Smith, Portia

Collections Information


Collection

Portia Smith donation of songbooks and other music materials

Location

Dispersed among holdings in the Music and Performing Arts Library and/or in storage

Provenance

Personal collection of donor.

When acquired

August 20, 1991.

Description

Donation included 10 hymnals and other song collections with imprints dating from the period 1849-1945; six books, largely from the turn of the last century; and 13 concert programs from the 1870s - 1920s (mainly University of Illinois Military Band), including a program for the dedication of Smith Memorial Hall in April, 1922.

Arrangement

Dispersed

Access/Finding Aids/Bibliography

List of donated items is filed in Collections File ("Portia Smith")

Index terms

Smith, Portia; University of Illinois: Smith Memorial Hall