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ANCHORAGE SYMPHONY LEAGUE. Records; 1946-1992. 12 cu. ft.

The Anchorage Symphony League, known until 1991 as the Anchorage Symphony Women's League, began in 1967 as an Auxiliary to the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. In 1986, the Anchorage Symphony Women's League incorporated, becoming a separate non-profit organization. The purpose of this organization is to aid the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra financially and in service. They also have education programs in the schools and preconcert lectures. Some of the events organized by the Anchorage Symphony League include the Champagne Pops Concert, the Symphony of Trees (successor of the Festival of Trees), Young People's Concerts, Come Blow Your Horn, Musicale, Snowflake Suite, Symphony Swing, Viennese Waltz Night, various receptions, dinners, and the Membership Tea.

The collection consists of records of the Anchorage Symphony League as well as records of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, the Anchorage Chamber Symphony, and the Anchorage Symphony String Quartet. Included are the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the League; Board of Directors records including officers; and records concerning the various activities such as Benefit Concerts, Champagne Pops, Festival of Trees, and Viennese Waltz Night. Included are reports, programs, invitations, publicity and also awards, newsletters, photographs, videos, and memorabilia. In addition, there are scrapbooks which also document the history and activities of the Anchorage Symphony League and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra.

A deposit agreement was signed between the archives and the organization in 1986.

Box and Folder List:

Box 1

Series I. Documents; n.d., 1971-1986.
Legal:
-Incorporation - Anchorage Symphony Women's League; 1986.
-Incorporation - Festival of Trees; 1982-1985.
-Tax exemption; 1986.
-Applications; 1978-1981.
-Postal; 1976-1977.
-Anchorage Community College; n.d., 1979-1980.
Bylaws:
-Constitution; 1971-1986.

Series II. History; 1946-1990.
-Anchorage Symphony Women's League; n.d., 1967-1985.
-Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; 1948-1985.
-Scrapbooks - Anchorage Symphony Women's League; 1967-1990 (boxes 15-23).
-Scrapbooks - Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; 1946-1972 (boxes 11-14).

Box 2

Series III. Board of Director's; n.d., 1968-1992.
President's File:
-Parliamentary law procedure; 1979.
-President; 1971/72-1983/84, 1986/87-1988/89.
-Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; 1970/71-1984/85.
-American Symphony Orchestra League; 1970/71, 1973/74-1976/77-1980/81, 1982/83-1983/84.

Box 3

President's File (cont):
-American Symphony Orchestra League; 1984/85, 1987.
First Vice President:
-Reports; 1975/76-1981/82, 1983/84, 1985/86.
Second Vice President:
-Reports; 1972/73, 1976/77-1978/79,1987/88.
Third Vice President:
-Reports; 1981/82-1982/83, 1987/88, 1988/89.
Concert Program Chairman:
-Reports: 1972/73-1980/81.
Recording Secretary:
-Minutes; 1970/71, 1974/75-1984/85.
-Reports; 1985/86, 1985-1987, 1987/88, 1988/89.
Corresponding Secretary:
-Correspondence; n.d., 1968/69-1983/84.
-Reports; 1971/72-1981/82.
-Newsletters; 1969/70-1983/84, 1988/89.

Box 4

Treasurer:
-Reports; 1973/74-1982/83.
Chairman of Committees:
-Reports; n.d., 1971/72-1972/73, 1974/75, 1976/77-1982/83.
Membership Chairman:
-Reports; n.d., 1973/74-1976/77, 1978/79-1979/80, 1981/82-1982/83, 1986/87, 1987/88.
-Membership list and directories; 1969/70, 1973/74-1983/84, 1987/88, 1988/89.
Historian:
-Reports; n.d.
Archives Committee:
-Reports; 1985/86-1987/88.
Nominating Committee:
-Reports; 1978/79, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1989.
Publicity Chairman:
-Handbook; 1983-1984.
-Suggestions; 1971.
-Reports; n.d., 1971/72, 1973/74, 1977-1979/80, 1981/82, 1983/84.
-Miscellaneous; 1976, 1986, 1987.
Promotion Committee:
-Reports; 1981/82-1983/84.
Ticket Sales Committee:
-Reports; 1970/71-1973/74, 1985/86.
Card File Committee:
-Reports; 1976/77, 1986.
Audit Committee:
-Reports; 1972/73, 1974/75, 1976/77-1977/78.
Education Program:
-Adult
-Docent Program; 1986/87, 1987/88, 1991/92.
-Young People's Concerts; 1969/70-1971/72, 1974/75, 1976/77-1977/78, 1979/80-1980/81, 1982/1983, 1984/85-1987/88.
Courtesy Committee
-Reports; 1977/78.
Telephone Committee
-Report; 1988/89

Box 5

Series IV. Activities; 1968-1990.
Arts Fair:
-Reports; 1972/73-1973/74, 1975.
Benefit Concerts:
-Reports; 1971/72-1974/75.
Champagne Bridge Benefit:
-Reports; 1970/71-1971/72.
Champagne Pops:
-Invitations; 1969-1970, 1973-1977, 1979-1983, 1985-1986.
-Programs; 1969, 1971-1976, 1979-1983, 1985-1988.
-Miscellaneous; 1970.
-Reports; 1972-1982, 1985-1986.
-Reservations; 1987.

Box 6

Christmas Walk:
-Reports; 1983.
Come Blow Your Horn:
-Reports; 1979.
Fashion Show:
-Invitations; n.d.
Festival of Trees:
-Incorporation;1982-1985.
-Reports; 1977-1982.
Interior Design Seminar:
-Poster; 1986 (oversize).
-Report; 1986.
Luncheons:
-Christmas - miscellaneous; 1979, 1981-1982.
-Installation - miscellaneous; n.d., 1986.
-Other; n.d.
Membership Tea:
-Reports; 1971, 1975, 1978-1981, 1984-1985.
Musical - Art Supper:
-Invitations; 1968.
Musicale:
-Reports; 1971.
Receptions:
-Invitations; n.d.
-Reports; 1971, 1973, 1977-1979, 1982, 1987.
Snowflake Suite:
-Reports; 1982/83, 1987
Symphony Ball:
-Reports; 1982-1983, 1987.
Symphony Picnic:
-Reports; 1971-1973.
Symphony Swing:
-Report; 1986.
Symphony of Trees:
-Report; 1986, 1987.
Viennese Waltz Night:
-Invitations; 1976-1977, 1979, 1981-1987, 1989, 1990
-Programs; 1976-1978, 1980-1984, 1986-1987.
-Reports; 1976-1984, 1986-1987.
Viennese Ball:
-Invitations; 1989, 1990.

Box 7

Series V. Awards; 1971-1984.
-Certificates; 1971, 1973/74, 1977/78-1982, 1984.

Series VI. Printed Materials; 1969-1986.
-Newsletters; 1969/70, 1973/74-1982/83.
-Newsclippings; 1986.

Series VII. Photographs; 1970-1984.
-Prints; n.d., 1971, 1974, 1983-1984, 1987.
-Slides; 1980, 1983-1984.
-Negatives; 1970-1971, 1982-1984.

Box 8

Series VIII. Videos; 1982-1985.
-Public service announcements; 1982/83, 1985.

Box 9

Series IX. Memorabilia; 1974-1987.
Adult (not deposited in archives yet).
Docent Program:

-Buttons; 1986/1987.
Young People's Concert:
-Buttons; 1983/84, 1985/86-1986/87.
Champagne Pops:
-Champagne glass; 1985.
President's Gift to Board Members:
-Sterling silver charm; 1974/75.

Box 10

Series X. Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; 1946-1988.
-Programs; 1946/47-1956/57, 1967/68-1985/86.
-Flyers; 1979/80, 1982/83-1986/87.
-Phonograph record; 1985 (box 20).
-Posters (oversize); 1970/71, 1983/84-1985/86, 1987/88.
-Postcards; 1985/86.
-Buttons/pins; 1985/86.
-Miscellaneous; 1985/1986.

Series XI. Anchorage Chamber Symphony; 1979-1981.
-Programs; 1979-1981.

Series XII. Anchorage Symphony String Quartet: 1977-1978, 1981.
-Programs; 1977/78, 1981.

Series XIII. Audio Cassette Tape; 1986/87.
-Docent Program; 1986/87 (box 9).

Series XIV. Guest Book; 1970, 1972, 1976 (box 23).