- 1901-1920, 1971 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
20 cm of textual records and other materials
Name of creator
Frank Squire Welsman, conductor, pianist and teacher, was born in Toronto, December 20, 1873, and died in Muskoka, Ontario, July 2, 1952. After studies in Germany, he founded the Toronto Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, which in 1908 became the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mrs. F.S. Welsman
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of scrapbooks and signed photographs, predominantly relating to concerts by the Toronto Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (which became the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 1908).
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
The Frank Welsman fonds is stored offsite at Downsview. To view items in this collection, please contact the Music Library at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.
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Related units of description
Previously titled "Archives Collection 25 : Frank Welsman." Reference code (25) removed from the title of the collection July 30, 2019.