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Eileen Law fonds
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Publicity photographs of other artists

File contains photographs of the following: Frances Alda; Louis Bachner; Sophie Braslau; Wishart Campbell (signed); Galli-Curci; Emmy Heim (signed); Ernest MacMillan (4: 1 signed; 1 with choir and orchestra, rehearsing St. Matthew Passion, Convocation Hall, 1931); Giovanni Martinelli; James W. McEnery (signed) ; Earle Moss (signed) ; Philarmonic Choir of Salt Lake City, Utah, with H. Frederick Davis, Dorothy Maynor and George Schick ; Lily Pons (2); Schumann-Heink ; Donna Small (signed) ; Reginald Stewart and the Bach Choir in Yorkminster Church, Toronto; Jenny Taggart (signed); Toronto Opera Guild, Lohengrin, Massey Hall 1939; Unidentified Toronto church choir.

Newspaper clippings of performance reviews

File contains various newspaper and magazine clippings from the 1920s to the 1940s, predominantly of reviews of performances by, or including, Eileen Law. Many of the clippings are reviews of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, with whom Law performed frequently as a soloist.


File contains 1 typed letter, signed (TLS) from Griffin W. Jones, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir secretary; and 1 autograph letter, signed
(ALS) from H. A. Fricker, conductor, regarding her Law's performance as a soloist in Beethoven's Missa solemnis on February 11, 1936. The file also contains two engraved cards from Mrs. Ernest MacMillan, annotated in ink.

Publicity materials

File contains photographs, flyers, and two half-tone metal plates ("cuts"). The photographs include promotional photographs, pictures with the Oxford School, photographs of Eileen Law in operatic costumes, and photographs of performances. Most of the photographs are not dated.

Musical repertoire

File contains manuscript copies of songs and opera excerpts, and a catalogue listing of songs and opera excerpts listed alphabetically by composer.

Notes: lectures [on singing and musicianship]

File contains manuscript and typescript lecture notes regarding singing, conducting, and musicianship, includes lectures given at Mount Saint Vincent University (1956) and to the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association in Stratford (1960). Many of the notes are not dated.

Pocket diaries

File contains seven manuscript pocket diaries from the years 1938-1942, 1944, 1946. One of the diaries includes a pocket-size photograph of an unidentified child.


File contains programs from performances by Eileen Law between 1932-1947.

Eileen Law fonds

  • OTUFM 16
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1968

Fonds contains materials relating to Eileen Law's career as a contralto and teacher, including programs, reviews and publicity materials of performances, photographs, and teaching materials.

Law, Eileen