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Papers include professional correspondence with colleagues, publishers, and others concerning the textbooks on which she collaborated with Hollis Dann and later Katherine Knapp (Let's Read Music: 1949), conferences of music educators, and her teaching career in general; personal letters from former students, friends, and family; and diaries (incomplete run) and notebooks. Also, scrapbooks of press notices concerning her own activities and other clippings relating to former students, Cornell personalities, and numerous other persons and subjects; Ithaca High School concert programs (2 vols., 1901-50), Cornell Dramatic Club programs (1925+), and Cornell music programs (1915+); Ithaca High School Choral Club correspondence and newspaper clippings (1923-40), miscellaneous concert and theater programs (1903+), and verse and lyrics. Also, unmounted programs and scores from Cornell Music Festivals (1907-20); albums of photographs and picture postcards, as well as substantial
numbers of loose photographs, postcards, musical scores, and clippings; student grade books and roll books, reports, bulletins, music teachers' magazines, and other publications, and miscellaneous materials relating to her teaching in Ithaca schools and in summer sessions at Cornell, San Francisco State College, Utah State Agricultural College, Louisiana State University, and elsewhere; items pertaining to the Bryant family and to Miss Bryant's study and early work in Indiana, and other items.
Includes correspondence from Karin White and other members of the White and Magill families.