Inventory

Terre Haute Oratorio Society
Dates:  1875-1917
Accession Number:  790726
Donor:  Terre Haute House
Description:  One document case

Content and Scope of Collection

In this collection are programs, records of meetings, reports, a few photographs and some samples of hand copied sheet music used by the Society. There are also materials about related musical organizations:  The Southside Musical Society and the Terre Haute Choral Society.

The Terre Haute Choral Society disbanded as an organization on February 14, 1910 and turned its interests to The Conservatory Choral Society.

Document Case  
     

Series I

 

Folder 1

Historical Background

 

Minutes

June 29, 1885-
June 26, 1978

Folder 2

Minutes

July 3, 1885-
Oct. 14, 1899

Folder 3

Constitution, By-Laws, rules, lists of  members,
  application forms for membership

1878

Folder 4

Secretary reports

1894-1896, 1904

Librarian report

1887

Folder 5

Rolls, lists of singers, attendance records

1878-1889

Folder 6

List of Oratorio Concerts

March 8, 1878

Index of Oratorios

n.d.

Letters

n.d.

Series II

Folder 1

South Side Musical Society

  Constitution and By-laws
  Membership List
  Minutes
  Financial Report

1875

 

 

 

Folder 2

Terre Haute Choral Society

  Officers
  Membership List
  Attendance Records
  Secretary's Report

1908-1909

 

 

 

 

Terre Haute Choral Society

  Officers
  Membership List
  Attendance Records  
  Secretary's Report

1909-1910

 

 

 

Series III

 

Folder 1

Programs

June 20, 1878-
Dec. 5, 1880

 

 

 

Folder 2

Programs

May 19, 1881-
Dec. 28, 1883

 

 

 

Folder 3

Programs

March 11, 1884-
Dec. 29,  1885

 

 

 

Folder 4

Programs

April 20, 1886-
Dec. 29, 1886

 

 

 

Folder 5

Programs

Feb. 21, 1887-
Dec. 21, 1888

 

 

 

Folder 6

Programs

May 13, 1889-
Dec. 28, 1894

     
Folder 7

Programs

March 20, 1895-
May 15,  1906

 

 

 

Folder 8

Programs

May 7, 1907-
May 1, 1917

 

 

 

Folder 9

Programs

n.d.

 

 

 

Folder 10 

Invitations, rehearsal notices

n.d.

 

 

 

Series IV

 

Folder 1

Photograph of President William Wood
  Parsons (on verso: sheet music for
  "Indiana, Here's to You")

1885-1910

 

 

 

 

Group photograph - Centenary Church
  (2 copies)

Jan. 23, 1906

 

 

 

Series V

 

Folders 1 & 2

Samples of sheet music used by the
  Society.  Some are hand copied parts
  for tenor, bass, alto and soprano