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Cora Santee scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 111

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook of Cora Santee’s experience in the Augustana College Choir, which includes programs, news clippings, cards, photographs, posters, and song lyrics.

Dates

  • 1933-1938

Language of Materials

English and Swedish.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

Cora Santee was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 16 August 1916. From 1934 to 1937 she attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, where she sang in the Augustana Choir which was directed by Henry Veld from 1929 to 1966. She was a member of Sigma Mu Alpha, Woman’s Club, Berean Bible Class, Luther League, Independent Woman’s Organization, and the Handel Oratorio Society. She graduated with a degree in music education with a major in voice. Santee then enrolled in graduate school at Columbia University in New York City, and earned her master’s in voice. She taught music and art in the West Frankfurt school system until 1941, and then taught music in grades one through twelve in Geneseo, Illinois, until 1966. She was a descendent of Daniel Boone.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Abstract

Cora Santee was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 16 August 1916. From 1934 to 1937 she attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, where she sang in the Augustana Choir which was directed by Henry Veld from 1929 to1966. This collection consists of a scrapbook of Cora Santee’s experience in the Augustana College Choir, which includes programs, news clippings, cards, photographs, posters, and song lyrics.

Arrangement

Several loose items have been removed from scrap book and housed together in a folder labeled Enclosures.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Cora Santee, September 1995

Related Materials

MSS 30 Collection on Henry Veld 1923-1976, MSS 234 Augustana College Choir Records 1914-2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Elena Leith, September 2015.

Title
Cora Santee scrapbook, 1933-1938.
Status
Completed
Author
Elena Leith
Date
September 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

Contact:
639 38th Street
Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States