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Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

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BOX 2-3 Photographs, circa 1880s-1943
Chiefly studio and candid photographs of Florence Parr-Gere, taken from childhood until late middle-age. The majority of photographs of individuals other than Parr-Gere are unidentified, although most are suspected to be members of her family. Also included are several inscribed photographs of well-known personalities.
Arranged in approximate chronological order, then by subject. Inscribed photographs are arranged alphabetically by surname.
Parr-Gere, Alone, circa 1880s-circa 1935
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Early photographs, circa 1880s-1900
8 black and white photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Inscribed photographs, circa 1890s - circa 1912
6 black and white photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 2/3-19; 3/1-9 Later photographs, circa 1900 - circa 1935
80 black and white photographs.
Parr-Gere, with Others, circa 1890s-circa 1925
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, 1921
1 photograph.
Group photograph at Fontainebleau, 1921, with Nadia Boulanger, Charles-Marie Widor, François Casadesus, Isidor Philipp, Aaron Copland, André Bloch, and many others.
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Horse-driven coach with large group, circa 1900
1 photograph.
Signed by Florence B. Parr, with the notation: "West Point".
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Parr-Gere family, circa 1890s - circa 1916
7 black and white photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Parr-Gere with unidentified people, circa 1902-1925
6 photographs.
Miscellany, 1911-1943
BOX-FOLDER 3/14-16 Inscribed photographs, 1911-1930 and undated
14 black and white photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Unidentified, circa 1915-1930s
4 black and white photographs.
BOX 4-5 MAPCASE 3 Miscellany, 1856-1964
Two small portrait drawings, one book, clippings, correspondence, marriage documents, music publisher brochures listing Parr-Gere's compositions, posters (Fontainebleau concerts), programs, and poems.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Book.
Geer, James.
Historical sketch and genealogy of George & Thomas Geer from 1621 to 1856. Hartford: Elihu Geer, Printer and Stationer, 1856.
Published genealogy of the Geer family (husband's family).
Inscribed to James Belden Gere from Anna Gere Belden, Syracuse, NY, September 28, 1912.
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Clippings, 1902-1920 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Correspondence, 1920-1941
3 letters.
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Marriage documents, 1902
3 documents.
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Miscellaneous documents, 1916-1929 and undated
Check receipt from music publisher (J. Hamelle, Paris) and one note card from Carl F. Clarke.
BOX-FOLDER 5/2-4 Periodicals, 1913, 1919-1920
The Critic, 1, no. 1 (1919 June) and no. 5 (1920 October); Musical America, 17, no. 14 (1913 Feb. 8).
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Portrait drawing, circa 1900
Small oval portrait of Parr-Gere within a velvet matted frame.
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Portrait drawing, 1908
MAPCASE-DRAWER 3/8 Posters, Fontainebleau, September 21 and 23, 1921
5 large posters.
Two final concerts given by the students of the American Conservatory, Fontainebleau, France, September 21 and 23, 1921.
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Programs, Fontainebleau, July-September 1921
10 programs.
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Programs, general, 1913-1964
6 programs.
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Publicity materials, 1916-1929 and undated
3 brochures and 1 page taken from a concert program.
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Scrapbook (Fontainebleau), 1921
Inscriptions, photographs, notes, and programs documenting the period of Parr-Gere's studies at the American Conservatory, Fontainebleau.
BOX-FOLDER 4/10-11 Writings, 1905-1941 and undated
41 poems.

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