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Administrative Papers, 1912-1961 , bulk 1931-1960 (continued)
Corporate Papers, 1950-1960, undated (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 20/10 Outline of Plans for Promotion of a Sustaining Fund for the National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc., undated
BOX-FOLDER 20/11 Corporate Papers: Miscellaneous papers, 1950-1959
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Insurance Papers, August 26, 1949 and May 27-28, 1956
BOX 24 Memberships and Contributions, 1956-1960, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Memberships and Contributions. Reiceipts, 1959 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/6 Memberships and Contributions. Miscellaneous, 1956, 1960 and undated
BOX 20 Minutes, 1931-1961
BOX-FOLDER 20/12 Minutes (National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., Pittsburgh Branch), 1931-1932
BOX-FOLDER 20/13 Minutes (Excutive Board, National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc.), December 27, 1935
BOX-FOLDER 20/14 Minutes (Planning Committee, Washington, D.C. Guild), January-July 1947
BOX-FOLDER 20/15 Minutes (NNOC), June 1948-February 1949
BOX-FOLDER 20/16 Minutes (Washington, D.C. Guild), January-August 1949
BOX-FOLDER 20/17 Minutes (location unknown), July 5, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 20/18 Minutes (Washington, D.C. Guild), May 1949-April 1950
BOX-FOLDER 20/19 Minutes (Board of Directors, NNOC), March-April 1950
BOX-FOLDER 20/20 Minutes (Board of Governors, NNOC), March 28, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 20/21 Minutes (National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), April 7, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 20/22 Minutes (Board Meeting, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), February 2, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 20/23 Minutes (Pittsburgh Citizen's Sponsoring Guild, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), September 2, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 20/24 Minutes (New York Guild, NNOC), September 9, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 20/25 Minutes (Special Committee Meeting, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), January 20, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 20/26 Minutes (Committee Meeting), January 27, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 20/27 Minutes (Meeting of Members representing New York, Chicago and Washington Guilds, and other music organizations with Senator J. William Fulbright and W. McNeil Lowry, Director of the Ford Foundation Program in Humanities and the Arts), 1958
BOX-FOLDER 20/28 Minutes (Board of Governors, National Negro Opera Foundation), March 7-June 20, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 20/29 Minutes (Washington Guild), September 17, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 20/30 Minutes (Women's Committee, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), September 24, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 20/31 Minutes (Women's Committee, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), October 1, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 20/32 Minutes (Committee meeting, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), May 27, 1961
Meeting of members of the committee in preparation for the two-day Meet of the National Negro Opera Foundation held on June 3-4, 1961.
BOX-FOLDER 20/33 Minutes (Final Conference of the two-day Meet, National Negro Opera Foundation, Inc.), June 4, 1961
BOX 24, 67 Miscellany, 1912-1961, undated
Performer lists, lists that have become separated from group photographs, diplomas and certificates belonging to Mary Cardwell Dawson, and other miscellaneous papers.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Aida performance. American Guild of Musical Artists, Inc. Delegate lists, April 30, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Chicago National Negro Opera Guild. Audition papers, March 29, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Costume size lists and forms, undated
BOX 67 Diploma. Boston. Central Evening High School (Mary L. Cardwell), April 1924
BOX 67 Diploma. Boston. New England Conservatory of Music (Mary Lucinda Cardwell, teacher of the pianoforte course), June 23, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 District of Columbia. Municipal Court Judgement, January 23, 1958
Powell-Savory Corporation, t/a New York Amsterdam News [vs.] Mary Cardwell Dawson.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 International Workers Order, Inc. Membership application, February 6, 1945
Photocopy.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Lease, Town Hall, Inc. Fund-raising concert (April 15, 1945), March 21, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 License. New York Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Police. Carnegie Hall concert (February 25, 1948), Februrary 20, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 24/7 Nomination lists for Most Outstanding Contribution Award, 1910-1960, circa 1960
Lists of outstanding African-American actors and actresses, composers, conductors, jazz performers, organists, pianists, poets, violinists, and writers that were being considered for this award.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Permit. Dunbar Vocational High School auditorium. Musical performance (Chicago Negro Opera Guild performance, July 16, 1961), June 14, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Photograph identification lists, undated
Lists separated from photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Public School Certificate. Homestead Grammar Schools (Mary Lucinda Cardwell's graduation certificate), May 27, 1912
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Speech. Draft, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Subpoena, New York, January 28, 1957
Fragment (page has been torn).
BOX-FOLDER 23/1-4; 24/10 Notes, 1940s-1961
BOX-FOLDER 24/8 Ticket Sales, July 11, 1950, August 15, 1952 and undated
BOX 25-29 Financial Papers, 1936-1962
(55 folders)
Includes budgets and financial reports, bank statements, cancelled checks, withdrawal slips, ticket sales receipts, and various membership and organizational lists.
Arranged by type of item, and chronologically therein.
BOX 25 Budgets and Financial Reports, 1936-1961
BOX-FOLDER 25/1 Campaign Committee. Financial report, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 25/2 Festival report, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Financial report. The Ordering of Moses performance (Shiloh Baptist Church), November 20, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 25/4 Financial report. Faust performance, March 29, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 25/5 Financial report. New York Guild, circa 1956
BOX-FOLDER 25/6 Financial report. Quanga performance, May 27, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 25/7 Financial reports, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Financial report. Aida performance, undated
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Financial report. Carmen performance, undated
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Financial reports. Miscellaneous, undated
BOX-FOLDER 25/9 Hamilton National Bank. Statements, 1946-1949
BOX-FOLDER 25/10 Hamilton National Bank. Cancelled checks, 1947-1949
BOX-FOLDER 25/11 Hamilton National Bank. Deposit and withdrawal receipts, 1947-1950
BOX-FOLDER 25/12 Industrial Bank of Washington. Statements, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 25/13 Industrial Bank of Washington. Cancelled checks, 1943-1945, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 25/14 Industrial Bank of Washington. Deposit and withdrawal receipts, 1944-1945, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 25/15 Manufacturers Trust Company. Statements, 1956-1959
BOX-FOLDER 25/16 Manufacturers Trust Company. Cancelled checks, 1956-1958
BOX-FOLDER 25/17 Manufacturers Trust Company. Deposit and withdrawal receipts, 1956-1957
BOX-FOLDER 25/18 Union Trust Company. Statements, 1953, 1957, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 25/19 Union Trust Company. Cancelled checks, 1958-1961
BOX-FOLDER 25/20 Union Trust Company. Deposit and withdrawal receipts, 1960-1961
BOX-FOLDER 25/21 Miscellaneous loan and mortgage papers, 1948-1950
BOX-FOLDER 25/22 Miscellaneous bank paperwork, 1936, 1941, 1947-1948, 1957-1961
BOX 26-27 Ticket Sales Receipts, 1944-1960
BOX-FOLDER 26/1 Ticket sales receipts, 1944-1945
BOX-FOLDER 26/2 Ticket sales receipts, 1948-1949
BOX-FOLDER 26/3 Ticket sales receipts, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 26/4 Ticket sales receipts, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 Ticket sales receipts, 1952, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 27/2-3 Ticket sales receipts, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 Ticket sales receipts, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 Ticket sales receipts, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 27/6 Ticket sales receipts, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 Ticket sales receipts - Miscellaneous, undated
BOX 28-29 Bills and Receipts, Assorted, 1937-1962
BOX-FOLDER 28/1 Bills and receipts, 1937-1942
BOX-FOLDER 28/2 Bills and receipts, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 28/3 Bills and receipts, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 28/4 Bills and receipts, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 28/5 Bills and receipts, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 28/6 Bills and receipts, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 28/7 Bills and receipts, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 28/8 Bills and receipts, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 28/9 Bills and receipts, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 28/10 Bills and receipts, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 29/1 Bills and receipts, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 29/2 Bills and receipts, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 29/3 Bills and receipts, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 29/4 Bills and receipts, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 29/5 Bills and receipts, 1957
BOX-FOLDER 29/6 Bills and receipts, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 29/7 Bills and receipts, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 29/8 Bills and receipts, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 29/9 Bills and receipts, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 29/10 Bills and receipts, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 29/11 Bills and receipts, undated
BOX-FOLDER 29/12 Bills and receipts. Fragments, 1940s-1960s
BOX 17-19 Clippings, 1931-1997
(35 folders)
Newspaper and magazine articles that document the activities of the National Negro Opera Company and related organizations in which Mary Cardwell Dawson was involved. Includes interviews and descriptions of events that honor Dawson and the National Negro Opera Company. Originals and photocopies are included.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 Clippings, 1931
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 Clippings, 1933
BOX-FOLDER 17/3 Clippings, 1934
BOX-FOLDER 17/4 Clippings, 1935
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