CA OTUFM 02
- 1908-1950 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Photographs, day books, concert programs, manuscript scores, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence, ephemera.
Name of creator
Kathleen Parlow, violinist and teacher, was born in Calgary, Alberta on September 20, 1890 and died in Oakville, Ontario on August 19, 1963. She completed her studies with Leopold Auer at St. Petersburg [Leningrad] Conservatory, made her professional debut in Berlin in 1907 and then toured world wide. Returning permanently to Canada in 1941, she taught at the Toronto Conservatory and founded The Canadian Trio, and the Parlow String Quartet.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of material relating to Kathleen Parlow's personal life and her musical career. Includes photographs; correspondence; daybooks; sheet music; concert programs; press; and personal material.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No accruals expected
System of arrangement
Due to the fact that there was no obvious original order in this material when it came into the custody of the University of Toronto Music Archives, the material was re-ordered. The arrangement is based on material type.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No conditions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright retained by artist.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
For digital scans of the correspondence, postcards, photographs, concert programmes, and manuscript scores in this fonds, please see the digital exhibit here: https://musiccollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/musiclibrary%3A77.
Related units of description
Previously titled "Archives Collection 02: Kathleen Parlow fonds." Reference code (02) removed from the title of the fonds July 30, 2019.
Subject access points
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Name access points
Archives Collection 02