
Series VI: Dayton Chapter Member Directories
Series VII: Chapter Service Manuals, Applications and Sheet Music
Series VIII: Scrapbooks

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Related Material: Related Material

MFM-33 St. James Christ Episcopal Records Series

MS- 276 Westminster Presbyterian Church Records

MS-386 Charlotte Gray Collection


Subject Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects:

Dayton (Ohio)--Church history.
Dayton (Ohio)--Guild Events.
Pipe Organ

Organizations/Corporations:

University of Dayton
Westminster Presbyterian Church (Dayton, Ohio)

Material Types:

Newspapers
Photographs

Preferred Citation

(Box #, Folder #), MS-384, American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.

Acquisition Information

The American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records were donated by Yun Kim on January 14, 2008. Yun Kim is the acting Chapter Treasurer.

Processing Information

The original order of this collection consisted of four scrapbooks and seven binders. Early guild records were kept in scrapbook format, containing news clippings, programs, letters, and records. by the 1990s materials relating to the guild were kept in three ring binders, separated by document type. Additional records from the guild will be added as they are donated to the collection.


Other Finding Aid

The finding aid is available on the Special Collections & Archives, Wright State University Libraries web site at
https://wright.libraryhost.com/repositories/2/resources/16.


Detailed Description of The Collection



Series I: Newsletters, 1959-2008

Box 1 / Folder 1
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1959-1990




Box 1 / Folder 2
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1991




Box 1 / Folder 3
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1992




Box 1 / Folder 4
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1993




Box 1 / Folder 5
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1994-1995




Box 1 / Folder 6
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1995-1996




Box 1 / Folder 7
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1996-1997




Box 1 / Folder 8
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1997-1999




Box 1 / Folder 9
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 1999-2000




Box 1 / Folder 10
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 2001-2005




Box 1 / Folder 11
"The Guild Trumpetings" Newsletters, 2006-2008





Series II: Workshop Brochures and Programs of Guild Events, 1956-2008

Box 1 / Folder 12
Workshops and Programs, 1956-1976




Box 1 / Folder 13
Workshops and Programs, 1977-1985




Box 1 / Folder 14
Workshops and Programs, 1986-1989




Box 1 / Folder 15
Workshops and Programs, 1990-1994




Box 1 / Folder 16
Workshops and Programs, 1995-2000




Box 1 / Folder 17
Workshops and Programs, 2001-2008





Series III: Treasurers' Reports, 1985-2000

Box 2 / Folder 1
Reports, 1985




Box 2 / Folder 2
Reports, 1986




Box 2 / Folder 3
Reports, 1987




Box 2 / Folder 4
Reports, 1988




Box 2 / Folder 5
Reports, 1989




Box 2 / Folder 6
Reports, 1990




Box 2 / Folder 7
Reports, 1991




Box 2 / Folder 8
Reports, 1992




Box 2 / Folder 9
Reports, 1993




Box 2 / Folder 10
Reports, 1994




Box 2 / Folder 11
Reports, 1995




Box 2 / Folder 12
Reports, 1997




Box 2 / Folder 13
Reports, 1999-2000





Series IV: Guild Meeting Minutes, 1976-2000

Box 2 / Folder 14
Meeting Minutes, 1976-1981




Box 2 / Folder 15
Meeting Minutes, 1985




Box 2 / Folder 16
Meeting Minutes, 1986




Box 2 / Folder 17
Meeting Minutes, 1987




Box 2 / Folder 18
Meeting Minutes, 1988




Box 2 / Folder 19
Meeting Minutes, 1988




Box 2 / Folder 20
Meeting Minutes, 1989




Box 2 / Folder 21
Meeting Minutes, 1989




Box 2 / Folder 22
Meeting Minutes, 1990




Box 2 / Folder 23
Meeting Minutes, 1991




Box 2 / Folder 24
Meeting Minutes, 1992




Box 2 / Folder 25
Meeting Minutes, 1993




Box 2 / Folder 26
Meeting Minutes, 1994




Box 2 / Folder 27
Meeting Minutes, 1995




Box 2 / Folder 28
Meeting Minutes, 1996




Box 2 / Folder 29
Meeting Minutes, 1998




Box 2 / Folder 30
Meeting Minutes, 2000





Series V: Guild Correspondence, 1964-2006, undated




Organist Survey, 1964




Correspondence, 1972




Correspondence, 1983-1989




Correspondence, 1990




Correspondence, 1991-1992




Correspondence, 1994-1995




Correspondence, 1996




Correspondence, 1997




Correspondence, 1999-2006




Correspondence, Undated




Member Directories, 1956-1978




Member Directories, 1976-1989




Member Directories, 1989-2006


Series VI: Dayton Chapter Member Directories, 1956-2006


Series VII: Service Manuals, Applications, Sheet Music, Photos of Guild Events, 1988-1993, undated

Box 3 / Folder 1
Officers List, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 2
Statement of Purpose, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 3
Resolution and Responsibilities, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 4
Facts and Handouts, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 5
National Guild Information, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 6
News Clippings, 1988-1990




Box 3 / Folder 7
News Clippings, 1991-1993




Box 3 / Folder 8
News Clippings, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 9
Membership Forms, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 10
Biographies, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 11
Sheet Music, Undated




Box 3 / Folder 12
Halloween Photos, Undated





Series VIII: Scrapbooks of Guild Activities and Events, 1951-1989

Box 3 / Folder 13
Scrapbook, Feb. 24, 1982 - Apr. 4, 1989




Box 3 / Folder 14
Scrapbook, Feb. 24, 1982 - Apr. 4, 1989




Box 3 / Folder 15
Scrapbook, Feb. 24, 1982 - Apr. 4, 1989




Box 3 / Folder 16
Scrapbook, Feb. 24, 1982 - Apr. 4, 1989




Box 3 / Folder 17
Scrapbook, Feb. 24, 1982 - Apr. 4, 1989




Box 4 / Folder 1
Scrapbook, Sep. 9, 1951 - Jun. 9, 1977




Box 5 / Folder 1
Scrapbook, Oct. 14, 1962 - Apr. 23, 1968




Box 6 / Folder 1
Scrapbook, Sep. 4, 1974 - Nov. 6, 1982