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Rice University Shepherd Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 081
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

The Shepherd Society Records range from 1977 to 2003 and includes materials relating to the governing council of the society, meetings and their agendas and minutes. Published materials include reference and membership materials, and society-related events., i.e., programs, announcements and invitations for special concerts and the Madrigal Dinner. There are a few news clippings.

Dates

  • 1978 - 2003

Creator

Access Restrictions

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Shepherd Society Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Historical Sketch

The Shepherd Society was founded in 1977 to further the cause of music at Rice University and in Houston through scholarship support and promotion of the programs and recognition of the musical talents of teachers and students of the Shepherd School of Music.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet ( (3 boxes))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Shepherd Society was founded in 1977 to further the cause of music at Rice University and in Houston through scholarship support and promotion of the programs and recognition of the musical talents of teachers and students of the Shepherd School of Music. The records relate to the governing council of the society, meetings and their agendas and minutes, published materials such as programs, announcements and invitations for special concerts and the Madrigal Dinner.

Acquisition Information

The records were transferred to Woodson Research Center in 1998 by Shepherd Society Board member, Genevieve (Mrs. Roy D.) Demme.

Accruals

Future additions are expected for this material.

Related Papers

Complimentary collections include the Shepherd School of Music Records, and information [vertical] files on Shepherd Chamber Players, Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, and Sallie Shepherd Perkins.
Title
Guide to the Rice University Shepherd Society Records, 1978-2003
Status
Completed
Author
Sharon Link
Date
2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA