O.S. ADAMS SCRAPBOOK

SC 1998.10

Ruth T. Watanabe Special Collections
Sibley Music Library 

 

CONTENTS

 

DESCRIPTION OF COLLECTION

Location: M2A 3,2
0.25 feet

 

Biographical Sketch

No biographical information is extant on O.S. Adams, but from the nature of the scrapbook it appears that he functioned as the music critic for the Democrat & Chronicle during the time period concerned. His name is affixed in a printed label bearing the connection with that newspaper.

 

Provenance

unknown

 

Scope and Content

The scrapbook contains mainly newspaper clippings, apparently written by O.S. Adams, on local musical events from 1898-1909.

 

Associations

The scrapbook has been microfilmed, see Film 897. Watanbe Special Collections holds several local history scrapbooks relating to musical subjects. It also maintains a file of local ephemera relating to music from ca.1850 on.

 

Restrictions and Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF SERIES

The series and collection consist of one scrapbook compiled by O.S. Adams, containing mainly clippings on musical subjects from the Democrat & Chronicle. The years covered are 1898-1910. The scrapbook is retained in its orginal, now very deteriorated, condition.

 

INVENTORY

 

Folder Contains predominantly newspaper clippings from the Democrat and Chronicle on musical subjects. Some programs also included.