Inventory of the Saengerfest Collection, 1924-1931


Title:
Saengerfest Collection, 1924-1931
Repository:
University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library
Phone: 513-556-1959
http://www.libraries.uc.edu/arb.html
Creator:
Schmidt, Charles G., d. 1930
Dates:
1924-1931
Quantity:
1.25 linear feet
Abstract:
The collection contains the correspondence of Charles Schmidt, president of the German-American Saengerbund, with other saengerfest committees and officials. The collection also includes miscellaneous material such as songsheets and the constitution of the North American Saengerbunds.
Identification:
GA-08-01
Location:
Archives and Rare Books Library
Language:
The records are in English and German

History of The Saengerfest Collection and Charles Schmidt

The Saengerfest Collection was donated by Mr. Christian Schmidt of Cincinnati. His grandfather, Charles Schmidt, was a prominent Cincinnati businessman in the late 19th c to the early decades of the 20th c. Active in civic affairs as well as German-American cultural organizations, Schmidt served as the president of the German-American Saengerbund, which served as an umbrella group for state and municipal saengerfests throughout the United States. The national Saengerbund also sponsored a national saengerfest every year that was held in different cities across the country.

Scope and Content

The collection contains the correspondence of Charles Schmidt, president of the German-American Saengerbund, with other saengerfest committees and officials. The collection also includes miscellaneous material such as songsheets and the constitution of the North American Saengerbunds.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is organized into folders by topic and date

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Subjects:

Choral singing
German Americans - Music
Music festivals

Organizations/Corporations:

Nordamerikanischer Saengerbund

Preferred Citation

The preferred form of citation for this collection is: Cite specific item as appropriate, Saengerfest Collection, 1924-1931, GA-08-01, Archives and Rare Books Library, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Detailed Description of The Collection


Box 1 / Folder 1
Pamphlets, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Miscellaneous Correspondence, undated




Box 1 / Folder 3
Miscellaneous, undated




Box 1 / Folder 4
Newspaper Clippings, undated




Box 1 / Folder 5
Der Deutsche Saenger, undated




Box 1 / Folder 6
Saenger Festes, undated




Box 1 / Folder 7
Correspondence, July 1924




Box 1 / Folder 8
Correspondence, October 1924




Box 1 / Folder 9
Correspondence, June 1924




Box 1 / Folder 10
Correspondence, June 1926




Box 1 / Folder 11
Correspondence, June 1927




Box 1 / Folder 12
Correspondence, December 1927




Box 1 / Folder 13
Correspondence, October 1928




Box 1 / Folder 14
Correspondence, January 1928




Box 1 / Folder 15
Correspondence, February 1928




Box 1 / Folder 16
Correspondence, March 1928




Box 1 / Folder 17
Correspondence, April 1928




Box 1 / Folder 18
Correspondence, May 1928




Box 1 / Folder 19
Correspondence, June 1928




Box 1 / Folder 20
Correspondence, August 1928




Box 1 / Folder 21
Correspondence, July 1928




Box 1 / Folder 22
Correspondence, September 1928




Box 1 / Folder 23
Correspondence, October 1928




Box 1 / Folder 24
Correspondence, November 1928




Box 1 / Folder 25
Correspondence, December 1928




Box 1 / Folder 26
Correspondence, January 1929




Box 1 / Folder 27
Correspondence, February 1929




Box 1 / Folder 28
Correspondence, March 1929




Box 1 / Folder 29
Correspondence, April 1929




Box 1 / Folder 30
Correspondence, May 1929




Box 1 / Folder 31
Correspondence, June 1929




Box 1 / Folder 32
Correspondence, June 1929




Box 1 / Folder 33
Correspondence, August 1929




Box 1 / Folder 34
Correspondence, September 1929




Box 1 / Folder 35
Correspondence, October 1929




Box 1 / Folder 36
Correspondence, November 1929




Box 1 / Folder 37
Correspondence, December 1929




Box 1 / Folder 38
Correspondence, January 1930




Box 1 / Folder 39
Correspondence, February 1930




Box 1 / Folder 40
Correspondence, March 1930




Box 1 / Folder 41
Correspondence, April 1930




Box 1 / Folder 42
Correspondence, May 1930




Box 1 / Folder 43
Correspondence, June 1930




Box 1 / Folder 44
Correspondence, July 1930




Box 1 / Folder 45
Correspondence, August 1930




Box 1 / Folder 46
Correspondence, September 1930




Box 1 / Folder 47
Correspondence, October 1930




Box 1 / Folder 48
Correspondence, November 1930




Box 1 / Folder 49
Correspondence, December 1930




Box 1 / Folder 50
Correspondence, January 1931




Box 1 / Folder 51
Correspondence, March 1931




Box 1 / Folder 52
Correspondence, April 1931




Box 1 / Folder 53
Correspondence, May 1931




Box 1 / Folder 54
Correspondence, July 1931