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R.P.I. Glee Club records, 1886-1983

By T.A. Gobert

Collection Overview

Title: R.P.I. Glee Club records, 1886-1983

Extent: 2.3 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The Glee Club records are organized into three series: I. General records, II. Photographs and oversized materials, and III. Sound recordings.

Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, programs, reports, photographs, sheet music, audio recordings, and related materials documenting the organization’s long history at Rensselaer.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Glee Club records (AC 27) include correspondence, programs, reports, photographs, sheet music, audio recordings, and related materials documenting the organization’s long history at Rensselaer. The recordings capture Glee Club performances, often with music organizations from Rensselaer and/or other colleges. These are stored in a variety of formats, such as LP phonograph albums (1949-1968), audio tapes (1954-1992, mostly cassettes), and compact disks (digital re-recordings of LP albums, 1998-2005). Includes multiple versions titled Songs of Rensslear. Click here for a link to the digitized songs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation: R.P.I. Glee Club records, AC 27. Institute Archives and Special Collections, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.


Box and Folder Listing

Series I: General RecordsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1938-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1950-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1970-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Membership lists, 1946-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Programs, 1946-19983Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Programs, 1912-1923Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Programs, 1938-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Programs, 1950-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Programs, 1956-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Programs, 1961-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Programs, 1967-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Programs, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Broadsides, 1886-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Reports, 1938-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Seals, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Newspaper clippings, 1946-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Newspaper clippings, 1955-1980, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Miscellany, 1886-1983Add to your cart.
Series II: Photographs and Oversized MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Oversized photographs and broadsides, 1950-1964, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, 1955-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photographs, 1959-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photographs - tour, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photographs - Campus Carols, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Photographs - miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Photographs - unidentified, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Photograph album, undatedAdd to your cart.
Series III: Sound RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Subseries A: Phonograph albums, circa 1948-1968Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: RPI Glee Club, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Songs of Rensselaer, circa 1948Add to your cart.
Item 3: 125th Anniversary of Rensselaer - RPI Glee Club and Orchestra, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 4: Requiem _ RPI Glee Club and Orchestra, Emma Willard Choire, Russell Sage Glee Club, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 5: Songs of Rensselaer circa 1952 Digital Resource, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 6: Rensselaer Sings with the New Paltz Glee Club, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 7: Magnificat in D Major - Mount Holyoke Choir and RPI Glee Club, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 8: Paul Paray Mass - State University at Oneonta and RPI Glee Clubs, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 9: Gloria in G Major and A German Requiem - Simmons College and RPI Glee Clubs and Orchestras, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 10: Belshazzar's Feast and Concerto in F - RPI Glee Club and Orchestra, Elmira College Chorus, 1965Add to your cart.
Item 11: King David - RPI Glee Club and University of Rochester Women's Glee Club, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 12: Carmina Burana - RPI Glee Club and Orchestra, Elmira College ChorusAdd to your cart.
Subseries B: Audio tapes, 1957-1981, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Songs of Rensselaer, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Rensselaermen, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 3: King David, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 4: RPI Glee Club, 1979Add to your cart.
Item 5: RPI Glee Club and Union College Women's Glee Club, 1980Add to your cart.
Union Women's Glee Club and Combined choruses
Item 6: RPI Glee Club, 1981Add to your cart.
RPI Glee Club and Blue Jackets Choir and RPI Glee Club and Brass Quintet
Subseries C: Compact disks, ca. 1948-1966, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Songs of Rensselaer, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 2: 125th Anniversary of Rensselaer, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 3: Requiem, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 4: Songs of Rensselaer Digital Resource, circa 1952Add to your cart.
Item 5: Rensselaer Sings with the New Paltz Glee Club, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 6: Magnificat in D Major, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 7: Paul Paray Mass, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 8: Gloria in G Major and A German Requiem - Simmons College and RPI Glee Clubs and Orchestras, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 9: Belshazzar's Feast and Concerto in F, 1965Add to your cart.
Item 10: King David, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 11: 20th Century Folk Mass - RPI Glee Club with Russell Sage College, 1968Add to your cart.