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Guide to the Sacramento Opera Guild Records
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Description
Founded in 1947, the Sacramento Opera Guild was established by Sacramento women to cultivate a wider public interest in operatic arts and to sponsor local performances and educational programs. The records of the guild include administrative records and meeting minutes (1947-1975).
Background
The Sacramento Opera Guild was founded as a not-for-profit corporation in October 1947 and began with 50 charter members, its governing board and membership initially comprised almost entirely of local women interested in supporting the operatic arts in Sacramento. Its purpose was, "to develop and cultivate a wider public interest in opera and its allied arts, and to contribute to their support; to further musical education and appreciation; and to sponsor and give assistance to operatic, musical and cultural programs and activities of an educational character."
Extent
1 linear ft. (2 archival boxes)
Restrictions
Use of the described materials may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Sacramento Public Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.